The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 84 62 60
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -2
Contract jobs citing HTTP 9 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.54% 1.45% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.12% 18.09% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 3
Average daily rate
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£438 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £245 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £453 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.64 £50.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-32.72% +122.22%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
147 94 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.74% 7.99% 9.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 46 32
Average daily rate £350 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £158 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £650 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £12.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -62.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HTTP across the Edinburgh region.

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the Edinburgh region.

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing HTTP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HTTP.

1 13 (76.47%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) Apache
2 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
2 8 (47.06%) Web Services
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) RESTful
3 7 (41.18%) XML
3 7 (41.18%) SOAP
4 6 (35.29%) Mac OS X
4 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
4 6 (35.29%) JSON
5 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (29.41%) nginx
5 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
5 5 (29.41%) HTML
5 5 (29.41%) Java
6 4 (23.53%) IIS
6 4 (23.53%) DNS
6 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
6 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (23.53%) Open Source
6 4 (23.53%) Release Management
6 4 (23.53%) OpenStack
6 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
6 4 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (17.65%) API Design
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
7 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
7 3 (17.65%) PHP5

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing HTTP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HTTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (47.06%) Apache
2 5 (29.41%) nginx
3 4 (23.53%) OpenStack
3 4 (23.53%) IIS
4 3 (17.65%) WordPress
4 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
5 2 (11.76%) Confluence
5 2 (11.76%) Node.js
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
6 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (5.88%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.76%) Google Compute Engine
2 2 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (5.88%) PaaS
3 1 (5.88%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
2 4 (23.53%) DNS
3 3 (17.65%) SSL
3 3 (17.65%) Firewall
3 3 (17.65%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (11.76%) SSH
4 2 (11.76%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (11.76%) DHCP
5 1 (5.88%) FTP
5 1 (5.88%) LAN
5 1 (5.88%) WAN
5 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
5 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
5 1 (5.88%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
3 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
3 2 (11.76%) MySQL
4 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) JMeter
1 3 (17.65%) Selenium
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
1 3 (17.65%) WebDriver
2 2 (11.76%) Hudson
2 2 (11.76%) Maven
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Architect
1 4 (23.53%) Software Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Test Specialist
2 2 (11.76%) Applications Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Build Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Test Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) WordPress Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) Web Services
1 8 (47.06%) RESTful
2 7 (41.18%) XML
2 7 (41.18%) SOAP
3 6 (35.29%) JSON
4 5 (29.41%) HTML
5 2 (11.76%) J2EE
5 2 (11.76%) CSS
5 2 (11.76%) jQuery
5 2 (11.76%) OAuth
5 2 (11.76%) HTML5
5 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
5 2 (11.76%) CSS3
6 1 (5.88%) Gherkin
6 1 (5.88%) REST
6 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
1 2 (11.76%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) Mac OS X
3 2 (11.76%) UNIX
3 2 (11.76%) Windows
4 1 (5.88%) AIX
4 1 (5.88%) HPUX
4 1 (5.88%) Solaris
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
3 4 (23.53%) Release Management
3 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
3 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (23.53%) Open Source
3 4 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
4 3 (17.65%) API Design
4 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
4 3 (17.65%) BDD
4 3 (17.65%) Web Development
4 3 (17.65%) Refactoring
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
5 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
2 5 (29.41%) Java
3 3 (17.65%) PHP
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) CCNP
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Varnish
1 2 (11.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Puppet
1 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.88%) StatsD
2 1 (5.88%) Graphite
2 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
2 1 (5.88%) Nagios
2 1 (5.88%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Remedy
2 2 (11.76%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Juniper
3 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
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