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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 78 31 58
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +27
Contract jobs citing HTTP 6 63 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.41% 4.95% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.55% 42.86% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 47 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £350 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £458 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £22.60
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +88.09%
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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
132 147 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.93% 11.54% 9.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 86 24
Average daily rate £325 £403 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.25% +34.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £255 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £26.18 - £9.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 July 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 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Web Services
3 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) Apache
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) XML
4 5 (41.67%) SOAP
5 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 4 (33.33%) Mac OS X
5 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 4 (33.33%) JSON
5 4 (33.33%) Release Management
5 4 (33.33%) RESTful
6 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (25.00%) nginx
6 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (25.00%) WebDriver
6 3 (25.00%) WordPress
6 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (25.00%) BDD
6 3 (25.00%) Puppet
6 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (25.00%) PHP5
6 3 (25.00%) Selenium
6 3 (25.00%) Scrum
6 3 (25.00%) JMeter
6 3 (25.00%) DNS

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 6 (50.00%) Apache
2 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (25.00%) WordPress
2 3 (25.00%) nginx
3 2 (16.67%) Confluence
3 2 (16.67%) OpenStack
3 2 (16.67%) IIS
4 1 (8.33%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) PaaS
2 1 (8.33%) Heroku
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) SSL
3 2 (16.67%) SSH
3 2 (16.67%) DHCP
3 2 (16.67%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (8.33%) DMZ
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JMeter
1 3 (25.00%) Selenium
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (16.67%) Hudson
2 2 (16.67%) Maven
2 2 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Test Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Build Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Web Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Test Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) WordPress Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Web Services
2 5 (41.67%) XML
2 5 (41.67%) SOAP
3 4 (33.33%) JSON
3 4 (33.33%) RESTful
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (16.67%) J2EE
6 1 (8.33%) REST
6 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 2 (16.67%) UNIX
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (8.33%) Windows NT
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (33.33%) Release Management
3 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) User Stories
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) ETL
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Open Source
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Web Development
5 1 (8.33%) Refactoring
5 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) PHP5
3 3 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Puppet
1 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (8.33%) StatsD
2 1 (8.33%) Graphite
2 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
2 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (8.33%) Nagios
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) Remedy
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