The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 67 81 70
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Contract jobs citing HTTP 12 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.16% 0.64% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.16% 7.80% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 4
Median daily rate £340 £431 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.15% +25.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £382 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £470 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -65.00%
HTTP
Scotland

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
131 141 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.68% 8.25% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 60 41
Median daily rate £350 £366 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.43% +38.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £463 £571
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £11.79 £25.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.84% +108.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing HTTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HTTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 17 (85.00%) RESTful
2 14 (70.00%) HTML
3 12 (60.00%) Java
3 12 (60.00%) XML
4 11 (55.00%) SOAP
4 11 (55.00%) JSP
4 11 (55.00%) Web Design
4 11 (55.00%) JSF
4 11 (55.00%) Java EE
5 10 (50.00%) jQuery
5 10 (50.00%) Apache CXF
5 10 (50.00%) J2EE
5 10 (50.00%) JBoss
5 10 (50.00%) User Experience
6 9 (45.00%) RichFaces
7 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
8 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
9 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
9 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (20.00%) MVC
9 4 (20.00%) OOD
9 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 4 (20.00%) CSS
9 4 (20.00%) C#
9 4 (20.00%) .NET
9 4 (20.00%) Web Services
9 4 (20.00%) OO
9 4 (20.00%) gulp
9 4 (20.00%) hapi

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (5.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) LDAP
1 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) DB2
1 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (20.00%) gulp
2 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.00%) Ant
3 1 (5.00%) Artifactory
3 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (5.00%) ClearCase
3 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.00%) Gradle
3 1 (5.00%) Grunt
3 1 (5.00%) Hudson
3 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) Maven
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.00%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 10 (50.00%) UI Developer
3 7 (35.00%) UI/UX Developer
3 7 (35.00%) UX Developer
4 6 (30.00%) Java Developer
5 3 (15.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Node.js Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (5.00%) JSP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (85.00%) RESTful
2 14 (70.00%) HTML
3 12 (60.00%) XML
4 11 (55.00%) Java EE
4 11 (55.00%) JSF
4 11 (55.00%) JSP
4 11 (55.00%) SOAP
5 10 (50.00%) Apache CXF
5 10 (50.00%) J2EE
5 10 (50.00%) jQuery
6 9 (45.00%) RichFaces
7 4 (20.00%) .NET
7 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (20.00%) CSS
7 4 (20.00%) Entity Framework
7 4 (20.00%) Express
7 4 (20.00%) hapi
7 4 (20.00%) Node.js
7 4 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) User Experience
2 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (20.00%) Algorithms
3 4 (20.00%) Data Structures
4 3 (15.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) AIX
1 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Web Design
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (20.00%) MVC
2 4 (20.00%) OO
2 4 (20.00%) OOD
2 4 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (15.00%) Scrum
3 3 (15.00%) Service Design
4 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby
4 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
1 1 (5.00%) VirtualBox
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Ansible
1 1 (5.00%) CA Wily
1 1 (5.00%) logstash
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
1 1 (5.00%) rkt
1 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.00%) Google
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.00%) Splunk
2 1 (5.00%) VMware
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