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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 75 62 43
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -19
Contract jobs citing HTTP 8 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.58% 0.90% 2.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.06% 10.28% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 9
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £284 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £480 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £28.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+56.52% -4.16%
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
132 107 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.55% 8.71% 18.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 44 44
Average daily rate £350 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £129 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -11.11%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTP across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

HTTP Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 March 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 25 (83.33%) XML
2 22 (73.33%) Java
2 22 (73.33%) jQuery
3 21 (70.00%) JSF
3 21 (70.00%) RichFaces
4 17 (56.67%) Java EE
4 17 (56.67%) J2EE
5 16 (53.33%) HTML
6 13 (43.33%) SOAP
7 12 (40.00%) Web Design
7 12 (40.00%) RESTful
7 12 (40.00%) Apache CXF
8 10 (33.33%) JSP
9 9 (30.00%) Web Services
9 9 (30.00%) JBoss
10 6 (20.00%) Linux
11 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
12 4 (13.33%) PHP
12 4 (13.33%) Apache
12 4 (13.33%) Mac OS X
12 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (13.33%) Windows
12 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
12 4 (13.33%) JSON
12 4 (13.33%) PHP5
12 4 (13.33%) WordPress
12 4 (13.33%) nginx
13 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
13 3 (10.00%) Banking
13 3 (10.00%) SSL

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 9 (30.00%) JBoss
2 4 (13.33%) Apache
2 4 (13.33%) WordPress
2 4 (13.33%) nginx
3 2 (6.67%) IIS
4 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) SSL
2 2 (6.67%) DMZ
2 2 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (3.33%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) Big Data
3 1 (3.33%) DB2
General
1 3 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (73.33%) Developer
2 14 (46.67%) UI Developer
2 14 (46.67%) UI Programmer
3 11 (36.67%) Senior Developer
4 9 (30.00%) Senior UI Developer
5 8 (26.67%) Java Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Web Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Applications Support Technician
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (3.33%) PHP Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Support Technician
8 1 (3.33%) Applications Support
8 1 (3.33%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (83.33%) XML
2 22 (73.33%) jQuery
3 21 (70.00%) JSF
3 21 (70.00%) RichFaces
4 17 (56.67%) Java EE
4 17 (56.67%) J2EE
5 16 (53.33%) HTML
6 13 (43.33%) SOAP
7 12 (40.00%) RESTful
7 12 (40.00%) Apache CXF
8 10 (33.33%) JSP
9 9 (30.00%) Web Services
10 4 (13.33%) JSON
11 2 (6.67%) .NET
11 2 (6.67%) PrimeFaces
12 1 (3.33%) HTML5
12 1 (3.33%) REST
12 1 (3.33%) CSS3
12 1 (3.33%) WCF
12 1 (3.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) iSeries
1 1 (3.33%) Open Source
1 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) Mac OS X
2 4 (13.33%) Windows
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.67%) Windows NT
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Web Design
2 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (6.67%) Project Management
3 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (3.33%) System Testing
4 1 (3.33%) Software Architecture
4 1 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.33%) Machine Learning
4 1 (3.33%) Business Transformation
4 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.33%) Refactoring
4 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (73.33%) Java
2 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.33%) PHP
3 4 (13.33%) PHP5
4 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Tivoli
1 2 (6.67%) SCOM
2 1 (3.33%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (3.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
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