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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 66 67 49
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -18
Contract jobs citing HTTP 10 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.83% 0.62% 1.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 5.43% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 6
Average daily rate
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£343 £383 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.45% +15.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £363 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £418 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £26.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% -38.23%
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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
80 129 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.64% 11.45% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 41 40
Average daily rate £250 £400 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +63.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £191 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.80 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £32.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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 49 (70.00%) XML
2 41 (58.57%) SOAP
3 40 (57.14%) Java
4 39 (55.71%) Linux
4 39 (55.71%) RESTful
5 34 (48.57%) Web Services
6 30 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (42.86%) JSON
7 29 (41.43%) Waterfall
8 28 (40.00%) HTML
9 26 (37.14%) Mac OS X
10 25 (35.71%) Project Management
11 20 (28.57%) jQuery
11 20 (28.57%) Web Development
11 20 (28.57%) Java EE
12 18 (25.71%) HTML5
13 17 (24.29%) Open Source
13 17 (24.29%) Release Management
13 17 (24.29%) JavaScript
13 17 (24.29%) CSS
13 17 (24.29%) CSS3
13 17 (24.29%) Mentoring
14 16 (22.86%) RichFaces
14 16 (22.86%) JSF
15 14 (20.00%) Web Design
15 14 (20.00%) JBoss
15 14 (20.00%) Windows
16 13 (18.57%) J2EE
16 13 (18.57%) SSL
16 13 (18.57%) Refactoring

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 7 (10.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 5 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 5 (7.14%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (5.71%) Apache
4 3 (4.29%) IIS
5 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (5.71%) PaaS
1 4 (5.71%) Heroku
2 2 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.57%) SSL
2 12 (17.14%) Reverse Proxy
2 12 (17.14%) TCP/IP
3 9 (12.86%) DNS
4 2 (2.86%) Wireshark
4 2 (2.86%) LDAP
5 1 (1.43%) X.509
5 1 (1.43%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.71%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.86%) MySQL
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (12.86%) Subversion
2 8 (11.43%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.86%) Fiddler
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.43%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.43%) Ant
4 1 (1.43%) Maven
General
1 10 (14.29%) Finance
2 8 (11.43%) Retail
3 5 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (55.71%) Developer
2 15 (21.43%) UI Developer
2 15 (21.43%) UI Programmer
3 14 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
4 12 (17.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (12.86%) Java Developer
6 8 (11.43%) Senior Developer
7 6 (8.57%) Lead Developer
7 6 (8.57%) Web Developer
7 6 (8.57%) Software Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) Senior UI Developer
8 5 (7.14%) Oracle Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) Middleware Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Web Engineer
10 2 (2.86%) Oracle DBA
10 2 (2.86%) Java Software Engineer
10 2 (2.86%) Senior Web Developer
10 2 (2.86%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (70.00%) XML
2 41 (58.57%) SOAP
3 39 (55.71%) RESTful
4 34 (48.57%) Web Services
5 30 (42.86%) JSON
6 28 (40.00%) HTML
7 20 (28.57%) jQuery
7 20 (28.57%) Java EE
8 18 (25.71%) HTML5
9 17 (24.29%) CSS
9 17 (24.29%) CSS3
10 16 (22.86%) RichFaces
10 16 (22.86%) JSF
11 13 (18.57%) J2EE
11 13 (18.57%) Apache CXF
12 9 (12.86%) JSP
13 5 (7.14%) Middleware
14 4 (5.71%) Backbone.js
15 3 (4.29%) Oracle Fusion
16 1 (1.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.29%) Open Source
2 8 (11.43%) FMCG
3 4 (5.71%) User Experience
4 1 (1.43%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 39 (55.71%) Linux
2 26 (37.14%) Mac OS X
3 14 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (2.86%) UNIX
4 2 (2.86%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (41.43%) Waterfall
3 25 (35.71%) Project Management
4 20 (28.57%) Web Development
5 17 (24.29%) Release Management
5 17 (24.29%) Mentoring
6 14 (20.00%) Web Design
7 13 (18.57%) Refactoring
7 13 (18.57%) Unit Testing
7 13 (18.57%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (18.57%) Responsive Web Design
7 13 (18.57%) Business Transformation
7 13 (18.57%) Dependency Management
8 12 (17.14%) Web Accessibility
9 11 (15.71%) Software Engineering
10 8 (11.43%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (8.57%) Scrum
11 6 (8.57%) DSDM
12 5 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (7.14%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (57.14%) Java
2 17 (24.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.43%) C
4 1 (1.43%) Perl
4 1 (1.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.43%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) Data Guard
1 2 (2.86%) SCOM
1 2 (2.86%) Puppet
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.43%) StatsD
2 1 (1.43%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.43%) Nagios
2 1 (1.43%) Ganglia
2 1 (1.43%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 14 (20.00%) JBoss
2 8 (11.43%) Oracle
3 2 (2.86%) ForgeRock
4 1 (1.43%) InterSystems
4 1 (1.43%) Sun
4 1 (1.43%) HP
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