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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 76 66 43
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -23
Contract jobs citing HTTP 6 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.41% 0.66% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.58% 7.21% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £167 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £28.75 £29.80
% change year-on-year
+65.21% -3.50%
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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
131 111 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.04% 9.09% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 48 35
Average daily rate £380 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £119 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £433 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £18.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 27 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 26 (86.67%) XML
2 21 (70.00%) Java
3 19 (63.33%) jQuery
4 18 (60.00%) RichFaces
4 18 (60.00%) JSF
5 14 (46.67%) Java EE
5 14 (46.67%) J2EE
5 14 (46.67%) SOAP
6 13 (43.33%) HTML
7 12 (40.00%) Web Services
7 12 (40.00%) RESTful
8 9 (30.00%) Apache CXF
8 9 (30.00%) Web Design
8 9 (30.00%) Linux
9 8 (26.67%) JSP
10 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
10 7 (23.33%) Mac OS X
10 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
10 7 (23.33%) JSON
11 6 (20.00%) PHP5
11 6 (20.00%) WordPress
11 6 (20.00%) nginx
11 6 (20.00%) JBoss
11 6 (20.00%) Apache
11 6 (20.00%) PHP
12 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
13 4 (13.33%) Windows
13 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
14 3 (10.00%) Banking
14 3 (10.00%) IIS

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 6 (20.00%) JBoss
1 6 (20.00%) Apache
1 6 (20.00%) WordPress
1 6 (20.00%) nginx
2 3 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.33%) PaaS
1 1 (3.33%) Heroku
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
3 1 (3.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) DB2
3 1 (3.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Subversion
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Developer
2 11 (36.67%) UI Developer
2 11 (36.67%) UI Programmer
3 9 (30.00%) Senior Developer
4 8 (26.67%) Java Developer
5 7 (23.33%) Senior UI Developer
6 6 (20.00%) Software Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (3.33%) PHP Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior PHP Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Web Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Applications Support Technician
8 1 (3.33%) WordPress Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (86.67%) XML
2 19 (63.33%) jQuery
3 18 (60.00%) JSF
3 18 (60.00%) RichFaces
4 14 (46.67%) Java EE
4 14 (46.67%) SOAP
4 14 (46.67%) J2EE
5 13 (43.33%) HTML
6 12 (40.00%) Web Services
6 12 (40.00%) RESTful
7 9 (30.00%) Apache CXF
8 8 (26.67%) JSP
9 7 (23.33%) JSON
10 2 (6.67%) .NET
10 2 (6.67%) REST
10 2 (6.67%) PrimeFaces
11 1 (3.33%) CSS3
11 1 (3.33%) HTML5
11 1 (3.33%) CSS
11 1 (3.33%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.33%) iSeries
1 1 (3.33%) Open Source
1 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Linux
2 7 (23.33%) Mac OS X
3 4 (13.33%) Windows
4 2 (6.67%) Windows NT
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Web Design
2 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.67%) Web Development
4 2 (6.67%) Refactoring
4 2 (6.67%) Release Management
4 2 (6.67%) ITIL
4 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
4 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
4 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.33%) System Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Software Architecture
5 1 (3.33%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) Java
2 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.00%) PHP
3 6 (20.00%) PHP5
4 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) ISEB
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) SCOM
1 2 (6.67%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.33%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (3.33%) Nagios
2 1 (3.33%) OpenView
2 1 (3.33%) Ganglia
2 1 (3.33%) Puppet
2 1 (3.33%) Vagrant
2 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.33%) StatsD
2 1 (3.33%) Graphite
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
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