The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 27 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 65 63 53
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing HTTP 5 5 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.57% 0.72% 2.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% 10.64% 29.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 14
Average daily rate
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£330 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £12.50 £28.55
% change year-on-year
+280.00% -56.20%
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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 Glasgow region.

Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
80 47 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.05% 6.80% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 29 45
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £135 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £68.00 £17.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+300.00% +17.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HTTP across the Glasgow region.

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the Glasgow region.

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 24 (58.54%) XML
2 20 (48.78%) HTML
2 20 (48.78%) JavaScript
2 20 (48.78%) HTML5
2 20 (48.78%) AngularJS
3 18 (43.90%) C#
3 18 (43.90%) .NET
4 17 (41.46%) SQL Server
5 14 (34.15%) Visual Studio
5 14 (34.15%) ASP.NET
5 14 (34.15%) C++
6 13 (31.71%) FIX Protocol
7 12 (29.27%) Finance
7 12 (29.27%) STL
7 12 (29.27%) Web Services
8 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
8 10 (24.39%) HTTPS
8 10 (24.39%) SQL
8 10 (24.39%) Front Office
8 10 (24.39%) REST
8 10 (24.39%) Backbone.js
8 10 (24.39%) KnockoutJS
9 9 (21.95%) CSS3
9 9 (21.95%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (21.95%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (21.95%) Web Design
9 9 (21.95%) jQuery
9 9 (21.95%) CSS
9 9 (21.95%) Windows
10 8 (19.51%) T-SQL

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 (17.07%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) HTTPS
2 7 (17.07%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (41.46%) SQL Server
2 9 (21.95%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (34.15%) Visual Studio
2 7 (17.07%) Fiddler
2 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (7.32%) Jasmine
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 10 (24.39%) Front Office
3 3 (7.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (58.54%) Developer
2 12 (29.27%) C++ Developer
3 10 (24.39%) Development Specialist
4 7 (17.07%) Senior Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Front-End Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Administrator
6 5 (12.20%) Senior C++ Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Windows Administrator
7 3 (7.32%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Wintel Specialist
8 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (2.44%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (58.54%) XML
2 20 (48.78%) HTML5
2 20 (48.78%) HTML
2 20 (48.78%) AngularJS
3 18 (43.90%) .NET
4 14 (34.15%) ASP.NET
5 13 (31.71%) FIX Protocol
6 12 (29.27%) STL
6 12 (29.27%) Web Services
7 10 (24.39%) REST
7 10 (24.39%) Backbone.js
7 10 (24.39%) KnockoutJS
8 9 (21.95%) CSS
8 9 (21.95%) CSS3
8 9 (21.95%) jQuery
9 7 (17.07%) COM+
9 7 (17.07%) DCOM
10 6 (14.63%) OLE DB
11 4 (9.76%) .NET Framework
11 4 (9.76%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Replication
2 3 (7.32%) Visualisation
3 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) Web Design
1 9 (21.95%) Responsive Web Design
2 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (19.51%) Unit Testing
3 7 (17.07%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (7.32%) Waterfall
5 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.88%) Integration Testing
6 1 (2.44%) OO
6 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (48.78%) JavaScript
2 18 (43.90%) C#
3 14 (34.15%) C++
4 10 (24.39%) SQL
5 8 (19.51%) T-SQL
6 6 (14.63%) VB
7 5 (12.20%) PowerShell
8 4 (9.76%) VB6
9 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
9 2 (4.88%) VBScript
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.88%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle
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