The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Glasgow region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 53 61 53
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing HTTP 20 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.44% 0.64% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.02% 12.20% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 2
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£375 - £263
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 - £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 - £273
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.25 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+172.22% -25.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
111 41 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 13.57% 5.24% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 18 25
Average daily rate £331 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.72% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £285 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Average hourly rate £18.00 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £12.50 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
HTTP
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTP across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

HTTP Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 July 2014, 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 19 (55.88%) HTML
2 18 (52.94%) Java
3 16 (47.06%) UNIX
4 14 (41.18%) Linux
4 14 (41.18%) Web Design
4 14 (41.18%) REST
4 14 (41.18%) Responsive Web Design
5 13 (38.24%) Mac OS X
5 13 (38.24%) XML
6 12 (35.29%) STL
6 12 (35.29%) Windows
6 12 (35.29%) C++
6 12 (35.29%) Configuration Management
6 12 (35.29%) JAX-RS
6 12 (35.29%) Neo4j
6 12 (35.29%) Relational Database
6 12 (35.29%) MongoDB
6 12 (35.29%) Hibernate
7 10 (29.41%) OLE DB
7 10 (29.41%) ATL
7 10 (29.41%) COM+
7 10 (29.41%) DCOM
8 8 (23.53%) SQL
8 8 (23.53%) IIS
8 8 (23.53%) Unit Testing
9 7 (20.59%) Spring
9 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
9 7 (20.59%) Visual Studio
9 7 (20.59%) .NET
10 6 (17.65%) SQL Server

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 8 (23.53%) IIS
2 4 (11.76%) Apache
3 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) SSL
2 4 (11.76%) Kerberos
3 3 (8.82%) X.509
3 3 (8.82%) Wireshark
3 3 (8.82%) LDAP
4 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.94%) DNS
4 1 (2.94%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) MongoDB
1 12 (35.29%) Neo4j
1 12 (35.29%) Relational Database
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Visual Studio
2 5 (14.71%) Fiddler
3 4 (11.76%) Subversion
4 3 (8.82%) Maven
4 3 (8.82%) CppUnit
4 3 (8.82%) GoogleTest
4 3 (8.82%) Ant
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.94%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (73.53%) Developer
2 12 (35.29%) Java Developer
3 8 (23.53%) C++ Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Programmer
4 4 (11.76%) Lead Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Java Programmer
5 3 (8.82%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (5.88%) Java Analyst Programmer
6 2 (5.88%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.88%) Development Team Leader
7 1 (2.94%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Performance Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) C++ Team Leader
7 1 (2.94%) Performance Test Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.94%) LAMP Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.94%) Performance Test Leader
7 1 (2.94%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (55.88%) HTML
2 14 (41.18%) REST
3 13 (38.24%) XML
4 12 (35.29%) STL
4 12 (35.29%) JAX-RS
4 12 (35.29%) Hibernate
5 10 (29.41%) OLE DB
5 10 (29.41%) ATL
5 10 (29.41%) COM+
5 10 (29.41%) DCOM
6 7 (20.59%) .NET
6 7 (20.59%) Spring
7 5 (14.71%) MFC
8 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
8 4 (11.76%) Web Services
9 3 (8.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 3 (8.82%) HTML5
9 3 (8.82%) .NET Framework
10 2 (5.88%) JAAS
11 1 (2.94%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) PKI
2 2 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) UNIX
2 14 (41.18%) Linux
3 13 (38.24%) Mac OS X
4 12 (35.29%) Windows
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Web Design
1 14 (41.18%) Responsive Web Design
2 12 (35.29%) Configuration Management
3 8 (23.53%) Unit Testing
4 5 (14.71%) Multithreading
4 5 (14.71%) Performance Management
4 5 (14.71%) TDD
4 5 (14.71%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.82%) Automated Testing
6 3 (8.82%) DevOps
7 2 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) Web Development
8 1 (2.94%) Performance Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Load Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Integration Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Test Scripting
8 1 (2.94%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.94%) Memory Management
8 1 (2.94%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) Java
2 12 (35.29%) C++
3 8 (23.53%) SQL
4 6 (17.65%) C#
5 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
6 3 (8.82%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.94%) PHP
8 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Puppet
1 3 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.88%) OpenSSO
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) ForgeRock
3 3 (8.82%) Google
4 2 (5.88%) Sun
5 1 (2.94%) HP
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle
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