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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 34 50 54
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +4
Contract jobs citing HTTP 32 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.25% 1.43% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.78% 15.00% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 4
Average daily rate
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£388 £370 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% +39.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £420 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £389 £368
% change year-on-year
-0.12% +5.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -11.76%
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 Glasgow region.

Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
87 60 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.55% 9.52% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 29 31
Average daily rate £325 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £159 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £422 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -25.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 24 October 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 31 (52.54%) HTML
1 31 (52.54%) XML
2 25 (42.37%) C++
2 25 (42.37%) Web Design
2 25 (42.37%) Responsive Web Design
3 24 (40.68%) STL
4 20 (33.90%) REST
5 19 (32.20%) Visual Studio
5 19 (32.20%) Microsoft
6 18 (30.51%) .NET
6 18 (30.51%) SQL
7 17 (28.81%) C#
7 17 (28.81%) JavaScript
7 17 (28.81%) DCOM
8 16 (27.12%) HTML5
9 15 (25.42%) AngularJS
9 15 (25.42%) Java
9 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
9 15 (25.42%) COM+
9 15 (25.42%) Finance
9 15 (25.42%) OLE DB
10 14 (23.73%) ATL
11 13 (22.03%) UNIX
11 13 (22.03%) T-SQL
11 13 (22.03%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (20.34%) Unit Testing
12 12 (20.34%) MongoDB
12 12 (20.34%) JAX-RS
12 12 (20.34%) Neo4j
12 12 (20.34%) ASP.NET

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (10.17%) IIS
2 2 (3.39%) CMS
3 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.34%) HTTPS
2 2 (3.39%) SSL
3 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
2 13 (22.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (20.34%) MongoDB
3 12 (20.34%) Neo4j
3 12 (20.34%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (32.20%) Visual Studio
2 5 (8.47%) Jasmine
3 4 (6.78%) CppUnit
3 4 (6.78%) GoogleTest
4 2 (3.39%) Fiddler
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.69%) CodeRush
5 1 (1.69%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.69%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.69%) Subversion
5 1 (1.69%) ReSharper
General
1 15 (25.42%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Front Office
3 2 (3.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (81.36%) Developer
2 20 (33.90%) C++ Developer
3 11 (18.64%) Java Developer
4 7 (11.86%) Senior Developer
5 6 (10.17%) Senior C++ Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Development Specialist
7 4 (6.78%) Programmer
7 4 (6.78%) Lead Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (6.78%) UI Developer
7 4 (6.78%) UI Programmer
8 3 (5.08%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Web Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Analyst Programmer
8 3 (5.08%) Java Programmer
9 2 (3.39%) HTML Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Team Leader
9 2 (3.39%) Development Team Leader
9 2 (3.39%) Java Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (52.54%) HTML
1 31 (52.54%) XML
2 24 (40.68%) STL
3 20 (33.90%) REST
4 18 (30.51%) .NET
5 17 (28.81%) DCOM
6 16 (27.12%) HTML5
7 15 (25.42%) COM+
7 15 (25.42%) OLE DB
7 15 (25.42%) AngularJS
8 14 (23.73%) ATL
9 12 (20.34%) ASP.NET
9 12 (20.34%) JAX-RS
9 12 (20.34%) Hibernate
10 11 (18.64%) CSS3
10 11 (18.64%) CSS
11 10 (16.95%) KnockoutJS
12 9 (15.25%) Backbone.js
12 9 (15.25%) jQuery
13 7 (11.86%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Visualisation
2 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.08%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.08%) User Experience
4 2 (3.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.03%) UNIX
2 12 (20.34%) Linux
2 12 (20.34%) Mac OS X
3 10 (16.95%) Windows
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (42.37%) Web Design
1 25 (42.37%) Responsive Web Design
2 12 (20.34%) Configuration Management
2 12 (20.34%) Unit Testing
3 11 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.17%) TDD
4 6 (10.17%) Multithreading
4 6 (10.17%) Performance Management
4 6 (10.17%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (6.78%) Automated Testing
6 3 (5.08%) MVC
7 2 (3.39%) Integration Testing
7 2 (3.39%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (3.39%) OO
7 2 (3.39%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (1.69%) Line Management
8 1 (1.69%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.69%) Test Scripting
8 1 (1.69%) Scrum
8 1 (1.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (42.37%) C++
2 18 (30.51%) SQL
3 17 (28.81%) JavaScript
3 17 (28.81%) C#
4 15 (25.42%) Java
5 13 (22.03%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.69%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.69%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (32.20%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.78%) Google
3 1 (1.69%) HP
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle
3 1 (1.69%) IBM
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