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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 63 56 45
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Contract jobs citing HTTP 5 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.73% 2.43% 1.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.64% 30.14% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 5
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £29.80 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-58.04% +25.45%
Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
47 73 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.84% 8.07% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 45 23
Average daily rate £350 £338 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +20.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £122 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £412 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 13
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -44.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
HTTP
Scotland

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 18 April 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 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (50.00%) XML
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Apache
3 4 (50.00%) Kerberos
3 4 (50.00%) PKI
3 4 (50.00%) ForgeRock
4 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (37.50%) Web Development
4 3 (37.50%) Subversion
4 3 (37.50%) Maven
4 3 (37.50%) UNIX
4 3 (37.50%) Wireshark
4 3 (37.50%) Fiddler
4 3 (37.50%) HTML5
4 3 (37.50%) Puppet
4 3 (37.50%) SSL
4 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
4 3 (37.50%) XHTML
4 3 (37.50%) LDAP
4 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
4 3 (37.50%) X.509
4 3 (37.50%) Ant
4 3 (37.50%) IIS
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) PHP
5 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (50.00%) Apache
2 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
2 3 (37.50%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Kerberos
2 3 (37.50%) Wireshark
2 3 (37.50%) SSL
2 3 (37.50%) LDAP
2 3 (37.50%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (25.00%) MarkLogic
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Subversion
1 3 (37.50%) Maven
1 3 (37.50%) Fiddler
1 3 (37.50%) Ant
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Implementation Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) LAMP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) XHTML
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) JAAS
4 2 (25.00%) Ajax
5 1 (12.50%) LAMP
5 1 (12.50%) JSON
5 1 (12.50%) RESTful
5 1 (12.50%) jQuery
5 1 (12.50%) CSS3
5 1 (12.50%) XSLT
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Web Development
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Database Security
2 2 (25.00%) Data Management
2 2 (25.00%) Database Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) XQuery
5 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet
2 2 (25.00%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) ForgeRock
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Sun
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