The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
UK / Scotland
Rank 93 81 79
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs citing HTTP 13 51 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.75% 1.98% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.31% 14.49% 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 27 19
Median daily rate £416 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £225 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £421 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.25 £38.13 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+29.18% -7.01%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
245 352 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.11% 13.68% 12.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 169 165
Median daily rate £350 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 2 8
Median hourly rate £46.00 £16.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+187.50% -45.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £16.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £17.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing HTTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Renfrewshire +20 8 £416 +2.46% 2
Glasgow -11 4 £375 +30.43% 4
Edinburgh -8 1 £455 +21.33% 4
HTTP
UK

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HTTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 26 (57.78%) Linux
2 22 (48.89%) HTTPS
2 22 (48.89%) Software Distribution
3 18 (40.00%) Java
4 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
4 17 (37.78%) Security Cleared
4 17 (37.78%) SC Cleared
5 15 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 15 (33.33%) ITIL
5 15 (33.33%) Windows
6 14 (31.11%) SQL
6 14 (31.11%) Active Directory
6 14 (31.11%) PowerShell
6 14 (31.11%) Windows Server
6 14 (31.11%) Virtual Environments
7 12 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (24.44%) REST
8 11 (24.44%) HP
8 11 (24.44%) SSL
9 10 (22.22%) SOA
9 10 (22.22%) XQuery
9 10 (22.22%) MySQL
9 10 (22.22%) XSLT
9 10 (22.22%) JMS
9 10 (22.22%) Apache
9 10 (22.22%) Tomcat
9 10 (22.22%) XPath
9 10 (22.22%) Software Engineering
9 10 (22.22%) Microservices
10 9 (20.00%) Configuration Management

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (22.22%) Apache
1 10 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 5 (11.11%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.44%) IIS
3 2 (4.44%) JBoss
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (6.67%) Amazon S3
3 2 (4.44%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.22%) IaaS
4 1 (2.22%) PaaS
4 1 (2.22%) Route 53
4 1 (2.22%) SaaS
4 1 (2.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (48.89%) HTTPS
2 11 (24.44%) SSL
3 7 (15.56%) Firewall
4 6 (13.33%) iSCSI
4 6 (13.33%) NAS
4 6 (13.33%) SAN
5 3 (6.67%) DNS
5 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.44%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (2.22%) Broadband
7 1 (2.22%) DVB
7 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) MySQL
2 8 (17.78%) NoSQL
3 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) MSI
2 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.22%) Android Studio
3 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.22%) Fiddler
3 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.22%) Selenium
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (4.44%) Publishing
2 1 (2.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Developer
2 7 (15.56%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Software Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) AWS Software Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Java Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Java Software Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) UI Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Android Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.22%) UI Consultant
7 1 (2.22%) UI Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) UI/UX Developer
7 1 (2.22%) UX Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) REST
2 10 (22.22%) JMS
2 10 (22.22%) XSLT
3 8 (17.78%) RESTful
4 6 (13.33%) Middleware
5 5 (11.11%) .NET
5 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 5 (11.11%) Web Services
5 5 (11.11%) XML
6 4 (8.89%) .NET Framework
6 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (8.89%) Entity Framework
6 4 (8.89%) Spring
7 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (6.67%) HTML
7 3 (6.67%) jQuery
7 3 (6.67%) JSF
7 3 (6.67%) RichFaces
8 2 (4.44%) JSP
8 2 (4.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Computer Science
1 7 (15.56%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.22%) Replication
3 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (57.78%) Linux
2 15 (33.33%) Windows
3 14 (31.11%) Windows Server
4 8 (17.78%) Windows 10
4 8 (17.78%) Windows 7
4 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (17.78%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.44%) Unix
6 1 (2.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Software Distribution
2 15 (33.33%) ITIL
3 14 (31.11%) Virtual Environments
4 10 (22.22%) Microservices
4 10 (22.22%) SOA
4 10 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 9 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 8 (17.78%) Analytics
6 8 (17.78%) Patch Management
6 8 (17.78%) Prototyping
6 8 (17.78%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 7 (15.56%) Service Design
8 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (13.33%) ITSM
9 5 (11.11%) High Availability
9 5 (11.11%) OO
10 4 (8.89%) MVC
11 3 (6.67%) Web Design
12 2 (4.44%) Continuous Delivery
12 2 (4.44%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.00%) Java
2 14 (31.11%) PowerShell
2 14 (31.11%) SQL
3 10 (22.22%) XPath
3 10 (22.22%) XQuery
4 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
4 8 (17.78%) REXX
4 8 (17.78%) Tcl
4 8 (17.78%) VB
5 7 (15.56%) Python
6 6 (13.33%) Jython
7 5 (11.11%) C#
7 5 (11.11%) Groovy
8 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.22%) Ruby
8 1 (2.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (37.78%) SC Cleared
1 17 (37.78%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.78%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (15.56%) Degree
4 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) IISP
5 1 (2.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (31.11%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (17.78%) Puppet
2 8 (17.78%) SCCM
3 6 (13.33%) BladeLogic
3 6 (13.33%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 6 (13.33%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (2.22%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
2 11 (24.44%) HP
3 6 (13.33%) BMC
3 6 (13.33%) CA
3 6 (13.33%) Dell
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle
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