The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 126 68 97
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +29
Contract jobs citing HTTP 8 66 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.25% 2.41% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.60% 18.18% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 48 3
Average daily rate
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£438 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £275 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £61.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-55.10% +172.22%
HTTP
UK

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
308 363 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.72% 13.24% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 196 109
Average daily rate £310 £340 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £191 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £474 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 9
Average hourly rate £12.35 £17.50 £21.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.42% -17.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -36 7 £438 +9.37% 10
Glasgow -18 1 - - 3
HTTP
UK

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (50.00%) Web Services
1 11 (50.00%) Linux
2 10 (45.45%) XML
3 8 (36.36%) HTML
3 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (31.82%) SOAP
5 6 (27.27%) Windows
5 6 (27.27%) Apache
5 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 6 (27.27%) Mac OS X
5 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 6 (27.27%) JSON
5 6 (27.27%) RESTful
6 5 (22.73%) HTML5
6 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
6 5 (22.73%) SSL
6 5 (22.73%) IIS
6 5 (22.73%) Java
7 4 (18.18%) DNS
7 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
7 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
7 4 (18.18%) Open Source
7 4 (18.18%) REST
7 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (18.18%) Release Management
7 4 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
8 3 (13.64%) API Design
8 3 (13.64%) Selenium

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (27.27%) Apache
2 5 (22.73%) IIS
3 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
3 3 (13.64%) WordPress
3 3 (13.64%) nginx
4 2 (9.09%) Confluence
4 2 (9.09%) Node.js
4 2 (9.09%) OpenStack
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
5 1 (4.55%) JBoss
5 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) PaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Heroku
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 5 (22.73%) SSL
3 4 (18.18%) DNS
4 2 (9.09%) HTTPS
4 2 (9.09%) DHCP
4 2 (9.09%) FTP
4 2 (9.09%) Firewall
4 2 (9.09%) SSH
4 2 (9.09%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (4.55%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (4.55%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (4.55%) Network Security
5 1 (4.55%) LAN
5 1 (4.55%) WAN
5 1 (4.55%) DMZ
5 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
3 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 2 (9.09%) MySQL
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) JMeter
1 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.64%) WebDriver
1 3 (13.64%) Selenium
2 2 (9.09%) Fiddler
2 2 (9.09%) Hudson
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (9.09%) Maven
2 2 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Front Office
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Software Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Development Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Test Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Configuration Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Test Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Information Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) WordPress Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Web Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Information Security Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Security Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) Web Services
2 10 (45.45%) XML
3 8 (36.36%) HTML
4 7 (31.82%) SOAP
5 6 (27.27%) RESTful
5 6 (27.27%) JSON
6 5 (22.73%) HTML5
6 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
7 4 (18.18%) REST
8 2 (9.09%) CSS3
8 2 (9.09%) jQuery
8 2 (9.09%) .NET
8 2 (9.09%) J2EE
8 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
8 2 (9.09%) CSS
9 1 (4.55%) Middleware
9 1 (4.55%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Replication
1 2 (9.09%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Mac OS X
3 3 (13.64%) UNIX
4 1 (4.55%) Windows NT
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.55%) AIX
4 1 (4.55%) HPUX
4 1 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 4 (18.18%) Release Management
3 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (18.18%) Open Source
3 4 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
4 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
4 3 (13.64%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (13.64%) API Design
4 3 (13.64%) BDD
4 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Scrum
4 3 (13.64%) Web Development
4 3 (13.64%) Refactoring
5 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 2 (9.09%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (22.73%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) PHP
3 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) PHP5
4 2 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) CCNP
1 1 (4.55%) ISEB
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Puppet
1 3 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.55%) StatsD
2 1 (4.55%) Graphite
2 1 (4.55%) Vagrant
2 1 (4.55%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.55%) Nagios
2 1 (4.55%) SCOM
2 1 (4.55%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Remedy
3 1 (4.55%) Qualys
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Juniper
3 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
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