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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 76 103 87
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -16
Contract jobs citing HTTP 52 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.87% 0.44% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.99% 4.95% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 3 6
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£375 £400 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +39.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £372 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £343
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +9.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.25 £28.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+116.81% -33.52%
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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
347 222 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.45% 8.90% 12.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 101 105
Average daily rate £324 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £158 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 31
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £10.82 £13.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.10 £32.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTP across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

HTTP Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 August 2014. 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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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 +3 26 £408 +1.87% 14
Glasgow +6 21 £375 - 9
Stirling - 3 - - 1
Highlands - - - -
Dundee - - - -
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HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 69 (61.06%) XML
2 56 (49.56%) Java
3 53 (46.90%) Linux
4 50 (44.25%) HTML
5 39 (34.51%) SOAP
5 39 (34.51%) Mac OS X
6 38 (33.63%) Web Services
7 37 (32.74%) RESTful
8 31 (27.43%) JSON
8 31 (27.43%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (24.78%) Windows
9 28 (24.78%) Waterfall
10 27 (23.89%) Responsive Web Design
11 26 (23.01%) Web Design
12 25 (22.12%) HTML5
13 24 (21.24%) Unit Testing
13 24 (21.24%) Project Management
14 23 (20.35%) JavaScript
14 23 (20.35%) Web Development
14 23 (20.35%) Relational Database
15 19 (16.81%) REST
16 18 (15.93%) CSS3
16 18 (15.93%) jQuery
16 18 (15.93%) C++
16 18 (15.93%) STL
16 18 (15.93%) CSS
16 18 (15.93%) UNIX
16 18 (15.93%) SSL
17 17 (15.04%) Java EE
17 17 (15.04%) Open Source

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 12 (10.62%) IIS
2 8 (7.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 8 (7.08%) Apache
3 5 (4.42%) Oracle Application Server
3 5 (4.42%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.54%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (3.54%) PaaS
1 4 (3.54%) Heroku
2 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.93%) SSL
2 13 (11.50%) TCP/IP
3 12 (10.62%) Reverse Proxy
4 10 (8.85%) DNS
5 5 (4.42%) Wireshark
5 5 (4.42%) Kerberos
5 5 (4.42%) LDAP
6 4 (3.54%) X.509
7 1 (0.88%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.35%) Relational Database
2 14 (12.39%) SQL Server
3 12 (10.62%) Neo4j
3 12 (10.62%) MongoDB
4 9 (7.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.77%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 2 (1.77%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (1.77%) MySQL
6 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.77%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (11.50%) Subversion
2 12 (10.62%) Visual Studio
3 9 (7.96%) Git (software)
4 7 (6.19%) Fiddler
5 4 (3.54%) Ant
5 4 (3.54%) Maven
5 4 (3.54%) CppUnit
5 4 (3.54%) GoogleTest
6 2 (1.77%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (1.77%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.77%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.88%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.88%) CodeRush
7 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.88%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.88%) Selenium
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.88%) JMeter
7 1 (0.88%) JUnit
General
1 16 (14.16%) Finance
2 8 (7.08%) Banking
2 8 (7.08%) Retail
3 4 (3.54%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 72 (63.72%) Developer
2 21 (18.58%) Java Developer
3 15 (13.27%) UI Developer
3 15 (13.27%) UI Programmer
4 14 (12.39%) Front-End Developer
5 13 (11.50%) C++ Developer
6 12 (10.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (8.85%) Lead Developer
8 9 (7.96%) Analyst
9 8 (7.08%) Senior Developer
10 6 (5.31%) Web Developer
10 6 (5.31%) Software Engineer
11 5 (4.42%) Middleware Analyst
11 5 (4.42%) Oracle Analyst
12 4 (3.54%) Team Leader
12 4 (3.54%) Programmer
12 4 (3.54%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (3.54%) Web Engineer
13 3 (2.65%) Senior UI Developer
13 3 (2.65%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (61.06%) XML
2 50 (44.25%) HTML
3 39 (34.51%) SOAP
4 38 (33.63%) Web Services
5 37 (32.74%) RESTful
6 31 (27.43%) JSON
7 25 (22.12%) HTML5
8 19 (16.81%) REST
9 18 (15.93%) CSS3
9 18 (15.93%) jQuery
9 18 (15.93%) STL
9 18 (15.93%) CSS
10 17 (15.04%) Java EE
11 15 (13.27%) DCOM
12 14 (12.39%) COM+
12 14 (12.39%) ATL
12 14 (12.39%) OLE DB
13 13 (11.50%) JSF
13 13 (11.50%) RichFaces
14 12 (10.62%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.04%) Open Source
2 8 (7.08%) FMCG
3 5 (4.42%) PKI
4 4 (3.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.65%) Derivative
6 2 (1.77%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 53 (46.90%) Linux
2 39 (34.51%) Mac OS X
3 28 (24.78%) Windows
4 18 (15.93%) UNIX
5 2 (1.77%) AIX
5 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (27.43%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (24.78%) Waterfall
3 27 (23.89%) Responsive Web Design
4 26 (23.01%) Web Design
5 24 (21.24%) Unit Testing
5 24 (21.24%) Project Management
6 23 (20.35%) Web Development
7 17 (15.04%) Release Management
8 14 (12.39%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (12.39%) Configuration Management
9 13 (11.50%) Refactoring
9 13 (11.50%) Dependency Management
9 13 (11.50%) Business Transformation
10 12 (10.62%) Web Accessibility
11 11 (9.73%) Software Engineering
12 9 (7.96%) Capacity Planning
13 6 (5.31%) DSDM
13 6 (5.31%) TDD
13 6 (5.31%) Scrum
13 6 (5.31%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 56 (49.56%) Java
2 23 (20.35%) JavaScript
3 18 (15.93%) C++
4 14 (12.39%) SQL
5 10 (8.85%) C#
6 7 (6.19%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.54%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.65%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.77%) C
9 2 (1.77%) Perl
9 2 (1.77%) PHP
10 1 (0.88%) ClojureScript
10 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.88%) Clojure
10 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
1 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
1 1 (0.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.77%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (4.42%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (4.42%) Puppet
2 3 (2.65%) OpenSSO
2 3 (2.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.77%) SCOM
3 2 (1.77%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.88%) CA LISA
4 1 (0.88%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.88%) StatsD
4 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.88%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (10.62%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.73%) Oracle
2 11 (9.73%) JBoss
3 6 (5.31%) ForgeRock
4 4 (3.54%) Google
5 3 (2.65%) Sun
5 3 (2.65%) HP
6 1 (0.88%) InterSystems
6 1 (0.88%) CA
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