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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 89 100 94
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing HTTP 40 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.45% 0.68% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.33% 6.25% 5.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 9
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£375 £370 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £350 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £420 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £21.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £30.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -29.41%
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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
300 272 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 10.87% 10.82% 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 116 122
Average daily rate £310 £364 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.77% +32.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £189 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 31
Average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.65 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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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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
Glasgow +2 20 £375 +1.35% 3
Edinburgh +2 9 £245 -35.94% 5
Stirling - 8 £415 -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
Highlands - - - -
Dundee - - - -
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HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 86 (66.15%) XML
2 62 (47.69%) Java
3 59 (45.38%) HTML
4 53 (40.77%) Linux
5 45 (34.62%) SOAP
6 41 (31.54%) RESTful
7 39 (30.00%) Web Services
8 38 (29.23%) Mac OS X
9 34 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (23.85%) Web Design
10 31 (23.85%) HTML5
11 30 (23.08%) JSON
12 29 (22.31%) Waterfall
12 29 (22.31%) JavaScript
13 27 (20.77%) Windows
13 27 (20.77%) Responsive Web Design
14 26 (20.00%) REST
15 25 (19.23%) Unit Testing
15 25 (19.23%) Project Management
16 24 (18.46%) C++
17 23 (17.69%) Relational Database
17 23 (17.69%) STL
18 22 (16.92%) jQuery
18 22 (16.92%) Java EE
18 22 (16.92%) Web Development
19 19 (14.62%) SQL
19 19 (14.62%) UNIX
20 18 (13.85%) SSL
20 18 (13.85%) Microsoft
20 18 (13.85%) SQL Server

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (9.23%) IIS
2 8 (6.15%) Apache
2 8 (6.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 5 (3.85%) Oracle Application Server
3 5 (3.85%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (3.08%) PaaS
1 4 (3.08%) Heroku
2 2 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.85%) SSL
2 13 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 12 (9.23%) Reverse Proxy
4 10 (7.69%) DNS
5 6 (4.62%) Wireshark
6 5 (3.85%) LDAP
6 5 (3.85%) Kerberos
7 4 (3.08%) X.509
8 1 (0.77%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.69%) Relational Database
2 18 (13.85%) SQL Server
3 14 (10.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (9.23%) MongoDB
4 12 (9.23%) Neo4j
5 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.54%) MySQL
6 2 (1.54%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.54%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 2 (1.54%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.77%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (13.85%) Visual Studio
2 13 (10.00%) Subversion
3 9 (6.92%) Git (software)
4 8 (6.15%) Fiddler
5 4 (3.08%) CppUnit
5 4 (3.08%) Maven
5 4 (3.08%) Ant
5 4 (3.08%) GoogleTest
6 3 (2.31%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.54%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.77%) JUnit
8 1 (0.77%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.77%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.77%) Selenium
8 1 (0.77%) JMeter
8 1 (0.77%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.77%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.77%) CodeRush
General
1 18 (13.85%) Finance
2 9 (6.92%) Banking
3 8 (6.15%) Retail
3 8 (6.15%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 86 (66.15%) Developer
2 24 (18.46%) UI Developer
2 24 (18.46%) UI Programmer
3 22 (16.92%) Java Developer
4 19 (14.62%) C++ Developer
5 16 (12.31%) Front-End Developer
6 15 (11.54%) Senior Developer
7 12 (9.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (7.69%) Lead Developer
9 9 (6.92%) Analyst
10 6 (4.62%) Web Developer
10 6 (4.62%) Software Engineer
10 6 (4.62%) Senior UI Developer
11 5 (3.85%) Middleware Analyst
11 5 (3.85%) Oracle Analyst
11 5 (3.85%) Senior C++ Developer
12 4 (3.08%) Programmer
12 4 (3.08%) Team Leader
12 4 (3.08%) Web Engineer
12 4 (3.08%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (66.15%) XML
2 59 (45.38%) HTML
3 45 (34.62%) SOAP
4 41 (31.54%) RESTful
5 39 (30.00%) Web Services
6 31 (23.85%) HTML5
7 30 (23.08%) JSON
8 26 (20.00%) REST
9 23 (17.69%) STL
10 22 (16.92%) jQuery
10 22 (16.92%) Java EE
11 18 (13.85%) JSF
11 18 (13.85%) RichFaces
11 18 (13.85%) .NET
12 17 (13.08%) DCOM
12 17 (13.08%) CSS
12 17 (13.08%) CSS3
13 16 (12.31%) J2EE
14 15 (11.54%) COM+
14 15 (11.54%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.08%) Open Source
2 8 (6.15%) FMCG
3 7 (5.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (3.85%) PKI
4 5 (3.85%) User Experience
5 4 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.08%) Derivative
6 2 (1.54%) Replication
6 2 (1.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 53 (40.77%) Linux
2 38 (29.23%) Mac OS X
3 27 (20.77%) Windows
4 19 (14.62%) UNIX
5 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.54%) AIX
6 1 (0.77%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.77%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (23.85%) Web Design
3 29 (22.31%) Waterfall
4 27 (20.77%) Responsive Web Design
5 25 (19.23%) Unit Testing
5 25 (19.23%) Project Management
6 22 (16.92%) Web Development
7 18 (13.85%) Mentoring
8 17 (13.08%) Release Management
9 14 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (10.77%) Configuration Management
10 13 (10.00%) Refactoring
10 13 (10.00%) Business Transformation
10 13 (10.00%) Dependency Management
11 12 (9.23%) Web Accessibility
12 11 (8.46%) Software Engineering
13 8 (6.15%) Capacity Planning
14 6 (4.62%) Performance Tuning
14 6 (4.62%) DSDM
14 6 (4.62%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 62 (47.69%) Java
2 29 (22.31%) JavaScript
3 24 (18.46%) C++
4 19 (14.62%) SQL
5 16 (12.31%) C#
6 12 (9.23%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.08%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.31%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.77%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.77%) Clojure
9 1 (0.77%) ClojureScript
9 1 (0.77%) Perl
9 1 (0.77%) PHP
9 1 (0.77%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.77%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (0.77%) ISEB
1 1 (0.77%) ISTQB
1 1 (0.77%) Security Cleared
1 1 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.77%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (3.85%) Puppet
1 5 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.31%) OpenSSO
2 3 (2.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.54%) SCOM
3 2 (1.54%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.77%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.77%) Nagios
4 1 (0.77%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.77%) CA LISA
4 1 (0.77%) StatsD
Vendors
1 18 (13.85%) Microsoft
2 16 (12.31%) JBoss
3 11 (8.46%) Oracle
4 6 (4.62%) ForgeRock
5 4 (3.08%) Google
6 3 (2.31%) Sun
7 2 (1.54%) HP
8 1 (0.77%) CA
8 1 (0.77%) InterSystems
8 1 (0.77%) IBM
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