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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 114 83 76
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -7
Contract jobs citing HTTP 14 47 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.46% 1.80% 1.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.86% 14.07% 13.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 36 29
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£350 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £440 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £12.50 £29.80
% change year-on-year
+270.00% -58.04%
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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
363 334 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.98% 12.83% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 159 137
Average daily rate £313 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £135 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 9
Average hourly rate £38.75 £25.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -6.97%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 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 -35 9 £350 -12.50% 8
Glasgow -12 5 £330 +1.38% 7
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HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 33 (53.23%) XML
2 31 (50.00%) HTML
2 31 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 24 (38.71%) Web Services
4 22 (35.48%) HTML5
5 21 (33.87%) AngularJS
5 21 (33.87%) SQL Server
6 19 (30.65%) .NET
7 17 (27.42%) C#
8 15 (24.19%) Finance
9 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (22.58%) Windows
10 13 (20.97%) ASP.NET
10 13 (20.97%) REST
11 12 (19.35%) Visual Studio
11 12 (19.35%) SOAP
11 12 (19.35%) C++
11 12 (19.35%) FIX Protocol
11 12 (19.35%) jQuery
12 11 (17.74%) Web Design
12 11 (17.74%) HTTPS
12 11 (17.74%) SSL
13 10 (16.13%) SQL
13 10 (16.13%) STL
13 10 (16.13%) CSS
13 10 (16.13%) IIS
13 10 (16.13%) Front Office
13 10 (16.13%) Unit Testing
13 10 (16.13%) CSS3
13 10 (16.13%) Backbone.js

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 10 (16.13%) IIS
2 6 (9.68%) Apache
2 6 (9.68%) WordPress
2 6 (9.68%) nginx
3 3 (4.84%) JBoss
4 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.61%) PaaS
1 1 (1.61%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.74%) HTTPS
1 11 (17.74%) SSL
2 5 (8.06%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.23%) DMZ
3 2 (3.23%) Firewall
4 1 (1.61%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (1.61%) DNS
4 1 (1.61%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (33.87%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.06%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.61%) Big Data
4 1 (1.61%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (19.35%) Visual Studio
2 7 (11.29%) Fiddler
2 7 (11.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (6.45%) Selenium
3 4 (6.45%) JMeter
4 3 (4.84%) Jasmine
4 3 (4.84%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.61%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.61%) Subversion
5 1 (1.61%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.61%) JUnit
5 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (24.19%) Finance
2 10 (16.13%) Front Office
3 7 (11.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (43.55%) Developer
2 10 (16.13%) Development Specialist
2 10 (16.13%) C++ Developer
3 7 (11.29%) Senior Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Software Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Front-End Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Windows Administrator
5 5 (8.06%) Administrator
6 4 (6.45%) Performance Tester
6 4 (6.45%) Tester
6 4 (6.45%) Senior C++ Developer
7 3 (4.84%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) UI Programmer
8 2 (3.23%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (3.23%) Test Specialist
8 2 (3.23%) UI Developer
9 1 (1.61%) Wintel Specialist
9 1 (1.61%) Performance Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (53.23%) XML
2 31 (50.00%) HTML
3 24 (38.71%) Web Services
4 22 (35.48%) HTML5
5 21 (33.87%) AngularJS
6 19 (30.65%) .NET
7 13 (20.97%) ASP.NET
7 13 (20.97%) REST
8 12 (19.35%) jQuery
8 12 (19.35%) FIX Protocol
8 12 (19.35%) SOAP
9 10 (16.13%) STL
9 10 (16.13%) CSS
9 10 (16.13%) CSS3
9 10 (16.13%) Backbone.js
9 10 (16.13%) KnockoutJS
10 9 (14.52%) RESTful
11 7 (11.29%) JSON
12 6 (9.68%) COM+
12 6 (9.68%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Replication
2 3 (4.84%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.23%) Open Source
3 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.61%) Social Media
4 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.61%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.58%) Windows
2 9 (14.52%) Linux
3 7 (11.29%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (3.23%) Windows NT
4 2 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (17.74%) Web Design
3 10 (16.13%) Unit Testing
4 9 (14.52%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (11.29%) Performance Analysis
5 7 (11.29%) Software Engineering
6 6 (9.68%) Performance Testing
7 5 (8.06%) Waterfall
8 3 (4.84%) BDD
8 3 (4.84%) Test Automation
8 3 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.23%) Integration Testing
9 2 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (3.23%) Web Development
9 2 (3.23%) Refactoring
9 2 (3.23%) Release Management
9 2 (3.23%) ITIL
9 2 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (3.23%) OO
9 2 (3.23%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 31 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (27.42%) C#
3 12 (19.35%) C++
4 10 (16.13%) SQL
5 8 (12.90%) Java
6 6 (9.68%) T-SQL
6 6 (9.68%) PHP
6 6 (9.68%) PHP5
6 6 (9.68%) VB
7 5 (8.06%) PowerShell
7 5 (8.06%) Perl
8 4 (6.45%) C
8 4 (6.45%) VB6
9 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.23%) VBScript
10 1 (1.61%) Clojure
10 1 (1.61%) ClojureScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.61%) ISEB
1 1 (1.61%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.23%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) SCOM
2 2 (3.23%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.61%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.61%) Nagios
3 1 (1.61%) OpenView
3 1 (1.61%) Ganglia
3 1 (1.61%) Puppet
3 1 (1.61%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.61%) CA LISA
3 1 (1.61%) StatsD
3 1 (1.61%) Graphite
Vendors
1 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.29%) Oracle
3 4 (6.45%) HP
4 1 (1.61%) CA
4 1 (1.61%) Qualys
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