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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 98 103 66
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -37
Contract jobs citing HTTP 23 33 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.17% 1.15% 2.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.97% 7.84% 19.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 23
Median daily rate £350 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £400 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £475 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £420 £389
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -31.25%
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
385 421 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.53% 14.70% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 207 156
Median daily rate £340 £350 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £200 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 8
Median hourly rate £21.00 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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
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 7 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +4 11 £380 -5.00%
Edinburgh +12 6 £313 -30.55% 2
Glasgow -2 6 £400 -5.88%
HTTP
UK

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 31 (55.36%) Java
2 22 (39.29%) Linux
3 20 (35.71%) HTTPS
4 18 (32.14%) Microsoft
5 17 (30.36%) RESTful
6 16 (28.57%) ITIL
7 15 (26.79%) J2EE
7 15 (26.79%) Software Distribution
7 15 (26.79%) Virtual Environments
8 14 (25.00%) JBoss
9 13 (23.21%) XML
10 12 (21.43%) HP
10 12 (21.43%) Web Design
10 12 (21.43%) JSF
11 11 (19.64%) jQuery
11 11 (19.64%) SC Cleared
11 11 (19.64%) Security Cleared
12 10 (17.86%) Java EE
12 10 (17.86%) Unix
12 10 (17.86%) JSP
12 10 (17.86%) SOAP
12 10 (17.86%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (17.86%) Apache CXF
12 10 (17.86%) RichFaces
13 9 (16.07%) Amazon AWS
13 9 (16.07%) Analytics
13 9 (16.07%) HTML
13 9 (16.07%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (16.07%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (16.07%) SSL

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 14 (25.00%) JBoss
2 8 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
2 8 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 8 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (14.29%) WebSphere Portal
3 7 (12.50%) Apache
3 7 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 6 (10.71%) OpenStack
5 3 (5.36%) IIS
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.36%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.07%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.57%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (3.57%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.79%) IaaS
3 1 (1.79%) PaaS
3 1 (1.79%) Route 53
3 1 (1.79%) SaaS
3 1 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (35.71%) HTTPS
2 9 (16.07%) SSL
3 7 (12.50%) Firewall
4 6 (10.71%) Internet
4 6 (10.71%) iSCSI
4 6 (10.71%) NAS
4 6 (10.71%) SAN
5 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.36%) DNS
7 2 (3.57%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (1.79%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.50%) MySQL
3 5 (8.93%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.57%) Fiddler
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.79%) Android Studio
General
1 3 (5.36%) Banking
1 3 (5.36%) Electronics
2 2 (3.57%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Publishing
3 1 (1.79%) Law
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (41.07%) Developer
2 11 (19.64%) UI Developer
3 10 (17.86%) Java Developer
4 7 (12.50%) UI/UX Developer
4 7 (12.50%) UX Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (7.14%) WebSphere Specialist
7 3 (5.36%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Applications Specialist
8 2 (3.57%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) AWS Software Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) C++ Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Java Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) SCCM Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) WebSphere Server Specialist
8 2 (3.57%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (30.36%) RESTful
2 15 (26.79%) J2EE
3 13 (23.21%) XML
4 12 (21.43%) JSF
5 11 (19.64%) jQuery
6 10 (17.86%) Apache CXF
6 10 (17.86%) Java EE
6 10 (17.86%) JSP
6 10 (17.86%) RichFaces
6 10 (17.86%) SOAP
7 9 (16.07%) HTML
8 8 (14.29%) REST
9 7 (12.50%) JMS
9 7 (12.50%) Web Services
9 7 (12.50%) XSLT
10 6 (10.71%) .NET
10 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET
10 6 (10.71%) Middleware
11 4 (7.14%) .NET Framework
11 4 (7.14%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (14.29%) DataPower
2 8 (14.29%) User Experience
3 7 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.36%) Internet of Things
5 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.57%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.57%) Raspberry Pi
5 2 (3.57%) Replication
6 1 (1.79%) Arduino
6 1 (1.79%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (39.29%) Linux
2 10 (17.86%) Unix
3 8 (14.29%) Windows
4 6 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (10.71%) Windows Server
5 4 (7.14%) AIX
5 4 (7.14%) Solaris
6 1 (1.79%) Android
6 1 (1.79%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) ITIL
2 15 (26.79%) Software Distribution
2 15 (26.79%) Virtual Environments
3 12 (21.43%) Web Design
4 9 (16.07%) Analytics
5 7 (12.50%) Microservices
5 7 (12.50%) Service Design
5 7 (12.50%) SOA
5 7 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 6 (10.71%) ITSM
7 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (8.93%) Information Security
7 5 (8.93%) OO
8 4 (7.14%) High Availability
8 4 (7.14%) MVC
9 2 (3.57%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.57%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (3.57%) Waterfall
9 2 (3.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 31 (55.36%) Java
2 8 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 7 (12.50%) XPath
3 7 (12.50%) XQuery
4 6 (10.71%) C#
4 6 (10.71%) Jython
4 6 (10.71%) PowerShell
4 6 (10.71%) Python
4 6 (10.71%) SQL
5 5 (8.93%) Groovy
6 3 (5.36%) C++
7 2 (3.57%) C
7 2 (3.57%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) SC Cleared
1 11 (19.64%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.07%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (16.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (12.50%) Degree
4 2 (3.57%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) IISP
5 1 (1.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.79%) QA
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (10.71%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.79%) Firmware
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (16.07%) SCCM
2 8 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (12.50%) Puppet
4 6 (10.71%) BladeLogic
4 6 (10.71%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 6 (10.71%) SCOrch
5 2 (3.57%) Perfmon
6 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 18 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 12 (21.43%) HP
3 8 (14.29%) IBM
4 6 (10.71%) BMC
4 6 (10.71%) CA
4 6 (10.71%) Dell
5 2 (3.57%) Atmel
5 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle
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