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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 90 111 89
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -22
Contract jobs citing HTTP 36 22 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.62% 0.69% 1.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.29% 7.19% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 17
Median daily rate £340 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £388 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £475 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -65.00%
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
350 306 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 15.70% 9.59% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 125 174
Median daily rate £330 £315 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £451 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 11
Median hourly rate £14.25 £12.35 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -52.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £25.50 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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
Glasgow +15 13 £335 -25.55% 4
Edinburgh +13 12 £340 -21.15% 7
Renfrewshire - 9 £410 - 1
West Dunbartonshire -6 2 £410 -2.38%
HTTP
UK

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 28 (40.00%) Java
2 27 (38.57%) Linux
3 23 (32.86%) HTTPS
4 21 (30.00%) Unix
5 20 (28.57%) HTML
5 20 (28.57%) RESTful
6 19 (27.14%) Microsoft
7 18 (25.71%) XML
8 17 (24.29%) JavaScript
8 17 (24.29%) J2EE
8 17 (24.29%) ITIL
8 17 (24.29%) IBM
8 17 (24.29%) WebSphere
9 16 (22.86%) Software Distribution
9 16 (22.86%) Shell Script
9 16 (22.86%) IBM HTTP Server
9 16 (22.86%) WebSphere Application Server
9 16 (22.86%) Virtual Environments
10 14 (20.00%) JBoss
10 14 (20.00%) SSL
10 14 (20.00%) HP
10 14 (20.00%) Computer Science
10 14 (20.00%) SC Cleared
10 14 (20.00%) Security Cleared
11 13 (18.57%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (18.57%) Python
12 12 (17.14%) Windows
12 12 (17.14%) AIX
12 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
12 12 (17.14%) DataPower

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 17 (24.29%) WebSphere
2 16 (22.86%) IBM HTTP Server
2 16 (22.86%) WebSphere Application Server
3 14 (20.00%) JBoss
4 11 (15.71%) WebSphere Portal
5 9 (12.86%) Apache
6 7 (10.00%) OpenStack
7 6 (8.57%) Tomcat
8 5 (7.14%) IIS
9 3 (4.29%) lighttpd
9 3 (4.29%) nginx
10 2 (2.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (1.43%) Confluence
11 1 (1.43%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
11 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 23 (32.86%) HTTPS
2 14 (20.00%) SSL
3 9 (12.86%) Internet
4 8 (11.43%) Firewall
5 6 (8.57%) DNS
5 6 (8.57%) iSCSI
5 6 (8.57%) NAS
5 6 (8.57%) SAN
6 5 (7.14%) FTP
6 5 (7.14%) LDAP
6 5 (7.14%) SMTP
6 5 (7.14%) SNMP
7 4 (5.71%) Kerberos
7 4 (5.71%) SSH
8 3 (4.29%) DHCP
8 3 (4.29%) IPv4
8 3 (4.29%) IPv6
8 3 (4.29%) Network Security
9 1 (1.43%) Extranet
9 1 (1.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.00%) MySQL
3 5 (7.14%) DB2
4 4 (5.71%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.43%) HBase
6 1 (1.43%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.71%) gulp
2 3 (4.29%) Fiddler
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (4.29%) Subversion
2 3 (4.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.43%) Ant
3 1 (1.43%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.43%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.43%) Gradle
3 1 (1.43%) Grunt
3 1 (1.43%) Hudson
3 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.43%) JIRA
3 1 (1.43%) Maven
3 1 (1.43%) Selenium
3 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.43%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (11.43%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Banking
3 3 (4.29%) Electronics
4 1 (1.43%) Publishing
4 1 (1.43%) Retail
4 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (38.57%) Developer
2 10 (14.29%) UI Developer
3 8 (11.43%) Java Developer
4 7 (10.00%) UI/UX Developer
4 7 (10.00%) UX Developer
5 6 (8.57%) WebSphere Specialist
6 5 (7.14%) Administrator
6 5 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (5.71%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Applications Specialist
8 3 (4.29%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Node.js Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Server Specialist
8 3 (4.29%) Support Specialist
8 3 (4.29%) WebSphere Server Specialist
8 3 (4.29%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
8 3 (4.29%) Windows Administrator
9 2 (2.86%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.57%) HTML
1 20 (28.57%) RESTful
2 18 (25.71%) XML
3 17 (24.29%) J2EE
4 11 (15.71%) Java EE
4 11 (15.71%) JSF
4 11 (15.71%) JSP
4 11 (15.71%) SOAP
5 10 (14.29%) Apache CXF
5 10 (14.29%) jQuery
6 9 (12.86%) CSS
6 9 (12.86%) Middleware
6 9 (12.86%) RichFaces
6 9 (12.86%) Web Services
7 7 (10.00%) .NET
7 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET
8 5 (7.14%) XSLT
9 4 (5.71%) Entity Framework
9 4 (5.71%) JMS
9 4 (5.71%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 13 (18.57%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (17.14%) DataPower
4 11 (15.71%) User Experience
5 9 (12.86%) Replication
6 4 (5.71%) Algorithms
6 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (5.71%) Clustering
6 4 (5.71%) Data Structures
7 3 (4.29%) Internet of Things
7 3 (4.29%) iPad
7 3 (4.29%) PKI
8 2 (2.86%) Raspberry Pi
9 1 (1.43%) Arduino
9 1 (1.43%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (38.57%) Linux
2 21 (30.00%) Unix
3 12 (17.14%) AIX
3 12 (17.14%) Windows
4 11 (15.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (10.00%) Solaris
6 5 (7.14%) Debian
6 5 (7.14%) SUSE
6 5 (7.14%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.43%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.43%) HPUX
7 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.29%) ITIL
2 16 (22.86%) Software Distribution
2 16 (22.86%) Virtual Environments
3 11 (15.71%) Analytics
3 11 (15.71%) Web Design
4 8 (11.43%) Service Design
5 7 (10.00%) Information Security
5 7 (10.00%) OO
6 6 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.57%) Software Engineering
7 5 (7.14%) High Availability
7 5 (7.14%) ITSM
8 4 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.71%) Microservices
8 4 (5.71%) MVC
8 4 (5.71%) OOD
8 4 (5.71%) Scrum
8 4 (5.71%) SOA
8 4 (5.71%) Software Architecture
9 3 (4.29%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (40.00%) Java
2 17 (24.29%) JavaScript
3 16 (22.86%) Shell Script
4 13 (18.57%) Python
5 8 (11.43%) SQL
6 7 (10.00%) C#
6 7 (10.00%) Perl
7 6 (8.57%) Bash Shell
8 5 (7.14%) Jython
8 5 (7.14%) PHP
8 5 (7.14%) PowerShell
9 4 (5.71%) XPath
9 4 (5.71%) XQuery
10 3 (4.29%) C++
10 3 (4.29%) Groovy
11 2 (2.86%) C
11 2 (2.86%) Embedded C
11 2 (2.86%) Korn
12 1 (1.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 14 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.71%) ITIL Certification
2 11 (15.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (2.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (15.71%) Microsoft App-V
2 10 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.43%) Docker
4 1 (1.43%) Firmware
4 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.43%) KVM
4 1 (1.43%) NFS
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.43%) SRDF
4 1 (1.43%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (15.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 11 (15.71%) SCCM
2 6 (8.57%) Puppet
3 5 (7.14%) BladeLogic
3 5 (7.14%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 5 (7.14%) SCOrch
4 3 (4.29%) Cacti
4 3 (4.29%) Munin
4 3 (4.29%) Nagios
4 3 (4.29%) Perfmon
5 1 (1.43%) Ansible
5 1 (1.43%) CA Wily
5 1 (1.43%) logstash
5 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.43%) rkt
5 1 (1.43%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.43%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 19 (27.14%) Microsoft
2 17 (24.29%) IBM
3 14 (20.00%) HP
4 8 (11.43%) Red Hat
5 5 (7.14%) BMC
5 5 (7.14%) CA
5 5 (7.14%) Dell
6 3 (4.29%) Oracle
7 2 (2.86%) Atmel
7 2 (2.86%) VMware
8 1 (1.43%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.43%) Cisco
8 1 (1.43%) DataSynapse
8 1 (1.43%) EMC
8 1 (1.43%) Google
8 1 (1.43%) Intel
8 1 (1.43%) NetApp
8 1 (1.43%) Splunk
8 1 (1.43%) Sybase
8 1 (1.43%) TIBCO
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