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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 111 120 53
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -67
Contract jobs citing HTTP 38 8 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.30% 0.27% 3.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.79% 2.70% 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 4 69
Median daily rate £340 £369 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.79% -7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £315 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £431 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £32.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-35.90% -23.52%
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
560 296 404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.21% 9.85% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 115 214
Median daily rate £330 £298 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.92% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 17 19
Median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.35 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +8 11 £313 -30.55%
Edinburgh +4 10 £345 -1.42% 2
Renfrewshire - 9 £267 -
West Dunbartonshire - 3 £420 -
Stirling - 1 £500 -
HTTP
UK

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 45 (52.94%) XML
2 34 (40.00%) SOAP
2 34 (40.00%) IBM
3 33 (38.82%) SQL
4 32 (37.65%) Java
4 32 (37.65%) JSON
5 31 (36.47%) RESTful
6 30 (35.29%) JavaScript
7 29 (34.12%) HTTPS
7 29 (34.12%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (32.94%) Unix
9 27 (31.76%) Windows
9 27 (31.76%) SSL
9 27 (31.76%) Linux
10 26 (30.59%) Web Services
11 23 (27.06%) HTML
12 22 (25.88%) HP
12 22 (25.88%) Middleware
13 21 (24.71%) REST
14 20 (23.53%) Windows Server
14 20 (23.53%) XSD
14 20 (23.53%) SOA
14 20 (23.53%) WSDL
15 18 (21.18%) Security Cleared
16 17 (20.00%) DataPower
16 17 (20.00%) Python
17 16 (18.82%) Microsoft
17 16 (18.82%) WebSphere
18 15 (17.65%) SC Cleared
18 15 (17.65%) FTP

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 16 (18.82%) WebSphere
2 13 (15.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 12 (14.12%) Apache
3 12 (14.12%) IBM HTTP Server
4 9 (10.59%) nginx
5 8 (9.41%) MQSeries
5 8 (9.41%) WebSphere Portal
5 8 (9.41%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 7 (8.24%) IIS
7 5 (5.88%) OpenStack
7 5 (5.88%) Tomcat
8 4 (4.71%) Confluence
8 4 (4.71%) JBoss
9 3 (3.53%) lighttpd
10 2 (2.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (1.18%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
11 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.35%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (2.35%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.35%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (34.12%) HTTPS
2 27 (31.76%) SSL
3 15 (17.65%) FTP
4 11 (12.94%) Firewall
5 10 (11.76%) DNS
6 9 (10.59%) iSCSI
6 9 (10.59%) NAS
6 9 (10.59%) SAN
7 8 (9.41%) WinSCP
8 6 (7.06%) LDAP
9 5 (5.88%) DHCP
9 5 (5.88%) SMTP
9 5 (5.88%) SNMP
9 5 (5.88%) TCP/IP
10 4 (4.71%) Internet
10 4 (4.71%) Kerberos
10 4 (4.71%) SSH
11 3 (3.53%) IPv4
11 3 (3.53%) IPv6
11 3 (3.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.47%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.24%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.06%) DB2
4 3 (3.53%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.53%) MySQL
4 3 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.35%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.35%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.18%) HBase
6 1 (1.18%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.18%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 12 (14.12%) SoapUI
2 10 (11.76%) ClearCase
3 8 (9.41%) XMLSpy
4 5 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.88%) gulp
4 5 (5.88%) JIRA
5 4 (4.71%) Subversion
6 3 (3.53%) Selenium
7 2 (2.35%) Artifactory
7 2 (2.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.35%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.35%) Fiddler
7 2 (2.35%) Gradle
7 2 (2.35%) Grunt
7 2 (2.35%) Hudson
7 2 (2.35%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.35%) Maven
7 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (2.35%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.35%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (9.41%) Finance
2 6 (7.06%) Banking
3 2 (2.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 33 (38.82%) Developer
2 10 (11.76%) Software Engineer
3 9 (10.59%) Integration Developer
4 7 (8.24%) WebSphere Specialist
5 5 (5.88%) PHP Developer
6 4 (4.71%) Administrator
6 4 (4.71%) Applications Specialist
6 4 (4.71%) UI Developer
7 3 (3.53%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (3.53%) Consultant
7 3 (3.53%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (3.53%) Node.js Developer
7 3 (3.53%) Server Specialist
7 3 (3.53%) Support Specialist
7 3 (3.53%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (3.53%) WebSphere Consultant
7 3 (3.53%) WebSphere Server Specialist
7 3 (3.53%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
8 2 (2.35%) DevOps Consultant
8 2 (2.35%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (52.94%) XML
2 34 (40.00%) SOAP
3 32 (37.65%) JSON
4 31 (36.47%) RESTful
5 26 (30.59%) Web Services
6 23 (27.06%) HTML
7 22 (25.88%) Middleware
8 21 (24.71%) REST
9 20 (23.53%) WSDL
9 20 (23.53%) XSD
10 14 (16.47%) CSS
11 12 (14.12%) IBM Integration Bus
12 9 (10.59%) J2EE
12 9 (10.59%) XSLT
13 8 (9.41%) EDI
13 8 (9.41%) Java EE
13 8 (9.41%) JMS
13 8 (9.41%) jQuery
13 8 (9.41%) XSL
14 7 (8.24%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.00%) DataPower
2 9 (10.59%) Computer Science
3 8 (9.41%) Public Cloud
3 8 (9.41%) Replication
3 8 (9.41%) SWIFT
4 7 (8.24%) Data Centre
4 7 (8.24%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (7.06%) User Experience
6 4 (4.71%) Algorithms
6 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.71%) Clustering
6 4 (4.71%) Data Structures
7 3 (3.53%) iPad
7 3 (3.53%) PKI
8 1 (1.18%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 28 (32.94%) Unix
2 27 (31.76%) Linux
2 27 (31.76%) Windows
3 20 (23.53%) Windows Server
4 11 (12.94%) AIX
5 10 (11.76%) Mac OS X
6 7 (8.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (5.88%) Debian
7 5 (5.88%) Solaris
7 5 (5.88%) SUSE
8 1 (1.18%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.12%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (23.53%) SOA
3 15 (17.65%) Software Distribution
3 15 (17.65%) Virtual Environments
4 14 (16.47%) ITIL
5 12 (14.12%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (12.94%) Software Engineering
6 11 (12.94%) Waterfall
7 9 (10.59%) Web Development
8 8 (9.41%) Defect Tracking
8 8 (9.41%) EAI
8 8 (9.41%) ITSM
8 8 (9.41%) OO
8 8 (9.41%) Unit Testing
9 7 (8.24%) Analytics
9 7 (8.24%) Project Management
10 6 (7.06%) Information Security
10 6 (7.06%) Software Testing
10 6 (7.06%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (7.06%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 33 (38.82%) SQL
2 32 (37.65%) Java
3 30 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 17 (20.00%) Python
5 14 (16.47%) Shell Script
6 10 (11.76%) PHP
7 8 (9.41%) Jython
7 8 (9.41%) PowerShell
8 7 (8.24%) Bash Shell
8 7 (8.24%) Perl
9 4 (4.71%) PHP 5
10 2 (2.35%) C#
10 2 (2.35%) Korn
10 2 (2.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (21.18%) Security Cleared
2 15 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.24%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.88%) Degree
5 4 (4.71%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.35%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.18%) IISP
7 1 (1.18%) ISEB
7 1 (1.18%) OCA
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.41%) HL7
1 8 (9.41%) SEPA
2 6 (7.06%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (5.88%) QA
4 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (14.12%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.24%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.71%) Docker
5 3 (3.53%) Xen
6 2 (2.35%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.18%) KVM
7 1 (1.18%) NFS
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.18%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 12 (14.12%) Puppet
1 12 (14.12%) SCCM
2 11 (12.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (9.41%) BladeLogic
3 8 (9.41%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 8 (9.41%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (9.41%) SCOrch
4 4 (4.71%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (4.71%) WSUS
5 3 (3.53%) Cacti
5 3 (3.53%) Munin
5 3 (3.53%) Nagios
6 2 (2.35%) Ansible
6 2 (2.35%) CA Wily
6 2 (2.35%) logstash
6 2 (2.35%) Perfmon
6 2 (2.35%) rkt
6 2 (2.35%) Tivoli
6 2 (2.35%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 34 (40.00%) IBM
2 22 (25.88%) HP
3 16 (18.82%) Microsoft
4 8 (9.41%) BMC
4 8 (9.41%) CA
4 8 (9.41%) Dell
4 8 (9.41%) Remedy
5 7 (8.24%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.88%) VMware
7 4 (4.71%) Atlassian
7 4 (4.71%) Oracle
7 4 (4.71%) Symantec
8 2 (2.35%) Google
8 2 (2.35%) Splunk
9 1 (1.18%) Cisco
9 1 (1.18%) DataSynapse
9 1 (1.18%) EMC
9 1 (1.18%) NetApp
9 1 (1.18%) Sybase
9 1 (1.18%) TIBCO
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