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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
UK / Scotland
Rank 99 91 64
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -27
Contract jobs citing HTTP 9 43 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.54% 1.65% 2.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.06% 11.38% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 24
Median daily rate £375 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £447 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+46.66% -5.06%

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
294 378 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.67% 14.49% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 192 152
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £439 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 10
Median hourly rate £46.00 £27.25 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.80% -7.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.83 £15.55 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £43.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -5 5 £398 +76.66% 1
Edinburgh -4 4 £300 -20.00% 9
HTTP
UK

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 24 (51.06%) Java
2 22 (46.81%) Linux
3 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
4 16 (34.04%) HTTPS
5 15 (31.91%) ITIL
6 14 (29.79%) Software Distribution
6 14 (29.79%) Virtual Environments
7 13 (27.66%) RESTful
8 12 (25.53%) Amazon AWS
9 11 (23.40%) SC Cleared
9 11 (23.40%) REST
9 11 (23.40%) HP
9 11 (23.40%) Security Cleared
10 10 (21.28%) XPath
10 10 (21.28%) Software Engineering
10 10 (21.28%) XQuery
10 10 (21.28%) JMS
10 10 (21.28%) SOA
10 10 (21.28%) XSLT
10 10 (21.28%) Apache
10 10 (21.28%) Tomcat
10 10 (21.28%) MySQL
10 10 (21.28%) Microservices
11 9 (19.15%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (17.02%) Analytics
12 8 (17.02%) Puppet
12 8 (17.02%) NoSQL
12 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
12 8 (17.02%) XML
12 8 (17.02%) JBoss

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 10 (21.28%) Apache
1 10 (21.28%) Tomcat
2 8 (17.02%) JBoss
3 5 (10.64%) OpenStack
4 3 (6.38%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
4 3 (6.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (6.38%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (4.26%) IIS
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.53%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon S3
3 2 (4.26%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.13%) IaaS
4 1 (2.13%) PaaS
4 1 (2.13%) Route 53
4 1 (2.13%) SaaS
4 1 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (34.04%) HTTPS
2 7 (14.89%) Firewall
3 6 (12.77%) iSCSI
3 6 (12.77%) NAS
3 6 (12.77%) SAN
4 5 (10.64%) Internet
4 5 (10.64%) SSL
5 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.38%) DNS
7 2 (4.26%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (2.13%) Broadband
8 1 (2.13%) DVB
8 1 (2.13%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) MySQL
2 8 (17.02%) NoSQL
3 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.13%) Android Studio
2 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.13%) Fiddler
2 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.13%) Selenium
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (6.38%) Electronics
2 2 (4.26%) Publishing
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Law
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Developer
2 10 (21.28%) Java Developer
3 6 (12.77%) Software Developer
3 6 (12.77%) UI Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Software Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) UI/UX Developer
4 4 (8.51%) UX Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) AWS Software Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Java Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Java Software Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) C++ Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.13%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Consultant
7 1 (2.13%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.66%) RESTful
2 11 (23.40%) REST
3 10 (21.28%) JMS
3 10 (21.28%) XSLT
4 8 (17.02%) XML
5 7 (14.89%) J2EE
6 6 (12.77%) HTML
6 6 (12.77%) jQuery
6 6 (12.77%) JSF
6 6 (12.77%) Middleware
6 6 (12.77%) RichFaces
6 6 (12.77%) Web Services
7 5 (10.64%) .NET
7 5 (10.64%) Apache CXF
7 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET
7 5 (10.64%) Java EE
7 5 (10.64%) JSP
7 5 (10.64%) SOAP
8 4 (8.51%) .NET Framework
8 4 (8.51%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (14.89%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.64%) User Experience
4 3 (6.38%) DataPower
4 3 (6.38%) Internet of Things
5 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.26%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (2.13%) Arduino
6 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.13%) Replication
6 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (46.81%) Linux
2 7 (14.89%) Windows
3 6 (12.77%) Windows Server
4 5 (10.64%) Unix
5 3 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.13%) AIX
6 1 (2.13%) Android
6 1 (2.13%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (2.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) ITIL
2 14 (29.79%) Software Distribution
2 14 (29.79%) Virtual Environments
3 10 (21.28%) Microservices
3 10 (21.28%) SOA
3 10 (21.28%) Software Engineering
4 8 (17.02%) Analytics
5 7 (14.89%) Service Design
6 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (12.77%) ITSM
6 6 (12.77%) Web Design
7 5 (10.64%) High Availability
7 5 (10.64%) OO
8 4 (8.51%) MVC
9 3 (6.38%) Scrum
9 3 (6.38%) Web Development
10 2 (4.26%) Information Security
10 2 (4.26%) Migration
10 2 (4.26%) Supplier Management
10 2 (4.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (51.06%) Java
2 10 (21.28%) XPath
2 10 (21.28%) XQuery
3 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.89%) Python
5 6 (12.77%) Jython
5 6 (12.77%) PowerShell
5 6 (12.77%) SQL
6 5 (10.64%) C#
6 5 (10.64%) Groovy
7 3 (6.38%) C++
7 3 (6.38%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.26%) C
8 2 (4.26%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.13%) Ruby
9 1 (2.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) SC Cleared
1 11 (23.40%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.02%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (14.89%) Degree
4 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) IISP
5 1 (2.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.13%) QA
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.13%) Firmware
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) Puppet
1 8 (17.02%) SCCM
2 7 (14.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (12.77%) BladeLogic
3 6 (12.77%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 6 (12.77%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (2.13%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.40%) HP
3 6 (12.77%) BMC
3 6 (12.77%) CA
3 6 (12.77%) Dell
4 3 (6.38%) IBM
5 2 (4.26%) Atmel
5 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle
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