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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 117 48 97
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +49
Contract jobs citing HTTP 8 89 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.27% 3.32% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.74% 22.70% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 68 5
Average daily rate
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£369 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £293 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £22.60
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +88.09%
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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
292 392 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.68% 14.63% 10.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 218 127
Average daily rate £300 £351 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.55% +6.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £203 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 8
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -44.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £16.00 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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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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 -47 6 £350 -12.50% 9
Glasgow -23 2 £450 +38.46% 5
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HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 17 (53.13%) XML
2 15 (46.88%) JavaScript
3 14 (43.75%) HTML
4 11 (34.38%) Web Services
5 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
5 9 (28.13%) HTML5
5 9 (28.13%) AngularJS
6 8 (25.00%) REST
6 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (25.00%) Linux
7 7 (21.88%) Windows
7 7 (21.88%) Finance
8 6 (18.75%) SSL
8 6 (18.75%) Apache
8 6 (18.75%) SOAP
8 6 (18.75%) Java
8 6 (18.75%) C#
8 6 (18.75%) .NET
9 5 (15.63%) SQL
9 5 (15.63%) IIS
9 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
9 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
9 5 (15.63%) C++
9 5 (15.63%) STL
9 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
9 5 (15.63%) Front Office
9 5 (15.63%) FIX Protocol
10 4 (12.50%) JSON
10 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
10 4 (12.50%) Banking

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 6 (18.75%) Apache
2 5 (15.63%) IIS
3 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
3 3 (9.38%) WordPress
3 3 (9.38%) nginx
4 2 (6.25%) Confluence
4 2 (6.25%) OpenStack
5 1 (3.13%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) PaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Heroku
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) SSL
2 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.38%) DNS
3 3 (9.38%) HTTPS
4 2 (6.25%) DHCP
4 2 (6.25%) SSH
4 2 (6.25%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (3.13%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (3.13%) DMZ
5 1 (3.13%) Firewall
5 1 (3.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.25%) MySQL
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
2 4 (12.50%) JMeter
2 4 (12.50%) Selenium
3 3 (9.38%) Fiddler
3 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.38%) WebDriver
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (6.25%) Maven
4 2 (6.25%) JIRA
4 2 (6.25%) Hudson
5 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.13%) JUnit
5 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.13%) Subversion
5 1 (3.13%) HP UFT
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Front Office
3 4 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Developer
2 5 (15.63%) Development Specialist
3 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) C++ Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Senior C++ Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Configuration Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Test Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Security Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) Build Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (53.13%) XML
2 14 (43.75%) HTML
3 11 (34.38%) Web Services
4 9 (28.13%) HTML5
4 9 (28.13%) AngularJS
5 8 (25.00%) REST
6 6 (18.75%) .NET
6 6 (18.75%) SOAP
7 5 (15.63%) STL
7 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
7 5 (15.63%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (12.50%) JSON
8 4 (12.50%) RESTful
9 2 (6.25%) CSS3
9 2 (6.25%) Backbone.js
9 2 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (6.25%) jQuery
9 2 (6.25%) CSS
9 2 (6.25%) ODBC
9 2 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Replication
2 1 (3.13%) Social Media
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Linux
2 7 (21.88%) Windows
3 4 (12.50%) Mac OS X
4 3 (9.38%) UNIX
5 1 (3.13%) Windows NT
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 4 (12.50%) Release Management
2 4 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
3 3 (9.38%) Scrum
3 3 (9.38%) Automated Testing
3 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
3 3 (9.38%) BDD
3 3 (9.38%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (6.25%) User Stories
4 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
4 2 (6.25%) Open Source
4 2 (6.25%) ETL
4 2 (6.25%) Web Design
4 2 (6.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) JavaScript
2 6 (18.75%) C#
2 6 (18.75%) Java
3 5 (15.63%) C++
3 5 (15.63%) SQL
4 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
4 3 (9.38%) PHP
4 3 (9.38%) PHP5
5 2 (6.25%) Perl
5 2 (6.25%) C
6 1 (3.13%) VB
6 1 (3.13%) VB6
6 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.13%) Clojure
6 1 (3.13%) ClojureScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (9.38%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) Vagrant
2 1 (3.13%) CA LISA
2 1 (3.13%) StatsD
2 1 (3.13%) Graphite
2 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.13%) Nagios
2 1 (3.13%) SCOM
2 1 (3.13%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) HP
3 2 (6.25%) Remedy
4 1 (3.13%) Qualys
4 1 (3.13%) CA
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