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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 100 118 89
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -29
Contract jobs citing HTTP 49 14 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.64% 0.47% 1.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.78% 3.94% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 9 30
Average daily rate £410 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £324 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £430 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £388 £361
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +7.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.13 £46.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-11.08% +270.00%
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
558 355 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.66% 11.87% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 170 151
Average daily rate £345 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £140 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £473 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 20 13
Average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +72.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £16.50 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 18 £370 +5.71% 1
Renfrewshire - 12 £405 - 1
Inverclyde - 9 £420 -
Glasgow +4 6 £400 +21.21% 1
HTTP
UK

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 44 (49.44%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (48.31%) XML
3 42 (47.19%) Web Services
4 41 (46.07%) JSON
5 40 (44.94%) SOAP
6 39 (43.82%) RESTful
7 37 (41.57%) SQL
8 35 (39.33%) JavaScript
9 32 (35.96%) Java
10 29 (32.58%) Windows
11 28 (31.46%) Linux
12 27 (30.34%) SSL
12 27 (30.34%) IBM
13 26 (29.21%) HTTPS
13 26 (29.21%) Windows Server
14 22 (24.72%) Middleware
14 22 (24.72%) REST
15 21 (23.60%) Waterfall
15 21 (23.60%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (23.60%) WSDL
15 21 (23.60%) HTML
16 20 (22.47%) XSD
16 20 (22.47%) SOA
17 19 (21.35%) HP
17 19 (21.35%) Security Cleared
18 17 (19.10%) Software Testing
18 17 (19.10%) Mac OS X
19 16 (17.98%) Project Management
19 16 (17.98%) Microsoft
19 16 (17.98%) Unix

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 12 (13.48%) Apache
2 10 (11.24%) IIS
2 10 (11.24%) WebSphere
3 9 (10.11%) MQSeries
3 9 (10.11%) nginx
4 8 (8.99%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
5 7 (7.87%) Node.js
5 7 (7.87%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (6.74%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (4.49%) Confluence
7 4 (4.49%) OpenStack
7 4 (4.49%) Tomcat
7 4 (4.49%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (2.25%) JBoss
9 1 (1.12%) Apache Pig
9 1 (1.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.11%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.62%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (5.62%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (5.62%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.25%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (30.34%) SSL
2 26 (29.21%) HTTPS
3 10 (11.24%) Firewall
3 10 (11.24%) FTP
3 10 (11.24%) iSCSI
3 10 (11.24%) NAS
3 10 (11.24%) SAN
4 9 (10.11%) TCP/IP
5 8 (8.99%) DNS
5 8 (8.99%) WinSCP
6 4 (4.49%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (2.25%) DHCP
7 2 (2.25%) IPsec
7 2 (2.25%) LDAP
8 1 (1.12%) Extranet
8 1 (1.12%) RS-232
8 1 (1.12%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.73%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.48%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.49%) DB2
3 4 (4.49%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.37%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.25%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.12%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.12%) Big Data
6 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.12%) HBase
6 1 (1.12%) MySQL
6 1 (1.12%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (13.48%) SoapUI
2 10 (11.24%) ClearCase
3 8 (8.99%) Git (software)
3 8 (8.99%) gulp
3 8 (8.99%) XMLSpy
4 5 (5.62%) JIRA
5 4 (4.49%) Fiddler
5 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (4.49%) Subversion
6 3 (3.37%) Selenium
7 2 (2.25%) Ant
7 2 (2.25%) Artifactory
7 2 (2.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.25%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.25%) Gradle
7 2 (2.25%) Hudson
7 2 (2.25%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.25%) Maven
7 2 (2.25%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.25%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (8.99%) Finance
2 5 (5.62%) Banking
3 2 (2.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (39.33%) Developer
2 11 (12.36%) Software Engineer
3 9 (10.11%) Integration Developer
4 8 (8.99%) PHP Developer
5 6 (6.74%) Node.js Developer
6 5 (5.62%) Administrator
6 5 (5.62%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Consultant
7 4 (4.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (4.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (4.49%) Windows Administrator
8 3 (3.37%) Applications Specialist
8 3 (3.37%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Middleware Consultant
8 3 (3.37%) Web Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) WebSphere Consultant
8 3 (3.37%) WebSphere Specialist
9 2 (2.25%) DevOps Consultant
9 2 (2.25%) WebSphere Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (48.31%) XML
2 42 (47.19%) Web Services
3 41 (46.07%) JSON
4 40 (44.94%) SOAP
5 39 (43.82%) RESTful
6 22 (24.72%) Middleware
6 22 (24.72%) REST
7 21 (23.60%) HTML
7 21 (23.60%) WSDL
8 20 (22.47%) XSD
9 16 (17.98%) CSS
10 12 (13.48%) IBM Integration Bus
11 9 (10.11%) CSS3
11 9 (10.11%) HTML5
12 8 (8.99%) EDI
12 8 (8.99%) JMS
12 8 (8.99%) jQuery
12 8 (8.99%) XSL
12 8 (8.99%) XSLT
13 7 (7.87%) hapi
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.73%) Data Centre
2 13 (14.61%) DataPower
3 11 (12.36%) Computer Science
4 10 (11.24%) Public Cloud
5 8 (8.99%) SWIFT
6 7 (7.87%) Algorithms
6 7 (7.87%) Data Structures
6 7 (7.87%) User Experience
7 6 (6.74%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (6.74%) iPad
7 6 (6.74%) Replication
8 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (2.25%) Clustering
10 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
10 1 (1.12%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 29 (32.58%) Windows
2 28 (31.46%) Linux
3 26 (29.21%) Windows Server
4 17 (19.10%) Mac OS X
5 16 (17.98%) Unix
6 4 (4.49%) AIX
7 3 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.12%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (49.44%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (23.60%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (23.60%) Waterfall
3 20 (22.47%) SOA
4 17 (19.10%) Software Testing
5 16 (17.98%) Project Management
6 15 (16.85%) ITIL
6 15 (16.85%) Software Distribution
6 15 (16.85%) Web Development
7 14 (15.73%) OO
7 14 (15.73%) Software Engineering
7 14 (15.73%) Unit Testing
7 14 (15.73%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (14.61%) SDLC
9 11 (12.36%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (12.36%) System Testing
10 9 (10.11%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (10.11%) ITSM
10 9 (10.11%) Open Source
10 9 (10.11%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 37 (41.57%) SQL
2 35 (39.33%) JavaScript
3 32 (35.96%) Java
4 14 (15.73%) Python
5 9 (10.11%) Jython
5 9 (10.11%) PowerShell
6 8 (8.99%) PHP
6 8 (8.99%) Shell Script
7 7 (7.87%) PHP 5
8 5 (5.62%) C#
9 3 (3.37%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.37%) Ruby
10 2 (2.25%) Perl
11 1 (1.12%) C
11 1 (1.12%) C++
11 1 (1.12%) Korn
Qualifications
1 19 (21.35%) Security Cleared
2 16 (17.98%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.62%) DV Cleared
3 5 (5.62%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.49%) Degree
5 3 (3.37%) IISP
5 3 (3.37%) ISEB
6 2 (2.25%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.12%) OCA
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (8.99%) HL7
2 8 (8.99%) SEPA
3 6 (6.74%) QA
4 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (10.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.62%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (4.49%) Docker
3 4 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.25%) VirtualBox
4 2 (2.25%) Xen
5 1 (1.12%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 13 (14.61%) Puppet
2 12 (13.48%) SCCM
3 11 (12.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 9 (10.11%) BladeLogic
4 9 (10.11%) SCOrch
5 8 (8.99%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 8 (8.99%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (6.74%) WSUS
7 4 (4.49%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (3.37%) Perfmon
9 2 (2.25%) Ansible
9 2 (2.25%) CA Wily
9 2 (2.25%) logstash
9 2 (2.25%) Tivoli
9 2 (2.25%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 27 (30.34%) IBM
2 19 (21.35%) HP
3 16 (17.98%) Microsoft
4 10 (11.24%) CA
5 9 (10.11%) BMC
5 9 (10.11%) Dell
6 8 (8.99%) Remedy
7 6 (6.74%) Symantec
8 4 (4.49%) Atlassian
8 4 (4.49%) Oracle
8 4 (4.49%) VMware
9 3 (3.37%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.25%) Google
10 2 (2.25%) Splunk
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