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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 83 98 94
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Contract jobs citing HTTP 46 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.65% 0.45% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.33% 4.40% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £383 £332
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £363 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £418 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £21.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £26.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% -38.23%
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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
321 250 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.54% 10.29% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 102 116
Average daily rate £320 £361 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.23% +44.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £180 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £423 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 32
Average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £18.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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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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
Glasgow +8 24 £375 - 4
Edinburgh +1 12 £345 -9.80% 8
Stirling - 8 £415 -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
Highlands - - - -
Dundee - - - -
HTTP
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HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 85 (66.93%) XML
2 59 (46.46%) Java
3 58 (45.67%) HTML
4 52 (40.94%) Linux
5 42 (33.07%) SOAP
6 40 (31.50%) RESTful
7 39 (30.71%) Mac OS X
8 38 (29.92%) Web Services
9 33 (25.98%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (25.20%) HTML5
11 31 (24.41%) JSON
12 30 (23.62%) JavaScript
13 29 (22.83%) Web Design
14 28 (22.05%) Waterfall
15 27 (21.26%) Responsive Web Design
15 27 (21.26%) Windows
16 26 (20.47%) REST
17 25 (19.69%) Unit Testing
18 24 (18.90%) C++
18 24 (18.90%) Project Management
19 23 (18.11%) STL
19 23 (18.11%) Web Development
19 23 (18.11%) Relational Database
20 21 (16.54%) jQuery
21 20 (15.75%) Java EE
22 19 (14.96%) SQL
23 18 (14.17%) SQL Server
23 18 (14.17%) .NET
23 18 (14.17%) CSS
23 18 (14.17%) Visual Studio

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 (9.45%) IIS
2 8 (6.30%) Apache
2 8 (6.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 5 (3.94%) Oracle Application Server
3 5 (3.94%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.15%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (3.15%) PaaS
1 4 (3.15%) Heroku
2 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.39%) SSL
2 12 (9.45%) TCP/IP
3 11 (8.66%) Reverse Proxy
4 10 (7.87%) DNS
5 5 (3.94%) LDAP
5 5 (3.94%) Kerberos
5 5 (3.94%) Wireshark
6 4 (3.15%) X.509
7 1 (0.79%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.11%) Relational Database
2 18 (14.17%) SQL Server
3 14 (11.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (9.45%) MongoDB
4 12 (9.45%) Neo4j
5 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.57%) MySQL
6 2 (1.57%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.57%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 2 (1.57%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (14.17%) Visual Studio
2 13 (10.24%) Subversion
3 9 (7.09%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.51%) Fiddler
5 4 (3.15%) CppUnit
5 4 (3.15%) Ant
5 4 (3.15%) Maven
5 4 (3.15%) GoogleTest
6 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.57%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.57%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (1.57%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.79%) JMeter
7 1 (0.79%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.79%) Selenium
7 1 (0.79%) JUnit
7 1 (0.79%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.79%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.79%) CodeRush
General
1 18 (14.17%) Finance
2 9 (7.09%) Banking
3 8 (6.30%) Retail
3 8 (6.30%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 85 (66.93%) Developer
2 22 (17.32%) Java Developer
2 22 (17.32%) UI Developer
2 22 (17.32%) UI Programmer
3 19 (14.96%) C++ Developer
4 15 (11.81%) Front-End Developer
5 14 (11.02%) Senior Developer
6 11 (8.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (7.87%) Lead Developer
8 9 (7.09%) Analyst
9 6 (4.72%) Web Developer
9 6 (4.72%) Software Engineer
10 5 (3.94%) Senior C++ Developer
10 5 (3.94%) Senior UI Developer
10 5 (3.94%) Oracle Analyst
10 5 (3.94%) Middleware Analyst
11 4 (3.15%) Programmer
11 4 (3.15%) Team Leader
12 3 (2.36%) Java Programmer
12 3 (2.36%) Development Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (66.93%) XML
2 58 (45.67%) HTML
3 42 (33.07%) SOAP
4 40 (31.50%) RESTful
5 38 (29.92%) Web Services
6 32 (25.20%) HTML5
7 31 (24.41%) JSON
8 26 (20.47%) REST
9 23 (18.11%) STL
10 21 (16.54%) jQuery
11 20 (15.75%) Java EE
12 18 (14.17%) CSS
12 18 (14.17%) .NET
12 18 (14.17%) CSS3
13 17 (13.39%) DCOM
14 16 (12.60%) JSF
14 16 (12.60%) RichFaces
15 15 (11.81%) OLE DB
15 15 (11.81%) COM+
16 14 (11.02%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.39%) Open Source
2 8 (6.30%) FMCG
3 7 (5.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (3.94%) PKI
4 5 (3.94%) User Experience
5 4 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.15%) Derivative
6 2 (1.57%) Replication
6 2 (1.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 52 (40.94%) Linux
2 39 (30.71%) Mac OS X
3 27 (21.26%) Windows
4 18 (14.17%) UNIX
5 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.57%) AIX
6 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.98%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (22.83%) Web Design
3 28 (22.05%) Waterfall
4 27 (21.26%) Responsive Web Design
5 25 (19.69%) Unit Testing
6 24 (18.90%) Project Management
7 23 (18.11%) Web Development
8 18 (14.17%) Mentoring
9 17 (13.39%) Release Management
10 14 (11.02%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (11.02%) Configuration Management
11 13 (10.24%) Refactoring
11 13 (10.24%) Dependency Management
12 12 (9.45%) Business Transformation
12 12 (9.45%) Web Accessibility
13 11 (8.66%) Software Engineering
14 8 (6.30%) Capacity Planning
15 6 (4.72%) Performance Tuning
15 6 (4.72%) TDD
15 6 (4.72%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 59 (46.46%) Java
2 30 (23.62%) JavaScript
3 24 (18.90%) C++
4 19 (14.96%) SQL
5 16 (12.60%) C#
6 12 (9.45%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.15%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.36%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.57%) PHP
10 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.79%) Clojure
10 1 (0.79%) ClojureScript
10 1 (0.79%) C
10 1 (0.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (0.79%) ISEB
1 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
1 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
1 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (3.94%) Puppet
1 5 (3.94%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.36%) OpenSSO
2 3 (2.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.57%) SCOM
3 2 (1.57%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.79%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.79%) Nagios
4 1 (0.79%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.79%) CA LISA
4 1 (0.79%) StatsD
Vendors
1 18 (14.17%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.02%) JBoss
3 10 (7.87%) Oracle
4 6 (4.72%) ForgeRock
5 4 (3.15%) Google
6 3 (2.36%) Sun
7 2 (1.57%) HP
8 1 (0.79%) CA
8 1 (0.79%) InterSystems
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