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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 92 75 103
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +28
Contract jobs citing HTTP 39 48 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.53% 1.81% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.86% 13.91% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 6
Average daily rate £375 £369 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -7.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.13 £39.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-3.48% -12.22%
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
359 345 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.09% 13.04% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 158 82
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 11
Average hourly rate £16.50 £30.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 +2 23 £380 +1.33% 7
Glasgow -9 16 £288 -19.29% 3
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £420 -
Fife - 1 - -
HTTP
UK

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 39 (56.52%) Web Services
2 37 (53.62%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (46.38%) Java
4 29 (42.03%) XML
4 29 (42.03%) SOAP
5 27 (39.13%) Linux
5 27 (39.13%) SSL
6 23 (33.33%) JSON
7 21 (30.43%) JavaScript
7 21 (30.43%) RESTful
8 20 (28.99%) SDLC
9 19 (27.54%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (27.54%) SQL
10 18 (26.09%) WebSphere
10 18 (26.09%) Software Testing
11 17 (24.64%) Waterfall
11 17 (24.64%) Data Centre
12 16 (23.19%) IIS
12 16 (23.19%) IBM
12 16 (23.19%) HTTPS
12 16 (23.19%) Middleware
13 15 (21.74%) WSDL
13 15 (21.74%) Apache
13 15 (21.74%) Unix
13 15 (21.74%) Unit Testing
14 13 (18.84%) DataPower
14 13 (18.84%) Windows
14 13 (18.84%) Mac OS X
14 13 (18.84%) Project Management
15 12 (17.39%) MQSeries

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 18 (26.09%) WebSphere
2 16 (23.19%) IIS
3 15 (21.74%) Apache
4 12 (17.39%) MQSeries
5 11 (15.94%) nginx
6 7 (10.14%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (10.14%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 6 (8.70%) WebSphere Portal
8 5 (7.25%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (5.80%) Node.js
9 4 (5.80%) Tomcat
10 3 (4.35%) Confluence
10 3 (4.35%) JBoss
11 2 (2.90%) OpenStack
12 1 (1.45%) Apache Pig
12 1 (1.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.94%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.25%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (7.25%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (7.25%) Amazon S3
3 4 (5.80%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.90%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.90%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 27 (39.13%) SSL
2 16 (23.19%) HTTPS
3 11 (15.94%) FTP
3 11 (15.94%) TCP/IP
4 10 (14.49%) DNS
5 7 (10.14%) Firewall
5 7 (10.14%) WinSCP
6 6 (8.70%) Reverse Proxy
7 5 (7.25%) iSCSI
7 5 (7.25%) NAS
7 5 (7.25%) SAN
8 4 (5.80%) DHCP
8 4 (5.80%) IPsec
9 1 (1.45%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.45%) Network Security
9 1 (1.45%) RS-232
9 1 (1.45%) RS-485
9 1 (1.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.49%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.45%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.45%) Big Data
3 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.45%) HBase
3 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.45%) MySQL
3 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (10.14%) ClearCase
1 7 (10.14%) Fiddler
1 7 (10.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 7 (10.14%) XMLSpy
2 5 (7.25%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.80%) gulp
4 3 (4.35%) JIRA
5 1 (1.45%) Subversion
General
1 6 (8.70%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Banking
3 2 (2.90%) Law
4 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (18.84%) Developer
2 9 (13.04%) WebSphere Specialist
3 8 (11.59%) Administrator
3 8 (11.59%) Consultant
3 8 (11.59%) Integration Specialist
4 7 (10.14%) Software Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) Windows Administrator
5 6 (8.70%) PHP Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Applications Specialist
7 4 (5.80%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) DevOps Consultant
7 4 (5.80%) Node.js Developer
7 4 (5.80%) WebSphere Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) Middleware Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Server Specialist
8 3 (4.35%) Web Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) WebSphere Server Specialist
8 3 (4.35%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (56.52%) Web Services
2 29 (42.03%) SOAP
2 29 (42.03%) XML
3 23 (33.33%) JSON
4 21 (30.43%) RESTful
5 16 (23.19%) Middleware
6 15 (21.74%) WSDL
7 10 (14.49%) CSS
7 10 (14.49%) HTML
8 8 (11.59%) .NET
8 8 (11.59%) REST
8 8 (11.59%) XML Schema
9 7 (10.14%) ASP.NET
9 7 (10.14%) EDI
9 7 (10.14%) JMS
9 7 (10.14%) XSD
9 7 (10.14%) XSL
9 7 (10.14%) XSLT
10 6 (8.70%) CSS3
10 6 (8.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.64%) Data Centre
2 13 (18.84%) DataPower
3 7 (10.14%) Replication
3 7 (10.14%) SWIFT
4 5 (7.25%) Data Structures
4 5 (7.25%) Public Cloud
4 5 (7.25%) User Experience
5 4 (5.80%) Algorithms
5 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.80%) iPad
6 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (4.35%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.45%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 27 (39.13%) Linux
2 15 (21.74%) Unix
3 13 (18.84%) Mac OS X
3 13 (18.84%) Windows
4 12 (17.39%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.45%) Android
5 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X Server
5 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (53.62%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (28.99%) SDLC
3 19 (27.54%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (26.09%) Software Testing
5 17 (24.64%) Waterfall
6 15 (21.74%) Unit Testing
7 13 (18.84%) Project Management
8 12 (17.39%) Capacity Planning
8 12 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (15.94%) Web Development
10 10 (14.49%) Software Engineering
10 10 (14.49%) System Testing
11 9 (13.04%) Integration Testing
11 9 (13.04%) Kalman Filter
11 9 (13.04%) OO
11 9 (13.04%) Refactoring
11 9 (13.04%) Web Filtering
12 8 (11.59%) API Design
12 8 (11.59%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (11.59%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 32 (46.38%) Java
2 21 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 19 (27.54%) SQL
4 8 (11.59%) C#
5 7 (10.14%) PHP
6 6 (8.70%) PHP 5
6 6 (8.70%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.80%) Python
8 2 (2.90%) Jython
8 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.45%) C
9 1 (1.45%) C++
9 1 (1.45%) Perl
9 1 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.35%) DV Cleared
2 3 (4.35%) IISP
2 3 (4.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) HL7
1 7 (10.14%) SEPA
2 6 (8.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.80%) Docker
3 4 (5.80%) Xen
4 2 (2.90%) Varnish
5 1 (1.45%) HDFS
5 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (10.14%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (7.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (7.25%) Puppet
2 5 (7.25%) SCCM
2 5 (7.25%) WSUS
3 3 (4.35%) Perfmon
4 2 (2.90%) BladeLogic
4 2 (2.90%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 2 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.90%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 16 (23.19%) IBM
2 10 (14.49%) HP
3 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 7 (10.14%) Remedy
5 5 (7.25%) CA
5 5 (7.25%) Symantec
5 5 (7.25%) VMware
6 4 (5.80%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.90%) BMC
7 2 (2.90%) Dell
7 2 (2.90%) Google
8 1 (1.45%) Apple
8 1 (1.45%) Cisco
8 1 (1.45%) Meraki
8 1 (1.45%) Oracle
8 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
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