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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 117 63 93
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +30
Contract jobs citing HTTP 12 62 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.41% 2.45% 1.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.63% 18.08% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 50 16
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £12.50 £22.35
% change year-on-year
+260.00% -44.05%
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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
331 343 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.36% 13.56% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 167 127
Average daily rate £325 £345 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% -4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £140 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 11
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -29.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.43 £16.00 £11.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 -36 8 £350 -12.50% 8
Glasgow -20 4 £390 +30.00% 3
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HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 31 (55.36%) XML
2 28 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 27 (48.21%) HTML
4 23 (41.07%) Web Services
5 20 (35.71%) SQL Server
6 19 (33.93%) HTML5
7 18 (32.14%) AngularJS
8 17 (30.36%) .NET
9 16 (28.57%) C#
10 14 (25.00%) Finance
11 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (23.21%) Windows
11 13 (23.21%) ASP.NET
11 13 (23.21%) REST
12 11 (19.64%) Visual Studio
12 11 (19.64%) C++
12 11 (19.64%) SSL
12 11 (19.64%) FIX Protocol
13 10 (17.86%) SOAP
13 10 (17.86%) STL
13 10 (17.86%) SQL
13 10 (17.86%) IIS
14 9 (16.07%) jQuery
14 9 (16.07%) Unit Testing
14 9 (16.07%) Front Office
15 8 (14.29%) Web Design
15 8 (14.29%) CSS
15 8 (14.29%) Linux
15 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
15 8 (14.29%) HTTPS

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (17.86%) IIS
2 6 (10.71%) WordPress
2 6 (10.71%) Apache
2 6 (10.71%) nginx
3 1 (1.79%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Heroku
1 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.79%) PaaS
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.64%) SSL
2 8 (14.29%) HTTPS
3 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.57%) Firewall
4 2 (3.57%) DMZ
5 1 (1.79%) FTP
5 1 (1.79%) DNS
5 1 (1.79%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.93%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.79%) Big Data
4 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (19.64%) Visual Studio
2 7 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 7 (12.50%) Fiddler
3 4 (7.14%) Selenium
3 4 (7.14%) JMeter
4 3 (5.36%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.79%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.79%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.79%) JUnit
5 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 9 (16.07%) Front Office
3 6 (10.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (41.07%) Developer
2 9 (16.07%) C++ Developer
2 9 (16.07%) Development Specialist
3 7 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 6 (10.71%) Software Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Administrator
5 5 (8.93%) Windows Administrator
6 4 (7.14%) Performance Tester
6 4 (7.14%) Senior C++ Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Tester
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Test Specialist
8 2 (3.57%) Analyst
9 1 (1.79%) UI Programmer
9 1 (1.79%) Information Specialist
9 1 (1.79%) Applications Support Technician
9 1 (1.79%) WordPress Developer
9 1 (1.79%) Wintel Specialist
9 1 (1.79%) Performance Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (55.36%) XML
2 27 (48.21%) HTML
3 23 (41.07%) Web Services
4 19 (33.93%) HTML5
5 18 (32.14%) AngularJS
6 17 (30.36%) .NET
7 13 (23.21%) ASP.NET
7 13 (23.21%) REST
8 11 (19.64%) FIX Protocol
9 10 (17.86%) SOAP
9 10 (17.86%) STL
10 9 (16.07%) jQuery
11 8 (14.29%) CSS
11 8 (14.29%) CSS3
11 8 (14.29%) RESTful
12 7 (12.50%) Backbone.js
12 7 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
12 7 (12.50%) JSON
13 5 (8.93%) COM+
13 5 (8.93%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Replication
2 2 (3.57%) Open Source
3 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.79%) Social Media
3 1 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.21%) Windows
2 8 (14.29%) Linux
3 7 (12.50%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.57%) Windows NT
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.07%) Unit Testing
3 8 (14.29%) Web Design
4 7 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 7 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
4 7 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 6 (10.71%) Performance Testing
6 4 (7.14%) Waterfall
7 3 (5.36%) BDD
7 3 (5.36%) Test Automation
7 3 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.57%) Release Management
8 2 (3.57%) Integration Testing
8 2 (3.57%) Web Development
8 2 (3.57%) Refactoring
8 2 (3.57%) ITIL
8 2 (3.57%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.57%) SOA
8 2 (3.57%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (28.57%) C#
3 11 (19.64%) C++
4 10 (17.86%) SQL
5 6 (10.71%) PHP5
5 6 (10.71%) T-SQL
5 6 (10.71%) VB
5 6 (10.71%) Java
5 6 (10.71%) PHP
6 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
7 4 (7.14%) VB6
7 4 (7.14%) C
7 4 (7.14%) Perl
8 2 (3.57%) VBScript
8 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.79%) ClojureScript
9 1 (1.79%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) ISEB
1 1 (1.79%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) RACF
1 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) SCOM
2 2 (3.57%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.79%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.79%) CA LISA
3 1 (1.79%) Graphite
3 1 (1.79%) StatsD
3 1 (1.79%) Puppet
3 1 (1.79%) Ganglia
3 1 (1.79%) OpenView
3 1 (1.79%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.79%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle
3 4 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (1.79%) CA
4 1 (1.79%) Qualys
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