The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Scotland region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 70 97 94
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -3
Contract jobs citing HTTP 65 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.37% 0.53% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.91% 6.10% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 1 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £365 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +32.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £365 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £365 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.25 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+172.22% -25.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
363 213 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.21% 8.64% 12.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 100 113
Average daily rate £340 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £158 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £423 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 25
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.13 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.15% -6.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £9.20 £13.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £32.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.61%
HTTP
UK

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Edinburgh +17 43 £400 +9.58% 3
Glasgow +7 20 £375 - 6
Stirling - - - -
Highlands - - - -
HTTP
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HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 61 (57.01%) XML
2 56 (52.34%) Java
3 55 (51.40%) Linux
4 47 (43.93%) HTML
5 39 (36.45%) SOAP
5 39 (36.45%) Mac OS X
6 38 (35.51%) Web Services
7 37 (34.58%) RESTful
8 31 (28.97%) JSON
8 31 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (26.17%) Windows
9 28 (26.17%) Waterfall
10 27 (25.23%) Responsive Web Design
11 26 (24.30%) Web Design
12 24 (22.43%) Project Management
13 23 (21.50%) Relational Database
13 23 (21.50%) Web Development
14 22 (20.56%) Unit Testing
14 22 (20.56%) HTML5
15 20 (18.69%) JavaScript
16 19 (17.76%) SSL
17 18 (16.82%) UNIX
17 18 (16.82%) CSS
17 18 (16.82%) CSS3
17 18 (16.82%) Release Management
17 18 (16.82%) jQuery
18 17 (15.89%) Java EE
18 17 (15.89%) Open Source
19 16 (14.95%) REST
19 16 (14.95%) Finance

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 11 (10.28%) IIS
2 9 (8.41%) Apache
3 8 (7.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 5 (4.67%) Oracle Application Server
4 5 (4.67%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.74%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (3.74%) PaaS
1 4 (3.74%) Heroku
2 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.76%) SSL
2 15 (14.02%) TCP/IP
3 13 (12.15%) Reverse Proxy
4 10 (9.35%) DNS
5 5 (4.67%) LDAP
5 5 (4.67%) Kerberos
5 5 (4.67%) Wireshark
6 4 (3.74%) X.509
7 1 (0.93%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (21.50%) Relational Database
2 12 (11.21%) Neo4j
2 12 (11.21%) MongoDB
2 12 (11.21%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (1.87%) MySQL
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (12.15%) Subversion
2 9 (8.41%) Git (software)
3 8 (7.48%) Visual Studio
4 7 (6.54%) Fiddler
5 4 (3.74%) CppUnit
5 4 (3.74%) Ant
5 4 (3.74%) Maven
5 4 (3.74%) GoogleTest
6 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.87%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.87%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (1.87%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.93%) ProC
7 1 (0.93%) JMeter
7 1 (0.93%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.93%) Selenium
7 1 (0.93%) JUnit
7 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.93%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (14.95%) Finance
2 8 (7.48%) Retail
3 7 (6.54%) Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 64 (59.81%) Developer
2 21 (19.63%) Java Developer
3 14 (13.08%) Front-End Developer
4 12 (11.21%) UI Developer
4 12 (11.21%) UI Programmer
4 12 (11.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (9.35%) Lead Developer
6 9 (8.41%) Analyst
7 8 (7.48%) C++ Developer
8 7 (6.54%) Senior Developer
9 6 (5.61%) Software Engineer
9 6 (5.61%) Web Developer
10 5 (4.67%) Oracle Analyst
10 5 (4.67%) Middleware Analyst
11 4 (3.74%) Web Engineer
11 4 (3.74%) Programmer
11 4 (3.74%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (3.74%) Team Leader
12 3 (2.80%) Java Programmer
12 3 (2.80%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (57.01%) XML
2 47 (43.93%) HTML
3 39 (36.45%) SOAP
4 38 (35.51%) Web Services
5 37 (34.58%) RESTful
6 31 (28.97%) JSON
7 22 (20.56%) HTML5
8 18 (16.82%) CSS3
8 18 (16.82%) jQuery
8 18 (16.82%) CSS
9 17 (15.89%) Java EE
10 16 (14.95%) REST
11 13 (12.15%) RichFaces
11 13 (12.15%) JSF
11 13 (12.15%) STL
12 12 (11.21%) Hibernate
12 12 (11.21%) JAX-RS
13 11 (10.28%) OLE DB
13 11 (10.28%) ATL
13 11 (10.28%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.89%) Open Source
2 8 (7.48%) FMCG
3 5 (4.67%) PKI
4 2 (1.87%) Replication
5 1 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 55 (51.40%) Linux
2 39 (36.45%) Mac OS X
3 28 (26.17%) Windows
4 18 (16.82%) UNIX
5 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.87%) AIX
6 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (26.17%) Waterfall
3 27 (25.23%) Responsive Web Design
4 26 (24.30%) Web Design
5 24 (22.43%) Project Management
6 23 (21.50%) Web Development
7 22 (20.56%) Unit Testing
8 18 (16.82%) Release Management
9 14 (13.08%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (13.08%) Configuration Management
10 13 (12.15%) Refactoring
10 13 (12.15%) Business Transformation
10 13 (12.15%) Dependency Management
11 12 (11.21%) Web Accessibility
11 12 (11.21%) Software Engineering
12 10 (9.35%) Capacity Planning
13 6 (5.61%) Software Testing
13 6 (5.61%) TDD
13 6 (5.61%) Scrum
13 6 (5.61%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 56 (52.34%) Java
2 20 (18.69%) JavaScript
3 13 (12.15%) C++
4 11 (10.28%) SQL
5 6 (5.61%) C#
6 5 (4.67%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.74%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.80%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.80%) Perl
9 2 (1.87%) PHP
9 2 (1.87%) C
9 2 (1.87%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.93%) Clojure
10 1 (0.93%) ClojureScript
10 1 (0.93%) Python
10 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (0.93%) ISEB
1 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
1 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
1 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.87%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.93%) RHEV
2 1 (0.93%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (4.67%) Puppet
1 5 (4.67%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.80%) OpenSSO
2 3 (2.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.87%) SCOM
3 2 (1.87%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.93%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.93%) Nagios
4 1 (0.93%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.93%) CA LISA
4 1 (0.93%) StatsD
Vendors
1 11 (10.28%) Oracle
1 11 (10.28%) JBoss
2 8 (7.48%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.61%) ForgeRock
4 4 (3.74%) Google
5 3 (2.80%) Sun
5 3 (2.80%) HP
6 1 (0.93%) CA
6 1 (0.93%) InterSystems
6 1 (0.93%) VMware
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago