The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 112 120 58
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -62
Contract jobs citing HTTP 33 11 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.14% 0.38% 2.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.01% 3.50% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 57
Median daily rate £358 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £321 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £433 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +230.00%
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
549 314 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.01% 10.84% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 142 179
Median daily rate £330 £337 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £158 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £450 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 19 19
Median hourly rate £38.00 £31.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.68% +51.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £13.25 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.75 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing HTTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Renfrewshire - 10 £300 -
Edinburgh -12 9 £395 +12.85% 1
Glasgow +8 8 £400 +2.56% 6
Stirling - 1 £500 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £425 -
HTTP
UK

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HTTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 49 (52.69%) XML
2 43 (46.24%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (43.01%) Web Services
3 40 (43.01%) JavaScript
4 39 (41.94%) SOAP
4 39 (41.94%) JSON
5 38 (40.86%) RESTful
6 35 (37.63%) SQL
6 35 (37.63%) Linux
7 33 (35.48%) Java
8 32 (34.41%) IBM
9 30 (32.26%) SSL
10 27 (29.03%) HTTPS
10 27 (29.03%) HTML
10 27 (29.03%) Windows
11 26 (27.96%) Unix
12 23 (24.73%) Middleware
13 22 (23.66%) Windows Server
14 21 (22.58%) Waterfall
14 21 (22.58%) REST
14 21 (22.58%) HP
14 21 (22.58%) CSS
14 21 (22.58%) WSDL
14 21 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (21.51%) SOA
15 20 (21.51%) XSD
16 18 (19.35%) Security Cleared
17 17 (18.28%) Python
17 17 (18.28%) Mac OS X
18 16 (17.20%) Project Management

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (17.20%) Apache
2 15 (16.13%) WebSphere
3 12 (12.90%) nginx
4 11 (11.83%) WebSphere Application Server
5 10 (10.75%) IBM HTTP Server
6 9 (9.68%) IIS
6 9 (9.68%) MQSeries
7 8 (8.60%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 7 (7.53%) Node.js
9 6 (6.45%) WebSphere Portal
10 5 (5.38%) Tomcat
11 4 (4.30%) Confluence
11 4 (4.30%) OpenStack
12 3 (3.23%) lighttpd
13 2 (2.15%) JBoss
13 2 (2.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 1 (1.08%) Oracle Coherence
14 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
14 1 (1.08%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.38%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (5.38%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (5.38%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.15%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (32.26%) SSL
2 27 (29.03%) HTTPS
3 15 (16.13%) FTP
4 13 (13.98%) DNS
5 11 (11.83%) Firewall
6 9 (9.68%) iSCSI
6 9 (9.68%) NAS
6 9 (9.68%) SAN
7 8 (8.60%) TCP/IP
7 8 (8.60%) WinSCP
8 6 (6.45%) LDAP
9 5 (5.38%) DHCP
9 5 (5.38%) SMTP
9 5 (5.38%) SNMP
10 4 (4.30%) Kerberos
10 4 (4.30%) Reverse Proxy
10 4 (4.30%) SSH
11 3 (3.23%) IPv4
11 3 (3.23%) IPv6
11 3 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.05%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.90%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.45%) DB2
4 3 (3.23%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.23%) MySQL
4 3 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.15%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.15%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.08%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.08%) HBase
6 1 (1.08%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.08%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 12 (12.90%) SoapUI
2 10 (10.75%) ClearCase
3 8 (8.60%) Git (software)
3 8 (8.60%) gulp
3 8 (8.60%) XMLSpy
4 5 (5.38%) JIRA
5 4 (4.30%) Subversion
6 3 (3.23%) Selenium
7 2 (2.15%) Ant
7 2 (2.15%) Artifactory
7 2 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.15%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.15%) Fiddler
7 2 (2.15%) Gradle
7 2 (2.15%) Hudson
7 2 (2.15%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.15%) Maven
7 2 (2.15%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (2.15%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.15%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (10.75%) Finance
2 6 (6.45%) Banking
3 2 (2.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 37 (39.78%) Developer
2 12 (12.90%) Software Engineer
3 9 (9.68%) Integration Developer
4 8 (8.60%) PHP Developer
5 6 (6.45%) Node.js Developer
6 5 (5.38%) WebSphere Specialist
7 4 (4.30%) Administrator
7 4 (4.30%) Applications Specialist
7 4 (4.30%) Consultant
7 4 (4.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (4.30%) Web Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Middleware Consultant
8 3 (3.23%) Server Specialist
8 3 (3.23%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (3.23%) WebSphere Consultant
8 3 (3.23%) WebSphere Server Specialist
8 3 (3.23%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (52.69%) XML
2 40 (43.01%) Web Services
3 39 (41.94%) JSON
3 39 (41.94%) SOAP
4 38 (40.86%) RESTful
5 27 (29.03%) HTML
6 23 (24.73%) Middleware
7 21 (22.58%) CSS
7 21 (22.58%) REST
7 21 (22.58%) WSDL
8 20 (21.51%) XSD
9 12 (12.90%) IBM Integration Bus
10 9 (9.68%) CSS3
10 9 (9.68%) HTML5
10 9 (9.68%) XSLT
11 8 (8.60%) EDI
11 8 (8.60%) JMS
11 8 (8.60%) jQuery
11 8 (8.60%) XSL
12 7 (7.53%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.13%) DataPower
2 14 (15.05%) Data Centre
3 12 (12.90%) Computer Science
4 8 (8.60%) Public Cloud
4 8 (8.60%) Replication
4 8 (8.60%) SWIFT
5 7 (7.53%) Algorithms
5 7 (7.53%) Data Structures
5 7 (7.53%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (7.53%) User Experience
6 6 (6.45%) iPad
7 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (4.30%) Clustering
8 3 (3.23%) PKI
9 1 (1.08%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 35 (37.63%) Linux
2 27 (29.03%) Windows
3 26 (27.96%) Unix
4 22 (23.66%) Windows Server
5 17 (18.28%) Mac OS X
6 9 (9.68%) AIX
7 5 (5.38%) Debian
7 5 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (5.38%) SUSE
8 3 (3.23%) Solaris
9 1 (1.08%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (46.24%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (22.58%) Waterfall
3 20 (21.51%) SOA
4 16 (17.20%) Project Management
4 16 (17.20%) Web Development
5 15 (16.13%) ITIL
5 15 (16.13%) Software Engineering
6 14 (15.05%) Software Distribution
6 14 (15.05%) Software Testing
6 14 (15.05%) Unit Testing
6 14 (15.05%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (13.98%) SDLC
8 11 (11.83%) Capacity Planning
8 11 (11.83%) OO
8 11 (11.83%) System Testing
9 10 (10.75%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (9.68%) Open Source
10 9 (9.68%) Refactoring
10 9 (9.68%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 40 (43.01%) JavaScript
2 35 (37.63%) SQL
3 33 (35.48%) Java
4 17 (18.28%) Python
5 13 (13.98%) PHP
6 12 (12.90%) Shell Script
7 8 (8.60%) Jython
7 8 (8.60%) PowerShell
8 7 (7.53%) Bash Shell
8 7 (7.53%) Perl
8 7 (7.53%) PHP 5
9 2 (2.15%) C#
9 2 (2.15%) Korn
9 2 (2.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 15 (16.13%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.38%) Degree
5 4 (4.30%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.23%) IISP
6 3 (3.23%) ISEB
7 2 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.08%) OCA
8 1 (1.08%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (8.60%) HL7
2 8 (8.60%) SEPA
3 5 (5.38%) QA
4 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.30%) Docker
5 3 (3.23%) Xen
6 2 (2.15%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.08%) KVM
7 1 (1.08%) NFS
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.08%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 12 (12.90%) Puppet
2 11 (11.83%) SCCM
3 10 (10.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 8 (8.60%) BladeLogic
4 8 (8.60%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 8 (8.60%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (8.60%) SCOrch
5 4 (4.30%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (4.30%) WSUS
6 3 (3.23%) Cacti
6 3 (3.23%) Munin
6 3 (3.23%) Nagios
7 2 (2.15%) Ansible
7 2 (2.15%) CA Wily
7 2 (2.15%) logstash
7 2 (2.15%) Perfmon
7 2 (2.15%) Tivoli
7 2 (2.15%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 32 (34.41%) IBM
2 21 (22.58%) HP
3 15 (16.13%) Microsoft
4 8 (8.60%) BMC
4 8 (8.60%) CA
4 8 (8.60%) Dell
4 8 (8.60%) Remedy
5 7 (7.53%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.38%) VMware
7 4 (4.30%) Atlassian
7 4 (4.30%) Oracle
7 4 (4.30%) Symantec
8 2 (2.15%) Google
8 2 (2.15%) Splunk
9 1 (1.08%) Cisco
9 1 (1.08%) DataSynapse
9 1 (1.08%) EMC
9 1 (1.08%) Intel
9 1 (1.08%) NetApp
9 1 (1.08%) Sybase