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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 101 133 62
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -71
Contract jobs citing HTTP 33 7 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.27% 0.22% 2.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.40% 2.25% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 53
Median daily rate £340 £444 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.38% +18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £403 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £32.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-52.30% -23.52%
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
393 311 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 15.14% 9.79% 14.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 127 199
Median daily rate £334 £300 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £168 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £450 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 18
Median hourly rate £41.00 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+156.25% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £33.67 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.04% +7.62%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Glasgow +18 14 £300 -33.33% 5
Edinburgh 0 8 £345 -21.14% 6
Renfrewshire - 5 £266 -
West Dunbartonshire - 3 £420 -
Stirling - 1 £500 -
HTTP
UK

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 38 (46.91%) XML
2 30 (37.04%) Java
2 30 (37.04%) IBM
3 29 (35.80%) RESTful
4 28 (34.57%) SQL
4 28 (34.57%) SOAP
5 27 (33.33%) Windows
5 27 (33.33%) SSL
6 26 (32.10%) JavaScript
6 26 (32.10%) Linux
7 24 (29.63%) Unix
7 24 (29.63%) HTTPS
8 23 (28.40%) JSON
9 22 (27.16%) HTML
10 20 (24.69%) Windows Server
11 19 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (22.22%) Security Cleared
12 18 (22.22%) Web Services
13 17 (20.99%) Python
13 17 (20.99%) HP
13 17 (20.99%) WebSphere
14 16 (19.75%) Shell Script
14 16 (19.75%) Middleware
14 16 (19.75%) REST
15 15 (18.52%) Software Distribution
15 15 (18.52%) Virtual Environments
15 15 (18.52%) SOA
15 15 (18.52%) WSDL
15 15 (18.52%) Microsoft
15 15 (18.52%) XSD

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 17 (20.99%) WebSphere
2 15 (18.52%) WebSphere Application Server
3 14 (17.28%) IBM HTTP Server
4 10 (12.35%) WebSphere Portal
5 9 (11.11%) Apache
6 8 (9.88%) JBoss
7 6 (7.41%) IIS
7 6 (7.41%) nginx
8 5 (6.17%) OpenStack
9 4 (4.94%) Tomcat
10 3 (3.70%) Confluence
10 3 (3.70%) IBM Transformation Extender
10 3 (3.70%) lighttpd
10 3 (3.70%) MQSeries
11 2 (2.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 1 (1.23%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
12 1 (1.23%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.47%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (2.47%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.47%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (33.33%) SSL
2 24 (29.63%) HTTPS
3 11 (13.58%) Firewall
4 9 (11.11%) DNS
4 9 (11.11%) FTP
4 9 (11.11%) iSCSI
4 9 (11.11%) NAS
4 9 (11.11%) SAN
5 6 (7.41%) Internet
5 6 (7.41%) LDAP
6 5 (6.17%) SMTP
6 5 (6.17%) SNMP
7 4 (4.94%) DHCP
7 4 (4.94%) Kerberos
7 4 (4.94%) SSH
7 4 (4.94%) TCP/IP
8 3 (3.70%) IPv4
8 3 (3.70%) IPv6
8 3 (3.70%) Network Security
8 3 (3.70%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.28%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.41%) DB2
2 6 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.70%) MySQL
3 3 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.47%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.23%) HBase
5 1 (1.23%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.23%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 12 (14.81%) SoapUI
2 5 (6.17%) ClearCase
2 5 (6.17%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.17%) gulp
3 4 (4.94%) JIRA
3 4 (4.94%) Subversion
4 3 (3.70%) Selenium
4 3 (3.70%) XMLSpy
5 2 (2.47%) Ant
5 2 (2.47%) Artifactory
5 2 (2.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.47%) Fiddler
5 2 (2.47%) Gradle
5 2 (2.47%) Grunt
5 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.47%) Maven
5 2 (2.47%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (2.47%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.47%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (9.88%) Finance
2 6 (7.41%) Banking
3 2 (2.47%) Electronics
4 1 (1.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 34 (41.98%) Developer
2 9 (11.11%) Integration Developer
3 8 (9.88%) Software Engineer
4 7 (8.64%) WebSphere Specialist
5 6 (7.41%) UI Developer
6 4 (4.94%) Administrator
6 4 (4.94%) Applications Specialist
6 4 (4.94%) Support Specialist
7 3 (3.70%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Node.js Developer
7 3 (3.70%) PHP Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Server Specialist
7 3 (3.70%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (3.70%) UI/UX Developer
7 3 (3.70%) UX Developer
7 3 (3.70%) WebSphere Server Specialist
7 3 (3.70%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
8 2 (2.47%) SCCM Engineer
8 2 (2.47%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (46.91%) XML
2 29 (35.80%) RESTful
3 28 (34.57%) SOAP
4 23 (28.40%) JSON
5 22 (27.16%) HTML
6 18 (22.22%) Web Services
7 16 (19.75%) Middleware
7 16 (19.75%) REST
8 15 (18.52%) WSDL
8 15 (18.52%) XSD
9 12 (14.81%) CSS
9 12 (14.81%) IBM Integration Bus
10 11 (13.58%) J2EE
11 10 (12.35%) Java EE
12 8 (9.88%) jQuery
12 8 (9.88%) JSP
13 7 (8.64%) JSF
14 6 (7.41%) Apache CXF
15 5 (6.17%) RichFaces
16 4 (4.94%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) DataPower
2 9 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 8 (9.88%) Public Cloud
3 8 (9.88%) Replication
4 7 (8.64%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (7.41%) User Experience
6 4 (4.94%) Algorithms
6 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.94%) Clustering
6 4 (4.94%) Data Structures
7 3 (3.70%) Data Centre
7 3 (3.70%) iPad
7 3 (3.70%) PKI
7 3 (3.70%) SWIFT
8 2 (2.47%) Internet of Things
9 1 (1.23%) Arduino
9 1 (1.23%) Raspberry Pi
9 1 (1.23%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 27 (33.33%) Windows
2 26 (32.10%) Linux
3 24 (29.63%) Unix
4 20 (24.69%) Windows Server
5 13 (16.05%) AIX
6 9 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (8.64%) Mac OS X
7 7 (8.64%) Solaris
8 5 (6.17%) Debian
8 5 (6.17%) SUSE
9 1 (1.23%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.23%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (18.52%) SOA
2 15 (18.52%) Software Distribution
2 15 (18.52%) Virtual Environments
3 14 (17.28%) ITIL
4 8 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (9.88%) ITSM
4 8 (9.88%) OO
4 8 (9.88%) Software Engineering
4 8 (9.88%) Web Design
5 7 (8.64%) Analytics
5 7 (8.64%) Waterfall
6 6 (7.41%) Information Security
6 6 (7.41%) Web Development
7 4 (4.94%) High Availability
7 4 (4.94%) OOD
7 4 (4.94%) Project Management
7 4 (4.94%) Service Design
7 4 (4.94%) Software Architecture
7 4 (4.94%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (37.04%) Java
2 28 (34.57%) SQL
3 26 (32.10%) JavaScript
4 17 (20.99%) Python
5 16 (19.75%) Shell Script
6 8 (9.88%) Jython
6 8 (9.88%) PHP
6 8 (9.88%) PowerShell
7 7 (8.64%) Bash Shell
7 7 (8.64%) Perl
8 2 (2.47%) C#
8 2 (2.47%) C++
8 2 (2.47%) Korn
8 2 (2.47%) PHP 5
8 2 (2.47%) Ruby
9 1 (1.23%) C
9 1 (1.23%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 18 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 15 (18.52%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.64%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.17%) Degree
5 4 (4.94%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.47%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.23%) IISP
7 1 (1.23%) ISEB
7 1 (1.23%) OCA
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (4.94%) QA
3 3 (3.70%) HL7
3 3 (3.70%) SEPA
4 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.64%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.70%) Docker
5 2 (2.47%) VirtualBox
5 2 (2.47%) Xen
6 1 (1.23%) Firmware
6 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.23%) KVM
6 1 (1.23%) NFS
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.23%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 12 (14.81%) SCCM
2 11 (13.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 11 (13.58%) Puppet
3 8 (9.88%) BladeLogic
3 8 (9.88%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 8 (9.88%) SCOrch
4 4 (4.94%) WSUS
5 3 (3.70%) Cacti
5 3 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (3.70%) Munin
5 3 (3.70%) Nagios
5 3 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.47%) Ansible
6 2 (2.47%) CA Wily
6 2 (2.47%) logstash
6 2 (2.47%) Perfmon
6 2 (2.47%) rkt
6 2 (2.47%) Tivoli
6 2 (2.47%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 30 (37.04%) IBM
2 17 (20.99%) HP
3 15 (18.52%) Microsoft
4 8 (9.88%) BMC
4 8 (9.88%) CA
4 8 (9.88%) Dell
5 7 (8.64%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.94%) Oracle
6 4 (4.94%) Symantec
6 4 (4.94%) VMware
7 3 (3.70%) Atlassian
7 3 (3.70%) Remedy
8 2 (2.47%) Google
8 2 (2.47%) Splunk
9 1 (1.23%) Cisco
9 1 (1.23%) DataSynapse
9 1 (1.23%) EMC
9 1 (1.23%) NetApp
9 1 (1.23%) Sybase
9 1 (1.23%) TIBCO
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