The table below looks at the statistics for HTTPS 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 HTTPS over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 115 118 106
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 8 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.29% 0.041% 0.097%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.26% 0.36% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£500 - £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.05 - £36.50
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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
354 276 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.81% 11.36% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 95 155
Average daily rate £338 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 11
Average hourly rate £29.50 £21.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.47% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £18.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £29.17 £21.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

HTTPS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HTTPS across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

HTTPS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

HTTPS
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HTTPS across the Scotland region.

HTTPS Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing HTTPS 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 HTTPS.

1 23 (92.00%) HTML
1 23 (92.00%) JavaScript
2 21 (84.00%) HTTP
2 21 (84.00%) HTML5
3 20 (80.00%) CSS3
3 20 (80.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 20 (80.00%) Web Design
3 20 (80.00%) CSS
3 20 (80.00%) AngularJS
3 20 (80.00%) KnockoutJS
4 19 (76.00%) Backbone.js
5 18 (72.00%) jQuery
6 17 (68.00%) Finance
7 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (32.00%) Visualisation
8 8 (32.00%) Jasmine
8 8 (32.00%) SVG
8 8 (32.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (28.00%) Sass
9 7 (28.00%) LESS
10 6 (24.00%) D3.js
11 5 (20.00%) Mobile App
12 3 (12.00%) MVC
12 3 (12.00%) OO
12 3 (12.00%) Web Services
13 2 (8.00%) UNIX
13 2 (8.00%) Windows
13 2 (8.00%) Linux
13 2 (8.00%) Windows 2000
13 2 (8.00%) .NET

HTTPS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing HTTPS 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 HTTPS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (84.00%) HTTP
2 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.00%) SSL
2 2 (8.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Jasmine
General
1 17 (68.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) Front-End Developer
3 7 (28.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (16.00%) UI Developer
4 4 (16.00%) UI Programmer
4 4 (16.00%) Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Web Developer
5 3 (12.00%) HTML Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Charles River Business Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (92.00%) HTML
2 21 (84.00%) HTML5
3 20 (80.00%) CSS3
3 20 (80.00%) CSS
3 20 (80.00%) KnockoutJS
3 20 (80.00%) AngularJS
4 19 (76.00%) Backbone.js
5 18 (72.00%) jQuery
6 8 (32.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (32.00%) SVG
7 7 (28.00%) Sass
7 7 (28.00%) LESS
8 6 (24.00%) D3.js
9 3 (12.00%) Web Services
10 2 (8.00%) JSP
10 2 (8.00%) .NET
10 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Visualisation
2 5 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) UNIX
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
1 2 (8.00%) Windows 2000
1 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) Web Design
1 20 (80.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.00%) OO
3 3 (12.00%) MVC
4 2 (8.00%) Workflow
4 2 (8.00%) Validation
4 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (8.00%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.00%) Scrum
5 1 (4.00%) TDD
5 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) MCSE
1 2 (8.00%) CCNP
1 2 (8.00%) CCNA
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Nessus
1 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle
1 2 (8.00%) HP
1 2 (8.00%) Charles River