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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 109 - 107
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 12 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.44% - 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.76% - 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£413 - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £435 £368
% change year-on-year
-5.45% +18.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £38.50 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-68.83% -35.83%
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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
319 297 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.57% 11.75% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 123 134
Average daily rate £325 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £188 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 23
Average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £36.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -18.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £11.08 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTPS across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

HTTPS Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

HTTPS
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 HTTPS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Glasgow - 11 £413 -
Perth and Kinross - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
HTTPS
UK

HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 12 (85.71%) HTML
1 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 12 (85.71%) HTTP
2 11 (78.57%) CSS
2 11 (78.57%) Web Design
2 11 (78.57%) HTML5
2 11 (78.57%) CSS3
2 11 (78.57%) Responsive Web Design
3 10 (71.43%) KnockoutJS
3 10 (71.43%) AngularJS
4 9 (64.29%) Backbone.js
4 9 (64.29%) jQuery
4 9 (64.29%) Finance
5 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (35.71%) Jasmine
7 5 (35.71%) Sass
7 5 (35.71%) LESS
7 5 (35.71%) Visualisation
7 5 (35.71%) SVG
8 4 (28.57%) D3.js
9 3 (21.43%) Web Services
9 3 (21.43%) MVC
9 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
9 3 (21.43%) User Experience
10 2 (14.29%) CMS
10 2 (14.29%) OO
10 2 (14.29%) UNIX
11 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy

HTTPS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) SSL
2 1 (7.14%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Jasmine
2 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
2 4 (28.57%) UI Developer
2 4 (28.57%) UI Programmer
3 3 (21.43%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Web Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) HTML Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Test Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Charles River Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) HTML
2 11 (78.57%) CSS
2 11 (78.57%) HTML5
2 11 (78.57%) CSS3
3 10 (71.43%) KnockoutJS
3 10 (71.43%) AngularJS
4 9 (64.29%) jQuery
4 9 (64.29%) Backbone.js
5 6 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (35.71%) Sass
6 5 (35.71%) LESS
6 5 (35.71%) SVG
7 4 (28.57%) D3.js
8 3 (21.43%) Web Services
9 1 (7.14%) JSP
9 1 (7.14%) .NET
9 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Visualisation
2 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
2 3 (21.43%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) UNIX
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
2 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Web Design
1 11 (78.57%) Responsive Web Design
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) MVC
4 2 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Load Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
1 1 (7.14%) IBM
1 1 (7.14%) HP
1 1 (7.14%) CA
1 1 (7.14%) Charles River