Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for HTTP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HTTP over the 6 months to 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 120 115 98
Rank change year-on-year -5 -17 +10
Contract jobs citing HTTP 9 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.35% 0.73% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.90% 8.17% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 11
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +17.65% -11.69%
10th Percentile £366 £360 £275
90th Percentile £466 £731 £450
Scotland median daily rate £419 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +4.69% +14.29% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

HTTP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 231 257 236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.03% 8.91% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 138 137
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £384 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.61% +2.47% -
10th Percentile £207 £209 £200
90th Percentile £561 £588 £500
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 7
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.25 £16.86 £52.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.31% -67.58% +103.92%
10th Percentile £15.04 £16.29 £13.10
90th Percentile £29.05 £17.43 £52.17
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -10.26% -7.14% +23.53%

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing HTTP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for HTTP in Edinburgh

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HTTP in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTP in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing HTTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) Spring
3 5 (55.56%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) DNS
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) SSL
5 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (33.33%) XML
5 3 (33.33%) Unix
5 3 (33.33%) HTML
5 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) SOAP
5 3 (33.33%) Apache
5 3 (33.33%) Release Management
6 2 (22.22%) GlassFish
6 2 (22.22%) F5
6 2 (22.22%) REST
6 2 (22.22%) Web Application Development
6 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
6 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
6 2 (22.22%) DevOps
6 2 (22.22%) MyBatis
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (22.22%) Java 8
6 2 (22.22%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
6 2 (22.22%) JAXB
6 2 (22.22%) SQL

HTTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 3 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (22.22%) GlassFish
2 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
3 1 (11.11%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (11.11%) IIS
3 1 (11.11%) JBoss
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
1 1 (11.11%) Route 53
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
1 4 (44.44%) SSL
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
4 1 (11.11%) Extranet
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) Intranet
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) Ant
2 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 1 (11.11%) JUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Maven
2 1 (11.11%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Web Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Spring
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) SOAP
3 3 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) Apache CXF
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) Java SE
4 2 (22.22%) JAXB
4 2 (22.22%) Middleware
4 2 (22.22%) MyBatis
4 2 (22.22%) REST
5 1 (11.11%) gRPC
5 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
5 1 (11.11%) JMS
5 1 (11.11%) JSF
5 1 (11.11%) JSON
5 1 (11.11%) JSP
5 1 (11.11%) OSGi
5 1 (11.11%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Fintech
2 1 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) AIX
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Release Management
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Web Application Development
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Microservices
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) Java 8
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Kubernetes
1 1 (11.11%) Packer
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) F5
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) IBM