Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 109 121
Rank change year-on-year -6 +12 -50
Contract jobs citing HTTP 19 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.65% 0.85% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.81% 6.41% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 16 8
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £340 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -23.38% +10.94%
10th Percentile £355 £294 £367
90th Percentile £445 £371 £493
Scotland median daily rate £406 £340 £425
% change year-on-year +19.41% -20.00% +7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £43.00 -

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 279 281 276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.49% 13.30% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 149 106
Edinburgh median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £210 £205 £214
90th Percentile £543 £500 £492
Scotland median daily rate £361 £340 £330
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.03% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Edinburgh median hourly rate £31.00 £33.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.46% +34.00% +38.89%
10th Percentile £30.50 £12.53 £12.35
90th Percentile £31.50 £52.12 £34.85
Scotland median hourly rate £28.13 £30.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year -6.25% +73.91% -42.50%

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 21 November 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 12 (63.16%) Java
2 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (52.63%) Linux
4 9 (47.37%) TCP/IP
4 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
4 9 (47.37%) HTML
5 7 (36.84%) Web Services
5 7 (36.84%) SSL
6 6 (31.58%) DNS
6 6 (31.58%) HTML5
7 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
7 5 (26.32%) DevOps
7 5 (26.32%) React
7 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
7 5 (26.32%) RESTful
7 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
7 5 (26.32%) XML
7 5 (26.32%) Banking
7 5 (26.32%) JSON
7 5 (26.32%) Firewall
8 4 (21.05%) Refactoring
8 4 (21.05%) SOAP
8 4 (21.05%) SQL
8 4 (21.05%) Mac OS X
8 4 (21.05%) Project Management
8 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
8 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
8 4 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (21.05%) Relational Database

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 (15.79%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) MTS
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.53%) npm
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
3 1 (5.26%) Route 53
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) TCP/IP
2 7 (36.84%) SSL
3 6 (31.58%) DNS
4 5 (26.32%) Firewall
5 3 (15.79%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (10.53%) Internet
6 2 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (10.53%) SMTP
7 1 (5.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) JMeter
2 1 (5.26%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 5 (26.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (10.53%) HTML Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Information Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Linux Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Non-Functional Tester
3 2 (10.53%) Security Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps Developer
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) HTML
2 7 (36.84%) Web Services
3 6 (31.58%) HTML5
4 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
4 5 (26.32%) JSON
4 5 (26.32%) React
4 5 (26.32%) RESTful
4 5 (26.32%) XML
5 4 (21.05%) SOAP
6 3 (15.79%) CSS
6 3 (15.79%) jQuery
6 3 (15.79%) RequireJS
7 2 (10.53%) CSS3
7 2 (10.53%) Java EE
7 2 (10.53%) Node.js
8 1 (5.26%) .NET
8 1 (5.26%) Backbone.js
8 1 (5.26%) Gherkin
8 1 (5.26%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.53%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) DataPower
2 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Mac OS X
3 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Unix
4 1 (5.26%) Windows
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (26.32%) DevOps
2 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
2 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
3 4 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (21.05%) Microservices
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 4 (21.05%) Refactoring
3 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
3 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
4 3 (15.79%) BDD
4 3 (15.79%) ETL
4 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
4 3 (15.79%) Mobile First
4 3 (15.79%) Open Source
4 3 (15.79%) Progressive Enhancement
4 3 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (15.79%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Java
2 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.53%) Perl
4 2 (10.53%) PHP
4 2 (10.53%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) ES6
5 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) Ansible
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle
1 1 (5.26%) VMware