Period
to 16 October 2018

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 16 October 2018 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 123 108
Rank change year-on-year +4 -15 +7
Contract jobs citing HTTP 19 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.64% 0.39% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 4.55% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 16
Edinburgh median daily rate £438 - £340
10th Percentile £350 - £313
90th Percentile £544 - £411
Scotland median daily rate £438 £412 £340
% change year-on-year +6.19% +21.18% -21.16%
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 247 242 276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 8.29% 8.66% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 125 149
Edinburgh median daily rate £438 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £204 £210 £206
90th Percentile £561 £500 £482
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.50 £31.00 £11.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +162.93% -4.53%
10th Percentile £10.30 £30.50 £11.69
90th Percentile £32.50 £31.50 £11.90
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 £30.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -48.36% -23.75% +223.89%

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

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTTP in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HTTP in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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 19 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (89.47%) Spring
3 16 (84.21%) REST
4 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (68.42%) Scrum
6 12 (63.16%) TDD
6 12 (63.16%) JUnit
6 12 (63.16%) OO
6 12 (63.16%) Microservices
6 12 (63.16%) Kubernetes
6 12 (63.16%) gRPC
6 12 (63.16%) Docker
7 11 (57.89%) ServiceStack
7 11 (57.89%) OOA/OOD
8 10 (52.63%) Fintech
9 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
10 6 (31.58%) JIRA
10 6 (31.58%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (31.58%) Hibernate
11 5 (26.32%) Atlassian
11 5 (26.32%) JPA
11 5 (26.32%) HTML
11 5 (26.32%) Bitbucket
11 5 (26.32%) Redis
11 5 (26.32%) JSON
11 5 (26.32%) Memcached
12 4 (21.05%) MongoDB
12 4 (21.05%) RESTful
12 4 (21.05%) Node.js
12 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Software

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%) Apache
1 3 (15.79%) GlassFish
1 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.53%) Mendix
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) JBoss
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (26.32%) Redis
3 4 (21.05%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) JUnit
2 6 (31.58%) JIRA
3 5 (26.32%) Bitbucket
4 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
5 2 (10.53%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
6 1 (5.26%) Ant
6 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
6 1 (5.26%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (5.26%) Maven
6 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 4 (21.05%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 16 (84.21%) Java Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Architect
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (89.47%) Spring
2 16 (84.21%) REST
3 12 (63.16%) gRPC
4 11 (57.89%) ServiceStack
5 6 (31.58%) Hibernate
6 5 (26.32%) HTML
6 5 (26.32%) JPA
6 5 (26.32%) JSON
6 5 (26.32%) Memcached
7 4 (21.05%) CSS
7 4 (21.05%) Node.js
7 4 (21.05%) RESTful
7 4 (21.05%) SOAP
7 4 (21.05%) Web Services
7 4 (21.05%) XML
8 3 (15.79%) Apache CXF
8 3 (15.79%) Java SE
8 3 (15.79%) JAXB
8 3 (15.79%) Middleware
8 3 (15.79%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Fintech
2 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Android
1 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
1 2 (10.53%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (68.42%) Scrum
3 12 (63.16%) Microservices
3 12 (63.16%) OO
3 12 (63.16%) TDD
4 11 (57.89%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Web Application Development
7 2 (10.53%) Android Development
7 2 (10.53%) iOS Development
7 2 (10.53%) Mobile Development
7 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
8 1 (5.26%) API Design
8 1 (5.26%) Compatibility Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (5.26%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (5.26%) Front End Development
8 1 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) Java 8
5 2 (10.53%) Objective-C
6 1 (5.26%) Apple Swift
6 1 (5.26%) C#
6 1 (5.26%) Kotlin
6 1 (5.26%) Python
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (63.16%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.26%) Ansible
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Atlassian
2 2 (10.53%) Appcelerator
2 2 (10.53%) Kony
2 2 (10.53%) OutSystems
2 2 (10.53%) Xamarin
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft