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 3 months to 28 March 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.

Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 71 80
Rank change year-on-year +2 +9  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 2 22 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.22% 1.45% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.67% 16.18% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 4
Median daily rate £455 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.33% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +12.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £38.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year +12.25% -18.42%  

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 75 136 136
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 8.26% 8.95% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 59 51
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £463 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -62.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.07 £15.00 £35.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.24 £15.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing HTTP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HTTP in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Web Design
3 2 (40.00%) JSF
3 2 (40.00%) SSL
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) JSP
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) RichFaces
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (40.00%) Puppet
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) IISP
4 1 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) Ansible
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Hudson

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 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SSL
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) LDAP
2 1 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Artifactory
2 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (20.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Hudson
2 1 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) UI Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) UI Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) UI Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) JSF
2 2 (40.00%) JSP
2 2 (40.00%) RichFaces
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) Apache CXF
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) Java EE
3 1 (20.00%) JDBC
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) Servlets
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Scala
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) IISP
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) Ansible
2 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
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