Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 109 104
Rank change year-on-year -12 -5 +9
Contract jobs citing HTTP 13 3 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.45% 0.15% 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.96% 1.89% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 13
Edinburgh median daily rate £500 £455 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.89% +21.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £325 £453 £307
90th Percentile £650 £458 £426
Scotland median daily rate £425 £424 £385
% change year-on-year +0.29% +10.06% +8.07%
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 218 159 271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 7.52% 7.79% 9.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 78 112
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +10.70%
10th Percentile £125 £207 £263
90th Percentile £573 £514 £525
Scotland median daily rate £325 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -11.02% +4.36% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £13.25 £22.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.11% +50.00% -62.50%
10th Percentile £9.68 £15.49 £14.50
90th Percentile £16.63 £46.49 £15.50
Scotland median hourly rate £15.50 £30.93 £40.00
% change year-on-year -49.88% -22.69% +10.65%

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 20 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HTTP in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 11 (84.62%) Java
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) REST
4 6 (46.15%) Linux
5 5 (38.46%) Spring
6 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
6 4 (30.77%) JSON
6 4 (30.77%) Scrum
6 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 4 (30.77%) JUnit
6 4 (30.77%) SOAP
6 4 (30.77%) Web Services
6 4 (30.77%) Microservices
6 4 (30.77%) RESTful
7 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
7 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (23.08%) JPA
7 3 (23.08%) Kubernetes
7 3 (23.08%) Docker
7 3 (23.08%) ServiceStack
7 3 (23.08%) XML
7 3 (23.08%) Unix
7 3 (23.08%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (23.08%) OO
7 3 (23.08%) Apache
7 3 (23.08%) TDD
7 3 (23.08%) Banking
7 3 (23.08%) gRPC
7 3 (23.08%) Fintech
8 2 (15.38%) Ionic Framework

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 (23.08%) Apache
2 2 (15.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (15.38%) CMS
2 2 (15.38%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (7.69%) GlassFish
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Process Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
1 1 (7.69%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (7.69%) SSL
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Jackrabbit
1 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
1 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (15.38%) Redis
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) JUnit
2 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
3 2 (15.38%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 2 (15.38%) Bitbucket
3 2 (15.38%) JIRA
4 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.69%) Mockito
4 1 (7.69%) SonarQube
4 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 3 (23.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Java Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Java Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Java Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) REST
2 5 (38.46%) Spring
3 4 (30.77%) JSON
3 4 (30.77%) RESTful
3 4 (30.77%) SOAP
3 4 (30.77%) Web Services
4 3 (23.08%) gRPC
4 3 (23.08%) JPA
4 3 (23.08%) ServiceStack
4 3 (23.08%) XML
5 2 (15.38%) Apache Cordova
5 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
5 2 (15.38%) Ionic Framework
5 2 (15.38%) iOS SDK
5 2 (15.38%) JSR 170
5 2 (15.38%) Memcached
5 2 (15.38%) Node.js
5 2 (15.38%) PhoneGap
5 2 (15.38%) React Native
5 2 (15.38%) XHR
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Fintech
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Unix
3 2 (15.38%) AIX
3 2 (15.38%) Android
3 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
3 2 (15.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Microservices
2 4 (30.77%) Scrum
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (23.08%) OO
3 3 (23.08%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (23.08%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) Android Development
4 2 (15.38%) Content Management
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) iOS Development
4 2 (15.38%) Mobile Development
4 2 (15.38%) Open Source
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Refactoring
4 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
4 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) Objective-C
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Apple Swift
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) Java 8
4 1 (7.69%) Kotlin
4 1 (7.69%) Python
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Kubernetes
2 1 (7.69%) Ansible
2 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.69%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Adobe
1 2 (15.38%) Appcelerator
1 2 (15.38%) Atlassian
1 2 (15.38%) IBM
1 2 (15.38%) Kony
1 2 (15.38%) Xamarin
2 1 (7.69%) F5
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle