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 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 93 82
Rank change year-on-year +17 -11  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 3 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.24% 0.59% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.09% 5.16% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.61%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £487 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +21.81% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.90 £20.83 £45.00
% change year-on-year -23.65% -53.71%  

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 97 155 127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 7.90% 11.51% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 66 42
Median daily rate £310 £355 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.67% +14.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £295 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

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 27 June 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
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Puppet
2 3 (60.00%) SSL
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Task Automation
4 1 (20.00%) User Experience
4 1 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (20.00%) Ansible
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) API Design

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (20.00%) BrowserStack
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Route 53
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SSL
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
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%) IBM UrbanCode
2 1 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Developer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) JDBC
2 1 (20.00%) JSP
2 1 (20.00%) Servlets
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Task Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) API Design
3 1 (20.00%) Artefact Management
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Release Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
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
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) Ansible
2 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef