Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 24 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 67 88
Rank change year-on-year -24 +21 -35
Contract jobs citing HTTP 5 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.38% 1.79% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.36% 11.24% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 5
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +9.54%
10th Percentile £340 £260 £380
90th Percentile £434 £431 £503
Scotland median daily rate £400 £340 £425
% change year-on-year +17.65% -20.00% +7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow 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 Glasgow with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 149 178 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 11.47% 15.94% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 100 91
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £339 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.08% +4.23% -4.06%
10th Percentile £144 £200 £150
90th Percentile £550 £438 £463
Scotland median daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year +6.62% +1.49% +3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 6
Glasgow median hourly rate £16.75 £46.50 £14.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.98% +228.04% -58.00%
10th Percentile £10.73 £43.70 £12.35
90th Percentile £22.75 £49.30 £17.75
Scotland median hourly rate £28.13 £38.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year -26.95% +123.19% -42.50%

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing HTTP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for HTTP in Glasgow

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HTTP in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTP in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) DataPower
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Portal
2 2 (40.00%) Microservices
2 2 (40.00%) Ansible
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) API Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Swagger
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (20.00%) BrowserStack
3 1 (20.00%) Serverless
3 1 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure

HTTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 2 (40.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (20.00%) BrowserStack
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (20.00%) SMS
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (20.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) Fiddler
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Applications Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Python Developer
2 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Server Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Software QA Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Web Tester
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Server Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) Django
2 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (20.00%) JMS
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) Swagger
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) DataPower
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Microservices
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) API Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) User Stories
2 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) XPath
3 1 (20.00%) XQuery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Ansible
2 1 (20.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM