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 3 months to 26 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 62 72
Rank change year-on-year +4 +10  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 5 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.75% 1.43% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.35% 8.40% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £400 £313 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -30.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £402 £375
% change year-on-year +19.55% +7.06%  
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 Glasgow with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 68 119 62
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 10.23% 16.98% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 58 23
Median daily rate £388 £339 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.39% +4.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £238 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £43.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.86% +145.71%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 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 26 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) Unix
2 5 (62.50%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (62.50%) HTTPS
2 5 (62.50%) SSL
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
2 5 (62.50%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) WebSphere
2 5 (62.50%) DataPower
3 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (50.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 4 (50.00%) J2EE
3 4 (50.00%) IBM
3 4 (50.00%) AIX
3 4 (50.00%) Solaris
4 3 (37.50%) Internet
4 3 (37.50%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) JSON
5 2 (25.00%) JIRA
5 2 (25.00%) Confluence
5 2 (25.00%) Apache Flume
5 2 (25.00%) Bitbucket
5 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (25.00%) Ansible
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) Microservices

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 5 (62.50%) WebSphere
1 5 (62.50%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (50.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (37.50%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (25.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) BrowserStack
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) HTTPS
1 5 (62.50%) SSL
2 3 (37.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Fiddler
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) PHPUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Mobile Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Software QA Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Web Tester
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) LAMP
3 1 (12.50%) RESTful
3 1 (12.50%) Swagger
3 1 (12.50%) Symfony
3 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) DataPower
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Unix
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) AIX
3 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Solaris
4 1 (12.50%) Android
4 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Information Security
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Microservices
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Android Development
3 1 (12.50%) API Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) IBM