Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 19 July 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 130 134
Rank change year-on-year -48 +4 +44
Contract jobs citing HTTP 35 38 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.63% 0.91% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.52% 8.03% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 45
Scotland median daily rate £438 £417 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.85% +4.31% +6.67%
10th Percentile £366 £347 £273
90th Percentile £565 £449 £439
UK median daily rate £498 £475 £445
% change year-on-year +4.74% +6.74% +11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Scotland median hourly rate - - £43.00
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £20.83
% change year-on-year -38.57% +68.03% -49.50%

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 Scotland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 634 473 911
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.40% 11.29% 16.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 252 473
Scotland median daily rate £325 £358 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +2.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £200 £164 £223
90th Percentile £510 £462 £450
UK median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 33 48
Scotland median hourly rate £15.38 £33.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.41% -17.50% +25.98%
10th Percentile £10.95 £15.01 £14.21
90th Percentile £32.48 £48.30 £44.95
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +2.56% -22.00% +19.42%

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for HTTP in Scotland

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTP in Scotland

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTTP in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HTTP in Scotland

HTTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HTTP in Scotland

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Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -8 19 £450 - 2
Glasgow -17 13 £425 - 2
West Lothian - 1 - -
HTTP
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 Scotland region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 22 (62.86%) Java
2 19 (54.29%) Linux
3 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (51.43%) JIRA
4 16 (45.71%) REST
5 14 (40.00%) Ansible
5 14 (40.00%) Unix
5 14 (40.00%) Git (software)
6 13 (37.14%) Spring
6 13 (37.14%) DevOps
6 13 (37.14%) Jenkins
7 12 (34.29%) JUnit
7 12 (34.29%) Python
7 12 (34.29%) Shell Script
7 12 (34.29%) Scrum
8 11 (31.43%) OO
8 11 (31.43%) Configuration Management
8 11 (31.43%) TDD
8 11 (31.43%) Splunk
8 11 (31.43%) Docker
8 11 (31.43%) Microservices
8 11 (31.43%) Kubernetes
8 11 (31.43%) gRPC
9 10 (28.57%) Linux Command Line
9 10 (28.57%) Analytics
10 9 (25.71%) ServiceStack
10 9 (25.71%) Fintech
10 9 (25.71%) Elastic Stack
10 9 (25.71%) OOA/OOD
11 7 (20.00%) Banking

HTTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (8.57%) WebSphere
1 3 (8.57%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (5.71%) Apache
2 2 (5.71%) CMS
2 2 (5.71%) Confluence
2 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (2.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.86%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.86%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Process Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (2.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) DNS
1 2 (5.71%) HTTPS
1 2 (5.71%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (5.71%) SSL
1 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.86%) FTP
2 1 (2.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (11.43%) Big Data
2 4 (11.43%) MongoDB
2 4 (11.43%) Redis
2 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.71%) Jackrabbit
4 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.86%) Power BI
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (51.43%) JIRA
2 14 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 13 (37.14%) Jenkins
4 12 (34.29%) JUnit
5 5 (14.29%) Bitbucket
6 2 (5.71%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 2 (5.71%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.86%) Mockito
7 1 (2.86%) Selenium
7 1 (2.86%) SonarQube
7 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 7 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Developer
2 14 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Data Analytics Specialist
3 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (5.71%) Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Java Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Java Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Java Software Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Specialist
4 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (45.71%) REST
2 13 (37.14%) Spring
3 11 (31.43%) gRPC
4 9 (25.71%) Elastic Stack
4 9 (25.71%) ServiceStack
5 7 (20.00%) JSON
5 7 (20.00%) Kafka
5 7 (20.00%) RESTful
6 6 (17.14%) Web Services
7 5 (14.29%) JPA
7 5 (14.29%) SOAP
8 4 (11.43%) Hibernate
8 4 (11.43%) Memcached
8 4 (11.43%) Node.js
8 4 (11.43%) Regular Expression
8 4 (11.43%) XML
9 3 (8.57%) CSS
9 3 (8.57%) HTML
9 3 (8.57%) Java EE
10 2 (5.71%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Linux Command Line
2 9 (25.71%) Fintech
3 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.86%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 19 (54.29%) Linux
2 14 (40.00%) Unix
3 3 (8.57%) Mac OS X
4 2 (5.71%) AIX
4 2 (5.71%) Android
4 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.86%) Solaris
5 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (37.14%) DevOps
3 12 (34.29%) Scrum
4 11 (31.43%) Configuration Management
4 11 (31.43%) Microservices
4 11 (31.43%) OO
4 11 (31.43%) TDD
5 10 (28.57%) Analytics
6 9 (25.71%) OOA/OOD
7 7 (20.00%) Data Engineering
8 6 (17.14%) Data Analytics
8 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
9 5 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (14.29%) SDLC
9 5 (14.29%) SIEM
10 4 (11.43%) Big Data Analytics
10 4 (11.43%) Dashboard Development
11 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
11 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) Java
2 12 (34.29%) Python
2 12 (34.29%) Shell Script
3 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.57%) SQL
5 2 (5.71%) C#
5 2 (5.71%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.86%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.86%) Java 8
6 1 (2.86%) Kotlin
System Software
1 11 (31.43%) Docker
2 1 (2.86%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 14 (40.00%) Ansible
2 11 (31.43%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.86%) Puppet
3 1 (2.86%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Splunk
2 4 (11.43%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.71%) Appcelerator
3 2 (5.71%) IBM
3 2 (5.71%) Kony
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.86%) Adobe
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle