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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
UK / Scotland
Rank 92 80 98
Rank change year-on-year -12 +18  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 15 51 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.85% 1.97% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.46% 13.56% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 32 12
Median daily rate £423 £395 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.96% +10.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £230 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £429 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +12.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £38.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year +12.25% -18.42%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 201 376 343
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.45% 14.53% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 197 160
Median daily rate £360 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 10
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.73 £30.40 £27.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HTTP in Scotland

HTTP
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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Renfrewshire +19 10 £416 -1.47%
Glasgow -6 3 - - 2
Edinburgh -1 2 £455 +21.33% 11
HTTP
UK

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Scotland region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 21 (65.63%) Linux
2 16 (50.00%) HTTPS
3 15 (46.88%) Java
3 15 (46.88%) Software Distribution
4 14 (43.75%) SSL
5 13 (40.63%) SQL
5 13 (40.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 11 (34.38%) Configuration Management
6 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
6 11 (34.38%) Windows
6 11 (34.38%) PowerShell
6 11 (34.38%) Windows Server
7 10 (31.25%) Windows 10
7 10 (31.25%) Patch Management
7 10 (31.25%) Windows 7
7 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (31.25%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 10 (31.25%) Prototyping
7 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
7 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
7 10 (31.25%) Windows XP
7 10 (31.25%) VB
7 10 (31.25%) REXX
7 10 (31.25%) Tcl
7 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (31.25%) MSI
8 8 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (21.88%) REST
9 7 (21.88%) Microservices

HTTP
Top Related 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 6 (18.75%) Apache
1 6 (18.75%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.25%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.13%) Confluence
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) JBoss
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.38%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (9.38%) Amazon S3
3 2 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (3.13%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.13%) IaaS
4 1 (3.13%) PaaS
4 1 (3.13%) Route 53
4 1 (3.13%) SaaS
4 1 (3.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (50.00%) HTTPS
2 14 (43.75%) SSL
3 4 (12.50%) DNS
4 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.25%) Firewall
5 2 (6.25%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (3.13%) Broadband
6 1 (3.13%) DVB
6 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.13%) LDAP
6 1 (3.13%) NAS
6 1 (3.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) MySQL
2 5 (15.63%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) MSI
2 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.25%) Selenium
4 1 (3.13%) Android Studio
4 1 (3.13%) Artifactory
4 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.13%) ClearCase
4 1 (3.13%) Hudson
4 1 (3.13%) JIRA
4 1 (3.13%) PHPUnit
4 1 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (3.13%) Subversion
4 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (3.13%) Banking
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
1 1 (3.13%) Law
1 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Developer
2 4 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) AWS Software Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Java Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Java Software Developer
3 2 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
3 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
3 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) UI Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Android Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Senior Mobile Developer
4 1 (3.13%) UI Consultant
4 1 (3.13%) UI Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) REST
2 6 (18.75%) JMS
2 6 (18.75%) XML
2 6 (18.75%) XSLT
3 4 (12.50%) HTML
4 3 (9.38%) Spring
4 3 (9.38%) Web Services
5 2 (6.25%) J2EE
5 2 (6.25%) jQuery
5 2 (6.25%) JSF
5 2 (6.25%) JSON
5 2 (6.25%) JSP
5 2 (6.25%) RESTful
5 2 (6.25%) RichFaces
5 2 (6.25%) SOAP
6 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.13%) Apache CXF
6 1 (3.13%) CSS
6 1 (3.13%) JDBC
6 1 (3.13%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.13%) DataPower
3 1 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (65.63%) Linux
2 11 (34.38%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) Windows Server
3 10 (31.25%) Windows 10
3 10 (31.25%) Windows 7
3 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (31.25%) Windows XP
4 3 (9.38%) Unix
5 2 (6.25%) Android
6 1 (3.13%) AIX
6 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Software Distribution
2 11 (34.38%) Configuration Management
3 10 (31.25%) Patch Management
3 10 (31.25%) Prototyping
3 10 (31.25%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (21.88%) Microservices
5 6 (18.75%) ITIL
5 6 (18.75%) SOA
5 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
6 5 (15.63%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (12.50%) Analytics
7 4 (12.50%) High Availability
8 3 (9.38%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (9.38%) Service Design
9 2 (6.25%) Android Development
9 2 (6.25%) DevOps
9 2 (6.25%) Mobile Development
9 2 (6.25%) OO
9 2 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) Java
2 13 (40.63%) SQL
3 11 (34.38%) PowerShell
4 10 (31.25%) REXX
4 10 (31.25%) Tcl
4 10 (31.25%) VB
5 6 (18.75%) XPath
5 6 (18.75%) XQuery
6 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
6 3 (9.38%) Python
7 2 (6.25%) Groovy
7 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.25%) Ruby
7 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.13%) Jython
8 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
8 1 (3.13%) PHP
8 1 (3.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) IISP
4 1 (3.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Flume
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (40.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (12.50%) Puppet
2 4 (12.50%) SCCM
3 2 (6.25%) Ansible
4 1 (3.13%) BladeLogic
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (3.13%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.13%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) HP
3 1 (3.13%) BMC
3 1 (3.13%) CA
3 1 (3.13%) Dell
3 1 (3.13%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
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