Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 151 145
Rank change year-on-year -17 -6 +26
Contract jobs citing HTTP 33 33 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.61% 0.69% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.73% 6.01% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 37
Scotland median daily rate £438 £412 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.19% +21.18% -20.00%
10th Percentile £363 £335 £264
90th Percentile £544 £448 £431
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Scotland median hourly rate - - £43.00
UK median hourly rate £27.43 £30.17 £21.14
% change year-on-year -9.09% +42.72% -31.04%

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 576 549 904
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.61% 11.50% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 278 494
Scotland median daily rate £350 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.94% +4.62%
10th Percentile £188 £140 £213
90th Percentile £519 £521 £449
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 43 51
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 £31.85 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.55% -15.07% +130.77%
10th Percentile £10.75 £18.50 £13.50
90th Percentile £33.75 £46.50 £42.00
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -24.00% +23.85%

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 21 September 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

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 6 months to 21 September 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 0 19 £438 - 2
Glasgow -16 8 £425 +3.03% 2
West Lothian - 2 £375 - 1
Renfrewshire -34 1 £425 +3.16% 1
Dundee - 1 - - 1
HTTP
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 25 (75.76%) Java
2 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (51.52%) Spring
3 17 (51.52%) REST
4 16 (48.48%) Scrum
5 15 (45.45%) JUnit
5 15 (45.45%) Docker
5 15 (45.45%) Microservices
5 15 (45.45%) Kubernetes
6 14 (42.42%) OO
7 13 (39.39%) Linux
7 13 (39.39%) TDD
7 13 (39.39%) JIRA
7 13 (39.39%) gRPC
8 11 (33.33%) ServiceStack
8 11 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
9 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
9 10 (30.30%) Fintech
10 9 (27.27%) Git (software)
11 8 (24.24%) JSON
11 8 (24.24%) SQL
11 8 (24.24%) Ansible
11 8 (24.24%) RESTful
12 7 (21.21%) Jenkins
12 7 (21.21%) DevOps
12 7 (21.21%) HTML
12 7 (21.21%) SOAP
12 7 (21.21%) XML
12 7 (21.21%) Unix
12 7 (21.21%) Python

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 6 (18.18%) Apache
2 3 (9.09%) GlassFish
2 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.06%) Confluence
3 2 (6.06%) JBoss
3 2 (6.06%) Mendix
3 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.06%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Spark
4 1 (3.03%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Process Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.03%) GitHub
2 1 (3.03%) IaaS
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) HTTPS
2 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.06%) Firewall
3 2 (6.06%) SSL
4 1 (3.03%) DNS
4 1 (3.03%) FTP
4 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.03%) Kerberos
4 1 (3.03%) NAS
4 1 (3.03%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (3.03%) SAN
4 1 (3.03%) VPN
4 1 (3.03%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (15.15%) Redis
3 4 (12.12%) MongoDB
4 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.06%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (3.03%) Apache Hive
6 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.03%) HBase
6 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.03%) Pentaho
6 1 (3.03%) Power BI
6 1 (3.03%) QlikView
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.03%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 15 (45.45%) JUnit
2 13 (39.39%) JIRA
3 9 (27.27%) Git (software)
4 7 (21.21%) Jenkins
5 6 (18.18%) Bitbucket
6 2 (6.06%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 2 (6.06%) Artifactory
6 2 (6.06%) CppUnit
6 2 (6.06%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.03%) Selenium
7 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 6 (18.18%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Developer
2 16 (48.48%) Java Developer
3 2 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
3 2 (6.06%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (6.06%) WebSphere Specialist
3 2 (6.06%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
4 1 (3.03%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (3.03%) Cloud Automation Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Hadoop Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Linux Scripter
4 1 (3.03%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (3.03%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (51.52%) REST
1 17 (51.52%) Spring
2 13 (39.39%) gRPC
3 11 (33.33%) ServiceStack
4 8 (24.24%) JSON
4 8 (24.24%) RESTful
5 7 (21.21%) HTML
5 7 (21.21%) SOAP
5 7 (21.21%) XML
6 6 (18.18%) Web Services
7 5 (15.15%) CSS
7 5 (15.15%) Hibernate
7 5 (15.15%) JPA
7 5 (15.15%) Kafka
7 5 (15.15%) Memcached
8 4 (12.12%) Middleware
8 4 (12.12%) Node.js
9 3 (9.09%) Apache CXF
9 3 (9.09%) Java SE
9 3 (9.09%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Fintech
2 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (12.12%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.03%) Blog
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) DataPower
4 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Linux
2 7 (21.21%) Unix
3 2 (6.06%) AIX
3 2 (6.06%) Android
3 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.06%) Mac OS X
3 2 (6.06%) Windows
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Solaris
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (48.48%) Scrum
3 15 (45.45%) Microservices
4 14 (42.42%) OO
5 13 (39.39%) TDD
6 11 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
7 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
7 7 (21.21%) DevOps
7 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
8 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
8 5 (15.15%) Web Application Development
9 3 (9.09%) Analytics
9 3 (9.09%) Data Engineering
9 3 (9.09%) Kanban
9 3 (9.09%) Open Source
9 3 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (9.09%) Refactoring
9 3 (9.09%) SDLC
9 3 (9.09%) Software Delivery
9 3 (9.09%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (75.76%) Java
2 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
3 8 (24.24%) SQL
4 7 (21.21%) Python
4 7 (21.21%) Shell Script
5 4 (12.12%) C#
6 3 (9.09%) Java 8
7 2 (6.06%) Objective-C
7 2 (6.06%) Perl
7 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.03%) Apple Swift
8 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.03%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
1 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.03%) GDPR
1 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (45.45%) Docker
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Flume
2 1 (3.03%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 15 (45.45%) Kubernetes
2 8 (24.24%) Ansible
3 1 (3.03%) Ambari
3 1 (3.03%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (3.03%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (3.03%) Oozie
3 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.03%) Puppet
3 1 (3.03%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (3.03%) Terraform
3 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Atlassian
2 4 (12.12%) Splunk
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.06%) Appcelerator
4 2 (6.06%) IBM
4 2 (6.06%) Kony
4 2 (6.06%) OutSystems
4 2 (6.06%) Xamarin
5 1 (3.03%) Adobe
5 1 (3.03%) Cloudera
5 1 (3.03%) Cognos
5 1 (3.03%) Hortonworks
5 1 (3.03%) HP
5 1 (3.03%) Tableau
5 1 (3.03%) Twitter