Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 153 117
Rank change year-on-year -21 -36 +53
Contract jobs citing HTTP 31 36 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.58% 0.72% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.65% 6.09% 8.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 42
Scotland median daily rate £438 £406 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.76% +19.41% -20.00%
10th Percentile £363 £335 £278
90th Percentile £544 £448 £431
UK median daily rate £498 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -0.45% +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Scotland median hourly rate - - £43.00
UK median hourly rate £30.46 £33.00 £21.45
% change year-on-year -7.69% +53.88% -39.71%

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 549 591 712
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.36% 11.88% 16.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 316 428
Scotland median daily rate £375 £361 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.81% +6.25% +3.03%
10th Percentile £158 £148 £210
90th Percentile £525 £538 £450
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 38 24
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £28.13 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.78% -6.25% +76.47%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.53 £13.50
90th Percentile £34.50 £47.18 £47.90
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% -19.15% +14.63%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -2 20 £438 +9.38% 4
Glasgow -16 5 £513 +28.13% 2
West Lothian - 3 £375 -
Renfrewshire -21 1 £425 +3.16%
Dundee - 1 - -
HTTP
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 27 (87.10%) Java
2 20 (64.52%) Spring
3 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (54.84%) Scrum
4 17 (54.84%) REST
5 16 (51.61%) Docker
5 16 (51.61%) Microservices
5 16 (51.61%) Kubernetes
5 16 (51.61%) JUnit
6 14 (45.16%) OO
7 13 (41.94%) Linux
7 13 (41.94%) TDD
7 13 (41.94%) gRPC
8 11 (35.48%) ServiceStack
8 11 (35.48%) OOA/OOD
9 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
9 10 (32.26%) Fintech
10 9 (29.03%) SQL
10 9 (29.03%) SOAP
10 9 (29.03%) JSON
10 9 (29.03%) JIRA
10 9 (29.03%) RESTful
11 8 (25.81%) HTML
11 8 (25.81%) XML
12 7 (22.58%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
13 6 (19.35%) Hibernate
13 6 (19.35%) Apache
13 6 (19.35%) Web Services
13 6 (19.35%) 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 (19.35%) Apache
2 4 (12.90%) JBoss
3 3 (9.68%) GlassFish
3 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Spark
5 1 (3.23%) Confluence
5 1 (3.23%) IIS
5 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.45%) PaaS
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.23%) Apigee
2 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.23%) IaaS
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Route 53
2 1 (3.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
2 5 (16.13%) SSL
3 3 (9.68%) DNS
3 3 (9.68%) HTTPS
4 2 (6.45%) Firewall
4 2 (6.45%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (3.23%) FTP
5 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.23%) Kerberos
5 1 (3.23%) NAS
5 1 (3.23%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.23%) SAN
5 1 (3.23%) VPN
5 1 (3.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (16.13%) Redis
3 4 (12.90%) MongoDB
4 3 (9.68%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.23%) HBase
5 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.23%) Pentaho
5 1 (3.23%) Power BI
5 1 (3.23%) QlikView
5 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.23%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 16 (51.61%) JUnit
2 9 (29.03%) JIRA
3 6 (19.35%) Bitbucket
3 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
4 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
5 3 (9.68%) Artifactory
5 3 (9.68%) CppUnit
6 2 (6.45%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (3.23%) Ant
7 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
7 1 (3.23%) Maven
7 1 (3.23%) Subversion
7 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (16.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Law
2 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (70.97%) Developer
2 18 (58.06%) Java Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Software Developer
4 2 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Web Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.23%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Python Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Server Specialist
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Server Specialist
5 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Specialist
5 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (64.52%) Spring
2 17 (54.84%) REST
3 13 (41.94%) gRPC
4 11 (35.48%) ServiceStack
5 9 (29.03%) JSON
5 9 (29.03%) RESTful
5 9 (29.03%) SOAP
6 8 (25.81%) HTML
6 8 (25.81%) XML
7 6 (19.35%) Hibernate
7 6 (19.35%) Web Services
8 5 (16.13%) JPA
8 5 (16.13%) Memcached
9 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
9 4 (12.90%) CSS
9 4 (12.90%) Middleware
9 4 (12.90%) Node.js
10 3 (9.68%) Java SE
10 3 (9.68%) JAXB
10 3 (9.68%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Fintech
2 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.23%) Blog
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) DataPower
4 1 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Linux
2 5 (16.13%) Unix
3 2 (6.45%) Windows
4 1 (3.23%) AIX
4 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.23%) Solaris
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (54.84%) Scrum
3 16 (51.61%) Microservices
4 14 (45.16%) OO
5 13 (41.94%) TDD
6 11 (35.48%) OOA/OOD
7 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
8 6 (19.35%) Web Application Development
9 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
9 4 (12.90%) Kanban
9 4 (12.90%) Open Source
9 4 (12.90%) Refactoring
9 4 (12.90%) Software Delivery
10 3 (9.68%) DevOps
10 3 (9.68%) Multithreaded Programming
10 3 (9.68%) Multithreading
10 3 (9.68%) Release Management
10 3 (9.68%) Scenario Testing
10 3 (9.68%) Software Testing
10 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 27 (87.10%) Java
2 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
3 9 (29.03%) SQL
4 6 (19.35%) Python
5 5 (16.13%) Shell Script
6 4 (12.90%) C#
6 4 (12.90%) Perl
7 3 (9.68%) Java 8
7 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL
8 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
1 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.23%) GDPR
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (51.61%) Docker
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Apache Flume
2 1 (3.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 16 (51.61%) Kubernetes
2 4 (12.90%) Ansible
3 2 (6.45%) Puppet
4 1 (3.23%) Ambari
4 1 (3.23%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (3.23%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (3.23%) Oozie
4 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.23%) Packer
4 1 (3.23%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (3.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Atlassian
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Cloudera
3 1 (3.23%) Cognos
3 1 (3.23%) F5
3 1 (3.23%) Hortonworks
3 1 (3.23%) HP
3 1 (3.23%) IBM
3 1 (3.23%) MuleSoft
3 1 (3.23%) Splunk
3 1 (3.23%) Tableau
3 1 (3.23%) Twitter