Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 123 156
Rank change year-on-year -27 +33 -75
Contract jobs citing HTTP 37 59 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.74% 1.37% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.11% 8.30% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 42 18
Scotland median daily rate £406 £340 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.41% -20.00% +7.80%
10th Percentile £335 £278 £382
90th Percentile £448 £431 £493
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Scotland median hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK median hourly rate £33.00 £21.45 £35.57
% change year-on-year +53.88% -39.71% -17.76%

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 606 711 697
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.06% 16.49% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 426 308
Scotland median daily rate £361 £340 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.03% +1.54%
10th Percentile £147 £210 £168
90th Percentile £538 £450 £463
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 24 32
Scotland median hourly rate £28.13 £30.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +73.91% -42.50%
10th Percentile £11.53 £13.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £47.18 £47.90 £40.23
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £24.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.83% +17.07% +2.50%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -6 19 £400 +17.65% 4
Renfrewshire +31 11 £412 +19.08%
Glasgow -27 5 £400 - 6
West Dunbartonshire 0 1 £425 +1.19%
HTTP
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 22 (59.46%) SSL
2 17 (45.95%) Java
3 16 (43.24%) SQL
4 15 (40.54%) HTTPS
5 14 (37.84%) Linux
6 13 (35.14%) Windows
6 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
6 13 (35.14%) Configuration Management
6 13 (35.14%) Security Cleared
6 13 (35.14%) PowerShell
6 13 (35.14%) Windows 7
6 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (35.14%) Windows 10
6 13 (35.14%) Prototyping
7 12 (32.43%) Windows Server
7 12 (32.43%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (27.03%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (27.03%) SCCM
8 10 (27.03%) SC Cleared
8 10 (27.03%) WSUS
8 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
8 10 (27.03%) IIS
9 9 (24.32%) HTML
9 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
9 9 (24.32%) ITIL
9 9 (24.32%) Software Distribution
10 8 (21.62%) Virtual Environments
10 8 (21.62%) Unix
10 8 (21.62%) Web Services

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 10 (27.03%) IIS
2 4 (10.81%) WebSphere
2 4 (10.81%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (10.81%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (8.11%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.70%) Confluence
4 1 (2.70%) MTS
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (5.41%) npm
4 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.70%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.70%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.70%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.70%) BrowserStack
4 1 (2.70%) Route 53
4 1 (2.70%) Serverless
4 1 (2.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (59.46%) SSL
2 15 (40.54%) HTTPS
3 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
4 6 (16.22%) DNS
5 5 (13.51%) Firewall
6 3 (8.11%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (5.41%) Internet
7 2 (5.41%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (5.41%) SMTP
8 1 (2.70%) FTP
8 1 (2.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) JMeter
2 2 (5.41%) JIRA
2 2 (5.41%) MSI
3 1 (2.70%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.70%) Bugzilla
3 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.70%) Fiddler
3 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.70%) IBM UrbanCode
3 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.70%) Selenium
3 1 (2.70%) Subversion
3 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (18.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (16.22%) Developer
2 5 (13.51%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (8.11%) Applications Specialist
3 3 (8.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Java Developer
3 3 (8.11%) Tester
3 3 (8.11%) WebSphere Specialist
4 2 (5.41%) Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) HTML CSS Developer
4 2 (5.41%) HTML Developer
4 2 (5.41%) Information Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Linux Developer
4 2 (5.41%) Non-Functional Tester
4 2 (5.41%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Security Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Server Specialist
4 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Server Specialist
4 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) HTML
2 8 (21.62%) Web Services
3 6 (16.22%) HTML5
3 6 (16.22%) JSON
3 6 (16.22%) RESTful
4 5 (13.51%) AngularJS
4 5 (13.51%) React
4 5 (13.51%) XML
5 4 (10.81%) SOAP
6 3 (8.11%) CSS
6 3 (8.11%) J2EE
6 3 (8.11%) jQuery
6 3 (8.11%) RequireJS
7 2 (5.41%) CSS3
7 2 (5.41%) Java EE
7 2 (5.41%) Node.js
8 1 (2.70%) .NET
8 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.70%) JMS
8 1 (2.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) DataPower
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.41%) User Experience
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) Linux
2 13 (35.14%) Windows
2 13 (35.14%) Windows 10
2 13 (35.14%) Windows 7
2 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (32.43%) Windows Server
4 8 (21.62%) Unix
5 4 (10.81%) Mac OS X
5 4 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.70%) AIX
8 1 (2.70%) CentOS
8 1 (2.70%) Solaris
8 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Configuration Management
1 13 (35.14%) Prototyping
2 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (32.43%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 9 (24.32%) ITIL
3 9 (24.32%) Software Distribution
4 8 (21.62%) Virtual Environments
5 6 (16.22%) Microservices
5 6 (16.22%) Test Automation
6 5 (13.51%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (13.51%) DevOps
6 5 (13.51%) Information Security
6 5 (13.51%) Performance Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Service Design
6 5 (13.51%) Waterfall
7 4 (10.81%) Project Management
7 4 (10.81%) Refactoring
7 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
8 3 (8.11%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) Java
2 16 (43.24%) SQL
3 13 (35.14%) PowerShell
4 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.51%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.41%) C#
6 2 (5.41%) Perl
6 2 (5.41%) PHP
6 2 (5.41%) Python
6 2 (5.41%) REXX
6 2 (5.41%) Tcl
6 2 (5.41%) VB
7 1 (2.70%) ES6
7 1 (2.70%) VBScript
7 1 (2.70%) XPath
7 1 (2.70%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 13 (35.14%) Security Cleared
2 10 (27.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
2 10 (27.03%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Flume
3 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (27.03%) SCCM
1 10 (27.03%) WSUS
2 4 (10.81%) Puppet
3 3 (8.11%) Ansible
4 2 (5.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (2.70%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) IBM
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) VMware