Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 165 156 126
Rank change year-on-year -9 -30 +5
Contract jobs citing HTTP 24 33 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.51% 0.69% 1.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.98% 6.09% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 34
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £313
90th Percentile £558 £555 £446
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £27.43 £33.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% -34.00% +25.00%

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 482 542 664
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.18% 11.35% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 315 394
Scotland median daily rate £398 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.00% +10.29% -2.86%
10th Percentile £138 £150 £200
90th Percentile £538 £550 £456
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 22 36
Scotland median hourly rate £17.25 £19.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.54% -8.24% +25.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.74 £12.29
90th Percentile £36.58 £33.38 £54.84
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -16.89% -

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019. 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 9 £425 +6.25% 1
Glasgow -24 8 £405 +1.25% 4
West Lothian - 2 £375 -
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £425 -
Renfrewshire -11 1 £425 -
Dundee - 1 - -
HTTP
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 18 (75.00%) Java
2 15 (62.50%) SOAP
3 13 (54.17%) Linux
4 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (45.83%) Web Services
5 11 (45.83%) XML
6 10 (41.67%) HTML
7 9 (37.50%) JSON
7 9 (37.50%) RESTful
7 9 (37.50%) Microservices
8 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 7 (29.17%) Apache
9 7 (29.17%) SQL
10 6 (25.00%) Unix
10 6 (25.00%) SSL
10 6 (25.00%) Shell Script
10 6 (25.00%) Spring
10 6 (25.00%) REST
10 6 (25.00%) Web Application Development
11 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
11 5 (20.83%) Docker
11 5 (20.83%) Kubernetes
11 5 (20.83%) SDLC
11 5 (20.83%) Scrum
11 5 (20.83%) Refactoring
11 5 (20.83%) Internet
11 5 (20.83%) JBoss
11 5 (20.83%) Python
11 5 (20.83%) Perl

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 7 (29.17%) Apache
2 5 (20.83%) JBoss
3 4 (16.67%) Confluence
4 3 (12.50%) WebSphere
5 2 (8.33%) GlassFish
5 2 (8.33%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
5 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (4.17%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.17%) Apigee
2 1 (4.17%) PaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Route 53
2 1 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 6 (25.00%) SSL
3 5 (20.83%) Internet
4 4 (16.67%) DNS
5 2 (8.33%) Firewall
5 2 (8.33%) HTTPS
5 2 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (4.17%) BIG-IP
6 1 (4.17%) Extranet
6 1 (4.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (4.17%) Intranet
6 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
6 1 (4.17%) NAS
6 1 (4.17%) NetScaler
6 1 (4.17%) Network Security
6 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) JUnit
2 4 (16.67%) Artifactory
2 4 (16.67%) CppUnit
2 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.17%) Ant
4 1 (4.17%) Bitbucket
4 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.17%) JIRA
4 1 (4.17%) Maven
4 1 (4.17%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Integration Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Web Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Cloud Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Digital Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Python Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Server Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Server Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) SOAP
2 11 (45.83%) Web Services
2 11 (45.83%) XML
3 10 (41.67%) HTML
4 9 (37.50%) JSON
4 9 (37.50%) RESTful
5 6 (25.00%) REST
5 6 (25.00%) Spring
6 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
6 5 (20.83%) CSS
7 4 (16.67%) HTML5
7 4 (16.67%) Kafka
7 4 (16.67%) WebSockets
8 3 (12.50%) .NET
8 3 (12.50%) J2EE
8 3 (12.50%) jQuery
8 3 (12.50%) Middleware
9 2 (8.33%) Apache CXF
9 2 (8.33%) Java SE
9 2 (8.33%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) DataPower
1 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.33%) Virtual Team
2 1 (4.17%) Blog
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Fintech
2 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Linux
2 6 (25.00%) Unix
3 3 (12.50%) AIX
4 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.33%) Solaris
4 2 (8.33%) Windows
5 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) Microservices
3 6 (25.00%) Web Application Development
4 5 (20.83%) Refactoring
4 5 (20.83%) Scrum
4 5 (20.83%) SDLC
5 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 4 (16.67%) Kanban
5 4 (16.67%) Multithreaded Programming
5 4 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 4 (16.67%) Open Source
5 4 (16.67%) Project Management
5 4 (16.67%) Release Management
5 4 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Software Delivery
5 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 3 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Development
6 3 (12.50%) ETL
6 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) Java
2 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (29.17%) SQL
4 6 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 5 (20.83%) Perl
5 5 (20.83%) Python
6 4 (16.67%) C#
6 4 (16.67%) PL/SQL
7 2 (8.33%) Java 8
8 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Docker
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Flume
2 1 (4.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.17%) Ansible
2 1 (4.17%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 1 (4.17%) Packer
2 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) CA Agile Central
1 3 (12.50%) F5
1 3 (12.50%) IBM
1 3 (12.50%) OutSystems
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco
2 1 (4.17%) HP
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) MuleSoft
2 1 (4.17%) Twitter