Period
to 22 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for HTTPS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HTTPS over the 6 months to 22 June 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.

HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 196 135 178
Rank change year-on-year -61 +43 +8
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 5 24 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.094% 0.62% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.82% 5.48% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 20
Scotland median daily rate £375 £433 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.29% +10.90% -13.33%
10th Percentile £333 £380 £213
90th Percentile £428 £450 £438
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Scotland median hourly rate - - £43.00
UK median hourly rate - £22.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year - -47.67% +26.30%

HTTPS 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 613 438 920
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.58% 11.30% 16.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 238 470
Scotland median daily rate £325 £372 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.52% +6.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £200 £156 £213
90th Percentile £510 £475 £450
UK median daily rate £425 £407 £400
% change year-on-year +4.42% +1.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 39 48
Scotland median hourly rate £15.50 £31.85 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.33% -20.38% +10.65%
10th Percentile £11.15 £11.86 £14.21
90th Percentile £31.20 £50.00 £44.95
UK median hourly rate £19.06 £19.90 £26.25
% change year-on-year -4.22% -24.19% +22.09%

HTTPS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing HTTPS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for HTTPS in Scotland

HTTPS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HTTPS in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTPS in Scotland

HTTPS
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 HTTPS within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 June 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 £350 -
Glasgow -32 1 - -
Renfrewshire -50 1 £425 +2.10%
HTTPS
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing HTTPS 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 HTTPS.

1 3 (60.00%) REST
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) SSL
2 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Maya
3 1 (20.00%) 3ds Max
3 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) Google
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Graphic Design
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Flex

HTTPS
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 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) 3ds Max
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (20.00%) Maya
1 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) GitHub
1 1 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) FTP
3 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (20.00%) NAS
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Power BI
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 1 (20.00%) Axure RP
1 1 (20.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (20.00%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) UI Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) UX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Flex
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) DHTML
3 1 (20.00%) Flash
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) LDAP
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) OAuth
3 1 (20.00%) PhoneGap
3 1 (20.00%) SAML
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) XHR
3 1 (20.00%) XHTML
3 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) DataPower
1 1 (20.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Android Development
2 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (20.00%) Software Distribution
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (20.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) Appcelerator
2 1 (20.00%) CA
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Kony
2 1 (20.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (20.00%) Splunk
2 1 (20.00%) Xamarin