Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 141 160
Rank change year-on-year -40 +19 0
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 2 33 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.042% 0.88% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 5.08% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 24 20
Scotland median daily rate £488 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.90% +2.50% -3.03%
10th Percentile £424 £320 £213
90th Percentile £561 £452 £430
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 - £15.00

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 559 649 729
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.60% 17.33% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 380 347
Scotland median daily rate £368 £340 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.09% -6.21% +7.41%
10th Percentile £150 £198 £189
90th Percentile £531 £450 £450
UK median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 30 19
Scotland median hourly rate £17.18 £22.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.91% -13.73% -15.00%
10th Percentile £11.96 £11.32 £12.35
90th Percentile £35.94 £57.50 £43.15
UK median hourly rate £19.72 £21.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -8.28% -4.44% +12.50%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTTPS in Scotland over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 24 February 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
Renfrewshire +13 1 £425 +3.66%
Edinburgh - 1 £550 -
HTTPS
UK

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) JDBC
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Log4j
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium

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 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Artifactory
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Log4j
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JDBC
1 1 (50.00%) JPA
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (50.00%) Microservices
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Software Distribution
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle