The table below looks at the statistics for JSON skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSON over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JSON
Rank 20 15 24
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs citing JSON 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 2.44% 3.96% 2.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.09% 10.26% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
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£375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £27.50 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+100.00% +21.35%
JSON
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
22 39 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 26.83% 38.61% 39.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 38
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £388 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.23% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

JSON
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JSON across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

JSON Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

JSON
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JSON across the Belfast region.

JSON Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing JSON also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JSON.

1 13 (100.00%) XML
2 10 (76.92%) OO
2 10 (76.92%) HTML
2 10 (76.92%) Web Services
3 9 (69.23%) Ajax
3 9 (69.23%) HTML5
3 9 (69.23%) Responsive Web Design
4 8 (61.54%) CSS
4 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
4 8 (61.54%) Backbone.js
5 7 (53.85%) AngularJS
5 7 (53.85%) Graceful Degradation
5 7 (53.85%) XHTML
5 7 (53.85%) TDD
5 7 (53.85%) Web Design
5 7 (53.85%) CSS3
6 6 (46.15%) Puppet
6 6 (46.15%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (38.46%) Apple iOS
7 5 (38.46%) SOAP
8 4 (30.77%) Java
8 4 (30.77%) Linux
8 4 (30.77%) W3C
8 4 (30.77%) Subversion
8 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
8 4 (30.77%) Android
8 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
8 4 (30.77%) RESTful
8 4 (30.77%) SPARQL
8 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS

JSON
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing JSON also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JSON. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (30.77%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.69%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
1 4 (30.77%) Triplestore
2 1 (7.69%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Subversion
1 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) JUnit
2 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
2 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
3 1 (7.69%) QUnit
3 1 (7.69%) Jasmine
3 1 (7.69%) Grunt
3 1 (7.69%) Bower
3 1 (7.69%) webpack
3 1 (7.69%) gulp
3 1 (7.69%) Mocha
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Web Developer
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.69%) AWS Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (7.69%) iOS Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) XML
2 10 (76.92%) HTML
2 10 (76.92%) Web Services
3 9 (69.23%) Ajax
3 9 (69.23%) HTML5
4 8 (61.54%) CSS
4 8 (61.54%) Backbone.js
5 7 (53.85%) AngularJS
5 7 (53.85%) CSS3
5 7 (53.85%) XHTML
6 5 (38.46%) SOAP
7 4 (30.77%) RESTful
7 4 (30.77%) Sass
8 3 (23.08%) WSDL
9 2 (15.38%) REST
9 2 (15.38%) Java EE
9 2 (15.38%) Dojo
10 1 (7.69%) jQuery
10 1 (7.69%) Core Animation
10 1 (7.69%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) W3C
2 3 (23.08%) Digital Media
2 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
3 2 (15.38%) User Experience
4 1 (7.69%) Animation
4 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Apple iOS
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) OO
2 9 (69.23%) Responsive Web Design
3 7 (53.85%) Graceful Degradation
3 7 (53.85%) Web Design
3 7 (53.85%) TDD
4 3 (23.08%) Web Development
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) iOS Development
4 3 (23.08%) Mobile Development
5 2 (15.38%) SDLC
5 2 (15.38%) BDD
5 2 (15.38%) Android Development
6 1 (7.69%) Dependency Management
6 1 (7.69%) SOA
6 1 (7.69%) Information Architecture
6 1 (7.69%) Pair Programming
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) SPARQL
3 3 (23.08%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Puppet
1 6 (46.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) IBM