The table below looks at the statistics for JSON skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSON over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JSON
Rank 58 59 51
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing JSON 6 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.83% 0.30% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.26% 1.18% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£349 £275 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.81% -33.33%
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%
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West Midlands

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 Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
184 170 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.34% 25.41% 22.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 109 73
Average daily rate £350 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £425 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £11.93 £27.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.63% -84.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

JSON
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

JSON Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

JSON
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

JSON Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) Web Services
2 6 (54.55%) XML
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) C#
4 4 (36.36%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 4 (36.36%) CSS
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) MVC
4 4 (36.36%) Scrum
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (27.27%) Entity Framework
5 3 (27.27%) Android Development
5 3 (27.27%) Mobile Development
5 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
5 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
5 3 (27.27%) TDD
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
5 3 (27.27%) WCF
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (27.27%) Android
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (18.18%) HTML5
6 2 (18.18%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (18.18%) Moq
6 2 (18.18%) BDD
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure

JSON
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) NUnit
1 2 (18.18%) Rhino Mocks
1 2 (18.18%) Moq
2 1 (9.09%) XMLUnit
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Android Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (18.18%) iOS Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Web Services
1 6 (54.55%) XML
2 5 (45.45%) .NET
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 4 (36.36%) CSS
3 4 (36.36%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
4 3 (27.27%) WCF
4 3 (27.27%) Entity Framework
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (18.18%) HTML5
5 2 (18.18%) Android SDK
5 2 (18.18%) LINQ to SQL
5 2 (18.18%) iOS SDK
5 2 (18.18%) REST
5 2 (18.18%) CSS3
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (18.18%) jQuery
5 2 (18.18%) NHibernate
6 1 (9.09%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Android
2 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) MVC
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) Android Development
3 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 3 (27.27%) TDD
3 3 (27.27%) Mobile Development
4 2 (18.18%) ETL
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) iOS Development
4 2 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Time Management
4 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
4 2 (18.18%) BDD
5 1 (9.09%) Game Development
5 1 (9.09%) Logistics
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Objective-C
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Tableau
2 2 (18.18%) Cognos
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle