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 30 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JSON
Rank 48 49 49
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing JSON 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.84% 0.35% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.42% 1.46% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.88%
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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
113 137 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.93% 24.04% 32.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 76 80
Average daily rate £325 £315 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 11
Average hourly rate £22.50 £13.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -54.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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

JSON
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JSON across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

JSON Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
1 8 (88.89%) CSS
2 7 (77.78%) XML
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) jQuery
4 5 (55.56%) MVC
4 5 (55.56%) Java
5 4 (44.44%) SOA
5 4 (44.44%) OOP
5 4 (44.44%) Web Services
5 4 (44.44%) Ajax
5 4 (44.44%) HTML5
5 4 (44.44%) PhoneGap
5 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
5 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
6 3 (33.33%) REST
6 3 (33.33%) Android Development
6 3 (33.33%) iOS Development
6 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 3 (33.33%) User Experience
6 3 (33.33%) Sencha
6 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
6 3 (33.33%) Android
6 3 (33.33%) JIRA
6 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 3 (33.33%) C#
6 3 (33.33%) Ant
7 2 (22.22%) .NET
7 2 (22.22%) Oracle

JSON
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) JBoss
1 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) MQSeries
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) Ant
2 1 (11.11%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) JUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) CSS
2 7 (77.78%) XML
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
3 6 (66.67%) jQuery
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) Ajax
4 4 (44.44%) HTML5
4 4 (44.44%) PhoneGap
4 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
5 3 (33.33%) REST
6 2 (22.22%) .NET
6 2 (22.22%) CSS3
7 1 (11.11%) Kendo UI
7 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (11.11%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (11.11%) Itk
7 1 (11.11%) Apache Camel
7 1 (11.11%) Sass
7 1 (11.11%) LESS
7 1 (11.11%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
2 3 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 3 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) MVC
3 4 (44.44%) SOA
3 4 (44.44%) OOP
4 3 (33.33%) Android Development
4 3 (33.33%) iOS Development
4 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 1 (11.11%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) UML
6 1 (11.11%) OO
6 1 (11.11%) CRM
6 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) HL7
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Sencha
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Talend
3 1 (11.11%) Twitter
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe