The table below looks at the statistics for JSON skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSON over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JSON
Rank 54 31 31
Rank change year-on-year
-23 0
Contract jobs citing JSON 2 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.47% 5.14% 1.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.43% 16.16% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 3
Average daily rate £375 £495 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -1.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+46.66% +8.69%
JSON
South Wales

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 Cardiff region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
140 99 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 33.02% 31.83% 20.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 74 33
Average daily rate £360 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £190.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -88.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

JSON
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

JSON Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

JSON
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

JSON Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

JSON
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JSON across the Cardiff region.

JSON Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) Ajax
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Progressive Enhancement
3 3 (50.00%) Backbone.js
3 3 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (50.00%) Graceful Degradation
3 3 (50.00%) Web Design
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) User Experience
4 2 (33.33%) LESS
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) Apache
4 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) MySQL
4 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (33.33%) Grunt
4 2 (33.33%) Bower
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Spring
4 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5

JSON
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Solr
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) Jackrabbit
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Bower
2 2 (33.33%) Grunt
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Liquibase
3 1 (16.67%) Maven
3 1 (16.67%) Mockito
3 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (33.33%) HTML Developer
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (33.33%) UI Developer
3 2 (33.33%) UI/UX Developer
3 2 (33.33%) UX Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) Ajax
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) Backbone.js
4 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) LESS
4 2 (33.33%) Spring
4 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) CakePHP
5 1 (16.67%) J2EE
5 1 (16.67%) J2SE
5 1 (16.67%) JavaFX
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (16.67%) REST
5 1 (16.67%) RESTful
5 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (50.00%) Graceful Degradation
1 3 (50.00%) Progressive Enhancement
1 3 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 3 (50.00%) Web Design
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) PHP