The first table below looks at the demand for JSON skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSON over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Cheshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JSON
Rank 41 63 53
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -10
Contract jobs citing JSON 32 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.76% 0.40% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.24% 1.75% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 4
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +74.35%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
210 171 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.65% 22.92% 29.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 93 110
Average daily rate £375 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 7
Average hourly rate £40.57 £15.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.46% -53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £9.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £140.00 £33.20 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
JSON
North West

JSON
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

JSON Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

JSON
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

JSON Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

JSON
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JSON across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

JSON Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

JSON
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSON within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 11 £325 -
Warrington +1 5 £300 -7.69% 5
Macclesfield - 4 £400 - 2
Knutsford - 1 £450 -
Crewe - - - -
JSON
North West

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 41 (89.13%) HTML
2 40 (86.96%) CSS
3 39 (84.78%) JavaScript
4 31 (67.39%) CSS3
5 30 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (63.04%) HTML5
7 27 (58.70%) TDD
8 25 (54.35%) Scrum
8 25 (54.35%) .NET
9 24 (52.17%) SQL
10 21 (45.65%) Pair Programming
11 18 (39.13%) Ajax
11 18 (39.13%) jQuery
11 18 (39.13%) T-SQL
12 16 (34.78%) XML
12 16 (34.78%) Configuration Management
12 16 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (32.61%) RESTful
14 14 (30.43%) Java
14 14 (30.43%) Dependency Injection
15 13 (28.26%) Relational Database
15 13 (28.26%) C#
15 13 (28.26%) Requirements Management
16 12 (26.09%) Web Services
17 11 (23.91%) MVC
17 11 (23.91%) Refactoring
18 10 (21.74%) User Stories
19 9 (19.57%) REST
19 9 (19.57%) LINQ
20 8 (17.39%) NHibernate

JSON
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (4.35%) Apache
1 2 (4.35%) CMS
2 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Photoshop
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) HTTP
2 3 (6.52%) SMTP
3 2 (4.35%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.17%) Internet
4 1 (2.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.26%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.70%) MySQL
2 4 (8.70%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.52%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.87%) Subversion
3 4 (8.70%) Maven
4 3 (6.52%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.52%) Selenium
5 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.17%) Moq
6 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (4.35%) Marketing
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (95.65%) Developer
2 14 (30.43%) .NET Developer
3 9 (19.57%) Java Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Web Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Architect
6 3 (6.52%) ServiceNow Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Administrator
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Technical Architect
7 2 (4.35%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (4.35%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.17%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Web Designer
8 1 (2.17%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Senior Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (89.13%) HTML
2 40 (86.96%) CSS
3 31 (67.39%) CSS3
4 29 (63.04%) HTML5
5 25 (54.35%) .NET
6 18 (39.13%) Ajax
6 18 (39.13%) jQuery
7 16 (34.78%) XML
8 15 (32.61%) RESTful
9 12 (26.09%) Web Services
10 9 (19.57%) REST
10 9 (19.57%) LINQ
11 8 (17.39%) NHibernate
12 7 (15.22%) Spring
13 5 (10.87%) DOM
13 5 (10.87%) SOAP
13 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET
13 5 (10.87%) .NET Framework
13 5 (10.87%) Java EE
14 4 (8.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (6.52%) Open Source
2 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.17%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Android
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (58.70%) TDD
3 25 (54.35%) Scrum
4 21 (45.65%) Pair Programming
5 16 (34.78%) Configuration Management
5 16 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (30.43%) Dependency Injection
7 13 (28.26%) Requirements Management
8 11 (23.91%) MVC
8 11 (23.91%) Refactoring
9 10 (21.74%) User Stories
10 6 (13.04%) Web Development
10 6 (13.04%) Kanban
10 6 (13.04%) Test Automation
11 4 (8.70%) OO
11 4 (8.70%) ITSM
11 4 (8.70%) Project Management
11 4 (8.70%) Agile Project Management
12 3 (6.52%) MVVM
12 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 39 (84.78%) JavaScript
2 24 (52.17%) SQL
3 18 (39.13%) T-SQL
4 14 (30.43%) Java
5 13 (28.26%) C#
6 5 (10.87%) XPath
7 3 (6.52%) PHP
7 3 (6.52%) Scala
7 3 (6.52%) Ruby
8 2 (4.35%) PHP5
8 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.35%) Python
9 1 (2.17%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) ServiceNow
1 3 (6.52%) Mercator
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle
2 2 (4.35%) JBoss
2 2 (4.35%) Vertica
3 1 (2.17%) Twitter
3 1 (2.17%) hybris
3 1 (2.17%) ATG