The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JSON
Rank 53 52 66
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Contract jobs citing JSON 13 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.79% 1.85% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.81% 6.85% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
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£323 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +3.84%
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%
JSON
North West

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 Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
191 248 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.24% 26.99% 26.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 136 137
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £385 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 6
Average hourly rate £19.45 £31.56 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.36% -16.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.35 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £43.83 £42.29
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 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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wilmslow - 4 £320 - 1
Chester +6 3 £388 -
Knutsford +5 2 £390 -
Warrington -12 1 £275 - 1
Macclesfield - - - -
Crewe - - - -
JSON
North West

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (63.64%) HTML
2 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 13 (59.09%) CSS
3 13 (59.09%) TDD
4 12 (54.55%) Java
5 9 (40.91%) .NET
5 9 (40.91%) Ajax
6 7 (31.82%) C#
6 7 (31.82%) SQL
6 7 (31.82%) Web Services
6 7 (31.82%) XML
6 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (31.82%) RESTful
7 6 (27.27%) Cucumber
7 6 (27.27%) CSS3
7 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
7 6 (27.27%) Spring
7 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
7 6 (27.27%) Java EE
7 6 (27.27%) J2EE
7 6 (27.27%) JUnit
7 6 (27.27%) MVC
7 6 (27.27%) Finance
7 6 (27.27%) Algorithms
8 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
8 5 (22.73%) Linux
8 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
8 5 (22.73%) Telematics
8 5 (22.73%) NHibernate

JSON
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
1 2 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (18.18%) Big Data
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.09%) Informix
3 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 2 (9.09%) SQLite
3 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) MySQL
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) JUnit
1 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 6 (27.27%) Cucumber
2 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
3 4 (18.18%) Maven
4 2 (9.09%) JIRA
4 2 (9.09%) Selenium
4 2 (9.09%) Mockito
4 2 (9.09%) Introscope
4 2 (9.09%) Subversion
4 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.55%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (4.55%) Xcode
5 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 4 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Django Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Python/Django Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Python Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Team Leader
5 2 (9.09%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (4.55%) J2EE Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Android Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Head of Architecture
6 1 (4.55%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) HTML
2 13 (59.09%) CSS
3 9 (40.91%) .NET
3 9 (40.91%) Ajax
4 7 (31.82%) RESTful
4 7 (31.82%) Web Services
4 7 (31.82%) XML
5 6 (27.27%) J2EE
5 6 (27.27%) Spring
5 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
5 6 (27.27%) Java EE
5 6 (27.27%) CSS3
6 5 (22.73%) NHibernate
6 5 (22.73%) HTML5
7 4 (18.18%) WSDL
8 3 (13.64%) SOAP
8 3 (13.64%) LINQ
8 3 (13.64%) Django
8 3 (13.64%) jQuery
8 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Algorithms
2 5 (22.73%) Telematics
3 2 (9.09%) Open Source
3 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 2 (9.09%) Data Structures
3 2 (9.09%) N-Tier
3 2 (9.09%) Online Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Windows
3 3 (13.64%) Android
3 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Phone
4 2 (9.09%) Mac OS
4 2 (9.09%) AIX
4 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) TDD
3 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (27.27%) MVC
5 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
6 4 (18.18%) OO
6 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
7 3 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (13.64%) User Stories
7 3 (13.64%) Pair Programming
7 3 (13.64%) Scrum
7 3 (13.64%) Refactoring
8 2 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (9.09%) Web Development
8 2 (9.09%) Web Design
8 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
8 2 (9.09%) OOD
8 2 (9.09%) Service Management
8 2 (9.09%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 12 (54.55%) Java
3 7 (31.82%) C#
3 7 (31.82%) SQL
4 4 (18.18%) Groovy
5 3 (13.64%) Python
5 3 (13.64%) Objective-C
5 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
6 2 (9.09%) C++
6 2 (9.09%) C
7 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) IBM
2 2 (9.09%) Compuware
2 2 (9.09%) HP
2 2 (9.09%) Perforce
2 2 (9.09%) Kony
3 1 (4.55%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) Appcelerator
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