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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JSON
Rank 50 45 47
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing JSON 40 41 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.62% 4.10% 3.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.62% 14.19% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 37 12
Average daily rate £475 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £449 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.07% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £38.75 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+41.93% +20.15%
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
317 289 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 28.69% 28.93% 22.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 200 87
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.50 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.41% -61.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Warrington - 28 £500 - 2
Chester -5 6 £464 +15.93% 3
Knutsford -16 4 £381 +1.66%
JSON
North West

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 73 (85.88%) XML
2 68 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (68.24%) JavaScript
4 57 (67.06%) SOAP
5 56 (65.88%) HTML
6 50 (58.82%) CSS
7 45 (52.94%) Java
8 41 (48.24%) Web Services
9 34 (40.00%) HTML5
10 33 (38.82%) HTTP
11 29 (34.12%) RESTful
12 28 (32.94%) Web Design
13 27 (31.76%) Responsive Web Design
14 23 (27.06%) J2EE
15 22 (25.88%) Linux
15 22 (25.88%) Banking
16 21 (24.71%) jQuery
16 21 (24.71%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (23.53%) ServiceNow
17 20 (23.53%) ITIL
17 20 (23.53%) MVC
18 19 (22.35%) SOA
18 19 (22.35%) C++
18 19 (22.35%) Git (software)
19 17 (20.00%) Unit Testing
19 17 (20.00%) Security Cleared
19 17 (20.00%) REST
19 17 (20.00%) CSS3
19 17 (20.00%) MySQL
19 17 (20.00%) C

JSON
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 13 (15.29%) Apache
1 13 (15.29%) JBoss
1 13 (15.29%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.35%) Node.js
2 2 (2.35%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.53%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.53%) Amazon Glacier
2 3 (3.53%) Amazon S3
2 3 (3.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 3 (3.53%) Route 53
3 1 (1.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (38.82%) HTTP
2 2 (2.35%) Network Security
3 1 (1.18%) AMQP
3 1 (1.18%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.00%) MySQL
2 13 (15.29%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.71%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.53%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (3.53%) Big Data
5 2 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.35%) Redis
6 1 (1.18%) DB2
6 1 (1.18%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.18%) OpenStack Swift
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (22.35%) Git (software)
2 14 (16.47%) JIRA
3 4 (4.71%) Cucumber
3 4 (4.71%) JUnit
4 3 (3.53%) Selenium
4 3 (3.53%) Subversion
4 3 (3.53%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (2.35%) Hudson
5 2 (2.35%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.35%) Mockito
5 2 (2.35%) Xcode
6 1 (1.18%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.18%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (25.88%) Banking
2 12 (14.12%) Finance
3 3 (3.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 64 (75.29%) Developer
2 22 (25.88%) Java Developer
3 15 (17.65%) Architect
4 14 (16.47%) JavaScript Developer
5 13 (15.29%) HTML Developer
6 11 (12.94%) Senior Developer
7 10 (11.76%) HTML CSS Developer
7 10 (11.76%) ServiceNow Developer
7 10 (11.76%) Technical Architect
8 9 (10.59%) Digital Developer
8 9 (10.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 7 (8.24%) Digital Architect
10 6 (7.06%) Digital Technical Architect
10 6 (7.06%) Java Architect
11 5 (5.88%) Agile Developer
12 4 (4.71%) .NET Developer
12 4 (4.71%) Analyst
12 4 (4.71%) Android Developer
13 3 (3.53%) Applications Developer
13 3 (3.53%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (85.88%) XML
2 57 (67.06%) SOAP
3 56 (65.88%) HTML
4 50 (58.82%) CSS
5 41 (48.24%) Web Services
6 34 (40.00%) HTML5
7 29 (34.12%) RESTful
8 23 (27.06%) J2EE
9 21 (24.71%) jQuery
10 17 (20.00%) CSS3
10 17 (20.00%) REST
11 16 (18.82%) JDBC
12 14 (16.47%) Ajax
12 14 (16.47%) Middleware
13 13 (15.29%) ActiveMQ
13 13 (15.29%) Apache Camel
13 13 (15.29%) D3.js
13 13 (15.29%) Handlebars
13 13 (15.29%) Mustache
13 13 (15.29%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 13 (15.29%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.53%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.53%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.53%) Replication
4 3 (3.53%) Telematics
5 2 (2.35%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.35%) User Experience
5 2 (2.35%) Wiki
6 1 (1.18%) Animation
6 1 (1.18%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.88%) Linux
2 8 (9.41%) Android
3 7 (8.24%) Apple iOS
4 5 (5.88%) Windows
5 4 (4.71%) AIX
6 3 (3.53%) Mac OS
6 3 (3.53%) Windows Vista
6 3 (3.53%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.18%) Unix
7 1 (1.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (32.94%) Web Design
3 27 (31.76%) Responsive Web Design
4 21 (24.71%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (23.53%) ITIL
5 20 (23.53%) MVC
6 19 (22.35%) SOA
7 17 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 15 (17.65%) TDD
9 14 (16.47%) Web Development
10 13 (15.29%) E-business
10 13 (15.29%) High Availability
11 10 (11.76%) Front End Development
11 10 (11.76%) OO
12 8 (9.41%) Android Development
13 7 (8.24%) iOS Development
13 7 (8.24%) Microservices
13 7 (8.24%) Mobile Development
13 7 (8.24%) Open Source
13 7 (8.24%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 58 (68.24%) JavaScript
2 45 (52.94%) Java
3 19 (22.35%) C++
4 17 (20.00%) C
5 12 (14.12%) SQL
6 5 (5.88%) Objective-C
7 4 (4.71%) C#
7 4 (4.71%) PHP
8 2 (2.35%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.35%) Python
9 1 (1.18%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.18%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (1.18%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.18%) Ruby
9 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (14.12%) BC Cleared
3 7 (8.24%) Degree
4 4 (4.71%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (23.53%) ServiceNow
2 16 (18.82%) Oracle
3 13 (15.29%) IBM
4 3 (3.53%) Software AG
4 3 (3.53%) Talend
5 2 (2.35%) Google
5 2 (2.35%) hybris
5 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.18%) ATG
6 1 (1.18%) HP
6 1 (1.18%) Rally