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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JSON
Rank 53 55 65
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Contract jobs citing JSON 15 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.81% 1.33% 1.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.88% 4.56% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 9
Average daily rate
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£495 £365 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.61% +21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £325 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £528 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £25.58 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+36.82% +2.32%
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
218 241 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.23% 29.21% 30.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 122 191
Average daily rate £340 £310 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 7
Average hourly rate £34.00 £45.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +13.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.56 £38.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
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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 -1 12 £510 +47.82%
Wilmslow - - - -
Chester - - - - 1
Knutsford - - - - 2
Macclesfield - - - -
JSON
North West

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 33 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 25 (69.44%) HTML
3 24 (66.67%) CSS
4 21 (58.33%) C#
4 21 (58.33%) SQL
4 21 (58.33%) TDD
5 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (55.56%) Linux
6 17 (47.22%) Web Services
6 17 (47.22%) PHP
6 17 (47.22%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (41.67%) RESTful
7 15 (41.67%) XML
7 15 (41.67%) Python
8 14 (38.89%) Java
8 14 (38.89%) Ruby
9 13 (36.11%) Ajax
9 13 (36.11%) NoSQL
10 12 (33.33%) BDD
10 12 (33.33%) Open Source
10 12 (33.33%) C++
11 11 (30.56%) Unit Testing
12 10 (27.78%) Scala
12 10 (27.78%) CSS3
13 9 (25.00%) Pair Programming
13 9 (25.00%) Scrum
14 8 (22.22%) MVC
14 8 (22.22%) T-SQL
14 8 (22.22%) .NET
14 8 (22.22%) Visual Studio

JSON
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (13.89%) CMS
2 2 (5.56%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) NoSQL
2 6 (16.67%) MySQL
3 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 6 (16.67%) Subversion
3 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.78%) Xcode
General
1 5 (13.89%) Marketing
2 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 33 (91.67%) Developer
2 5 (13.89%) Senior Developer
2 5 (13.89%) .NET Developer
2 5 (13.89%) PHP Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.33%) ServiceNow Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) Web Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.56%) C++/Java Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Head of Architecture
6 1 (2.78%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (2.78%) iOS Developer
6 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.78%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (69.44%) HTML
2 24 (66.67%) CSS
3 17 (47.22%) Web Services
4 15 (41.67%) XML
4 15 (41.67%) RESTful
5 13 (36.11%) Ajax
6 10 (27.78%) CSS3
7 8 (22.22%) NHibernate
7 8 (22.22%) HTML5
7 8 (22.22%) LINQ
7 8 (22.22%) XHTML
7 8 (22.22%) .NET
8 6 (16.67%) REST
9 5 (13.89%) LAMP
10 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET
10 4 (11.11%) SOAP
11 3 (8.33%) .NET Framework
12 2 (5.56%) Spring
13 1 (2.78%) Django
13 1 (2.78%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Open Source
2 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) Wiki
4 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (55.56%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Android
2 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) TDD
2 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (47.22%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (33.33%) BDD
5 11 (30.56%) Unit Testing
6 9 (25.00%) Pair Programming
6 9 (25.00%) Scrum
7 8 (22.22%) MVC
7 8 (22.22%) Refactoring
7 8 (22.22%) User Stories
8 6 (16.67%) OO
9 5 (13.89%) Web Design
9 5 (13.89%) OO PHP
10 4 (11.11%) ITSM
11 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
12 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
13 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Architecture
13 1 (2.78%) Requirements Management
13 1 (2.78%) Technical Architecture
13 1 (2.78%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 21 (58.33%) C#
2 21 (58.33%) SQL
3 17 (47.22%) PHP
4 15 (41.67%) Python
5 14 (38.89%) Ruby
5 14 (38.89%) Java
6 12 (33.33%) C++
7 10 (27.78%) Scala
8 8 (22.22%) T-SQL
9 5 (13.89%) PHP5
10 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
10 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
11 1 (2.78%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.78%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) ServiceNow
2 2 (5.56%) Red Hat