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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JSON
Rank 56 56 62
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing JSON 8 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.02% 1.86% 0.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.32% 5.82% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 5
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£388 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -15.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.28 £6.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+471.25% -66.66%
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
185 292 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.48% 32.02% 29.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 152 186
Average daily rate £325 £308 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.51% -9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £425 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 6
Average hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £26.41 £38.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £50.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 - 3 £630 -
Chester +4 2 £313 -3.84% 3
Knutsford - - - - 1
Macclesfield - - - - 2
Wilmslow - - - -
JSON
North West

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 23 (88.46%) JavaScript
2 18 (69.23%) Linux
3 17 (65.38%) C#
3 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (61.54%) TDD
4 16 (61.54%) PHP
5 15 (57.69%) HTML
6 14 (53.85%) SQL
6 14 (53.85%) Web Services
6 14 (53.85%) CSS
6 14 (53.85%) Python
6 14 (53.85%) Ruby
6 14 (53.85%) RESTful
7 13 (50.00%) NoSQL
7 13 (50.00%) Java
8 12 (46.15%) C++
8 12 (46.15%) BDD
8 12 (46.15%) Open Source
9 11 (42.31%) Unit Testing
9 11 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (42.31%) XML
10 10 (38.46%) Scala
10 10 (38.46%) Mentoring
11 8 (30.77%) Ajax
12 7 (26.92%) XHTML
13 5 (19.23%) OO
13 5 (19.23%) MySQL
13 5 (19.23%) REST
14 4 (15.38%) OO PHP
14 4 (15.38%) Git (software)

JSON
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (15.38%) CMS
2 2 (7.69%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 5 (19.23%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
1 4 (15.38%) Subversion
2 1 (3.85%) Xcode
General
1 4 (15.38%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (88.46%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Senior Developer
3 4 (15.38%) PHP Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) C++/Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Web Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) C++ Team Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Java Team Leader
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior C++ Developer
6 1 (3.85%) C++ Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Head of Architecture
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) HTML
2 14 (53.85%) Web Services
2 14 (53.85%) CSS
2 14 (53.85%) RESTful
3 11 (42.31%) XML
4 8 (30.77%) Ajax
5 7 (26.92%) XHTML
6 5 (19.23%) REST
7 4 (15.38%) .NET
7 4 (15.38%) LAMP
7 4 (15.38%) NHibernate
8 3 (11.54%) CSS3
9 2 (7.69%) HTML5
9 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
9 2 (7.69%) LINQ
10 1 (3.85%) SOAP
10 1 (3.85%) Spring
10 1 (3.85%) Cocoa
10 1 (3.85%) Cocoa Touch
10 1 (3.85%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Open Source
2 2 (7.69%) Wiki
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Android
3 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (61.54%) TDD
3 12 (46.15%) BDD
4 11 (42.31%) Unit Testing
4 11 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (38.46%) Mentoring
6 5 (19.23%) OO
7 4 (15.38%) OO PHP
7 4 (15.38%) MVC
7 4 (15.38%) Web Design
8 2 (7.69%) User Stories
8 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
8 2 (7.69%) Scrum
8 2 (7.69%) Pair Programming
8 2 (7.69%) Refactoring
8 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.85%) OOD
9 1 (3.85%) CMMI
9 1 (3.85%) ITSM
9 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (88.46%) JavaScript
2 17 (65.38%) C#
3 16 (61.54%) PHP
4 14 (53.85%) SQL
4 14 (53.85%) Python
4 14 (53.85%) Ruby
5 13 (50.00%) Java
6 12 (46.15%) C++
7 10 (38.46%) Scala
8 4 (15.38%) PHP5
9 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
9 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
9 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
10 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.85%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow
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