The table below looks at the statistics for JSON skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSON over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JSON
Rank 54 47 48
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing JSON 34 35 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.35% 3.56% 2.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.83% 12.28% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 30 10
Median daily rate £490 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £246 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £500 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £335
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +8.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.78 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.78 £38.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-46.37% +40.90%
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
265 285 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.08% 28.99% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 199 87
Median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £600 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 0
Median hourly rate £20.78 £16.16 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.58% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

JSON
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing JSON as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSON within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 18 £500 - 2
Chester -8 11 £475 +18.75%
Knutsford -10 2 - -
JSON
North West

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing JSON also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for JSON.

1 73 (87.95%) XML
2 67 (80.72%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (72.29%) SOAP
4 55 (66.27%) JavaScript
5 54 (65.06%) HTML
6 51 (61.45%) CSS
7 44 (53.01%) Java
8 39 (46.99%) Web Services
9 34 (40.96%) HTTP
10 33 (39.76%) RESTful
11 32 (38.55%) HTML5
12 28 (33.73%) Web Design
13 27 (32.53%) Responsive Web Design
14 24 (28.92%) J2EE
15 21 (25.30%) JDBC
16 20 (24.10%) ITIL
16 20 (24.10%) MVC
16 20 (24.10%) Banking
16 20 (24.10%) ServiceNow
17 19 (22.89%) REST
18 18 (21.69%) jQuery
18 18 (21.69%) SOA
18 18 (21.69%) Linux
19 17 (20.48%) Oracle
19 17 (20.48%) Computer Science
19 17 (20.48%) CSS3
19 17 (20.48%) Security Cleared
20 16 (19.28%) Git (software)
20 16 (19.28%) Continuous Integration
20 16 (19.28%) Unit Testing

JSON
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (16.87%) Apache
1 14 (16.87%) JBoss
1 14 (16.87%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.41%) Node.js
2 2 (2.41%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.20%) IIS
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Google Play
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (40.96%) HTTP
2 2 (2.41%) AMQP
2 2 (2.41%) Network Security
3 1 (1.20%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.87%) MySQL
2 13 (15.66%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.61%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.41%) MariaDB
4 2 (2.41%) Redis
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.20%) DB2
5 1 (1.20%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.20%) OpenStack Swift
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (19.28%) Git (software)
2 14 (16.87%) JIRA
3 5 (6.02%) Cucumber
4 4 (4.82%) JUnit
5 3 (3.61%) Selenium
6 2 (2.41%) Hudson
6 2 (2.41%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.41%) Mockito
6 2 (2.41%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (2.41%) Xcode
7 1 (1.20%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.20%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.20%) Subversion
7 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (24.10%) Banking
2 13 (15.66%) Finance
3 2 (2.41%) Games
4 1 (1.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 65 (78.31%) Developer
2 23 (27.71%) Java Developer
3 15 (18.07%) Senior Developer
4 14 (16.87%) Architect
4 14 (16.87%) JavaScript Developer
5 13 (15.66%) HTML Developer
6 10 (12.05%) Digital Developer
6 10 (12.05%) HTML CSS Developer
6 10 (12.05%) ServiceNow Developer
6 10 (12.05%) Technical Architect
7 9 (10.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 7 (8.43%) Digital Architect
8 7 (8.43%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (7.23%) Agile Developer
9 6 (7.23%) Applications Developer
9 6 (7.23%) Digital Technical Architect
9 6 (7.23%) Java Architect
10 5 (6.02%) Java Applications Developer
10 5 (6.02%) Senior Applications Developer
10 5 (6.02%) Senior Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (87.95%) XML
2 60 (72.29%) SOAP
3 54 (65.06%) HTML
4 51 (61.45%) CSS
5 39 (46.99%) Web Services
6 33 (39.76%) RESTful
7 32 (38.55%) HTML5
8 24 (28.92%) J2EE
9 21 (25.30%) JDBC
10 19 (22.89%) REST
11 18 (21.69%) jQuery
12 17 (20.48%) CSS3
13 15 (18.07%) Ajax
14 14 (16.87%) Apache Camel
14 14 (16.87%) Middleware
15 13 (15.66%) ActiveMQ
15 13 (15.66%) D3.js
15 13 (15.66%) Handlebars
15 13 (15.66%) Mustache
15 13 (15.66%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.48%) Computer Science
2 10 (12.05%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.41%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.41%) User Experience
4 2 (2.41%) Wiki
5 1 (1.20%) Animation
5 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.20%) NHS
5 1 (1.20%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.69%) Linux
2 5 (6.02%) Android
3 4 (4.82%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.41%) Windows
5 1 (1.20%) AIX
5 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.20%) Unix
5 1 (1.20%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (80.72%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (33.73%) Web Design
3 27 (32.53%) Responsive Web Design
4 20 (24.10%) ITIL
4 20 (24.10%) MVC
5 18 (21.69%) SOA
6 16 (19.28%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (19.28%) Unit Testing
7 14 (16.87%) High Availability
7 14 (16.87%) Web Development
8 13 (15.66%) E-business
8 13 (15.66%) TDD
9 10 (12.05%) Front End Development
9 10 (12.05%) Kanban
10 9 (10.84%) Microservices
10 9 (10.84%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (9.64%) BDD
11 8 (9.64%) Open Source
12 7 (8.43%) Integration Testing
12 7 (8.43%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 55 (66.27%) JavaScript
2 44 (53.01%) Java
3 15 (18.07%) C
3 15 (18.07%) C++
4 8 (9.64%) SQL
5 4 (4.82%) PHP
5 4 (4.82%) Python
6 3 (3.61%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.61%) C#
7 2 (2.41%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.41%) Ruby
8 1 (1.20%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.20%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (1.20%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (20.48%) Security Cleared
2 12 (14.46%) BC Cleared
3 4 (4.82%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (4.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (24.10%) ServiceNow
2 17 (20.48%) Oracle
3 13 (15.66%) IBM
4 2 (2.41%) Google
4 2 (2.41%) hybris
4 2 (2.41%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.41%) Software AG
4 2 (2.41%) Talend
5 1 (1.20%) ATG
5 1 (1.20%) HP
5 1 (1.20%) Rally