The table below looks at the statistics for JSON skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSON over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JSON
Rank 118 100 167
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +67
Contract jobs citing JSON 91 137 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.55% 1.89% 0.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.24% 6.35% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 111 46
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £6.00 £19.02
% change year-on-year
+483.33% -68.45%
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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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1735 2159 2011
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.51% 29.73% 27.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1356 1654 1545
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 16
Average hourly rate £19.50 £35.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.28% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £25.00 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £44.25 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

JSON
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JSON across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

JSON Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

JSON
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JSON across the City of London region.

JSON Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

JSON
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JSON across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

JSON Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

JSON
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JSON across the City of London region.

JSON Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

1 112 (56.85%) XML
2 89 (45.18%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (44.67%) HTML
4 86 (43.65%) JavaScript
5 67 (34.01%) CSS
6 65 (32.99%) Web Services
6 65 (32.99%) Java
7 51 (25.89%) Scrum
7 51 (25.89%) jQuery
7 51 (25.89%) REST
8 49 (24.87%) Apple iOS
9 48 (24.37%) OO
10 46 (23.35%) HTML5
11 43 (21.83%) RESTful
11 43 (21.83%) MVC
12 42 (21.32%) iOS Development
13 41 (20.81%) Git (software)
14 40 (20.30%) Ajax
15 39 (19.80%) TDD
16 38 (19.29%) Objective-C
16 38 (19.29%) .NET
17 35 (17.77%) C#
17 35 (17.77%) Continuous Integration
18 33 (16.75%) SQL
18 33 (16.75%) Subversion
19 31 (15.74%) PHP
20 30 (15.23%) Spring
21 29 (14.72%) Linux
21 29 (14.72%) Android
22 28 (14.21%) MySQL

JSON
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 16 (8.12%) Node.js
2 8 (4.06%) OpenStack
3 7 (3.55%) Apache
3 7 (3.55%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.05%) CMS
4 6 (3.05%) Confluence
5 5 (2.54%) JBoss
6 4 (2.03%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.52%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.02%) Joomla!
8 2 (1.02%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.51%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.51%) IIS
9 1 (0.51%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 6 (3.05%) Photoshop
1 6 (3.05%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.03%) InfoPath
3 3 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.02%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (0.51%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Magento
1 1 (0.51%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.52%) Office 365
4 2 (1.02%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (1.02%) IaaS
5 1 (0.51%) Force.com
5 1 (0.51%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.51%) GitHub
5 1 (0.51%) Heroku
5 1 (0.51%) Gitorious
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.63%) HTTP
2 5 (2.54%) Internet
3 4 (2.03%) HTTPS
3 4 (2.03%) AMQP
4 3 (1.52%) VoIP
4 3 (1.52%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.02%) SSL
5 2 (1.02%) LDAP
5 2 (1.02%) RTSP
6 1 (0.51%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.21%) MySQL
2 25 (12.69%) SQL Server
3 21 (10.66%) NoSQL
4 9 (4.57%) Redis
4 9 (4.57%) MongoDB
4 9 (4.57%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.54%) SQLite
6 5 (2.54%) Big Data
6 5 (2.54%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (2.54%) DB2
6 5 (2.54%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.03%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.52%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.02%) Star Schema
9 2 (1.02%) SQL Navigator
9 2 (1.02%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 41 (20.81%) Git (software)
2 33 (16.75%) Subversion
3 24 (12.18%) Xcode
3 24 (12.18%) JIRA
4 23 (11.68%) Cucumber
5 13 (6.60%) Maven
6 12 (6.09%) Mockito
7 11 (5.58%) Eclipse
8 9 (4.57%) Selenium
9 8 (4.06%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (3.55%) JUnit
10 7 (3.55%) Grunt
11 6 (3.05%) Jenkins
11 6 (3.05%) Mercurial
11 6 (3.05%) TeamCity
12 5 (2.54%) WebDriver
12 5 (2.54%) Jasmine
12 5 (2.54%) SoapUI
12 5 (2.54%) Moq
12 5 (2.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (13.71%) Finance
2 14 (7.11%) Banking
3 8 (4.06%) Retail
4 7 (3.55%) Games
5 5 (2.54%) French Language
5 5 (2.54%) German Language
6 4 (2.03%) Marketing
7 2 (1.02%) Advertising
7 2 (1.02%) Back Office
7 2 (1.02%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.51%) Front Office
8 1 (0.51%) Publishing
8 1 (0.51%) Law
8 1 (0.51%) Legal
Job Titles
1 143 (72.59%) Developer
2 40 (20.30%) iOS Developer
3 20 (10.15%) Senior Developer
4 14 (7.11%) Java Developer
5 13 (6.60%) Front-End Developer
5 13 (6.60%) .NET Developer
6 12 (6.09%) Web Developer
7 10 (5.08%) PHP Developer
8 9 (4.57%) Analyst
8 9 (4.57%) Architect
9 8 (4.06%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (4.06%) Lead Developer
9 8 (4.06%) Android Developer
10 7 (3.55%) Consultant
10 7 (3.55%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 6 (3.05%) Junior
11 6 (3.05%) Test Analyst
11 6 (3.05%) Junior Developer
11 6 (3.05%) C# Developer
11 6 (3.05%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (56.85%) XML
2 88 (44.67%) HTML
3 67 (34.01%) CSS
4 65 (32.99%) Web Services
5 51 (25.89%) jQuery
5 51 (25.89%) REST
6 46 (23.35%) HTML5
7 43 (21.83%) RESTful
8 40 (20.30%) Ajax
9 38 (19.29%) .NET
10 30 (15.23%) Spring
11 26 (13.20%) ASP.NET
11 26 (13.20%) CSS3
12 23 (11.68%) AngularJS
13 19 (9.64%) SOAP
14 17 (8.63%) Cocoa
14 17 (8.63%) iOS SDK
15 14 (7.11%) LAMP
16 12 (6.09%) .NET Framework
16 12 (6.09%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.69%) User Experience
2 21 (10.66%) Mobile App
3 16 (8.12%) Computer Science
4 12 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (5.08%) Open Source
5 10 (5.08%) iPhone
6 9 (4.57%) Data Structures
7 6 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.54%) Algorithms
9 4 (2.03%) iPad
9 4 (2.03%) Social Media
9 4 (2.03%) Wiki
9 4 (2.03%) Online Games
10 3 (1.52%) Data Integration
10 3 (1.52%) Taxonomies
10 3 (1.52%) Video on Demand
10 3 (1.52%) Augmented Reality
10 3 (1.52%) Streaming Video
10 3 (1.52%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.52%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 49 (24.87%) Apple iOS
2 29 (14.72%) Linux
2 29 (14.72%) Android
3 20 (10.15%) UNIX
4 14 (7.11%) Windows
5 9 (4.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.03%) Windows Phone
7 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.02%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.51%) webOS
9 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (45.18%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (25.89%) Scrum
3 48 (24.37%) OO
4 43 (21.83%) MVC
5 42 (21.32%) iOS Development
6 39 (19.80%) TDD
7 35 (17.77%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (12.69%) BDD
9 21 (10.66%) E-Commerce
10 18 (9.14%) Web Development
11 15 (7.61%) SOA
12 14 (7.11%) Kanban
13 13 (6.60%) Unit Testing
13 13 (6.60%) Test Automation
13 13 (6.60%) User Stories
13 13 (6.60%) Software Engineering
14 11 (5.58%) DevOps
15 10 (5.08%) OOD
16 9 (4.57%) Responsive Web Design
16 9 (4.57%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 86 (43.65%) JavaScript
2 65 (32.99%) Java
3 38 (19.29%) Objective-C
4 35 (17.77%) C#
5 33 (16.75%) SQL
6 31 (15.74%) PHP
7 22 (11.17%) Ruby
8 19 (9.64%) Python
9 16 (8.12%) C++
10 11 (5.58%) Scala
11 8 (4.06%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.54%) Bash Shell
12 5 (2.54%) C
13 4 (2.03%) PowerHouse
13 4 (2.03%) T-SQL
13 4 (2.03%) VBScript
13 4 (2.03%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.52%) ActionScript
15 2 (1.02%) XQuery
15 2 (1.02%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (5.58%) Degree
2 7 (3.55%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.02%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.02%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.02%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.11%) QA
2 2 (1.02%) HL7
3 1 (0.51%) WCAG
3 1 (0.51%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (1.02%) HDFS
1 2 (1.02%) KVM
1 2 (1.02%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 7 (3.55%) HP Quality Center
1 7 (3.55%) Puppet
2 3 (1.52%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.02%) Ansible
3 2 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (10.15%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.63%) Oracle
3 12 (6.09%) Google
4 11 (5.58%) Red Hat
5 8 (4.06%) Apple
6 7 (3.55%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (3.55%) Adobe
6 7 (3.55%) New Relic
7 5 (2.54%) Atlassian
7 5 (2.54%) Twitter
8 4 (2.03%) Zend
9 3 (1.52%) Facebook
9 3 (1.52%) Splunk
9 3 (1.52%) Perforce
9 3 (1.52%) Business Objects
10 2 (1.02%) Nintex
10 2 (1.02%) HP
10 2 (1.02%) Informatica
10 2 (1.02%) Teradata
10 2 (1.02%) Rackspace
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