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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JSON
Rank 102 118 135
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +17
Contract jobs citing JSON 97 90 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.91% 1.52% 1.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.20% 5.22% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 69 45
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £329 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +38.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.88%
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London

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
1565 1724 1722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.83% 29.15% 30.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1272 1288 1369
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 19
Average hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +114.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.96 £22.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £147.50 £82.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, 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.

1 103 (54.50%) XML
2 90 (47.62%) HTML
3 87 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (45.50%) JavaScript
5 73 (38.62%) CSS
6 65 (34.39%) Java
7 57 (30.16%) Web Services
8 54 (28.57%) jQuery
9 52 (27.51%) OO
9 52 (27.51%) Scrum
10 51 (26.98%) REST
11 50 (26.46%) HTML5
12 47 (24.87%) Apple iOS
12 47 (24.87%) Git (software)
13 37 (19.58%) iOS Development
14 35 (18.52%) MVC
14 35 (18.52%) SQL
15 34 (17.99%) .NET
15 34 (17.99%) TDD
15 34 (17.99%) Ajax
16 33 (17.46%) RESTful
17 32 (16.93%) Continuous Integration
17 32 (16.93%) C#
18 31 (16.40%) Android
19 30 (15.87%) PHP
20 26 (13.76%) Linux
20 26 (13.76%) Cucumber
21 25 (13.23%) CSS3
21 25 (13.23%) AngularJS
21 25 (13.23%) JIRA

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 14 (7.41%) Node.js
2 9 (4.76%) Apache
2 9 (4.76%) CMS
3 6 (3.17%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.17%) JBoss
4 5 (2.65%) IIS
4 5 (2.65%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.59%) Apache ServiceMix
5 3 (1.59%) WordPress
5 3 (1.59%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.59%) Confluence
6 2 (1.06%) Joomla!
6 2 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.06%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.53%) Mule
7 1 (0.53%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (2.12%) InfoPath
4 3 (1.59%) MS Office
5 1 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.53%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.53%) MS Project
5 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.53%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Tridion
2 1 (0.53%) Magento
2 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.06%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.06%) IaaS
2 2 (1.06%) Office 365
3 1 (0.53%) SaaS
3 1 (0.53%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.99%) HTTP
2 5 (2.65%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.06%) DVB
3 2 (1.06%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.06%) LDAP
3 2 (1.06%) AMQP
4 1 (0.53%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.53%) VoIP
4 1 (0.53%) VPN
4 1 (0.53%) SSL
4 1 (0.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.70%) SQL Server
2 21 (11.11%) MySQL
3 11 (5.82%) NoSQL
4 10 (5.29%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (3.70%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.65%) Redis
7 5 (2.65%) Big Data
7 5 (2.65%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.12%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.59%) DB2
9 3 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.06%) PerformancePoint
10 2 (1.06%) SQLite
10 2 (1.06%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 47 (24.87%) Git (software)
2 26 (13.76%) Cucumber
3 25 (13.23%) JIRA
4 21 (11.11%) Subversion
5 19 (10.05%) Jenkins
6 16 (8.47%) Maven
7 11 (5.82%) Grunt
7 11 (5.82%) Xcode
8 10 (5.29%) Selenium
8 10 (5.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (4.76%) Hudson
9 9 (4.76%) Eclipse
10 7 (3.70%) Visual Studio
11 6 (3.17%) JUnit
11 6 (3.17%) Mockito
11 6 (3.17%) WebDriver
12 5 (2.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (2.65%) Fiddler
13 4 (2.12%) Toad
13 4 (2.12%) Ant
General
1 14 (7.41%) Finance
2 10 (5.29%) Banking
2 10 (5.29%) Retail
3 7 (3.70%) French Language
3 7 (3.70%) German Language
3 7 (3.70%) Games
4 3 (1.59%) Marketing
5 2 (1.06%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.06%) Arabic Language
5 2 (1.06%) Hindi Language
6 1 (0.53%) Law
6 1 (0.53%) Advertising
6 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 144 (76.19%) Developer
2 34 (17.99%) iOS Developer
3 24 (12.70%) Senior Developer
4 18 (9.52%) Front-End Developer
5 16 (8.47%) Web Developer
6 14 (7.41%) Android Developer
7 11 (5.82%) Java Developer
8 9 (4.76%) PHP Developer
9 8 (4.23%) .NET Developer
10 6 (3.17%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (3.17%) Architect
10 6 (3.17%) Automation Engineer
11 5 (2.65%) Senior iOS Developer
11 5 (2.65%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 5 (2.65%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 5 (2.65%) Test Leader
11 5 (2.65%) Test Engineer
12 4 (2.12%) Senior Java Developer
13 3 (1.59%) Tools Developer
13 3 (1.59%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (54.50%) XML
2 90 (47.62%) HTML
3 73 (38.62%) CSS
4 57 (30.16%) Web Services
5 54 (28.57%) jQuery
6 51 (26.98%) REST
7 50 (26.46%) HTML5
8 34 (17.99%) .NET
8 34 (17.99%) Ajax
9 33 (17.46%) RESTful
10 25 (13.23%) CSS3
10 25 (13.23%) AngularJS
10 25 (13.23%) Spring
11 22 (11.64%) ASP.NET
12 17 (8.99%) Backbone.js
13 13 (6.88%) Hibernate
14 11 (5.82%) SOAP
14 11 (5.82%) .NET Framework
15 10 (5.29%) Cocoa
15 10 (5.29%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.05%) User Experience
2 16 (8.47%) Mobile App
3 14 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 12 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (5.29%) Open Source
6 9 (4.76%) Video on Demand
7 8 (4.23%) Data Structures
8 7 (3.70%) iPhone
9 6 (3.17%) W3C
10 5 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (2.65%) iPad
10 5 (2.65%) Streaming Video
11 4 (2.12%) Algorithms
12 3 (1.59%) Digital Media
12 3 (1.59%) New Media
12 3 (1.59%) Online Games
12 3 (1.59%) Social Media
12 3 (1.59%) Visualisation
13 2 (1.06%) Interactive TV
13 2 (1.06%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 47 (24.87%) Apple iOS
2 31 (16.40%) Android
3 26 (13.76%) Linux
4 18 (9.52%) Windows
5 17 (8.99%) UNIX
6 5 (2.65%) VMS
7 3 (1.59%) CentOS
7 3 (1.59%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.06%) OpenVMS
8 2 (1.06%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.53%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.53%) webOS
9 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (27.51%) OO
2 52 (27.51%) Scrum
3 37 (19.58%) iOS Development
4 35 (18.52%) MVC
5 34 (17.99%) TDD
6 32 (16.93%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (11.64%) Test Automation
8 21 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 21 (11.11%) Web Development
9 18 (9.52%) Kanban
9 18 (9.52%) Unit Testing
10 16 (8.47%) Responsive Web Design
10 16 (8.47%) Android Development
10 16 (8.47%) OOP
11 14 (7.41%) BDD
12 12 (6.35%) OOD
13 11 (5.82%) Analytics
13 11 (5.82%) SOA
13 11 (5.82%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 86 (45.50%) JavaScript
2 65 (34.39%) Java
3 35 (18.52%) SQL
4 32 (16.93%) C#
5 30 (15.87%) PHP
6 25 (13.23%) Objective-C
7 23 (12.17%) Ruby
8 19 (10.05%) C++
9 12 (6.35%) Python
10 11 (5.82%) Scala
11 8 (4.23%) C
12 6 (3.17%) T-SQL
13 5 (2.65%) PL/SQL
13 5 (2.65%) Shell Script
14 4 (2.12%) VBScript
15 2 (1.06%) VB
15 2 (1.06%) VB.NET
15 2 (1.06%) VBA
15 2 (1.06%) Perl
15 2 (1.06%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (8.99%) Degree
2 5 (2.65%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.12%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.06%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.41%) QA
2 2 (1.06%) HL7
3 1 (0.53%) WCAG
3 1 (0.53%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (1.06%) KVM
1 2 (1.06%) HDFS
1 2 (1.06%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 12 (6.35%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (5.29%) Puppet
3 7 (3.70%) yum
4 5 (2.65%) Ansible
5 2 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.06%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.53%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (8.47%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.35%) Oracle
3 11 (5.82%) Google
4 5 (2.65%) New Relic
4 5 (2.65%) Red Hat
4 5 (2.65%) Zend
5 3 (1.59%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.59%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.59%) Telerik
6 2 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.06%) Apple
6 2 (1.06%) HP
6 2 (1.06%) Adobe
6 2 (1.06%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.06%) Sybase
6 2 (1.06%) Ektron
6 2 (1.06%) Nintex
6 2 (1.06%) Twitter
6 2 (1.06%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.53%) Splunk
City of London
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago