The table below looks at the statistics for JSON skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSON over the 3 months to 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JSON
Rank 82 69 43
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -26
Contract jobs citing JSON 12 19 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.85% 1.34% 3.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.29% 7.54% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 28
Median daily rate £350 £400 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.32%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £335
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +8.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.89 £38.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.21% +40.90%
JSON
Scotland

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 Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
280 252 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.84% 17.73% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 152 209
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +7.14%

JSON
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

JSON
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

JSON Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for JSON.

1 22 (73.33%) Web Services
2 21 (70.00%) SOAP
3 20 (66.67%) XML
4 19 (63.33%) HTTP
4 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (63.33%) RESTful
5 18 (60.00%) Unit Testing
5 18 (60.00%) Waterfall
6 17 (56.67%) JavaScript
7 16 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (53.33%) Web Development
8 15 (50.00%) Linux
8 15 (50.00%) Mac OS X
9 12 (40.00%) Data Centre
10 11 (36.67%) Relational Database
10 11 (36.67%) Project Management
10 11 (36.67%) Java
10 11 (36.67%) Software Engineering
10 11 (36.67%) Software Testing
10 11 (36.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (33.33%) Refactoring
11 10 (33.33%) HTML
11 10 (33.33%) CSS
11 10 (33.33%) SDLC
12 9 (30.00%) HTML5
12 9 (30.00%) CSS3
12 9 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
13 8 (26.67%) Progressive Enhancement
13 8 (26.67%) Open Source
13 8 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery

JSON
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 8 (26.67%) Apache
2 7 (23.33%) nginx
3 5 (16.67%) JBoss
3 5 (16.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.33%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (63.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) Relational Database
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 5 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (13.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (16.67%) Cobertura
2 5 (16.67%) JBehave
2 5 (16.67%) JUnit
3 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 4 (13.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) PHP Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Software Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Security Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Security Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Angular Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Development Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Java Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.33%) JavaScript Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Development Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Software Development Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (73.33%) Web Services
2 21 (70.00%) SOAP
3 20 (66.67%) XML
4 19 (63.33%) RESTful
5 10 (33.33%) CSS
5 10 (33.33%) HTML
6 9 (30.00%) CSS3
6 9 (30.00%) HTML5
7 8 (26.67%) AngularJS
7 8 (26.67%) Java EE
7 8 (26.67%) jQuery
8 5 (16.67%) Hibernate
8 5 (16.67%) JDBC
8 5 (16.67%) JPA
8 5 (16.67%) RequireJS
8 5 (16.67%) Spring
9 1 (3.33%) LESS
9 1 (3.33%) REST
9 1 (3.33%) Sass
9 1 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.33%) User Experience
3 1 (3.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Linux
1 15 (50.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 18 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 16 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (53.33%) Web Development
4 11 (36.67%) Project Management
4 11 (36.67%) Software Engineering
4 11 (36.67%) Software Testing
4 11 (36.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (33.33%) Refactoring
5 10 (33.33%) SDLC
6 9 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (26.67%) API Design
7 8 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (26.67%) Open Source
7 8 (26.67%) Progressive Enhancement
7 8 (26.67%) System Testing
8 7 (23.33%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (23.33%) Mobile First
8 7 (23.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) JavaScript
2 11 (36.67%) Java
3 8 (26.67%) PHP
4 7 (23.33%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle