The table below looks at the statistics for JSON skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSON over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JSON
Rank 65 62 49
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs citing JSON 16 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.16% 1.22% 1.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.20% 4.70% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £303 £441
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.41%
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
258 319 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.75% 25.89% 23.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 164 81
Average daily rate £350 £350 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £427 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 £18.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.88% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

JSON
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JSON across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JSON across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

JSON Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 16 (57.14%) RESTful
2 15 (53.57%) JavaScript
2 15 (53.57%) XML
3 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (39.29%) HTML
5 10 (35.71%) Java
5 10 (35.71%) CSS
5 10 (35.71%) Web Services
6 9 (32.14%) PHP
7 8 (28.57%) SQL
7 8 (28.57%) C#
7 8 (28.57%) Cucumber
7 8 (28.57%) BDD
7 8 (28.57%) Apple iOS
7 8 (28.57%) Android
7 8 (28.57%) Relational Database
8 7 (25.00%) Open Source
8 7 (25.00%) .NET
8 7 (25.00%) SOAP
8 7 (25.00%) TDD
9 6 (21.43%) Eclipse
9 6 (21.43%) Ant
9 6 (21.43%) nginx
9 6 (21.43%) HTML5
9 6 (21.43%) Mercurial
9 6 (21.43%) Maven
9 6 (21.43%) Selenium
9 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
9 6 (21.43%) User Stories
9 6 (21.43%) Mobile App

JSON
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 6 (21.43%) nginx
2 5 (17.86%) Apache
3 4 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 4 (14.29%) WordPress
4 2 (7.14%) JBoss
4 2 (7.14%) CMS
5 1 (3.57%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.14%) MySQL
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 6 (21.43%) Maven
2 6 (21.43%) Selenium
2 6 (21.43%) Ant
2 6 (21.43%) Eclipse
2 6 (21.43%) Mercurial
3 5 (17.86%) Subversion
4 4 (14.29%) FitNesse
5 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.14%) WebDriver
5 2 (7.14%) Xcode
5 2 (7.14%) Hudson
5 2 (7.14%) Gradle
6 1 (3.57%) Trac
6 1 (3.57%) Calabash
6 1 (3.57%) Android Studio
6 1 (3.57%) Appium
6 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Senior Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Android Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Tester
5 3 (10.71%) Web Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (7.14%) QA Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Applications Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.57%) iOS Developer
7 1 (3.57%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.57%) PHP Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (3.57%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (57.14%) RESTful
2 15 (53.57%) XML
3 11 (39.29%) HTML
4 10 (35.71%) CSS
4 10 (35.71%) Web Services
5 7 (25.00%) SOAP
5 7 (25.00%) .NET
6 6 (21.43%) HTML5
7 4 (14.29%) jQuery
7 4 (14.29%) REST
7 4 (14.29%) XML Schema
8 3 (10.71%) Spring
8 3 (10.71%) JSP
8 3 (10.71%) CSS3
8 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
9 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
9 2 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (7.14%) Classic ASP
9 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Open Source
2 6 (21.43%) Mobile App
3 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.14%) User Experience
4 2 (7.14%) Health Informatics
4 2 (7.14%) Informatics
5 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.57%) iPhone
5 1 (3.57%) Semantic Web
5 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Android
1 8 (28.57%) Apple iOS
2 5 (17.86%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Mac OS X
3 4 (14.29%) Windows
4 2 (7.14%) UNIX
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) BDD
3 7 (25.00%) TDD
4 6 (21.43%) User Stories
4 6 (21.43%) Android Development
5 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (17.86%) SOA
5 5 (17.86%) MVC
6 4 (14.29%) Scrum
6 4 (14.29%) Web Development
6 4 (14.29%) Multithreading
6 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Refactoring
8 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (7.14%) Manual Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
8 2 (7.14%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) JavaScript
2 10 (35.71%) Java
3 9 (32.14%) PHP
4 8 (28.57%) SQL
4 8 (28.57%) C#
5 5 (17.86%) PHP5
6 4 (14.29%) XPath
7 2 (7.14%) VB6
7 2 (7.14%) VBScript
7 2 (7.14%) VB
8 1 (3.57%) Python
8 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) HL7
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Apple
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