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 28 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JSON
Rank 62 61 45
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Contract jobs citing JSON 20 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.48% 1.39% 1.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.25% 5.65% 7.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £300 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.88%
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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 Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
276 283 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.47% 24.67% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 140 97
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 £13.50 £150.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+251.85% -91.00%
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 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 28 January 2015.

JSON Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 18 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 16 (50.00%) RESTful
3 15 (46.88%) HTML
4 14 (43.75%) CSS
4 14 (43.75%) XML
5 13 (40.63%) Web Services
5 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (37.50%) Java
7 10 (31.25%) HTML5
8 9 (28.13%) Apple iOS
8 9 (28.13%) Android
8 9 (28.13%) PHP
8 9 (28.13%) SQL
8 9 (28.13%) .NET
8 9 (28.13%) C#
9 8 (25.00%) SOAP
9 8 (25.00%) nginx
10 7 (21.88%) Mercurial
10 7 (21.88%) Subversion
10 7 (21.88%) MVC
10 7 (21.88%) Mobile App
10 7 (21.88%) Android Development
11 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
11 6 (18.75%) Apache
11 6 (18.75%) Cucumber
11 6 (18.75%) BDD
11 6 (18.75%) jQuery
12 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (15.63%) Multithreading
12 5 (15.63%) Maven

JSON
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 8 (25.00%) nginx
2 6 (18.75%) Apache
3 4 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 4 (12.50%) WordPress
4 2 (6.25%) CMS
4 2 (6.25%) JBoss
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.13%) Drupal
5 1 (3.13%) Lync
5 1 (3.13%) IIS
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) MySQL
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Mercurial
1 7 (21.88%) Subversion
2 6 (18.75%) Cucumber
3 5 (15.63%) Maven
3 5 (15.63%) Eclipse
4 4 (12.50%) Ant
4 4 (12.50%) Selenium
4 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.25%) Xcode
5 2 (6.25%) WebDriver
5 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (6.25%) Hudson
5 2 (6.25%) FitNesse
5 2 (6.25%) Gradle
6 1 (3.13%) Trac
6 1 (3.13%) Calabash
6 1 (3.13%) Android Studio
6 1 (3.13%) Appium
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (81.25%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Senior Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Android Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Python Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Java Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) QA Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Applications Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (3.13%) UI Programmer
6 1 (3.13%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (3.13%) iOS Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (3.13%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (50.00%) RESTful
2 15 (46.88%) HTML
3 14 (43.75%) CSS
3 14 (43.75%) XML
4 13 (40.63%) Web Services
5 10 (31.25%) HTML5
6 9 (28.13%) .NET
7 8 (25.00%) SOAP
8 6 (18.75%) jQuery
9 5 (15.63%) REST
10 4 (12.50%) JSP
10 4 (12.50%) CSS3
10 4 (12.50%) AngularJS
11 3 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (9.38%) Flask
11 3 (9.38%) Celery
11 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
11 3 (9.38%) Ajax
11 3 (9.38%) Spring
11 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Mobile App
2 5 (15.63%) Open Source
3 3 (9.38%) User Experience
4 2 (6.25%) Informatics
4 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.25%) Health Informatics
5 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.13%) iPhone
5 1 (3.13%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Apple iOS
1 9 (28.13%) Android
2 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) Mac OS X
3 2 (6.25%) UNIX
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.88%) MVC
2 7 (21.88%) Android Development
3 6 (18.75%) BDD
4 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (15.63%) Multithreading
4 5 (15.63%) TDD
5 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 4 (12.50%) Web Development
5 4 (12.50%) User Stories
6 3 (9.38%) Refactoring
6 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
6 3 (9.38%) SOA
7 2 (6.25%) Scrum
7 2 (6.25%) OO
7 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.25%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 12 (37.50%) Java
3 9 (28.13%) PHP
3 9 (28.13%) SQL
3 9 (28.13%) C#
4 5 (15.63%) PHP5
5 3 (9.38%) Python
6 2 (6.25%) VB6
6 2 (6.25%) VBScript
6 2 (6.25%) VB
6 2 (6.25%) XPath
7 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Google
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Twitter
3 1 (3.13%) Apple
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