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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JSON
Rank 62 60 48
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs citing JSON 23 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.57% 1.56% 1.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.37% 6.21% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 6
Average daily rate
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£390 £350 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +5.88%
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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
361 306 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 24.69% 25.08% 23.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 169 120
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 18 December 2014.

JSON Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 24 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 20 (50.00%) HTML
2 20 (50.00%) XML
3 19 (47.50%) CSS
3 19 (47.50%) RESTful
4 18 (45.00%) Web Services
5 16 (40.00%) .NET
6 15 (37.50%) HTML5
7 14 (35.00%) Java
7 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (32.50%) SQL
9 12 (30.00%) C#
9 12 (30.00%) SOAP
10 11 (27.50%) Apple iOS
10 11 (27.50%) Android
11 10 (25.00%) Subversion
11 10 (25.00%) PHP
11 10 (25.00%) MVC
12 9 (22.50%) nginx
12 9 (22.50%) Mobile App
12 9 (22.50%) Android Development
13 8 (20.00%) REST
13 8 (20.00%) Mercurial
13 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET
14 7 (17.50%) Windows
14 7 (17.50%) Apache
14 7 (17.50%) Multithreading
14 7 (17.50%) Maven
14 7 (17.50%) QA
14 7 (17.50%) User Experience

JSON
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 9 (22.50%) nginx
2 7 (17.50%) Apache
3 5 (12.50%) Lync
3 5 (12.50%) IIS
3 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 5 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (10.00%) WordPress
5 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
6 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (5.00%) CMS
7 1 (2.50%) Drupal
7 1 (2.50%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.00%) MySQL
4 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Subversion
2 8 (20.00%) Mercurial
3 7 (17.50%) Maven
4 5 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 5 (12.50%) Eclipse
4 5 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 4 (10.00%) Ant
5 4 (10.00%) Selenium
6 3 (7.50%) Hudson
7 2 (5.00%) Gradle
7 2 (5.00%) Xcode
7 2 (5.00%) FitNesse
7 2 (5.00%) WebDriver
7 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.50%) JUnit
8 1 (2.50%) Appium
8 1 (2.50%) Android Studio
8 1 (2.50%) QUnit
8 1 (2.50%) Jasmine
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (85.00%) Developer
2 8 (20.00%) Android Developer
3 5 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Python Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Tester
6 2 (5.00%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.00%) QA Tester
6 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.50%) UI Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (50.00%) HTML
1 20 (50.00%) XML
2 19 (47.50%) CSS
2 19 (47.50%) RESTful
3 18 (45.00%) Web Services
4 16 (40.00%) .NET
5 15 (37.50%) HTML5
6 12 (30.00%) SOAP
7 8 (20.00%) REST
7 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 6 (15.00%) CSS3
8 6 (15.00%) jQuery
9 5 (12.50%) JSP
10 4 (10.00%) Flask
10 4 (10.00%) AngularJS
10 4 (10.00%) Ajax
11 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (7.50%) .NET Framework
11 3 (7.50%) NHibernate
11 3 (7.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Mobile App
2 7 (17.50%) User Experience
3 6 (15.00%) Open Source
4 3 (7.50%) Informatics
4 3 (7.50%) Health Informatics
5 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.50%) iPhone
6 1 (2.50%) Semantic Web
6 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Apple iOS
1 11 (27.50%) Android
2 7 (17.50%) Windows
3 5 (12.50%) Linux
3 5 (12.50%) Mac OS X
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Phone
5 2 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.00%) MVC
3 9 (22.50%) Android Development
4 7 (17.50%) Multithreading
5 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (12.50%) BDD
6 5 (12.50%) TDD
6 5 (12.50%) User Stories
6 5 (12.50%) Coaching
7 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (10.00%) Web Development
7 4 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (7.50%) Refactoring
8 3 (7.50%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (7.50%) SOA
9 2 (5.00%) iOS Development
9 2 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (5.00%) Scrum
9 2 (5.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (35.00%) Java
3 13 (32.50%) SQL
4 12 (30.00%) C#
5 10 (25.00%) PHP
6 5 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 5 (12.50%) PHP5
7 4 (10.00%) Python
8 3 (7.50%) VB6
8 3 (7.50%) VBScript
8 3 (7.50%) VB
9 2 (5.00%) XPath
10 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) QA
2 3 (7.50%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Google
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) Twitter
4 1 (2.50%) Apple