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 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JSON
Rank 55 56 62
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing JSON 24 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.04% 1.34% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.92% 7.11% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 1
Average daily rate
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£390 £285 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% +5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £326 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.27% +5.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £25.58 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+36.82% +2.32%
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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
303 211 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.74% 18.91% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 87 52
Average daily rate £375 £335 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +6.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £24.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.08% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 August 2014.

JSON Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 52 (72.22%) XML
2 44 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 41 (56.94%) HTML
3 41 (56.94%) Web Services
4 40 (55.56%) CSS
5 38 (52.78%) SOAP
6 37 (51.39%) RESTful
7 35 (48.61%) HTML5
8 32 (44.44%) Linux
9 31 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (41.67%) HTTP
11 28 (38.89%) Mac OS X
11 28 (38.89%) CSS3
12 25 (34.72%) Waterfall
13 24 (33.33%) Web Development
14 21 (29.17%) Project Management
14 21 (29.17%) Java
14 21 (29.17%) Responsive Web Design
15 18 (25.00%) Backbone.js
15 18 (25.00%) Open Source
15 18 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (23.61%) Unit Testing
16 17 (23.61%) Subversion
16 17 (23.61%) SQL
16 17 (23.61%) .NET
17 16 (22.22%) jQuery
18 15 (20.83%) Dependency Management
19 14 (19.44%) Relational Database
19 14 (19.44%) Refactoring
19 14 (19.44%) MVC

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 13 (18.06%) SharePoint
2 10 (13.89%) IIS
2 10 (13.89%) Lync
2 10 (13.89%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (8.33%) Apache
4 4 (5.56%) MS Exchange
5 3 (4.17%) nginx
6 1 (1.39%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 30 (41.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.44%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.56%) Informix
3 3 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (23.61%) Subversion
2 9 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 8 (11.11%) Maven
4 3 (4.17%) Mercurial
5 2 (2.78%) Hudson
5 2 (2.78%) QUnit
5 2 (2.78%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.78%) JUnit
6 1 (1.39%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.39%) JIRA
6 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (9.72%) Finance
1 7 (9.72%) Retail
2 1 (1.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (79.17%) Developer
2 16 (22.22%) Front-End Developer
3 13 (18.06%) Lead Developer
4 11 (15.28%) Web Developer
5 10 (13.89%) SharePoint Developer
6 7 (9.72%) Software Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) UI Developer
6 7 (9.72%) UI Programmer
7 5 (6.94%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Architect
9 3 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.17%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Data Architect
9 3 (4.17%) Perl Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Data Warehouse Architect
9 3 (4.17%) Python Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Android Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Front-End Web Developer
10 2 (2.78%) Agile Java Developer
10 2 (2.78%) Web Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (72.22%) XML
2 41 (56.94%) Web Services
2 41 (56.94%) HTML
3 40 (55.56%) CSS
4 38 (52.78%) SOAP
5 37 (51.39%) RESTful
6 35 (48.61%) HTML5
7 28 (38.89%) CSS3
8 18 (25.00%) Backbone.js
9 17 (23.61%) .NET
10 16 (22.22%) jQuery
11 11 (15.28%) ASP.NET
12 9 (12.50%) Ajax
13 7 (9.72%) DOM
14 6 (8.33%) JSP
14 6 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 5 (6.94%) REST
16 4 (5.56%) Java EE
17 3 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
17 3 (4.17%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.00%) Open Source
2 7 (9.72%) FMCG
3 3 (4.17%) Digital Media
3 3 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.17%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.39%) Informatics
4 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.39%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.39%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 32 (44.44%) Linux
2 28 (38.89%) Mac OS X
3 6 (8.33%) Android
3 6 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.17%) Windows Phone
4 3 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (34.72%) Waterfall
3 24 (33.33%) Web Development
4 21 (29.17%) Project Management
4 21 (29.17%) Responsive Web Design
5 18 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (23.61%) Unit Testing
7 15 (20.83%) Dependency Management
8 14 (19.44%) Refactoring
8 14 (19.44%) MVC
9 13 (18.06%) Release Management
9 13 (18.06%) Web Accessibility
10 12 (16.67%) Software Engineering
11 8 (11.11%) Business Transformation
12 7 (9.72%) Web Design
13 6 (8.33%) Software Testing
13 6 (8.33%) Scrum
13 6 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (8.33%) OO
13 6 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 44 (61.11%) JavaScript
2 21 (29.17%) Java
3 17 (23.61%) SQL
4 8 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 5 (6.94%) Perl
6 4 (5.56%) PHP
6 4 (5.56%) C#
7 3 (4.17%) Python
8 1 (1.39%) VB6
8 1 (1.39%) VBScript
8 1 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (13.89%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.33%) Twitter
3 2 (2.78%) Google
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle
4 1 (1.39%) JBoss