The first table below looks at the demand for JSON skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSON over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JSON
Rank 122 133 235
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +102
Contract jobs citing JSON 839 745 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.70% 1.60% 0.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.10% 5.62% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 573 509 298
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +14.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.82% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 12
Average hourly rate £33.55 £25.58 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.15% -36.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £22.66 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+36.80% -29.18%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13762 13268 14024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.87% 28.48% 26.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8997 8612 8708
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 271 343
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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JSON
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JSON across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

JSON Jobs Demand Trend in England

JSON
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

JSON Daily Rate Trend in England

JSON
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JSON across the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

JSON Daily Rate Histogram in England

JSON
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JSON across the England region.

JSON Hourly Rate Trend in England

JSON
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JSON across the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

JSON Hourly Rate Histogram in England

JSON
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSON within the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +17 555 £415 +3.75% 126
South East +23 118 £325 - 40
North West -11 36 £388 +20.15% 20
East of England -32 35 £365 +60.43% 13
Yorkshire +8 25 £338 +38.46% 21
East Midlands +17 24 £318 +33.68% 13
South West -29 19 £313 +8.69% 30
West Midlands -7 15 £283 -11.37% 10
North East -11 7 £300 +20.00% 5
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UK

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 911 (58.47%) XML
2 830 (53.27%) JavaScript
3 776 (49.81%) HTML
4 697 (44.74%) CSS
5 558 (35.82%) Java
6 549 (35.24%) Web Services
7 484 (31.07%) jQuery
8 448 (28.75%) SQL
9 441 (28.31%) REST
10 426 (27.34%) HTML5
11 411 (26.38%) TDD
12 396 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
13 387 (24.84%) Ajax
14 339 (21.76%) Scrum
15 321 (20.60%) .NET
16 318 (20.41%) MVC
17 310 (19.90%) C#
18 308 (19.77%) Git (software)
19 299 (19.19%) CSS3
20 288 (18.49%) RESTful
21 265 (17.01%) PHP
22 246 (15.79%) Linux
23 239 (15.34%) OO
24 237 (15.21%) Continuous Integration
25 234 (15.02%) SQL Server
26 229 (14.70%) MySQL
26 229 (14.70%) Spring
27 208 (13.35%) BDD
28 207 (13.29%) ASP.NET
29 200 (12.84%) SOAP

JSON
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 99 (6.35%) Node.js
2 84 (5.39%) Apache
3 83 (5.33%) CMS
4 50 (3.21%) IIS
5 49 (3.15%) Tomcat
6 41 (2.63%) WordPress
7 27 (1.73%) Umbraco
8 26 (1.67%) Confluence
9 23 (1.48%) Drupal
10 21 (1.35%) SharePoint
11 20 (1.28%) Apache Solr
12 15 (0.96%) OpenStack
12 15 (0.96%) WebSphere
13 13 (0.83%) Jetty
13 13 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
13 13 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
14 11 (0.71%) Adobe CQ
15 10 (0.64%) Apache Pig
16 9 (0.58%) Mule
17 8 (0.51%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 46 (2.95%) Photoshop
2 44 (2.82%) MS Excel
3 32 (2.05%) Adobe Illustrator
4 12 (0.77%) Fireworks
5 9 (0.58%) MS Office
6 8 (0.51%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (0.32%) Doxygen
9 4 (0.26%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.19%) Final Cut Pro
11 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.064%) Blender
12 1 (0.064%) SPSS
12 1 (0.064%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 30 (1.93%) Magento
2 17 (1.09%) Google Analytics
3 10 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.58%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.13%) Tridion
6 1 (0.064%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.064%) Summit
6 1 (0.064%) Cordys
6 1 (0.064%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.064%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 41 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (0.77%) SaaS
4 11 (0.71%) PaaS
4 11 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (0.58%) Amazon S3
5 9 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.51%) Rackspace Cloud
7 6 (0.39%) GitHub
8 4 (0.26%) Joyent
9 3 (0.19%) Route 53
9 3 (0.19%) IaaS
9 3 (0.19%) Google App Engine
9 3 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.13%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.13%) Office 365
11 1 (0.064%) Force.com
11 1 (0.064%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.064%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.064%) Gitorious
Communications & Networking
1 185 (11.87%) HTTP
2 91 (5.84%) Internet
3 54 (3.47%) TCP/IP
4 38 (2.44%) HTTPS
5 36 (2.31%) SSL
5 36 (2.31%) Firewall
6 31 (1.99%) DNS
7 30 (1.93%) VPN
8 19 (1.22%) SSH
8 19 (1.22%) SAN
9 17 (1.09%) FTP
9 17 (1.09%) Reverse Proxy
10 14 (0.90%) LDAP
11 11 (0.71%) Intranet
12 9 (0.58%) RTSP
12 9 (0.58%) AMQP
13 8 (0.51%) SNMP
14 6 (0.39%) Kerberos
14 6 (0.39%) DMZ
14 6 (0.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (15.02%) SQL Server
2 229 (14.70%) MySQL
3 147 (9.44%) NoSQL
4 122 (7.83%) MongoDB
5 76 (4.88%) Relational Database
6 69 (4.43%) PostgreSQL
7 59 (3.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 55 (3.53%) Apache Cassandra
9 38 (2.44%) SQLite
10 33 (2.12%) RDBMS
11 31 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 29 (1.86%) Redis
13 24 (1.54%) Big Data
14 19 (1.22%) Oracle Database
15 17 (1.09%) RavenDB
16 16 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
17 14 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 14 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 13 (0.83%) Hadoop
19 12 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 308 (19.77%) Git (software)
2 195 (12.52%) Subversion
3 122 (7.83%) Maven
3 122 (7.83%) Cucumber
4 119 (7.64%) Jenkins
5 91 (5.84%) Visual Studio
6 85 (5.46%) Selenium
7 80 (5.13%) JIRA
8 76 (4.88%) Xcode
9 69 (4.43%) JUnit
10 61 (3.92%) Mockito
11 51 (3.27%) Eclipse
12 50 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
13 49 (3.15%) WebDriver
14 48 (3.08%) TeamCity
15 43 (2.76%) Hudson
16 39 (2.50%) NUnit
17 38 (2.44%) Mercurial
18 29 (1.86%) Ant
19 27 (1.73%) Capybara
General
1 145 (9.31%) Finance
2 48 (3.08%) Banking
3 44 (2.82%) Marketing
4 41 (2.63%) Games
5 40 (2.57%) Retail
6 34 (2.18%) Telecoms
7 30 (1.93%) Publishing
8 21 (1.35%) Advertising
9 15 (0.96%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.71%) Electronics
11 8 (0.51%) German Language
12 7 (0.45%) French Language
12 7 (0.45%) Front Office
12 7 (0.45%) Back Office
13 6 (0.39%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.39%) Automotive
13 6 (0.39%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.26%) Music Industry
14 4 (0.26%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1224 (78.56%) Developer
2 183 (11.75%) Java Developer
3 156 (10.01%) Web Developer
4 143 (9.18%) Senior Developer
5 137 (8.79%) Front-End Developer
6 130 (8.34%) .NET Developer
7 118 (7.57%) iOS Developer
8 107 (6.87%) Android Developer
9 98 (6.29%) Architect
10 76 (4.88%) PHP Developer
11 71 (4.56%) JavaScript Developer
12 59 (3.79%) C# Developer
13 57 (3.66%) Mobile Developer
14 55 (3.53%) Lead Developer
15 48 (3.08%) Tester
16 47 (3.02%) UI Developer
17 43 (2.76%) Software Engineer
18 40 (2.57%) C# .NET Developer
19 39 (2.50%) UI Programmer
19 39 (2.50%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 911 (58.47%) XML
2 776 (49.81%) HTML
3 697 (44.74%) CSS
4 549 (35.24%) Web Services
5 484 (31.07%) jQuery
6 441 (28.31%) REST
7 426 (27.34%) HTML5
8 387 (24.84%) Ajax
9 321 (20.60%) .NET
10 299 (19.19%) CSS3
11 288 (18.49%) RESTful
12 229 (14.70%) Spring
13 207 (13.29%) ASP.NET
14 200 (12.84%) SOAP
15 131 (8.41%) AngularJS
16 129 (8.28%) .NET Framework
17 92 (5.91%) ASP.NET MVC
18 88 (5.65%) Backbone.js
19 86 (5.52%) Hibernate
20 77 (4.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 158 (10.14%) Mobile App
2 145 (9.31%) Open Source
3 66 (4.24%) Computer Science
4 44 (2.82%) iPhone
5 32 (2.05%) iPad
6 31 (1.99%) Digital Media
7 26 (1.67%) Social Media
8 21 (1.35%) Data Integration
9 17 (1.09%) Social Network
9 17 (1.09%) Replication
10 16 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (0.96%) Video on Demand
11 15 (0.96%) W3C
12 14 (0.90%) DTV
12 14 (0.90%) Wiki
13 13 (0.83%) GIS
13 13 (0.83%) Management Information System
14 12 (0.77%) Blackberry
14 12 (0.77%) N-Tier
15 11 (0.71%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 246 (15.79%) Linux
2 190 (12.20%) Android
3 180 (11.55%) Apple iOS
4 104 (6.68%) UNIX
5 99 (6.35%) Windows
6 31 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (1.28%) CentOS
9 16 (1.03%) Solaris
10 14 (0.90%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.51%) Windows Phone
12 6 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (0.39%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.32%) HPUX
13 5 (0.32%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.32%) Windows Phone 8
14 4 (0.26%) Windows CE
15 3 (0.19%) AIX
15 3 (0.19%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.19%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 411 (26.38%) TDD
2 396 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
3 339 (21.76%) Scrum
4 318 (20.41%) MVC
5 239 (15.34%) OO
6 237 (15.21%) Continuous Integration
7 208 (13.35%) BDD
8 159 (10.21%) E-Commerce
9 154 (9.88%) Web Development
10 153 (9.82%) iOS Development
11 145 (9.31%) Android Development
11 145 (9.31%) Unit Testing
12 143 (9.18%) SOA
13 103 (6.61%) OOP
14 93 (5.97%) Test Automation
15 92 (5.91%) Kanban
16 81 (5.20%) Pair Programming
16 81 (5.20%) Software Engineering
17 76 (4.88%) User Stories
18 73 (4.69%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 830 (53.27%) JavaScript
2 558 (35.82%) Java
3 448 (28.75%) SQL
4 310 (19.90%) C#
5 265 (17.01%) PHP
6 163 (10.46%) Ruby
7 125 (8.02%) Python
8 117 (7.51%) Objective-C
9 70 (4.49%) Shell Script
10 67 (4.30%) C++
11 65 (4.17%) Scala
12 50 (3.21%) Perl
12 50 (3.21%) T-SQL
13 38 (2.44%) Groovy
14 35 (2.25%) C
15 33 (2.12%) Bash Shell
16 32 (2.05%) PL/SQL
17 31 (1.99%) VB.NET
18 29 (1.86%) PowerShell
19 26 (1.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 92 (5.91%) Degree
2 25 (1.60%) Security Cleared
3 13 (0.83%) SC Cleared
3 13 (0.83%) Sun Certification
4 6 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
5 4 (0.26%) ISEB
6 3 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.19%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.13%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.064%) ACCA
8 1 (0.064%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.064%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.064%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (5.97%) QA
2 6 (0.39%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.26%) WCAG
4 1 (0.064%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.064%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.064%) HL7
System Software
1 14 (0.90%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.64%) Docker
3 6 (0.39%) KVM
3 6 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.39%) Hyper-V
3 6 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (0.32%) VirtualBox
4 5 (0.32%) vCloud
5 3 (0.19%) NFS
6 2 (0.13%) HDFS
6 2 (0.13%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.13%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 60 (3.85%) Puppet
2 28 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (0.77%) Vagrant
5 9 (0.58%) Ansible
6 5 (0.32%) ZABBIX
7 4 (0.26%) Nagios
8 3 (0.19%) Cacti
8 3 (0.19%) Munin
8 3 (0.19%) YUM
9 2 (0.13%) SCOM
9 2 (0.13%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.13%) Salt
9 2 (0.13%) Opsview
9 2 (0.13%) Oozie
9 2 (0.13%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.064%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.064%) Netcool
10 1 (0.064%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 137 (8.79%) Oracle
2 98 (6.29%) Google
3 89 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 74 (4.75%) Twitter
5 61 (3.92%) Facebook
6 59 (3.79%) Adobe
7 33 (2.12%) JBoss
8 31 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
9 30 (1.93%) Zend
10 29 (1.86%) Red Hat
11 24 (1.54%) Apple
12 22 (1.41%) SAP
13 21 (1.35%) Akamai
14 17 (1.09%) Sencha
15 14 (0.90%) Atlassian
15 14 (0.90%) TIBCO
16 13 (0.83%) VMware
17 12 (0.77%) DevExpress
17 12 (0.77%) Rackspace
18 10 (0.64%) Splunk
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