The table below looks at the statistics for JSON skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSON over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JSON
Rank 68 58 76
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +18
Contract jobs citing JSON 17 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.29% 1.41% 1.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.36% 4.44% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 11
Average daily rate
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£275 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £261 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.28 £25.58 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+33.99% +2.32%
JSON
North West

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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
390 383 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.50% 31.78% 35.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 230 244
Average daily rate £325 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 23
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -14.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

JSON
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

JSON Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

JSON
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

JSON Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

JSON
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JSON across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

JSON Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

JSON
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

JSON Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

JSON
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSON within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
Altrincham - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
JSON
North West

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (55.00%) HTML
2 11 (55.00%) CSS
3 10 (50.00%) .NET
3 10 (50.00%) MVC
4 9 (45.00%) Web Services
4 9 (45.00%) jQuery
5 8 (40.00%) SQL
5 8 (40.00%) HTML5
6 7 (35.00%) C#
7 6 (30.00%) Java
7 6 (30.00%) Linux
7 6 (30.00%) Scrum
7 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (25.00%) OO
8 5 (25.00%) TDD
9 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (20.00%) JUnit
9 4 (20.00%) EJB
9 4 (20.00%) XML
9 4 (20.00%) Windows
9 4 (20.00%) JMS
9 4 (20.00%) Eclipse
9 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
9 4 (20.00%) Java EE
9 4 (20.00%) JIRA
9 4 (20.00%) Atlassian
9 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
9 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared

JSON
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (20.00%) Confluence
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) PaaS
1 1 (5.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) AMQP
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) JUnit
1 4 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (20.00%) JIRA
1 4 (20.00%) Mercurial
1 4 (20.00%) Gradle
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Python/Django Developer
6 1 (5.00%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) CSS
1 11 (55.00%) HTML
2 10 (50.00%) .NET
3 9 (45.00%) Web Services
3 9 (45.00%) jQuery
4 8 (40.00%) HTML5
5 4 (20.00%) EJB
5 4 (20.00%) RESTful
5 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (20.00%) Java EE
5 4 (20.00%) XML
5 4 (20.00%) JMS
6 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (15.00%) WCF
6 3 (15.00%) Ajax
6 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (10.00%) JavaBeans
7 2 (10.00%) Unity DI Container
7 2 (10.00%) REST
7 2 (10.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) MVC
2 6 (30.00%) Scrum
2 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) TDD
3 5 (25.00%) OO
4 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (10.00%) BDD
5 2 (10.00%) Test-First Development
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.00%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (10.00%) Web Design
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps
6 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.00%) SOA
6 1 (5.00%) Progressive Enhancement
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) C#
4 6 (30.00%) Java
5 3 (15.00%) Python
6 2 (10.00%) Ruby
6 2 (10.00%) Scala
6 2 (10.00%) C++
6 2 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (20.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft