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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JSON
Rank 66 65 69
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing JSON 26 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.79% 1.26% 1.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.10% 4.53% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 10
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +22.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £273 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £34.98 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+3.63% +55.46%
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
426 309 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.40% 27.76% 37.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 194 259
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 15
Average hourly rate £11.25 £33.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.90% +17.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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
Salford +1 1 £375 +7.14%
Stockport - - - - 2
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - - 3
Cheadle - - - -
Rochdale - - - - 1
JSON
North West

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 32 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 27 (61.36%) HTML
3 26 (59.09%) CSS
4 23 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (43.18%) Java
6 17 (38.64%) Web Services
6 17 (38.64%) TDD
7 15 (34.09%) .NET
8 14 (31.82%) Scrum
8 14 (31.82%) HTML5
8 14 (31.82%) REST
9 13 (29.55%) MVC
9 13 (29.55%) Ajax
9 13 (29.55%) jQuery
10 12 (27.27%) Web Design
10 12 (27.27%) OO
11 11 (25.00%) XML
12 10 (22.73%) Python
13 9 (20.45%) C#
13 9 (20.45%) Ruby
14 8 (18.18%) SQL
14 8 (18.18%) CSS3
15 7 (15.91%) Responsive Web Design
15 7 (15.91%) PHP
15 7 (15.91%) SOAP
15 7 (15.91%) JMS
15 7 (15.91%) Windows
15 7 (15.91%) Linux
15 7 (15.91%) OOP
15 7 (15.91%) Java EE

JSON
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 5 (11.36%) Node.js
1 5 (11.36%) Confluence
2 2 (4.55%) Liferay
2 2 (4.55%) JBoss
2 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) IaaS
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
1 1 (2.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) AMQP
2 2 (4.55%) FTP
3 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.27%) HTTP
3 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) MySQL
2 5 (11.36%) NoSQL
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.55%) SQLite
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.27%) Big Data
6 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Git (software)
1 6 (13.64%) Eclipse
2 5 (11.36%) CasperJS
2 5 (11.36%) Gradle
2 5 (11.36%) Bower
2 5 (11.36%) JUnit
2 5 (11.36%) JIRA
2 5 (11.36%) Mercurial
3 4 (9.09%) Jasmine
3 4 (9.09%) Grunt
3 4 (9.09%) PhantomJS
4 3 (6.82%) Hudson
4 3 (6.82%) Xcode
4 3 (6.82%) Maven
5 2 (4.55%) Subversion
5 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.55%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.27%) Ant
General
1 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (84.09%) Developer
2 11 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (11.36%) UI Programmer
3 5 (11.36%) Architect
3 5 (11.36%) Java Developer
3 5 (11.36%) .NET Developer
3 5 (11.36%) Senior Developer
3 5 (11.36%) UI Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Technical Architect
5 3 (6.82%) iOS Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Python Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.55%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Android Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Digital Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Python/Django Developer
7 1 (2.27%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (61.36%) HTML
2 26 (59.09%) CSS
3 17 (38.64%) Web Services
4 15 (34.09%) .NET
5 14 (31.82%) HTML5
5 14 (31.82%) REST
6 13 (29.55%) Ajax
6 13 (29.55%) jQuery
7 11 (25.00%) XML
8 8 (18.18%) CSS3
9 7 (15.91%) SOAP
9 7 (15.91%) JMS
9 7 (15.91%) Java EE
10 6 (13.64%) RESTful
10 6 (13.64%) Ruby on Rails
10 6 (13.64%) .NET Framework
10 6 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (11.36%) Underscore.js
11 5 (11.36%) AngularJS
11 5 (11.36%) Haml
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) User Experience
2 5 (11.36%) Open Source
3 4 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.55%) Web 2.0
4 2 (4.55%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.55%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.55%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.27%) Social Media
5 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Windows
1 7 (15.91%) Linux
2 5 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (9.09%) Apple iOS
4 3 (6.82%) Android
5 2 (4.55%) UNIX
5 2 (4.55%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (38.64%) TDD
3 14 (31.82%) Scrum
4 13 (29.55%) MVC
5 12 (27.27%) Web Design
5 12 (27.27%) OO
6 7 (15.91%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (15.91%) OOP
6 7 (15.91%) Unit Testing
6 7 (15.91%) Kanban
7 6 (13.64%) Configuration Management
8 4 (9.09%) SOA
8 4 (9.09%) iOS Development
9 3 (6.82%) Android Development
9 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
9 3 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.82%) Web Development
10 2 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (4.55%) Test-First Development
10 2 (4.55%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 32 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 19 (43.18%) Java
3 10 (22.73%) Python
4 9 (20.45%) C#
4 9 (20.45%) Ruby
5 8 (18.18%) SQL
6 7 (15.91%) PHP
7 6 (13.64%) Scala
8 3 (6.82%) Objective-C
9 2 (4.55%) C++
9 2 (4.55%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Puppet
2 1 (2.27%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Red Hat
1 5 (11.36%) Atlassian
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) Appcelerator
2 2 (4.55%) Kony
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) Telerik
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