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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JSON
Rank 55 65 61
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing JSON 32 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.30% 1.72% 1.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.63% 5.34% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 16
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.88%
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
371 356 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 26.71% 32.16% 36.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 214 227
Average daily rate £325 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £237 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £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 - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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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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
Bury - 3 £500 -
Cheadle - - - - 1
Stockport - - - - 3
Bolton - - - -
JSON
North West

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 30 (61.22%) CSS
2 29 (59.18%) HTML
3 28 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (53.06%) JavaScript
5 22 (44.90%) TDD
6 21 (42.86%) Java
7 18 (36.73%) REST
8 16 (32.65%) Web Services
8 16 (32.65%) Scrum
8 16 (32.65%) Ajax
9 14 (28.57%) CSS3
10 13 (26.53%) HTML5
10 13 (26.53%) OO
11 12 (24.49%) SOAP
11 12 (24.49%) Ruby
12 11 (22.45%) Kanban
12 11 (22.45%) Web Design
12 11 (22.45%) .NET
13 10 (20.41%) XML
13 10 (20.41%) Python
13 10 (20.41%) Configuration Management
13 10 (20.41%) Ruby on Rails
14 9 (18.37%) SOA
14 9 (18.37%) OOP
15 8 (16.33%) C#
15 8 (16.33%) Subversion
15 8 (16.33%) Java EE
15 8 (16.33%) Django
15 8 (16.33%) Responsive Web Design
16 7 (14.29%) MongoDB

JSON
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 6 (12.24%) Node.js
2 5 (10.20%) Confluence
3 4 (8.16%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.08%) JBoss
4 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.08%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) SaaS
2 1 (2.04%) IaaS
2 1 (2.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) AMQP
2 4 (8.16%) Internet
3 2 (4.08%) FTP
4 1 (2.04%) HTTP
4 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 7 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 7 (14.29%) MySQL
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database
2 4 (8.16%) Hadoop
2 4 (8.16%) Big Data
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.08%) SQLite
4 2 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.04%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Subversion
2 6 (12.24%) Eclipse
2 6 (12.24%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.24%) Bower
2 6 (12.24%) CasperJS
3 5 (10.20%) Jasmine
3 5 (10.20%) Mercurial
3 5 (10.20%) Gradle
3 5 (10.20%) Grunt
3 5 (10.20%) PhantomJS
3 5 (10.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (10.20%) JIRA
3 5 (10.20%) JUnit
4 4 (8.16%) Ant
4 4 (8.16%) Maven
4 4 (8.16%) Cucumber
4 4 (8.16%) Hudson
5 3 (6.12%) SoapUI
5 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.12%) Xcode
General
1 1 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (75.51%) Developer
2 9 (18.37%) Architect
3 7 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
3 7 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 6 (12.24%) Java Developer
5 5 (10.20%) UI Programmer
5 5 (10.20%) UI Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 3 (6.12%) iOS Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Software Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Python Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Python/Django Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Digital Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Mobile Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Android Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Django Developer
9 1 (2.04%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (61.22%) CSS
2 29 (59.18%) HTML
3 18 (36.73%) REST
4 16 (32.65%) Web Services
4 16 (32.65%) Ajax
5 14 (28.57%) CSS3
6 13 (26.53%) HTML5
7 12 (24.49%) SOAP
8 11 (22.45%) .NET
9 10 (20.41%) XML
9 10 (20.41%) Ruby on Rails
10 8 (16.33%) Java EE
10 8 (16.33%) Django
11 7 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (14.29%) jQuery
11 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET
11 7 (14.29%) JMS
12 6 (12.24%) Haml
12 6 (12.24%) Sass
12 6 (12.24%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Open Source
1 7 (14.29%) User Experience
2 4 (8.16%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.08%) Web 2.0
4 2 (4.08%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.08%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.08%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (2.04%) Social Media
5 1 (2.04%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Windows
2 5 (10.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (10.20%) Linux
3 4 (8.16%) Android
3 4 (8.16%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.08%) UNIX
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.90%) TDD
3 16 (32.65%) Scrum
4 13 (26.53%) OO
5 11 (22.45%) Kanban
5 11 (22.45%) Web Design
6 10 (20.41%) Configuration Management
7 9 (18.37%) SOA
7 9 (18.37%) OOP
8 8 (16.33%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (14.29%) MVC
10 5 (10.20%) User Stories
10 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce
11 4 (8.16%) Web Development
11 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
11 4 (8.16%) Test Scripting
11 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
11 4 (8.16%) iOS Development
11 4 (8.16%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 26 (53.06%) JavaScript
2 21 (42.86%) Java
3 12 (24.49%) Ruby
4 10 (20.41%) Python
5 8 (16.33%) C#
6 7 (14.29%) PHP
7 4 (8.16%) Scala
8 3 (6.12%) Objective-C
8 3 (6.12%) Groovy
8 3 (6.12%) SQL
9 2 (4.08%) XQuery
10 1 (2.04%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.16%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) Vagrant
1 4 (8.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) Atlassian
1 5 (10.20%) Red Hat
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle
3 2 (4.08%) Kony
3 2 (4.08%) Appcelerator
4 1 (2.04%) Telerik
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