The first table below looks at the demand for JSON skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSON over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Merseyside 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JSON
Rank 28 32 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing JSON 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.52% 0.49% 1.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.64% 1.89% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +74.35%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
61 53 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 31.94% 25.73% 22.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 23 36
Average daily rate £300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £153 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £448 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Average hourly rate £18.50 £14.79 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.10% -40.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
JSON
North West

JSON
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

JSON Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

JSON
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

JSON Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

JSON
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSON within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - - - - 1
JSON
North West

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) XSD
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) SAML
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) Google Maps API
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Twisted

JSON
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) XSD
3 1 (33.33%) SAML
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Google Maps API
3 1 (33.33%) Twisted
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Autofac
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Google
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft