The table below looks at the statistics for JSON skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSON over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JSON
Rank 81 76 104
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +28
Contract jobs citing JSON 85 76 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.27% 2.04% 1.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.94% 9.25% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 51 20
Median daily rate £450 £375 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £19.79 £56.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.97% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.14 £55.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-47.01% +120.00%
JSON
England

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
951 822 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.35% 22.10% 21.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 666 538 421
Median daily rate £388 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 7
Median hourly rate £28.50 £42.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.94% +47.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £16.16 £16.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £56.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

JSON
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing JSON as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

JSON Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

JSON
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

JSON Daily Rate Trend in the North West

JSON
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JSON across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

JSON Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

JSON
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

JSON Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

JSON
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSON within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +3 36 £475 +26.66% 9
Manchester -10 36 £400 +14.28% 16
Lancashire - 6 £358 - 3
Merseyside -7 4 £325 -25.71% 1
JSON
England

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing JSON also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for JSON.

1 123 (74.55%) XML
2 113 (68.48%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (63.03%) Java
4 88 (53.33%) JavaScript
4 88 (53.33%) SOAP
5 76 (46.06%) Web Services
6 70 (42.42%) REST
7 66 (40.00%) HTTP
7 66 (40.00%) HTML
8 63 (38.18%) CSS
9 51 (30.91%) RESTful
10 50 (30.30%) Linux
11 48 (29.09%) JDBC
12 45 (27.27%) Oracle
12 45 (27.27%) SOA
13 44 (26.67%) High Availability
14 41 (24.85%) HTML5
15 39 (23.64%) Apache
15 39 (23.64%) J2EE
16 38 (23.03%) MySQL
17 36 (21.82%) JBoss
17 36 (21.82%) Apache Camel
18 35 (21.21%) Tomcat
18 35 (21.21%) TDD
18 35 (21.21%) Spring
19 34 (20.61%) SQL
19 34 (20.61%) Middleware
20 33 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
21 32 (19.39%) Banking
21 32 (19.39%) IBM

JSON
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 39 (23.64%) Apache
2 36 (21.82%) JBoss
3 35 (21.21%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.03%) IIS
5 4 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.42%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (1.21%) GeoServer
6 2 (1.21%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.61%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.21%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.82%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.61%) nopCommerce
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.30%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.82%) Google Play
3 2 (1.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (1.21%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (40.00%) HTTP
2 5 (3.03%) HTTPS
2 5 (3.03%) LDAP
3 3 (1.82%) Network Security
4 2 (1.21%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (23.03%) MySQL
2 31 (18.79%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (12.12%) NoSQL
4 14 (8.48%) Hadoop
5 12 (7.27%) SQL Server
6 9 (5.45%) MongoDB
7 7 (4.24%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (4.24%) Redis
8 5 (3.03%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.82%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.21%) GIS
10 2 (1.21%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.61%) DB2
11 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.61%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (10.30%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.67%) JIRA
2 11 (6.67%) JUnit
3 7 (4.24%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.64%) Gradle
5 5 (3.03%) Subversion
5 5 (3.03%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.42%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.42%) Mercurial
6 4 (2.42%) Mockito
7 3 (1.82%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.82%) Maven
8 2 (1.21%) Ant
8 2 (1.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.21%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (1.21%) Hudson
8 2 (1.21%) Selenium
8 2 (1.21%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.21%) Xcode
General
1 32 (19.39%) Banking
2 30 (18.18%) Finance
3 4 (2.42%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.61%) Electronics
4 1 (0.61%) Games
4 1 (0.61%) Law
4 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.61%) Marketing
4 1 (0.61%) Retail
4 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 132 (80.00%) Developer
2 61 (36.97%) Java Developer
3 21 (12.73%) Applications Developer
4 19 (11.52%) Senior Developer
5 16 (9.70%) Architect
5 16 (9.70%) Senior Java Developer
6 12 (7.27%) Technical Architect
7 10 (6.06%) Android Developer
7 10 (6.06%) Digital Developer
7 10 (6.06%) Java Applications Developer
7 10 (6.06%) JavaScript Developer
7 10 (6.06%) Scala Developer
8 9 (5.45%) Agile Developer
8 9 (5.45%) HTML Developer
8 9 (5.45%) Senior Applications Developer
8 9 (5.45%) Senior Java Applications Developer
9 8 (4.85%) Digital Architect
9 8 (4.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 7 (4.24%) Digital Technical Architect
10 7 (4.24%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (74.55%) XML
2 88 (53.33%) SOAP
3 76 (46.06%) Web Services
4 70 (42.42%) REST
5 66 (40.00%) HTML
6 63 (38.18%) CSS
7 51 (30.91%) RESTful
8 48 (29.09%) JDBC
9 41 (24.85%) HTML5
10 39 (23.64%) J2EE
11 36 (21.82%) Apache Camel
12 35 (21.21%) Spring
13 34 (20.61%) Middleware
14 33 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
15 32 (19.39%) CSS3
16 29 (17.58%) AngularJS
17 23 (13.94%) jQuery
18 22 (13.33%) .NET
19 13 (7.88%) JAXB
19 13 (7.88%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.27%) Mobile App
2 11 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.64%) User Experience
4 4 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.82%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.82%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.21%) NHS
6 2 (1.21%) Wiki
7 1 (0.61%) Animation
7 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.61%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.61%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.61%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.61%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 50 (30.30%) Linux
2 13 (7.88%) Android
3 8 (4.85%) Apple iOS
4 7 (4.24%) Windows
5 3 (1.82%) Unix
5 3 (1.82%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.21%) AIX
6 2 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.61%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.61%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (68.48%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (27.27%) SOA
3 44 (26.67%) High Availability
4 35 (21.21%) TDD
5 31 (18.79%) Scrum
6 27 (16.36%) MVC
7 26 (15.76%) Microservices
7 26 (15.76%) Open Source
8 23 (13.94%) BDD
9 21 (12.73%) Kanban
9 21 (12.73%) Software Engineering
9 21 (12.73%) Web Development
10 20 (12.12%) E-business
11 18 (10.91%) OO
12 17 (10.30%) Front End Development
13 14 (8.48%) Integration Testing
13 14 (8.48%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (8.48%) Web Design
14 13 (7.88%) SDLC
14 13 (7.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 104 (63.03%) Java
2 88 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 34 (20.61%) SQL
4 28 (16.97%) C++
5 25 (15.15%) C
6 16 (9.70%) C#
7 14 (8.48%) Scala
8 10 (6.06%) PHP
9 8 (4.85%) Python
10 6 (3.64%) Objective-C
10 6 (3.64%) VB
11 5 (3.03%) Lua
11 5 (3.03%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.42%) Groovy
12 4 (2.42%) Ruby
12 4 (2.42%) XQuery
13 3 (1.82%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.21%) Apple Swift
14 2 (1.21%) ES6
14 2 (1.21%) Go
Qualifications
1 18 (10.91%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.27%) Degree
3 8 (4.85%) BC Cleared
4 6 (3.64%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (3.03%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.21%) PhD
6 2 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.21%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.21%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.21%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.03%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.61%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.61%) Terraform
Vendors
1 45 (27.27%) Oracle
2 32 (19.39%) IBM
3 10 (6.06%) ServiceNow
4 5 (3.03%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.82%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.82%) Google
6 2 (1.21%) ESRI
6 2 (1.21%) Facebook
6 2 (1.21%) hybris
6 2 (1.21%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.21%) Software AG
6 2 (1.21%) Talend
6 2 (1.21%) Twitter
6 2 (1.21%) Zend
7 1 (0.61%) ATG
7 1 (0.61%) SAP
7 1 (0.61%) WorldPay
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