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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JSON
Rank 95 62 108
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +46
Contract jobs citing JSON 72 86 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.84% 2.36% 0.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.74% 10.39% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 62 13
Median daily rate £450 £363 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £253 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £335
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +8.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £20.78 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.58% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.89 £38.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.21% +40.90%
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
930 828 674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.77% 22.74% 22.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 649 531 410
Median daily rate £399 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.40% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 4
Median hourly rate £27.00 £40.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% +39.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £15.83 £27.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.20 £45.50 £39.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +7.14%

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 26 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JSON across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

JSON Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 May 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 -11 32 £492 +31.94% 5
Manchester -32 26 £400 +14.28% 23
Lancashire - 6 £358 - 4
Merseyside -4 4 £325 +4.00% 1
Cumbria - 1 - -
JSON
England

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 155 (81.58%) XML
2 129 (67.89%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (58.42%) Java
4 105 (55.26%) SOAP
5 98 (51.58%) JavaScript
6 93 (48.95%) Web Services
7 86 (45.26%) HTTP
8 85 (44.74%) HTML
9 80 (42.11%) CSS
10 79 (41.58%) REST
11 62 (32.63%) RESTful
12 59 (31.05%) Linux
13 50 (26.32%) High Availability
14 49 (25.79%) HTML5
15 48 (25.26%) SQL
16 47 (24.74%) TDD
17 42 (22.11%) Oracle
18 40 (21.05%) SOA
19 39 (20.53%) Scrum
20 37 (19.47%) JDBC
21 36 (18.95%) C++
22 35 (18.42%) Banking
23 34 (17.89%) Apache
23 34 (17.89%) MVC
24 33 (17.37%) J2EE
24 33 (17.37%) MySQL
25 32 (16.84%) IBM
26 31 (16.32%) JBoss
26 31 (16.32%) Web Design
26 31 (16.32%) NoSQL

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 34 (17.89%) Apache
2 31 (16.32%) JBoss
3 29 (15.26%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.68%) Node.js
5 4 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.11%) IIS
5 4 (2.11%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (1.05%) GeoServer
6 2 (1.05%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.05%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.05%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.58%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 29 (15.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.58%) Google Play
3 2 (1.05%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (1.05%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (1.05%) IaaS
3 2 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (45.26%) HTTP
2 5 (2.63%) HTTPS
2 5 (2.63%) LDAP
3 3 (1.58%) Network Security
4 2 (1.05%) AMQP
5 1 (0.53%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.37%) MySQL
2 31 (16.32%) NoSQL
3 27 (14.21%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (5.26%) SQL Server
5 9 (4.74%) Hadoop
6 7 (3.68%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (3.16%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.63%) MongoDB
9 4 (2.11%) Redis
10 2 (1.05%) GIS
10 2 (1.05%) MariaDB
10 2 (1.05%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.53%) DB2
11 1 (0.53%) OpenStack Swift
11 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.53%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 29 (15.26%) Git (software)
2 19 (10.00%) JIRA
3 14 (7.37%) JUnit
4 7 (3.68%) Jenkins
4 7 (3.68%) SoapUI
5 6 (3.16%) Subversion
6 5 (2.63%) Gradle
7 4 (2.11%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.58%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.58%) Mockito
8 3 (1.58%) Selenium
8 3 (1.58%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (1.05%) Android Studio
9 2 (1.05%) Ant
9 2 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.05%) Grunt
9 2 (1.05%) Maven
9 2 (1.05%) NUnit
9 2 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.05%) Xcode
General
1 35 (18.42%) Banking
2 23 (12.11%) Finance
3 4 (2.11%) Games
4 1 (0.53%) Retail
4 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 158 (83.16%) Developer
2 58 (30.53%) Java Developer
3 18 (9.47%) Senior Developer
4 17 (8.95%) JavaScript Developer
4 17 (8.95%) Scala Developer
5 16 (8.42%) Applications Developer
5 16 (8.42%) HTML Developer
6 15 (7.89%) Architect
7 12 (6.32%) Digital Developer
7 12 (6.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 12 (6.32%) HTML CSS Developer
7 12 (6.32%) ServiceNow Developer
8 11 (5.79%) Agile Developer
8 11 (5.79%) C# Developer
8 11 (5.79%) Technical Architect
9 10 (5.26%) .NET Developer
9 10 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
10 9 (4.74%) Android Developer
10 9 (4.74%) Java Scala Developer
10 9 (4.74%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (81.58%) XML
2 105 (55.26%) SOAP
3 93 (48.95%) Web Services
4 85 (44.74%) HTML
5 80 (42.11%) CSS
6 79 (41.58%) REST
7 62 (32.63%) RESTful
8 49 (25.79%) HTML5
9 37 (19.47%) JDBC
10 33 (17.37%) J2EE
11 30 (15.79%) .NET
11 30 (15.79%) Apache Camel
12 29 (15.26%) CSS3
12 29 (15.26%) jQuery
12 29 (15.26%) Middleware
13 27 (14.21%) ActiveMQ
14 25 (13.16%) Spring
15 22 (11.58%) AngularJS
16 19 (10.00%) Ajax
17 15 (7.89%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.58%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.32%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.16%) User Experience
4 5 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.58%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.05%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.05%) NHS
6 2 (1.05%) Wiki
7 1 (0.53%) Animation
7 1 (0.53%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.53%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.53%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.53%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 59 (31.05%) Linux
2 14 (7.37%) Android
3 10 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 10 (5.26%) Windows
4 8 (4.21%) Unix
5 4 (2.11%) AIX
6 3 (1.58%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.58%) Windows Phone
6 3 (1.58%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.58%) Windows Vista
6 3 (1.58%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.53%) webOS
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (67.89%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (26.32%) High Availability
3 47 (24.74%) TDD
4 40 (21.05%) SOA
5 39 (20.53%) Scrum
6 34 (17.89%) MVC
7 31 (16.32%) Web Design
8 30 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
9 29 (15.26%) Unit Testing
10 25 (13.16%) BDD
10 25 (13.16%) Web Development
11 24 (12.63%) OO
12 23 (12.11%) ITIL
13 22 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
14 21 (11.05%) Front End Development
14 21 (11.05%) Microservices
14 21 (11.05%) Open Source
15 20 (10.53%) E-business
16 19 (10.00%) Software Engineering
17 15 (7.89%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 111 (58.42%) Java
2 98 (51.58%) JavaScript
3 48 (25.26%) SQL
4 36 (18.95%) C++
5 26 (13.68%) C
5 26 (13.68%) Scala
6 21 (11.05%) C#
7 9 (4.74%) PHP
8 8 (4.21%) Objective-C
9 7 (3.68%) Python
10 6 (3.16%) VB
11 5 (2.63%) Lua
11 5 (2.63%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.11%) XQuery
13 3 (1.58%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.58%) Ruby
13 3 (1.58%) XPath
14 2 (1.05%) Apple Swift
14 2 (1.05%) Go
14 2 (1.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 14 (7.37%) BC Cleared
3 12 (6.32%) Degree
4 6 (3.16%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (2.11%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.05%) PhD
6 2 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.58%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.05%) Docker
2 1 (0.53%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (2.63%) Tivoli
1 5 (2.63%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 3 (1.58%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.53%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.53%) Terraform
Vendors
1 42 (22.11%) Oracle
2 32 (16.84%) IBM
3 23 (12.11%) ServiceNow
4 5 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.58%) Google
5 3 (1.58%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.58%) Software AG
5 3 (1.58%) Talend
6 2 (1.05%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.05%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.05%) ESRI
6 2 (1.05%) HP
6 2 (1.05%) hybris
6 2 (1.05%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.05%) Zend
7 1 (0.53%) ATG
7 1 (0.53%) Rally
7 1 (0.53%) WorldPay
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