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 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 82 70 98
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +28
Contract jobs citing JSON 50 53 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.59% 1.99% 0.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.26% 7.13% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 23 23
Average daily rate
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£355 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £300 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £34.98 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.88%
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
799 743 776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.41% 27.84% 30.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 419 460
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 7
Average hourly rate £22.50 £33.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.05 £21.90 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £40.00 £42.29
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 the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JSON across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSON within the North West 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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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
Manchester +10 32 £375 +7.14% 27
Cheshire +2 14 £325 -3.70% 10
Lancashire -18 3 £388 +13.55% 3
Merseyside -11 1 £250 -7.40%
JSON
England

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 52 (65.00%) HTML
1 52 (65.00%) CSS
2 49 (61.25%) JavaScript
3 47 (58.75%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (48.75%) TDD
4 39 (48.75%) Java
5 28 (35.00%) Ajax
6 27 (33.75%) Web Services
7 23 (28.75%) HTML5
7 23 (28.75%) CSS3
8 22 (27.50%) REST
9 21 (26.25%) Scrum
10 20 (25.00%) XML
10 20 (25.00%) .NET
11 19 (23.75%) OO
12 17 (21.25%) SOAP
13 15 (18.75%) C#
13 15 (18.75%) MVC
13 15 (18.75%) Spring
14 14 (17.50%) JUnit
14 14 (17.50%) Python
14 14 (17.50%) Java EE
14 14 (17.50%) jQuery
15 13 (16.25%) Ruby
15 13 (16.25%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (16.25%) Web Design
16 12 (15.00%) Git (software)
16 12 (15.00%) RESTful
16 12 (15.00%) Open Source
16 12 (15.00%) Cucumber

JSON
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 8 (10.00%) Node.js
2 5 (6.25%) Confluence
3 4 (5.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.75%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (3.75%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (2.50%) JBoss
5 2 (2.50%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.50%) Liferay
6 1 (1.25%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) SaaS
2 1 (1.25%) IaaS
2 1 (1.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.75%) Internet
2 5 (6.25%) AMQP
3 4 (5.00%) HTTP
4 2 (2.50%) FTP
5 1 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.25%) MongoDB
3 8 (10.00%) MySQL
3 8 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 8 (10.00%) Big Data
4 6 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (6.25%) Oracle Database
6 4 (5.00%) Hadoop
6 4 (5.00%) SQLite
7 3 (3.75%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.75%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (3.75%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.75%) Informix
8 1 (1.25%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 14 (17.50%) JUnit
2 12 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (15.00%) Cucumber
3 10 (12.50%) Subversion
4 8 (10.00%) Maven
5 7 (8.75%) JIRA
5 7 (8.75%) Eclipse
6 6 (7.50%) CasperJS
6 6 (7.50%) Jenkins
6 6 (7.50%) Bower
7 5 (6.25%) Grunt
7 5 (6.25%) Gradle
7 5 (6.25%) PhantomJS
7 5 (6.25%) Jasmine
7 5 (6.25%) Mercurial
7 5 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (6.25%) Visual Studio
8 4 (5.00%) Xcode
8 4 (5.00%) Ant
8 4 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 8 (10.00%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Banking
3 2 (2.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 65 (81.25%) Developer
2 20 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 11 (13.75%) Front-End Developer
3 11 (13.75%) .NET Developer
3 11 (13.75%) Architect
4 9 (11.25%) Technical Architect
5 5 (6.25%) Python/Django Developer
5 5 (6.25%) UI Programmer
5 5 (6.25%) UI Developer
5 5 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 5 (6.25%) Python Developer
6 4 (5.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 4 (5.00%) Django Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Android Developer
7 3 (3.75%) iOS Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Java Architect
7 3 (3.75%) Web Developer
8 2 (2.50%) Team Leader
8 2 (2.50%) Development Team Leader
8 2 (2.50%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (65.00%) HTML
1 52 (65.00%) CSS
2 28 (35.00%) Ajax
3 27 (33.75%) Web Services
4 23 (28.75%) HTML5
4 23 (28.75%) CSS3
5 22 (27.50%) REST
6 20 (25.00%) XML
6 20 (25.00%) .NET
7 17 (21.25%) SOAP
8 15 (18.75%) Spring
9 14 (17.50%) Java EE
9 14 (17.50%) jQuery
10 12 (15.00%) RESTful
11 11 (13.75%) Django
11 11 (13.75%) .NET Framework
12 10 (12.50%) J2EE
12 10 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
12 10 (12.50%) AngularJS
12 10 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) Open Source
2 8 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 7 (8.75%) User Experience
4 6 (7.50%) Mobile App
5 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.25%) Telematics
6 4 (5.00%) Data Structures
7 3 (3.75%) Online Banking
7 3 (3.75%) N-Tier
7 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.50%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (2.50%) Web 2.0
9 1 (1.25%) Social Media
9 1 (1.25%) Graphic Design
9 1 (1.25%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.75%) Windows
2 10 (12.50%) Linux
3 7 (8.75%) Apple iOS
3 7 (8.75%) Android
4 5 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.00%) Windows Phone
6 2 (2.50%) UNIX
6 2 (2.50%) AIX
6 2 (2.50%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.50%) Mac OS
6 2 (2.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (58.75%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (48.75%) TDD
3 21 (26.25%) Scrum
4 19 (23.75%) OO
5 15 (18.75%) MVC
6 13 (16.25%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (16.25%) Web Design
7 11 (13.75%) Responsive Web Design
7 11 (13.75%) Kanban
7 11 (13.75%) OOP
7 11 (13.75%) SOA
8 10 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 10 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 8 (10.00%) User Stories
10 6 (7.50%) Web Development
10 6 (7.50%) BDD
10 6 (7.50%) iOS Development
11 5 (6.25%) Android Development
11 5 (6.25%) E-Commerce
12 4 (5.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 49 (61.25%) JavaScript
2 39 (48.75%) Java
3 15 (18.75%) C#
4 14 (17.50%) Python
5 13 (16.25%) Ruby
6 11 (13.75%) SQL
7 7 (8.75%) Groovy
7 7 (8.75%) PHP
8 6 (7.50%) Objective-C
8 6 (7.50%) Scala
9 3 (3.75%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.50%) C
10 2 (2.50%) C++
10 2 (2.50%) XQuery
11 1 (1.25%) PHP5
11 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.00%) DV Cleared
2 4 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) Puppet
1 4 (5.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (10.00%) Oracle
2 5 (6.25%) Atlassian
2 5 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 4 (5.00%) Google
3 4 (5.00%) Kony
4 3 (3.75%) Appcelerator
4 3 (3.75%) IBM
5 2 (2.50%) Perforce
5 2 (2.50%) Compuware
5 2 (2.50%) HP
5 2 (2.50%) Twitter
6 1 (1.25%) Apple
6 1 (1.25%) Telerik
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