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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JSON
Rank 80 72 97
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +25
Contract jobs citing JSON 88 89 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.19% 2.29% 1.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.62% 10.01% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 72 25
Average daily rate £425 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £53.38 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+46.66% +15.38%
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
1021 889 713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.36% 22.90% 23.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 698 562 422
Average daily rate £388 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 20 7
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +4.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £16.16 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.09 £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSON within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cheshire -12 40 £464 +27.05% 5
Manchester -26 28 £413 +17.85% 14
Lancashire - 6 £358 - 4
Merseyside +3 4 £325 +4.00% 1
Cumbria - 4 - -
JSON
England

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

1 162 (82.23%) XML
2 127 (64.47%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (54.31%) Java
4 104 (52.79%) Web Services
5 102 (51.78%) JavaScript
6 101 (51.27%) SOAP
7 94 (47.72%) HTML
8 82 (41.62%) CSS
9 76 (38.58%) HTTP
10 73 (37.06%) REST
11 59 (29.95%) HTML5
12 58 (29.44%) RESTful
13 57 (28.93%) Linux
14 55 (27.92%) TDD
15 54 (27.41%) SQL
16 51 (25.89%) C++
17 44 (22.34%) .NET
18 42 (21.32%) High Availability
19 40 (20.30%) Scrum
20 39 (19.80%) Git (software)
21 38 (19.29%) Banking
21 38 (19.29%) MVC
22 37 (18.78%) OO
23 36 (18.27%) jQuery
24 35 (17.77%) Unit Testing
24 35 (17.77%) Continuous Integration
24 35 (17.77%) C#
25 33 (16.75%) Oracle
25 33 (16.75%) SOA
26 32 (16.24%) J2EE

JSON
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 24 (12.18%) Apache
2 21 (10.66%) JBoss
3 20 (10.15%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.54%) Node.js
5 4 (2.03%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (1.52%) IIS
7 2 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.02%) GeoServer
7 2 (1.02%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.02%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.02%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.02%) MS Office
2 1 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.02%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 31 (15.74%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.54%) SaaS
3 3 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.52%) Amazon Glacier
3 3 (1.52%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 3 (1.52%) Route 53
4 2 (1.02%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (1.02%) IaaS
5 1 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (38.58%) HTTP
2 4 (2.03%) HTTPS
2 4 (2.03%) LDAP
3 2 (1.02%) Network Security
4 1 (0.51%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (15.74%) NoSQL
2 29 (14.72%) MySQL
3 20 (10.15%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (6.60%) SQL Server
5 7 (3.55%) Oracle Database
6 6 (3.05%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (3.05%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.03%) Redis
8 3 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.52%) Big Data
8 3 (1.52%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.02%) GIS
9 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.51%) DB2
10 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.51%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 39 (19.80%) Git (software)
2 19 (9.64%) JIRA
3 13 (6.60%) JUnit
4 12 (6.09%) Subversion
5 7 (3.55%) Jenkins
6 6 (3.05%) SoapUI
7 5 (2.54%) Gradle
7 5 (2.54%) Grunt
7 5 (2.54%) MSTest
7 5 (2.54%) NUnit
8 4 (2.03%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.52%) Selenium
9 3 (1.52%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (1.02%) Android Studio
10 2 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.02%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 2 (1.02%) Hudson
10 2 (1.02%) Mockito
10 2 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.02%) Xcode
General
1 38 (19.29%) Banking
2 23 (11.68%) Finance
3 9 (4.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 163 (82.74%) Developer
2 51 (25.89%) Java Developer
3 20 (10.15%) C# Developer
4 18 (9.14%) JavaScript Developer
5 17 (8.63%) HTML Developer
5 17 (8.63%) Scala Developer
6 16 (8.12%) Architect
6 16 (8.12%) Senior Developer
7 14 (7.11%) .NET Developer
8 13 (6.60%) Applications Developer
9 12 (6.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 12 (6.09%) HTML CSS Developer
9 12 (6.09%) ServiceNow Developer
10 11 (5.58%) Digital Developer
10 11 (5.58%) Technical Architect
11 10 (5.08%) Android Developer
12 9 (4.57%) Agile Developer
12 9 (4.57%) Java Scala Developer
12 9 (4.57%) Software Developer
13 8 (4.06%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (82.23%) XML
2 104 (52.79%) Web Services
3 101 (51.27%) SOAP
4 94 (47.72%) HTML
5 82 (41.62%) CSS
6 73 (37.06%) REST
7 59 (29.95%) HTML5
8 58 (29.44%) RESTful
9 44 (22.34%) .NET
10 36 (18.27%) jQuery
11 32 (16.24%) J2EE
12 29 (14.72%) CSS3
13 27 (13.71%) .NET Framework
14 25 (12.69%) JDBC
15 22 (11.17%) WCF
16 21 (10.66%) AngularJS
16 21 (10.66%) Middleware
17 20 (10.15%) ActiveMQ
17 20 (10.15%) Apache Camel
18 17 (8.63%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.69%) Computer Science
2 15 (7.61%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.06%) User Experience
4 5 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.52%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.52%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.52%) Replication
5 3 (1.52%) Telematics
6 2 (1.02%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.02%) Wiki
7 1 (0.51%) Animation
7 1 (0.51%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.51%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.51%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.51%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.51%) NHS
7 1 (0.51%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.51%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 57 (28.93%) Linux
2 18 (9.14%) Android
3 16 (8.12%) Windows
4 14 (7.11%) Apple iOS
5 10 (5.08%) AIX
6 9 (4.57%) Mac OS
6 9 (4.57%) Windows Vista
6 9 (4.57%) Windows XP
7 8 (4.06%) Unix
8 3 (1.52%) Windows Phone
8 3 (1.52%) Windows Server
9 2 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.51%) webOS
10 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (64.47%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (27.92%) TDD
3 42 (21.32%) High Availability
4 40 (20.30%) Scrum
5 38 (19.29%) MVC
6 37 (18.78%) OO
7 35 (17.77%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (17.77%) Unit Testing
8 33 (16.75%) SOA
9 31 (15.74%) Web Design
10 30 (15.23%) OOP
10 30 (15.23%) Responsive Web Design
11 29 (14.72%) BDD
12 24 (12.18%) Web Development
13 23 (11.68%) ITIL
13 23 (11.68%) Software Engineering
14 20 (10.15%) E-business
15 19 (9.64%) SDLC
16 18 (9.14%) Front End Development
17 17 (8.63%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 107 (54.31%) Java
2 102 (51.78%) JavaScript
3 54 (27.41%) SQL
4 51 (25.89%) C++
5 35 (17.77%) C#
6 30 (15.23%) C
7 26 (13.20%) Scala
8 15 (7.61%) Objective-C
9 8 (4.06%) PHP
10 6 (3.05%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.54%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.54%) Python
11 5 (2.54%) VB
11 5 (2.54%) XPath
12 4 (2.03%) Lua
12 4 (2.03%) XQuery
13 3 (1.52%) Ruby
14 2 (1.02%) ActionScript 2.0
14 2 (1.02%) ActionScript 3.0
14 2 (1.02%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (11.68%) Security Cleared
2 21 (10.66%) Degree
3 13 (6.60%) BC Cleared
4 5 (2.54%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (2.03%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.02%) PhD
8 1 (0.51%) ISEB
8 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.55%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.52%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.02%) Docker
2 1 (0.51%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (2.54%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 4 (2.03%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.51%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.51%) Terraform
Vendors
1 33 (16.75%) Oracle
2 25 (12.69%) IBM
3 23 (11.68%) ServiceNow
4 5 (2.54%) EPiServer
4 5 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.52%) Google
5 3 (1.52%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.52%) Software AG
5 3 (1.52%) Talend
6 2 (1.02%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.02%) ESRI
6 2 (1.02%) HP
6 2 (1.02%) hybris
6 2 (1.02%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.02%) Zend
7 1 (0.51%) Adobe
7 1 (0.51%) ATG
7 1 (0.51%) Rally
7 1 (0.51%) WorldPay
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