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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JSON
Rank 72 71 92
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +21
Contract jobs citing JSON 88 98 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.73% 2.32% 1.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.08% 9.94% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 72 30
Median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £468 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.55% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
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
969 986 801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.09% 23.38% 24.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 594 520
Median daily rate £375 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 34 11
Median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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 2 December 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 2 December 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
Manchester -13 42 £400 +6.66% 12
Cheshire +2 24 £415 +7.09% 14
Merseyside - 8 £388 - 2
JSON
England

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 108 (63.91%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (52.66%) Java
3 86 (50.89%) XML
4 85 (50.30%) JavaScript
5 62 (36.69%) HTML
6 61 (36.09%) Web Services
7 60 (35.50%) TDD
7 60 (35.50%) RESTful
8 51 (30.18%) CSS
9 49 (28.99%) Continuous Integration
10 48 (28.40%) BDD
11 47 (27.81%) Spring
12 46 (27.22%) Git (software)
13 45 (26.63%) Scrum
14 41 (24.26%) Web Development
15 40 (23.67%) SQL
15 40 (23.67%) REST
16 35 (20.71%) HTTP
17 34 (20.12%) Amazon AWS
18 33 (19.53%) Finance
18 33 (19.53%) Cucumber
19 32 (18.93%) NoSQL
20 31 (18.34%) Jenkins
20 31 (18.34%) Software Engineering
21 30 (17.75%) Linux
21 30 (17.75%) SOAP
21 30 (17.75%) AngularJS
22 29 (17.16%) Ajax
23 28 (16.57%) HTML5
23 28 (16.57%) MongoDB

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 12 (7.10%) CMS
2 11 (6.51%) Apache
2 11 (6.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (4.73%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.55%) JBoss
5 5 (2.96%) Jetty
5 5 (2.96%) nginx
6 4 (2.37%) IIS
7 3 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.18%) SAS
9 1 (0.59%) Confluence
9 1 (0.59%) Facebook Platform
9 1 (0.59%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.59%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.78%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 34 (20.12%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.55%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.78%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.78%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (1.78%) PaaS
4 2 (1.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.18%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (1.18%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (1.18%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (1.18%) AWS CloudTrail
4 2 (1.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (20.71%) HTTP
2 10 (5.92%) Internet
3 9 (5.33%) HTTPS
3 9 (5.33%) LDAP
4 5 (2.96%) AMQP
5 3 (1.78%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.18%) VPN
7 1 (0.59%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.59%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (18.93%) NoSQL
2 28 (16.57%) MongoDB
3 24 (14.20%) Relational Database
4 23 (13.61%) SQL Server
5 17 (10.06%) MySQL
6 14 (8.28%) Apache Cassandra
6 14 (8.28%) DB2
7 12 (7.10%) Big Data
8 7 (4.14%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (2.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (2.37%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.78%) Redis
12 2 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (1.18%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (1.18%) Electronic Patient Records
12 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.59%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 46 (27.22%) Git (software)
2 33 (19.53%) Cucumber
3 31 (18.34%) Jenkins
4 23 (13.61%) JUnit
5 18 (10.65%) Subversion
6 15 (8.88%) Selenium
7 14 (8.28%) JIRA
8 7 (4.14%) Maven
9 6 (3.55%) PhantomJS
10 5 (2.96%) Gradle
10 5 (2.96%) Visual Studio
11 4 (2.37%) Eclipse
11 4 (2.37%) TeamCity
11 4 (2.37%) Xcode
12 3 (1.78%) Calabash
12 3 (1.78%) IntelliJ
12 3 (1.78%) JMeter
12 3 (1.78%) LoadRunner
12 3 (1.78%) LoadUI
12 3 (1.78%) Mercurial
General
1 33 (19.53%) Finance
2 11 (6.51%) Banking
3 5 (2.96%) Games
4 4 (2.37%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.59%) Advertising
5 1 (0.59%) Law
5 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 128 (75.74%) Developer
2 52 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 19 (11.24%) Senior Developer
4 15 (8.88%) Architect
5 14 (8.28%) JavaScript Developer
6 11 (6.51%) Android Developer
6 11 (6.51%) Software Engineer
7 10 (5.92%) Senior Java Developer
8 9 (5.33%) Software Developer
9 8 (4.73%) PHP Developer
9 8 (4.73%) Technical Leader
10 7 (4.14%) Applications Developer
10 7 (4.14%) HTML Developer
10 7 (4.14%) Lead Developer
10 7 (4.14%) Node.js Developer
10 7 (4.14%) Scala Software Engineer
10 7 (4.14%) Web Developer
11 6 (3.55%) Agile Developer
11 6 (3.55%) Python Developer
11 6 (3.55%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (50.89%) XML
2 62 (36.69%) HTML
3 61 (36.09%) Web Services
4 60 (35.50%) RESTful
5 51 (30.18%) CSS
6 47 (27.81%) Spring
7 40 (23.67%) REST
8 30 (17.75%) AngularJS
8 30 (17.75%) SOAP
9 29 (17.16%) Ajax
10 28 (16.57%) HTML5
11 27 (15.98%) jQuery
12 23 (13.61%) J2EE
13 22 (13.02%) CSS3
13 22 (13.02%) Sass
14 19 (11.24%) Node.js
15 16 (9.47%) XML Messaging
16 14 (8.28%) Struts
17 13 (7.69%) Middleware
17 13 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.51%) User Experience
3 8 (4.73%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.55%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.96%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.78%) Streaming Media
7 2 (1.18%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (1.18%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.18%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.18%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.59%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.59%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.59%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.59%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.59%) New Media
8 1 (0.59%) NHS
8 1 (0.59%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.59%) Replication
8 1 (0.59%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 30 (17.75%) Linux
2 23 (13.61%) Windows
3 16 (9.47%) Android
3 16 (9.47%) Unix
4 15 (8.88%) Apple iOS
5 9 (5.33%) AIX
6 4 (2.37%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.78%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.59%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (63.91%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (35.50%) TDD
3 49 (28.99%) Continuous Integration
4 48 (28.40%) BDD
5 45 (26.63%) Scrum
6 41 (24.26%) Web Development
7 31 (18.34%) Software Engineering
8 25 (14.79%) Microservices
9 24 (14.20%) Kanban
10 19 (11.24%) E-Commerce
11 18 (10.65%) OOP
11 18 (10.65%) SDLC
12 17 (10.06%) OO
12 17 (10.06%) Responsive Web Design
13 16 (9.47%) Automated Testing
13 16 (9.47%) Pair Programming
13 16 (9.47%) SOA
14 14 (8.28%) High Availability
14 14 (8.28%) MVC
14 14 (8.28%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 89 (52.66%) Java
2 85 (50.30%) JavaScript
3 40 (23.67%) SQL
4 22 (13.02%) Ruby
5 15 (8.88%) Python
6 13 (7.69%) C#
6 13 (7.69%) Objective-C
7 12 (7.10%) Scala
8 10 (5.92%) PHP
9 8 (4.73%) Lua
9 8 (4.73%) VB
10 7 (4.14%) Apple Swift
11 6 (3.55%) Groovy
11 6 (3.55%) Perl
12 4 (2.37%) ES6
13 3 (1.78%) Go
13 3 (1.78%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.78%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.18%) C++
15 1 (0.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (4.73%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.14%) Degree
3 3 (1.78%) AWS Certification
3 3 (1.78%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.96%) QA
2 3 (1.78%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (2.96%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.78%) Docker
2 3 (1.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (5.33%) Tivoli
2 5 (2.96%) Kubernetes
3 4 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.78%) Puppet
5 1 (0.59%) Salt
5 1 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (15.38%) Oracle
2 11 (6.51%) ATG
2 11 (6.51%) hybris
3 9 (5.33%) Perforce
4 6 (3.55%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.96%) Sybase
5 5 (2.96%) Twitter
6 3 (1.78%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.18%) Facebook
7 2 (1.18%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.59%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.59%) Google
8 1 (0.59%) IBM
8 1 (0.59%) Lotus
8 1 (0.59%) Xamarin
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