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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
JSON
England / North West
Rank 74 55 81
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +26
Contract jobs citing JSON 59 114 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.25% 3.06% 1.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.19% 11.19% 7.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 83 45
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.82% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £302 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £53.38 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £55.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-35.45% +46.66%

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
821 1019 834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.24% 27.35% 25.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 670 537
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 48 25
Median hourly rate £50.00 £37.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% +64.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £16.56 £19.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.13 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.38 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +13.97%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 -9 30 £373 -6.78% 14
Cheshire 0 19 £434 -3.61% 7
Lancashire +12 6 £550 +25.71% 4
Merseyside -2 2 £275 -15.38%
JSON
England

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 75 (52.82%) Java
2 70 (49.30%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (47.89%) JavaScript
4 65 (45.77%) XML
5 54 (38.03%) Web Services
6 50 (35.21%) HTML
7 44 (30.99%) SQL
8 41 (28.87%) RESTful
9 38 (26.76%) TDD
10 37 (26.06%) Scrum
10 37 (26.06%) NoSQL
11 36 (25.35%) Linux
12 35 (24.65%) Spring
12 35 (24.65%) Git (software)
13 33 (23.24%) CSS
13 33 (23.24%) Oracle
14 32 (22.54%) Continuous Integration
15 31 (21.83%) SQL Server
16 28 (19.72%) Windows
16 28 (19.72%) HTML5
17 27 (19.01%) MongoDB
17 27 (19.01%) REST
18 26 (18.31%) Amazon AWS
19 25 (17.61%) BDD
20 24 (16.90%) AngularJS
20 24 (16.90%) Jenkins
20 24 (16.90%) J2EE
21 23 (16.20%) Relational Database
22 20 (14.08%) DB2
22 20 (14.08%) SOAP

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 15 (10.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (7.04%) CMS
3 4 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.41%) Jetty
4 2 (1.41%) nginx
4 2 (1.41%) OpenEdge
4 2 (1.41%) SAS
4 2 (1.41%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.70%) Confluence
5 1 (0.70%) Facebook Platform
5 1 (0.70%) IIS
5 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.41%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 26 (18.31%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.23%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (4.23%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (3.52%) Amazon S3
3 5 (3.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (2.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (2.82%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (2.82%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (2.82%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (2.82%) AWS CloudTrail
4 4 (2.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 4 (2.82%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.11%) PaaS
6 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.56%) HTTP
2 4 (2.82%) VPN
3 3 (2.11%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.41%) AMQP
5 1 (0.70%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.70%) Internet
5 1 (0.70%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (26.06%) NoSQL
2 31 (21.83%) SQL Server
3 27 (19.01%) MongoDB
4 23 (16.20%) Relational Database
5 20 (14.08%) DB2
6 18 (12.68%) Big Data
7 10 (7.04%) MySQL
8 7 (4.93%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.82%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (2.82%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (2.82%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database
10 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.70%) Electronic Patient Records
12 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 35 (24.65%) Git (software)
2 24 (16.90%) Jenkins
3 20 (14.08%) Cucumber
4 15 (10.56%) JUnit
5 13 (9.15%) JIRA
6 11 (7.75%) Selenium
7 8 (5.63%) Maven
8 7 (4.93%) Subversion
9 6 (4.23%) Eclipse
10 5 (3.52%) IntelliJ
11 4 (2.82%) PhantomJS
11 4 (2.82%) SoapUI
12 3 (2.11%) Gradle
12 3 (2.11%) Grunt
12 3 (2.11%) gulp
12 3 (2.11%) JMeter
12 3 (2.11%) LoadRunner
12 3 (2.11%) LoadUI
12 3 (2.11%) SonarQube
12 3 (2.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (12.68%) Finance
2 10 (7.04%) Banking
3 5 (3.52%) Games
4 2 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 94 (66.20%) Developer
2 35 (24.65%) Java Developer
3 18 (12.68%) Architect
4 8 (5.63%) Software Engineer
4 8 (5.63%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (4.93%) Scala Software Engineer
5 7 (4.93%) Senior Developer
6 6 (4.23%) Integration Developer
6 6 (4.23%) Python Developer
6 6 (4.23%) Technical Leader
7 5 (3.52%) Android Developer
7 5 (3.52%) Applications Architect
7 5 (3.52%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (3.52%) Django Developer
7 5 (3.52%) Domain Architect
7 5 (3.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (3.52%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (3.52%) Principal Architect
7 5 (3.52%) Software Developer
8 4 (2.82%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (45.77%) XML
2 54 (38.03%) Web Services
3 50 (35.21%) HTML
4 41 (28.87%) RESTful
5 35 (24.65%) Spring
6 33 (23.24%) CSS
7 28 (19.72%) HTML5
8 27 (19.01%) REST
9 24 (16.90%) AngularJS
9 24 (16.90%) J2EE
10 20 (14.08%) jQuery
10 20 (14.08%) SOAP
11 19 (13.38%) Ajax
12 18 (12.68%) CSS3
12 18 (12.68%) Middleware
13 16 (11.27%) XML Messaging
14 13 (9.15%) XSLT
15 12 (8.45%) Node.js
16 11 (7.75%) Sass
16 11 (7.75%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.93%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.23%) Client/Server
4 5 (3.52%) NHS
4 5 (3.52%) User Experience
5 4 (2.82%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (2.82%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.41%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (1.41%) Fintech
6 2 (1.41%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.70%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.70%) CAN bus
7 1 (0.70%) Clustering
7 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.70%) Mobile Games
7 1 (0.70%) New Media
7 1 (0.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 36 (25.35%) Linux
2 28 (19.72%) Windows
3 19 (13.38%) Unix
4 15 (10.56%) AIX
5 10 (7.04%) Apple iOS
6 9 (6.34%) Android
7 3 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.41%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.70%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (49.30%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (26.76%) TDD
3 37 (26.06%) Scrum
4 32 (22.54%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (17.61%) BDD
6 20 (14.08%) Web Development
7 19 (13.38%) Microservices
7 19 (13.38%) OO
8 16 (11.27%) SOA
8 16 (11.27%) Software Engineering
9 15 (10.56%) High Availability
10 14 (9.86%) E-Commerce
11 12 (8.45%) Kanban
11 12 (8.45%) Pair Programming
11 12 (8.45%) Technical Architecture
12 11 (7.75%) DevOps
12 11 (7.75%) Responsive Web Design
12 11 (7.75%) SDLC
13 10 (7.04%) Validation
14 9 (6.34%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 75 (52.82%) Java
2 68 (47.89%) JavaScript
3 44 (30.99%) SQL
4 19 (13.38%) Python
5 14 (9.86%) C#
6 13 (9.15%) Ruby
6 13 (9.15%) Scala
7 10 (7.04%) Perl
8 6 (4.23%) Objective-C
8 6 (4.23%) PHP
9 4 (2.82%) Apple Swift
10 3 (2.11%) Go
10 3 (2.11%) Groovy
11 2 (1.41%) C++
11 2 (1.41%) ES6
11 2 (1.41%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.70%) C
12 1 (0.70%) Clojure
12 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (4.23%) AWS Certification
2 2 (1.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.63%) HL7
2 2 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.93%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.23%) Docker
2 6 (4.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (5.63%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (4.93%) Kubernetes
3 6 (4.23%) Puppet
4 4 (2.82%) Docker Swarm
4 4 (2.82%) Salt
5 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 33 (23.24%) Oracle
2 10 (7.04%) Perforce
3 9 (6.34%) ATG
3 9 (6.34%) hybris
4 5 (3.52%) Sybase
4 5 (3.52%) Twitter
5 3 (2.11%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.41%) Adobe
6 2 (1.41%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.70%) Facebook
7 1 (0.70%) Google
7 1 (0.70%) Xamarin