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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JSON
Rank 116 92 111
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +19
Contract jobs citing JSON 26 41 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.80% 1.43% 0.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.26% 4.88% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 14
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£406 £343 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.61% +10.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £525 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £6.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+483.33% -66.66%
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
798 840 1038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.67% 29.22% 31.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 489 455 570
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 28
Average hourly rate £32.50 £31.56 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% +22.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £17.69 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 2 October 2014.

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 2 October 2014. 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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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 -9 13 £425 +24.08% 27
Cheshire -10 9 £388 -3.12% 14
Lancashire -19 3 £500 +60.00% 2
JSON
England

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 46 (83.64%) JavaScript
2 31 (56.36%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (54.55%) C#
3 30 (54.55%) Web Services
4 29 (52.73%) Linux
4 29 (52.73%) Java
4 29 (52.73%) TDD
5 28 (50.91%) HTML
5 28 (50.91%) SQL
6 26 (47.27%) CSS
7 25 (45.45%) RESTful
8 23 (41.82%) PHP
8 23 (41.82%) Python
9 22 (40.00%) Unit Testing
9 22 (40.00%) Ruby
9 22 (40.00%) Open Source
9 22 (40.00%) BDD
10 21 (38.18%) NoSQL
11 20 (36.36%) Scala
11 20 (36.36%) C++
12 18 (32.73%) MVC
12 18 (32.73%) Mentoring
13 16 (29.09%) HTML5
13 16 (29.09%) XML
14 15 (27.27%) .NET
14 15 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (25.45%) Ajax
16 11 (20.00%) jQuery
16 11 (20.00%) OO
16 11 (20.00%) REST

JSON
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 4 (7.27%) Confluence
2 3 (5.45%) CMS
3 2 (3.64%) Liferay
3 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.64%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) PaaS
1 1 (1.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) AMQP
2 2 (3.64%) FTP
3 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (38.18%) NoSQL
2 7 (12.73%) MySQL
3 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Eclipse
2 4 (7.27%) Subversion
2 4 (7.27%) JIRA
2 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.27%) Mercurial
2 4 (7.27%) JUnit
2 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.27%) Gradle
3 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.64%) Xcode
4 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.82%) ReSharper
General
1 3 (5.45%) Marketing
2 1 (1.82%) Law
Job Titles
1 45 (81.82%) Developer
2 9 (16.36%) Java Developer
2 9 (16.36%) Front-End Developer
3 8 (14.55%) Senior Developer
4 7 (12.73%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Web Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Java Architect
6 3 (5.45%) PHP Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Storage Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) C++/Java Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Technical Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.64%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.64%) iOS Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (3.64%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (54.55%) Web Services
2 28 (50.91%) HTML
3 26 (47.27%) CSS
4 25 (45.45%) RESTful
5 16 (29.09%) HTML5
5 16 (29.09%) XML
6 15 (27.27%) .NET
7 14 (25.45%) Ajax
8 11 (20.00%) jQuery
8 11 (20.00%) REST
9 7 (12.73%) XHTML
9 7 (12.73%) .NET Framework
9 7 (12.73%) CSS3
10 6 (10.91%) Java EE
10 6 (10.91%) JMS
11 4 (7.27%) Spring
11 4 (7.27%) NHibernate
11 4 (7.27%) EJB
11 4 (7.27%) Hibernate
11 4 (7.27%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (40.00%) Open Source
2 4 (7.27%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.64%) Web 2.0
3 2 (3.64%) Wiki
3 2 (3.64%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.82%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (52.73%) Linux
2 6 (10.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (7.27%) Windows
4 3 (5.45%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (56.36%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (52.73%) TDD
3 22 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 22 (40.00%) BDD
4 18 (32.73%) MVC
4 18 (32.73%) Mentoring
5 15 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (20.00%) OO
7 10 (18.18%) Scrum
8 5 (9.09%) SOA
8 5 (9.09%) Web Design
9 3 (5.45%) iOS Development
9 3 (5.45%) OO PHP
9 3 (5.45%) Test Automation
10 2 (3.64%) Test-First Development
10 2 (3.64%) Pair Programming
10 2 (3.64%) Software Engineering
10 2 (3.64%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (3.64%) Refactoring
10 2 (3.64%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 46 (83.64%) JavaScript
2 30 (54.55%) C#
3 29 (52.73%) Java
4 28 (50.91%) SQL
5 23 (41.82%) PHP
5 23 (41.82%) Python
6 22 (40.00%) Ruby
7 20 (36.36%) Scala
7 20 (36.36%) C++
8 3 (5.45%) PHP5
9 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.64%) Objective-C
9 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.82%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (3.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) Red Hat
2 4 (7.27%) Atlassian
3 2 (3.64%) Google
3 2 (3.64%) JBoss
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.64%) Twitter
4 1 (1.82%) Telerik
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