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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JSON
Rank 92 89 103
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Contract jobs citing JSON 47 40 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.46% 1.41% 0.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.85% 5.03% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 18 16
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +26.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £236 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £34.98 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +55.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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
804 796 901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.04% 28.11% 30.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 446 528
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 33 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.98 £16.00 £17.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.96 £42.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +5 34 £375 +3.44% 8
Cheshire +7 11 £375 +11.18% 5
Merseyside -6 1 £250 +4.16%
Lancashire -24 1 £500 +56.25% 1
JSON
England

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 48 (68.57%) JavaScript
2 44 (62.86%) CSS
3 43 (61.43%) HTML
4 37 (52.86%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (45.71%) Java
6 28 (40.00%) TDD
7 26 (37.14%) Web Services
8 25 (35.71%) Ajax
9 20 (28.57%) .NET
9 20 (28.57%) CSS3
10 19 (27.14%) HTML5
10 19 (27.14%) Scrum
11 18 (25.71%) C#
11 18 (25.71%) XML
11 18 (25.71%) Python
11 18 (25.71%) REST
12 16 (22.86%) OO
12 16 (22.86%) MVC
13 14 (20.00%) Ruby
13 14 (20.00%) Linux
14 13 (18.57%) Web Design
15 12 (17.14%) jQuery
16 11 (15.71%) Responsive Web Design
17 10 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 10 (14.29%) .NET Framework
17 10 (14.29%) Open Source
17 10 (14.29%) SOAP
17 10 (14.29%) Windows
17 10 (14.29%) PHP
17 10 (14.29%) SQL

JSON
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (10.00%) Node.js
2 6 (8.57%) Confluence
3 2 (2.86%) Liferay
3 2 (2.86%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.86%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.86%) JBoss
3 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.43%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) SaaS
1 2 (2.86%) PaaS
1 2 (2.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) AMQP
2 3 (4.29%) Internet
3 2 (2.86%) FTP
4 1 (1.43%) HTTP
4 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.86%) SQL Server
1 9 (12.86%) NoSQL
2 8 (11.43%) MySQL
3 6 (8.57%) MongoDB
3 6 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.71%) SQLite
5 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.29%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.86%) Big Data
6 2 (2.86%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.43%) Informix
7 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.43%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (11.43%) Eclipse
2 7 (10.00%) JUnit
2 7 (10.00%) JIRA
2 7 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.57%) Mercurial
3 6 (8.57%) Gradle
3 6 (8.57%) Bower
3 6 (8.57%) CasperJS
4 5 (7.14%) Jasmine
4 5 (7.14%) Grunt
4 5 (7.14%) PhantomJS
4 5 (7.14%) Visual Studio
4 5 (7.14%) Xcode
5 4 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (5.71%) Maven
5 4 (5.71%) Hudson
6 3 (4.29%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 3 (4.29%) Cucumber
6 3 (4.29%) Subversion
7 2 (2.86%) Ant
General
1 4 (5.71%) Finance
2 1 (1.43%) Law
2 1 (1.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (84.29%) Developer
2 12 (17.14%) Java Developer
2 12 (17.14%) Front-End Developer
3 10 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 8 (11.43%) Architect
5 6 (8.57%) Technical Architect
5 6 (8.57%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Python Developer
6 5 (7.14%) UI Developer
6 5 (7.14%) UI Programmer
6 5 (7.14%) Python/Django Developer
7 4 (5.71%) iOS Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Django Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Android Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Java Architect
9 2 (2.86%) Storage Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Mobile Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (62.86%) CSS
2 43 (61.43%) HTML
3 26 (37.14%) Web Services
4 25 (35.71%) Ajax
5 20 (28.57%) .NET
5 20 (28.57%) CSS3
6 19 (27.14%) HTML5
7 18 (25.71%) REST
7 18 (25.71%) XML
8 12 (17.14%) jQuery
9 10 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (14.29%) SOAP
9 10 (14.29%) .NET Framework
10 9 (12.86%) Java EE
10 9 (12.86%) RESTful
11 8 (11.43%) Sass
11 8 (11.43%) Django
11 8 (11.43%) JMS
12 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET
12 7 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Open Source
2 7 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 7 (10.00%) User Experience
3 4 (5.71%) Data Structures
3 4 (5.71%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.86%) Wiki
5 2 (2.86%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.43%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.43%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.43%) W3C
6 1 (1.43%) Telematics
6 1 (1.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.00%) Linux
2 10 (14.29%) Windows
3 8 (11.43%) Android
3 8 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (11.43%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.71%) Windows Phone
5 2 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (52.86%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (40.00%) TDD
3 19 (27.14%) Scrum
4 16 (22.86%) MVC
4 16 (22.86%) OO
5 13 (18.57%) Web Design
6 11 (15.71%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (12.86%) OOP
7 9 (12.86%) SOA
8 8 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (11.43%) Kanban
9 7 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 7 (10.00%) Configuration Management
9 7 (10.00%) iOS Development
10 6 (8.57%) User Stories
10 6 (8.57%) BDD
10 6 (8.57%) Web Development
11 5 (7.14%) OOD
11 5 (7.14%) Android Development
12 4 (5.71%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 48 (68.57%) JavaScript
2 32 (45.71%) Java
3 18 (25.71%) C#
3 18 (25.71%) Python
4 14 (20.00%) Ruby
5 10 (14.29%) SQL
5 10 (14.29%) PHP
6 9 (12.86%) Scala
7 5 (7.14%) Objective-C
8 3 (4.29%) C++
8 3 (4.29%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.86%) XQuery
9 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.43%) PHP5
10 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.86%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) COBIT
1 1 (1.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) Puppet
2 2 (2.86%) Vagrant
2 2 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (11.43%) Red Hat
2 6 (8.57%) Atlassian
3 4 (5.71%) Oracle
3 4 (5.71%) Kony
4 3 (4.29%) Google
4 3 (4.29%) Appcelerator
5 2 (2.86%) Twitter
6 1 (1.43%) Perforce
6 1 (1.43%) Telerik
6 1 (1.43%) IBM
6 1 (1.43%) Compuware
6 1 (1.43%) HP
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