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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JSON
Rank 58 83 76
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -7
Contract jobs citing JSON 109 59 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.88% 1.80% 2.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.65% 6.96% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 41 25
Average daily rate £403 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £53.38 - £34.98
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.88 - £33.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.88 - £36.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+46.66% +8.69%
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
1023 848 754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 26.99% 25.92% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 544 435
Average daily rate £360 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 25 15
Average hourly rate £37.00 £22.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.44% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.93 £19.36 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £42.50 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSON within the North West region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
Manchester -2 49 £388 +7.63% 14
Cheshire +21 48 £450 +40.62% 8
Lancashire +1 3 £438 +12.90% 3
Cumbria - 3 - - 1
Merseyside -1 1 £325 +30.00% 4
JSON
England

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 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.

1 136 (63.85%) XML
2 135 (63.38%) Web Services
3 123 (57.75%) Agile Software Development
4 114 (53.52%) Java
5 107 (50.23%) HTML
6 99 (46.48%) JavaScript
7 80 (37.56%) SOAP
8 73 (34.27%) TDD
8 73 (34.27%) Git (software)
9 72 (33.80%) REST
10 71 (33.33%) HTML5
11 69 (32.39%) CSS
12 62 (29.11%) RESTful
13 55 (25.82%) HTTP
14 53 (24.88%) Continuous Integration
15 51 (23.94%) SQL
16 50 (23.47%) Scrum
17 44 (20.66%) jQuery
18 43 (20.19%) Linux
19 38 (17.84%) OOP
20 37 (17.37%) .NET
21 36 (16.90%) OO
21 36 (16.90%) BDD
22 35 (16.43%) Amazon AWS
23 32 (15.02%) C#
23 32 (15.02%) C++
24 31 (14.55%) MVC
24 31 (14.55%) NoSQL
25 30 (14.08%) Subversion
26 29 (13.62%) Scala

JSON
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 8 (3.76%) Node.js
2 7 (3.29%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (1.88%) JBoss
3 4 (1.88%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.41%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.94%) Apache
6 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.41%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (0.94%) Magento
2 2 (0.94%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 35 (16.43%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (2.35%) Amazon Glacier
2 5 (2.35%) Amazon S3
2 5 (2.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 5 (2.35%) Route 53
2 5 (2.35%) SaaS
3 2 (0.94%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (0.94%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (25.82%) HTTP
2 5 (2.35%) Internet
3 1 (0.47%) Intranet
3 1 (0.47%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.47%) Skype
3 1 (0.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (14.55%) NoSQL
2 11 (5.16%) MySQL
3 10 (4.69%) Oracle Database
4 9 (4.23%) MongoDB
5 7 (3.29%) Redis
5 7 (3.29%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.29%) SQL Server
6 5 (2.35%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (2.35%) Big Data
7 3 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.94%) SQLite
9 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 73 (34.27%) Git (software)
2 30 (14.08%) Subversion
3 19 (8.92%) JIRA
4 11 (5.16%) Jenkins
4 11 (5.16%) JUnit
4 11 (5.16%) SoapUI
5 8 (3.76%) Cucumber
6 5 (2.35%) Grunt
6 5 (2.35%) MSTest
6 5 (2.35%) NUnit
7 4 (1.88%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (1.41%) Hudson
8 3 (1.41%) PhantomJS
8 3 (1.41%) Selenium
8 3 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.94%) Calabash
9 2 (0.94%) Maven
9 2 (0.94%) Mocha
9 2 (0.94%) Mockito
9 2 (0.94%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (11.74%) Finance
2 21 (9.86%) Banking
3 9 (4.23%) Games
4 2 (0.94%) Marketing
4 2 (0.94%) Retail
5 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 163 (76.53%) Developer
2 45 (21.13%) Java Developer
3 22 (10.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 19 (8.92%) Architect
5 16 (7.51%) C# Developer
5 16 (7.51%) HTML Developer
6 15 (7.04%) JavaScript Developer
7 14 (6.57%) Scala Developer
8 13 (6.10%) .NET Developer
9 12 (5.63%) Senior Developer
9 12 (5.63%) ServiceNow Developer
10 11 (5.16%) Android Developer
10 11 (5.16%) Integration Developer
11 10 (4.69%) HTML CSS Developer
11 10 (4.69%) Oracle Developer
12 9 (4.23%) Integration Architect
13 8 (3.76%) Digital Developer
13 8 (3.76%) iOS Developer
13 8 (3.76%) Software Developer
14 7 (3.29%) Oracle SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (63.85%) XML
2 135 (63.38%) Web Services
3 107 (50.23%) HTML
4 80 (37.56%) SOAP
5 72 (33.80%) REST
6 71 (33.33%) HTML5
7 69 (32.39%) CSS
8 62 (29.11%) RESTful
9 44 (20.66%) jQuery
10 37 (17.37%) .NET
11 26 (12.21%) AngularJS
12 22 (10.33%) .NET Framework
12 22 (10.33%) SAML
12 22 (10.33%) WSDL
13 18 (8.45%) Ajax
13 18 (8.45%) CSS3
13 18 (8.45%) Java EE
13 18 (8.45%) OAuth
14 17 (7.98%) WCF
15 16 (7.51%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.74%) Computer Science
2 17 (7.98%) User Experience
3 14 (6.57%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.88%) Data Centre
4 4 (1.88%) Driving Licence
4 4 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.88%) Replication
4 4 (1.88%) Telematics
5 3 (1.41%) Streaming Video
6 2 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.47%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.47%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.47%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.47%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.47%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 43 (20.19%) Linux
2 25 (11.74%) Android
3 22 (10.33%) Apple iOS
4 20 (9.39%) Windows
5 15 (7.04%) AIX
5 15 (7.04%) Mac OS
6 14 (6.57%) Windows Vista
6 14 (6.57%) Windows XP
7 5 (2.35%) Unix
8 3 (1.41%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.47%) Solaris
9 1 (0.47%) webOS
9 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (57.75%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (34.27%) TDD
3 53 (24.88%) Continuous Integration
4 50 (23.47%) Scrum
5 38 (17.84%) OOP
6 36 (16.90%) BDD
6 36 (16.90%) OO
7 31 (14.55%) MVC
8 29 (13.62%) Unit Testing
8 29 (13.62%) Web Design
9 28 (13.15%) Responsive Web Design
10 27 (12.68%) Front End Development
11 26 (12.21%) High Availability
12 24 (11.27%) Software Engineering
13 22 (10.33%) ITIL
14 21 (9.86%) Android Development
15 19 (8.92%) iOS Development
16 18 (8.45%) SDLC
17 15 (7.04%) Performance Tuning
17 15 (7.04%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 114 (53.52%) Java
2 99 (46.48%) JavaScript
3 51 (23.94%) SQL
4 32 (15.02%) C#
4 32 (15.02%) C++
5 29 (13.62%) Scala
6 27 (12.68%) Objective-C
7 15 (7.04%) C
8 7 (3.29%) PHP
8 7 (3.29%) T-SQL
8 7 (3.29%) XQuery
9 5 (2.35%) XPath
10 3 (1.41%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.94%) ActionScript
11 2 (0.94%) ActionScript 2.0
11 2 (0.94%) ActionScript 3.0
11 2 (0.94%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.47%) Perl
12 1 (0.47%) Python
12 1 (0.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (12.21%) Degree
2 21 (9.86%) Security Cleared
3 11 (5.16%) BC Cleared
4 6 (2.82%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.41%) ISEB
5 3 (1.41%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.47%) Docker
1 1 (0.47%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (2.35%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 2 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (11.27%) EPiServer
2 22 (10.33%) Salesforce.com
2 22 (10.33%) ServiceNow
3 11 (5.16%) Oracle
4 8 (3.76%) HP
5 6 (2.82%) IBM
6 4 (1.88%) SAP
7 3 (1.41%) Adobe
7 3 (1.41%) Google
8 2 (0.94%) Apigee
8 2 (0.94%) hybris
8 2 (0.94%) Perforce
8 2 (0.94%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.47%) Assembla
9 1 (0.47%) ATG
9 1 (0.47%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.47%) Rally
9 1 (0.47%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.47%) Software AG
9 1 (0.47%) Talend
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