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 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JSON
Rank 70 94 89
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -5
Contract jobs citing JSON 87 41 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.24% 1.32% 1.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.84% 5.41% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 24 24
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£350 £400 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +24.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £32.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+21.09% -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
884 758 639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.77% 24.39% 26.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 444 330
Average daily rate £363 £350 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +14.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 32
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £29.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £20.90 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £43.65 £145.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015. 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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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 +26 44 £350 +16.66% 18
Cheshire +7 40 £365 -8.75% 15
Merseyside - 3 £313 - 1
JSON
England

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 83 (58.87%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (57.45%) Java
3 76 (53.90%) HTML
4 70 (49.65%) JavaScript
5 68 (48.23%) TDD
6 64 (45.39%) Web Services
7 63 (44.68%) CSS
8 44 (31.21%) REST
9 42 (29.79%) HTML5
10 38 (26.95%) XML
11 35 (24.82%) Git (software)
11 35 (24.82%) Subversion
12 30 (21.28%) jQuery
12 30 (21.28%) OO
13 29 (20.57%) SOAP
13 29 (20.57%) RESTful
14 28 (19.86%) SQL
14 28 (19.86%) CSS3
14 28 (19.86%) AngularJS
15 27 (19.15%) Scrum
15 27 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
15 27 (19.15%) Cucumber
15 27 (19.15%) Software Engineering
16 26 (18.44%) JUnit
16 26 (18.44%) OOP
17 24 (17.02%) Spring
18 23 (16.31%) Finance
19 22 (15.60%) J2EE
19 22 (15.60%) Analytical Skills
20 21 (14.89%) E-Commerce

JSON
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 12 (8.51%) Node.js
2 8 (5.67%) Confluence
3 7 (4.96%) WebLogic
3 7 (4.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 7 (4.96%) IBM HTTP Server
3 7 (4.96%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.13%) CMS
4 3 (2.13%) Drupal
5 2 (1.42%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.42%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.71%) Apache
6 1 (0.71%) JBoss
6 1 (0.71%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 4 (2.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Magento
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.26%) PaaS
2 3 (2.13%) IaaS
2 3 (2.13%) SaaS
3 2 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.42%) Veeva
4 1 (0.71%) Amazon Glacier
4 1 (0.71%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.71%) Route 53
4 1 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.71%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.18%) Internet
2 9 (6.38%) HTTP
3 7 (4.96%) AMQP
4 3 (2.13%) VPN
4 3 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.42%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.35%) SQL Server
1 16 (11.35%) MongoDB
2 15 (10.64%) Big Data
2 15 (10.64%) NoSQL
3 10 (7.09%) MySQL
4 9 (6.38%) Oracle Database
5 8 (5.67%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.96%) Informix
6 7 (4.96%) RDBMS
6 7 (4.96%) Hadoop
7 6 (4.26%) MS Access
8 3 (2.13%) Couchbase
8 3 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.42%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.42%) Redis
10 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 35 (24.82%) Git (software)
1 35 (24.82%) Subversion
2 27 (19.15%) Cucumber
3 26 (18.44%) JUnit
4 19 (13.48%) Maven
5 16 (11.35%) Jenkins
6 15 (10.64%) Gradle
7 12 (8.51%) Ant
7 12 (8.51%) JIRA
8 11 (7.80%) Selenium
9 10 (7.09%) Eclipse
9 10 (7.09%) SoapUI
10 7 (4.96%) Mercurial
10 7 (4.96%) Mockito
11 4 (2.84%) Xcode
11 4 (2.84%) Hudson
12 3 (2.13%) Eclipse RCP
12 3 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (1.42%) Mocha
13 2 (1.42%) Introscope
General
1 23 (16.31%) Finance
2 11 (7.80%) Banking
3 3 (2.13%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.42%) Retail
4 2 (1.42%) Back Office
5 1 (0.71%) Games
5 1 (0.71%) Law
Job Titles
1 116 (82.27%) Developer
2 40 (28.37%) Java Developer
3 12 (8.51%) .NET Developer
4 9 (6.38%) Architect
4 9 (6.38%) Mobile Developer
5 8 (5.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (5.67%) Senior Developer
6 6 (4.26%) Front-End Developer
6 6 (4.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 6 (4.26%) Python Developer
6 6 (4.26%) Django Developer
6 6 (4.26%) iOS Developer
6 6 (4.26%) Python/Django Developer
7 5 (3.55%) UI Programmer
7 5 (3.55%) QA Tester
7 5 (3.55%) Team Leader
7 5 (3.55%) Tester
7 5 (3.55%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (3.55%) UI Developer
8 4 (2.84%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (53.90%) HTML
2 64 (45.39%) Web Services
3 63 (44.68%) CSS
4 44 (31.21%) REST
5 42 (29.79%) HTML5
6 38 (26.95%) XML
7 30 (21.28%) jQuery
8 29 (20.57%) SOAP
8 29 (20.57%) RESTful
9 28 (19.86%) CSS3
9 28 (19.86%) AngularJS
10 24 (17.02%) Spring
11 22 (15.60%) J2EE
12 21 (14.89%) Java EE
13 19 (13.48%) .NET
14 18 (12.77%) Ajax
14 18 (12.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 14 (9.93%) WSDL
15 14 (9.93%) KnockoutJS
16 12 (8.51%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.60%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (11.35%) Open Source
3 9 (6.38%) Algorithms
4 8 (5.67%) Telematics
5 5 (3.55%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.55%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.84%) Online Banking
7 3 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.13%) Wiki
7 3 (2.13%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.13%) PKI
7 3 (2.13%) iPhone
7 3 (2.13%) iPad
8 2 (1.42%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.42%) NHS
8 2 (1.42%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.42%) User Experience
9 1 (0.71%) Replication
9 1 (0.71%) W3C
9 1 (0.71%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.48%) Apple iOS
2 17 (12.06%) Android
3 16 (11.35%) Linux
4 14 (9.93%) Windows
5 7 (4.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (4.26%) Mac OS
6 6 (4.26%) Windows Vista
6 6 (4.26%) AIX
6 6 (4.26%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.42%) UNIX
8 1 (0.71%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (58.87%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (48.23%) TDD
3 30 (21.28%) OO
4 27 (19.15%) Scrum
4 27 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (19.15%) Software Engineering
5 26 (18.44%) OOP
6 21 (14.89%) E-Commerce
6 21 (14.89%) MVC
7 17 (12.06%) iOS Development
7 17 (12.06%) Configuration Management
8 16 (11.35%) BDD
9 15 (10.64%) SOA
10 14 (9.93%) Android Development
11 10 (7.09%) Mobile Development
12 9 (6.38%) Web Application Development
12 9 (6.38%) Unit Testing
12 9 (6.38%) Web Development
13 7 (4.96%) Software Delivery
13 7 (4.96%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 81 (57.45%) Java
2 70 (49.65%) JavaScript
3 28 (19.86%) SQL
4 19 (13.48%) C#
5 17 (12.06%) Groovy
6 15 (10.64%) Objective-C
7 14 (9.93%) Python
8 10 (7.09%) Ruby
9 8 (5.67%) VB
9 8 (5.67%) PHP
10 7 (4.96%) C
11 6 (4.26%) C++
11 6 (4.26%) VBScript
12 4 (2.84%) PHP5
12 4 (2.84%) Scala
13 2 (1.42%) XQuery
13 2 (1.42%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.42%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.42%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.71%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (10.64%) Degree
2 7 (4.96%) DV Cleared
2 7 (4.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.51%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (4.96%) Vagrant
1 7 (4.96%) Puppet
2 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (11.35%) Oracle
2 8 (5.67%) IBM
3 7 (4.96%) Red Hat
3 7 (4.96%) Atlassian
4 3 (2.13%) HP
4 3 (2.13%) Zend
5 2 (1.42%) Apple
5 2 (1.42%) Compuware
5 2 (1.42%) Perforce
5 2 (1.42%) Kony
6 1 (0.71%) Apigee
6 1 (0.71%) Appcelerator
6 1 (0.71%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.71%) Google
6 1 (0.71%) EPiServer
Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £800 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £340 - £390 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £430 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
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Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £430 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago