The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North West region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JSON
Rank 93 87 112
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +25
Contract jobs citing JSON 36 41 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.19% 1.54% 0.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.99% 5.35% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 33 18
Average daily rate
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£388 £323 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.15% +5.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £375 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.82% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £22.66 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+36.80% -29.18%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
721 766 989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.76% 28.69% 30.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 410 537
Average daily rate £325 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 36
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £13.61 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
JSON
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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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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
Cheshire +13 18 £480 +39.13% 8
Manchester -16 12 £270 -16.27% 11
Lancashire -18 1 £495 +65.00% 2
Merseyside - - - - 1
JSON
England

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 69 (87.34%) JavaScript
2 52 (65.82%) HTML
3 49 (62.03%) CSS
4 44 (55.70%) SQL
5 41 (51.90%) Web Services
6 39 (49.37%) C#
7 37 (46.84%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (44.30%) TDD
8 35 (44.30%) Java
9 34 (43.04%) XML
10 33 (41.77%) Linux
11 29 (36.71%) PHP
12 28 (35.44%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (35.44%) HTML5
13 26 (32.91%) RESTful
13 26 (32.91%) .NET
14 24 (30.38%) Ajax
15 23 (29.11%) MVC
15 23 (29.11%) Python
15 23 (29.11%) jQuery
15 23 (29.11%) CSS3
16 22 (27.85%) Ruby
17 21 (26.58%) NoSQL
17 21 (26.58%) Unit Testing
18 20 (25.32%) BDD
18 20 (25.32%) Open Source
18 20 (25.32%) C++
19 18 (22.78%) Scala
20 15 (18.99%) Scrum
21 14 (17.72%) REST

JSON
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 5 (6.33%) CMS
2 4 (5.06%) WordPress
3 2 (2.53%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.53%) Apache
3 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.27%) IIS
4 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Magento
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.27%) SaaS
1 1 (1.27%) PaaS
1 1 (1.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.59%) HTTP
2 3 (3.80%) Kerberos
2 3 (3.80%) SMTP
3 1 (1.27%) Internet
3 1 (1.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.58%) NoSQL
2 10 (12.66%) SQL Server
3 9 (11.39%) MySQL
4 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.80%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (12.66%) Subversion
2 9 (11.39%) Visual Studio
3 8 (10.13%) Maven
4 7 (8.86%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.53%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.53%) Selenium
6 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.27%) T4 Templates
6 1 (1.27%) Moq
6 1 (1.27%) JIRA
6 1 (1.27%) Xcode
General
1 5 (6.33%) Marketing
2 4 (5.06%) Finance
3 1 (1.27%) Banking
3 1 (1.27%) Retail
3 1 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 71 (89.87%) Developer
2 11 (13.92%) .NET Developer
3 10 (12.66%) Java Developer
3 10 (12.66%) Web Developer
4 9 (11.39%) Senior Developer
5 8 (10.13%) Front-End Developer
6 5 (6.33%) C# Developer
6 5 (6.33%) PHP Developer
7 4 (5.06%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (5.06%) ServiceNow Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Administrator
8 3 (3.80%) Senior Web Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Architect
9 2 (2.53%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.53%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (2.53%) Storage Engineer
9 2 (2.53%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (2.53%) Java Architect
9 2 (2.53%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (65.82%) HTML
2 49 (62.03%) CSS
3 41 (51.90%) Web Services
4 34 (43.04%) XML
5 28 (35.44%) HTML5
6 26 (32.91%) .NET
6 26 (32.91%) RESTful
7 24 (30.38%) Ajax
8 23 (29.11%) jQuery
8 23 (29.11%) CSS3
9 14 (17.72%) REST
10 9 (11.39%) LINQ
10 9 (11.39%) .NET Framework
10 9 (11.39%) XHTML
11 8 (10.13%) ASP.NET
11 8 (10.13%) NHibernate
12 6 (7.59%) Java EE
12 6 (7.59%) DOM
13 5 (6.33%) LAMP
13 5 (6.33%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.32%) Open Source
2 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.80%) N-Tier
2 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.53%) Wiki
4 1 (1.27%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 33 (41.77%) Linux
2 2 (2.53%) Android
2 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (46.84%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (44.30%) TDD
3 28 (35.44%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (29.11%) MVC
5 21 (26.58%) Unit Testing
6 20 (25.32%) BDD
7 15 (18.99%) Scrum
8 11 (13.92%) OO
8 11 (13.92%) Pair Programming
9 10 (12.66%) Refactoring
10 8 (10.13%) User Stories
11 7 (8.86%) Web Design
12 6 (7.59%) E-Commerce
12 6 (7.59%) Web Development
13 5 (6.33%) Test Automation
13 5 (6.33%) Dependency Injection
13 5 (6.33%) Project Management
13 5 (6.33%) ITSM
13 5 (6.33%) Agile Project Management
13 5 (6.33%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 69 (87.34%) JavaScript
2 44 (55.70%) SQL
3 39 (49.37%) C#
4 35 (44.30%) Java
5 29 (36.71%) PHP
6 23 (29.11%) Python
7 22 (27.85%) Ruby
8 20 (25.32%) C++
9 18 (22.78%) Scala
10 9 (11.39%) T-SQL
11 6 (7.59%) XPath
12 5 (6.33%) PHP5
13 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
13 2 (2.53%) PL/SQL
13 2 (2.53%) Bash Shell
14 1 (1.27%) VBScript
14 1 (1.27%) VB
14 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
14 1 (1.27%) Objective-C
14 1 (1.27%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (1.27%) Degree
1 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (5.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (5.06%) Adobe
1 4 (5.06%) ServiceNow
2 3 (3.80%) JBoss
2 3 (3.80%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.53%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle
3 2 (2.53%) Vertica
4 1 (1.27%) Twitter
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Cheshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 225-275 Per Day
Posted: 23 days ago