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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JSON
Rank 77 101 82
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -19
Contract jobs citing JSON 73 30 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.01% 1.00% 1.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.48% 4.54% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 22 27
Average daily rate
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£375 £349 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% +16.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £537 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £56.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £27.50 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+100.00% +21.35%
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
770 661 687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.18% 21.95% 27.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 395 369
Average daily rate £370 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £450 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 8 19
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £17.44 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £40.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +15 35 £350 +59.09% 21
Cheshire +10 29 £400 -16.66% 13
Cumbria - 6 £550 - 2
Merseyside - 2 £550 - 2
JSON
England

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 97 (62.58%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (58.06%) Java
3 77 (49.68%) Web Services
4 75 (48.39%) HTML
5 74 (47.74%) TDD
6 71 (45.81%) JavaScript
7 60 (38.71%) CSS
8 54 (34.84%) REST
9 53 (34.19%) HTML5
10 52 (33.55%) XML
11 44 (28.39%) Git (software)
12 42 (27.10%) Subversion
13 39 (25.16%) RESTful
14 38 (24.52%) Scrum
14 38 (24.52%) SOAP
15 37 (23.87%) AngularJS
16 34 (21.94%) CSS3
17 33 (21.29%) Continuous Integration
18 30 (19.35%) SQL
19 28 (18.06%) Finance
19 28 (18.06%) jQuery
19 28 (18.06%) SDLC
20 27 (17.42%) Apple iOS
20 27 (17.42%) Software Engineering
21 26 (16.77%) Spring
21 26 (16.77%) Cucumber
21 26 (16.77%) OO
22 25 (16.13%) J2EE
23 24 (15.48%) JUnit
23 24 (15.48%) OOP

JSON
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 15 (9.68%) Node.js
2 6 (3.87%) Confluence
2 6 (3.87%) Oracle Service Bus
2 6 (3.87%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 6 (3.87%) IBM HTTP Server
2 6 (3.87%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.23%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.94%) CMS
4 3 (1.94%) Drupal
5 2 (1.29%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.29%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.29%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.65%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (0.65%) JBoss
6 1 (0.65%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.23%) PaaS
2 4 (2.58%) Route 53
2 4 (2.58%) Amazon Glacier
2 4 (2.58%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 4 (2.58%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (2.58%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (1.29%) SaaS
4 2 (1.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.61%) Internet
2 13 (8.39%) HTTP
3 5 (3.23%) AMQP
4 3 (1.94%) VPN
4 3 (1.94%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.29%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.61%) Big Data
2 15 (9.68%) NoSQL
3 13 (8.39%) MongoDB
3 13 (8.39%) MySQL
4 12 (7.74%) SQL Server
4 12 (7.74%) Oracle Database
5 8 (5.16%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.52%) Hadoop
7 6 (3.87%) Informix
7 6 (3.87%) MS Access
7 6 (3.87%) RDBMS
8 5 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (2.58%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.29%) Data Mining
11 2 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (1.29%) Redis
11 2 (1.29%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 44 (28.39%) Git (software)
2 42 (27.10%) Subversion
3 26 (16.77%) Cucumber
4 24 (15.48%) JUnit
5 22 (14.19%) Jenkins
6 16 (10.32%) Maven
7 14 (9.03%) Gradle
8 13 (8.39%) Selenium
9 12 (7.74%) SoapUI
10 10 (6.45%) Ant
11 9 (5.81%) Eclipse
11 9 (5.81%) JIRA
12 6 (3.87%) Mockito
13 5 (3.23%) Mercurial
14 4 (2.58%) Eclipse RCP
14 4 (2.58%) Xcode
15 3 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
16 2 (1.29%) Mocha
16 2 (1.29%) Calabash
16 2 (1.29%) Appium
General
1 28 (18.06%) Finance
2 12 (7.74%) Banking
3 5 (3.23%) Retail
4 4 (2.58%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.29%) Back Office
6 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Games
6 1 (0.65%) Law
Job Titles
1 117 (75.48%) Developer
2 43 (27.74%) Java Developer
3 15 (9.68%) Architect
4 11 (7.10%) Mobile Developer
5 10 (6.45%) iOS Developer
6 9 (5.81%) .NET Developer
7 8 (5.16%) Senior Developer
7 8 (5.16%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (4.52%) Android Developer
9 6 (3.87%) Tester
9 6 (3.87%) Technical Architect
9 6 (3.87%) QA Tester
9 6 (3.87%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (3.23%) Analyst
10 5 (3.23%) Software Developer
10 5 (3.23%) Front-End Developer
10 5 (3.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 4 (2.58%) QA Analyst
11 4 (2.58%) Technical Leader
11 4 (2.58%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (49.68%) Web Services
2 75 (48.39%) HTML
3 60 (38.71%) CSS
4 54 (34.84%) REST
5 53 (34.19%) HTML5
6 52 (33.55%) XML
7 39 (25.16%) RESTful
8 38 (24.52%) SOAP
9 37 (23.87%) AngularJS
10 34 (21.94%) CSS3
11 28 (18.06%) jQuery
12 26 (16.77%) Spring
13 25 (16.13%) J2EE
14 21 (13.55%) .NET
15 19 (12.26%) Java EE
16 15 (9.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 13 (8.39%) WSDL
18 11 (7.10%) Ajax
18 11 (7.10%) KnockoutJS
19 10 (6.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.55%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.16%) Mobile App
2 8 (5.16%) Algorithms
2 8 (5.16%) Telematics
3 6 (3.87%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.58%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.94%) PKI
5 3 (1.94%) Online Banking
5 3 (1.94%) Wiki
5 3 (1.94%) iPhone
5 3 (1.94%) iPad
6 2 (1.29%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.29%) Replication
6 2 (1.29%) NHS
6 2 (1.29%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.65%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.65%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 27 (17.42%) Apple iOS
2 24 (15.48%) Android
3 16 (10.32%) Windows
4 15 (9.68%) Linux
5 7 (4.52%) Windows XP
5 7 (4.52%) AIX
5 7 (4.52%) Windows Vista
5 7 (4.52%) Mac OS
6 5 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.29%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.65%) Solaris
8 1 (0.65%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (62.58%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (47.74%) TDD
3 38 (24.52%) Scrum
4 33 (21.29%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (18.06%) SDLC
6 27 (17.42%) Software Engineering
7 26 (16.77%) OO
8 24 (15.48%) OOP
9 23 (14.84%) MVC
9 23 (14.84%) iOS Development
10 21 (13.55%) E-Commerce
11 20 (12.90%) BDD
11 20 (12.90%) Android Development
12 19 (12.26%) SOA
13 17 (10.97%) Mobile Development
14 15 (9.68%) Configuration Management
15 13 (8.39%) Pair Programming
15 13 (8.39%) Open Source
16 10 (6.45%) Waterfall
17 9 (5.81%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 90 (58.06%) Java
2 71 (45.81%) JavaScript
3 30 (19.35%) SQL
4 18 (11.61%) Objective-C
4 18 (11.61%) Groovy
5 16 (10.32%) C#
6 10 (6.45%) Python
7 8 (5.16%) VB
8 7 (4.52%) C
8 7 (4.52%) C++
9 6 (3.87%) PHP
9 6 (3.87%) VBScript
9 6 (3.87%) XQuery
9 6 (3.87%) Scala
9 6 (3.87%) Ruby
10 3 (1.94%) PHP5
10 3 (1.94%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.29%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.65%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (12.90%) Degree
2 8 (5.16%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.23%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.94%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.65%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.32%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.45%) Docker
2 7 (4.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.23%) Puppet
1 5 (3.23%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.65%) yum
Vendors
1 20 (12.90%) Oracle
2 7 (4.52%) IBM
3 5 (3.23%) Red Hat
3 5 (3.23%) Atlassian
4 3 (1.94%) Zend
5 2 (1.29%) HP
5 2 (1.29%) Hortonworks
5 2 (1.29%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.29%) Kony
5 2 (1.29%) Apple
5 2 (1.29%) Teradata
5 2 (1.29%) hybris
6 1 (0.65%) Appcelerator
6 1 (0.65%) Google
6 1 (0.65%) Perforce
6 1 (0.65%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.65%) Compuware
6 1 (0.65%) SAP
6 1 (0.65%) Apigee
6 1 (0.65%) EPiServer
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Rate: 250-320 Per Day
Posted: 13 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Crewe
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £315 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago