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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JSON
Rank 84 79 87
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing JSON 65 51 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.94% 1.90% 1.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.26% 6.90% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 26 25
Average daily rate
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£340 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
- +4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -4.41%
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
787 739 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.44% 27.52% 26.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 412 338
Average daily rate £350 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.45 £21.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.04 £48.70 £29.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -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 6 March 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 March 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 +11 33 £350 +7.69% 24
Cheshire +7 29 £320 -26.85% 11
Lancashire -9 3 £388 -22.50% 3
JSON
England

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 67 (60.91%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (59.09%) HTML
3 64 (58.18%) CSS
4 60 (54.55%) JavaScript
5 56 (50.91%) Java
6 53 (48.18%) TDD
7 42 (38.18%) Web Services
8 35 (31.82%) XML
8 35 (31.82%) REST
9 26 (23.64%) SOAP
9 26 (23.64%) HTML5
10 25 (22.73%) CSS3
11 24 (21.82%) Scrum
12 23 (20.91%) OO
12 23 (20.91%) Ajax
13 22 (20.00%) .NET
14 21 (19.09%) SQL
15 19 (17.27%) JUnit
15 19 (17.27%) Java EE
15 19 (17.27%) jQuery
15 19 (17.27%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (17.27%) Git (software)
15 19 (17.27%) RESTful
16 18 (16.36%) Cucumber
16 18 (16.36%) Subversion
16 18 (16.36%) Spring
16 18 (16.36%) MVC
17 16 (14.55%) Finance
17 16 (14.55%) C#
17 16 (14.55%) J2EE

JSON
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (10.91%) Node.js
2 6 (5.45%) Confluence
2 6 (5.45%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (3.64%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (3.64%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.82%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.91%) EPiServer CMS
5 1 (0.91%) Drupal
5 1 (0.91%) Liferay
5 1 (0.91%) CMS
5 1 (0.91%) JBoss
5 1 (0.91%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.91%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.64%) PaaS
2 2 (1.82%) SaaS
3 1 (0.91%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.82%) Internet
2 6 (5.45%) AMQP
3 5 (4.55%) HTTP
4 4 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (2.73%) VPN
6 2 (1.82%) iBeacon
7 1 (0.91%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.82%) Big Data
3 12 (10.91%) NoSQL
4 10 (9.09%) MongoDB
5 8 (7.27%) MySQL
5 8 (7.27%) Oracle Database
6 6 (5.45%) Hadoop
6 6 (5.45%) MS Access
7 5 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (4.55%) SQLite
8 4 (3.64%) RDBMS
8 4 (3.64%) Informix
8 4 (3.64%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.91%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 19 (17.27%) JUnit
1 19 (17.27%) Git (software)
2 18 (16.36%) Subversion
2 18 (16.36%) Cucumber
3 11 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 11 (10.00%) Maven
4 10 (9.09%) JIRA
5 8 (7.27%) SoapUI
6 7 (6.36%) Selenium
6 7 (6.36%) Eclipse
7 6 (5.45%) Ant
7 6 (5.45%) Xcode
7 6 (5.45%) Mercurial
7 6 (5.45%) Gradle
7 6 (5.45%) Bower
7 6 (5.45%) CasperJS
8 5 (4.55%) Grunt
8 5 (4.55%) PhantomJS
8 5 (4.55%) Jasmine
8 5 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (14.55%) Finance
2 8 (7.27%) Banking
3 2 (1.82%) Retail
3 2 (1.82%) Back Office
4 1 (0.91%) Law
Job Titles
1 88 (80.00%) Developer
2 30 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 14 (12.73%) Architect
4 11 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
5 10 (9.09%) Technical Architect
5 10 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 7 (6.36%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (5.45%) Python Developer
7 6 (5.45%) Senior Developer
7 6 (5.45%) iOS Developer
7 6 (5.45%) Django Developer
7 6 (5.45%) Python/Django Developer
8 5 (4.55%) UI Developer
8 5 (4.55%) UI Programmer
9 4 (3.64%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 4 (3.64%) Android Developer
10 3 (2.73%) QA Analyst
10 3 (2.73%) Scala Developer
10 3 (2.73%) Web Developer
10 3 (2.73%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (59.09%) HTML
2 64 (58.18%) CSS
3 42 (38.18%) Web Services
4 35 (31.82%) XML
4 35 (31.82%) REST
5 26 (23.64%) HTML5
5 26 (23.64%) SOAP
6 25 (22.73%) CSS3
7 23 (20.91%) Ajax
8 22 (20.00%) .NET
9 19 (17.27%) Java EE
9 19 (17.27%) jQuery
9 19 (17.27%) RESTful
10 18 (16.36%) Spring
11 16 (14.55%) J2EE
11 16 (14.55%) AngularJS
12 13 (11.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 12 (10.91%) Django
14 11 (10.00%) .NET Framework
15 10 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.55%) Open Source
2 12 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.91%) Algorithms
3 8 (7.27%) Telematics
4 7 (6.36%) User Experience
5 5 (4.55%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.55%) Data Structures
5 5 (4.55%) N-Tier
6 4 (3.64%) Online Banking
7 3 (2.73%) PKI
7 3 (2.73%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.82%) NHS
8 2 (1.82%) iPhone
8 2 (1.82%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.82%) iPad
9 1 (0.91%) W3C
9 1 (0.91%) Replication
9 1 (0.91%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.91%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.64%) Windows
2 13 (11.82%) Linux
3 9 (8.18%) Apple iOS
4 7 (6.36%) Android
5 6 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (4.55%) Windows Phone
7 4 (3.64%) Mac OS
7 4 (3.64%) Windows XP
7 4 (3.64%) Windows Vista
7 4 (3.64%) AIX
8 2 (1.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (60.91%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (48.18%) TDD
3 24 (21.82%) Scrum
4 23 (20.91%) OO
5 19 (17.27%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (16.36%) MVC
7 16 (14.55%) Software Engineering
8 15 (13.64%) OOP
8 15 (13.64%) SOA
9 14 (12.73%) Web Design
10 13 (11.82%) Kanban
11 12 (10.91%) Configuration Management
11 12 (10.91%) E-Commerce
11 12 (10.91%) BDD
11 12 (10.91%) Responsive Web Design
12 10 (9.09%) User Stories
13 9 (8.18%) Unit Testing
14 8 (7.27%) iOS Development
15 6 (5.45%) Test Scripting
15 6 (5.45%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 60 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 56 (50.91%) Java
3 21 (19.09%) SQL
4 16 (14.55%) C#
4 16 (14.55%) Python
5 15 (13.64%) Ruby
5 15 (13.64%) Groovy
6 10 (9.09%) Objective-C
7 8 (7.27%) VB
7 8 (7.27%) PHP
8 7 (6.36%) Scala
9 6 (5.45%) VBScript
10 4 (3.64%) C++
10 4 (3.64%) C
11 3 (2.73%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.82%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.82%) XQuery
13 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.91%) PHP5
13 1 (0.91%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (6.36%) Degree
2 6 (5.45%) DV Cleared
2 6 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.82%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.27%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (5.45%) Puppet
1 6 (5.45%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 12 (10.91%) Oracle
2 6 (5.45%) Red Hat
2 6 (5.45%) Atlassian
2 6 (5.45%) Kony
3 4 (3.64%) Appcelerator
3 4 (3.64%) IBM
4 2 (1.82%) Compuware
4 2 (1.82%) HP
4 2 (1.82%) Perforce
4 2 (1.82%) Google
5 1 (0.91%) Zend
5 1 (0.91%) Apple
5 1 (0.91%) EPiServer
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