The first table below looks at the demand for JSON skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSON over the 3 months to 23 April 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 Reading 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JSON
Rank 58 62 72
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Contract jobs citing JSON 16 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.50% 1.01% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.27% 3.86% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 1
Average daily rate £238 £356 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +1.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -15.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
220 207 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.58% 26.17% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 83 77
Average daily rate £338 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 2
Average hourly rate £20.50 £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
JSON
Berkshire

JSON
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JSON across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

JSON Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

JSON
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JSON across the Reading region.

JSON Daily Rate Trend in Reading

JSON
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JSON across the Reading region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

JSON Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 29 (76.32%) JavaScript
1 29 (76.32%) jQuery
2 26 (68.42%) HTML
2 26 (68.42%) CSS
3 21 (55.26%) Ajax
4 20 (52.63%) XML
5 19 (50.00%) Web Services
5 19 (50.00%) HTML5
6 18 (47.37%) REST
6 18 (47.37%) CSS3
6 18 (47.37%) Windows
6 18 (47.37%) OO
7 11 (28.95%) OOD
7 11 (28.95%) .NET
7 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (26.32%) Sencha Touch
8 10 (26.32%) Sencha
8 10 (26.32%) Unit Testing
8 10 (26.32%) Internet
8 10 (26.32%) Telecoms
9 9 (23.68%) Java
9 9 (23.68%) SOAP
10 8 (21.05%) C#
10 8 (21.05%) Subversion
10 8 (21.05%) Web Development
10 8 (21.05%) IPTV
10 8 (21.05%) Selenium
10 8 (21.05%) Apple iOS
11 7 (18.42%) Test Automation

JSON
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 6 (15.79%) CMS
2 3 (7.89%) Node.js
3 1 (2.63%) Confluence
3 1 (2.63%) Alfresco
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Subversion
1 8 (21.05%) Selenium
2 7 (18.42%) Eclipse
3 3 (7.89%) MSTest
4 2 (5.26%) Maven
4 2 (5.26%) Firebug
5 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.63%) Mockito
5 1 (2.63%) Hamcrest
5 1 (2.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (2.63%) PhoneGap
5 1 (2.63%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.63%) JIRA
5 1 (2.63%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.63%) Xcode
5 1 (2.63%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (2.63%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.63%) Grunt
General
1 10 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 6 (15.79%) Publishing
3 5 (13.16%) Finance
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (68.42%) Developer
2 13 (34.21%) Web Developer
3 11 (28.95%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 11 (28.95%) Mobile Developer
3 11 (28.95%) Mobile Web Developer
4 10 (26.32%) Development Engineer
4 10 (26.32%) Software Engineer
4 10 (26.32%) Software Development Engineer
5 9 (23.68%) Web Applications Developer
5 9 (23.68%) Applications Developer
6 8 (21.05%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (13.16%) UI Developer
8 4 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (10.53%) Software Test Engineer
8 4 (10.53%) Test Engineer
8 4 (10.53%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (10.53%) UI Programmer
8 4 (10.53%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (7.89%) User Experience Developer
9 3 (7.89%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (76.32%) jQuery
2 26 (68.42%) HTML
2 26 (68.42%) CSS
3 21 (55.26%) Ajax
4 20 (52.63%) XML
5 19 (50.00%) Web Services
5 19 (50.00%) HTML5
6 18 (47.37%) REST
6 18 (47.37%) CSS3
7 11 (28.95%) .NET
7 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (26.32%) Sencha Touch
9 9 (23.68%) SOAP
10 7 (18.42%) Spring
10 7 (18.42%) XHTML
11 5 (13.16%) Struts2
11 5 (13.16%) Struts
12 4 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (10.53%) Ext JS
12 4 (10.53%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) IPTV
2 7 (18.42%) Smartphone
2 7 (18.42%) Blackberry
2 7 (18.42%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.26%) W3C
4 2 (5.26%) RIA
4 2 (5.26%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (47.37%) Windows
2 8 (21.05%) Apple iOS
3 7 (18.42%) Android
4 6 (15.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) OO
2 11 (28.95%) OOD
3 10 (26.32%) Unit Testing
4 8 (21.05%) Web Development
5 7 (18.42%) Test Automation
5 7 (18.42%) Android Development
5 7 (18.42%) iOS Development
6 6 (15.79%) MVC
6 6 (15.79%) Time Management
7 5 (13.16%) Content Management
7 5 (13.16%) Web Application Development
8 4 (10.53%) SOA
9 3 (7.89%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (7.89%) Graceful Degradation
10 2 (5.26%) Validation
10 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (5.26%) BDD
11 1 (2.63%) Digital Marketing
11 1 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (76.32%) JavaScript
2 9 (23.68%) Java
3 8 (21.05%) C#
4 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) WCAG
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Sencha
2 3 (7.89%) Twitter
2 3 (7.89%) Yahoo!
3 1 (2.63%) Akamai
3 1 (2.63%) JBoss
3 1 (2.63%) Adobe