The table below looks at the statistics for JSON skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSON over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JSON
Rank 97 90 78
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Contract jobs citing JSON 34 33 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.33% 1.25% 1.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.45% 5.23% 6.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 20 21
Average daily rate £343 £384 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.74% -4.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £324 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+46.66% +4.16%
JSON
UK

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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
624 631 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.49% 23.86% 26.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 364 306
Average daily rate £363 £375 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +17.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 11
Average hourly rate £23.75 £45.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.22% +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £45.25 £85.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

JSON
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

JSON Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

JSON
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

JSON Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

JSON
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JSON across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

JSON Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

JSON
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JSON across the Scotland region.

JSON Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

JSON
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSON within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Edinburgh -17 16 £369 -6.64% 3
Glasgow +12 13 £300 -11.11% 4
Stirling - 2 £364 -
JSON
UK

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 41 (60.29%) XML
2 37 (54.41%) Web Services
3 35 (51.47%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (48.53%) JavaScript
5 30 (44.12%) SOAP
6 28 (41.18%) SQL
6 28 (41.18%) REST
6 28 (41.18%) AngularJS
7 26 (38.24%) RESTful
7 26 (38.24%) HTML
7 26 (38.24%) CSS
8 24 (35.29%) MVC
9 23 (33.82%) Java
9 23 (33.82%) HTTP
10 22 (32.35%) jQuery
11 20 (29.41%) Linux
12 19 (27.94%) HTML5
12 19 (27.94%) CSS3
13 18 (26.47%) Git (software)
14 17 (25.00%) Unit Testing
14 17 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (25.00%) C#
14 17 (25.00%) SQL Server
15 16 (23.53%) .NET
15 16 (23.53%) ASP.NET
16 15 (22.06%) Web Development
16 15 (22.06%) .NET Framework
16 15 (22.06%) Waterfall
16 15 (22.06%) ASP.NET MVC
16 15 (22.06%) Entity Framework

JSON
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 9 (13.24%) Apache
2 8 (11.76%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 7 (10.29%) MQSeries
3 7 (10.29%) nginx
4 3 (4.41%) Node.js
4 3 (4.41%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.94%) Drupal
5 2 (2.94%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.47%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.47%) IIS
6 1 (1.47%) JBoss
6 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (33.82%) HTTP
2 8 (11.76%) FTP
2 8 (11.76%) HTTPS
2 8 (11.76%) WinSCP
3 2 (2.94%) Internet
4 1 (1.47%) DNS
4 1 (1.47%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.71%) Relational Database
2 10 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.41%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.41%) MySQL
6 2 (2.94%) GIS
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.47%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.47%) Big Data
7 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.47%) HBase
7 1 (1.47%) Informix
7 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (26.47%) Git (software)
2 12 (17.65%) ClearCase
3 8 (11.76%) Maven
3 8 (11.76%) XMLSpy
4 7 (10.29%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (8.82%) Jenkins
5 6 (8.82%) JUnit
6 5 (7.35%) Subversion
7 4 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (5.88%) Cucumber
7 4 (5.88%) FitNesse
7 4 (5.88%) jMock
7 4 (5.88%) Mockito
8 3 (4.41%) Xcode
9 2 (2.94%) Ant
9 2 (2.94%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.94%) Selenium
10 1 (1.47%) JIRA
10 1 (1.47%) Mocha
10 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (16.18%) Finance
2 10 (14.71%) Banking
3 3 (4.41%) Automotive
3 3 (4.41%) Publishing
4 2 (2.94%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (66.18%) Developer
2 14 (20.59%) .NET Developer
3 10 (14.71%) ASP.NET Developer
3 10 (14.71%) PHP Developer
4 9 (13.24%) Java Developer
5 8 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 8 (11.76%) Software Engineer
6 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 7 (10.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (10.29%) C# Developer
7 5 (7.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (5.88%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Android Developer
9 3 (4.41%) iOS Developer
9 3 (4.41%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Tester
9 3 (4.41%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (60.29%) XML
2 37 (54.41%) Web Services
3 30 (44.12%) SOAP
4 28 (41.18%) AngularJS
4 28 (41.18%) REST
5 26 (38.24%) CSS
5 26 (38.24%) HTML
5 26 (38.24%) RESTful
6 22 (32.35%) jQuery
7 19 (27.94%) CSS3
7 19 (27.94%) HTML5
8 16 (23.53%) .NET
8 16 (23.53%) ASP.NET
9 15 (22.06%) .NET Framework
9 15 (22.06%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (22.06%) Entity Framework
10 13 (19.12%) JMS
11 11 (16.18%) ASP.NET Web API
12 10 (14.71%) KnockoutJS
12 10 (14.71%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) User Experience
2 8 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.76%) DataPower
2 8 (11.76%) SWIFT
3 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.35%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.41%) VLE
5 2 (2.94%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.47%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 20 (29.41%) Linux
2 13 (19.12%) Mac OS X
3 8 (11.76%) Unix
4 5 (7.35%) Android
5 3 (4.41%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (51.47%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (35.29%) MVC
3 17 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 15 (22.06%) Waterfall
4 15 (22.06%) Web Development
5 14 (20.59%) Software Engineering
6 12 (17.65%) Front End Development
6 12 (17.65%) OO
6 12 (17.65%) SDLC
6 12 (17.65%) Software Testing
7 11 (16.18%) Open Source
7 11 (16.18%) Project Management
8 10 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (14.71%) Refactoring
8 10 (14.71%) Responsive Web Design
8 10 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (13.24%) API Design
9 9 (13.24%) SOA
9 9 (13.24%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 33 (48.53%) JavaScript
2 28 (41.18%) SQL
3 23 (33.82%) Java
4 17 (25.00%) C#
5 11 (16.18%) PHP
6 10 (14.71%) VB.NET
7 7 (10.29%) Python
8 6 (8.82%) PHP 5
9 5 (7.35%) Bash Shell
9 5 (7.35%) PL/SQL
9 5 (7.35%) T-SQL
10 3 (4.41%) Objective-C
11 2 (2.94%) XPath
12 1 (1.47%) Apple Swift
12 1 (1.47%) Perl
12 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.47%) Ruby
12 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.76%) SEPA
2 7 (10.29%) HL7
3 3 (4.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (4.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.47%) HDFS
1 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.88%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (13.24%) Oracle
2 8 (11.76%) HP
2 8 (11.76%) IBM
2 8 (11.76%) Remedy
3 4 (5.88%) Sybase
3 4 (5.88%) Zend
4 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.94%) Facebook
5 2 (2.94%) Twitter
6 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.47%) Telerik
6 1 (1.47%) VMware