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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JSON
Rank 84 70 85
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +15
Contract jobs citing JSON 40 47 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.45% 1.93% 1.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.41% 6.74% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 31 15
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£376 £415 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% -12.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
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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
740 697 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 26.83% 28.57% 24.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 378 321
Average daily rate £375 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 8
Average hourly rate £24.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £32.10 £20.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
Edinburgh -11 24 £384 +9.64% 2
Glasgow -1 12 £325 -17.72% 4
Aberdeen - - - -
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JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 45 (63.38%) HTML
2 42 (59.15%) JavaScript
3 38 (53.52%) CSS
4 36 (50.70%) Java
5 30 (42.25%) XML
5 30 (42.25%) HTML5
6 28 (39.44%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (38.03%) .NET
8 24 (33.80%) SQL
8 24 (33.80%) RESTful
9 23 (32.39%) C#
9 23 (32.39%) Web Services
10 19 (26.76%) MVC
11 17 (23.94%) jQuery
12 16 (22.54%) TDD
12 16 (22.54%) CSS3
13 15 (21.13%) Apache
13 15 (21.13%) SQL Server
14 14 (19.72%) SOAP
14 14 (19.72%) REST
14 14 (19.72%) Android
15 13 (18.31%) Apple iOS
15 13 (18.31%) Windows
16 12 (16.90%) Finance
16 12 (16.90%) Subversion
16 12 (16.90%) Maven
16 12 (16.90%) Android Development
17 11 (15.49%) Relational Database
17 11 (15.49%) Mobile App
17 11 (15.49%) User Experience

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 15 (21.13%) Apache
2 11 (15.49%) Tomcat
3 9 (12.68%) nginx
4 7 (9.86%) SharePoint
5 6 (8.45%) IIS
5 6 (8.45%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (7.04%) Lync
7 4 (5.63%) WordPress
8 2 (2.82%) Node.js
8 2 (2.82%) JBoss
8 2 (2.82%) MS Exchange
8 2 (2.82%) CMS
9 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.41%) Drupal
9 1 (1.41%) Alfresco
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.41%) IaaS
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) HTTP
2 2 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.82%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.13%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.49%) Relational Database
3 8 (11.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (9.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (8.45%) MySQL
6 5 (7.04%) Oracle Database
6 5 (7.04%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (5.63%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.41%) SQLite
8 1 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (16.90%) Subversion
1 12 (16.90%) Maven
2 10 (14.08%) Cucumber
3 9 (12.68%) Mercurial
3 9 (12.68%) Jenkins
4 6 (8.45%) Eclipse
5 5 (7.04%) Ant
5 5 (7.04%) Selenium
5 5 (7.04%) Hudson
5 5 (7.04%) Git (software)
6 4 (5.63%) QUnit
6 4 (5.63%) Jasmine
6 4 (5.63%) JUnit
7 3 (4.23%) FitNesse
7 3 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.82%) Xcode
8 2 (2.82%) NUnit
8 2 (2.82%) Gradle
8 2 (2.82%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.82%) MSTest
General
1 12 (16.90%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.82%) Banking
3 2 (2.82%) Retail
4 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 62 (87.32%) Developer
2 11 (15.49%) Java Developer
2 11 (15.49%) Android Developer
3 7 (9.86%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (8.45%) SharePoint Developer
4 6 (8.45%) Senior Developer
5 5 (7.04%) Lead Developer
5 5 (7.04%) Web Developer
5 5 (7.04%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Python Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Software Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Tester
7 3 (4.23%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (2.82%) C# Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Mobile Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Technical Developer
8 2 (2.82%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (63.38%) HTML
2 38 (53.52%) CSS
3 30 (42.25%) XML
3 30 (42.25%) HTML5
4 27 (38.03%) .NET
5 24 (33.80%) RESTful
6 23 (32.39%) Web Services
7 17 (23.94%) jQuery
8 16 (22.54%) CSS3
9 14 (19.72%) REST
9 14 (19.72%) SOAP
10 11 (15.49%) Spring
10 11 (15.49%) Ajax
11 10 (14.08%) ASP.NET
11 10 (14.08%) AngularJS
12 9 (12.68%) Backbone.js
13 7 (9.86%) KnockoutJS
13 7 (9.86%) Apache Camel
13 7 (9.86%) .NET Framework
14 5 (7.04%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.49%) Mobile App
1 11 (15.49%) User Experience
2 5 (7.04%) Open Source
3 3 (4.23%) Smartphone
3 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.82%) Health Informatics
4 2 (2.82%) Informatics
5 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.41%) iPhone
5 1 (1.41%) Semantic Web
5 1 (1.41%) Streaming Music
5 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.72%) Android
2 13 (18.31%) Windows
2 13 (18.31%) Apple iOS
3 5 (7.04%) Linux
3 5 (7.04%) Mac OS X
3 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (7.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (5.63%) Windows Phone
5 2 (2.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (39.44%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (26.76%) MVC
3 16 (22.54%) TDD
4 12 (16.90%) Android Development
5 11 (15.49%) SOA
6 10 (14.08%) Unit Testing
6 10 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (12.68%) Multithreading
7 9 (12.68%) BDD
8 6 (8.45%) OO
8 6 (8.45%) Scrum
8 6 (8.45%) Waterfall
9 5 (7.04%) User Stories
9 5 (7.04%) Mentoring
9 5 (7.04%) Coaching
9 5 (7.04%) ETL
9 5 (7.04%) Web Development
10 4 (5.63%) Software Engineering
11 3 (4.23%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (4.23%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 42 (59.15%) JavaScript
2 36 (50.70%) Java
3 24 (33.80%) SQL
4 23 (32.39%) C#
5 10 (14.08%) PHP
6 5 (7.04%) Python
6 5 (7.04%) PHP5
6 5 (7.04%) PowerShell
7 4 (5.63%) C++
8 3 (4.23%) XPath
9 2 (2.82%) VB6
9 2 (2.82%) VBScript
9 2 (2.82%) VB
10 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.41%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.86%) QA
2 2 (2.82%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (7.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (14.08%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.68%) Oracle
3 7 (9.86%) Google
4 5 (7.04%) IBM
5 2 (2.82%) Twitter
6 1 (1.41%) Apple
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