The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 Scotland 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JSON
Rank 89 97 100
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs citing JSON 39 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.43% 0.97% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.73% 3.28% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 12
Average daily rate £375 £290 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% -7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £238 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +74.35%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
825 702 481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.29% 29.76% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 351 228
Average daily rate £350 £338 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 13
Average hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +37.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £30.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £44.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
JSON
UK

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -12 22 £420 -1.17% 10
Glasgow +9 15 £325 +30.00% 11
Dundee - 1 - -
Aberdeen - - - - 1
Fife - - - - 1
West Lothian - - - -
JSON
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JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 53 (67.95%) HTML
2 45 (57.69%) JavaScript
3 42 (53.85%) CSS
4 40 (51.28%) XML
5 39 (50.00%) Java
6 38 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (39.74%) HTML5
8 26 (33.33%) Spring
9 25 (32.05%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (30.77%) jQuery
10 24 (30.77%) SQL
11 22 (28.21%) Maven
12 21 (26.92%) Linux
13 20 (25.64%) Web Services
13 20 (25.64%) MVC
13 20 (25.64%) Jenkins
14 18 (23.08%) REST
14 18 (23.08%) CSS3
14 18 (23.08%) Unit Testing
14 18 (23.08%) RESTful
14 18 (23.08%) TDD
14 18 (23.08%) Ajax
15 16 (20.51%) C#
15 16 (20.51%) Open Source
15 16 (20.51%) Backbone.js
16 15 (19.23%) Waterfall
16 15 (19.23%) OO
16 15 (19.23%) Finance
17 14 (17.95%) Scrum
17 14 (17.95%) SOA

JSON
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 5 (6.41%) Alfresco
2 4 (5.13%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.85%) Apache
3 3 (3.85%) Node.js
4 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.28%) IIS
4 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.28%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) GitHub
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.54%) HTTP
2 3 (3.85%) SNMP
3 2 (2.56%) Intranet
4 1 (1.28%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.26%) Informix
3 7 (8.97%) MongoDB
3 7 (8.97%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 6 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.85%) Big Data
5 3 (3.85%) MySQL
6 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (28.21%) Maven
2 20 (25.64%) Jenkins
3 14 (17.95%) JUnit
4 12 (15.38%) Hudson
5 8 (10.26%) Selenium
6 7 (8.97%) Artifactory
7 6 (7.69%) Subversion
7 6 (7.69%) Git (software)
8 5 (6.41%) QUnit
8 5 (6.41%) Jasmine
8 5 (6.41%) JIRA
9 4 (5.13%) Xcode
10 2 (2.56%) Eclipse
11 1 (1.28%) Ant
11 1 (1.28%) FitNesse
11 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (1.28%) Cucumber
11 1 (1.28%) Grunt
11 1 (1.28%) Bower
General
1 15 (19.23%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Retail
3 4 (5.13%) Multimedia
4 3 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.85%) Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (85.90%) Developer
2 14 (17.95%) Java Developer
3 8 (10.26%) Front-End Developer
4 6 (7.69%) Designer
4 6 (7.69%) iOS Developer
4 6 (7.69%) Lead Developer
4 6 (7.69%) Perl Developer
5 5 (6.41%) Senior Developer
5 5 (6.41%) Software Engineer
5 5 (6.41%) Web Developer
6 4 (5.13%) UI Developer
6 4 (5.13%) User Experience Developer
6 4 (5.13%) UI Programmer
7 3 (3.85%) Senior Designer
7 3 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) PHP Developer
8 2 (2.56%) UI Designer
8 2 (2.56%) .NET Developer
8 2 (2.56%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (2.56%) CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (67.95%) HTML
2 42 (53.85%) CSS
3 40 (51.28%) XML
4 31 (39.74%) HTML5
5 26 (33.33%) Spring
6 24 (30.77%) jQuery
7 20 (25.64%) Web Services
8 18 (23.08%) Ajax
8 18 (23.08%) RESTful
8 18 (23.08%) REST
8 18 (23.08%) CSS3
9 16 (20.51%) Backbone.js
10 14 (17.95%) KnockoutJS
10 14 (17.95%) Spring MVC
11 12 (15.38%) .NET
11 12 (15.38%) Durandal
12 9 (11.54%) XHTML
12 9 (11.54%) Hibernate
13 8 (10.26%) Gherkin
14 7 (8.97%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.51%) Open Source
2 12 (15.38%) Smartphone
3 7 (8.97%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.13%) iPad
4 4 (5.13%) FMCG
4 4 (5.13%) iPhone
5 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.56%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.28%) Replication
7 1 (1.28%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.28%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.92%) Linux
2 11 (14.10%) Windows
3 10 (12.82%) Apple iOS
4 9 (11.54%) Mac OS X
5 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (8.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.13%) Android
7 2 (2.56%) Solaris
7 2 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.05%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (25.64%) MVC
4 18 (23.08%) TDD
4 18 (23.08%) Unit Testing
5 15 (19.23%) Waterfall
5 15 (19.23%) OO
6 14 (17.95%) SOA
6 14 (17.95%) Scrum
7 13 (16.67%) BDD
8 9 (11.54%) iOS Development
8 9 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (11.54%) Web Development
9 7 (8.97%) Software Engineering
9 7 (8.97%) Project Management
9 7 (8.97%) ETL
9 7 (8.97%) Software Architecture
10 5 (6.41%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (6.41%) Document Management
10 5 (6.41%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 45 (57.69%) JavaScript
2 39 (50.00%) Java
3 24 (30.77%) SQL
4 16 (20.51%) C#
5 13 (16.67%) Perl
6 10 (12.82%) C++
7 8 (10.26%) PHP
8 6 (7.69%) Objective-C
9 5 (6.41%) Ruby
10 3 (3.85%) AWK
10 3 (3.85%) sed
10 3 (3.85%) VBScript
11 2 (2.56%) Groovy
12 1 (1.28%) Scala
12 1 (1.28%) XPath
12 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.28%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) Nagios
1 3 (3.85%) SCOM
1 3 (3.85%) Munin
2 2 (2.56%) Cacti
Vendors
1 11 (14.10%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.54%) JBoss
3 7 (8.97%) IBM
3 7 (8.97%) Oracle
4 2 (2.56%) Sencha
4 2 (2.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.28%) Apple
5 1 (1.28%) Google
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