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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JSON
Rank 94 82 98
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +16
Contract jobs citing JSON 30 30 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.09% 1.20% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.96% 4.70% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 1
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£395 £340 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.17% +25.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.28 £6.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+471.25% -66.66%
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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
758 638 494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.42% 25.58% 18.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 310 244
Average daily rate £365 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 21
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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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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 +2 16 £450 +60.71% 1
Glasgow -24 8 £350 +3.70% 6
Stirling - - - -
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 70 (72.92%) XML
2 66 (68.75%) HTML
3 64 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 60 (62.50%) CSS
5 54 (56.25%) HTML5
6 44 (45.83%) Web Services
6 44 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (42.71%) CSS3
8 40 (41.67%) RESTful
9 38 (39.58%) SOAP
9 38 (39.58%) Java
10 31 (32.29%) Linux
10 31 (32.29%) HTTP
10 31 (32.29%) Waterfall
10 31 (32.29%) Backbone.js
11 29 (30.21%) Mac OS X
11 29 (30.21%) MVC
11 29 (30.21%) Unit Testing
12 26 (27.08%) .NET
12 26 (27.08%) User Experience
13 25 (26.04%) Web Development
14 22 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (21.88%) jQuery
15 21 (21.88%) Ajax
15 21 (21.88%) Responsive Web Design
16 20 (20.83%) Project Management
17 19 (19.79%) Maven
18 18 (18.75%) Subversion
18 18 (18.75%) SQL
18 18 (18.75%) Open Source

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 14 (14.58%) SharePoint
2 11 (11.46%) Lync
3 10 (10.42%) IIS
3 10 (10.42%) Apache
3 10 (10.42%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (5.21%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.17%) MS Exchange
5 4 (4.17%) nginx
6 2 (2.08%) Node.js
7 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.04%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 31 (32.29%) HTTP
2 1 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.04%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 14 (14.58%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.17%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.13%) MySQL
5 3 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (19.79%) Maven
2 18 (18.75%) Subversion
3 12 (12.50%) QUnit
3 12 (12.50%) Jasmine
4 8 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 7 (7.29%) JUnit
5 7 (7.29%) Hudson
5 7 (7.29%) Jenkins
6 5 (5.21%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.13%) Mercurial
8 2 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.04%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (11.46%) Finance
2 7 (7.29%) Retail
3 3 (3.13%) Banking
4 2 (2.08%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (84.38%) Developer
2 17 (17.71%) Front-End Developer
3 14 (14.58%) Lead Developer
4 11 (11.46%) Web Developer
4 11 (11.46%) SharePoint Developer
5 9 (9.38%) User Experience Developer
6 8 (8.33%) Java Developer
7 7 (7.29%) UI Programmer
7 7 (7.29%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (7.29%) UI Developer
8 6 (6.25%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Architect
9 4 (4.17%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Python Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Android Developer
10 3 (3.13%) Front-End Web Developer
10 3 (3.13%) Data Warehouse Architect
10 3 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.13%) Data Architect
11 2 (2.08%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (72.92%) XML
2 66 (68.75%) HTML
3 60 (62.50%) CSS
4 54 (56.25%) HTML5
5 44 (45.83%) Web Services
6 41 (42.71%) CSS3
7 40 (41.67%) RESTful
8 38 (39.58%) SOAP
9 31 (32.29%) Backbone.js
10 26 (27.08%) .NET
11 21 (21.88%) Ajax
11 21 (21.88%) jQuery
12 16 (16.67%) REST
13 14 (14.58%) Spring
13 14 (14.58%) KnockoutJS
13 14 (14.58%) ASP.NET
14 12 (12.50%) Spring MVC
15 9 (9.38%) AngularJS
16 7 (7.29%) DOM
17 6 (6.25%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (27.08%) User Experience
2 18 (18.75%) Open Source
3 11 (11.46%) Smartphone
4 7 (7.29%) FMCG
5 3 (3.13%) Graphic Design
5 3 (3.13%) Digital Media
5 3 (3.13%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.04%) Informatics
6 1 (1.04%) Streaming Music
6 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.04%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 31 (32.29%) Linux
2 29 (30.21%) Mac OS X
3 7 (7.29%) Android
3 7 (7.29%) Apple iOS
3 7 (7.29%) Windows
4 3 (3.13%) Windows Phone
4 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (32.29%) Waterfall
3 29 (30.21%) Unit Testing
3 29 (30.21%) MVC
4 25 (26.04%) Web Development
5 22 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (21.88%) Responsive Web Design
7 20 (20.83%) Project Management
8 17 (17.71%) Mentoring
9 15 (15.63%) Dependency Management
10 14 (14.58%) Refactoring
11 13 (13.54%) Release Management
11 13 (13.54%) Web Accessibility
12 11 (11.46%) Software Engineering
13 9 (9.38%) Coaching
14 8 (8.33%) Business Transformation
14 8 (8.33%) TDD
15 7 (7.29%) Web Design
15 7 (7.29%) Android Development
16 6 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 38 (39.58%) Java
3 18 (18.75%) SQL
4 12 (12.50%) C#
5 8 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 6 (6.25%) PHP
7 5 (5.21%) Python
8 3 (3.13%) C++
9 1 (1.04%) VB6
9 1 (1.04%) VBScript
9 1 (1.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (10.42%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (11.46%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.25%) Twitter
2 6 (6.25%) Oracle
3 3 (3.13%) IBM
4 2 (2.08%) Google
4 2 (2.08%) Sybase
4 2 (2.08%) JBoss
5 1 (1.04%) Progress
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