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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JSON
Rank 120 79 87
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +8
Contract jobs citing JSON 14 54 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.44% 1.97% 1.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.17% 6.78% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 44 12
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £350 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £470 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £317
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +10.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.75 £31.00 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+79.83% +36.80%
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
644 796 589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.32% 29.04% 24.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 435 273
Average daily rate £350 £375 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +0.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 11
Average hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +29.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.60 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -2.85%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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 -31 11 £400 -4.19% 3
Glasgow +2 3 £300 -7.69% 4
JSON
UK

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 33 (68.75%) RESTful
2 30 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (60.42%) XML
4 25 (52.08%) Java
5 24 (50.00%) Web Services
6 21 (43.75%) JavaScript
6 21 (43.75%) TDD
7 17 (35.42%) HTML
7 17 (35.42%) CSS
8 16 (33.33%) Relational Database
9 15 (31.25%) SQL
9 15 (31.25%) Scrum
10 14 (29.17%) Finance
10 14 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (29.17%) BDD
10 14 (29.17%) Jenkins
11 13 (27.08%) Git (software)
11 13 (27.08%) Spring
11 13 (27.08%) Maven
11 13 (27.08%) Selenium
11 13 (27.08%) OO
12 12 (25.00%) Tomcat
12 12 (25.00%) Cucumber
13 11 (22.92%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (20.83%) CSS3
14 10 (20.83%) SOA
14 10 (20.83%) SOAP
14 10 (20.83%) Ant
14 10 (20.83%) jQuery
14 10 (20.83%) Unit Testing

JSON
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 12 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (16.67%) JBoss
3 4 (8.33%) WordPress
3 4 (8.33%) Node.js
4 3 (6.25%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (6.25%) nginx
4 3 (6.25%) Apache
5 2 (4.17%) IIS
5 2 (4.17%) CMS
6 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.08%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.08%) GitHub
3 1 (2.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (2.08%) CTI
2 1 (2.08%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.08%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 7 (14.58%) RDBMS
3 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.25%) MySQL
4 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.08%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 14 (29.17%) Jenkins
2 13 (27.08%) Maven
2 13 (27.08%) Selenium
2 13 (27.08%) Git (software)
3 12 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 10 (20.83%) Ant
5 8 (16.67%) FitNesse
6 5 (10.42%) JIRA
6 5 (10.42%) Subversion
6 5 (10.42%) Eclipse
6 5 (10.42%) Hudson
7 4 (8.33%) NUnit
7 4 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (6.25%) WebDriver
8 3 (6.25%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 3 (6.25%) Gradle
8 3 (6.25%) SonarQube
9 2 (4.17%) Jasmine
9 2 (4.17%) MSBuild
9 2 (4.17%) Mercurial
General
1 14 (29.17%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.08%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 31 (64.58%) Developer
2 13 (27.08%) Java Developer
3 7 (14.58%) Senior Developer
4 5 (10.42%) C# Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Web Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) UI Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Automation Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Tester
6 3 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (68.75%) RESTful
2 29 (60.42%) XML
3 24 (50.00%) Web Services
4 17 (35.42%) HTML
4 17 (35.42%) CSS
5 13 (27.08%) Spring
6 10 (20.83%) jQuery
6 10 (20.83%) SOAP
6 10 (20.83%) CSS3
7 9 (18.75%) HTML5
7 9 (18.75%) Ajax
8 8 (16.67%) AngularJS
9 7 (14.58%) REST
9 7 (14.58%) JSP
9 7 (14.58%) XML Schema
10 6 (12.50%) .NET
11 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET
11 5 (10.42%) Backbone.js
12 4 (8.33%) JAX-RS
12 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) User Experience
3 3 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.08%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.08%) Animation
4 1 (2.08%) iPhone
4 1 (2.08%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (2.08%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Linux
1 7 (14.58%) Mac OS X
2 3 (6.25%) UNIX
3 2 (4.17%) Windows
3 2 (4.17%) Android
4 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.08%) Solaris
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (43.75%) TDD
3 15 (31.25%) Scrum
4 14 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (29.17%) BDD
5 13 (27.08%) OO
6 11 (22.92%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (20.83%) SOA
7 10 (20.83%) Unit Testing
8 9 (18.75%) Open Source
8 9 (18.75%) DevOps
9 8 (16.67%) MVC
10 7 (14.58%) Software Engineering
10 7 (14.58%) Refactoring
10 7 (14.58%) Mentoring
11 6 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
12 5 (10.42%) Test Automation
12 5 (10.42%) Web Development
13 4 (8.33%) MVVM
13 4 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (52.08%) Java
2 21 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 15 (31.25%) SQL
4 8 (16.67%) C#
5 6 (12.50%) XPath
6 4 (8.33%) PHP
7 3 (6.25%) PHP5
8 1 (2.08%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (4.17%) Sybase
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.08%) Red Hat