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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JSON
Rank 93 76 98
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +22
Contract jobs citing JSON 30 35 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.11% 1.39% 0.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.04% 4.61% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 2
Average daily rate
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£395 £360 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% +21.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £6.00 £19.02
% change year-on-year
+483.33% -68.45%
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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
743 760 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.58% 30.19% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 389 242
Average daily rate £350 £338 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +10.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 20
Average hourly rate £42.50 £33.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% +36.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +2 16 £450 +50.00% 3
Glasgow -12 12 £350 - 7
Stirling - - - -
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JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 58 (72.50%) HTML
2 56 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 54 (67.50%) CSS
4 50 (62.50%) HTML5
5 49 (61.25%) XML
6 36 (45.00%) CSS3
7 35 (43.75%) Java
8 33 (41.25%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (37.50%) Web Services
10 27 (33.75%) RESTful
11 26 (32.50%) MVC
12 25 (31.25%) SOAP
13 24 (30.00%) .NET
13 24 (30.00%) Backbone.js
13 24 (30.00%) User Experience
14 20 (25.00%) SQL
14 20 (25.00%) Ajax
15 19 (23.75%) Maven
15 19 (23.75%) jQuery
15 19 (23.75%) Unit Testing
16 18 (22.50%) REST
17 17 (21.25%) Spring
17 17 (21.25%) Subversion
18 16 (20.00%) HTTP
18 16 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
19 15 (18.75%) Waterfall
19 15 (18.75%) Linux
20 14 (17.50%) Mac OS X
20 14 (17.50%) Apache
20 14 (17.50%) SharePoint

JSON
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (17.50%) Apache
1 14 (17.50%) SharePoint
2 10 (12.50%) IIS
2 10 (12.50%) Lync
2 10 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (11.25%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.00%) nginx
4 4 (5.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.50%) Node.js
6 1 (1.25%) Drupal
6 1 (1.25%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.25%) CMS
6 1 (1.25%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.25%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 10 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.50%) MySQL
4 5 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 5 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (23.75%) Maven
2 17 (21.25%) Subversion
3 12 (15.00%) QUnit
3 12 (15.00%) Jasmine
4 9 (11.25%) Git (software)
5 7 (8.75%) JUnit
5 7 (8.75%) Hudson
5 7 (8.75%) Jenkins
6 5 (6.25%) Mercurial
6 5 (6.25%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.50%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.25%) Trac
General
1 6 (7.50%) Finance
2 3 (3.75%) Retail
3 1 (1.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (88.75%) Developer
2 11 (13.75%) Lead Developer
2 11 (13.75%) Web Developer
2 11 (13.75%) SharePoint Developer
3 9 (11.25%) UX Developer
3 9 (11.25%) Front-End Developer
3 9 (11.25%) Java Developer
4 7 (8.75%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (7.50%) Android Developer
6 5 (6.25%) UI Developer
6 5 (6.25%) UI Programmer
7 4 (5.00%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Architect
7 4 (5.00%) Python Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Java Software Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Data Warehouse Architect
8 3 (3.75%) Data Architect
8 3 (3.75%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.75%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.50%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (72.50%) HTML
2 54 (67.50%) CSS
3 50 (62.50%) HTML5
4 49 (61.25%) XML
5 36 (45.00%) CSS3
6 30 (37.50%) Web Services
7 27 (33.75%) RESTful
8 25 (31.25%) SOAP
9 24 (30.00%) .NET
9 24 (30.00%) Backbone.js
10 20 (25.00%) Ajax
11 19 (23.75%) jQuery
12 18 (22.50%) REST
13 17 (21.25%) Spring
14 14 (17.50%) KnockoutJS
15 12 (15.00%) Spring MVC
15 12 (15.00%) ASP.NET
16 9 (11.25%) AngularJS
17 7 (8.75%) DOM
18 6 (7.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 24 (30.00%) User Experience
2 11 (13.75%) Open Source
2 11 (13.75%) Smartphone
3 5 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.75%) FMCG
5 1 (1.25%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.25%) Streaming Music
5 1 (1.25%) Informatics
5 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.25%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.25%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.25%) Semantic Web
5 1 (1.25%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.75%) Linux
2 14 (17.50%) Mac OS X
3 7 (8.75%) Android
3 7 (8.75%) Windows
3 7 (8.75%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.00%) Windows Phone
5 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (41.25%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (32.50%) MVC
3 19 (23.75%) Unit Testing
4 16 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 15 (18.75%) Waterfall
6 14 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (17.50%) Mentoring
7 13 (16.25%) Web Development
8 11 (13.75%) TDD
9 10 (12.50%) Project Management
10 9 (11.25%) Coaching
10 9 (11.25%) Dependency Management
11 7 (8.75%) Refactoring
11 7 (8.75%) Web Design
11 7 (8.75%) Web Accessibility
11 7 (8.75%) Android Development
12 6 (7.50%) Release Management
13 5 (6.25%) Multithreading
13 5 (6.25%) Software Engineering
13 5 (6.25%) OO
Programming Languages
1 56 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 35 (43.75%) Java
3 20 (25.00%) SQL
4 10 (12.50%) C#
5 8 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 5 (6.25%) Python
7 4 (5.00%) PHP
8 2 (2.50%) C++
9 1 (1.25%) VB6
9 1 (1.25%) VBScript
9 1 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.75%) Oracle
3 6 (7.50%) Twitter
4 3 (3.75%) Google
5 2 (2.50%) IBM
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