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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JSON
Rank 84 82 101
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +19
Contract jobs citing JSON 50 30 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.82% 1.22% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.47% 4.82% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 15 0
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.82% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £22.66 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+36.80% -29.18%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
773 622 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.12% 25.23% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 281 186
Average daily rate £375 £370 £312
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +18.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 14
Average hourly rate £42.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
JSON
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +7 38 £408 +38.13% 3
Glasgow -5 1 - - 7
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UK

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 64 (65.98%) XML
2 59 (60.82%) HTML
2 59 (60.82%) JavaScript
3 53 (54.64%) CSS
4 45 (46.39%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (46.39%) HTML5
5 41 (42.27%) Web Services
6 39 (40.21%) CSS3
7 38 (39.18%) RESTful
7 38 (39.18%) Linux
7 38 (39.18%) Java
8 36 (37.11%) Unit Testing
9 33 (34.02%) SOAP
10 31 (31.96%) HTTP
11 29 (29.90%) Mac OS X
11 29 (29.90%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (29.90%) Waterfall
12 27 (27.84%) Backbone.js
12 27 (27.84%) Web Development
13 26 (26.80%) jQuery
14 25 (25.77%) Maven
14 25 (25.77%) MVC
15 23 (23.71%) Open Source
16 22 (22.68%) Project Management
17 21 (21.65%) SQL
17 21 (21.65%) Spring
18 20 (20.62%) .NET
18 20 (20.62%) Responsive Web Design
19 19 (19.59%) Relational Database
19 19 (19.59%) Ajax

JSON
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 8 (8.25%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.19%) Apache
2 6 (6.19%) Lync
3 5 (5.15%) IIS
3 5 (5.15%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (4.12%) Alfresco
4 4 (4.12%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.06%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.03%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.03%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 31 (31.96%) HTTP
2 1 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.03%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.59%) Relational Database
2 13 (13.40%) SQL Server
3 8 (8.25%) Informix
4 7 (7.22%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (5.15%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.09%) MySQL
6 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (25.77%) Maven
2 16 (16.49%) Subversion
3 11 (11.34%) Git (software)
3 11 (11.34%) QUnit
3 11 (11.34%) Jasmine
3 11 (11.34%) Jenkins
4 8 (8.25%) JUnit
5 6 (6.19%) Hudson
6 5 (5.15%) Selenium
6 5 (5.15%) Artifactory
7 4 (4.12%) JIRA
8 2 (2.06%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.03%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (12.37%) Finance
2 7 (7.22%) Retail
3 3 (3.09%) Banking
4 2 (2.06%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (79.38%) Developer
2 17 (17.53%) Front-End Developer
3 14 (14.43%) Java Developer
4 12 (12.37%) Lead Developer
4 12 (12.37%) Web Developer
5 9 (9.28%) Software Engineer
5 9 (9.28%) User Experience Developer
6 6 (6.19%) UI Programmer
6 6 (6.19%) UI Developer
6 6 (6.19%) Perl Developer
7 5 (5.15%) SharePoint Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Architect
8 4 (4.12%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.09%) Data Architect
9 3 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.09%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.09%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (3.09%) Data Warehouse Architect
9 3 (3.09%) Front-End Web Developer
9 3 (3.09%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (65.98%) XML
2 59 (60.82%) HTML
3 53 (54.64%) CSS
4 45 (46.39%) HTML5
5 41 (42.27%) Web Services
6 39 (40.21%) CSS3
7 38 (39.18%) RESTful
8 33 (34.02%) SOAP
9 27 (27.84%) Backbone.js
10 26 (26.80%) jQuery
11 21 (21.65%) Spring
12 20 (20.62%) .NET
13 19 (19.59%) Ajax
14 15 (15.46%) REST
15 13 (13.40%) Spring MVC
16 12 (12.37%) KnockoutJS
17 9 (9.28%) ASP.NET
18 7 (7.22%) XHTML
18 7 (7.22%) JSP
18 7 (7.22%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.71%) Open Source
2 10 (10.31%) Smartphone
3 7 (7.22%) FMCG
4 3 (3.09%) Graphic Design
4 3 (3.09%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.06%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.03%) Informatics
6 1 (1.03%) Streaming Music
6 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.03%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 38 (39.18%) Linux
2 29 (29.90%) Mac OS X
3 6 (6.19%) Android
3 6 (6.19%) Windows
3 6 (6.19%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.06%) Windows Phone
5 2 (2.06%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (46.39%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (37.11%) Unit Testing
3 29 (29.90%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (29.90%) Waterfall
4 27 (27.84%) Web Development
5 25 (25.77%) MVC
6 22 (22.68%) Project Management
7 20 (20.62%) Responsive Web Design
8 15 (15.46%) Dependency Management
9 14 (14.43%) OO
9 14 (14.43%) Refactoring
9 14 (14.43%) Software Engineering
10 13 (13.40%) Release Management
10 13 (13.40%) Web Accessibility
10 13 (13.40%) Scrum
11 11 (11.34%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (9.28%) SOA
12 9 (9.28%) BDD
13 8 (8.25%) Software Architecture
13 8 (8.25%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 59 (60.82%) JavaScript
2 38 (39.18%) Java
3 21 (21.65%) SQL
4 11 (11.34%) C#
5 10 (10.31%) Perl
6 5 (5.15%) PHP
7 3 (3.09%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.06%) C++
9 1 (1.03%) VBScript
9 1 (1.03%) VB
9 1 (1.03%) Python
9 1 (1.03%) VB6
9 1 (1.03%) Ruby
9 1 (1.03%) Groovy
9 1 (1.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (5.15%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (8.25%) JBoss
1 8 (8.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.19%) Oracle
3 5 (5.15%) Twitter
4 3 (3.09%) IBM
5 2 (2.06%) Google
5 2 (2.06%) Sybase
6 1 (1.03%) Progress
6 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
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