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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JSON
Rank 88 80 100
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +20
Contract jobs citing JSON 33 36 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.20% 1.42% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.35% 4.70% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 2
Average daily rate
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£395 £370 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% +24.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £290 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £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
759 766 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.52% 30.30% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 392 246
Average daily rate £363 £338 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +12.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 18
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £20.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +62.17%
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 24 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 24 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 +3 17 £450 +50.00% 3
Glasgow -8 13 £350 - 7
Stirling - - - -
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UK

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 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 (69.88%) HTML
2 56 (67.47%) JavaScript
3 54 (65.06%) CSS
4 50 (60.24%) HTML5
5 49 (59.04%) XML
6 37 (44.58%) Java
7 36 (43.37%) CSS3
8 34 (40.96%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (38.55%) Web Services
10 28 (33.73%) RESTful
11 27 (32.53%) MVC
12 25 (30.12%) SOAP
12 25 (30.12%) .NET
13 24 (28.92%) Backbone.js
13 24 (28.92%) User Experience
14 21 (25.30%) Ajax
15 20 (24.10%) SQL
16 19 (22.89%) jQuery
16 19 (22.89%) Unit Testing
16 19 (22.89%) Maven
16 19 (22.89%) REST
17 18 (21.69%) Spring
17 18 (21.69%) Subversion
18 16 (19.28%) HTTP
18 16 (19.28%) Responsive Web Design
19 15 (18.07%) Waterfall
19 15 (18.07%) Linux
20 14 (16.87%) Apache
20 14 (16.87%) SharePoint
20 14 (16.87%) Mac OS X

JSON
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (16.87%) Apache
1 14 (16.87%) SharePoint
2 10 (12.05%) IIS
2 10 (12.05%) Lync
2 10 (12.05%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (10.84%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.82%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.82%) nginx
5 2 (2.41%) Node.js
6 1 (1.20%) CMS
6 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.20%) Drupal
6 1 (1.20%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.20%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.28%) HTTP
2 1 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.20%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.46%) Relational Database
2 11 (13.25%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.23%) MySQL
3 6 (7.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (6.02%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.20%) SQLite
7 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 19 (22.89%) Maven
2 18 (21.69%) Subversion
3 12 (14.46%) QUnit
3 12 (14.46%) Jasmine
4 9 (10.84%) Git (software)
5 7 (8.43%) JUnit
5 7 (8.43%) Hudson
5 7 (8.43%) Jenkins
6 6 (7.23%) Mercurial
7 5 (6.02%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.41%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.20%) Trac
General
1 6 (7.23%) Finance
2 3 (3.61%) Retail
3 1 (1.20%) Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (89.16%) Developer
2 11 (13.25%) Web Developer
2 11 (13.25%) Lead Developer
2 11 (13.25%) SharePoint Developer
3 10 (12.05%) Java Developer
4 9 (10.84%) Front-End Developer
4 9 (10.84%) UX Developer
5 7 (8.43%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (8.43%) Android Developer
6 5 (6.02%) UI Programmer
6 5 (6.02%) UI Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Python Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Software Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Architect
7 4 (4.82%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.61%) Data Architect
8 3 (3.61%) Data Warehouse Architect
9 2 (2.41%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (69.88%) HTML
2 54 (65.06%) CSS
3 50 (60.24%) HTML5
4 49 (59.04%) XML
5 36 (43.37%) CSS3
6 32 (38.55%) Web Services
7 28 (33.73%) RESTful
8 25 (30.12%) SOAP
8 25 (30.12%) .NET
9 24 (28.92%) Backbone.js
10 21 (25.30%) Ajax
11 19 (22.89%) jQuery
11 19 (22.89%) REST
12 18 (21.69%) Spring
13 14 (16.87%) KnockoutJS
14 12 (14.46%) Spring MVC
14 12 (14.46%) ASP.NET
15 9 (10.84%) AngularJS
16 7 (8.43%) DOM
17 6 (7.23%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (28.92%) User Experience
2 11 (13.25%) Smartphone
2 11 (13.25%) Open Source
3 7 (8.43%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.61%) FMCG
5 1 (1.20%) Semantic Web
5 1 (1.20%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.20%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.20%) Streaming Music
5 1 (1.20%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.20%) Informatics
5 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.20%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.07%) Linux
2 14 (16.87%) Mac OS X
3 8 (9.64%) Android
3 8 (9.64%) Apple iOS
3 8 (9.64%) Windows
4 4 (4.82%) Windows Phone
5 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (40.96%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (32.53%) MVC
3 19 (22.89%) Unit Testing
4 16 (19.28%) Responsive Web Design
5 15 (18.07%) Waterfall
6 14 (16.87%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (16.87%) Mentoring
7 13 (15.66%) Web Development
8 11 (13.25%) TDD
9 10 (12.05%) Project Management
10 9 (10.84%) Coaching
10 9 (10.84%) Dependency Management
11 8 (9.64%) Android Development
12 7 (8.43%) Web Design
12 7 (8.43%) Refactoring
12 7 (8.43%) Web Accessibility
13 6 (7.23%) Multithreading
13 6 (7.23%) Release Management
14 5 (6.02%) Software Engineering
14 5 (6.02%) OO
Programming Languages
1 56 (67.47%) JavaScript
2 37 (44.58%) Java
3 20 (24.10%) SQL
4 12 (14.46%) C#
5 8 (9.64%) PowerShell
6 5 (6.02%) Python
7 4 (4.82%) PHP
8 2 (2.41%) C++
9 1 (1.20%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.20%) VB6
9 1 (1.20%) VBScript
9 1 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.64%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (12.05%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (12.05%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.43%) Oracle
3 6 (7.23%) Twitter
4 4 (4.82%) Google
5 2 (2.41%) IBM
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