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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JSON
Rank 97 79 89
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +10
Contract jobs citing JSON 28 38 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.05% 1.59% 0.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.84% 5.42% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 14
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£376 £350 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -26.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
- +4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -4.41%
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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
579 701 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.62% 29.24% 28.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 382 315
Average daily rate £375 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 11
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £36.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £113.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -5.71%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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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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 £390 +11.42% 6
Glasgow -3 8 £363 +20.83% 2
Aberdeen - - - -
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JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (53.23%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (51.61%) XML
3 30 (48.39%) Java
3 30 (48.39%) JavaScript
3 30 (48.39%) RESTful
4 28 (45.16%) HTML
5 24 (38.71%) TDD
6 22 (35.48%) SQL
6 22 (35.48%) CSS
7 21 (33.87%) Finance
7 21 (33.87%) Relational Database
8 20 (32.26%) C#
8 20 (32.26%) Web Services
9 18 (29.03%) .NET
9 18 (29.03%) BDD
10 16 (25.81%) SOA
11 15 (24.19%) SQL Server
11 15 (24.19%) HTML5
12 14 (22.58%) jQuery
13 13 (20.97%) Cucumber
14 12 (19.35%) Jenkins
14 12 (19.35%) Scrum
14 12 (19.35%) Spring
14 12 (19.35%) Maven
14 12 (19.35%) SOAP
14 12 (19.35%) MVC
15 11 (17.74%) Apache
15 11 (17.74%) Tomcat
15 11 (17.74%) Ant
15 11 (17.74%) PHP

JSON
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 11 (17.74%) Apache
1 11 (17.74%) Tomcat
2 7 (11.29%) nginx
3 6 (9.68%) JBoss
3 6 (9.68%) WordPress
4 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.84%) CMS
5 2 (3.23%) IIS
5 2 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.61%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.61%) Drupal
6 1 (1.61%) Alfresco
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) HTTP
2 1 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.61%) iBeacon
2 1 (1.61%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (33.87%) Relational Database
2 15 (24.19%) SQL Server
3 8 (12.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (11.29%) MySQL
4 7 (11.29%) RDBMS
4 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (6.45%) Oracle Database
5 4 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.61%) SQLite
6 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (20.97%) Cucumber
2 12 (19.35%) Maven
2 12 (19.35%) Jenkins
3 11 (17.74%) Selenium
3 11 (17.74%) Ant
4 9 (14.52%) Eclipse
4 9 (14.52%) FitNesse
5 8 (12.90%) Git (software)
5 8 (12.90%) Mercurial
6 7 (11.29%) Subversion
7 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (4.84%) Xcode
7 3 (4.84%) NUnit
7 3 (4.84%) MSTest
7 3 (4.84%) Moq
8 2 (3.23%) Hudson
8 2 (3.23%) Gradle
8 2 (3.23%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.61%) Trac
9 1 (1.61%) Calabash
General
1 21 (33.87%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Banking
2 5 (8.06%) Retail
3 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (69.35%) Developer
2 15 (24.19%) Java Developer
3 7 (11.29%) Android Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Senior Developer
4 6 (9.68%) .NET Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Software Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Tester
6 4 (6.45%) Software Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Automation Tester
7 3 (4.84%) iOS Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (3.23%) SharePoint Consultant
8 2 (3.23%) QA Tester
8 2 (3.23%) Consultant
8 2 (3.23%) Applications Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (51.61%) XML
2 30 (48.39%) RESTful
3 28 (45.16%) HTML
4 22 (35.48%) CSS
5 20 (32.26%) Web Services
6 18 (29.03%) .NET
7 15 (24.19%) HTML5
8 14 (22.58%) jQuery
9 12 (19.35%) Spring
9 12 (19.35%) SOAP
10 11 (17.74%) CSS3
11 9 (14.52%) REST
11 9 (14.52%) XML Schema
12 6 (9.68%) Ajax
12 6 (9.68%) .NET Framework
12 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET
12 6 (9.68%) Apache Camel
13 5 (8.06%) JSP
13 5 (8.06%) Spring Security
14 4 (6.45%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Mobile App
1 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.90%) Open Source
3 4 (6.45%) User Experience
4 2 (3.23%) Health Informatics
4 2 (3.23%) Informatics
4 2 (3.23%) iPhone
5 1 (1.61%) Semantic Web
5 1 (1.61%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.61%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.61%) iPad
5 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.74%) Android
2 10 (16.13%) Apple iOS
2 10 (16.13%) Windows
3 7 (11.29%) Linux
3 7 (11.29%) Mac OS X
4 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.23%) UNIX
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (53.23%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (38.71%) TDD
3 18 (29.03%) BDD
4 16 (25.81%) SOA
5 12 (19.35%) MVC
5 12 (19.35%) Scrum
6 10 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (14.52%) OO
8 8 (12.90%) Unit Testing
8 8 (12.90%) Android Development
9 7 (11.29%) User Stories
9 7 (11.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (11.29%) Multithreading
10 6 (9.68%) Web Development
10 6 (9.68%) Refactoring
10 6 (9.68%) Software Engineering
10 6 (9.68%) Waterfall
11 5 (8.06%) Mentoring
12 4 (6.45%) iOS Development
12 4 (6.45%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 30 (48.39%) Java
1 30 (48.39%) JavaScript
2 22 (35.48%) SQL
3 20 (32.26%) C#
4 11 (17.74%) PHP
5 8 (12.90%) XPath
6 7 (11.29%) PHP5
7 3 (4.84%) C++
8 2 (3.23%) VBScript
8 2 (3.23%) VB
8 2 (3.23%) Objective-C
8 2 (3.23%) VB6
9 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.61%) Degree
1 1 (1.61%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) HL7
Vendors
1 9 (14.52%) Oracle
2 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.06%) Google
3 4 (6.45%) IBM
4 1 (1.61%) Apple
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