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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JSON
Rank 123 90 89
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -1
Contract jobs citing JSON 15 37 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.46% 1.34% 1.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.21% 4.79% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 26 16
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£363 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £473 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.32 £35.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-1.94% +60.91%
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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
678 772 554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.57% 27.98% 23.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 404 266
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £42.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.17% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £35.75 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 September 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 September 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 -26 11 £369 -6.64% 6
Glasgow +4 3 £308 -12.14% 5
West Lothian -11 1 £375 -
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JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 26 (61.90%) RESTful
2 24 (57.14%) Java
2 24 (57.14%) Web Services
2 24 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (52.38%) XML
3 22 (52.38%) JavaScript
4 17 (40.48%) HTML
4 17 (40.48%) CSS
4 17 (40.48%) TDD
5 14 (33.33%) Spring
5 14 (33.33%) jQuery
6 13 (30.95%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (30.95%) Tomcat
6 13 (30.95%) Finance
6 13 (30.95%) Git (software)
7 12 (28.57%) Ajax
8 11 (26.19%) OO
8 11 (26.19%) Unit Testing
8 11 (26.19%) CSS3
9 10 (23.81%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (23.81%) HTML5
9 10 (23.81%) Cucumber
9 10 (23.81%) BDD
9 10 (23.81%) Maven
10 9 (21.43%) Scrum
10 9 (21.43%) SOAP
10 9 (21.43%) SQL
10 9 (21.43%) AngularJS
10 9 (21.43%) Jenkins
10 9 (21.43%) Relational Database

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 13 (30.95%) Tomcat
2 7 (16.67%) JBoss
3 4 (9.52%) Node.js
4 3 (7.14%) WordPress
5 2 (4.76%) nginx
5 2 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (4.76%) Apache
6 1 (2.38%) CMS
6 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.38%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.38%) GitHub
3 1 (2.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (2.38%) CTI
2 1 (2.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) RDBMS
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.76%) MySQL
4 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.38%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (30.95%) Git (software)
2 10 (23.81%) Maven
2 10 (23.81%) Cucumber
3 9 (21.43%) Jenkins
4 8 (19.05%) Selenium
5 6 (14.29%) Subversion
6 5 (11.90%) FitNesse
6 5 (11.90%) JIRA
6 5 (11.90%) Ant
6 5 (11.90%) Hudson
7 4 (9.52%) JUnit
7 4 (9.52%) NUnit
7 4 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (7.14%) WebDriver
8 3 (7.14%) Gradle
9 2 (4.76%) MSBuild
9 2 (4.76%) Jasmine
9 2 (4.76%) SonarQube
9 2 (4.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (4.76%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 8 (19.05%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Multimedia
3 2 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 30 (71.43%) Developer
2 15 (35.71%) Java Developer
3 8 (19.05%) Senior Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Web Developer
4 5 (11.90%) C# Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Software Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Test Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Tester
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) QA Tester
7 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Leader
7 2 (4.76%) UI Programmer
7 2 (4.76%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (61.90%) RESTful
2 24 (57.14%) Web Services
3 22 (52.38%) XML
4 17 (40.48%) HTML
4 17 (40.48%) CSS
5 14 (33.33%) Spring
5 14 (33.33%) jQuery
6 12 (28.57%) Ajax
7 11 (26.19%) CSS3
8 10 (23.81%) HTML5
9 9 (21.43%) AngularJS
9 9 (21.43%) SOAP
10 8 (19.05%) JSP
11 7 (16.67%) REST
12 5 (11.90%) .NET
12 5 (11.90%) J2EE
12 5 (11.90%) Hibernate
13 4 (9.52%) .NET Framework
13 4 (9.52%) WPF
13 4 (9.52%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.90%) User Experience
3 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.38%) Animation
4 1 (2.38%) FMCG
4 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Linux
1 7 (16.67%) Mac OS X
2 3 (7.14%) UNIX
3 1 (2.38%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) Solaris
3 1 (2.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (40.48%) TDD
3 13 (30.95%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (26.19%) Unit Testing
4 11 (26.19%) OO
5 10 (23.81%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (23.81%) BDD
6 9 (21.43%) Scrum
7 8 (19.05%) MVC
7 8 (19.05%) Open Source
7 8 (19.05%) Mentoring
8 7 (16.67%) Refactoring
8 7 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 6 (14.29%) DevOps
10 5 (11.90%) SDLC
10 5 (11.90%) Web Development
10 5 (11.90%) SOA
10 5 (11.90%) Waterfall
11 4 (9.52%) MVVM
11 4 (9.52%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (57.14%) Java
2 22 (52.38%) JavaScript
3 9 (21.43%) SQL
4 7 (16.67%) C#
5 3 (7.14%) PHP
6 2 (4.76%) XPath
6 2 (4.76%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (4.76%) Sybase
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
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