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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JSON
Rank 77 85 98
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +13
Contract jobs citing JSON 54 25 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.97% 1.02% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.84% 4.27% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 12 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £345 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £317 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.32% +5.75%
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
789 585 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.79% 23.93% 15.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 271 190
Average daily rate £375 £370 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +17.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 16
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 £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
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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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +8 42 £418 +46.49% 6
Glasgow -5 3 £325 - 5
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JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 68 (66.02%) XML
2 65 (63.11%) JavaScript
3 64 (62.14%) HTML
4 58 (56.31%) CSS
5 49 (47.57%) HTML5
6 44 (42.72%) Web Services
7 43 (41.75%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (38.83%) CSS3
8 40 (38.83%) RESTful
9 38 (36.89%) Linux
9 38 (36.89%) Java
10 37 (35.92%) SOAP
11 34 (33.01%) Unit Testing
12 31 (30.10%) HTTP
13 30 (29.13%) Backbone.js
14 29 (28.16%) Waterfall
14 29 (28.16%) Mac OS X
15 28 (27.18%) MVC
16 27 (26.21%) Web Development
16 27 (26.21%) Continuous Integration
17 26 (25.24%) jQuery
18 25 (24.27%) SQL
19 24 (23.30%) .NET
19 24 (23.30%) Maven
20 22 (21.36%) Project Management
21 21 (20.39%) Open Source
21 21 (20.39%) Responsive Web Design
22 20 (19.42%) Ajax
23 19 (18.45%) Spring
23 19 (18.45%) Relational Database

JSON
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 12 (11.65%) SharePoint
2 10 (9.71%) Lync
3 9 (8.74%) IIS
3 9 (8.74%) Apache
3 9 (8.74%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (5.83%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.88%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.91%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.97%) nginx
7 1 (0.97%) Node.js
7 1 (0.97%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (2.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.91%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 31 (30.10%) HTTP
2 1 (0.97%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.45%) Relational Database
2 13 (12.62%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.77%) MongoDB
3 8 (7.77%) Informix
4 5 (4.85%) RDBMS
4 5 (4.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.91%) MySQL
5 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (23.30%) Maven
2 17 (16.50%) Subversion
3 11 (10.68%) QUnit
3 11 (10.68%) Jasmine
3 11 (10.68%) Git (software)
4 9 (8.74%) Jenkins
5 8 (7.77%) JUnit
6 6 (5.83%) Hudson
7 3 (2.91%) Artifactory
7 3 (2.91%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.91%) JIRA
7 3 (2.91%) Selenium
8 2 (1.94%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (11.65%) Finance
2 7 (6.80%) Retail
3 3 (2.91%) Banking
4 2 (1.94%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 83 (80.58%) Developer
2 17 (16.50%) Front-End Developer
3 15 (14.56%) Lead Developer
4 13 (12.62%) Web Developer
5 12 (11.65%) Java Developer
6 9 (8.74%) Software Engineer
6 9 (8.74%) SharePoint Developer
6 9 (8.74%) User Experience Developer
7 7 (6.80%) UI Programmer
7 7 (6.80%) UI Developer
8 6 (5.83%) Perl Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Architect
10 3 (2.91%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (2.91%) Data Warehouse Architect
10 3 (2.91%) .NET Developer
10 3 (2.91%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (2.91%) Data Architect
10 3 (2.91%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (2.91%) Senior Developer
10 3 (2.91%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (66.02%) XML
2 64 (62.14%) HTML
3 58 (56.31%) CSS
4 49 (47.57%) HTML5
5 44 (42.72%) Web Services
6 40 (38.83%) CSS3
6 40 (38.83%) RESTful
7 37 (35.92%) SOAP
8 30 (29.13%) Backbone.js
9 26 (25.24%) jQuery
10 24 (23.30%) .NET
11 20 (19.42%) Ajax
12 19 (18.45%) Spring
13 15 (14.56%) REST
14 13 (12.62%) ASP.NET
14 13 (12.62%) Spring MVC
15 12 (11.65%) KnockoutJS
16 8 (7.77%) JSP
17 7 (6.80%) DOM
18 6 (5.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.39%) Open Source
2 10 (9.71%) Smartphone
3 7 (6.80%) FMCG
4 3 (2.91%) Graphic Design
4 3 (2.91%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.94%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.97%) Informatics
6 1 (0.97%) Streaming Music
6 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.97%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 38 (36.89%) Linux
2 29 (28.16%) Mac OS X
3 6 (5.83%) Android
3 6 (5.83%) Apple iOS
3 6 (5.83%) Windows
4 3 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.94%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (41.75%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (33.01%) Unit Testing
3 29 (28.16%) Waterfall
4 28 (27.18%) MVC
5 27 (26.21%) Web Development
5 27 (26.21%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (21.36%) Project Management
7 21 (20.39%) Responsive Web Design
8 15 (14.56%) Dependency Management
9 14 (13.59%) Software Engineering
9 14 (13.59%) Refactoring
9 14 (13.59%) OO
10 13 (12.62%) Release Management
10 13 (12.62%) Web Accessibility
11 11 (10.68%) Scrum
12 9 (8.74%) Web Design
12 9 (8.74%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (7.77%) Business Transformation
13 8 (7.77%) Software Architecture
13 8 (7.77%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 65 (63.11%) JavaScript
2 38 (36.89%) Java
3 25 (24.27%) SQL
4 11 (10.68%) C#
5 10 (9.71%) Perl
6 7 (6.80%) PowerShell
7 5 (4.85%) PHP
8 2 (1.94%) C++
8 2 (1.94%) Python
9 1 (0.97%) VBScript
9 1 (0.97%) VB
9 1 (0.97%) Ruby
9 1 (0.97%) VB6
9 1 (0.97%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (0.97%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.77%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (8.74%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (10.68%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.83%) Twitter
2 6 (5.83%) Oracle
2 6 (5.83%) JBoss
3 3 (2.91%) IBM
4 2 (1.94%) Google
4 2 (1.94%) Sybase
5 1 (0.97%) Progress
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Scottish Government
Rate: Up to £68,000 per annum (23 Month Fixed Term Contract)
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
Anantha
Rate: £0 - £275 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Aberdeenshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £350 per day + doe
Posted: 6 days ago