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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JSON
Rank 96 72 94
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +22
Contract jobs citing JSON 33 53 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.13% 2.10% 1.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.53% 6.97% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 35 15
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£388 £400 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £335 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £323
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £27.50 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+40.90% +21.35%
JSON
UK

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
597 760 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.49% 30.05% 32.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 479 386
Average daily rate £361 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 7
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -24.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -23 19 £400 -5.32% 3
Glasgow 0 13 £388 +19.23%
West Lothian -8 1 £375 +3.44%
JSON
UK

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 40 (63.49%) RESTful
2 35 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (53.97%) JavaScript
3 34 (53.97%) XML
4 30 (47.62%) Java
5 28 (44.44%) Web Services
6 27 (42.86%) HTML
7 26 (41.27%) TDD
8 25 (39.68%) CSS
9 21 (33.33%) BDD
9 21 (33.33%) Relational Database
10 19 (30.16%) Finance
11 18 (28.57%) Scrum
12 17 (26.98%) SQL
12 17 (26.98%) Jenkins
13 16 (25.40%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (23.81%) Selenium
14 15 (23.81%) C#
14 15 (23.81%) SOAP
14 15 (23.81%) Maven
15 14 (22.22%) .NET
15 14 (22.22%) Cucumber
16 13 (20.63%) Git (software)
16 13 (20.63%) Ant
16 13 (20.63%) Tomcat
16 13 (20.63%) Spring
16 13 (20.63%) MVC
17 12 (19.05%) PHP
17 12 (19.05%) Unit Testing
18 11 (17.46%) jQuery

JSON
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (20.63%) Tomcat
2 9 (14.29%) JBoss
3 8 (12.70%) Apache
3 8 (12.70%) nginx
3 8 (12.70%) WordPress
4 3 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (4.76%) CMS
4 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.76%) IIS
5 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.59%) Node.js
6 1 (1.59%) Alfresco
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.59%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.70%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.35%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.17%) IaaS
4 1 (1.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (1.59%) iBeacon
2 1 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.59%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.59%) CTI
2 1 (1.59%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
3 7 (11.11%) RDBMS
4 4 (6.35%) MySQL
5 3 (4.76%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (4.76%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.59%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (26.98%) Jenkins
2 15 (23.81%) Selenium
2 15 (23.81%) Maven
3 14 (22.22%) Cucumber
4 13 (20.63%) Git (software)
4 13 (20.63%) Ant
5 8 (12.70%) FitNesse
6 7 (11.11%) Hudson
6 7 (11.11%) Eclipse
7 6 (9.52%) Subversion
8 5 (7.94%) Gradle
8 5 (7.94%) WebDriver
8 5 (7.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (7.94%) JIRA
8 5 (7.94%) NUnit
9 4 (6.35%) Mercurial
10 3 (4.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 3 (4.76%) Xcode
11 2 (3.17%) CruiseControl
11 2 (3.17%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (30.16%) Finance
2 9 (14.29%) Banking
3 5 (7.94%) Retail
4 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.59%) Front Office
5 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (65.08%) Developer
2 13 (20.63%) Java Developer
3 11 (17.46%) Senior Developer
4 8 (12.70%) Software Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Web Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) C# Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Android Developer
8 3 (4.76%) UI Programmer
8 3 (4.76%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Automation Tester
8 3 (4.76%) Automation Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (4.76%) UI Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (63.49%) RESTful
2 34 (53.97%) XML
3 28 (44.44%) Web Services
4 27 (42.86%) HTML
5 25 (39.68%) CSS
6 15 (23.81%) SOAP
7 14 (22.22%) .NET
8 13 (20.63%) Spring
9 11 (17.46%) jQuery
10 10 (15.87%) Ajax
10 10 (15.87%) HTML5
10 10 (15.87%) CSS3
11 9 (14.29%) JSP
11 9 (14.29%) ASP.NET
12 8 (12.70%) XML Schema
13 7 (11.11%) REST
13 7 (11.11%) AngularJS
14 6 (9.52%) .NET Framework
15 5 (7.94%) Backbone.js
15 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Open Source
1 10 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.94%) User Experience
4 2 (3.17%) Informatics
4 2 (3.17%) iPhone
4 2 (3.17%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.59%) iPad
5 1 (1.59%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.59%) Animation
5 1 (1.59%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.59%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.87%) Linux
2 9 (14.29%) Mac OS X
3 8 (12.70%) Android
4 6 (9.52%) Apple iOS
5 5 (7.94%) UNIX
6 3 (4.76%) Windows
7 1 (1.59%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (41.27%) TDD
3 21 (33.33%) BDD
4 18 (28.57%) Scrum
5 16 (25.40%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (20.63%) MVC
7 12 (19.05%) Unit Testing
8 11 (17.46%) OO
8 11 (17.46%) SOA
9 9 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 8 (12.70%) DevOps
11 7 (11.11%) Test Automation
12 6 (9.52%) Refactoring
12 6 (9.52%) Web Development
13 5 (7.94%) Android Development
13 5 (7.94%) Mentoring
13 5 (7.94%) User Stories
13 5 (7.94%) Waterfall
14 3 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (53.97%) JavaScript
2 30 (47.62%) Java
3 17 (26.98%) SQL
4 15 (23.81%) C#
5 12 (19.05%) PHP
6 8 (12.70%) PHP5
7 7 (11.11%) XPath
8 2 (3.17%) VBScript
8 2 (3.17%) VB
8 2 (3.17%) VB6
9 1 (1.59%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (7.94%) Oracle
2 2 (3.17%) Sybase
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.17%) Google
3 1 (1.59%) Apple
3 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
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