The first table below looks at the demand for JSON skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSON over the 3 months to 23 April 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 South East 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JSON
Rank 150 138 204
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +66
Contract jobs citing JSON 104 100 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.08% 1.17% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.67% 4.85% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 56 23
Average daily rate £325 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £400 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £34.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.82% -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -15.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2228 2060 2374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.12% 24.18% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1287 1083 1203
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 136 101
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.33 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
JSON
England

JSON
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JSON across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

JSON Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

JSON
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JSON across the South East region.

JSON Daily Rate Trend in the South East

JSON
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JSON across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

JSON Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

JSON
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JSON across the South East region.

JSON Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

JSON
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JSON across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

JSON Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

JSON
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSON within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +11 28 £250 -10.71% 6
Hampshire -36 16 £325 -7.14% 2
Buckinghamshire -10 14 £325 +13.04% 4
Kent +16 13 £375 - 2
Oxfordshire +8 13 £325 - 5
East Sussex +7 13 £288 +43.75%
Surrey -9 4 £325 +8.33% 3
Middlesex +1 3 - - 2
West Sussex -3 1 £325 - 4
JSON
England

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 160 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 135 (52.73%) XML
3 131 (51.17%) CSS
3 131 (51.17%) HTML
4 101 (39.45%) Java
5 96 (37.50%) jQuery
6 87 (33.98%) Ajax
7 84 (32.81%) HTML5
8 76 (29.69%) Web Services
9 75 (29.30%) REST
10 61 (23.83%) SQL
11 58 (22.66%) .NET
12 54 (21.09%) CSS3
13 51 (19.92%) OO
14 50 (19.53%) Mobile App
15 48 (18.75%) MVC
16 43 (16.80%) Agile Software Development
17 39 (15.23%) Spring
17 39 (15.23%) Scrum
18 38 (14.84%) Android
19 37 (14.45%) C#
20 36 (14.06%) SOAP
20 36 (14.06%) Web Development
21 35 (13.67%) Internet
22 34 (13.28%) Git (software)
23 33 (12.89%) J2EE
23 33 (12.89%) SOA
23 33 (12.89%) TDD
24 32 (12.50%) SQL Server
24 32 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development

JSON
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 21 (8.20%) CMS
2 12 (4.69%) Liferay
3 9 (3.52%) Adobe CQ
4 6 (2.34%) WordPress
5 5 (1.95%) Node.js
5 5 (1.95%) Drupal
5 5 (1.95%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.56%) Apache
6 4 (1.56%) Mule
7 2 (0.78%) IIS
7 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.78%) nginx
8 1 (0.39%) Moodle
8 1 (0.39%) Confluence
8 1 (0.39%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.39%) concrete5
8 1 (0.39%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.39%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.39%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.39%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 11 (4.30%) Photoshop
2 10 (3.91%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.34%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.17%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.17%) MS Office
6 1 (0.39%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 4 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.56%) Magento
2 1 (0.39%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.39%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.39%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 35 (13.67%) Internet
2 12 (4.69%) HTTP
3 6 (2.34%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.56%) Network Security
4 4 (1.56%) AMQP
5 3 (1.17%) NGN
5 3 (1.17%) Intranet
5 3 (1.17%) DNS
6 2 (0.78%) SSH
7 1 (0.39%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.39%) RTSP
7 1 (0.39%) SSL
7 1 (0.39%) SNMP
7 1 (0.39%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.03%) MySQL
3 12 (4.69%) MongoDB
4 10 (3.91%) Relational Database
5 8 (3.13%) RDBMS
5 8 (3.13%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.78%) SQLite
8 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.39%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.39%) DB2
Development Applications
1 34 (13.28%) Git (software)
2 14 (5.47%) Selenium
2 14 (5.47%) Subversion
3 12 (4.69%) Talend Open Studio
4 11 (4.30%) Jenkins
4 11 (4.30%) MSTest
4 11 (4.30%) Xcode
5 10 (3.91%) Eclipse
6 8 (3.13%) JIRA
6 8 (3.13%) NUnit
7 6 (2.34%) Visual Studio
7 6 (2.34%) Grunt
8 5 (1.95%) Mercurial
9 4 (1.56%) Maven
9 4 (1.56%) SoapUI
9 4 (1.56%) PhoneGap
10 3 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.17%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.17%) PHPUnit
10 3 (1.17%) Cucumber
General
1 25 (9.77%) Finance
2 21 (8.20%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.30%) Games
4 7 (2.73%) Publishing
5 4 (1.56%) Marketing
6 3 (1.17%) Retail
7 2 (0.78%) Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Billing
8 1 (0.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 210 (82.03%) Developer
2 42 (16.41%) JavaScript Developer
3 33 (12.89%) Front-End Developer
4 29 (11.33%) Web Developer
4 29 (11.33%) Java Developer
5 28 (10.94%) Senior Developer
6 25 (9.77%) Mobile Developer
7 20 (7.81%) Applications Developer
8 16 (6.25%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 13 (5.08%) Android Developer
9 13 (5.08%) Architect
10 12 (4.69%) .NET Developer
10 12 (4.69%) ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (4.30%) Mobile Web Developer
11 11 (4.30%) Lead Developer
12 10 (3.91%) Software Engineer
12 10 (3.91%) PHP Developer
12 10 (3.91%) Software Development Engineer
12 10 (3.91%) UI Developer
12 10 (3.91%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (52.73%) XML
2 131 (51.17%) CSS
2 131 (51.17%) HTML
3 96 (37.50%) jQuery
4 87 (33.98%) Ajax
5 84 (32.81%) HTML5
6 76 (29.69%) Web Services
7 75 (29.30%) REST
8 58 (22.66%) .NET
9 54 (21.09%) CSS3
10 39 (15.23%) Spring
11 36 (14.06%) SOAP
12 33 (12.89%) J2EE
13 25 (9.77%) XHTML
14 20 (7.81%) Hibernate
15 19 (7.42%) Dojo
15 19 (7.42%) ASP.NET
16 18 (7.03%) .NET Framework
16 18 (7.03%) RESTful
17 16 (6.25%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 50 (19.53%) Mobile App
2 16 (6.25%) Open Source
3 10 (3.91%) Blackberry
4 8 (3.13%) IPTV
5 7 (2.73%) Smartphone
6 6 (2.34%) RIA
7 4 (1.56%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.56%) iPad
8 2 (0.78%) W3C
8 2 (0.78%) Wiki
8 2 (0.78%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.78%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.78%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.39%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.39%) iPhone
9 1 (0.39%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.39%) Animation
9 1 (0.39%) Mashup
9 1 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 38 (14.84%) Android
2 27 (10.55%) Apple iOS
3 24 (9.38%) Windows
4 17 (6.64%) Linux
5 6 (2.34%) Windows 8
6 5 (1.95%) UNIX
7 3 (1.17%) CentOS
7 3 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (19.92%) OO
2 48 (18.75%) MVC
3 43 (16.80%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (15.23%) Scrum
5 36 (14.06%) Web Development
6 33 (12.89%) SOA
6 33 (12.89%) TDD
7 32 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
8 31 (12.11%) Android Development
9 24 (9.38%) Unit Testing
10 23 (8.98%) iOS Development
11 21 (8.20%) Refactoring
11 21 (8.20%) Use Case
12 17 (6.64%) Responsive Web Design
13 16 (6.25%) Rapid Prototyping
14 15 (5.86%) Data Modelling
15 12 (4.69%) OOD
15 12 (4.69%) Pair Programming
15 12 (4.69%) BDD
16 11 (4.30%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 160 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 101 (39.45%) Java
3 61 (23.83%) SQL
4 37 (14.45%) C#
5 30 (11.72%) PHP
6 18 (7.03%) Python
7 14 (5.47%) C++
8 10 (3.91%) Perl
9 9 (3.52%) Golang
10 8 (3.13%) Ruby
11 6 (2.34%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.95%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.17%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.17%) PHP5
13 3 (1.17%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.78%) C
14 2 (0.78%) Scala
15 1 (0.39%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 1 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (4.69%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.30%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.13%) Degree
4 1 (0.39%) CCNA
4 1 (0.39%) ISEB
4 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.08%) QA
2 2 (0.78%) WCAG
3 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.78%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (3.52%) Puppet
2 8 (3.13%) Ansible
3 4 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.78%) WMI
4 2 (0.78%) ZABBIX
4 2 (0.78%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.78%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.39%) Cacti
5 1 (0.39%) Munin
5 1 (0.39%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (8.98%) Google
2 18 (7.03%) Twitter
3 14 (5.47%) Adobe
3 14 (5.47%) Facebook
4 12 (4.69%) Talend
5 11 (4.30%) Sencha
6 8 (3.13%) Microsoft
7 6 (2.34%) Oracle
8 5 (1.95%) Sybase
9 4 (1.56%) webMethods
9 4 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.56%) Splunk
10 3 (1.17%) Yahoo!
11 2 (0.78%) SAP
11 2 (0.78%) JBoss
12 1 (0.39%) Akamai
12 1 (0.39%) Appcelerator
12 1 (0.39%) NetCracker
12 1 (0.39%) Comptel
12 1 (0.39%) HP