The first table below looks at the demand for JSON skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSON over the 3 months to 18 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 West 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JSON
Rank 118 109 121
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Contract jobs citing JSON 26 14 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.79% 0.60% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.22% 2.42% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 23
Average daily rate £350 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £243 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £325 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +74.35%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
807 579 865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.37% 24.89% 23.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 360 510
Average daily rate £325 £320 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 37
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% +46.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £16.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £44.60
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 West

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

JSON Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

JSON
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

JSON Daily Rate Trend in the South West

JSON
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JSON across the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

JSON Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

JSON
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

JSON Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

JSON
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 18 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
Bristol -5 11 £338 +16.37% 3
Devon - 7 £295 - 2
Dorset - 4 £538 - 6
Somerset -8 2 - -
Wiltshire -24 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £325 - 3
Cornwall - - - - 1
JSON
England

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 31 (63.27%) HTML
2 30 (61.22%) JavaScript
3 24 (48.98%) .NET
3 24 (48.98%) CSS
4 22 (44.90%) MVC
5 21 (42.86%) Web Services
5 21 (42.86%) jQuery
6 18 (36.73%) C#
7 17 (34.69%) XML
8 16 (32.65%) HTML5
9 14 (28.57%) ASP.NET
9 14 (28.57%) SQL
10 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
10 13 (26.53%) SOAP
10 13 (26.53%) Scrum
10 13 (26.53%) Ajax
11 12 (24.49%) Spring
11 12 (24.49%) TDD
11 12 (24.49%) Finance
11 12 (24.49%) Java
12 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
12 11 (22.45%) REST
13 10 (20.41%) CSS3
13 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (20.41%) MySQL
14 9 (18.37%) Oracle
14 9 (18.37%) PHP
14 9 (18.37%) OO
14 9 (18.37%) RESTful
15 8 (16.33%) E-Commerce

JSON
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 6 (12.24%) IIS
2 3 (6.12%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.08%) Node.js
4 1 (2.04%) Apache
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (8.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (6.12%) Google Analytics
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) HTTP
1 3 (6.12%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.04%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.41%) MySQL
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Subversion
2 5 (10.20%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.12%) NUnit
3 3 (6.12%) ReSharper
3 3 (6.12%) NuGet
4 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.08%) JUnit
5 1 (2.04%) Xcode
5 1 (2.04%) Maven
5 1 (2.04%) PHPUnit
5 1 (2.04%) Grunt
General
1 12 (24.49%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Marketing
3 4 (8.16%) Electronics
3 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.16%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.12%) Retail
5 1 (2.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (81.63%) Developer
2 12 (24.49%) .NET Developer
2 12 (24.49%) Architect
3 8 (16.33%) Java Developer
4 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 7 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 7 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.16%) CRM Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.16%) CRM Developer
6 4 (8.16%) CRM Architect
6 4 (8.16%) Technical Architect
6 4 (8.16%) PHP Developer
7 3 (6.12%) .NET Web Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Applications Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (63.27%) HTML
2 24 (48.98%) .NET
2 24 (48.98%) CSS
3 21 (42.86%) Web Services
3 21 (42.86%) jQuery
4 17 (34.69%) XML
5 16 (32.65%) HTML5
6 14 (28.57%) ASP.NET
7 13 (26.53%) SOAP
7 13 (26.53%) Ajax
8 12 (24.49%) Spring
9 11 (22.45%) REST
10 10 (20.41%) CSS3
10 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (18.37%) RESTful
12 6 (12.24%) Hibernate
13 4 (8.16%) WCF
14 3 (6.12%) JSP
14 3 (6.12%) Struts
14 3 (6.12%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.16%) Open Source
2 4 (8.16%) N-Tier
2 4 (8.16%) DTV
3 2 (4.08%) GIS
4 1 (2.04%) E-Learning
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Android
1 5 (10.20%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.12%) Linux
3 1 (2.04%) UNIX
3 1 (2.04%) Windows
3 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) MVC
2 13 (26.53%) Scrum
3 12 (24.49%) TDD
4 9 (18.37%) OO
5 8 (16.33%) E-Commerce
6 7 (14.29%) CRM
6 7 (14.29%) SOA
6 7 (14.29%) BDD
7 6 (12.24%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (10.20%) Document Management
8 5 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (10.20%) Time Management
9 4 (8.16%) User Stories
9 4 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.16%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (8.16%) SEO
9 4 (8.16%) Information Security
9 4 (8.16%) Programme Management
10 3 (6.12%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 30 (61.22%) JavaScript
2 18 (36.73%) C#
3 14 (28.57%) SQL
4 12 (24.49%) Java
5 9 (18.37%) PHP
6 4 (8.16%) PHP5
6 4 (8.16%) PL/SQL
7 3 (6.12%) C++
7 3 (6.12%) Scala
8 2 (4.08%) PL/1
8 2 (4.08%) Delphi
9 1 (2.04%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.04%) C
9 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.37%) Oracle
3 5 (10.20%) Zend
4 4 (8.16%) TIBCO
4 4 (8.16%) SAP
4 4 (8.16%) Google
5 3 (6.12%) hybris
6 2 (4.08%) Facebook
6 2 (4.08%) Twitter
6 2 (4.08%) Sitecore
7 1 (2.04%) JBoss
7 1 (2.04%) Cordys
7 1 (2.04%) WSO2
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