The table below looks at the statistics for JSON skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSON over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JSON
Rank 41 37 34
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing JSON 7 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.09% 1.98% 0.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.33% 5.51% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £313 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £384 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+12.85% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.75 £31.00 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+79.83% +36.80%
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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 Southampton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
84 127 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 25.07% 35.88% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 97 35
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 £248 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.82% +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

JSON
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

JSON Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

JSON
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

JSON Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 9 (100.00%) XML
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
2 8 (88.89%) Scrum
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) PHP
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) Apache
2 8 (88.89%) Git (software)
2 8 (88.89%) BDD
3 7 (77.78%) REST
3 7 (77.78%) Change Control
3 7 (77.78%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (77.78%) Jenkins
3 7 (77.78%) PHPUnit
3 7 (77.78%) OO
3 7 (77.78%) Internet
3 7 (77.78%) Subversion
3 7 (77.78%) Web Development
3 7 (77.78%) Unit Testing
3 7 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (44.44%) RESTful
5 3 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (33.33%) OOP
6 2 (22.22%) PHP5
7 1 (11.11%) QUnit
7 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
7 1 (11.11%) HTML
7 1 (11.11%) Java
7 1 (11.11%) JavaScript

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Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 8 (88.89%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Git (software)
2 7 (77.78%) PHPUnit
2 7 (77.78%) Subversion
2 7 (77.78%) Jenkins
3 1 (11.11%) Ant
3 1 (11.11%) Maven
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) QUnit
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
1 8 (88.89%) PHP Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior PHP Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) XML
2 7 (77.78%) REST
3 4 (44.44%) RESTful
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) SOAP
5 1 (11.11%) LAMP
5 1 (11.11%) Spring
5 1 (11.11%) Dojo
5 1 (11.11%) Spring MVC
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
2 8 (88.89%) BDD
2 8 (88.89%) Scrum
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) OO
3 7 (77.78%) Web Development
3 7 (77.78%) Unit Testing
3 7 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (77.78%) Change Control
4 3 (33.33%) OOP
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) OWASP
5 1 (11.11%) SOA
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) PHP
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) PHP5
3 1 (11.11%) Groovy
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared