The table below looks at the statistics for JSON skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSON over the 3 months to 31 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JSON
Rank 147 146 170
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +24
Contract jobs citing JSON 814 760 554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.48% 1.43% 1.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.62% 5.24% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 506 383
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £328
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.41%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14472 14509 12580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.34% 27.23% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9423 9255 7928
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 226 331
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.99 £16.87 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £55.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

JSON
Jobs Demand Trend

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

JSON Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

JSON
Daily Rate Trend

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

JSON Daily Rate Trend in the UK

JSON
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JSON within the UK over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

JSON Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

JSON
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JSON within the UK.

JSON Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

JSON
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JSON within the UK over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

JSON Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

JSON
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSON within the UK over the 3 months to 31 March 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
England -3 750 £385 +2.66% 334
London -6 386 £400 - 147
South East -23 103 £340 +4.61% 65
City of London +17 95 £400 -6.00% 40
North West +2 81 £350 -6.66% 30
Manchester +13 39 £350 +7.69% 15
Yorkshire +2 38 £325 - 21
Cheshire -1 36 £325 -18.75% 12
East of England +11 35 £400 +14.28% 14
East Midlands +25 34 £420 +12.00% 15
South West +3 33 £400 +18.51% 27
West Midlands +9 32 £350 +7.69% 8
Scotland -12 30 £375 +10.29% 1
Hampshire -1 28 £350 +7.69% 13
Berkshire -3 26 £400 +68.42% 12
West Yorkshire -14 25 £325 - 15
Leeds -3 23 £325 +1.56% 13
Surrey +24 20 £325 - 11
Hertfordshire +14 18 £463 +15.62% 3
Shropshire - 15 £463 -
Glasgow -5 14 £400 +23.07% 1
Northamptonshire -1 13 £420 +8.38% 8
Edinburgh -12 13 £363 +9.84%
Oxfordshire -14 13 £405 +24.61% 9
Southampton -7 12 £384 +18.07% 3
Northampton - 12 £420 - 6
Northern Ireland +7 11 £375 - 2
Nottinghamshire +5 11 £413 - 5
Devon +5 11 £398 +28.22% 1
Essex 0 11 £320 -8.50% 2

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 800 (49.88%) Agile Software Development
2 794 (49.50%) JavaScript
3 783 (48.82%) HTML
4 738 (46.01%) XML
5 723 (45.07%) CSS
6 722 (45.01%) Java
7 545 (33.98%) Web Services
8 531 (33.10%) REST
9 478 (29.80%) TDD
10 420 (26.18%) jQuery
11 418 (26.06%) HTML5
12 366 (22.82%) Ajax
13 363 (22.63%) Scrum
14 351 (21.88%) OO
15 348 (21.70%) RESTful
16 330 (20.57%) Git (software)
17 329 (20.51%) CSS3
18 314 (19.58%) SQL
19 298 (18.58%) .NET
20 288 (17.96%) Continuous Integration
21 282 (17.58%) MVC
22 281 (17.52%) C#
23 277 (17.27%) Linux
24 257 (16.02%) Spring
25 239 (14.90%) AngularJS
26 234 (14.59%) Jenkins
26 234 (14.59%) Oracle
27 231 (14.40%) SOAP
28 230 (14.34%) Subversion
29 217 (13.53%) SQL Server

JSON
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 138 (8.60%) Tomcat
2 135 (8.42%) Apache
3 103 (6.42%) Node.js
4 76 (4.74%) WebLogic
5 67 (4.18%) CMS
6 60 (3.74%) Confluence
7 59 (3.68%) WebSphere
8 51 (3.18%) JBoss
9 34 (2.12%) IIS
10 28 (1.75%) SharePoint
11 26 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
12 21 (1.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 19 (1.18%) MQSeries
14 17 (1.06%) Alfresco
15 15 (0.94%) WordPress
16 13 (0.81%) Jetty
17 12 (0.75%) Apache ServiceMix
18 11 (0.69%) nginx
18 11 (0.69%) IBM HTTP Server
18 11 (0.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 75 (4.68%) MS Excel
2 46 (2.87%) MS Visio
3 44 (2.74%) MS Office
4 37 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 26 (1.62%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.12%) SPSS
7 2 (0.12%) Doxygen
7 2 (0.12%) MS Project
8 1 (0.062%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.062%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 19 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.56%) Tridion
5 7 (0.44%) Magento
6 6 (0.37%) WebTrends
7 4 (0.25%) Summit
7 4 (0.25%) Markit EDM
8 3 (0.19%) Fredhopper
9 2 (0.12%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.12%) SAP SRM
10 1 (0.062%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.062%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.062%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 58 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (2.31%) GitHub
3 30 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
5 24 (1.50%) Amazon S3
6 21 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
7 20 (1.25%) SaaS
8 19 (1.18%) Amazon SQS
9 13 (0.81%) PaaS
10 12 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 7 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 7 (0.44%) ElastiCache
11 7 (0.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 6 (0.37%) Office 365
12 6 (0.37%) IaaS
13 4 (0.25%) Force.com
14 3 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
15 2 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 1 (0.062%) Amazon Glacier
16 1 (0.062%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 162 (10.10%) HTTP
2 100 (6.23%) Internet
3 35 (2.18%) TCP/IP
4 29 (1.81%) Firewall
5 27 (1.68%) HTTPS
6 22 (1.37%) AMQP
7 20 (1.25%) SSL
8 17 (1.06%) VPN
9 16 (1.00%) FTP
10 12 (0.75%) SAN
11 10 (0.62%) DNS
12 8 (0.50%) DMZ
12 8 (0.50%) RTSP
13 7 (0.44%) SMTP
14 6 (0.37%) WAN
14 6 (0.37%) iBeacon
15 5 (0.31%) NAS
15 5 (0.31%) OpenVPN
15 5 (0.31%) CTI
15 5 (0.31%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (13.53%) SQL Server
2 152 (9.48%) MongoDB
3 133 (8.29%) MySQL
4 127 (7.92%) NoSQL
5 122 (7.61%) Relational Database
6 86 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
7 67 (4.18%) Oracle Database
8 59 (3.68%) RDBMS
9 45 (2.81%) Big Data
10 40 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
11 36 (2.24%) DB2
12 32 (2.00%) Hadoop
13 31 (1.93%) Apache Cassandra
13 31 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
14 25 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 23 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
15 23 (1.43%) SQLite
16 18 (1.12%) Redis
17 15 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 13 (0.81%) HBase
Development Applications
1 330 (20.57%) Git (software)
2 234 (14.59%) Jenkins
3 230 (14.34%) Subversion
4 171 (10.66%) JUnit
5 168 (10.47%) Cucumber
6 166 (10.35%) Maven
7 164 (10.22%) JIRA
8 150 (9.35%) Selenium
9 113 (7.04%) Eclipse
10 103 (6.42%) Ant
11 86 (5.36%) Visual Studio
12 56 (3.49%) Grunt
13 55 (3.43%) Jasmine
14 54 (3.37%) Xcode
15 53 (3.30%) Mockito
16 46 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
16 46 (2.87%) Gradle
17 42 (2.62%) Hudson
18 35 (2.18%) QUnit
19 30 (1.87%) Bower
General
1 175 (10.91%) Finance
2 78 (4.86%) Banking
3 48 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 37 (2.31%) Retail
5 35 (2.18%) Publishing
6 33 (2.06%) Marketing
7 19 (1.18%) Games
8 18 (1.12%) Manufacturing
9 15 (0.94%) Investment Banking
10 11 (0.69%) Advertising
11 10 (0.62%) Electronics
12 9 (0.56%) Back Office
13 7 (0.44%) Legal
14 5 (0.31%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.25%) Military
15 4 (0.25%) Law
15 4 (0.25%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.25%) Front Office
15 4 (0.25%) Local Government
15 4 (0.25%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1168 (72.82%) Developer
2 254 (15.84%) Java Developer
3 128 (7.98%) Senior Developer
4 123 (7.67%) Front-End Developer
5 113 (7.04%) iOS Developer
6 112 (6.98%) Architect
7 101 (6.30%) .NET Developer
7 101 (6.30%) Android Developer
8 88 (5.49%) Web Developer
9 83 (5.17%) JavaScript Developer
10 70 (4.36%) Software Engineer
11 44 (2.74%) PHP Developer
12 43 (2.68%) UI Developer
12 43 (2.68%) UI Programmer
13 42 (2.62%) Analyst
14 40 (2.49%) AWS Developer
15 38 (2.37%) Scala Developer
15 38 (2.37%) Solutions Architect
16 37 (2.31%) Technical Architect
16 37 (2.31%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 783 (48.82%) HTML
2 738 (46.01%) XML
3 723 (45.07%) CSS
4 545 (33.98%) Web Services
5 531 (33.10%) REST
6 420 (26.18%) jQuery
7 418 (26.06%) HTML5
8 366 (22.82%) Ajax
9 348 (21.70%) RESTful
10 329 (20.51%) CSS3
11 298 (18.58%) .NET
12 257 (16.02%) Spring
13 239 (14.90%) AngularJS
14 231 (14.40%) SOAP
15 162 (10.10%) Hibernate
16 139 (8.67%) .NET Framework
17 133 (8.29%) ASP.NET
18 102 (6.36%) Backbone.js
19 98 (6.11%) J2EE
20 88 (5.49%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 176 (10.97%) User Experience
2 118 (7.36%) Open Source
3 99 (6.17%) Mobile App
4 82 (5.11%) Computer Science
5 78 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
6 44 (2.74%) Social Media
7 41 (2.56%) iPhone
8 38 (2.37%) Data Structures
9 29 (1.81%) Algorithms
10 24 (1.50%) iPad
11 22 (1.37%) Digital Media
12 21 (1.31%) Animation
12 21 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
13 19 (1.18%) W3C
14 17 (1.06%) Wiki
15 16 (1.00%) N-Tier
15 16 (1.00%) PKI
16 15 (0.94%) Management Information System
17 14 (0.87%) New Media
17 14 (0.87%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 277 (17.27%) Linux
2 181 (11.28%) Apple iOS
3 166 (10.35%) Android
4 127 (7.92%) Windows
5 73 (4.55%) UNIX
6 31 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (1.31%) Mac OS X
7 21 (1.31%) CentOS
8 14 (0.87%) Ubuntu
9 11 (0.69%) AIX
10 10 (0.62%) Windows Phone
11 8 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (0.44%) Solaris
12 7 (0.44%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (0.37%) Windows Vista
13 6 (0.37%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.37%) VMS
14 5 (0.31%) Windows CE
14 5 (0.31%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 800 (49.88%) Agile Software Development
2 478 (29.80%) TDD
3 363 (22.63%) Scrum
4 351 (21.88%) OO
5 288 (17.96%) Continuous Integration
6 282 (17.58%) MVC
7 195 (12.16%) BDD
8 179 (11.16%) Software Engineering
9 166 (10.35%) Unit Testing
10 151 (9.41%) Web Development
11 140 (8.73%) iOS Development
12 137 (8.54%) SOA
13 135 (8.42%) OOP
14 125 (7.79%) Android Development
15 113 (7.04%) Kanban
16 100 (6.23%) E-Commerce
16 100 (6.23%) User Stories
17 98 (6.11%) Responsive Web Design
18 89 (5.55%) Mobile Development
19 76 (4.74%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 794 (49.50%) JavaScript
2 722 (45.01%) Java
3 314 (19.58%) SQL
4 281 (17.52%) C#
5 178 (11.10%) Ruby
6 164 (10.22%) Python
7 118 (7.36%) PHP
8 106 (6.61%) Scala
9 94 (5.86%) Objective-C
10 43 (2.68%) Shell Script
11 40 (2.49%) C
12 39 (2.43%) C++
12 39 (2.43%) PL/SQL
13 35 (2.18%) T-SQL
14 31 (1.93%) Groovy
15 23 (1.43%) Bash Shell
16 22 (1.37%) XPath
16 22 (1.37%) PHP5
16 22 (1.37%) Perl
17 19 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 104 (6.48%) Degree
2 86 (5.36%) Security Cleared
3 42 (2.62%) SC Cleared
4 22 (1.37%) DV Cleared
5 8 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.31%) ISEB
6 5 (0.31%) MCAD
6 5 (0.31%) MCSD
6 5 (0.31%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.19%) JNCIA
7 3 (0.19%) JNCIS
7 3 (0.19%) CCNP
7 3 (0.19%) CCNA
7 3 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.12%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.062%) MCPD
9 1 (0.062%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (8.35%) QA
2 5 (0.31%) HL7
2 5 (0.31%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.25%) WCAG
4 3 (0.19%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.12%) RosettaNet
5 2 (0.12%) COBIT
6 1 (0.062%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (2.31%) Docker
2 7 (0.44%) VirtualBox
3 5 (0.31%) Apache Flume
3 5 (0.31%) Firmware
3 5 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (0.25%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.25%) HDFS
5 3 (0.19%) vCloud
5 3 (0.19%) NFS
5 3 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.12%) XenApp
6 2 (0.12%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.12%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.062%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 76 (4.74%) Puppet
2 44 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (2.06%) Vagrant
4 18 (1.12%) Ansible
5 13 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (0.69%) yum
7 6 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 6 (0.37%) OpenIDM
8 4 (0.25%) Salt
9 3 (0.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (0.19%) Nagios
10 2 (0.12%) Control-M
10 2 (0.12%) OpenAM
10 2 (0.12%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.062%) logstash
11 1 (0.062%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.062%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.062%) Kibana
11 1 (0.062%) Mesos
Vendors
1 234 (14.59%) Oracle
2 127 (7.92%) Microsoft
3 82 (5.11%) Google
4 56 (3.49%) Salesforce.com
5 44 (2.74%) Red Hat
6 39 (2.43%) Adobe
6 39 (2.43%) SAP
7 30 (1.87%) IBM
8 26 (1.62%) Atlassian
9 23 (1.43%) Apple
10 22 (1.37%) Facebook
10 22 (1.37%) Talend
11 16 (1.00%) Twitter
12 15 (0.94%) Cisco
13 14 (0.87%) Telerik
14 10 (0.62%) Sitecore
14 10 (0.62%) Sencha
14 10 (0.62%) JD Edwards
15 9 (0.56%) Splunk
15 9 (0.56%) Canoo
Hampshire
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £320 - £340 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 23 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Hatchster Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £350 - 425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 350 - 400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £350 to £350 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £340 per day 12 month contract
Posted: 4 days ago