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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JSON
Rank 131 142 240
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +98
Contract jobs citing JSON 936 797 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.63% 1.53% 0.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.97% 5.31% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 561 318
Average daily rate
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£375 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.25 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -47.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.85 £8.65 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £29.85 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £6.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+483.33% -66.66%

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
15691 15007 15615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.27% 28.87% 27.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 10164 9643 9367
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 265 374
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 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
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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 +9 849 £375 -6.25% 247
London +2 500 £400 -3.03% 119
South East +45 128 £350 - 30
City of London -9 97 £375 -11.76% 40
East of England -3 44 £375 -9.09% 12
Yorkshire +17 40 £338 +22.72% 13
Wales +15 39 £375 +15.38% 24
Hampshire +20 36 £330 -5.71% 8
North East -6 34 £373 +49.00% 13
Kent - 33 £294 - 1
West Yorkshire +9 32 £350 +33.33% 7
Scotland -16 31 £395 +17.03% 10
East Midlands +30 28 £442 +38.66% 7
Berkshire -1 26 £350 -9.09% 6
Newcastle upon Tyne -7 26 £375 +50.00% 11
Tyne and Wear -12 26 £375 +50.00% 11
North West -21 24 £388 +13.13% 32
South West -37 24 £340 +7.50% 17
West Wales - 21 £425 - 16
Swansea - 21 £425 - 16
Hertfordshire -14 19 £365 -8.75% 5
Edinburgh +2 17 £450 +60.71% 1
West Midlands -13 15 £358 +16.73% 4
South Wales -5 14 £375 +15.38% 8
Tunbridge Wells - 14 £350 -
Southampton +4 13 £325 -8.45%
Manchester -8 13 £406 +18.61% 17
Bristol -17 13 £335 -4.28% 3
Leeds -2 11 £725 +222.22% 4
Northamptonshire - 10 £480 - 4

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 1037 (59.12%) XML
2 900 (51.31%) JavaScript
3 855 (48.75%) HTML
4 773 (44.07%) CSS
5 759 (43.27%) Agile Software Development
6 657 (37.46%) Java
7 587 (33.47%) Web Services
8 543 (30.96%) REST
9 494 (28.16%) jQuery
10 478 (27.25%) HTML5
11 464 (26.45%) TDD
12 448 (25.54%) SQL
13 432 (24.63%) Ajax
14 370 (21.09%) MVC
15 369 (21.04%) Git (software)
16 368 (20.98%) RESTful
17 361 (20.58%) Scrum
17 361 (20.58%) .NET
18 335 (19.10%) CSS3
19 333 (18.99%) C#
20 300 (17.10%) SOAP
21 286 (16.31%) Linux
22 283 (16.13%) OO
23 281 (16.02%) Spring
24 280 (15.96%) Continuous Integration
25 250 (14.25%) SQL Server
26 247 (14.08%) Subversion
27 243 (13.85%) PHP
28 239 (13.63%) HTTP
29 234 (13.34%) MySQL

JSON
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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
1 117 (6.67%) Apache
2 104 (5.93%) Node.js
3 79 (4.50%) CMS
4 70 (3.99%) Tomcat
5 60 (3.42%) IIS
6 49 (2.79%) SharePoint
7 42 (2.39%) Confluence
8 24 (1.37%) Umbraco
9 22 (1.25%) WordPress
9 22 (1.25%) Drupal
9 22 (1.25%) Apache Solr
10 21 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
11 19 (1.08%) WebSphere
12 18 (1.03%) OpenStack
13 14 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
14 13 (0.74%) Jetty
15 11 (0.63%) Lync
16 10 (0.57%) Adobe CQ
16 10 (0.57%) Apache Pig
16 10 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 58 (3.31%) Photoshop
2 38 (2.17%) MS Excel
3 23 (1.31%) Adobe Illustrator
4 12 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.68%) Fireworks
5 10 (0.57%) Doxygen
6 9 (0.51%) MS Office
7 8 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
8 7 (0.40%) InfoPath
9 6 (0.34%) Adobe Captivate
10 5 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (0.23%) Final Cut Pro
12 1 (0.057%) Blender
12 1 (0.057%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 21 (1.20%) Google Analytics
2 10 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.51%) Magento
3 9 (0.51%) Cognos TM1
4 4 (0.23%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
5 3 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.17%) Tridion
6 1 (0.057%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.057%) Summit
6 1 (0.057%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.057%) Cordys
6 1 (0.057%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 45 (2.57%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (1.14%) SaaS
3 19 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (0.80%) Amazon S3
6 12 (0.68%) GitHub
7 10 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.51%) PaaS
9 5 (0.29%) Force.com
9 5 (0.29%) IaaS
9 5 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (0.29%) Rackspace Cloud
10 4 (0.23%) Joyent
11 3 (0.17%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.11%) Route 53
12 2 (0.11%) Heroku
12 2 (0.11%) Office 365
13 1 (0.057%) Gitorious
13 1 (0.057%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 239 (13.63%) HTTP
2 98 (5.59%) Internet
3 60 (3.42%) TCP/IP
4 41 (2.34%) Firewall
5 40 (2.28%) HTTPS
6 35 (2.00%) VPN
7 31 (1.77%) DNS
8 28 (1.60%) SSL
9 21 (1.20%) AMQP
10 19 (1.08%) SAN
10 19 (1.08%) LDAP
11 17 (0.97%) Reverse Proxy
12 15 (0.86%) FTP
13 14 (0.80%) SSH
14 10 (0.57%) RTSP
14 10 (0.57%) VoIP
15 7 (0.40%) SPDY
16 6 (0.34%) DMZ
16 6 (0.34%) VLAN
16 6 (0.34%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (14.25%) SQL Server
2 234 (13.34%) MySQL
3 164 (9.35%) NoSQL
4 135 (7.70%) Relational Database
5 131 (7.47%) MongoDB
6 75 (4.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 69 (3.93%) PostgreSQL
8 55 (3.14%) RDBMS
9 53 (3.02%) Apache Cassandra
10 37 (2.11%) SQLite
11 36 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 36 (2.05%) Redis
12 31 (1.77%) Oracle Database
13 26 (1.48%) Big Data
14 20 (1.14%) RavenDB
14 20 (1.14%) Hadoop
15 18 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
16 16 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
17 15 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 13 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 369 (21.04%) Git (software)
2 247 (14.08%) Subversion
3 176 (10.03%) Maven
4 151 (8.61%) Jenkins
5 127 (7.24%) Cucumber
6 108 (6.16%) JIRA
7 106 (6.04%) JUnit
8 99 (5.64%) Selenium
9 87 (4.96%) Xcode
10 84 (4.79%) Visual Studio
11 71 (4.05%) Eclipse
12 68 (3.88%) Mockito
13 62 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
14 51 (2.91%) Hudson
15 48 (2.74%) Mercurial
16 44 (2.51%) Ant
17 42 (2.39%) TeamCity
18 40 (2.28%) Jasmine
19 39 (2.22%) Grunt
19 39 (2.22%) WebDriver
General
1 167 (9.52%) Finance
2 68 (3.88%) Banking
3 54 (3.08%) Games
4 51 (2.91%) Marketing
5 50 (2.85%) Retail
6 46 (2.62%) Telecoms
7 23 (1.31%) Publishing
8 19 (1.08%) Advertising
9 17 (0.97%) Manufacturing
10 12 (0.68%) German Language
10 12 (0.68%) Investment Banking
11 11 (0.63%) French Language
11 11 (0.63%) Electronics
12 9 (0.51%) Back Office
13 8 (0.46%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.46%) Law
14 7 (0.40%) Front Office
15 5 (0.29%) Legal
15 5 (0.29%) Music Industry
16 4 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1389 (79.19%) Developer
2 189 (10.78%) Java Developer
3 173 (9.86%) Front-End Developer
4 160 (9.12%) Web Developer
5 148 (8.44%) iOS Developer
6 132 (7.53%) Senior Developer
6 132 (7.53%) .NET Developer
7 103 (5.87%) Android Developer
8 93 (5.30%) Architect
9 86 (4.90%) JavaScript Developer
10 85 (4.85%) PHP Developer
11 73 (4.16%) Mobile Developer
12 66 (3.76%) Lead Developer
13 57 (3.25%) C# Developer
14 52 (2.96%) UI Developer
15 49 (2.79%) Software Engineer
16 46 (2.62%) UI Programmer
17 42 (2.39%) Tester
18 40 (2.28%) C# .NET Developer
19 39 (2.22%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1037 (59.12%) XML
2 855 (48.75%) HTML
3 773 (44.07%) CSS
4 587 (33.47%) Web Services
5 543 (30.96%) REST
6 494 (28.16%) jQuery
7 478 (27.25%) HTML5
8 432 (24.63%) Ajax
9 368 (20.98%) RESTful
10 361 (20.58%) .NET
11 335 (19.10%) CSS3
12 300 (17.10%) SOAP
13 281 (16.02%) Spring
14 230 (13.11%) ASP.NET
15 169 (9.64%) AngularJS
16 126 (7.18%) Backbone.js
17 123 (7.01%) .NET Framework
18 93 (5.30%) Hibernate
19 92 (5.25%) ASP.NET MVC
20 80 (4.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 200 (11.40%) User Experience
2 174 (9.92%) Mobile App
3 164 (9.35%) Open Source
4 98 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
5 77 (4.39%) Computer Science
6 67 (3.82%) iPhone
7 34 (1.94%) iPad
8 32 (1.82%) Digital Media
9 23 (1.31%) Visualisation
9 23 (1.31%) Video on Demand
10 22 (1.25%) Social Media
10 22 (1.25%) Data Integration
11 21 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
12 19 (1.08%) Web 2.0
13 17 (0.97%) Replication
14 15 (0.86%) Blackberry
15 14 (0.80%) Inversion of Control
15 14 (0.80%) Graphic Design
15 14 (0.80%) Wiki
16 13 (0.74%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 286 (16.31%) Linux
2 233 (13.28%) Apple iOS
3 215 (12.26%) Android
4 137 (7.81%) UNIX
5 123 (7.01%) Windows
6 44 (2.51%) Mac OS X
7 34 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 27 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (0.97%) Solaris
10 15 (0.86%) Ubuntu
10 15 (0.86%) CentOS
10 15 (0.86%) Windows Phone
11 8 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
12 7 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (0.40%) HPUX
13 5 (0.29%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.29%) Windows Phone 7
14 4 (0.23%) Windows Phone 8
14 4 (0.23%) webOS
15 3 (0.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 759 (43.27%) Agile Software Development
2 464 (26.45%) TDD
3 370 (21.09%) MVC
4 361 (20.58%) Scrum
5 283 (16.13%) OO
6 280 (15.96%) Continuous Integration
7 208 (11.86%) BDD
8 192 (10.95%) iOS Development
9 170 (9.69%) Unit Testing
10 160 (9.12%) Web Development
11 151 (8.61%) E-Commerce
11 151 (8.61%) SOA
12 150 (8.55%) Android Development
13 135 (7.70%) OOP
14 99 (5.64%) Software Engineering
15 97 (5.53%) Mentoring
16 92 (5.25%) DevOps
17 90 (5.13%) Responsive Web Design
18 82 (4.68%) Configuration Management
19 81 (4.62%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 900 (51.31%) JavaScript
2 657 (37.46%) Java
3 448 (25.54%) SQL
4 333 (18.99%) C#
5 243 (13.85%) PHP
6 171 (9.75%) Ruby
7 159 (9.06%) Python
8 143 (8.15%) Objective-C
9 93 (5.30%) Scala
10 82 (4.68%) C++
11 65 (3.71%) Shell Script
12 55 (3.14%) Perl
13 48 (2.74%) T-SQL
14 46 (2.62%) VB.NET
15 43 (2.45%) C
16 35 (2.00%) PowerShell
17 29 (1.65%) PHP5
18 27 (1.54%) XPath
19 26 (1.48%) Bash Shell
20 25 (1.43%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 97 (5.53%) Degree
2 47 (2.68%) Security Cleared
3 28 (1.60%) SC Cleared
4 16 (0.91%) Sun Certification
5 4 (0.23%) ISEB
5 4 (0.23%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.17%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.17%) BC Cleared
6 3 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.11%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.057%) ACCA
8 1 (0.057%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.057%) HNC
8 1 (0.057%) HND
8 1 (0.057%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.057%) PhD
8 1 (0.057%) MySQL Certification
8 1 (0.057%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (5.99%) QA
2 8 (0.46%) COBIT
3 5 (0.29%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.23%) HL7
5 3 (0.17%) WCAG
6 1 (0.057%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 17 (0.97%) Docker
2 15 (0.86%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.51%) VirtualBox
5 7 (0.40%) KVM
6 5 (0.29%) vCloud
6 5 (0.29%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.23%) HDFS
8 3 (0.17%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 68 (3.88%) Puppet
2 24 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (0.74%) Vagrant
4 6 (0.34%) Ansible
5 5 (0.29%) Hyperic
6 3 (0.17%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.11%) SCOM
7 2 (0.11%) YUM
7 2 (0.11%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.11%) Oozie
8 1 (0.057%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.057%) Netcool
8 1 (0.057%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 1 (0.057%) Nagios
8 1 (0.057%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 172 (9.81%) Oracle
2 117 (6.67%) Google
3 101 (5.76%) Microsoft
4 80 (4.56%) Twitter
5 60 (3.42%) Facebook
6 52 (2.96%) JBoss
7 45 (2.57%) Salesforce.com
8 41 (2.34%) Red Hat
9 37 (2.11%) Adobe
10 30 (1.71%) Atlassian
11 29 (1.65%) Zend
12 24 (1.37%) SAP
13 21 (1.20%) HP
14 17 (0.97%) IBM
15 15 (0.86%) VMware
16 14 (0.80%) TIBCO
17 13 (0.74%) Apple
17 13 (0.74%) DevExpress
17 13 (0.74%) Sencha
18 12 (0.68%) Telerik
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 25 minutes ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £130.00 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Davanti Solutions
Rate: From £300 to £320 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
NST Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Twickenham, Middlesex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £320 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £545.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £150 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Syntax Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250.00 - £260.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Imperative People
Rate: £285.00 - £315.00 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £260 to £280 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £220 - £230 per day
Posted: 2 days ago