The table below looks at the statistics for JSON skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSON over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JSON
Rank 133 151 157
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +6
Contract jobs citing JSON 988 852 743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.81% 1.57% 1.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.54% 5.80% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 687 583 512
Median daily rate £420 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £292 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £335
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +8.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 5
Median hourly rate £51.00 £19.72 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+158.68% -34.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.59 £18.40 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.65 £40.00 £113.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.89 £38.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.21% +40.90%

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
15110 14689 14482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.70% 27.00% 27.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10708 9655 9625
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 203 177
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.20 £47.83 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

JSON
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing JSON as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 May 2016.

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 27 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSON within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +24 941 £425 +13.33% 290
London -25 393 £450 +12.50% 112
South East +78 220 £433 +23.71% 48
West Sussex +38 94 £433 +33.23% 4
Worthing - 75 £450 -
North West -26 72 £450 +23.28% 33
City of London +21 69 £425 +1.49% 26
West Midlands +33 65 £415 +32.80% 13
Yorkshire +23 61 £389 +21.48% 17
South West 0 47 £375 -6.25% 25
East of England +29 39 £450 +33.33% 22
Shropshire -1 39 £513 +10.81% 1
Berkshire +9 36 £473 +6.17% 11
West Yorkshire -2 35 £395 +21.53% 10
Telford - 34 £525 - 1
Cheshire -15 32 £492 +31.06% 5
East Midlands +16 31 £363 -9.37% 11
Scotland -21 27 £350 -8.19% 4
Leeds -11 26 £390 +20.00% 7
Manchester -35 26 £400 +14.28% 22
Oxfordshire +15 20 £475 +25.00% 5
Kent -3 20 £425 - 5
Northamptonshire +11 18 £413 -17.50% 1
Hampshire +7 18 £338 -3.57% 7
Tunbridge Wells +3 18 - - 3
Surrey -3 18 £425 +30.76% 8
Warrington - 17 £535 - 2
Oxford +13 16 £475 +46.15%
Gloucestershire +10 15 £375 - 11
Northampton +4 15 £375 -25.00%

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing JSON also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for JSON.

1 1066 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 950 (51.74%) Java
3 875 (47.66%) XML
4 860 (46.84%) HTML
5 853 (46.46%) JavaScript
6 843 (45.92%) REST
7 759 (41.34%) CSS
8 572 (31.15%) Web Services
9 563 (30.66%) HTML5
10 498 (27.12%) SOAP
11 478 (26.03%) Scrum
12 469 (25.54%) Git (software)
13 458 (24.95%) Spring
14 454 (24.73%) Linux
15 425 (23.15%) SQL
16 419 (22.82%) Continuous Integration
17 409 (22.28%) TDD
18 401 (21.84%) CSS3
19 387 (21.08%) AngularJS
20 386 (21.02%) jQuery
21 371 (20.21%) Ajax
22 370 (20.15%) RESTful
23 362 (19.72%) HTTP
24 355 (19.34%) Open Source
25 322 (17.54%) MVC
26 306 (16.67%) C#
27 290 (15.80%) Subversion
28 286 (15.58%) Jenkins
29 281 (15.31%) OO
30 276 (15.03%) Web Development

JSON
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 235 (12.80%) Node.js
2 176 (9.59%) Tomcat
3 131 (7.14%) JBoss
4 123 (6.70%) Apache
5 88 (4.79%) Confluence
6 76 (4.14%) WebLogic
7 57 (3.10%) nginx
8 52 (2.83%) CMS
9 40 (2.18%) WebSphere
10 32 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
10 32 (1.74%) Mule
11 31 (1.69%) Jetty
12 27 (1.47%) Apache Solr
13 26 (1.42%) SharePoint
14 22 (1.20%) IIS
15 21 (1.14%) Apache ServiceMix
16 19 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 18 (0.98%) MQSeries
17 18 (0.98%) Oracle Service Bus
18 17 (0.93%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 23 (1.25%) MS Excel
2 15 (0.82%) Photoshop
3 10 (0.54%) MS Office
4 9 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 8 (0.44%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.16%) GIMP
7 3 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.11%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.054%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.054%) InDesign
9 1 (0.054%) Mingle
9 1 (0.054%) MS Project
9 1 (0.054%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.054%) PaintShop Pro
9 1 (0.054%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (0.82%) Payment Gateway
1 15 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (0.71%) Magento
3 11 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
4 10 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.16%) BigMachines
5 3 (0.16%) Eloqua
5 3 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.11%) Exchequer
6 2 (0.11%) KANA IQ
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.054%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.054%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.054%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.054%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 142 (7.73%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (2.12%) GitHub
4 26 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
5 22 (1.20%) SaaS
6 19 (1.03%) Google App Engine
7 16 (0.87%) Amazon SQS
8 14 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
8 14 (0.76%) PaaS
9 12 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (0.60%) Google Play
11 10 (0.54%) Amazon S3
12 9 (0.49%) IaaS
12 9 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 7 (0.38%) Force.com
14 6 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
15 5 (0.27%) Bluemix
15 5 (0.27%) Google Analytics
15 5 (0.27%) Heroku
16 4 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 362 (19.72%) HTTP
2 58 (3.16%) SSL
3 55 (3.00%) Internet
4 32 (1.74%) TCP/IP
5 31 (1.69%) HTTPS
6 22 (1.20%) Network Security
7 21 (1.14%) FTP
8 17 (0.93%) WinSCP
9 15 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
10 14 (0.76%) LDAP
11 13 (0.71%) X.509
12 12 (0.65%) 802.15
12 12 (0.65%) Bluetooth
12 12 (0.65%) ZigBee
13 11 (0.60%) AMQP
14 9 (0.49%) DMZ
14 9 (0.49%) Firewall
14 9 (0.49%) Intranet
15 7 (0.38%) DNS
15 7 (0.38%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (12.64%) NoSQL
2 231 (12.58%) MongoDB
3 219 (11.93%) MySQL
4 207 (11.27%) SQL Server
5 180 (9.80%) Relational Database
6 86 (4.68%) PostgreSQL
7 68 (3.70%) RDBMS
8 55 (3.00%) Hadoop
9 54 (2.94%) Oracle Database
10 51 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
10 51 (2.78%) Big Data
11 39 (2.12%) Apache Hive
12 34 (1.85%) Neo4j
13 31 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
14 30 (1.63%) Impala
15 24 (1.31%) Redis
16 23 (1.25%) DB2
17 21 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 20 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
18 20 (1.09%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 469 (25.54%) Git (software)
2 290 (15.80%) Subversion
3 286 (15.58%) Jenkins
4 264 (14.38%) JUnit
5 221 (12.04%) JIRA
6 183 (9.97%) Maven
7 135 (7.35%) Selenium
8 126 (6.86%) Cucumber
9 83 (4.52%) Mockito
10 80 (4.36%) Eclipse
11 67 (3.65%) Ant
12 60 (3.27%) Team Foundation Server
13 56 (3.05%) TeamCity
14 53 (2.89%) Visual Studio
15 48 (2.61%) Grunt
16 43 (2.34%) Gradle
17 41 (2.23%) Xcode
18 39 (2.12%) WebDriver
19 35 (1.91%) gulp
20 34 (1.85%) JBehave
General
1 196 (10.68%) Finance
2 127 (6.92%) Banking
3 53 (2.89%) Marketing
4 51 (2.78%) Retail
5 38 (2.07%) Publishing
6 27 (1.47%) Telecoms
7 21 (1.14%) Investment Banking
8 19 (1.03%) Manufacturing
9 18 (0.98%) Front Office
10 15 (0.82%) Electronics
11 14 (0.76%) Games
12 13 (0.71%) Legal
13 11 (0.60%) Law
14 6 (0.33%) Advertising
14 6 (0.33%) Back Office
15 4 (0.22%) Automotive
16 3 (0.16%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.16%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.16%) Spanish Language
17 2 (0.11%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1375 (74.89%) Developer
2 442 (24.07%) Java Developer
3 179 (9.75%) Architect
4 168 (9.15%) Senior Developer
5 162 (8.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 141 (7.68%) JavaScript Developer
7 115 (6.26%) .NET Developer
8 109 (5.94%) C# Developer
9 108 (5.88%) Scala Developer
10 94 (5.12%) Agile Developer
11 88 (4.79%) HTML Developer
12 84 (4.58%) Senior Java Developer
13 82 (4.47%) Android Developer
14 72 (3.92%) Web Developer
15 69 (3.76%) HTML CSS Developer
15 69 (3.76%) Software Developer
16 66 (3.59%) Technical Architect
17 65 (3.54%) Angular Developer
17 65 (3.54%) Java Scala Developer
17 65 (3.54%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 875 (47.66%) XML
2 860 (46.84%) HTML
3 843 (45.92%) REST
4 759 (41.34%) CSS
5 572 (31.15%) Web Services
6 563 (30.66%) HTML5
7 498 (27.12%) SOAP
8 458 (24.95%) Spring
9 401 (21.84%) CSS3
10 387 (21.08%) AngularJS
11 386 (21.02%) jQuery
12 371 (20.21%) Ajax
13 370 (20.15%) RESTful
14 248 (13.51%) .NET
15 178 (9.69%) Play Framework
16 162 (8.82%) J2EE
17 158 (8.61%) Hibernate
18 139 (7.57%) ASP.NET
19 116 (6.32%) Middleware
20 114 (6.21%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 161 (8.77%) User Experience
2 114 (6.21%) Mobile App
3 89 (4.85%) Computer Science
4 74 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
5 46 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
6 36 (1.96%) Data Structures
7 32 (1.74%) iPad
7 32 (1.74%) iPhone
8 31 (1.69%) Social Media
9 30 (1.63%) Animation
10 22 (1.20%) Data Centre
11 21 (1.14%) Digital Media
12 20 (1.09%) Algorithms
12 20 (1.09%) STB
13 18 (0.98%) Cryptography
13 18 (0.98%) Private Cloud
14 17 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
15 16 (0.87%) Visualisation
16 15 (0.82%) DataPower
16 15 (0.82%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 454 (24.73%) Linux
2 196 (10.68%) Unix
3 147 (8.01%) Windows
4 134 (7.30%) Android
5 117 (6.37%) Apple iOS
6 38 (2.07%) Mac OS X
6 38 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (1.14%) Windows Server
8 14 (0.76%) Windows Phone
9 12 (0.65%) AIX
10 9 (0.49%) Solaris
11 7 (0.38%) HPUX
11 7 (0.38%) VxWorks
12 6 (0.33%) Ubuntu
12 6 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
13 5 (0.27%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.27%) webOS
13 5 (0.27%) Windows Phone 7
13 5 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1066 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 478 (26.03%) Scrum
3 419 (22.82%) Continuous Integration
4 409 (22.28%) TDD
5 355 (19.34%) Open Source
6 322 (17.54%) MVC
7 281 (15.31%) OO
8 276 (15.03%) Web Development
9 224 (12.20%) BDD
10 211 (11.49%) SOA
11 192 (10.46%) Front End Development
12 188 (10.24%) Responsive Web Design
13 165 (8.99%) Automated Testing
13 165 (8.99%) Unit Testing
14 145 (7.90%) Software Engineering
15 139 (7.57%) DevOps
15 139 (7.57%) Web Design
16 130 (7.08%) Microservices
16 130 (7.08%) OOP
17 120 (6.54%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 950 (51.74%) Java
2 853 (46.46%) JavaScript
3 425 (23.15%) SQL
4 306 (16.67%) C#
5 261 (14.22%) Python
6 248 (13.51%) Scala
7 189 (10.29%) Ruby
8 166 (9.04%) PHP
9 91 (4.96%) C++
10 88 (4.79%) C
11 75 (4.08%) Shell Script
12 66 (3.59%) T-SQL
13 60 (3.27%) Objective-C
14 57 (3.10%) Perl
15 52 (2.83%) PL/SQL
16 47 (2.56%) Bash Shell
17 34 (1.85%) Groovy
17 34 (1.85%) PowerShell
18 31 (1.69%) VB.NET
19 28 (1.53%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 138 (7.52%) Security Cleared
2 114 (6.21%) Degree
3 72 (3.92%) SC Cleared
4 24 (1.31%) BPSS Clearance
5 21 (1.14%) DV Cleared
6 16 (0.87%) BC Cleared
7 6 (0.33%) PhD
8 5 (0.27%) AWS Certification
9 4 (0.22%) RHCE
10 3 (0.16%) CCNP
10 3 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.16%) CISSP
11 2 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.11%) MCSD
11 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.054%) ISEB
12 1 (0.054%) MCAD
12 1 (0.054%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (3.32%) QA
2 32 (1.74%) Disclosure Scotland
3 15 (0.82%) HL7
4 14 (0.76%) SEPA
5 10 (0.54%) Dublin Core
6 7 (0.38%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.11%) SDET
8 1 (0.054%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.054%) MiFID
8 1 (0.054%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.054%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.054%) RosettaNet
8 1 (0.054%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.054%) SLA
8 1 (0.054%) WCAG
System Software
1 56 (3.05%) Docker
2 19 (1.03%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.65%) LXC
4 11 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.38%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.38%) KVM
6 6 (0.33%) HDFS
7 4 (0.22%) vCloud
7 4 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.16%) Varnish
8 3 (0.16%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.16%) vSphere
9 2 (0.11%) Firmware
10 1 (0.054%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.054%) GlusterFS
10 1 (0.054%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.054%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.054%) Xen
Systems Management
1 96 (5.23%) Puppet
2 31 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
3 30 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (1.31%) Ansible
5 13 (0.71%) BladeLogic
6 7 (0.38%) Control-M
6 7 (0.38%) Kubernetes
6 7 (0.38%) yum
7 6 (0.33%) OpenAM
7 6 (0.33%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.27%) Grafana
8 5 (0.27%) Nagios
8 5 (0.27%) WebSphere Cast Iron
9 4 (0.22%) Kibana
10 3 (0.16%) Icinga
10 3 (0.16%) WSUS
11 2 (0.11%) cPanel
11 2 (0.11%) Oozie
11 2 (0.11%) Packer
11 2 (0.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 269 (14.65%) Oracle
2 168 (9.15%) Google
3 120 (6.54%) IBM
4 102 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 40 (2.18%) ServiceNow
6 36 (1.96%) HP
6 36 (1.96%) SAP
7 34 (1.85%) Adobe
8 32 (1.74%) WSO2
9 31 (1.69%) VMware
10 30 (1.63%) Red Hat
11 28 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
12 27 (1.47%) webMethods
13 26 (1.42%) Apple
14 22 (1.20%) Atlassian
14 22 (1.20%) hybris
14 22 (1.20%) Sybase
14 22 (1.20%) Twitter
15 18 (0.98%) Talend
16 15 (0.82%) SOASTA, Inc
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bagshot, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £250.00 - £300 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Computer People
Posted: 16 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £500 per annum £competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
ISL
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spring Technology
Posted: 22 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Computer People
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £295.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £ Excellent
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £480 to £485 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: ££ competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £400 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
Agentis Solution
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £580 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £200 - 300 per day + Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Intelletec
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £200 - 300 per day + Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified NEG
Posted: 2 days ago