The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JSON
Rank 147 174 285
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +111
Contract jobs citing JSON 797 577 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.41% 1.21% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.28% 4.52% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 390 249
Average daily rate £393 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 1
Average hourly rate £32.25 £34.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% +74.35%
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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15092 12752 15272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.79% 26.68% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9721 7959 9018
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 359 384
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 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
England +18 730 £388 +6.16% 245
London +20 446 £410 +2.50% 134
South East -9 107 £325 -7.14% 31
City of London +7 91 £425 +6.25% 40
North West 0 52 £400 +33.33% 23
Scotland +9 48 £375 +29.31% 23
East of England -24 41 £350 -15.15% 12
Edinburgh +1 31 £400 -5.88% 10
Cheshire +16 30 £400 - 5
Berkshire -4 26 £244 -22.61% 6
South West -14 26 £350 +16.66% 14
Yorkshire +3 24 £325 +23.80% 13
West Yorkshire -8 23 £325 +52.94% 12
Leeds -3 20 £320 +50.58% 6
Essex -2 19 £350 - 4
Hampshire -37 18 £325 -7.14% 1
Buckinghamshire -11 16 £325 +30.00% 3
West Midlands -16 16 £325 +18.18% 6
Glasgow +12 15 £325 +30.00% 11
Reading -2 15 £238 -33.33% 4
East Sussex +4 14 £288 +27.77%
Kent +13 13 £375 - 6
Oxfordshire +9 13 £325 - 6
Manchester -28 13 £325 +8.33% 12
Wales -12 12 £500 - 3
South Wales -4 11 £500 - 3
Bristol -7 11 £338 +16.37% 5
Milton Keynes -14 11 £413 +17.85% 3
Chester - 11 £325 -
Hertfordshire -16 10 £400 -11.05% 3

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 905 (59.42%) JavaScript
2 821 (53.91%) XML
3 812 (53.32%) HTML
4 711 (46.68%) CSS
5 638 (41.89%) Java
6 537 (35.26%) jQuery
7 535 (35.13%) Web Services
8 485 (31.85%) HTML5
9 443 (29.09%) REST
10 419 (27.51%) Ajax
11 417 (27.38%) SQL
12 398 (26.13%) Agile Software Development
13 381 (25.02%) MVC
14 370 (24.29%) .NET
15 354 (23.24%) TDD
16 344 (22.59%) CSS3
17 337 (22.13%) Scrum
18 298 (19.57%) C#
19 291 (19.11%) Git (software)
20 269 (17.66%) RESTful
21 265 (17.40%) OO
22 255 (16.74%) Spring
23 235 (15.43%) SOAP
24 229 (15.04%) Linux
25 228 (14.97%) Continuous Integration
26 220 (14.45%) SQL Server
27 210 (13.79%) Subversion
28 207 (13.59%) PHP
29 189 (12.41%) ASP.NET
30 188 (12.34%) HTTP

JSON
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 94 (6.17%) CMS
2 85 (5.58%) Node.js
3 68 (4.46%) Tomcat
4 62 (4.07%) Apache
5 44 (2.89%) IIS
6 40 (2.63%) WordPress
7 32 (2.10%) SharePoint
8 27 (1.77%) WebLogic
9 26 (1.71%) Adobe CQ
10 21 (1.38%) Umbraco
11 18 (1.18%) Liferay
12 17 (1.12%) Mule
13 16 (1.05%) Alfresco
14 14 (0.92%) Drupal
15 13 (0.85%) WebSphere
15 13 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
16 11 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
17 10 (0.66%) Confluence
18 9 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
19 6 (0.39%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 52 (3.41%) Photoshop
2 48 (3.15%) MS Excel
3 28 (1.84%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (0.66%) MS Office
5 7 (0.46%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.26%) MS Project
7 4 (0.26%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.20%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.13%) SPSS
10 1 (0.066%) Maya
10 1 (0.066%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 28 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
1 28 (1.84%) Magento
2 11 (0.72%) Google Analytics
3 5 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.066%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.066%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.066%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 41 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (1.18%) GitHub
4 11 (0.72%) SaaS
4 11 (0.72%) PaaS
5 8 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.39%) IaaS
8 5 (0.33%) Joyent
9 4 (0.26%) Rackspace Cloud
9 4 (0.26%) Office 365
10 2 (0.13%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.13%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.066%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.066%) Route 53
11 1 (0.066%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.066%) MailChimp
11 1 (0.066%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 188 (12.34%) HTTP
2 66 (4.33%) Internet
3 31 (2.04%) SSL
4 21 (1.38%) TCP/IP
5 19 (1.25%) Firewall
6 15 (0.98%) DNS
7 14 (0.92%) LDAP
8 11 (0.72%) FTP
8 11 (0.72%) HTTPS
9 10 (0.66%) Intranet
9 10 (0.66%) SSH
10 9 (0.59%) VPN
10 9 (0.59%) SNMP
11 7 (0.46%) Network Security
11 7 (0.46%) AMQP
12 6 (0.39%) NFC
12 6 (0.39%) VLAN
12 6 (0.39%) Kerberos
12 6 (0.39%) SMTP
12 6 (0.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (14.45%) SQL Server
2 185 (12.15%) MySQL
3 130 (8.54%) MongoDB
4 104 (6.83%) Relational Database
5 78 (5.12%) NoSQL
6 57 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 50 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
8 32 (2.10%) RDBMS
9 28 (1.84%) Oracle Database
10 27 (1.77%) SQLite
11 24 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
11 24 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 20 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 19 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
14 17 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
15 14 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
16 13 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
17 12 (0.79%) Hazelcast
17 12 (0.79%) Big Data
18 11 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 291 (19.11%) Git (software)
2 210 (13.79%) Subversion
3 129 (8.47%) Maven
4 115 (7.55%) Jenkins
5 98 (6.43%) JUnit
6 83 (5.45%) Visual Studio
7 78 (5.12%) Selenium
8 72 (4.73%) Cucumber
9 63 (4.14%) Xcode
10 55 (3.61%) Eclipse
11 54 (3.55%) JIRA
11 54 (3.55%) Hudson
12 45 (2.95%) WebDriver
13 44 (2.89%) Mercurial
14 42 (2.76%) TeamCity
15 41 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
16 37 (2.43%) NUnit
17 34 (2.23%) Ant
17 34 (2.23%) Mockito
18 32 (2.10%) Jasmine
General
1 150 (9.85%) Finance
2 57 (3.74%) Banking
3 40 (2.63%) Marketing
4 39 (2.56%) Games
4 39 (2.56%) Retail
5 38 (2.50%) Telecoms
6 37 (2.43%) Publishing
7 21 (1.38%) Advertising
8 17 (1.12%) Investment Banking
9 9 (0.59%) Back Office
10 8 (0.53%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.53%) Multimedia
11 7 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.39%) Electronics
13 5 (0.33%) Automotive
14 4 (0.26%) Front Office
15 3 (0.20%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.20%) Billing
15 3 (0.20%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1182 (77.61%) Developer
2 216 (14.18%) Java Developer
3 150 (9.85%) Web Developer
4 128 (8.40%) Front-End Developer
5 126 (8.27%) Senior Developer
6 120 (7.88%) Architect
7 118 (7.75%) .NET Developer
8 93 (6.11%) Android Developer
9 86 (5.65%) iOS Developer
10 82 (5.38%) JavaScript Developer
11 54 (3.55%) C# Developer
12 48 (3.15%) Mobile Developer
13 47 (3.09%) Software Engineer
14 44 (2.89%) UI Developer
15 42 (2.76%) Applications Developer
15 42 (2.76%) PHP Developer
16 41 (2.69%) ASP.NET Developer
17 40 (2.63%) UI Programmer
18 39 (2.56%) Lead Developer
19 37 (2.43%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 821 (53.91%) XML
2 812 (53.32%) HTML
3 711 (46.68%) CSS
4 537 (35.26%) jQuery
5 535 (35.13%) Web Services
6 485 (31.85%) HTML5
7 443 (29.09%) REST
8 419 (27.51%) Ajax
9 370 (24.29%) .NET
10 344 (22.59%) CSS3
11 269 (17.66%) RESTful
12 255 (16.74%) Spring
13 235 (15.43%) SOAP
14 189 (12.41%) ASP.NET
15 142 (9.32%) .NET Framework
16 119 (7.81%) J2EE
17 107 (7.03%) Hibernate
18 102 (6.70%) Spring MVC
19 97 (6.37%) Backbone.js
20 83 (5.45%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 161 (10.57%) Mobile App
2 148 (9.72%) Open Source
3 53 (3.48%) Computer Science
4 27 (1.77%) iPad
5 26 (1.71%) iPhone
6 25 (1.64%) Smartphone
7 22 (1.44%) Social Media
8 20 (1.31%) Digital Media
9 19 (1.25%) Graphic Design
10 17 (1.12%) W3C
10 17 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (1.05%) Streaming Video
12 14 (0.92%) Blackberry
13 13 (0.85%) Visualisation
14 12 (0.79%) IPTV
14 12 (0.79%) Social Network
15 11 (0.72%) GIS
15 11 (0.72%) Augmented Reality
16 10 (0.66%) RIA
17 9 (0.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 229 (15.04%) Linux
2 178 (11.69%) Android
3 163 (10.70%) Apple iOS
4 111 (7.29%) Windows
5 83 (5.45%) UNIX
6 30 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (1.71%) Mac OS X
8 25 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (1.31%) Solaris
10 18 (1.18%) Ubuntu
10 18 (1.18%) CentOS
11 10 (0.66%) Windows 8
12 9 (0.59%) Windows Phone
12 9 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (0.53%) bada
14 5 (0.33%) Windows CE
15 3 (0.20%) Windows Phone 8
16 1 (0.066%) HPUX
16 1 (0.066%) Windows Phone 7
16 1 (0.066%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 398 (26.13%) Agile Software Development
2 381 (25.02%) MVC
3 354 (23.24%) TDD
4 337 (22.13%) Scrum
5 265 (17.40%) OO
6 228 (14.97%) Continuous Integration
7 172 (11.29%) BDD
8 170 (11.16%) Web Development
9 154 (10.11%) SOA
10 141 (9.26%) E-Commerce
11 133 (8.73%) Android Development
12 130 (8.54%) Unit Testing
13 129 (8.47%) iOS Development
14 120 (7.88%) OOP
15 99 (6.50%) Pair Programming
16 93 (6.11%) Responsive Web Design
17 87 (5.71%) Kanban
18 83 (5.45%) Test Automation
19 76 (4.99%) Software Engineering
20 54 (3.55%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 905 (59.42%) JavaScript
2 638 (41.89%) Java
3 417 (27.38%) SQL
4 298 (19.57%) C#
5 207 (13.59%) PHP
6 134 (8.80%) Ruby
7 99 (6.50%) Python
8 90 (5.91%) C++
9 77 (5.06%) Objective-C
10 63 (4.14%) Perl
11 56 (3.68%) Groovy
12 46 (3.02%) Scala
12 46 (3.02%) C
13 44 (2.89%) Shell Script
13 44 (2.89%) T-SQL
14 38 (2.50%) PL/SQL
15 36 (2.36%) XPath
16 26 (1.71%) Bash Shell
17 24 (1.58%) VB
18 23 (1.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 84 (5.52%) Degree
2 25 (1.64%) Security Cleared
3 22 (1.44%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.13%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.066%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.066%) CCNA
7 1 (0.066%) ISEB
7 1 (0.066%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.066%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.066%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (5.98%) QA
2 4 (0.26%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.20%) WCAG
4 2 (0.13%) WAI
5 1 (0.066%) SLA
5 1 (0.066%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.066%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.066%) Section 508
System Software
1 22 (1.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.26%) Apache Flume
2 4 (0.26%) NFS
3 3 (0.20%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.20%) Varnish
4 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.13%) KVM
Systems Management
1 42 (2.76%) Puppet
2 39 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (0.79%) Nagios
4 9 (0.59%) Ansible
5 7 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (0.39%) ZABBIX
6 6 (0.39%) Munin
7 5 (0.33%) Cacti
7 5 (0.33%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.26%) Zenoss
9 3 (0.20%) SCOM
9 3 (0.20%) StatsD
10 2 (0.13%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.13%) WMI
11 1 (0.066%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.066%) Netcool
11 1 (0.066%) Netcool/OMNIbus
11 1 (0.066%) Plesk
11 1 (0.066%) YUM
11 1 (0.066%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 137 (9.00%) Oracle
2 112 (7.35%) Microsoft
3 85 (5.58%) Google
4 60 (3.94%) Adobe
5 53 (3.48%) Twitter
6 51 (3.35%) JBoss
7 43 (2.82%) Facebook
8 33 (2.17%) Sencha
9 28 (1.84%) Apple
10 24 (1.58%) Zend
11 18 (1.18%) Red Hat
11 18 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
12 17 (1.12%) SAP
12 17 (1.12%) Akamai
12 17 (1.12%) Talend
13 15 (0.98%) Splunk
13 15 (0.98%) Sybase
14 13 (0.85%) IBM
15 12 (0.79%) VMware
15 12 (0.79%) Elastic Path
London
Experis IT
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £320 - £340 per day + negotiable
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Essex
Austin Fraser
Rate: Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Experis IT
Rate: £300.00 - £370 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
BBC Worldwide Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum - dep on exp
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Personnel IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago