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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JSON
Rank 143 151 145
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing JSON 859 786 740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.67% 1.52% 1.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.88% 5.67% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 636 509 479
Average daily rate £425 £400 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £303 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 17
Average hourly rate £49.00 £37.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.66% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £28.69 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.55 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+46.66% +8.69%

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
14606 13867 13355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.39% 26.78% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10113 9219 8392
Average daily rate £400 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 196 274
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £33.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 12 February 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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSON within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +21 809 £425 +7.73% 311
London +11 385 £450 +11.11% 126
South East +6 112 £400 +12.67% 46
North West +25 109 £403 +15.00% 41
City of London -3 52 £475 +18.75% 29
Manchester -2 49 £388 +7.63% 18
Cheshire +21 48 £450 +40.62% 14
East of England +18 48 £375 -16.66% 17
Yorkshire -11 48 £450 +38.46% 25
Leeds -1 37 £450 +38.46% 9
West Yorkshire -6 37 £450 +38.46% 14
Warrington +23 34 £482 +75.09% 7
Scotland -5 32 £348 -10.89% 12
Surrey +12 31 £425 +28.30% 9
North East +6 28 £350 +16.66% 1
East Midlands -12 28 £423 +0.59% 10
South West -2 27 £360 -17.71% 26
Tyne and Wear -4 26 £350 +16.66% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -8 25 £350 +16.66%
Berkshire +7 23 £399 +13.92% 15
West Midlands -10 23 £308 -10.21% 19
Essex +16 21 £538 +67.96%
Hampshire -36 20 £378 -0.98% 4
Egham - 16 £425 -
Edinburgh -19 14 £375 -5.06% 6
Cambridgeshire +23 13 £368 +22.50% 7
Glasgow +12 13 £300 -14.28% 6
Cambridge +5 13 £368 +22.50% 6
Reading -1 13 £375 -3.84% 4
Hertfordshire +3 12 £313 -35.89% 5

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 966 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 905 (51.77%) JavaScript
3 855 (48.91%) Java
4 844 (48.28%) HTML
5 825 (47.20%) XML
6 708 (40.50%) CSS
7 702 (40.16%) REST
8 568 (32.49%) Web Services
9 513 (29.35%) HTML5
10 507 (29.00%) TDD
11 469 (26.83%) jQuery
12 430 (24.60%) SQL
13 411 (23.51%) SOAP
14 386 (22.08%) Git (software)
15 385 (22.03%) Scrum
16 361 (20.65%) Linux
17 357 (20.42%) MVC
18 347 (19.85%) AngularJS
19 346 (19.79%) RESTful
20 344 (19.68%) OO
21 341 (19.51%) CSS3
22 338 (19.34%) Ajax
23 316 (18.08%) Continuous Integration
24 294 (16.82%) Spring
25 276 (15.79%) C#
26 263 (15.05%) .NET
27 243 (13.90%) BDD
28 242 (13.84%) NoSQL
29 238 (13.62%) HTTP
30 224 (12.81%) Node.js

JSON
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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
1 224 (12.81%) Node.js
2 119 (6.81%) Tomcat
3 116 (6.64%) Apache
4 103 (5.89%) JBoss
5 46 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
6 41 (2.35%) Confluence
7 40 (2.29%) CMS
8 38 (2.17%) Apache Solr
8 38 (2.17%) WebSphere
9 27 (1.54%) WebLogic
10 24 (1.37%) IIS
11 21 (1.20%) nginx
12 17 (0.97%) MQSeries
13 16 (0.92%) Mule
14 15 (0.86%) Drupal
14 15 (0.86%) Jetty
14 15 (0.86%) SharePoint
15 14 (0.80%) Apache ServiceMix
15 14 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 12 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 34 (1.95%) Photoshop
2 20 (1.14%) MS Excel
3 18 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.23%) MS Office
6 4 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
7 3 (0.17%) GIMP
8 2 (0.11%) InDesign
8 2 (0.11%) PaintShop Pro
9 1 (0.057%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (0.57%) Magento
2 8 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.40%) BusinessWorks
3 7 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.23%) Fredhopper
5 4 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.11%) OpenText Process Suite
7 2 (0.11%) osCommerce
8 1 (0.057%) BigMachines
8 1 (0.057%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.057%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.057%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 122 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (2.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (2.12%) GitHub
4 18 (1.03%) Google Analytics
5 17 (0.97%) Amazon S3
6 15 (0.86%) SaaS
7 13 (0.74%) Amazon SQS
8 11 (0.63%) PaaS
9 10 (0.57%) Force.com
10 9 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (0.51%) IaaS
11 8 (0.46%) Adobe Analytics
11 8 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
12 7 (0.40%) Route 53
13 6 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
14 5 (0.29%) Amazon Glacier
14 5 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 5 (0.29%) Google App Engine
15 4 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
15 4 (0.23%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 238 (13.62%) HTTP
2 84 (4.81%) Internet
3 57 (3.26%) TCP/IP
4 44 (2.52%) SSL
5 29 (1.66%) Wi-Fi
6 23 (1.32%) 802.15
6 23 (1.32%) Bluetooth
6 23 (1.32%) X.509
6 23 (1.32%) ZigBee
7 21 (1.20%) HTTPS
8 17 (0.97%) FTP
9 11 (0.63%) LDAP
10 10 (0.57%) WinSCP
11 9 (0.51%) Firewall
12 8 (0.46%) VoIP
13 6 (0.34%) DVB
14 5 (0.29%) DNS
14 5 (0.29%) Reverse Proxy
15 4 (0.23%) DMZ
15 4 (0.23%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (13.84%) NoSQL
2 218 (12.47%) MySQL
3 208 (11.90%) MongoDB
4 174 (9.95%) SQL Server
5 163 (9.32%) Relational Database
6 83 (4.75%) PostgreSQL
7 70 (4.00%) Big Data
8 59 (3.38%) RDBMS
9 54 (3.09%) Oracle Database
10 53 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
11 35 (2.00%) Redis
12 34 (1.95%) Hadoop
13 32 (1.83%) Jackrabbit
14 30 (1.72%) SQLite
15 22 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 19 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
17 18 (1.03%) HBase
18 17 (0.97%) Hazelcast
19 16 (0.92%) DB2
19 16 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 386 (22.08%) Git (software)
2 180 (10.30%) Subversion
3 172 (9.84%) Jenkins
4 154 (8.81%) Maven
5 139 (7.95%) JIRA
6 128 (7.32%) JUnit
7 111 (6.35%) Cucumber
8 109 (6.24%) Mockito
9 72 (4.12%) Eclipse
10 70 (4.00%) Grunt
11 64 (3.66%) Selenium
12 55 (3.15%) Gradle
13 47 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
14 46 (2.63%) Visual Studio
15 44 (2.52%) TeamCity
16 43 (2.46%) Xcode
17 42 (2.40%) Ant
18 30 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 30 (1.72%) SoapUI
19 29 (1.66%) Bower
General
1 184 (10.53%) Finance
2 97 (5.55%) Banking
3 67 (3.83%) Retail
4 46 (2.63%) Marketing
5 38 (2.17%) Telecoms
6 36 (2.06%) Games
7 34 (1.95%) Publishing
8 19 (1.09%) Investment Banking
9 18 (1.03%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.63%) Legal
11 10 (0.57%) Back Office
11 10 (0.57%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.51%) Advertising
12 9 (0.51%) Electronics
13 7 (0.40%) Front Office
14 6 (0.34%) Automotive
15 5 (0.29%) Interactive Media
15 5 (0.29%) Private Banking
16 4 (0.23%) Local Government
17 3 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1356 (77.57%) Developer
2 362 (20.71%) Java Developer
3 199 (11.38%) JavaScript Developer
4 192 (10.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 153 (8.75%) Senior Developer
6 135 (7.72%) .NET Developer
7 134 (7.67%) Architect
8 110 (6.29%) HTML Developer
9 101 (5.78%) C# Developer
10 96 (5.49%) Android Developer
11 80 (4.58%) Agile Developer
12 79 (4.52%) PHP Developer
13 78 (4.46%) iOS Developer
14 76 (4.35%) Web Developer
15 72 (4.12%) ASP.NET Developer
15 72 (4.12%) Node.js Developer
16 71 (4.06%) C# .NET Developer
16 71 (4.06%) HTML CSS Developer
17 61 (3.49%) Angular Developer
18 56 (3.20%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 844 (48.28%) HTML
2 825 (47.20%) XML
3 708 (40.50%) CSS
4 702 (40.16%) REST
5 568 (32.49%) Web Services
6 513 (29.35%) HTML5
7 469 (26.83%) jQuery
8 411 (23.51%) SOAP
9 347 (19.85%) AngularJS
10 346 (19.79%) RESTful
11 341 (19.51%) CSS3
12 338 (19.34%) Ajax
13 294 (16.82%) Spring
14 263 (15.05%) .NET
15 151 (8.64%) ASP.NET
16 146 (8.35%) Hibernate
17 141 (8.07%) Sass
18 139 (7.95%) J2EE
19 108 (6.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 99 (5.66%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 211 (12.07%) User Experience
2 100 (5.72%) Mobile App
3 87 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
4 68 (3.89%) Computer Science
5 36 (2.06%) Data Structures
6 33 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (1.37%) Cryptography
7 24 (1.37%) Social Media
8 22 (1.26%) iPad
8 22 (1.26%) iPhone
9 21 (1.20%) Algorithms
9 21 (1.20%) Animation
10 18 (1.03%) Internet of Things
11 16 (0.92%) Visualisation
12 15 (0.86%) Equities
13 13 (0.74%) Data Centre
14 10 (0.57%) Clustering
14 10 (0.57%) DataPower
14 10 (0.57%) SWIFT
15 8 (0.46%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 361 (20.65%) Linux
2 184 (10.53%) Unix
3 164 (9.38%) Android
4 157 (8.98%) Windows
5 130 (7.44%) Apple iOS
6 47 (2.69%) Mac OS X
7 37 (2.12%) AIX
8 23 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (1.09%) Solaris
10 16 (0.92%) HPUX
10 16 (0.92%) Mac OS
11 14 (0.80%) Windows Vista
11 14 (0.80%) Windows XP
12 13 (0.74%) Windows Server
13 10 (0.57%) CentOS
14 9 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.17%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
16 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
17 1 (0.057%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 966 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 507 (29.00%) TDD
3 385 (22.03%) Scrum
4 357 (20.42%) MVC
5 344 (19.68%) OO
6 316 (18.08%) Continuous Integration
7 243 (13.90%) BDD
8 209 (11.96%) Unit Testing
9 208 (11.90%) Open Source
10 206 (11.78%) Front End Development
11 161 (9.21%) OOP
12 156 (8.92%) Web Development
13 149 (8.52%) Software Engineering
14 146 (8.35%) SOA
15 143 (8.18%) E-Commerce
16 126 (7.21%) Android Development
17 124 (7.09%) Responsive Web Design
18 111 (6.35%) Kanban
19 109 (6.24%) Pair Programming
20 106 (6.06%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 905 (51.77%) JavaScript
2 855 (48.91%) Java
3 430 (24.60%) SQL
4 276 (15.79%) C#
5 196 (11.21%) PHP
6 188 (10.76%) Python
7 150 (8.58%) Ruby
8 122 (6.98%) Scala
9 108 (6.18%) Perl
10 105 (6.01%) C++
11 84 (4.81%) Objective-C
12 68 (3.89%) Shell Script
13 66 (3.78%) C
14 54 (3.09%) Bash Shell
15 50 (2.86%) T-SQL
16 46 (2.63%) Groovy
16 46 (2.63%) PL/SQL
17 33 (1.89%) VB.NET
18 28 (1.60%) XPath
19 26 (1.49%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 112 (6.41%) Degree
2 98 (5.61%) Security Cleared
3 67 (3.83%) SC Cleared
4 11 (0.63%) BC Cleared
5 10 (0.57%) AWS Certification
5 10 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (0.46%) CCNP
6 8 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (0.46%) DV Cleared
6 8 (0.46%) ISEB
7 4 (0.23%) OCPJP
7 4 (0.23%) OCPJWCD
8 3 (0.17%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.11%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.11%) PMP
10 1 (0.057%) MCSD
10 1 (0.057%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.057%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (4.98%) QA
2 23 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (0.57%) Dublin Core
3 10 (0.57%) HL7
3 10 (0.57%) SEPA
4 4 (0.23%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.17%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.17%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.11%) SLA
6 2 (0.11%) WCAG
7 1 (0.057%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.057%) RosettaNet
7 1 (0.057%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (1.66%) Docker
2 12 (0.69%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.29%) Varnish
4 5 (0.29%) VirtualBox
5 4 (0.23%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.23%) LXC
5 4 (0.23%) vSphere
6 3 (0.17%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.11%) KVM
8 1 (0.057%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.057%) HDFS
8 1 (0.057%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 33 (1.89%) Puppet
2 31 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (0.51%) yum
5 6 (0.34%) Control-M
6 5 (0.29%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 4 (0.23%) Ansible
8 3 (0.17%) BladeLogic
8 3 (0.17%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.17%) Nagios
8 3 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.17%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.11%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 2 (0.11%) HP UCMDB
9 2 (0.11%) Kibana
9 2 (0.11%) SCOM
10 1 (0.057%) Ambari
10 1 (0.057%) cPanel
10 1 (0.057%) Oozie
10 1 (0.057%) Packer
Vendors
1 180 (10.30%) Oracle
2 82 (4.69%) Microsoft
3 72 (4.12%) Google
4 52 (2.97%) Salesforce.com
5 46 (2.63%) IBM
6 40 (2.29%) Adobe
7 29 (1.66%) HP
8 27 (1.54%) EPiServer
9 25 (1.43%) SAP
9 25 (1.43%) ServiceNow
10 21 (1.20%) hybris
11 19 (1.09%) Siebel
11 19 (1.09%) Splunk
11 19 (1.09%) Zend
12 18 (1.03%) Apple
12 18 (1.03%) Sybase
12 18 (1.03%) WSO2
13 17 (0.97%) VMware
14 16 (0.92%) TIBCO
15 15 (0.86%) webMethods
West London
PCR
Rate: £350 - £395 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
South East
ITF Solutions
Rate: £150 - £195 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Excellent Consultancy Rates
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £385 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market rate
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Rate: Negotiable / Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £425 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Salt
Rate: £275 - £350 per day + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £575 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £375 to £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Proteus Europe
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Salt
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago