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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JSON
Rank 145 149 162
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Contract jobs citing JSON 846 744 606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.56% 1.41% 1.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.79% 5.10% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 579 515 396
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £323
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 8
Average hourly rate £19.72 £30.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.28% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £24.50 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £113.00 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £27.50 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+40.90% +21.35%

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
14620 14600 12823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.99% 27.74% 27.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9624 9677 8046
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 183 368
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.85 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +13 783 £375 -6.25% 290
London 0 440 £400 -5.88% 115
South East -3 93 £350 +7.69% 46
City of London +11 92 £400 -8.57% 42
North West +37 86 £363 -6.45% 32
Manchester +31 45 £350 -22.22% 16
South West +29 39 £406 +25.00% 28
Cheshire +6 38 £373 +4.56% 11
Scotland -24 33 £388 -3.12% 3
Yorkshire -4 29 £320 -1.53% 18
East Midlands 0 28 £400 +10.34% 14
West Yorkshire -3 23 £323 -0.76% 13
Leeds -6 23 £323 -0.76% 9
West Midlands +8 21 £325 +18.18% 21
North East +6 21 £445 - 6
Tyne and Wear +7 20 £445 - 6
Edinburgh -23 19 £400 -5.32% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne +8 18 £445 - 6
Berkshire -15 18 £450 +66.66% 6
East of England -16 18 £338 -3.50% 10
Surrey +16 15 £325 - 10
Chester +9 15 £400 +7.38% 5
Buckinghamshire +4 14 £325 - 4
Glasgow 0 13 £388 +19.23%
Oxfordshire -13 13 £380 +16.92% 5
Bristol +7 12 £419 +28.84% 8
Milton Keynes +7 12 £325 - 1
Northampton +8 11 £500 +4.16% 6
Northamptonshire +5 11 £500 +25.00% 7
Devon +3 11 £400 +31.14% 2

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 821 (50.34%) Agile Software Development
2 779 (47.76%) JavaScript
3 753 (46.17%) HTML
4 731 (44.82%) Java
5 720 (44.14%) XML
6 667 (40.90%) CSS
7 564 (34.58%) Web Services
8 544 (33.35%) REST
9 473 (29.00%) TDD
10 421 (25.81%) HTML5
11 401 (24.59%) jQuery
12 365 (22.38%) Scrum
13 352 (21.58%) Git (software)
14 348 (21.34%) OO
15 322 (19.74%) RESTful
16 320 (19.62%) .NET
17 314 (19.25%) Ajax
18 302 (18.52%) C#
19 296 (18.15%) AngularJS
20 295 (18.09%) Continuous Integration
21 291 (17.84%) SQL
22 285 (17.47%) CSS3
23 284 (17.41%) MVC
24 259 (15.88%) SQL Server
25 253 (15.51%) Linux
26 247 (15.14%) Spring
27 245 (15.02%) SOAP
28 223 (13.67%) Android
29 221 (13.55%) Oracle
30 212 (13.00%) Apple iOS

JSON
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 119 (7.30%) Node.js
2 116 (7.11%) Tomcat
3 95 (5.82%) Apache
4 86 (5.27%) WebLogic
5 79 (4.84%) WebSphere
6 70 (4.29%) Confluence
7 68 (4.17%) JBoss
8 54 (3.31%) CMS
9 32 (1.96%) IIS
10 31 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
11 24 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 23 (1.41%) MQSeries
13 22 (1.35%) SharePoint
14 19 (1.16%) WordPress
14 19 (1.16%) Jetty
15 16 (0.98%) nginx
16 14 (0.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 14 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
16 14 (0.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 13 (0.80%) Drupal
Applications
1 75 (4.60%) MS Excel
2 43 (2.64%) MS Visio
3 40 (2.45%) MS Office
4 34 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 24 (1.47%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.18%) SPSS
9 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.12%) MS Project
10 1 (0.061%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.061%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 15 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.37%) Magento
4 6 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.37%) WebTrends
5 5 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.25%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.18%) Summit
7 3 (0.18%) Fredhopper
8 2 (0.12%) SAP SRM
8 2 (0.12%) Tridion
9 1 (0.061%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.061%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.061%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 93 (5.70%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (2.58%) GitHub
3 30 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (1.66%) Amazon S3
5 24 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
6 20 (1.23%) SaaS
7 18 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
8 13 (0.80%) PaaS
8 13 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (0.61%) IaaS
10 8 (0.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 8 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (0.25%) OpenShift
11 4 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (0.25%) Force.com
11 4 (0.25%) Office 365
12 3 (0.18%) Heroku
12 3 (0.18%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.18%) CallidusCloud
12 3 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 158 (9.69%) HTTP
2 95 (5.82%) Internet
3 32 (1.96%) TCP/IP
4 29 (1.78%) HTTPS
5 24 (1.47%) Firewall
6 22 (1.35%) AMQP
7 21 (1.29%) SSL
8 18 (1.10%) FTP
9 13 (0.80%) DMZ
10 11 (0.67%) DNS
10 11 (0.67%) VPN
11 7 (0.43%) 802.15
11 7 (0.43%) WAN
11 7 (0.43%) OpenVPN
11 7 (0.43%) ZigBee
12 6 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (0.31%) CTI
13 5 (0.31%) SMTP
13 5 (0.31%) Kerberos
13 5 (0.31%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 259 (15.88%) SQL Server
2 165 (10.12%) MongoDB
3 129 (7.91%) MySQL
4 127 (7.79%) Relational Database
5 114 (6.99%) NoSQL
6 80 (4.90%) PostgreSQL
7 53 (3.25%) RDBMS
7 53 (3.25%) Oracle Database
8 48 (2.94%) Big Data
9 42 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
10 37 (2.27%) Hadoop
11 31 (1.90%) DB2
11 31 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
12 29 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
13 24 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 21 (1.29%) SQLite
15 20 (1.23%) Redis
16 18 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 17 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
18 15 (0.92%) HBase
Development Applications
1 352 (21.58%) Git (software)
2 206 (12.63%) Jenkins
3 204 (12.51%) Subversion
4 175 (10.73%) Cucumber
5 156 (9.56%) JUnit
6 154 (9.44%) Selenium
7 150 (9.20%) JIRA
8 149 (9.14%) Maven
9 98 (6.01%) Ant
10 85 (5.21%) Eclipse
11 79 (4.84%) Visual Studio
12 64 (3.92%) Grunt
13 59 (3.62%) Gradle
14 56 (3.43%) Team Foundation Server
14 56 (3.43%) Xcode
15 46 (2.82%) Jasmine
16 42 (2.58%) NUnit
16 42 (2.58%) Bower
17 38 (2.33%) Mockito
18 35 (2.15%) Hudson
General
1 171 (10.48%) Finance
2 87 (5.33%) Banking
3 51 (3.13%) Retail
4 49 (3.00%) Telecoms
5 27 (1.66%) Marketing
6 24 (1.47%) Publishing
7 17 (1.04%) Manufacturing
7 17 (1.04%) Games
8 16 (0.98%) Investment Banking
9 9 (0.55%) Electronics
9 9 (0.55%) Back Office
10 8 (0.49%) Advertising
10 8 (0.49%) Law
11 7 (0.43%) Front Office
12 6 (0.37%) Legal
13 5 (0.31%) French Language
13 5 (0.31%) iGaming
14 4 (0.25%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.25%) Local Government
14 4 (0.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1156 (70.88%) Developer
2 229 (14.04%) Java Developer
3 135 (8.28%) Architect
4 129 (7.91%) Android Developer
5 128 (7.85%) iOS Developer
5 128 (7.85%) Senior Developer
6 110 (6.74%) .NET Developer
7 101 (6.19%) Front-End Developer
8 90 (5.52%) Web Developer
9 77 (4.72%) Software Engineer
10 76 (4.66%) JavaScript Developer
11 64 (3.92%) Technical Architect
12 52 (3.19%) Analyst
12 52 (3.19%) UI Programmer
12 52 (3.19%) UI Developer
13 51 (3.13%) Mobile Developer
14 41 (2.51%) PHP Developer
15 38 (2.33%) Senior Java Developer
16 35 (2.15%) C# Developer
17 34 (2.08%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 753 (46.17%) HTML
2 720 (44.14%) XML
3 667 (40.90%) CSS
4 564 (34.58%) Web Services
5 544 (33.35%) REST
6 421 (25.81%) HTML5
7 401 (24.59%) jQuery
8 322 (19.74%) RESTful
9 320 (19.62%) .NET
10 314 (19.25%) Ajax
11 296 (18.15%) AngularJS
12 285 (17.47%) CSS3
13 247 (15.14%) Spring
14 245 (15.02%) SOAP
15 159 (9.75%) ASP.NET
16 150 (9.20%) .NET Framework
17 132 (8.09%) Hibernate
18 115 (7.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 107 (6.56%) Android SDK
20 105 (6.44%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 186 (11.40%) User Experience
2 146 (8.95%) Mobile App
3 140 (8.58%) Open Source
4 78 (4.78%) Computer Science
5 74 (4.54%) Analytical Skills
6 51 (3.13%) iPhone
7 50 (3.07%) Social Media
8 31 (1.90%) iPad
9 26 (1.59%) Animation
10 25 (1.53%) Data Structures
11 22 (1.35%) Visualisation
11 22 (1.35%) Algorithms
12 19 (1.16%) W3C
13 18 (1.10%) N-Tier
14 17 (1.04%) Digital Media
14 17 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
15 16 (0.98%) Wiki
16 14 (0.86%) Video on Demand
17 13 (0.80%) GIS
18 12 (0.74%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 253 (15.51%) Linux
2 223 (13.67%) Android
3 212 (13.00%) Apple iOS
4 125 (7.66%) Windows
5 65 (3.99%) UNIX
6 35 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (1.29%) CentOS
8 19 (1.16%) Mac OS X
9 13 (0.80%) AIX
10 9 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (0.55%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.49%) Windows Phone
12 7 (0.43%) Windows CE
12 7 (0.43%) Solaris
12 7 (0.43%) Windows XP
12 7 (0.43%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.43%) Windows Vista
12 7 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
13 5 (0.31%) ThreadX
13 5 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 821 (50.34%) Agile Software Development
2 473 (29.00%) TDD
3 365 (22.38%) Scrum
4 348 (21.34%) OO
5 295 (18.09%) Continuous Integration
6 284 (17.41%) MVC
7 200 (12.26%) BDD
8 194 (11.89%) Software Engineering
9 179 (10.97%) Android Development
10 169 (10.36%) iOS Development
11 161 (9.87%) Unit Testing
12 150 (9.20%) SOA
13 147 (9.01%) OOP
13 147 (9.01%) Mobile Development
14 142 (8.71%) E-Commerce
15 136 (8.34%) Web Development
16 108 (6.62%) Kanban
17 94 (5.76%) Responsive Web Design
18 78 (4.78%) UML
18 78 (4.78%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 779 (47.76%) JavaScript
2 731 (44.82%) Java
3 302 (18.52%) C#
4 291 (17.84%) SQL
5 171 (10.48%) Ruby
6 151 (9.26%) Python
7 132 (8.09%) PHP
8 119 (7.30%) Objective-C
9 92 (5.64%) Scala
10 47 (2.88%) Groovy
11 42 (2.58%) C
12 41 (2.51%) Shell Script
13 34 (2.08%) PL/SQL
14 31 (1.90%) C++
14 31 (1.90%) T-SQL
15 23 (1.41%) Perl
16 21 (1.29%) PHP5
17 20 (1.23%) XPath
18 19 (1.16%) Apple Swift
19 16 (0.98%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 105 (6.44%) Degree
2 80 (4.90%) Security Cleared
3 37 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 24 (1.47%) DV Cleared
5 8 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.31%) MCAD
6 5 (0.31%) MCSD
7 4 (0.25%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.18%) CCNP
8 3 (0.18%) CCNA
8 3 (0.18%) ISEB
8 3 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.18%) JNCIA
8 3 (0.18%) JNCIS
9 1 (0.061%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.061%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (8.22%) QA
2 3 (0.18%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.18%) HL7
3 2 (0.12%) COBIT
3 2 (0.12%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.12%) RosettaNet
4 1 (0.061%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (2.33%) Docker
2 11 (0.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.43%) Firmware
3 7 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.31%) vCloud
5 4 (0.25%) HDFS
5 4 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (0.25%) Varnish
5 4 (0.25%) VirtualBox
5 4 (0.25%) Squid
6 3 (0.18%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.18%) NFS
7 1 (0.061%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.061%) XenApp
7 1 (0.061%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 79 (4.84%) Puppet
2 44 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (2.08%) Vagrant
4 21 (1.29%) Ansible
5 14 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (0.67%) yum
7 7 (0.43%) Salt
8 6 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (0.31%) HAProxy
9 5 (0.31%) Kibana
9 5 (0.31%) logstash
10 4 (0.25%) Rundeck
10 4 (0.25%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 3 (0.18%) Jitterbit
12 2 (0.12%) OpenIDM
12 2 (0.12%) OpenAM
12 2 (0.12%) CA LISA
12 2 (0.12%) Control-M
Vendors
1 221 (13.55%) Oracle
2 121 (7.42%) Microsoft
3 76 (4.66%) Google
4 54 (3.31%) Salesforce.com
5 49 (3.00%) Red Hat
6 43 (2.64%) IBM
7 37 (2.27%) Adobe
8 33 (2.02%) SAP
9 28 (1.72%) Facebook
10 27 (1.66%) Atlassian
11 26 (1.59%) Apple
12 25 (1.53%) Talend
13 18 (1.10%) Telerik
14 14 (0.86%) Twitter
15 12 (0.74%) Cisco
15 12 (0.74%) HP
16 11 (0.67%) Splunk
17 9 (0.55%) VMware
17 9 (0.55%) Xamarin
17 9 (0.55%) Sitecore
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £300 to £430 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
PCR
Rate: £400.00 - £415 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Tiro Partners
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £335 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Posted: 5 days ago
East Riding
Searchability
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago