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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JSON
Rank 119 136 236
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +100
Contract jobs citing JSON 909 788 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.69% 1.55% 0.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.12% 5.53% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 627 526 305
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.44% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 12
Average hourly rate £33.55 £25.58 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.15% -36.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £22.66 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+36.80% -29.18%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14863 14244 14823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.60% 27.94% 25.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9592 9051 9048
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 297 366
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.20 £18.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £44.95
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +10 830 £400 +6.66% 283
London +19 559 £415 +3.75% 139
South East +38 111 £325 - 38
City of London +15 106 £425 +13.48% 47
Scotland +3 50 £400 +14.28% 10
Kent - 41 £275 - 5
Edinburgh +3 38 £408 +38.13% 1
North West -14 35 £388 +20.15% 21
East of England -24 33 £363 +59.34% 10
Berkshire +22 26 £330 +10.00% 4
Yorkshire +13 26 £338 +38.46% 25
East Midlands +19 23 £268 +12.63% 11
West Yorkshire +14 23 £338 +50.00% 18
South West -28 19 £313 +8.69% 25
Tunbridge Wells - 18 £350 - 2
Cheshire +10 17 £480 +31.50% 5
Hampshire -11 17 £358 +10.00% 7
Warrington -5 15 £493 +42.75% 1
West Midlands -15 15 £283 -9.60% 9
Suffolk - 15 £381 -
Manchester -12 12 £270 -16.27% 11
Ipswich - 12 £375 -
Hertfordshire +4 11 £332 +20.54% 2
Reading +15 10 £335 -10.66%
Nottinghamshire +18 8 £350 +64.70% 2
Nottingham +16 8 £350 +64.70% 2
East Sussex -10 8 £200 - 5
Buckinghamshire -14 8 £313 -5.30% 2
Southampton -4 7 £345 +6.15% 2
Dorset +14 6 £275 -35.29% 6

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 1006 (58.93%) XML
2 921 (53.95%) JavaScript
3 864 (50.62%) HTML
4 771 (45.17%) CSS
5 620 (36.32%) Java
6 605 (35.44%) Web Services
7 521 (30.52%) jQuery
8 490 (28.71%) SQL
9 486 (28.47%) HTML5
10 473 (27.71%) REST
11 453 (26.54%) Agile Software Development
12 423 (24.78%) TDD
13 421 (24.66%) Ajax
14 357 (20.91%) MVC
15 356 (20.86%) Scrum
16 349 (20.45%) .NET
17 346 (20.27%) CSS3
18 332 (19.45%) RESTful
19 328 (19.21%) C#
20 325 (19.04%) Git (software)
21 295 (17.28%) Linux
22 277 (16.23%) PHP
23 273 (15.99%) Continuous Integration
24 256 (15.00%) SQL Server
25 254 (14.88%) Spring
26 247 (14.47%) OO
27 241 (14.12%) SOAP
28 229 (13.42%) MySQL
29 226 (13.24%) HTTP
30 224 (13.12%) Subversion

JSON
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 99 (5.80%) Node.js
2 96 (5.62%) Apache
3 86 (5.04%) CMS
4 56 (3.28%) Tomcat
5 55 (3.22%) IIS
6 41 (2.40%) WordPress
7 30 (1.76%) SharePoint
8 27 (1.58%) Umbraco
9 26 (1.52%) Confluence
10 24 (1.41%) Drupal
11 17 (1.00%) Apache Solr
12 15 (0.88%) OpenStack
12 15 (0.88%) WebSphere
13 13 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
13 13 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
14 12 (0.70%) Jetty
15 11 (0.64%) Adobe CQ
15 11 (0.64%) Apache Pig
16 10 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
17 9 (0.53%) Mule
Applications
1 46 (2.69%) MS Excel
2 45 (2.64%) Photoshop
3 32 (1.87%) Adobe Illustrator
4 12 (0.70%) Fireworks
5 9 (0.53%) MS Office
6 8 (0.47%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (0.29%) Doxygen
9 4 (0.23%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.18%) Final Cut Pro
11 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.059%) Blender
12 1 (0.059%) SPSS
12 1 (0.059%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 30 (1.76%) Magento
2 17 (1.00%) Google Analytics
3 11 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (0.53%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.12%) Tridion
7 1 (0.059%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.059%) Summit
7 1 (0.059%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.059%) Cordys
7 1 (0.059%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 41 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (0.64%) SaaS
3 11 (0.64%) PaaS
3 11 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.53%) Amazon S3
6 8 (0.47%) Rackspace Cloud
6 8 (0.47%) GitHub
7 4 (0.23%) Joyent
8 3 (0.18%) Route 53
8 3 (0.18%) Office 365
8 3 (0.18%) IaaS
8 3 (0.18%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.12%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.059%) Force.com
10 1 (0.059%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.059%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.059%) Gitorious
Communications & Networking
1 226 (13.24%) HTTP
2 93 (5.45%) Internet
3 55 (3.22%) TCP/IP
4 40 (2.34%) SSL
5 39 (2.28%) HTTPS
6 37 (2.17%) Firewall
7 32 (1.87%) DNS
8 31 (1.82%) VPN
9 19 (1.11%) SAN
9 19 (1.11%) SSH
10 18 (1.05%) Reverse Proxy
11 17 (1.00%) FTP
12 14 (0.82%) LDAP
13 12 (0.70%) Intranet
14 11 (0.64%) RTSP
15 10 (0.59%) AMQP
16 8 (0.47%) SNMP
17 6 (0.35%) Kerberos
17 6 (0.35%) VoIP
17 6 (0.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 256 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 229 (13.42%) MySQL
3 151 (8.85%) NoSQL
4 141 (8.26%) MongoDB
5 100 (5.86%) Relational Database
6 73 (4.28%) PostgreSQL
7 64 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 57 (3.34%) Apache Cassandra
9 40 (2.34%) RDBMS
10 37 (2.17%) SQLite
11 34 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 25 (1.46%) Redis
12 25 (1.46%) Big Data
13 23 (1.35%) Oracle Database
14 17 (1.00%) RavenDB
14 17 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 16 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
16 15 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 15 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
17 13 (0.76%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 325 (19.04%) Git (software)
2 224 (13.12%) Subversion
3 161 (9.43%) Maven
4 139 (8.14%) Jenkins
5 125 (7.32%) Cucumber
6 94 (5.51%) Selenium
7 93 (5.45%) Visual Studio
8 89 (5.21%) JIRA
9 88 (5.16%) JUnit
10 73 (4.28%) Xcode
11 61 (3.57%) Mockito
12 55 (3.22%) Team Foundation Server
13 53 (3.10%) WebDriver
14 52 (3.05%) Hudson
14 52 (3.05%) Eclipse
15 49 (2.87%) TeamCity
16 44 (2.58%) Mercurial
17 40 (2.34%) NUnit
18 36 (2.11%) Ant
19 34 (1.99%) Jasmine
General
1 162 (9.49%) Finance
2 58 (3.40%) Banking
3 47 (2.75%) Marketing
4 46 (2.69%) Retail
5 45 (2.64%) Games
6 36 (2.11%) Telecoms
7 30 (1.76%) Publishing
8 22 (1.29%) Advertising
9 14 (0.82%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.64%) Electronics
10 11 (0.64%) Investment Banking
11 10 (0.59%) Back Office
12 8 (0.47%) German Language
13 7 (0.41%) French Language
13 7 (0.41%) Front Office
13 7 (0.41%) Automotive
14 6 (0.35%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.23%) Legal
16 4 (0.23%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1343 (78.68%) Developer
2 203 (11.89%) Java Developer
3 172 (10.08%) Web Developer
4 150 (8.79%) Front-End Developer
5 149 (8.73%) Senior Developer
6 137 (8.03%) .NET Developer
7 120 (7.03%) Android Developer
8 115 (6.74%) iOS Developer
9 105 (6.15%) Architect
10 76 (4.45%) PHP Developer
11 71 (4.16%) JavaScript Developer
12 68 (3.98%) Lead Developer
13 61 (3.57%) C# Developer
14 57 (3.34%) Mobile Developer
15 54 (3.16%) Software Engineer
16 53 (3.10%) UI Developer
17 50 (2.93%) Tester
18 45 (2.64%) UI Programmer
19 41 (2.40%) C# .NET Developer
19 41 (2.40%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1006 (58.93%) XML
2 864 (50.62%) HTML
3 771 (45.17%) CSS
4 605 (35.44%) Web Services
5 521 (30.52%) jQuery
6 486 (28.47%) HTML5
7 473 (27.71%) REST
8 421 (24.66%) Ajax
9 349 (20.45%) .NET
10 346 (20.27%) CSS3
11 332 (19.45%) RESTful
12 254 (14.88%) Spring
13 241 (14.12%) SOAP
14 223 (13.06%) ASP.NET
15 136 (7.97%) .NET Framework
16 124 (7.26%) AngularJS
17 113 (6.62%) Backbone.js
18 97 (5.68%) ASP.NET MVC
19 95 (5.57%) Hibernate
20 83 (4.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 176 (10.31%) Open Source
2 163 (9.55%) Mobile App
3 68 (3.98%) Computer Science
4 42 (2.46%) iPhone
5 35 (2.05%) Digital Media
6 31 (1.82%) iPad
7 30 (1.76%) Social Media
8 22 (1.29%) Data Integration
9 18 (1.05%) Social Network
9 18 (1.05%) Video on Demand
9 18 (1.05%) Replication
10 16 (0.94%) W3C
10 16 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (0.88%) Management Information System
11 15 (0.88%) Smartphone
12 14 (0.82%) DTV
12 14 (0.82%) Wiki
13 13 (0.76%) Graphic Design
13 13 (0.76%) GIS
14 12 (0.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 295 (17.28%) Linux
2 206 (12.07%) Android
3 183 (10.72%) Apple iOS
4 110 (6.44%) UNIX
5 109 (6.39%) Windows
6 34 (1.99%) Mac OS X
6 34 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (1.17%) CentOS
9 18 (1.05%) Solaris
10 14 (0.82%) Ubuntu
11 10 (0.59%) Windows Phone
12 6 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (0.29%) Windows CE
13 5 (0.29%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.29%) Windows Phone 8
14 4 (0.23%) HPUX
15 3 (0.18%) AIX
15 3 (0.18%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.18%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 453 (26.54%) Agile Software Development
2 423 (24.78%) TDD
3 357 (20.91%) MVC
4 356 (20.86%) Scrum
5 273 (15.99%) Continuous Integration
6 247 (14.47%) OO
7 221 (12.95%) BDD
8 189 (11.07%) Web Development
9 186 (10.90%) Unit Testing
10 168 (9.84%) E-Commerce
11 163 (9.55%) Android Development
12 160 (9.37%) SOA
13 154 (9.02%) iOS Development
14 115 (6.74%) OOP
15 100 (5.86%) Test Automation
16 97 (5.68%) Software Engineering
17 95 (5.57%) Kanban
18 83 (4.86%) User Stories
19 82 (4.80%) Responsive Web Design
19 82 (4.80%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 921 (53.95%) JavaScript
2 620 (36.32%) Java
3 490 (28.71%) SQL
4 328 (19.21%) C#
5 277 (16.23%) PHP
6 165 (9.67%) Ruby
7 127 (7.44%) Python
8 114 (6.68%) Objective-C
9 74 (4.34%) Scala
10 71 (4.16%) Shell Script
11 69 (4.04%) C++
12 61 (3.57%) Perl
13 56 (3.28%) T-SQL
14 42 (2.46%) Groovy
15 38 (2.23%) C
16 37 (2.17%) VB.NET
17 34 (1.99%) PowerShell
18 33 (1.93%) PL/SQL
18 33 (1.93%) XPath
19 32 (1.87%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 98 (5.74%) Degree
2 24 (1.41%) Security Cleared
3 14 (0.82%) SC Cleared
4 13 (0.76%) Sun Certification
5 6 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (0.23%) ISEB
7 3 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.18%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.12%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.059%) ACCA
9 1 (0.059%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.059%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.059%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (5.80%) QA
2 6 (0.35%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.23%) WCAG
4 1 (0.059%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.059%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.059%) HL7
System Software
1 19 (1.11%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.59%) Docker
3 6 (0.35%) KVM
3 6 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.35%) Hyper-V
3 6 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (0.29%) VirtualBox
4 5 (0.29%) vCloud
5 3 (0.18%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.18%) NFS
6 2 (0.12%) HDFS
6 2 (0.12%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 61 (3.57%) Puppet
2 28 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (0.70%) Vagrant
5 10 (0.59%) Ansible
6 5 (0.29%) ZABBIX
7 4 (0.23%) Nagios
8 3 (0.18%) Cacti
8 3 (0.18%) Munin
9 2 (0.12%) YUM
9 2 (0.12%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.12%) Salt
9 2 (0.12%) Opsview
9 2 (0.12%) SCOM
9 2 (0.12%) Oozie
9 2 (0.12%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.059%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.059%) Netcool
10 1 (0.059%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 1 (0.059%) WMI
Vendors
1 152 (8.90%) Oracle
2 102 (5.98%) Microsoft
3 100 (5.86%) Google
4 80 (4.69%) Twitter
5 62 (3.63%) Facebook
6 57 (3.34%) Adobe
7 46 (2.69%) JBoss
8 35 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
9 30 (1.76%) Red Hat
10 27 (1.58%) Zend
11 24 (1.41%) Apple
12 21 (1.23%) SAP
12 21 (1.23%) Akamai
13 18 (1.05%) Sencha
14 14 (0.82%) Atlassian
14 14 (0.82%) DevExpress
14 14 (0.82%) TIBCO
15 13 (0.76%) VMware
15 13 (0.76%) HP
16 12 (0.70%) IBM
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 10 minutes ago
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
North London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 150-250
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + negotiable
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
North East
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago