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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JSON
Rank 139 139 198
Rank change year-on-year
0 +59
Contract jobs citing JSON 885 794 509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.53% 1.53% 1.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.76% 5.43% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 556 328
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.55 £33.80 £17.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £36.58 £34.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.88%

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
15375 14633 14419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.65% 28.27% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10489 9488 8807
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 283 393
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.84 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.42% +4.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.04 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.60 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 28 November 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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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 -10 759 £400 - 267
London -14 397 £400 -4.76% 113
South East -36 132 £400 +23.07% 50
City of London +3 97 £390 -8.24% 37
Wales +28 81 £375 - 6
North West +9 45 £388 -3.12% 31
Hampshire -4 44 £360 +10.76% 15
North East +3 43 £390 +0.64%
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 40 £400 +3.22%
Tyne and Wear -7 40 £400 +3.22%
South Wales +17 38 £375 - 4
West Wales - 38 £360 -
Swansea - 38 £360 -
Yorkshire +14 36 £300 -14.28% 20
South West -11 36 £388 +19.23% 19
Berkshire -17 34 £330 +10.00% 14
East of England +2 32 £396 -6.91% 13
Scotland -19 32 £375 -6.36% 10
Manchester +5 29 £425 +17.24% 18
Cardiff - 29 £460 - 4
Southampton - 25 £400 - 4
West Yorkshire +8 24 £323 -7.85% 16
East Midlands +9 22 £442 +12.25% 6
Bristol -5 21 £400 +18.51% 8
Oxfordshire -16 16 £475 +35.71% 6
Leeds -9 15 £330 +1.53% 7
Edinburgh -13 15 £375 +15.38% 5
Glasgow 0 14 £325 -12.16% 4
Surrey -6 14 £420 +8.38% 3
Hertfordshire -9 13 £405 -4.70% 3

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 983 (54.07%) XML
2 928 (51.05%) JavaScript
3 911 (50.11%) HTML
4 841 (46.26%) CSS
5 793 (43.62%) Agile Software Development
6 748 (41.14%) Java
7 605 (33.28%) REST
8 579 (31.85%) Web Services
9 535 (29.43%) HTML5
10 515 (28.33%) jQuery
11 479 (26.35%) TDD
12 472 (25.96%) Ajax
13 457 (25.14%) SQL
14 402 (22.11%) RESTful
15 395 (21.73%) MVC
15 395 (21.73%) Scrum
16 389 (21.40%) CSS3
17 382 (21.01%) Git (software)
18 324 (17.82%) Spring
19 322 (17.71%) .NET
20 320 (17.60%) OO
21 311 (17.11%) C#
22 299 (16.45%) Linux
23 297 (16.34%) SOAP
23 297 (16.34%) Continuous Integration
24 247 (13.59%) Subversion
25 241 (13.26%) PHP
26 232 (12.76%) Apple iOS
27 229 (12.60%) MySQL
28 221 (12.16%) Jenkins

JSON
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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
1 176 (9.68%) Apache
2 117 (6.44%) Tomcat
3 103 (5.67%) Node.js
4 87 (4.79%) CMS
5 55 (3.03%) Confluence
6 51 (2.81%) JBoss
7 40 (2.20%) SharePoint
8 39 (2.15%) IIS
9 26 (1.43%) Apache Solr
10 20 (1.10%) OpenStack
10 20 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
11 19 (1.05%) WebSphere
12 18 (0.99%) Drupal
13 17 (0.94%) WordPress
14 15 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
15 14 (0.77%) Alfresco
16 13 (0.72%) Apache ServiceMix
16 13 (0.72%) WebLogic
16 13 (0.72%) Adobe CQ
17 12 (0.66%) Jetty
Applications
1 46 (2.53%) Photoshop
2 30 (1.65%) MS Excel
3 15 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
4 12 (0.66%) MS Office
5 11 (0.61%) Doxygen
6 10 (0.55%) MS Visio
7 9 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (0.33%) Adobe Captivate
8 6 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.28%) Fireworks
9 5 (0.28%) Final Cut Pro
10 4 (0.22%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.055%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.055%) Blender
Business Applications
1 10 (0.55%) Google Analytics
1 10 (0.55%) Magento
1 10 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.44%) Tridion
4 6 (0.33%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
4 6 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.11%) Summit
7 1 (0.055%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.055%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.055%) Cordys
7 1 (0.055%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.055%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 48 (2.64%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (1.87%) GitHub
3 22 (1.21%) SaaS
3 22 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (0.94%) Amazon S3
5 16 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (0.44%) IaaS
6 8 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
6 8 (0.44%) Force.com
7 7 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.33%) PaaS
9 5 (0.28%) Office 365
10 3 (0.17%) Heroku
11 2 (0.11%) Route 53
12 1 (0.055%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.055%) Rackspace Cloud
12 1 (0.055%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 197 (10.84%) HTTP
2 82 (4.51%) Internet
3 63 (3.47%) TCP/IP
4 39 (2.15%) Firewall
5 34 (1.87%) HTTPS
5 34 (1.87%) VPN
6 28 (1.54%) AMQP
7 25 (1.38%) SAN
7 25 (1.38%) DNS
8 21 (1.16%) Reverse Proxy
9 19 (1.05%) SSL
10 13 (0.72%) RTSP
11 11 (0.61%) FTP
11 11 (0.61%) VoIP
12 9 (0.50%) LDAP
13 8 (0.44%) Network Security
14 7 (0.39%) NAS
15 6 (0.33%) SPDY
15 6 (0.33%) Bluetooth
16 5 (0.28%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (12.60%) MySQL
2 217 (11.94%) SQL Server
3 192 (10.56%) NoSQL
4 158 (8.69%) MongoDB
5 154 (8.47%) Relational Database
6 83 (4.57%) PostgreSQL
7 71 (3.91%) RDBMS
8 57 (3.14%) Oracle Database
9 50 (2.75%) Apache Cassandra
9 50 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
10 40 (2.20%) Redis
11 39 (2.15%) SQLite
12 31 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
13 29 (1.60%) Big Data
14 21 (1.16%) Hadoop
14 21 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
15 17 (0.94%) DB2
16 14 (0.77%) RavenDB
17 13 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
18 11 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 382 (21.01%) Git (software)
2 247 (13.59%) Subversion
3 221 (12.16%) Jenkins
4 206 (11.33%) Maven
5 145 (7.98%) JIRA
6 144 (7.92%) JUnit
7 134 (7.37%) Selenium
8 120 (6.60%) Cucumber
9 114 (6.27%) Eclipse
10 95 (5.23%) Xcode
11 71 (3.91%) Team Foundation Server
12 66 (3.63%) Visual Studio
12 66 (3.63%) Ant
13 63 (3.47%) Mockito
14 54 (2.97%) Hudson
15 53 (2.92%) Grunt
16 44 (2.42%) Jasmine
17 34 (1.87%) Mercurial
17 34 (1.87%) QUnit
18 31 (1.71%) WebDriver
General
1 166 (9.13%) Finance
2 69 (3.80%) Banking
3 56 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 47 (2.59%) Games
5 43 (2.37%) Marketing
6 36 (1.98%) Retail
7 28 (1.54%) Publishing
8 15 (0.83%) Manufacturing
9 14 (0.77%) Advertising
10 11 (0.61%) Investment Banking
11 10 (0.55%) Electronics
11 10 (0.55%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.50%) French Language
12 9 (0.50%) German Language
13 7 (0.39%) Law
14 6 (0.33%) Legal
15 5 (0.28%) Multimedia
15 5 (0.28%) Music Industry
16 4 (0.22%) Front Office
17 2 (0.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1465 (80.58%) Developer
2 244 (13.42%) Java Developer
3 174 (9.57%) Front-End Developer
4 158 (8.69%) Web Developer
5 156 (8.58%) Senior Developer
6 142 (7.81%) iOS Developer
7 106 (5.83%) .NET Developer
8 104 (5.72%) Android Developer
9 97 (5.34%) JavaScript Developer
10 95 (5.23%) PHP Developer
11 92 (5.06%) Architect
12 63 (3.47%) Mobile Developer
13 45 (2.48%) Lead Developer
14 43 (2.37%) Software Engineer
14 43 (2.37%) UI Developer
15 42 (2.31%) UI Programmer
15 42 (2.31%) C# Developer
16 40 (2.20%) Senior Java Developer
17 39 (2.15%) Consultant
18 38 (2.09%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 983 (54.07%) XML
2 911 (50.11%) HTML
3 841 (46.26%) CSS
4 605 (33.28%) REST
5 579 (31.85%) Web Services
6 535 (29.43%) HTML5
7 515 (28.33%) jQuery
8 472 (25.96%) Ajax
9 402 (22.11%) RESTful
10 389 (21.40%) CSS3
11 324 (17.82%) Spring
12 322 (17.71%) .NET
13 297 (16.34%) SOAP
14 186 (10.23%) ASP.NET
14 186 (10.23%) AngularJS
15 137 (7.54%) Hibernate
16 117 (6.44%) Backbone.js
17 112 (6.16%) JSP
18 95 (5.23%) .NET Framework
18 95 (5.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 205 (11.28%) User Experience
2 170 (9.35%) Open Source
3 158 (8.69%) Mobile App
4 92 (5.06%) Computer Science
5 84 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
6 65 (3.58%) iPhone
7 42 (2.31%) Data Structures
8 34 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
9 30 (1.65%) Algorithms
10 28 (1.54%) iPad
11 27 (1.49%) Social Media
12 23 (1.27%) Visualisation
13 20 (1.10%) Digital Media
13 20 (1.10%) Video on Demand
13 20 (1.10%) Replication
14 18 (0.99%) Web 2.0
15 17 (0.94%) W3C
16 16 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
16 16 (0.88%) Wiki
17 14 (0.77%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 299 (16.45%) Linux
2 232 (12.76%) Apple iOS
3 208 (11.44%) Android
4 158 (8.69%) UNIX
5 122 (6.71%) Windows
6 30 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (1.43%) Mac OS X
8 20 (1.10%) CentOS
9 19 (1.05%) Ubuntu
10 18 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (0.83%) Windows Phone
12 9 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
13 8 (0.44%) Solaris
14 5 (0.28%) HPUX
14 5 (0.28%) VMS
14 5 (0.28%) webOS
15 4 (0.22%) Windows Phone 7
15 4 (0.22%) Windows 7
16 3 (0.17%) AIX
17 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 793 (43.62%) Agile Software Development
2 479 (26.35%) TDD
3 395 (21.73%) MVC
3 395 (21.73%) Scrum
4 320 (17.60%) OO
5 297 (16.34%) Continuous Integration
6 185 (10.18%) iOS Development
7 182 (10.01%) BDD
8 174 (9.57%) Unit Testing
9 167 (9.19%) Web Development
10 153 (8.42%) Android Development
11 144 (7.92%) SOA
12 129 (7.10%) OOP
13 119 (6.55%) Responsive Web Design
14 118 (6.49%) Software Engineering
15 104 (5.72%) E-Commerce
16 99 (5.45%) Mentoring
17 92 (5.06%) DevOps
18 84 (4.62%) Configuration Management
18 84 (4.62%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 928 (51.05%) JavaScript
2 748 (41.14%) Java
3 457 (25.14%) SQL
4 311 (17.11%) C#
5 241 (13.26%) PHP
6 197 (10.84%) Ruby
7 189 (10.40%) Python
8 140 (7.70%) Scala
9 134 (7.37%) Objective-C
10 76 (4.18%) C++
11 58 (3.19%) Shell Script
12 48 (2.64%) T-SQL
13 44 (2.42%) VB.NET
14 34 (1.87%) C
15 33 (1.82%) Perl
15 33 (1.82%) Bash Shell
16 31 (1.71%) PowerShell
16 31 (1.71%) PHP5
16 31 (1.71%) XPath
17 30 (1.65%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 100 (5.50%) Degree
2 71 (3.91%) Security Cleared
3 44 (2.42%) SC Cleared
4 14 (0.77%) Sun Certification
5 7 (0.39%) ISEB
6 4 (0.22%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.22%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.17%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.11%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.055%) PhD
9 1 (0.055%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.055%) HNC
9 1 (0.055%) HND
9 1 (0.055%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.055%) ACCA
9 1 (0.055%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.055%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (6.60%) QA
2 8 (0.44%) COBIT
2 8 (0.44%) HL7
3 7 (0.39%) WCAG
4 4 (0.22%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.11%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 22 (1.21%) Docker
2 15 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.72%) VirtualBox
4 8 (0.44%) KVM
5 7 (0.39%) vCloud
5 7 (0.39%) Apache Flume
6 6 (0.33%) Active Directory
7 5 (0.28%) HDFS
8 4 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.22%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.055%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.055%) XenApp
10 1 (0.055%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.055%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 94 (5.17%) Puppet
2 47 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
3 23 (1.27%) Vagrant
4 8 (0.44%) Hyperic
5 5 (0.28%) Ansible
6 4 (0.22%) OpenIDM
7 3 (0.17%) YUM
8 2 (0.11%) Oozie
8 2 (0.11%) SCOM
8 2 (0.11%) Nagios
9 1 (0.055%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.055%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.055%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.055%) Mesos
9 1 (0.055%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.055%) Salt
9 1 (0.055%) Kibana
9 1 (0.055%) logstash
9 1 (0.055%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 185 (10.18%) Oracle
2 117 (6.44%) Google
3 97 (5.34%) Microsoft
4 65 (3.58%) Twitter
5 47 (2.59%) Adobe
6 46 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
7 45 (2.48%) Red Hat
7 45 (2.48%) Facebook
8 30 (1.65%) Zend
8 30 (1.65%) SAP
9 26 (1.43%) Atlassian
10 22 (1.21%) HP
11 20 (1.10%) Sencha
12 18 (0.99%) VMware
13 16 (0.88%) IBM
14 15 (0.83%) Xamarin
15 14 (0.77%) Apple
15 14 (0.77%) Sybase
15 14 (0.77%) New Relic
16 12 (0.66%) Telerik
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