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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JSON
Rank 142 149 168
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +19
Contract jobs citing JSON 879 763 588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.57% 1.42% 1.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.83% 5.14% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 606 525 387
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 7
Average hourly rate £19.72 £32.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.39% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £21.61 £20.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £32.00 £28.33
% change year-on-year
+21.09% +12.95%

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
15071 14856 12792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.00% 27.62% 27.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9795 9728 7977
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 208 359
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £18.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 6 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 6 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 6 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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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 +15 811 £375 -6.25% 309
London +6 439 £400 -4.76% 130
South East -7 101 £330 +1.53% 40
City of London +38 100 £388 -9.88% 41
North West +24 86 £363 -9.37% 45
Manchester +20 44 £350 +16.66% 20
Cheshire +8 39 £371 -7.18% 19
South West +25 38 £399 +22.69% 21
Yorkshire +1 34 £320 -1.53% 22
East Midlands +7 33 £420 +12.00% 12
Scotland -15 33 £388 +3.33% 2
West Midlands +4 31 £325 - 19
West Yorkshire 0 23 £325 +4.00% 18
Leeds -3 23 £325 - 9
East of England -12 23 £366 +4.64% 15
North East +5 22 £445 - 5
Berkshire -11 22 £450 +77.33% 13
Tyne and Wear +6 20 £445 - 4
Newcastle upon Tyne +8 19 £445 - 2
Buckinghamshire +1 16 £325 -
Edinburgh -30 16 £400 - 2
Northamptonshire +3 15 £423 +5.62% 5
Glasgow 0 15 £388 +19.23%
Surrey +18 14 £325 - 9
Northampton +7 14 £425 -11.45% 2
Oxfordshire -16 14 £375 +15.38% 5
Milton Keynes +10 13 £325 -21.21%
Hampshire -9 13 £350 +7.69% 5
Chester +12 12 £400 +23.07% 8
County Antrim +9 11 £375 -3.22%

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 820 (49.58%) JavaScript
2 813 (49.15%) Agile Software Development
3 784 (47.40%) HTML
4 746 (45.10%) XML
5 741 (44.80%) Java
6 693 (41.90%) CSS
7 578 (34.95%) Web Services
8 555 (33.56%) REST
9 470 (28.42%) TDD
10 430 (26.00%) jQuery
11 426 (25.76%) HTML5
12 357 (21.58%) Scrum
13 349 (21.10%) Ajax
14 347 (20.98%) OO
14 347 (20.98%) Git (software)
15 334 (20.19%) RESTful
16 326 (19.71%) .NET
17 309 (18.68%) C#
18 308 (18.62%) SQL
19 296 (17.90%) CSS3
20 289 (17.47%) Continuous Integration
20 289 (17.47%) MVC
21 279 (16.87%) AngularJS
22 263 (15.90%) Linux
23 255 (15.42%) SQL Server
24 252 (15.24%) Spring
25 243 (14.69%) SOAP
26 231 (13.97%) Oracle
27 227 (13.72%) Jenkins
28 218 (13.18%) Subversion

JSON
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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
1 113 (6.83%) Tomcat
2 105 (6.35%) Node.js
3 103 (6.23%) Apache
4 83 (5.02%) WebLogic
5 75 (4.53%) WebSphere
6 67 (4.05%) Confluence
7 64 (3.87%) CMS
7 64 (3.87%) JBoss
8 32 (1.93%) IIS
9 26 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
10 25 (1.51%) SharePoint
11 24 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 23 (1.39%) MQSeries
13 19 (1.15%) WordPress
14 18 (1.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 14 (0.85%) nginx
15 14 (0.85%) Drupal
15 14 (0.85%) Jetty
15 14 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
15 14 (0.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 75 (4.53%) MS Excel
2 47 (2.84%) MS Visio
3 45 (2.72%) MS Office
4 38 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (1.21%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.18%) SPSS
9 2 (0.12%) MS Project
10 1 (0.060%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.060%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.060%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 19 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.48%) Magento
4 7 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.36%) Tridion
5 6 (0.36%) WebTrends
6 4 (0.24%) Summit
6 4 (0.24%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.18%) Fredhopper
8 2 (0.12%) SAP SRM
9 1 (0.060%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.060%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.060%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 99 (5.99%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (2.60%) GitHub
3 28 (1.69%) Amazon S3
4 25 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
5 20 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
6 19 (1.15%) SaaS
7 18 (1.09%) Amazon SQS
8 13 (0.79%) PaaS
9 11 (0.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 7 (0.42%) IaaS
10 7 (0.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 6 (0.36%) Office 365
11 6 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (0.24%) Force.com
13 3 (0.18%) Heroku
13 3 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.18%) CallidusCloud
14 2 (0.12%) Veeva
14 2 (0.12%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 164 (9.92%) HTTP
2 95 (5.74%) Internet
3 32 (1.93%) TCP/IP
3 32 (1.93%) Firewall
4 27 (1.63%) HTTPS
5 22 (1.33%) AMQP
6 18 (1.09%) FTP
7 17 (1.03%) SSL
8 15 (0.91%) VPN
8 15 (0.91%) DNS
9 13 (0.79%) DMZ
10 9 (0.54%) SAN
11 7 (0.42%) 802.15
11 7 (0.42%) WAN
11 7 (0.42%) OpenVPN
11 7 (0.42%) ZigBee
12 6 (0.36%) CTI
12 6 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (0.36%) LDAP
13 5 (0.30%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (15.42%) SQL Server
2 175 (10.58%) MongoDB
3 126 (7.62%) MySQL
4 124 (7.50%) Relational Database
5 121 (7.32%) NoSQL
6 85 (5.14%) PostgreSQL
7 58 (3.51%) Oracle Database
8 53 (3.20%) RDBMS
9 42 (2.54%) Big Data
10 40 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
11 32 (1.93%) DB2
12 31 (1.87%) Hadoop
13 29 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
13 29 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
14 23 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 20 (1.21%) SQLite
16 16 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 16 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
16 16 (0.97%) Redis
17 11 (0.67%) HBase
Development Applications
1 347 (20.98%) Git (software)
2 227 (13.72%) Jenkins
3 218 (13.18%) Subversion
4 175 (10.58%) Cucumber
5 172 (10.40%) JUnit
6 157 (9.49%) Selenium
7 154 (9.31%) Maven
8 149 (9.01%) JIRA
9 99 (5.99%) Ant
10 92 (5.56%) Eclipse
11 87 (5.26%) Visual Studio
12 57 (3.45%) Grunt
13 55 (3.33%) Gradle
14 52 (3.14%) Xcode
15 51 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
15 51 (3.08%) Jasmine
16 42 (2.54%) Mockito
17 40 (2.42%) Hudson
18 38 (2.30%) NUnit
19 36 (2.18%) Bower
General
1 177 (10.70%) Finance
2 89 (5.38%) Banking
3 46 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 45 (2.72%) Retail
5 28 (1.69%) Marketing
6 27 (1.63%) Publishing
7 19 (1.15%) Investment Banking
8 17 (1.03%) Games
9 15 (0.91%) Manufacturing
10 10 (0.60%) Advertising
11 9 (0.54%) Back Office
12 8 (0.48%) Law
13 7 (0.42%) Legal
13 7 (0.42%) Electronics
13 7 (0.42%) Front Office
14 5 (0.30%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.30%) iGaming
15 4 (0.24%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.24%) Local Government
16 3 (0.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 1186 (71.70%) Developer
2 231 (13.97%) Java Developer
3 134 (8.10%) Senior Developer
4 131 (7.92%) Architect
5 122 (7.38%) Android Developer
6 120 (7.26%) iOS Developer
7 110 (6.65%) Front-End Developer
8 105 (6.35%) .NET Developer
9 99 (5.99%) Web Developer
10 80 (4.84%) JavaScript Developer
11 74 (4.47%) Software Engineer
12 58 (3.51%) Technical Architect
13 55 (3.33%) UI Developer
13 55 (3.33%) UI Programmer
14 47 (2.84%) Analyst
15 46 (2.78%) PHP Developer
16 45 (2.72%) Mobile Developer
17 38 (2.30%) Senior Java Developer
17 38 (2.30%) Author
17 38 (2.30%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 784 (47.40%) HTML
2 746 (45.10%) XML
3 693 (41.90%) CSS
4 578 (34.95%) Web Services
5 555 (33.56%) REST
6 430 (26.00%) jQuery
7 426 (25.76%) HTML5
8 349 (21.10%) Ajax
9 334 (20.19%) RESTful
10 326 (19.71%) .NET
11 296 (17.90%) CSS3
12 279 (16.87%) AngularJS
13 252 (15.24%) Spring
14 243 (14.69%) SOAP
15 159 (9.61%) ASP.NET
16 152 (9.19%) .NET Framework
17 145 (8.77%) Hibernate
18 118 (7.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 113 (6.83%) Backbone.js
20 99 (5.99%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 183 (11.06%) User Experience
2 137 (8.28%) Mobile App
3 128 (7.74%) Open Source
4 86 (5.20%) Computer Science
5 80 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
6 52 (3.14%) iPhone
7 49 (2.96%) Social Media
8 30 (1.81%) iPad
9 29 (1.75%) Data Structures
10 25 (1.51%) Animation
11 21 (1.27%) Algorithms
12 20 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
12 20 (1.21%) Visualisation
13 19 (1.15%) Wiki
13 19 (1.15%) Digital Media
14 18 (1.09%) W3C
15 17 (1.03%) N-Tier
16 15 (0.91%) PKI
17 13 (0.79%) GIS
18 11 (0.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 263 (15.90%) Linux
2 210 (12.70%) Android
3 202 (12.21%) Apple iOS
4 132 (7.98%) Windows
5 68 (4.11%) UNIX
6 35 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (1.45%) CentOS
8 19 (1.15%) Mac OS X
9 12 (0.73%) AIX
10 11 (0.67%) Ubuntu
11 9 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (0.48%) Windows Phone
13 7 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
13 7 (0.42%) Solaris
13 7 (0.42%) Windows CE
14 6 (0.36%) Windows XP
14 6 (0.36%) Windows Vista
14 6 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (0.36%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 813 (49.15%) Agile Software Development
2 470 (28.42%) TDD
3 357 (21.58%) Scrum
4 347 (20.98%) OO
5 289 (17.47%) MVC
5 289 (17.47%) Continuous Integration
6 195 (11.79%) BDD
7 191 (11.55%) Software Engineering
8 166 (10.04%) Unit Testing
9 165 (9.98%) Android Development
10 158 (9.55%) iOS Development
11 153 (9.25%) OOP
12 144 (8.71%) Web Development
13 142 (8.59%) SOA
14 133 (8.04%) Mobile Development
15 130 (7.86%) E-Commerce
16 103 (6.23%) Kanban
17 93 (5.62%) Responsive Web Design
18 81 (4.90%) UML
19 80 (4.84%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 820 (49.58%) JavaScript
2 741 (44.80%) Java
3 309 (18.68%) C#
4 308 (18.62%) SQL
5 174 (10.52%) Ruby
6 157 (9.49%) Python
7 138 (8.34%) PHP
8 109 (6.59%) Objective-C
9 101 (6.11%) Scala
10 46 (2.78%) Shell Script
11 43 (2.60%) Groovy
12 42 (2.54%) C
13 35 (2.12%) PL/SQL
14 34 (2.06%) C++
15 32 (1.93%) T-SQL
16 24 (1.45%) PHP5
17 22 (1.33%) XPath
17 22 (1.33%) Perl
18 19 (1.15%) VB
19 18 (1.09%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 114 (6.89%) Degree
2 78 (4.72%) Security Cleared
3 35 (2.12%) SC Cleared
4 22 (1.33%) DV Cleared
5 8 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.30%) MCAD
6 5 (0.30%) MCSD
7 4 (0.24%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.18%) JNCIA
8 3 (0.18%) JNCIS
8 3 (0.18%) CCNP
8 3 (0.18%) CCNA
8 3 (0.18%) ISEB
8 3 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.060%) MCPD
9 1 (0.060%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (8.28%) QA
2 4 (0.24%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.18%) ISO 14001
3 3 (0.18%) WCAG
3 3 (0.18%) HL7
4 2 (0.12%) COBIT
4 2 (0.12%) RosettaNet
5 1 (0.060%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (2.18%) Docker
2 8 (0.48%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.42%) Firmware
4 6 (0.36%) VirtualBox
5 5 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (0.24%) HDFS
7 3 (0.18%) vCloud
7 3 (0.18%) NFS
7 3 (0.18%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.12%) Squid
8 2 (0.12%) Varnish
9 1 (0.060%) XenApp
9 1 (0.060%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 79 (4.78%) Puppet
2 44 (2.66%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (2.06%) Vagrant
4 19 (1.15%) Ansible
5 15 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (0.67%) yum
7 6 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 6 (0.36%) OpenIDM
8 5 (0.30%) Salt
9 4 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 3 (0.18%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.18%) Jitterbit
11 2 (0.12%) Kibana
11 2 (0.12%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.12%) CA LISA
11 2 (0.12%) OpenAM
11 2 (0.12%) logstash
11 2 (0.12%) Control-M
12 1 (0.060%) Nagios
Vendors
1 231 (13.97%) Oracle
2 129 (7.80%) Microsoft
3 80 (4.84%) Google
4 61 (3.69%) Salesforce.com
5 50 (3.02%) Red Hat
6 44 (2.66%) IBM
7 38 (2.30%) Adobe
8 36 (2.18%) SAP
9 28 (1.69%) Atlassian
10 27 (1.63%) Facebook
11 26 (1.57%) Apple
12 25 (1.51%) Talend
13 18 (1.09%) Telerik
14 16 (0.97%) Twitter
14 16 (0.97%) Cisco
15 13 (0.79%) Splunk
16 12 (0.73%) HP
17 11 (0.67%) Sitecore
18 9 (0.54%) JD Edwards
19 8 (0.48%) Sybase
Central London / West End
Heat Recruitment
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £150 - £250 per day + immediate start
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Up to 400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £200 - 350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £800 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Arrows Group
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Zebra People
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago