The table below looks at the statistics for JSON skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSON over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JSON
Rank 152 150 153
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing JSON 911 884 790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.63% 1.56% 1.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.92% 5.81% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 593 604 537
Median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 12
Median hourly rate £55.00 £19.72 £32.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+178.97% -38.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.88 £17.40 £21.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £38.75 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+41.93% +20.15%

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
15383 15205 15053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.60% 26.81% 27.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10761 9852 9840
Median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 204 207
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.90 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

JSON
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing JSON as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 May 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 1 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSON within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -2 853 £413 +10.00% 308
London -51 352 £440 +10.00% 124
South East +55 188 £413 +25.00% 56
West Sussex +49 92 £420 +29.23% 8
North West -4 87 £438 +25.00% 30
Worthing - 67 £446 - 5
City of London -2 65 £425 +6.25% 26
Yorkshire +26 62 £375 +20.96% 26
West Midlands +18 61 £425 +30.76% 21
Cheshire -10 41 £475 +31.03% 6
Shropshire -3 39 £518 +11.89% 1
Scotland -12 38 £375 -6.25% 7
West Yorkshire +9 35 £390 +21.87% 14
East of England +8 35 £400 +9.21% 17
Leeds -1 30 £390 +21.87% 12
Berkshire +10 29 £450 +2.27% 7
South West -11 28 £350 -11.94% 18
Warrington - 28 £500 - 2
East Midlands 0 27 £339 -19.34% 9
Telford -7 27 £525 -17.64% 1
Manchester -23 26 £413 +17.85% 18
Edinburgh -8 18 £350 -12.50% 2
Surrey -10 17 £400 +23.07% 14
South Yorkshire +12 16 £375 - 3
Hampshire +3 16 £375 +7.14% 6
Sheffield - 16 £375 - 3
Essex +15 15 £425 +32.81% 1
Northamptonshire +7 12 £350 -16.66% 1
Reading -2 12 £450 +12.50% 3
Oxfordshire +5 10 £425 +13.33% 9

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing JSON also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for JSON.

1 1025 (57.81%) Agile Software Development
2 924 (52.12%) Java
3 869 (49.01%) JavaScript
4 856 (48.28%) HTML
5 838 (47.26%) XML
6 799 (45.06%) REST
7 760 (42.87%) CSS
8 544 (30.68%) Web Services
9 541 (30.51%) HTML5
10 496 (27.98%) SOAP
11 440 (24.82%) Scrum
12 438 (24.70%) Git (software)
13 427 (24.08%) TDD
14 416 (23.46%) Spring
15 407 (22.96%) Linux
16 404 (22.79%) SQL
17 396 (22.34%) Continuous Integration
18 387 (21.83%) CSS3
19 383 (21.60%) Ajax
19 383 (21.60%) AngularJS
20 378 (21.32%) jQuery
21 353 (19.91%) HTTP
22 344 (19.40%) MVC
23 341 (19.23%) RESTful
24 307 (17.32%) Open Source
25 293 (16.53%) OO
26 290 (16.36%) C#
27 267 (15.06%) Subversion
27 267 (15.06%) Web Development
28 256 (14.44%) Python

JSON
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 253 (14.27%) Node.js
2 161 (9.08%) Tomcat
3 125 (7.05%) Apache
4 112 (6.32%) JBoss
5 76 (4.29%) Confluence
6 54 (3.05%) nginx
7 50 (2.82%) WebLogic
8 43 (2.43%) CMS
9 33 (1.86%) Apache Solr
10 32 (1.80%) Jetty
11 31 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
11 31 (1.75%) WebSphere
12 30 (1.69%) Mule
13 22 (1.24%) Apache ServiceMix
13 22 (1.24%) MQSeries
14 19 (1.07%) IIS
14 19 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 18 (1.02%) Mule ESB
16 15 (0.85%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
17 14 (0.79%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 21 (1.18%) Photoshop
2 12 (0.68%) MS Excel
3 10 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.34%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.23%) MS Office
7 3 (0.17%) PaintShop Pro
8 2 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (0.11%) InDesign
8 2 (0.11%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.056%) GIMP
9 1 (0.056%) Mingle
9 1 (0.056%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.056%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.056%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (0.73%) Payment Gateway
2 12 (0.68%) Magento
3 11 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
3 11 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 10 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.17%) BigMachines
6 3 (0.17%) Eloqua
6 3 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.11%) KANA IQ
7 2 (0.11%) OpenText Process Suite
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.056%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.056%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.056%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 127 (7.16%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (1.92%) GitHub
4 21 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
5 17 (0.96%) PaaS
6 16 (0.90%) SaaS
7 15 (0.85%) Google App Engine
8 13 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
8 13 (0.73%) IaaS
9 10 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
9 10 (0.56%) Force.com
10 8 (0.45%) Amazon S3
10 8 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 6 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (0.34%) Google Analytics
12 5 (0.28%) Heroku
13 4 (0.23%) Route 53
14 3 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.17%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 353 (19.91%) HTTP
2 67 (3.78%) Internet
3 63 (3.55%) SSL
4 47 (2.65%) TCP/IP
5 36 (2.03%) HTTPS
6 26 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
7 24 (1.35%) FTP
8 23 (1.30%) 802.15
8 23 (1.30%) Bluetooth
8 23 (1.30%) X.509
8 23 (1.30%) ZigBee
9 19 (1.07%) Network Security
10 18 (1.02%) WinSCP
11 15 (0.85%) LDAP
12 9 (0.51%) Firewall
13 8 (0.45%) DNS
13 8 (0.45%) DVB
14 6 (0.34%) AMQP
15 5 (0.28%) DMZ
15 5 (0.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (14.10%) NoSQL
2 231 (13.03%) MySQL
3 228 (12.86%) MongoDB
4 187 (10.55%) Relational Database
5 179 (10.10%) SQL Server
6 90 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
7 60 (3.38%) RDBMS
8 57 (3.21%) Oracle Database
9 55 (3.10%) Apache Cassandra
9 55 (3.10%) Big Data
10 41 (2.31%) Hadoop
11 39 (2.20%) Apache Hive
12 33 (1.86%) Neo4j
13 29 (1.64%) Impala
13 29 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
14 28 (1.58%) Redis
15 26 (1.47%) Jackrabbit
15 26 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 19 (1.07%) SQLite
17 17 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 438 (24.70%) Git (software)
2 267 (15.06%) Subversion
3 247 (13.93%) Jenkins
4 228 (12.86%) JUnit
5 186 (10.49%) JIRA
5 186 (10.49%) Maven
6 119 (6.71%) Cucumber
7 109 (6.15%) Selenium
8 105 (5.92%) Mockito
9 67 (3.78%) Eclipse
10 64 (3.61%) Ant
11 61 (3.44%) TeamCity
12 59 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
13 57 (3.21%) Grunt
14 47 (2.65%) Gradle
15 39 (2.20%) Visual Studio
16 37 (2.09%) Xcode
17 34 (1.92%) WebDriver
18 33 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 30 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 202 (11.39%) Finance
2 142 (8.01%) Banking
3 53 (2.99%) Retail
4 50 (2.82%) Marketing
5 37 (2.09%) Publishing
6 26 (1.47%) Telecoms
7 23 (1.30%) Investment Banking
8 21 (1.18%) Games
9 16 (0.90%) Front Office
10 14 (0.79%) Manufacturing
11 11 (0.62%) Electronics
12 10 (0.56%) Legal
13 6 (0.34%) Advertising
13 6 (0.34%) Back Office
13 6 (0.34%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.28%) Automotive
14 5 (0.28%) Law
15 3 (0.17%) Spanish Language
16 2 (0.11%) Billing
16 2 (0.11%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1345 (75.86%) Developer
2 431 (24.31%) Java Developer
3 156 (8.80%) Architect
3 156 (8.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 156 (8.80%) Senior Developer
4 143 (8.07%) JavaScript Developer
5 109 (6.15%) .NET Developer
6 106 (5.98%) C# Developer
7 95 (5.36%) HTML Developer
8 92 (5.19%) Agile Developer
8 92 (5.19%) Scala Developer
9 80 (4.51%) Android Developer
10 79 (4.46%) Senior Java Developer
11 71 (4.00%) HTML CSS Developer
12 68 (3.84%) Software Developer
13 66 (3.72%) Angular Developer
13 66 (3.72%) Technical Architect
14 65 (3.67%) Node.js Developer
15 64 (3.61%) PHP Developer
16 62 (3.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 856 (48.28%) HTML
2 838 (47.26%) XML
3 799 (45.06%) REST
4 760 (42.87%) CSS
5 544 (30.68%) Web Services
6 541 (30.51%) HTML5
7 496 (27.98%) SOAP
8 416 (23.46%) Spring
9 387 (21.83%) CSS3
10 383 (21.60%) Ajax
10 383 (21.60%) AngularJS
11 378 (21.32%) jQuery
12 341 (19.23%) RESTful
13 225 (12.69%) .NET
14 164 (9.25%) J2EE
15 151 (8.52%) Hibernate
15 151 (8.52%) Play Framework
16 123 (6.94%) ASP.NET
17 108 (6.09%) Middleware
18 106 (5.98%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 178 (10.04%) User Experience
2 110 (6.20%) Mobile App
3 80 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
4 78 (4.40%) Computer Science
5 43 (2.43%) Data Structures
5 43 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
6 31 (1.75%) Social Media
7 27 (1.52%) Animation
8 23 (1.30%) iPad
8 23 (1.30%) iPhone
9 22 (1.24%) Cryptography
10 21 (1.18%) Data Centre
11 20 (1.13%) Algorithms
12 18 (1.02%) DataPower
12 18 (1.02%) Digital Media
12 18 (1.02%) Internet of Things
13 17 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
14 15 (0.85%) SWIFT
14 15 (0.85%) Visualisation
15 14 (0.79%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 407 (22.96%) Linux
2 181 (10.21%) Unix
3 137 (7.73%) Windows
4 129 (7.28%) Android
5 112 (6.32%) Apple iOS
6 44 (2.48%) Mac OS X
7 35 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (1.18%) AIX
9 20 (1.13%) Windows Server
10 13 (0.73%) Solaris
11 11 (0.62%) HPUX
11 11 (0.62%) Mac OS
12 9 (0.51%) Windows Vista
12 9 (0.51%) Windows XP
13 7 (0.39%) VxWorks
14 6 (0.34%) CentOS
15 5 (0.28%) Windows Phone
15 5 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
16 4 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1025 (57.81%) Agile Software Development
2 440 (24.82%) Scrum
3 427 (24.08%) TDD
4 396 (22.34%) Continuous Integration
5 344 (19.40%) MVC
6 307 (17.32%) Open Source
7 293 (16.53%) OO
8 267 (15.06%) Web Development
9 236 (13.31%) BDD
10 201 (11.34%) SOA
11 194 (10.94%) Front End Development
12 181 (10.21%) Responsive Web Design
13 176 (9.93%) Unit Testing
14 149 (8.40%) Automated Testing
14 149 (8.40%) OOP
15 143 (8.07%) Software Engineering
16 132 (7.45%) Kanban
17 131 (7.39%) Web Design
18 116 (6.54%) Continuous Delivery
19 109 (6.15%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 924 (52.12%) Java
2 869 (49.01%) JavaScript
3 404 (22.79%) SQL
4 290 (16.36%) C#
5 256 (14.44%) Python
6 220 (12.41%) Scala
7 191 (10.77%) Ruby
8 171 (9.64%) PHP
9 110 (6.20%) C++
10 99 (5.58%) C
11 79 (4.46%) Perl
12 73 (4.12%) Shell Script
13 62 (3.50%) Bash Shell
14 60 (3.38%) Objective-C
15 53 (2.99%) T-SQL
16 45 (2.54%) PL/SQL
17 40 (2.26%) Groovy
18 27 (1.52%) PowerShell
18 27 (1.52%) VB.NET
19 26 (1.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 124 (6.99%) Security Cleared
2 116 (6.54%) Degree
3 73 (4.12%) SC Cleared
4 20 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
5 14 (0.79%) BC Cleared
5 14 (0.79%) DV Cleared
6 10 (0.56%) AWS Certification
7 6 (0.34%) PhD
8 5 (0.28%) CCNP
8 5 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.23%) ISEB
10 3 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.11%) RHCE
12 1 (0.056%) CISSP
12 1 (0.056%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.056%) MCSD
12 1 (0.056%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (3.72%) QA
2 31 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
3 15 (0.85%) HL7
3 15 (0.85%) SEPA
4 10 (0.56%) Dublin Core
5 6 (0.34%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.056%) ISO20022
6 1 (0.056%) MiFID
6 1 (0.056%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.056%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.056%) RosettaNet
6 1 (0.056%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.056%) SDET
6 1 (0.056%) SLA
6 1 (0.056%) WCAG
System Software
1 38 (2.14%) Docker
2 10 (0.56%) LXC
3 9 (0.51%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.39%) HDFS
4 7 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.28%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.28%) KVM
5 5 (0.28%) Varnish
5 5 (0.28%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.17%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.17%) vSphere
7 2 (0.11%) vCloud
7 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.056%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.056%) Firmware
8 1 (0.056%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.056%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.056%) Xen
Systems Management
1 72 (4.06%) Puppet
2 26 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
4 16 (0.90%) Ansible
5 11 (0.62%) BladeLogic
6 8 (0.45%) Control-M
7 7 (0.39%) yum
8 5 (0.28%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.28%) WebSphere Cast Iron
9 4 (0.23%) Nagios
10 3 (0.17%) cPanel
10 3 (0.17%) Kibana
10 3 (0.17%) Kubernetes
11 2 (0.11%) Oozie
11 2 (0.11%) SCOM
12 1 (0.056%) Ambari
12 1 (0.056%) SCCM
12 1 (0.056%) SCOrch
12 1 (0.056%) SCVMM
12 1 (0.056%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 241 (13.59%) Oracle
2 139 (7.84%) Google
3 101 (5.70%) IBM
4 73 (4.12%) Microsoft
5 35 (1.97%) ServiceNow
6 33 (1.86%) SAP
7 32 (1.80%) Adobe
8 30 (1.69%) HP
9 28 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
10 27 (1.52%) WSO2
11 23 (1.30%) VMware
12 22 (1.24%) webMethods
13 19 (1.07%) Apple
14 18 (1.02%) Sybase
14 18 (1.02%) Talend
15 17 (0.96%) Red Hat
15 17 (0.96%) TIBCO
15 17 (0.96%) Twitter
15 17 (0.96%) Zend
16 16 (0.90%) hybris
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