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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JSON
Rank 105 153 131
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -22
Contract jobs citing JSON 1207 910 909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.23% 1.60% 1.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.72% 5.81% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 872 651 627
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £33.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.81 £19.57 £24.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.40 £83.70 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £55.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-29.54% +77.41%

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
15635 15673 14872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.94% 27.51% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10934 10539 9618
Median daily rate £415 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.40% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 220 211
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.55 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.58 £16.51 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £52.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +41 1156 £425 +6.25% 304
London +8 478 £450 +5.88% 124
South East +44 231 £425 +7.93% 59
South West +34 95 £375 -9.09% 27
West Midlands +30 83 £415 +10.66% 20
North West +11 79 £425 +9.67% 18
City of London +30 76 £418 -1.76% 13
Oxfordshire +22 70 £470 +14.21% 10
Yorkshire +14 67 £390 +18.18% 24
West Yorkshire +7 53 £400 +21.21% 20
Oxford +9 51 £390 -6.58% 5
East of England +45 49 £400 +14.28% 16
Manchester 0 44 £406 +16.07% 11
Berkshire +21 42 £470 +17.50% 9
East Midlands +23 37 £430 +19.44% 12
Gloucestershire +24 34 £400 +6.66% 10
West Sussex +10 34 £475 +31.03% 4
Scotland +16 33 £323 -13.86% 7
Leeds -7 32 £413 +25.00% 17
Shropshire -13 29 £415 -7.77% 1
Cheshire +4 28 £475 +5.55% 4
Telford -12 28 £415 -7.77% 1
Worthing +6 26 £485 +21.25%
Hampshire -1 26 £288 -27.21% 9
North East -62 26 £375 -18.07% 4
Tyne and Wear -57 25 £375 -16.66% 4
Birmingham +6 24 £475 +36.20% 6
Kent +15 22 - - 4
Tunbridge Wells +5 21 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -63 20 £375 -16.66% 3

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1175 (55.53%) Agile Software Development
2 1067 (50.43%) Java
3 987 (46.64%) JavaScript
4 975 (46.08%) HTML
5 965 (45.60%) XML
6 937 (44.28%) REST
7 855 (40.41%) CSS
8 661 (31.24%) HTML5
9 598 (28.26%) Web Services
10 568 (26.84%) Git (software)
11 550 (25.99%) Spring
12 548 (25.90%) Scrum
13 531 (25.09%) SOAP
14 502 (23.72%) Linux
15 500 (23.63%) Continuous Integration
16 499 (23.58%) SQL
17 485 (22.92%) AngularJS
18 484 (22.87%) RESTful
19 462 (21.83%) CSS3
20 441 (20.84%) TDD
21 415 (19.61%) Open Source
21 415 (19.61%) jQuery
22 369 (17.44%) Ajax
23 364 (17.20%) Jenkins
24 350 (16.54%) C#
25 348 (16.45%) HTTP
26 347 (16.40%) MVC
27 334 (15.78%) JUnit
28 317 (14.98%) Subversion
29 313 (14.79%) OO

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
1 231 (10.92%) Tomcat
2 172 (8.13%) JBoss
3 147 (6.95%) Apache
4 110 (5.20%) WebLogic
5 95 (4.49%) Confluence
6 58 (2.74%) Mule
7 57 (2.69%) CMS
8 53 (2.50%) nginx
9 50 (2.36%) WebSphere
10 49 (2.32%) Elasticsearch
11 43 (2.03%) IIS
12 38 (1.80%) SharePoint
13 33 (1.56%) Jetty
14 29 (1.37%) Apache ServiceMix
15 28 (1.32%) Mule ESB
16 25 (1.18%) Apache Solr
17 20 (0.95%) Oracle Service Bus
18 18 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 17 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
19 17 (0.80%) WordPress
Applications
1 36 (1.70%) MS Excel
2 15 (0.71%) MS Office
3 13 (0.61%) Photoshop
4 9 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 8 (0.38%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.24%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.19%) GIMP
7 4 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.19%) MS Project
7 4 (0.19%) PaintShop Pro
8 1 (0.047%) InDesign
8 1 (0.047%) Mingle
8 1 (0.047%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.047%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 25 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 19 (0.90%) Magento
2 19 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
3 16 (0.76%) Payment Gateway
4 13 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.095%) BigMachines
8 2 (0.095%) Eloqua
8 2 (0.095%) Exchequer
8 2 (0.095%) KANA IQ
9 1 (0.047%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.047%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 1 (0.047%) nopCommerce
9 1 (0.047%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.047%) SAP hybris
9 1 (0.047%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 188 (8.88%) Amazon AWS
2 103 (4.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 71 (3.36%) GitHub
4 49 (2.32%) Cloud Computing
5 31 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
6 28 (1.32%) PaaS
7 26 (1.23%) SaaS
8 23 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
8 23 (1.09%) Google App Engine
9 22 (1.04%) Google Play
10 17 (0.80%) Amazon SQS
11 13 (0.61%) Amazon S3
12 12 (0.57%) IaaS
12 12 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 7 (0.33%) Bluemix
13 7 (0.33%) Force.com
13 7 (0.33%) Google Apps
13 7 (0.33%) iTunes
14 6 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
14 6 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 348 (16.45%) HTTP
2 54 (2.55%) SSL
3 46 (2.17%) Internet
4 35 (1.65%) HTTPS
5 29 (1.37%) LDAP
6 26 (1.23%) Network Security
7 22 (1.04%) AMQP
8 17 (0.80%) TCP/IP
9 14 (0.66%) FTP
9 14 (0.66%) Intranet
10 12 (0.57%) WinSCP
11 9 (0.43%) Firewall
12 8 (0.38%) DVB
13 6 (0.28%) DMZ
14 5 (0.24%) DNS
14 5 (0.24%) SSH
14 5 (0.24%) VPN
14 5 (0.24%) Wireshark
15 4 (0.19%) Extranet
16 3 (0.14%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 280 (13.23%) MongoDB
2 262 (12.38%) SQL Server
3 233 (11.01%) MySQL
4 225 (10.63%) NoSQL
5 173 (8.18%) Relational Database
6 99 (4.68%) PostgreSQL
7 60 (2.84%) Hadoop
8 58 (2.74%) Oracle Database
9 56 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
10 54 (2.55%) RDBMS
11 39 (1.84%) Neo4j
12 38 (1.80%) Big Data
13 37 (1.75%) Apache Hive
14 33 (1.56%) DB2
15 32 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
16 29 (1.37%) Impala
17 26 (1.23%) SQLite
18 23 (1.09%) Couchbase
19 20 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
20 18 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 568 (26.84%) Git (software)
2 364 (17.20%) Jenkins
3 334 (15.78%) JUnit
4 317 (14.98%) Subversion
5 249 (11.77%) JIRA
6 222 (10.49%) Maven
7 159 (7.51%) Selenium
8 141 (6.66%) Cucumber
9 103 (4.87%) Eclipse
9 103 (4.87%) Mockito
10 85 (4.02%) Visual Studio
11 73 (3.45%) Ant
11 73 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
11 73 (3.45%) TeamCity
12 62 (2.93%) gulp
13 59 (2.79%) IntelliJ
14 58 (2.74%) Gradle
15 55 (2.60%) Grunt
16 49 (2.32%) Xcode
17 44 (2.08%) JBehave
General
1 208 (9.83%) Finance
2 136 (6.43%) Banking
3 69 (3.26%) Marketing
4 54 (2.55%) Publishing
5 45 (2.13%) Retail
6 37 (1.75%) Telecoms
7 27 (1.28%) Manufacturing
8 25 (1.18%) Electronics
8 25 (1.18%) Investment Banking
9 18 (0.85%) Law
10 15 (0.71%) Front Office
10 15 (0.71%) Games
10 15 (0.71%) Legal
11 6 (0.28%) Back Office
12 5 (0.24%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.19%) Advertising
13 4 (0.19%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.14%) Automotive
14 3 (0.14%) French Language
14 3 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1579 (74.62%) Developer
2 524 (24.76%) Java Developer
3 214 (10.11%) Architect
4 213 (10.07%) Senior Developer
5 198 (9.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 172 (8.13%) JavaScript Developer
7 129 (6.10%) .NET Developer
8 123 (5.81%) Agile Developer
9 112 (5.29%) Web Developer
10 108 (5.10%) C# Developer
11 102 (4.82%) Scala Developer
12 100 (4.73%) Senior Java Developer
13 98 (4.63%) Android Developer
13 98 (4.63%) HTML Developer
14 83 (3.92%) PHP Developer
15 82 (3.88%) Angular Developer
16 76 (3.59%) Applications Developer
17 75 (3.54%) iOS Developer
18 72 (3.40%) HTML CSS Developer
19 70 (3.31%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 975 (46.08%) HTML
2 965 (45.60%) XML
3 937 (44.28%) REST
4 855 (40.41%) CSS
5 661 (31.24%) HTML5
6 598 (28.26%) Web Services
7 550 (25.99%) Spring
8 531 (25.09%) SOAP
9 485 (22.92%) AngularJS
10 484 (22.87%) RESTful
11 462 (21.83%) CSS3
12 415 (19.61%) jQuery
13 369 (17.44%) Ajax
14 279 (13.19%) .NET
15 239 (11.29%) Node.js
16 218 (10.30%) J2EE
17 211 (9.97%) Play Framework
18 180 (8.51%) Hibernate
19 161 (7.61%) ASP.NET
20 158 (7.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 182 (8.60%) User Experience
2 129 (6.10%) Mobile App
3 78 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
4 74 (3.50%) Computer Science
5 52 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
6 41 (1.94%) Data Structures
7 37 (1.75%) iPhone
8 33 (1.56%) iPad
9 28 (1.32%) Private Cloud
10 26 (1.23%) Animation
10 26 (1.23%) Digital Media
11 25 (1.18%) Algorithms
11 25 (1.18%) Social Media
12 21 (0.99%) STB
13 20 (0.95%) Inversion of Control
13 20 (0.95%) Management Information System
14 17 (0.80%) DataPower
14 17 (0.80%) Device Driver
15 16 (0.76%) Blackberry
15 16 (0.76%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 502 (23.72%) Linux
2 236 (11.15%) Unix
3 184 (8.70%) Android
4 174 (8.22%) Windows
5 171 (8.08%) Apple iOS
6 67 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (1.18%) Mac OS X
8 22 (1.04%) Windows Server
9 20 (0.95%) Windows Phone
10 16 (0.76%) CentOS
11 14 (0.66%) AIX
12 12 (0.57%) Solaris
13 11 (0.52%) HPUX
13 11 (0.52%) webOS
13 11 (0.52%) Windows Phone 7
14 10 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
15 9 (0.43%) Ubuntu
16 7 (0.33%) VxWorks
17 6 (0.28%) VMS
18 5 (0.24%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1175 (55.53%) Agile Software Development
2 548 (25.90%) Scrum
3 500 (23.63%) Continuous Integration
4 441 (20.84%) TDD
5 415 (19.61%) Open Source
6 347 (16.40%) MVC
7 313 (14.79%) OO
7 313 (14.79%) Web Development
8 232 (10.96%) SOA
9 220 (10.40%) BDD
10 213 (10.07%) Front End Development
11 197 (9.31%) Automated Testing
12 196 (9.26%) DevOps
13 191 (9.03%) Microservices
14 185 (8.74%) Software Engineering
15 177 (8.36%) Responsive Web Design
16 172 (8.13%) Unit Testing
17 167 (7.89%) Kanban
18 155 (7.33%) Configuration Management
19 129 (6.10%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1067 (50.43%) Java
2 987 (46.64%) JavaScript
3 499 (23.58%) SQL
4 350 (16.54%) C#
5 299 (14.13%) Python
6 266 (12.57%) Scala
7 213 (10.07%) Ruby
8 176 (8.32%) PHP
9 86 (4.06%) C++
10 80 (3.78%) Shell Script
11 79 (3.73%) C
12 78 (3.69%) Objective-C
12 78 (3.69%) T-SQL
13 51 (2.41%) PL/SQL
14 47 (2.22%) Perl
15 39 (1.84%) Groovy
16 37 (1.75%) PowerShell
17 36 (1.70%) Bash Shell
18 35 (1.65%) Apple Swift
19 31 (1.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 169 (7.99%) Security Cleared
2 121 (5.72%) Degree
3 83 (3.92%) SC Cleared
4 38 (1.80%) DV Cleared
5 26 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
6 11 (0.52%) CCNP
6 11 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (0.43%) BC Cleared
8 6 (0.28%) PhD
9 5 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.19%) RHCE
11 3 (0.14%) CISSP
11 3 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.14%) MCSD
12 2 (0.095%) IBM Certification
12 2 (0.095%) MCAD
12 2 (0.095%) MCTS
12 2 (0.095%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.095%) Sun Certification
13 1 (0.047%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (3.83%) QA
2 31 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
3 12 (0.57%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.47%) HL7
5 9 (0.43%) SEPA
6 5 (0.24%) SDET
7 1 (0.047%) FATCA
7 1 (0.047%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.047%) MiFID
7 1 (0.047%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.047%) PMBOK
System Software
1 98 (4.63%) Docker
2 29 (1.37%) Active Directory
3 16 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.47%) LXC
5 9 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (0.33%) HDFS
6 7 (0.33%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.28%) VirtualBox
8 5 (0.24%) KVM
8 5 (0.24%) vCloud
9 3 (0.14%) Shibboleth
9 3 (0.14%) Varnish
10 2 (0.095%) Firmware
11 1 (0.047%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.047%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.047%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.047%) GlusterFS
11 1 (0.047%) Xen
Systems Management
1 118 (5.58%) Puppet
2 48 (2.27%) Ansible
3 39 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
5 16 (0.76%) BladeLogic
6 15 (0.71%) Tivoli
7 14 (0.66%) Kubernetes
8 11 (0.52%) OpenAM
9 8 (0.38%) Grafana
10 7 (0.33%) SCCM
10 7 (0.33%) yum
11 6 (0.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 5 (0.24%) Casper Suite
12 5 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
13 4 (0.19%) CloudHub
13 4 (0.19%) Control-M
13 4 (0.19%) Kibana
13 4 (0.19%) Nagios
14 3 (0.14%) Icinga
14 3 (0.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 303 (14.32%) Oracle
2 196 (9.26%) Google
3 148 (6.99%) IBM
4 141 (6.66%) Microsoft
5 56 (2.65%) SAP
6 51 (2.41%) Adobe
7 46 (2.17%) Red Hat
8 43 (2.03%) MuleSoft
9 38 (1.80%) Apple
10 36 (1.70%) HP
11 35 (1.65%) VMware
12 32 (1.51%) webMethods
13 30 (1.42%) WSO2
14 29 (1.37%) Atlassian
14 29 (1.37%) Twitter
15 28 (1.32%) Facebook
15 28 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
16 27 (1.28%) Sybase
17 24 (1.13%) ServiceNow
18 15 (0.71%) SOASTA, Inc
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