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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JSON
Rank 128 138 230
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +92
Contract jobs citing JSON 940 822 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.67% 1.54% 0.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.02% 5.40% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 578 332
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -15.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.70 £22.66 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.28 £25.58 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+33.99% +2.32%

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
15617 15211 15394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.71% 28.53% 26.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9909 9790 9471
Average daily rate £375 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 260 364
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +10 870 £379 -2.25% 270
London +3 510 £400 - 119
South East +69 148 £350 - 34
City of London +2 95 £380 -7.87% 40
Kent - 51 £275 - 2
Scotland +1 43 £375 +13.63% 16
East of England -15 41 £375 +7.14% 17
North West +6 40 £425 +30.76% 29
Yorkshire +18 35 £338 +28.57% 19
Hampshire +16 34 £350 +6.46% 9
West Yorkshire +30 30 £350 +55.55% 13
Edinburgh 0 30 £400 +40.35% 5
East Midlands +22 27 £442 +81.33% 10
Berkshire +19 27 £343 -8.66% 7
Tunbridge Wells - 26 £350 -
South West -31 24 £335 +10.74% 33
North East -1 20 £375 +50.00% 4
West Midlands -17 18 £290 -7.20% 6
Cheshire +5 17 £495 +35.61% 14
Manchester -6 17 £275 -12.00% 10
Hertfordshire -9 15 £365 +8.14% 3
Southampton +5 14 £325 -8.45% 2
Warrington -1 14 £510 +47.82% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -12 13 £375 +50.00% 2
Tyne and Wear -12 13 £375 +50.00% 3
Suffolk - 13 £394 - 4
Buckinghamshire -5 11 £345 -8.00% 1
Bristol -17 11 £335 -4.28% 7
Ipswich - 11 £388 - 3
Reading +16 10 £350 -6.66% 4

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1008 (59.86%) XML
2 877 (52.08%) JavaScript
3 829 (49.23%) HTML
4 751 (44.60%) CSS
5 611 (36.28%) Java
6 589 (34.98%) Web Services
7 508 (30.17%) REST
8 479 (28.44%) jQuery
9 460 (27.32%) HTML5
10 445 (26.43%) SQL
11 435 (25.83%) TDD
12 432 (25.65%) Agile Software Development
13 410 (24.35%) Ajax
14 351 (20.84%) RESTful
15 343 (20.37%) Scrum
16 341 (20.25%) MVC
17 338 (20.07%) Git (software)
18 336 (19.95%) .NET
19 331 (19.66%) CSS3
20 313 (18.59%) C#
21 289 (17.16%) Linux
22 266 (15.80%) OO
23 263 (15.62%) Continuous Integration
24 262 (15.56%) SOAP
25 256 (15.20%) Spring
26 243 (14.43%) HTTP
27 238 (14.13%) PHP
28 229 (13.60%) Subversion
29 226 (13.42%) SQL Server
30 225 (13.36%) MySQL

JSON
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 108 (6.41%) Apache
2 102 (6.06%) Node.js
3 80 (4.75%) CMS
4 63 (3.74%) Tomcat
5 57 (3.38%) IIS
6 38 (2.26%) SharePoint
7 34 (2.02%) Confluence
8 25 (1.48%) Umbraco
9 24 (1.43%) WordPress
10 23 (1.37%) Apache Solr
11 22 (1.31%) Drupal
12 17 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
13 15 (0.89%) OpenStack
14 13 (0.77%) WebSphere
15 12 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
15 12 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
15 12 (0.71%) Adobe CQ
16 11 (0.65%) Jetty
16 11 (0.65%) Lync
17 10 (0.59%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 51 (3.03%) Photoshop
2 43 (2.55%) MS Excel
3 16 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
4 12 (0.71%) Fireworks
5 9 (0.53%) MS Office
6 8 (0.48%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (0.42%) Doxygen
8 5 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.24%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.24%) Final Cut Pro
9 4 (0.24%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.059%) Blender
10 1 (0.059%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 18 (1.07%) Google Analytics
2 11 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.53%) Magento
4 9 (0.53%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.18%) Tridion
6 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.059%) Cordys
7 1 (0.059%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.059%) SiteCatalyst
7 1 (0.059%) Summit
7 1 (0.059%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.059%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 49 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (0.83%) SaaS
3 14 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (0.77%) PaaS
5 12 (0.71%) Amazon S3
6 11 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.42%) GitHub
7 7 (0.42%) Rackspace Cloud
8 5 (0.30%) Force.com
9 4 (0.24%) Joyent
10 3 (0.18%) Google App Engine
10 3 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.18%) IaaS
10 3 (0.18%) Route 53
11 1 (0.059%) Gitorious
11 1 (0.059%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.059%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.059%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.059%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 243 (14.43%) HTTP
2 101 (6.00%) Internet
3 58 (3.44%) TCP/IP
4 38 (2.26%) Firewall
5 37 (2.20%) HTTPS
6 36 (2.14%) SSL
7 34 (2.02%) VPN
8 33 (1.96%) DNS
9 21 (1.25%) SAN
10 19 (1.13%) Reverse Proxy
11 18 (1.07%) SSH
12 17 (1.01%) LDAP
13 14 (0.83%) AMQP
14 13 (0.77%) FTP
15 9 (0.53%) RTSP
16 8 (0.48%) VoIP
17 6 (0.36%) DMZ
17 6 (0.36%) Intranet
17 6 (0.36%) SNMP
17 6 (0.36%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (13.42%) SQL Server
2 225 (13.36%) MySQL
3 161 (9.56%) NoSQL
4 135 (8.02%) MongoDB
5 103 (6.12%) Relational Database
6 70 (4.16%) PostgreSQL
7 68 (4.04%) SQL Server 2008
8 57 (3.38%) Apache Cassandra
9 43 (2.55%) RDBMS
10 38 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 33 (1.96%) SQLite
11 33 (1.96%) Redis
12 29 (1.72%) Oracle Database
13 24 (1.43%) Big Data
14 19 (1.13%) Hadoop
15 17 (1.01%) RavenDB
15 17 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
16 16 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 15 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
18 14 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 338 (20.07%) Git (software)
2 229 (13.60%) Subversion
3 147 (8.73%) Maven
4 141 (8.37%) Jenkins
5 128 (7.60%) Cucumber
6 100 (5.94%) JUnit
7 97 (5.76%) JIRA
8 94 (5.58%) Visual Studio
9 93 (5.52%) Selenium
10 77 (4.57%) Xcode
11 64 (3.80%) Mockito
12 58 (3.44%) Eclipse
12 58 (3.44%) Team Foundation Server
13 55 (3.27%) Hudson
14 50 (2.97%) Mercurial
15 49 (2.91%) TeamCity
15 49 (2.91%) WebDriver
16 38 (2.26%) Ant
17 37 (2.20%) Jasmine
18 31 (1.84%) Capybara
General
1 159 (9.44%) Finance
2 56 (3.33%) Banking
3 52 (3.09%) Games
4 50 (2.97%) Retail
5 48 (2.85%) Marketing
6 43 (2.55%) Telecoms
7 31 (1.84%) Publishing
8 19 (1.13%) Advertising
9 18 (1.07%) Manufacturing
10 12 (0.71%) Electronics
11 11 (0.65%) German Language
12 10 (0.59%) French Language
13 9 (0.53%) Investment Banking
13 9 (0.53%) Back Office
14 8 (0.48%) Law
15 7 (0.42%) Front Office
16 6 (0.36%) Financial Institution
17 4 (0.24%) Legal
17 4 (0.24%) Multimedia
17 4 (0.24%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1318 (78.27%) Developer
2 181 (10.75%) Java Developer
3 156 (9.26%) Front-End Developer
4 151 (8.97%) Web Developer
5 133 (7.90%) iOS Developer
6 130 (7.72%) Senior Developer
7 127 (7.54%) .NET Developer
8 98 (5.82%) Android Developer
9 97 (5.76%) Architect
10 84 (4.99%) JavaScript Developer
11 83 (4.93%) PHP Developer
12 70 (4.16%) Mobile Developer
13 67 (3.98%) Lead Developer
14 55 (3.27%) C# Developer
14 55 (3.27%) UI Developer
15 52 (3.09%) Software Engineer
16 49 (2.91%) Tester
17 47 (2.79%) UI Programmer
18 40 (2.38%) C# .NET Developer
19 36 (2.14%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1008 (59.86%) XML
2 829 (49.23%) HTML
3 751 (44.60%) CSS
4 589 (34.98%) Web Services
5 508 (30.17%) REST
6 479 (28.44%) jQuery
7 460 (27.32%) HTML5
8 410 (24.35%) Ajax
9 351 (20.84%) RESTful
10 336 (19.95%) .NET
11 331 (19.66%) CSS3
12 262 (15.56%) SOAP
13 256 (15.20%) Spring
14 223 (13.24%) ASP.NET
15 147 (8.73%) AngularJS
16 121 (7.19%) .NET Framework
17 120 (7.13%) Backbone.js
18 93 (5.52%) ASP.NET MVC
19 85 (5.05%) Hibernate
20 74 (4.39%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 172 (10.21%) Mobile App
2 157 (9.32%) Open Source
3 78 (4.63%) Computer Science
4 58 (3.44%) iPhone
5 37 (2.20%) iPad
6 32 (1.90%) Digital Media
7 24 (1.43%) Social Media
8 22 (1.31%) Data Integration
9 21 (1.25%) Video on Demand
10 19 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
10 19 (1.13%) Replication
11 16 (0.95%) GIS
12 15 (0.89%) Smartphone
12 15 (0.89%) DTV
13 14 (0.83%) N-Tier
13 14 (0.83%) W3C
13 14 (0.83%) Wiki
14 13 (0.77%) Graphic Design
14 13 (0.77%) Blackberry
15 12 (0.71%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 289 (17.16%) Linux
2 210 (12.47%) Apple iOS
3 198 (11.76%) Android
4 116 (6.89%) UNIX
5 105 (6.24%) Windows
6 37 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 37 (2.20%) Mac OS X
7 23 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (1.19%) Solaris
8 20 (1.19%) CentOS
9 15 (0.89%) Ubuntu
10 12 (0.71%) Windows Phone
11 7 (0.42%) HPUX
12 5 (0.30%) Windows Phone 8
12 5 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.18%) SmartOS
13 3 (0.18%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.18%) Windows Phone 7
13 3 (0.18%) webOS
13 3 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 435 (25.83%) TDD
2 432 (25.65%) Agile Software Development
3 343 (20.37%) Scrum
4 341 (20.25%) MVC
5 266 (15.80%) OO
6 263 (15.62%) Continuous Integration
7 216 (12.83%) BDD
8 174 (10.33%) iOS Development
9 170 (10.10%) Unit Testing
10 155 (9.20%) Web Development
11 152 (9.03%) E-Commerce
12 148 (8.79%) SOA
13 141 (8.37%) Android Development
14 121 (7.19%) OOP
15 101 (6.00%) Software Engineering
16 96 (5.70%) Test Automation
17 88 (5.23%) DevOps
18 87 (5.17%) Kanban
19 86 (5.11%) Pair Programming
20 76 (4.51%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 877 (52.08%) JavaScript
2 611 (36.28%) Java
3 445 (26.43%) SQL
4 313 (18.59%) C#
5 238 (14.13%) PHP
6 176 (10.45%) Ruby
7 156 (9.26%) Python
8 131 (7.78%) Objective-C
9 82 (4.87%) Scala
10 74 (4.39%) Shell Script
11 72 (4.28%) C++
12 59 (3.50%) Perl
13 55 (3.27%) T-SQL
14 40 (2.38%) VB.NET
15 38 (2.26%) C
15 38 (2.26%) PowerShell
16 34 (2.02%) Groovy
17 32 (1.90%) PL/SQL
17 32 (1.90%) Bash Shell
18 29 (1.72%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 101 (6.00%) Degree
2 34 (2.02%) Security Cleared
3 17 (1.01%) Sun Certification
4 16 (0.95%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.24%) ISEB
6 3 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.18%) BC Cleared
6 3 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (0.18%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.12%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.059%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.059%) MySQL Certification
8 1 (0.059%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.059%) PhD
8 1 (0.059%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.059%) HNC
8 1 (0.059%) HND
8 1 (0.059%) ACCA
8 1 (0.059%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (6.59%) QA
2 8 (0.48%) COBIT
3 6 (0.36%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.24%) HL7
4 4 (0.24%) WCAG
5 1 (0.059%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.059%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (1.07%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.83%) Docker
3 8 (0.48%) VirtualBox
4 7 (0.42%) KVM
4 7 (0.42%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.30%) vCloud
7 3 (0.18%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.18%) NFS
8 2 (0.12%) Varnish
8 2 (0.12%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 67 (3.98%) Puppet
2 28 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (0.71%) Vagrant
5 10 (0.59%) Ansible
6 5 (0.30%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.18%) YUM
8 2 (0.12%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.12%) Nagios
8 2 (0.12%) SCOM
8 2 (0.12%) Oozie
8 2 (0.12%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.12%) Salt
9 1 (0.059%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.059%) Cacti
9 1 (0.059%) Munin
9 1 (0.059%) Netcool
9 1 (0.059%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 154 (9.14%) Oracle
2 108 (6.41%) Google
3 99 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 81 (4.81%) Twitter
5 63 (3.74%) Facebook
6 43 (2.55%) Adobe
7 33 (1.96%) Red Hat
8 32 (1.90%) JBoss
8 32 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
8 32 (1.90%) Zend
9 23 (1.37%) SAP
10 22 (1.31%) Atlassian
11 16 (0.95%) Apple
12 15 (0.89%) Akamai
12 15 (0.89%) Sencha
13 14 (0.83%) IBM
13 14 (0.83%) DevExpress
14 13 (0.77%) VMware
14 13 (0.77%) TIBCO
15 11 (0.65%) Rackspace
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 28 minutes ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £240 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Net Talent
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £375 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Rate: £35 per hour
Posted: 10 hours ago
Darlington, County Durham
People Source Consulting
Rate: daily rate
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Oxbridge Answers
Rate: Excellent market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £330 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £375 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ARM Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 2 days ago