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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JSON
Rank 149 135 177
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +42
Contract jobs citing JSON 762 716 514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.49% 1.49% 1.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.51% 5.52% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 464 330
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £274 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 16
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 £33.00 £28.50 £19.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £34.75
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
13821 12977 12603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.08% 26.94% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9280 8153 7957
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 267 323
Average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £14.03 £19.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.90 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -10 688 £390 - 321
London -7 358 £408 -4.11% 120
South East -13 127 £355 +9.23% 57
City of London +16 97 £400 -11.11% 35
Hampshire +7 69 £375 +15.38% 15
North West -12 50 £355 +1.42% 43
Southampton +16 40 £400 +77.77% 4
South West +1 40 £400 +14.28% 34
Yorkshire +10 37 £325 - 20
Scotland -12 33 £378 -5.62% 6
Manchester +10 32 £375 +7.14% 27
West Yorkshire +8 31 £325 - 15
East of England +3 29 £450 +12.50% 22
Leeds +3 26 £325 - 8
Berkshire -9 23 £353 +28.18% 13
East Midlands +20 20 £420 +8.38% 8
Edinburgh 0 20 £395 +12.85% 2
Wales +3 19 £495 +23.75% 4
West Midlands +12 18 £360 +44.00% 11
South Wales +1 17 £495 - 4
Cardiff - 17 £495 - 3
Hertfordshire +5 16 £488 +14.70% 8
Cheshire +2 14 £325 -3.70% 10
Bristol -1 13 £419 +21.81% 6
Oxfordshire -17 10 £410 +9.33% 13
Nottinghamshire +4 9 £425 +6.25% 4
Reading -1 9 £395 +43.63% 3
Glasgow -2 9 £325 +8.33% 4
Surrey -4 9 £346 -23.05% 7
Nottingham 0 8 £425 +6.25% 4

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 857 (52.54%) HTML
2 826 (50.64%) JavaScript
3 797 (48.87%) XML
4 789 (48.38%) Agile Software Development
5 779 (47.76%) CSS
6 749 (45.92%) Java
7 599 (36.73%) REST
8 515 (31.58%) Web Services
9 478 (29.31%) HTML5
10 463 (28.39%) TDD
11 457 (28.02%) jQuery
12 439 (26.92%) Ajax
13 398 (24.40%) Scrum
14 372 (22.81%) CSS3
15 369 (22.62%) Git (software)
16 346 (21.21%) MVC
17 340 (20.85%) OO
18 327 (20.05%) SQL
19 322 (19.74%) RESTful
20 314 (19.25%) Continuous Integration
21 307 (18.82%) .NET
22 297 (18.21%) Spring
23 290 (17.78%) C#
24 281 (17.23%) SOAP
25 268 (16.43%) Linux
26 252 (15.45%) Jenkins
27 248 (15.21%) Subversion
28 220 (13.49%) Oracle
29 213 (13.06%) SQL Server
30 204 (12.51%) Maven

JSON
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 170 (10.42%) Apache
2 124 (7.60%) Tomcat
3 82 (5.03%) Node.js
4 75 (4.60%) CMS
5 74 (4.54%) JBoss
6 56 (3.43%) Confluence
7 48 (2.94%) WebLogic
8 44 (2.70%) WebSphere
9 40 (2.45%) SharePoint
10 33 (2.02%) IIS
11 28 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
12 17 (1.04%) Alfresco
12 17 (1.04%) WordPress
13 16 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 16 (0.98%) MQSeries
14 15 (0.92%) Apache ServiceMix
15 14 (0.86%) nginx
15 14 (0.86%) Apache Solr
15 14 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
16 12 (0.74%) Jetty
Applications
1 66 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 39 (2.39%) MS Office
3 38 (2.33%) MS Visio
4 33 (2.02%) Photoshop
5 32 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.55%) Doxygen
8 8 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.37%) Adobe Captivate
10 4 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.25%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.12%) Final Cut Pro
11 2 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.49%) Magento
3 8 (0.49%) Tridion
4 7 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.37%) Google Analytics
5 6 (0.37%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
6 3 (0.18%) Summit
7 2 (0.12%) SAP SRM
8 1 (0.061%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.061%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.061%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.061%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 56 (3.43%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (2.64%) GitHub
3 29 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
3 29 (1.78%) Amazon S3
4 23 (1.41%) SaaS
5 18 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
6 10 (0.61%) IaaS
7 8 (0.49%) Office 365
7 8 (0.49%) PaaS
8 5 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.18%) Heroku
9 3 (0.18%) Force.com
9 3 (0.18%) Yammer
10 2 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.12%) ElastiCache
11 1 (0.061%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.061%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 192 (11.77%) HTTP
2 80 (4.90%) Internet
3 43 (2.64%) TCP/IP
4 37 (2.27%) Firewall
5 33 (2.02%) AMQP
6 30 (1.84%) HTTPS
7 20 (1.23%) VPN
8 19 (1.16%) SSL
9 15 (0.92%) FTP
10 11 (0.67%) SAN
11 10 (0.61%) DNS
12 9 (0.55%) RTSP
13 6 (0.37%) NAS
13 6 (0.37%) Network Security
13 6 (0.37%) Reverse Proxy
13 6 (0.37%) SPDY
13 6 (0.37%) LDAP
13 6 (0.37%) SMTP
13 6 (0.37%) VoIP
13 6 (0.37%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (13.06%) SQL Server
2 175 (10.73%) MySQL
3 169 (10.36%) Relational Database
4 149 (9.14%) MongoDB
5 136 (8.34%) NoSQL
6 92 (5.64%) PostgreSQL
7 76 (4.66%) RDBMS
8 60 (3.68%) Oracle Database
9 45 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
10 33 (2.02%) Big Data
11 27 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
12 26 (1.59%) Redis
12 26 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
13 25 (1.53%) DB2
14 23 (1.41%) SQLite
15 20 (1.23%) Hadoop
16 19 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
17 15 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 11 (0.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 11 (0.67%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 369 (22.62%) Git (software)
2 252 (15.45%) Jenkins
3 248 (15.21%) Subversion
4 204 (12.51%) Maven
5 168 (10.30%) JUnit
6 167 (10.24%) Selenium
7 166 (10.18%) Cucumber
8 154 (9.44%) JIRA
9 119 (7.30%) Eclipse
10 98 (6.01%) Ant
11 78 (4.78%) Visual Studio
12 69 (4.23%) Mockito
12 69 (4.23%) Xcode
13 51 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
13 51 (3.13%) Grunt
14 45 (2.76%) Jasmine
14 45 (2.76%) Hudson
15 39 (2.39%) Gradle
16 34 (2.08%) IntelliJ
17 30 (1.84%) Mercurial
General
1 163 (9.99%) Finance
2 84 (5.15%) Banking
3 60 (3.68%) Telecoms
4 42 (2.58%) Marketing
5 35 (2.15%) Retail
6 34 (2.08%) Publishing
7 21 (1.29%) Games
8 17 (1.04%) Manufacturing
9 12 (0.74%) Investment Banking
10 11 (0.67%) Electronics
11 8 (0.49%) French Language
11 8 (0.49%) German Language
11 8 (0.49%) Advertising
12 7 (0.43%) Law
12 7 (0.43%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.37%) Multimedia
13 6 (0.37%) Back Office
14 5 (0.31%) Front Office
14 5 (0.31%) Legal
15 4 (0.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 1222 (74.92%) Developer
2 238 (14.59%) Java Developer
3 149 (9.14%) Front-End Developer
4 132 (8.09%) Senior Developer
5 125 (7.66%) iOS Developer
6 99 (6.07%) Web Developer
7 97 (5.95%) Android Developer
8 96 (5.89%) .NET Developer
9 88 (5.40%) Architect
10 69 (4.23%) JavaScript Developer
11 68 (4.17%) PHP Developer
12 62 (3.80%) Software Engineer
13 40 (2.45%) Consultant
14 38 (2.33%) UI Developer
14 38 (2.33%) Designer
14 38 (2.33%) UI Programmer
15 35 (2.15%) Mobile Developer
15 35 (2.15%) Software Developer
15 35 (2.15%) C# Developer
16 34 (2.08%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 857 (52.54%) HTML
2 797 (48.87%) XML
3 779 (47.76%) CSS
4 599 (36.73%) REST
5 515 (31.58%) Web Services
6 478 (29.31%) HTML5
7 457 (28.02%) jQuery
8 439 (26.92%) Ajax
9 372 (22.81%) CSS3
10 322 (19.74%) RESTful
11 307 (18.82%) .NET
12 297 (18.21%) Spring
13 281 (17.23%) SOAP
14 184 (11.28%) AngularJS
15 154 (9.44%) Hibernate
16 148 (9.07%) ASP.NET
17 122 (7.48%) .NET Framework
18 98 (6.01%) JSP
19 88 (5.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 88 (5.40%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 172 (10.55%) User Experience
2 150 (9.20%) Open Source
3 107 (6.56%) Mobile App
4 95 (5.82%) Computer Science
5 62 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
6 46 (2.82%) iPhone
7 38 (2.33%) Data Structures
8 33 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
9 29 (1.78%) Algorithms
10 25 (1.53%) Visualisation
11 20 (1.23%) Social Media
12 17 (1.04%) Clustering
13 16 (0.98%) N-Tier
14 15 (0.92%) W3C
14 15 (0.92%) Video on Demand
14 15 (0.92%) Digital Media
14 15 (0.92%) Graphic Design
15 14 (0.86%) Wiki
15 14 (0.86%) Inversion of Control
15 14 (0.86%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 268 (16.43%) Linux
2 203 (12.45%) Apple iOS
3 187 (11.47%) Android
4 132 (8.09%) Windows
5 107 (6.56%) UNIX
6 29 (1.78%) Mac OS X
7 25 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (1.16%) CentOS
9 18 (1.10%) Ubuntu
10 15 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (0.86%) Windows Phone
12 10 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
13 6 (0.37%) webOS
13 6 (0.37%) VMS
14 5 (0.31%) Windows Phone 7
14 5 (0.31%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.25%) ThreadX
16 3 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
16 3 (0.18%) Windows CE
16 3 (0.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 789 (48.38%) Agile Software Development
2 463 (28.39%) TDD
3 398 (24.40%) Scrum
4 346 (21.21%) MVC
5 340 (20.85%) OO
6 314 (19.25%) Continuous Integration
7 181 (11.10%) BDD
8 170 (10.42%) Web Development
9 165 (10.12%) Software Engineering
10 159 (9.75%) iOS Development
11 156 (9.56%) Unit Testing
12 139 (8.52%) SOA
13 137 (8.40%) Android Development
14 126 (7.73%) OOP
15 117 (7.17%) Responsive Web Design
16 91 (5.58%) Kanban
17 89 (5.46%) User Stories
18 85 (5.21%) Configuration Management
19 82 (5.03%) E-Commerce
20 81 (4.97%) UML
Programming Languages
1 826 (50.64%) JavaScript
2 749 (45.92%) Java
3 327 (20.05%) SQL
4 290 (17.78%) C#
5 184 (11.28%) Ruby
6 183 (11.22%) Python
7 160 (9.81%) PHP
8 124 (7.60%) Scala
9 102 (6.25%) Objective-C
10 51 (3.13%) C++
11 42 (2.58%) Shell Script
11 42 (2.58%) C
12 29 (1.78%) PHP5
13 26 (1.59%) XPath
14 24 (1.47%) PL/SQL
15 22 (1.35%) Groovy
16 21 (1.29%) T-SQL
16 21 (1.29%) Perl
17 20 (1.23%) Bash Shell
17 20 (1.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 97 (5.95%) Degree
2 88 (5.40%) Security Cleared
3 50 (3.07%) SC Cleared
4 16 (0.98%) DV Cleared
5 6 (0.37%) ISEB
5 6 (0.37%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.18%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.12%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.12%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.061%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.061%) PhD
8 1 (0.061%) HNC
8 1 (0.061%) HND
8 1 (0.061%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.061%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (7.60%) QA
2 10 (0.61%) COBIT
3 6 (0.37%) HL7
4 5 (0.31%) WCAG
5 4 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.12%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.12%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 30 (1.84%) Docker
2 12 (0.74%) VirtualBox
3 11 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
4 5 (0.31%) Apache Flume
4 5 (0.31%) HDFS
4 5 (0.31%) KVM
5 3 (0.18%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.18%) Firmware
5 3 (0.18%) vCloud
6 2 (0.12%) XenApp
6 2 (0.12%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.12%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.061%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.061%) Varnish
7 1 (0.061%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 86 (5.27%) Puppet
2 44 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (1.96%) Vagrant
4 21 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
5 15 (0.92%) Ansible
6 8 (0.49%) Hyperic
6 8 (0.49%) yum
7 5 (0.31%) OpenIDM
8 3 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (0.12%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.12%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.12%) Salt
9 2 (0.12%) Control-M
9 2 (0.12%) Nagios
10 1 (0.061%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.061%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.061%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.061%) Mesos
10 1 (0.061%) logstash
Vendors
1 220 (13.49%) Oracle
2 128 (7.85%) Microsoft
3 86 (5.27%) Google
4 55 (3.37%) Salesforce.com
5 43 (2.64%) Red Hat
6 41 (2.51%) Adobe
7 32 (1.96%) SAP
7 32 (1.96%) Atlassian
8 26 (1.59%) HP
9 22 (1.35%) Twitter
10 17 (1.04%) Apple
10 17 (1.04%) Zend
11 15 (0.92%) IBM
11 15 (0.92%) Sencha
11 15 (0.92%) Talend
12 14 (0.86%) Facebook
12 14 (0.86%) VMware
12 14 (0.86%) Sybase
13 12 (0.74%) New Relic
13 12 (0.74%) Xamarin
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Go Partnership.
Rate: From £400 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £market rates per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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London
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Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £425.00 per day
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Rate: £375.00 - £425.00 per annum
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