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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JSON
Rank 147 137 197
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +60
Contract jobs citing JSON 805 774 504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.48% 1.51% 1.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.47% 5.49% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 517 331
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £510 £509
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 14
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £28.00 £19.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £37.45 £34.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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
14718 14100 13785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.14% 27.54% 28.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10077 9008 8644
Average daily rate £395 £375 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +0.67%
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 193 302 361
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 -17 716 £400 - 225
London -1 370 £414 -2.64% 99
South East -34 141 £375 +15.38% 50
City of London +5 100 £400 -11.11% 34
Hampshire -4 58 £350 +7.69% 19
North West -3 47 £375 +3.44% 18
South West -3 43 £400 +14.28% 18
Scotland -14 40 £376 -9.33% 6
Southampton +21 37 £388 +72.22% 11
Manchester +5 34 £375 +3.44% 11
Berkshire -20 33 £330 +12.34% 9
Wales +7 32 £485 - 8
Yorkshire +11 31 £305 -6.15% 15
North East -12 28 £480 -4.00% 3
South Wales +10 27 £470 - 7
Newcastle upon Tyne -8 27 £480 -4.00% 1
Tyne and Wear -12 27 £480 -4.00% 3
Cardiff - 25 £488 - 6
Edinburgh -11 24 £384 +9.64% 2
East of England -13 24 £425 - 7
Bristol +3 23 £419 +19.64% 9
East Midlands +6 20 £448 +15.67% 2
West Yorkshire -2 19 £330 +1.53% 8
Leeds -7 14 £330 +1.53% 3
Oxfordshire -14 14 £475 +35.71% 8
Reading +2 13 £390 +41.81% 2
Surrey -10 13 £423 +12.66% 2
Glasgow -1 12 £325 -17.72% 4
Cheshire +7 11 £375 +11.18% 5
West Midlands 0 10 £325 +30.00% 10

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 915 (52.92%) XML
2 878 (50.78%) HTML
3 871 (50.38%) JavaScript
4 807 (46.67%) CSS
5 764 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
6 735 (42.51%) Java
7 614 (35.51%) REST
8 543 (31.41%) Web Services
9 509 (29.44%) HTML5
10 484 (27.99%) jQuery
11 457 (26.43%) Ajax
12 446 (25.80%) TDD
13 384 (22.21%) Git (software)
14 378 (21.86%) Scrum
14 378 (21.86%) SQL
15 376 (21.75%) CSS3
16 367 (21.23%) RESTful
17 359 (20.76%) MVC
18 348 (20.13%) OO
19 311 (17.99%) .NET
20 305 (17.64%) Spring
21 299 (17.29%) Continuous Integration
22 298 (17.24%) SOAP
23 290 (16.77%) C#
24 289 (16.71%) Linux
25 246 (14.23%) Subversion
26 241 (13.94%) Jenkins
27 236 (13.65%) Apple iOS
28 213 (12.32%) Maven
29 210 (12.15%) PHP

JSON
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 181 (10.47%) Apache
2 123 (7.11%) Tomcat
3 97 (5.61%) Node.js
4 85 (4.92%) CMS
5 56 (3.24%) Confluence
6 52 (3.01%) JBoss
7 40 (2.31%) IIS
7 40 (2.31%) SharePoint
8 24 (1.39%) Apache Solr
9 22 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
10 19 (1.10%) WordPress
11 17 (0.98%) WebSphere
11 17 (0.98%) Drupal
11 17 (0.98%) WebLogic
12 16 (0.93%) Alfresco
12 16 (0.93%) nginx
12 16 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
13 15 (0.87%) OpenStack
13 15 (0.87%) Apache ServiceMix
14 14 (0.81%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 50 (2.89%) MS Excel
2 41 (2.37%) Photoshop
3 27 (1.56%) MS Office
4 25 (1.45%) MS Visio
5 23 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.52%) Doxygen
8 6 (0.35%) Adobe Captivate
9 5 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.29%) Final Cut Pro
10 4 (0.23%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.23%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.058%) Blender
12 1 (0.058%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.058%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.58%) Magento
4 8 (0.46%) Tridion
5 7 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.40%) Google Analytics
6 6 (0.35%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
7 2 (0.12%) Summit
8 1 (0.058%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.058%) SAP SRM
8 1 (0.058%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.058%) SiteCatalyst
8 1 (0.058%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.058%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 48 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (2.26%) GitHub
3 25 (1.45%) SaaS
4 22 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
4 22 (1.27%) Amazon S3
5 17 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (0.58%) IaaS
6 10 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
7 9 (0.52%) PaaS
8 7 (0.40%) Force.com
9 6 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.35%) Office 365
10 3 (0.17%) Heroku
11 2 (0.12%) Route 53
12 1 (0.058%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.058%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 204 (11.80%) HTTP
2 73 (4.22%) Internet
3 55 (3.18%) TCP/IP
4 37 (2.14%) Firewall
5 30 (1.74%) AMQP
6 29 (1.68%) HTTPS
7 22 (1.27%) VPN
8 16 (0.93%) SSL
8 16 (0.93%) SAN
9 14 (0.81%) DNS
10 11 (0.64%) FTP
10 11 (0.64%) Reverse Proxy
11 9 (0.52%) RTSP
12 8 (0.46%) Network Security
12 8 (0.46%) VoIP
13 7 (0.40%) LDAP
13 7 (0.40%) NAS
14 6 (0.35%) SPDY
14 6 (0.35%) Bluetooth
15 5 (0.29%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (12.15%) SQL Server
2 207 (11.97%) MySQL
3 163 (9.43%) NoSQL
4 162 (9.37%) Relational Database
5 149 (8.62%) MongoDB
6 84 (4.86%) PostgreSQL
7 74 (4.28%) RDBMS
8 58 (3.35%) Oracle Database
9 49 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
10 44 (2.54%) Redis
11 38 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
12 30 (1.74%) SQLite
13 28 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
14 26 (1.50%) Big Data
15 21 (1.21%) DB2
16 20 (1.16%) Hadoop
17 16 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
18 14 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 13 (0.75%) RavenDB
20 10 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 384 (22.21%) Git (software)
2 246 (14.23%) Subversion
3 241 (13.94%) Jenkins
4 213 (12.32%) Maven
5 149 (8.62%) JIRA
6 148 (8.56%) JUnit
7 133 (7.69%) Selenium
8 128 (7.40%) Cucumber
9 121 (7.00%) Eclipse
10 87 (5.03%) Xcode
11 78 (4.51%) Ant
12 75 (4.34%) Visual Studio
13 66 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
14 64 (3.70%) Mockito
15 50 (2.89%) Hudson
15 50 (2.89%) Grunt
16 40 (2.31%) Jasmine
17 35 (2.02%) Mercurial
18 33 (1.91%) QUnit
18 33 (1.91%) Gradle
General
1 169 (9.77%) Finance
2 73 (4.22%) Banking
3 59 (3.41%) Telecoms
4 43 (2.49%) Marketing
5 41 (2.37%) Games
6 40 (2.31%) Retail
7 29 (1.68%) Publishing
8 20 (1.16%) Manufacturing
9 12 (0.69%) Electronics
9 12 (0.69%) Investment Banking
10 10 (0.58%) Advertising
11 9 (0.52%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.52%) French Language
11 9 (0.52%) German Language
12 7 (0.40%) Law
13 6 (0.35%) Legal
14 5 (0.29%) Music Industry
15 4 (0.23%) Front Office
15 4 (0.23%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 1354 (78.31%) Developer
2 234 (13.53%) Java Developer
3 168 (9.72%) Front-End Developer
4 144 (8.33%) iOS Developer
5 142 (8.21%) Senior Developer
6 125 (7.23%) Web Developer
7 100 (5.78%) Android Developer
8 99 (5.73%) .NET Developer
9 85 (4.92%) PHP Developer
10 84 (4.86%) Architect
10 84 (4.86%) JavaScript Developer
11 52 (3.01%) Mobile Developer
12 45 (2.60%) Software Engineer
13 43 (2.49%) Consultant
14 39 (2.26%) C# Developer
15 35 (2.02%) UI Developer
16 34 (1.97%) Designer
16 34 (1.97%) UI Programmer
16 34 (1.97%) Programmer
16 34 (1.97%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 915 (52.92%) XML
2 878 (50.78%) HTML
3 807 (46.67%) CSS
4 614 (35.51%) REST
5 543 (31.41%) Web Services
6 509 (29.44%) HTML5
7 484 (27.99%) jQuery
8 457 (26.43%) Ajax
9 376 (21.75%) CSS3
10 367 (21.23%) RESTful
11 311 (17.99%) .NET
12 305 (17.64%) Spring
13 298 (17.24%) SOAP
14 189 (10.93%) AngularJS
15 173 (10.01%) ASP.NET
16 143 (8.27%) Hibernate
17 105 (6.07%) JSP
18 101 (5.84%) .NET Framework
18 101 (5.84%) Backbone.js
19 91 (5.26%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 194 (11.22%) User Experience
2 152 (8.79%) Open Source
3 136 (7.87%) Mobile App
4 103 (5.96%) Computer Science
5 68 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
6 65 (3.76%) iPhone
7 41 (2.37%) Data Structures
8 33 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
9 27 (1.56%) Algorithms
10 25 (1.45%) Visualisation
10 25 (1.45%) Social Media
10 25 (1.45%) iPad
11 18 (1.04%) W3C
11 18 (1.04%) Web 2.0
12 17 (0.98%) Video on Demand
13 15 (0.87%) Clustering
13 15 (0.87%) Graphic Design
13 15 (0.87%) N-Tier
14 14 (0.81%) DTV
14 14 (0.81%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 289 (16.71%) Linux
2 236 (13.65%) Apple iOS
3 200 (11.57%) Android
4 144 (8.33%) UNIX
5 124 (7.17%) Windows
6 30 (1.74%) Mac OS X
7 25 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (1.10%) CentOS
9 18 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (1.04%) Ubuntu
10 16 (0.93%) Windows Phone
11 9 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
12 8 (0.46%) Solaris
13 6 (0.35%) VMS
14 5 (0.29%) HPUX
14 5 (0.29%) webOS
15 4 (0.23%) Windows Phone 7
15 4 (0.23%) Windows 7
16 3 (0.17%) AIX
17 2 (0.12%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 764 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
2 446 (25.80%) TDD
3 378 (21.86%) Scrum
4 359 (20.76%) MVC
5 348 (20.13%) OO
6 299 (17.29%) Continuous Integration
7 190 (10.99%) iOS Development
8 173 (10.01%) Web Development
9 168 (9.72%) BDD
10 164 (9.49%) Unit Testing
11 147 (8.50%) Android Development
12 137 (7.92%) Software Engineering
13 132 (7.63%) SOA
14 131 (7.58%) OOP
15 120 (6.94%) Responsive Web Design
16 107 (6.19%) E-Commerce
17 83 (4.80%) DevOps
18 80 (4.63%) Mentoring
19 79 (4.57%) Configuration Management
20 78 (4.51%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 871 (50.38%) JavaScript
2 735 (42.51%) Java
3 378 (21.86%) SQL
4 290 (16.77%) C#
5 210 (12.15%) PHP
6 177 (10.24%) Ruby
7 175 (10.12%) Python
8 125 (7.23%) Objective-C
9 123 (7.11%) Scala
10 57 (3.30%) C++
11 50 (2.89%) Shell Script
12 38 (2.20%) C
13 36 (2.08%) PHP5
14 34 (1.97%) T-SQL
15 33 (1.91%) VB.NET
16 32 (1.85%) Perl
17 29 (1.68%) XPath
17 29 (1.68%) Bash Shell
18 23 (1.33%) PL/SQL
19 19 (1.10%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 113 (6.54%) Degree
2 71 (4.11%) Security Cleared
3 42 (2.43%) SC Cleared
4 9 (0.52%) Sun Certification
5 8 (0.46%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.29%) ISEB
7 4 (0.23%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.17%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.12%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.058%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.058%) HNC
10 1 (0.058%) HND
10 1 (0.058%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.058%) PhD
10 1 (0.058%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.058%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (6.94%) QA
2 9 (0.52%) COBIT
3 7 (0.40%) WCAG
3 7 (0.40%) HL7
4 4 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.12%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.058%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 23 (1.33%) Docker
2 12 (0.69%) VirtualBox
3 11 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.35%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.35%) KVM
5 5 (0.29%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (0.17%) vCloud
7 3 (0.17%) HDFS
8 2 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.058%) XenApp
9 1 (0.058%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.058%) Varnish
9 1 (0.058%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 90 (5.21%) Puppet
2 45 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (1.56%) Vagrant
4 20 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (0.58%) Ansible
6 8 (0.46%) Hyperic
7 5 (0.29%) OpenIDM
7 5 (0.29%) yum
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (0.12%) Nagios
8 2 (0.12%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.12%) Salt
9 1 (0.058%) Kibana
9 1 (0.058%) Mesos
9 1 (0.058%) logstash
9 1 (0.058%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.058%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.058%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 194 (11.22%) Oracle
2 111 (6.42%) Microsoft
3 99 (5.73%) Google
4 55 (3.18%) Salesforce.com
5 47 (2.72%) Adobe
6 43 (2.49%) Red Hat
7 41 (2.37%) Twitter
8 29 (1.68%) Atlassian
8 29 (1.68%) SAP
9 28 (1.62%) Zend
9 28 (1.62%) Facebook
10 23 (1.33%) HP
11 19 (1.10%) Sencha
12 16 (0.93%) IBM
13 15 (0.87%) New Relic
14 14 (0.81%) VMware
14 14 (0.81%) Sybase
14 14 (0.81%) Apple
15 13 (0.75%) Xamarin
16 12 (0.69%) Telerik
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £275 - £380 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Focus Select Ltd
Rate: £30 - £45 Per Hour
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £270 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Up to £345 per day DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Up to £440 per day DOE
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier Media
Rate: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
RBW Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £405 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago