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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JSON
Rank 140 133 143
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs citing JSON 956 935 814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.63% 1.68% 1.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.85% 5.99% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 595 574
Average daily rate
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£412 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.86% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £506 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.52 £29.85 £12.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £83.70 £48.50 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.32 £35.00 £25.58
% change year-on-year
-1.94% +36.82%

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
16337 15619 15306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.89% 28.09% 29.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11094 9900 9829
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 218 264
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 +3 931 £413 +10.00% 294
London -22 471 £450 +12.50% 114
South East -2 180 £400 +14.28% 43
City of London +2 88 £425 +13.33% 26
North West +10 82 £400 -5.88% 42
North East 0 46 £500 +33.33% 14
Oxfordshire +20 44 £412 +17.57% 3
South West +8 44 £405 +20.89% 25
Hampshire -3 41 £400 +14.28% 8
Tyne and Wear +1 40 £500 +33.33% 13
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 40 £500 +33.33% 10
Berkshire +2 37 £325 -5.10% 11
West Midlands +19 36 £335 +8.94% 19
Oxford +12 36 £415 +18.57% 1
Manchester -5 31 £385 +26.22% 20
East of England -8 28 £350 -6.66% 14
Cheshire +3 27 £380 -24.37% 12
Buckinghamshire +1 22 £314 -7.72% 3
Yorkshire -43 22 £350 +3.70% 13
Leeds -17 20 £350 -49.09% 6
West Yorkshire -32 20 £350 +1.81% 7
Essex +9 18 £450 +12.50% 3
West Sussex -3 18 £400 +33.33% 3
Cumbria - 14 £550 - 2
Birmingham +13 13 £313 -37.50% 8
Devon +8 13 £405 - 1
East Midlands -21 13 £338 -26.78% 12
Scotland -29 13 £358 -4.66% 13
Exeter +20 12 £405 - 1
Milton Keynes -1 12 £314 -14.62%

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 958 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 844 (46.81%) HTML
3 807 (44.76%) Java
4 805 (44.65%) JavaScript
5 775 (42.98%) XML
6 699 (38.77%) CSS
7 588 (32.61%) REST
8 545 (30.23%) Web Services
9 538 (29.84%) TDD
10 527 (29.23%) HTML5
11 450 (24.96%) jQuery
12 402 (22.30%) Scrum
13 396 (21.96%) Git (software)
14 365 (20.24%) Continuous Integration
15 350 (19.41%) SQL
16 343 (19.02%) AngularJS
17 326 (18.08%) Ajax
17 326 (18.08%) CSS3
18 319 (17.69%) RESTful
19 312 (17.30%) MVC
20 311 (17.25%) OO
21 310 (17.19%) SOAP
22 299 (16.58%) .NET
23 297 (16.47%) C#
24 273 (15.14%) Spring
25 265 (14.70%) Linux
26 257 (14.25%) SQL Server
27 248 (13.75%) Android
28 233 (12.92%) Apple iOS
29 219 (12.15%) User Experience

JSON
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 173 (9.60%) Node.js
2 126 (6.99%) JBoss
3 125 (6.93%) Tomcat
4 116 (6.43%) Apache
5 98 (5.44%) Confluence
6 75 (4.16%) CMS
7 72 (3.99%) WebSphere
8 60 (3.33%) WebLogic
9 41 (2.27%) Jetty
10 40 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
11 33 (1.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 29 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
13 27 (1.50%) Umbraco
14 21 (1.16%) Mule
15 20 (1.11%) nginx
15 20 (1.11%) Drupal
15 20 (1.11%) IIS
16 15 (0.83%) WordPress
16 15 (0.83%) Apache Solr
17 14 (0.78%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 41 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 29 (1.61%) Photoshop
3 10 (0.55%) MS Office
4 7 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.33%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.11%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.11%) GIMP
9 1 (0.055%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.055%) SPSS
9 1 (0.055%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 22 (1.22%) Magento
2 13 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
3 12 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.22%) Fredhopper
5 4 (0.22%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.17%) Summit
7 2 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.11%) Tridion
7 2 (0.11%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.11%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.055%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.055%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.055%) Radian6
8 1 (0.055%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 112 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (2.55%) GitHub
3 27 (1.50%) Google Analytics
4 25 (1.39%) SaaS
5 18 (1.00%) Amazon S3
5 18 (1.00%) Adobe Analytics
6 17 (0.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 16 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
8 15 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
10 11 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (0.50%) OpenShift
12 8 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
12 8 (0.44%) PaaS
13 7 (0.39%) IaaS
14 6 (0.33%) Boomi
15 4 (0.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 4 (0.22%) Amazon Glacier
15 4 (0.22%) Amazon CloudSearch
15 4 (0.22%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 163 (9.04%) HTTP
2 54 (3.00%) Internet
3 33 (1.83%) SSL
4 24 (1.33%) TCP/IP
5 19 (1.05%) HTTPS
6 16 (0.89%) AMQP
7 13 (0.72%) SNMP
8 10 (0.55%) FTP
9 9 (0.50%) OpenLDAP
10 8 (0.44%) DNS
11 7 (0.39%) Intranet
12 6 (0.33%) Firewall
12 6 (0.33%) VoIP
13 5 (0.28%) WAN
13 5 (0.28%) LDAP
13 5 (0.28%) Kerberos
13 5 (0.28%) DMZ
14 4 (0.22%) SAN
14 4 (0.22%) Skype
15 3 (0.17%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (14.25%) SQL Server
2 205 (11.37%) MongoDB
3 165 (9.15%) MySQL
4 153 (8.49%) NoSQL
5 142 (7.88%) Relational Database
6 97 (5.38%) PostgreSQL
7 67 (3.72%) Oracle Database
8 59 (3.27%) Big Data
9 54 (3.00%) Apache Cassandra
10 51 (2.83%) RDBMS
11 40 (2.22%) Hadoop
12 39 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
12 39 (2.16%) Redis
13 30 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
14 28 (1.55%) SQLite
15 26 (1.44%) DB2
16 20 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
17 15 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
17 15 (0.83%) Data Mining
18 14 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 396 (21.96%) Git (software)
2 209 (11.59%) Jenkins
3 184 (10.21%) JIRA
4 149 (8.26%) Subversion
5 148 (8.21%) Selenium
6 147 (8.15%) Maven
7 135 (7.49%) JUnit
8 113 (6.27%) Cucumber
9 69 (3.83%) Eclipse
10 66 (3.66%) Xcode
10 66 (3.66%) Gradle
11 55 (3.05%) Grunt
11 55 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
12 53 (2.94%) Visual Studio
13 50 (2.77%) NUnit
14 45 (2.50%) Ant
15 39 (2.16%) Android Studio
16 32 (1.77%) Bower
16 32 (1.77%) Hudson
17 29 (1.61%) SoapUI
General
1 199 (11.04%) Finance
2 101 (5.60%) Banking
3 77 (4.27%) Retail
4 44 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 41 (2.27%) Marketing
6 25 (1.39%) Investment Banking
7 23 (1.28%) Games
8 21 (1.16%) Manufacturing
9 19 (1.05%) Front Office
10 17 (0.94%) Publishing
11 15 (0.83%) Electronics
12 13 (0.72%) Legal
13 12 (0.67%) Automotive
14 10 (0.55%) Law
14 10 (0.55%) Back Office
14 10 (0.55%) Advertising
15 8 (0.44%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.44%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.28%) French Language
16 5 (0.28%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 1350 (74.88%) Developer
2 285 (15.81%) Java Developer
3 187 (10.37%) Architect
4 154 (8.54%) Front-End Developer
5 144 (7.99%) Senior Developer
6 129 (7.15%) Android Developer
7 123 (6.82%) iOS Developer
8 119 (6.60%) Web Developer
9 111 (6.16%) .NET Developer
10 86 (4.77%) Technical Architect
11 70 (3.88%) UI Developer
12 68 (3.77%) UI Programmer
13 62 (3.44%) Mobile Developer
14 60 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
15 59 (3.27%) Analyst
16 55 (3.05%) JavaScript Developer
17 53 (2.94%) PHP Developer
18 51 (2.83%) C# Developer
19 48 (2.66%) Software Engineer
20 41 (2.27%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 844 (46.81%) HTML
2 775 (42.98%) XML
3 699 (38.77%) CSS
4 588 (32.61%) REST
5 545 (30.23%) Web Services
6 527 (29.23%) HTML5
7 450 (24.96%) jQuery
8 343 (19.02%) AngularJS
9 326 (18.08%) CSS3
9 326 (18.08%) Ajax
10 319 (17.69%) RESTful
11 310 (17.19%) SOAP
12 299 (16.58%) .NET
13 273 (15.14%) Spring
14 188 (10.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 162 (8.99%) ASP.NET
16 145 (8.04%) J2EE
17 142 (7.88%) Hibernate
18 136 (7.54%) .NET Framework
19 103 (5.71%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 219 (12.15%) User Experience
2 209 (11.59%) Mobile App
3 71 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (2.83%) iPhone
5 50 (2.77%) Computer Science
6 42 (2.33%) Social Media
7 39 (2.16%) iPad
8 28 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
9 24 (1.33%) W3C
10 22 (1.22%) Animation
10 22 (1.22%) Visualisation
11 18 (1.00%) Data Structures
12 17 (0.94%) N-Tier
13 15 (0.83%) Algorithms
14 13 (0.72%) Inversion of Control
14 13 (0.72%) Blog
15 12 (0.67%) Video on Demand
15 12 (0.67%) DTV
15 12 (0.67%) Smartphone
16 11 (0.61%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 265 (14.70%) Linux
2 248 (13.75%) Android
3 233 (12.92%) Apple iOS
4 92 (5.10%) UNIX
5 86 (4.77%) Windows
6 37 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 30 (1.66%) CentOS
8 24 (1.33%) Solaris
9 23 (1.28%) Mac OS X
10 20 (1.11%) AIX
11 13 (0.72%) Ubuntu
12 8 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (0.33%) Windows Phone
14 5 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
14 5 (0.28%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.22%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.22%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.17%) Windows CE
17 2 (0.11%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 958 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 538 (29.84%) TDD
3 402 (22.30%) Scrum
4 365 (20.24%) Continuous Integration
5 312 (17.30%) MVC
6 311 (17.25%) OO
7 199 (11.04%) BDD
8 196 (10.87%) Android Development
9 191 (10.59%) E-Commerce
10 185 (10.26%) Open Source
11 176 (9.76%) Unit Testing
12 174 (9.65%) iOS Development
13 169 (9.37%) Web Development
14 164 (9.10%) Mobile Development
15 159 (8.82%) Software Engineering
16 149 (8.26%) SOA
17 125 (6.93%) OOP
17 125 (6.93%) Responsive Web Design
18 102 (5.66%) Pair Programming
19 96 (5.32%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 807 (44.76%) Java
2 805 (44.65%) JavaScript
3 350 (19.41%) SQL
4 297 (16.47%) C#
5 162 (8.99%) PHP
6 142 (7.88%) Objective-C
7 134 (7.43%) Ruby
8 133 (7.38%) Python
9 130 (7.21%) Scala
10 50 (2.77%) Groovy
11 45 (2.50%) Perl
12 41 (2.27%) T-SQL
13 38 (2.11%) Shell Script
14 31 (1.72%) Apple Swift
15 30 (1.66%) C++
15 30 (1.66%) C
16 25 (1.39%) PL/SQL
17 21 (1.16%) XPath
18 18 (1.00%) PHP5
19 17 (0.94%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 109 (6.05%) Security Cleared
2 84 (4.66%) Degree
3 68 (3.77%) SC Cleared
4 30 (1.66%) DV Cleared
5 7 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
6 6 (0.33%) BC Cleared
7 5 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.17%) JNCIA
8 3 (0.17%) JNCIS
8 3 (0.17%) CCNP
8 3 (0.17%) CCNA
8 3 (0.17%) ISEB
8 3 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.11%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.11%) MCAD
9 2 (0.11%) MCSD
10 1 (0.055%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (7.49%) QA
2 4 (0.22%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.17%) ISO 14001
3 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.055%) WAI
5 1 (0.055%) HL7
5 1 (0.055%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.055%) HIPAA
System Software
1 48 (2.66%) Docker
2 26 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (1.22%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.61%) Varnish
5 9 (0.50%) vCloud
5 9 (0.50%) Squid
6 8 (0.44%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.17%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.17%) NFS
7 3 (0.17%) Firmware
8 2 (0.11%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.055%) Postfix
9 1 (0.055%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 105 (5.82%) Puppet
2 51 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (1.00%) Vagrant
4 17 (0.94%) Ansible
5 13 (0.72%) Salt
6 10 (0.55%) Kibana
6 10 (0.55%) Rundeck
6 10 (0.55%) logstash
7 9 (0.50%) HAProxy
7 9 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (0.50%) ZABBIX
8 8 (0.44%) Nagios
9 6 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 5 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 5 (0.28%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.22%) BladeLogic
11 4 (0.22%) yum
12 3 (0.17%) HP Operations Orchestration
13 2 (0.11%) ServiceCenter
13 2 (0.11%) OVSD
Vendors
1 201 (11.15%) Oracle
2 91 (5.05%) Microsoft
3 80 (4.44%) Google
4 51 (2.83%) Adobe
5 48 (2.66%) Red Hat
6 40 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
7 37 (2.05%) IBM
8 34 (1.89%) Atlassian
9 28 (1.55%) VMware
10 27 (1.50%) SAP
11 24 (1.33%) TIBCO
11 24 (1.33%) Splunk
11 24 (1.33%) Twitter
12 22 (1.22%) Apple
13 21 (1.16%) Facebook
14 16 (0.89%) Telerik
14 16 (0.89%) Sybase
15 15 (0.83%) webMethods
15 15 (0.83%) EPiServer
16 14 (0.78%) HP
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