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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JSON
Rank 141 126 142
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +16
Contract jobs citing JSON 896 927 767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.58% 1.70% 1.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.75% 6.09% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 634 520
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+12.85% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 10
Average hourly rate £55.75 £33.55 £25.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.16% +31.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £24.30 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.63 £59.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.75 £31.00 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+79.83% +36.80%

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
15587 15227 14467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.41% 27.86% 28.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10478 9801 9188
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 225 284
Average hourly rate £39.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +1 868 £403 +0.62% 300
London -27 455 £425 +3.03% 111
South East +20 156 £400 +21.21% 34
City of London -23 91 £425 - 23
North West +5 71 £400 +3.22% 49
South West +19 47 £413 +29.41% 31
Oxfordshire +15 43 £412 +26.61% 5
North East +7 40 £466 +55.16% 10
Tyne and Wear +11 39 £458 +30.78% 8
Yorkshire -8 39 £330 -2.22% 25
Newcastle upon Tyne +12 37 £458 +30.78% 3
Leeds +11 37 £330 -2.58% 7
West Yorkshire -9 37 £330 -2.22% 15
Oxford +11 33 £418 +19.28% 2
Manchester +6 29 £363 +33.02% 29
Hampshire +3 29 £398 +11.18% 8
Cheshire -1 26 £500 +4.16% 13
East of England -14 22 £350 -4.10% 12
West Midlands +8 21 £363 +25.00% 15
Berkshire -1 21 £400 +23.07% 6
Buckinghamshire +10 18 £323 +3.20% 1
Scotland -47 16 £375 -6.25% 7
West Sussex - 16 £368 - 1
Surrey +9 14 £418 +73.95% 10
Essex +6 13 £500 +25.00% 3
Bristol +3 13 £413 +23.13% 14
Kent -28 13 £275 - 1
Devon +7 11 £400 +28.00%
Milton Keynes +1 11 £320 -10.80% 1
Reading -1 11 £400 +19.40% 2

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 959 (53.88%) Agile Software Development
2 814 (45.73%) HTML
3 793 (44.55%) JavaScript
4 785 (44.10%) Java
5 766 (43.03%) XML
6 704 (39.55%) CSS
7 580 (32.58%) REST
8 554 (31.12%) Web Services
9 536 (30.11%) TDD
10 489 (27.47%) HTML5
11 429 (24.10%) jQuery
12 408 (22.92%) Scrum
13 391 (21.97%) Git (software)
14 365 (20.51%) AngularJS
15 363 (20.39%) SQL
16 346 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
17 339 (19.04%) RESTful
17 339 (19.04%) OO
18 326 (18.31%) Ajax
19 321 (18.03%) .NET
20 318 (17.87%) MVC
21 306 (17.19%) C#
21 306 (17.19%) CSS3
22 287 (16.12%) SOAP
23 280 (15.73%) Spring
24 274 (15.39%) SQL Server
25 251 (14.10%) Linux
26 239 (13.43%) Android
27 232 (13.03%) Apple iOS
28 219 (12.30%) Jenkins

JSON
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 167 (9.38%) Node.js
2 134 (7.53%) Tomcat
3 105 (5.90%) Confluence
4 103 (5.79%) Apache
5 97 (5.45%) JBoss
6 74 (4.16%) WebLogic
7 72 (4.04%) CMS
8 59 (3.31%) WebSphere
9 28 (1.57%) Jetty
10 27 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
11 26 (1.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 26 (1.46%) IIS
12 22 (1.24%) Umbraco
13 20 (1.12%) Mule
14 18 (1.01%) SharePoint
15 17 (0.96%) nginx
15 17 (0.96%) Drupal
16 15 (0.84%) WordPress
16 15 (0.84%) WildFly
17 13 (0.73%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 50 (2.81%) MS Excel
2 31 (1.74%) Photoshop
3 14 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.67%) MS Office
5 9 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.17%) SPSS
8 2 (0.11%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.056%) MS Project
9 1 (0.056%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 23 (1.29%) Magento
2 12 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
3 9 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.28%) WebTrends
6 4 (0.22%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.17%) Fredhopper
8 2 (0.11%) Tridion
8 2 (0.11%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.056%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.056%) Summit
9 1 (0.056%) Radian6
9 1 (0.056%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 123 (6.91%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (2.36%) GitHub
3 29 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (1.52%) SaaS
5 19 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
6 18 (1.01%) Amazon S3
7 17 (0.96%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 16 (0.90%) Google Analytics
8 16 (0.90%) Amazon SQS
9 12 (0.67%) Adobe Analytics
9 12 (0.67%) PaaS
10 10 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
12 8 (0.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 7 (0.39%) IaaS
13 7 (0.39%) OpenShift
14 5 (0.28%) Force.com
14 5 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
15 4 (0.22%) Amazon Glacier
15 4 (0.22%) Amazon CloudSearch
Communications & Networking
1 147 (8.26%) HTTP
2 72 (4.04%) Internet
3 25 (1.40%) TCP/IP
4 22 (1.24%) AMQP
5 20 (1.12%) HTTPS
6 18 (1.01%) SSL
7 9 (0.51%) FTP
7 9 (0.51%) DNS
7 9 (0.51%) Firewall
8 7 (0.39%) Intranet
8 7 (0.39%) WAN
8 7 (0.39%) DMZ
8 7 (0.39%) VPN
8 7 (0.39%) OpenLDAP
9 5 (0.28%) Kerberos
9 5 (0.28%) SNMP
9 5 (0.28%) LDAP
9 5 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.22%) 802.15
10 4 (0.22%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 274 (15.39%) SQL Server
2 200 (11.24%) MongoDB
3 162 (9.10%) MySQL
4 152 (8.54%) NoSQL
5 143 (8.03%) Relational Database
6 90 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
7 60 (3.37%) Big Data
8 53 (2.98%) Oracle Database
9 51 (2.87%) RDBMS
10 45 (2.53%) Hadoop
11 43 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
11 43 (2.42%) Apache Cassandra
12 32 (1.80%) Redis
13 31 (1.74%) DB2
14 28 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
15 23 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 22 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
17 21 (1.18%) SQLite
18 18 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 18 (1.01%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 391 (21.97%) Git (software)
2 219 (12.30%) Jenkins
3 190 (10.67%) JIRA
4 177 (9.94%) Subversion
5 157 (8.82%) Maven
6 156 (8.76%) Selenium
7 145 (8.15%) JUnit
8 130 (7.30%) Cucumber
9 75 (4.21%) Eclipse
10 66 (3.71%) Grunt
11 62 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
12 61 (3.43%) Gradle
13 60 (3.37%) Ant
13 60 (3.37%) Xcode
14 57 (3.20%) Visual Studio
15 53 (2.98%) NUnit
16 47 (2.64%) Bower
17 39 (2.19%) Hudson
18 35 (1.97%) Jasmine
18 35 (1.97%) gulp
General
1 199 (11.18%) Finance
2 98 (5.51%) Banking
3 64 (3.60%) Retail
4 36 (2.02%) Telecoms
5 35 (1.97%) Marketing
6 21 (1.18%) Games
7 20 (1.12%) Investment Banking
8 19 (1.07%) Publishing
8 19 (1.07%) Front Office
9 15 (0.84%) Manufacturing
10 14 (0.79%) Legal
11 11 (0.62%) Automotive
11 11 (0.62%) Electronics
11 11 (0.62%) Advertising
12 10 (0.56%) Law
13 9 (0.51%) Back Office
14 6 (0.34%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.34%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.28%) iGaming
16 4 (0.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1315 (73.88%) Developer
2 286 (16.07%) Java Developer
3 177 (9.94%) Architect
4 157 (8.82%) Senior Developer
5 127 (7.13%) Front-End Developer
5 127 (7.13%) iOS Developer
6 121 (6.80%) Android Developer
7 120 (6.74%) .NET Developer
8 114 (6.40%) Web Developer
9 83 (4.66%) Technical Architect
10 68 (3.82%) JavaScript Developer
11 63 (3.54%) UI Developer
12 62 (3.48%) UI Programmer
13 61 (3.43%) Mobile Developer
13 61 (3.43%) Analyst
14 60 (3.37%) Software Engineer
15 59 (3.31%) Senior Java Developer
16 51 (2.87%) PHP Developer
16 51 (2.87%) C# Developer
17 39 (2.19%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 814 (45.73%) HTML
2 766 (43.03%) XML
3 704 (39.55%) CSS
4 580 (32.58%) REST
5 554 (31.12%) Web Services
6 489 (27.47%) HTML5
7 429 (24.10%) jQuery
8 365 (20.51%) AngularJS
9 339 (19.04%) RESTful
10 326 (18.31%) Ajax
11 321 (18.03%) .NET
12 306 (17.19%) CSS3
13 287 (16.12%) SOAP
14 280 (15.73%) Spring
15 167 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 160 (8.99%) ASP.NET
17 155 (8.71%) Hibernate
18 148 (8.31%) .NET Framework
19 143 (8.03%) J2EE
20 112 (6.29%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 202 (11.35%) Mobile App
2 201 (11.29%) User Experience
3 77 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
4 65 (3.65%) Social Media
5 62 (3.48%) iPhone
6 58 (3.26%) Computer Science
7 42 (2.36%) iPad
8 27 (1.52%) Animation
9 26 (1.46%) W3C
10 24 (1.35%) Visualisation
11 22 (1.24%) Data Structures
12 18 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
13 17 (0.96%) Algorithms
14 16 (0.90%) N-Tier
15 14 (0.79%) Digital Media
16 13 (0.73%) Inversion of Control
16 13 (0.73%) Blog
16 13 (0.73%) GIS
17 12 (0.67%) Management Information System
17 12 (0.67%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 251 (14.10%) Linux
2 239 (13.43%) Android
3 232 (13.03%) Apple iOS
4 110 (6.18%) Windows
5 87 (4.89%) UNIX
6 43 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (1.52%) CentOS
8 23 (1.29%) Mac OS X
9 18 (1.01%) AIX
10 11 (0.62%) Solaris
11 10 (0.56%) Ubuntu
12 9 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (0.45%) Windows Phone
14 7 (0.39%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
15 6 (0.34%) Windows Vista
15 6 (0.34%) Windows XP
16 5 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
17 4 (0.22%) Windows CE
18 2 (0.11%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 959 (53.88%) Agile Software Development
2 536 (30.11%) TDD
3 408 (22.92%) Scrum
4 346 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
5 339 (19.04%) OO
6 318 (17.87%) MVC
7 202 (11.35%) BDD
8 186 (10.45%) Android Development
9 179 (10.06%) E-Commerce
10 178 (10.00%) iOS Development
11 174 (9.78%) Software Engineering
12 171 (9.61%) Mobile Development
13 167 (9.38%) Open Source
14 166 (9.33%) Web Development
15 159 (8.93%) Unit Testing
16 151 (8.48%) SOA
17 135 (7.58%) OOP
18 122 (6.85%) Responsive Web Design
19 109 (6.12%) Kanban
20 98 (5.51%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 793 (44.55%) JavaScript
2 785 (44.10%) Java
3 363 (20.39%) SQL
4 306 (17.19%) C#
5 157 (8.82%) PHP
6 145 (8.15%) Ruby
7 143 (8.03%) Python
8 142 (7.98%) Objective-C
9 118 (6.63%) Scala
10 46 (2.58%) Groovy
11 38 (2.13%) T-SQL
12 35 (1.97%) C
13 34 (1.91%) Perl
14 33 (1.85%) Shell Script
15 30 (1.69%) C++
16 29 (1.63%) PL/SQL
17 25 (1.40%) Apple Swift
18 24 (1.35%) XPath
19 16 (0.90%) PHP5
19 16 (0.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 102 (5.73%) Security Cleared
2 90 (5.06%) Degree
3 55 (3.09%) SC Cleared
4 30 (1.69%) DV Cleared
5 9 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.34%) BC Cleared
6 6 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
7 5 (0.28%) MCAD
7 5 (0.28%) MCSD
8 4 (0.22%) ISEB
8 4 (0.22%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.17%) JNCIA
9 3 (0.17%) JNCIS
9 3 (0.17%) CCNP
9 3 (0.17%) CCNA
10 1 (0.056%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (7.98%) QA
2 2 (0.11%) HL7
2 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.056%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.056%) WAI
3 1 (0.056%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.056%) Data Quality
System Software
1 50 (2.81%) Docker
2 21 (1.18%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.39%) Varnish
4 7 (0.39%) vCloud
4 7 (0.39%) Squid
5 4 (0.22%) Firmware
6 3 (0.17%) NFS
6 3 (0.17%) HDFS
7 2 (0.11%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.056%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.056%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 107 (6.01%) Puppet
2 55 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (1.35%) Vagrant
4 16 (0.90%) Ansible
5 12 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (0.62%) Salt
7 8 (0.45%) Kibana
7 8 (0.45%) logstash
7 8 (0.45%) HAProxy
7 8 (0.45%) Rundeck
7 8 (0.45%) yum
7 8 (0.45%) Nagios
8 7 (0.39%) ZABBIX
9 6 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.17%) BladeLogic
10 3 (0.17%) Jitterbit
11 2 (0.11%) CA LISA
11 2 (0.11%) ServiceCenter
11 2 (0.11%) OVSD
Vendors
1 206 (11.57%) Oracle
2 95 (5.34%) Microsoft
3 73 (4.10%) Google
4 51 (2.87%) Red Hat
5 47 (2.64%) Adobe
6 40 (2.25%) IBM
7 34 (1.91%) Atlassian
8 31 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
9 28 (1.57%) SAP
10 26 (1.46%) Facebook
11 22 (1.24%) TIBCO
11 22 (1.24%) Apple
12 21 (1.18%) Splunk
12 21 (1.18%) Telerik
13 16 (0.90%) Twitter
14 15 (0.84%) VMware
15 13 (0.73%) Talend
15 13 (0.73%) Sybase
16 12 (0.67%) webMethods
16 12 (0.67%) Informatica
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day 3 month rolling contracts- Long term project
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Intelletec
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Tyneside
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £600 - £650 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TechnoRecruit
Rate: £500 - £600 DOE.
Posted: 2 days ago
Tyneside
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hanover IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Green Thompson Consulting
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
EXCELerate
Rate: £350 per day £350 Per day Upwards
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Vertical IT
Rate: Competitive Rates!
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Salt
Rate: £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago