The table below looks at the statistics for JSON skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSON over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JSON
Rank 91 141 151
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +10
Contract jobs citing JSON 1265 919 847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.54% 1.66% 1.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.24% 5.81% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 846 671 551
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 13
Median hourly rate £33.28 £26.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -30.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.90 £21.77 £29.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £57.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £46.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-22.16% +23.33%

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
15351 15820 15304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.85% 28.65% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10606 11015 10459
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 259 172
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.44 £17.69 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

JSON
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing JSON as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSON within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +50 1177 £450 +12.50% 279
London +33 621 £475 +10.46% 123
South East +17 153 £425 +6.25% 39
City of London +42 98 £500 +11.11% 22
North West -6 85 £400 +4.91% 28
East of England +40 67 £350 -26.31% 22
South West +29 58 £350 -12.50% 20
Wales +39 57 £475 +31.03% 1
Yorkshire +30 54 £434 -0.85% 21
North East +4 45 £388 +29.16% 3
West Yorkshire +39 42 £450 +2.85% 14
Manchester -17 42 £400 +6.66% 14
Leeds +32 41 £450 +5.88% 10
West Midlands +16 41 £425 +30.76% 13
Tyne and Wear -6 36 £425 +41.66% 2
South Wales +36 35 £475 +16.92%
Newcastle upon Tyne -9 34 £431 +43.75% 2
East Midlands +5 33 £350 -12.50% 10
Berkshire +10 32 £420 +8.73% 6
Essex +24 26 £275 -48.83% 7
Scotland -1 26 £365 +4.28% 6
Oxfordshire +16 23 £465 +9.41% 7
Cheshire -6 23 £425 +8.97% 8
Hampshire +13 22 £406 +17.75% 8
Kent +18 20 £375 +7.14% 6
Surrey -25 20 £425 - 3
Shropshire +16 19 £475 -2.56%
Telford +8 19 £475 -2.56%
Gloucestershire +15 18 £380 +20.63% 8
Bristol +10 18 £350 -5.40% 5

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing JSON also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for JSON.

1 1456 (56.79%) Agile Software Development
2 1241 (48.40%) Java
3 1171 (45.67%) HTML
4 1141 (44.50%) JavaScript
5 1128 (43.99%) XML
6 1016 (39.63%) CSS
7 1000 (39.00%) REST
8 725 (28.28%) Web Services
9 693 (27.03%) TDD
10 692 (26.99%) HTML5
11 683 (26.64%) Scrum
12 676 (26.37%) SQL
13 658 (25.66%) RESTful
14 645 (25.16%) Git (software)
15 604 (23.56%) AngularJS
16 582 (22.70%) Spring
17 557 (21.72%) Jenkins
18 537 (20.94%) Linux
19 529 (20.63%) SOAP
20 512 (19.97%) jQuery
21 500 (19.50%) Continuous Integration
22 472 (18.41%) CSS3
23 436 (17.00%) MVC
24 390 (15.21%) Ajax
25 384 (14.98%) Python
26 376 (14.66%) BDD
27 367 (14.31%) Web Development
28 362 (14.12%) JUnit
29 357 (13.92%) C#
30 354 (13.81%) MongoDB

JSON
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 161 (6.28%) Tomcat
2 156 (6.08%) Confluence
3 138 (5.38%) JBoss
4 135 (5.27%) Apache
5 103 (4.02%) WebSphere
6 102 (3.98%) WebLogic
7 101 (3.94%) CMS
8 93 (3.63%) Elasticsearch
9 74 (2.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 62 (2.42%) Apache Spark
11 50 (1.95%) Apache Solr
11 50 (1.95%) IIS
12 49 (1.91%) SharePoint
13 45 (1.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 45 (1.76%) Mule
14 43 (1.68%) Cloud Foundry
15 35 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
16 32 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
17 26 (1.01%) Apache ServiceMix
18 24 (0.94%) Drupal
Applications
1 48 (1.87%) MS Excel
2 16 (0.62%) Photoshop
3 10 (0.39%) InfoPath
4 9 (0.35%) MS Office
5 8 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (0.27%) PaintShop Pro
7 6 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.16%) GIMP
8 4 (0.16%) MS Visio
9 3 (0.12%) FrameMaker
9 3 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (0.12%) MS Project
10 1 (0.039%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.039%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 48 (1.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 26 (1.01%) Magento
3 18 (0.70%) Adobe Campaign
3 18 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
4 16 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
5 15 (0.59%) Unica
6 8 (0.31%) Fredhopper
6 8 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
8 4 (0.16%) SAP HR
8 4 (0.16%) Workday HCM
9 3 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.12%) SAP HCM
10 2 (0.078%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
11 1 (0.039%) Dynamics AX
11 1 (0.039%) Eloqua
11 1 (0.039%) SAP SD
11 1 (0.039%) SDL Web 8
11 1 (0.039%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 320 (12.48%) Amazon AWS
2 204 (7.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 158 (6.16%) GitHub
4 94 (3.67%) PaaS
5 88 (3.43%) Cloud Computing
6 60 (2.34%) IaaS
7 36 (1.40%) Amazon S3
8 29 (1.13%) Amazon SQS
9 27 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
9 27 (1.05%) CloudBees
9 27 (1.05%) OpenShift
10 21 (0.82%) SaaS
11 18 (0.70%) Google Play
12 17 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
13 16 (0.62%) Amazon Kinesis
14 14 (0.55%) Amazon ELB
14 14 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
15 13 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 10 (0.39%) Google App Engine
17 9 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 336 (13.10%) HTTP
2 60 (2.34%) Internet
3 41 (1.60%) TCP/IP
4 40 (1.56%) RTSP
5 38 (1.48%) SSL
6 37 (1.44%) MQTT
7 29 (1.13%) AMQP
8 25 (0.98%) Firewall
9 24 (0.94%) DNS
10 23 (0.90%) HTTPS
11 20 (0.78%) LDAP
12 16 (0.62%) Intranet
13 11 (0.43%) Network Security
13 11 (0.43%) VPN
14 10 (0.39%) DVB
15 8 (0.31%) X.509
16 5 (0.20%) Kerberos
16 5 (0.20%) SMS
17 4 (0.16%) Bluetooth
17 4 (0.16%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 354 (13.81%) MongoDB
2 324 (12.64%) NoSQL
3 273 (10.65%) SQL Server
4 251 (9.79%) MySQL
5 240 (9.36%) Relational Database
6 141 (5.50%) PostgreSQL
7 111 (4.33%) Big Data
8 109 (4.25%) Apache Cassandra
9 90 (3.51%) Oracle Database
10 77 (3.00%) Hadoop
11 61 (2.38%) DB2
12 48 (1.87%) RDBMS
13 38 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
14 37 (1.44%) Couchbase
15 28 (1.09%) HBase
15 28 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 26 (1.01%) Redis
17 21 (0.82%) Apache Hive
17 21 (0.82%) SQLite
18 20 (0.78%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 645 (25.16%) Git (software)
2 557 (21.72%) Jenkins
3 362 (14.12%) JUnit
4 346 (13.49%) JIRA
5 308 (12.01%) Cucumber
6 277 (10.80%) Maven
7 249 (9.71%) Selenium
8 207 (8.07%) Subversion
9 130 (5.07%) Mockito
10 115 (4.49%) Eclipse
11 95 (3.71%) Team Foundation Server
11 95 (3.71%) Visual Studio
12 94 (3.67%) TeamCity
13 90 (3.51%) Gradle
14 85 (3.32%) WebDriver
15 81 (3.16%) Ant
16 73 (2.85%) gulp
17 67 (2.61%) IntelliJ
18 66 (2.57%) Grunt
19 64 (2.50%) Spock
General
1 266 (10.37%) Finance
2 149 (5.81%) Banking
3 91 (3.55%) Marketing
4 71 (2.77%) Telecoms
5 64 (2.50%) Publishing
5 64 (2.50%) Retail
6 56 (2.18%) Games
7 52 (2.03%) Manufacturing
8 48 (1.87%) Electronics
9 13 (0.51%) Investment Banking
10 11 (0.43%) Automotive
11 9 (0.35%) Advertising
11 9 (0.35%) Front Office
11 9 (0.35%) Legal
12 8 (0.31%) French Language
13 7 (0.27%) Local Government
14 6 (0.23%) Aerospace
14 6 (0.23%) German Language
14 6 (0.23%) Law
15 5 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1771 (69.07%) Developer
2 606 (23.63%) Java Developer
3 256 (9.98%) Architect
4 214 (8.35%) Senior Developer
5 210 (8.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 201 (7.84%) JavaScript Developer
7 147 (5.73%) .NET Developer
8 135 (5.27%) Agile Developer
9 110 (4.29%) Web Developer
10 101 (3.94%) Android Developer
10 101 (3.94%) Senior Java Developer
11 99 (3.86%) HTML Developer
12 89 (3.47%) C# Developer
13 84 (3.28%) Agile Java Developer
13 84 (3.28%) Software Engineer
14 81 (3.16%) Solutions Architect
15 77 (3.00%) AWS Developer
15 77 (3.00%) Technical Architect
16 72 (2.81%) iOS Developer
17 69 (2.69%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1171 (45.67%) HTML
2 1128 (43.99%) XML
3 1016 (39.63%) CSS
4 1000 (39.00%) REST
5 725 (28.28%) Web Services
6 692 (26.99%) HTML5
7 658 (25.66%) RESTful
8 604 (23.56%) AngularJS
9 582 (22.70%) Spring
10 529 (20.63%) SOAP
11 512 (19.97%) jQuery
12 472 (18.41%) CSS3
13 390 (15.21%) Ajax
14 342 (13.34%) .NET
15 276 (10.76%) Node.js
16 270 (10.53%) J2EE
17 194 (7.57%) Sass
18 193 (7.53%) Hibernate
19 190 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 175 (6.83%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 207 (8.07%) User Experience
2 160 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
3 147 (5.73%) Mobile App
4 75 (2.93%) Computer Science
5 50 (1.95%) Video on Demand
6 49 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
7 35 (1.37%) Data Structures
8 33 (1.29%) Public Cloud
9 32 (1.25%) Algorithms
10 31 (1.21%) Social Media
11 30 (1.17%) Semantic Web
12 29 (1.13%) iPhone
13 26 (1.01%) Private Cloud
13 26 (1.01%) Statistics
13 26 (1.01%) Visualisation
14 25 (0.98%) Data Integration
14 25 (0.98%) Management Information System
15 24 (0.94%) Inversion of Control
16 21 (0.82%) NHS
17 20 (0.78%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 537 (20.94%) Linux
2 325 (12.68%) Unix
3 210 (8.19%) Android
4 196 (7.64%) Windows
5 178 (6.94%) Apple iOS
6 56 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 40 (1.56%) AIX
8 21 (0.82%) Windows Server
9 17 (0.66%) Solaris
9 17 (0.66%) Windows Phone
10 16 (0.62%) HPUX
11 15 (0.59%) Mac OS X
11 15 (0.59%) webOS
11 15 (0.59%) Windows Phone 7
12 12 (0.47%) CentOS
13 11 (0.43%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.16%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.12%) Mac OS X Server
15 3 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1456 (56.79%) Agile Software Development
2 693 (27.03%) TDD
3 683 (26.64%) Scrum
4 500 (19.50%) Continuous Integration
5 436 (17.00%) MVC
6 376 (14.66%) BDD
7 367 (14.31%) Web Development
8 350 (13.65%) OO
9 294 (11.47%) Open Source
10 273 (10.65%) DevOps
11 269 (10.49%) Microservices
12 247 (9.63%) Kanban
13 239 (9.32%) Front End Development
14 223 (8.70%) Software Engineering
15 209 (8.15%) Automated Testing
16 208 (8.11%) SOA
16 208 (8.11%) Unit Testing
17 188 (7.33%) E-Commerce
18 171 (6.67%) Configuration Management
19 163 (6.36%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 1241 (48.40%) Java
2 1141 (44.50%) JavaScript
3 676 (26.37%) SQL
4 384 (14.98%) Python
5 357 (13.92%) C#
6 302 (11.78%) Scala
7 273 (10.65%) Ruby
8 232 (9.05%) PHP
9 117 (4.56%) Shell Script
10 100 (3.90%) C
11 85 (3.32%) Objective-C
12 84 (3.28%) Perl
13 78 (3.04%) XPath
14 73 (2.85%) C++
15 71 (2.77%) T-SQL
16 70 (2.73%) Bash Shell
17 62 (2.42%) PL/SQL
18 59 (2.30%) Groovy
19 55 (2.15%) Apple Swift
20 39 (1.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 167 (6.51%) Security Cleared
2 129 (5.03%) Degree
3 89 (3.47%) SC Cleared
4 42 (1.64%) DV Cleared
5 23 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
6 11 (0.43%) ISEB
7 9 (0.35%) ISTQB
8 7 (0.27%) CCNP
8 7 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.23%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.039%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.039%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 156 (6.08%) QA
2 27 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
3 25 (0.98%) WCAG
4 17 (0.66%) FATCA
4 17 (0.66%) SDET
5 13 (0.51%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.39%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.16%) HL7
7 4 (0.16%) MiFID
8 3 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.12%) EMIR
9 2 (0.078%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.039%) CDISC
System Software
1 175 (6.83%) Docker
2 27 (1.05%) Active Directory
3 20 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.55%) Apache Flume
5 12 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (0.39%) HDFS
7 7 (0.27%) Shibboleth
8 6 (0.23%) LXC
9 3 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.12%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.039%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.039%) Ceph
10 1 (0.039%) etcd
10 1 (0.039%) Firmware
10 1 (0.039%) GlusterFS
10 1 (0.039%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.039%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 120 (4.68%) Puppet
2 81 (3.16%) Opscode Chef
3 68 (2.65%) Ansible
4 27 (1.05%) Kubernetes
5 14 (0.55%) Kibana
6 12 (0.47%) Grafana
7 10 (0.39%) MOM
7 10 (0.39%) Packer
8 9 (0.35%) Rsyslog
8 9 (0.35%) Tivoli
9 7 (0.27%) OpenAM
9 7 (0.27%) Salt
9 7 (0.27%) yum
10 6 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (0.23%) logstash
11 5 (0.20%) CloudHub
11 5 (0.20%) Consul
11 5 (0.20%) SCCM
11 5 (0.20%) StatsD
12 4 (0.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 347 (13.53%) Oracle
2 149 (5.81%) Microsoft
3 124 (4.84%) Google
4 111 (4.33%) Adobe
5 105 (4.10%) IBM
6 92 (3.59%) MuleSoft
7 86 (3.35%) SAP
8 43 (1.68%) Perforce
9 40 (1.56%) Red Hat
10 39 (1.52%) Apple
11 36 (1.40%) Atlassian
11 36 (1.40%) Splunk
11 36 (1.40%) Sybase
12 32 (1.25%) Solace
13 29 (1.13%) hybris
14 28 (1.09%) ATG
14 28 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
15 27 (1.05%) VMware
16 21 (0.82%) Sitecore
16 21 (0.82%) Zend
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