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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JSON
Rank 89 148 135
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -13
Contract jobs citing JSON 1348 953 924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.52% 1.64% 1.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.20% 5.81% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 947 687 577
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 11
Median hourly rate £45.00 £32.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.60 £31.51 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.80 £35.96 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £32.00 £34.28
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -6.63%

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
16430 16404 15521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.75% 28.23% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11396 11302 10100
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 302 174
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £17.20 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £71.00
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 28 September 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 28 September 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 28 September 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 1283 £425 +6.25% 303
London +12 556 £475 +5.55% 135
South East +60 239 £413 +7.14% 41
Yorkshire +75 100 £406 +12.06% 19
North West +5 98 £425 +6.25% 34
Oxfordshire +47 97 £450 +20.00% 6
City of London +36 94 £500 +19.40% 37
West Yorkshire +76 91 £419 +15.51% 12
South West +56 89 £370 -7.50% 18
Leeds +56 73 £450 +24.13% 8
West Midlands +8 66 £478 +46.92% 15
Berkshire +31 63 £400 +28.00% 8
Oxford +27 61 £425 +25.92% 1
Manchester -7 51 £416 +7.41% 20
East Midlands +31 50 £420 +29.23% 10
East of England +10 44 £331 -5.35% 23
North East -23 40 £350 -28.20% 6
Tyne and Wear -29 40 £350 -30.00% 6
Newcastle upon Tyne -37 36 £425 -15.00% 6
Hampshire +8 32 £324 -19.06% 6
Cheshire -6 30 £425 +9.67% 8
Gloucestershire +26 28 £370 -15.42% 5
Scotland +13 27 £345 -1.77% 7
Wales +41 25 £388 +3.33% 17
Reading +40 25 £363 +20.83% 6
Telford -9 25 £475 +5.55% 1
Shropshire -12 25 £475 +5.55% 1
South Wales +36 23 £370 -1.33% 10
Bristol +16 23 £388 -6.06% 2
Northamptonshire +14 22 £425 +39.34% 1

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 1414 (57.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1226 (49.68%) Java
3 1165 (47.20%) JavaScript
4 1143 (46.31%) HTML
5 1045 (42.34%) XML
6 998 (40.44%) REST
7 978 (39.63%) CSS
8 757 (30.67%) HTML5
9 672 (27.23%) Web Services
10 668 (27.07%) Git (software)
11 633 (25.65%) Scrum
12 605 (24.51%) Spring
13 598 (24.23%) TDD
14 593 (24.03%) Linux
15 589 (23.87%) AngularJS
16 588 (23.82%) SQL
17 577 (23.38%) RESTful
18 551 (22.33%) Continuous Integration
19 521 (21.11%) CSS3
20 520 (21.07%) Jenkins
21 518 (20.99%) SOAP
22 498 (20.18%) jQuery
23 419 (16.98%) Ajax
24 395 (16.00%) MVC
25 383 (15.52%) Open Source
26 378 (15.32%) Web Development
27 369 (14.95%) Python
28 368 (14.91%) C#
29 359 (14.55%) HTTP
30 354 (14.34%) JUnit

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
1 251 (10.17%) Tomcat
2 195 (7.90%) JBoss
3 149 (6.04%) Apache
4 132 (5.35%) Confluence
5 113 (4.58%) WebLogic
6 98 (3.97%) WebSphere
7 78 (3.16%) Elasticsearch
8 77 (3.12%) CMS
9 56 (2.27%) SharePoint
10 50 (2.03%) IIS
11 48 (1.94%) Mule
12 42 (1.70%) nginx
13 38 (1.54%) Cloud Foundry
14 37 (1.50%) WebSphere Application Server
15 34 (1.38%) Apache Spark
16 30 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
17 28 (1.13%) Apache Solr
18 27 (1.09%) Jetty
19 25 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
20 24 (0.97%) OpenStack
Applications
1 45 (1.82%) MS Excel
2 17 (0.69%) Photoshop
3 15 (0.61%) MS Office
4 12 (0.49%) InfoPath
5 11 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (0.32%) PaintShop Pro
7 6 (0.24%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.16%) GIMP
8 4 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (0.16%) MS Project
9 3 (0.12%) FrameMaker
10 1 (0.041%) InDesign
10 1 (0.041%) Mingle
10 1 (0.041%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 29 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 21 (0.85%) Magento
3 19 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
4 11 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
5 7 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (0.20%) Fredhopper
7 3 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.081%) Exchequer
8 2 (0.081%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 1 (0.041%) Adobe Campaign
9 1 (0.041%) nopCommerce
9 1 (0.041%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.041%) SAP hybris
9 1 (0.041%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 282 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
2 168 (6.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 122 (4.94%) GitHub
4 82 (3.32%) Cloud Computing
5 60 (2.43%) PaaS
6 36 (1.46%) IaaS
7 32 (1.30%) Amazon SQS
8 30 (1.22%) Amazon S3
9 27 (1.09%) SaaS
10 25 (1.01%) Google Play
11 21 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
11 21 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
12 18 (0.73%) CloudBees
12 18 (0.73%) OpenShift
13 17 (0.69%) Google App Engine
14 10 (0.41%) iTunes
15 8 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
15 8 (0.32%) Google Apps
16 7 (0.28%) Bluemix
16 7 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 359 (14.55%) HTTP
2 69 (2.80%) Internet
3 52 (2.11%) SSL
4 35 (1.42%) TCP/IP
5 34 (1.38%) AMQP
6 31 (1.26%) MQTT
7 30 (1.22%) RTSP
8 29 (1.18%) HTTPS
8 29 (1.18%) LDAP
9 25 (1.01%) Firewall
10 21 (0.85%) Network Security
11 17 (0.69%) Intranet
12 14 (0.57%) DVB
13 13 (0.53%) DNS
14 9 (0.36%) X.509
15 7 (0.28%) FTP
16 6 (0.24%) VPN
17 5 (0.20%) DMZ
17 5 (0.20%) Wireshark
18 4 (0.16%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 333 (13.49%) MongoDB
2 283 (11.47%) SQL Server
3 281 (11.39%) NoSQL
4 268 (10.86%) MySQL
5 209 (8.47%) Relational Database
6 138 (5.59%) PostgreSQL
7 87 (3.53%) Apache Cassandra
8 82 (3.32%) Big Data
9 80 (3.24%) Hadoop
10 61 (2.47%) Oracle Database
11 54 (2.19%) DB2
12 53 (2.15%) RDBMS
13 38 (1.54%) Couchbase
14 33 (1.34%) Apache Hive
15 28 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
15 28 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 27 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
17 26 (1.05%) Neo4j
18 24 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
19 20 (0.81%) HBase
Development Applications
1 668 (27.07%) Git (software)
2 520 (21.07%) Jenkins
3 354 (14.34%) JUnit
4 323 (13.09%) JIRA
5 320 (12.97%) Subversion
6 275 (11.14%) Maven
7 254 (10.29%) Cucumber
8 219 (8.87%) Selenium
9 125 (5.06%) Eclipse
10 116 (4.70%) Mockito
10 116 (4.70%) Visual Studio
11 90 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
11 90 (3.65%) TeamCity
12 86 (3.48%) Ant
13 74 (3.00%) Gradle
14 73 (2.96%) gulp
15 70 (2.84%) IntelliJ
16 67 (2.71%) Grunt
17 63 (2.55%) WebDriver
18 54 (2.19%) JMeter
General
1 227 (9.20%) Finance
2 146 (5.92%) Banking
3 82 (3.32%) Marketing
4 66 (2.67%) Publishing
5 52 (2.11%) Retail
6 42 (1.70%) Telecoms
7 31 (1.26%) Manufacturing
8 29 (1.18%) Electronics
9 25 (1.01%) Games
10 19 (0.77%) Investment Banking
11 18 (0.73%) Law
12 15 (0.61%) Legal
13 10 (0.41%) Front Office
14 9 (0.36%) Local Government
15 6 (0.24%) Automotive
16 5 (0.20%) French Language
17 4 (0.16%) Advertising
17 4 (0.16%) Financial Institution
17 4 (0.16%) German Language
17 4 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1769 (71.68%) Developer
2 627 (25.41%) Java Developer
3 238 (9.64%) Senior Developer
4 236 (9.56%) Architect
5 217 (8.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 209 (8.47%) JavaScript Developer
7 142 (5.75%) Agile Developer
8 140 (5.67%) .NET Developer
9 123 (4.98%) Senior Java Developer
9 123 (4.98%) Web Developer
10 113 (4.58%) HTML Developer
11 98 (3.97%) Android Developer
11 98 (3.97%) C# Developer
12 89 (3.61%) Software Engineer
13 80 (3.24%) HTML CSS Developer
13 80 (3.24%) Scala Developer
14 79 (3.20%) Technical Architect
15 77 (3.12%) Agile Java Developer
15 77 (3.12%) DevOps Engineer
15 77 (3.12%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1143 (46.31%) HTML
2 1045 (42.34%) XML
3 998 (40.44%) REST
4 978 (39.63%) CSS
5 757 (30.67%) HTML5
6 672 (27.23%) Web Services
7 605 (24.51%) Spring
8 589 (23.87%) AngularJS
9 577 (23.38%) RESTful
10 521 (21.11%) CSS3
11 518 (20.99%) SOAP
12 498 (20.18%) jQuery
13 419 (16.98%) Ajax
14 335 (13.57%) .NET
15 275 (11.14%) Node.js
16 273 (11.06%) J2EE
17 204 (8.27%) Play Framework
18 194 (7.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 180 (7.29%) ASP.NET
20 174 (7.05%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 193 (7.82%) User Experience
2 133 (5.39%) Mobile App
3 107 (4.34%) Analytical Skills
4 71 (2.88%) Computer Science
5 48 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
6 43 (1.74%) iPhone
7 40 (1.62%) Video on Demand
8 38 (1.54%) iPad
9 37 (1.50%) Data Structures
10 36 (1.46%) Private Cloud
11 33 (1.34%) Social Media
12 30 (1.22%) Semantic Web
13 29 (1.18%) Public Cloud
14 28 (1.13%) Algorithms
15 25 (1.01%) Management Information System
16 24 (0.97%) NHS
17 23 (0.93%) Digital Media
17 23 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
18 22 (0.89%) Animation
18 22 (0.89%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 593 (24.03%) Linux
2 307 (12.44%) Unix
3 208 (8.43%) Android
4 192 (7.78%) Apple iOS
5 185 (7.50%) Windows
6 86 (3.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 33 (1.34%) AIX
8 26 (1.05%) Windows Phone
9 17 (0.69%) CentOS
9 17 (0.69%) webOS
9 17 (0.69%) Windows Phone 7
10 16 (0.65%) Windows Server
11 15 (0.61%) Solaris
12 14 (0.57%) HPUX
12 14 (0.57%) Ubuntu
13 12 (0.49%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.28%) VxWorks
15 6 (0.24%) VMS
15 6 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
16 5 (0.20%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1414 (57.29%) Agile Software Development
2 633 (25.65%) Scrum
3 598 (24.23%) TDD
4 551 (22.33%) Continuous Integration
5 395 (16.00%) MVC
6 383 (15.52%) Open Source
7 378 (15.32%) Web Development
8 338 (13.70%) OO
9 335 (13.57%) BDD
10 275 (11.14%) DevOps
11 244 (9.89%) Microservices
12 243 (9.85%) Front End Development
13 228 (9.24%) Kanban
13 228 (9.24%) SOA
14 216 (8.75%) Software Engineering
15 206 (8.35%) Automated Testing
16 203 (8.23%) Unit Testing
17 179 (7.25%) Configuration Management
18 175 (7.09%) Responsive Web Design
19 170 (6.89%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1226 (49.68%) Java
2 1165 (47.20%) JavaScript
3 588 (23.82%) SQL
4 369 (14.95%) Python
5 368 (14.91%) C#
6 296 (11.99%) Scala
7 272 (11.02%) Ruby
8 201 (8.14%) PHP
9 121 (4.90%) C
10 113 (4.58%) Shell Script
11 90 (3.65%) T-SQL
12 89 (3.61%) C++
13 85 (3.44%) Objective-C
14 82 (3.32%) Perl
15 55 (2.23%) Bash Shell
16 52 (2.11%) XPath
17 51 (2.07%) PL/SQL
18 45 (1.82%) Apple Swift
19 44 (1.78%) Groovy
20 40 (1.62%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 154 (6.24%) Security Cleared
2 127 (5.15%) Degree
3 70 (2.84%) SC Cleared
4 43 (1.74%) DV Cleared
5 25 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
6 11 (0.45%) CCNP
6 11 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.16%) RHCE
9 2 (0.081%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.081%) CISSP
9 2 (0.081%) IBM Certification
9 2 (0.081%) ISEB
9 2 (0.081%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.081%) MCAD
9 2 (0.081%) MCSD
9 2 (0.081%) MCTS
9 2 (0.081%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.041%) MCITP
10 1 (0.041%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (4.94%) QA
2 28 (1.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 12 (0.49%) Data Quality
3 12 (0.49%) PCI DSS
3 12 (0.49%) SDET
4 10 (0.41%) WCAG
5 8 (0.32%) FATCA
6 1 (0.041%) HL7
6 1 (0.041%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.041%) SEPA
System Software
1 155 (6.28%) Docker
2 34 (1.38%) Active Directory
3 25 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.53%) Apache Flume
5 12 (0.49%) HDFS
6 9 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.24%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.24%) LXC
9 5 (0.20%) KVM
9 5 (0.20%) Shibboleth
9 5 (0.20%) vCloud
9 5 (0.20%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.081%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.041%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.041%) Firmware
11 1 (0.041%) GlusterFS
11 1 (0.041%) Varnish
11 1 (0.041%) Xen
Systems Management
1 132 (5.35%) Puppet
2 67 (2.71%) Ansible
2 67 (2.71%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (0.97%) Kubernetes
4 20 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
5 15 (0.61%) Tivoli
6 13 (0.53%) Grafana
6 13 (0.53%) OpenAM
7 10 (0.41%) BladeLogic
7 10 (0.41%) Packer
7 10 (0.41%) yum
8 9 (0.36%) Kibana
8 9 (0.36%) Rsyslog
9 7 (0.28%) SCCM
10 6 (0.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 5 (0.20%) Casper Suite
11 5 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (0.16%) Control-M
12 4 (0.16%) Nagios
12 4 (0.16%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 323 (13.09%) Oracle
2 172 (6.97%) Google
3 161 (6.52%) Microsoft
4 147 (5.96%) IBM
5 64 (2.59%) MuleSoft
6 62 (2.51%) Red Hat
7 59 (2.39%) Adobe
7 59 (2.39%) SAP
8 44 (1.78%) VMware
9 43 (1.74%) Apple
10 36 (1.46%) Atlassian
11 33 (1.34%) Sybase
12 31 (1.26%) HP
13 30 (1.22%) Facebook
14 28 (1.13%) Twitter
15 26 (1.05%) Perforce
15 26 (1.05%) Splunk
16 25 (1.01%) webMethods
17 24 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
18 22 (0.89%) hybris
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Worcestershire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
South Wales
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Surrey
Xcede
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Darwin Recruitment
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £300 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
KEYRESOURCE
Rate: £400 - £600 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Preferred Choice
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
The Change Partners Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Sanderson
Posted: Yesterday
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swansea, West Glamorgan
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago