The table below looks at the statistics for JSON skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSON over the 3 months to 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JSON
Rank 22 49 44
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -5
Contract jobs citing JSON 68 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.64% 1.14% 1.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.86% 4.26% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 2 6
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£363 £338 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +8.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £6.00 £19.02
% change year-on-year
+483.33% -68.45%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
263 141 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 33.42% 26.76% 26.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 81 70
Average daily rate £350 £295 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% -5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £398 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 8
Average hourly rate £85.00 £19.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+347.36% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £11.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £22.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

JSON
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JSON across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

JSON Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

JSON
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JSON across the Wales region.

JSON Daily Rate Trend in Wales

JSON
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JSON across the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

JSON Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

JSON
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JSON across the Wales region.

JSON Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

JSON
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSON within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 October 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
West Wales - 38 £360 -
South Wales +5 26 £375 +11.11% 6
North Wales - - - -
JSON
UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 47 (64.38%) Scrum
2 45 (61.64%) REST
3 42 (57.53%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (54.79%) SOAP
4 40 (54.79%) XML
5 36 (49.32%) Open Source
6 30 (41.10%) MongoDB
6 30 (41.10%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (41.10%) Java
7 28 (38.36%) Spring
8 24 (32.88%) TDD
8 24 (32.88%) RabbitMQ
9 21 (28.77%) Jenkins
10 20 (27.40%) MVC
11 19 (26.03%) SQL
12 18 (24.66%) HTML
12 18 (24.66%) Windows
13 17 (23.29%) HP
13 17 (23.29%) Selenium
13 17 (23.29%) Cucumber
13 17 (23.29%) AMQP
13 17 (23.29%) Scala
14 16 (21.92%) XPath
14 16 (21.92%) Maven
14 16 (21.92%) SOA
15 15 (20.55%) SoapUI
15 15 (20.55%) GitHub
16 14 (19.18%) Relational Database
16 14 (19.18%) XML Schema
16 14 (19.18%) XSLT

JSON
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 8 (10.96%) IIS
1 8 (10.96%) JBoss
2 6 (8.22%) Apache
3 2 (2.74%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.74%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.55%) GitHub
2 1 (1.37%) IaaS
2 1 (1.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.29%) AMQP
2 13 (17.81%) HTTP
3 10 (13.70%) Firewall
4 2 (2.74%) SSL
4 2 (2.74%) Internet
5 1 (1.37%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (41.10%) MongoDB
2 14 (19.18%) Relational Database
2 14 (19.18%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (15.07%) RDBMS
4 9 (12.33%) SQL Server
5 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (28.77%) Jenkins
2 17 (23.29%) Selenium
2 17 (23.29%) Cucumber
3 16 (21.92%) Maven
4 15 (20.55%) SoapUI
5 8 (10.96%) Git (software)
6 5 (6.85%) Subversion
6 5 (6.85%) JUnit
7 3 (4.11%) Jasmine
8 2 (2.74%) JBehave
8 2 (2.74%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.74%) Mercurial
8 2 (2.74%) JIRA
8 2 (2.74%) Ant
8 2 (2.74%) Concordion
8 2 (2.74%) Hudson
8 2 (2.74%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (1.37%) Xcode
General
1 2 (2.74%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (52.05%) Developer
2 13 (17.81%) Designer
3 10 (13.70%) Analyst
3 10 (13.70%) Test Analyst
4 6 (8.22%) Web Developer
5 5 (6.85%) Integration Analyst
5 5 (6.85%) Integration Test Analyst
5 5 (6.85%) Java Developer
5 5 (6.85%) Perl Developer
5 5 (6.85%) PHP Developer
6 4 (5.48%) Architect
6 4 (5.48%) Scala Developer
7 3 (4.11%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.11%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.11%) XML Developer
7 3 (4.11%) Build Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Java Architect
8 2 (2.74%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Tester
8 2 (2.74%) Automated Test Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (61.64%) REST
2 40 (54.79%) SOAP
2 40 (54.79%) XML
3 28 (38.36%) Spring
4 24 (32.88%) RabbitMQ
5 18 (24.66%) HTML
6 14 (19.18%) XML Schema
6 14 (19.18%) XSLT
6 14 (19.18%) jQuery
6 14 (19.18%) HTML5
7 13 (17.81%) Spring MVC
7 13 (17.81%) Apache Camel
8 11 (15.07%) Web Services
8 11 (15.07%) CSS
9 10 (13.70%) Ajax
9 10 (13.70%) RESTful
9 10 (13.70%) CSS3
10 5 (6.85%) Mojolicious
11 3 (4.11%) Play Framework
11 3 (4.11%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 36 (49.32%) Open Source
2 7 (9.59%) Clustering
3 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.74%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (2.74%) User Experience
4 1 (1.37%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.66%) Windows
2 10 (13.70%) UNIX
3 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.48%) Linux
5 1 (1.37%) Android
5 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (64.38%) Scrum
2 42 (57.53%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (41.10%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (32.88%) TDD
5 20 (27.40%) MVC
6 16 (21.92%) SOA
7 14 (19.18%) Test Scripting
8 13 (17.81%) Waterfall
9 10 (13.70%) Load Balancing
10 9 (12.33%) User Stories
10 9 (12.33%) OO
11 8 (10.96%) OOP
11 8 (10.96%) Software Engineering
12 7 (9.59%) DevOps
12 7 (9.59%) Configuration Management
13 6 (8.22%) Web Design
13 6 (8.22%) Service Management
13 6 (8.22%) Test Strategy
13 6 (8.22%) Responsive Web Design
14 4 (5.48%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 30 (41.10%) Java
2 19 (26.03%) SQL
3 17 (23.29%) Scala
4 16 (21.92%) XPath
5 13 (17.81%) JavaScript
6 6 (8.22%) PHP
7 5 (6.85%) Perl
8 2 (2.74%) Groovy
8 2 (2.74%) XQuery
9 1 (1.37%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (17.81%) SC Cleared
1 13 (17.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (10.96%) Hyperic
2 7 (9.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (23.29%) HP
2 8 (10.96%) BMC
2 8 (10.96%) Red Hat
2 8 (10.96%) VMware
3 6 (8.22%) Oracle
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