The table below looks at the statistics for JSON skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSON over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JSON
Rank 72 105 115
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +10
Contract jobs citing JSON 62 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.19% 0.73% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.16% 3.15% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 13 1
Median daily rate £415 £313 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.80% +13.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £335
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +8.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.89 £38.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.21% +40.90%
JSON
England

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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
677 603 576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.89% 23.31% 24.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 390 322
Median daily rate £383 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.17% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 19
Median hourly rate £25.00 £31.47 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.55% +38.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £22.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £45.60 £37.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

JSON
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region 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 West Midlands

JSON
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

JSON Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

JSON
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JSON across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

JSON Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

JSON
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

JSON Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

JSON
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSON within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Shropshire 0 36 £500 +8.10% 1
Birmingham -2 9 £325 +8.33% 5
Warwickshire +1 8 £338 +8.00% 3
Staffordshire +9 3 £394 +10.13%
Coventry -5 1 - - 1
JSON
England

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for JSON.

1 76 (78.35%) Java
2 70 (72.16%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (64.95%) MongoDB
4 57 (58.76%) Play Framework
5 56 (57.73%) Scala
5 56 (57.73%) JavaScript
6 52 (53.61%) Puppet
7 51 (52.58%) Microservices
8 47 (48.45%) Open Source
9 40 (41.24%) DevOps
10 39 (40.21%) REST
11 38 (39.18%) XML
12 37 (38.14%) Spring
12 37 (38.14%) Node.js
13 35 (36.08%) CSS
14 34 (35.05%) HTML
15 31 (31.96%) Scrum
16 27 (27.84%) HTML5
17 25 (25.77%) WebDriver
17 25 (25.77%) J2EE
18 23 (23.71%) SOAP
18 23 (23.71%) J2SE
19 22 (22.68%) SQL
20 21 (21.65%) Continuous Delivery
21 20 (20.62%) Docker
21 20 (20.62%) Linux
22 19 (19.59%) Unix
23 18 (18.56%) Software Engineering
24 17 (17.53%) Selenium
24 17 (17.53%) webMethods

JSON
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 37 (38.14%) Node.js
2 17 (17.53%) WebLogic
3 10 (10.31%) Apache
3 10 (10.31%) JBoss
4 7 (7.22%) WebLogic Portal
5 4 (4.12%) Mule
5 4 (4.12%) Mule ESB
6 2 (2.06%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.03%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.03%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.03%) CMS
7 1 (1.03%) nginx
7 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.19%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.15%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (5.15%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (5.15%) Google App Engine
3 5 (5.15%) Heroku
4 3 (3.09%) IaaS
5 1 (1.03%) GitHub
5 1 (1.03%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.03%) Office 365
5 1 (1.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.34%) Network Security
2 9 (9.28%) TCP/IP
3 8 (8.25%) HTTP
3 8 (8.25%) SSL
4 1 (1.03%) DNS
4 1 (1.03%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (64.95%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.12%) Big Data
2 4 (4.12%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.09%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.06%) Redis
5 1 (1.03%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.03%) BigQuery
5 1 (1.03%) BigTable
5 1 (1.03%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.03%) HBase
5 1 (1.03%) Parquet
5 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (25.77%) WebDriver
2 17 (17.53%) Git (software)
2 17 (17.53%) Selenium
3 16 (16.49%) JUnit
4 13 (13.40%) IntelliJ
5 10 (10.31%) Eclipse
5 10 (10.31%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.06%) Hudson
6 2 (2.06%) NUnit
7 1 (1.03%) Ant
7 1 (1.03%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.03%) Grunt
7 1 (1.03%) gulp
7 1 (1.03%) JIRA
7 1 (1.03%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (1.03%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.03%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.03%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.03%) Sublime Text
7 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (4.12%) Finance
Job Titles
1 54 (55.67%) Developer
2 32 (32.99%) Architect
3 25 (25.77%) Digital Architect
4 22 (22.68%) Java Developer
4 22 (22.68%) Software Architect
5 18 (18.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 18 (18.56%) Software Engineer
6 13 (13.40%) Java Architect
7 12 (12.37%) DevOps Engineer
8 11 (11.34%) Java Engineer
8 11 (11.34%) Java Software Developer
8 11 (11.34%) Java Software Engineer
8 11 (11.34%) Scala Developer
9 10 (10.31%) Java Scala Developer
9 10 (10.31%) Java Scala Software Engineer
9 10 (10.31%) JavaScript Developer
9 10 (10.31%) Scala Software Engineer
9 10 (10.31%) Software Developer
10 9 (9.28%) Digital Developer
11 7 (7.22%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (58.76%) Play Framework
2 39 (40.21%) REST
3 38 (39.18%) XML
4 37 (38.14%) Spring
5 35 (36.08%) CSS
6 34 (35.05%) HTML
7 27 (27.84%) HTML5
8 25 (25.77%) J2EE
9 23 (23.71%) J2SE
9 23 (23.71%) SOAP
10 15 (15.46%) Hibernate
11 13 (13.40%) Spring Boot
12 12 (12.37%) CSS3
12 12 (12.37%) jQuery
13 11 (11.34%) AngularJS
13 11 (11.34%) Web Services
14 10 (10.31%) EJB
15 9 (9.28%) .NET
15 9 (9.28%) Ajax
16 7 (7.22%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.22%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.12%) Digital Media
2 4 (4.12%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.06%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.03%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (20.62%) Linux
2 19 (19.59%) Unix
3 2 (2.06%) VxWorks
3 2 (2.06%) Windows
4 1 (1.03%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.03%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (72.16%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (52.58%) Microservices
3 47 (48.45%) Open Source
4 40 (41.24%) DevOps
5 31 (31.96%) Scrum
6 21 (21.65%) Continuous Delivery
7 18 (18.56%) Software Engineering
8 15 (15.46%) Software Architecture
9 8 (8.25%) SOA
9 8 (8.25%) Web Development
10 7 (7.22%) Configuration Management
10 7 (7.22%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (7.22%) Service Management
11 6 (6.19%) CRM
12 5 (5.15%) Front End Development
12 5 (5.15%) Migration
12 5 (5.15%) Responsive Web Design
13 4 (4.12%) ERP
13 4 (4.12%) ITIL
13 4 (4.12%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 76 (78.35%) Java
2 56 (57.73%) JavaScript
2 56 (57.73%) Scala
3 22 (22.68%) SQL
4 14 (14.43%) C#
5 8 (8.25%) Haskell
5 8 (8.25%) PHP
6 4 (4.12%) Ruby
7 2 (2.06%) C
7 2 (2.06%) Lua
7 2 (2.06%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.06%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.03%) Groovy
8 1 (1.03%) Perl
8 1 (1.03%) Python
8 1 (1.03%) XPath
8 1 (1.03%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 12 (12.37%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.34%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) QA
System Software
1 20 (20.62%) Docker
2 3 (3.09%) VMware ESX
2 3 (3.09%) vSphere
3 2 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 52 (53.61%) Puppet
2 1 (1.03%) Grafana
2 1 (1.03%) Kibana
2 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (17.53%) webMethods
2 12 (12.37%) Adobe
3 7 (7.22%) Google
4 5 (5.15%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.09%) VMware
6 2 (2.06%) Apigee
6 2 (2.06%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (2.06%) Oracle
6 2 (2.06%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.03%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.03%) Sitecore