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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSON over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JSON
Rank 95 97 93
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing JSON 33 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.22% 0.68% 0.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.04% 2.73% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £17.25 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.92% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.41%
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
655 587 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.17% 24.83% 26.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 320 261
Average daily rate £350 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 18
Average hourly rate £34.20 £32.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.23% -12.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £11.00 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £32.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

JSON
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JSON across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSON within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
Shropshire - 11 £463 -
Birmingham -9 8 £300 -7.69% 6
Warwickshire -1 6 £338 -
Staffordshire -8 4 £313 -3.84% 4
Coventry +6 2 £300 -40.00% 1
Dudley - - - - 1
Solihull - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Worcestershire - - - - 1
JSON
England

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 29 (56.86%) XML
2 28 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (47.06%) Java
4 18 (35.29%) Web Services
5 15 (29.41%) REST
6 14 (27.45%) Scrum
7 13 (25.49%) JIRA
8 11 (21.57%) jQuery
8 11 (21.57%) Finance
8 11 (21.57%) C#
8 11 (21.57%) MongoDB
9 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
9 10 (19.61%) Python
9 10 (19.61%) CSS
9 10 (19.61%) MVC
10 9 (17.65%) Data Mining
10 9 (17.65%) HTML
10 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
10 9 (17.65%) Hadoop
10 9 (17.65%) Open Source
10 9 (17.65%) Git (software)
10 9 (17.65%) HBase
11 8 (15.69%) AngularJS
11 8 (15.69%) Confluence
11 8 (15.69%) Docker
11 8 (15.69%) SQL
11 8 (15.69%) .NET
11 8 (15.69%) Ajax
12 7 (13.73%) WebSphere
12 7 (13.73%) Software Engineering

JSON
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 (15.69%) Confluence
2 7 (13.73%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.88%) IIS
4 1 (1.96%) JBoss
4 1 (1.96%) Apache
4 1 (1.96%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Intranet
1 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) MongoDB
2 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
3 9 (17.65%) Data Mining
3 9 (17.65%) HBase
3 9 (17.65%) Hadoop
4 4 (7.84%) Big Data
4 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (25.49%) JIRA
2 9 (17.65%) Git (software)
3 6 (11.76%) Selenium
4 5 (9.80%) IntelliJ
4 5 (9.80%) LoadRunner
4 5 (9.80%) Jenkins
5 4 (7.84%) Subversion
6 3 (5.88%) PHPUnit
7 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.96%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (1.96%) InstallShield
8 1 (1.96%) Ant
8 1 (1.96%) JUnit
8 1 (1.96%) XMLUnit
General
1 11 (21.57%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Back Office
2 2 (3.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (64.71%) Developer
2 7 (13.73%) Architect
2 7 (13.73%) Software Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) PHP Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Hadoop Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Systems Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Android Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Software Testing Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) iOS Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Testing Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.92%) SQL Developer
7 2 (3.92%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (56.86%) XML
2 18 (35.29%) Web Services
3 15 (29.41%) REST
4 11 (21.57%) jQuery
5 10 (19.61%) CSS
6 9 (17.65%) HTML
7 8 (15.69%) .NET
7 8 (15.69%) Ajax
7 8 (15.69%) AngularJS
8 7 (13.73%) Spring MVC
8 7 (13.73%) Spring
8 7 (13.73%) RESTful
9 5 (9.80%) Play Framework
9 5 (9.80%) WinForms
9 5 (9.80%) SOAP
10 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET
10 3 (5.88%) J2EE
10 3 (5.88%) .NET Framework
10 3 (5.88%) CSS3
10 3 (5.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Open Source
2 3 (5.88%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.96%) W3C
4 1 (1.96%) GIS
4 1 (1.96%) Human Factors
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Android
2 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.96%) UNIX
3 1 (1.96%) Windows
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (27.45%) Scrum
3 10 (19.61%) MVC
4 7 (13.73%) Software Engineering
4 7 (13.73%) Test Strategy
5 6 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 5 (9.80%) Test Planning
6 5 (9.80%) Test Scripting
7 4 (7.84%) Performance Testing
7 4 (7.84%) Mobile Development
8 3 (5.88%) Line Management
8 3 (5.88%) Android Development
8 3 (5.88%) Test Automation
8 3 (5.88%) Multithreading
8 3 (5.88%) Time Management
8 3 (5.88%) Web Development
8 3 (5.88%) OO
8 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.92%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.92%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (47.06%) Java
2 11 (21.57%) C#
3 10 (19.61%) Python
4 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 8 (15.69%) SQL
6 6 (11.76%) PHP
7 5 (9.80%) Scala
8 3 (5.88%) C
8 3 (5.88%) VC++
8 3 (5.88%) C++
8 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
8 3 (5.88%) VB
9 2 (3.92%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.92%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.96%) Ruby
10 1 (1.96%) VBA
10 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) HL7
2 1 (1.96%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) IBM
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle
2 2 (3.92%) Cognos
2 2 (3.92%) Tableau
3 1 (1.96%) Twitter
3 1 (1.96%) Talend
3 1 (1.96%) Adobe
3 1 (1.96%) Google
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