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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JSON
Rank 109 101 101
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing JSON 7 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.34% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.10% 1.39% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 4
Average daily rate
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£413 £280 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.32% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £253 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £353 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £6.00 £19.02
% change year-on-year
+483.33% -68.45%
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
638 505 613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.62% 24.56% 27.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 306 319
Average daily rate £375 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 17
Average hourly rate £29.75 £24.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.95% -26.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £24.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £34.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 31 October 2014.

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 31 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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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
Birmingham -5 3 £463 +77.88% 7
Staffordshire - 2 £315 - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Shropshire - - - - 1
JSON
England

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 17 (70.83%) HTML
1 17 (70.83%) JavaScript
1 17 (70.83%) CSS
2 14 (58.33%) jQuery
3 12 (50.00%) Android
3 12 (50.00%) HTML5
3 12 (50.00%) XML
3 12 (50.00%) Java
3 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (50.00%) Android Development
4 9 (37.50%) iOS Development
4 9 (37.50%) Web Services
4 9 (37.50%) Apple iOS
4 9 (37.50%) Ajax
5 8 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 8 (33.33%) Mobile App
5 8 (33.33%) OOP
5 8 (33.33%) SOA
6 7 (29.17%) MVC
6 7 (29.17%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (29.17%) User Experience
7 6 (25.00%) PhoneGap
7 6 (25.00%) Sencha
7 6 (25.00%) REST
7 6 (25.00%) Eclipse
7 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (25.00%) .NET
8 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
8 5 (20.83%) CSS3
8 5 (20.83%) Web Development

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 2 (8.33%) IIS
1 2 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (4.17%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (4.17%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.17%) Blender
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) HTTP
1 2 (8.33%) Intranet
1 2 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) SQLite
4 1 (4.17%) MySQL
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (12.50%) Ant
2 3 (12.50%) JIRA
2 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.17%) Xcode
4 1 (4.17%) Subversion
4 1 (4.17%) Jasmine
4 1 (4.17%) Grunt
4 1 (4.17%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (4.17%) Yeoman
4 1 (4.17%) Bower
General
1 2 (8.33%) Automotive
2 1 (4.17%) Games
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Senior Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Mobile Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Android Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Software Programmer
6 1 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (70.83%) HTML
1 17 (70.83%) CSS
2 14 (58.33%) jQuery
3 12 (50.00%) XML
3 12 (50.00%) HTML5
4 9 (37.50%) Web Services
4 9 (37.50%) Ajax
5 8 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 6 (25.00%) REST
6 6 (25.00%) PhoneGap
6 6 (25.00%) .NET
7 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
7 5 (20.83%) CSS3
8 4 (16.67%) Classic ASP
9 3 (12.50%) SOAP
9 3 (12.50%) WCF
9 3 (12.50%) iOS SDK
10 2 (8.33%) Backbone.js
10 2 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (8.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 7 (29.17%) User Experience
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.17%) W3C
4 1 (4.17%) Human Factors
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) iPhone
4 1 (4.17%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (4.17%) Social Media
4 1 (4.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Android
2 9 (37.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (50.00%) Android Development
2 9 (37.50%) iOS Development
3 8 (33.33%) OOP
3 8 (33.33%) SOA
4 7 (29.17%) MVC
4 7 (29.17%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (20.83%) Web Development
6 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.33%) Web Design
7 2 (8.33%) TDD
7 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.33%) Time Management
7 2 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (8.33%) Low Latency
8 1 (4.17%) Web Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) JavaScript
2 12 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (16.67%) C#
3 4 (16.67%) SQL
4 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 3 (12.50%) Objective-C
5 2 (8.33%) VB6
5 2 (8.33%) VBScript
5 2 (8.33%) VB
6 1 (4.17%) VBA
6 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) WCAG
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Sencha
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) Google
4 1 (4.17%) Sitecore
4 1 (4.17%) Adobe
4 1 (4.17%) Facebook
4 1 (4.17%) Twitter