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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JSON
Rank 90 101 83
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Contract jobs citing JSON 18 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.85% 0.38% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.84% 1.48% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 9
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£360 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.88%
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
469 539 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.02% 25.47% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 311 281
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 22
Average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.37 £14.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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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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
Warwickshire +4 7 £328 - 2
Birmingham -1 5 £325 - 1
Solihull - 1 £300 -
Walsall - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 2
Worcestershire - - - -
Brierley Hill - - - - 1
Coventry - - - - 1
Dudley - - - - 1
JSON
England

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 22 (81.48%) XML
2 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (48.15%) CSS
4 12 (44.44%) Web Services
4 12 (44.44%) HTML
5 11 (40.74%) Java
5 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
5 11 (40.74%) MongoDB
5 11 (40.74%) REST
6 9 (33.33%) jQuery
7 8 (29.63%) Finance
8 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
9 6 (22.22%) .NET
9 6 (22.22%) PHP
9 6 (22.22%) C#
9 6 (22.22%) OOP
9 6 (22.22%) SOA
9 6 (22.22%) Selenium
9 6 (22.22%) Ajax
9 6 (22.22%) HTML5
10 5 (18.52%) Scala
10 5 (18.52%) Web Development
10 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
10 5 (18.52%) IntelliJ
10 5 (18.52%) LoadRunner
10 5 (18.52%) MVC
10 5 (18.52%) Play Framework
10 5 (18.52%) Test Planning
11 4 (14.81%) Android Development
11 4 (14.81%) iOS Development

JSON
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 3 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) JBoss
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.70%) Intranet
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) MongoDB
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.70%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Selenium
2 5 (18.52%) IntelliJ
2 5 (18.52%) LoadRunner
3 3 (11.11%) PHPUnit
3 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 3 (11.11%) JIRA
3 3 (11.11%) Ant
4 1 (3.70%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.70%) JUnit
4 1 (3.70%) Xcode
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) PHP Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Software Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) .NET Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) QA Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Testing Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Software Testing Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (81.48%) XML
2 13 (48.15%) CSS
3 12 (44.44%) Web Services
3 12 (44.44%) HTML
4 11 (40.74%) REST
5 9 (33.33%) jQuery
6 6 (22.22%) .NET
6 6 (22.22%) Ajax
6 6 (22.22%) HTML5
7 5 (18.52%) Play Framework
8 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
8 4 (14.81%) CSS3
8 4 (14.81%) PhoneGap
9 3 (11.11%) WCF
9 3 (11.11%) SOAP
9 3 (11.11%) Classic ASP
9 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
9 3 (11.11%) XSLT
10 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (7.41%) MooTools
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
2 3 (11.11%) Open Source
2 3 (11.11%) User Experience
3 2 (7.41%) W3C
3 2 (7.41%) N-Tier
3 2 (7.41%) Human Factors
4 1 (3.70%) iPhone
4 1 (3.70%) iPad
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Android
1 4 (14.81%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (22.22%) OOP
2 6 (22.22%) SOA
3 5 (18.52%) Web Development
3 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
3 5 (18.52%) MVC
3 5 (18.52%) Test Planning
4 4 (14.81%) Android Development
4 4 (14.81%) iOS Development
4 4 (14.81%) Scrum
4 4 (14.81%) Performance Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
4 4 (14.81%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (11.11%) TDD
5 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.41%) Low Latency
6 2 (7.41%) Web Design
6 2 (7.41%) CRM
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) Java
1 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
2 6 (22.22%) PHP
2 6 (22.22%) C#
3 5 (18.52%) Scala
4 4 (14.81%) SQL
5 3 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 2 (7.41%) VB
6 2 (7.41%) VB6
7 1 (3.70%) Ruby
7 1 (3.70%) VBA
7 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.70%) VBScript
7 1 (3.70%) Python
7 1 (3.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) WCAG
3 1 (3.70%) HL7
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Sencha
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Talend
3 1 (3.70%) Twitter
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe
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