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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JSON
Rank 75 97 109
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +12
Contract jobs citing JSON 61 32 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.11% 1.19% 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.65% 4.82% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 22 8
Average daily rate £420 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.07% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £17.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £38.75 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+41.93% +20.15%
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
705 664 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.38% 24.75% 24.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 427 331
Average daily rate £383 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 21
Average hourly rate £22.50 £34.20 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.21% +5.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £17.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.60 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSON within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Shropshire -5 40 £518 +11.89% 1
Warwickshire +1 7 £325 -3.70% 3
Birmingham -3 5 £350 +27.27% 8
Coventry -8 4 £375 +25.00% 2
Staffordshire +9 2 £425 +36.00%
Walsall - 1 - - 1
JSON
England

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 56 (70.89%) Java
2 53 (67.09%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (63.29%) JavaScript
4 47 (59.49%) MongoDB
5 42 (53.16%) Scala
6 41 (51.90%) Play Framework
7 39 (49.37%) Puppet
8 35 (44.30%) Microservices
9 32 (40.51%) Node.js
10 31 (39.24%) Open Source
10 31 (39.24%) CSS
11 30 (37.97%) REST
12 29 (36.71%) DevOps
13 28 (35.44%) HTML
13 28 (35.44%) XML
14 26 (32.91%) Spring
15 23 (29.11%) Scrum
16 22 (27.85%) HTML5
17 21 (26.58%) WebDriver
18 17 (21.52%) J2EE
18 17 (21.52%) Continuous Delivery
19 15 (18.99%) SOAP
19 15 (18.99%) J2SE
20 14 (17.72%) Linux
21 13 (16.46%) SQL
21 13 (16.46%) jQuery
21 13 (16.46%) Git (software)
21 13 (16.46%) Software Architecture
22 12 (15.19%) CSS3
22 12 (15.19%) C#

JSON
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 32 (40.51%) Node.js
2 9 (11.39%) WebLogic
3 6 (7.59%) Apache
3 6 (7.59%) JBoss
4 4 (5.06%) Mule
4 4 (5.06%) Mule ESB
5 3 (3.80%) Umbraco
5 3 (3.80%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (2.53%) CMS
6 2 (2.53%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.27%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.27%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.33%) Heroku
2 3 (3.80%) IaaS
2 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.53%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.27%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.27%) Office 365
4 1 (1.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.13%) Network Security
2 7 (8.86%) HTTP
2 7 (8.86%) SSL
2 7 (8.86%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.27%) DNS
3 1 (1.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (59.49%) MongoDB
2 4 (5.06%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.53%) Big Data
3 2 (2.53%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.53%) Redis
4 1 (1.27%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.27%) BigQuery
4 1 (1.27%) BigTable
4 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.27%) HBase
4 1 (1.27%) Parquet
4 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (26.58%) WebDriver
2 13 (16.46%) Git (software)
3 12 (15.19%) JUnit
4 9 (11.39%) Selenium
5 8 (10.13%) IntelliJ
5 8 (10.13%) Jenkins
6 6 (7.59%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.53%) Hudson
7 2 (2.53%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.27%) JIRA
8 1 (1.27%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (1.27%) NUnit
8 1 (1.27%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (7.59%) Finance
Job Titles
1 45 (56.96%) Developer
2 25 (31.65%) Architect
3 21 (26.58%) Digital Architect
4 19 (24.05%) Software Architect
5 15 (18.99%) Java Developer
6 10 (12.66%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 10 (12.66%) JavaScript Developer
6 10 (12.66%) Software Engineer
7 9 (11.39%) Java Architect
8 8 (10.13%) Software Developer
9 7 (8.86%) Digital Developer
10 5 (6.33%) Angular Developer
10 5 (6.33%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (6.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (6.33%) Java Software Architect
11 4 (5.06%) .NET Developer
11 4 (5.06%) Java Software Developer
11 4 (5.06%) Java Software Engineer
11 4 (5.06%) Scala Developer
11 4 (5.06%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (51.90%) Play Framework
2 31 (39.24%) CSS
3 30 (37.97%) REST
4 28 (35.44%) HTML
4 28 (35.44%) XML
5 26 (32.91%) Spring
6 22 (27.85%) HTML5
7 17 (21.52%) J2EE
8 15 (18.99%) J2SE
8 15 (18.99%) SOAP
9 13 (16.46%) jQuery
10 12 (15.19%) CSS3
11 10 (12.66%) AngularJS
11 10 (12.66%) Spring Boot
12 9 (11.39%) Web Services
13 8 (10.13%) .NET
13 8 (10.13%) Ajax
14 7 (8.86%) Hibernate
15 6 (7.59%) EJB
15 6 (7.59%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.06%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.53%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.27%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.72%) Linux
2 11 (13.92%) Unix
3 2 (2.53%) VxWorks
4 1 (1.27%) Android
4 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.27%) Windows
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (67.09%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (44.30%) Microservices
3 31 (39.24%) Open Source
4 29 (36.71%) DevOps
5 23 (29.11%) Scrum
6 17 (21.52%) Continuous Delivery
7 13 (16.46%) Software Architecture
8 11 (13.92%) Software Engineering
9 7 (8.86%) Service Management
10 6 (7.59%) Configuration Management
10 6 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (7.59%) SOA
10 6 (7.59%) Web Development
11 5 (6.33%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (5.06%) CRM
12 4 (5.06%) Front End Development
12 4 (5.06%) Migration
12 4 (5.06%) OO
12 4 (5.06%) TDD
13 3 (3.80%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 56 (70.89%) Java
2 50 (63.29%) JavaScript
3 42 (53.16%) Scala
4 13 (16.46%) SQL
5 12 (15.19%) C#
6 6 (7.59%) Haskell
7 5 (6.33%) PHP
8 2 (2.53%) C
8 2 (2.53%) Lua
8 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.53%) Ruby
8 2 (2.53%) XPath
8 2 (2.53%) XQuery
9 1 (1.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.39%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.27%) Degree
3 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 11 (13.92%) Docker
2 3 (3.80%) VMware ESX
2 3 (3.80%) vSphere
3 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 39 (49.37%) Puppet
2 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (11.39%) webMethods
2 8 (10.13%) Adobe
3 5 (6.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.80%) VMware
5 2 (2.53%) Apigee
5 2 (2.53%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (2.53%) EPiServer
5 2 (2.53%) Google
5 2 (2.53%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.53%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle
Warwick, Warwickshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago