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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JSON
Rank 90 85 110
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +25
Contract jobs citing JSON 60 35 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.86% 1.38% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.69% 6.26% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 23 6
Median daily rate £420 £325 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £296 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £26.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £32.00 £34.28
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -6.63%
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
780 559 639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.13% 22.03% 24.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 355 344
Median daily rate £363 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £238 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 13
Median hourly rate £23.00 £31.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.80% +40.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.65 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.84 £34.20 £33.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -13 25 £475 +5.55% 2
Birmingham -9 11 £476 +58.52% 3
Solihull -1 2 - - 1
Coventry -13 2 £550 +45.69%
Warwickshire -5 1 £515 +94.33% 3
Staffordshire -7 1 £275 -31.25% 1
JSON
England

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 109 (78.99%) Java
2 92 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (57.25%) REST
4 64 (46.38%) DevOps
5 63 (45.65%) XML
6 61 (44.20%) Open Source
7 55 (39.86%) Scala
7 55 (39.86%) Spring
8 54 (39.13%) JavaScript
8 54 (39.13%) MongoDB
8 54 (39.13%) Play Framework
9 51 (36.96%) Puppet
10 48 (34.78%) CSS
11 47 (34.06%) SQL
11 47 (34.06%) Microservices
12 44 (31.88%) HTML
12 44 (31.88%) SOAP
13 42 (30.43%) RESTful
14 39 (28.26%) Scrum
15 38 (27.54%) Linux
15 38 (27.54%) HTML5
16 37 (26.81%) Docker
17 35 (25.36%) Hibernate
18 30 (21.74%) Node.js
19 28 (20.29%) Configuration Management
20 27 (19.57%) JBoss
21 25 (18.12%) J2EE
21 25 (18.12%) Adobe
21 25 (18.12%) Software Engineering
21 25 (18.12%) Selenium

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 27 (19.57%) JBoss
2 22 (15.94%) WebLogic
3 19 (13.77%) Mule
4 17 (12.32%) Apache ServiceMix
5 15 (10.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 15 (10.87%) Apache
6 12 (8.70%) WebLogic Portal
7 9 (6.52%) Mule ESB
7 9 (6.52%) OpenStack
8 4 (2.90%) Confluence
9 3 (2.17%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.72%) nginx
11 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.72%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.72%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (7.25%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (7.25%) Google App Engine
3 10 (7.25%) Google Cloud Platform
3 10 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (6.52%) IaaS
4 9 (6.52%) PaaS
5 2 (1.45%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.72%) GitHub
6 1 (0.72%) Google Play
6 1 (0.72%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.87%) HTTP
2 9 (6.52%) DNS
3 7 (5.07%) Network Security
4 6 (4.35%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.17%) SSL
6 2 (1.45%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (39.13%) MongoDB
2 15 (10.87%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.62%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (2.17%) Big Data
4 3 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.45%) CouchDB
5 2 (1.45%) Riak
5 2 (1.45%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.72%) MySQL
6 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (18.12%) Selenium
2 19 (13.77%) IntelliJ
3 15 (10.87%) Git (software)
3 15 (10.87%) WebDriver
4 14 (10.14%) JUnit
5 13 (9.42%) Eclipse
6 9 (6.52%) Jenkins
7 5 (3.62%) JIRA
8 4 (2.90%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.90%) Subversion
9 2 (1.45%) gulp
9 2 (1.45%) NUnit
9 2 (1.45%) RSpec
10 1 (0.72%) Bower
10 1 (0.72%) Gatling
10 1 (0.72%) Grunt
10 1 (0.72%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.72%) Sublime Text
10 1 (0.72%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.72%) Yeoman
General
1 3 (2.17%) Finance
2 2 (1.45%) Games
2 2 (1.45%) Marketing
3 1 (0.72%) Automotive
3 1 (0.72%) Publishing
3 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 86 (62.32%) Developer
2 44 (31.88%) Java Developer
3 34 (24.64%) Architect
4 25 (18.12%) Software Engineer
5 24 (17.39%) Scala Developer
6 21 (15.22%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 21 (15.22%) DevOps Engineer
6 21 (15.22%) Scala Software Engineer
7 20 (14.49%) Java Engineer
7 20 (14.49%) Java Software Engineer
8 19 (13.77%) Java Scala Software Engineer
8 19 (13.77%) Java Software Developer
9 17 (12.32%) Java Scala Developer
9 17 (12.32%) JavaScript Developer
10 14 (10.14%) Digital Architect
11 13 (9.42%) Software Architect
12 12 (8.70%) Administrator
12 12 (8.70%) Lead Developer
12 12 (8.70%) Lead Software Developer
12 12 (8.70%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (57.25%) REST
2 63 (45.65%) XML
3 55 (39.86%) Spring
4 54 (39.13%) Play Framework
5 48 (34.78%) CSS
6 44 (31.88%) HTML
6 44 (31.88%) SOAP
7 42 (30.43%) RESTful
8 38 (27.54%) HTML5
9 35 (25.36%) Hibernate
10 30 (21.74%) Node.js
11 25 (18.12%) J2EE
12 23 (16.67%) Web Services
13 22 (15.94%) J2SE
14 17 (12.32%) Java EE
15 16 (11.59%) Servlets
16 15 (10.87%) Apache Felix
16 15 (10.87%) Apache Sling
16 15 (10.87%) JSP
17 12 (8.70%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.52%) Private Cloud
2 6 (4.35%) Digital Media
3 3 (2.17%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.45%) User Experience
5 1 (0.72%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 38 (27.54%) Linux
2 22 (15.94%) Unix
3 9 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.45%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.45%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (1.45%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.72%) Android
5 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (46.38%) DevOps
3 61 (44.20%) Open Source
4 47 (34.06%) Microservices
5 39 (28.26%) Scrum
6 28 (20.29%) Configuration Management
7 25 (18.12%) Software Engineering
8 24 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery
9 22 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (13.04%) MVC
11 17 (12.32%) API Development
12 16 (11.59%) OO
13 15 (10.87%) Release Management
14 13 (9.42%) SOA
15 9 (6.52%) Software Architecture
15 9 (6.52%) TDD
16 8 (5.80%) Responsive Web Design
17 7 (5.07%) Automated Testing
17 7 (5.07%) CRM
17 7 (5.07%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 109 (78.99%) Java
2 55 (39.86%) Scala
3 54 (39.13%) JavaScript
4 47 (34.06%) SQL
5 12 (8.70%) C#
6 7 (5.07%) PHP
6 7 (5.07%) Ruby
7 5 (3.62%) Python
8 4 (2.90%) C
8 4 (2.90%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.45%) Groovy
9 2 (1.45%) Haskell
9 2 (1.45%) Lua
9 2 (1.45%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.72%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.72%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 6 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.45%) Degree
2 2 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.52%) QA
2 2 (1.45%) WCAG
System Software
1 37 (26.81%) Docker
2 9 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 51 (36.96%) Puppet
2 10 (7.25%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.45%) Grafana
4 1 (0.72%) Kibana
Vendors
1 25 (18.12%) Adobe
2 22 (15.94%) webMethods
3 17 (12.32%) MuleSoft
4 15 (10.87%) Google
5 12 (8.70%) IBM
6 10 (7.25%) Microsoft
7 9 (6.52%) Red Hat
7 9 (6.52%) VMware
8 7 (5.07%) WSO2
9 3 (2.17%) Oracle
10 2 (1.45%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (0.72%) Apple
11 1 (0.72%) Kony
11 1 (0.72%) Splunk
11 1 (0.72%) Xamarin
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