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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JSON
Rank 78 104 111
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +7
Contract jobs citing JSON 67 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.22% 0.71% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.90% 3.10% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 11 5
Median daily rate £405 £335 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.89% +15.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £410 £311
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.14 £55.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-47.01% +120.00%
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
753 549 597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.95% 22.95% 25.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 353 347
Median daily rate £375 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £225 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £438 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 19
Median hourly rate £24.00 £23.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £22.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £39.55 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -5 34 £415 +1.21%
Warwickshire +1 11 £325 +8.33% 2
Birmingham -1 10 £325 -2.98% 7
Staffordshire +7 5 £394 +10.13% 2
Herefordshire - 2 - - 1
JSON
England

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 83 (76.85%) Java
2 74 (68.52%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (61.11%) MongoDB
4 60 (55.56%) Scala
4 60 (55.56%) Play Framework
5 59 (54.63%) JavaScript
6 56 (51.85%) Microservices
6 56 (51.85%) Puppet
7 51 (47.22%) Open Source
8 47 (43.52%) REST
9 46 (42.59%) XML
10 44 (40.74%) DevOps
11 41 (37.96%) Spring
12 40 (37.04%) Node.js
13 35 (32.41%) Scrum
14 33 (30.56%) HTML
15 32 (29.63%) CSS
16 27 (25.00%) SOAP
16 27 (25.00%) J2EE
16 27 (25.00%) SQL
16 27 (25.00%) J2SE
17 25 (23.15%) Linux
17 25 (23.15%) HTML5
17 25 (23.15%) WebDriver
18 24 (22.22%) Docker
19 23 (21.30%) Unix
19 23 (21.30%) Software Engineering
20 22 (20.37%) Continuous Delivery
21 21 (19.44%) Selenium
21 21 (19.44%) WebLogic

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 21 (19.44%) WebLogic
2 11 (10.19%) Apache
2 11 (10.19%) JBoss
3 10 (9.26%) WebLogic Portal
4 6 (5.56%) Mule
4 6 (5.56%) Mule ESB
5 2 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.85%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.85%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.93%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.93%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.93%) CMS
6 1 (0.93%) nginx
6 1 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) GIMP
1 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (7.41%) Google App Engine
4 5 (4.63%) Heroku
5 3 (2.78%) IaaS
6 2 (1.85%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.93%) GitHub
7 1 (0.93%) Office 365
7 1 (0.93%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.19%) Network Security
1 11 (10.19%) TCP/IP
2 8 (7.41%) HTTP
2 8 (7.41%) SSL
3 2 (1.85%) SNMP
4 1 (0.93%) DNS
4 1 (0.93%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (61.11%) MongoDB
2 5 (4.63%) Big Data
2 5 (4.63%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.78%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.93%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.93%) BigQuery
5 1 (0.93%) BigTable
5 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.93%) HBase
5 1 (0.93%) Parquet
5 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (23.15%) WebDriver
2 21 (19.44%) Selenium
3 17 (15.74%) Git (software)
3 17 (15.74%) JUnit
4 14 (12.96%) IntelliJ
5 11 (10.19%) Eclipse
6 8 (7.41%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.78%) NUnit
8 2 (1.85%) JIRA
9 1 (0.93%) Ant
9 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.93%) Grunt
9 1 (0.93%) gulp
9 1 (0.93%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (0.93%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.93%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.93%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.93%) Sublime Text
9 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (4.63%) Finance
2 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 61 (56.48%) Developer
2 34 (31.48%) Architect
3 28 (25.93%) Java Developer
4 25 (23.15%) Digital Architect
5 23 (21.30%) Software Architect
5 23 (21.30%) Software Engineer
6 21 (19.44%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 15 (13.89%) DevOps Engineer
8 14 (12.96%) Java Engineer
8 14 (12.96%) Java Software Developer
8 14 (12.96%) Java Software Engineer
8 14 (12.96%) Scala Developer
9 13 (12.04%) Java Architect
9 13 (12.04%) Java Scala Developer
9 13 (12.04%) Java Scala Software Engineer
9 13 (12.04%) Scala Software Engineer
10 10 (9.26%) Lead Developer
10 10 (9.26%) Lead DevOps
10 10 (9.26%) Lead DevOps Engineer
10 10 (9.26%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (55.56%) Play Framework
2 47 (43.52%) REST
3 46 (42.59%) XML
4 41 (37.96%) Spring
5 40 (37.04%) Node.js
6 33 (30.56%) HTML
7 32 (29.63%) CSS
8 27 (25.00%) J2EE
8 27 (25.00%) J2SE
8 27 (25.00%) SOAP
9 25 (23.15%) HTML5
10 19 (17.59%) Hibernate
11 13 (12.04%) Spring Boot
12 11 (10.19%) AngularJS
12 11 (10.19%) EJB
12 11 (10.19%) jQuery
12 11 (10.19%) Web Services
13 9 (8.33%) CSS3
14 8 (7.41%) WSDL
14 8 (7.41%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.48%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.70%) Digital Media
3 2 (1.85%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.93%) Social Media
4 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (23.15%) Linux
2 23 (21.30%) Unix
3 2 (1.85%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (1.85%) VxWorks
3 2 (1.85%) Windows
4 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (68.52%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (51.85%) Microservices
3 51 (47.22%) Open Source
4 44 (40.74%) DevOps
5 35 (32.41%) Scrum
6 23 (21.30%) Software Engineering
7 22 (20.37%) Continuous Delivery
8 16 (14.81%) Software Architecture
9 13 (12.04%) SOA
10 8 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (6.48%) Configuration Management
11 7 (6.48%) Service Management
11 7 (6.48%) Web Development
12 6 (5.56%) CRM
12 6 (5.56%) Migration
13 5 (4.63%) ITIL
13 5 (4.63%) Responsive Web Design
14 4 (3.70%) Data Migration
14 4 (3.70%) ERP
14 4 (3.70%) OO
Programming Languages
1 83 (76.85%) Java
2 60 (55.56%) Scala
3 59 (54.63%) JavaScript
4 27 (25.00%) SQL
5 14 (12.96%) C#
6 8 (7.41%) Haskell
7 6 (5.56%) PHP
8 4 (3.70%) C
8 4 (3.70%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.78%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.85%) Lua
10 2 (1.85%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.85%) Ruby
11 1 (0.93%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.93%) Groovy
11 1 (0.93%) Perl
11 1 (0.93%) Python
11 1 (0.93%) XPath
11 1 (0.93%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 12 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.19%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 24 (22.22%) Docker
2 3 (2.78%) VMware ESX
2 3 (2.78%) vSphere
3 2 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 56 (51.85%) Puppet
2 1 (0.93%) Grafana
2 1 (0.93%) Kibana
2 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (19.44%) webMethods
2 15 (13.89%) Adobe
3 11 (10.19%) Google
4 8 (7.41%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.70%) Oracle
6 3 (2.78%) VMware
7 2 (1.85%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (1.85%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.93%) Apple
8 1 (0.93%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.93%) Sitecore
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