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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JSON
Rank 67 102 108
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +6
Contract jobs citing JSON 82 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.62% 0.80% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.33% 3.44% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 8 5
Median daily rate £415 £393 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.73% +35.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £311
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +10.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £55.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-29.54% +100.00%
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
794 552 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.33% 23.11% 24.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 335 328
Median daily rate £375 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £200 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £428 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 20
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 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £39.55 £37.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -11 30 £415 -7.77% 1
Birmingham +7 24 £475 +31.03% 7
Warwickshire - 4 £336 - 3
Coventry - 3 £525 - 1
Staffordshire - 3 £363 - 1
Herefordshire - 2 - - 2
Solihull - 1 - -
JSON
England

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 116 (82.86%) Java
2 100 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (54.29%) Open Source
4 72 (51.43%) MongoDB
5 71 (50.71%) DevOps
6 69 (49.29%) Play Framework
7 68 (48.57%) Scala
8 66 (47.14%) Puppet
9 65 (46.43%) Microservices
9 65 (46.43%) REST
9 65 (46.43%) JavaScript
9 65 (46.43%) XML
10 56 (40.00%) Spring
11 46 (32.86%) CSS
12 44 (31.43%) HTML
13 43 (30.71%) SOAP
14 42 (30.00%) SQL
15 37 (26.43%) Scrum
15 37 (26.43%) Node.js
15 37 (26.43%) HTML5
16 34 (24.29%) Docker
16 34 (24.29%) Hibernate
17 33 (23.57%) J2EE
17 33 (23.57%) J2SE
18 32 (22.86%) JBoss
19 30 (21.43%) Software Engineering
19 30 (21.43%) RESTful
20 29 (20.71%) Unix
20 29 (20.71%) Linux
21 27 (19.29%) webMethods

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 32 (22.86%) JBoss
2 27 (19.29%) WebLogic
3 20 (14.29%) Apache
4 19 (13.57%) Mule
5 17 (12.14%) Apache ServiceMix
6 12 (8.57%) WebLogic Portal
7 10 (7.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 9 (6.43%) Mule ESB
9 3 (2.14%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.71%) CMS
11 1 (0.71%) nginx
11 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.71%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.71%) GIMP
1 1 (0.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (8.57%) Cloud Computing
1 12 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (7.86%) Google Cloud Platform
3 10 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (7.14%) Google App Engine
4 5 (3.57%) Heroku
5 3 (2.14%) IaaS
6 2 (1.43%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.71%) GitHub
7 1 (0.71%) Office 365
7 1 (0.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.57%) TCP/IP
2 11 (7.86%) Network Security
3 10 (7.14%) HTTP
4 9 (6.43%) SSL
5 2 (1.43%) DNS
5 2 (1.43%) SNMP
6 1 (0.71%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (51.43%) MongoDB
2 4 (2.86%) Big Data
2 4 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.14%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.71%) BigQuery
4 1 (0.71%) BigTable
4 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (19.29%) Selenium
2 25 (17.86%) WebDriver
3 21 (15.00%) IntelliJ
3 21 (15.00%) JUnit
4 20 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 15 (10.71%) Eclipse
6 8 (5.71%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.14%) NUnit
8 2 (1.43%) JIRA
9 1 (0.71%) Ant
9 1 (0.71%) Gatling
9 1 (0.71%) Grunt
9 1 (0.71%) gulp
9 1 (0.71%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (0.71%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.71%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.71%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.71%) Sublime Text
9 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (0.71%) Marketing
2 1 (0.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 83 (59.29%) Developer
2 43 (30.71%) Architect
3 38 (27.14%) Java Developer
4 30 (21.43%) Software Engineer
5 27 (19.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 25 (17.86%) Digital Architect
7 24 (17.14%) Software Architect
8 21 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
8 21 (15.00%) Scala Developer
9 20 (14.29%) Scala Software Engineer
10 19 (13.57%) Java Engineer
10 19 (13.57%) Java Software Engineer
11 18 (12.86%) Java Scala Software Engineer
11 18 (12.86%) Java Software Developer
12 17 (12.14%) Java Scala Developer
13 13 (9.29%) Java Architect
14 12 (8.57%) JavaScript Developer
14 12 (8.57%) Lead Developer
14 12 (8.57%) Lead Software Developer
14 12 (8.57%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (49.29%) Play Framework
2 65 (46.43%) REST
2 65 (46.43%) XML
3 56 (40.00%) Spring
4 46 (32.86%) CSS
5 44 (31.43%) HTML
6 43 (30.71%) SOAP
7 37 (26.43%) HTML5
7 37 (26.43%) Node.js
8 34 (24.29%) Hibernate
9 33 (23.57%) J2EE
9 33 (23.57%) J2SE
10 30 (21.43%) RESTful
11 21 (15.00%) Web Services
12 15 (10.71%) EJB
13 13 (9.29%) Spring Boot
14 11 (7.86%) Java EE
15 10 (7.14%) Servlets
16 9 (6.43%) AngularJS
16 9 (6.43%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (2.86%) Digital Media
3 2 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.43%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.71%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.71%) Social Media
4 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (20.71%) Linux
1 29 (20.71%) Unix
2 2 (1.43%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (1.43%) VxWorks
2 2 (1.43%) Windows
3 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.71%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (54.29%) Open Source
3 71 (50.71%) DevOps
4 65 (46.43%) Microservices
5 37 (26.43%) Scrum
6 30 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 24 (17.14%) Continuous Delivery
7 24 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (16.43%) Configuration Management
9 17 (12.14%) API Development
9 17 (12.14%) OO
9 17 (12.14%) Software Architecture
10 15 (10.71%) Release Management
11 13 (9.29%) SOA
12 10 (7.14%) MVC
13 7 (5.00%) Service Management
14 6 (4.29%) CRM
14 6 (4.29%) Web Development
15 5 (3.57%) Migration
15 5 (3.57%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 116 (82.86%) Java
2 68 (48.57%) Scala
3 65 (46.43%) JavaScript
4 42 (30.00%) SQL
5 16 (11.43%) C#
6 8 (5.71%) Haskell
7 5 (3.57%) PHP
8 4 (2.86%) C
8 4 (2.86%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.14%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.43%) Lua
10 2 (1.43%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.43%) Ruby
11 1 (0.71%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.71%) Groovy
11 1 (0.71%) Perl
11 1 (0.71%) Python
11 1 (0.71%) XPath
11 1 (0.71%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 11 (7.86%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.43%) Degree
5 1 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.29%) QA
System Software
1 34 (24.29%) Docker
2 1 (0.71%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 66 (47.14%) Puppet
2 2 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.71%) Grafana
3 1 (0.71%) Kibana
Vendors
1 27 (19.29%) webMethods
2 26 (18.57%) Adobe
3 17 (12.14%) MuleSoft
4 13 (9.29%) Google
5 10 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 7 (5.00%) WSO2
7 6 (4.29%) IBM
8 4 (2.86%) Oracle
9 2 (1.43%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (1.43%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.43%) VMware
10 1 (0.71%) Apple
10 1 (0.71%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.71%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.71%) Sitecore
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