The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for JSON skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JSON over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

JSON
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 34 42
Rank change year-on-year +3 +8  
Contract jobs citing JSON 13 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.68% 0.94% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.48% 5.66% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 1
Median daily rate £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £29.14 £55.00
% change year-on-year +42.41% -47.01%  

JSON is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 124 53 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 35.13% 16.67% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 38 36
Median daily rate £375 £425 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +20.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £328 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

JSON
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing JSON as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for JSON in Bedfordshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JSON in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for JSON in Bedfordshire

JSON
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JSON in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JSON in Bedfordshire

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Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSON within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 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
Luton - 11 £288 - 2
Bedford - 2 £425 -
JSON
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for JSON.

1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (72.22%) Web Development
2 12 (66.67%) Ajax
2 12 (66.67%) Dojo
2 12 (66.67%) jQuery
2 12 (66.67%) HTML5
2 12 (66.67%) Progressive Enhancement
2 12 (66.67%) CSS3
2 12 (66.67%) HTTP
2 12 (66.67%) HTML
2 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 12 (66.67%) CSS
2 12 (66.67%) OOP
2 12 (66.67%) Apache
3 10 (55.56%) XML
4 8 (44.44%) Git (software)
4 8 (44.44%) Sass
4 8 (44.44%) LESS
4 8 (44.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 8 (44.44%) Animation
4 8 (44.44%) TDD
4 8 (44.44%) Subversion
4 8 (44.44%) DOM
4 8 (44.44%) JSP
4 8 (44.44%) J2EE
4 8 (44.44%) XML Schema
4 8 (44.44%) SAX
4 8 (44.44%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 8 (44.44%) Prototyping
5 6 (33.33%) Front End Development

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 12 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.56%) CMS
3 1 (5.56%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Git (software)
1 8 (44.44%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) UI Developer
3 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Junior
3 3 (16.67%) Junior Developer
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.56%) Azure Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (5.56%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (5.56%) HTML Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Integration Developer
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.56%) JSP Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Web UI Developer
5 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) Ajax
1 12 (66.67%) CSS
1 12 (66.67%) CSS3
1 12 (66.67%) Dojo
1 12 (66.67%) HTML
1 12 (66.67%) HTML5
1 12 (66.67%) jQuery
2 10 (55.56%) XML
3 8 (44.44%) DOM
3 8 (44.44%) J2EE
3 8 (44.44%) JSP
3 8 (44.44%) LESS
3 8 (44.44%) Sass
3 8 (44.44%) SAX
3 8 (44.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 8 (44.44%) XML Schema
4 5 (27.78%) .NET
5 4 (22.22%) REST
6 2 (11.11%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Animation
2 4 (22.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (72.22%) Web Development
2 12 (66.67%) OOP
2 12 (66.67%) Progressive Enhancement
3 8 (44.44%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 8 (44.44%) Prototyping
3 8 (44.44%) TDD
4 6 (33.33%) Front End Development
5 4 (22.22%) Analytics
5 4 (22.22%) Business Analytics
5 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (22.22%) CRM
5 4 (22.22%) ERP
5 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (16.67%) High Availability
6 3 (16.67%) Microservices
7 2 (11.11%) Break/Fix
7 2 (11.11%) UML
8 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (27.78%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) IBM
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle