Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for JSON skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JSON over the 6 months to 23 October 2018 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 110 86
Rank change year-on-year +18 -24 +34
Contract jobs citing JSON 73 52 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.85% 1.29% 2.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.95% 6.00% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 43 56
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +17.14%
10th Percentile £342 £313 £320
90th Percentile £638 £576 £538
South East median daily rate £463 £463 £425
% change year-on-year - +8.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Berkshire median hourly rate - £41.50 £48.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -13.54% -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +27.27% -38.89% +12.50%

JSON is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,051 866 990
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 26.65% 21.55% 22.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 649 523 601
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £309 £275 £275
90th Percentile £575 £549 £538
South East median daily rate £438 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 33
Berkshire median hourly rate £25.50 £33.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.73% +164.00% -65.75%
10th Percentile £8.00 £10.75 £12.25
90th Percentile £45.38 £45.40 £41.50
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £44.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year -4.49% +8.54% +9.33%

JSON
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing JSON as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for JSON in Berkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JSON in Berkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JSON in Berkshire over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JSON in Berkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSON in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JSON in Berkshire

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Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSON within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -13 24 £425 +21.43% 8
Bracknell +8 13 £500 +14.29% 8
Maidenhead +1 4 £400 +9.59% 6
Newbury -5 3 £350 -42.86% 6
Slough -12 3 £513 +10.81%
JSON
South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing JSON also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for JSON.

1 33 (45.21%) XML
2 32 (43.84%) .NET
3 26 (35.62%) Java
3 26 (35.62%) C#
4 22 (30.14%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (30.14%) Elasticsearch
5 21 (28.77%) HTTP
5 21 (28.77%) Microsoft
6 19 (26.03%) Web Services
6 19 (26.03%) NoSQL
7 18 (24.66%) ASP.NET Web API
8 17 (23.29%) RabbitMQ
8 17 (23.29%) OO
9 16 (21.92%) HTML
9 16 (21.92%) SQL
9 16 (21.92%) MVC
9 16 (21.92%) Redis
9 16 (21.92%) Neo4j
9 16 (21.92%) Memcached
9 16 (21.92%) MongoDB
9 16 (21.92%) Apache Cassandra
9 16 (21.92%) Kafka
10 15 (20.55%) Microservices
10 15 (20.55%) Apache Solr
10 15 (20.55%) Lucene
10 15 (20.55%) Software Engineering
10 15 (20.55%) JavaScript
11 14 (19.18%) Windows
11 14 (19.18%) ASP.NET
11 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 22 (30.14%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (20.55%) Apache Solr
3 5 (6.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (5.48%) CMS
4 4 (5.48%) OpenStack
5 3 (4.11%) Apache Spark
6 2 (2.74%) IIS
7 1 (1.37%) Alfresco
7 1 (1.37%) Apache
7 1 (1.37%) Confluence
7 1 (1.37%) Documentum
7 1 (1.37%) FileNet
7 1 (1.37%) IBM Transformation Extender
7 1 (1.37%) Liferay
7 1 (1.37%) LiveCycle
7 1 (1.37%) LiveLink
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 22 (30.14%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (16.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.85%) GitHub
4 4 (5.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (5.48%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (5.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 4 (5.48%) Amazon S3
4 4 (5.48%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (5.48%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (5.48%) CloudFront
4 4 (5.48%) IaaS
4 4 (5.48%) PaaS
4 4 (5.48%) Serverless
5 3 (4.11%) Force.com
6 2 (2.74%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.74%) G Suite
6 2 (2.74%) Office 365
6 2 (2.74%) SaaS
7 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.37%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 21 (28.77%) HTTP
2 3 (4.11%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.74%) DNS
3 2 (2.74%) Firewall
3 2 (2.74%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.37%) DHCP
4 1 (1.37%) Internet
4 1 (1.37%) Network Security
4 1 (1.37%) Skype
4 1 (1.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.03%) NoSQL
2 16 (21.92%) Apache Cassandra
2 16 (21.92%) MongoDB
2 16 (21.92%) Neo4j
2 16 (21.92%) Redis
3 8 (10.96%) Relational Database
4 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
5 5 (6.85%) Big Data
6 4 (5.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (4.11%) RDBMS
7 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.74%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.37%) DB2
9 1 (1.37%) MySQL
9 1 (1.37%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (1.37%) SQLite
9 1 (1.37%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (1.37%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 13 (17.81%) Git (software)
2 10 (13.70%) Jenkins
3 9 (12.33%) Selenium
4 8 (10.96%) JUnit
5 7 (9.59%) Cucumber
5 7 (9.59%) Gatling
5 7 (9.59%) Geb
6 6 (8.22%) Maven
6 6 (8.22%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (6.85%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (6.85%) Subversion
7 5 (6.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (5.48%) IntelliJ
8 4 (5.48%) JIRA
8 4 (5.48%) Visual Studio
9 3 (4.11%) Bitbucket
10 2 (2.74%) Eclipse
11 1 (1.37%) Ant
11 1 (1.37%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.37%) Xcode
General
1 3 (4.11%) Marketing
2 2 (2.74%) Retail
2 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.37%) Banking
3 1 (1.37%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (45.21%) Developer
2 14 (19.18%) Software Engineer
3 9 (12.33%) Architect
3 9 (12.33%) Java Developer
4 7 (9.59%) Performance Tester
4 7 (9.59%) Senior Performance Tester
4 7 (9.59%) Senior Tester
4 7 (9.59%) Tester
5 5 (6.85%) .NET Developer
5 5 (6.85%) .NET Software Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) Azure Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) Senior Developer
5 5 (6.85%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (5.48%) E-Commerce Developer
7 3 (4.11%) Azure DevOps
7 3 (4.11%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) E-Commerce Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) React Developer
7 3 (4.11%) Senior Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (45.21%) XML
2 32 (43.84%) .NET
3 19 (26.03%) Web Services
4 18 (24.66%) ASP.NET Web API
5 17 (23.29%) RabbitMQ
6 16 (21.92%) HTML
6 16 (21.92%) Kafka
6 16 (21.92%) Memcached
7 15 (20.55%) Lucene
8 14 (19.18%) ASP.NET
9 13 (17.81%) SignalR
10 12 (16.44%) Apache Avro
10 12 (16.44%) Protocol Buffers
11 11 (15.07%) CSS
12 10 (13.70%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (13.70%) EDI
12 10 (13.70%) jQuery
12 10 (13.70%) React
13 9 (12.33%) REST
14 7 (9.59%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (6.85%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.48%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.48%) Life Science
4 3 (4.11%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (4.11%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.37%) NHS
6 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.18%) Windows
2 5 (6.85%) Android
2 5 (6.85%) Linux
3 3 (4.11%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.11%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.74%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.29%) OO
2 16 (21.92%) MVC
3 15 (20.55%) Microservices
3 15 (20.55%) Software Engineering
4 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (19.18%) Open Source
5 13 (17.81%) SOA
6 12 (16.44%) Asynchronous Programming
6 12 (16.44%) B2B
6 12 (16.44%) CRM
6 12 (16.44%) Multithreading
7 11 (15.07%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (15.07%) E-Commerce
7 11 (15.07%) Multithreaded Programming
7 11 (15.07%) Test Automation
8 9 (12.33%) Mentoring
9 8 (10.96%) Scrum
10 7 (9.59%) Anomaly Detection
10 7 (9.59%) DevOps
10 7 (9.59%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 26 (35.62%) C#
1 26 (35.62%) Java
2 16 (21.92%) SQL
3 15 (20.55%) JavaScript
4 9 (12.33%) C++
4 9 (12.33%) PowerShell
5 7 (9.59%) Groovy
5 7 (9.59%) Scala
6 4 (5.48%) Java 8
6 4 (5.48%) Python
6 4 (5.48%) TypeScript
7 3 (4.11%) Apex Code
8 2 (2.74%) Perl
9 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.37%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.37%) PHP
9 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.37%) Ruby
9 1 (1.37%) SPARQL
9 1 (1.37%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (6.85%) Degree
2 4 (5.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.37%) MCP
3 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.37%) PMO
1 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 9 (12.33%) Docker
2 4 (5.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (9.59%) Kubernetes
2 4 (5.48%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.11%) Ansible
3 3 (4.11%) Puppet
4 2 (2.74%) AirWatch
4 2 (2.74%) SCCM
5 1 (1.37%) Iperf
5 1 (1.37%) Suricata
Vendors
1 21 (28.77%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.44%) Rackspace
3 5 (6.85%) Adobe
4 4 (5.48%) Talend
5 3 (4.11%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (4.11%) Xamarin
6 2 (2.74%) Google
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle
6 2 (2.74%) Proofpoint
7 1 (1.37%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (1.37%) FatWire
7 1 (1.37%) IBM
7 1 (1.37%) Interwoven
7 1 (1.37%) OpenText
7 1 (1.37%) Qualys
7 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.37%) Sencha
7 1 (1.37%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.37%) Splunk
7 1 (1.37%) Vignette