Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 20 January 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 52 40
Rank change year-on-year +7 -12 +28
Contract jobs citing JSON 40 45 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.22% 3.45% 3.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.90% 13.98% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 38 55
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +9.68% +3.33%
10th Percentile £241 £352 £305
90th Percentile £541 £663 £521
North West median daily rate £398 £415 £388
% change year-on-year -4.22% +7.10% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £35.57

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 Cheshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 336 322 504
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 27.07% 24.71% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 248 359
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £263 £274 £288
90th Percentile £550 £500 £525
North West median daily rate £388 £388 £388
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 15
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.00% +12.55% -45.32%
North West median hourly rate £38.13 £38.75 £33.82
% change year-on-year -1.61% +14.58% +16.37%

JSON
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for JSON in Cheshire

JSON
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JSON in Cheshire

JSON
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JSON in Cheshire over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JSON in Cheshire

JSON
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSON within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 20 January 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
Warrington +14 16 £515 -17.60% 3
Knutsford -3 13 £450 +12.50% 1
Chester 0 1 £500 +19.05% 4
JSON
North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for JSON.

1 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (52.50%) Git (software)
3 19 (47.50%) JavaScript
4 17 (42.50%) HTML
4 17 (42.50%) TDD
5 16 (40.00%) Ajax
5 16 (40.00%) Test Automation
6 15 (37.50%) Unit Testing
6 15 (37.50%) SQL Server
7 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
7 13 (32.50%) Scrum
8 12 (30.00%) Perforce
8 12 (30.00%) jQuery
8 12 (30.00%) CSS
8 12 (30.00%) Node.js
8 12 (30.00%) Jenkins
8 12 (30.00%) DevOps
9 11 (27.50%) HTML5
9 11 (27.50%) .NET
9 11 (27.50%) Java
10 10 (25.00%) SQL
10 10 (25.00%) Windows
10 10 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (22.50%) PaaS
11 9 (22.50%) REST
11 9 (22.50%) IaaS
11 9 (22.50%) SonarQube
11 9 (22.50%) PowerShell

JSON
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.00%) JBoss
3 1 (2.50%) Apache
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 9 (22.50%) IaaS
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (22.50%) PaaS
2 8 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (20.00%) npm
3 1 (2.50%) GitHub
3 1 (2.50%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) Firewall
1 3 (7.50%) FTP
1 3 (7.50%) Intranet
1 3 (7.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.50%) MySQL
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (52.50%) Git (software)
2 12 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 10 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (22.50%) SonarQube
4 9 (22.50%) Visual Studio
5 8 (20.00%) Grunt
5 8 (20.00%) gulp
5 8 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
6 6 (15.00%) Gradle
6 6 (15.00%) JProfiler
6 6 (15.00%) JUnit
6 6 (15.00%) Subversion
7 4 (10.00%) Xcode
8 3 (7.50%) Eclipse
8 3 (7.50%) Maven
9 1 (2.50%) IntelliJ
9 1 (2.50%) JIRA
9 1 (2.50%) jMock
9 1 (2.50%) Mocha
9 1 (2.50%) Mockito
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (62.50%) Developer
2 9 (22.50%) Azure DevOps
3 8 (20.00%) UI Developer
4 6 (15.00%) .NET Developer
4 6 (15.00%) AWS DevOps
4 6 (15.00%) Azure Consultant
4 6 (15.00%) Consultant
4 6 (15.00%) DevOps Consultant
4 6 (15.00%) Java Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Integration Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) AWS Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) Cloud Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) iOS Developer
6 4 (10.00%) J2EE Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Security Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Security Operations Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (42.50%) HTML
2 16 (40.00%) Ajax
3 12 (30.00%) CSS
3 12 (30.00%) jQuery
3 12 (30.00%) Node.js
4 11 (27.50%) .NET
4 11 (27.50%) HTML5
5 9 (22.50%) .NET Framework
5 9 (22.50%) REST
6 8 (20.00%) CSS3
6 8 (20.00%) Web Services
6 8 (20.00%) XML
7 7 (17.50%) React
7 7 (17.50%) Spring
7 7 (17.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
8 6 (15.00%) Hibernate
8 6 (15.00%) Redux
8 6 (15.00%) RESTful
8 6 (15.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.50%) CESG
1 3 (7.50%) Cyberattack
1 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.00%) Replication
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 4 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (10.00%) Linux
3 4 (10.00%) Mac OS X
3 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (42.50%) TDD
3 16 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 15 (37.50%) Unit Testing
5 13 (32.50%) Scrum
6 12 (30.00%) DevOps
7 10 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (20.00%) Kanban
8 8 (20.00%) OO
8 8 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
8 8 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (15.00%) BDD
9 6 (15.00%) MVC
10 4 (10.00%) Data Modelling
10 4 (10.00%) iOS Development
10 4 (10.00%) Open Source
10 4 (10.00%) Project Management
10 4 (10.00%) SDLC
11 3 (7.50%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) JavaScript
2 11 (27.50%) Java
3 10 (25.00%) SQL
4 9 (22.50%) PowerShell
5 6 (15.00%) C#
5 6 (15.00%) ES6
6 5 (12.50%) Python
7 4 (10.00%) Apple Swift
7 4 (10.00%) Objective-C
8 3 (7.50%) COBOL
9 2 (5.00%) Perl
9 2 (5.00%) Ruby
9 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
9 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) CISSP
1 3 (7.50%) GCED
1 3 (7.50%) GCFA
1 3 (7.50%) GCIA
1 3 (7.50%) GCIH
1 3 (7.50%) GIAC
1 3 (7.50%) GREM
1 3 (7.50%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) CESG Infosec
1 3 (7.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 3 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) Puppet
2 3 (7.50%) IBM BigFix
3 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.00%) Perforce
3 7 (17.50%) Oracle
4 4 (10.00%) Apple
4 4 (10.00%) DevExpress
4 4 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.50%) Capita
5 1 (2.50%) IBM
5 1 (2.50%) Twitter