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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
JSON
North West / Cheshire
Rank 38 52 42
Rank change year-on-year +14 -10  
Contract jobs citing JSON 15 32 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.79% 3.30% 3.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.93% 12.17% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 27
Median daily rate £438 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £492 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £55.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -33.63% +46.66%  

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 Cheshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 151 263 231
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 28.12% 27.09% 28.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 189 163
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.38% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £483 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 7
Median hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.81% +44.73%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

JSON
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 3 months to 24 March 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
Chester +13 6 £440 +8.64% 5
Knutsford +10 3 £475 +24.59% 3
Warrington +6 1 £420 +5.00% 1
Crewe - 1 £313 -
JSON
North West

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for JSON.

1 23 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (51.28%) Java
3 17 (43.59%) XML
3 17 (43.59%) Scrum
4 16 (41.03%) Web Services
5 15 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 15 (38.46%) HTML
6 14 (35.90%) J2EE
6 14 (35.90%) Windows
7 13 (33.33%) RESTful
7 13 (33.33%) MongoDB
8 12 (30.77%) Linux
9 11 (28.21%) NoSQL
10 10 (25.64%) jQuery
10 10 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (23.08%) Spring
11 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
11 9 (23.08%) SQL
11 9 (23.08%) Jenkins
11 9 (23.08%) DevOps
12 8 (20.51%) Amazon AWS
12 8 (20.51%) Perl
12 8 (20.51%) Python
12 8 (20.51%) SOAP
12 8 (20.51%) Finance
13 7 (17.95%) Banking
13 7 (17.95%) Automated Testing
13 7 (17.95%) C#
14 6 (15.38%) Oracle
14 6 (15.38%) OO

JSON
Top Related 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 5 (12.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (7.69%) CMS
3 1 (2.56%) Confluence
3 1 (2.56%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.51%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (15.38%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (12.82%) Amazon S3
3 5 (12.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (10.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (10.26%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (10.26%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (10.26%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (10.26%) AWS CloudTrail
4 4 (10.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 4 (10.26%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) VPN
2 1 (2.56%) HTTP
2 1 (2.56%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 11 (28.21%) NoSQL
3 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 5 (12.82%) Big Data
4 5 (12.82%) DB2
4 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
5 4 (10.26%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (10.26%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.56%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (2.56%) MySQL
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 5 (12.82%) JIRA
4 4 (10.26%) Selenium
5 3 (7.69%) Cucumber
5 3 (7.69%) IntelliJ
5 3 (7.69%) JMeter
5 3 (7.69%) SoapUI
6 2 (5.13%) Gradle
6 2 (5.13%) LoadRunner
6 2 (5.13%) LoadUI
6 2 (5.13%) Maven
7 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.56%) CocoaPods
7 1 (2.56%) Subversion
7 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.56%) Xcode
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Developer
2 10 (25.64%) Java Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Architect
4 4 (10.26%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Principal Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Leader
6 2 (5.13%) Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Applications Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Domain Architect
6 2 (5.13%) iOS Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Java Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Java Technical Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Tester
7 1 (2.56%) Java Applications Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Java Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (43.59%) XML
2 16 (41.03%) Web Services
3 15 (38.46%) HTML
4 14 (35.90%) J2EE
5 13 (33.33%) RESTful
6 10 (25.64%) jQuery
7 9 (23.08%) Spring
8 8 (20.51%) SOAP
9 6 (15.38%) Ajax
9 6 (15.38%) boto
9 6 (15.38%) HTML5
9 6 (15.38%) Node.js
9 6 (15.38%) YAML
10 5 (12.82%) .NET
10 5 (12.82%) CSS
10 5 (12.82%) Middleware
11 4 (10.26%) AngularJS
11 4 (10.26%) CSS3
11 4 (10.26%) Struts
12 3 (7.69%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.56%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Windows
2 12 (30.77%) Linux
3 5 (12.82%) AIX
3 5 (12.82%) Unix
4 4 (10.26%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.13%) Android
6 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (43.59%) Scrum
3 10 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (23.08%) DevOps
5 7 (17.95%) Automated Testing
6 6 (15.38%) High Availability
6 6 (15.38%) Microservices
6 6 (15.38%) OO
6 6 (15.38%) Pair Programming
6 6 (15.38%) TDD
7 5 (12.82%) SOA
7 5 (12.82%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (12.82%) Waterfall
8 4 (10.26%) Data Protection
8 4 (10.26%) Kanban
8 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.26%) Web Development
9 3 (7.69%) Content Management
9 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
9 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (51.28%) Java
2 15 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 9 (23.08%) SQL
4 8 (20.51%) Perl
4 8 (20.51%) Python
5 7 (17.95%) C#
6 2 (5.13%) Apple Swift
6 2 (5.13%) Objective-C
6 2 (5.13%) Ruby
7 1 (2.56%) Go
7 1 (2.56%) Groovy
7 1 (2.56%) PHP
7 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.56%) ISEB
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
3 4 (10.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (15.38%) Puppet
2 5 (12.82%) Kubernetes
3 4 (10.26%) Docker Swarm
3 4 (10.26%) Salt
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Oracle
2 3 (7.69%) ATG
2 3 (7.69%) hybris
3 1 (2.56%) Apple
3 1 (2.56%) HP
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.56%) Twitter
Knutsford, Cheshire
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