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 22 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
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 45 47
Rank change year-on-year +12 +2  
Contract jobs citing JSON 25 36 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.93% 3.91% 2.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.47% 13.69% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 30 25
Median daily rate £450 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +26.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £423 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £578 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.78 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £29.14 £55.00
% change year-on-year +32.97% -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 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 218 263 269
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 34.28% 28.59% 26.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 205 183
Median daily rate £425 £450 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £570 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 10
Median hourly rate £32.00 £20.78 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.99% +28.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.78 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £32.50 £33.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

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 22 June 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 22 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
Knutsford +7 5 £388 - 1
Warrington +13 4 £375 -34.21% 2
Chester +5 4 £475 -
JSON
North West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for JSON.

1 21 (51.22%) JavaScript
2 19 (46.34%) SOAP
3 18 (43.90%) Web Services
3 18 (43.90%) XML
3 18 (43.90%) Java
3 18 (43.90%) Finance
3 18 (43.90%) Banking
3 18 (43.90%) jQuery
4 17 (41.46%) Ajax
4 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (39.02%) J2EE
5 16 (39.02%) Git (software)
6 14 (34.15%) HTML
6 14 (34.15%) Spring
7 13 (31.71%) Scrum
7 13 (31.71%) C#
7 13 (31.71%) SQL Server
8 12 (29.27%) .NET
8 12 (29.27%) REST
9 11 (26.83%) RESTful
9 11 (26.83%) Data Protection
9 11 (26.83%) Waterfall
9 11 (26.83%) MongoDB
9 11 (26.83%) CSS
9 11 (26.83%) JIRA
10 10 (24.39%) TDD
10 10 (24.39%) SQL
11 9 (21.95%) OO
11 9 (21.95%) IntelliJ
11 9 (21.95%) HTML5

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 7 (17.07%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.76%) IIS
2 4 (9.76%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (7.32%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (7.32%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Office 365
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (7.32%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (7.32%) OneDrive
3 3 (7.32%) Yammer
4 2 (4.88%) PaaS
4 2 (4.88%) SaaS
4 2 (4.88%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) DNS
1 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.88%) Internet
2 2 (4.88%) Intranet
2 2 (4.88%) VPN
2 2 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (31.71%) SQL Server
2 11 (26.83%) MongoDB
3 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
5 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
6 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.44%) MySQL
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (39.02%) Git (software)
2 11 (26.83%) JIRA
3 9 (21.95%) IntelliJ
4 8 (19.51%) Gradle
5 5 (12.20%) Subversion
6 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
6 4 (9.76%) Xcode
7 3 (7.32%) JUnit
8 2 (4.88%) Eclipse
8 2 (4.88%) Grunt
8 2 (4.88%) gulp
8 2 (4.88%) JProfiler
8 2 (4.88%) SonarQube
8 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (2.44%) Bitbucket
9 1 (2.44%) CocoaPods
9 1 (2.44%) Moq
9 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
9 1 (2.44%) SpecFlow
9 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (43.90%) Banking
1 18 (43.90%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Legal
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (70.73%) Developer
2 14 (34.15%) Java Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Architect
4 5 (12.20%) iOS Developer
5 4 (9.76%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Business Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (7.32%) SharePoint Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (4.88%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (4.88%) HTML Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (4.88%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Security Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Java Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Java Software Developer
8 1 (2.44%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (46.34%) SOAP
2 18 (43.90%) jQuery
2 18 (43.90%) Web Services
2 18 (43.90%) XML
3 17 (41.46%) Ajax
4 16 (39.02%) J2EE
5 14 (34.15%) HTML
5 14 (34.15%) Spring
6 12 (29.27%) .NET
6 12 (29.27%) REST
7 11 (26.83%) CSS
7 11 (26.83%) RESTful
8 9 (21.95%) HTML5
9 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET
10 7 (17.07%) CSS3
10 7 (17.07%) EJB
10 7 (17.07%) JSP
10 7 (17.07%) Servlets
10 7 (17.07%) Struts
10 7 (17.07%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.88%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.44%) Clustering
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Apple iOS
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) Mac OS X
2 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
2 4 (9.76%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.44%) Android
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (31.71%) Scrum
3 11 (26.83%) Data Protection
3 11 (26.83%) Waterfall
4 10 (24.39%) TDD
5 9 (21.95%) OO
6 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (17.07%) MVC
7 6 (14.63%) iOS Development
8 5 (12.20%) AOP
8 5 (12.20%) DevOps
8 5 (12.20%) Mobile Development
8 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
8 5 (12.20%) Test Automation
8 5 (12.20%) TOGAF
8 5 (12.20%) Unit Testing
9 4 (9.76%) BDD
9 4 (9.76%) ITIL
10 3 (7.32%) High Availability
10 3 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) JavaScript
2 18 (43.90%) Java
3 13 (31.71%) C#
4 10 (24.39%) SQL
5 5 (12.20%) Apple Swift
5 5 (12.20%) Objective-C
5 5 (12.20%) T-SQL
6 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.44%) Perl
7 1 (2.44%) PHP
7 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.44%) Python
7 1 (2.44%) Ruby
7 1 (2.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) COBIT
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.32%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) Apple
2 4 (9.76%) Oracle
2 4 (9.76%) Perforce
3 3 (7.32%) DevExpress
4 2 (4.88%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.88%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.44%) HP
5 1 (2.44%) IBM
5 1 (2.44%) Twitter
Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £430 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago