Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 37 42
Rank change year-on-year -6 +5 +11
Contract jobs citing JSON 55 40 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.18% 3.84% 4.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.09% 12.20% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 37 63
Cheshire median daily rate £413 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% -2.78% +38.46%
10th Percentile £256 £324 £313
90th Percentile £545 £528 £588
North West median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £53.38

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 455 328 559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 34.60% 31.48% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 260 410
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £411 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.81% +2.81% +3.23%
10th Percentile £256 £287 £288
90th Percentile £546 £500 £510
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 12
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £21.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.00% -5.97% +14.97%
10th Percentile £31.98 £15.08 £15.13
90th Percentile £37.50 £47.00 £37.38
North West median hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -15.63% +8.11% +64.44%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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
Knutsford +1 20 £444 +10.94% 1
Warrington 0 12 £530 +21.84% 3
Crewe -18 3 £350 +12.00%
Chester -12 2 £500 +11.11% 2
Macclesfield -4 1 £630 +5.00%
JSON
North West

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for JSON.

1 29 (52.73%) Java
1 29 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (47.27%) Test Automation
3 25 (45.45%) Git (software)
3 25 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 24 (43.64%) Ajax
5 22 (40.00%) jQuery
6 20 (36.36%) XML
7 19 (34.55%) HTML
8 18 (32.73%) Unit Testing
9 17 (30.91%) Jenkins
9 17 (30.91%) Scrum
10 16 (29.09%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (25.45%) PaaS
11 14 (25.45%) DevOps
11 14 (25.45%) Perforce
11 14 (25.45%) Spring
11 14 (25.45%) SQL Server
12 13 (23.64%) Windows
12 13 (23.64%) SOAP
12 13 (23.64%) Banking
12 13 (23.64%) REST
12 13 (23.64%) Gradle
12 13 (23.64%) JIRA
13 12 (21.82%) Amazon AWS
13 12 (21.82%) TDD
13 12 (21.82%) Web Services
13 12 (21.82%) J2EE
14 11 (20.00%) .NET
14 11 (20.00%) JUnit

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 8 (14.55%) Confluence
2 4 (7.27%) JBoss
3 3 (5.45%) Apache
3 3 (5.45%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.82%) IIS
5 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.82%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.45%) PaaS
2 12 (21.82%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (18.18%) IaaS
3 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (10.91%) npm
5 4 (7.27%) BrowserStack
6 3 (5.45%) OpenShift
7 2 (3.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (3.64%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (3.64%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (3.64%) Amazon S3
7 2 (3.64%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (3.64%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (3.64%) AWS CloudTrail
7 2 (3.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (3.64%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (3.64%) Serverless
8 1 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.82%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) Firewall
1 3 (5.45%) FTP
1 3 (5.45%) Intranet
1 3 (5.45%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (3.64%) VPN
3 1 (1.82%) HTTP
3 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.45%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.91%) RDBMS
2 6 (10.91%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.09%) MySQL
4 3 (5.45%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.64%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (3.64%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (3.64%) Big Data
5 2 (3.64%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.82%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (45.45%) Git (software)
2 17 (30.91%) Jenkins
3 13 (23.64%) Gradle
3 13 (23.64%) JIRA
4 11 (20.00%) JUnit
5 10 (18.18%) JProfiler
5 10 (18.18%) Visual Studio
6 8 (14.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (14.55%) Visual Studio Team System
7 7 (12.73%) Eclipse
7 7 (12.73%) SonarQube
8 6 (10.91%) Cucumber
8 6 (10.91%) Grunt
8 6 (10.91%) gulp
8 6 (10.91%) Maven
8 6 (10.91%) Subversion
9 5 (9.09%) IntelliJ
9 5 (9.09%) Selenium
10 4 (7.27%) SoapUI
10 4 (7.27%) Xcode
General
1 13 (23.64%) Banking
2 10 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (52.73%) Developer
2 13 (23.64%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.36%) Azure DevOps
4 6 (10.91%) AWS DevOps
4 6 (10.91%) Azure Consultant
4 6 (10.91%) Consultant
4 6 (10.91%) DevOps Consultant
4 6 (10.91%) UI Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Integration Consultant
5 5 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Security Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) AWS Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) Cloud Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) iOS Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Tester
7 3 (5.45%) Automation Tester
7 3 (5.45%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (43.64%) Ajax
2 22 (40.00%) jQuery
3 20 (36.36%) XML
4 19 (34.55%) HTML
5 14 (25.45%) Spring
6 13 (23.64%) REST
6 13 (23.64%) SOAP
7 12 (21.82%) J2EE
7 12 (21.82%) Web Services
8 11 (20.00%) .NET
8 11 (20.00%) Hibernate
9 10 (18.18%) CSS
9 10 (18.18%) JPA
9 10 (18.18%) Node.js
10 9 (16.36%) HTML5
11 7 (12.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (12.73%) XSLT
12 6 (10.91%) React
12 6 (10.91%) Redux
12 6 (10.91%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.45%) CESG
3 3 (5.45%) Cyberattack
3 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.64%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.64%) Windows
2 8 (14.55%) Linux
3 5 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 5 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 4 (7.27%) Mac OS X
4 4 (7.27%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.27%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.64%) Android
5 2 (3.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (47.27%) Test Automation
3 18 (32.73%) Unit Testing
4 17 (30.91%) Scrum
5 16 (29.09%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (25.45%) DevOps
7 12 (21.82%) TDD
8 11 (20.00%) BDD
9 10 (18.18%) Decision-Making
9 10 (18.18%) OO
9 10 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (16.36%) Kanban
10 9 (16.36%) SDLC
11 7 (12.73%) RAD
11 7 (12.73%) Waterfall
12 6 (10.91%) Data Modelling
12 6 (10.91%) Performance Optimisation
12 6 (10.91%) Project Management
12 6 (10.91%) Responsive Web Design
13 5 (9.09%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (52.73%) Java
2 25 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 11 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 10 (18.18%) Python
4 10 (18.18%) SQL
5 6 (10.91%) C#
5 6 (10.91%) ES6
5 6 (10.91%) Java 8
5 6 (10.91%) Perl
6 4 (7.27%) Apple Swift
6 4 (7.27%) Objective-C
6 4 (7.27%) Ruby
7 3 (5.45%) COBOL
8 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.64%) Go
8 2 (3.64%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) CISSP
1 3 (5.45%) GCED
1 3 (5.45%) GCFA
1 3 (5.45%) GCIA
1 3 (5.45%) GCIH
1 3 (5.45%) GIAC
1 3 (5.45%) GREM
1 3 (5.45%) GSEC
2 1 (1.82%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) CESG Infosec
1 3 (5.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 3 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) Docker
2 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (16.36%) Puppet
2 4 (7.27%) Kubernetes
2 4 (7.27%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.45%) IBM BigFix
4 2 (3.64%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (3.64%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.82%) Salt
5 1 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.82%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (25.45%) Perforce
2 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
3 8 (14.55%) Oracle
3 8 (14.55%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.27%) Apple
4 4 (7.27%) IBM
5 2 (3.64%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.64%) Blue Coat
5 2 (3.64%) Capita
5 2 (3.64%) Cloudera
5 2 (3.64%) Infoblox
5 2 (3.64%) McAfee
5 2 (3.64%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.64%) Splunk
5 2 (3.64%) Symantec
6 1 (1.82%) Dell
6 1 (1.82%) Twitter