Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 52 53
Rank change year-on-year -10 +1 -2
Contract jobs citing JSON 36 39 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.63% 3.16% 3.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.69% 9.75% 13.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 36 57
Cheshire median daily rate £413 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -5.26% +30.14%
10th Percentile £315 £322 £325
90th Percentile £527 £488 £593
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £433
% change year-on-year - -7.51% +21.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £20.78
North West median hourly rate £29.00 - £49.00

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 468 400 551
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 34.24% 32.44% 29.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 311 417
Cheshire median daily rate £383 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £268 £294 £285
90th Percentile £500 £500 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 14
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% +3.33% +85.64%
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% -0.69%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 -7 11 £438 +1.45% 2
Warrington 0 3 £413 +6.45% 1
Chester -13 3 £391 -13.06% 6
Crewe -14 3 £350 +12.00% 1
Macclesfield - 2 £615 -
JSON
North West

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 24 (66.67%) Java
2 23 (63.89%) XML
3 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (44.44%) jQuery
5 15 (41.67%) Test Automation
6 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
7 12 (33.33%) Python
7 12 (33.33%) Ajax
7 12 (33.33%) JIRA
7 12 (33.33%) Cucumber
8 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
8 10 (27.78%) Selenium
8 10 (27.78%) Unit Testing
8 10 (27.78%) SOAP
8 10 (27.78%) SQL
9 9 (25.00%) OO
9 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (25.00%) Scrum
9 9 (25.00%) Spring
10 8 (22.22%) Banking
10 8 (22.22%) Confluence
10 8 (22.22%) REST
10 8 (22.22%) Gradle
10 8 (22.22%) Jenkins
11 7 (19.44%) SDLC
11 7 (19.44%) Web Services
11 7 (19.44%) JUnit
11 7 (19.44%) J2EE
12 6 (16.67%) HTML
12 6 (16.67%) .NET

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 (22.22%) Confluence
2 2 (5.56%) Apache
2 2 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.56%) JBoss
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.78%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.89%) PaaS
3 4 (11.11%) BrowserStack
4 2 (5.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (5.56%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (5.56%) Amazon S3
4 2 (5.56%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (5.56%) AWS CloudTrail
4 2 (5.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (5.56%) IaaS
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (5.56%) OpenShift
4 2 (5.56%) Serverless
5 1 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.78%) Boomi
5 1 (2.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) VPN
2 1 (2.78%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) MySQL
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.33%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (5.56%) Big Data
4 2 (5.56%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.78%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (2.78%) MarkLogic
5 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.78%) Text Mining
5 1 (2.78%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 12 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 12 (33.33%) JIRA
2 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
2 10 (27.78%) Selenium
3 8 (22.22%) Gradle
3 8 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 7 (19.44%) JUnit
5 5 (13.89%) Eclipse
5 5 (13.89%) JProfiler
6 4 (11.11%) Bitbucket
6 4 (11.11%) IntelliJ
6 4 (11.11%) SoapUI
7 3 (8.33%) Maven
8 2 (5.56%) LoadRunner
8 2 (5.56%) MSI
8 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
8 2 (5.56%) Travis CI
8 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
8 2 (5.56%) WebDriver
9 1 (2.78%) LoadUI
General
1 8 (22.22%) Banking
2 6 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.78%) Law
4 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Developer
2 12 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Tester
4 5 (13.89%) Automation Tester
5 4 (11.11%) Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Django Developer
6 2 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Middleware Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Python Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Python/Django Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Security Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 2 (5.56%) Selenium Tester
6 2 (5.56%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (63.89%) XML
2 16 (44.44%) jQuery
3 12 (33.33%) Ajax
4 10 (27.78%) SOAP
5 9 (25.00%) Spring
6 8 (22.22%) REST
7 7 (19.44%) J2EE
7 7 (19.44%) Web Services
8 6 (16.67%) .NET
8 6 (16.67%) Hibernate
8 6 (16.67%) HTML
8 6 (16.67%) JPA
9 5 (13.89%) XSLT
10 3 (8.33%) EJB
10 3 (8.33%) JSP
10 3 (8.33%) OAuth
10 3 (8.33%) SAML
10 3 (8.33%) Servlets
11 2 (5.56%) RESTful
11 2 (5.56%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (5.56%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.78%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Android
1 4 (11.11%) Linux
1 4 (11.11%) Unix
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (41.67%) Test Automation
3 10 (27.78%) Unit Testing
4 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (25.00%) OO
4 9 (25.00%) Scrum
5 7 (19.44%) SDLC
6 5 (13.89%) Analytics
6 5 (13.89%) BDD
6 5 (13.89%) DevOps
6 5 (13.89%) RAD
6 5 (13.89%) TDD
7 4 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
7 4 (11.11%) OOD
7 4 (11.11%) Waterfall
8 3 (8.33%) Data Modelling
8 3 (8.33%) Performance Testing
8 3 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (8.33%) SOA
8 3 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 24 (66.67%) Java
2 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 12 (33.33%) Python
4 10 (27.78%) SQL
5 5 (13.89%) Perl
6 4 (11.11%) C#
7 3 (8.33%) Java 8
7 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
7 3 (8.33%) Scala
8 2 (5.56%) ANSI SQL
8 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
8 2 (5.56%) Go
8 2 (5.56%) Ruby
9 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.78%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) ISEB
2 1 (2.78%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Docker
2 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Kubernetes
1 4 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.56%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (5.56%) Puppet
2 2 (5.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Perforce
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle
2 4 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 3 (8.33%) IBM
4 2 (5.56%) Atlassian
4 2 (5.56%) Blue Coat
4 2 (5.56%) Capita
4 2 (5.56%) Cloudera
4 2 (5.56%) Google
4 2 (5.56%) Infoblox
4 2 (5.56%) McAfee
4 2 (5.56%) ServiceNow
4 2 (5.56%) Splunk
4 2 (5.56%) Symantec
4 2 (5.56%) Twitter
5 1 (2.78%) Attivio
5 1 (2.78%) Dell
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.78%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.78%) Sybase