Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 56 56
Rank change year-on-year -7 0 -5
Contract jobs citing JSON 35 26 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.66% 2.07% 3.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.92% 7.65% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 20 46
Cheshire median daily rate £355 £381 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.89% -18.67% +20.97%
10th Percentile £316 £263 £360
90th Percentile £563 £483 £625
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £20.78
North West median hourly rate £29.00 - £20.78

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 442 340 405
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 33.61% 27.09% 25.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 254 310
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% -2.50%
10th Percentile £306 £280 £263
90th Percentile £514 £500 £503
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 6
Cheshire median hourly rate £54.50 £32.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.31% -1.54% +87.54%
10th Percentile £44.65 £30.00 £26.02
90th Percentile £62.35 £38.75 £36.63
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -7.14%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -4 10 £346 -10.62% 2
Chester +4 6 £334 +21.45% 3
Warrington -4 4 £400 +6.67% 1
Crewe - 2 £575 -
Macclesfield - 2 £615 -
Wilmslow - 1 £350 - 1
JSON
North West

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 27 (77.14%) XML
2 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (51.43%) SOAP
4 17 (48.57%) Java
5 15 (42.86%) Web Services
6 14 (40.00%) SQL
6 14 (40.00%) Scrum
6 14 (40.00%) REST
7 12 (34.29%) HTML
7 12 (34.29%) Git (software)
8 11 (31.43%) Test Automation
9 10 (28.57%) SDLC
10 9 (25.71%) Cucumber
10 9 (25.71%) Jenkins
10 9 (25.71%) Selenium
10 9 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (25.71%) Python
11 8 (22.86%) OOD
11 8 (22.86%) Subversion
12 7 (20.00%) Unit Testing
13 6 (17.14%) Android
13 6 (17.14%) TDD
14 5 (14.29%) Visualisation
14 5 (14.29%) SOA
14 5 (14.29%) OO
14 5 (14.29%) JUnit
15 4 (11.43%) Windows
15 4 (11.43%) Finance
15 4 (11.43%) Project Management
15 4 (11.43%) MVC

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 4 (11.43%) Confluence
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.57%) BrowserStack
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon S3
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (5.71%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (5.71%) AWS CloudTrail
2 2 (5.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (5.71%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (5.71%) Serverless
3 1 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) Boomi
3 1 (2.86%) IaaS
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.86%) PaaS
3 1 (2.86%) SaaS
3 1 (2.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) VPN
2 1 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon Redshift
1 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.86%) Big Data
3 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.86%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (2.86%) MarkLogic
3 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.86%) Text Mining
3 1 (2.86%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Git (software)
2 9 (25.71%) Cucumber
2 9 (25.71%) Jenkins
2 9 (25.71%) Selenium
3 8 (22.86%) Subversion
4 5 (14.29%) JUnit
5 4 (11.43%) Android Studio
5 4 (11.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (11.43%) JIRA
6 3 (8.57%) Bitbucket
6 3 (8.57%) SoapUI
6 3 (8.57%) WebDriver
6 3 (8.57%) Xcode
7 2 (5.71%) LoadRunner
7 2 (5.71%) TeamCity
7 2 (5.71%) Travis CI
8 1 (2.86%) Gradle
8 1 (2.86%) JMeter
8 1 (2.86%) LoadUI
8 1 (2.86%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Back Office
3 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.86%) Law
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Tester
3 4 (11.43%) Android Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Automation Tester
3 4 (11.43%) Business Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) iOS Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Lead Test Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 2 (5.71%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (5.71%) Software Tester
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Automation Test Lead
6 1 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Java Android Developer
6 1 (2.86%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (77.14%) XML
2 18 (51.43%) SOAP
3 15 (42.86%) Web Services
4 14 (40.00%) REST
5 12 (34.29%) HTML
6 4 (11.43%) Android SDK
6 4 (11.43%) jQuery
7 3 (8.57%) .NET
7 3 (8.57%) Cocoa
7 3 (8.57%) RESTful
7 3 (8.57%) Spring
8 2 (5.71%) Ajax
8 2 (5.71%) boto
8 2 (5.71%) Node.js
8 2 (5.71%) YAML
9 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.86%) Gherkin
9 1 (2.86%) HTML5
9 1 (2.86%) React
9 1 (2.86%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
1 3 (8.57%) User Experience
2 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Android
2 4 (11.43%) Apple iOS
2 4 (11.43%) Windows
3 3 (8.57%) Mac OS X
3 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.57%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.71%) Unix
5 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (40.00%) Scrum
3 11 (31.43%) Test Automation
4 10 (28.57%) SDLC
5 9 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (22.86%) OOD
7 7 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 6 (17.14%) TDD
9 5 (14.29%) OO
9 5 (14.29%) SOA
9 5 (14.29%) Visualisation
10 4 (11.43%) Android Development
10 4 (11.43%) Mobile Development
10 4 (11.43%) MVC
10 4 (11.43%) Project Management
10 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (8.57%) Analytics
11 3 (8.57%) Deployment Automation
11 3 (8.57%) iOS Development
11 3 (8.57%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) Java
2 14 (40.00%) SQL
3 9 (25.71%) Python
4 4 (11.43%) Kotlin
5 3 (8.57%) Apple Swift
5 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.57%) Objective-C
5 3 (8.57%) Perl
5 3 (8.57%) Scala
6 2 (5.71%) ANSI SQL
7 1 (2.86%) C#
7 1 (2.86%) Groovy
7 1 (2.86%) PHP
7 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.86%) Tcl
7 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
1 2 (5.71%) ISEB
2 1 (2.86%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Docker
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Docker Swarm
1 2 (5.71%) Kubernetes
1 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.71%) Salt
2 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Apple
2 2 (5.71%) Google
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) Twitter
3 1 (2.86%) Attivio
3 1 (2.86%) Dell
3 1 (2.86%) IBM
3 1 (2.86%) SaltStack
3 1 (2.86%) Sybase