Period
to 20 October 2017

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 20 October 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
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 51 54
Rank change year-on-year -13 +3 +19
Contract jobs citing JSON 25 53 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.95% 3.32% 2.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.35% 12.93% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 44 47
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £469 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +20.97% -19.27%
10th Percentile £263 £360 £338
90th Percentile £483 £636 £630
North West median daily rate £375 £425 £388
% change year-on-year -11.76% +9.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - £20.78 -
North West median hourly rate - £20.78 £55.00
% change year-on-year - -62.22% -

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 340 410 480
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 26.48% 25.71% 23.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 310 344
Cheshire median daily rate £410 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.81% -3.13% +18.52%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £308
90th Percentile £500 £500 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +18.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 21
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £17.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.54% +87.54% -49.03%
10th Percentile £30.00 £26.02 £16.16
90th Percentile £38.75 £36.63 £34.50
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% +7.69%

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 20 October 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 6 months to 20 October 2017. 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
Warrington +12 8 £375 -31.82% 5
Knutsford +1 3 £358 -10.63%
Chester -7 1 £275 -42.11% 1
JSON
North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (68.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (60.00%) jQuery
3 12 (48.00%) C#
3 12 (48.00%) .NET
3 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
4 11 (44.00%) ASP.NET
4 11 (44.00%) CSS
4 11 (44.00%) Finance
4 11 (44.00%) Ajax
5 10 (40.00%) .NET Framework
5 10 (40.00%) REST
5 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (40.00%) TDD
6 9 (36.00%) MVC
6 9 (36.00%) SharePoint
6 9 (36.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (32.00%) Web Services
7 8 (32.00%) XML
7 8 (32.00%) HTML
7 8 (32.00%) Scrum
7 8 (32.00%) AngularJS
7 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (28.00%) SQL
8 7 (28.00%) WCF
8 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
8 7 (28.00%) KnockoutJS
8 7 (28.00%) DevExpress
8 7 (28.00%) RESTful
8 7 (28.00%) 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 9 (36.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (16.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (12.00%) IIS
4 3 (12.00%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Office 365
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (12.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (12.00%) OneDrive
3 3 (12.00%) Yammer
4 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (8.00%) npm
4 2 (8.00%) PaaS
4 2 (8.00%) SaaS
4 2 (8.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) DNS
1 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.00%) Internet
2 2 (8.00%) Intranet
2 2 (8.00%) VPN
2 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (36.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (16.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
6 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (20.00%) Gradle
3 4 (16.00%) IntelliJ
3 4 (16.00%) JIRA
3 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (8.00%) Grunt
4 2 (8.00%) gulp
4 2 (8.00%) SonarQube
5 1 (4.00%) Bower
5 1 (4.00%) Broccoli
5 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (4.00%) JProfiler
5 1 (4.00%) JSHint
5 1 (4.00%) JUnit
5 1 (4.00%) Mocha
5 1 (4.00%) Moq
5 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
5 1 (4.00%) Subversion
5 1 (4.00%) Xcode
5 1 (4.00%) Yeoman
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Architect
3 5 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (12.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (12.00%) SharePoint Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (8.00%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (8.00%) HTML Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Security Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.00%) UI Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Developer
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.00%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) jQuery
2 12 (48.00%) .NET
3 11 (44.00%) Ajax
3 11 (44.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (44.00%) CSS
4 10 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 10 (40.00%) REST
5 8 (32.00%) AngularJS
5 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (32.00%) HTML
5 8 (32.00%) Web Services
5 8 (32.00%) XML
6 7 (28.00%) Entity Framework
6 7 (28.00%) HTML5
6 7 (28.00%) KnockoutJS
6 7 (28.00%) RESTful
6 7 (28.00%) WCF
7 6 (24.00%) .NET Core
7 6 (24.00%) CSS3
8 5 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.00%) Private Cloud
3 2 (8.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) TDD
3 9 (36.00%) MVC
4 8 (32.00%) Scrum
5 6 (24.00%) OO
6 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (20.00%) Data Protection
6 5 (20.00%) DevOps
6 5 (20.00%) TOGAF
6 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
8 3 (12.00%) BDD
8 3 (12.00%) High Availability
8 3 (12.00%) ITIL
8 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
8 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
9 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (8.00%) SOA
9 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (48.00%) C#
3 7 (28.00%) SQL
4 6 (24.00%) T-SQL
5 5 (20.00%) Java
6 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.00%) Apple Swift
7 1 (4.00%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (12.00%) UAG
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) DevExpress
3 3 (12.00%) Perforce
4 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (8.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (4.00%) Apple
5 1 (4.00%) Capita
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle