Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 59 43
Rank change year-on-year +1 -16 +2
Contract jobs citing JSON 37 35 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.97% 2.62% 3.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.25% 9.75% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 44
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £326 £257 £359
90th Percentile £583 £541 £644
North West median daily rate £408 £398 £418
% change year-on-year +2.52% -4.79% +7.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 400 359 360
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 32.13% 26.87% 26.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 265 275
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £307 £275 £256
90th Percentile £509 £544 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Cheshire median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.14% +11.54% +87.54%
10th Percentile £42.50 £31.45 £31.25
90th Percentile £60.70 £38.75 £38.35
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% +3.17%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -5 12 £346 -23.04%
Chester +8 7 £331 -33.90% 1
Crewe - 4 £365 -
Warrington -8 3 £450 -15.09% 2
Wilmslow - 1 £350 - 1
Macclesfield - 1 £600 -
JSON
North West

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 26 (70.27%) XML
2 24 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (56.76%) Web Services
4 20 (54.05%) SOAP
5 16 (43.24%) Java
5 16 (43.24%) SQL
5 16 (43.24%) Scrum
5 16 (43.24%) REST
6 12 (32.43%) HTML
7 11 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (27.03%) Git (software)
9 9 (24.32%) Subversion
9 9 (24.32%) Apple iOS
10 8 (21.62%) iOS Development
10 8 (21.62%) SDLC
10 8 (21.62%) Android
11 7 (18.92%) SOA
11 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
11 7 (18.92%) Android Development
11 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
12 6 (16.22%) Windows
12 6 (16.22%) Python
12 6 (16.22%) Finance
13 5 (13.51%) Cocoa
13 5 (13.51%) Xcode
13 5 (13.51%) Objective-C
13 5 (13.51%) Mac OS X
13 5 (13.51%) Apple
13 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (13.51%) OOD

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 3 (8.11%) JBoss
1 3 (8.11%) Jetty
1 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.70%) Confluence
2 1 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.70%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon S3
2 3 (8.11%) Amazon Glacier
3 2 (5.41%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (5.41%) Boomi
3 2 (5.41%) IaaS
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.41%) PaaS
3 2 (5.41%) SaaS
4 1 (2.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (2.70%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.70%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (2.70%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.70%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (2.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (2.70%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.70%) npm
4 1 (2.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon Redshift
1 4 (10.81%) MySQL
1 4 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (8.11%) Amazon Athena
2 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
2 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.70%) Big Data
4 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.70%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (2.70%) MarkLogic
4 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.70%) Text Mining
4 1 (2.70%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Git (software)
2 9 (24.32%) Subversion
3 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
4 5 (13.51%) Gradle
4 5 (13.51%) Maven
4 5 (13.51%) Xcode
5 4 (10.81%) Android Studio
5 4 (10.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (10.81%) Eclipse
5 4 (10.81%) IntelliJ
5 4 (10.81%) JUnit
5 4 (10.81%) Selenium
6 3 (8.11%) Cucumber
6 3 (8.11%) NetBeans
7 2 (5.41%) Ant
7 2 (5.41%) LoadRunner
8 1 (2.70%) JIRA
8 1 (2.70%) JMeter
8 1 (2.70%) LoadUI
8 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Banking
3 3 (8.11%) Investment Banking
3 3 (8.11%) Law
4 1 (2.70%) Back Office
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (59.46%) Developer
2 8 (21.62%) Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Java Developer
4 5 (13.51%) iOS Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Android Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Business Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Python Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Django Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Lead Test Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Python/Django Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Test Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Tester
7 2 (5.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (5.41%) Lead Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Software Tester
7 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (70.27%) XML
2 21 (56.76%) Web Services
3 20 (54.05%) SOAP
4 16 (43.24%) REST
5 12 (32.43%) HTML
6 5 (13.51%) Ajax
6 5 (13.51%) Cocoa
6 5 (13.51%) Spring
7 4 (10.81%) Android SDK
7 4 (10.81%) Django
7 4 (10.81%) JMS
8 3 (8.11%) Java EE
8 3 (8.11%) JSP
8 3 (8.11%) Node.js
8 3 (8.11%) RESTful
9 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
9 2 (5.41%) CSS
9 2 (5.41%) React
9 2 (5.41%) Vue.js
10 1 (2.70%) JSON Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (13.51%) Mobile App
1 5 (13.51%) User Experience
2 3 (8.11%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.70%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Apple iOS
2 8 (21.62%) Android
3 6 (16.22%) Windows
4 5 (13.51%) Mac OS X
4 5 (13.51%) Windows 7
4 5 (13.51%) Windows 8
5 4 (10.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (43.24%) Scrum
3 11 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (21.62%) iOS Development
4 8 (21.62%) SDLC
5 7 (18.92%) Android Development
5 7 (18.92%) SOA
6 5 (13.51%) OOD
6 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
6 5 (13.51%) Visualisation
6 5 (13.51%) Web Development
7 4 (10.81%) Mobile Development
7 4 (10.81%) MVC
7 4 (10.81%) Project Management
7 4 (10.81%) Scenario Testing
7 4 (10.81%) TDD
7 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
7 4 (10.81%) UX Design
8 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) Java
1 16 (43.24%) SQL
2 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
3 6 (16.22%) Python
4 5 (13.51%) Apple Swift
4 5 (13.51%) Objective-C
5 4 (10.81%) Kotlin
6 2 (5.41%) ANSI SQL
7 1 (2.70%) C#
7 1 (2.70%) Groovy
7 1 (2.70%) Perl
7 1 (2.70%) PHP
7 1 (2.70%) Scala
7 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
1 2 (5.41%) ISEB
2 1 (2.70%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.70%) Docker
1 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (2.70%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.70%) Puppet
1 1 (2.70%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Apple
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Dell
4 1 (2.70%) Adobe
4 1 (2.70%) Attivio
4 1 (2.70%) Google
4 1 (2.70%) IBM
4 1 (2.70%) Twitter