Period
to 25 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 25 August 2019 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
England > East of England
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 116 65 39
Rank change year-on-year -51 -26 +77
Contract jobs citing JSON 67 167 247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.57% 3.31% 5.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.57% 11.26% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 101 160
East of England median daily rate £500 £525 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +11.11% +18.13%
10th Percentile £362 £375 £287
90th Percentile £680 £600 £600
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 15
East of England median hourly rate - £70.00 £62.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.00% +13.64%
England median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year +22.22% +13.21% -11.67%

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 the East of England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,203 1,483 1,457
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.28% 29.42% 30.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 734 943 905
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £575 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 27 35
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £35.00 £16.50 £26.18
90th Percentile £57.30 £58.13 £63.75
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.53 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.36% +3.83% +6.67%

JSON
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing JSON as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for JSON in the East of England

JSON
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JSON in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for JSON in the East of England

JSON
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JSON in the East of England over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JSON in the East of England

JSON
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSON in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JSON in the East of England

JSON
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSON within the East of England region over the 6 months to 25 August 2019. 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
Hertfordshire +5 26 £425 +6.25% 9
Cambridgeshire -31 20 £550 +37.50% 13
Essex -27 15 £525 - 7
Bedfordshire +4 6 £663 +60.61% 4
JSON
England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, 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 East of England region with a requirement for JSON.

1 41 (61.19%) XML
1 41 (61.19%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (55.22%) Web Services
2 37 (55.22%) Java
3 27 (40.30%) SOAP
4 26 (38.81%) JavaScript
4 26 (38.81%) TDD
5 25 (37.31%) RESTful
6 22 (32.84%) XSLT
7 21 (31.34%) HTML
8 19 (28.36%) .NET
8 19 (28.36%) REST
8 19 (28.36%) Microservices
9 18 (26.87%) SOA
9 18 (26.87%) Finance
10 17 (25.37%) CSS
11 16 (23.88%) SAP
11 16 (23.88%) Oracle
12 15 (22.39%) Telecoms
12 15 (22.39%) Scrum
13 14 (20.90%) Python
13 14 (20.90%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (19.40%) Windows
14 13 (19.40%) WSO2
14 13 (19.40%) Apache Camel
14 13 (19.40%) Mule
14 13 (19.40%) DevOps
15 12 (17.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 12 (17.91%) Maven
15 12 (17.91%) Marketing

JSON
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 13 (19.40%) Mule
2 12 (17.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (16.42%) Oracle Service Bus
4 10 (14.93%) SharePoint
5 6 (8.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 6 (8.96%) Apache
5 6 (8.96%) CMS
5 6 (8.96%) WebSphere
6 4 (5.97%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.99%) Apache Airflow
7 2 (2.99%) Apache Spark
7 2 (2.99%) Confluence
7 2 (2.99%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.49%) Anypoint
8 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (1.49%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.49%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.49%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Revive Adserver
2 2 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.43%) AWS
1 9 (13.43%) Power Platform
2 8 (11.94%) Azure
3 6 (8.96%) PowerApps
4 5 (7.46%) GCP
5 4 (5.97%) BrowserStack
5 4 (5.97%) PaaS
5 4 (5.97%) Sauce Labs
6 3 (4.48%) Force.com
6 3 (4.48%) IaaS
6 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Flow
6 3 (4.48%) Veeva
7 2 (2.99%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (2.99%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (2.99%) Qubole
7 2 (2.99%) SaaS
8 1 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.49%) GitHub
8 1 (1.49%) Office 365
8 1 (1.49%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) Jackrabbit
1 6 (8.96%) NoSQL
1 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.46%) Hadoop
3 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.48%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.48%) Power BI
5 2 (2.99%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (2.99%) Big Data
5 2 (2.99%) Data Lake
5 2 (2.99%) Parquet
6 1 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.49%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.49%) MySQL
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (17.91%) Maven
2 11 (16.42%) JIRA
3 8 (11.94%) Selenium
3 8 (11.94%) TestRail
4 7 (10.45%) Cucumber
5 6 (8.96%) Robot Framework
5 6 (8.96%) WebDriver
6 5 (7.46%) Git (software)
6 5 (7.46%) Jenkins
7 4 (5.97%) Appium
7 4 (5.97%) Calabash
7 4 (5.97%) SoapUI
7 4 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (5.97%) Visual Studio
8 3 (4.48%) AppScan
8 3 (4.48%) Burp Suite
9 1 (1.49%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (1.49%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.49%) JMeter
9 1 (1.49%) Toad
General
1 18 (26.87%) Finance
2 15 (22.39%) Telecoms
3 12 (17.91%) Marketing
4 11 (16.42%) Electronics
4 11 (16.42%) Manufacturing
4 11 (16.42%) Public Sector
5 4 (5.97%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (4.48%) Retail
7 2 (2.99%) Back Office
8 1 (1.49%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (52.24%) Developer
2 20 (29.85%) Java Developer
3 14 (20.90%) Architect
4 13 (19.40%) Senior Developer
5 9 (13.43%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (11.94%) Tester
7 6 (8.96%) Automation Tester
7 6 (8.96%) Lead Architect
7 6 (8.96%) SharePoint Developer
7 6 (8.96%) Technical Leader
8 4 (5.97%) Data Architect
8 4 (5.97%) Lead Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.97%) Test Leader
9 3 (4.48%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Mobile Tester
9 3 (4.48%) Senior SharePoint Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Analyst
10 2 (2.99%) SharePoint Architect
10 2 (2.99%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (61.19%) XML
2 37 (55.22%) Web Services
3 27 (40.30%) SOAP
4 25 (37.31%) RESTful
5 22 (32.84%) XSLT
6 21 (31.34%) HTML
7 19 (28.36%) .NET
7 19 (28.36%) REST
8 17 (25.37%) CSS
9 13 (19.40%) Apache Camel
10 12 (17.91%) Middleware
11 11 (16.42%) Swagger
11 11 (16.42%) WireMock
12 10 (14.93%) jQuery
13 8 (11.94%) Ajax
13 8 (11.94%) HTML5
13 8 (11.94%) Kafka
13 8 (11.94%) Spring
14 7 (10.45%) AngularJS
15 6 (8.96%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Greenfield Project
1 8 (11.94%) User Experience
2 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.48%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.99%) Life Science
5 1 (1.49%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.49%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.40%) Windows
2 11 (16.42%) Android
2 11 (16.42%) Apple iOS
3 7 (10.45%) Mac OS
4 4 (5.97%) Linux
5 1 (1.49%) Unix
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (61.19%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (38.81%) TDD
3 19 (28.36%) Microservices
4 18 (26.87%) SOA
5 15 (22.39%) Scrum
6 14 (20.90%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (19.40%) DevOps
8 11 (16.42%) Digital Marketing
8 11 (16.42%) E-Commerce
8 11 (16.42%) Programme Management
8 11 (16.42%) Test Automation
9 10 (14.93%) BDD
9 10 (14.93%) Kanban
10 9 (13.43%) ATDD
10 9 (13.43%) Software Delivery
10 9 (13.43%) Test Scripting
11 6 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (8.96%) Validation
12 5 (7.46%) ArchiMate
12 5 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 37 (55.22%) Java
2 26 (38.81%) JavaScript
3 14 (20.90%) Python
4 11 (16.42%) XPath
5 8 (11.94%) C#
5 8 (11.94%) PHP
5 8 (11.94%) Ruby
6 7 (10.45%) SQL
7 3 (4.48%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.48%) Go
7 3 (4.48%) Java 8
7 3 (4.48%) Objective-C
7 3 (4.48%) Perl
7 3 (4.48%) Scala
7 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.99%) R
9 1 (1.49%) Clojure
9 1 (1.49%) Groovy
9 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.49%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) SANS
2 1 (1.49%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) ISEB
2 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) HL7
2 1 (1.49%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (5.97%) Docker
2 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.48%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (4.48%) WebInspect
3 2 (2.99%) Ansible
3 2 (2.99%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.99%) Puppet
3 2 (2.99%) Terraform
4 1 (1.49%) Knative
4 1 (1.49%) Rancher
4 1 (1.49%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (23.88%) Oracle
1 16 (23.88%) SAP
2 13 (19.40%) WSO2
3 5 (7.46%) Talend
3 5 (7.46%) WorldPay
4 3 (4.48%) Acunetix
4 3 (4.48%) HP
4 3 (4.48%) IBM
4 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.48%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (4.48%) Teradata
5 2 (2.99%) EMC
5 2 (2.99%) Google
5 2 (2.99%) Informatica
5 2 (2.99%) Splunk
6 1 (1.49%) Adobe
6 1 (1.49%) Citrix
6 1 (1.49%) hybris
6 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds