Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 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
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 97 79 123
Rank change year-on-year -18 +44 -20
Contract jobs citing JSON 46 19 41
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.84% 1.31% 1.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.94% 5.51% 5.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 8 25
10th Percentile £400 £393 £336
25th Percentile £425 £454 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £505 £450
Median % change year-on-year -0.99% +12.22% -14.29%
75th Percentile £564 £541 £563
90th Percentile £646 £555 £638
England median daily rate £550 £469 £475
% change year-on-year +17.33% -1.32% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
10th Percentile £18.23 - -
25th Percentile £27.19 - -
Median hourly rate £42.25 - -
75th Percentile £57.19 - -
90th Percentile £66.08 - -
England median hourly rate £56.25 £46.50 £50.50
% change year-on-year +20.97% -7.92% +44.29%

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 463 345 772
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.56% 23.71% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 228 512
10th Percentile £325 £261 £319
25th Percentile £406 £363 £367
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £447
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +0.61% -0.61%
75th Percentile £585 £538 £525
90th Percentile £640 £625 £600
England median daily rate £550 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +12.82% -2.50% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 12 4
10th Percentile £24.94 £35.40 £41.30
25th Percentile £47.75 £40.13 £41.75
Median hourly rate £49.00 £50.00 £49.50
Median % change year-on-year -2.00% +1.01% +12.50%
75th Percentile £49.50 £51.25 £58.06
90th Percentile £56.00 £55.00 £59.08
England median hourly rate £49.75 £45.00 £46.40
% change year-on-year +10.56% -3.02% +10.68%

JSON
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing JSON as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing JSON in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for JSON in the East of England

JSON
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing JSON in the East of England over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for JSON in the East of England

JSON
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing JSON in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for JSON in the East of England

JSON
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing JSON in the East of England over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Hourly rate histogram 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 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Essex +3 17 £530 +3.92% 3
Hertfordshire -23 15 £475 -9.52% 8
Cambridgeshire -24 7 £400 -20.00% 7
Suffolk - 6 £550 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 1
JSON
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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 32 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (52.17%) SQL
3 22 (47.83%) Java
3 22 (47.83%) REST
3 22 (47.83%) DevOps
4 20 (43.48%) Azure
4 20 (43.48%) XML
5 18 (39.13%) Jenkins
6 16 (34.78%) CI/CD
7 15 (32.61%) AWS
7 15 (32.61%) Git (software)
7 15 (32.61%) JavaScript
8 14 (30.43%) Spring
8 14 (30.43%) Software Engineering
9 13 (28.26%) HTML
9 13 (28.26%) CSS
10 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
10 12 (26.09%) JIRA
10 12 (26.09%) RabbitMQ
10 12 (26.09%) Docker
10 12 (26.09%) User Experience
11 11 (23.91%) Spring Boot
11 11 (23.91%) Ansible
11 11 (23.91%) jQuery
11 11 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (23.91%) Scrum
11 11 (23.91%) Web Services
12 10 (21.74%) Linux
12 10 (21.74%) SOAP
12 10 (21.74%) T-SQL

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 9 (19.57%) Confluence
2 7 (15.22%) IIS
3 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.35%) JBoss
4 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.17%) Apache
5 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Fuse
5 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Magento
1 1 (2.17%) Shopify
1 1 (2.17%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 20 (43.48%) Azure
2 15 (32.61%) AWS
3 5 (10.87%) GitHub
4 4 (8.70%) Amazon S3
4 4 (8.70%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (8.70%) GCP
4 4 (8.70%) Serverless
5 3 (6.52%) Power Platform
6 2 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (4.35%) Amazon EKS
6 2 (4.35%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (4.35%) OpenShift
7 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) HTTP
2 2 (4.35%) Intranet
3 1 (2.17%) DNS
3 1 (2.17%) FTP
3 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.87%) NoSQL
2 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2016
2 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2019
3 3 (6.52%) Hadoop
3 3 (6.52%) MySQL
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.52%) Power BI
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.52%) SQLPlus
4 2 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (4.35%) Data Mart
4 2 (4.35%) InfluxDB
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2017
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.17%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (39.13%) Jenkins
2 15 (32.61%) Git (software)
3 12 (26.09%) JIRA
4 7 (15.22%) JUnit
4 7 (15.22%) SoapUI
5 5 (10.87%) JMeter
5 5 (10.87%) LoadRunner
5 5 (10.87%) Selenium
6 4 (8.70%) Artifactory
6 4 (8.70%) Maven
6 4 (8.70%) Postman
6 4 (8.70%) SonarQube
7 3 (6.52%) Moq
7 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
7 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (4.35%) Bitbucket
8 2 (4.35%) GitLab
8 2 (4.35%) IntelliJ
General
1 10 (21.74%) Social Skills
2 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.70%) Public Sector
4 3 (6.52%) Banking
4 3 (6.52%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (4.35%) Finance
6 1 (2.17%) Documentation Skills
6 1 (2.17%) Law
6 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (67.39%) Developer
2 13 (28.26%) Java Developer
3 8 (17.39%) Senior Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Architect
5 5 (10.87%) C# Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Web Developer
6 4 (8.70%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) ASP Developer
7 3 (6.52%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.52%) DBA
7 3 (6.52%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (6.52%) SQL Developer
8 2 (4.35%) AWS DevOps
8 2 (4.35%) Azure Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Classic ASP Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Performance Architect
8 2 (4.35%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (47.83%) REST
2 20 (43.48%) XML
3 14 (30.43%) Spring
4 13 (28.26%) CSS
4 13 (28.26%) HTML
5 12 (26.09%) RabbitMQ
6 11 (23.91%) jQuery
6 11 (23.91%) Spring Boot
6 11 (23.91%) Web Services
7 10 (21.74%) HTML5
7 10 (21.74%) SOAP
8 7 (15.22%) .NET
8 7 (15.22%) CSS3
8 7 (15.22%) JMS
8 7 (15.22%) RESTful
8 7 (15.22%) WSDL
9 5 (10.87%) Ajax
9 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (10.87%) React
9 5 (10.87%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) User Experience
2 3 (6.52%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.35%) Cloud Native
3 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.17%) Legacy Applications
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.17%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.74%) Linux
2 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.35%) Unix
4 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.17%) Windows
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (47.83%) DevOps
3 16 (34.78%) CI/CD
4 14 (30.43%) Software Engineering
5 11 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (23.91%) Scrum
6 10 (21.74%) Microservices
6 10 (21.74%) Test Automation
7 9 (19.57%) Migration
8 8 (17.39%) Continuous Deployment
8 8 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (15.22%) OO
9 7 (15.22%) Open Source
9 7 (15.22%) SDLC
10 6 (13.04%) Full Stack Development
10 6 (13.04%) Functional Programming
10 6 (13.04%) Web Development
11 5 (10.87%) Requirements Gathering
11 5 (10.87%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 24 (52.17%) SQL
2 22 (47.83%) Java
3 15 (32.61%) JavaScript
4 10 (21.74%) T-SQL
5 9 (19.57%) C#
6 7 (15.22%) Java 8
7 6 (13.04%) PL/SQL
7 6 (13.04%) Python
7 6 (13.04%) TypeScript
8 5 (10.87%) VBScript
9 4 (8.70%) Bash
9 4 (8.70%) Shell Script
10 3 (6.52%) Java 11
11 2 (4.35%) Go
11 2 (4.35%) Perl
11 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
12 1 (2.17%) C++
12 1 (2.17%) Ruby
12 1 (2.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
1 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.70%) Degree
3 3 (6.52%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) HL7
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (26.09%) Docker
2 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (23.91%) Ansible
2 6 (13.04%) Kubernetes
3 5 (10.87%) Terraform
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Packer
5 2 (4.35%) Prometheus
6 1 (2.17%) Grafana
6 1 (2.17%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Oracle
2 7 (15.22%) AppDynamics
3 4 (8.70%) Atlassian
3 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.70%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.52%) Google
4 3 (6.52%) IBM
5 2 (4.35%) BEA
5 2 (4.35%) Checkmarx
5 2 (4.35%) Informatica
5 2 (4.35%) webMethods
5 2 (4.35%) WSO2
6 1 (2.17%) Dynatrace
6 1 (2.17%) New Relic
6 1 (2.17%) SAP
6 1 (2.17%) VMware