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 3 months to 27 June 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
England / East of England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 82 135
Rank change year-on-year +46 +53  
Contract jobs citing JSON 125 50 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.34% 1.97% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.10% 7.46% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 35 8
Median daily rate £450 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £412
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £29.14 £55.00
% change year-on-year +42.41% -47.01%  

JSON is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 731 670 819
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 31.24% 26.38% 27.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 422 497
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 20 30
Median hourly rate £41.50 £31.27 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.71% -17.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.50 £20.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £36.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

JSON
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing JSON as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing JSON in the East of England over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +28 60 £538 +19.44% 8
Hertfordshire +14 27 £400 -5.88% 6
Bedfordshire +2 13 £363 +3.57% 2
Cambridgeshire -2 11 £400 -11.60% 10
Suffolk +15 7 £400 -23.80% 2
Norfolk -1 7 £450 +80.00% 2
JSON
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 East of England region with a requirement for JSON.

1 140 (68.29%) XML
2 120 (58.54%) TDD
3 119 (58.05%) JavaScript
4 117 (57.07%) Agile Software Development
5 97 (47.32%) HTML
6 78 (38.05%) Java
7 66 (32.20%) CSS
8 64 (31.22%) RESTful
9 58 (28.29%) SOA
9 58 (28.29%) jQuery
10 57 (27.80%) Continuous Integration
11 55 (26.83%) Git (software)
12 53 (25.85%) SQL
13 52 (25.37%) XSLT
13 52 (25.37%) Manufacturing
14 51 (24.88%) SAP
15 50 (24.39%) Middleware
16 49 (23.90%) Business Intelligence
16 49 (23.90%) Oracle
16 49 (23.90%) Greenfield Project
17 48 (23.41%) Jenkins
17 48 (23.41%) Maven
18 47 (22.93%) Telecoms
18 47 (22.93%) Finance
18 47 (22.93%) MVC
18 47 (22.93%) REST
19 44 (21.46%) HTML5
19 44 (21.46%) Swagger
20 43 (20.98%) XPath
21 42 (20.49%) 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 39 (19.02%) Mule
2 35 (17.07%) Oracle Service Bus
2 35 (17.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 15 (7.32%) Apache
4 8 (3.90%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.90%) WebSphere
5 7 (3.41%) IIS
6 6 (2.93%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.95%) CMS
7 4 (1.95%) Confluence
7 4 (1.95%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.46%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.46%) JBoss
8 3 (1.46%) Magnolia
8 3 (1.46%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.98%) Anypoint
9 2 (0.98%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.49%) Predix
Applications
1 3 (1.46%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 41 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (6.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (5.37%) Adobe Campaign
3 11 (5.37%) Unica
4 6 (2.93%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (1.95%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 28 (13.66%) GitHub
2 13 (6.34%) IaaS
2 13 (6.34%) PaaS
3 12 (5.85%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (3.90%) Adobe Analytics
4 8 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (2.44%) Amazon S3
5 5 (2.44%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (1.95%) Boomi
6 4 (1.95%) Office 365
6 4 (1.95%) SuccessFactors
6 4 (1.95%) Yammer
7 3 (1.46%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (1.46%) SaaS
8 2 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.98%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.98%) Route 53
9 1 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 30 (14.63%) HTTP
2 16 (7.80%) SSL
3 13 (6.34%) TCP/IP
4 10 (4.88%) DNS
5 1 (0.49%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.49%) Internet
5 1 (0.49%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.49%) LDAP
5 1 (0.49%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.49%) SNMP
5 1 (0.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.24%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.37%) NoSQL
3 10 (4.88%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (4.39%) Hadoop
4 9 (4.39%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (2.93%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.93%) MySQL
6 5 (2.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (1.95%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.95%) Redis
7 4 (1.95%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.98%) Big Data
9 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.49%) GIS
10 1 (0.49%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 55 (26.83%) Git (software)
2 48 (23.41%) Jenkins
2 48 (23.41%) Maven
3 37 (18.05%) JUnit
4 23 (11.22%) Subversion
5 19 (9.27%) Calabash
6 17 (8.29%) Gradle
7 14 (6.83%) SoapUI
8 11 (5.37%) Grunt
9 10 (4.88%) Xcode
10 9 (4.39%) gulp
10 9 (4.39%) JIRA
10 9 (4.39%) Visual Studio
11 7 (3.41%) Android Studio
11 7 (3.41%) Mockito
12 6 (2.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (2.93%) IntelliJ
12 6 (2.93%) Mercurial
12 6 (2.93%) WebStorm
13 5 (2.44%) Cucumber
General
1 52 (25.37%) Manufacturing
2 47 (22.93%) Finance
2 47 (22.93%) Telecoms
3 42 (20.49%) Marketing
4 41 (20.00%) Electronics
5 12 (5.85%) Automotive
6 10 (4.88%) Retail
7 4 (1.95%) Games
8 1 (0.49%) French Language
8 1 (0.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 158 (77.07%) Developer
2 40 (19.51%) Integration Developer
3 33 (16.10%) SOA Developer
4 32 (15.61%) Agile Developer
5 18 (8.78%) UI Developer
6 17 (8.29%) Android Developer
6 17 (8.29%) JavaScript Developer
7 15 (7.32%) .NET Developer
8 13 (6.34%) CRM Developer
9 11 (5.37%) Architect
9 11 (5.37%) Lead Developer
10 10 (4.88%) iOS Developer
10 10 (4.88%) Java Developer
11 9 (4.39%) Analyst
11 9 (4.39%) Senior Developer
11 9 (4.39%) Test Analyst
12 8 (3.90%) Angular Developer
12 8 (3.90%) C# Developer
12 8 (3.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 8 (3.90%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (68.29%) XML
2 97 (47.32%) HTML
3 66 (32.20%) CSS
4 64 (31.22%) RESTful
5 58 (28.29%) jQuery
6 52 (25.37%) XSLT
7 50 (24.39%) Middleware
8 47 (22.93%) REST
9 44 (21.46%) HTML5
9 44 (21.46%) Swagger
10 41 (20.00%) .NET
11 37 (18.05%) Apache Camel
12 35 (17.07%) WireMock
13 34 (16.59%) CSS3
14 31 (15.12%) Ajax
15 30 (14.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 30 (14.63%) Web Services
16 29 (14.15%) Node.js
17 26 (12.68%) AngularJS
17 26 (12.68%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 49 (23.90%) Greenfield Project
2 35 (17.07%) Mobile App
3 32 (15.61%) Animation
4 9 (4.39%) iPhone
4 9 (4.39%) User Experience
5 6 (2.93%) DataPower
6 5 (2.44%) Social Media
7 4 (1.95%) iPad
8 3 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.46%) W3C
9 2 (0.98%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.98%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.98%) Replication
9 2 (0.98%) Tandem
10 1 (0.49%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.49%) Digital TV
10 1 (0.49%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.49%) STB
10 1 (0.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (14.63%) Linux
2 24 (11.71%) Unix
3 21 (10.24%) Android
4 14 (6.83%) Apple iOS
5 11 (5.37%) Ubuntu
6 10 (4.88%) CoreOS
7 9 (4.39%) Windows
8 7 (3.41%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.95%) HPUX
9 4 (1.95%) Solaris
10 3 (1.46%) AIX
11 1 (0.49%) CentOS
11 1 (0.49%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (58.54%) TDD
2 117 (57.07%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (28.29%) SOA
4 57 (27.80%) Continuous Integration
5 49 (23.90%) Business Intelligence
6 47 (22.93%) MVC
7 41 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
7 41 (20.00%) Programme Management
8 39 (19.02%) Scrum
9 29 (14.15%) Pair Programming
10 26 (12.68%) OOD
11 25 (12.20%) Web Development
12 24 (11.71%) OOA/OOD
12 24 (11.71%) Push Notifications
13 23 (11.22%) CRM
14 21 (10.24%) OO
15 18 (8.78%) BDD
15 18 (8.78%) Open Source
16 17 (8.29%) Android Development
16 17 (8.29%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 119 (58.05%) JavaScript
2 78 (38.05%) Java
3 53 (25.85%) SQL
4 43 (20.98%) XPath
5 26 (12.68%) C#
6 17 (8.29%) PHP
7 15 (7.32%) Groovy
7 15 (7.32%) Python
8 12 (5.85%) C++
9 11 (5.37%) Objective-C
10 10 (4.88%) T-SQL
11 9 (4.39%) Apple Swift
12 7 (3.41%) Scala
13 6 (2.93%) Shell Script
14 5 (2.44%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.46%) ES6
15 3 (1.46%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.46%) Ruby
16 2 (0.98%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.98%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (3.41%) Degree
2 2 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (0.98%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.49%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.49%) MCP
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.44%) QA
2 3 (1.46%) WAI
System Software
1 11 (5.37%) Docker
2 1 (0.49%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.49%) Firmware
2 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (6.34%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (3.90%) Ansible
3 6 (2.93%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 3 (1.46%) Puppet
4 3 (1.46%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.49%) CloudHub
5 1 (0.49%) Kibana
5 1 (0.49%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 51 (24.88%) SAP
2 49 (23.90%) Oracle
3 42 (20.49%) WSO2
4 15 (7.32%) Microsoft
5 11 (5.37%) Adobe
6 9 (4.39%) IBM
7 6 (2.93%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (2.44%) Dell
9 4 (1.95%) Infor
9 4 (1.95%) Xamarin
10 3 (1.46%) webMethods
11 2 (0.98%) HP
11 2 (0.98%) MuleSoft
11 2 (0.98%) Telerik
12 1 (0.49%) Cloudera
12 1 (0.49%) EMC
12 1 (0.49%) Google
12 1 (0.49%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.49%) Talend
12 1 (0.49%) VMware
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