The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 28 April 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 75 73
Rank change year-on-year +15 -2  
Contract jobs citing JSON 16 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.57% 1.18% 1.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.18% 6.21% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 13
Median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £320 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £395 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +7.69% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £55.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -33.63% +46.66%  

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 259 290 259
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 25.42% 19.00% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 170 169
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 10
Median hourly rate £52.17 £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +247.80% -62.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  

JSON
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

JSON
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JSON in Edinburgh

JSON
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JSON in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JSON in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for JSON.

1 26 (78.79%) Web Services
2 23 (69.70%) Java
2 23 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (63.64%) Git (software)
4 19 (57.58%) REST
4 19 (57.58%) Jenkins
5 17 (51.52%) Linux
6 16 (48.48%) MySQL
6 16 (48.48%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (45.45%) HTML
8 14 (42.42%) Scrum
9 12 (36.36%) SOAP
9 12 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (33.33%) Selenium
10 11 (33.33%) Subversion
10 11 (33.33%) SoapUI
10 11 (33.33%) WebDriver
10 11 (33.33%) HTML5
10 11 (33.33%) Python
11 10 (30.30%) XML
11 10 (30.30%) Mentoring
11 10 (30.30%) Exploratory Testing
12 9 (27.27%) CA Agile Central
12 9 (27.27%) AngularJS
12 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
12 9 (27.27%) MVC
12 9 (27.27%) Bugzilla
13 8 (24.24%) Linux Command Line
14 7 (21.21%) Finance
14 7 (21.21%) CSS

JSON
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 5 (15.15%) JBoss
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (9.09%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) GitHub
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.03%) IaaS
3 1 (3.03%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (48.48%) MySQL
1 16 (48.48%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (63.64%) Git (software)
2 19 (57.58%) Jenkins
3 11 (33.33%) Selenium
3 11 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 11 (33.33%) Subversion
3 11 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 9 (27.27%) Bugzilla
5 6 (18.18%) Cucumber
5 6 (18.18%) Mockito
6 5 (15.15%) Eclipse
6 5 (15.15%) GitLab
6 5 (15.15%) Maven
7 3 (9.09%) Bitbucket
7 3 (9.09%) JIRA
8 1 (3.03%) Android Studio
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Developer
2 12 (36.36%) Test Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) Senior Test Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Java Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Senior Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Java Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Architect
7 3 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (9.09%) Lead Developer
8 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
8 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (6.06%) Technical Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (78.79%) Web Services
2 19 (57.58%) REST
3 15 (45.45%) HTML
4 12 (36.36%) SOAP
5 11 (33.33%) HTML5
6 10 (30.30%) XML
7 9 (27.27%) AngularJS
8 7 (21.21%) CSS
9 6 (18.18%) RESTful
9 6 (18.18%) Spring
10 5 (15.15%) .NET
10 5 (15.15%) Apache Camel
10 5 (15.15%) Drools
10 5 (15.15%) Hibernate
10 5 (15.15%) Java EE
10 5 (15.15%) jBPM
10 5 (15.15%) JMS
10 5 (15.15%) JPA
10 5 (15.15%) XSD
10 5 (15.15%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 3 (9.09%) User Experience
4 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (3.03%) Animation
5 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
5 1 (3.03%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Linux
2 4 (12.12%) Debian
2 4 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (42.42%) Scrum
3 12 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (30.30%) Exploratory Testing
4 10 (30.30%) Mentoring
5 9 (27.27%) MVC
6 7 (21.21%) Manual Testing
6 7 (21.21%) Requirements Management
7 6 (18.18%) SOA
7 6 (18.18%) TDD
8 5 (15.15%) Coaching
9 4 (12.12%) OO
9 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
9 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
9 4 (12.12%) Web Development
10 3 (9.09%) Microservices
11 2 (6.06%) Front End Development
11 2 (6.06%) iOS Development
11 2 (6.06%) SDLC
11 2 (6.06%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 23 (69.70%) Java
2 11 (33.33%) Python
3 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.12%) C#
5 2 (6.06%) Apple Swift
5 2 (6.06%) Objective-C
5 2 (6.06%) PHP
6 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Docker
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (18.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) CA Agile Central
2 6 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 5 (15.15%) Oracle
4 2 (6.06%) Apple
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.03%) Avaya