Period
to 17 February 2018

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 6 months to 17 February 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 86 108
Rank change year-on-year +4 +22 -15
Contract jobs citing JSON 64 22 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.15% 1.26% 1.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.98% 3.96% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 19 19
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -8.79%
10th Percentile £315 £324 £293
90th Percentile £568 £500 £405
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland 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 Edinburgh with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 713 555 729
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 23.96% 31.70% 24.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 372 413
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £389 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.89% +0.32% +3.33%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £272
90th Percentile £538 £513 £538
Scotland median daily rate £380 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +4.83% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £30.00 £52.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.31% +108.00% -44.44%
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -46.67% +12.50% +6.67%

JSON
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing JSON as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JSON in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for JSON.

1 51 (79.69%) RESTful
2 49 (76.56%) Web Services
3 44 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (67.19%) Java
4 43 (67.19%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (65.63%) Linux
6 41 (64.06%) Software Engineering
7 34 (53.13%) Spring
8 33 (51.56%) Configuration Management
8 33 (51.56%) JMX
8 33 (51.56%) Git (software)
8 33 (51.56%) Jenkins
9 32 (50.00%) Cucumber
9 32 (50.00%) Puppet
9 32 (50.00%) Mockito
10 31 (48.44%) GitHub
10 31 (48.44%) GitLab
11 30 (46.88%) SOA
12 29 (45.31%) Degree
12 29 (45.31%) Finance
12 29 (45.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 27 (42.19%) Scrum
13 27 (42.19%) Computer Science
14 24 (37.50%) XML
14 24 (37.50%) Microservices
15 23 (35.94%) Computer Science Degree
15 23 (35.94%) REST
16 19 (29.69%) Test Automation
16 19 (29.69%) Payment Gateway
17 17 (26.56%) GDPR

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 12 (18.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.13%) CMS
3 1 (1.56%) CICS
3 1 (1.56%) JBoss
3 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 19 (29.69%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (48.44%) GitHub
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.69%) npm
4 2 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.13%) IaaS
4 2 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.50%) HTTP
2 2 (3.13%) CTI
2 2 (3.13%) Internet
2 2 (3.13%) SSL
3 1 (1.56%) AMQP
3 1 (1.56%) Firewall
3 1 (1.56%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (9.38%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.25%) Redis
4 3 (4.69%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.13%) Jackrabbit
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.56%) DB2
6 1 (1.56%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 33 (51.56%) Git (software)
1 33 (51.56%) Jenkins
2 32 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 32 (50.00%) Mockito
3 31 (48.44%) GitLab
4 5 (7.81%) SoapUI
4 5 (7.81%) XMLSpy
5 2 (3.13%) JIRA
5 2 (3.13%) NUnit
5 2 (3.13%) Redmine
5 2 (3.13%) SpecFlow
5 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.56%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.56%) Maven
General
1 29 (45.31%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (45.31%) Developer
2 18 (28.13%) Software Engineer
3 15 (23.44%) Java Engineer
4 14 (21.88%) Senior Software Engineer
5 12 (18.75%) Java Developer
6 11 (17.19%) Java Software Engineer
6 11 (17.19%) Senior Java Engineer
6 11 (17.19%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 7 (10.94%) Consultant
8 6 (9.38%) Software Consultant
9 5 (7.81%) Analyst
9 5 (7.81%) Java Consultant
9 5 (7.81%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (7.81%) Senior Developer
9 5 (7.81%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 4 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 4 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
10 4 (6.25%) Web Engineer
11 3 (4.69%) Junior Developer
11 3 (4.69%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (79.69%) RESTful
2 49 (76.56%) Web Services
3 34 (53.13%) Spring
4 33 (51.56%) JMX
5 24 (37.50%) XML
6 23 (35.94%) REST
7 16 (25.00%) SOAP
8 9 (14.06%) .NET
9 8 (12.50%) HTML
10 7 (10.94%) CSS
10 7 (10.94%) Java EE
11 6 (9.38%) .NET Framework
11 6 (9.38%) Node.js
11 6 (9.38%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (7.81%) .NET Core
12 5 (7.81%) jQuery
12 5 (7.81%) RequireJS
12 5 (7.81%) Swagger
12 5 (7.81%) WCF
12 5 (7.81%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (42.19%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.81%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.25%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.13%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.56%) Blog
5 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.56%) DataPower
5 1 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.56%) PKI
5 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (65.63%) Linux
2 29 (45.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (14.06%) Mac OS X
4 3 (4.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (67.19%) Continuous Integration
3 41 (64.06%) Software Engineering
4 33 (51.56%) Configuration Management
5 30 (46.88%) SOA
6 27 (42.19%) Scrum
7 24 (37.50%) Microservices
8 19 (29.69%) Test Automation
9 14 (21.88%) High Availability
10 13 (20.31%) Risk Management
11 11 (17.19%) Unit Testing
12 9 (14.06%) Web Development
13 8 (12.50%) Performance Measurement
13 8 (12.50%) Project Management
13 8 (12.50%) Refactoring
14 7 (10.94%) Mentoring
14 7 (10.94%) Waterfall
15 6 (9.38%) MVC
15 6 (9.38%) Open Source
16 4 (6.25%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 43 (67.19%) Java
2 8 (12.50%) C#
2 8 (12.50%) SQL
3 5 (7.81%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.69%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.69%) XPath
5 2 (3.13%) ES6
5 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.56%) Ruby
6 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (45.31%) Degree
2 23 (35.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.13%) MCSD
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (26.56%) GDPR
2 13 (20.31%) PCI DSS
3 5 (7.81%) QA
4 1 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 32 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.13%) Avaya
3 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.56%) IBM
4 1 (1.56%) Informatica
4 1 (1.56%) Talend