Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 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
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 103 104
Rank change year-on-year +36 +1 -18
Contract jobs citing JSON 76 16 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.58% 0.80% 0.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.43% 2.88% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 12 18
Edinburgh median daily rate £405 £413 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.82% +15.79% -10.94%
10th Percentile £313 £358 £289
90th Percentile £550 £510 £452
Scotland median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -6.67%
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 729 556 645
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 24.77% 27.83% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 340 373
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £372 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.74% -3.94% +3.33%
10th Percentile £270 £265 £275
90th Percentile £538 £500 £525
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
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% -37.50%
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £45.00 £40.38
% change year-on-year -46.67% +11.44% +11.39%

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 12 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JSON in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 56 (73.68%) Web Services
2 50 (65.79%) RESTful
3 49 (64.47%) Linux
3 49 (64.47%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (56.58%) Git (software)
5 42 (55.26%) Java
6 40 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
7 39 (51.32%) Software Engineering
8 37 (48.68%) Spring
8 37 (48.68%) Finance
9 35 (46.05%) Jenkins
10 34 (44.74%) Mockito
10 34 (44.74%) Cucumber
10 34 (44.74%) Puppet
11 33 (43.42%) GitHub
11 33 (43.42%) GitLab
11 33 (43.42%) Configuration Management
11 33 (43.42%) JMX
12 31 (40.79%) SOA
13 30 (39.47%) XML
14 29 (38.16%) Degree
14 29 (38.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 27 (35.53%) Computer Science
16 26 (34.21%) Microservices
17 25 (32.89%) Scrum
18 23 (30.26%) REST
19 22 (28.95%) Computer Science Degree
20 19 (25.00%) Payment Gateway
21 18 (23.68%) Test Automation
22 17 (22.37%) 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 (15.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (10.53%) CMS
2 8 (10.53%) Drupal
2 8 (10.53%) nginx
3 2 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.32%) CICS
4 1 (1.32%) JBoss
4 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 19 (25.00%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (43.42%) GitHub
2 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.95%) npm
4 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.63%) IaaS
4 2 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) HTTP
2 3 (3.95%) Internet
3 2 (2.63%) CTI
4 1 (1.32%) Firewall
4 1 (1.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.74%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.89%) Redis
4 3 (3.95%) MySQL
4 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 43 (56.58%) Git (software)
2 35 (46.05%) Jenkins
3 34 (44.74%) Cucumber
3 34 (44.74%) Mockito
4 33 (43.42%) GitLab
5 5 (6.58%) SoapUI
5 5 (6.58%) XMLSpy
6 2 (2.63%) JIRA
6 2 (2.63%) NUnit
6 2 (2.63%) Redmine
6 2 (2.63%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.32%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.32%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.32%) Maven
General
1 37 (48.68%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Publishing
3 5 (6.58%) Banking
3 5 (6.58%) Electronics
3 5 (6.58%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.58%) Marketing
3 5 (6.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (51.32%) Developer
2 16 (21.05%) Software Engineer
3 14 (18.42%) Java Engineer
4 12 (15.79%) Java Developer
5 11 (14.47%) Senior Software Engineer
6 10 (13.16%) Java Software Engineer
7 9 (11.84%) Consultant
7 9 (11.84%) Senior Developer
8 8 (10.53%) Senior Java Engineer
8 8 (10.53%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 7 (9.21%) Drupal Developer
9 7 (9.21%) HTML Developer
10 6 (7.89%) .NET Developer
10 6 (7.89%) C# Developer
10 6 (7.89%) Software Consultant
11 5 (6.58%) Java Consultant
11 5 (6.58%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (6.58%) PHP Developer
11 5 (6.58%) PHP Drupal Developer
11 5 (6.58%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (73.68%) Web Services
2 50 (65.79%) RESTful
3 37 (48.68%) Spring
4 33 (43.42%) JMX
5 30 (39.47%) XML
6 23 (30.26%) REST
7 16 (21.05%) HTML
8 15 (19.74%) CSS
8 15 (19.74%) SOAP
9 13 (17.11%) .NET
10 11 (14.47%) CSS3
10 11 (14.47%) HTML5
11 9 (11.84%) AngularJS
11 9 (11.84%) Sass
12 8 (10.53%) .NET Framework
12 8 (10.53%) RabbitMQ
12 8 (10.53%) Symfony
12 8 (10.53%) Twig
13 7 (9.21%) Google Maps API
13 7 (9.21%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (35.53%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.89%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.89%) N-Tier
3 3 (3.95%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.63%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.32%) Blog
5 1 (1.32%) DataPower
5 1 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.32%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 49 (64.47%) Linux
2 29 (38.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (6.58%) Mac OS X
4 4 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (64.47%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
3 39 (51.32%) Software Engineering
4 33 (43.42%) Configuration Management
5 31 (40.79%) SOA
6 26 (34.21%) Microservices
7 25 (32.89%) Scrum
8 18 (23.68%) Test Automation
9 13 (17.11%) High Availability
9 13 (17.11%) Risk Management
10 11 (14.47%) Responsive Web Design
11 10 (13.16%) Unit Testing
12 8 (10.53%) MVC
12 8 (10.53%) Performance Measurement
12 8 (10.53%) Use Case
13 7 (9.21%) SDLC
13 7 (9.21%) Web Design
13 7 (9.21%) Web Development
14 6 (7.89%) Mentoring
14 6 (7.89%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 42 (55.26%) Java
2 13 (17.11%) JavaScript
3 12 (15.79%) C#
4 9 (11.84%) SQL
5 8 (10.53%) PHP
6 3 (3.95%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.95%) XPath
7 2 (2.63%) ES6
7 2 (2.63%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.32%) Ruby
8 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (38.16%) Degree
2 22 (28.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (6.58%) BC Cleared
3 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.63%) MCSD
4 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (22.37%) GDPR
2 13 (17.11%) PCI DSS
3 6 (7.89%) QA
4 1 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 34 (44.74%) Puppet
2 2 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (21.05%) Oracle
2 7 (9.21%) Facebook
2 7 (9.21%) Google
2 7 (9.21%) Twitter
3 5 (6.58%) SAP
4 4 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.63%) Avaya
5 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.63%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.32%) IBM