Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 78 114
Rank change year-on-year -15 +36 -12
Contract jobs citing JSON 46 35 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.57% 1.48% 0.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.68% 5.89% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 26 11
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% -4.88% -0.13%
10th Percentile £325 £305 £325
90th Percentile £544 £538 £513
Scotland median daily rate £450 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +16.13% +10.71% -9.68%
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 810 594 588
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 27.58% 25.12% 22.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 375 339
Edinburgh median daily rate £401 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.80% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £313 £270 £270
90th Percentile £550 £550 £501
Scotland median daily rate £401 £375 £353
% change year-on-year +6.80% +6.23% -5.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £23.59 £43.39 £44.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.64% -3.31% +12.19%
10th Percentile £14.45 £40.32 £22.53
90th Percentile £32.72 £49.70 £48.38
Scotland median hourly rate £33.75 £43.39 £36.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% +20.53% -10.00%

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 18 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JSON in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 29 (63.04%) JavaScript
2 27 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (56.52%) Java
4 22 (47.83%) RESTful
5 19 (41.30%) Git (software)
6 17 (36.96%) XML
7 16 (34.78%) OO
8 15 (32.61%) Web Services
8 15 (32.61%) Spring
9 14 (30.43%) Finance
9 14 (30.43%) Node.js
9 14 (30.43%) REST
9 14 (30.43%) AngularJS
9 14 (30.43%) Front End Development
10 13 (28.26%) Scrum
10 13 (28.26%) CSS
10 13 (28.26%) HTML
11 12 (26.09%) SQL
11 12 (26.09%) SOAP
11 12 (26.09%) Banking
11 12 (26.09%) jQuery
12 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (23.91%) Ajax
12 11 (23.91%) Software Engineering
12 11 (23.91%) HTML5
13 10 (21.74%) CSS3
13 10 (21.74%) React
13 10 (21.74%) Hibernate
13 10 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
13 10 (21.74%) JIRA

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 (10.87%) Apache
1 5 (10.87%) Confluence
2 4 (8.70%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.52%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (4.35%) Apache Spark
4 2 (4.35%) JBoss
5 1 (2.17%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) 3ds Max
1 1 (2.17%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.17%) Maya
1 1 (2.17%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (19.57%) npm
4 5 (10.87%) GitHub
5 2 (4.35%) SaaS
6 1 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.17%) IaaS
6 1 (2.17%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (2.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) MongoDB
1 9 (19.57%) NoSQL
2 8 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (13.04%) MySQL
4 5 (10.87%) Relational Database
5 4 (8.70%) Redis
5 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
6 3 (6.52%) Flink
7 1 (2.17%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.17%) Big Data
7 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.17%) Impala
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.17%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 19 (41.30%) Git (software)
2 10 (21.74%) JIRA
3 9 (19.57%) JUnit
4 6 (13.04%) Subversion
4 6 (13.04%) webpack
5 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
6 4 (8.70%) Bitbucket
6 4 (8.70%) Cucumber
6 4 (8.70%) GitLab
6 4 (8.70%) Mockito
7 3 (6.52%) Maven
7 3 (6.52%) NUnit
7 3 (6.52%) Selenium
7 3 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
8 2 (4.35%) JMeter
9 1 (2.17%) Axure RP
9 1 (2.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (2.17%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (30.43%) Finance
2 12 (26.09%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.17%) International Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 32 (69.57%) Developer
2 7 (15.22%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Architect
3 6 (13.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (13.04%) React Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (8.70%) JIRA Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Digital Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Java Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) WCF Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Applications Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Automation Tester
7 2 (4.35%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.35%) C# WCF Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Tester
8 1 (2.17%) Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (47.83%) RESTful
2 17 (36.96%) XML
3 15 (32.61%) Spring
3 15 (32.61%) Web Services
4 14 (30.43%) AngularJS
4 14 (30.43%) Node.js
4 14 (30.43%) REST
5 13 (28.26%) CSS
5 13 (28.26%) HTML
6 12 (26.09%) jQuery
6 12 (26.09%) SOAP
7 11 (23.91%) Ajax
7 11 (23.91%) HTML5
8 10 (21.74%) CSS3
8 10 (21.74%) Hibernate
8 10 (21.74%) React
9 7 (15.22%) J2EE
9 7 (15.22%) Redux
10 6 (13.04%) DOM
10 6 (13.04%) Immutable.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Data Structures
2 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.70%) Fintech
2 4 (8.70%) Wiki
3 3 (6.52%) DataPower
3 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.17%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Linux
2 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.78%) OO
3 14 (30.43%) Front End Development
4 13 (28.26%) Scrum
5 11 (23.91%) Software Engineering
6 9 (19.57%) OOP
7 7 (15.22%) DevOps
7 7 (15.22%) MVC
8 6 (13.04%) Benchmarking
8 6 (13.04%) Configuration Management
8 6 (13.04%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
8 6 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (13.04%) Translating Business Requirements
8 6 (13.04%) Wireframes
9 5 (10.87%) Mentoring
9 5 (10.87%) MVVM
9 5 (10.87%) Performance Optimisation
9 5 (10.87%) Progressive Enhancement
9 5 (10.87%) TDD
9 5 (10.87%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 29 (63.04%) JavaScript
2 26 (56.52%) Java
3 12 (26.09%) SQL
4 7 (15.22%) C#
5 6 (13.04%) Java 8
6 5 (10.87%) ES6
7 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.35%) Python
8 1 (2.17%) Perl
8 1 (2.17%) PHP
8 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.17%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Kubernetes
1 4 (8.70%) Puppet
2 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.17%) Ansible
3 1 (2.17%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Atlassian
2 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.04%) Oracle
4 4 (8.70%) IBM
5 3 (6.52%) CA
6 2 (4.35%) Sun
7 1 (2.17%) Adobe
7 1 (2.17%) Google
7 1 (2.17%) Informatica
7 1 (2.17%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.17%) SAP
7 1 (2.17%) Splunk
7 1 (2.17%) Tableau