The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
JSON
UK / England
Rank 94 154 153
Rank change year-on-year +60 -1  
Contract jobs citing JSON 1012 767 736
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.45% 1.56% 1.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.77% 5.55% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 701 522 491
Median daily rate £450 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £317 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 7
Median hourly rate £35.50 £55.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.45% +46.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.79 £49.40 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.85 £57.75 £40.00
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 England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13030 13829 13075
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 31.58% 28.19% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9047 9693 8586
Median daily rate £425 £410 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +3.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £565 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 213 173
Median hourly rate £41.64 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.57% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

JSON
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

JSON
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JSON in England

JSON
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JSON in England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JSON in England

JSON
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JSON in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JSON in England

JSON
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing JSON in England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for JSON in England

JSON
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
London +53 458 £475 +7.95% 115
South East +27 147 £425 +6.25% 50
East of England +33 80 £400 +23.07% 17
North East +32 69 £385 +10.00% 6
North West +4 54 £400 - 37
Yorkshire +24 53 £475 +18.75% 29
South West +28 51 £375 +7.14% 35
West Midlands +21 50 £465 -5.58% 13
East Midlands +15 39 £375 +3.44% 12
Midlands +11 5 £400 -23.80%
South Coast - 2 £550 -
JSON
UK

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 England region with a requirement for JSON.

1 1192 (56.92%) Agile Software Development
2 1021 (48.76%) Java
3 985 (47.04%) XML
4 897 (42.84%) HTML
5 867 (41.40%) JavaScript
6 861 (41.12%) REST
7 859 (41.02%) CSS
8 602 (28.75%) Web Services
9 595 (28.41%) TDD
10 560 (26.74%) SQL
11 531 (25.36%) Git (software)
12 519 (24.79%) Scrum
13 503 (24.02%) HTML5
14 488 (23.30%) RESTful
15 468 (22.35%) SOAP
16 458 (21.87%) Linux
17 452 (21.59%) Spring
18 441 (21.06%) Jenkins
19 410 (19.58%) AngularJS
20 383 (18.29%) CSS3
21 369 (17.62%) Ajax
22 362 (17.29%) MVC
23 356 (17.00%) jQuery
24 352 (16.81%) Continuous Integration
25 335 (16.00%) Python
26 314 (15.00%) OO
27 310 (14.80%) Finance
28 305 (14.57%) C#
29 304 (14.52%) JIRA
30 302 (14.42%) Oracle

JSON
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 146 (6.97%) Confluence
2 117 (5.59%) CMS
3 111 (5.30%) Apache
4 90 (4.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 86 (4.11%) Tomcat
6 79 (3.77%) WebSphere
7 70 (3.34%) JBoss
8 56 (2.67%) Mule
8 56 (2.67%) WebLogic
9 47 (2.24%) Apache Spark
10 45 (2.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 40 (1.91%) Apache Solr
11 40 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
12 35 (1.67%) Drupal
13 30 (1.43%) IIS
14 25 (1.19%) Oracle Service Bus
15 22 (1.05%) SharePoint
16 21 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
17 20 (0.96%) Mule ESB
18 19 (0.91%) WordPress
Applications
1 43 (2.05%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.33%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.14%) GIMP
4 3 (0.14%) MS Project
4 3 (0.14%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.096%) 3ds Max
5 2 (0.096%) InVision
5 2 (0.096%) MS Office
6 1 (0.048%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 72 (3.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 28 (1.34%) Adobe Campaign
3 26 (1.24%) Unica
4 17 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
5 12 (0.57%) Magento
6 11 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
7 9 (0.43%) Workday HCM
8 7 (0.33%) SAP HCM
9 5 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
10 4 (0.19%) Eloqua
10 4 (0.19%) SAP HR
11 3 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
11 3 (0.14%) Fredhopper
11 3 (0.14%) NetSuite
11 3 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
12 2 (0.096%) Dynamics AX
12 2 (0.096%) Oracle ERP
12 2 (0.096%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 1 (0.048%) Global One
13 1 (0.048%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 220 (10.51%) Amazon AWS
2 128 (6.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 113 (5.40%) GitHub
4 72 (3.44%) PaaS
5 49 (2.34%) IaaS
6 37 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
7 25 (1.19%) Amazon S3
8 24 (1.15%) SaaS
9 23 (1.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 20 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
11 16 (0.76%) Amazon ELB
11 16 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
12 14 (0.67%) Adobe Analytics
12 14 (0.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 13 (0.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 11 (0.53%) Amazon Kinesis
14 11 (0.53%) Office 365
15 10 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
15 10 (0.48%) CloudBees
15 10 (0.48%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 234 (11.17%) HTTP
2 54 (2.58%) SSL
3 49 (2.34%) TCP/IP
4 31 (1.48%) DNS
5 26 (1.24%) Internet
6 14 (0.67%) VPN
7 12 (0.57%) Intranet
7 12 (0.57%) RTSP
8 11 (0.53%) Firewall
8 11 (0.53%) HTTPS
9 8 (0.38%) AMQP
9 8 (0.38%) MQTT
9 8 (0.38%) Network Security
10 7 (0.33%) Kerberos
11 6 (0.29%) LDAP
12 5 (0.24%) SMTP
13 4 (0.19%) DHCP
14 3 (0.14%) Bluetooth
14 3 (0.14%) SNMP
14 3 (0.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 282 (13.47%) MongoDB
2 264 (12.61%) NoSQL
3 216 (10.32%) Relational Database
4 210 (10.03%) SQL Server
5 200 (9.55%) MySQL
6 128 (6.11%) PostgreSQL
7 88 (4.20%) Apache Cassandra
7 88 (4.20%) Big Data
8 71 (3.39%) Oracle Database
9 68 (3.25%) Hadoop
10 56 (2.67%) DB2
11 36 (1.72%) RDBMS
12 32 (1.53%) SQLite
13 26 (1.24%) Redis
14 24 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
15 23 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
16 19 (0.91%) Apache Hive
16 19 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
16 19 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 14 (0.67%) HBase
Development Applications
1 531 (25.36%) Git (software)
2 441 (21.06%) Jenkins
3 304 (14.52%) JIRA
4 270 (12.89%) JUnit
5 236 (11.27%) Maven
6 185 (8.83%) Selenium
7 167 (7.98%) Cucumber
8 151 (7.21%) Subversion
9 129 (6.16%) Gradle
10 99 (4.73%) Eclipse
11 89 (4.25%) Ant
12 88 (4.20%) IntelliJ
13 83 (3.96%) Mockito
14 78 (3.72%) TeamCity
14 78 (3.72%) WebDriver
15 67 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
16 55 (2.63%) SoapUI
17 53 (2.53%) JMeter
18 52 (2.48%) Jasmine
19 50 (2.39%) gulp
General
1 310 (14.80%) Finance
2 174 (8.31%) Banking
3 95 (4.54%) Marketing
3 95 (4.54%) Telecoms
4 83 (3.96%) Manufacturing
5 78 (3.72%) Retail
6 72 (3.44%) Electronics
7 54 (2.58%) Games
8 33 (1.58%) Publishing
9 21 (1.00%) Investment Banking
10 19 (0.91%) Automotive
11 17 (0.81%) Legal
12 16 (0.76%) Advertising
12 16 (0.76%) Law
13 11 (0.53%) Front Office
14 6 (0.29%) Aerospace
14 6 (0.29%) Back Office
15 4 (0.19%) French Language
15 4 (0.19%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.14%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1449 (69.20%) Developer
2 429 (20.49%) Java Developer
3 235 (11.22%) Architect
4 173 (8.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 144 (6.88%) JavaScript Developer
6 133 (6.35%) Senior Developer
7 120 (5.73%) .NET Developer
8 115 (5.49%) Scala Developer
9 97 (4.63%) Android Developer
10 87 (4.15%) C# Developer
11 79 (3.77%) Technical Architect
12 78 (3.72%) Solutions Architect
13 75 (3.58%) Web Developer
14 74 (3.53%) Angular Developer
15 67 (3.20%) C# .NET Developer
15 67 (3.20%) HTML Developer
16 63 (3.01%) UI Developer
17 62 (2.96%) Agile Developer
18 57 (2.72%) Senior Java Developer
19 53 (2.53%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 985 (47.04%) XML
2 897 (42.84%) HTML
3 861 (41.12%) REST
4 859 (41.02%) CSS
5 602 (28.75%) Web Services
6 503 (24.02%) HTML5
7 488 (23.30%) RESTful
8 468 (22.35%) SOAP
9 452 (21.59%) Spring
10 410 (19.58%) AngularJS
11 383 (18.29%) CSS3
12 369 (17.62%) Ajax
13 356 (17.00%) jQuery
14 261 (12.46%) .NET
15 242 (11.56%) Node.js
16 194 (9.26%) Play Framework
17 183 (8.74%) XSLT
18 179 (8.55%) Hibernate
19 168 (8.02%) J2EE
20 163 (7.78%) React
Miscellaneous
1 171 (8.17%) User Experience
2 144 (6.88%) Mobile App
3 111 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
4 69 (3.30%) Computer Science
5 35 (1.67%) Algorithms
6 34 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
7 27 (1.29%) Animation
8 26 (1.24%) iPhone
9 23 (1.10%) Data Structures
10 22 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
11 21 (1.00%) Management Information System
11 21 (1.00%) Web 2.0
12 20 (0.96%) iPad
13 19 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 18 (0.86%) Public Cloud
15 15 (0.72%) Data Centre
15 15 (0.72%) Video on Demand
16 14 (0.67%) Derivative
16 14 (0.67%) Device Driver
17 13 (0.62%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 458 (21.87%) Linux
2 233 (11.13%) Unix
3 165 (7.88%) Windows
4 157 (7.50%) Android
5 108 (5.16%) Apple iOS
6 38 (1.81%) Windows Server
7 34 (1.62%) Ubuntu
8 26 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (1.05%) CentOS
10 15 (0.72%) AIX
10 15 (0.72%) Mac OS X
11 14 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (0.62%) Solaris
13 11 (0.53%) HPUX
14 10 (0.48%) CoreOS
15 8 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
16 7 (0.33%) webOS
16 7 (0.33%) Windows Phone
16 7 (0.33%) Windows Phone 7
17 4 (0.19%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1192 (56.92%) Agile Software Development
2 595 (28.41%) TDD
3 519 (24.79%) Scrum
4 362 (17.29%) MVC
5 352 (16.81%) Continuous Integration
6 314 (15.00%) OO
7 279 (13.32%) Open Source
8 249 (11.89%) Microservices
9 224 (10.70%) Web Development
10 220 (10.51%) BDD
11 198 (9.46%) DevOps
12 197 (9.41%) Front End Development
13 188 (8.98%) SOA
14 183 (8.74%) Automated Testing
15 176 (8.40%) E-Commerce
16 155 (7.40%) Kanban
17 134 (6.40%) Unit Testing
18 131 (6.26%) Software Engineering
19 124 (5.92%) Responsive Web Design
20 115 (5.49%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 1021 (48.76%) Java
2 867 (41.40%) JavaScript
3 560 (26.74%) SQL
4 335 (16.00%) Python
5 305 (14.57%) C#
6 292 (13.94%) Scala
7 244 (11.65%) Ruby
8 151 (7.21%) PHP
9 98 (4.68%) Shell Script
10 74 (3.53%) XPath
11 69 (3.30%) Bash Shell
12 68 (3.25%) C++
13 63 (3.01%) Groovy
14 54 (2.58%) C
14 54 (2.58%) Objective-C
15 53 (2.53%) PL/SQL
16 51 (2.44%) Apple Swift
17 45 (2.15%) Perl
17 45 (2.15%) PowerShell
18 42 (2.01%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 101 (4.82%) Degree
2 93 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 58 (2.77%) SC Cleared
4 20 (0.96%) DV Cleared
5 17 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
6 12 (0.57%) ISEB
7 11 (0.53%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.38%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.048%) CFA
9 1 (0.048%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.048%) MCP
9 1 (0.048%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.048%) PMP
9 1 (0.048%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (4.92%) QA
2 25 (1.19%) WCAG
3 23 (1.10%) Dodd-Frank
3 23 (1.10%) EMIR
3 23 (1.10%) MiFID
4 15 (0.72%) FATCA
5 12 (0.57%) HL7
6 9 (0.43%) SDET
7 7 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
8 6 (0.29%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.14%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.096%) WAI
11 1 (0.048%) CDISC
11 1 (0.048%) IFRS
11 1 (0.048%) IFRS 9
11 1 (0.048%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.048%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 185 (8.83%) Docker
2 39 (1.86%) Active Directory
3 15 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.43%) LXC
6 6 (0.29%) HDFS
7 5 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.19%) VirtualBox
8 4 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.14%) Firmware
9 3 (0.14%) Shibboleth
10 2 (0.096%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.096%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.048%) Ceph
11 1 (0.048%) etcd
11 1 (0.048%) GlusterFS
11 1 (0.048%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 125 (5.97%) Puppet
2 75 (3.58%) Opscode Chef
3 64 (3.06%) Ansible
4 18 (0.86%) Kubernetes
5 13 (0.62%) Kibana
5 13 (0.62%) MOM
6 12 (0.57%) Terraform
7 10 (0.48%) Grafana
8 9 (0.43%) Salt
9 8 (0.38%) logstash
10 7 (0.33%) Piwik
10 7 (0.33%) WebSphere Cast Iron
11 6 (0.29%) HockeyApp
12 5 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
12 5 (0.24%) HP Fortify
12 5 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (0.24%) Marathon
12 5 (0.24%) Mesos
12 5 (0.24%) SCCM
13 4 (0.19%) Nagios
Vendors
1 302 (14.42%) Oracle
2 120 (5.73%) Microsoft
3 110 (5.25%) SAP
4 107 (5.11%) Adobe
5 104 (4.97%) Google
6 73 (3.49%) IBM
7 54 (2.58%) MuleSoft
8 49 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
9 47 (2.24%) Perforce
10 38 (1.81%) Red Hat
11 36 (1.72%) WSO2
12 32 (1.53%) Apple
13 29 (1.38%) Splunk
14 26 (1.24%) ServiceNow
14 26 (1.24%) Solace
15 24 (1.15%) Atlassian
16 23 (1.10%) ATG
17 22 (1.05%) Sitecore
18 20 (0.96%) TIBCO
19 19 (0.91%) Sybase
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