The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 24 June 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 54 63
Rank change year-on-year +13 +9  
Contract jobs citing JSON 27 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.13% 2.12% 0.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.00% 6.58% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 4
Median daily rate £388 £306 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.53% -19.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £247 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £350 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £29.14 £55.00
% change year-on-year +42.41% -47.01%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 270 228 225
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 41.35% 32.20% 24.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 155 92
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.49 - £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

JSON
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

JSON
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JSON in Glasgow

JSON
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JSON in Glasgow over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JSON in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for JSON.

1 25 (67.57%) OO
1 25 (67.57%) XML
2 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (48.65%) SQL
3 18 (48.65%) Git (software)
4 16 (43.24%) SOAP
4 16 (43.24%) Java
5 14 (37.84%) Unix
5 14 (37.84%) MVC
5 14 (37.84%) Scrum
5 14 (37.84%) Jenkins
6 13 (35.14%) Relational Database
6 13 (35.14%) Spring
6 13 (35.14%) Shell Script
7 12 (32.43%) OOA/OOD
7 12 (32.43%) DB2
7 12 (32.43%) Ant
7 12 (32.43%) Maven
7 12 (32.43%) Banking
7 12 (32.43%) Perforce
7 12 (32.43%) Hudson
8 11 (29.73%) Gradle
8 11 (29.73%) Protocol Buffers
8 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
9 10 (27.03%) HTML
9 10 (27.03%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (27.03%) Enterprise Architecture
9 10 (27.03%) Apple iOS
9 10 (27.03%) iOS Development
10 9 (24.32%) EMIR

JSON
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 3 (8.11%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.41%) iTunes
3 1 (2.70%) BrowserStack
3 1 (2.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.70%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) Relational Database
2 12 (32.43%) DB2
3 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (8.11%) Big Data
6 2 (5.41%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (48.65%) Git (software)
2 14 (37.84%) Jenkins
3 12 (32.43%) Ant
3 12 (32.43%) Hudson
3 12 (32.43%) Maven
4 11 (29.73%) Gradle
5 3 (8.11%) Selenium
5 3 (8.11%) Xcode
6 2 (5.41%) Subversion
6 2 (5.41%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.70%) Concordion
7 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.70%) Fiddler
7 1 (2.70%) JBehave
7 1 (2.70%) JIRA
7 1 (2.70%) JUnit
7 1 (2.70%) PHPUnit
7 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (32.43%) Banking
2 7 (18.92%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (89.19%) Developer
2 12 (32.43%) Java Developer
3 10 (27.03%) iOS Developer
4 7 (18.92%) Senior Developer
5 4 (10.81%) .NET Developer
5 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (8.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (8.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (8.11%) C# Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Designer
6 3 (8.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Designer
6 3 (8.11%) Software Tester
6 3 (8.11%) Tester
7 2 (5.41%) Angular Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Web Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.70%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (67.57%) XML
2 16 (43.24%) SOAP
3 13 (35.14%) Spring
4 11 (29.73%) Protocol Buffers
5 10 (27.03%) HTML
6 9 (24.32%) Cocoa
6 9 (24.32%) CSS
6 9 (24.32%) RESTful
7 8 (21.62%) Cocoa Touch
7 8 (21.62%) Core Data
8 7 (18.92%) HTML5
8 7 (18.92%) UIKit
9 6 (16.22%) .NET
9 6 (16.22%) AngularJS
9 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
9 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (16.22%) CSS3
10 5 (13.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (10.81%) REST
11 4 (10.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) iPad
1 9 (24.32%) iPhone
2 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.41%) Animation
3 2 (5.41%) Apple TV
4 1 (2.70%) Derivative
4 1 (2.70%) Fintech
4 1 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.70%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) Unix
2 10 (27.03%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.41%) Android
3 2 (5.41%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (67.57%) OO
2 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (37.84%) MVC
3 14 (37.84%) Scrum
4 12 (32.43%) OOA/OOD
5 10 (27.03%) Enterprise Architecture
5 10 (27.03%) iOS Development
5 10 (27.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (21.62%) Data Protection
6 8 (21.62%) OOD
7 7 (18.92%) Microservices
7 7 (18.92%) Test Automation
8 5 (13.51%) Domain-Driven Design
8 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
9 4 (10.81%) Front End Development
9 4 (10.81%) Refactoring
10 3 (8.11%) API Testing
10 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (8.11%) Manual Testing
10 3 (8.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) SQL
2 16 (43.24%) Java
3 13 (35.14%) Shell Script
4 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
5 9 (24.32%) Objective-C
6 8 (21.62%) Apple Swift
7 6 (16.22%) C#
8 3 (8.11%) Prolog
8 3 (8.11%) Python
9 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.70%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) Dodd-Frank
1 9 (24.32%) EMIR
1 9 (24.32%) MiFID
2 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Perforce
2 3 (8.11%) Apple
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) Telerik