Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 22 November 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 27 48
Rank change year-on-year -19 +21 -28
Contract jobs citing JSON 19 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.57% 4.79% 2.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.69% 17.78% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 2
Kent median daily rate £375 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +36.36% -
10th Percentile £320 £325 £190
90th Percentile £595 £431 £360
South East median daily rate £475 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +15.15% +3.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year -38.89% - -

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 Kent with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 196 135 273
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 36.84% 26.95% 49.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 83 178
Kent median daily rate £350 £340 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +0.74% +3.85%
10th Percentile £300 £255 £263
90th Percentile £475 £555 £475
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Kent median hourly rate - - £38.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%

JSON
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for JSON in Kent

JSON
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JSON in Kent

JSON
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JSON in Kent over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JSON in Kent

JSON
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSON within the Kent region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone -8 5 £325 - 1
Tunbridge Wells -6 1 £550 +69.23%
JSON
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Kent region with a requirement for JSON.

1 15 (78.95%) .NET
1 15 (78.95%) XML
2 13 (68.42%) C#
2 13 (68.42%) RESTful
3 10 (52.63%) TDD
3 10 (52.63%) SQL
4 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (42.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (42.11%) Web Services
5 8 (42.11%) Advertising
5 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (42.11%) .NET Framework
6 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
7 6 (31.58%) HTML
7 6 (31.58%) CSS
7 6 (31.58%) OO
7 6 (31.58%) LINQ
7 6 (31.58%) Multithreading
7 6 (31.58%) Cucumber
7 6 (31.58%) Selenium
7 6 (31.58%) Entity Framework
7 6 (31.58%) LINQ to SQL
7 6 (31.58%) Concurrent Programming
7 6 (31.58%) Multithreaded Programming
8 5 (26.32%) Mobile App
8 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
8 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
8 5 (26.32%) BDD
8 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (26.32%) HTTP

JSON
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 2 (10.53%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) HTTP
2 2 (10.53%) AMQP
2 2 (10.53%) Internet
2 2 (10.53%) SMTP
2 2 (10.53%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (31.58%) Cucumber
2 6 (31.58%) Selenium
3 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
4 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
5 2 (10.53%) Fiddler
5 2 (10.53%) JMeter
5 2 (10.53%) MSTest
5 2 (10.53%) NUnit
5 2 (10.53%) ReSharper
5 2 (10.53%) SpecFlow
5 2 (10.53%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (42.11%) Advertising
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) C# Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Tester
3 5 (26.32%) .NET Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Architect
3 5 (26.32%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Automation Tester
5 3 (15.79%) Software Tester
5 3 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Integration Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Mobile Tester
6 2 (10.53%) PHP Developer
7 1 (5.26%) .NET Architect
7 1 (5.26%) .NET Solutions Architect
7 1 (5.26%) C# Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Developer in Test
7 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) .NET
1 15 (78.95%) XML
2 13 (68.42%) RESTful
3 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (42.11%) .NET Framework
4 8 (42.11%) Web Services
5 6 (31.58%) CSS
5 6 (31.58%) Entity Framework
5 6 (31.58%) HTML
5 6 (31.58%) LINQ
5 6 (31.58%) LINQ to SQL
6 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
6 5 (26.32%) SOAP
7 4 (21.05%) .NET Core
7 4 (21.05%) REST
8 3 (15.79%) EDI
8 3 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (15.79%) WCF
9 2 (10.53%) jQuery
9 2 (10.53%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Mobile App
2 3 (15.79%) Fintech
3 2 (10.53%) User Experience
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Android
1 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) TDD
2 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) Concurrent Programming
3 6 (31.58%) Multithreaded Programming
3 6 (31.58%) Multithreading
3 6 (31.58%) OO
4 5 (26.32%) BDD
4 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
5 4 (21.05%) Microservices
5 4 (21.05%) Regression Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing
7 2 (10.53%) ETL
7 2 (10.53%) OO PHP
7 2 (10.53%) Prototyping
7 2 (10.53%) Rapid Prototyping
7 2 (10.53%) SDET
8 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
8 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
8 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
8 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) C#
2 10 (52.63%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
5 2 (10.53%) PHP
5 2 (10.53%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) PSD2
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Xamarin
2 2 (10.53%) Zend