Period
to 16 February 2019

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 16 February 2019 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
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 53 21
Rank change year-on-year +17 -32 +39
Contract jobs citing JSON 16 16 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.87% 2.97% 7.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.26% 6.93% 21.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 21
Kent median daily rate £475 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% +3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £443 £350 £313
90th Percentile £495 £625 £388
South East median daily rate £454 £463 £425
% change year-on-year -1.89% +8.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 - £42.75

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 156 231 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 37.77% 42.86% 34.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 171 124
Kent median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £299 £313 £247
90th Percentile £539 £525 £484
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £44.25 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -1.67% +5.88% +6.25%

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
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 16 February 2019. 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
West Malling - 9 £475 - 2
Dartford - 3 - - 2
Maidstone +13 1 £475 +35.71% 1
JSON
South East

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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 Kent region with a requirement for JSON.

1 13 (81.25%) CSS
1 13 (81.25%) HTML
1 13 (81.25%) JavaScript
1 13 (81.25%) Git (software)
2 12 (75.00%) XML
3 11 (68.75%) PHP
3 11 (68.75%) MySQL
4 10 (62.50%) jQuery
5 9 (56.25%) RESTful
6 8 (50.00%) Website Architecture
6 8 (50.00%) PHP 5
6 8 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (50.00%) PHP 7
6 8 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
6 8 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 8 (50.00%) Wireframes
6 8 (50.00%) Firebug
6 8 (50.00%) WordPress
6 8 (50.00%) CMS
6 8 (50.00%) Content Management
6 8 (50.00%) Google
6 8 (50.00%) Web Development
7 5 (31.25%) HTML5
8 4 (25.00%) Sass
8 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (25.00%) TDD
8 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (25.00%) Front End Development
8 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework

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 8 (50.00%) CMS
1 8 (50.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) IaaS
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (81.25%) Git (software)
2 8 (50.00%) Firebug
3 3 (18.75%) Selenium
3 3 (18.75%) WebDriver
4 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) WordPress Developer
3 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Backend Developer
3 4 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (18.75%) PHP Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Azure DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) CSS
1 13 (81.25%) HTML
2 12 (75.00%) XML
3 10 (62.50%) jQuery
4 9 (56.25%) RESTful
5 5 (31.25%) HTML5
6 4 (25.00%) .NET
6 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (25.00%) Sass
7 3 (18.75%) .NET Core
7 3 (18.75%) Angular 2
7 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
7 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
7 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (18.75%) REST
7 3 (18.75%) SOAP
8 2 (12.50%) LESS
9 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
9 1 (6.25%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (18.75%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Content Management
1 8 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
1 8 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 8 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 8 (50.00%) Web Development
1 8 (50.00%) Website Architecture
1 8 (50.00%) Wireframes
2 4 (25.00%) Adaptive Web Design
2 4 (25.00%) Deadline-Driven
2 4 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 4 (25.00%) TDD
2 4 (25.00%) Web Design
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) BDD
3 3 (18.75%) MVC
4 2 (12.50%) API Testing
4 2 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (6.25%) Concurrent Programming
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) JavaScript
2 11 (68.75%) PHP
3 8 (50.00%) PHP 5
3 8 (50.00%) PHP 7
4 4 (25.00%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.25%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Google
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft