Period
to 15 November 2018

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 15 November 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 44 29
Rank change year-on-year +1 -15 +18
Contract jobs citing JSON 14 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.31% 2.91% 4.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.38% 8.38% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 5
Kent median daily rate £463 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.59% -3.33% +36.36%
10th Percentile £359 £298 £318
90th Percentile £488 £560 £440
South East median daily rate £470 £463 £413
% change year-on-year +1.62% +12.12% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +27.27% -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 167 179 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 39.48% 34.69% 25.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 135 76
Kent median daily rate £413 £350 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% +3.32% +0.37%
10th Percentile £281 £300 £225
90th Percentile £488 £460 £575
South East median daily rate £440 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +9.33%

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

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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 15 November 2018. 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 -
Maidstone +11 2 £463 +54.17%
Tunbridge Wells -6 2 £368 -33.18% 1
JSON
South East

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 Kent region with a requirement for JSON.

1 13 (92.86%) HTML
1 13 (92.86%) JavaScript
1 13 (92.86%) CSS
2 11 (78.57%) Git (software)
3 10 (71.43%) XML
3 10 (71.43%) CMS
3 10 (71.43%) jQuery
4 8 (57.14%) Firebug
4 8 (57.14%) WordPress
4 8 (57.14%) Content Management
4 8 (57.14%) Google
4 8 (57.14%) PHP
4 8 (57.14%) MySQL
4 8 (57.14%) Responsive Web Design
4 8 (57.14%) RESTful
4 8 (57.14%) Website Architecture
4 8 (57.14%) PHP 5
4 8 (57.14%) PHP 7
4 8 (57.14%) Performance Optimisation
4 8 (57.14%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 8 (57.14%) Wireframes
5 7 (50.00%) Web Development
6 5 (35.71%) MVC
6 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (35.71%) C#
6 5 (35.71%) .NET
6 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
6 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (28.57%) Front End Development

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 10 (71.43%) CMS
2 8 (57.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Git (software)
2 8 (57.14%) Firebug
3 3 (21.43%) Selenium
3 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
4 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) WordPress Developer
3 5 (35.71%) C# Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Backend Developer
5 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
5 3 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Azure Consultant
7 1 (7.14%) Azure Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) Consultant
7 1 (7.14%) Office 365 Consultant
7 1 (7.14%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) CSS
1 13 (92.86%) HTML
2 10 (71.43%) jQuery
2 10 (71.43%) XML
3 8 (57.14%) RESTful
4 5 (35.71%) .NET
4 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
4 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (28.57%) Sass
6 3 (21.43%) .NET Core
6 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
6 3 (21.43%) Angular 2
6 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
6 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (21.43%) HTML5
6 3 (21.43%) REST
7 2 (14.29%) Ajax
7 2 (14.29%) CSS3
7 2 (14.29%) LESS
7 2 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Content Management
1 8 (57.14%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
1 8 (57.14%) Performance Optimisation
1 8 (57.14%) Responsive Web Design
1 8 (57.14%) Website Architecture
1 8 (57.14%) Wireframes
2 7 (50.00%) Web Development
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) MVC
4 4 (28.57%) Adaptive Web Design
4 4 (28.57%) Front End Development
4 4 (28.57%) Web Design
5 3 (21.43%) BDD
5 3 (21.43%) TDD
6 2 (14.29%) API Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) JavaScript
2 8 (57.14%) PHP
2 8 (57.14%) PHP 5
2 8 (57.14%) PHP 7
3 5 (35.71%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Google
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle