Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 21 57
Rank change year-on-year -31 +36 +6
Contract jobs citing JSON 16 38 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.00% 7.74% 1.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.02% 21.84% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 7
Kent median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57% +40.00%
South East median daily rate £468 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +10.00% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £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 228 174 270
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 42.78% 35.44% 44.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 127 219
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.70% +2.27%
10th Percentile £313 £245 £263
90th Percentile £500 £481 £475
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Kent median hourly rate - - £37.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.25
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +18.38%

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JSON in Kent over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JSON in Kent

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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 19 February 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
Maidstone -16 3 £350 - 1
JSON
South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 14 (87.50%) .NET
2 12 (75.00%) C#
3 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
3 11 (68.75%) XML
4 10 (62.50%) SQL
5 9 (56.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (50.00%) RESTful
6 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (50.00%) .NET Framework
6 8 (50.00%) Visual Studio
6 8 (50.00%) SOAP
6 8 (50.00%) Web Services
6 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (43.75%) Microservices
8 6 (37.50%) SMTP
8 6 (37.50%) HTTP
8 6 (37.50%) SSL
8 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
8 6 (37.50%) EDI
8 6 (37.50%) CSS
8 6 (37.50%) HTML
8 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
8 6 (37.50%) ReSharper
8 6 (37.50%) TDD
8 6 (37.50%) VB.NET
8 6 (37.50%) Multithreading
8 6 (37.50%) LINQ
8 6 (37.50%) Fiddler
8 6 (37.50%) Concurrent Programming

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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 (12.50%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) IaaS
2 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) HTTP
1 6 (37.50%) SMTP
1 6 (37.50%) SSL
2 5 (31.25%) AMQP
3 3 (18.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) Big Data
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (37.50%) Fiddler
3 6 (37.50%) ReSharper
4 3 (18.75%) Selenium
4 3 (18.75%) SpecFlow
5 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 2 (12.50%) JMeter
5 2 (12.50%) MSTest
5 2 (12.50%) NUnit
5 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
6 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (25.00%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Architect
2 6 (37.50%) C# Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Developer
3 5 (31.25%) .NET Developer
3 5 (31.25%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) .NET Architect
4 3 (18.75%) C# Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Software Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (12.50%) .NET Solutions Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Automation Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Azure Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Integration Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Software Design Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Lead Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Lead Software Architect
6 1 (6.25%) QA Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) .NET
2 11 (68.75%) XML
3 8 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 8 (50.00%) RESTful
3 8 (50.00%) SOAP
3 8 (50.00%) Web Services
4 6 (37.50%) AngularJS
4 6 (37.50%) CSS
4 6 (37.50%) CSS3
4 6 (37.50%) EDI
4 6 (37.50%) Entity Framework
4 6 (37.50%) HTML
4 6 (37.50%) HTML5
4 6 (37.50%) LINQ
4 6 (37.50%) LINQ to SQL
4 6 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (31.25%) REST
5 5 (31.25%) WCF
6 3 (18.75%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Fintech
1 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
1 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Microservices
3 6 (37.50%) Concurrent Programming
3 6 (37.50%) Multithreaded Programming
3 6 (37.50%) Multithreading
3 6 (37.50%) TDD
4 4 (25.00%) Analytics
4 4 (25.00%) Big Data Analytics
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 4 (25.00%) SOA
4 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
6 2 (12.50%) BDD
6 2 (12.50%) ETL
7 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) C#
2 10 (62.50%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 6 (37.50%) TypeScript
3 6 (37.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) PSD2
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft