Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 25 48
Rank change year-on-year -19 +23 -9
Contract jobs citing JSON 6 41 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.28% 7.48% 3.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.00% 21.35% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 36 4
Kent median daily rate £368 £340 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.09% +5.43% +17.27%
10th Percentile £359 £309 £265
90th Percentile £455 £406 £493
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%

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 120 192 296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 25.64% 35.04% 36.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 139 215
Kent median daily rate £400 £343 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.79% -2.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £281 £258 £260
90th Percentile £475 £438 £625
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Kent median hourly rate £41.61 - £15.00
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%

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 July 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
Tunbridge Wells +8 2 £368 -33.18% 1
Maidstone -1 1 £450 +32.35% 2
JSON
South East

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (83.33%) CSS3
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (50.00%) SOAP
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) EDI
4 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (50.00%) SOA
4 3 (50.00%) SMTP
4 3 (50.00%) HTTP
4 3 (50.00%) SSL
4 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (50.00%) HTML5
4 3 (50.00%) REST
4 3 (50.00%) Fiddler
4 3 (50.00%) AMQP
4 3 (50.00%) ReSharper
4 3 (50.00%) WCF
4 3 (50.00%) Big Data

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 (33.33%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) IaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) AMQP
1 3 (50.00%) HTTP
1 3 (50.00%) SMTP
1 3 (50.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Big Data
3 2 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Fiddler
1 3 (50.00%) ReSharper
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Software Architect
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Azure Architect
2 2 (33.33%) C# Architect
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Design Architect
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Azure Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Software Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Office 365 Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) CSS3
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (50.00%) EDI
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 3 (50.00%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (50.00%) WCF
3 2 (33.33%) Ajax
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (33.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) Big Data Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (50.00%) Microservices
2 3 (50.00%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) TypeScript
2 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle