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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 14 26
Rank change year-on-year -7 +12  
Contract jobs citing JSON 21 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 8.64% 7.45% 6.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.92% 24.24% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 0 2
Median daily rate £345 - £275
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 - £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 - £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £29.14 £55.00
% change year-on-year +42.41% -47.01%  

JSON is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 78 99 131
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 32.10% 30.75% 47.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 211 346
Median daily rate £345 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.96% +14.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £775 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JSON in Kent over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone - 6 £340 -
Tunbridge Wells -9 1 £550 -
JSON
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 38 (92.68%) C#
1 38 (92.68%) .NET
1 38 (92.68%) XML
1 38 (92.68%) TDD
2 34 (82.93%) SQL
3 33 (80.49%) Web Services
3 33 (80.49%) .NET Framework
3 33 (80.49%) LINQ
3 33 (80.49%) Multithreading
3 33 (80.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (80.49%) Entity Framework
3 33 (80.49%) LINQ to SQL
3 33 (80.49%) Concurrent Programming
3 33 (80.49%) Multithreaded Programming
4 26 (63.41%) Algorithms
5 22 (53.66%) Data Management
6 6 (14.63%) OO
7 5 (12.20%) CSS
7 5 (12.20%) HTML
7 5 (12.20%) RESTful
7 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (9.76%) .NET Core
8 4 (9.76%) Cucumber
8 4 (9.76%) Selenium
8 4 (9.76%) Regression Testing
8 4 (9.76%) Finance
8 4 (9.76%) Advertising
9 3 (7.32%) HTTP
9 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (7.32%) JavaScript

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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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) DB2
1 1 (2.44%) MySQL
1 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (80.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (9.76%) Cucumber
2 4 (9.76%) Selenium
3 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (9.76%) Advertising
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (90.24%) Developer
2 33 (80.49%) .NET Developer
3 23 (56.10%) C# .NET Developer
3 23 (56.10%) C# Developer
4 4 (9.76%) SQL Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Tester
4 4 (9.76%) XML Developer
5 3 (7.32%) PHP Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Sitecore Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Software Tester
6 2 (4.88%) Automation Tester
6 2 (4.88%) Mobile Tester
7 1 (2.44%) Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Developer in Test
7 1 (2.44%) PHP Laravel Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (92.68%) .NET
1 38 (92.68%) XML
2 33 (80.49%) .NET Framework
2 33 (80.49%) Entity Framework
2 33 (80.49%) LINQ
2 33 (80.49%) LINQ to SQL
2 33 (80.49%) Web Services
3 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (12.20%) CSS
3 5 (12.20%) HTML
3 5 (12.20%) RESTful
4 4 (9.76%) .NET Core
5 3 (7.32%) AngularJS
5 3 (7.32%) jQuery
5 3 (7.32%) Laravel
5 3 (7.32%) REST
6 2 (4.88%) React
6 2 (4.88%) SOAP
6 2 (4.88%) Symfony
7 1 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 26 (63.41%) Algorithms
2 3 (7.32%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.88%) User Experience
4 1 (2.44%) Fintech
4 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Android
1 3 (7.32%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (92.68%) TDD
2 33 (80.49%) Concurrent Programming
2 33 (80.49%) Multithreaded Programming
2 33 (80.49%) Multithreading
3 22 (53.66%) Data Management
4 6 (14.63%) OO
5 4 (9.76%) Regression Testing
6 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.32%) BDD
6 3 (7.32%) Functional Testing
6 3 (7.32%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.88%) OO PHP
7 2 (4.88%) Prototyping
7 2 (4.88%) Rapid Prototyping
7 2 (4.88%) SDET
8 1 (2.44%) API Testing
8 1 (2.44%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.44%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (92.68%) C#
2 34 (82.93%) SQL
3 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.32%) PHP
4 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Sitecore
2 2 (4.88%) Xamarin
2 2 (4.88%) Zend
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft