Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 23 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 85 50
Rank change year-on-year +14 -35 +25
Contract jobs citing JSON 68 69 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.49% 2.29% 3.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.79% 6.63% 11.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 45 88
Manchester median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £283 £305 £293
90th Percentile £571 £460 £475
North West median daily rate £413 £401 £390
% change year-on-year +3.00% +2.69% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Manchester median hourly rate - - £35.57
North West median hourly rate - - £43.25

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 Manchester with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,002 1,040 1,038
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 36.74% 34.51% 26.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 716 626
Manchester median daily rate £388 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.16% +12.31%
10th Percentile £290 £285 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £500
North West median daily rate £398 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +2.58% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 29
Manchester median hourly rate £21.00 £37.50 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.00% +27.12% -9.23%
10th Percentile £13.86 £15.03 £12.25
90th Percentile £45.60 £46.08 £40.20
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £33.07
% change year-on-year -6.25% +20.96% +46.98%

JSON
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing JSON as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for JSON in Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JSON in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for JSON in Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JSON in Manchester over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JSON in Manchester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSON in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JSON in Manchester

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Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSON within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 23 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
Salford +10 3 £400 -8.05% 3
Bolton - 3 £250 -
JSON
North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Manchester region with a requirement for JSON.

1 39 (57.35%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (51.47%) JavaScript
3 29 (42.65%) Java
4 22 (32.35%) Web Services
5 17 (25.00%) .NET
5 17 (25.00%) C#
5 17 (25.00%) jQuery
6 16 (23.53%) MVC
6 16 (23.53%) Scrum
7 15 (22.06%) CSS
8 14 (20.59%) XML
8 14 (20.59%) REST
9 13 (19.12%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (19.12%) E-Commerce
10 11 (16.18%) Python
10 11 (16.18%) ASP.NET
10 11 (16.18%) JIRA
10 11 (16.18%) Apple iOS
10 11 (16.18%) Node.js
11 10 (14.71%) Data Analysis
11 10 (14.71%) WCF
11 10 (14.71%) Linux
11 10 (14.71%) Middleware
11 10 (14.71%) iOS Development
11 10 (14.71%) DevOps
12 9 (13.24%) User Experience
12 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (13.24%) Management Information System
12 9 (13.24%) HTML
12 9 (13.24%) SQL Server

JSON
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 7 (10.29%) Apache
3 6 (8.82%) JBoss
4 2 (2.94%) CMS
4 2 (2.94%) nginx
5 1 (1.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.47%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.47%) Confluence
5 1 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.47%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (10.29%) PaaS
3 6 (8.82%) OpenShift
4 3 (4.41%) IaaS
4 3 (4.41%) SaaS
5 2 (2.94%) Boomi
5 2 (2.94%) iPaaS
6 1 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.47%) GitHub
6 1 (1.47%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.29%) Firewall
2 6 (8.82%) Intranet
2 6 (8.82%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (7.35%) FTP
4 2 (2.94%) VPN
5 1 (1.47%) Network Security
5 1 (1.47%) RTSP
5 1 (1.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.24%) MongoDB
1 9 (13.24%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.29%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.35%) MySQL
4 2 (2.94%) Big Data
4 2 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.94%) MariaDB
4 2 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (16.18%) JIRA
2 7 (10.29%) Gradle
2 7 (10.29%) Visual Studio
3 6 (8.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (8.82%) Bitbucket
3 6 (8.82%) Maven
3 6 (8.82%) Xcode
4 5 (7.35%) SonarQube
5 4 (5.88%) ReSharper
6 3 (4.41%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.94%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.47%) eggPlant
8 1 (1.47%) JUnit
8 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (11.76%) Retail
2 6 (8.82%) Finance
3 4 (5.88%) Law
3 4 (5.88%) Legal
4 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.47%) Games
5 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (51.47%) Developer
2 9 (13.24%) Architect
2 9 (13.24%) Java Developer
3 8 (11.76%) iOS Developer
4 7 (10.29%) Consultant
5 6 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.35%) Azure Consultant
7 4 (5.88%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Operations Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Security Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Security Operations Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Operations Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Security Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Applications Developer
8 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.41%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Migration Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (32.35%) Web Services
2 17 (25.00%) .NET
2 17 (25.00%) jQuery
3 15 (22.06%) CSS
4 14 (20.59%) REST
4 14 (20.59%) XML
5 11 (16.18%) ASP.NET
5 11 (16.18%) Node.js
6 10 (14.71%) Middleware
6 10 (14.71%) WCF
7 9 (13.24%) Ajax
7 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (13.24%) HTML
7 9 (13.24%) RESTful
8 8 (11.76%) Spring
9 7 (10.29%) ADO.NET
9 7 (10.29%) CSS3
9 7 (10.29%) LINQ
10 6 (8.82%) AngularJS
10 6 (8.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Management Information System
1 9 (13.24%) User Experience
2 8 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.29%) Computer Science
3 7 (10.29%) Data Structures
4 6 (8.82%) CESG
5 4 (5.88%) NHS
6 3 (4.41%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.18%) Apple iOS
2 10 (14.71%) Linux
3 7 (10.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (8.82%) Windows
5 5 (7.35%) Android
6 1 (1.47%) CentOS
6 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (57.35%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (23.53%) MVC
2 16 (23.53%) Scrum
3 13 (19.12%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (19.12%) E-Commerce
4 10 (14.71%) Data Analysis
4 10 (14.71%) DevOps
4 10 (14.71%) iOS Development
5 9 (13.24%) Project Management
6 8 (11.76%) TDD
6 8 (11.76%) Test Automation
7 7 (10.29%) BDD
7 7 (10.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (10.29%) Data Modelling
7 7 (10.29%) Kanban
7 7 (10.29%) Open Source
7 7 (10.29%) Waterfall
8 6 (8.82%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (8.82%) Malware Analysis
8 6 (8.82%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (51.47%) JavaScript
2 29 (42.65%) Java
3 17 (25.00%) C#
4 11 (16.18%) Python
5 8 (11.76%) Apple Swift
6 7 (10.29%) Ruby
6 7 (10.29%) SQL
7 6 (8.82%) COBOL
7 6 (8.82%) Perl
8 5 (7.35%) Go
8 5 (7.35%) T-SQL
8 5 (7.35%) XPath
9 4 (5.88%) PowerShell
10 3 (4.41%) VB.NET
10 3 (4.41%) XAML
11 2 (2.94%) C
11 2 (2.94%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.47%) ABAP
12 1 (1.47%) Groovy
12 1 (1.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) Degree
2 7 (10.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (7.35%) CISSP
4 4 (5.88%) GCED
4 4 (5.88%) GCFA
4 4 (5.88%) GCIA
4 4 (5.88%) GCIH
4 4 (5.88%) GIAC
4 4 (5.88%) GREM
4 4 (5.88%) GSEC
5 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.47%) MCSE
7 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) CESG Infosec
1 6 (8.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 6 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (7.35%) HL7
2 5 (7.35%) QA
3 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.47%) PMO
3 1 (1.47%) PSD2
System Software
1 6 (8.82%) Docker
2 3 (4.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (10.29%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (8.82%) IBM BigFix
2 6 (8.82%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.94%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.47%) Puppet
4 1 (1.47%) SCOM
4 1 (1.47%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 7 (10.29%) Apple
2 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.82%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.94%) Informatica
3 2 (2.94%) MuleSoft
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle
3 2 (2.94%) Rackspace
3 2 (2.94%) SnapLogic
4 1 (1.47%) Adobe
4 1 (1.47%) Apigee
4 1 (1.47%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.47%) IBM
4 1 (1.47%) SAP