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 3 months to 23 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 65 53
Rank change year-on-year -3 -12  
Contract jobs citing JSON 21 36 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.51% 1.98% 2.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.01% 8.04% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 24 23
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £350 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £450 £456
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 £38.75 £29.14 £55.00
% change year-on-year +32.97% -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 Manchester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 419 448 337
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 30.12% 24.63% 22.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 311 224
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +20.58%  
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 Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing JSON as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for JSON in Manchester

JSON
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

JSON
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 3 months to 23 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
Salford - 3 £413 -
Stockport -3 1 - - 1
JSON
North West

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

1 30 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 27 (50.00%) Java
3 19 (35.19%) HTML
4 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (29.63%) CSS
6 15 (27.78%) HTML5
7 14 (25.93%) Django
8 13 (24.07%) REST
8 13 (24.07%) SQL
8 13 (24.07%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (22.22%) XML
10 11 (20.37%) Ajax
11 9 (16.67%) Python
11 9 (16.67%) SOAP
11 9 (16.67%) Web Services
11 9 (16.67%) CSS3
11 9 (16.67%) AngularJS
11 9 (16.67%) Git (software)
11 9 (16.67%) Front End Development
12 8 (14.81%) Jenkins
13 7 (12.96%) HL7
14 6 (11.11%) jQuery
14 6 (11.11%) Ext JS
14 6 (11.11%) Test Automation
14 6 (11.11%) RESTful
14 6 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
14 6 (11.11%) Big Data
14 6 (11.11%) Node.js
14 6 (11.11%) SAS
14 6 (11.11%) HTTP

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 6 (11.11%) SAS
2 2 (3.70%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (3.70%) JBoss
2 2 (3.70%) OpenEdge
2 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.85%) Anypoint
3 1 (1.85%) Mule
3 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) HTTP
2 3 (5.56%) RTSP
3 2 (3.70%) SSL
4 1 (1.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (11.11%) Big Data
3 3 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (3.70%) MySQL
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 8 (14.81%) Jenkins
3 6 (11.11%) JIRA
4 4 (7.41%) Eclipse
4 4 (7.41%) Selenium
4 4 (7.41%) SoapUI
5 3 (5.56%) Maven
6 2 (3.70%) Appium
6 2 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (3.70%) Axure RP
6 2 (3.70%) Bugzilla
6 2 (3.70%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.70%) Grunt
6 2 (3.70%) gulp
6 2 (3.70%) Hudson
6 2 (3.70%) PhantomJS
6 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.85%) Eclipse RCP
7 1 (1.85%) Gradle
7 1 (1.85%) Spock
Job Titles
1 44 (81.48%) Developer
2 14 (25.93%) Django Developer
3 9 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (11.11%) Integration Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Android Developer
6 3 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Data Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Node.js Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) UI Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Automation Test Lead
8 1 (1.85%) Consultant
8 1 (1.85%) HTML CSS Developer
8 1 (1.85%) MuleSoft Architect
8 1 (1.85%) MuleSoft Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.19%) HTML
2 16 (29.63%) CSS
3 15 (27.78%) HTML5
4 14 (25.93%) Django
5 13 (24.07%) REST
6 12 (22.22%) XML
7 11 (20.37%) Ajax
8 9 (16.67%) AngularJS
8 9 (16.67%) CSS3
8 9 (16.67%) SOAP
8 9 (16.67%) Web Services
9 6 (11.11%) Ext JS
9 6 (11.11%) jQuery
9 6 (11.11%) Node.js
9 6 (11.11%) RESTful
10 5 (9.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (7.41%) React
11 4 (7.41%) Sass
11 4 (7.41%) Spring
12 3 (5.56%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) User Experience
2 4 (7.41%) NHS
3 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.70%) Fintech
4 2 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Android
2 2 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.67%) Front End Development
3 6 (11.11%) DevOps
3 6 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 5 (9.26%) OO
5 4 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (7.41%) TDD
6 3 (5.56%) Android Development
6 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.56%) Web Application Development
7 2 (3.70%) API Development
7 2 (3.70%) BDD
7 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.70%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (3.70%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 2 (3.70%) Data Modelling
7 2 (3.70%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (3.70%) Functional Testing
7 2 (3.70%) Scrum-ban
Programming Languages
1 30 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 27 (50.00%) Java
3 13 (24.07%) SQL
4 9 (16.67%) Python
5 5 (9.26%) Prolog
6 2 (3.70%) C#
6 2 (3.70%) Groovy
6 2 (3.70%) PHP
6 2 (3.70%) Ruby
7 1 (1.85%) C
7 1 (1.85%) Clojure
7 1 (1.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) HL7
2 5 (9.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (7.41%) MuleSoft
2 2 (3.70%) Adobe
2 2 (3.70%) Apigee
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (1.85%) WSO2
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