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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 72 61
Rank change year-on-year +18 -11  
Contract jobs citing JSON 34 35 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.57% 1.95% 2.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.19% 6.99% 10.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 24 30
Median daily rate £373 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.27% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £316 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +9.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £55.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -32.72% +46.66%  

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 473 501 388
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 35.81% 27.97% 23.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 327 243
Median daily rate £375 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +13.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £283 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £17.30 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

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

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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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 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
Stockport 0 1 - - 1
Salford -8 1 £425 - 1
JSON
North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 31 (47.69%) Java
2 29 (44.62%) JavaScript
3 27 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (40.00%) SQL
4 26 (40.00%) REST
5 25 (38.46%) Web Services
6 24 (36.92%) Git (software)
7 21 (32.31%) XML
8 19 (29.23%) HTML
9 17 (26.15%) CSS
10 15 (23.08%) HTML5
10 15 (23.08%) NoSQL
11 14 (21.54%) BDD
11 14 (21.54%) SOAP
12 13 (20.00%) XSLT
12 13 (20.00%) HTTP
12 13 (20.00%) RESTful
12 13 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
12 13 (20.00%) TDD
12 13 (20.00%) Software Engineering
13 12 (18.46%) Linux
13 12 (18.46%) JUnit
14 11 (16.92%) Oracle
14 11 (16.92%) Spring
15 10 (15.38%) Ajax
15 10 (15.38%) Django
15 10 (15.38%) Scala
15 10 (15.38%) CSS3
15 10 (15.38%) AngularJS
16 9 (13.85%) High Availability

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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 5 (7.69%) SAS
2 4 (6.15%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.08%) OpenEdge
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (1.54%) Internet
2 1 (1.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.08%) NoSQL
2 9 (13.85%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (12.31%) MongoDB
4 6 (9.23%) Big Data
5 5 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
6 3 (4.62%) MySQL
7 2 (3.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.54%) DB2
8 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (36.92%) Git (software)
2 12 (18.46%) JUnit
3 9 (13.85%) JIRA
4 5 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 4 (6.15%) Eclipse
5 4 (6.15%) Maven
5 4 (6.15%) Selenium
5 4 (6.15%) SoapUI
6 3 (4.62%) IntelliJ
7 2 (3.08%) Appium
7 2 (3.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (3.08%) Axure RP
7 2 (3.08%) Bugzilla
7 2 (3.08%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.08%) Grunt
7 2 (3.08%) gulp
7 2 (3.08%) JBehave
7 2 (3.08%) PhantomJS
7 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.08%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (12.31%) Banking
2 6 (9.23%) Finance
3 2 (3.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 48 (73.85%) Developer
2 12 (18.46%) Java Developer
3 10 (15.38%) Django Developer
4 8 (12.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (12.31%) Software Engineer
5 7 (10.77%) Scala Software Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) Integration Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Scala Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Data Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) SQL Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) UI Developer
8 2 (3.08%) XML Developer
9 1 (1.54%) Android Engineer
9 1 (1.54%) Automation Test Lead
9 1 (1.54%) AWS Engineer
9 1 (1.54%) AWS Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (40.00%) REST
2 25 (38.46%) Web Services
3 21 (32.31%) XML
4 19 (29.23%) HTML
5 17 (26.15%) CSS
6 15 (23.08%) HTML5
7 14 (21.54%) SOAP
8 13 (20.00%) RESTful
8 13 (20.00%) XSLT
9 11 (16.92%) Spring
10 10 (15.38%) Ajax
10 10 (15.38%) AngularJS
10 10 (15.38%) CSS3
10 10 (15.38%) Django
11 6 (9.23%) JPA
11 6 (9.23%) jQuery
12 5 (7.69%) Ext JS
12 5 (7.69%) Node.js
12 5 (7.69%) React
13 4 (6.15%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (6.15%) NHS
1 4 (6.15%) SWIFT
1 4 (6.15%) User Experience
2 2 (3.08%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.08%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.08%) Fintech
3 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.54%) Mobile Games
3 1 (1.54%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.46%) Linux
2 4 (6.15%) Windows
3 2 (3.08%) Android
3 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.54%) AIX
4 1 (1.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (21.54%) BDD
3 13 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 13 (20.00%) TDD
4 9 (13.85%) High Availability
4 9 (13.85%) Scrum
5 8 (12.31%) Front End Development
5 8 (12.31%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (7.69%) OO
7 4 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.62%) Data Modelling
8 3 (4.62%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.62%) OOP
8 3 (4.62%) Web Development
9 2 (3.08%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 2 (3.08%) DevOps
9 2 (3.08%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.08%) Post-Production
9 2 (3.08%) Project Management
9 2 (3.08%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (47.69%) Java
2 29 (44.62%) JavaScript
3 26 (40.00%) SQL
4 10 (15.38%) Scala
5 8 (12.31%) Python
6 3 (4.62%) C#
7 2 (3.08%) Apple Swift
7 2 (3.08%) ES6
7 2 (3.08%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.08%) PHP
7 2 (3.08%) Prolog
7 2 (3.08%) Ruby
8 1 (1.54%) C
8 1 (1.54%) Clojure
8 1 (1.54%) Groovy
8 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) HL7
2 3 (4.62%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (16.92%) Oracle
2 4 (6.15%) Perforce
2 4 (6.15%) Twitter
3 2 (3.08%) Adobe
3 2 (3.08%) Apigee
3 2 (3.08%) MuleSoft
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