Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 75 67
Rank change year-on-year +24 -8 +3
Contract jobs citing JSON 118 60 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.75% 2.08% 2.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.16% 5.97% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 34 59
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £313 £268 £325
90th Percentile £518 £471 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £381 £425
% change year-on-year +4.92% -10.29% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate £29.00 - -
North West median hourly rate £29.00 - £19.79

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 1,288 1,005 996
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 40.93% 34.87% 27.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 872 674 705
Manchester median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £550 £506 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £398 £385
% change year-on-year +0.63% +3.25% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 10
Manchester median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £29.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +37.87% -25.13%
10th Percentile £12.22 £17.15 £14.95
90th Percentile £38.75 £49.25 £43.88
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +21.21% -5.71%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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
Cheadle - 7 £363 -
Stockport +5 1 £450 - 3
Salford -18 1 - - 3
JSON
North West

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 58 (49.15%) Java
2 55 (46.61%) JavaScript
3 52 (44.07%) XML
4 50 (42.37%) Web Services
5 43 (36.44%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (30.51%) RESTful
7 35 (29.66%) CSS
8 33 (27.97%) HTML
9 27 (22.88%) AngularJS
10 26 (22.03%) Android
10 26 (22.03%) Microsoft
11 25 (21.19%) Microsoft Azure
12 24 (20.34%) Mobile App
13 22 (18.64%) SOAP
13 22 (18.64%) DevOps
14 20 (16.95%) Spring
14 20 (16.95%) Kony
14 20 (16.95%) Apple iOS
15 19 (16.10%) HTML5
15 19 (16.10%) Git (software)
15 19 (16.10%) .NET
16 18 (15.25%) MySQL
16 18 (15.25%) Python
16 18 (15.25%) Node.js
17 17 (14.41%) MongoDB
17 17 (14.41%) Linux
17 17 (14.41%) Oracle
17 17 (14.41%) Scrum
18 16 (13.56%) TDD
18 16 (13.56%) SQL

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 7 (5.93%) Confluence
2 3 (2.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (2.54%) CMS
2 3 (2.54%) Drupal
2 3 (2.54%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.69%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) InVision
Business Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (21.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.39%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (2.54%) Boomi
4 3 (2.54%) GitHub
5 2 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.69%) IaaS
6 1 (0.85%) Azure Functions
6 1 (0.85%) SaaS
6 1 (0.85%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.93%) HTTP
2 5 (4.24%) VPN
3 3 (2.54%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.85%) AMQP
4 1 (0.85%) BGP
4 1 (0.85%) IPFIX
4 1 (0.85%) Junos
4 1 (0.85%) MPLS
4 1 (0.85%) MQTT
4 1 (0.85%) MRTG
4 1 (0.85%) OSPF
4 1 (0.85%) SNMP
4 1 (0.85%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.25%) MySQL
2 17 (14.41%) MongoDB
3 11 (9.32%) SQL Server
4 9 (7.63%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (5.93%) Relational Database
6 6 (5.08%) RDBMS
7 5 (4.24%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.54%) Big Data
9 1 (0.85%) Redis
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.85%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 19 (16.10%) Git (software)
2 14 (11.86%) Visual Studio Team System
3 13 (11.02%) Jenkins
4 10 (8.47%) JIRA
5 8 (6.78%) JUnit
5 8 (6.78%) Mockito
6 7 (5.93%) Gradle
6 7 (5.93%) JSUnit
6 7 (5.93%) Maven
7 6 (5.08%) Selenium
7 6 (5.08%) SoapUI
7 6 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (4.24%) Cucumber
8 5 (4.24%) TestNG
9 4 (3.39%) Bitbucket
10 3 (2.54%) Ant
10 3 (2.54%) IntelliJ
10 3 (2.54%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (2.54%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.69%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (7.63%) Banking
2 5 (4.24%) Finance
3 4 (3.39%) Back Office
4 3 (2.54%) Electronics
5 2 (1.69%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.69%) Games
5 2 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 84 (71.19%) Developer
2 24 (20.34%) Java Developer
3 12 (10.17%) Architect
3 12 (10.17%) Azure Engineer
4 10 (8.47%) Python Developer
5 7 (5.93%) Azure Consultant
5 7 (5.93%) Consultant
5 7 (5.93%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (5.08%) Android Developer
6 6 (5.08%) Angular Developer
7 5 (4.24%) Applications Developer
7 5 (4.24%) Azure DevOps
7 5 (4.24%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 5 (4.24%) Software Developer
8 4 (3.39%) Azure Architect
8 4 (3.39%) C# Developer
8 4 (3.39%) Django Developer
8 4 (3.39%) Python/Django Developer
8 4 (3.39%) Senior Developer
9 3 (2.54%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (44.07%) XML
2 50 (42.37%) Web Services
3 36 (30.51%) RESTful
4 35 (29.66%) CSS
5 33 (27.97%) HTML
6 27 (22.88%) AngularJS
7 22 (18.64%) SOAP
8 20 (16.95%) Spring
9 19 (16.10%) .NET
9 19 (16.10%) HTML5
10 18 (15.25%) Node.js
11 15 (12.71%) Middleware
12 14 (11.86%) Django
13 13 (11.02%) Ajax
13 13 (11.02%) jQuery
14 11 (9.32%) REST
15 9 (7.63%) Java EE
15 9 (7.63%) XSLT
16 8 (6.78%) CSS3
16 8 (6.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.34%) Mobile App
2 8 (6.78%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (5.08%) Algorithms
3 6 (5.08%) Mobile Banking
3 6 (5.08%) User Experience
4 4 (3.39%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.39%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.54%) Raspberry Pi
6 2 (1.69%) Animation
7 1 (0.85%) CESG
7 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.85%) Robotics
7 1 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 26 (22.03%) Android
2 20 (16.95%) Apple iOS
3 17 (14.41%) Linux
4 8 (6.78%) Unix
5 5 (4.24%) Windows
6 4 (3.39%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.85%) CentOS
7 1 (0.85%) Debian
7 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (36.44%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (18.64%) DevOps
3 17 (14.41%) Scrum
4 16 (13.56%) TDD
4 16 (13.56%) Test Automation
5 15 (12.71%) Android Development
5 15 (12.71%) Web Development
6 14 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (8.47%) iOS Development
7 10 (8.47%) MVC
8 8 (6.78%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (6.78%) SDLC
8 8 (6.78%) Web Application Development
9 7 (5.93%) Change Management
10 6 (5.08%) Migration
10 6 (5.08%) Mobile Development
10 6 (5.08%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (4.24%) API Testing
11 5 (4.24%) Deployment Automation
11 5 (4.24%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 58 (49.15%) Java
2 55 (46.61%) JavaScript
3 18 (15.25%) Python
4 16 (13.56%) C#
4 16 (13.56%) SQL
5 12 (10.17%) PowerShell
6 7 (5.93%) PHP
7 3 (2.54%) Apple Swift
7 3 (2.54%) Delphi
7 3 (2.54%) Java 8
7 3 (2.54%) Perl
8 2 (1.69%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.69%) Ruby
8 2 (1.69%) XPath
9 1 (0.85%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.85%) C++
9 1 (0.85%) COBOL
9 1 (0.85%) Groovy
9 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (9.32%) Degree
2 7 (5.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.39%) MCSE
3 4 (3.39%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.85%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (0.85%) IISP
4 1 (0.85%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.39%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.54%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.69%) Docker
4 1 (0.85%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (5.93%) Terraform
2 4 (3.39%) SCOM
2 4 (3.39%) SCVMM
3 3 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.69%) Ansible
4 2 (1.69%) Puppet
5 1 (0.85%) Cacti
5 1 (0.85%) collectd
5 1 (0.85%) Grafana
5 1 (0.85%) Graphite
5 1 (0.85%) Icinga
5 1 (0.85%) Kibana
5 1 (0.85%) logstash
5 1 (0.85%) Nagios
5 1 (0.85%) Netcool
5 1 (0.85%) Observium
5 1 (0.85%) OpenNMS
5 1 (0.85%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.85%) Salt
5 1 (0.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (22.03%) Microsoft
2 20 (16.95%) Kony
3 17 (14.41%) Oracle
4 4 (3.39%) VMware
5 3 (2.54%) Adobe
5 3 (2.54%) Dell
5 3 (2.54%) Informatica
5 3 (2.54%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.69%) hybris
7 1 (0.85%) Apple
7 1 (0.85%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.85%) Cisco
7 1 (0.85%) Ericsson
7 1 (0.85%) Huawei
7 1 (0.85%) Juniper
7 1 (0.85%) Pega
7 1 (0.85%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.85%) Splunk
7 1 (0.85%) Sybase