The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 April 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 / Merseyside
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 35 41
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6  
Contract jobs citing JSON 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.93% 1.32% 0.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.91% 4.82% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £281 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.46% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £285 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £345 £323
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +8.38% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.80 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £55.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -33.63% +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 Merseyside with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 103 83 65
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 32.09% 27.48% 15.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 67 33
Median daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £450 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.80 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £36.38
% change year-on-year +9.21% +4.46%  

JSON
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

JSON
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JSON in Merseyside

JSON
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSON within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
Liverpool +2 2 £338 +22.72%
JSON
North West

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

1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) XML Messaging
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (50.00%) Scala
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce

JSON
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Python Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Angular Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) XML Messaging
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript