Period
to 26 July 2017

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 6 months to 26 July 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
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 55 56
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 -16
Contract jobs citing JSON 8 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.26% 0.63% 0.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.52% 2.50% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 5
Merseyside median daily rate £394 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.15% - -
10th Percentile £266 £273 £290
90th Percentile £431 £348 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £425 £361
% change year-on-year -5.88% +17.65% -6.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - £18.80 -
North West median hourly rate - £49.00 £55.75
% change year-on-year - -12.11% -

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 227 160 140
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 35.75% 25.32% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 110 67
Merseyside median daily rate £363 £365 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.68% +8.15% +3.85%
10th Percentile £263 £290 £213
90th Percentile £488 £578 £460
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - £18.80 -
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £36.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +8.84% -2.00% +18.84%

JSON
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JSON in Merseyside over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 26 July 2017. 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
Liverpool 0 5 £400 +45.45%
Southport -2 1 £388 +14.81% 1
JSON
North West

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 4 (50.00%) XML
1 4 (50.00%) Scrum
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) RESTful
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Spring
2 3 (37.50%) SOAP
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) Unix
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 2 (25.00%) JIRA
3 2 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 2 (25.00%) Android
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (12.50%) Confluence
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Grunt
2 1 (12.50%) gulp
2 1 (12.50%) MSTest
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Angular Developer
3 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Expert
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Node.js Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Python Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) RESTful
1 4 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) SOAP
2 3 (37.50%) Spring
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) Node.js
3 2 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) Autofac
4 1 (12.50%) CSS3
4 1 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) React
4 1 (12.50%) SAML
4 1 (12.50%) XML Messaging
4 1 (12.50%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Android
1 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) B2B
4 1 (12.50%) OOD
4 1 (12.50%) OWASP
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Apple Swift
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Scala
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Xamarin