Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 46 -
Rank change year-on-year +26 - +49
Contract jobs citing JSON 29 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 6.50% 1.89% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.17% 5.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 0
Merseyside median daily rate £369 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.67% - -
North West median daily rate £398 £415 £388
% change year-on-year -4.22% +7.10% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £35.57

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 Merseyside with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 137 205 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 30.72% 35.28% 24.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 146 95
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £275
90th Percentile £550 £571 £500
North West median daily rate £388 £388 £388
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Merseyside median hourly rate - - £40.00
North West median hourly rate £38.13 £38.75 £33.82
% change year-on-year -1.61% +14.58% +16.37%

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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 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
Liverpool +24 27 £375 -9.09% 4
Southport +5 2 £363 -
JSON
North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 22 (75.86%) Java
2 20 (68.97%) JavaScript
3 16 (55.17%) Node.js
3 16 (55.17%) Front End Development
4 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (37.93%) CSS
5 11 (37.93%) Mocha
6 10 (34.48%) Test Automation
6 10 (34.48%) ES6
7 9 (31.03%) REST
7 9 (31.03%) Web Services
7 9 (31.03%) Linux
8 8 (27.59%) Scrum
8 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
8 8 (27.59%) BDD
8 8 (27.59%) Regular Expression
8 8 (27.59%) Redis
8 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (27.59%) AWS Lambda
8 8 (27.59%) Nunjucks
8 8 (27.59%) Serverless
8 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (24.14%) Express
9 7 (24.14%) bluebird
9 7 (24.14%) Nightwatchjs
9 7 (24.14%) JSON Schema
9 7 (24.14%) Chai
9 7 (24.14%) HTML
9 7 (24.14%) Selenium
10 6 (20.69%) JSF

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 2 (6.90%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (27.59%) AWS Lambda
1 8 (27.59%) Serverless
2 2 (6.90%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) Redis
2 3 (10.34%) MongoDB
2 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.90%) MySQL
3 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Mocha
2 7 (24.14%) Selenium
3 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
3 5 (17.24%) Grunt
4 4 (13.79%) Babel
4 4 (13.79%) gulp
4 4 (13.79%) Mercurial
4 4 (13.79%) webpack
5 2 (6.90%) GitLab
5 2 (6.90%) JIRA
5 2 (6.90%) Subversion
6 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Marketing
3 2 (6.90%) Games
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Developer
2 14 (48.28%) JavaScript Developer
3 9 (31.03%) Java Developer
4 7 (24.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (20.69%) Architect
5 6 (20.69%) Digital Architect
6 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.90%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) React Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.90%) User Experience Architect
6 2 (6.90%) User Experience Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) AWS Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Node.js Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Service Management Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) Node.js
2 11 (37.93%) CSS
3 9 (31.03%) REST
3 9 (31.03%) Web Services
4 8 (27.59%) Nunjucks
4 8 (27.59%) Regular Expression
5 7 (24.14%) bluebird
5 7 (24.14%) Chai
5 7 (24.14%) Express
5 7 (24.14%) HTML
5 7 (24.14%) JSON Schema
5 7 (24.14%) Nightwatchjs
6 6 (20.69%) Java EE
6 6 (20.69%) JSF
6 6 (20.69%) JSP
6 6 (20.69%) Servlets
7 5 (17.24%) lodash
8 4 (13.79%) Jest
8 4 (13.79%) React
8 4 (13.79%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) User Experience
3 2 (6.90%) Credit Risk
3 2 (6.90%) Social Media
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Linux
2 6 (20.69%) Android
2 6 (20.69%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.90%) Unix
3 2 (6.90%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Front End Development
2 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (34.48%) Test Automation
4 8 (27.59%) BDD
4 8 (27.59%) Scrum
5 6 (20.69%) Adaptive Web Design
5 6 (20.69%) Web Design
6 5 (17.24%) Kanban
7 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
7 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (10.34%) Pair Programming
7 3 (10.34%) TDD
8 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.90%) Change Management
8 2 (6.90%) ETL
8 2 (6.90%) MVC
8 2 (6.90%) Project Management
8 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.90%) Strategic Planning
8 2 (6.90%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) Java
2 20 (68.97%) JavaScript
3 10 (34.48%) ES6
4 2 (6.90%) C#
4 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle