The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
JSON
England / Midlands
Rank 18 29 -
Rank change year-on-year +11 -  
Contract jobs citing JSON 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.35% 0.96% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.00% 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £400 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.80% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 20 20 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 17.39% 9.62% 28.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 16
Median daily rate £400 £500 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +37.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £355 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

JSON
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands 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 the Midlands

JSON
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JSON in the Midlands

JSON
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 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 Midlands region with a requirement for JSON.

1 10 (90.91%) HTML
1 10 (90.91%) CSS
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (72.73%) HTML5
2 8 (72.73%) MongoDB
2 8 (72.73%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (72.73%) NoSQL
2 8 (72.73%) CSS3
3 7 (63.64%) Scala
3 7 (63.64%) REST
3 7 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (63.64%) Ruby
3 7 (63.64%) Ajax
3 7 (63.64%) Ruby on Rails
3 7 (63.64%) Django
3 7 (63.64%) Web Services
3 7 (63.64%) MySQL
3 7 (63.64%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (63.64%) Play Framework
4 6 (54.55%) C#
5 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
5 5 (45.45%) Open Source
6 4 (36.36%) .NET
6 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (27.27%) Java
7 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 3 (27.27%) User Experience
8 2 (18.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (18.18%) Web Development

JSON
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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 (18.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (9.09%) IaaS
3 1 (9.09%) PaaS
3 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) Apache Cassandra
1 8 (72.73%) MongoDB
1 8 (72.73%) NoSQL
2 7 (63.64%) MySQL
2 7 (63.64%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 1 (9.09%) Power BI
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Grunt
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
1 1 (9.09%) Talend Open Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Architect
2 6 (54.55%) Developer
3 4 (36.36%) C# Architect
3 4 (36.36%) Lead Architect
4 3 (27.27%) .NET Architect
4 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Lead C# Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Lead Developer
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Technical Architect
5 2 (18.18%) Digital Architect
5 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
6 1 (9.09%) .NET Solutions Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Angular Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Data Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (9.09%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) CSS
1 10 (90.91%) HTML
2 8 (72.73%) CSS3
2 8 (72.73%) HTML5
3 7 (63.64%) Ajax
3 7 (63.64%) Django
3 7 (63.64%) Play Framework
3 7 (63.64%) REST
3 7 (63.64%) Ruby on Rails
3 7 (63.64%) Web Services
4 4 (36.36%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) jQuery
5 2 (18.18%) JSP
5 2 (18.18%) Spring
5 2 (18.18%) Spring MVC
5 2 (18.18%) XML
6 1 (9.09%) Ember.js
6 1 (9.09%) LESS
6 1 (9.09%) Node.js
6 1 (9.09%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
1 5 (45.45%) Open Source
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Data Validation
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Ruby
1 7 (63.64%) Scala
2 6 (54.55%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 1 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) R
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Adobe
3 1 (9.09%) MuleSoft
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Tableau
3 1 (9.09%) Talend