Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 97 151
Rank change year-on-year 0 +54 +5
Contract jobs citing JSON 167 209 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.04% 2.12% 0.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.88% 8.19% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 130 60
Midlands median daily rate £450 £420 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +16.26% +3.21%
10th Percentile £276 £300 £289
90th Percentile £575 £538 £476
England median daily rate £460 £430 £400
% change year-on-year +6.98% +7.50% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
Midlands median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.33% - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +23.29% -2.67% +7.14%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2118 2551 1961
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 25.92% 25.90% 23.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1398 1558 1196
Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £270 £263 £225
90th Percentile £550 £513 £488
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 21 38
Midlands median hourly rate £31.33 £24.00 £29.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.52% -18.21% -12.53%
10th Percentile £20.62 £8.75 £11.53
90th Percentile £47.25 £42.50 £45.38
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

JSON
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JSON in the Midlands over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JSON in the Midlands

JSON
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSON in the Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JSON in the Midlands

JSON
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSON within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
West Midlands +10 106 £495 +19.28% 20
East Midlands -15 60 £425 +1.19% 16
JSON
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 118 (70.66%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (49.70%) Java
3 67 (40.12%) XML
4 63 (37.72%) Git (software)
5 61 (36.53%) REST
6 56 (33.53%) HTML
7 55 (32.93%) Continuous Integration
8 53 (31.74%) Scrum
9 51 (30.54%) CSS
10 46 (27.54%) Android
11 44 (26.35%) SOAP
11 44 (26.35%) JavaScript
12 43 (25.75%) HTML5
12 43 (25.75%) Android Development
13 41 (24.55%) RESTful
14 37 (22.16%) Test Automation
15 36 (21.56%) Linux
16 35 (20.96%) TDD
17 33 (19.76%) Unit Testing
18 32 (19.16%) Open Source
18 32 (19.16%) Ajax
19 31 (18.56%) Subversion
19 31 (18.56%) Spring
19 31 (18.56%) SQL
20 30 (17.96%) Unix
20 30 (17.96%) Android SDK
20 30 (17.96%) CSS3
21 28 (16.77%) MongoDB
21 28 (16.77%) HTTP
21 28 (16.77%) Web Services

JSON
Co-occurring 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 10 (5.99%) WebLogic
2 9 (5.39%) JBoss
3 8 (4.79%) Apache
4 7 (4.19%) Mule
5 6 (3.59%) Confluence
6 5 (2.99%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.40%) Mule ESB
7 4 (2.40%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.80%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.80%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.20%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.60%) CICS
10 1 (0.60%) CMS
10 1 (0.60%) IIS
10 1 (0.60%) Kentico
10 1 (0.60%) nginx
10 1 (0.60%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (1.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.38%) PaaS
2 12 (7.19%) IaaS
2 12 (7.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.79%) npm
4 5 (2.99%) SaaS
5 4 (2.40%) GitHub
5 4 (2.40%) Heroku
6 3 (1.80%) Boomi
7 2 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.60%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.60%) Office 365
8 1 (0.60%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 28 (16.77%) HTTP
2 21 (12.57%) SSL
3 8 (4.79%) Bluetooth
3 8 (4.79%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (3.59%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.40%) RTSP
6 3 (1.80%) AMQP
6 3 (1.80%) VPN
7 2 (1.20%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.77%) MongoDB
2 14 (8.38%) Relational Database
3 13 (7.78%) MySQL
3 13 (7.78%) SQL Server
4 11 (6.59%) NoSQL
4 11 (6.59%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (3.59%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (3.59%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.80%) Couchbase
6 3 (1.80%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.80%) Redis
7 2 (1.20%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.60%) DB2
8 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 63 (37.72%) Git (software)
2 31 (18.56%) Subversion
3 24 (14.37%) JUnit
4 23 (13.77%) JIRA
5 20 (11.98%) Jenkins
6 16 (9.58%) SoapUI
7 14 (8.38%) IntelliJ
8 11 (6.59%) Maven
8 11 (6.59%) Selenium
9 10 (5.99%) Calabash
9 10 (5.99%) Eclipse
10 9 (5.39%) Gradle
11 8 (4.79%) SonarQube
12 7 (4.19%) Grunt
12 7 (4.19%) gulp
13 5 (2.99%) Android Studio
13 5 (2.99%) Visual Studio Team System
14 4 (2.40%) JProfiler
14 4 (2.40%) WebDriver
15 3 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (10.18%) Finance
2 14 (8.38%) Banking
3 7 (4.19%) Automotive
4 4 (2.40%) Advertising
5 3 (1.80%) Back Office
5 3 (1.80%) Local Government
5 3 (1.80%) Retail
Job Titles
1 129 (77.25%) Developer
2 43 (25.75%) Android Developer
3 25 (14.97%) Java Developer
4 18 (10.78%) iOS Developer
5 15 (8.98%) Senior Developer
6 13 (7.78%) Architect
7 12 (7.19%) Scala Developer
8 11 (6.59%) Integration Developer
9 10 (5.99%) Messaging Developer
10 9 (5.39%) Technical Architect
11 8 (4.79%) Azure Consultant
11 8 (4.79%) Consultant
11 8 (4.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 8 (4.79%) UI Developer
12 7 (4.19%) Angular Developer
13 6 (3.59%) Java Scala Developer
13 6 (3.59%) JavaScript Developer
13 6 (3.59%) Mobile Developer
14 5 (2.99%) Digital Architect
14 5 (2.99%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (40.12%) XML
2 61 (36.53%) REST
3 56 (33.53%) HTML
4 51 (30.54%) CSS
5 44 (26.35%) SOAP
6 43 (25.75%) HTML5
7 41 (24.55%) RESTful
8 32 (19.16%) Ajax
9 31 (18.56%) Spring
10 30 (17.96%) Android SDK
10 30 (17.96%) CSS3
11 28 (16.77%) Web Services
12 25 (14.97%) Play Framework
13 21 (12.57%) Middleware
14 19 (11.38%) Node.js
15 18 (10.78%) jQuery
15 18 (10.78%) WSDL
16 17 (10.18%) JSON Schema
16 17 (10.18%) XSD
17 15 (8.98%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.38%) User Experience
2 15 (8.98%) Mobile App
3 11 (6.59%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (5.39%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.19%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (4.19%) iPad
5 7 (4.19%) iPhone
6 5 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.80%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.80%) Web 2.0
8 2 (1.20%) Animation
9 1 (0.60%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.60%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 46 (27.54%) Android
2 36 (21.56%) Linux
3 30 (17.96%) Unix
4 20 (11.98%) Apple iOS
5 17 (10.18%) Mac OS X
6 12 (7.19%) Windows
7 6 (3.59%) Windows Server
8 5 (2.99%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.20%) AIX
10 2 (1.20%) HPUX
10 2 (1.20%) Solaris
10 2 (1.20%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.20%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.60%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (70.66%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (32.93%) Continuous Integration
3 53 (31.74%) Scrum
4 43 (25.75%) Android Development
5 37 (22.16%) Test Automation
6 35 (20.96%) TDD
7 33 (19.76%) Unit Testing
8 32 (19.16%) Open Source
9 26 (15.57%) SOA
10 23 (13.77%) DevOps
11 22 (13.17%) B2C
12 21 (12.57%) Kanban
13 19 (11.38%) iOS Development
13 19 (11.38%) Microservices
14 14 (8.38%) OO
15 13 (7.78%) Responsive Web Design
16 12 (7.19%) Configuration Management
16 12 (7.19%) Mobile Development
17 11 (6.59%) Matrix Organization
18 10 (5.99%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 83 (49.70%) Java
2 44 (26.35%) JavaScript
3 31 (18.56%) SQL
4 28 (16.77%) Scala
5 20 (11.98%) Objective-C
6 19 (11.38%) Apple Swift
7 17 (10.18%) Ruby
8 10 (5.99%) PowerShell
9 8 (4.79%) C#
10 7 (4.19%) ES6
10 7 (4.19%) Python
11 6 (3.59%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.99%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.99%) XPath
13 4 (2.40%) Groovy
13 4 (2.40%) PHP
13 4 (2.40%) TypeScript
14 3 (1.80%) XQuery
15 2 (1.20%) ECMAScript
16 1 (0.60%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 9 (5.39%) Degree
2 8 (4.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (3.59%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.99%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.20%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.60%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.60%) NVQ Level 4
6 1 (0.60%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.99%) QA
2 4 (2.40%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (7.19%) Docker
2 3 (1.80%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (1.80%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (9.58%) Puppet
2 7 (4.19%) Ansible
3 2 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.20%) SCOM
4 1 (0.60%) Grafana
4 1 (0.60%) Kibana
Vendors
1 22 (13.17%) WSO2
2 17 (10.18%) MuleSoft
3 9 (5.39%) Perforce
4 8 (4.79%) Google
4 8 (4.79%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.79%) Oracle
4 8 (4.79%) webMethods
5 4 (2.40%) Apple
6 3 (1.80%) Capita
6 3 (1.80%) Dell
6 3 (1.80%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.80%) VMware
7 2 (1.20%) Adobe
7 2 (1.20%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.60%) Altova
8 1 (0.60%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.60%) Informatica
8 1 (0.60%) Jitterbit