The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 28 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.

JSON
England / North East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 56 56
Rank change year-on-year +32 0  
Contract jobs citing JSON 67 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 9.25% 1.83% 0.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.43% 6.32% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 9 5
Median daily rate £385 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £490 £312
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +9.33% +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 North East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 286 253 159
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 39.50% 28.98% 24.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 171 95
Median daily rate £375 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £289 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £538 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

JSON
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 North East

JSON
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JSON in the North East

JSON
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JSON in the North East over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JSON in the North East

JSON
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSON within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Tyne and Wear +30 59 £385 +10.00% 5
Durham - 8 £375 -
JSON
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 North East region with a requirement for JSON.

1 83 (73.45%) CSS
2 79 (69.91%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (61.06%) HTML
4 59 (52.21%) Scala
5 58 (51.33%) REST
6 54 (47.79%) HTML5
7 51 (45.13%) CSS3
7 51 (45.13%) Automated Testing
8 48 (42.48%) Jenkins
9 46 (40.71%) Ajax
10 44 (38.94%) Django
10 44 (38.94%) Ruby
11 43 (38.05%) Open Source
12 39 (34.51%) JUnit
13 38 (33.63%) Spring
14 37 (32.74%) TDD
14 37 (32.74%) Java
15 36 (31.86%) JavaScript
15 36 (31.86%) Scrum
15 36 (31.86%) RESTful
15 36 (31.86%) Play Framework
16 35 (30.97%) Ruby on Rails
17 34 (30.09%) Web Development
17 34 (30.09%) XML
18 32 (28.32%) Web Design
18 32 (28.32%) Responsive Web Design
19 31 (27.43%) Selenium
20 30 (26.55%) JIRA
21 29 (25.66%) Continuous Integration
21 29 (25.66%) Front End Development

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 25 (22.12%) Confluence
2 6 (5.31%) Apache
3 4 (3.54%) JBoss
4 3 (2.65%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.77%) Documentum
5 2 (1.77%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.77%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.88%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (1.77%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 26 (23.01%) HTTP
2 1 (0.88%) RTSP
2 1 (0.88%) SSL
2 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.12%) MongoDB
2 24 (21.24%) Relational Database
3 22 (19.47%) NoSQL
4 20 (17.70%) MySQL
5 19 (16.81%) Apache Cassandra
5 19 (16.81%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (10.62%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.77%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.77%) HBase
8 1 (0.88%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.88%) OrientDB
8 1 (0.88%) Redis
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 48 (42.48%) Jenkins
2 39 (34.51%) JUnit
3 31 (27.43%) Selenium
4 30 (26.55%) JIRA
5 27 (23.89%) Git (software)
6 26 (23.01%) Subversion
7 17 (15.04%) Cucumber
7 17 (15.04%) WebDriver
8 16 (14.16%) RSpec
9 4 (3.54%) IntelliJ
10 2 (1.77%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.88%) git-flow
11 1 (0.88%) Hudson
11 1 (0.88%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.88%) Maven
11 1 (0.88%) Protractor
11 1 (0.88%) Xcode
General
1 16 (14.16%) Games
2 14 (12.39%) Publishing
3 4 (3.54%) Finance
4 1 (0.88%) French Language
Job Titles
1 65 (57.52%) Developer
2 32 (28.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 26 (23.01%) Architect
4 19 (16.81%) Web Developer
5 16 (14.16%) QA Engineer
5 16 (14.16%) QA Test Engineer
5 16 (14.16%) Quality Engineer
5 16 (14.16%) Test Engineer
6 14 (12.39%) HTML CSS Developer
6 14 (12.39%) HTML Developer
6 14 (12.39%) Technical Architect
7 12 (10.62%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (9.73%) Digital Architect
8 11 (9.73%) JavaScript Developer
8 11 (9.73%) Scala Developer
9 10 (8.85%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 9 (7.96%) Digital Technical Architect
10 9 (7.96%) Java Developer
11 6 (5.31%) Mobile Web Developer
12 4 (3.54%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (73.45%) CSS
2 69 (61.06%) HTML
3 58 (51.33%) REST
4 54 (47.79%) HTML5
5 51 (45.13%) CSS3
6 46 (40.71%) Ajax
7 44 (38.94%) Django
8 38 (33.63%) Spring
9 36 (31.86%) Play Framework
9 36 (31.86%) RESTful
10 35 (30.97%) Ruby on Rails
11 34 (30.09%) XML
12 25 (22.12%) Guice
13 20 (17.70%) Web Services
14 17 (15.04%) Spring MVC
15 16 (14.16%) SOAP
16 15 (13.27%) Node.js
17 14 (12.39%) AngularJS
17 14 (12.39%) React
18 10 (8.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.04%) User Experience
2 11 (9.73%) Mobile App
3 8 (7.08%) Linked Data
4 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.88%) iPad
4 1 (0.88%) iPhone
4 1 (0.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 28 (24.78%) Linux
2 9 (7.96%) Android
2 9 (7.96%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.77%) Unix
4 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (69.91%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (45.13%) Automated Testing
3 43 (38.05%) Open Source
4 37 (32.74%) TDD
5 36 (31.86%) Scrum
6 34 (30.09%) Web Development
7 32 (28.32%) Responsive Web Design
7 32 (28.32%) Web Design
8 29 (25.66%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (25.66%) Front End Development
9 26 (23.01%) Configuration Management
10 22 (19.47%) MVC
10 22 (19.47%) OWASP
11 19 (16.81%) Test Scripting
11 19 (16.81%) User Stories
12 18 (15.93%) Automation Testing
12 18 (15.93%) Kanban
13 16 (14.16%) Test Automation
13 16 (14.16%) Test Strategy
13 16 (14.16%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (52.21%) Scala
2 44 (38.94%) Ruby
3 37 (32.74%) Java
4 36 (31.86%) JavaScript
5 28 (24.78%) Python
6 17 (15.04%) C#
7 11 (9.73%) SQL
8 9 (7.96%) PHP
9 2 (1.77%) ABAP
10 1 (0.88%) Jython
10 1 (0.88%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (2.65%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (2.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (15.93%) QA
2 16 (14.16%) WCAG
3 1 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (10.62%) Docker
2 9 (7.96%) LXC
Systems Management
1 12 (10.62%) Puppet
2 9 (7.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (22.12%) Google
2 15 (13.27%) Oracle
3 2 (1.77%) Cloudera
3 2 (1.77%) Pega
3 2 (1.77%) SAP
3 2 (1.77%) webMethods
4 1 (0.88%) OpenText
4 1 (0.88%) Zend
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