Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 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 > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 84 92
Rank change year-on-year -1 +8 +36
Contract jobs citing JSON 129 166 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.27% 2.45% 2.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.16% 8.74% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 117 124
North West median daily rate £398 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.47% +9.68% -8.82%
10th Percentile £276 £325 £305
90th Percentile £500 £560 £575
England median daily rate £460 £430 £400
% change year-on-year +6.98% +7.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
North West median hourly rate - - £55.00
England median hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year +23.29% +0.69% +3.57%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1801 1900 2033
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 31.64% 28.00% 23.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1225 1332 1270
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -0.32% +11.07%
10th Percentile £297 £275 £275
90th Percentile £538 £500 £538
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 26 68
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +0.98%
10th Percentile £18.53 £15.38 £16.16
90th Percentile £50.51 £44.88 £47.33
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

JSON
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for JSON in the North West

JSON
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JSON in the North West

JSON
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JSON in the North West over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JSON in the North West

JSON
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JSON in the North West

JSON
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 20 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
Manchester 0 64 £375 -9.09% 19
Cheshire -13 31 £450 +4.35% 18
Merseyside +25 29 £375 - 2
Lancashire +14 3 £438 -2.78% 3
JSON
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 North West region with a requirement for JSON.

1 74 (57.36%) JavaScript
2 70 (54.26%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (39.53%) Java
4 43 (33.33%) CSS
5 39 (30.23%) Web Services
6 38 (29.46%) XML
7 34 (26.36%) HTML
8 32 (24.81%) Node.js
9 31 (24.03%) Scrum
9 31 (24.03%) RESTful
10 29 (22.48%) TDD
10 29 (22.48%) REST
11 28 (21.71%) Test Automation
11 28 (21.71%) jQuery
12 25 (19.38%) Unit Testing
13 24 (18.60%) Spring
14 22 (17.05%) Software Engineering
14 22 (17.05%) JIRA
14 22 (17.05%) Git (software)
14 22 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
15 21 (16.28%) C#
15 21 (16.28%) .NET
15 21 (16.28%) Windows
16 20 (15.50%) Linux
16 20 (15.50%) Ajax
16 20 (15.50%) CSS3
17 19 (14.73%) BDD
17 19 (14.73%) Finance
18 18 (13.95%) MVC
18 18 (13.95%) SOAP

JSON
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 9 (6.98%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (4.65%) IIS
2 6 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.10%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (2.33%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.55%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (1.55%) CMS
5 2 (1.55%) JBoss
5 2 (1.55%) nginx
5 2 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.78%) Anypoint
6 1 (0.78%) Apache
6 1 (0.78%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (3.10%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.40%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.75%) npm
3 7 (5.43%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (5.43%) Amazon S3
4 6 (4.65%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (4.65%) Serverless
5 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (3.88%) Office 365
6 4 (3.10%) GitHub
7 2 (1.55%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.55%) OneDrive
7 2 (1.55%) PaaS
7 2 (1.55%) SaaS
7 2 (1.55%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (1.55%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.33%) DNS
1 3 (2.33%) Intranet
1 3 (2.33%) RTSP
2 2 (1.55%) HTTP
2 2 (1.55%) Internet
2 2 (1.55%) SMS
2 2 (1.55%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.55%) VPN
2 2 (1.55%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.78%) Firewall
3 1 (0.78%) FTP
3 1 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.85%) MongoDB
3 8 (6.20%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.43%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.65%) Redis
5 6 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.88%) RDBMS
6 5 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.10%) MySQL
8 2 (1.55%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.78%) Big Data
9 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (17.05%) Git (software)
1 22 (17.05%) JIRA
2 14 (10.85%) GitLab
2 14 (10.85%) Gradle
3 13 (10.08%) Grunt
4 12 (9.30%) gulp
5 11 (8.53%) SonarQube
6 10 (7.75%) Mocha
6 10 (7.75%) Xcode
7 9 (6.98%) Selenium
8 6 (4.65%) Eclipse
8 6 (4.65%) JUnit
8 6 (4.65%) Subversion
9 5 (3.88%) IntelliJ
9 5 (3.88%) Jenkins
9 5 (3.88%) JProfiler
9 5 (3.88%) Maven
10 4 (3.10%) Babel
10 4 (3.10%) Mercurial
10 4 (3.10%) webpack
General
1 19 (14.73%) Finance
2 8 (6.20%) Banking
3 6 (4.65%) Retail
4 4 (3.10%) Marketing
5 3 (2.33%) Legal
5 3 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.55%) Games
6 2 (1.55%) Law
7 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 82 (63.57%) Developer
2 28 (21.71%) Java Developer
3 19 (14.73%) JavaScript Developer
4 18 (13.95%) Architect
5 11 (8.53%) .NET Developer
5 11 (8.53%) iOS Developer
6 9 (6.98%) UI Developer
7 8 (6.20%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (5.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (4.65%) Consultant
9 6 (4.65%) Digital Architect
10 5 (3.88%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (3.88%) JavaScript Engineer
10 5 (3.88%) Software Engineer
10 5 (3.88%) Web Developer
11 4 (3.10%) C# Developer
11 4 (3.10%) J2EE Developer
11 4 (3.10%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 4 (3.10%) Operations Engineer
11 4 (3.10%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (33.33%) CSS
2 39 (30.23%) Web Services
3 38 (29.46%) XML
4 34 (26.36%) HTML
5 32 (24.81%) Node.js
6 31 (24.03%) RESTful
7 29 (22.48%) REST
8 28 (21.71%) jQuery
9 24 (18.60%) Spring
10 21 (16.28%) .NET
11 20 (15.50%) Ajax
11 20 (15.50%) CSS3
12 18 (13.95%) HTML5
12 18 (13.95%) SOAP
13 13 (10.08%) ASP.NET
13 13 (10.08%) Sass
14 12 (9.30%) Elastic Stack
14 12 (9.30%) JSP
14 12 (9.30%) React
14 12 (9.30%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (12.40%) User Experience
3 5 (3.88%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.10%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.10%) NHS
5 2 (1.55%) CESG
5 2 (1.55%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.55%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.55%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.55%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.55%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.55%) Replication
5 2 (1.55%) Social Media
6 1 (0.78%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.78%) Interactive TV
6 1 (0.78%) iPad
6 1 (0.78%) RIA
6 1 (0.78%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.28%) Windows
2 20 (15.50%) Linux
3 17 (13.18%) Apple iOS
4 9 (6.98%) Android
5 3 (2.33%) Unix
6 2 (1.55%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.55%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.55%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (54.26%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (24.03%) Scrum
3 29 (22.48%) TDD
4 28 (21.71%) Test Automation
5 25 (19.38%) Unit Testing
6 22 (17.05%) Software Engineering
7 19 (14.73%) BDD
8 18 (13.95%) E-Commerce
8 18 (13.95%) MVC
9 17 (13.18%) Front End Development
10 16 (12.40%) Kanban
11 15 (11.63%) Cybersecurity
12 14 (10.85%) DevOps
13 13 (10.08%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (9.30%) OO
15 11 (8.53%) iOS Development
15 11 (8.53%) Responsive Web Design
15 11 (8.53%) Software Architecture
16 10 (7.75%) Waterfall
17 9 (6.98%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 74 (57.36%) JavaScript
2 51 (39.53%) Java
3 21 (16.28%) C#
4 18 (13.95%) SQL
5 16 (12.40%) ES6
6 11 (8.53%) Apple Swift
7 8 (6.20%) T-SQL
8 7 (5.43%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.10%) ECMAScript
9 4 (3.10%) Objective-C
10 3 (2.33%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.33%) XAML
11 2 (1.55%) C
11 2 (1.55%) COBOL
11 2 (1.55%) Groovy
11 2 (1.55%) Python
11 2 (1.55%) Ruby
11 2 (1.55%) XPath
12 1 (0.78%) ABAP
12 1 (0.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (6.98%) SC Cleared
1 9 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.65%) Degree
3 4 (3.10%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.78%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (0.78%) CISMP
4 1 (0.78%) CISSP
4 1 (0.78%) GCED
4 1 (0.78%) GCFA
4 1 (0.78%) GCIA
4 1 (0.78%) GCIH
4 1 (0.78%) GIAC
4 1 (0.78%) GREM
4 1 (0.78%) GSEC
4 1 (0.78%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.30%) GPG13
2 6 (4.65%) QA
3 5 (3.88%) HL7
4 2 (1.55%) COBIT
4 2 (1.55%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.78%) CESG Infosec
5 1 (0.78%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.78%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.55%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.55%) UAG
2 1 (0.78%) Docker
2 1 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (6.20%) Kibana
2 7 (5.43%) logstash
3 1 (0.78%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 16 (12.40%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.08%) Perforce
3 11 (8.53%) Apple
4 8 (6.20%) Oracle
5 5 (3.88%) DevExpress
6 2 (1.55%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.55%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.78%) Capita
7 1 (0.78%) SAP
7 1 (0.78%) WSO2