Period
to 23 March 2019

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 23 March 2019 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
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 102 83 93
Rank change year-on-year -19 +10 -17
Contract jobs citing JSON 119 151 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.08% 2.65% 2.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.32% 8.02% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 101 89
North West median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +6.45%
10th Percentile £333 £288 £304
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £55.00 £34.56 £34.14
% change year-on-year +59.17% +1.22% -34.97%

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 1,884 1,882 1,741
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 32.92% 33.02% 32.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,304 1,286 1,205
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £270
90th Percentile £575 £545 £525
England median daily rate £500 £475 £440
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.08% +3.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 32
North West median hourly rate £36.23 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.40% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £14.13 £14.88 £20.50
90th Percentile £44.35 £43.00 £51.69
England median hourly rate £41.69 £41.21 £40.38
% change year-on-year +1.17% +2.04% +4.21%

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

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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

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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 23 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JSON in the North West

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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

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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 23 March 2019. 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 -15 49 £475 +15.15% 15
Cheshire +8 48 £425 +4.62% 13
Merseyside -18 14 £475 +26.33%
Lancashire -22 8 £513 -5.96% 2
JSON
England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing JSON also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for JSON.

1 66 (55.46%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (47.06%) XML
3 55 (46.22%) Web Services
4 51 (42.86%) REST
5 44 (36.97%) JavaScript
6 40 (33.61%) Java
7 39 (32.77%) Continuous Integration
8 35 (29.41%) .NET
8 35 (29.41%) SQL
9 33 (27.73%) C#
10 32 (26.89%) Git (software)
10 32 (26.89%) AngularJS
11 30 (25.21%) Microsoft Azure
11 30 (25.21%) HTML
12 29 (24.37%) CSS
12 29 (24.37%) Jenkins
13 28 (23.53%) SOAP
13 28 (23.53%) Test Automation
14 27 (22.69%) TDD
15 25 (21.01%) MVC
15 25 (21.01%) Oracle
16 23 (19.33%) Finance
16 23 (19.33%) Spring
16 23 (19.33%) DevOps
17 22 (18.49%) Node.js
18 21 (17.65%) Scrum
18 21 (17.65%) Microservices
19 20 (16.81%) Android
20 19 (15.97%) MySQL
21 18 (15.13%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 10 (8.40%) JBoss
1 10 (8.40%) Tomcat
2 9 (7.56%) CMS
3 7 (5.88%) Drupal
3 7 (5.88%) WebSphere
4 6 (5.04%) Confluence
4 6 (5.04%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (3.36%) Apache Solr
5 4 (3.36%) Mule
6 3 (2.52%) Jetty
7 2 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.68%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.84%) Anypoint
8 1 (0.84%) Apache
8 1 (0.84%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.84%) K2 blackpearl
8 1 (0.84%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.68%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.84%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 30 (25.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (10.08%) PaaS
4 11 (9.24%) Boomi
4 11 (9.24%) IaaS
5 9 (7.56%) SaaS
6 7 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (5.04%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (4.20%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (4.20%) Amazon S3
9 4 (3.36%) Apigee
10 3 (2.52%) Amazon Glacier
10 3 (2.52%) Serverless
11 2 (1.68%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (1.68%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.84%) AWS CloudTrail
12 1 (0.84%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.84%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.52%) VPN
2 2 (1.68%) Network Security
3 1 (0.84%) Firewall
3 1 (0.84%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.97%) MySQL
2 17 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 13 (10.92%) MongoDB
4 12 (10.08%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (5.88%) DB2
6 5 (4.20%) Amazon Redshift
6 5 (4.20%) RDBMS
6 5 (4.20%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.52%) Amazon Athena
7 3 (2.52%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.84%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.84%) Biml
9 1 (0.84%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.84%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.84%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.84%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 32 (26.89%) Git (software)
2 29 (24.37%) Jenkins
3 13 (10.92%) Visual Studio
4 11 (9.24%) Bitbucket
5 10 (8.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (8.40%) Gradle
5 10 (8.40%) JIRA
5 10 (8.40%) Subversion
6 9 (7.56%) Maven
6 9 (7.56%) SonarQube
7 8 (6.72%) SoapUI
8 7 (5.88%) Eclipse
8 7 (5.88%) JUnit
9 6 (5.04%) Mockito
9 6 (5.04%) Selenium
10 5 (4.20%) Android Studio
11 4 (3.36%) Mercurial
11 4 (3.36%) NeoLoad
11 4 (3.36%) NSubstitute
11 4 (3.36%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (19.33%) Finance
2 13 (10.92%) Banking
3 7 (5.88%) Law
3 7 (5.88%) Retail
4 4 (3.36%) Marketing
5 3 (2.52%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.68%) Billing
6 2 (1.68%) Electronics
6 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.84%) Games
7 1 (0.84%) Legal
Job Titles
1 79 (66.39%) Developer
2 22 (18.49%) Java Developer
3 14 (11.76%) .NET Developer
4 13 (10.92%) C# Developer
5 12 (10.08%) Architect
6 10 (8.40%) Full Stack Developer
7 9 (7.56%) Analyst
8 8 (6.72%) Python Developer
9 7 (5.88%) Android Developer
9 7 (5.88%) Senior Developer
9 7 (5.88%) Technical Architect
10 6 (5.04%) Business Analyst
10 6 (5.04%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (5.04%) Django Developer
10 6 (5.04%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (5.04%) Python/Django Developer
11 5 (4.20%) Azure Developer
11 5 (4.20%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (4.20%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (4.20%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (47.06%) XML
2 55 (46.22%) Web Services
3 51 (42.86%) REST
4 35 (29.41%) .NET
5 32 (26.89%) AngularJS
6 30 (25.21%) HTML
7 29 (24.37%) CSS
8 28 (23.53%) SOAP
9 23 (19.33%) Spring
10 22 (18.49%) Node.js
11 18 (15.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 15 (12.61%) React
12 15 (12.61%) RESTful
13 13 (10.92%) HTML5
13 13 (10.92%) Sass
14 12 (10.08%) Hibernate
14 12 (10.08%) jQuery
15 11 (9.24%) Ajax
15 11 (9.24%) ASP.NET
16 10 (8.40%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.45%) Mobile App
2 12 (10.08%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.36%) User Experience
6 1 (0.84%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.84%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.84%) NHS
6 1 (0.84%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.84%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.81%) Android
2 15 (12.61%) Apple iOS
3 13 (10.92%) Linux
4 9 (7.56%) Windows
5 3 (2.52%) Mac OS X
5 3 (2.52%) Unix
5 3 (2.52%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.52%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (55.46%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (32.77%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (23.53%) Test Automation
4 27 (22.69%) TDD
5 25 (21.01%) MVC
6 23 (19.33%) DevOps
7 21 (17.65%) Microservices
7 21 (17.65%) Scrum
8 17 (14.29%) SOA
9 16 (13.45%) BDD
10 15 (12.61%) Android Development
10 15 (12.61%) Deployment Automation
11 13 (10.92%) Unit Testing
12 11 (9.24%) iOS Development
13 10 (8.40%) Data Management
14 9 (7.56%) Continuous Deployment
14 9 (7.56%) CRM
15 8 (6.72%) Mobile Development
15 8 (6.72%) Software Engineering
16 7 (5.88%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (36.97%) JavaScript
2 40 (33.61%) Java
3 35 (29.41%) SQL
4 33 (27.73%) C#
5 15 (12.61%) Python
6 6 (5.04%) Java 8
6 6 (5.04%) XPath
7 5 (4.20%) Groovy
7 5 (4.20%) Kotlin
8 4 (3.36%) PHP
8 4 (3.36%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.36%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.52%) Apple Swift
9 3 (2.52%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.52%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.52%) VBA
10 2 (1.68%) X++
11 1 (0.84%) PHP 5
11 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.84%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.52%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.84%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.84%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.84%) Degree
3 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.68%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.68%) Docker
2 1 (0.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (4.20%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (4.20%) Puppet
2 4 (3.36%) Kibana
2 4 (3.36%) logstash
3 3 (2.52%) Ansible
4 1 (0.84%) CloudHub
4 1 (0.84%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.84%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.84%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.84%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.84%) Salt
4 1 (0.84%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (21.01%) Oracle
2 11 (9.24%) Dell
2 11 (9.24%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.04%) MuleSoft
4 5 (4.20%) Atlassian
4 5 (4.20%) Google
4 5 (4.20%) Informatica
4 5 (4.20%) Xamarin
5 4 (3.36%) hybris
6 3 (2.52%) Apple
6 3 (2.52%) SAP
7 2 (1.68%) Cisco
7 2 (1.68%) Juniper
8 1 (0.84%) Adobe
8 1 (0.84%) HP
8 1 (0.84%) IBM
8 1 (0.84%) iManage
8 1 (0.84%) Kony
8 1 (0.84%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.84%) Vertica