Period
to 18 June 2018

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 18 June 2018 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 92 88
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4 +2
Contract jobs citing JSON 142 107 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.44% 1.96% 2.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.09% 6.32% 8.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 71 113
North West median daily rate £415 £401 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.62% -5.76% +21.43%
10th Percentile £293 £305 £313
90th Percentile £564 £488 £546
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
North West median hourly rate £29.00 - £49.00
10th Percentile £28.50 - £19.59
90th Percentile £29.50 - £57.75
England median hourly rate £45.00 £35.50 £49.50
% change year-on-year +26.76% -28.28% +32.00%

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 2,003 1,692 2,001
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 34.39% 30.98% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,354 1,130 1,362
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +2.38% +0.93%
10th Percentile £290 £272 £273
90th Percentile £538 £500 £519
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 58 60
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +8.11% +12.91%
10th Percentile £12.83 £18.52 £17.26
90th Percentile £61.91 £50.00 £47.33
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year +4.94% +7.28% +7.86%

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 18 June 2018.

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 18 June 2018. 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 +12 91 £400 +6.67% 67
Cheshire -22 36 £414 -5.43% 17
Merseyside +19 7 £475 +31.03% 3
Lancashire -3 6 £548 -4.78% 8
JSON
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, 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 74 (52.11%) JavaScript
2 67 (47.18%) Java
2 67 (47.18%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (35.21%) Web Services
4 47 (33.10%) XML
5 46 (32.39%) Python
6 38 (26.76%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (26.06%) jQuery
7 37 (26.06%) Ajax
8 36 (25.35%) Scrum
9 34 (23.94%) .NET
9 34 (23.94%) HTML
10 33 (23.24%) Test Automation
11 32 (22.54%) CSS
11 32 (22.54%) Linux
12 31 (21.83%) JIRA
13 30 (21.13%) C#
14 29 (20.42%) DevOps
15 28 (19.72%) MySQL
16 27 (19.01%) Microsoft
16 27 (19.01%) TDD
17 25 (17.61%) SQL Server
17 25 (17.61%) SQL
18 24 (16.90%) Git (software)
18 24 (16.90%) Mobile App
19 23 (16.20%) REST
20 22 (15.49%) Apple iOS
21 21 (14.79%) Android
21 21 (14.79%) MVC
22 20 (14.08%) Oracle

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 15 (10.56%) Confluence
2 11 (7.75%) JBoss
3 9 (6.34%) Apache
3 9 (6.34%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.23%) IIS
5 5 (3.52%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.11%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.11%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.41%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (1.41%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.41%) Mule ESB
8 2 (1.41%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.41%) WildFly
9 1 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.70%) CMS
9 1 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.70%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.41%) HipChat
2 1 (0.70%) InVision
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 19 (13.38%) PaaS
2 15 (10.56%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (6.34%) IaaS
3 9 (6.34%) OpenShift
4 6 (4.23%) SaaS
5 5 (3.52%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (2.82%) BrowserStack
7 3 (2.11%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (2.11%) GitHub
7 3 (2.11%) Serverless
8 2 (1.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.41%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (1.41%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (1.41%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.41%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (1.41%) AWS CloudTrail
8 2 (1.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (1.41%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.34%) VPN
2 8 (5.63%) Firewall
3 6 (4.23%) Intranet
3 6 (4.23%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (3.52%) FTP
5 3 (2.11%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.41%) HTTP
6 2 (1.41%) Network Security
6 2 (1.41%) VLAN
7 1 (0.70%) AMQP
7 1 (0.70%) BGP
7 1 (0.70%) DNS
7 1 (0.70%) Internet
7 1 (0.70%) IPFIX
7 1 (0.70%) Junos
7 1 (0.70%) MPLS
7 1 (0.70%) MQTT
7 1 (0.70%) MRTG
7 1 (0.70%) OSPF
7 1 (0.70%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (19.72%) MySQL
2 25 (17.61%) SQL Server
3 19 (13.38%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (7.04%) Relational Database
5 8 (5.63%) MongoDB
5 8 (5.63%) RDBMS
6 6 (4.23%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.82%) Big Data
8 3 (2.11%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (2.11%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.70%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.70%) Electronic Patient Records
10 1 (0.70%) Redis
10 1 (0.70%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 31 (21.83%) JIRA
2 24 (16.90%) Git (software)
3 17 (11.97%) Gradle
3 17 (11.97%) Jenkins
4 13 (9.15%) Bitbucket
4 13 (9.15%) Cucumber
5 12 (8.45%) JUnit
5 12 (8.45%) Visual Studio
6 10 (7.04%) Maven
6 10 (7.04%) Visual Studio Team System
7 8 (5.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (5.63%) Selenium
7 8 (5.63%) SonarQube
8 7 (4.93%) JProfiler
9 6 (4.23%) Eclipse
10 5 (3.52%) eggPlant
10 5 (3.52%) IntelliJ
10 5 (3.52%) Mercurial
11 4 (2.82%) JBehave
11 4 (2.82%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (11.27%) Finance
2 12 (8.45%) Banking
3 6 (4.23%) Games
3 6 (4.23%) Law
4 5 (3.52%) Legal
5 4 (2.82%) Retail
6 3 (2.11%) Electronics
7 2 (1.41%) Back Office
8 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 74 (52.11%) Developer
2 24 (16.90%) Java Developer
3 16 (11.27%) Architect
4 11 (7.75%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (7.04%) Azure Consultant
5 10 (7.04%) Consultant
5 10 (7.04%) Python Developer
6 8 (5.63%) C# Developer
7 7 (4.93%) Security Architect
7 7 (4.93%) Tester
8 6 (4.23%) Analyst
8 6 (4.23%) Android Developer
8 6 (4.23%) Automation Tester
8 6 (4.23%) Azure Engineer
8 6 (4.23%) iOS Developer
8 6 (4.23%) Middleware Engineer
8 6 (4.23%) Security Analyst
8 6 (4.23%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.52%) Azure Architect
9 5 (3.52%) Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (35.21%) Web Services
2 47 (33.10%) XML
3 37 (26.06%) Ajax
3 37 (26.06%) jQuery
4 34 (23.94%) .NET
4 34 (23.94%) HTML
5 32 (22.54%) CSS
6 23 (16.20%) REST
7 19 (13.38%) Node.js
8 17 (11.97%) AngularJS
8 17 (11.97%) RESTful
8 17 (11.97%) SOAP
8 17 (11.97%) Spring
9 16 (11.27%) Django
9 16 (11.27%) XSLT
10 15 (10.56%) ASP.NET
11 14 (9.86%) ASP.NET Web API
12 13 (9.15%) .NET Framework
12 13 (9.15%) Middleware
13 12 (8.45%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.90%) Mobile App
2 13 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.15%) CESG
3 11 (7.75%) User Experience
4 8 (5.63%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.52%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.52%) Data Structures
5 5 (3.52%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.82%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.11%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.11%) Cyberattack
7 3 (2.11%) Raspberry Pi
8 2 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.41%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.70%) Animation
9 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.70%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.70%) Robotics
9 1 (0.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 32 (22.54%) Linux
2 22 (15.49%) Apple iOS
3 21 (14.79%) Android
4 13 (9.15%) Windows
5 11 (7.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (4.23%) Unix
6 6 (4.23%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.82%) CentOS
8 3 (2.11%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.41%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.41%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.41%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.70%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (47.18%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (26.76%) Continuous Integration
3 36 (25.35%) Scrum
4 33 (23.24%) Test Automation
5 29 (20.42%) DevOps
6 27 (19.01%) TDD
7 21 (14.79%) MVC
8 19 (13.38%) Android Development
8 19 (13.38%) iOS Development
9 15 (10.56%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (10.56%) Project Management
9 15 (10.56%) Unit Testing
10 14 (9.86%) BDD
11 13 (9.15%) Change Management
11 13 (9.15%) Information Security
12 12 (8.45%) Information Security Management
12 12 (8.45%) Security Management
12 12 (8.45%) Waterfall
13 10 (7.04%) OO
13 10 (7.04%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 74 (52.11%) JavaScript
2 67 (47.18%) Java
3 46 (32.39%) Python
4 30 (21.13%) C#
5 25 (17.61%) SQL
6 18 (12.68%) Ruby
7 14 (9.86%) PHP
8 13 (9.15%) COBOL
8 13 (9.15%) Perl
9 12 (8.45%) PowerShell
10 7 (4.93%) Go
10 7 (4.93%) Java 8
10 7 (4.93%) XPath
11 6 (4.23%) Apple Swift
12 3 (2.11%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.11%) Scala
13 2 (1.41%) Apex Code
13 2 (1.41%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.70%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (7.04%) Degree
2 7 (4.93%) CESG Certified Professional
2 7 (4.93%) IISP
3 6 (4.23%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.52%) CISMP
4 5 (3.52%) CISSP
4 5 (3.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.82%) GCED
5 4 (2.82%) GCFA
5 4 (2.82%) GCIA
5 4 (2.82%) GCIH
5 4 (2.82%) GIAC
5 4 (2.82%) GREM
5 4 (2.82%) GSEC
5 4 (2.82%) MCSE
5 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.11%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.41%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.70%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.70%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.23%) CESG Infosec
1 6 (4.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 6 (4.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.52%) QA
3 1 (0.70%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (9.86%) Docker
2 8 (5.63%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.23%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (2.82%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.70%) KVM
Systems Management
1 18 (12.68%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (7.04%) Kubernetes
2 10 (7.04%) Puppet
3 6 (4.23%) IBM BigFix
4 4 (2.82%) SCOM
4 4 (2.82%) SCVMM
5 3 (2.11%) Salt
6 2 (1.41%) Ansible
6 2 (1.41%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.70%) Cacti
7 1 (0.70%) collectd
7 1 (0.70%) Kibana
7 1 (0.70%) logstash
7 1 (0.70%) Nagios
7 1 (0.70%) Netcool
7 1 (0.70%) Observium
7 1 (0.70%) OpenNMS
7 1 (0.70%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (19.01%) Microsoft
2 20 (14.08%) Oracle
3 13 (9.15%) Red Hat
4 8 (5.63%) Atlassian
5 6 (4.23%) Perforce
6 5 (3.52%) IBM
7 4 (2.82%) Apple
7 4 (2.82%) Capita
7 4 (2.82%) VMware
8 3 (2.11%) Google
8 3 (2.11%) Splunk
9 2 (1.41%) Blue Coat
9 2 (1.41%) Cloudera
9 2 (1.41%) Infoblox
9 2 (1.41%) McAfee
9 2 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.41%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.41%) Symantec
9 2 (1.41%) Twitter
10 1 (0.70%) Huawei