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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 84 75
Rank change year-on-year -9 -9  
Contract jobs citing JSON 49 84 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.66% 2.24% 2.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.48% 8.84% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 63 50
Median daily rate £400 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £350 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £571 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £19.79 £56.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -64.97%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £29.14 £55.00
% change year-on-year +42.41% -47.01%  

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 West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 894 950 816
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 30.33% 25.33% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 581 665 536
Median daily rate £388 £389 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.44% +3.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 19 22
Median hourly rate £41.25 £28.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.73% -32.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.40 £18.80 £16.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £56.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

JSON
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 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
Cheshire +14 25 £450 -5.26% 14
Manchester -2 21 £375 -6.25% 25
Merseyside -5 2 £405 +35.00% 6
JSON
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 56 (54.37%) JavaScript
2 50 (48.54%) Java
3 39 (37.86%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (35.92%) HTML
5 35 (33.98%) XML
6 30 (29.13%) SOAP
6 30 (29.13%) Ajax
7 29 (28.16%) CSS
7 29 (28.16%) Web Services
8 27 (26.21%) jQuery
8 27 (26.21%) HTML5
9 25 (24.27%) REST
9 25 (24.27%) Git (software)
10 24 (23.30%) SQL
11 21 (20.39%) JIRA
12 20 (19.42%) Spring
12 20 (19.42%) Finance
13 19 (18.45%) J2EE
13 19 (18.45%) RESTful
14 18 (17.48%) Scrum
14 18 (17.48%) Banking
15 17 (16.50%) C#
15 17 (16.50%) CSS3
16 16 (15.53%) SQL Server
17 15 (14.56%) OO
17 15 (14.56%) TDD
17 15 (14.56%) AngularJS
17 15 (14.56%) MongoDB
18 14 (13.59%) Waterfall
18 14 (13.59%) Node.js

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 7 (6.80%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.83%) SAS
3 5 (4.85%) IIS
4 4 (3.88%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.91%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.91%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.94%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (1.94%) JBoss
6 2 (1.94%) OpenEdge
6 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.94%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.97%) Anypoint
7 1 (0.97%) Confluence
7 1 (0.97%) Mule
7 1 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.94%) InVision
1 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.74%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.83%) Office 365
3 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.88%) PaaS
4 3 (2.91%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.91%) OneDrive
4 3 (2.91%) Yammer
5 2 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.94%) GitHub
5 2 (1.94%) SaaS
5 2 (1.94%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.80%) HTTP
2 4 (3.88%) DNS
3 3 (2.91%) RTSP
3 3 (2.91%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.94%) Internet
4 2 (1.94%) Intranet
4 2 (1.94%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.94%) SSL
4 2 (1.94%) VPN
4 2 (1.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.53%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.56%) MongoDB
3 13 (12.62%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (6.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (5.83%) Big Data
6 5 (4.85%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.88%) MySQL
7 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (3.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.91%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.94%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 25 (24.27%) Git (software)
2 21 (20.39%) JIRA
3 12 (11.65%) Jenkins
4 10 (9.71%) IntelliJ
5 9 (8.74%) Gradle
6 7 (6.80%) Subversion
7 6 (5.83%) Eclipse
8 5 (4.85%) Grunt
8 5 (4.85%) gulp
8 5 (4.85%) Selenium
8 5 (4.85%) SoapUI
9 4 (3.88%) JUnit
9 4 (3.88%) Maven
9 4 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (3.88%) Xcode
10 2 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.94%) Axure RP
10 2 (1.94%) Bugzilla
10 2 (1.94%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.94%) JProfiler
General
1 20 (19.42%) Finance
2 18 (17.48%) Banking
3 1 (0.97%) Games
3 1 (0.97%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.97%) Legal
3 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 81 (78.64%) Developer
2 24 (23.30%) Java Developer
3 14 (13.59%) Django Developer
4 10 (9.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (6.80%) Architect
6 6 (5.83%) Integration Developer
7 5 (4.85%) .NET Developer
7 5 (4.85%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (4.85%) Software Developer
8 4 (3.88%) iOS Developer
8 4 (3.88%) Java Software Developer
8 4 (3.88%) Node.js Developer
9 3 (2.91%) Analyst
9 3 (2.91%) Android Developer
9 3 (2.91%) Enterprise Architect
9 3 (2.91%) HTML CSS Developer
9 3 (2.91%) HTML Developer
9 3 (2.91%) SharePoint Architect
9 3 (2.91%) Software Engineer
9 3 (2.91%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (35.92%) HTML
2 35 (33.98%) XML
3 30 (29.13%) Ajax
3 30 (29.13%) SOAP
4 29 (28.16%) CSS
4 29 (28.16%) Web Services
5 27 (26.21%) HTML5
5 27 (26.21%) jQuery
6 25 (24.27%) REST
7 20 (19.42%) Spring
8 19 (18.45%) J2EE
8 19 (18.45%) RESTful
9 17 (16.50%) CSS3
10 15 (14.56%) AngularJS
11 14 (13.59%) .NET
11 14 (13.59%) Django
11 14 (13.59%) Node.js
12 12 (11.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (8.74%) Servlets
13 9 (8.74%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.85%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.85%) NHS
2 5 (4.85%) User Experience
3 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.91%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.94%) Fintech
4 2 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.94%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.97%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.97%) Clustering
5 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.97%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.77%) Windows
2 7 (6.80%) Apple iOS
3 6 (5.83%) Android
4 5 (4.85%) Linux
5 4 (3.88%) Mac OS X
5 4 (3.88%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.88%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.94%) Unix
6 2 (1.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (37.86%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (17.48%) Scrum
3 15 (14.56%) OO
3 15 (14.56%) TDD
4 14 (13.59%) DevOps
4 14 (13.59%) Waterfall
5 13 (12.62%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (11.65%) Test Automation
7 11 (10.68%) Data Protection
8 10 (9.71%) Front End Development
8 10 (9.71%) MVC
8 10 (9.71%) Software Engineering
9 7 (6.80%) Unit Testing
10 6 (5.83%) BDD
11 5 (4.85%) AOP
11 5 (4.85%) iOS Development
11 5 (4.85%) Mobile Development
11 5 (4.85%) TOGAF
11 5 (4.85%) Web Development
12 4 (3.88%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 56 (54.37%) JavaScript
2 50 (48.54%) Java
3 24 (23.30%) SQL
4 17 (16.50%) C#
5 13 (12.62%) Python
6 5 (4.85%) Apple Swift
6 5 (4.85%) PowerShell
6 5 (4.85%) Prolog
6 5 (4.85%) Ruby
6 5 (4.85%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.88%) Objective-C
8 3 (2.91%) Perl
8 3 (2.91%) PHP
9 2 (1.94%) Go
9 2 (1.94%) Groovy
9 2 (1.94%) Scala
10 1 (0.97%) C
10 1 (0.97%) Clojure
10 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.97%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (0.97%) Degree
1 1 (0.97%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.77%) HL7
2 6 (5.83%) QA
3 3 (2.91%) COBIT
4 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (4.85%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.91%) UAG
3 1 (0.97%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.94%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 8 (7.77%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.80%) Oracle
3 4 (3.88%) Apple
3 4 (3.88%) MuleSoft
3 4 (3.88%) Perforce
4 3 (2.91%) DevExpress
5 2 (1.94%) Adobe
5 2 (1.94%) Apigee
5 2 (1.94%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.94%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.97%) HP
6 1 (0.97%) IBM
6 1 (0.97%) Twitter
6 1 (0.97%) WSO2
6 1 (0.97%) Xamarin
Liverpool, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £430 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago