Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 83 72
Rank change year-on-year +7 -11 +28
Contract jobs citing JSON 160 127 195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.77% 2.36% 2.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.13% 7.41% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 89 142
North West median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £292 £311 £293
90th Percentile £570 £536 £530
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
North West median hourly rate - - £53.38
England median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year +28.57% -29.29% +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 1,969 1,714 2,035
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 34.12% 31.80% 26.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,353 1,155 1,331
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £282 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £500 £513
England median daily rate £475 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 41 77
North West median hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.63% +8.11% +64.44%
10th Percentile £12.83 £15.08 £16.66
90th Percentile £41.80 £51.50 £47.33
England median hourly rate £41.00 £41.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year - +5.81% +10.71%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -6 78 £413 +10.00% 53
Cheshire -5 55 £413 -5.71% 7
Merseyside +24 14 £352 +8.31% 4
Lancashire -5 9 £545 -0.91% 5
JSON
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 85 (53.13%) JavaScript
2 81 (50.63%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (46.88%) Java
4 53 (33.13%) Web Services
5 45 (28.13%) Ajax
5 45 (28.13%) Test Automation
6 42 (26.25%) jQuery
6 42 (26.25%) XML
7 41 (25.63%) .NET
8 40 (25.00%) HTML
8 40 (25.00%) Python
8 40 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (23.75%) SQL Server
9 38 (23.75%) Scrum
10 33 (20.63%) C#
10 33 (20.63%) CSS
10 33 (20.63%) Node.js
10 33 (20.63%) REST
11 32 (20.00%) DevOps
11 32 (20.00%) Linux
11 32 (20.00%) JIRA
12 31 (19.38%) TDD
13 29 (18.13%) SQL
13 29 (18.13%) Microsoft
14 27 (16.88%) MVC
14 27 (16.88%) Amazon AWS
14 27 (16.88%) PaaS
15 25 (15.63%) BDD
15 25 (15.63%) Git (software)
16 24 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure

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 14 (8.75%) Confluence
2 12 (7.50%) JBoss
3 10 (6.25%) Apache
3 10 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 8 (5.00%) IIS
5 4 (2.50%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.88%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.25%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (1.25%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.25%) CMS
7 2 (1.25%) Mule ESB
7 2 (1.25%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.25%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.25%) WildFly
8 1 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.63%) nginx
8 1 (0.63%) SAS
8 1 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.63%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.25%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 27 (16.88%) Amazon AWS
1 27 (16.88%) PaaS
2 24 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (11.25%) IaaS
4 9 (5.63%) OpenShift
5 8 (5.00%) SaaS
6 7 (4.38%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (4.38%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (4.38%) Serverless
7 6 (3.75%) npm
8 4 (2.50%) BrowserStack
9 3 (1.88%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (1.88%) Boomi
10 2 (1.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (1.25%) Amazon S3
10 2 (1.25%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (1.25%) AWS CloudTrail
10 2 (1.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (1.25%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.88%) Firewall
2 9 (5.63%) Intranet
2 9 (5.63%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (5.00%) FTP
4 7 (4.38%) VPN
5 2 (1.25%) Network Security
5 2 (1.25%) VLAN
6 1 (0.63%) DNS
6 1 (0.63%) HTTP
6 1 (0.63%) Internet
6 1 (0.63%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (23.75%) SQL Server
2 21 (13.13%) MySQL
3 14 (8.75%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 9 (5.63%) RDBMS
6 8 (5.00%) MongoDB
7 6 (3.75%) NoSQL
8 5 (3.13%) Redis
9 4 (2.50%) Big Data
10 3 (1.88%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (1.88%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (1.25%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.63%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.63%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.63%) OLAP
12 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 32 (20.00%) JIRA
2 25 (15.63%) Git (software)
3 22 (13.75%) Gradle
3 22 (13.75%) Jenkins
3 22 (13.75%) Visual Studio
4 17 (10.63%) SonarQube
5 16 (10.00%) JUnit
6 15 (9.38%) Bitbucket
7 13 (8.13%) Maven
8 12 (7.50%) JProfiler
8 12 (7.50%) Visual Studio Team System
9 11 (6.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (5.63%) Cucumber
10 9 (5.63%) Grunt
11 8 (5.00%) Eclipse
11 8 (5.00%) Selenium
11 8 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (3.75%) gulp
12 6 (3.75%) Subversion
12 6 (3.75%) Xcode
General
1 21 (13.13%) Finance
2 14 (8.75%) Banking
3 7 (4.38%) Law
3 7 (4.38%) Legal
4 5 (3.13%) Games
4 5 (3.13%) Retail
5 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 75 (46.88%) Developer
2 25 (15.63%) Java Developer
3 22 (13.75%) Architect
4 16 (10.00%) Consultant
5 13 (8.13%) Azure Consultant
6 10 (6.25%) Azure DevOps
6 10 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (5.63%) Analyst
7 9 (5.63%) JavaScript Developer
7 9 (5.63%) Security Analyst
8 8 (5.00%) C# Developer
8 8 (5.00%) Security Architect
8 8 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.38%) .NET Developer
9 7 (4.38%) J2EE Developer
9 7 (4.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 7 (4.38%) Operations Analyst
9 7 (4.38%) Python Developer
9 7 (4.38%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (4.38%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (33.13%) Web Services
2 45 (28.13%) Ajax
3 42 (26.25%) jQuery
3 42 (26.25%) XML
4 41 (25.63%) .NET
5 40 (25.00%) HTML
6 33 (20.63%) CSS
6 33 (20.63%) Node.js
6 33 (20.63%) REST
7 22 (13.75%) SOAP
8 21 (13.13%) Spring
9 20 (12.50%) .NET Framework
10 18 (11.25%) ASP.NET
10 18 (11.25%) ASP.NET Web API
11 17 (10.63%) AngularJS
11 17 (10.63%) Hibernate
11 17 (10.63%) XSLT
12 16 (10.00%) Middleware
12 16 (10.00%) RESTful
13 15 (9.38%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.88%) Mobile App
2 17 (10.63%) CESG
3 16 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (8.13%) Management Information System
5 12 (7.50%) User Experience
6 9 (5.63%) Data Structures
6 9 (5.63%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (3.75%) Cyberattack
7 6 (3.75%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (3.13%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.25%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.63%) NHS
10 1 (0.63%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.63%) Social Media
10 1 (0.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 32 (20.00%) Linux
2 22 (13.75%) Apple iOS
3 19 (11.88%) Windows
4 18 (11.25%) Android
5 14 (8.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (5.63%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.50%) Mac OS X
7 4 (2.50%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.50%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.88%) CentOS
9 2 (1.25%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (50.63%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (28.13%) Test Automation
3 40 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 38 (23.75%) Scrum
5 32 (20.00%) DevOps
6 31 (19.38%) TDD
7 27 (16.88%) MVC
8 25 (15.63%) BDD
9 22 (13.75%) Unit Testing
10 19 (11.88%) Waterfall
11 17 (10.63%) Information Security
11 17 (10.63%) iOS Development
12 16 (10.00%) Data Modelling
12 16 (10.00%) Decision-Making
12 16 (10.00%) Information Security Management
12 16 (10.00%) Security Management
12 16 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (9.38%) Android Development
13 15 (9.38%) Data Analysis
13 15 (9.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (53.13%) JavaScript
2 75 (46.88%) Java
3 40 (25.00%) Python
4 33 (20.63%) C#
5 29 (18.13%) SQL
6 19 (11.88%) Ruby
7 17 (10.63%) COBOL
8 14 (8.75%) PowerShell
9 12 (7.50%) Perl
10 10 (6.25%) PHP
11 9 (5.63%) ES6
11 9 (5.63%) Java 8
12 8 (5.00%) XPath
13 7 (4.38%) Apple Swift
13 7 (4.38%) Go
14 4 (2.50%) Objective-C
15 3 (1.88%) Bash Shell
16 2 (1.25%) C
16 2 (1.25%) T-SQL
16 2 (1.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (5.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 8 (5.00%) CISSP
1 8 (5.00%) IISP
2 7 (4.38%) GCED
2 7 (4.38%) GCFA
2 7 (4.38%) GCIA
2 7 (4.38%) GCIH
2 7 (4.38%) GIAC
2 7 (4.38%) GREM
2 7 (4.38%) GSEC
3 6 (3.75%) CISMP
3 6 (3.75%) Degree
4 5 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (3.13%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.88%) MCSE
5 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.25%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.63%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.63%) CESG Infosec
1 9 (5.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 9 (5.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.75%) QA
3 1 (0.63%) HL7
3 1 (0.63%) PMO
3 1 (0.63%) PSD2
System Software
1 12 (7.50%) Active Directory
1 12 (7.50%) Docker
2 5 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (9.38%) Puppet
2 10 (6.25%) Kubernetes
3 9 (5.63%) IBM BigFix
4 3 (1.88%) SCOM
4 3 (1.88%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.25%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.25%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.63%) Salt
6 1 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 29 (18.13%) Microsoft
2 22 (13.75%) Oracle
3 15 (9.38%) Perforce
3 15 (9.38%) Red Hat
4 8 (5.00%) Atlassian
5 6 (3.75%) Apple
5 6 (3.75%) Capita
6 5 (3.13%) IBM
7 2 (1.25%) Blue Coat
7 2 (1.25%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.25%) Infoblox
7 2 (1.25%) Informatica
7 2 (1.25%) McAfee
7 2 (1.25%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.25%) Okta
7 2 (1.25%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.25%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.25%) SnapLogic
7 2 (1.25%) Splunk
7 2 (1.25%) Symantec