Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 97 95
Rank change year-on-year +25 -2 -2
Contract jobs citing JSON 180 111 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.95% 1.94% 2.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.37% 5.99% 8.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 71 112
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £313 £289 £323
90th Percentile £551 £488 £575
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
North West median hourly rate £29.00 - £20.78
10th Percentile £28.50 - £19.20
90th Percentile £29.50 - £50.36
England median hourly rate £45.00 £39.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year +13.21% -11.67% +28.57%

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 2,150 1,854 1,924
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 35.21% 32.33% 25.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,470 1,233 1,338
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - -
10th Percentile £300 £283 £275
90th Percentile £550 £500 £514
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 62 42
North West median hourly rate £36.25 £40.00 £34.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +16.79% -8.67%
10th Percentile £13.05 £16.40 £21.33
90th Percentile £55.00 £48.48 £45.00
England median hourly rate £41.61 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +4.03% +9.59% -1.35%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +26 128 £400 +6.67% 42
Cheshire -6 37 £400 -11.11% 8
Merseyside +15 8 £450 +16.13% 5
Lancashire -6 7 £550 +37.50% 5
JSON
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 91 (50.56%) JavaScript
2 89 (49.44%) Java
3 81 (45.00%) XML
4 75 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (38.33%) Web Services
6 49 (27.22%) HTML
7 47 (26.11%) CSS
8 42 (23.33%) Test Automation
9 40 (22.22%) Python
10 38 (21.11%) SQL
11 37 (20.56%) Scrum
11 37 (20.56%) RESTful
12 35 (19.44%) TDD
12 35 (19.44%) jQuery
13 33 (18.33%) Spring
13 33 (18.33%) .NET
13 33 (18.33%) SOAP
13 33 (18.33%) Android
13 33 (18.33%) Mobile App
14 31 (17.22%) AngularJS
14 31 (17.22%) Microsoft
14 31 (17.22%) Ajax
15 30 (16.67%) Oracle
16 29 (16.11%) MySQL
16 29 (16.11%) JIRA
16 29 (16.11%) Continuous Integration
16 29 (16.11%) DevOps
17 28 (15.56%) Apple iOS
17 28 (15.56%) Git (software)
18 27 (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 17 (9.44%) Confluence
2 5 (2.78%) IIS
2 5 (2.78%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.67%) CMS
4 3 (1.67%) JBoss
4 3 (1.67%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.67%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.11%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (1.11%) Drupal
5 2 (1.11%) Mule ESB
5 2 (1.11%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.11%) WildFly
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.56%) Mule
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) InVision
Business Applications
1 3 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (6.11%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.78%) GitHub
4 4 (2.22%) BrowserStack
4 4 (2.22%) SaaS
5 3 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.67%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (1.67%) IaaS
5 3 (1.67%) PaaS
5 3 (1.67%) Serverless
6 2 (1.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.11%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (1.11%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (1.11%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.11%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.11%) AWS CloudTrail
6 2 (1.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (1.11%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.00%) VPN
2 6 (3.33%) HTTP
3 3 (1.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.56%) AMQP
4 1 (0.56%) BGP
4 1 (0.56%) DNS
4 1 (0.56%) Firewall
4 1 (0.56%) Internet
4 1 (0.56%) IPFIX
4 1 (0.56%) Junos
4 1 (0.56%) MPLS
4 1 (0.56%) MQTT
4 1 (0.56%) MRTG
4 1 (0.56%) Network Security
4 1 (0.56%) OSPF
4 1 (0.56%) SNMP
4 1 (0.56%) TACACS
4 1 (0.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.11%) MySQL
2 26 (14.44%) SQL Server
3 21 (11.67%) MongoDB
4 20 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (8.89%) Relational Database
6 11 (6.11%) RDBMS
7 6 (3.33%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.78%) Big Data
9 3 (1.67%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.56%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.56%) Electronic Patient Records
11 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.56%) MarkLogic
11 1 (0.56%) Redis
11 1 (0.56%) SQLite
11 1 (0.56%) Text Mining
11 1 (0.56%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 29 (16.11%) JIRA
2 28 (15.56%) Git (software)
3 22 (12.22%) Jenkins
4 21 (11.67%) Cucumber
5 20 (11.11%) JUnit
6 18 (10.00%) Gradle
7 17 (9.44%) Selenium
8 14 (7.78%) Visual Studio Team System
9 13 (7.22%) Bitbucket
10 12 (6.67%) Maven
10 12 (6.67%) Mockito
11 11 (6.11%) SoapUI
12 9 (5.00%) Eclipse
13 7 (3.89%) IntelliJ
13 7 (3.89%) JProfiler
13 7 (3.89%) Visual Studio
14 6 (3.33%) JSUnit
14 6 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 5 (2.78%) TestNG
General
1 17 (9.44%) Finance
2 16 (8.89%) Banking
3 5 (2.78%) Back Office
3 5 (2.78%) Games
3 5 (2.78%) Retail
4 4 (2.22%) Law
5 3 (1.67%) Electronics
5 3 (1.67%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.67%) Legal
6 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 113 (62.78%) Developer
2 37 (20.56%) Java Developer
3 19 (10.56%) Architect
4 13 (7.22%) DevOps Engineer
5 12 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
5 12 (6.67%) Python Developer
6 10 (5.56%) Tester
7 8 (4.44%) Android Developer
7 8 (4.44%) Azure Consultant
7 8 (4.44%) Consultant
8 7 (3.89%) C# Developer
8 7 (3.89%) Security Architect
8 7 (3.89%) Senior Developer
9 6 (3.33%) Applications Developer
9 6 (3.33%) Automation Tester
9 6 (3.33%) Django Developer
9 6 (3.33%) Python/Django Developer
10 5 (2.78%) iOS Developer
10 5 (2.78%) Senior C# Developer
10 5 (2.78%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (45.00%) XML
2 69 (38.33%) Web Services
3 49 (27.22%) HTML
4 47 (26.11%) CSS
5 37 (20.56%) RESTful
6 35 (19.44%) jQuery
7 33 (18.33%) .NET
7 33 (18.33%) SOAP
7 33 (18.33%) Spring
8 31 (17.22%) Ajax
8 31 (17.22%) AngularJS
9 25 (13.89%) Node.js
9 25 (13.89%) REST
10 20 (11.11%) Django
10 20 (11.11%) HTML5
11 18 (10.00%) XSLT
12 17 (9.44%) Middleware
13 16 (8.89%) J2EE
14 15 (8.33%) Hibernate
15 13 (7.22%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 33 (18.33%) Mobile App
2 12 (6.67%) User Experience
3 7 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.89%) CESG
3 7 (3.89%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (3.33%) Algorithms
5 5 (2.78%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.22%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.22%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (1.67%) Raspberry Pi
7 3 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.11%) Animation
8 2 (1.11%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.11%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.56%) Robotics
9 1 (0.56%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 33 (18.33%) Android
2 28 (15.56%) Apple iOS
3 27 (15.00%) Linux
4 11 (6.11%) Unix
5 9 (5.00%) Windows
6 6 (3.33%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.67%) CentOS
7 3 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.11%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.56%) AIX
9 1 (0.56%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (23.33%) Test Automation
3 37 (20.56%) Scrum
4 35 (19.44%) TDD
5 29 (16.11%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (16.11%) DevOps
6 21 (11.67%) Android Development
6 21 (11.67%) MVC
7 20 (11.11%) Web Development
8 19 (10.56%) SDLC
9 17 (9.44%) iOS Development
9 17 (9.44%) Unit Testing
10 16 (8.89%) BDD
11 14 (7.78%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (6.67%) Change Management
12 12 (6.67%) OO
13 9 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (5.00%) Kanban
13 9 (5.00%) Waterfall
14 8 (4.44%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 91 (50.56%) JavaScript
2 89 (49.44%) Java
3 40 (22.22%) Python
4 38 (21.11%) SQL
5 26 (14.44%) C#
6 16 (8.89%) PHP
7 12 (6.67%) PowerShell
8 10 (5.56%) Ruby
9 8 (4.44%) Java 8
10 7 (3.89%) COBOL
10 7 (3.89%) Perl
11 5 (2.78%) Apple Swift
12 4 (2.22%) Scala
12 4 (2.22%) XPath
13 3 (1.67%) Delphi
14 2 (1.11%) ANSI SQL
14 2 (1.11%) Apex Code
14 2 (1.11%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.11%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.11%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 12 (6.67%) Degree
2 7 (3.89%) CESG Certified Professional
2 7 (3.89%) IISP
2 7 (3.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.78%) CISMP
4 5 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (2.78%) MCSE
5 3 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.11%) ISEB
7 1 (0.56%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.56%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.78%) Docker
1 5 (2.78%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.56%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (3.89%) Puppet
3 6 (3.33%) Terraform
4 5 (2.78%) SCOM
4 5 (2.78%) SCVMM
5 3 (1.67%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.67%) Salt
6 2 (1.11%) Ansible
6 2 (1.11%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (1.11%) Kibana
6 2 (1.11%) logstash
7 1 (0.56%) Cacti
7 1 (0.56%) collectd
7 1 (0.56%) Grafana
7 1 (0.56%) Graphite
7 1 (0.56%) Icinga
7 1 (0.56%) Observium
7 1 (0.56%) OpenNMS
7 1 (0.56%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 31 (17.22%) Microsoft
2 30 (16.67%) Oracle
3 17 (9.44%) Kony
4 6 (3.33%) Perforce
5 5 (2.78%) Atlassian
6 4 (2.22%) Google
6 4 (2.22%) VMware
7 3 (1.67%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.11%) Adobe
8 2 (1.11%) Apple
8 2 (1.11%) Capita
8 2 (1.11%) Dell
8 2 (1.11%) hybris
8 2 (1.11%) IBM
8 2 (1.11%) Informatica
8 2 (1.11%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.11%) Sybase
8 2 (1.11%) Twitter
9 1 (0.56%) SaltStack