Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 83 80
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 +6
Contract jobs citing JSON 153 135 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.54% 2.37% 2.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.53% 7.38% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 96 122
North West median daily rate £408 £398 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.52% -4.79% +7.74%
10th Percentile £331 £263 £319
90th Percentile £563 £500 £575
England median daily rate £475 £463 £430
% change year-on-year +2.70% +7.56% +6.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% +25.00% +7.02%

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 2,032 1,830 1,907
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 33.79% 32.19% 29.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,403 1,265 1,334
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% -
10th Percentile £313 £290 £275
90th Percentile £556 £538 £500
England median daily rate £480 £470 £425
% change year-on-year +2.13% +10.59% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 42 25
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% +3.17%
10th Percentile £11.52 £18.78 £15.35
90th Percentile £47.50 £49.80 £44.35
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £39.60
% change year-on-year +3.83% +1.01% +5.60%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +17 103 £423 +12.80% 43
Cheshire -1 37 £350 -22.22% 8
Merseyside -22 12 £400 +6.67% 6
Lancashire -24 1 £750 +71.43% 5
JSON
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 88 (57.52%) XML
2 77 (50.33%) Java
3 74 (48.37%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (46.41%) Web Services
5 55 (35.95%) JavaScript
6 46 (30.07%) SOAP
7 41 (26.80%) RESTful
8 40 (26.14%) HTML
9 38 (24.84%) Microsoft Azure
10 37 (24.18%) REST
11 35 (22.88%) SQL
12 32 (20.92%) Android
13 30 (19.61%) Spring
14 29 (18.95%) Git (software)
14 29 (18.95%) CSS
15 28 (18.30%) Scrum
15 28 (18.30%) AngularJS
16 27 (17.65%) Jenkins
16 27 (17.65%) Test Automation
17 25 (16.34%) Continuous Integration
17 25 (16.34%) Apple iOS
17 25 (16.34%) Oracle
18 24 (15.69%) DevOps
19 23 (15.03%) Mobile App
19 23 (15.03%) MongoDB
20 22 (14.38%) TDD
20 22 (14.38%) Web Development
21 21 (13.73%) Kony
22 20 (13.07%) .NET
23 19 (12.42%) SQL Server

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 (6.54%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (4.58%) CMS
2 7 (4.58%) Drupal
3 6 (3.92%) Apache Solr
3 6 (3.92%) Confluence
3 6 (3.92%) Mule
4 4 (2.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (2.61%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.96%) JBoss
5 3 (1.96%) Jetty
6 1 (0.65%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 7 (4.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 38 (24.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (5.88%) Boomi
4 7 (4.58%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (3.92%) Apigee
5 6 (3.92%) IaaS
6 5 (3.27%) GitHub
7 4 (2.61%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (2.61%) Amazon S3
7 4 (2.61%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (2.61%) PaaS
8 3 (1.96%) Amazon Glacier
8 3 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.31%) SaaS
10 1 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.58%) HTTP
2 5 (3.27%) VPN
3 2 (1.31%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (15.03%) MongoDB
2 19 (12.42%) SQL Server
3 17 (11.11%) MySQL
4 12 (7.84%) Relational Database
5 11 (7.19%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (5.88%) RDBMS
7 7 (4.58%) NoSQL
8 5 (3.27%) Amazon Redshift
8 5 (3.27%) Big Data
9 3 (1.96%) Amazon Athena
10 2 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.65%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.65%) DB2
11 1 (0.65%) MarkLogic
11 1 (0.65%) SSDT
11 1 (0.65%) Text Mining
11 1 (0.65%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 29 (18.95%) Git (software)
2 27 (17.65%) Jenkins
3 17 (11.11%) Maven
4 15 (9.80%) Selenium
5 13 (8.50%) JUnit
6 12 (7.84%) Eclipse
6 12 (7.84%) SoapUI
7 11 (7.19%) Gradle
7 11 (7.19%) Visual Studio Team System
8 10 (6.54%) JIRA
8 10 (6.54%) Subversion
9 8 (5.23%) Cucumber
9 8 (5.23%) Mockito
10 7 (4.58%) JMeter
10 7 (4.58%) JSUnit
10 7 (4.58%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (4.58%) Xcode
11 6 (3.92%) IntelliJ
11 6 (3.92%) Mercurial
11 6 (3.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (8.50%) Banking
2 12 (7.84%) Finance
3 9 (5.88%) Retail
4 4 (2.61%) Law
5 3 (1.96%) Back Office
5 3 (1.96%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.31%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.31%) Legal
7 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 103 (67.32%) Developer
2 35 (22.88%) Java Developer
3 14 (9.15%) Architect
4 12 (7.84%) Analyst
5 11 (7.19%) Azure Engineer
6 10 (6.54%) Android Developer
7 8 (5.23%) Python Developer
7 8 (5.23%) Senior Developer
8 7 (4.58%) Applications Developer
8 7 (4.58%) Azure DevOps
8 7 (4.58%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 7 (4.58%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (4.58%) iOS Developer
8 7 (4.58%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (3.92%) .NET Developer
9 6 (3.92%) Angular Developer
9 6 (3.92%) Azure Consultant
9 6 (3.92%) Business Analyst
9 6 (3.92%) Consultant
9 6 (3.92%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (57.52%) XML
2 71 (46.41%) Web Services
3 46 (30.07%) SOAP
4 41 (26.80%) RESTful
5 40 (26.14%) HTML
6 37 (24.18%) REST
7 30 (19.61%) Spring
8 29 (18.95%) CSS
9 28 (18.30%) AngularJS
10 20 (13.07%) .NET
11 19 (12.42%) Node.js
12 18 (11.76%) Middleware
13 14 (9.15%) HTML5
14 12 (7.84%) Java EE
14 12 (7.84%) jQuery
15 10 (6.54%) Android SDK
15 10 (6.54%) Django
15 10 (6.54%) JMS
16 9 (5.88%) Ajax
16 9 (5.88%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.03%) Mobile App
2 11 (7.19%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.23%) User Experience
4 6 (3.92%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (1.96%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.65%) Animation
6 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.65%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.65%) Social Media
6 1 (0.65%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (20.92%) Android
2 25 (16.34%) Apple iOS
3 14 (9.15%) Linux
4 10 (6.54%) Windows
5 9 (5.88%) Unix
6 5 (3.27%) Mac OS X
6 5 (3.27%) Windows 7
6 5 (3.27%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.31%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.65%) AIX
8 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (48.37%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (18.30%) Scrum
3 27 (17.65%) Test Automation
4 25 (16.34%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (15.69%) DevOps
6 22 (14.38%) TDD
6 22 (14.38%) Web Development
7 17 (11.11%) SDLC
8 16 (10.46%) Android Development
9 15 (9.80%) MVC
10 13 (8.50%) Microservices
10 13 (8.50%) Mobile Development
11 11 (7.19%) BDD
11 11 (7.19%) Deployment Automation
11 11 (7.19%) iOS Development
11 11 (7.19%) Unit Testing
12 9 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (5.88%) SOA
12 9 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (5.23%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 77 (50.33%) Java
2 55 (35.95%) JavaScript
3 35 (22.88%) SQL
4 16 (10.46%) C#
5 14 (9.15%) Python
6 12 (7.84%) PowerShell
7 7 (4.58%) Apple Swift
7 7 (4.58%) Objective-C
8 6 (3.92%) PHP
8 6 (3.92%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.27%) Kotlin
10 4 (2.61%) Java 8
11 3 (1.96%) Delphi
11 3 (1.96%) Perl
12 2 (1.31%) ANSI SQL
12 2 (1.31%) Apex Code
12 2 (1.31%) Scala
12 2 (1.31%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.65%) U-SQL
13 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (4.58%) Degree
3 4 (2.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.96%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.31%) ISEB
5 2 (1.31%) MCSE
6 1 (0.65%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.31%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.65%) Docker
2 1 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (5.23%) Terraform
2 6 (3.92%) Kibana
2 6 (3.92%) logstash
3 2 (1.31%) Ansible
3 2 (1.31%) SCOM
3 2 (1.31%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.65%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.65%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.65%) Puppet
4 1 (0.65%) Salt
Vendors
1 25 (16.34%) Oracle
2 21 (13.73%) Kony
3 19 (12.42%) Microsoft
4 9 (5.88%) Dell
5 8 (5.23%) Google
6 7 (4.58%) Informatica
6 7 (4.58%) MuleSoft
7 6 (3.92%) Apple
7 6 (3.92%) hybris
8 4 (2.61%) Adobe
9 2 (1.31%) Cisco
9 2 (1.31%) Juniper
9 2 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.65%) Black Duck
10 1 (0.65%) HP
10 1 (0.65%) IBM
10 1 (0.65%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.65%) Sybase
10 1 (0.65%) Twitter
10 1 (0.65%) Vertica