Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 100 82
Rank change year-on-year +14 -18 +2
Contract jobs citing JSON 158 111 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.69% 1.98% 2.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.86% 6.36% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 77 121
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +9.68%
10th Percentile £313 £274 £325
90th Percentile £525 £483 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
North West median hourly rate £29.00 - £20.78
England median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -22.22% +5.88% +23.83%

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 2,011 1,744 1,988
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 34.22% 31.10% 27.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,386 1,188 1,389
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £550 £513 £513
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 52 37
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £11.88 £20.00 £18.67
90th Percentile £64.00 £50.00 £44.15
England median hourly rate £41.69 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +4.22% +6.67% +1.24%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +26 112 £410 +9.33% 33
Cheshire +7 35 £350 -6.67% 10
Merseyside -1 10 £400 +1.27% 8
Lancashire -23 1 £750 +87.50% 3
JSON
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 94 (59.49%) XML
2 84 (53.16%) Java
3 70 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (43.67%) Web Services
5 59 (37.34%) JavaScript
6 48 (30.38%) HTML
6 48 (30.38%) SOAP
7 46 (29.11%) RESTful
8 41 (25.95%) Git (software)
9 37 (23.42%) CSS
9 37 (23.42%) SQL
10 35 (22.15%) Microsoft Azure
11 33 (20.89%) REST
12 32 (20.25%) Test Automation
13 30 (18.99%) Android
13 30 (18.99%) Scrum
14 29 (18.35%) Spring
14 29 (18.35%) AngularJS
15 28 (17.72%) Microsoft
16 27 (17.09%) Jenkins
17 26 (16.46%) TDD
17 26 (16.46%) Continuous Integration
18 24 (15.19%) Oracle
18 24 (15.19%) DevOps
18 24 (15.19%) MongoDB
19 22 (13.92%) Mobile App
19 22 (13.92%) .NET
20 21 (13.29%) Apple iOS
21 20 (12.66%) Node.js
21 20 (12.66%) Kony

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 9 (5.70%) Confluence
1 9 (5.70%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (3.80%) CMS
2 6 (3.80%) Drupal
3 5 (3.16%) Apache Solr
3 5 (3.16%) Mule
4 3 (1.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.27%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.27%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.63%) JBoss
6 1 (0.63%) Jetty
6 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) InVision
Business Applications
1 7 (4.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.63%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 35 (22.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.43%) Boomi
3 7 (4.43%) Dynamics 365
4 5 (3.16%) Apigee
4 5 (3.16%) GitHub
5 3 (1.90%) BrowserStack
5 3 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.90%) IaaS
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.63%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.63%) Azure Functions
6 1 (0.63%) PaaS
6 1 (0.63%) SaaS
6 1 (0.63%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.06%) HTTP
2 4 (2.53%) VPN
3 3 (1.90%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.63%) AMQP
4 1 (0.63%) BGP
4 1 (0.63%) IPFIX
4 1 (0.63%) Junos
4 1 (0.63%) MPLS
4 1 (0.63%) MQTT
4 1 (0.63%) MRTG
4 1 (0.63%) OSPF
4 1 (0.63%) SNMP
4 1 (0.63%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.19%) MongoDB
2 20 (12.66%) MySQL
3 17 (10.76%) SQL Server
4 16 (10.13%) Relational Database
5 12 (7.59%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (7.59%) RDBMS
6 6 (3.80%) NoSQL
7 5 (3.16%) Big Data
8 3 (1.90%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.63%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.63%) DB2
10 1 (0.63%) MarkLogic
10 1 (0.63%) Redis
10 1 (0.63%) SQLite
10 1 (0.63%) SSDT
10 1 (0.63%) Text Mining
10 1 (0.63%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 41 (25.95%) Git (software)
2 27 (17.09%) Jenkins
3 20 (12.66%) Selenium
4 15 (9.49%) Cucumber
5 14 (8.86%) JIRA
5 14 (8.86%) JUnit
5 14 (8.86%) Maven
5 14 (8.86%) SoapUI
6 13 (8.23%) Visual Studio Team System
7 11 (6.96%) Subversion
8 9 (5.70%) Eclipse
8 9 (5.70%) Gradle
9 8 (5.06%) Mockito
10 7 (4.43%) Bitbucket
10 7 (4.43%) JSUnit
10 7 (4.43%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (3.80%) Android Studio
11 6 (3.80%) JMeter
11 6 (3.80%) Mercurial
11 6 (3.80%) Xcode
General
1 13 (8.23%) Banking
2 10 (6.33%) Finance
3 5 (3.16%) Back Office
4 3 (1.90%) Electronics
4 3 (1.90%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.90%) Retail
5 2 (1.27%) Law
6 1 (0.63%) Games
6 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Legal
6 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 109 (68.99%) Developer
2 38 (24.05%) Java Developer
3 13 (8.23%) Architect
4 12 (7.59%) Azure Engineer
5 11 (6.96%) Android Developer
6 8 (5.06%) Azure Consultant
6 8 (5.06%) Consultant
6 8 (5.06%) Python Developer
6 8 (5.06%) Tester
7 7 (4.43%) Analyst
7 7 (4.43%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (4.43%) iOS Developer
7 7 (4.43%) Senior Developer
8 6 (3.80%) Angular Developer
8 6 (3.80%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (3.16%) Applications Developer
9 5 (3.16%) Azure DevOps
9 5 (3.16%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 5 (3.16%) Python/Django Developer
9 5 (3.16%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (59.49%) XML
2 69 (43.67%) Web Services
3 48 (30.38%) HTML
3 48 (30.38%) SOAP
4 46 (29.11%) RESTful
5 37 (23.42%) CSS
6 33 (20.89%) REST
7 29 (18.35%) AngularJS
7 29 (18.35%) Spring
8 22 (13.92%) .NET
9 20 (12.66%) Node.js
10 18 (11.39%) HTML5
11 16 (10.13%) jQuery
11 16 (10.13%) Middleware
12 11 (6.96%) Android SDK
12 11 (6.96%) Java EE
13 10 (6.33%) Ajax
13 10 (6.33%) Django
14 9 (5.70%) Hibernate
15 8 (5.06%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.92%) Mobile App
2 9 (5.70%) User Experience
3 7 (4.43%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (3.80%) Algorithms
4 6 (3.80%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.80%) Mobile Banking
5 5 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.53%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.90%) Raspberry Pi
8 2 (1.27%) Animation
9 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.63%) Robotics
9 1 (0.63%) Social Media
9 1 (0.63%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (18.99%) Android
2 21 (13.29%) Apple iOS
3 15 (9.49%) Linux
4 11 (6.96%) Unix
5 10 (6.33%) Windows
6 4 (2.53%) Mac OS X
6 4 (2.53%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.53%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.90%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.63%) AIX
8 1 (0.63%) CentOS
8 1 (0.63%) Debian
8 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (20.25%) Test Automation
3 30 (18.99%) Scrum
4 26 (16.46%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (16.46%) TDD
5 24 (15.19%) DevOps
6 20 (12.66%) SDLC
7 18 (11.39%) Web Development
8 17 (10.76%) Android Development
9 14 (8.86%) Unit Testing
10 13 (8.23%) MVC
11 12 (7.59%) BDD
12 11 (6.96%) iOS Development
12 11 (6.96%) Microservices
12 11 (6.96%) Mobile Development
12 11 (6.96%) OOD
13 9 (5.70%) Deployment Automation
13 9 (5.70%) OO
14 8 (5.06%) Continuous Delivery
14 8 (5.06%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 84 (53.16%) Java
2 59 (37.34%) JavaScript
3 37 (23.42%) SQL
4 19 (12.03%) C#
5 18 (11.39%) Python
6 14 (8.86%) PowerShell
7 10 (6.33%) PHP
8 7 (4.43%) Apple Swift
9 6 (3.80%) Objective-C
9 6 (3.80%) PL/SQL
10 5 (3.16%) Kotlin
11 4 (2.53%) Perl
11 4 (2.53%) Scala
12 3 (1.90%) Delphi
12 3 (1.90%) Java 8
13 2 (1.27%) ANSI SQL
13 2 (1.27%) Apex Code
13 2 (1.27%) Groovy
13 2 (1.27%) Tcl
13 2 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (7.59%) Degree
2 9 (5.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.16%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.53%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.90%) MCSE
6 2 (1.27%) ISEB
7 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.90%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.90%) Hyper-V
1 3 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.27%) Docker
3 1 (0.63%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (5.06%) Terraform
2 6 (3.80%) Kibana
2 6 (3.80%) logstash
3 3 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.90%) SCOM
3 3 (1.90%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.27%) Ansible
4 2 (1.27%) Salt
5 1 (0.63%) Cacti
5 1 (0.63%) collectd
5 1 (0.63%) Grafana
5 1 (0.63%) Graphite
5 1 (0.63%) Icinga
5 1 (0.63%) Nagios
5 1 (0.63%) Netcool
5 1 (0.63%) Observium
5 1 (0.63%) OpenNMS
5 1 (0.63%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.63%) Puppet
5 1 (0.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (17.72%) Microsoft
2 24 (15.19%) Oracle
3 20 (12.66%) Kony
4 8 (5.06%) Google
5 7 (4.43%) Dell
6 6 (3.80%) Informatica
6 6 (3.80%) MuleSoft
7 5 (3.16%) Apple
8 4 (2.53%) VMware
9 3 (1.90%) Adobe
10 2 (1.27%) hybris
10 2 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.27%) Sybase
10 2 (1.27%) Twitter
11 1 (0.63%) Attivio
11 1 (0.63%) Black Duck
11 1 (0.63%) Databricks
11 1 (0.63%) SaltStack
11 1 (0.63%) Splunk
11 1 (0.63%) Vertica