Period
to 20 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 May 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 30 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 - +20
Contract jobs citing JSON 37 42 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 8.31% 8.33% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.23% 21.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 32 33 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate £431 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.14% - -
UK median daily rate £475 £440 £420
% change year-on-year +7.95% +4.76% +8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £43.75 £35.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -30.00% +33.33%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 203 197 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 45.62% 39.09% 29.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 142 25
Northern Ireland median daily rate £443 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.27% +26.92% -1.89%
10th Percentile £350 £289 £283
90th Percentile £528 £468 £425
UK median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £13.50 - £13.50
10th Percentile £13.25 - £13.25
90th Percentile £13.75 - £13.75
UK median hourly rate £42.38 £40.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year +4.65% +6.58% +8.57%

JSON
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing JSON as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for JSON in Northern Ireland

JSON
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JSON in Northern Ireland.

Contractor daily rate trend for JSON in Northern Ireland

JSON
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JSON in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JSON in Northern Ireland

JSON
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSON within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 20 May 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
County Antrim -4 27 £460 +31.43% 11
County Armagh - 2 £350 -
JSON
UK

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for JSON.

1 25 (67.57%) Java
2 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (48.65%) Finance
3 18 (48.65%) SQL
4 17 (45.95%) OO
5 16 (43.24%) Spring
6 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
6 15 (40.54%) C#
6 15 (40.54%) SQL Server
6 15 (40.54%) REST
6 15 (40.54%) Java 8
7 13 (35.14%) WPF
7 13 (35.14%) Test Automation
7 13 (35.14%) Web Services
7 13 (35.14%) Front Office
8 12 (32.43%) Banking
8 12 (32.43%) XML
8 12 (32.43%) Oracle
8 12 (32.43%) HTML
8 12 (32.43%) RESTful
8 12 (32.43%) Multithreading
9 11 (29.73%) Git (software)
9 11 (29.73%) Jenkins
9 11 (29.73%) JUnit
9 11 (29.73%) TDD
9 11 (29.73%) Maven
9 11 (29.73%) Hibernate
9 11 (29.73%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (27.03%) MVC
10 10 (27.03%) CSS

JSON
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 (18.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (16.22%) WebSphere
3 5 (13.51%) WebLogic
4 4 (10.81%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.70%) MQSeries
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) npm
1 6 (16.22%) Yarn
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) SQL Server
2 10 (27.03%) Relational Database
3 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (13.51%) DB2
5 3 (8.11%) DB2 UDB
5 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Git (software)
1 11 (29.73%) Jenkins
1 11 (29.73%) JUnit
1 11 (29.73%) Maven
2 9 (24.32%) Cucumber
3 7 (18.92%) JIRA
4 6 (16.22%) TeamCity
5 5 (13.51%) Bower
5 5 (13.51%) Eclipse
5 5 (13.51%) Grunt
5 5 (13.51%) Jasmine
6 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
7 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (2.70%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (48.65%) Finance
2 13 (35.14%) Front Office
3 12 (32.43%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (97.30%) Developer
2 24 (64.86%) Java Developer
3 9 (24.32%) C# Developer
3 9 (24.32%) Senior Developer
3 9 (24.32%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (18.92%) .NET Developer
4 7 (18.92%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Angular Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (2.70%) C# WPF Developer
7 1 (2.70%) HTML Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Junior
7 1 (2.70%) Junior Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Junior JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Programmer
7 1 (2.70%) RPG Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) Spring
2 15 (40.54%) REST
3 13 (35.14%) Web Services
3 13 (35.14%) WPF
4 12 (32.43%) HTML
4 12 (32.43%) RESTful
4 12 (32.43%) XML
5 11 (29.73%) Hibernate
6 10 (27.03%) CSS
7 9 (24.32%) WebSockets
8 8 (21.62%) .NET
8 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (18.92%) .NET Framework
9 7 (18.92%) ADO.NET
9 7 (18.92%) HTML5
9 7 (18.92%) WCF
9 7 (18.92%) WF
10 6 (16.22%) Akka
10 6 (16.22%) Kafka
10 6 (16.22%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) User Experience
2 7 (18.92%) Algorithms
3 6 (16.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (13.51%) Data Structures
4 5 (13.51%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.70%) AS400
5 1 (2.70%) Derivative
5 1 (2.70%) Equities
5 1 (2.70%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (2.70%) iSeries
5 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (45.95%) OO
3 13 (35.14%) Test Automation
4 12 (32.43%) Multithreading
5 11 (29.73%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (29.73%) TDD
6 10 (27.03%) MVC
7 9 (24.32%) Microservices
7 9 (24.32%) OOP
8 7 (18.92%) Memory Management
8 7 (18.92%) Scrum
8 7 (18.92%) SOA
9 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (16.22%) Electronic Trading
9 6 (16.22%) Garbage Collection
9 6 (16.22%) SOLID
9 6 (16.22%) Unit Testing
10 4 (10.81%) Data Management
11 3 (8.11%) ETL
11 3 (8.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (67.57%) Java
2 18 (48.65%) SQL
3 15 (40.54%) C#
3 15 (40.54%) Java 8
3 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
4 7 (18.92%) PL/SQL
5 6 (16.22%) ES6
5 6 (16.22%) Python
5 6 (16.22%) TypeScript
6 4 (10.81%) Perl
6 4 (10.81%) Scala
7 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.70%) BrightScript
7 1 (2.70%) C
7 1 (2.70%) RPG
7 1 (2.70%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Oracle
2 7 (18.92%) Sybase
3 6 (16.22%) FXall
3 6 (16.22%) Reuters
4 4 (10.81%) Splunk
5 3 (8.11%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.70%) Roku