The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for JSON skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JSON over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 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 / Scotland
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 126 121
Rank change year-on-year +52 -5  
Contract jobs citing JSON 42 29 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.94% 0.99% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.43% 4.45% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 19 10
Median daily rate £375 £350 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £253 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £421 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £29.14 £55.00
% change year-on-year +32.97% -47.01%  

JSON is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 653 651 660
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 30.12% 22.17% 21.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 379 307
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 12
Median hourly rate £43.39 £36.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.52% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

JSON
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing JSON as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for JSON in Scotland

JSON
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JSON in Scotland

JSON
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JSON in Scotland over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JSON in Scotland

JSON
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSON within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +19 28 £388 +26.53% 7
Edinburgh +17 13 £350 -12.50% 3
JSON
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JSON also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for JSON.

1 43 (63.24%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (55.88%) Java
3 37 (54.41%) Git (software)
4 34 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 34 (50.00%) XML
5 30 (44.12%) OO
6 27 (39.71%) SOAP
6 27 (39.71%) Scrum
7 26 (38.24%) Web Services
8 23 (33.82%) MVC
9 20 (29.41%) Linux
9 20 (29.41%) Spring
9 20 (29.41%) REST
10 19 (27.94%) HTML
10 19 (27.94%) SQL
11 18 (26.47%) MySQL
11 18 (26.47%) Test Automation
12 17 (25.00%) RESTful
12 17 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (22.06%) Maven
14 14 (20.59%) Selenium
14 14 (20.59%) JavaScript
14 14 (20.59%) Unix
14 14 (20.59%) Python
15 13 (19.12%) Finance
15 13 (19.12%) Shell Script
15 13 (19.12%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (19.12%) Banking
15 13 (19.12%) WebDriver
15 13 (19.12%) HTML5

JSON
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (4.41%) Confluence
1 3 (4.41%) JBoss
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (4.41%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.47%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (11.76%) GitHub
3 2 (2.94%) IaaS
3 2 (2.94%) iTunes
3 2 (2.94%) PaaS
4 1 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.47%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) HTTP
2 1 (1.47%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.47%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.47%) MySQL
2 17 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (19.12%) Relational Database
4 12 (17.65%) DB2
5 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
6 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (4.41%) Big Data
7 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.94%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (2.94%) Redis
9 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 37 (54.41%) Git (software)
2 34 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 15 (22.06%) Maven
4 14 (20.59%) Selenium
5 13 (19.12%) WebDriver
6 12 (17.65%) Ant
6 12 (17.65%) Hudson
6 12 (17.65%) Subversion
7 11 (16.18%) Gradle
7 11 (16.18%) SoapUI
8 9 (13.24%) Bugzilla
9 8 (11.76%) Cucumber
10 7 (10.29%) Mockito
11 6 (8.82%) GitLab
12 4 (5.88%) JIRA
13 3 (4.41%) Bitbucket
13 3 (4.41%) Eclipse
13 3 (4.41%) Xcode
14 1 (1.47%) Android Studio
14 1 (1.47%) YouTrack
General
1 13 (19.12%) Banking
1 13 (19.12%) Finance
2 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
2 1 (1.47%) Legal
2 1 (1.47%) Retail
2 1 (1.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (69.12%) Developer
2 16 (23.53%) Java Developer
3 13 (19.12%) iOS Developer
3 13 (19.12%) Senior Developer
4 12 (17.65%) Test Engineer
5 9 (13.24%) .NET Developer
6 8 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (11.76%) C# Developer
6 8 (11.76%) Senior Test Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Java Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Senior C# Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Angular Developer
8 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Senior .NET Software Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (50.00%) XML
2 27 (39.71%) SOAP
3 26 (38.24%) Web Services
4 20 (29.41%) REST
4 20 (29.41%) Spring
5 19 (27.94%) HTML
6 17 (25.00%) RESTful
7 13 (19.12%) HTML5
8 12 (17.65%) Cocoa
9 11 (16.18%) .NET
9 11 (16.18%) AngularJS
9 11 (16.18%) Cocoa Touch
9 11 (16.18%) Core Data
9 11 (16.18%) CSS
9 11 (16.18%) Protocol Buffers
10 9 (13.24%) UIKit
11 7 (10.29%) .NET Framework
12 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET
12 6 (8.82%) CSS3
12 6 (8.82%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) iPad
1 10 (14.71%) iPhone
2 9 (13.24%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (8.82%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.41%) Animation
5 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.41%) N-Tier
5 3 (4.41%) User Experience
6 2 (2.94%) Apple TV
7 1 (1.47%) Derivative
7 1 (1.47%) Fintech
7 1 (1.47%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (1.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (29.41%) Linux
2 14 (20.59%) Unix
3 13 (19.12%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.88%) Debian
4 4 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.41%) Android
6 2 (2.94%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.47%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (63.24%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (44.12%) OO
3 27 (39.71%) Scrum
4 23 (33.82%) MVC
5 18 (26.47%) Test Automation
6 13 (19.12%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (19.12%) iOS Development
7 12 (17.65%) OOA/OOD
8 11 (16.18%) Exploratory Testing
9 10 (14.71%) Enterprise Architecture
9 10 (14.71%) Manual Testing
9 10 (14.71%) Microservices
9 10 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (13.24%) Data Protection
10 9 (13.24%) OOD
11 8 (11.76%) Software Engineering
12 7 (10.29%) Requirements Management
12 7 (10.29%) Unit Testing
13 6 (8.82%) Mentoring
13 6 (8.82%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 38 (55.88%) Java
2 19 (27.94%) SQL
3 14 (20.59%) JavaScript
3 14 (20.59%) Python
4 13 (19.12%) Shell Script
5 12 (17.65%) Objective-C
6 11 (16.18%) Apple Swift
6 11 (16.18%) C#
7 3 (4.41%) Prolog
8 2 (2.94%) PHP
9 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.47%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) Degree
1 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.24%) Dodd-Frank
1 9 (13.24%) EMIR
1 9 (13.24%) MiFID
2 5 (7.35%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.76%) Docker
2 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (10.29%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (10.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (17.65%) Perforce
2 9 (13.24%) CA Agile Central
3 5 (7.35%) Apple
4 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.41%) Oracle
6 1 (1.47%) Avaya
6 1 (1.47%) Telerik
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