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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 84 99
Rank change year-on-year +5 +15  
Contract jobs citing JSON 29 46 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.65% 1.77% 1.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.59% 8.00% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 31 16
Median daily rate £356 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.39% -2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £225 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £55.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -33.63% +46.66%  

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 519 575 595
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 29.61% 22.18% 20.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 335 357
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 11
Median hourly rate £52.17 £18.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +178.24% -58.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Edinburgh +19 19 £356 -5.00% 5
Glasgow -7 10 £388 +29.16% 2
JSON
UK

JSON
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 30 (61.22%) Java
1 30 (61.22%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (55.10%) Git (software)
3 25 (51.02%) Jenkins
4 24 (48.98%) Web Services
5 23 (46.94%) XML
6 22 (44.90%) Scrum
7 20 (40.82%) SOAP
7 20 (40.82%) REST
8 18 (36.73%) HTML
9 15 (30.61%) OO
9 15 (30.61%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (28.57%) Maven
10 14 (28.57%) Linux
11 13 (26.53%) Spring
11 13 (26.53%) HTML5
12 12 (24.49%) Microservices
12 12 (24.49%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (24.49%) JavaScript
12 12 (24.49%) SQL
12 12 (24.49%) MySQL
13 11 (22.45%) Selenium
14 10 (20.41%) Banking
14 10 (20.41%) Subversion
14 10 (20.41%) Unix
14 10 (20.41%) Python
14 10 (20.41%) SOA
14 10 (20.41%) Finance
14 10 (20.41%) AngularJS
14 10 (20.41%) WebDriver

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 5 (10.20%) JBoss
1 5 (10.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (6.12%) Confluence
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) GitHub
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) HTTP
1 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.04%) LAN
2 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.49%) MySQL
1 12 (24.49%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (18.37%) DB2
2 9 (18.37%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 27 (55.10%) Git (software)
2 25 (51.02%) Jenkins
3 14 (28.57%) Maven
4 11 (22.45%) Selenium
5 10 (20.41%) SoapUI
5 10 (20.41%) Subversion
5 10 (20.41%) WebDriver
6 8 (16.33%) Ant
6 8 (16.33%) Bugzilla
6 8 (16.33%) Gradle
6 8 (16.33%) Hudson
7 5 (10.20%) Eclipse
8 4 (8.16%) Cucumber
8 4 (8.16%) JIRA
9 3 (6.12%) Bitbucket
9 3 (6.12%) GitLab
9 3 (6.12%) JUnit
9 3 (6.12%) Mockito
10 2 (4.08%) Android Studio
10 2 (4.08%) Concordion
General
1 10 (20.41%) Banking
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Marketing
2 1 (2.04%) Publishing
2 1 (2.04%) Retail
2 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (57.14%) Developer
2 14 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 11 (22.45%) Test Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Architect
6 4 (8.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (8.16%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Integration Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) iOS Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Lead Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.08%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.08%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Designer
8 2 (4.08%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (4.08%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (48.98%) Web Services
2 23 (46.94%) XML
3 20 (40.82%) REST
3 20 (40.82%) SOAP
4 18 (36.73%) HTML
5 13 (26.53%) HTML5
5 13 (26.53%) Spring
6 10 (20.41%) AngularJS
7 9 (18.37%) .NET
7 9 (18.37%) CSS
7 9 (18.37%) RESTful
8 7 (14.29%) Protocol Buffers
9 6 (12.24%) JMS
10 5 (10.20%) Drools
10 5 (10.20%) Hibernate
10 5 (10.20%) Java EE
10 5 (10.20%) JPA
10 5 (10.20%) jQuery
10 5 (10.20%) XSD
10 5 (10.20%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.12%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.12%) User Experience
5 2 (4.08%) Derivative
5 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.08%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (2.04%) Animation
6 1 (2.04%) iPad
6 1 (2.04%) iPhone
6 1 (2.04%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.57%) Linux
2 10 (20.41%) Unix
3 3 (6.12%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.12%) Debian
3 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.08%) Android
5 1 (2.04%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.04%) Windows
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (61.22%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.90%) Scrum
3 15 (30.61%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (30.61%) OO
4 12 (24.49%) Microservices
5 10 (20.41%) SOA
6 9 (18.37%) Exploratory Testing
6 9 (18.37%) Mentoring
6 9 (18.37%) MVC
6 9 (18.37%) OOA/OOD
7 8 (16.33%) TDD
8 6 (12.24%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (12.24%) Manual Testing
8 6 (12.24%) Requirements Management
8 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (12.24%) Web Development
9 5 (10.20%) Coaching
9 5 (10.20%) Domain-Driven Design
9 5 (10.20%) Test Scripting
10 4 (8.16%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 30 (61.22%) Java
2 12 (24.49%) JavaScript
2 12 (24.49%) SQL
3 10 (20.41%) Python
4 9 (18.37%) Shell Script
5 7 (14.29%) C#
6 4 (8.16%) PHP
7 3 (6.12%) Apple Swift
7 3 (6.12%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.04%) AppleScript
8 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Degree
1 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) MiFID
2 4 (8.16%) Dodd-Frank
2 4 (8.16%) EMIR
3 1 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Docker
2 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (6.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) CA Agile Central
1 8 (16.33%) Perforce
2 6 (12.24%) Red Hat
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle
4 2 (4.08%) Apple
5 1 (2.04%) Adobe
5 1 (2.04%) IBM
5 1 (2.04%) Reuters
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