Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 121 154
Rank change year-on-year +30 +33 -32
Contract jobs citing JSON 103 54 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.07% 1.26% 0.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.71% 4.57% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 35 35
Scotland median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £315 £310 £305
90th Percentile £538 £516 £454
UK median daily rate £450 £428 £400
% change year-on-year +5.26% +6.88% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year +23.29% +0.69% +3.57%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1336 1181 1254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 26.85% 27.49% 20.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 827 710 671
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £273 £263 £269
90th Percentile £525 £475 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 17
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.47% +5.25% +1.58%
10th Percentile £18.75 £22.50 £25.00
90th Percentile £43.39 £52.00 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%

JSON
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Edinburgh +49 72 £400 -3.03% 2
Glasgow -12 27 £388 +10.71% 9
West Lothian -3 1 - - 1
JSON
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 66 (64.08%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (56.31%) Java
3 55 (53.40%) Web Services
3 55 (53.40%) Git (software)
4 54 (52.43%) RESTful
5 47 (45.63%) Software Engineering
5 47 (45.63%) Linux
6 46 (44.66%) Spring
7 44 (42.72%) XML
8 41 (39.81%) Jenkins
9 40 (38.83%) Finance
10 36 (34.95%) Continuous Integration
11 33 (32.04%) REST
12 31 (30.10%) Mockito
12 31 (30.10%) Cucumber
12 31 (30.10%) Puppet
12 31 (30.10%) SOA
12 31 (30.10%) GitHub
12 31 (30.10%) GitLab
13 30 (29.13%) Configuration Management
14 29 (28.16%) JMX
14 29 (28.16%) Scrum
14 29 (28.16%) SOAP
14 29 (28.16%) Microservices
15 26 (25.24%) HTML
15 26 (25.24%) SQL
15 26 (25.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 26 (25.24%) Degree
16 24 (23.30%) Computer Science
16 24 (23.30%) CSS

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 14 (13.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (7.77%) CMS
2 8 (7.77%) Drupal
2 8 (7.77%) nginx
3 6 (5.83%) SAS
4 3 (2.91%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.94%) JBoss
6 1 (0.97%) CICS
6 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 18 (17.48%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (30.10%) GitHub
2 14 (13.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.88%) PaaS
4 3 (2.91%) IaaS
5 2 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.94%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.94%) npm
6 1 (0.97%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.85%) HTTP
2 3 (2.91%) Internet
3 2 (1.94%) CTI
4 1 (0.97%) Firewall
4 1 (0.97%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.48%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.62%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (9.71%) Relational Database
4 8 (7.77%) Redis
5 6 (5.83%) Big Data
6 5 (4.85%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.88%) MySQL
8 3 (2.91%) DB2
8 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.94%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.97%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 55 (53.40%) Git (software)
2 41 (39.81%) Jenkins
3 31 (30.10%) Cucumber
3 31 (30.10%) GitLab
3 31 (30.10%) Mockito
4 12 (11.65%) Maven
5 8 (7.77%) Ant
5 8 (7.77%) Hudson
6 5 (4.85%) SoapUI
6 5 (4.85%) XMLSpy
7 4 (3.88%) JIRA
7 4 (3.88%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.91%) Gradle
8 3 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.94%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.94%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (1.94%) Redmine
9 2 (1.94%) Selenium
9 2 (1.94%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.94%) WebDriver
General
1 40 (38.83%) Finance
2 9 (8.74%) Banking
3 6 (5.83%) Publishing
4 5 (4.85%) Electronics
4 5 (4.85%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.85%) Marketing
4 5 (4.85%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.94%) Front Office
5 2 (1.94%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (60.19%) Developer
2 21 (20.39%) Java Developer
3 15 (14.56%) Senior Developer
3 15 (14.56%) Software Engineer
4 14 (13.59%) Java Engineer
5 11 (10.68%) .NET Developer
5 11 (10.68%) Consultant
6 10 (9.71%) C# Developer
6 10 (9.71%) Java Software Engineer
6 10 (9.71%) Senior Software Engineer
7 9 (8.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 7 (6.80%) Drupal Developer
8 7 (6.80%) HTML Developer
8 7 (6.80%) Senior Java Engineer
8 7 (6.80%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 6 (5.83%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (5.83%) Java Consultant
9 6 (5.83%) Senior C# Developer
9 6 (5.83%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (5.83%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (53.40%) Web Services
2 54 (52.43%) RESTful
3 46 (44.66%) Spring
4 44 (42.72%) XML
5 33 (32.04%) REST
6 29 (28.16%) JMX
6 29 (28.16%) SOAP
7 26 (25.24%) HTML
8 24 (23.30%) CSS
9 19 (18.45%) .NET
9 19 (18.45%) HTML5
10 17 (16.50%) CSS3
11 15 (14.56%) AngularJS
12 12 (11.65%) .NET Framework
13 10 (9.71%) .NET Core
14 9 (8.74%) Entity Framework
14 9 (8.74%) RabbitMQ
14 9 (8.74%) SignalR
15 8 (7.77%) Sass
15 8 (7.77%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 24 (23.30%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.74%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (6.80%) N-Tier
4 6 (5.83%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.91%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.91%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.91%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.91%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.94%) Blog
6 2 (1.94%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.94%) DataPower
6 2 (1.94%) Equities
6 2 (1.94%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.97%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (45.63%) Linux
2 26 (25.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (8.74%) Unix
4 5 (4.85%) Windows
5 3 (2.91%) Android
5 3 (2.91%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (64.08%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (45.63%) Software Engineering
3 36 (34.95%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (30.10%) SOA
5 30 (29.13%) Configuration Management
6 29 (28.16%) Microservices
6 29 (28.16%) Scrum
7 20 (19.42%) Test Automation
8 14 (13.59%) MVC
9 13 (12.62%) Risk Management
10 12 (11.65%) Unit Testing
11 10 (9.71%) High Availability
11 10 (9.71%) Responsive Web Design
11 10 (9.71%) TDD
11 10 (9.71%) Use Case
12 9 (8.74%) Front End Development
12 9 (8.74%) SDLC
13 8 (7.77%) Performance Measurement
14 7 (6.80%) User Stories
14 7 (6.80%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 58 (56.31%) Java
2 26 (25.24%) SQL
3 22 (21.36%) JavaScript
4 19 (18.45%) C#
5 8 (7.77%) PHP
6 6 (5.83%) Prolog
6 6 (5.83%) Python
6 6 (5.83%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.88%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.91%) Perl
8 3 (2.91%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.91%) Scala
8 3 (2.91%) XPath
9 1 (0.97%) ES6
9 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (25.24%) Degree
2 19 (18.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (4.85%) BC Cleared
3 5 (4.85%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.94%) MCSD
4 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.50%) GDPR
2 13 (12.62%) PCI DSS
3 9 (8.74%) QA
4 1 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.97%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.97%) EMIR
4 1 (0.97%) MiFID
4 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.91%) Docker
2 2 (1.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 31 (30.10%) Puppet
2 3 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (20.39%) Oracle
2 8 (7.77%) Perforce
3 7 (6.80%) Facebook
3 7 (6.80%) Google
3 7 (6.80%) Twitter
4 6 (5.83%) SAP
5 5 (4.85%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.91%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.91%) Sybase
7 2 (1.94%) Avaya
7 2 (1.94%) IBM
7 2 (1.94%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.97%) Salesforce.com