Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 14 December 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 40 43
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3 +30
Contract jobs citing JSON 11 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.20% 2.38% 0.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.85% 7.32% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 3
Somerset median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +12.31%
10th Percentile £368 £350 £343
90th Percentile £550 £441 £385
South West median daily rate £405 £371 £375
% change year-on-year +9.09% -1.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - £41.50

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 188 164 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 37.52% 32.54% 27.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 113 91
Somerset median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £325 £252 £238
90th Percentile £572 £475 £463
South West median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Somerset median hourly rate - £52.50 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +28.83% -4.68%
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.12% +18.67% -11.76%

JSON
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for JSON in Somerset

JSON
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JSON in Somerset

JSON
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JSON in Somerset over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JSON in Somerset

JSON
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSON within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 14 December 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
Bath -5 5 £413 +10.00% 8
Street - 4 £475 -
Taunton - 2 £325 -
JSON
South West

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Somerset region with a requirement for JSON.

1 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) REST
3 5 (45.45%) MySQL
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Python
4 4 (36.36%) CSS
4 4 (36.36%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) Go
4 4 (36.36%) Docker
5 3 (27.27%) DevOps
5 3 (27.27%) Microservices
5 3 (27.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (27.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
5 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
5 3 (27.27%) YAML
5 3 (27.27%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (27.27%) Amazon S3
5 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
5 3 (27.27%) Web Services
5 3 (27.27%) XML
5 3 (27.27%) TDD
5 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
5 3 (27.27%) Selenium
6 2 (18.18%) JPA

JSON
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 2 (18.18%) Apache Solr
1 2 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (18.18%) Mule
2 1 (9.09%) Drupal
2 1 (9.09%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon S3
1 3 (27.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (18.18%) Apigee
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (9.09%) BrowserStack
3 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) MySQL
1 5 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
3 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
3 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
3 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 1 (9.09%) Redis
4 1 (9.09%) Riak
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 3 (27.27%) Selenium
2 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
2 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 2 (18.18%) JMeter
2 2 (18.18%) Maven
2 2 (18.18%) Mercurial
2 2 (18.18%) NeoLoad
2 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
3 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Java Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Agile Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Agile Java Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Backend Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Kubernetes Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Platform Architect
3 1 (9.09%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Applications Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) REST
2 4 (36.36%) CSS
3 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) XML
3 3 (27.27%) YAML
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
4 2 (18.18%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (18.18%) GWT
4 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
4 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) JMS
4 2 (18.18%) JPA
4 2 (18.18%) RESTful
4 2 (18.18%) Sass
4 2 (18.18%) Spring
4 2 (18.18%) Spring Batch
4 2 (18.18%) Vaadin
5 1 (9.09%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps
2 3 (27.27%) Microservices
2 3 (27.27%) TDD
2 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 2 (18.18%) BDD
3 2 (18.18%) Build Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) OOP
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Go
3 4 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) Python
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
5 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 1 (9.09%) C
5 1 (9.09%) C++
5 1 (9.09%) PHP
5 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Ansible
1 2 (18.18%) Kibana
1 2 (18.18%) Kubernetes
1 2 (18.18%) logstash
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco
1 2 (18.18%) Google
1 2 (18.18%) Juniper
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle