Period
to 24 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 24 March 2019 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
England > South East
6 months to
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 96 123
Rank change year-on-year +24 +27 +24
Contract jobs citing JSON 509 417 283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.25% 2.48% 1.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.49% 8.43% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 249 178
South East median daily rate £463 £470 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.60% +10.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £337 £324 £313
90th Percentile £600 £588 £530
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 3
South East median hourly rate £55.00 £43.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.71% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £35.00 £36.88 £23.25
90th Percentile £58.25 £45.00 £44.35
England median hourly rate £55.00 £34.56 £33.28
% change year-on-year +59.17% +3.83% -36.61%

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 the South East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4,854 4,949 4,080
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.02% 29.44% 26.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,153 3,090 2,413
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £281
90th Percentile £575 £575 £544
England median daily rate £500 £475 £440
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.08% +3.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 92 97
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £19.65 £13.73 £15.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £58.63 £53.10
England median hourly rate £41.69 £41.21 £40.38
% change year-on-year +1.17% +2.04% +4.21%

JSON
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing JSON as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for JSON in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JSON in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JSON in the South East over the 6 months to 24 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JSON in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSON in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JSON in the South East

JSON
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing JSON in the South East over the 6 months to 24 March 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for JSON in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSON within the South East region over the 6 months to 24 March 2019. 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
Thames Valley +40 157 £440 +3.53% 11
Hampshire +2 128 £450 +10.77% 1
Surrey +2 108 £500 - 4
Berkshire +41 103 £465 +16.25% 6
West Sussex -5 60 £475 -5.00% 4
East Sussex +7 34 £450 -25.00%
Buckinghamshire +25 32 £450 +9.09% 5
Oxfordshire +24 22 £400 -19.19% 1
Kent +15 17 £475 +35.71% 4
Middlesex +12 2 £400 +22.14%
JSON
England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2019, 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 South East region with a requirement for JSON.

1 277 (54.42%) Agile Software Development
2 231 (45.38%) Java
3 230 (45.19%) XML
4 179 (35.17%) REST
5 165 (32.42%) Git (software)
6 156 (30.65%) JavaScript
7 147 (28.88%) HTML
7 147 (28.88%) RESTful
8 145 (28.49%) Linux
8 145 (28.49%) Jenkins
9 129 (25.34%) TDD
9 129 (25.34%) Spring
10 125 (24.56%) SOAP
11 124 (24.36%) SQL
12 121 (23.77%) CSS
13 119 (23.38%) Continuous Integration
14 115 (22.59%) C#
15 111 (21.81%) Test Automation
16 110 (21.61%) .NET
17 109 (21.41%) BDD
18 107 (21.02%) AngularJS
18 107 (21.02%) Microsoft Azure
19 90 (17.68%) Web Services
20 87 (17.09%) DevOps
21 85 (16.70%) HTML5
22 81 (15.91%) Scrum
23 78 (15.32%) Unix
24 76 (14.93%) JUnit
25 75 (14.73%) J2EE
25 75 (14.73%) JIRA

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 67 (13.16%) Apache
2 56 (11.00%) Confluence
3 30 (5.89%) Elasticsearch
4 29 (5.70%) CMS
5 27 (5.30%) JBoss
5 27 (5.30%) WebLogic
6 25 (4.91%) nginx
7 20 (3.93%) Tomcat
8 16 (3.14%) Apache Spark
9 15 (2.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 12 (2.36%) Cloud Foundry
11 9 (1.77%) Skype for Business
12 7 (1.38%) WebSphere
13 6 (1.18%) Apache Solr
13 6 (1.18%) WordPress
14 5 (0.98%) IIS
15 4 (0.79%) Anypoint
15 4 (0.79%) Magnolia
15 4 (0.79%) Mule
15 4 (0.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (1.77%) Chatbot
2 5 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.59%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.39%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.39%) TIBCO iProcess
3 1 (0.20%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.20%) Sonata
3 1 (0.20%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 107 (21.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 63 (12.38%) GitHub
3 55 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
4 44 (8.64%) PaaS
5 38 (7.47%) Serverless
6 34 (6.68%) IaaS
7 22 (4.32%) Amazon EC2
7 22 (4.32%) Azure Functions
7 22 (4.32%) SaaS
8 19 (3.73%) Amazon S3
9 16 (3.14%) Google Analytics
10 14 (2.75%) Amazon SQS
10 14 (2.75%) AWS Lambda
11 12 (2.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 12 (2.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 12 (2.36%) Apigee
11 12 (2.36%) CloudFront
12 11 (2.16%) npm
12 11 (2.16%) Office 365
13 7 (1.38%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 56 (11.00%) HTTP
2 30 (5.89%) SSL
3 17 (3.34%) TCP/IP
4 9 (1.77%) Skype
5 8 (1.57%) DNS
5 8 (1.57%) Firewall
6 7 (1.38%) VPN
7 5 (0.98%) Bluetooth
8 4 (0.79%) ATM
8 4 (0.79%) DAB
9 3 (0.59%) LAN
9 3 (0.59%) Network Security
10 2 (0.39%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.39%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (0.39%) ZigBee
11 1 (0.20%) Internet
11 1 (0.20%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.20%) RFID
11 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (13.75%) SQL Server
2 59 (11.59%) NoSQL
3 55 (10.81%) Relational Database
4 47 (9.23%) Hadoop
5 41 (8.06%) Big Data
6 40 (7.86%) MongoDB
7 36 (7.07%) MySQL
8 35 (6.88%) Parquet
9 33 (6.48%) HBase
10 16 (3.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 15 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (1.96%) Cosmos DB
12 10 (1.96%) SQL Server 2016
13 9 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (1.57%) Cloudant
14 8 (1.57%) Geospatial Data
14 8 (1.57%) GIS
14 8 (1.57%) Redis
14 8 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (1.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 165 (32.42%) Git (software)
2 145 (28.49%) Jenkins
3 76 (14.93%) JUnit
4 75 (14.73%) JIRA
5 70 (13.75%) Selenium
6 50 (9.82%) IntelliJ
7 48 (9.43%) Subversion
8 46 (9.04%) Cucumber
9 40 (7.86%) Maven
10 33 (6.48%) Eclipse
11 31 (6.09%) Team Foundation Server
12 30 (5.89%) Gradle
13 27 (5.30%) Gatling
13 27 (5.30%) Visual Studio
14 19 (3.73%) Visual Studio Team System
14 19 (3.73%) WebDriver
15 18 (3.54%) Ant
15 18 (3.54%) Grunt
16 17 (3.34%) gulp
16 17 (3.34%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 38 (7.47%) Finance
2 12 (2.36%) Retail
3 11 (2.16%) Games
4 7 (1.38%) Banking
5 5 (0.98%) Marketing
6 4 (0.79%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.59%) Advertising
7 3 (0.59%) Aerospace
7 3 (0.59%) Legal
8 2 (0.39%) German Language
8 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.20%) Automotive
9 1 (0.20%) Electronics
9 1 (0.20%) Military
9 1 (0.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 324 (63.65%) Developer
2 84 (16.50%) Java Developer
3 38 (7.47%) .NET Developer
4 37 (7.27%) Architect
5 31 (6.09%) Scala Developer
6 29 (5.70%) Azure Engineer
6 29 (5.70%) Tester
7 28 (5.50%) Software Engineer
8 26 (5.11%) Senior Developer
9 24 (4.72%) Agile Developer
9 24 (4.72%) Full Stack Developer
10 23 (4.52%) C# Developer
11 20 (3.93%) React Developer
12 18 (3.54%) DevOps Engineer
12 18 (3.54%) Software Developer
12 18 (3.54%) SQL Developer
13 17 (3.34%) Cloud Engineer
13 17 (3.34%) Senior Java Developer
14 16 (3.14%) Angular Developer
15 15 (2.95%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (45.19%) XML
2 179 (35.17%) REST
3 147 (28.88%) HTML
3 147 (28.88%) RESTful
4 129 (25.34%) Spring
5 125 (24.56%) SOAP
6 121 (23.77%) CSS
7 110 (21.61%) .NET
8 107 (21.02%) AngularJS
9 90 (17.68%) Web Services
10 85 (16.70%) HTML5
11 75 (14.73%) J2EE
12 66 (12.97%) jQuery
13 59 (11.59%) React
14 54 (10.61%) Middleware
15 49 (9.63%) Kafka
15 49 (9.63%) Node.js
16 47 (9.23%) Play Framework
17 46 (9.04%) .NET Framework
18 42 (8.25%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 35 (6.88%) Linux Command Line
1 35 (6.88%) Virtual Team
2 30 (5.89%) Mobile App
3 27 (5.30%) Self-Motivation
4 24 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (3.34%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (2.36%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (1.57%) User Experience
8 7 (1.38%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.38%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.18%) Clustering
9 6 (1.18%) iPhone
9 6 (1.18%) Reference Data
9 6 (1.18%) Social Media
10 5 (0.98%) Animation
10 5 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (0.98%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.79%) CMDB
11 4 (0.79%) Graphic Design
12 3 (0.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 145 (28.49%) Linux
2 78 (15.32%) Unix
3 67 (13.16%) Windows
4 21 (4.13%) Apple iOS
5 20 (3.93%) Ubuntu
6 17 (3.34%) CentOS
7 16 (3.14%) Android
8 10 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (1.77%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (54.42%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (25.34%) TDD
3 119 (23.38%) Continuous Integration
4 111 (21.81%) Test Automation
5 109 (21.41%) BDD
6 87 (17.09%) DevOps
7 81 (15.91%) Scrum
8 67 (13.16%) Unit Testing
9 60 (11.79%) Microservices
10 58 (11.39%) MVC
11 56 (11.00%) Open Source
12 54 (10.61%) Problem-Solving
13 49 (9.63%) Configuration Management
14 45 (8.84%) Web Development
15 40 (7.86%) Analytics
16 39 (7.66%) Software Engineering
17 38 (7.47%) System Testing
18 37 (7.27%) Continuous Delivery
18 37 (7.27%) OO
19 33 (6.48%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 231 (45.38%) Java
2 156 (30.65%) JavaScript
3 124 (24.36%) SQL
4 115 (22.59%) C#
5 72 (14.15%) Scala
6 56 (11.00%) PowerShell
7 55 (10.81%) Python
8 47 (9.23%) Ruby
9 39 (7.66%) Java 8
10 34 (6.68%) Shell Script
11 32 (6.29%) Groovy
12 29 (5.70%) PHP
13 23 (4.52%) T-SQL
14 17 (3.34%) Perl
14 17 (3.34%) TypeScript
15 16 (3.14%) Haskell
16 14 (2.75%) Apple Swift
16 14 (2.75%) C++
16 14 (2.75%) R
17 13 (2.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 46 (9.04%) Degree
2 28 (5.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 23 (4.52%) Security Cleared
4 17 (3.34%) SC Cleared
5 11 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (1.38%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.79%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.59%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.20%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.54%) QA
2 15 (2.95%) Data Quality
3 11 (2.16%) WCAG
4 3 (0.59%) GDPR
4 3 (0.59%) PMO
5 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.39%) SLA
6 1 (0.20%) HL7
System Software
1 62 (12.18%) Docker
2 38 (7.47%) HDFS
3 37 (7.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 12 (2.36%) Active Directory
5 8 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 37 (7.27%) Hadoop YARN
2 25 (4.91%) Puppet
3 20 (3.93%) Ansible
4 17 (3.34%) Kibana
5 16 (3.14%) Grafana
5 16 (3.14%) Kubernetes
6 15 (2.95%) Terraform
7 5 (0.98%) CloudForms
7 5 (0.98%) SCOrch
8 4 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.79%) Prometheus
8 4 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.59%) Packer
10 2 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.20%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.20%) Iperf
11 1 (0.20%) SCCM
11 1 (0.20%) SCOM
11 1 (0.20%) Suricata
Vendors
1 74 (14.54%) Microsoft
2 48 (9.43%) Google
3 32 (6.29%) Adobe
4 31 (6.09%) Oracle
5 16 (3.14%) Talend
5 16 (3.14%) webMethods
6 14 (2.75%) ServiceNow
7 9 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.18%) MuleSoft
8 6 (1.18%) SAP
9 5 (0.98%) ESRI
9 5 (0.98%) IBM
9 5 (0.98%) Splunk
9 5 (0.98%) WSO2
10 4 (0.79%) Dell
10 4 (0.79%) TIBCO
11 3 (0.59%) Telerik
11 3 (0.59%) Xamarin
12 2 (0.39%) Facebook
12 2 (0.39%) VMware