Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 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
England > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 99 129
Rank change year-on-year +15 +30 +14
Contract jobs citing JSON 428 388 323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.54% 2.32% 1.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.24% 8.65% 6.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 242 238
South East median daily rate £475 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% +3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £290
90th Percentile £595 £513 £450
England median daily rate £460 £430 £400
% change year-on-year +6.98% +7.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 0
South East median hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.89% - -
England 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 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 4631 4486 5052
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.50% 26.83% 26.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2856 2724 3260
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +6.21%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £515
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 127 119
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £15.16 £12.25 £15.08
90th Percentile £50.00 £55.20 £51.30
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

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 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JSON in the South East

JSON
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

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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 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for JSON in the South East

JSON
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 22 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
Thames Valley -46 157 £450 +1.12% 25
West Sussex +33 73 £475 +18.75% 3
Buckinghamshire +21 63 £375 +22.45% 5
Hampshire +17 61 £375 +7.91% 4
Surrey +19 55 £500 +19.40% 7
Berkshire -26 55 £413 +3.13% 7
Oxfordshire -50 35 £450 - 13
Kent -19 19 £375 - 7
East Sussex +5 15 £588 +62.07% 2
Sussex +5 9 £463 -
Middlesex +6 3 £545 +45.33%
JSON
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region with a requirement for JSON.

1 276 (64.49%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (48.13%) Java
3 204 (47.66%) XML
4 189 (44.16%) HTML
5 187 (43.69%) REST
6 185 (43.22%) CSS
7 152 (35.51%) JavaScript
8 146 (34.11%) Spring
9 137 (32.01%) Git (software)
10 122 (28.50%) RESTful
11 121 (28.27%) Linux
12 110 (25.70%) HTML5
13 109 (25.47%) TDD
14 102 (23.83%) Scrum
15 98 (22.90%) CSS3
16 95 (22.20%) SQL
17 92 (21.50%) Web Services
18 88 (20.56%) AngularJS
18 88 (20.56%) Jenkins
18 88 (20.56%) Continuous Integration
19 83 (19.39%) SOAP
20 82 (19.16%) Open Source
21 81 (18.93%) Finance
22 80 (18.69%) Microservices
23 77 (17.99%) Ajax
24 75 (17.52%) Scala
25 72 (16.82%) Play Framework
26 71 (16.59%) Test Automation
27 69 (16.12%) J2EE
28 68 (15.89%) Unix

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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 58 (13.55%) Apache
2 41 (9.58%) Apache Spark
3 21 (4.91%) Tomcat
4 18 (4.21%) JBoss
5 17 (3.97%) Confluence
6 16 (3.74%) WebLogic
7 15 (3.50%) Cloud Foundry
7 15 (3.50%) GemFire
8 14 (3.27%) CMS
9 10 (2.34%) Apache Airflow
9 10 (2.34%) Luigi
9 10 (2.34%) nginx
10 8 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (1.87%) WordPress
11 4 (0.93%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.70%) Drupal
12 3 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.70%) IIS
12 3 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.47%) Liferay
Applications
1 10 (2.34%) Pipeline Pilot
2 6 (1.40%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.17%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (3.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 39 (9.11%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (8.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (7.24%) PaaS
4 30 (7.01%) GitHub
5 21 (4.91%) IaaS
6 15 (3.50%) SaaS
7 11 (2.57%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (1.64%) Serverless
9 5 (1.17%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (0.93%) Slack
11 3 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.70%) Amazon EMR
11 3 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.70%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.70%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.23%) Force.com
12 1 (0.23%) G Suite
12 1 (0.23%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 1 (0.23%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 53 (12.38%) HTTP
2 24 (5.61%) TCP/IP
3 22 (5.14%) SSL
4 11 (2.57%) Internet
5 9 (2.10%) DNS
6 5 (1.17%) Network Security
7 3 (0.70%) AMQP
8 2 (0.47%) SMTP
8 2 (0.47%) SNMP
8 2 (0.47%) VPN
9 1 (0.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (14.02%) NoSQL
2 53 (12.38%) SQL Server
3 52 (12.15%) Hadoop
3 52 (12.15%) MongoDB
4 50 (11.68%) Big Data
5 38 (8.88%) Relational Database
6 26 (6.07%) MySQL
7 22 (5.14%) HBase
8 18 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (3.50%) Apache Hive
10 13 (3.04%) OLTP
11 10 (2.34%) Data Mining
11 10 (2.34%) KNIME
12 7 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (1.64%) Oracle Database
12 7 (1.64%) Parquet
12 7 (1.64%) RDBMS
12 7 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (1.40%) Oracle Exadata
14 5 (1.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 137 (32.01%) Git (software)
2 88 (20.56%) Jenkins
3 60 (14.02%) IntelliJ
4 54 (12.62%) JUnit
5 46 (10.75%) Maven
6 44 (10.28%) Eclipse
7 43 (10.05%) Subversion
8 42 (9.81%) Selenium
9 31 (7.24%) Visual Studio
10 30 (7.01%) Team Foundation Server
11 21 (4.91%) JIRA
12 20 (4.67%) Gradle
13 16 (3.74%) Cucumber
14 10 (2.34%) gulp
15 9 (2.10%) Grunt
15 9 (2.10%) Vagrant
16 7 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 7 (1.64%) WebDriver
17 6 (1.40%) NUnit
17 6 (1.40%) SpecFlow
General
1 81 (18.93%) Finance
2 36 (8.41%) Banking
3 29 (6.78%) Telecoms
4 27 (6.31%) Marketing
5 25 (5.84%) Electronics
5 25 (5.84%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.34%) Advertising
7 7 (1.64%) Publishing
8 4 (0.93%) Aerospace
8 4 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.93%) Retail
9 3 (0.70%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (0.70%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.47%) Games
10 2 (0.47%) Legal
10 2 (0.47%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 312 (72.90%) Developer
2 101 (23.60%) Java Developer
3 52 (12.15%) Scala Developer
4 48 (11.21%) JavaScript Developer
5 43 (10.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 34 (7.94%) Consultant
7 29 (6.78%) Architect
8 28 (6.54%) .NET Developer
9 27 (6.31%) Angular Developer
10 25 (5.84%) Node.js Developer
10 25 (5.84%) XML Consultant
10 25 (5.84%) XML Specialist
11 24 (5.61%) HTML Developer
12 21 (4.91%) C# Developer
13 20 (4.67%) Senior Developer
14 18 (4.21%) Full Stack Developer
15 16 (3.74%) Agile Developer
16 14 (3.27%) Big Data Developer
16 14 (3.27%) C# .NET Developer
16 14 (3.27%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (47.66%) XML
2 189 (44.16%) HTML
3 187 (43.69%) REST
4 185 (43.22%) CSS
5 146 (34.11%) Spring
6 122 (28.50%) RESTful
7 110 (25.70%) HTML5
8 98 (22.90%) CSS3
9 92 (21.50%) Web Services
10 88 (20.56%) AngularJS
11 83 (19.39%) SOAP
12 77 (17.99%) Ajax
13 72 (16.82%) Play Framework
14 69 (16.12%) J2EE
15 57 (13.32%) jQuery
15 57 (13.32%) Spring Boot
16 55 (12.85%) .NET
17 54 (12.62%) Node.js
18 40 (9.35%) Swagger
19 38 (8.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.64%) User Experience
2 31 (7.24%) Greenfield Project
3 25 (5.84%) Virtual Team
4 19 (4.44%) Linux Command Line
5 17 (3.97%) Computer Science
6 16 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (3.50%) Mobile App
8 13 (3.04%) Replication
9 11 (2.57%) Data Centre
10 10 (2.34%) Life Science
11 6 (1.40%) CMDB
11 6 (1.40%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.40%) Oracle Exalogic
12 4 (0.93%) Animation
12 4 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.93%) Fintech
12 4 (0.93%) Mainframe
13 3 (0.70%) Clustering
13 3 (0.70%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.70%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 121 (28.27%) Linux
2 68 (15.89%) Unix
3 26 (6.07%) Windows
4 21 (4.91%) Apple iOS
5 20 (4.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (2.57%) Android
7 7 (1.64%) Solaris
7 7 (1.64%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.93%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.70%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.47%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.23%) CentOS
11 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (64.49%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (25.47%) TDD
3 102 (23.83%) Scrum
4 88 (20.56%) Continuous Integration
5 82 (19.16%) Open Source
6 80 (18.69%) Microservices
7 71 (16.59%) Test Automation
8 58 (13.55%) Web Development
9 56 (13.08%) DevOps
10 52 (12.15%) Unit Testing
11 51 (11.92%) BDD
12 48 (11.21%) MVC
13 46 (10.75%) Front End Development
14 42 (9.81%) API Development
15 36 (8.41%) OO
16 33 (7.71%) Responsive Web Design
17 32 (7.48%) Business Intelligence
18 31 (7.24%) API Design
19 30 (7.01%) Kanban
19 30 (7.01%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 206 (48.13%) Java
2 152 (35.51%) JavaScript
3 95 (22.20%) SQL
4 75 (17.52%) Scala
5 63 (14.72%) C#
5 63 (14.72%) Ruby
6 52 (12.15%) Python
7 35 (8.18%) XPath
8 31 (7.24%) PHP
9 25 (5.84%) PowerShell
10 22 (5.14%) Perl
11 20 (4.67%) Shell Script
12 16 (3.74%) Bash Shell
13 14 (3.27%) Apple Swift
13 14 (3.27%) T-SQL
14 13 (3.04%) TypeScript
15 11 (2.57%) Objective-C
16 9 (2.10%) C++
17 7 (1.64%) C
18 6 (1.40%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (8.88%) Degree
2 11 (2.57%) SC Cleared
2 11 (2.57%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.34%) PhD
4 6 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (1.40%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.70%) MCSE
5 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.47%) MCSD
6 2 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.23%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.23%) ISEB
7 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.67%) QA
2 2 (0.47%) PSD2
3 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 66 (15.42%) Docker
2 32 (7.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 23 (5.37%) HDFS
4 8 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (1.64%) Xen
6 6 (1.40%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.70%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.23%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.23%) OpenDJ
9 1 (0.23%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 57 (13.32%) Puppet
2 26 (6.07%) Ansible
3 23 (5.37%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (4.44%) Hadoop YARN
5 17 (3.97%) Grafana
5 17 (3.97%) Kibana
6 13 (3.04%) Terraform
7 4 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.70%) Ganglia
8 3 (0.70%) Graphite
8 3 (0.70%) Nagios
8 3 (0.70%) StatsD
9 2 (0.47%) HP Fortify
9 2 (0.47%) logstash
9 2 (0.47%) Oozie
10 1 (0.23%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 46 (10.75%) Microsoft
2 35 (8.18%) Oracle
3 30 (7.01%) SAP
4 29 (6.78%) Google
5 22 (5.14%) Red Hat
6 16 (3.74%) webMethods
7 10 (2.34%) HP
7 10 (2.34%) Netezza
7 10 (2.34%) RapidMiner
8 8 (1.87%) IBM
8 8 (1.87%) Telerik
8 8 (1.87%) VMware
9 7 (1.64%) Apple
9 7 (1.64%) MuleSoft
9 7 (1.64%) ServiceNow
9 7 (1.64%) Sun
9 7 (1.64%) Xamarin
10 6 (1.40%) Apigee
10 6 (1.40%) WSO2
11 4 (0.93%) Northgate