Period
to 20 February 2020

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 20 February 2020 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
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 128 73 104
Rank change year-on-year -55 +31 +26
Contract jobs citing JSON 187 515 391
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.73% 3.22% 2.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.09% 10.16% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 285 235
South East median daily rate £450 £455 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.10% -2.15% +9.41%
10th Percentile £305 £333 £313
90th Percentile £564 £600 £594
England median daily rate £475 £500 £470
% change year-on-year -5.00% +6.38% +6.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 0
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £53.79 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.25% - -
England median hourly rate £48.85 £44.39 £62.50
% change year-on-year +10.04% -28.97% +76.06%

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 2,638 5,070 4,872
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 24.44% 31.69% 28.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,657 3,285 3,046
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £319 £308
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +9.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 67 85
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
10th Percentile £30.38 £19.55 £23.10
90th Percentile £82.50 £54.25 £52.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.85 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.57% +4.61% -

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

JSON
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 20 February 2020.

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 20 February 2020.

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 20 February 2020. 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 -34 71 £450 +2.27% 29
Hampshire -27 44 £513 +13.89% 26
Berkshire -31 43 £430 -7.53% 11
West Sussex -3 30 £438 -7.89% 7
Surrey -20 24 £425 -15.00% 29
Buckinghamshire +16 23 £450 - 18
East Sussex -2 11 £450 +2.86% 4
Kent +4 6 £325 -31.58% 5
Oxfordshire +9 5 £510 +30.77%
JSON
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, 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 84 (44.92%) JavaScript
1 84 (44.92%) XML
2 72 (38.50%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (35.29%) HTML
4 64 (34.22%) SQL
5 62 (33.16%) Java
6 58 (31.02%) REST
7 56 (29.95%) CSS
8 48 (25.67%) Git (software)
8 48 (25.67%) RESTful
9 47 (25.13%) Azure
10 43 (22.99%) Spring
11 42 (22.46%) C#
11 42 (22.46%) .NET
12 37 (19.79%) Test Automation
12 37 (19.79%) AngularJS
13 35 (18.72%) Jenkins
14 34 (18.18%) DevOps
14 34 (18.18%) React
14 34 (18.18%) HTML5
14 34 (18.18%) SOAP
14 34 (18.18%) Finance
15 33 (17.65%) Web Services
15 33 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
16 32 (17.11%) Scrum
16 32 (17.11%) TDD
16 32 (17.11%) Google
16 32 (17.11%) Java 8
17 30 (16.04%) Web Development
17 30 (16.04%) Selenium

JSON
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 15 (8.02%) Confluence
2 14 (7.49%) Apache
3 7 (3.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 7 (3.74%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.21%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.67%) Umbraco
5 5 (2.67%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.14%) CMS
6 4 (2.14%) Headless CMS
6 4 (2.14%) JBoss
7 3 (1.60%) IIS
8 2 (1.07%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (1.07%) nginx
8 2 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.53%) GemFire
9 1 (0.53%) Moodle
9 1 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 47 (25.13%) Azure
2 17 (9.09%) GitHub
3 16 (8.56%) AWS
3 16 (8.56%) Azure Active Directory
3 16 (8.56%) Google Analytics
4 14 (7.49%) Serverless
5 10 (5.35%) Azure Functions
6 9 (4.81%) Adobe Analytics
6 9 (4.81%) Power Platform
7 7 (3.74%) Amazon S3
8 6 (3.21%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (3.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 4 (2.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (2.14%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (2.14%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (2.14%) CloudFront
9 4 (2.14%) npm
9 4 (2.14%) PaaS
10 3 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (1.60%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.76%) HTTP
2 7 (3.74%) SSL
3 6 (3.21%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.60%) Internet
5 1 (0.53%) 2G
5 1 (0.53%) 3G
5 1 (0.53%) 4G
5 1 (0.53%) 5G
5 1 (0.53%) Firewall
5 1 (0.53%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.53%) LAN
5 1 (0.53%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.53%) VPN
5 1 (0.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (15.51%) Relational Database
2 26 (13.90%) SQL Server
3 24 (12.83%) MySQL
4 17 (9.09%) NoSQL
5 15 (8.02%) MongoDB
6 12 (6.42%) Azure SQL Database
7 11 (5.88%) Cosmos DB
8 10 (5.35%) Pentaho
9 7 (3.74%) HBase
9 7 (3.74%) Power BI
9 7 (3.74%) SQLite
10 5 (2.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (2.14%) Hadoop
11 4 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (1.60%) Big Data
12 3 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (1.60%) Talend Open Studio
13 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 48 (25.67%) Git (software)
2 35 (18.72%) Jenkins
3 30 (16.04%) Selenium
4 24 (12.83%) Cucumber
5 21 (11.23%) JIRA
6 20 (10.70%) Maven
7 17 (9.09%) IntelliJ
8 12 (6.42%) JUnit
9 9 (4.81%) Eclipse
10 8 (4.28%) Subversion
11 7 (3.74%) Gradle
12 6 (3.21%) Gatling
12 6 (3.21%) GitLab
12 6 (3.21%) Postman
12 6 (3.21%) Sonatype Nexus
12 6 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (2.67%) Visual Studio Team System
13 5 (2.67%) webpack
14 4 (2.14%) Grunt
15 3 (1.60%) Android Studio
General
1 34 (18.18%) Finance
2 8 (4.28%) Banking
2 8 (4.28%) Marketing
3 4 (2.14%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.07%) Back Office
4 2 (1.07%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.07%) Publishing
4 2 (1.07%) Retail
5 1 (0.53%) Interactive Media
5 1 (0.53%) Local Government
5 1 (0.53%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 124 (66.31%) Developer
2 26 (13.90%) Java Developer
3 19 (10.16%) .NET Developer
4 15 (8.02%) Analyst
5 13 (6.95%) Scala Developer
6 11 (5.88%) Tester
7 10 (5.35%) Software Developer
8 9 (4.81%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.28%) Architect
9 8 (4.28%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (4.28%) React Developer
10 7 (3.74%) Automation Tester
10 7 (3.74%) C# Developer
10 7 (3.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 6 (3.21%) Applications Developer
11 6 (3.21%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (3.21%) Consultant
11 6 (3.21%) Database Developer
11 6 (3.21%) Developer in Test
11 6 (3.21%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (44.92%) XML
2 66 (35.29%) HTML
3 58 (31.02%) REST
4 56 (29.95%) CSS
5 48 (25.67%) RESTful
6 43 (22.99%) Spring
7 42 (22.46%) .NET
8 37 (19.79%) AngularJS
9 34 (18.18%) HTML5
9 34 (18.18%) React
9 34 (18.18%) SOAP
10 33 (17.65%) Web Services
11 19 (10.16%) Node.js
12 18 (9.63%) CSS3
12 18 (9.63%) Play Framework
13 17 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
14 16 (8.56%) Ajax
14 16 (8.56%) ASP.NET
15 14 (7.49%) .NET Core
15 14 (7.49%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.49%) Mobile App
3 11 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (5.35%) Linux Command Line
5 8 (4.28%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (4.28%) User Experience
6 7 (3.74%) Analytical Mindset
7 6 (3.21%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (3.21%) Smartphone
8 5 (2.67%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.60%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.60%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.60%) Handset
9 3 (1.60%) Reference Data
9 3 (1.60%) SWIFT
10 2 (1.07%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.07%) Replication
11 1 (0.53%) Animation
11 1 (0.53%) CMDB
11 1 (0.53%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 29 (15.51%) Linux
2 16 (8.56%) Windows
3 15 (8.02%) Unix
4 14 (7.49%) Android
5 8 (4.28%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.60%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.07%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.07%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.07%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.07%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.53%) CentOS
8 1 (0.53%) Solaris
8 1 (0.53%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (38.50%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (19.79%) Test Automation
3 34 (18.18%) DevOps
4 33 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (17.11%) Scrum
5 32 (17.11%) TDD
6 30 (16.04%) Microservices
6 30 (16.04%) Web Development
7 26 (13.90%) Analytics
8 22 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
9 21 (11.23%) BDD
10 19 (10.16%) MVC
11 18 (9.63%) Computer Science
11 18 (9.63%) Validation
12 14 (7.49%) OO
12 14 (7.49%) UML
13 13 (6.95%) Open Source
14 12 (6.42%) Migration
15 11 (5.88%) ETL
15 11 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 84 (44.92%) JavaScript
2 64 (34.22%) SQL
3 62 (33.16%) Java
4 42 (22.46%) C#
5 32 (17.11%) Java 8
6 21 (11.23%) Scala
7 17 (9.09%) Python
8 15 (8.02%) Ruby
9 13 (6.95%) T-SQL
10 11 (5.88%) PowerShell
11 10 (5.35%) Shell Script
12 9 (4.81%) C++
13 7 (3.74%) Groovy
13 7 (3.74%) PHP
14 6 (3.21%) PL/SQL
15 4 (2.14%) VB.NET
16 3 (1.60%) Clojure
16 3 (1.60%) ES6
16 3 (1.60%) TypeScript
17 2 (1.07%) Dart
Qualifications
1 18 (9.63%) Degree
2 17 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 15 (8.02%) SC Cleared
4 14 (7.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.60%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.60%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.60%) MCSE
5 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.07%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.07%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.07%) PhD
7 1 (0.53%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.53%) CCDA
7 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.53%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.02%) QA
2 4 (2.14%) WCAG
3 3 (1.60%) SEPA
4 2 (1.07%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.53%) HL7
5 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (12.30%) Active Directory
2 16 (8.56%) Docker
3 7 (3.74%) HDFS
4 2 (1.07%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.07%) LXC
4 2 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (3.74%) Kibana
2 6 (3.21%) Grafana
3 5 (2.67%) Ansible
4 3 (1.60%) MIIS
5 2 (1.07%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.07%) Puppet
6 1 (0.53%) logstash
Vendors
1 32 (17.11%) Google
2 25 (13.37%) Microsoft
3 18 (9.63%) Adobe
4 14 (7.49%) Oracle
5 10 (5.35%) Tealium
5 10 (5.35%) Xamarin
6 8 (4.28%) Ensighten
7 6 (3.21%) IBM
8 4 (2.14%) Apple
8 4 (2.14%) Tableau
9 3 (1.60%) Dell
9 3 (1.60%) LogicMonitor
9 3 (1.60%) Moogsoft
9 3 (1.60%) Northgate
9 3 (1.60%) PayPal
9 3 (1.60%) Splunk
9 3 (1.60%) Talend
10 2 (1.07%) Dataiku
10 2 (1.07%) VMware
10 2 (1.07%) webMethods