Period
to 24 September 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 September 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 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 113 92 88
Rank change year-on-year -21 -4 -1
Contract jobs citing JSON 307 416 420
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.13% 2.54% 2.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.77% 7.74% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 252 243
South East median daily rate £450 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +2.70% +8.82%
10th Percentile £313 £331 £313
90th Percentile £616 £588 £544
England median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 9
South East median hourly rate £60.00 £45.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +63.64% -38.89%
England median hourly rate £55.00 £53.79 £43.75
% change year-on-year +2.26% +22.94% +2.94%

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 3,953 5,373 4,430
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.47% 32.80% 27.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,459 3,509 2,727
South East median daily rate £450 £433 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.05% +4.85% +3.13%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £594 £575 £550
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 88 74
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £44.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -3.95% +10.63%
10th Percentile £19.14 £18.18 £13.25
90th Percentile £78.75 £54.13 £50.18
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.13 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.82% +5.31% +9.59%

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 September 2019.

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 24 September 2019.

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 24 September 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 +19 111 £475 +5.56% 37
Hampshire -19 79 £450 - 24
Berkshire -8 62 £500 +2.56% 14
Surrey -9 51 £471 -5.75% 8
West Sussex -15 43 £375 -14.77% 12
Buckinghamshire +30 41 £450 +7.14% 12
Kent +8 13 £350 -4.76% 11
Oxfordshire +20 10 £550 +41.03% 11
East Sussex -5 7 - - 4
Sussex - 2 - -
JSON
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 169 (55.05%) XML
2 165 (53.75%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (38.76%) Java
4 104 (33.88%) SQL
5 101 (32.90%) JavaScript
6 97 (31.60%) Azure
7 90 (29.32%) REST
7 90 (29.32%) HTML
8 89 (28.99%) Spring
9 87 (28.34%) C#
9 87 (28.34%) RESTful
10 83 (27.04%) .NET
11 76 (24.76%) TDD
12 74 (24.10%) CSS
13 73 (23.78%) SQL Server
14 70 (22.80%) Git (software)
15 66 (21.50%) SOAP
15 66 (21.50%) JIRA
16 62 (20.20%) Microsoft
17 59 (19.22%) Scrum
17 59 (19.22%) Continuous Integration
18 56 (18.24%) Jenkins
18 56 (18.24%) Microservices
19 54 (17.59%) DevOps
20 52 (16.94%) AngularJS
21 49 (15.96%) Web Services
21 49 (15.96%) Windows
21 49 (15.96%) Linux
22 44 (14.33%) BDD
22 44 (14.33%) Test Automation

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 35 (11.40%) Confluence
2 26 (8.47%) Apache
3 18 (5.86%) Tomcat
4 11 (3.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 10 (3.26%) GeoServer
5 10 (3.26%) JBoss
6 8 (2.61%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.61%) WebLogic
7 7 (2.28%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (2.28%) IIS
7 7 (2.28%) nginx
8 5 (1.63%) CMS
8 5 (1.63%) Mule
9 4 (1.30%) ColdFusion
9 4 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.98%) Anypoint
10 3 (0.98%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.65%) Drupal
11 2 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (0.98%) Adobe XD
1 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (3.26%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (1.95%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 97 (31.60%) Azure
2 31 (10.10%) Serverless
3 27 (8.79%) GitHub
4 26 (8.47%) AWS
5 24 (7.82%) Azure Active Directory
6 23 (7.49%) Azure Functions
7 20 (6.51%) PaaS
8 16 (5.21%) Power Platform
9 15 (4.89%) SaaS
10 14 (4.56%) IaaS
11 12 (3.91%) Apigee
12 10 (3.26%) Google Analytics
12 10 (3.26%) IBM Blueworks
13 9 (2.93%) Amazon S3
14 8 (2.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 8 (2.61%) AWS CloudFormation
15 7 (2.28%) Route 53
16 6 (1.95%) AWS Lambda
16 6 (1.95%) Azure Data Factory
16 6 (1.95%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.21%) HTTP
2 8 (2.61%) SSL
3 7 (2.28%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.95%) DNS
5 5 (1.63%) Internet
6 3 (0.98%) VPN
7 2 (0.65%) IPsec
8 1 (0.33%) Firewall
8 1 (0.33%) SMS
8 1 (0.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (23.78%) SQL Server
2 43 (14.01%) Relational Database
3 37 (12.05%) NoSQL
4 32 (10.42%) MongoDB
5 27 (8.79%) Azure SQL Database
6 19 (6.19%) MySQL
7 18 (5.86%) Cosmos DB
7 18 (5.86%) RDBMS
8 16 (5.21%) Power BI
8 16 (5.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (3.58%) Data Lake
10 11 (3.58%) GIS
10 11 (3.58%) Oracle Database
11 10 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (3.26%) Oracle Database 10g
12 9 (2.93%) HBase
13 8 (2.61%) Big Data
14 6 (1.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 6 (1.95%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 70 (22.80%) Git (software)
2 66 (21.50%) JIRA
3 56 (18.24%) Jenkins
4 33 (10.75%) Maven
5 30 (9.77%) Eclipse
6 27 (8.79%) IntelliJ
7 26 (8.47%) JUnit
7 26 (8.47%) Selenium
7 26 (8.47%) Visual Studio Team System
8 23 (7.49%) Visual Studio
9 20 (6.51%) JMeter
9 20 (6.51%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (4.56%) TeamCity
11 13 (4.23%) Cucumber
12 12 (3.91%) Bitbucket
12 12 (3.91%) Sonatype Nexus
13 11 (3.58%) Ant
13 11 (3.58%) Grunt
13 11 (3.58%) Mockito
13 11 (3.58%) Subversion
General
1 42 (13.68%) Finance
2 17 (5.54%) Banking
3 14 (4.56%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.63%) Retail
5 4 (1.30%) Games
5 4 (1.30%) Marketing
6 3 (0.98%) Aerospace
6 3 (0.98%) French Language
7 2 (0.65%) Advertising
7 2 (0.65%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.33%) Automotive
8 1 (0.33%) Avionics
8 1 (0.33%) German Language
8 1 (0.33%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.33%) Military
8 1 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 172 (56.03%) Developer
2 46 (14.98%) Java Developer
3 31 (10.10%) .NET Developer
4 22 (7.17%) Tester
5 21 (6.84%) Azure Engineer
6 20 (6.51%) Architect
7 16 (5.21%) DevOps Engineer
8 15 (4.89%) Analyst
8 15 (4.89%) Automation Tester
8 15 (4.89%) C# Developer
9 14 (4.56%) Full Stack Developer
10 13 (4.23%) Azure DevOps
10 13 (4.23%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 13 (4.23%) Consultant
10 13 (4.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 12 (3.91%) Scala Developer
11 12 (3.91%) Senior Developer
12 10 (3.26%) Software Developer
13 9 (2.93%) Integration Architect
14 8 (2.61%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (55.05%) XML
2 90 (29.32%) HTML
2 90 (29.32%) REST
3 89 (28.99%) Spring
4 87 (28.34%) RESTful
5 83 (27.04%) .NET
6 74 (24.10%) CSS
7 66 (21.50%) SOAP
8 52 (16.94%) AngularJS
9 49 (15.96%) Web Services
10 40 (13.03%) React
11 39 (12.70%) .NET Framework
12 37 (12.05%) ASP.NET Web API
12 37 (12.05%) J2EE
13 36 (11.73%) ASP.NET
14 34 (11.07%) HTML5
15 33 (10.75%) jQuery
16 30 (9.77%) Ajax
17 26 (8.47%) Middleware
18 25 (8.14%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
1 21 (6.84%) Linux Command Line
1 21 (6.84%) Mobile App
2 18 (5.86%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (5.21%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (4.23%) User Experience
5 12 (3.91%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (3.26%) Replication
7 8 (2.61%) Virtual Team
8 6 (1.95%) Mobile Payment
9 5 (1.63%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.30%) Analytical Mindset
10 4 (1.30%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.30%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.98%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.65%) IVR
12 2 (0.65%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.65%) Smart Meter
13 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Storage
13 1 (0.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 49 (15.96%) Linux
1 49 (15.96%) Windows
2 36 (11.73%) Unix
3 18 (5.86%) Android
4 15 (4.89%) Apple iOS
5 9 (2.93%) Windows Server
6 7 (2.28%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.30%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.30%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.30%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (53.75%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (24.76%) TDD
3 59 (19.22%) Continuous Integration
3 59 (19.22%) Scrum
4 56 (18.24%) Microservices
5 54 (17.59%) DevOps
6 44 (14.33%) BDD
6 44 (14.33%) Test Automation
7 37 (12.05%) MVC
8 35 (11.40%) Problem-Solving
9 31 (10.10%) SOA
10 30 (9.77%) Web Development
11 29 (9.45%) Analytics
12 28 (9.12%) Computer Science
13 27 (8.79%) UML
13 27 (8.79%) Unit Testing
14 24 (7.82%) Continuous Delivery
15 22 (7.17%) OO
15 22 (7.17%) Software Engineering
16 21 (6.84%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 119 (38.76%) Java
2 104 (33.88%) SQL
3 101 (32.90%) JavaScript
4 87 (28.34%) C#
5 41 (13.36%) Java 8
6 37 (12.05%) PowerShell
7 27 (8.79%) Shell Script
8 24 (7.82%) T-SQL
9 17 (5.54%) Scala
10 16 (5.21%) Python
10 16 (5.21%) Ruby
11 15 (4.89%) PL/SQL
12 12 (3.91%) XQuery
13 11 (3.58%) C++
13 11 (3.58%) Groovy
13 11 (3.58%) XPath
14 10 (3.26%) C
15 9 (2.93%) TypeScript
16 7 (2.28%) Haskell
16 7 (2.28%) Perl
Qualifications
1 30 (9.77%) Degree
2 21 (6.84%) Security Cleared
3 20 (6.51%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (3.91%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.28%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.30%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.98%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.98%) PhD
8 2 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.65%) MCSA
8 2 (0.65%) MCSE
8 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (9.12%) QA
2 9 (2.93%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.95%) GDPR
3 6 (1.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.63%) PMO
5 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (10.75%) Active Directory
2 32 (10.42%) Docker
3 9 (2.93%) HDFS
3 9 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.63%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (1.30%) LXC
6 1 (0.33%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (4.23%) Kubernetes
2 11 (3.58%) Puppet
3 7 (2.28%) Grafana
3 7 (2.28%) Kibana
4 4 (1.30%) Hadoop YARN
4 4 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.98%) Ansible
5 3 (0.98%) Terraform
6 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.33%) Packer
6 1 (0.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 62 (20.20%) Microsoft
2 27 (8.79%) Oracle
3 23 (7.49%) Google
4 21 (6.84%) IBM
5 19 (6.19%) Adobe
6 18 (5.86%) Xamarin
7 13 (4.23%) Atlassian
7 13 (4.23%) webMethods
8 11 (3.58%) MuleSoft
9 10 (3.26%) TIBCO
10 9 (2.93%) VMware
11 8 (2.61%) Tableau
11 8 (2.61%) Telerik
12 7 (2.28%) Software AG
13 6 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (1.63%) Apple
15 4 (1.30%) SAP
15 4 (1.30%) WSO2
16 3 (0.98%) Ensighten
16 3 (0.98%) Tealium