Period
to 4 June 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 4 June 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
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 150 87 102
Rank change year-on-year -63 +15 0
Contract jobs citing JSON 79 402 386
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.16% 2.78% 2.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.31% 9.41% 7.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 218 222
Median daily rate £500 £451 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.80% -5.00% +11.76%
10th Percentile £400 £323 £325
90th Percentile £606 £600 £550
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 6
Median hourly rate £45.25 £55.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.73% +22.22% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33.93 £52.50 £38.13
90th Percentile £55.58 £60.00 £52.50
England median hourly rate £50.25 £55.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -8.64% +22.22% +25.00%

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 1,488 4,273 5,009
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.78% 29.50% 30.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 918 2,763 3,182
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.59%
10th Percentile £309 £325 £308
90th Percentile £585 £588 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 79 96
Median hourly rate £44.50 £48.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.29% +11.63% -
10th Percentile £31.25 £21.14 £9.31
90th Percentile £61.25 £60.00 £58.13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -20.45% +3.53% +3.66%

JSON
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing JSON as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing JSON in the South East.

Daily rate trend for JSON in the South East

JSON
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing JSON in the South East over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for JSON in the South East

JSON
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing JSON in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for JSON in the South East

JSON
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing JSON in the South East over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

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 4 June 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 -17 28 £500 +11.11% 7
Hampshire -10 24 £525 +18.31% 4
Berkshire +8 21 £500 -4.31% 1
West Sussex -1 17 £488 +5.41% 2
Buckinghamshire -5 7 £500 +33.33% 3
Surrey -23 6 £525 +8.08% 2
East Sussex +11 3 £450 +9.09% 2
Isle of Wight - 1 £450 -
JSON
England

For the 6 months to 4 June 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 44 (55.70%) XML
2 37 (46.84%) Java
3 34 (43.04%) REST
4 31 (39.24%) JavaScript
5 30 (37.97%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (30.38%) SQL
6 24 (30.38%) SOAP
7 20 (25.32%) Azure
8 19 (24.05%) HTML
8 19 (24.05%) Spring
8 19 (24.05%) Git (software)
9 17 (21.52%) Web Services
9 17 (21.52%) Jenkins
9 17 (21.52%) DevOps
10 16 (20.25%) CSS
10 16 (20.25%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (17.72%) Scrum
11 14 (17.72%) TDD
11 14 (17.72%) Windows
11 14 (17.72%) Python
12 13 (16.46%) Java 8
13 12 (15.19%) Problem-Solving
13 12 (15.19%) AWS
13 12 (15.19%) HTTP
13 12 (15.19%) RESTful
14 11 (13.92%) Data Modelling
14 11 (13.92%) XSLT
14 11 (13.92%) SQL Server
14 11 (13.92%) C#
14 11 (13.92%) .NET

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 4 (5.06%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.80%) Apache
2 3 (3.80%) CMS
2 3 (3.80%) Confluence
3 2 (2.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (2.53%) Anypoint
3 2 (2.53%) Headless CMS
3 2 (2.53%) JBoss
3 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Fuse
3 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.53%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.27%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.27%) IIS
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.27%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (25.32%) Azure
2 12 (15.19%) AWS
3 9 (11.39%) Serverless
4 6 (7.59%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (6.33%) Power Platform
6 4 (5.06%) Amazon S3
6 4 (5.06%) Apigee
6 4 (5.06%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (5.06%) Azure Functions
6 4 (5.06%) Boomi
6 4 (5.06%) Logic Apps
7 3 (3.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (3.80%) SaaS
8 2 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (2.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (2.53%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (2.53%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (2.53%) CloudFront
8 2 (2.53%) IaaS
8 2 (2.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.19%) HTTP
2 7 (8.86%) FTP
3 2 (2.53%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.27%) 2G
4 1 (1.27%) 3G
4 1 (1.27%) 4G
4 1 (1.27%) 5G
4 1 (1.27%) DNS
4 1 (1.27%) DSL
4 1 (1.27%) Internet
4 1 (1.27%) LAN
4 1 (1.27%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (1.27%) SSL
4 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.92%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.66%) Relational Database
3 8 (10.13%) MySQL
4 6 (7.59%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (6.33%) NoSQL
5 5 (6.33%) Power BI
6 4 (5.06%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (5.06%) Cosmos DB
6 4 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.80%) Big Data
7 3 (3.80%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.80%) Pentaho
7 3 (3.80%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (2.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (1.27%) Semantic Layer
9 1 (1.27%) SQLite
9 1 (1.27%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 19 (24.05%) Git (software)
2 17 (21.52%) Jenkins
3 9 (11.39%) Eclipse
3 9 (11.39%) Maven
4 8 (10.13%) Selenium
5 6 (7.59%) Cucumber
5 6 (7.59%) IntelliJ
5 6 (7.59%) NWDS
6 4 (5.06%) Subversion
7 3 (3.80%) Gradle
7 3 (3.80%) JIRA
7 3 (3.80%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (3.80%) webpack
8 2 (2.53%) Android Studio
8 2 (2.53%) Hudson
8 2 (2.53%) JUnit
8 2 (2.53%) Postman
8 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.53%) Vagrant
8 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (12.66%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.06%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.80%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.80%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.53%) Banking
4 2 (2.53%) Electronics
4 2 (2.53%) Marketing
5 1 (1.27%) Local Government
5 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (65.82%) Developer
2 17 (21.52%) Java Developer
3 6 (7.59%) SAP Developer
3 6 (7.59%) SAP PI Developer
4 5 (6.33%) .NET Developer
4 5 (6.33%) Applications Developer
5 4 (5.06%) Architect
5 4 (5.06%) Technical Leader
6 3 (3.80%) Analyst
6 3 (3.80%) AWS Architect
6 3 (3.80%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (3.80%) QA Tester
6 3 (3.80%) React Developer
6 3 (3.80%) Scala Developer
6 3 (3.80%) Talend Developer
6 3 (3.80%) Tester
7 2 (2.53%) Android Developer
7 2 (2.53%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (2.53%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (2.53%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (55.70%) XML
2 34 (43.04%) REST
3 24 (30.38%) SOAP
4 19 (24.05%) HTML
4 19 (24.05%) Spring
5 17 (21.52%) Web Services
6 16 (20.25%) CSS
7 12 (15.19%) RESTful
8 11 (13.92%) .NET
8 11 (13.92%) XSLT
9 10 (12.66%) React
10 9 (11.39%) AngularJS
10 9 (11.39%) HTML5
11 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET
11 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (8.86%) XSD
12 6 (7.59%) Middleware
12 6 (7.59%) OAuth
12 6 (7.59%) SAP PI
12 6 (7.59%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (7.59%) W3C
2 3 (3.80%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.80%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (2.53%) Handset
3 2 (2.53%) Private Cloud
3 2 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.53%) User Experience
4 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.27%) Clustering
4 1 (1.27%) CMDB
4 1 (1.27%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.27%) EPoS
4 1 (1.27%) Life Science
4 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.27%) NHS
4 1 (1.27%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.27%) Replication
4 1 (1.27%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.72%) Windows
2 7 (8.86%) Linux
3 6 (7.59%) Unix
4 3 (3.80%) Android
5 2 (2.53%) CentOS
5 2 (2.53%) Solaris
5 2 (2.53%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.97%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (21.52%) DevOps
3 16 (20.25%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (17.72%) Scrum
4 14 (17.72%) TDD
5 12 (15.19%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (13.92%) Data Modelling
7 10 (12.66%) ETL
7 10 (12.66%) Microservices
7 10 (12.66%) Test Automation
8 9 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (11.39%) MVC
9 8 (10.13%) BDD
9 8 (10.13%) Computer Science
9 8 (10.13%) Software Engineering
10 7 (8.86%) Migration
10 7 (8.86%) SDLC
10 7 (8.86%) UML
11 6 (7.59%) Configuration Management
11 6 (7.59%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (46.84%) Java
2 31 (39.24%) JavaScript
3 24 (30.38%) SQL
4 14 (17.72%) Python
5 13 (16.46%) Java 8
6 11 (13.92%) C#
7 8 (10.13%) PowerShell
8 6 (7.59%) ABAP
8 6 (7.59%) T-SQL
9 4 (5.06%) Groovy
9 4 (5.06%) PL/SQL
9 4 (5.06%) Shell Script
9 4 (5.06%) TypeScript
10 3 (3.80%) Scala
10 3 (3.80%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.53%) ES6
11 2 (2.53%) Perl
11 2 (2.53%) Ruby
12 1 (1.27%) Apple Swift
12 1 (1.27%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.39%) Degree
2 9 (11.39%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (3.80%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.53%) MCSE
6 1 (1.27%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.27%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.27%) CCDA
6 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (12.66%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.86%) Docker
3 6 (7.59%) NFS
4 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (6.33%) Ansible
2 3 (3.80%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.80%) MIIS
2 3 (3.80%) Terraform
3 2 (2.53%) Kibana
3 2 (2.53%) vRealize
3 2 (2.53%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 1 (1.27%) Istio
4 1 (1.27%) logstash
4 1 (1.27%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (13.92%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.66%) SAP
3 9 (11.39%) Oracle
4 5 (6.33%) MuleSoft
4 5 (6.33%) Xamarin
5 4 (5.06%) Dell
5 4 (5.06%) Splunk
5 4 (5.06%) Talend
6 3 (3.80%) Adobe
6 3 (3.80%) Google
6 3 (3.80%) LogicMonitor
6 3 (3.80%) Moogsoft
6 3 (3.80%) Northgate
7 2 (2.53%) VMware
7 2 (2.53%) Workday
7 2 (2.53%) WSO2
8 1 (1.27%) Axway
8 1 (1.27%) Capita
8 1 (1.27%) Fiorano
8 1 (1.27%) IBM