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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 96 150
Rank change year-on-year +21 +54  
Contract jobs citing JSON 226 207 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.92% 2.31% 1.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.63% 8.69% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 101 97
Median daily rate £450 £450 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £340 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.93 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £29.14 £55.00
% change year-on-year +32.97% -47.01%  

JSON is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2127 2383 2361
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.47% 26.59% 24.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1358 1523 1492
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 55 26
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.85 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

JSON
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing JSON as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

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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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire +31 54 £394 +12.50% 3
West Sussex -4 40 £488 +10.71% 5
Berkshire +20 34 £425 -10.52% 6
Hampshire +16 21 £350 +8.52% 5
Kent -3 21 £345 - 4
Oxfordshire -15 21 £450 -5.26% 4
Surrey 0 13 £475 +5.55% 4
Sussex - 7 £463 - 1
East Sussex +3 5 £288 -36.11% 4
Middlesex +10 2 £325 -7.14%
Thames Valley - 1 £450 -
JSON
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 233 (62.30%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (51.60%) XML
3 166 (44.39%) Java
4 155 (41.44%) REST
5 147 (39.30%) CSS
6 140 (37.43%) HTML
7 130 (34.76%) JavaScript
8 112 (29.95%) Git (software)
9 111 (29.68%) TDD
10 110 (29.41%) Linux
11 103 (27.54%) Open Source
12 101 (27.01%) Web Services
13 96 (25.67%) Spring
14 95 (25.40%) Microservices
15 94 (25.13%) SQL
16 93 (24.87%) RESTful
17 84 (22.46%) Jenkins
18 83 (22.19%) HTML5
19 78 (20.86%) C#
20 74 (19.79%) Scala
20 74 (19.79%) Continuous Integration
21 73 (19.52%) Node.js
22 72 (19.25%) MongoDB
22 72 (19.25%) Docker
23 71 (18.98%) Scrum
23 71 (18.98%) Play Framework
23 71 (18.98%) Test Automation
24 68 (18.18%) AngularJS
25 66 (17.65%) CSS3
26 64 (17.11%) NoSQL

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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 44 (11.76%) Apache
2 28 (7.49%) CMS
2 28 (7.49%) JBoss
3 23 (6.15%) Confluence
3 23 (6.15%) Tomcat
4 17 (4.55%) WebLogic
5 16 (4.28%) Sitecore CMS
6 12 (3.21%) Apache Spark
6 12 (3.21%) Drupal
6 12 (3.21%) nginx
6 12 (3.21%) WordPress
7 6 (1.60%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.80%) IIS
8 3 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.53%) Alfresco
9 2 (0.53%) Liferay
9 2 (0.53%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.53%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 15 (4.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (2.94%) Magento
3 3 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.27%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 53 (14.17%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.48%) PaaS
4 11 (2.94%) GitHub
5 7 (1.87%) Google Analytics
6 5 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (1.34%) OpenShift
7 4 (1.07%) Amazon S3
7 4 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (1.07%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.80%) IaaS
9 2 (0.53%) SaaS
10 1 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.27%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.27%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 51 (13.64%) HTTP
2 18 (4.81%) SSL
3 9 (2.41%) Internet
4 7 (1.87%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.34%) DNS
5 5 (1.34%) Firewall
6 3 (0.80%) Intranet
7 1 (0.27%) Broadband
7 1 (0.27%) DHCP
7 1 (0.27%) FTP
7 1 (0.27%) IPv6
7 1 (0.27%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (19.25%) MongoDB
2 64 (17.11%) NoSQL
3 37 (9.89%) Relational Database
4 34 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 24 (6.42%) Hadoop
6 21 (5.61%) MySQL
7 19 (5.08%) Big Data
8 10 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.87%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.60%) Apache Hive
11 5 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.34%) Parquet
12 4 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.07%) HBase
12 4 (1.07%) Impala
12 4 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (1.07%) Sqoop
13 3 (0.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (0.53%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 112 (29.95%) Git (software)
2 84 (22.46%) Jenkins
3 48 (12.83%) IntelliJ
4 44 (11.76%) JUnit
5 43 (11.50%) Maven
6 40 (10.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 39 (10.43%) JIRA
8 38 (10.16%) Selenium
9 23 (6.15%) Subversion
10 22 (5.88%) Ant
11 20 (5.35%) Eclipse
12 19 (5.08%) Gradle
13 18 (4.81%) gulp
14 16 (4.28%) Gatling
14 16 (4.28%) Grunt
15 15 (4.01%) Bitbucket
15 15 (4.01%) Cucumber
15 15 (4.01%) git-flow
16 14 (3.74%) Apache Ivy
16 14 (3.74%) WebDriver
General
1 58 (15.51%) Finance
2 32 (8.56%) Banking
3 17 (4.55%) Marketing
3 17 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 15 (4.01%) Electronics
4 15 (4.01%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.67%) Publishing
6 9 (2.41%) Retail
7 5 (1.34%) Advertising
8 2 (0.53%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.27%) Games
9 1 (0.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 306 (81.82%) Developer
2 72 (19.25%) Java Developer
3 63 (16.84%) Scala Developer
4 52 (13.90%) JavaScript Developer
5 43 (11.50%) .NET Developer
6 40 (10.70%) Node.js Developer
7 27 (7.22%) C# Developer
8 26 (6.95%) C# .NET Developer
9 24 (6.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 21 (5.61%) Java Scala Developer
11 20 (5.35%) Agile Developer
11 20 (5.35%) HTML Developer
12 19 (5.08%) MongoDB Developer
12 19 (5.08%) Programmer
13 18 (4.81%) Senior Developer
14 17 (4.55%) AWS Developer
14 17 (4.55%) E-Commerce Developer
15 16 (4.28%) Consultant
16 15 (4.01%) XML Consultant
16 15 (4.01%) XML Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (51.60%) XML
2 155 (41.44%) REST
3 147 (39.30%) CSS
4 140 (37.43%) HTML
5 101 (27.01%) Web Services
6 96 (25.67%) Spring
7 93 (24.87%) RESTful
8 83 (22.19%) HTML5
9 73 (19.52%) Node.js
10 71 (18.98%) Play Framework
11 68 (18.18%) AngularJS
12 66 (17.65%) CSS3
13 61 (16.31%) SOAP
14 59 (15.78%) .NET
15 42 (11.23%) Ajax
16 40 (10.70%) .NET Framework
16 40 (10.70%) jQuery
17 39 (10.43%) Spring Boot
18 38 (10.16%) Swagger
19 36 (9.63%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.22%) Algorithms
2 23 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.08%) Mobile App
4 17 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
5 14 (3.74%) Linux Command Line
6 13 (3.48%) User Experience
7 12 (3.21%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.07%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.80%) Online Banking
10 2 (0.53%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.53%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.27%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.27%) Digital TV
11 1 (0.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.27%) MPEG
11 1 (0.27%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.27%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.27%) STB
11 1 (0.27%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 110 (29.41%) Linux
2 45 (12.03%) Unix
3 33 (8.82%) Windows
4 20 (5.35%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.67%) Android
6 7 (1.87%) Ubuntu
6 7 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.07%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (62.30%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (29.68%) TDD
3 103 (27.54%) Open Source
4 95 (25.40%) Microservices
5 74 (19.79%) Continuous Integration
6 71 (18.98%) Scrum
6 71 (18.98%) Test Automation
7 52 (13.90%) OO
8 50 (13.37%) BDD
9 41 (10.96%) DevOps
10 37 (9.89%) Web Development
11 36 (9.63%) Multithreading
12 34 (9.09%) API Development
13 33 (8.82%) Concurrent Programming
13 33 (8.82%) E-Commerce
13 33 (8.82%) Multithreaded Programming
13 33 (8.82%) MVC
14 29 (7.75%) Software Engineering
15 25 (6.68%) Unit Testing
16 24 (6.42%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 166 (44.39%) Java
2 130 (34.76%) JavaScript
3 94 (25.13%) SQL
4 78 (20.86%) C#
5 74 (19.79%) Scala
6 61 (16.31%) Python
7 57 (15.24%) Ruby
8 22 (5.88%) PHP
9 21 (5.61%) Groovy
10 19 (5.08%) Shell Script
11 16 (4.28%) XPath
12 12 (3.21%) Apple Swift
12 12 (3.21%) Perl
13 11 (2.94%) Objective-C
13 11 (2.94%) PowerShell
14 9 (2.41%) Bash Shell
15 8 (2.14%) T-SQL
16 7 (1.87%) C++
16 7 (1.87%) Haskell
17 6 (1.60%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (3.48%) Degree
2 4 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.27%) ISEB
3 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.27%) MCSE
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.34%) PCI DSS
1 5 (1.34%) QA
2 1 (0.27%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (0.27%) IFRS
2 1 (0.27%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 72 (19.25%) Docker
2 10 (2.67%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (1.07%) HDFS
5 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 57 (15.24%) Puppet
2 12 (3.21%) Ansible
2 12 (3.21%) Hadoop YARN
3 10 (2.67%) Terraform
4 9 (2.41%) HP Fortify
4 9 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (2.14%) Kibana
6 7 (1.87%) Grafana
6 7 (1.87%) Marathon
6 7 (1.87%) Mesos
7 4 (1.07%) Oozie
8 1 (0.27%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.27%) logstash
Vendors
1 31 (8.29%) Google
2 21 (5.61%) IBM
3 19 (5.08%) Sitecore
4 17 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 16 (4.28%) SAP
5 16 (4.28%) webMethods
6 15 (4.01%) Splunk
7 10 (2.67%) Apple
7 10 (2.67%) Oracle
8 9 (2.41%) Adobe
8 9 (2.41%) Apigee
8 9 (2.41%) HP
9 5 (1.34%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.07%) Infor
10 4 (1.07%) MuleSoft
11 3 (0.80%) Cloudera
11 3 (0.80%) Redback
11 3 (0.80%) WSO2
11 3 (0.80%) Xamarin
12 2 (0.53%) Telerik
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