Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 23 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 West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 68 136
Rank change year-on-year -28 +68 +21
Contract jobs citing JSON 117 160 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.07% 2.80% 1.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.03% 10.29% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 128 63
South West median daily rate £371 £373 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.34% -6.88% +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £309 £302
90th Percentile £488 £475 £438
England median daily rate £460 £428 £400
% change year-on-year +7.48% +7.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
South West median hourly rate - £41.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +18.57% -28.21%
England median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £36.25
% change year-on-year +24.14% - +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 West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1457 1555 1804
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 25.75% 27.19% 27.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 930 1136 1263
South West median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.07% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £500
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 92
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.14% -14.71% -
10th Percentile £35.00 £18.63 £30.00
90th Percentile £57.75 £53.88 £55.00
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 West

Job postings citing JSON as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for JSON in the South West

JSON
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JSON in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for JSON in the South West

JSON
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JSON in the South West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JSON in the South West

JSON
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSON in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JSON in the South West

JSON
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 23 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
Bristol -2 47 £350 -6.67% 10
Wiltshire -2 22 £475 +46.15% 1
Gloucestershire -10 14 £420 +5.00% 9
Somerset 0 11 £375 -
Devon -9 10 £400 +2.04% 1
Dorset 0 5 £365 -7.30% 2
JSON
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 West region with a requirement for JSON.

1 75 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 57 (48.72%) REST
4 51 (43.59%) Java
5 49 (41.88%) SOAP
6 46 (39.32%) HTML
6 46 (39.32%) Scrum
6 46 (39.32%) jQuery
7 45 (38.46%) CSS
8 44 (37.61%) MVC
8 44 (37.61%) AngularJS
9 39 (33.33%) C#
9 39 (33.33%) .NET
10 38 (32.48%) Oracle
10 38 (32.48%) SQL Server
11 37 (31.62%) XML
12 36 (30.77%) Finance
13 33 (28.21%) ASP.NET
13 33 (28.21%) SQL
14 32 (27.35%) Microsoft
14 32 (27.35%) ASP.NET Web API
15 31 (26.50%) OO
16 30 (25.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 28 (23.93%) OOD
17 28 (23.93%) ASP.NET MVC
18 27 (23.08%) Test Automation
18 27 (23.08%) Programme Management
18 27 (23.08%) Maven
19 26 (22.22%) Git (software)
20 25 (21.37%) Spring

JSON
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 7 (5.98%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.42%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.56%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (1.71%) Apache
4 2 (1.71%) Confluence
5 1 (0.85%) CMS
5 1 (0.85%) Drupal
5 1 (0.85%) Jetty
5 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.13%) IaaS
3 6 (5.13%) PaaS
4 4 (3.42%) SaaS
5 2 (1.71%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.85%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.27%) Internet
2 4 (3.42%) VPN
3 2 (1.71%) HTTP
4 1 (0.85%) Firewall
4 1 (0.85%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.85%) Network Security
4 1 (0.85%) SSL
4 1 (0.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (32.48%) SQL Server
2 24 (20.51%) Oracle Database
3 13 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.42%) Big Data
4 4 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.42%) IBM InfoSphere
4 4 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.56%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.56%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.71%) MySQL
6 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.85%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.85%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.85%) Power BI
7 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (23.08%) Maven
2 26 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 20 (17.09%) Visual Studio
4 17 (14.53%) Jenkins
4 17 (14.53%) Selenium
4 17 (14.53%) SoapUI
5 16 (13.68%) Gradle
6 13 (11.11%) TeamCity
7 10 (8.55%) IntelliJ
8 8 (6.84%) Cucumber
9 7 (5.98%) JIRA
9 7 (5.98%) JMeter
10 6 (5.13%) LoadRunner
10 6 (5.13%) Mercurial
11 4 (3.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (3.42%) JUnit
11 4 (3.42%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (3.42%) Vagrant
11 4 (3.42%) WebDriver
General
1 36 (30.77%) Finance
2 23 (19.66%) Electronics
2 23 (19.66%) Manufacturing
2 23 (19.66%) Marketing
2 23 (19.66%) Telecoms
3 9 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.85%) French Language
4 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (69.23%) Developer
2 31 (26.50%) .NET Developer
3 28 (23.93%) Java Developer
4 24 (20.51%) C# Developer
5 23 (19.66%) Software Developer
6 20 (17.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 20 (17.09%) Full Stack Developer
7 19 (16.24%) ASP.NET Developer
7 19 (16.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 17 (14.53%) Agile Developer
8 17 (14.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 15 (12.82%) .NET Software Developer
9 15 (12.82%) Agile .NET Developer
9 15 (12.82%) Agile C# Developer
9 15 (12.82%) C# Software Developer
10 9 (7.69%) Analyst
11 8 (6.84%) Software Engineer
12 7 (5.98%) Architect
12 7 (5.98%) Java Engineer
12 7 (5.98%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (48.72%) REST
2 49 (41.88%) SOAP
3 46 (39.32%) HTML
3 46 (39.32%) jQuery
4 45 (38.46%) CSS
5 44 (37.61%) AngularJS
6 39 (33.33%) .NET
7 37 (31.62%) XML
8 33 (28.21%) ASP.NET
9 32 (27.35%) ASP.NET Web API
10 30 (25.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 28 (23.93%) ASP.NET MVC
12 25 (21.37%) Spring
13 24 (20.51%) Web Services
14 22 (18.80%) RESTful
15 14 (11.97%) Hibernate
15 14 (11.97%) J2EE
16 12 (10.26%) Ajax
17 11 (9.40%) D3.js
17 11 (9.40%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.40%) Cloud Native
3 5 (4.27%) User Experience
4 3 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.71%) EPoS
5 2 (1.71%) iPad
5 2 (1.71%) RIA
5 2 (1.71%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.85%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.85%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.24%) Linux
2 5 (4.27%) Unix
3 4 (3.42%) AIX
3 4 (3.42%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.42%) Mac OS
3 4 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.85%) CentOS
4 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (39.32%) Scrum
3 44 (37.61%) MVC
4 31 (26.50%) OO
5 28 (23.93%) OOD
6 27 (23.08%) Programme Management
6 27 (23.08%) Test Automation
7 24 (20.51%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (19.66%) Digital Marketing
9 18 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (15.38%) TDD
10 16 (13.68%) Software Engineering
11 14 (11.97%) Microservices
12 13 (11.11%) Integration Testing
13 12 (10.26%) Migration
13 12 (10.26%) Pair Programming
14 11 (9.40%) BDD
14 11 (9.40%) Build Automation
15 9 (7.69%) Open Source
15 9 (7.69%) Post-Production
Programming Languages
1 65 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 51 (43.59%) Java
3 39 (33.33%) C#
4 33 (28.21%) SQL
5 19 (16.24%) Python
6 8 (6.84%) PowerShell
7 7 (5.98%) C
7 7 (5.98%) Groovy
7 7 (5.98%) Shell Script
8 6 (5.13%) Bash Shell
8 6 (5.13%) Kotlin
9 5 (4.27%) PHP
10 4 (3.42%) C++
11 3 (2.56%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.71%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.85%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (9.40%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.71%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) Degree
4 1 (0.85%) ISEB
4 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.69%) Data Quality
2 5 (4.27%) QA
3 4 (3.42%) PMO
4 3 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.85%) WCAG
System Software
1 17 (14.53%) Docker
2 6 (5.13%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.42%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (3.42%) VirtualBox
4 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.71%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.85%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (9.40%) Kubernetes
2 10 (8.55%) Rancher
3 9 (7.69%) Ansible
4 1 (0.85%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.85%) Mesos
4 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (32.48%) Oracle
2 32 (27.35%) Microsoft
3 23 (19.66%) SAP
4 4 (3.42%) IBM
4 4 (3.42%) VMware
5 3 (2.56%) Apigee
5 3 (2.56%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.71%) ATG
6 2 (1.71%) RedGate
6 2 (1.71%) Twitter
7 1 (0.85%) Apple