Period
to 22 August 2019

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 22 August 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 West
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 128 112 97
Rank change year-on-year -16 -15 -7
Contract jobs citing JSON 103 101 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.62% 1.82% 2.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.72% 6.70% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 74 86
South West median daily rate £475 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% +2.74% -2.67%
10th Percentile £300 £283 £313
90th Percentile £550 £450 £450
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
South West median hourly rate £52.50 - £38.75
10th Percentile £51.25 - £34.73
90th Percentile £53.75 - £42.98
England median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year +22.22% +13.21% -11.67%

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 1,533 1,507 1,462
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 24.11% 27.21% 26.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,032 1,006 914
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £276
90th Percentile £613 £563 £525
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 25 40
South West median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +2.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £22.40 £35.25 £31.25
90th Percentile £54.00 £62.25 £54.13
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.53 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.36% +3.83% +6.67%

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

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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

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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 22 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JSON in the South West

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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

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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 22 August 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
Bristol -12 22 £400 +6.67% 9
Wiltshire -21 22 £513 +34.87% 9
Devon -7 18 £413 +17.86% 5
Gloucestershire -3 16 £450 +28.57% 5
Somerset +6 14 £500 +25.00% 4
Cornwall +3 3 £270 -10.00% 8
Dorset -12 2 £413 +6.45% 15
JSON
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 West region with a requirement for JSON.

1 73 (70.87%) XML
2 52 (50.49%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (44.66%) Web Services
4 41 (39.81%) SOAP
5 40 (38.83%) C#
6 39 (37.86%) Java
6 39 (37.86%) RESTful
7 38 (36.89%) JavaScript
8 34 (33.01%) HTML
8 34 (33.01%) Microsoft
9 31 (30.10%) CSS
10 30 (29.13%) REST
11 27 (26.21%) Azure
12 26 (25.24%) Security Cleared
12 26 (25.24%) SQL
13 24 (23.30%) .NET
14 23 (22.33%) MVC
14 23 (22.33%) Scrum
15 20 (19.42%) Test Automation
16 19 (18.45%) DV Cleared
16 19 (18.45%) jQuery
16 19 (18.45%) Linux
16 19 (18.45%) Docker
16 19 (18.45%) Analytical Skills
17 18 (17.48%) Ansible
17 18 (17.48%) Jenkins
17 18 (17.48%) ASP.NET
18 17 (16.50%) SQL Server
19 16 (15.53%) Finance
19 16 (15.53%) Visual Studio

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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 10 (9.71%) Apache
2 9 (8.74%) JBoss
2 9 (8.74%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.91%) CMS
3 3 (2.91%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.91%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.94%) Anypoint
4 2 (1.94%) Confluence
4 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.97%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.97%) IIS
5 1 (0.97%) Liferay
5 1 (0.97%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.97%) SilverStripe
5 1 (0.97%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 7 (6.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.91%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.97%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.97%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 27 (26.21%) Azure
2 8 (7.77%) Dynamics 365
3 6 (5.83%) OpenShift
4 3 (2.91%) AWS
4 3 (2.91%) Power Platform
5 2 (1.94%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.94%) IaaS
5 2 (1.94%) Office 365
5 2 (1.94%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.94%) PaaS
5 2 (1.94%) PowerApps
6 1 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.97%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.97%) Boomi
6 1 (0.97%) Firebase
6 1 (0.97%) GCP
6 1 (0.97%) GitHub
6 1 (0.97%) npm
6 1 (0.97%) Serverless
6 1 (0.97%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.85%) HTTP
2 2 (1.94%) X.500
3 1 (0.97%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.97%) Internet
3 1 (0.97%) Intranet
3 1 (0.97%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.50%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.62%) NoSQL
3 8 (7.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.83%) Big Data
4 6 (5.83%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.85%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.88%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.91%) Power BI
8 2 (1.94%) IBM InfoSphere
8 2 (1.94%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.94%) MySQL
8 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.97%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.97%) Infinispan
9 1 (0.97%) JasperReports
9 1 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.97%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (17.48%) Jenkins
2 16 (15.53%) Visual Studio
3 12 (11.65%) Eclipse
3 12 (11.65%) JUnit
4 11 (10.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (10.68%) Visual Studio Team System
5 10 (9.71%) Git (software)
5 10 (9.71%) IntelliJ
6 9 (8.74%) Maven
7 7 (6.80%) Ant
7 7 (6.80%) jMock
8 6 (5.83%) Gradle
8 6 (5.83%) Selenium
9 5 (4.85%) Apache Buildr
10 4 (3.88%) SoapUI
11 3 (2.91%) Cucumber
11 3 (2.91%) LoadRunner
11 3 (2.91%) SpecFlow
12 2 (1.94%) JIRA
12 2 (1.94%) JMeter
General
1 16 (15.53%) Finance
2 10 (9.71%) Marketing
3 9 (8.74%) Public Sector
3 9 (8.74%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.83%) Electronics
4 6 (5.83%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.85%) Banking
6 3 (2.91%) Retail
7 2 (1.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 52 (50.49%) Developer
2 25 (24.27%) Architect
3 17 (16.50%) C# Developer
4 11 (10.68%) Technical Architect
5 10 (9.71%) Software Developer
6 9 (8.74%) .NET Developer
7 8 (7.77%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (7.77%) Senior Developer
7 8 (7.77%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (6.80%) CRM Developer
8 7 (6.80%) Senior Architect
9 6 (5.83%) .NET Software Developer
9 6 (5.83%) Agile Developer
9 6 (5.83%) C# Software Developer
9 6 (5.83%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 6 (5.83%) Java Developer
9 6 (5.83%) Node.js Developer
9 6 (5.83%) Senior C# Developer
10 5 (4.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 5 (4.85%) Java Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (70.87%) XML
2 46 (44.66%) Web Services
3 41 (39.81%) SOAP
4 39 (37.86%) RESTful
5 34 (33.01%) HTML
6 31 (30.10%) CSS
7 30 (29.13%) REST
8 24 (23.30%) .NET
9 19 (18.45%) jQuery
10 18 (17.48%) ASP.NET
11 16 (15.53%) JSP
11 16 (15.53%) Spring
12 14 (13.59%) Node.js
13 13 (12.62%) ASP.NET Web API
14 12 (11.65%) Ajax
15 11 (10.68%) JSF
15 11 (10.68%) Struts
16 10 (9.71%) AngularJS
16 10 (9.71%) Middleware
17 9 (8.74%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.45%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.80%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (6.80%) PKI
3 4 (3.88%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.91%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.91%) User Experience
5 2 (1.94%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.97%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.97%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.45%) Linux
2 7 (6.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (5.83%) Windows
4 2 (1.94%) AIX
4 2 (1.94%) Android
4 2 (1.94%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.94%) Unix
4 2 (1.94%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.97%) CentOS
5 1 (0.97%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (50.49%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (22.33%) MVC
2 23 (22.33%) Scrum
3 20 (19.42%) Test Automation
4 16 (15.53%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (12.62%) DevOps
6 12 (11.65%) Integration Testing
6 12 (11.65%) Project Delivery
7 11 (10.68%) Technical Architecture
7 11 (10.68%) XML Parsing
8 10 (9.71%) API Design
9 9 (8.74%) CRM
9 9 (8.74%) TDD
10 8 (7.77%) Software Engineering
10 8 (7.77%) TOGAF
10 8 (7.77%) User Stories
11 7 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (6.80%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (6.80%) Refactoring
11 7 (6.80%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (38.83%) C#
2 39 (37.86%) Java
3 38 (36.89%) JavaScript
4 26 (25.24%) SQL
5 16 (15.53%) Python
6 11 (10.68%) PowerShell
7 9 (8.74%) Bash Shell
8 8 (7.77%) C++
9 7 (6.80%) C
10 3 (2.91%) PHP
10 3 (2.91%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.94%) Java 8
11 2 (1.94%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.94%) Ruby
11 2 (1.94%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.94%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.97%) Scala
12 1 (0.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (25.24%) Security Cleared
2 19 (18.45%) DV Cleared
3 6 (5.83%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.94%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.94%) Degree
5 1 (0.97%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.97%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.85%) HMG Infosec
1 5 (4.85%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 5 (4.85%) JSP 440
2 3 (2.91%) QA
System Software
1 19 (18.45%) Docker
2 5 (4.85%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.94%) NDS
3 2 (1.94%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 18 (17.48%) Ansible
2 2 (1.94%) MOM
3 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (0.97%) Graphite
3 1 (0.97%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.97%) Terraform
Vendors
1 34 (33.01%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.62%) Oracle
3 6 (5.83%) SAP
4 5 (4.85%) Google
5 2 (1.94%) ATG
5 2 (1.94%) Micro Focus
5 2 (1.94%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.97%) Adobe
6 1 (0.97%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.97%) BiZZdesign
6 1 (0.97%) Dell
6 1 (0.97%) FatWire
6 1 (0.97%) HP
6 1 (0.97%) IBM
6 1 (0.97%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.97%) NetIQ
6 1 (0.97%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.97%) WSO2