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 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 West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 72 104
Rank change year-on-year -12 +32  
Contract jobs citing JSON 54 73 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.99% 2.44% 1.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.32% 9.21% 5.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 66 38
Median daily rate £375 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £315 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
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 West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 738 793 789
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 27.16% 26.50% 25.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 544 548
Median daily rate £351 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.14% -3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £475 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 20 35
Median hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 £38.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.58% -0.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £20.39 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £55.00
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 West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 3 months to 23 June 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 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
Devon - 16 £425 - 4
Bristol -1 15 £345 -18.82% 10
Wiltshire +6 13 £400 +26.98% 2
Gloucestershire -6 6 £379 +1.00% 7
Somerset -10 3 - - 1
Dorset - 1 £325 - 1
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 West region with a requirement for JSON.

1 72 (67.92%) JavaScript
2 71 (66.98%) HTML
3 70 (66.04%) CSS
4 56 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (51.89%) SQL
6 53 (50.00%) REST
7 46 (43.40%) MVC
8 42 (39.62%) Java
9 40 (37.74%) XML
10 37 (34.91%) Spring
10 37 (34.91%) AngularJS
11 35 (33.02%) Hibernate
12 33 (31.13%) .NET
13 32 (30.19%) C#
14 30 (28.30%) Finance
15 28 (26.42%) SOAP
16 27 (25.47%) Scrum
16 27 (25.47%) Ajax
17 26 (24.53%) jQuery
17 26 (24.53%) Git (software)
17 26 (24.53%) Oracle
17 26 (24.53%) SQL Server
18 23 (21.70%) Test Automation
18 23 (21.70%) Jenkins
19 22 (20.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 22 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
19 22 (20.75%) Business Intelligence
20 21 (19.81%) Web Services
20 21 (19.81%) ASP.NET
20 21 (19.81%) HTML5

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 10 (9.43%) Mule
1 10 (9.43%) Mule ESB
2 6 (5.66%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (3.77%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (2.83%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.89%) Apache
5 2 (1.89%) CMS
5 2 (1.89%) JBoss
5 2 (1.89%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.89%) WordPress
6 1 (0.94%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.94%) Drupal
6 1 (0.94%) Jetty
6 1 (0.94%) nginx
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 20 (18.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.15%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.49%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (8.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.94%) GitHub
3 1 (0.94%) IaaS
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.94%) PaaS
3 1 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.60%) Internet
2 4 (3.77%) HTTP
3 1 (0.94%) Firewall
3 1 (0.94%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.94%) SMTP
3 1 (0.94%) SSL
3 1 (0.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (24.53%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.32%) Relational Database
3 11 (10.38%) Oracle Database
4 9 (8.49%) MySQL
4 9 (8.49%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (7.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.83%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.89%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.89%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.94%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.94%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.94%) OLAP
8 1 (0.94%) OLTP
8 1 (0.94%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.94%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 26 (24.53%) Git (software)
2 23 (21.70%) Jenkins
3 11 (10.38%) Maven
3 11 (10.38%) Vagrant
4 8 (7.55%) Eclipse
4 8 (7.55%) JUnit
4 8 (7.55%) Mercurial
4 8 (7.55%) Subversion
4 8 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (6.60%) Ant
5 7 (6.60%) Apache Buildr
5 7 (6.60%) Gradle
5 7 (6.60%) IntelliJ
5 7 (6.60%) jMock
6 5 (4.72%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.83%) Grunt
7 3 (2.83%) Selenium
8 2 (1.89%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.89%) gulp
9 1 (0.94%) WebDriver
General
1 30 (28.30%) Finance
2 20 (18.87%) Electronics
2 20 (18.87%) Manufacturing
2 20 (18.87%) Marketing
2 20 (18.87%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.89%) Banking
4 1 (0.94%) Back Office
4 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.94%) Retail
4 1 (0.94%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (89.62%) Developer
2 32 (30.19%) Java Developer
3 20 (18.87%) .NET Developer
3 20 (18.87%) C# Developer
4 16 (15.09%) Software Developer
5 15 (14.15%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (13.21%) Full Stack Developer
7 10 (9.43%) ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (9.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (9.43%) Senior Developer
8 9 (8.49%) Architect
9 8 (7.55%) Angular Developer
9 8 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 8 (7.55%) Python Developer
10 7 (6.60%) Technical Architect
11 6 (5.66%) .NET Software Developer
11 6 (5.66%) C# Software Developer
11 6 (5.66%) Senior Software Developer
12 5 (4.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 5 (4.72%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (66.98%) HTML
2 70 (66.04%) CSS
3 53 (50.00%) REST
4 40 (37.74%) XML
5 37 (34.91%) AngularJS
5 37 (34.91%) Spring
6 35 (33.02%) Hibernate
7 33 (31.13%) .NET
8 28 (26.42%) SOAP
9 27 (25.47%) Ajax
10 26 (24.53%) jQuery
11 22 (20.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 21 (19.81%) ASP.NET
12 21 (19.81%) HTML5
12 21 (19.81%) Web Services
13 20 (18.87%) Struts
14 18 (16.98%) JSP
15 17 (16.04%) Backbone.js
15 17 (16.04%) RESTful
16 15 (14.15%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.60%) RIA
2 7 (6.60%) Web 2.0
3 4 (3.77%) N-Tier
3 4 (3.77%) User Experience
4 2 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.89%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.89%) Social Media
5 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.94%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.94%) EPoS
5 1 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.94%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.94%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.04%) Unix
2 14 (13.21%) Linux
3 12 (11.32%) Mac OS
4 7 (6.60%) Windows
5 4 (3.77%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.94%) Android
6 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (43.40%) MVC
3 27 (25.47%) Scrum
4 23 (21.70%) Test Automation
5 22 (20.75%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (18.87%) Digital Marketing
6 20 (18.87%) Programme Management
7 17 (16.04%) Pair Programming
8 15 (14.15%) Front End Development
8 15 (14.15%) Integration Testing
8 15 (14.15%) TDD
9 14 (13.21%) OO
9 14 (13.21%) Open Source
10 11 (10.38%) OWASP
10 11 (10.38%) Software Engineering
11 10 (9.43%) OOD
12 9 (8.49%) Unit Testing
13 8 (7.55%) E-Commerce
13 8 (7.55%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 72 (67.92%) JavaScript
2 55 (51.89%) SQL
3 42 (39.62%) Java
4 32 (30.19%) C#
5 17 (16.04%) Python
6 8 (7.55%) T-SQL
7 7 (6.60%) PHP
8 2 (1.89%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.94%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.94%) COBOL
9 1 (0.94%) ECMAScript
9 1 (0.94%) Groovy
9 1 (0.94%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.94%) Ruby
9 1 (0.94%) Scala
9 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.94%) SOQL
9 1 (0.94%) SPARQL
9 1 (0.94%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (12.26%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.49%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.83%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.60%) QA
2 4 (3.77%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.94%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.94%) WCAG
System Software
1 17 (16.04%) Docker
2 11 (10.38%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (7.55%) Ansible
2 4 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (24.53%) Oracle
2 20 (18.87%) SAP
3 13 (12.26%) Microsoft
4 8 (7.55%) ATG
5 6 (5.66%) Sencha
6 5 (4.72%) IBM
7 3 (2.83%) Adobe
7 3 (2.83%) Twitter
8 2 (1.89%) RedGate
9 1 (0.94%) Apple
9 1 (0.94%) hybris
9 1 (0.94%) Informatica
9 1 (0.94%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.94%) Zend
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