Period
to 28 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 28 July 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 83 128
Rank change year-on-year +11 +45 +19
Contract jobs citing JSON 117 142 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.64% 2.35% 1.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.82% 9.30% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 83 39
West Midlands median daily rate £478 £415 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.06% +27.69% -
10th Percentile £369 £313 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £481
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.54 £37.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.23% +117.39% -46.92%
10th Percentile £23.63 £36.25 £17.03
90th Percentile £33.71 £38.75 £17.68
England median hourly rate £36.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +20.00% +15.38%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1081 1527 1211
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 24.42% 25.23% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 750 953 752
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +6.50% +8.35%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £213
90th Percentile £550 £513 £513
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 29
West Midlands median hourly rate £32.22 £25.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.88% -12.86% +12.51%
10th Percentile £21.00 £16.45 £12.39
90th Percentile £40.33 £39.50 £42.80
England median hourly rate £40.75 £37.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +10.14% +1.37% +4.29%

JSON
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for JSON in the West Midlands

JSON
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JSON in the West Midlands

JSON
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JSON in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JSON in the West Midlands

JSON
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JSON in the West Midlands

JSON
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSON within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 28 July 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
Shropshire +18 59 £523 +10.00%
Coventry +18 8 £460 -12.38% 4
Birmingham -12 4 £363 +3.57% 3
Warwickshire -5 3 £480 +47.69% 3
Herefordshire -9 1 £350 -
JSON
England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for JSON.

1 92 (78.63%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (47.86%) XML
3 55 (47.01%) Git (software)
4 52 (44.44%) Linux
5 50 (42.74%) Unix
6 49 (41.88%) Java
7 45 (38.46%) REST
8 44 (37.61%) SOA
9 43 (36.75%) Subversion
10 42 (35.90%) Middleware
10 42 (35.90%) WSO2
11 40 (34.19%) SOAP
12 39 (33.33%) Scala
13 38 (32.48%) Scrum
14 37 (31.62%) CSS
14 37 (31.62%) XSLT
15 36 (30.77%) Microservices
16 35 (29.91%) MongoDB
17 34 (29.06%) Play Framework
18 33 (28.21%) MuleSoft
18 33 (28.21%) Open Source
19 32 (27.35%) Continuous Integration
20 31 (26.50%) Puppet
20 31 (26.50%) HTTP
21 30 (25.64%) TDD
22 29 (24.79%) HTML
23 26 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
24 25 (21.37%) SSL
24 25 (21.37%) HTML5
25 24 (20.51%) SoapUI

JSON
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 12 (10.26%) Apache
1 12 (10.26%) JBoss
1 12 (10.26%) WebLogic
2 7 (5.98%) Confluence
3 6 (5.13%) Mule
4 4 (3.42%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.56%) Mule ESB
6 2 (1.71%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.85%) CMS
7 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.85%) nginx
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.85%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.13%) IaaS
2 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.27%) PaaS
3 3 (2.56%) Heroku
4 2 (1.71%) SaaS
5 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.85%) GitHub
5 1 (0.85%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 31 (26.50%) HTTP
2 25 (21.37%) SSL
3 9 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.71%) AMQP
4 2 (1.71%) Network Security
5 1 (0.85%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.85%) LDAP
5 1 (0.85%) RTSP
5 1 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (29.91%) MongoDB
2 16 (13.68%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.98%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.27%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (4.27%) MySQL
4 5 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.71%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.85%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.85%) PouchDB
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 55 (47.01%) Git (software)
2 43 (36.75%) Subversion
3 24 (20.51%) SoapUI
4 19 (16.24%) IntelliJ
5 18 (15.38%) Jenkins
6 16 (13.68%) JUnit
7 13 (11.11%) Maven
8 10 (8.55%) Selenium
9 9 (7.69%) Eclipse
10 8 (6.84%) JIRA
11 6 (5.13%) WebDriver
12 4 (3.42%) Cucumber
13 3 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (1.71%) JMeter
15 1 (0.85%) Ant
15 1 (0.85%) LoadRunner
15 1 (0.85%) MSTest
15 1 (0.85%) NetBeans
15 1 (0.85%) NUnit
15 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (1.71%) Finance
1 2 (1.71%) Retail
2 1 (0.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 88 (75.21%) Developer
2 25 (21.37%) Scala Developer
3 19 (16.24%) Java Developer
3 19 (16.24%) Linux Developer
4 17 (14.53%) Senior Developer
5 16 (13.68%) Architect
6 15 (12.82%) Messaging Developer
7 14 (11.97%) SOA Developer
8 13 (11.11%) Agile Developer
8 13 (11.11%) Middleware Developer
9 10 (8.55%) Integration Developer
9 10 (8.55%) Java Scala Developer
10 9 (7.69%) Programmer
11 8 (6.84%) Java Programmer
12 7 (5.98%) Android Developer
12 7 (5.98%) MongoDB Developer
12 7 (5.98%) Senior Agile Developer
12 7 (5.98%) Software Architect
13 6 (5.13%) Digital Architect
13 6 (5.13%) Open Source Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (47.86%) XML
2 45 (38.46%) REST
3 42 (35.90%) Middleware
4 40 (34.19%) SOAP
5 37 (31.62%) CSS
5 37 (31.62%) XSLT
6 34 (29.06%) Play Framework
7 29 (24.79%) HTML
8 25 (21.37%) HTML5
9 23 (19.66%) JSON Schema
9 23 (19.66%) WSDL
10 20 (17.09%) XSD
11 18 (15.38%) Spring
12 16 (13.68%) Ajax
13 15 (12.82%) Web Services
14 13 (11.11%) CSS3
15 11 (9.40%) Apache Camel
16 10 (8.55%) RESTful
17 9 (7.69%) Django
17 9 (7.69%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.98%) User Experience
2 4 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.71%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.71%) Web 2.0
4 1 (0.85%) Animation
4 1 (0.85%) CMDB
4 1 (0.85%) iPad
4 1 (0.85%) iPhone
4 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 52 (44.44%) Linux
2 50 (42.74%) Unix
3 22 (18.80%) Mac OS X
4 8 (6.84%) Android
5 6 (5.13%) Mac OS
6 3 (2.56%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.56%) Windows
7 2 (1.71%) AIX
7 2 (1.71%) HPUX
7 2 (1.71%) Solaris
8 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (78.63%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (37.61%) SOA
3 38 (32.48%) Scrum
4 36 (30.77%) Microservices
5 33 (28.21%) Open Source
6 32 (27.35%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (25.64%) TDD
8 23 (19.66%) DevOps
9 21 (17.95%) Test Automation
10 19 (16.24%) Kanban
11 18 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (12.82%) Configuration Management
13 14 (11.97%) Conceptual Models
14 11 (9.40%) Mentoring
15 10 (8.55%) Web Development
16 9 (7.69%) Coaching
17 7 (5.98%) API Design
17 7 (5.98%) Responsive Web Design
17 7 (5.98%) SDLC
17 7 (5.98%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 49 (41.88%) Java
2 39 (33.33%) Scala
3 14 (11.97%) SQL
4 12 (10.26%) C#
4 12 (10.26%) Ruby
5 11 (9.40%) JavaScript
6 10 (8.55%) Python
7 4 (3.42%) Groovy
7 4 (3.42%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.42%) TypeScript
8 3 (2.56%) Apple Swift
8 3 (2.56%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.71%) ES6
9 2 (1.71%) PHP
9 2 (1.71%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.71%) XPath
10 1 (0.85%) C++
10 1 (0.85%) Haskell
10 1 (0.85%) Perl
10 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.71%) Degree
3 1 (0.85%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.85%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.42%) QA
System Software
1 23 (19.66%) Docker
2 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 31 (26.50%) Puppet
2 12 (10.26%) Ansible
3 2 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.85%) Grafana
4 1 (0.85%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.85%) Kibana
4 1 (0.85%) OpenView
4 1 (0.85%) SCCM
4 1 (0.85%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 42 (35.90%) WSO2
2 33 (28.21%) MuleSoft
3 11 (9.40%) webMethods
4 7 (5.98%) Adobe
4 7 (5.98%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.13%) Google
6 1 (0.85%) Apple
6 1 (0.85%) BMC
6 1 (0.85%) HP
6 1 (0.85%) IBM
6 1 (0.85%) Mapbox
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle
6 1 (0.85%) Remedy
6 1 (0.85%) VMware
6 1 (0.85%) Xamarin
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