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 3 months to 27 April 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 78 92
Rank change year-on-year +24 +14  
Contract jobs citing JSON 61 60 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.85% 2.09% 1.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.82% 8.57% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 30 22
Median daily rate £475 £420 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.09% +29.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £323 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +8.97% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £55.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -33.63% +46.66%  

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 516 700 670
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 24.10% 24.40% 24.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 421 428
Median daily rate £375 £399 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.01% +17.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 16
Median hourly rate £38.00 £22.50 £34.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.88% -34.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £9.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £45.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +21.42% -4.10%  

JSON
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 27 April 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

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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 3 months to 27 April 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
Shropshire +22 28 £488 -5.79% 3
Birmingham +1 3 £375 +7.14% 4
Coventry +6 1 £525 +40.00% 1
Herefordshire - 1 £350 -
JSON
England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 81 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (57.41%) XML
3 50 (46.30%) Java
4 49 (45.37%) CSS
5 46 (42.59%) Scala
6 45 (41.67%) REST
7 43 (39.81%) MongoDB
8 40 (37.04%) Open Source
9 39 (36.11%) Play Framework
10 38 (35.19%) Microservices
11 35 (32.41%) Linux
11 35 (32.41%) HTML
12 32 (29.63%) Git (software)
13 29 (26.85%) SOA
14 28 (25.93%) Middleware
14 28 (25.93%) XSLT
14 28 (25.93%) HTML5
14 28 (25.93%) NoSQL
14 28 (25.93%) Puppet
15 27 (25.00%) TDD
15 27 (25.00%) Scrum
15 27 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
16 26 (24.07%) Unix
16 26 (24.07%) SOAP
16 26 (24.07%) Web Services
16 26 (24.07%) Docker
16 26 (24.07%) WSO2
17 24 (22.22%) Subversion
18 22 (20.37%) CSS3
19 21 (19.44%) Continuous Integration

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 7 (6.48%) Apache
2 6 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 5 (4.63%) JBoss
4 4 (3.70%) Confluence
5 3 (2.78%) Documentum
5 3 (2.78%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (2.78%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.93%) CMS
6 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.93%) Mule
6 1 (0.93%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (2.78%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.93%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.19%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (10.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.63%) GitHub
3 2 (1.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (1.85%) Heroku
4 1 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.67%) HTTP
2 14 (12.96%) SSL
3 4 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.85%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.93%) LDAP
5 1 (0.93%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (39.81%) MongoDB
2 28 (25.93%) NoSQL
3 13 (12.04%) MySQL
4 12 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (10.19%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (4.63%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.78%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.78%) HBase
7 3 (2.78%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.93%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.93%) PouchDB
Development Applications
1 32 (29.63%) Git (software)
2 24 (22.22%) Subversion
3 20 (18.52%) IntelliJ
4 13 (12.04%) SoapUI
5 12 (11.11%) Jenkins
6 9 (8.33%) JUnit
6 9 (8.33%) Selenium
7 8 (7.41%) WebDriver
8 7 (6.48%) Maven
9 6 (5.56%) JIRA
10 4 (3.70%) Cucumber
10 4 (3.70%) Eclipse
11 3 (2.78%) gulp
11 3 (2.78%) JHipster
11 3 (2.78%) Protractor
11 3 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (1.85%) Hudson
12 2 (1.85%) PhantomJS
13 1 (0.93%) eggPlant
13 1 (0.93%) Gradle
General
1 5 (4.63%) Finance
2 1 (0.93%) Games
Job Titles
1 78 (72.22%) Developer
2 26 (24.07%) Java Developer
3 24 (22.22%) Scala Developer
4 23 (21.30%) Linux Developer
5 21 (19.44%) Architect
6 16 (14.81%) Programmer
7 15 (13.89%) Java Programmer
7 15 (13.89%) Java Scala Developer
7 15 (13.89%) MongoDB Developer
8 12 (11.11%) Middleware Developer
8 12 (11.11%) Open Source Developer
9 11 (10.19%) Digital Architect
9 11 (10.19%) Technical Architect
10 10 (9.26%) SOA Developer
11 9 (8.33%) Agile Developer
11 9 (8.33%) Senior Developer
12 8 (7.41%) Messaging Developer
13 7 (6.48%) Digital Technical Architect
14 6 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 6 (5.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (57.41%) XML
2 49 (45.37%) CSS
3 45 (41.67%) REST
4 39 (36.11%) Play Framework
5 35 (32.41%) HTML
6 28 (25.93%) HTML5
6 28 (25.93%) Middleware
6 28 (25.93%) XSLT
7 26 (24.07%) SOAP
7 26 (24.07%) Web Services
8 22 (20.37%) CSS3
9 21 (19.44%) Ajax
10 14 (12.96%) Django
10 14 (12.96%) Ruby on Rails
11 12 (11.11%) Node.js
12 11 (10.19%) JSON Schema
12 11 (10.19%) Spring
12 11 (10.19%) WSDL
12 11 (10.19%) XSD
13 9 (8.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.26%) User Experience
2 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.93%) CMDB
3 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 35 (32.41%) Linux
2 26 (24.07%) Unix
3 12 (11.11%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.85%) Windows
5 1 (0.93%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (37.04%) Open Source
3 38 (35.19%) Microservices
4 29 (26.85%) SOA
5 27 (25.00%) Scrum
5 27 (25.00%) TDD
6 21 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (13.89%) Kanban
8 13 (12.04%) Configuration Management
8 13 (12.04%) DevOps
9 11 (10.19%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (9.26%) Conceptual Models
11 9 (8.33%) Coaching
11 9 (8.33%) Mentoring
11 9 (8.33%) SDLC
12 8 (7.41%) API Design
12 8 (7.41%) Automated Testing
13 6 (5.56%) Migration
13 6 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
13 6 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 50 (46.30%) Java
2 46 (42.59%) Scala
3 17 (15.74%) C#
3 17 (15.74%) JavaScript
3 17 (15.74%) Ruby
4 11 (10.19%) SQL
5 10 (9.26%) Python
6 3 (2.78%) ABAP
7 2 (1.85%) PHP
7 2 (1.85%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.85%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.93%) C++
8 1 (0.93%) ES6
8 1 (0.93%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 27 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.48%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) WCAG
System Software
1 26 (24.07%) Docker
Systems Management
1 28 (25.93%) Puppet
2 7 (6.48%) Ansible
3 2 (1.85%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.93%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.93%) OpenView
4 1 (0.93%) SCCM
4 1 (0.93%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 26 (24.07%) WSO2
2 19 (17.59%) Microsoft
3 17 (15.74%) MuleSoft
4 5 (4.63%) Oracle
4 5 (4.63%) webMethods
5 4 (3.70%) Adobe
6 3 (2.78%) Cloudera
6 3 (2.78%) Google
6 3 (2.78%) Pega
6 3 (2.78%) SAP
7 2 (1.85%) Cognos
7 2 (1.85%) IDERA
7 2 (1.85%) RedGate
7 2 (1.85%) Tableau
8 1 (0.93%) BMC
8 1 (0.93%) HP
8 1 (0.93%) IBM
8 1 (0.93%) Mapbox
8 1 (0.93%) Remedy
8 1 (0.93%) VMware
West Midlands
Oscar
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
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