Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 104 135
Rank change year-on-year +10 +31 +6
Contract jobs citing JSON 96 89 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.04% 1.62% 0.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.99% 6.34% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 51 35
West Midlands median daily rate £445 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +41.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £272 £270 £255
90th Percentile £575 £538 £455
England median daily rate £470 £438 £413
% change year-on-year +7.43% +6.06% +5.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £32.00 - -
England median hourly rate £42.00 £33.28 £32.00
% change year-on-year +26.20% +4.00% -14.67%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,201 1,404 1,140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 25.49% 25.49% 23.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 794 846 715
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £376 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.31% +7.50% -1.82%
10th Percentile £260 £270 £256
90th Percentile £562 £538 £517
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 18 32
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £23.50 £29.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.79% -19.92% -1.36%
10th Percentile £14.21 £10.68 £11.08
90th Percentile £43.75 £32.74 £43.78
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

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

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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

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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 17 January 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing JSON in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 17 January 2018. 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
Birmingham +19 35 £375 +1.35% 9
Shropshire -4 21 £500 - 5
Warwickshire +21 18 £363 -29.61% 9
Coventry +14 11 £445 -11.00% 1
Staffordshire +6 2 £200 -27.27% 5
JSON
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 50 (52.08%) XML
2 48 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (40.63%) Java
4 35 (36.46%) Scrum
4 35 (36.46%) Git (software)
5 31 (32.29%) REST
6 30 (31.25%) JavaScript
7 28 (29.17%) HTML
7 28 (29.17%) Test Automation
8 25 (26.04%) Android
8 25 (26.04%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (26.04%) CSS
8 25 (26.04%) DevOps
9 24 (25.00%) SQL
10 23 (23.96%) Web Services
11 22 (22.92%) Subversion
11 22 (22.92%) Microsoft Azure
12 20 (20.83%) HTML5
12 20 (20.83%) Linux
13 19 (19.79%) Unix
13 19 (19.79%) Windows
13 19 (19.79%) User Experience
14 18 (18.75%) Android Development
14 18 (18.75%) Jenkins
15 17 (17.71%) SOAP
16 16 (16.67%) Open Source
16 16 (16.67%) jQuery
16 16 (16.67%) Selenium
16 16 (16.67%) Middleware
17 15 (15.63%) HTTP

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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 10 (10.42%) Apache
2 8 (8.33%) JBoss
2 8 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 7 (7.29%) IIS
4 5 (5.21%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.17%) WebLogic
6 3 (3.13%) Mule
6 3 (3.13%) Mule ESB
6 3 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (2.08%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.04%) Anypoint
8 1 (1.04%) Confluence
8 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.04%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 22 (22.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (13.54%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (10.42%) PaaS
5 8 (8.33%) IaaS
6 4 (4.17%) GitHub
6 4 (4.17%) Heroku
7 3 (3.13%) Office 365
7 3 (3.13%) SaaS
8 1 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.63%) HTTP
2 13 (13.54%) SSL
3 9 (9.38%) Bluetooth
4 8 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (5.21%) RTSP
6 4 (4.17%) VPN
7 3 (3.13%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.08%) Firewall
8 2 (2.08%) LAN
8 2 (2.08%) WAN
9 1 (1.04%) AMQP
9 1 (1.04%) HTTPS
9 1 (1.04%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.54%) MongoDB
3 8 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.25%) Hadoop
4 6 (6.25%) MySQL
4 6 (6.25%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.13%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.08%) Big Data
6 2 (2.08%) MariaDB
6 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.08%) Power BI
7 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 35 (36.46%) Git (software)
2 22 (22.92%) Subversion
3 18 (18.75%) Jenkins
4 16 (16.67%) Selenium
5 12 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (12.50%) JUnit
6 11 (11.46%) GitLab
6 11 (11.46%) TeamCity
7 10 (10.42%) JMeter
8 8 (8.33%) Android Studio
8 8 (8.33%) SoapUI
9 6 (6.25%) Eclipse
9 6 (6.25%) Gradle
9 6 (6.25%) WebDriver
10 5 (5.21%) JIRA
10 5 (5.21%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (3.13%) IntelliJ
12 3 (3.13%) Maven
12 3 (3.13%) Xcode
General
1 8 (8.33%) Automotive
2 3 (3.13%) Back Office
2 3 (3.13%) Local Government
3 1 (1.04%) Advertising
3 1 (1.04%) Finance
3 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (59.38%) Developer
2 17 (17.71%) Android Developer
3 12 (12.50%) Architect
4 11 (11.46%) Java Developer
5 7 (7.29%) Azure Consultant
5 7 (7.29%) Consultant
5 7 (7.29%) iOS Developer
6 6 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
6 6 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.21%) Angular Developer
7 5 (5.21%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) AWS DevOps
8 4 (4.17%) Digital Architect
8 4 (4.17%) Integration Developer
8 4 (4.17%) MuleSoft Developer
8 4 (4.17%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.13%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.13%) Applications Developer
9 3 (3.13%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (52.08%) XML
2 31 (32.29%) REST
3 28 (29.17%) HTML
4 25 (26.04%) CSS
5 23 (23.96%) Web Services
6 20 (20.83%) HTML5
7 17 (17.71%) SOAP
8 16 (16.67%) jQuery
8 16 (16.67%) Middleware
9 14 (14.58%) Spring
10 13 (13.54%) .NET
11 12 (12.50%) Ajax
11 12 (12.50%) CSS3
12 11 (11.46%) Node.js
12 11 (11.46%) RESTful
13 10 (10.42%) Play Framework
14 9 (9.38%) AngularJS
15 8 (8.33%) Android SDK
15 8 (8.33%) JSON Schema
15 8 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.79%) User Experience
2 12 (12.50%) PKI
3 8 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 7 (7.29%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (7.29%) Public Cloud
5 6 (6.25%) DataPower
5 6 (6.25%) Enterprise Cloud
6 4 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (3.13%) Data Centre
7 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.08%) Animation
8 2 (2.08%) Fat Client
8 2 (2.08%) Private Cloud
8 2 (2.08%) Thin Client
8 2 (2.08%) Web 2.0
9 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.04%) iPad
9 1 (1.04%) iPhone
9 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (26.04%) Android
2 20 (20.83%) Linux
3 19 (19.79%) Unix
3 19 (19.79%) Windows
4 9 (9.38%) Apple iOS
5 8 (8.33%) Mac OS X
6 7 (7.29%) Windows Server
7 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.04%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (36.46%) Scrum
3 28 (29.17%) Test Automation
4 25 (26.04%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (26.04%) DevOps
5 18 (18.75%) Android Development
6 16 (16.67%) Open Source
7 14 (14.58%) Continuous Deployment
7 14 (14.58%) ITIL
7 14 (14.58%) Unit Testing
8 13 (13.54%) Infrastructure Management
8 13 (13.54%) TDD
9 12 (12.50%) Kanban
9 12 (12.50%) Load Balancing
10 10 (10.42%) OO
10 10 (10.42%) Release Automation
11 9 (9.38%) SOA
12 8 (8.33%) iOS Development
13 7 (7.29%) Mentoring
13 7 (7.29%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 39 (40.63%) Java
2 30 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 24 (25.00%) SQL
4 13 (13.54%) Shell Script
5 12 (12.50%) Scala
6 9 (9.38%) Objective-C
6 9 (9.38%) PowerShell
7 6 (6.25%) Apple Swift
8 5 (5.21%) C#
9 4 (4.17%) PHP
9 4 (4.17%) Ruby
10 2 (2.08%) ES6
10 2 (2.08%) Python
10 2 (2.08%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.08%) XAML
11 1 (1.04%) C
11 1 (1.04%) C++
11 1 (1.04%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (8.33%) Degree
2 7 (7.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.13%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.08%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.04%) MCSE
5 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.04%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) QA
2 3 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (7.29%) Docker
2 6 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (15.63%) Ansible
2 14 (14.58%) Puppet
3 11 (11.46%) Graylog
3 11 (11.46%) logstash
3 11 (11.46%) Nagios
3 11 (11.46%) Tivoli
4 10 (10.42%) Rundeck
5 8 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.13%) SCOM
7 2 (2.08%) Kubernetes
7 2 (2.08%) Packer
8 1 (1.04%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 11 (11.46%) Splunk
2 10 (10.42%) CA
2 10 (10.42%) Micro Focus
2 10 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.42%) Oracle
2 10 (10.42%) Serena
3 7 (7.29%) WSO2
4 6 (6.25%) IBM
4 6 (6.25%) MuleSoft
4 6 (6.25%) Teradata
5 5 (5.21%) VMware
6 2 (2.08%) Apple
6 2 (2.08%) Google
6 2 (2.08%) webMethods
6 2 (2.08%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.04%) Altova
7 1 (1.04%) BMC
7 1 (1.04%) DevExpress
7 1 (1.04%) Jitterbit
7 1 (1.04%) Remedy