The table below looks at the statistics for Express skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Express over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Express
Rank 195 194 224
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +30
Contract jobs citing Express 3 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.056% 0.14% 0.028%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.46% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £350 £421
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -16.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £350 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 -
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1636 1756 2208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.44% 30.20% 30.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1345 1297 1665
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 15
Average hourly rate £62.50 £45.00 £31.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +42.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £16.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £57.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

Express
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Express across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Express Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Express across the City of London region.

Express Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Express also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Express.

1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) Node.js
2 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) HTML5
4 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (40.00%) Video on Demand
4 2 (40.00%) Web Design
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) STB
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (20.00%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (20.00%) JIRA
5 1 (20.00%) QA
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (20.00%) HTTP
5 1 (20.00%) Semantic HTML
5 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (20.00%) DevOps
5 1 (20.00%) Roku
5 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) Coaching
5 1 (20.00%) React
5 1 (20.00%) koa

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Express also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Express. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (20.00%) UI Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Trainer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (20.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (60.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
4 1 (20.00%) Underscore.js
4 1 (20.00%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (20.00%) React
4 1 (20.00%) koa
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) STB
1 2 (40.00%) Video on Demand
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Web Design
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Web Accessibility
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) ATDD
2 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Roku