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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Express over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Express
Rank 145 154 210
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +56
Contract jobs citing Express 14 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.43% 0.26% 0.034%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.16% 0.82% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 2
Median daily rate £488 £488 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £395 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +26.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Express
London

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
1208 1094 1718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.43% 31.93% 29.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1024 920 1372
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Median hourly rate - £26.32 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Express
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Express as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Express Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Express
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

Express
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Express across the City of London region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Express Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Express
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Express 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 City of London region with a requirement for Express.

1 22 (100.00%) Node.js
2 16 (72.73%) HTML
3 15 (68.18%) CSS
3 15 (68.18%) JavaScript
4 13 (59.09%) TDD
4 13 (59.09%) React
5 11 (50.00%) OO
6 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (40.91%) AngularJS
8 8 (36.36%) Front End Development
8 8 (36.36%) HTML5
8 8 (36.36%) BDD
8 8 (36.36%) Scrum
9 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
10 6 (27.27%) Finance
10 6 (27.27%) CSS3
11 5 (22.73%) Sass
12 4 (18.18%) Backbone.js
12 4 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
12 4 (18.18%) ES6
12 4 (18.18%) Pair Programming
12 4 (18.18%) Mocha
12 4 (18.18%) Cucumber
12 4 (18.18%) REST
12 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
12 4 (18.18%) QA
13 3 (13.64%) Kanban
13 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
13 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
13 3 (13.64%) JIRA

Express
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) GitHub
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
2 4 (18.18%) Cucumber
2 4 (18.18%) Mocha
3 3 (13.64%) JIRA
4 2 (9.09%) Android Studio
4 2 (9.09%) Appium
4 2 (9.09%) gulp
4 2 (9.09%) Jasmine
4 2 (9.09%) WebDriver
4 2 (9.09%) webpack
5 1 (4.55%) Babel
5 1 (4.55%) Hudson
5 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.55%) JMeter
5 1 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (4.55%) PhantomJS
5 1 (4.55%) Protractor
5 1 (4.55%) Selenium
5 1 (4.55%) Sinon.JS
5 1 (4.55%) TestNG
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) JavaScript Developer
2 10 (45.45%) Node.js Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (9.09%) QA Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Angular Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Azure Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Azure DevOps
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Developer in Test
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) Node.js
2 16 (72.73%) HTML
3 15 (68.18%) CSS
4 13 (59.09%) React
5 9 (40.91%) AngularJS
6 8 (36.36%) HTML5
7 6 (27.27%) CSS3
8 5 (22.73%) Sass
9 4 (18.18%) Backbone.js
9 4 (18.18%) REST
10 3 (13.64%) koa
10 3 (13.64%) LESS
10 3 (13.64%) RESTful
10 3 (13.64%) Web Services
11 2 (9.09%) Ember.js
11 2 (9.09%) hapi
11 2 (9.09%) JSON
11 2 (9.09%) MEAN Stack
11 2 (9.09%) RequireJS
11 2 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
1 3 (13.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Android
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
1 2 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) TDD
2 11 (50.00%) OO
3 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (36.36%) BDD
4 8 (36.36%) Front End Development
4 8 (36.36%) Scrum
5 4 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (18.18%) Pair Programming
5 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 3 (13.64%) API Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Kanban
7 2 (9.09%) Exploratory Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Manual Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Progressive Enhancement
7 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
7 2 (9.09%) Validation
8 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.55%) OOP
8 1 (4.55%) SEO
8 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) JavaScript
2 4 (18.18%) ES6
3 2 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.55%) Perl
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
4 1 (4.55%) Python
4 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Docker
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
1 1 (4.55%) Salt
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) VMware