The table below looks at the statistics for Express skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Express over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Express
Rank 592 591 570
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -21
Contract jobs citing Express 41 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.034% 0.033%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 16 15
Average daily rate
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£438 £400 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 -
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
16449 15532 15196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.15% 27.80% 29.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11194 9877 9773
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 296 213 261
Average hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.78% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £19.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

Express
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Express Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Express
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Express within the UK.

Express Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Express
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Express within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Express Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Express
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Express within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +18 41 £438 +9.37% 18
London +18 26 £450 +12.50% 6
South West - 9 £400 -
Bristol - 8 £388 -
City of London +5 4 £475 +35.71% 2
East of England +6 2 £335 +11.66%
Hampshire 0 2 - - 4
South East -23 2 - - 6
Bedfordshire - 2 £335 -
Yorkshire - 2 £450 -
Luton - 2 £335 -
Cheltenham - 1 £450 -
York - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £450 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £450 -
Clapham - 1 £400 -

Express
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 63 (91.30%) Node.js
2 61 (88.41%) JavaScript
3 52 (75.36%) AngularJS
4 39 (56.52%) HTML
4 39 (56.52%) MongoDB
5 38 (55.07%) CSS
6 33 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (40.58%) HTML5
8 26 (37.68%) TDD
8 26 (37.68%) CSS3
9 23 (33.33%) OO
10 20 (28.99%) BDD
11 15 (21.74%) Git (software)
11 15 (21.74%) Backbone.js
12 14 (20.29%) Sass
13 13 (18.84%) Grunt
13 13 (18.84%) jQuery
13 13 (18.84%) E-Commerce
14 12 (17.39%) Java
15 11 (15.94%) Mocha
15 11 (15.94%) Jasmine
16 10 (14.49%) Responsive Web Design
17 9 (13.04%) RESTful
18 8 (11.59%) Scrum
18 8 (11.59%) Jenkins
19 7 (10.14%) User Experience
19 7 (10.14%) Karma Test Runner
19 7 (10.14%) LESS
19 7 (10.14%) gulp
20 6 (8.70%) Redis

Express
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 63 (91.30%) Node.js
2 2 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.90%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (2.90%) CMS
3 1 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Photoshop
1 3 (4.35%) GIMP
2 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) SaaS
2 2 (2.90%) PaaS
2 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.45%) Heroku
3 1 (1.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) HTTP
2 1 (1.45%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.45%) DNS
2 1 (1.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (56.52%) MongoDB
2 6 (8.70%) Redis
3 5 (7.25%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.35%) MySQL
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.45%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.45%) Big Data
5 1 (1.45%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 15 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 13 (18.84%) Grunt
3 11 (15.94%) Jasmine
3 11 (15.94%) Mocha
4 8 (11.59%) Jenkins
5 7 (10.14%) Karma Test Runner
5 7 (10.14%) gulp
6 5 (7.25%) Subversion
7 4 (5.80%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.90%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 2 (2.90%) JIRA
8 2 (2.90%) ClearCase
9 1 (1.45%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.45%) MSI
9 1 (1.45%) NUnit
9 1 (1.45%) Selenium
9 1 (1.45%) JSUnit
9 1 (1.45%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.45%) Hudson
9 1 (1.45%) WiX
General
1 5 (7.25%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Retail
3 3 (4.35%) Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Electronics
5 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.45%) Publishing
5 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (78.26%) Developer
2 17 (24.64%) JavaScript Developer
3 9 (13.04%) Front-End Developer
4 8 (11.59%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (8.70%) Node.js Developer
5 6 (8.70%) Web Developer
6 5 (7.25%) UI Developer
6 5 (7.25%) UI Programmer
7 4 (5.80%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Programmer
8 3 (4.35%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 3 (4.35%) UX Designer
8 3 (4.35%) Designer
8 3 (4.35%) UI Designer
8 3 (4.35%) UI/UX Designer
9 2 (2.90%) Web Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Software Developer
10 1 (1.45%) Trainer
10 1 (1.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (1.45%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (75.36%) AngularJS
2 39 (56.52%) HTML
3 38 (55.07%) CSS
4 28 (40.58%) HTML5
5 26 (37.68%) CSS3
6 15 (21.74%) Backbone.js
7 14 (20.29%) Sass
8 13 (18.84%) jQuery
9 9 (13.04%) RESTful
10 7 (10.14%) LESS
11 5 (7.25%) Ajax
11 5 (7.25%) React
12 4 (5.80%) hapi
12 4 (5.80%) JSON
12 4 (5.80%) Web Services
12 4 (5.80%) XHTML
12 4 (5.80%) Middleware
12 4 (5.80%) Ember.js
12 4 (5.80%) Underscore.js
13 3 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) User Experience
2 4 (5.80%) Video on Demand
3 2 (2.90%) STB
3 2 (2.90%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.45%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.45%) W3C
4 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.45%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.35%) Windows
1 3 (4.35%) Android
1 3 (4.35%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.90%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (37.68%) TDD
3 23 (33.33%) OO
4 20 (28.99%) BDD
5 13 (18.84%) E-Commerce
6 10 (14.49%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (11.59%) Scrum
8 6 (8.70%) Unit Testing
9 5 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (7.25%) Web Design
9 5 (7.25%) OOP
9 5 (7.25%) MVC
10 4 (5.80%) Open Source
10 4 (5.80%) Web Development
10 4 (5.80%) DevOps
11 3 (4.35%) Pair Programming
11 3 (4.35%) SOA
12 2 (2.90%) DRM
12 2 (2.90%) Content Management
12 2 (2.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 61 (88.41%) JavaScript
2 12 (17.39%) Java
3 5 (7.25%) TypeScript
4 4 (5.80%) Ruby
4 4 (5.80%) PHP
5 2 (2.90%) SQL
5 2 (2.90%) C#
5 2 (2.90%) Scala
5 2 (2.90%) Python
5 2 (2.90%) Go
6 1 (1.45%) Clojure
6 1 (1.45%) C
6 1 (1.45%) Perl
6 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Puppet
1 1 (1.45%) Vagrant
1 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (7.25%) Adobe
2 3 (4.35%) DevExpress
3 2 (2.90%) Appcelerator
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle
4 1 (1.45%) SAP
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.45%) Serena
4 1 (1.45%) Roku
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