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 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Express
Rank 585 582 572
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Contract jobs citing Express 37 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.033% 0.008%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.12% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 -
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
15578 15189 14479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.36% 27.79% 28.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10499 9744 9186
Average daily rate £393 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 222 282
Average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.23 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -2.85%

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 August 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 August 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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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 0 37 £400 - 14
London +10 21 £450 +5.88% 9
South West - 10 £375 -
Bristol - 10 £375 -
South East -26 3 £263 -34.37% 2
City of London -16 2 £400 +14.28% 2
Milton Keynes - 2 £263 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £263 -
East of England -8 1 £335 +11.66% 1
Hampshire -9 1 - -
Clapham - 1 £400 -
Luton - 1 £335 - 1
York - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £313 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 £313 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £335 - 1

Express
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 52 (91.23%) Node.js
2 48 (84.21%) JavaScript
3 42 (73.68%) AngularJS
4 35 (61.40%) MongoDB
5 33 (57.89%) HTML
5 33 (57.89%) CSS
6 27 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (43.86%) HTML5
8 23 (40.35%) CSS3
9 22 (38.60%) OO
10 21 (36.84%) TDD
11 20 (35.09%) BDD
12 14 (24.56%) Backbone.js
12 14 (24.56%) E-Commerce
13 13 (22.81%) Sass
14 12 (21.05%) Git (software)
15 11 (19.30%) jQuery
16 10 (17.54%) Jasmine
16 10 (17.54%) Mocha
16 10 (17.54%) Grunt
17 9 (15.79%) Scrum
18 8 (14.04%) RESTful
18 8 (14.04%) Java
19 7 (12.28%) gulp
19 7 (12.28%) Responsive Web Design
19 7 (12.28%) Karma Test Runner
19 7 (12.28%) LESS
19 7 (12.28%) Redis
20 6 (10.53%) User Experience
21 5 (8.77%) React

Express
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 52 (91.23%) Node.js
2 2 (3.51%) CMS
3 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Photoshop
1 3 (5.26%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (7.02%) SaaS
2 2 (3.51%) Heroku
3 1 (1.75%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) HTTP
2 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (61.40%) MongoDB
2 7 (12.28%) Redis
3 4 (7.02%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.51%) MySQL
5 1 (1.75%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.75%) Big Data
5 1 (1.75%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 12 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 10 (17.54%) Mocha
2 10 (17.54%) Jasmine
2 10 (17.54%) Grunt
3 7 (12.28%) Karma Test Runner
3 7 (12.28%) gulp
4 5 (8.77%) Jenkins
4 5 (8.77%) Subversion
5 4 (7.02%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.51%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 2 (3.51%) JIRA
6 2 (3.51%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.75%) Bower
General
1 5 (8.77%) Retail
2 4 (7.02%) Finance
3 3 (5.26%) Banking
4 2 (3.51%) Electronics
5 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.75%) Publishing
5 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (75.44%) Developer
2 15 (26.32%) JavaScript Developer
3 8 (14.04%) Front-End Developer
4 6 (10.53%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Node.js Developer
6 4 (7.02%) UI Developer
6 4 (7.02%) UI Programmer
6 4 (7.02%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Programmer
7 3 (5.26%) UI Designer
7 3 (5.26%) UX Designer
7 3 (5.26%) Designer
7 3 (5.26%) UI/UX Designer
8 2 (3.51%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Developer
9 1 (1.75%) PHP Developer
9 1 (1.75%) Front-End Web Developer
9 1 (1.75%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (73.68%) AngularJS
2 33 (57.89%) CSS
2 33 (57.89%) HTML
3 25 (43.86%) HTML5
4 23 (40.35%) CSS3
5 14 (24.56%) Backbone.js
6 13 (22.81%) Sass
7 11 (19.30%) jQuery
8 8 (14.04%) RESTful
9 7 (12.28%) LESS
10 5 (8.77%) React
11 4 (7.02%) hapi
11 4 (7.02%) Ember.js
11 4 (7.02%) XHTML
11 4 (7.02%) Middleware
11 4 (7.02%) Ajax
11 4 (7.02%) JSON
12 3 (5.26%) Dojo
12 3 (5.26%) YUI
12 3 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) User Experience
2 2 (3.51%) STB
2 2 (3.51%) Video on Demand
2 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.75%) Internet of Things
3 1 (1.75%) W3C
3 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.75%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) Android
1 3 (5.26%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.51%) Windows Phone
2 2 (3.51%) Windows
3 1 (1.75%) Linux
3 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (38.60%) OO
3 21 (36.84%) TDD
4 20 (35.09%) BDD
5 14 (24.56%) E-Commerce
6 9 (15.79%) Scrum
7 7 (12.28%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (7.02%) OOP
8 4 (7.02%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.26%) MVC
9 3 (5.26%) Web Design
9 3 (5.26%) Web Development
9 3 (5.26%) DevOps
10 2 (3.51%) Mobile Development
10 2 (3.51%) ATDD
10 2 (3.51%) Mobile First
10 2 (3.51%) Waterfall
10 2 (3.51%) SOA
10 2 (3.51%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (3.51%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (84.21%) JavaScript
2 8 (14.04%) Java
3 3 (5.26%) PHP
3 3 (5.26%) TypeScript
4 2 (3.51%) Go
4 2 (3.51%) Python
4 2 (3.51%) Ruby
5 1 (1.75%) Scala
5 1 (1.75%) SQL
5 1 (1.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) BC Cleared
1 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Puppet
1 1 (1.75%) Vagrant
1 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) Adobe
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle
2 2 (3.51%) Appcelerator
3 1 (1.75%) Roku
3 1 (1.75%) SAP
3 1 (1.75%) DevExpress
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