The table below looks at the statistics for Express skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Express over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Express
Rank 458 616 611
Rank change year-on-year
+158 -5
Contract jobs citing Express 200 45 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.079% 0.054%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.21% 0.28% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 34 24
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £341 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £455
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
16462 16144 15521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.76% 28.22% 27.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11405 11120 10101
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 302 174
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.44 £17.20 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Express
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 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 27 September 2016.

Express Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Express
Top 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Express within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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 trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +179 200 £450 +5.88% 35
London +97 132 £450 +5.88% 20
North East - 45 £475 - 3
Tyne and Wear - 43 £475 - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne - 43 £475 - 3
South East +26 14 £400 - 3
City of London +11 9 £475 - 3
Hampshire +21 8 £350 -
Cambridgeshire +25 5 £450 - 1
East of England +6 5 £450 +34.32% 1
Andover - 4 £350 -
Feltham - 4 £425 -
Croydon - 3 £413 -
Oxford - 3 £475 - 2
Cambridge - 3 £450 - 1
Southampton - 3 £400 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £475 - 3
Egham +9 2 £425 +6.25%
Yorkshire +9 2 £425 -5.55%
Surrey +6 2 £425 +6.25%
South Yorkshire - 2 £425 -
Sheffield - 2 £425 -
Westminster - 2 £475 -
North West +14 1 - - 5
Manchester - 1 - - 4
Hillingdon - 1 - -

Express
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 with a requirement for Express.

1 315 (94.03%) Node.js
2 308 (91.94%) JavaScript
3 210 (62.69%) CSS
4 203 (60.60%) AngularJS
5 190 (56.72%) Agile Software Development
6 176 (52.54%) TDD
7 161 (48.06%) HTML
8 117 (34.93%) Git (software)
9 107 (31.94%) React
10 104 (31.04%) BDD
11 100 (29.85%) Web Services
12 91 (27.16%) REST
13 87 (25.97%) HTML5
14 83 (24.78%) MVC
14 83 (24.78%) webpack
15 80 (23.88%) gulp
16 76 (22.69%) Continuous Integration
17 74 (22.09%) CSS3
18 69 (20.60%) Mocha
18 69 (20.60%) Front End Development
19 64 (19.10%) Microservices
20 62 (18.51%) MongoDB
21 61 (18.21%) Sass
22 57 (17.01%) RESTful
22 57 (17.01%) Web Development
23 56 (16.72%) Docker
23 56 (16.72%) EJS
24 54 (16.12%) MEAN Stack
25 52 (15.52%) ES6
25 52 (15.52%) Asynchronous Programming

Express
Top Related IT Skills 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 33 (9.85%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (3.58%) IIS
3 9 (2.69%) CMS
4 7 (2.09%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.79%) Drupal
6 5 (1.49%) Confluence
7 4 (1.19%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.60%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.30%) Apache
9 1 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (1.79%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.19%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (1.19%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (0.60%) InVision
3 2 (0.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (2.09%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.19%) SDL Web 8
3 2 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.57%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (5.97%) GitHub
3 15 (4.48%) Heroku
4 11 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.90%) PaaS
6 2 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.60%) SaaS
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.48%) HTTP
2 11 (3.28%) DNS
2 11 (3.28%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.60%) LDAP
4 1 (0.30%) Internet
4 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (18.51%) MongoDB
2 29 (8.66%) PostgreSQL
3 28 (8.36%) MySQL
3 28 (8.36%) NoSQL
4 21 (6.27%) SQL Server
5 19 (5.67%) Redis
6 14 (4.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (4.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (2.09%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.90%) Couchbase
9 2 (0.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.30%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.30%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.30%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.30%) RethinkDB
10 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 117 (34.93%) Git (software)
2 83 (24.78%) webpack
3 80 (23.88%) gulp
4 69 (20.60%) Mocha
5 48 (14.33%) GitLab
6 46 (13.73%) Protractor
7 43 (12.84%) Jasmine
8 42 (12.54%) Babel
9 33 (9.85%) Grunt
10 32 (9.55%) Cucumber
11 28 (8.36%) Selenium
11 28 (8.36%) WebDriver
12 22 (6.57%) JIRA
13 15 (4.48%) Jenkins
14 14 (4.18%) Visual Studio
15 13 (3.88%) Karma Test Runner
16 12 (3.58%) NUnit
16 12 (3.58%) SpecFlow
17 11 (3.28%) MSI
17 11 (3.28%) WiX
General
1 38 (11.34%) Finance
2 19 (5.67%) Publishing
3 6 (1.79%) Electronics
4 5 (1.49%) Marketing
5 4 (1.19%) Games
5 4 (1.19%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.19%) Military
5 4 (1.19%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.30%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 318 (94.93%) Developer
2 159 (47.46%) JavaScript Developer
3 105 (31.34%) Node.js Developer
4 61 (18.21%) Full Stack Developer
5 59 (17.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 51 (15.22%) Senior Developer
7 34 (10.15%) Angular Developer
8 29 (8.66%) Web Developer
9 27 (8.06%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 20 (5.97%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 17 (5.07%) HTML CSS Developer
11 17 (5.07%) HTML Developer
12 16 (4.78%) .NET Developer
12 16 (4.78%) JavaScript Engineer
13 13 (3.88%) Applications Developer
14 12 (3.58%) Agile Developer
14 12 (3.58%) Java Developer
15 9 (2.69%) Software Engineer
16 7 (2.09%) Web Applications Developer
17 6 (1.79%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 315 (94.03%) Node.js
2 210 (62.69%) CSS
3 203 (60.60%) AngularJS
4 161 (48.06%) HTML
5 107 (31.94%) React
6 100 (29.85%) Web Services
7 91 (27.16%) REST
8 87 (25.97%) HTML5
9 74 (22.09%) CSS3
10 61 (18.21%) Sass
11 57 (17.01%) RESTful
12 56 (16.72%) EJS
13 54 (16.12%) MEAN Stack
14 35 (10.45%) jQuery
15 30 (8.96%) Handlebars
16 26 (7.76%) .NET
16 26 (7.76%) Django
17 25 (7.46%) ASP.NET
18 23 (6.87%) Ember.js
19 22 (6.57%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 51 (15.22%) User Experience
2 36 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (6.57%) Computer Science
4 17 (5.07%) Data Structures
5 14 (4.18%) Algorithms
6 12 (3.58%) iPad
7 8 (2.39%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.79%) W3C
9 4 (1.19%) Graphic Design
9 4 (1.19%) Online Games
10 3 (0.90%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.60%) 3D Printing
11 2 (0.60%) Arduino
11 2 (0.60%) Kinect
11 2 (0.60%) Minimum Viable Product
11 2 (0.60%) Raspberry Pi
12 1 (0.30%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.30%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.30%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (5.67%) Linux
2 13 (3.88%) Windows
3 3 (0.90%) Android
3 3 (0.90%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (56.72%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (52.54%) TDD
3 104 (31.04%) BDD
4 83 (24.78%) MVC
5 76 (22.69%) Continuous Integration
6 69 (20.60%) Front End Development
7 64 (19.10%) Microservices
8 57 (17.01%) Web Development
9 52 (15.52%) Asynchronous Programming
10 50 (14.93%) Software Engineering
11 49 (14.63%) OO
12 43 (12.84%) Scrum
13 42 (12.54%) Functional Programming
13 42 (12.54%) Test Scripting
14 38 (11.34%) Mobile First
15 36 (10.75%) Data Management
16 27 (8.06%) Unit Testing
17 24 (7.16%) E-Commerce
18 20 (5.97%) Mentoring
19 19 (5.67%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 308 (91.94%) JavaScript
2 52 (15.52%) ES6
3 34 (10.15%) Python
4 32 (9.55%) SQL
5 30 (8.96%) Java
6 25 (7.46%) PHP
7 24 (7.16%) C#
8 16 (4.78%) TypeScript
9 12 (3.58%) T-SQL
9 12 (3.58%) VB
10 8 (2.39%) Ruby
10 8 (2.39%) Scala
11 5 (1.49%) ECMAScript
12 4 (1.19%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.19%) CoffeeScript
13 2 (0.60%) C
13 2 (0.60%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 35 (10.45%) Security Cleared
2 27 (8.06%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.99%) BPSS Clearance
3 10 (2.99%) Degree
4 4 (1.19%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.16%) QA
2 8 (2.39%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.30%) WAI
System Software
1 56 (16.72%) Docker
2 11 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (0.60%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 19 (5.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.18%) DevExpress
3 12 (3.58%) Oracle
4 7 (2.09%) BMC
4 7 (2.09%) Remedy
5 4 (1.19%) Adobe
5 4 (1.19%) SAP
6 3 (0.90%) Atlassian
6 3 (0.90%) Twitter
6 3 (0.90%) Zend
7 2 (0.60%) Sencha
8 1 (0.30%) Sitecore
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