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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Express
Rank 571 559 538
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -21
Contract jobs citing Express 28 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.021% 0.004%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.078% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 -
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
14151 14119 12451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.37% 27.20% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9202 8972 7852
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 221 325
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.31 £16.87 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £53.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 27 March 2015.

Express Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Express
Top 17 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 27 March 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 +9 28 £350 +7.69% 10
London +14 21 £375 +15.38% 8
South East -27 4 - - 2
Berkshire - 4 - -
Bristol - 2 £325 -
South West - 2 £325 -
City of London +16 1 - - 2
North West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Basingstoke - - - - 2
Hampshire - - - - 2
Warwickshire - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Slough - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -

Express
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 54 (90.00%) Node.js
2 53 (88.33%) JavaScript
3 45 (75.00%) AngularJS
4 41 (68.33%) HTML
5 40 (66.67%) CSS
6 33 (55.00%) MongoDB
7 22 (36.67%) Git (software)
7 22 (36.67%) RESTful
8 17 (28.33%) HTML5
9 14 (23.33%) CSS3
9 14 (23.33%) Video Conferencing
9 14 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (23.33%) TDD
10 13 (21.67%) SharePoint
10 13 (21.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (21.67%) User Experience
11 12 (20.00%) BDD
11 12 (20.00%) Sass
11 12 (20.00%) Java
12 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
12 11 (18.33%) Telecoms
12 11 (18.33%) SharePoint 2013
13 10 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
13 10 (16.67%) OO
14 9 (15.00%) Retail
14 9 (15.00%) Backbone.js
15 8 (13.33%) Web Services
15 8 (13.33%) XML
16 7 (11.67%) JSON
16 7 (11.67%) Scrum

Express
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 54 (90.00%) Node.js
2 13 (21.67%) SharePoint
3 11 (18.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (10.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) OpenShift
2 2 (3.33%) Heroku
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (1.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (55.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.00%) Redis
4 2 (3.33%) MySQL
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.67%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 22 (36.67%) Git (software)
2 13 (21.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (10.00%) Jasmine
3 6 (10.00%) Grunt
4 5 (8.33%) Mocha
4 5 (8.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 5 (8.33%) JIRA
5 4 (6.67%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.33%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (3.33%) Bower
6 2 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (3.33%) Ant
6 2 (3.33%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.33%) Subversion
7 1 (1.67%) PhantomJS
General
1 11 (18.33%) Telecoms
2 9 (15.00%) Retail
3 6 (10.00%) Banking
4 4 (6.67%) Finance
5 2 (3.33%) Publishing
6 1 (1.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 54 (90.00%) Developer
2 28 (46.67%) Front-End Developer
3 9 (15.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (11.67%) Web Developer
4 7 (11.67%) Node.js Developer
5 4 (6.67%) UI Programmer
5 4 (6.67%) UI Developer
6 2 (3.33%) Java Developer
7 1 (1.67%) Senior Developer
7 1 (1.67%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 1 (1.67%) AWS Developer
7 1 (1.67%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 41 (68.33%) HTML
3 40 (66.67%) CSS
4 22 (36.67%) RESTful
5 17 (28.33%) HTML5
6 14 (23.33%) CSS3
7 12 (20.00%) Sass
8 9 (15.00%) Backbone.js
9 8 (13.33%) Web Services
9 8 (13.33%) XML
10 7 (11.67%) JSON
10 7 (11.67%) jQuery
10 7 (11.67%) Apache Cordova
11 6 (10.00%) Ember.js
11 6 (10.00%) SOAP
12 5 (8.33%) Ajax
13 4 (6.67%) REST
13 4 (6.67%) Semantic HTML
14 3 (5.00%) LESS
14 3 (5.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.33%) Video Conferencing
2 13 (21.67%) User Experience
3 5 (8.33%) RIA
4 1 (1.67%) Online Games
4 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Windows
1 5 (8.33%) Android
1 5 (8.33%) Apple iOS
1 5 (8.33%) Windows Phone
2 3 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (23.33%) TDD
2 12 (20.00%) BDD
3 10 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 10 (16.67%) OO
4 7 (11.67%) Scrum
5 6 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (10.00%) Content Management
6 5 (8.33%) MVC
7 4 (6.67%) Web Design
8 3 (5.00%) MVVM
8 3 (5.00%) ATDD
9 2 (3.33%) OOP
9 2 (3.33%) Build Automation
9 2 (3.33%) Web Application Development
9 2 (3.33%) DevOps
9 2 (3.33%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 2 (3.33%) Web Development
9 2 (3.33%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 53 (88.33%) JavaScript
2 12 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (3.33%) C#
4 1 (1.67%) Python
4 1 (1.67%) Ruby
4 1 (1.67%) Scala
4 1 (1.67%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Puppet
1 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.33%) Appcelerator
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle
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