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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Express
UK
Rank 501 516 565
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +49
Contract jobs citing Express 100 120 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.23% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.70% 0.82% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 88 34
Median daily rate £475 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £525 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
- +30.76%
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
14205 14607 14048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.22% 28.54% 26.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 9909 10043 9256
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 241 188
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.07 £20.55 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 February 2017.

Express Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Express
Top 29 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 February 2017. 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 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 -5 98 £475 +11.76% 35
London +3 60 £500 +11.11% 19
South East +21 17 £425 -2.85% 4
Surrey +12 16 £425 -5.55% 1
Egham +1 13 £425 -
City of London +7 11 £475 +26.66% 6
West Midlands +18 10 £450 +66.66% 4
Birmingham - 8 £450 - 4
North West +20 4 - - 3
Westminster +5 3 £475 +26.66%
South West -9 3 £450 +20.00%
Staines - 3 - -
Manchester - 3 - - 2
East Midlands +2 2 £375 -6.25% 1
Yorkshire +19 1 £350 -30.00% 1
West Yorkshire +13 1 £350 -39.13% 1
Somerset 0 1 £400 -
Leeds - 1 £350 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £400 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £375 -
Dorset - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Sturminster Newton - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £400 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £375 -
Coventry - 1 £340 -
Bath - 1 £400 -

Express
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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.

1 222 (94.07%) Node.js
2 216 (91.53%) JavaScript
3 153 (64.83%) Agile Software Development
4 143 (60.59%) CSS
5 118 (50.00%) TDD
6 117 (49.58%) HTML
7 113 (47.88%) AngularJS
8 80 (33.90%) Git (software)
9 75 (31.78%) React
10 74 (31.36%) HTML5
11 67 (28.39%) CSS3
11 67 (28.39%) BDD
12 62 (26.27%) MongoDB
13 59 (25.00%) REST
14 56 (23.73%) Sass
14 56 (23.73%) User Experience
15 55 (23.31%) MVC
16 54 (22.88%) gulp
17 47 (19.92%) webpack
17 47 (19.92%) OO
18 46 (19.49%) Mocha
19 44 (18.64%) Java
20 43 (18.22%) Microservices
21 41 (17.37%) Front End Development
22 39 (16.53%) MEAN Stack
22 39 (16.53%) Scrum
23 38 (16.10%) Software Engineering
23 38 (16.10%) RESTful
24 37 (15.68%) Pair Programming
25 36 (15.25%) Web Services

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 10 (4.24%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (2.12%) CMS
3 2 (0.85%) Confluence
3 2 (0.85%) Drupal
3 2 (0.85%) WordPress
4 1 (0.42%) Apache
4 1 (0.42%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.42%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (0.85%) InVision
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.59%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (9.75%) GitHub
3 9 (3.81%) Heroku
4 6 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.85%) Firebase
5 2 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.85%) SaaS
6 1 (0.42%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.42%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.85%) HTTP
1 2 (0.85%) Internet
1 2 (0.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (26.27%) MongoDB
2 29 (12.29%) NoSQL
3 11 (4.66%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (4.24%) MySQL
5 9 (3.81%) Redis
6 4 (1.69%) DB2
7 2 (0.85%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (0.85%) BigQuery
7 2 (0.85%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.85%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.42%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 80 (33.90%) Git (software)
2 54 (22.88%) gulp
3 47 (19.92%) webpack
4 46 (19.49%) Mocha
5 32 (13.56%) Jasmine
6 30 (12.71%) Grunt
7 28 (11.86%) Cucumber
8 23 (9.75%) Protractor
9 21 (8.90%) Selenium
10 19 (8.05%) GitLab
11 18 (7.63%) Babel
12 12 (5.08%) WebDriver
13 10 (4.24%) Jenkins
13 10 (4.24%) JIRA
14 9 (3.81%) git-flow
14 9 (3.81%) Vagrant
15 8 (3.39%) Sinon.JS
16 7 (2.97%) Maven
17 6 (2.54%) Bower
17 6 (2.54%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 27 (11.44%) Finance
2 18 (7.63%) Publishing
3 8 (3.39%) Banking
4 6 (2.54%) Marketing
5 3 (1.27%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.27%) Retail
6 2 (0.85%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Electronics
7 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 213 (90.25%) Developer
2 133 (56.36%) JavaScript Developer
3 87 (36.86%) Node.js Developer
4 44 (18.64%) Full Stack Developer
5 30 (12.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 22 (9.32%) Senior Developer
7 20 (8.47%) HTML Developer
8 17 (7.20%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 16 (6.78%) Web Developer
10 15 (6.36%) Angular Developer
10 15 (6.36%) HTML CSS Developer
11 13 (5.51%) Agile Developer
12 10 (4.24%) JavaScript Engineer
13 8 (3.39%) Software Engineer
14 6 (2.54%) Architect
14 6 (2.54%) MongoDB Developer
15 5 (2.12%) PHP Developer
15 5 (2.12%) Software Developer
16 4 (1.69%) Java Developer
17 3 (1.27%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (94.07%) Node.js
2 143 (60.59%) CSS
3 117 (49.58%) HTML
4 113 (47.88%) AngularJS
5 75 (31.78%) React
6 74 (31.36%) HTML5
7 67 (28.39%) CSS3
8 59 (25.00%) REST
9 56 (23.73%) Sass
10 39 (16.53%) MEAN Stack
11 38 (16.10%) RESTful
12 36 (15.25%) Web Services
13 26 (11.02%) JSON
14 23 (9.75%) Redux
15 22 (9.32%) EJS
16 21 (8.90%) jQuery
16 21 (8.90%) Mustache
17 20 (8.47%) Ember.js
18 16 (6.78%) Backbone.js
18 16 (6.78%) Handlebars
Miscellaneous
1 56 (23.73%) User Experience
2 24 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.24%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.97%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.12%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (1.69%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.69%) W3C
7 3 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.27%) Smart Energy
8 2 (0.85%) Fintech
8 2 (0.85%) RIA
8 2 (0.85%) Social Media
9 1 (0.42%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.42%) Clustering
9 1 (0.42%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.42%) Equities
9 1 (0.42%) Interactive TV
9 1 (0.42%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.42%) MHEG
9 1 (0.42%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 31 (13.14%) Linux
2 25 (10.59%) Unix
3 19 (8.05%) Windows
4 4 (1.69%) Android
5 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (64.83%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (50.00%) TDD
3 67 (28.39%) BDD
4 55 (23.31%) MVC
5 47 (19.92%) OO
6 43 (18.22%) Microservices
7 41 (17.37%) Front End Development
8 39 (16.53%) Scrum
9 38 (16.10%) Software Engineering
10 37 (15.68%) Pair Programming
11 35 (14.83%) Continuous Integration
11 35 (14.83%) Web Development
12 33 (13.98%) Continuous Delivery
13 32 (13.56%) Unit Testing
14 28 (11.86%) Open Source
15 24 (10.17%) Asynchronous Programming
16 23 (9.75%) Functional Programming
17 21 (8.90%) DevOps
18 19 (8.05%) Mobile First
18 19 (8.05%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 216 (91.53%) JavaScript
2 44 (18.64%) Java
3 33 (13.98%) ES6
4 32 (13.56%) SQL
5 24 (10.17%) Ruby
6 20 (8.47%) PHP
7 14 (5.93%) Python
8 7 (2.97%) ECMAScript
9 4 (1.69%) C#
10 3 (1.27%) C++
11 2 (0.85%) CoffeeScript
11 2 (0.85%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.42%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.42%) Go
12 1 (0.42%) Perl
12 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (4.66%) Degree
2 8 (3.39%) SC Cleared
2 8 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.47%) QA
2 3 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.85%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.85%) WCAG
4 1 (0.42%) SDET
4 1 (0.42%) WAI
System Software
1 31 (13.14%) Docker
2 9 (3.81%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (2.12%) Puppet
2 4 (1.69%) Capistrano
2 4 (1.69%) Nagios
3 2 (0.85%) Terraform
4 1 (0.42%) Ansible
4 1 (0.42%) HP NNM
4 1 (0.42%) OpenView
4 1 (0.42%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (1.69%) Google
1 4 (1.69%) IBM
1 4 (1.69%) Zend
2 2 (0.85%) Adobe
2 2 (0.85%) Twitter
2 2 (0.85%) VMware
3 1 (0.42%) Apiary
3 1 (0.42%) Atlassian
3 1 (0.42%) HP
3 1 (0.42%) OpenTV
3 1 (0.42%) SAP
Central London / West End
X4 Group
Rate: £320 - 420 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago