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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Express
Rank 505 620 619
Rank change year-on-year
+115 -1
Contract jobs citing Express 157 43 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.075% 0.035%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.00% 0.27% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 30 14
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £324 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.06% -3.33%
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
15731 15665 15106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.22% 27.44% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11012 10559 9742
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 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 228 218
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.15 £17.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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 30 July 2016.

Express Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Express
Top 30 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 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
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 +131 157 £425 +6.25% 33
London +70 96 £438 -2.77% 20
North East - 17 £375 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 16 £388 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 15 £375 - 2
South East +22 11 £388 +47.61% 3
Yorkshire +8 11 £425 - 1
North West +6 9 £375 +7.14% 2
Manchester -3 8 £375 +20.00% 2
Hampshire +8 7 £355 - 3
Croydon - 7 £388 -
Sheffield - 7 £425 -
South Yorkshire - 7 £425 -
City of London +51 6 £450 +12.50% 2
South West +1 6 £313 -16.66%
East of England - 6 £250 -
Andover - 5 £325 - 2
Leeds - 4 £450 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £450 -
Exeter - 4 - -
Devon - 4 - -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £375 -
Bristol -10 2 £313 -16.66%
Surrey - 2 £425 -
Norfolk - 2 £250 -
Egham - 2 £425 -
Southampton - 1 £400 - 1
Preston - 1 £399 -
Great Yarmouth - 1 £250 -
Oxford - 1 - -

Express
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 242 (93.08%) Node.js
2 228 (87.69%) JavaScript
3 158 (60.77%) AngularJS
4 154 (59.23%) CSS
5 150 (57.69%) HTML
6 142 (54.62%) Agile Software Development
7 105 (40.38%) TDD
8 87 (33.46%) HTML5
9 83 (31.92%) Web Services
10 82 (31.54%) Git (software)
10 82 (31.54%) React
11 75 (28.85%) Mocha
12 74 (28.46%) REST
13 73 (28.08%) BDD
14 71 (27.31%) Front End Development
15 70 (26.92%) CSS3
16 68 (26.15%) gulp
17 66 (25.38%) MongoDB
17 66 (25.38%) Sass
18 56 (21.54%) RESTful
19 52 (20.00%) Jasmine
19 52 (20.00%) ES6
20 51 (19.62%) User Experience
21 50 (19.23%) MEAN Stack
22 48 (18.46%) OO
23 45 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
24 42 (16.15%) Babel
25 41 (15.77%) webpack
26 39 (15.00%) Web Development
27 38 (14.62%) Grunt

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 36 (13.85%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (3.08%) CMS
3 5 (1.92%) IIS
4 4 (1.54%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (1.54%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.77%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.38%) Apache
6 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (2.69%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.54%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (1.54%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (0.77%) InVision
4 1 (0.38%) GIMP
4 1 (0.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.54%) SDL Web 8
2 3 (1.15%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.08%) GitHub
3 4 (1.54%) Heroku
3 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.15%) PaaS
5 2 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (0.77%) SaaS
6 1 (0.38%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.62%) HTTP
2 6 (2.31%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.54%) DNS
3 4 (1.54%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.77%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (25.38%) MongoDB
2 31 (11.92%) NoSQL
3 21 (8.08%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (6.92%) Redis
5 14 (5.38%) SQL Server
6 11 (4.23%) MySQL
7 7 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.15%) Couchbase
8 3 (1.15%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.77%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.38%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.38%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 82 (31.54%) Git (software)
2 75 (28.85%) Mocha
3 68 (26.15%) gulp
4 52 (20.00%) Jasmine
5 42 (16.15%) Babel
6 41 (15.77%) webpack
7 38 (14.62%) Grunt
8 29 (11.15%) Cucumber
9 26 (10.00%) Karma Test Runner
10 22 (8.46%) Protractor
10 22 (8.46%) WebDriver
11 21 (8.08%) Selenium
12 16 (6.15%) PhantomJS
13 15 (5.77%) GitLab
14 14 (5.38%) JIRA
15 12 (4.62%) Jenkins
16 9 (3.46%) QUnit
17 7 (2.69%) Sinon.JS
17 7 (2.69%) Subversion
17 7 (2.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (5.00%) Finance
2 6 (2.31%) Publishing
3 4 (1.54%) Games
4 3 (1.15%) Military
5 2 (0.77%) Electronics
6 1 (0.38%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 244 (93.85%) Developer
2 106 (40.77%) JavaScript Developer
3 85 (32.69%) Node.js Developer
4 56 (21.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 42 (16.15%) Full Stack Developer
6 30 (11.54%) Angular Developer
7 26 (10.00%) Senior Developer
8 21 (8.08%) Web Developer
9 15 (5.77%) HTML CSS Developer
9 15 (5.77%) HTML Developer
10 14 (5.38%) Applications Developer
10 14 (5.38%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 8 (3.08%) JavaScript Engineer
11 8 (3.08%) Senior JavaScript Developer
12 7 (2.69%) .NET Developer
12 7 (2.69%) Agile Developer
12 7 (2.69%) Java Developer
12 7 (2.69%) MongoDB Developer
12 7 (2.69%) Web Applications Developer
13 5 (1.92%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (93.08%) Node.js
2 158 (60.77%) AngularJS
3 154 (59.23%) CSS
4 150 (57.69%) HTML
5 87 (33.46%) HTML5
6 83 (31.92%) Web Services
7 82 (31.54%) React
8 74 (28.46%) REST
9 70 (26.92%) CSS3
10 66 (25.38%) Sass
11 56 (21.54%) RESTful
12 50 (19.23%) MEAN Stack
13 29 (11.15%) jQuery
14 24 (9.23%) Handlebars
15 21 (8.08%) Django
16 18 (6.92%) .NET
16 18 (6.92%) EJS
16 18 (6.92%) hapi
17 17 (6.54%) ASP.NET
17 17 (6.54%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 51 (19.62%) User Experience
2 18 (6.92%) Computer Science
3 17 (6.54%) Algorithms
3 17 (6.54%) Data Structures
4 16 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (4.23%) iPad
6 9 (3.46%) New Media
7 6 (2.31%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.31%) W3C
8 4 (1.54%) Graphic Design
8 4 (1.54%) Online Games
8 4 (1.54%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.15%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.77%) 3D Printing
10 2 (0.77%) Arduino
10 2 (0.77%) Kinect
10 2 (0.77%) Minimum Viable Product
10 2 (0.77%) Raspberry Pi
11 1 (0.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.46%) Linux
2 6 (2.31%) Windows
3 4 (1.54%) Android
3 4 (1.54%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.15%) Unix
5 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (54.62%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (40.38%) TDD
3 73 (28.08%) BDD
4 71 (27.31%) Front End Development
5 48 (18.46%) OO
6 45 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
7 39 (15.00%) Web Development
8 32 (12.31%) Scrum
9 31 (11.92%) MVC
10 28 (10.77%) Mobile First
11 21 (8.08%) Asynchronous Programming
11 21 (8.08%) OOD
12 19 (7.31%) Software Engineering
13 18 (6.92%) Software Architecture
14 17 (6.54%) E-Commerce
15 15 (5.77%) Pair Programming
16 14 (5.38%) Microservices
16 14 (5.38%) Service Design
17 13 (5.00%) Unit Testing
17 13 (5.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 228 (87.69%) JavaScript
2 52 (20.00%) ES6
3 27 (10.38%) Java
4 24 (9.23%) SQL
5 23 (8.85%) Python
6 16 (6.15%) C#
7 12 (4.62%) Scala
8 10 (3.85%) Ruby
9 9 (3.46%) TypeScript
10 8 (3.08%) ECMAScript
11 7 (2.69%) PHP
12 5 (1.92%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.92%) VB
13 4 (1.54%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.54%) CoffeeScript
14 3 (1.15%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.77%) Clojure
15 2 (0.77%) Go
16 1 (0.38%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (8.08%) Security Cleared
2 14 (5.38%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.69%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.15%) DBS Check
4 3 (1.15%) Degree
5 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.08%) QA
2 2 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 38 (14.62%) Docker
2 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (1.15%) Kibana
2 2 (0.77%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (4.62%) Microsoft
2 7 (2.69%) DevExpress
3 5 (1.92%) Adobe
3 5 (1.92%) Oracle
4 2 (0.77%) Atlassian
4 2 (0.77%) Sitecore
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