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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Express
Rank 561 608 607
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -1
Contract jobs citing Express 103 39 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.069% 0.027%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.67% 0.26% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 29 10
Median daily rate £450 £400 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +18.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £438 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+26.76% +3.17%
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
15410 15204 14820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.57% 26.80% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10764 9851 9713
Median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 204 205
Median hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +57 99 £450 +12.50% 33
London +13 66 £475 +18.75% 26
North West - 12 £375 - 2
City of London +46 9 £500 +25.00% 6
Preston - 6 £350 -
Manchester - 6 £375 - 2
Lancashire - 6 £350 -
South East - 5 £450 - 2
East of England - 5 £428 - 1
Edinburgh - 4 £450 -
Scotland - 4 £450 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £515 -
Yorkshire - 4 £450 -
North East - 4 £375 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £375 -
Surrey - 3 £450 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £375 -
Woking - 3 £450 -
Leeds - 3 £450 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £450 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Watford - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Croydon - 2 £406 -
East Midlands - 2 - -
South West +4 1 - - 2
Bristol -3 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £340 - 1
Westminster - 1 £375 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -

Express
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 215 (93.89%) Node.js
2 196 (85.59%) JavaScript
3 137 (59.83%) HTML
4 131 (57.21%) CSS
5 127 (55.46%) Agile Software Development
6 115 (50.22%) AngularJS
7 106 (46.29%) MongoDB
8 92 (40.17%) OO
9 89 (38.86%) HTML5
10 79 (34.50%) CSS3
11 71 (31.00%) TDD
12 66 (28.82%) Web Services
13 64 (27.95%) MEAN Stack
14 63 (27.51%) RESTful
15 62 (27.07%) Java
16 57 (24.89%) Git (software)
17 54 (23.58%) User Experience
18 53 (23.14%) Front End Development
18 53 (23.14%) BDD
19 52 (22.71%) NoSQL
19 52 (22.71%) OOD
20 51 (22.27%) Sass
21 49 (21.40%) MVC
22 48 (20.96%) Mocha
23 46 (20.09%) React
24 44 (19.21%) REST
24 44 (19.21%) JSON
25 40 (17.47%) HTTP
25 40 (17.47%) Linux
26 38 (16.59%) Pair 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
1 215 (93.89%) Node.js
2 15 (6.55%) Apache
3 14 (6.11%) JBoss
4 13 (5.68%) Tomcat
5 11 (4.80%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (2.18%) CMS
7 2 (0.87%) Confluence
7 2 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.87%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.44%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.44%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (1.75%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.44%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 4 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.99%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.62%) PaaS
2 6 (2.62%) SaaS
3 5 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.75%) GitHub
4 4 (1.75%) IaaS
5 2 (0.87%) Heroku
6 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 40 (17.47%) HTTP
2 6 (2.62%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.44%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (46.29%) MongoDB
2 52 (22.71%) NoSQL
3 19 (8.30%) Redis
4 18 (7.86%) MySQL
5 13 (5.68%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (5.24%) Jackrabbit
6 12 (5.24%) SQL Server
7 5 (2.18%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (1.31%) Big Data
10 2 (0.87%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.44%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.44%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.44%) Power BI
11 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 57 (24.89%) Git (software)
2 48 (20.96%) Mocha
3 33 (14.41%) Jasmine
4 31 (13.54%) Grunt
5 27 (11.79%) gulp
6 23 (10.04%) Karma Test Runner
7 21 (9.17%) QUnit
8 19 (8.30%) Protractor
9 18 (7.86%) Sinon.JS
10 16 (6.99%) PhantomJS
11 14 (6.11%) Selenium
11 14 (6.11%) TeamCity
12 13 (5.68%) Cucumber
12 13 (5.68%) Mockito
13 11 (4.80%) Jenkins
14 9 (3.93%) Babel
14 9 (3.93%) Subversion
15 8 (3.49%) JIRA
16 5 (2.18%) Bower
16 5 (2.18%) NUnit
General
1 24 (10.48%) Finance
2 7 (3.06%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.75%) Electronics
3 4 (1.75%) Manufacturing
3 4 (1.75%) Marketing
3 4 (1.75%) Retail
4 1 (0.44%) Interactive Media
4 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 215 (93.89%) Developer
2 110 (48.03%) Node.js Developer
3 90 (39.30%) JavaScript Developer
4 44 (19.21%) Full Stack Developer
5 42 (18.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 30 (13.10%) Angular Developer
7 13 (5.68%) MongoDB Developer
8 12 (5.24%) Web Developer
9 11 (4.80%) Senior Developer
10 10 (4.37%) Agile Developer
11 9 (3.93%) Applications Developer
11 9 (3.93%) Lead Developer
12 8 (3.49%) HTML CSS Developer
12 8 (3.49%) HTML Developer
12 8 (3.49%) Team Leader
13 7 (3.06%) Java Developer
13 7 (3.06%) Technical Developer
13 7 (3.06%) Technical Leader
13 7 (3.06%) Technical Team Leader
14 6 (2.62%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (59.83%) HTML
2 131 (57.21%) CSS
3 115 (50.22%) AngularJS
4 89 (38.86%) HTML5
5 79 (34.50%) CSS3
6 66 (28.82%) Web Services
7 64 (27.95%) MEAN Stack
8 63 (27.51%) RESTful
9 51 (22.27%) Sass
10 46 (20.09%) React
11 44 (19.21%) JSON
11 44 (19.21%) REST
12 30 (13.10%) jQuery
13 28 (12.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 27 (11.79%) hapi
15 21 (9.17%) LESS
16 15 (6.55%) Ajax
17 13 (5.68%) Ember.js
17 13 (5.68%) Play Framework
17 13 (5.68%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 54 (23.58%) User Experience
2 28 (12.23%) Data Structures
3 27 (11.79%) Algorithms
3 27 (11.79%) Computer Science
4 16 (6.99%) iPad
5 13 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (3.93%) New Media
7 6 (2.62%) W3C
8 4 (1.75%) IPTV
8 4 (1.75%) Streaming Video
8 4 (1.75%) Video on Demand
9 3 (1.31%) DTV
9 3 (1.31%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.31%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.44%) NHS
10 1 (0.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 40 (17.47%) Linux
2 24 (10.48%) Unix
3 22 (9.61%) Windows
4 5 (2.18%) Android
5 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (55.46%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (40.17%) OO
3 71 (31.00%) TDD
4 53 (23.14%) BDD
4 53 (23.14%) Front End Development
5 52 (22.71%) OOD
6 49 (21.40%) MVC
7 38 (16.59%) Pair Programming
8 37 (16.16%) Open Source
9 31 (13.54%) Scrum
10 30 (13.10%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (13.10%) Software Architecture
11 22 (9.61%) Continuous Delivery
12 21 (9.17%) Web Development
13 18 (7.86%) E-Commerce
13 18 (7.86%) OOP
14 16 (6.99%) Performance Monitoring
14 16 (6.99%) Service Design
14 16 (6.99%) Unit Testing
15 13 (5.68%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 196 (85.59%) JavaScript
2 62 (27.07%) Java
3 36 (15.72%) SQL
4 28 (12.23%) Ruby
5 23 (10.04%) ES6
6 16 (6.99%) Scala
7 15 (6.55%) ECMAScript
8 14 (6.11%) C#
8 14 (6.11%) PHP
9 13 (5.68%) Perl
10 7 (3.06%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.75%) C
11 4 (1.75%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.31%) Apple Swift
12 3 (1.31%) Lua
13 2 (0.87%) C++
13 2 (0.87%) Clojure
13 2 (0.87%) Go
14 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (1.75%) SC Cleared
1 4 (1.75%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.31%) Degree
3 1 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.44%) MCSA
3 1 (0.44%) MCSE
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.11%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (4.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.75%) Ansible
1 4 (1.75%) Kibana
1 4 (1.75%) Puppet
2 1 (0.44%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.44%) logstash
Vendors
1 6 (2.62%) Oracle
2 5 (2.18%) Google
3 4 (1.75%) DevExpress
3 4 (1.75%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.75%) SAP
4 3 (1.31%) Telerik
5 2 (0.87%) Adobe
5 2 (0.87%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.44%) Sybase
6 1 (0.44%) Tableau
6 1 (0.44%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.44%) Zend
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