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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Express
Rank 500 547 586
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +39
Contract jobs citing Express 126 58 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.11% 0.026%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.86% 0.43% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 33 13
Average daily rate £450 £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £381
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -14.75%
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
14629 13646 13172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.37% 26.67% 26.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10112 9088 8227
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 257 196 270
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.37 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £46.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Express within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +54 121 £450 +16.12% 17
London +45 80 £450 +12.78% 8
South East +19 19 £438 - 4
Surrey - 18 £438 -
Egham - 16 £425 -
South West +7 11 £375 +15.38% 2
Bristol +5 8 £375 +15.38%
Glasgow - 5 - -
Scotland - 5 - -
City of London +41 4 £375 -9.09%
North East - 4 £375 -
North West - 3 - -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £375 -
Yorkshire - 3 £575 -
Merseyside - 3 - -
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Somerset - 3 - -
Liverpool - 3 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £375 -
Street - 3 - -
Leicestershire - 2 £400 -
Farnham - 2 £450 -
Bradford - 2 £588 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £588 -
East Midlands - 2 £400 -
Cambridgeshire +8 1 - -
East of England -2 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - - 3
North Yorkshire - 1 £425 -
York - 1 £425 -

Express
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 225 (94.14%) Node.js
2 203 (84.94%) JavaScript
3 147 (61.51%) Agile Software Development
4 131 (54.81%) CSS
5 129 (53.97%) HTML
6 127 (53.14%) MongoDB
7 113 (47.28%) AngularJS
8 104 (43.51%) OO
9 92 (38.49%) Java
10 87 (36.40%) HTML5
11 82 (34.31%) CSS3
12 73 (30.54%) TDD
13 68 (28.45%) MVC
14 67 (28.03%) NoSQL
15 66 (27.62%) OOD
16 65 (27.20%) JSON
17 64 (26.78%) MEAN Stack
18 63 (26.36%) User Experience
19 58 (24.27%) Sass
19 58 (24.27%) Git (software)
19 58 (24.27%) SQL
20 57 (23.85%) REST
21 56 (23.43%) Open Source
21 56 (23.43%) RESTful
22 55 (23.01%) Pair Programming
23 53 (22.18%) BDD
24 51 (21.34%) Linux
25 46 (19.25%) Web Services
25 46 (19.25%) Ruby
26 42 (17.57%) Unix

Express
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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
1 225 (94.14%) Node.js
2 17 (7.11%) Apache
3 16 (6.69%) JBoss
3 16 (6.69%) Tomcat
4 10 (4.18%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.84%) CMS
5 2 (0.84%) Confluence
5 2 (0.84%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.42%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.42%) Drupal
6 1 (0.42%) IIS
6 1 (0.42%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (1.26%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (1.26%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.28%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.93%) PaaS
3 7 (2.93%) SaaS
4 5 (2.09%) IaaS
5 4 (1.67%) GitHub
5 4 (1.67%) Heroku
6 2 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.84%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.42%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 39 (16.32%) HTTP
2 4 (1.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.42%) DNS
3 1 (0.42%) Internet
3 1 (0.42%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.42%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (53.14%) MongoDB
2 67 (28.03%) NoSQL
3 31 (12.97%) Redis
4 25 (10.46%) MySQL
5 16 (6.69%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (5.86%) Jackrabbit
7 11 (4.60%) SQL Server
8 5 (2.09%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.26%) Big Data
11 2 (0.84%) HBase
11 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.42%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.42%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.42%) RavenDB
12 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 58 (24.27%) Git (software)
2 29 (12.13%) Mocha
3 28 (11.72%) Grunt
4 24 (10.04%) gulp
5 23 (9.62%) Jasmine
6 16 (6.69%) QUnit
7 15 (6.28%) Mockito
7 15 (6.28%) Protractor
7 15 (6.28%) TeamCity
8 14 (5.86%) Cucumber
9 13 (5.44%) Sinon.JS
10 12 (5.02%) Selenium
11 11 (4.60%) Jenkins
12 9 (3.77%) Karma Test Runner
13 7 (2.93%) NUnit
13 7 (2.93%) SpecFlow
13 7 (2.93%) Subversion
14 6 (2.51%) Bower
14 6 (2.51%) JIRA
15 5 (2.09%) PhantomJS
General
1 26 (10.88%) Finance
2 7 (2.93%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.51%) Retail
4 5 (2.09%) Banking
5 4 (1.67%) Electronics
5 4 (1.67%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.67%) Marketing
6 2 (0.84%) Games
7 1 (0.42%) Interactive Media
7 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Legal
Job Titles
1 220 (92.05%) Developer
2 135 (56.49%) Node.js Developer
3 88 (36.82%) JavaScript Developer
4 42 (17.57%) Full Stack Developer
5 33 (13.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 24 (10.04%) Angular Developer
7 16 (6.69%) MongoDB Developer
7 16 (6.69%) Senior Developer
8 11 (4.60%) HTML Developer
8 11 (4.60%) Java Developer
9 9 (3.77%) Agile Developer
9 9 (3.77%) Lead Developer
10 8 (3.35%) HTML CSS Developer
10 8 (3.35%) Team Leader
10 8 (3.35%) Web Developer
11 7 (2.93%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 7 (2.93%) Technical Developer
11 7 (2.93%) Technical Leader
11 7 (2.93%) Technical Team Leader
12 5 (2.09%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (54.81%) CSS
2 129 (53.97%) HTML
3 113 (47.28%) AngularJS
4 87 (36.40%) HTML5
5 82 (34.31%) CSS3
6 65 (27.20%) JSON
7 64 (26.78%) MEAN Stack
8 58 (24.27%) Sass
9 57 (23.85%) REST
10 56 (23.43%) RESTful
11 46 (19.25%) Web Services
12 41 (17.15%) React
13 26 (10.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 24 (10.04%) jQuery
15 21 (8.79%) Backbone.js
15 21 (8.79%) hapi
16 19 (7.95%) Ajax
17 16 (6.69%) Ember.js
17 16 (6.69%) LESS
18 15 (6.28%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 63 (26.36%) User Experience
2 26 (10.88%) Data Structures
3 25 (10.46%) Computer Science
4 20 (8.37%) Algorithms
5 15 (6.28%) iPad
6 11 (4.60%) Video on Demand
7 10 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (2.51%) IPTV
8 6 (2.51%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.51%) Streaming Video
9 5 (2.09%) Clustering
9 5 (2.09%) DTV
9 5 (2.09%) New Media
10 4 (1.67%) W3C
11 3 (1.26%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.84%) Animation
13 1 (0.42%) Home Automation
13 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.42%) NHS
13 1 (0.42%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 51 (21.34%) Linux
2 42 (17.57%) Unix
2 42 (17.57%) Windows
3 4 (1.67%) Android
4 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (61.51%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (43.51%) OO
3 73 (30.54%) TDD
4 68 (28.45%) MVC
5 66 (27.62%) OOD
6 56 (23.43%) Open Source
7 55 (23.01%) Pair Programming
8 53 (22.18%) BDD
9 41 (17.15%) Continuous Delivery
10 38 (15.90%) Front End Development
11 29 (12.13%) Scrum
12 28 (11.72%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (10.88%) OOP
13 26 (10.88%) Software Architecture
14 23 (9.62%) Unit Testing
15 20 (8.37%) Performance Monitoring
16 17 (7.11%) E-Commerce
17 16 (6.69%) Responsive Web Design
18 10 (4.18%) ATDD
18 10 (4.18%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 203 (84.94%) JavaScript
2 92 (38.49%) Java
3 58 (24.27%) SQL
4 46 (19.25%) Ruby
5 19 (7.95%) PHP
6 16 (6.69%) Perl
7 13 (5.44%) ES6
7 13 (5.44%) Scala
8 11 (4.60%) C#
8 11 (4.60%) ECMAScript
9 8 (3.35%) Python
10 7 (2.93%) TypeScript
11 5 (2.09%) C
12 4 (1.67%) Go
13 3 (1.26%) Apple Swift
13 3 (1.26%) CoffeeScript
13 3 (1.26%) Lua
14 2 (0.84%) C++
14 2 (0.84%) Clojure
14 2 (0.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (3.77%) Degree
2 6 (2.51%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.42%) MCSA
4 1 (0.42%) MCSE
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.02%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (3.77%) Docker
2 1 (0.42%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (2.09%) Puppet
2 4 (1.67%) Ansible
2 4 (1.67%) Kibana
3 1 (0.42%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.42%) logstash
Vendors
1 6 (2.51%) Oracle
2 5 (2.09%) DevExpress
2 5 (2.09%) Google
2 5 (2.09%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.67%) SAP
4 3 (1.26%) Telerik
5 1 (0.42%) Adobe
5 1 (0.42%) Serena
5 1 (0.42%) Sybase
5 1 (0.42%) Tableau
5 1 (0.42%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.42%) Zend
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