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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Express
Rank 487 509 598
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +89
Contract jobs citing Express 134 136 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.25% 0.062%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.87% 0.86% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 109 25
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +26.86%
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
15351 15820 15304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.85% 28.65% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10606 11015 10459
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 259 172
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.44 £17.69 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +22 133 £450 +5.88% 30
London +9 83 £453 -2.16% 19
Newcastle upon Tyne - 23 £475 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 23 £475 - 2
North East - 23 £475 - 2
South East +15 17 £425 - 2
City of London -2 13 £475 -2.56% 2
Oxfordshire - 9 £475 -
Egham +3 6 £425 - 1
Surrey -18 6 £425 - 1
Oxford - 6 £475 -
North West 0 4 £425 +6.25% 5
Feltham - 4 £431 -
Manchester -4 3 £425 +13.33% 3
West Midlands - 3 £308 - 1
South West +12 2 - -
Stockport - 2 - -
Poole - 2 - -
Dorset - 2 - -
Cheshire +12 1 - - 2
East of England +1 1 £325 -1.51%
Croydon -17 1 £413 -8.33%
Westminster - 1 £475 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £300 -
Norfolk - 1 £325 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £320 -
Telford - 1 £300 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £320 -
Great Yarmouth - 1 £325 -

Express
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 288 (93.81%) JavaScript
2 287 (93.49%) Node.js
3 197 (64.17%) CSS
4 186 (60.59%) AngularJS
5 185 (60.26%) Agile Software Development
6 173 (56.35%) TDD
7 151 (49.19%) HTML
8 109 (35.50%) React
9 107 (34.85%) Git (software)
10 93 (30.29%) BDD
11 87 (28.34%) REST
12 81 (26.38%) webpack
12 81 (26.38%) HTML5
12 81 (26.38%) MVC
13 74 (24.10%) Front End Development
14 73 (23.78%) Sass
14 73 (23.78%) Web Services
14 73 (23.78%) CSS3
15 63 (20.52%) Continuous Integration
15 63 (20.52%) Microservices
15 63 (20.52%) gulp
16 60 (19.54%) MongoDB
16 60 (19.54%) User Experience
17 56 (18.24%) Web Development
18 52 (16.94%) MEAN Stack
18 52 (16.94%) Java
19 51 (16.61%) Docker
20 50 (16.29%) Mocha
20 50 (16.29%) RESTful
21 49 (15.96%) Software Engineering

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 20 (6.51%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (2.61%) Drupal
2 8 (2.61%) IIS
3 7 (2.28%) Confluence
4 5 (1.63%) CMS
5 3 (0.98%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (0.98%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.33%) Apache
7 1 (0.33%) nginx
7 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (0.98%) OmniGraffle
1 3 (0.98%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.65%) InVision
3 1 (0.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (2.28%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.98%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.82%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (6.51%) GitHub
3 16 (5.21%) Heroku
4 14 (4.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (0.65%) Firebase
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.33%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.33%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.33%) PaaS
6 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.61%) DNS
1 8 (2.61%) Kerberos
2 3 (0.98%) HTTP
3 2 (0.65%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (19.54%) MongoDB
2 25 (8.14%) MySQL
3 23 (7.49%) NoSQL
4 20 (6.51%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (4.23%) Redis
6 9 (2.93%) SQL Server
6 9 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (2.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (2.28%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.98%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.98%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.65%) DB2
10 1 (0.33%) Big Data
10 1 (0.33%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 107 (34.85%) Git (software)
2 81 (26.38%) webpack
3 63 (20.52%) gulp
4 50 (16.29%) Mocha
5 41 (13.36%) GitLab
6 39 (12.70%) Protractor
7 37 (12.05%) Jasmine
8 36 (11.73%) Cucumber
9 32 (10.42%) Babel
10 30 (9.77%) WebDriver
11 26 (8.47%) Grunt
12 17 (5.54%) git-flow
13 14 (4.56%) JIRA
13 14 (4.56%) Vagrant
14 13 (4.23%) Selenium
15 10 (3.26%) Jenkins
15 10 (3.26%) Karma Test Runner
16 9 (2.93%) Visual Studio
17 8 (2.61%) SpecFlow
17 8 (2.61%) WiX
General
1 36 (11.73%) Finance
2 24 (7.82%) Publishing
3 9 (2.93%) Marketing
4 6 (1.95%) Electronics
5 5 (1.63%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.30%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.98%) Banking
8 2 (0.65%) Games
9 1 (0.33%) Front Office
9 1 (0.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 282 (91.86%) Developer
2 149 (48.53%) JavaScript Developer
3 83 (27.04%) Node.js Developer
4 61 (19.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 55 (17.92%) Full Stack Developer
6 49 (15.96%) Senior Developer
7 30 (9.77%) Web Developer
8 27 (8.79%) Angular Developer
9 24 (7.82%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 21 (6.84%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 18 (5.86%) HTML Developer
12 15 (4.89%) Agile Developer
13 14 (4.56%) HTML CSS Developer
13 14 (4.56%) Java Developer
14 12 (3.91%) .NET Developer
15 10 (3.26%) JavaScript Engineer
16 9 (2.93%) Software Engineer
17 7 (2.28%) Applications Developer
18 6 (1.95%) Developer/Software Engineer
19 5 (1.63%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (93.49%) Node.js
2 197 (64.17%) CSS
3 186 (60.59%) AngularJS
4 151 (49.19%) HTML
5 109 (35.50%) React
6 87 (28.34%) REST
7 81 (26.38%) HTML5
8 73 (23.78%) CSS3
8 73 (23.78%) Sass
8 73 (23.78%) Web Services
9 52 (16.94%) MEAN Stack
10 50 (16.29%) RESTful
11 47 (15.31%) EJS
12 35 (11.40%) Handlebars
13 33 (10.75%) jQuery
14 27 (8.79%) Ember.js
15 26 (8.47%) Django
16 25 (8.14%) Mustache
17 24 (7.82%) RequireJS
18 19 (6.19%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 60 (19.54%) User Experience
2 35 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.23%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.58%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.28%) W3C
6 6 (1.95%) Data Structures
6 6 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.98%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.98%) Graphic Design
7 3 (0.98%) Smart Energy
7 3 (0.98%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.65%) 3D Printing
8 2 (0.65%) Arduino
8 2 (0.65%) Kinect
8 2 (0.65%) Online Games
8 2 (0.65%) Raspberry Pi
8 2 (0.65%) Social Media
8 2 (0.65%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.33%) iPad
9 1 (0.33%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.84%) Linux
2 17 (5.54%) Windows
3 11 (3.58%) Unix
4 7 (2.28%) Android
5 4 (1.30%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (60.26%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (56.35%) TDD
3 93 (30.29%) BDD
4 81 (26.38%) MVC
5 74 (24.10%) Front End Development
6 63 (20.52%) Continuous Integration
6 63 (20.52%) Microservices
7 56 (18.24%) Web Development
8 49 (15.96%) Software Engineering
9 42 (13.68%) Functional Programming
9 42 (13.68%) OO
10 41 (13.36%) Asynchronous Programming
10 41 (13.36%) Mobile First
11 36 (11.73%) Test Scripting
12 32 (10.42%) Data Management
13 29 (9.45%) Scrum
14 26 (8.47%) Unit Testing
15 23 (7.49%) Mentoring
15 23 (7.49%) Open Source
16 22 (7.17%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 288 (93.81%) JavaScript
2 52 (16.94%) Java
3 42 (13.68%) ES6
4 40 (13.03%) Python
5 30 (9.77%) PHP
5 30 (9.77%) SQL
6 16 (5.21%) Ruby
7 13 (4.23%) C#
8 10 (3.26%) TypeScript
9 8 (2.61%) T-SQL
9 8 (2.61%) VB
10 5 (1.63%) Scala
11 3 (0.98%) C++
11 3 (0.98%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.33%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.33%) C
12 1 (0.33%) ECMAScript
12 1 (0.33%) Go
12 1 (0.33%) Perl
12 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (9.45%) Security Cleared
2 25 (8.14%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.58%) Degree
4 9 (2.93%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.98%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.23%) QA
2 7 (2.28%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.98%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.33%) SDET
4 1 (0.33%) WAI
4 1 (0.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 51 (16.61%) Docker
2 14 (4.56%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (1.30%) Puppet
2 3 (0.98%) Capistrano
2 3 (0.98%) Nagios
3 2 (0.65%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.33%) Ansible
4 1 (0.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (2.93%) DevExpress
1 9 (2.93%) Microsoft
2 8 (2.61%) Oracle
3 7 (2.28%) BMC
3 7 (2.28%) Remedy
4 5 (1.63%) Twitter
5 4 (1.30%) SAP
5 4 (1.30%) Zend
6 3 (0.98%) Google
7 2 (0.65%) Adobe
7 2 (0.65%) IBM
7 2 (0.65%) Sencha
8 1 (0.33%) Apiary
8 1 (0.33%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.33%) OpenTV
8 1 (0.33%) VMware
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