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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Express
Rank 538 616 585
Rank change year-on-year
+78 -31
Contract jobs citing Express 118 33 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.060% 0.025%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.78% 0.22% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 27 8
Median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £296 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+33.00% -4.76%
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
15104 14912 14481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.70% 27.01% 27.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10701 9800 9630
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 206 180
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.20 £47.88 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 28 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 28 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 +67 114 £450 +20.00% 42
London +35 70 £450 +12.50% 28
North West +14 18 £375 +20.00% 1
Manchester -3 12 £375 +20.00% 1
Tyne and Wear - 8 £400 -
North East - 8 £400 -
City of London +42 7 £506 +26.56% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £388 -
South East +3 6 £450 +71.42% 2
Croydon - 6 £394 -
Preston - 6 £350 -
Lancashire - 6 £350 -
South West -7 4 £313 +4.16% 4
Yorkshire - 4 £450 - 2
Edinburgh - 4 £450 -
Scotland - 4 £450 -
Leeds - 4 £450 - 1
West Yorkshire - 4 £450 - 1
Woking - 3 £450 -
Surrey - 3 £450 -
Bristol -2 2 £313 +4.16%
Devon - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - - 2
East of England - 2 - - 2
Hampshire - 2 £400 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Watford - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - - 2
Nottingham - 2 - - 2
Exeter - 2 - -

Express
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 224 (93.72%) Node.js
2 205 (85.77%) JavaScript
3 143 (59.83%) HTML
4 137 (57.32%) CSS
5 128 (53.56%) Agile Software Development
6 122 (51.05%) AngularJS
7 90 (37.66%) MongoDB
8 86 (35.98%) HTML5
9 79 (33.05%) OO
10 78 (32.64%) Web Services
10 78 (32.64%) TDD
11 74 (30.96%) CSS3
12 69 (28.87%) RESTful
13 68 (28.45%) Git (software)
14 60 (25.10%) MEAN Stack
15 59 (24.69%) BDD
16 56 (23.43%) React
17 54 (22.59%) Front End Development
18 51 (21.34%) Mocha
19 49 (20.50%) Sass
20 48 (20.08%) User Experience
21 44 (18.41%) OOD
22 41 (17.15%) NoSQL
22 41 (17.15%) HTTP
23 39 (16.32%) Java
23 39 (16.32%) MVC
23 39 (16.32%) REST
23 39 (16.32%) gulp
24 37 (15.48%) Scrum
25 35 (14.64%) Continuous Integration

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
1 224 (93.72%) Node.js
2 20 (8.37%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (5.02%) Apache
4 8 (3.35%) JBoss
4 8 (3.35%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.93%) CMS
6 2 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.84%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.42%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.42%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.42%) Confluence
7 1 (0.42%) IIS
7 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (1.67%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.42%) GIMP
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 14 (5.86%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.51%) GitHub
3 5 (2.09%) SaaS
4 4 (1.67%) PaaS
5 3 (1.26%) Heroku
6 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.42%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (17.15%) HTTP
2 6 (2.51%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.84%) LDAP
4 1 (0.42%) DNS
4 1 (0.42%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (37.66%) MongoDB
2 41 (17.15%) NoSQL
3 20 (8.37%) Redis
4 17 (7.11%) MySQL
4 17 (7.11%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (5.44%) SQL Server
6 8 (3.35%) Jackrabbit
7 3 (1.26%) Big Data
8 2 (0.84%) Couchbase
8 2 (0.84%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.42%) Power BI
9 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.42%) RethinkDB
9 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 68 (28.45%) Git (software)
2 51 (21.34%) Mocha
3 39 (16.32%) gulp
4 33 (13.81%) Grunt
5 32 (13.39%) Jasmine
6 26 (10.88%) Karma Test Runner
7 20 (8.37%) Protractor
8 19 (7.95%) Selenium
9 17 (7.11%) QUnit
10 16 (6.69%) PhantomJS
11 13 (5.44%) Sinon.JS
12 12 (5.02%) Babel
12 12 (5.02%) JIRA
12 12 (5.02%) TeamCity
13 11 (4.60%) Jenkins
14 10 (4.18%) Subversion
15 9 (3.77%) Cucumber
16 8 (3.35%) Mockito
17 7 (2.93%) GitLab
18 5 (2.09%) Bower
General
1 25 (10.46%) Finance
2 5 (2.09%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.67%) Electronics
3 4 (1.67%) Manufacturing
3 4 (1.67%) Marketing
3 4 (1.67%) Publishing
4 1 (0.42%) Interactive Media
4 1 (0.42%) Military
4 1 (0.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 226 (94.56%) Developer
2 111 (46.44%) Node.js Developer
3 97 (40.59%) JavaScript Developer
4 49 (20.50%) Full Stack Developer
5 42 (17.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 32 (13.39%) Angular Developer
7 13 (5.44%) Web Developer
8 12 (5.02%) Senior Developer
9 10 (4.18%) HTML CSS Developer
9 10 (4.18%) HTML Developer
9 10 (4.18%) MongoDB Developer
10 9 (3.77%) Agile Developer
10 9 (3.77%) Applications Developer
11 7 (2.93%) Java Developer
11 7 (2.93%) Senior JavaScript Developer
12 6 (2.51%) JavaScript Engineer
12 6 (2.51%) Lead Developer
12 6 (2.51%) Scala Developer
13 5 (2.09%) Java Scala Developer
13 5 (2.09%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (59.83%) HTML
2 137 (57.32%) CSS
3 122 (51.05%) AngularJS
4 86 (35.98%) HTML5
5 78 (32.64%) Web Services
6 74 (30.96%) CSS3
7 69 (28.87%) RESTful
8 60 (25.10%) MEAN Stack
9 56 (23.43%) React
10 49 (20.50%) Sass
11 39 (16.32%) REST
12 31 (12.97%) jQuery
13 30 (12.55%) hapi
14 28 (11.72%) JSON
15 23 (9.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 22 (9.21%) LESS
17 19 (7.95%) .NET
18 16 (6.69%) ASP.NET
19 15 (6.28%) Backbone.js
19 15 (6.28%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 48 (20.08%) User Experience
2 29 (12.13%) Computer Science
3 28 (11.72%) Algorithms
3 28 (11.72%) Data Structures
4 17 (7.11%) iPad
5 15 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (3.77%) New Media
7 6 (2.51%) W3C
8 3 (1.26%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.26%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.84%) Video on Demand
9 2 (0.84%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.42%) DTV
10 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.42%) IPTV
10 1 (0.42%) Minimum Viable Product
10 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.42%) NHS
10 1 (0.42%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 31 (12.97%) Linux
2 13 (5.44%) Unix
3 12 (5.02%) Windows
4 2 (0.84%) Android
5 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (53.56%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (33.05%) OO
3 78 (32.64%) TDD
4 59 (24.69%) BDD
5 54 (22.59%) Front End Development
6 44 (18.41%) OOD
7 39 (16.32%) MVC
8 37 (15.48%) Scrum
9 35 (14.64%) Continuous Integration
10 33 (13.81%) Software Architecture
11 29 (12.13%) Web Development
12 26 (10.88%) Open Source
13 24 (10.04%) Pair Programming
14 21 (8.79%) E-Commerce
15 18 (7.53%) Service Design
15 18 (7.53%) Unit Testing
16 17 (7.11%) Performance Monitoring
17 12 (5.02%) Continuous Delivery
17 12 (5.02%) OOP
18 11 (4.60%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 205 (85.77%) JavaScript
2 39 (16.32%) Java
3 28 (11.72%) SQL
4 24 (10.04%) ES6
5 17 (7.11%) Ruby
5 17 (7.11%) Scala
6 14 (5.86%) C#
7 12 (5.02%) ECMAScript
7 12 (5.02%) PHP
8 9 (3.77%) TypeScript
9 8 (3.35%) Perl
10 3 (1.26%) Apple Swift
10 3 (1.26%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.26%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.84%) C
11 2 (0.84%) Clojure
11 2 (0.84%) Go
11 2 (0.84%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.42%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.42%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (3.77%) Security Cleared
2 7 (2.93%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.26%) Degree
4 2 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.42%) MCSA
5 1 (0.42%) MCSE
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.95%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (5.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.67%) Kibana
2 1 (0.42%) Ansible
2 1 (0.42%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.42%) logstash
2 1 (0.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (3.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (1.67%) DevExpress
2 4 (1.67%) Oracle
2 4 (1.67%) SAP
3 3 (1.26%) Telerik
4 2 (0.84%) Google
4 2 (0.84%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.42%) Adobe
5 1 (0.42%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.42%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.42%) Zend
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