Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Express skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Express over the 6 months to 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Express
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 84 -
Rank change year-on-year -6 - +112
Contract jobs citing Express 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.30% 0.24% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.91% 0.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median daily rate - - -
North West median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.63% +6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

Express is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 440 337 409
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 33.51% 26.47% 25.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 251 311
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% -2.50%
10th Percentile £306 £281 £263
90th Percentile £503 £500 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 6
Cheshire median hourly rate £54.50 £32.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.31% -1.54% +87.54%
10th Percentile £44.65 £30.00 £26.02
90th Percentile £62.35 £38.75 £36.63
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -7.14%

Express
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Express as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Express in Cheshire

Express
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Express within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -1 3 - -
Crewe - 1 - - 1
Express
North West

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Express also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Express.

1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (100.00%) Node.js
1 4 (100.00%) hapi
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Java

Express
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) hapi
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) Node.js
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft