Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 87 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 - +111
Contract jobs citing Express 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.60% 0.25% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.78% 0.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median daily rate - - -
North West median daily rate £391 £399 £375
% change year-on-year -1.88% +6.33% +7.14%
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 450 392 499
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 33.78% 32.45% 27.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 293 377
Cheshire median daily rate £390 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.24% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £296 £295 £263
90th Percentile £500 £500 £530
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +3.23% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 11
Cheshire median hourly rate - £30.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.69% +101.11%
North West median hourly rate £36.25 £40.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year -9.38% +16.79% -8.67%

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 16 August 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 +6 5 - -
Knutsford - 3 - -
Express
North West

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
3 5 (62.50%) Node.js
3 5 (62.50%) hapi
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) C
4 3 (37.50%) C++
4 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Law
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
4 3 (37.50%) Middleware

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (37.50%) Amazon S3
3 3 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (37.50%) OpenShift
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
1 3 (37.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
1 5 (62.50%) hapi
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) Node.js
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
2 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
2 3 (37.50%) Middleware
2 3 (37.50%) Spring
2 3 (37.50%) Spring Boot
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) BDD
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (37.50%) IT Strategy
2 3 (37.50%) Loose Coupling
2 3 (37.50%) Microservices
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Programme Governance
2 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
2 3 (37.50%) Remediation Plan
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) C
3 3 (37.50%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) Go
3 3 (37.50%) Groovy
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) Java 8
3 3 (37.50%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) Ruby
3 3 (37.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) QEMU
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) VMware