Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 21 November 2017 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 223 232 248
Rank change year-on-year +9 +16 +42
Contract jobs citing Express 29 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.41% 0.26% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.07% 0.71% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 13
City of London median daily rate £550 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.28% +3.33% +28.57%
10th Percentile £413 £369 £375
90th Percentile £625 £581 £571
Central London median daily rate £543 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +14.21% +11.76% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London 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 the City of London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2712 2386 2817
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.92% 35.86% 31.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2275 2018 2325
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £465
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +9.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 14
City of London median hourly rate £22.99 £35.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.31% -9.68% +29.17%
10th Percentile £20.28 £19.00 £12.40
90th Percentile £33.75 £56.31 £66.25
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -38.57% -9.68% +29.17%

Express
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Express as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Express in the City of London

Express
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Express in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Express in the City of London

Express
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Express in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Express in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Express.

1 29 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 29 (100.00%) Node.js
2 23 (79.31%) CSS
3 15 (51.72%) HTML
4 14 (48.28%) Sass
4 14 (48.28%) ES6
5 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (41.38%) React
7 10 (34.48%) TDD
7 10 (34.48%) HTML5
8 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
8 9 (31.03%) webpack
8 9 (31.03%) Docker
9 7 (24.14%) AngularJS
9 7 (24.14%) CSS3
9 7 (24.14%) Fintech
9 7 (24.14%) Finance
10 6 (20.69%) Java
10 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (20.69%) MongoDB
10 6 (20.69%) Front End Development
10 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
10 6 (20.69%) User Experience
11 5 (17.24%) Microservices
11 5 (17.24%) Redux
11 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
11 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
11 5 (17.24%) SQL
12 4 (13.79%) MySQL
12 4 (13.79%) Banking

Express
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (3.45%) Apache Solr
1 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (10.34%) Heroku
3 1 (3.45%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) MongoDB
2 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
3 4 (13.79%) MySQL
4 3 (10.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (10.34%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (10.34%) Neo4j
4 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
1 9 (31.03%) webpack
2 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
3 3 (10.34%) Jasmine
4 2 (6.90%) Babel
4 2 (6.90%) Grunt
4 2 (6.90%) Mocha
5 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.45%) gulp
5 1 (3.45%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (3.45%) Sinon.JS
5 1 (3.45%) Wercker
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Marketing
4 2 (6.90%) Advertising
4 2 (6.90%) Electronics
4 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.90%) Retail Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.45%) Digital Economy
5 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) JavaScript Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (13.79%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (13.79%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Node.js Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Scala Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Angular Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Java Team Leader
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Leader
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Team Leader
7 1 (3.45%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
7 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.45%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) Node.js
2 23 (79.31%) CSS
3 15 (51.72%) HTML
4 14 (48.28%) Sass
5 12 (41.38%) React
6 10 (34.48%) HTML5
7 7 (24.14%) AngularJS
7 7 (24.14%) CSS3
8 5 (17.24%) Redux
9 4 (13.79%) D3.js
10 3 (10.34%) Dropwizard
10 3 (10.34%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (10.34%) REST
10 3 (10.34%) RESTful
10 3 (10.34%) SOAP
11 2 (6.90%) JMS
11 2 (6.90%) jQuery
11 2 (6.90%) JSON
11 2 (6.90%) Modernizr
11 2 (6.90%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Fintech
2 6 (20.69%) User Experience
3 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) TDD
3 6 (20.69%) Front End Development
4 5 (17.24%) Microservices
4 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
5 3 (10.34%) API Development
5 3 (10.34%) BDD
5 3 (10.34%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (10.34%) SDLC
5 3 (10.34%) SOA
6 2 (6.90%) API Design
6 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.90%) Coaching
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (6.90%) Functional Programming
6 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (6.90%) Time Management
6 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (48.28%) ES6
3 6 (20.69%) Java
4 5 (17.24%) SQL
5 3 (10.34%) Go
6 2 (6.90%) Scala
6 2 (6.90%) TypeScript
7 1 (3.45%) GraphQL
7 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Kubernetes
1 3 (10.34%) Sysdig
2 1 (3.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) SAP
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle