Period
to 20 August 2019

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 20 August 2019 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
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 198 230 213
Rank change year-on-year +32 -17 +22
Contract jobs citing Express 42 29 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.66% 0.41% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.80% 1.04% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 24 18
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% -5.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £465 £369 £349
90th Percentile £600 £592 £567
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +4.71%
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 2,339 2,790 2,497
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 36.52% 39.77% 37.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,887 2,281 2,012
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £409 £375 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +10.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 11
City of London median hourly rate £46.85 £22.00 £24.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +112.94% -10.15% +22.43%
10th Percentile £23.28 £20.38 £20.75
90th Percentile £60.33 £45.63 £29.62
Central London median hourly rate £49.13 £22.00 £24.36
% change year-on-year +123.32% -9.69% +21.80%

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

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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

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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 20 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Express in the City of London

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Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Express within the City of London region over the 6 months to 20 August 2019. 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
Moorgate - 14 £500 -
Express
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Express.

1 30 (71.43%) Node.js
2 26 (61.90%) Microservices
3 25 (59.52%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (57.14%) AWS Lambda
4 24 (57.14%) Serverless
5 23 (54.76%) ES6
6 22 (52.38%) koa
6 22 (52.38%) Docker
7 20 (47.62%) TypeScript
8 19 (45.24%) Finance
9 16 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
10 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (33.33%) TDD
10 14 (33.33%) OOP
10 14 (33.33%) Kubernetes
11 13 (30.95%) HTML
11 13 (30.95%) CSS
11 13 (30.95%) Mocha
12 12 (28.57%) Git (software)
12 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
12 12 (28.57%) React
13 11 (26.19%) Front End Development
13 11 (26.19%) Redux
13 11 (26.19%) Jest
14 10 (23.81%) Chai
14 10 (23.81%) Java
14 10 (23.81%) RESTful
14 10 (23.81%) MongoDB
15 9 (21.43%) REST
15 9 (21.43%) Unit Testing

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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 2 (4.76%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 25 (59.52%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (57.14%) AWS Lambda
2 24 (57.14%) Serverless
3 16 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (7.14%) Amazon ECS
4 3 (7.14%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (7.14%) CloudFront
5 2 (4.76%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) MongoDB
2 9 (21.43%) MySQL
2 9 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 7 (16.67%) Couchbase
4 3 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (7.14%) Cloudant
5 2 (4.76%) MariaDB
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.38%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (30.95%) Mocha
2 12 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 7 (16.67%) Gatling
3 7 (16.67%) Selenium
4 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
5 3 (7.14%) Jasmine
6 2 (4.76%) JIRA
6 2 (4.76%) webpack
7 1 (2.38%) CircleCI
7 1 (2.38%) gulp
General
1 19 (45.24%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Retail
3 4 (9.52%) Banking
4 3 (7.14%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (64.29%) Developer
2 13 (30.95%) React Developer
3 9 (21.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (11.90%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (11.90%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Node.js Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Angular Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Backend Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Engineering Specialist
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Backend Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Senior React Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.38%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (71.43%) Node.js
2 22 (52.38%) koa
3 13 (30.95%) CSS
3 13 (30.95%) HTML
4 12 (28.57%) React
5 11 (26.19%) Jest
5 11 (26.19%) Redux
6 10 (23.81%) Chai
6 10 (23.81%) RESTful
7 9 (21.43%) REST
8 8 (19.05%) Enzyme
9 7 (16.67%) AngularJS
10 3 (7.14%) Akka
10 3 (7.14%) CSS3
10 3 (7.14%) HTML5
10 3 (7.14%) Knex.js
10 3 (7.14%) Laravel
10 3 (7.14%) Spring
10 3 (7.14%) Spring Boot
10 3 (7.14%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) User Experience
2 2 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Android
2 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (61.90%) Microservices
2 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (33.33%) OOP
2 14 (33.33%) TDD
3 11 (26.19%) Front End Development
4 9 (21.43%) Unit Testing
5 8 (19.05%) Technical Debt
6 7 (16.67%) SOA
7 4 (9.52%) Scrum
8 3 (7.14%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (7.14%) BDD
8 3 (7.14%) Migration
8 3 (7.14%) MVC
9 2 (4.76%) API Design
9 2 (4.76%) DevOps
9 2 (4.76%) Integration Testing
9 2 (4.76%) Web Development
10 1 (2.38%) Functional Programming
10 1 (2.38%) Refactoring
10 1 (2.38%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (54.76%) ES6
2 20 (47.62%) TypeScript
3 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 10 (23.81%) Java
5 7 (16.67%) Go
5 7 (16.67%) Python
6 3 (7.14%) Java 8
7 2 (4.76%) PHP
8 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.38%) ES7
8 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
System Software
1 22 (52.38%) Docker
2 2 (4.76%) Varnish
3 1 (2.38%) zsh
Systems Management
1 14 (33.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com