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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Express
London / City of London
Rank 143 150 186
Rank change year-on-year +7 +36  
Contract jobs citing Express 11 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.37% 0.24% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.05% 0.73% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 5
Median daily rate £500 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £307 £382
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +13.33% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Express is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1049 1091 1530
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 35.04% 32.79% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 867 918 1224
Median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +100.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Express
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Express as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Express in the City of London

Express
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 25 (100.00%) Node.js
2 17 (68.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (56.00%) HTML
3 14 (56.00%) React
4 13 (52.00%) CSS
4 13 (52.00%) TDD
5 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (40.00%) Git (software)
7 9 (36.00%) AngularJS
7 9 (36.00%) OO
8 8 (32.00%) MongoDB
8 8 (32.00%) HTML5
8 8 (32.00%) BDD
8 8 (32.00%) GitHub
8 8 (32.00%) ES6
9 7 (28.00%) Mocha
10 6 (24.00%) CSS3
10 6 (24.00%) Front End Development
10 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (20.00%) User Experience
11 5 (20.00%) Jasmine
11 5 (20.00%) Redux
11 5 (20.00%) Finance
11 5 (20.00%) Scrum
12 4 (16.00%) Pair Programming
12 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
12 4 (16.00%) REST
12 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
12 4 (16.00%) JIRA
12 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared

Express
Top Related 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 3 (12.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (8.00%) Apache Solr
2 2 (8.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) GitHub
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (28.00%) Mocha
3 5 (20.00%) Jasmine
4 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (16.00%) JIRA
4 4 (16.00%) Protractor
4 4 (16.00%) Sinon.JS
4 4 (16.00%) webpack
5 2 (8.00%) Android Studio
5 2 (8.00%) Appium
5 2 (8.00%) Selenium
6 1 (4.00%) Grunt
6 1 (4.00%) gulp
6 1 (4.00%) Hudson
6 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
6 1 (4.00%) Maven
6 1 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (4.00%) PhantomJS
6 1 (4.00%) TestNG
6 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) Developer
2 10 (40.00%) Node.js Developer
3 7 (28.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (8.00%) QA Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Web Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Azure Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Azure DevOps
5 1 (4.00%) Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Developer in Test
5 1 (4.00%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) Node.js
2 14 (56.00%) HTML
2 14 (56.00%) React
3 13 (52.00%) CSS
4 9 (36.00%) AngularJS
5 8 (32.00%) HTML5
6 6 (24.00%) CSS3
7 5 (20.00%) Redux
8 4 (16.00%) MEAN Stack
8 4 (16.00%) REST
9 3 (12.00%) Backbone.js
9 3 (12.00%) Ember.js
9 3 (12.00%) JSON
9 3 (12.00%) Kafka
9 3 (12.00%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (12.00%) RESTful
9 3 (12.00%) Sass
10 2 (8.00%) Gherkin
10 2 (8.00%) jQuery
10 2 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.00%) User Experience
3 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Android
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
1 2 (8.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) TDD
2 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (36.00%) OO
4 8 (32.00%) BDD
5 6 (24.00%) Front End Development
6 5 (20.00%) Scrum
7 4 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (16.00%) Isomorphic JavaScript
7 4 (16.00%) Pair Programming
7 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (12.00%) API Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Kanban
9 2 (8.00%) API Integration
9 2 (8.00%) Exploratory Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Manual Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
9 2 (8.00%) Validation
9 2 (8.00%) Web Design
9 2 (8.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (32.00%) ES6
3 2 (8.00%) Java
3 2 (8.00%) PHP
4 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.00%) Perl
4 1 (4.00%) Python
4 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Docker
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Ansible
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
1 1 (4.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) VMware
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