Period
to 17 February 2020

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 17 February 2020 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
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 170 180 220
Rank change year-on-year +10 +40 -9
Contract jobs citing Express 23 74 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.49% 1.10% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.45% 2.84% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 69 28
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.70% +15.00%
10th Percentile £413 £463 £413
90th Percentile £582 £638 £620
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £538
% change year-on-year +5.00% -6.98% +7.50%
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 1,591 2,604 2,696
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.92% 38.82% 38.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,283 2,159 2,306
City of London median daily rate £535 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.90% +2.44% +5.13%
10th Percentile £388 £412 £363
90th Percentile £688 £663 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 9
City of London median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.21% -11.63% -60.37%
10th Percentile £24.50 £14.90 £21.15
90th Percentile £63.50 £84.50 £52.10
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +29.63% +25.58% -60.37%

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 17 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Express in the City of London

Express
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 17 February 2020. 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 +4 4 £525 +5.00%
Express
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 February 2020, 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 17 (73.91%) Node.js
2 15 (65.22%) TypeScript
3 13 (56.52%) Redux
3 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
4 10 (43.48%) React
5 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (34.78%) TDD
5 8 (34.78%) Cypress.io
6 7 (30.43%) CSS
6 7 (30.43%) Jest
7 6 (26.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 6 (26.09%) Kubernetes
7 6 (26.09%) Scrum
7 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
7 6 (26.09%) RESTful
7 6 (26.09%) Mocha
7 6 (26.09%) AngularJS
8 5 (21.74%) Docker
8 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
8 5 (21.74%) Azure
8 5 (21.74%) Confluence
8 5 (21.74%) MySQL
8 5 (21.74%) Pair Programming
8 5 (21.74%) JIRA
8 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
8 5 (21.74%) User Experience
8 5 (21.74%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (17.39%) Zeplin
9 4 (17.39%) koa
9 4 (17.39%) Chai

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 5 (21.74%) Confluence
2 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Zeplin
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Azure
2 3 (13.04%) AWS
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon ECS
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (4.35%) CloudFront
3 1 (4.35%) Datadog
3 1 (4.35%) Fastly
3 1 (4.35%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
1 5 (21.74%) MySQL
1 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
2 4 (17.39%) RDBMS
3 3 (13.04%) Redis
4 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (4.35%) MariaDB
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Cypress.io
2 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 6 (26.09%) Mocha
3 5 (21.74%) JIRA
4 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
4 3 (13.04%) Selenium
5 1 (4.35%) CircleCI
5 1 (4.35%) Grunt
5 1 (4.35%) Jasmine
5 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.35%) webpack
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Angular Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Full Stack Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Node.js Developer
3 4 (17.39%) React Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Azure Developer
4 3 (13.04%) MySQL Developer
5 2 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) AWS Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Backend Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Digital Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) Node.js
2 13 (56.52%) Redux
3 10 (43.48%) React
4 7 (30.43%) CSS
4 7 (30.43%) Jest
5 6 (26.09%) AngularJS
5 6 (26.09%) RESTful
6 4 (17.39%) Chai
6 4 (17.39%) HTML
6 4 (17.39%) koa
6 4 (17.39%) Web Services
7 2 (8.70%) Angular 2
7 2 (8.70%) CSS3
7 2 (8.70%) HTML5
7 2 (8.70%) MEAN Stack
7 2 (8.70%) RxJS
8 1 (4.35%) Kafka
8 1 (4.35%) Laravel
8 1 (4.35%) REST
8 1 (4.35%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Greenfield Project
1 5 (21.74%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Mindset
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Cloud Native
2 1 (4.35%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (34.78%) TDD
2 6 (26.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 6 (26.09%) Scrum
3 5 (21.74%) Pair Programming
4 4 (17.39%) OOP
5 3 (13.04%) SDLC
6 2 (8.70%) DevOps
6 2 (8.70%) Front End Development
6 2 (8.70%) Kanban
6 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.35%) BDD
7 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
7 1 (4.35%) CRM
7 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
7 1 (4.35%) Migration
7 1 (4.35%) Multithreading
7 1 (4.35%) MVC
7 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) TypeScript
2 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
3 4 (17.39%) ES6
4 2 (8.70%) Ruby
4 2 (8.70%) SQL
5 1 (4.35%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) Go
5 1 (4.35%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Docker
2 1 (4.35%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.35%) Kibana
2 1 (4.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Atlassian