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 27 June 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
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 159 197
Rank change year-on-year +10 +38  
Contract jobs citing Express 15 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.45% 0.12% 0.070%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.20% 0.34% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 4
Median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £399 £350
% change year-on-year +3.38% +14.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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 1252 1181 1708
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 37.89% 34.87% 29.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1019 1014 1376
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.00% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £325 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 11
Median hourly rate £24.36 £20.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.80% -17.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £15.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.86 £20.00 £187.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Express in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 26 (100.00%) Node.js
2 23 (88.46%) JavaScript
3 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (57.69%) React
5 13 (50.00%) ES6
5 13 (50.00%) TDD
5 13 (50.00%) BDD
6 10 (38.46%) AngularJS
7 9 (34.62%) Redux
7 9 (34.62%) CSS
8 8 (30.77%) MongoDB
9 7 (26.92%) CSS3
9 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
9 7 (26.92%) HTML
9 7 (26.92%) Docker
10 6 (23.08%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (23.08%) HTML5
10 6 (23.08%) REST
10 6 (23.08%) GitHub
11 5 (19.23%) Sass
11 5 (19.23%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (19.23%) Mocha
11 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
11 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
11 5 (19.23%) Pair Programming
12 4 (15.38%) OO
12 4 (15.38%) RESTful
12 4 (15.38%) Apache Solr
12 4 (15.38%) JIRA
12 4 (15.38%) jQuery

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 6 (23.08%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (15.38%) Apache Solr
3 3 (11.54%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) GitHub
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) DNS
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) MongoDB
2 3 (11.54%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
2 5 (19.23%) Mocha
3 4 (15.38%) gulp
3 4 (15.38%) JIRA
3 4 (15.38%) webpack
4 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
4 3 (11.54%) Jasmine
5 2 (7.69%) Babel
5 2 (7.69%) Grunt
5 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 2 (7.69%) Protractor
5 2 (7.69%) Sinon.JS
6 1 (3.85%) Selenium
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Digital Economy
2 1 (3.85%) Law
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Developer
2 11 (42.31%) Node.js Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Developer
4 4 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Web Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Web Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (7.69%) JavaScript Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Angular Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) Node.js
2 15 (57.69%) React
3 10 (38.46%) AngularJS
4 9 (34.62%) CSS
4 9 (34.62%) Redux
5 7 (26.92%) CSS3
5 7 (26.92%) HTML
6 6 (23.08%) HTML5
6 6 (23.08%) REST
7 5 (19.23%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (19.23%) Sass
8 4 (15.38%) Backbone.js
8 4 (15.38%) Ember.js
8 4 (15.38%) jQuery
8 4 (15.38%) Kafka
8 4 (15.38%) RESTful
9 3 (11.54%) JSON
9 3 (11.54%) LAMP
9 3 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (7.69%) MEAN Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (7.69%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (50.00%) BDD
2 13 (50.00%) TDD
3 5 (19.23%) Pair Programming
4 4 (15.38%) Isomorphic JavaScript
4 4 (15.38%) OO
5 3 (11.54%) API Integration
5 3 (11.54%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (11.54%) Scrum
5 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
5 3 (11.54%) Web Design
5 3 (11.54%) Web Development
6 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.69%) DevOps
6 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.69%) Kanban
6 2 (7.69%) Microservices
6 2 (7.69%) SDLC
7 1 (3.85%) Coaching
7 1 (3.85%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 23 (88.46%) JavaScript
2 13 (50.00%) ES6
3 3 (11.54%) PHP
4 2 (7.69%) Java
4 2 (7.69%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Red Hat