Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 15 November 2018 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
England > London
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 330 450 425
Rank change year-on-year +120 -25 +114
Contract jobs citing Express 340 200 210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.73% 0.43% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.87% 1.15% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 149 171
London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £400 £400 £350
90th Percentile £613 £625 £556
England median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £51.00 -
England median hourly rate £60.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year +33.33% - -

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 London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 18,198 17,440 15,797
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.21% 37.13% 34.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,717 13,311 11,788
London median daily rate £525 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £370 £350 £314
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 105 72
London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £41.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -14.89% +15.03%
10th Percentile £19.25 £19.00 £19.23
90th Percentile £65.41 £49.50 £66.50
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -

Express
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Express in London

Express
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Express in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Express in London over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Express in London

Express
Contract Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. 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
Central London +4 54 £500 -4.08% 15
South London -5 20 £500 -
West London -3 8 £413 -8.33% 13
East London - 5 £406 - 6
North London -8 2 £450 +12.50%
Express
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for Express.

1 325 (95.59%) Node.js
2 275 (80.88%) JavaScript
3 184 (54.12%) Agile Software Development
4 179 (52.65%) CSS
5 158 (46.47%) HTML
6 150 (44.12%) ES6
7 142 (41.76%) Git (software)
8 113 (33.24%) React
9 112 (32.94%) Docker
10 104 (30.59%) TDD
11 101 (29.71%) AngularJS
12 94 (27.65%) REST
13 87 (25.59%) CSS3
14 86 (25.29%) Amazon AWS
15 81 (23.82%) MongoDB
15 81 (23.82%) HTML5
15 81 (23.82%) Mocha
16 78 (22.94%) PostgreSQL
17 75 (22.06%) Redux
18 74 (21.76%) Front End Development
18 74 (21.76%) Unit Testing
19 70 (20.59%) Java
20 66 (19.41%) Chai
20 66 (19.41%) BDD
21 65 (19.12%) Microservices
22 64 (18.82%) webpack
23 60 (17.65%) Sass
24 57 (16.76%) Jest
24 57 (16.76%) Finance
25 55 (16.18%) gulp

Express
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 11 (3.24%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (1.76%) Apache
3 5 (1.47%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (0.88%) JBoss
4 3 (0.88%) WildFly
5 1 (0.29%) CMS
5 1 (0.29%) Confluence
5 1 (0.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (0.88%) Chatbot
1 3 (0.88%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 86 (25.29%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (15.59%) Serverless
3 43 (12.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 38 (11.18%) AWS Lambda
5 30 (8.82%) npm
6 19 (5.59%) SaaS
7 17 (5.00%) GitHub
8 13 (3.82%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (2.35%) Amazon S3
9 8 (2.35%) PaaS
10 7 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (2.06%) Amazon SQS
11 6 (1.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 6 (1.76%) Amazon ELB
11 6 (1.76%) Amazon Kinesis
11 6 (1.76%) AWS CloudTrail
11 6 (1.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 6 (1.76%) CloudFront
11 6 (1.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 6 (1.76%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.41%) HTTP
2 2 (0.59%) HTTPS
2 2 (0.59%) Internet
3 1 (0.29%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (23.82%) MongoDB
2 78 (22.94%) PostgreSQL
3 49 (14.41%) Relational Database
4 47 (13.82%) NoSQL
5 40 (11.76%) MySQL
6 27 (7.94%) Couchbase
7 13 (3.82%) CouchDB
8 9 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (2.65%) Redis
9 7 (2.06%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (2.06%) MariaDB
10 5 (1.47%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.18%) Blockchain
11 4 (1.18%) Data Lake
12 3 (0.88%) SQL Server
13 2 (0.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.59%) Big Data
13 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
14 1 (0.29%) DB2
14 1 (0.29%) Mixpanel
Development Applications
1 142 (41.76%) Git (software)
2 81 (23.82%) Mocha
3 64 (18.82%) webpack
4 55 (16.18%) gulp
5 51 (15.00%) Jenkins
6 47 (13.82%) Selenium
7 36 (10.59%) Babel
8 30 (8.82%) Cucumber
9 27 (7.94%) Gatling
10 24 (7.06%) Jasmine
11 18 (5.29%) Karma Test Runner
12 17 (5.00%) Sinon.JS
13 16 (4.71%) JIRA
14 14 (4.12%) Grunt
15 13 (3.82%) Maven
16 12 (3.53%) WebDriver
17 11 (3.24%) Subversion
18 9 (2.65%) Gerrit
19 8 (2.35%) Travis CI
19 8 (2.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 57 (16.76%) Finance
2 39 (11.47%) Retail
3 32 (9.41%) Banking
4 16 (4.71%) Investment Banking
5 15 (4.41%) Front Office
6 14 (4.12%) Publishing
7 13 (3.82%) Advertising
8 10 (2.94%) Telecoms
9 8 (2.35%) Marketing
10 4 (1.18%) Law
11 3 (0.88%) Electronics
12 2 (0.59%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.59%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.29%) Automotive
13 1 (0.29%) Games
13 1 (0.29%) Legal
13 1 (0.29%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 301 (88.53%) Developer
2 111 (32.65%) Node.js Developer
3 74 (21.76%) JavaScript Developer
4 67 (19.71%) Full Stack Developer
5 60 (17.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 58 (17.06%) React Developer
7 43 (12.65%) Senior Developer
8 23 (6.76%) Software Engineer
9 20 (5.88%) Backend Developer
10 15 (4.41%) Angular Developer
11 13 (3.82%) Java Developer
12 10 (2.94%) .NET Developer
12 10 (2.94%) AWS Developer
12 10 (2.94%) Senior React Developer
13 9 (2.65%) UI Developer
14 8 (2.35%) NoSQL Developer
14 8 (2.35%) Software Developer
15 6 (1.76%) C# Developer
16 5 (1.47%) C# .NET Developer
16 5 (1.47%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 325 (95.59%) Node.js
2 179 (52.65%) CSS
3 158 (46.47%) HTML
4 113 (33.24%) React
5 101 (29.71%) AngularJS
6 94 (27.65%) REST
7 87 (25.59%) CSS3
8 81 (23.82%) HTML5
9 75 (22.06%) Redux
10 66 (19.41%) Chai
11 60 (17.65%) Sass
12 57 (16.76%) Jest
13 48 (14.12%) Enzyme
14 42 (12.35%) jQuery
14 42 (12.35%) RESTful
15 37 (10.88%) koa
16 34 (10.00%) GraphQL
17 33 (9.71%) Nunjucks
18 26 (7.65%) MEAN Stack
19 24 (7.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.71%) User Experience
2 26 (7.65%) Greenfield Project
3 19 (5.59%) Mobile App
4 18 (5.29%) Data Structures
5 14 (4.12%) Computer Science
6 11 (3.24%) Algorithms
7 8 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.06%) Fixed Income
8 7 (2.06%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.47%) New Media
9 5 (1.47%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.47%) W3C
10 4 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (0.88%) Marketing Technology
11 3 (0.88%) Social Media
12 2 (0.59%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.59%) Cloud Native
12 2 (0.59%) Internet of Things
13 1 (0.29%) e-Learning
13 1 (0.29%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.06%) Unix
2 6 (1.76%) VMS
3 5 (1.47%) Android
3 5 (1.47%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (54.12%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (30.59%) TDD
3 74 (21.76%) Front End Development
3 74 (21.76%) Unit Testing
4 66 (19.41%) BDD
5 65 (19.12%) Microservices
6 52 (15.29%) Continuous Integration
7 51 (15.00%) Software Engineering
8 48 (14.12%) SOA
9 46 (13.53%) Scrum
10 45 (13.24%) Test Automation
11 43 (12.65%) DevOps
12 33 (9.71%) OO
13 28 (8.24%) Open Source
14 26 (7.65%) Continuous Delivery
15 23 (6.76%) SDLC
16 20 (5.88%) Web Development
17 17 (5.00%) Asynchronous Programming
18 16 (4.71%) API Design
18 16 (4.71%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 275 (80.88%) JavaScript
2 150 (44.12%) ES6
3 70 (20.59%) Java
4 40 (11.76%) Python
4 40 (11.76%) TypeScript
5 34 (10.00%) Go
6 22 (6.47%) SQL
7 15 (4.41%) C#
8 14 (4.12%) ES7
9 13 (3.82%) Java 8
10 8 (2.35%) Scala
11 6 (1.76%) PHP
12 4 (1.18%) ES8
13 3 (0.88%) Perl
14 2 (0.59%) Ruby
15 1 (0.29%) C
15 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 16 (4.71%) Security Cleared
3 15 (4.41%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.18%) CTC Cleared
4 4 (1.18%) Degree
5 1 (0.29%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 112 (32.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 39 (11.47%) Kubernetes
2 33 (9.71%) Ansible
3 1 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.29%) Rancher
3 1 (0.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (5.29%) Google
2 13 (3.82%) Cypress Semiconductor
3 8 (2.35%) DevExpress
4 5 (1.47%) Splunk
5 3 (0.88%) Microsoft
5 3 (0.88%) Oracle
5 3 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.59%) Adobe
6 2 (0.59%) Perfecto Mobile
7 1 (0.29%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.29%) Demandware
7 1 (0.29%) IBM
7 1 (0.29%) Omniture