Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 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
England > London
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 304 421 413
Rank change year-on-year +117 -8 +67
Contract jobs citing Express 357 222 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.80% 0.48% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.08% 1.30% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 174 165
London median daily rate £525 £525 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.51% +2.78%
10th Percentile £404 £413 £363
90th Percentile £625 £613 £538
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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 17,193 17,049 14,788
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.64% 36.56% 35.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,916 13,202 11,039
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £370 £350 £325
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £495 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +4.21% +11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 102 76
London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.38 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.74% -30.28% +17.65%
10th Percentile £24.45 £20.75 £20.67
90th Percentile £53.63 £47.83 £73.75
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% 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

Express
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Express in London over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 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
Central London +21 79 £525 -1.64% 14
West London +20 8 £350 -22.22% 15
South London -6 6 £500 - 2
East London -23 5 £406 -9.72% 5
Express
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 London region with a requirement for Express.

1 346 (96.92%) Node.js
2 291 (81.51%) JavaScript
3 190 (53.22%) Agile Software Development
4 170 (47.62%) CSS
5 168 (47.06%) HTML
6 148 (41.46%) ES6
7 147 (41.18%) Git (software)
8 136 (38.10%) AngularJS
9 120 (33.61%) Docker
10 116 (32.49%) React
11 111 (31.09%) MongoDB
12 106 (29.69%) REST
13 99 (27.73%) TDD
14 96 (26.89%) HTML5
15 86 (24.09%) Amazon AWS
16 84 (23.53%) CSS3
17 80 (22.41%) Mocha
18 76 (21.29%) Unit Testing
19 75 (21.01%) Front End Development
20 70 (19.61%) Microservices
20 70 (19.61%) Redux
21 68 (19.05%) BDD
22 64 (17.93%) Java
23 63 (17.65%) Finance
23 63 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
23 63 (17.65%) Chai
24 62 (17.37%) Serverless
25 60 (16.81%) webpack
25 60 (16.81%) Sass
26 59 (16.53%) Test Automation

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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 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (1.96%) Apache
3 3 (0.84%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.56%) Confluence
4 2 (0.56%) JBoss
4 2 (0.56%) WildFly
5 1 (0.28%) CMS
5 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (1.12%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.84%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.28%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 86 (24.09%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (17.37%) Serverless
3 45 (12.61%) AWS Lambda
4 43 (12.04%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (5.60%) npm
6 17 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
7 16 (4.48%) GitHub
8 14 (3.92%) Amazon S3
9 13 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (3.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 12 (3.36%) Amazon ELB
10 12 (3.36%) Amazon Kinesis
10 12 (3.36%) Amazon SQS
10 12 (3.36%) AWS CloudTrail
10 12 (3.36%) CloudFront
10 12 (3.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (1.40%) SaaS
11 5 (1.40%) Yarn
12 3 (0.84%) Dialogflow
12 3 (0.84%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.04%) HTTP
2 3 (0.84%) Internet
3 1 (0.28%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (31.09%) MongoDB
2 63 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
3 48 (13.45%) NoSQL
3 48 (13.45%) Relational Database
4 47 (13.17%) MySQL
5 27 (7.56%) Couchbase
6 17 (4.76%) Redis
7 14 (3.92%) CouchDB
8 13 (3.64%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.96%) MariaDB
10 7 (1.96%) RDBMS
10 7 (1.96%) SQL Server
11 6 (1.68%) Data Lake
12 4 (1.12%) Blockchain
13 3 (0.84%) DB2
14 2 (0.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 2 (0.56%) Big Data
14 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
15 1 (0.28%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 147 (41.18%) Git (software)
2 80 (22.41%) Mocha
3 60 (16.81%) webpack
4 57 (15.97%) Jenkins
5 47 (13.17%) gulp
6 44 (12.32%) Selenium
7 27 (7.56%) Gatling
8 25 (7.00%) Cucumber
8 25 (7.00%) Karma Test Runner
9 22 (6.16%) Babel
10 20 (5.60%) Maven
11 19 (5.32%) Jasmine
12 15 (4.20%) JIRA
13 13 (3.64%) Sinon.JS
14 10 (2.80%) Subversion
14 10 (2.80%) Visual Studio Team System
15 9 (2.52%) CircleCI
15 9 (2.52%) Grunt
15 9 (2.52%) WebDriver
16 7 (1.96%) Vagrant
General
1 63 (17.65%) Finance
2 39 (10.92%) Banking
3 35 (9.80%) Retail
4 17 (4.76%) Investment Banking
5 16 (4.48%) Front Office
6 14 (3.92%) Publishing
7 10 (2.80%) Advertising
7 10 (2.80%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.40%) Marketing
9 4 (1.12%) Law
10 3 (0.84%) Electronics
11 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.28%) Automotive
12 1 (0.28%) Games
12 1 (0.28%) Legal
12 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.28%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 313 (87.68%) Developer
2 145 (40.62%) Node.js Developer
3 71 (19.89%) JavaScript Developer
4 66 (18.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 62 (17.37%) Full Stack Developer
6 54 (15.13%) React Developer
7 48 (13.45%) Senior Developer
8 45 (12.61%) Angular Developer
9 23 (6.44%) Software Engineer
10 19 (5.32%) AWS Developer
11 16 (4.48%) Backend Developer
11 16 (4.48%) MongoDB Developer
12 13 (3.64%) .NET Developer
12 13 (3.64%) Java Developer
13 9 (2.52%) NoSQL Developer
13 9 (2.52%) Senior React Developer
13 9 (2.52%) UI Developer
14 6 (1.68%) Digital Developer
15 5 (1.40%) C# .NET Developer
15 5 (1.40%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 346 (96.92%) Node.js
2 170 (47.62%) CSS
3 168 (47.06%) HTML
4 136 (38.10%) AngularJS
5 116 (32.49%) React
6 106 (29.69%) REST
7 96 (26.89%) HTML5
8 84 (23.53%) CSS3
9 70 (19.61%) Redux
10 63 (17.65%) Chai
11 60 (16.81%) Sass
12 53 (14.85%) MEAN Stack
13 50 (14.01%) Jest
14 43 (12.04%) RESTful
15 42 (11.76%) Enzyme
16 41 (11.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 40 (11.20%) GraphQL
18 38 (10.64%) koa
19 30 (8.40%) jQuery
20 27 (7.56%) Nunjucks
Miscellaneous
1 45 (12.61%) User Experience
2 25 (7.00%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (4.48%) Mobile App
4 13 (3.64%) Algorithms
4 13 (3.64%) Data Structures
5 10 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.24%) Fixed Income
7 7 (1.96%) Fintech
8 5 (1.40%) New Media
8 5 (1.40%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.56%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.56%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.56%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.56%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.56%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.28%) Animation
11 1 (0.28%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.28%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.28%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.96%) VMS
2 6 (1.68%) Linux
3 3 (0.84%) Android
3 3 (0.84%) Apple iOS
3 3 (0.84%) Windows
4 1 (0.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (53.22%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (27.73%) TDD
3 76 (21.29%) Unit Testing
4 75 (21.01%) Front End Development
5 70 (19.61%) Microservices
6 68 (19.05%) BDD
7 59 (16.53%) Test Automation
8 53 (14.85%) SOA
9 52 (14.57%) DevOps
10 51 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 51 (14.29%) Software Engineering
11 44 (12.32%) Scrum
12 33 (9.24%) OO
13 32 (8.96%) MVC
14 29 (8.12%) SDLC
15 28 (7.84%) Continuous Delivery
16 26 (7.28%) Open Source
17 21 (5.88%) Asynchronous Programming
18 20 (5.60%) Web Development
19 16 (4.48%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 291 (81.51%) JavaScript
2 148 (41.46%) ES6
3 64 (17.93%) Java
4 48 (13.45%) TypeScript
5 41 (11.48%) Python
6 36 (10.08%) Go
7 29 (8.12%) SQL
8 16 (4.48%) C#
9 13 (3.64%) Java 8
10 11 (3.08%) ES7
11 6 (1.68%) PHP
11 6 (1.68%) Scala
12 4 (1.12%) Ruby
13 2 (0.56%) Perl
14 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.28%) C
14 1 (0.28%) ES8
14 1 (0.28%) Groovy
14 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (2.24%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (0.56%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.48%) QA
System Software
1 120 (33.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 46 (12.89%) Kubernetes
2 32 (8.96%) Ansible
3 4 (1.12%) Terraform
4 2 (0.56%) Rancher
5 1 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.28%) Kibana
5 1 (0.28%) logstash
5 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (5.60%) Google
2 11 (3.08%) Cypress Semiconductor
3 9 (2.52%) Oracle
4 7 (1.96%) Splunk
5 5 (1.40%) DevExpress
6 3 (0.84%) Adobe
6 3 (0.84%) IBM
7 2 (0.56%) Microsoft
7 2 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.28%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.28%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.28%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.28%) Twitter