Period
to

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 22 May 2022 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
22 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 466 346 339
Rank change year-on-year -120 -7 +34
Contract jobs citing Express 120 124 102
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.31% 0.51% 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.00% 1.39% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 101 81
10th Percentile £442 £394 £406
25th Percentile £513 £450 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% +5.26% -5.00%
75th Percentile £681 £613 £538
90th Percentile £750 £638 £608
England median daily rate £550 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +15.79% - -5.00%

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 12,030 8,896 7,516
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 31.16% 36.48% 37.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,345 6,661 5,598
10th Percentile £425 £381 £375
25th Percentile £506 £450 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
75th Percentile £710 £638 £625
90th Percentile £800 £713 £700
England median daily rate £574 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +14.80% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 35 33
10th Percentile £27.75 £21.27 £23.80
25th Percentile £35.00 £36.50 £31.25
Median hourly rate £45.25 £50.00 £48.85
Median % change year-on-year -9.50% +2.35% +8.76%
75th Percentile £65.44 £65.00 £63.00
90th Percentile £75.71 £68.00 £68.71
England median hourly rate £50.00 £47.50 £46.42
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.34% +3.14%

Express
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Express in London

Express
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Express in London.

Daily rate trend for Express in London

Express
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Express in London over the 6 months to 22 May 2022.

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 22 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -38 7 £675 +35.00% 7
Express
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2022, 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.

1 110 (91.67%) Node.js
2 102 (85.00%) JavaScript
3 84 (70.00%) React
4 62 (51.67%) Agile
5 58 (48.33%) CSS
6 55 (45.83%) HTML
6 55 (45.83%) TypeScript
7 51 (42.50%) Redux
8 49 (40.83%) Azure
9 44 (36.67%) MongoDB
9 44 (36.67%) webpack
10 42 (35.00%) AWS
11 41 (34.17%) ES6
11 41 (34.17%) Microservices
12 39 (32.50%) CI/CD
13 36 (30.00%) Jest
13 36 (30.00%) Java
14 35 (29.17%) GitLab
15 33 (27.50%) Git (software)
16 31 (25.83%) Finance
17 30 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
18 29 (24.17%) Spring
18 29 (24.17%) HTML5
19 28 (23.33%) SQL
19 28 (23.33%) Full Stack Development
20 27 (22.50%) Mocha
21 26 (21.67%) AngularJS
21 26 (21.67%) Web Development
22 25 (20.83%) RESTful
23 24 (20.00%) Jenkins

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 5 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (4.17%) SAS
2 3 (2.50%) Apache
2 3 (2.50%) Apache Pulsar
3 2 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (1.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 49 (40.83%) Azure
2 42 (35.00%) AWS
3 18 (15.00%) Serverless
4 14 (11.67%) AWS Lambda
4 14 (11.67%) GCP
5 9 (7.50%) npm
6 8 (6.67%) GitHub
7 6 (5.00%) Kong
7 6 (5.00%) OpenShift
8 5 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (4.17%) Power Platform
9 3 (2.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (2.50%) Datadog
10 2 (1.67%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 2 (1.67%) Azure Functions
10 2 (1.67%) Firebase
10 2 (1.67%) IaaS
10 2 (1.67%) PaaS
11 1 (0.83%) Amazon ECS
11 1 (0.83%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.33%) Internet
2 1 (0.83%) BGP
2 1 (0.83%) DWDM
2 1 (0.83%) EIGRP
2 1 (0.83%) Firewall
2 1 (0.83%) HSRP
2 1 (0.83%) MPLS
2 1 (0.83%) OSPF
2 1 (0.83%) RIP
2 1 (0.83%) SSL
2 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.83%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (36.67%) MongoDB
2 30 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (15.00%) NoSQL
4 15 (12.50%) Redis
5 14 (11.67%) Hazelcast
5 14 (11.67%) MySQL
6 9 (7.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (5.00%) Couchbase
8 5 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (4.17%) Power BI
8 5 (4.17%) QlikView
8 5 (4.17%) Tableau
9 4 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (3.33%) DataStax
9 4 (3.33%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.50%) Scylla
10 3 (2.50%) SQL Server
11 2 (1.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 44 (36.67%) webpack
2 35 (29.17%) GitLab
3 33 (27.50%) Git (software)
4 27 (22.50%) Mocha
5 24 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 23 (19.17%) Cypress.io
7 13 (10.83%) SonarQube
8 12 (10.00%) JIRA
9 11 (9.17%) Maven
10 9 (7.50%) Cucumber
10 9 (7.50%) TeamCity
11 8 (6.67%) Artifactory
11 8 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (5.83%) Sinon.JS
13 6 (5.00%) gulp
13 6 (5.00%) JUnit
14 5 (4.17%) Babel
14 5 (4.17%) Concordion
14 5 (4.17%) Mockito
14 5 (4.17%) Protractor
General
1 31 (25.83%) Finance
2 15 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (10.00%) Banking
4 7 (5.83%) Retail
5 6 (5.00%) Social Skills
6 5 (4.17%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 5 (4.17%) Wholesale Banking
7 3 (2.50%) Documentation Skills
7 3 (2.50%) Influencing Skills
7 3 (2.50%) Public Sector
7 3 (2.50%) Publishing
8 2 (1.67%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.67%) Legal
8 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.83%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 90 (75.00%) Developer
2 21 (17.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 21 (17.50%) Full Stack Developer
3 19 (15.83%) Java Developer
4 17 (14.17%) React Developer
5 12 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 11 (9.17%) Agile Developer
7 8 (6.67%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.83%) Lead Developer
8 7 (5.83%) Node.js Developer
8 7 (5.83%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (5.00%) Agile Java Developer
9 6 (5.00%) Angular Developer
9 6 (5.00%) Lead Software Engineer
9 6 (5.00%) Software Engineer
10 5 (4.17%) Automation Tester
10 5 (4.17%) Backend Developer
10 5 (4.17%) Principal Developer
10 5 (4.17%) Tester
11 4 (3.33%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (91.67%) Node.js
2 84 (70.00%) React
3 58 (48.33%) CSS
4 55 (45.83%) HTML
5 51 (42.50%) Redux
6 36 (30.00%) Jest
7 29 (24.17%) HTML5
7 29 (24.17%) Spring
8 26 (21.67%) AngularJS
9 25 (20.83%) RESTful
10 22 (18.33%) GraphQL
10 22 (18.33%) Spring Boot
11 21 (17.50%) MEAN Stack
12 20 (16.67%) Sass
13 17 (14.17%) REST
14 14 (11.67%) Chai
15 13 (10.83%) Dropwizard
15 13 (10.83%) Kafka
16 12 (10.00%) LESS
16 12 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.33%) Management Information System
2 14 (11.67%) User Experience
3 9 (7.50%) Data Structures
4 8 (6.67%) Reference Data
5 7 (5.83%) Algorithms
6 5 (4.17%) Animation
6 5 (4.17%) Blockchain
6 5 (4.17%) Graphic Design
7 4 (3.33%) Derivative
7 4 (3.33%) Legacy Code
8 3 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (2.50%) Semantic Web
9 2 (1.67%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.67%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.83%) Blog
10 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.83%) Android
1 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
1 1 (0.83%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (51.67%) Agile
2 41 (34.17%) Microservices
3 39 (32.50%) CI/CD
4 28 (23.33%) Full Stack Development
5 26 (21.67%) Web Development
6 23 (19.17%) Front End Development
7 21 (17.50%) Computer Science
7 21 (17.50%) Problem-Solving
8 20 (16.67%) DevOps
9 17 (14.17%) TDD
10 16 (13.33%) Open Source
10 16 (13.33%) Scrum
11 15 (12.50%) Software Engineering
12 14 (11.67%) Mentoring
12 14 (11.67%) Wireframes
13 12 (10.00%) Client Onboarding
13 12 (10.00%) Performance Testing
13 12 (10.00%) Test Automation
13 12 (10.00%) Unit Testing
14 11 (9.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 102 (85.00%) JavaScript
2 55 (45.83%) TypeScript
3 41 (34.17%) ES6
4 36 (30.00%) Java
5 28 (23.33%) SQL
6 7 (5.83%) Python
7 5 (4.17%) SPARQL
8 4 (3.33%) Ada
9 2 (1.67%) ES7
10 1 (0.83%) C
10 1 (0.83%) Ruby
10 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (18.33%) Degree
2 21 (17.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (3.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.50%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.83%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.83%) CCNP
6 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.83%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.17%) Accessibility
2 10 (8.33%) QA
3 7 (5.83%) SLA
4 4 (3.33%) WCAG
5 2 (1.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 16 (13.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (9.17%) Kubernetes
2 7 (5.83%) Terraform
3 5 (4.17%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.83%) Grafana
4 1 (0.83%) HP NNM
4 1 (0.83%) Kibana
Vendors
1 14 (11.67%) Oracle
2 8 (6.67%) Google
3 5 (4.17%) Adobe
4 2 (1.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco
5 1 (0.83%) F5
5 1 (0.83%) HP
5 1 (0.83%) Juniper