Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for ExpressionEngine skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ExpressionEngine over the 6 months to 16 January 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.

EllisLab ExpressionEngine
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 872 860 871
Rank change year-on-year -12 +11 -29
Contract jobs citing ExpressionEngine 3 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.002% 0.010%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.018% 0.011% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
UK median daily rate £250 £319 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.57% +6.25% +4.35%
10th Percentile £208 £307 £170
90th Percentile £313 £336 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 - £115
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ExpressionEngine is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 16,539 17,517 18,791
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.50% 18.14% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,044 11,282 11,880
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £229
90th Percentile £619 £594 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +3.23% - +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 404 557
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £19.44 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.33% -7.45% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.00 £45.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.34 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.30% - +13.48%

ExpressionEngine
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ExpressionEngine as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ExpressionEngine in the UK

ExpressionEngine
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ExpressionEngine in the UK

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Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ExpressionEngine within the UK over the 6 months to 16 January 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
England -10 3 £250 -21.57% 5
UK excluding London - 3 £250 - 5
North of England - 2 £250 - 2
North West - 2 £250 -
South East - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ExpressionEngine also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for ExpressionEngine.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) WordPress
3 1 (33.33%) Magento
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Laravel
3 1 (33.33%) Sass
3 1 (33.33%) Grunt
3 1 (33.33%) React
3 1 (33.33%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) Vue (Vue.js)
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) LAMP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL

ExpressionEngine
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Grunt
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (33.33%) Magento Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (33.33%) LAMP
3 1 (33.33%) Laravel
3 1 (33.33%) React
3 1 (33.33%) Sass
3 1 (33.33%) Vue (Vue.js)
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
1 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PHP