Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 863 837 878
Rank change year-on-year -26 +41 -17
Contract jobs citing ExpressionEngine 7 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.005% 0.011%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.043% 0.032% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 6
UK median daily rate £433 £300 £309
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.17% -2.83% +12.27%
10th Percentile £291 £275 £275
90th Percentile £468 £325 £334
UK excluding London median daily rate £294 £300 £308
% change year-on-year -2.08% -2.44% +14.42%
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 16,375 15,502 18,816
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.40% 17.03% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,841 10,032 12,272
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +4.43%
10th Percentile £263 £258 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 368 364 465
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.32% +7.89%
10th Percentile £11.43 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.13 £52.50 £48.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.96 £20.50
% change year-on-year -7.70% -7.51% +17.14%

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Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for ExpressionEngine in the UK

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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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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ExpressionEngine over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ExpressionEngine in the UK

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Top 6 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 20 June 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 -38 7 £433 +44.17% 4
London - 4 £440 - 1
UK excluding London -26 3 £294 -2.08% 3
South East -21 2 £294 - 2
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Midlands - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ExpressionEngine 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 with a requirement for ExpressionEngine.

1 6 (85.71%) CSS
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 6 (85.71%) Web Development
1 6 (85.71%) Laravel
2 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 5 (71.43%) WordPress
2 5 (71.43%) Vue (Vue.js)
3 4 (57.14%) CSS3
3 4 (57.14%) GoCD
3 4 (57.14%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (57.14%) Deployment Automation
3 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (57.14%) DevOps
3 4 (57.14%) AWS Certification
3 4 (57.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 4 (57.14%) git-flow
3 4 (57.14%) LAMP
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Back Office
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Rackspace Cloud
3 4 (57.14%) Rackspace
3 4 (57.14%) GitHub
3 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (57.14%) Confluence
3 4 (57.14%) HTML5
3 4 (57.14%) BDD

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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 5 (71.43%) WordPress
2 4 (57.14%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (57.14%) GitHub
1 4 (57.14%) Rackspace Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
1 4 (57.14%) git-flow
1 4 (57.14%) GoCD
1 4 (57.14%) Subversion
General
1 4 (57.14%) Back Office
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) Web Administrator
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Backend Developer
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Laravel Developer
3 1 (14.29%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) Laravel
2 5 (71.43%) Vue (Vue.js)
3 4 (57.14%) CSS3
3 4 (57.14%) HTML5
3 4 (57.14%) LAMP
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 1 (14.29%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (14.29%) Symfony
5 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Web Development
2 5 (71.43%) Migration
3 4 (57.14%) BDD
3 4 (57.14%) Deployment Automation
3 4 (57.14%) DevOps
3 4 (57.14%) Security Testing
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (42.86%) Web Operations
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) OOP
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) AWS Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Rackspace