Period
to 18 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 18 February 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 190 188 186
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 -3
Contract jobs citing Express 11 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.042% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.76% 0.16% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 8
West Midlands median daily rate £481 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.28% +8.33% +66.67%
10th Percentile £300 £451 £295
90th Percentile £550 £544 £479
England median daily rate £513 £500 £463
% change year-on-year +2.50% +8.11% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands 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 the West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,456 1,290 1,391
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.29% 27.41% 26.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 868 837 874
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +7.59%
10th Percentile £313 £256 £275
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
England median daily rate £500 £475 £433
% change year-on-year +5.26% +9.83% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 35 22
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £30.34 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.34% +21.34% +13.64%
10th Percentile £32.73 £14.01 £15.70
90th Percentile £61.94 £43.75 £34.45
England median hourly rate £41.69 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.22% - +3.65%

Express
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Express as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Express in the West Midlands

Express
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Express in the West Midlands

Express
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Express in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Express in the West Midlands

Express
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Express within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 February 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
Birmingham +15 4 £500 - 4
Solihull - 3 £500 - 2
Coventry - 2 £300 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £325 -
Express
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Express.

1 11 (100.00%) Node.js
2 10 (90.91%) AngularJS
3 7 (63.64%) React
3 7 (63.64%) TypeScript
3 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
4 6 (54.55%) CSS
4 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (45.45%) CSS3
5 5 (45.45%) HTML5
5 5 (45.45%) HTML
5 5 (45.45%) ES6
6 4 (36.36%) Redux
6 4 (36.36%) ES7
6 4 (36.36%) ES8
6 4 (36.36%) Sass
6 4 (36.36%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (36.36%) Web Development
7 3 (27.27%) TDD
7 3 (27.27%) RESTful
7 3 (27.27%) Games
7 3 (27.27%) Front End Development
8 2 (18.18%) Vue.js
8 2 (18.18%) EJS
8 2 (18.18%) Angular 2
8 2 (18.18%) Unity DI Container
8 2 (18.18%) PhantomJS
8 2 (18.18%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 2 (18.18%) Unreal Engine
8 2 (18.18%) Docker
8 2 (18.18%) User Experience

Express
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (9.09%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) PhantomJS
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) Jasmine
General
1 3 (27.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Angular Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Node.js Developer
3 4 (36.36%) React Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Senior Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Web Developer
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
5 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Full Stack Web Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Senior React Developer
6 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) Node.js
2 10 (90.91%) AngularJS
3 7 (63.64%) React
4 6 (54.55%) CSS
5 5 (45.45%) CSS3
5 5 (45.45%) HTML
5 5 (45.45%) HTML5
6 4 (36.36%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (36.36%) Redux
6 4 (36.36%) Sass
7 3 (27.27%) RESTful
8 2 (18.18%) .NET
8 2 (18.18%) .NET Core
8 2 (18.18%) Angular 2
8 2 (18.18%) EJS
8 2 (18.18%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 2 (18.18%) Unity DI Container
8 2 (18.18%) Unreal Engine
8 2 (18.18%) Vue.js
8 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Web Development
3 3 (27.27%) Front End Development
3 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) Game Development
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) OOD
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Debt
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
1 7 (63.64%) TypeScript
2 5 (45.45%) ES6
3 4 (36.36%) ES7
3 4 (36.36%) ES8
4 2 (18.18%) C#
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Google
2 1 (9.09%) DevExpress