Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 2017 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
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 201 -
Rank change year-on-year +22 - -
Contract jobs citing Express 7 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.051% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.57% 0.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
West Midlands median daily rate £488 £308 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.54% - -
England median daily rate £495 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +12.50%
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 1237 1492 1133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 25.70% 25.59% 22.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 819 914 689
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £260 £270 £242
90th Percentile £564 £525 £508
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 14 31
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £22.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.00% -26.67% +4.57%
10th Percentile £14.31 £9.58 £11.00
90th Percentile £42.35 £35.41 £43.78
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

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
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 17 December 2017. 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 - 4 £500 -
Coventry +11 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Express
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Express also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Express.

1 7 (100.00%) Node.js
2 5 (71.43%) AngularJS
2 5 (71.43%) MongoDB
3 4 (57.14%) MEAN Stack
3 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
4 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
4 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Python
4 3 (42.86%) Kafka
5 2 (28.57%) REST
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Web Design
6 1 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (14.29%) HTML
6 1 (14.29%) HTML5
6 1 (14.29%) Docker
6 1 (14.29%) React
6 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
6 1 (14.29%) Handlebars
6 1 (14.29%) Pug
6 1 (14.29%) Ajax
6 1 (14.29%) Web Development
6 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 1 (14.29%) Animation

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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MongoDB
2 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Cloud Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Angular Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Node.js
2 5 (71.43%) AngularJS
3 4 (57.14%) MEAN Stack
4 3 (42.86%) Kafka
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) REST
6 1 (14.29%) .NET
6 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 1 (14.29%) Ajax
6 1 (14.29%) Angular 2
6 1 (14.29%) CSS
6 1 (14.29%) CSS3
6 1 (14.29%) Handlebars
6 1 (14.29%) HTML
6 1 (14.29%) HTML5
6 1 (14.29%) jQuery
6 1 (14.29%) LESS
6 1 (14.29%) Pug
6 1 (14.29%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Mapbox