Period
to 19 September 2018

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 19 September 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.

Express
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 174 -
Rank change year-on-year -20 - -
Contract jobs citing Express 9 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.18% 0.16% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.58% 0.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £394 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.59% - -
England median daily rate £488 £465 £431
% change year-on-year +4.84% +7.83% +7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £51.25 £43.75 -
% change year-on-year +17.14% - -

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 1,559 1,100 1,547
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 30.33% 24.36% 25.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 963 719 975
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £294 £263 £250
90th Percentile £563 £565 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 30 19
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.75 £27.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.36% +19.57% -19.83%
10th Percentile £11.00 £14.51 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.38 £39.58 £39.50
England median hourly rate £41.92 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +4.81% +9.59% -1.35%

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 19 September 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
Birmingham -5 6 £375 - 3
Coventry -14 3 £438 +40.00%
Express
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, 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 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) CSS
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Node.js
3 6 (66.67%) Sass
3 6 (66.67%) TypeScript
4 5 (55.56%) User Experience
4 5 (55.56%) LESS
4 5 (55.56%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (55.56%) Front End Development
5 4 (44.44%) Wireframes
5 4 (44.44%) npm
5 4 (44.44%) ES6
5 4 (44.44%) TDD
5 4 (44.44%) HTML5
5 4 (44.44%) gulp
6 3 (33.33%) React
6 3 (33.33%) webpack
6 3 (33.33%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (33.33%) Jasmine
6 3 (33.33%) Semantic HTML
6 3 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (33.33%) .NET
6 3 (33.33%) ES7
6 3 (33.33%) ES8
6 3 (33.33%) Yarn
6 3 (33.33%) Jest
6 3 (33.33%) Enzyme
6 3 (33.33%) Prototyping

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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (11.11%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) npm
2 3 (33.33%) Yarn
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (11.11%) GitHub
4 1 (11.11%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Cosmos DB
1 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) gulp
2 3 (33.33%) Jasmine
2 3 (33.33%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (33.33%) webpack
3 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
3 3 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
3 3 (33.33%) HTML Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Developer
4 2 (22.22%) React Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Designer
5 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) UX Designer
5 1 (11.11%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) CSS
1 7 (77.78%) HTML
1 7 (77.78%) Node.js
2 6 (66.67%) Sass
3 5 (55.56%) KnockoutJS
3 5 (55.56%) LESS
4 4 (44.44%) HTML5
5 3 (33.33%) .NET
5 3 (33.33%) Enzyme
5 3 (33.33%) Jest
5 3 (33.33%) React
5 3 (33.33%) Redux
5 3 (33.33%) Semantic HTML
5 3 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (11.11%) .NET Core
6 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 1 (11.11%) MEAN Stack
6 1 (11.11%) Pug
6 1 (11.11%) Spring
6 1 (11.11%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Front End Development
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) Wireframes
4 3 (33.33%) Isomorphic Development
4 3 (33.33%) Isomorphic JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) Prototyping
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (11.11%) BDD
6 1 (11.11%) DevOps
6 1 (11.11%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
6 1 (11.11%) Innovative Thinking
6 1 (11.11%) Microservices
6 1 (11.11%) Mobile First
6 1 (11.11%) MVC
6 1 (11.11%) Progressive Enhancement
6 1 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) TypeScript
3 4 (44.44%) ES6
4 3 (33.33%) ES7
4 3 (33.33%) ES8
5 1 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) Java 8
5 1 (11.11%) PHP
5 1 (11.11%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) WAI
1 1 (11.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible