The table below looks at the statistics for Regular Expression skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regular Expression over the 3 months to 2 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regular Expressions (Regex)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Regular Expression 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £600 £298
% change year-on-year
-20.83% +101.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
Regular Expression
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
131 160 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.49% 34.48% 39.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 127 118
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -11.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £9.50 £39.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%