The table below looks at the statistics for Regular Expression skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regular Expression over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Regular Expressions (Regex)
London / City of London
Rank 152 147 190
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +43
Contract jobs citing Regular Expression 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.096% 0.019%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.097% 0.30% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £550 £538 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £331 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.16% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1029 984 1553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.89% 31.35% 30.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 872 835 1253
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +100.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.38 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +13.97%

Regular Expression
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Regular Expression as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Regular Expression Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Regular Expression
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Regular Expression across the City of London region.

Regular Expression Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Regular Expression
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Regular Expression across the City of London region.

Regular Expression Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Regular Expression
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Regular Expression 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 City of London region with a requirement for Regular Expression.

1 2 (100.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (50.00%) Pattern Matching
2 1 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) COBIT
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) CBAP
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Database Security
2 1 (50.00%) Varonis
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter

Regular Expression
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (50.00%) Power BI
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Data Enrichment
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Database Security
2 1 (50.00%) Email Filtering
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Pattern Matching
2 1 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CBAP
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) COBIT
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Splunk
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec
1 1 (50.00%) Varonis
1 1 (50.00%) WorldPay