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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regular Expression over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regular Expressions (Regex)
Rank 199 - 215
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Regular Expression 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.051% - 0.054%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% - 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£425 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £160
% change year-on-year
+5.51% +92.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1759 2153 2066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.62% 29.53% 27.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1365 1646 1594
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 15
Average hourly rate £19.50 £35.00 £16.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.28% +115.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £25.00 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.82 £44.25 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Regular Expression
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Regular Expression across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Regular Expression also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Regular Expression.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Apache
1 7 (100.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
2 4 (57.14%) E-Learning
2 4 (57.14%) Data Modelling
2 4 (57.14%) Perl
2 4 (57.14%) PHP
2 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 4 (57.14%) SSH
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) CentOS
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 4 (57.14%) Learning Management System
2 4 (57.14%) Moodle
2 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
2 4 (57.14%) sed
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (42.86%) Line Management
3 3 (42.86%) FreeRADIUS
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (42.86%) NetScaler
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (42.86%) vSphere
3 3 (42.86%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (42.86%) VLAN

Regular Expression
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Regular Expression also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Regular Expression. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (100.00%) Apache
2 4 (57.14%) Moodle
3 3 (42.86%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (57.14%) SSH
3 3 (42.86%) VLAN
3 3 (42.86%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (42.86%) NetScaler
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) SAN
3 3 (42.86%) Internet
3 3 (42.86%) BGP
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) E-Learning
1 4 (57.14%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) CentOS
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (42.86%) SUSE
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Data Modelling
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Line Management
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
2 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
2 4 (57.14%) sed
2 4 (57.14%) Perl
2 4 (57.14%) PHP
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Firmware
1 3 (42.86%) vSphere
1 3 (42.86%) FreeRADIUS
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix