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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Regular Expressions (Regex)
London / City of London
Rank 152 148 192
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +44
Contract jobs citing Regular Expression 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.035% 0.032% 0.039%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.094% 0.10% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £550 - £328
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
1059 990 1543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.59% 32.15% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 882 827 1249
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 £350 £325 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £52.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 22 January 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 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Splunk
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (50.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 2 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Pattern Matching
3 1 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (25.00%) SQLPlus
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) ArcSight
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Database Security
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Varonis
3 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (25.00%) WorldPay

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 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) SAS
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (25.00%) Power BI
1 1 (25.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Database Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Statistics
1 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Data Loss Prevention
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
1 2 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Database Security
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CBAP
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) COBIT
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (25.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) Varonis
2 1 (25.00%) WorldPay