The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the City of London region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regular Expressions (Regex)
Rank 199 202 229
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +27
Contract jobs citing Regular Expression 4 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.068% 0.15% 0.038%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.52% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 2
Average daily rate
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£315 £225 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -43.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £150 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £267 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £308 -
% change year-on-year
+15.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1704 2117 2186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.13% 29.77% 27.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1268 1632 1701
Average daily rate £440 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 24 16
Average hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +27.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Regular Expression
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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 20 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Apache
1 4 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 4 (100.00%) E-Learning
1 4 (100.00%) SSH
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) CentOS
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Learning Management System
1 4 (100.00%) Moodle
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (100.00%) sed

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (100.00%) Apache
1 4 (100.00%) Moodle
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) E-Learning
1 4 (100.00%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) CentOS
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (100.00%) sed
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat