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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regular Expressions (Regex)
Rank - - 220
Contract jobs citing Regular Expression 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - 0.050%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
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
1904 1791 1956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.51% 28.15% 24.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1434 1422 1407
Average daily rate £425 £415 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 20
Average hourly rate £41.00 £135.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.62% +321.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £25.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £135.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Regular Expression
London

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 9 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) Wiki
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared