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 25 September 2016 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regular Expressions (Regex)
Rank 168 185 204
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +19
Contract jobs citing Regular Expression 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.088% 0.042% 0.051%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £588 £405 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.06% -4.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.98% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Regular Expression
London

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
1195 1469 1738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.00% 31.20% 29.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1003 1226 1321
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £615 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 10
Median hourly rate £54.25 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.98% -22.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Regular Expression across the City of London region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Regular Expression Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 September 2016, 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%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Splunk
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) SQLPlus
3 1 (25.00%) Project 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%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (25.00%) XML Parsing
3 1 (25.00%) WorldPay
3 1 (25.00%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (25.00%) Patch Management

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%) 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 Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (25.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Database Developer
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) XML
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%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Data Enrichment
2 1 (25.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (25.00%) Database Security
2 1 (25.00%) Email Filtering
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Web Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
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%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (25.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (25.00%) WorldPay