The table below looks at the statistics for Regular Expression skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regular Expression over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regular Expressions (Regex)
Rank 582 577 571
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing Regular Expression 45 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.088% 0.041% 0.046%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 10 11
Average daily rate £525 £550 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +57.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £368 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £600 £375
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.52 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 - -
Regular Expression
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14313 13778 13485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.93% 27.18% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10116 9053 8962
Average daily rate £420 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 182 188
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

Regular Expression
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Regular Expression across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Regular Expression Jobs Demand Trend in England

Regular Expression
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Regular Expression across the England region.

Regular Expression Daily Rate Trend in England

Regular Expression
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Regular Expression across the England region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Regular Expression Daily Rate Histogram in England

Regular Expression
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Regular Expression across the England region.

Regular Expression Hourly Rate Trend in England

Regular Expression
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Regular Expression within the England region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +11 26 £525 +6.59% 3
South East -15 11 £345 -8.00% 5
North West - 3 £550 -
West Midlands - 3 - - 2
Yorkshire 0 1 - - 2
East Midlands - 1 £500 -
Regular Expression
UK

Regular Expression
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 45 (60.00%) XML
2 36 (48.00%) Linux
3 33 (44.00%) Python
3 33 (44.00%) Splunk
4 31 (41.33%) Java
5 24 (32.00%) JavaScript
6 22 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (28.00%) C#
8 20 (26.67%) Unix
8 20 (26.67%) Windows
9 19 (25.33%) HTML
10 18 (24.00%) Puppet
11 16 (21.33%) Ruby
11 16 (21.33%) C++
11 16 (21.33%) Nagios
11 16 (21.33%) Change Management
11 16 (21.33%) Firewall
12 15 (20.00%) PHP
12 15 (20.00%) SQL Server
12 15 (20.00%) SCCM
12 15 (20.00%) HP SiteScope
13 14 (18.67%) Shell Script
14 13 (17.33%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (17.33%) Relational Database
14 13 (17.33%) Kalman Filter
15 12 (16.00%) Perl
15 12 (16.00%) AIX
15 12 (16.00%) HPUX
15 12 (16.00%) Solaris
15 12 (16.00%) JSON

Regular Expression
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 8 (10.67%) Node.js
2 3 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.67%) IIS
3 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.33%) Apache
4 1 (1.33%) CMS
4 1 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.33%) SAS
4 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) MS Office
2 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.33%) Firewall
2 10 (13.33%) DNS
2 10 (13.33%) HTTP
2 10 (13.33%) NetScaler
3 9 (12.00%) SSL
4 6 (8.00%) Network Security
5 5 (6.67%) Ethernet
5 5 (6.67%) Internet
6 4 (5.33%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (4.00%) DHCP
7 3 (4.00%) IPv4
7 3 (4.00%) SNMP
7 3 (4.00%) VPN
7 3 (4.00%) Wireless
8 2 (2.67%) BGP
8 2 (2.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (2.67%) LDAP
8 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.67%) VLAN
9 1 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.33%) Relational Database
3 11 (14.67%) MySQL
4 10 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (9.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (9.33%) MongoDB
6 6 (8.00%) Big Data
7 5 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (2.67%) Apache Hive
8 2 (2.67%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.67%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.33%) DB2
9 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.33%) PowerCenter
9 1 (1.33%) Redis
9 1 (1.33%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (1.33%) Spotfire
9 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (13.33%) Subversion
1 10 (13.33%) TortoiseSVN
2 9 (12.00%) JIRA
3 8 (10.67%) Cucumber
3 8 (10.67%) Jenkins
4 7 (9.33%) IntelliJ
5 5 (6.67%) Metasploit
6 3 (4.00%) ClearCase
6 3 (4.00%) CppUnit
6 3 (4.00%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.33%) Gradle
7 1 (1.33%) Grunt
7 1 (1.33%) JUnit
7 1 (1.33%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.33%) Maven
7 1 (1.33%) Mocha
7 1 (1.33%) Selenium
7 1 (1.33%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (1.33%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (9.33%) Banking
2 3 (4.00%) Publishing
3 1 (1.33%) Bulgarian Language
3 1 (1.33%) Estonian Language
3 1 (1.33%) Finance
3 1 (1.33%) Latvian Language
3 1 (1.33%) Lithuanian Language
3 1 (1.33%) Romanian Language
3 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (26.67%) Developer
2 11 (14.67%) Support Engineer
3 10 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 9 (12.00%) Linux Engineer
4 9 (12.00%) Linux Support
4 9 (12.00%) Linux Support Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) Architect
5 7 (9.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) Scala Developer
6 6 (8.00%) Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) DevOps Architect
6 6 (8.00%) Knowledge Manager
7 5 (6.67%) Splunk Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Administrator
8 4 (5.33%) Network Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Splunk Administrator
8 4 (5.33%) Technical Support
9 3 (4.00%) Consultant
9 3 (4.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (60.00%) XML
2 19 (25.33%) HTML
3 12 (16.00%) JSON
4 10 (13.33%) .NET
4 10 (13.33%) Web Services
5 8 (10.67%) CSS
6 7 (9.33%) Akka
6 7 (9.33%) Kafka
6 7 (9.33%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (4.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (4.00%) Middleware
8 1 (1.33%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (1.33%) Apache Camel
8 1 (1.33%) Apache CXF
8 1 (1.33%) DOM
8 1 (1.33%) Express
8 1 (1.33%) HTML5
8 1 (1.33%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (1.33%) RESTful
8 1 (1.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.67%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.67%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (2.67%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 36 (48.00%) Linux
2 20 (26.67%) Unix
2 20 (26.67%) Windows
3 12 (16.00%) AIX
3 12 (16.00%) HPUX
3 12 (16.00%) Solaris
4 7 (9.33%) Android
4 7 (9.33%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.67%) Debian
6 2 (2.67%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.67%) SUSE
6 2 (2.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (21.33%) Change Management
3 13 (17.33%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (17.33%) Kalman Filter
4 12 (16.00%) Software Engineering
5 11 (14.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (14.67%) Load Balancing
5 11 (14.67%) Time Management
6 10 (13.33%) Multithreading
6 10 (13.33%) OO
6 10 (13.33%) Scrum
7 9 (12.00%) Data Modelling
7 9 (12.00%) Email Filtering
7 9 (12.00%) Web Filtering
8 7 (9.33%) BDD
8 7 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (9.33%) DevOps
8 7 (9.33%) Kanban
8 7 (9.33%) TDD
9 6 (8.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 33 (44.00%) Python
2 31 (41.33%) Java
3 24 (32.00%) JavaScript
4 21 (28.00%) C#
5 16 (21.33%) C++
5 16 (21.33%) Ruby
6 15 (20.00%) PHP
7 14 (18.67%) Shell Script
8 12 (16.00%) Perl
9 7 (9.33%) Scala
9 7 (9.33%) SQL
10 4 (5.33%) C
11 3 (4.00%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.33%) ES6
12 1 (1.33%) Korn
12 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.33%) R
12 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.00%) Degree
1 3 (4.00%) GCIA
1 3 (4.00%) GCIH
1 3 (4.00%) GSEC
1 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.67%) GCED
2 2 (2.67%) GCFW
2 2 (2.67%) GCUX
2 2 (2.67%) GCWN
3 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) GPG13
2 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.00%) iptables
2 3 (4.00%) OpenSSH
2 3 (4.00%) vSphere
3 2 (2.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.67%) Firmware
3 2 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.33%) Docker
4 1 (1.33%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.33%) Snort
4 1 (1.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (24.00%) Puppet
2 16 (21.33%) Nagios
3 15 (20.00%) HP SiteScope
3 15 (20.00%) SCCM
4 5 (6.67%) Nessus
4 5 (6.67%) Nmap
5 4 (5.33%) CFEngine
5 4 (5.33%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (4.00%) ArcSight ESM
7 2 (2.67%) Backup Exec
7 2 (2.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (2.67%) WSUS
8 1 (1.33%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (1.33%) Cacti
Vendors
1 33 (44.00%) Splunk
2 10 (13.33%) Citrix
3 5 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.33%) CheckPoint
4 4 (5.33%) Cisco
4 4 (5.33%) VMware
5 3 (4.00%) ArcSight
5 3 (4.00%) HP
5 3 (4.00%) Oracle
5 3 (4.00%) Palo Alto
5 3 (4.00%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (2.67%) Hortonworks
6 2 (2.67%) IBM
6 2 (2.67%) ION Trading
6 2 (2.67%) Juniper
6 2 (2.67%) Lancope
6 2 (2.67%) SAP
6 2 (2.67%) Symantec
6 2 (2.67%) Tableau
7 1 (1.33%) TIBCO
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