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 23 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regular Expressions (Regex)
Rank 546 530 559
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +29
Contract jobs citing Regular Expression 33 30 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.062% 0.039%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.21% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 13
Average daily rate
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£425 £308 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.98% -27.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £279 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £505 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £308 -
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
14164 14098 14919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.00% 29.27% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9322 9291 9042
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 235 364
Average hourly rate £34.00 £36.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £17.61 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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
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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 +14 10 £425 +52.32% 7
North West -4 10 £300 -1.96% 1
South East -1 9 £438 -20.45% 3
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
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Regular Expression
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 40 (60.61%) Linux
2 33 (50.00%) SQL
3 30 (45.45%) Apache
4 29 (43.94%) Perl
5 26 (39.39%) UNIX
6 24 (36.36%) Windows
7 23 (34.85%) PHP
8 22 (33.33%) Ethernet
8 22 (33.33%) Shell Script
9 20 (30.30%) MySQL
10 17 (25.76%) Splunk
11 16 (24.24%) Git (software)
11 16 (24.24%) Oracle
11 16 (24.24%) Change Management
12 15 (22.73%) SQL Server
12 15 (22.73%) ITIL
13 14 (21.21%) Red Hat
13 14 (21.21%) CheckPoint
13 14 (21.21%) IBM
13 14 (21.21%) Firewall
14 13 (19.70%) Internet
14 13 (19.70%) VPN
14 13 (19.70%) Cisco
14 13 (19.70%) Performance Management
15 12 (18.18%) Network Security
15 12 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (18.18%) VLAN
15 12 (18.18%) Load Balancing
15 12 (18.18%) vSphere
15 12 (18.18%) Oracle Linux

Regular Expression
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 30 (45.45%) Apache
2 12 (18.18%) IIS
3 10 (15.15%) Moodle
4 4 (6.06%) uWSGI
4 4 (6.06%) CMS
5 2 (3.03%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.03%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (3.03%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 22 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 14 (21.21%) Firewall
3 13 (19.70%) Internet
3 13 (19.70%) VPN
4 12 (18.18%) VLAN
4 12 (18.18%) Network Security
4 12 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (18.18%) NetScaler
4 12 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
5 11 (16.67%) DNS
5 11 (16.67%) SAN
5 11 (16.67%) BGP
6 10 (15.15%) IPsec
6 10 (15.15%) SSH
7 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.03%) HTTP
8 2 (3.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (30.30%) MySQL
2 15 (22.73%) SQL Server
3 12 (18.18%) DB2
4 6 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.52%) SQLPlus
8 1 (1.52%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.52%) MS Access
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 16 (24.24%) Git (software)
2 11 (16.67%) Subversion
3 4 (6.06%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.55%) Grunt
General
1 8 (12.12%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Retail
2 5 (7.58%) Marketing
3 3 (4.55%) Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (34.85%) Analyst
2 15 (22.73%) Developer
3 7 (10.61%) PHP Developer
3 7 (10.61%) Front-End Developer
4 6 (9.09%) Administrator
5 5 (7.58%) Network Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (6.06%) MySQL Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Security Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Moodle Developer
7 3 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Development Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) UNIX Consultant
7 3 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Consultant
7 3 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.67%) jQuery
2 9 (13.64%) HTML
2 9 (13.64%) CSS
3 7 (10.61%) Ajax
3 7 (10.61%) HTML5
3 7 (10.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (9.09%) ODBC
5 4 (6.06%) CSS3
5 4 (6.06%) WSGI
5 4 (6.06%) Ext JS
6 3 (4.55%) LESS
6 3 (4.55%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (4.55%) .NET
6 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (3.03%) XSL
7 2 (3.03%) XHTML
7 2 (3.03%) RSS
7 2 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) E-Learning
2 9 (13.64%) Firmware
3 6 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 6 (9.09%) VLE
4 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.06%) W3C
5 4 (6.06%) Learning Management System
5 4 (6.06%) User Experience
6 2 (3.03%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.52%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 40 (60.61%) Linux
2 26 (39.39%) UNIX
3 24 (36.36%) Windows
4 12 (18.18%) AIX
4 12 (18.18%) SUSE
4 12 (18.18%) Oracle Linux
5 11 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (13.64%) CentOS
7 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.24%) Change Management
2 15 (22.73%) ITIL
3 13 (19.70%) Performance Management
4 12 (18.18%) Load Balancing
5 11 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 11 (16.67%) Information Security
6 10 (15.15%) Performance Testing
7 9 (13.64%) Migration
7 9 (13.64%) Analytics
8 7 (10.61%) Line Management
8 7 (10.61%) Service Management
9 5 (7.58%) Content Management
10 4 (6.06%) Web Analytics
10 4 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (6.06%) SIEM
10 4 (6.06%) E-Commerce
10 4 (6.06%) OOP
10 4 (6.06%) SEO
10 4 (6.06%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (50.00%) SQL
2 29 (43.94%) Perl
3 23 (34.85%) PHP
4 22 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 11 (16.67%) Bash Shell
6 10 (15.15%) sed
6 10 (15.15%) JavaScript
7 6 (9.09%) Python
8 2 (3.03%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) CISSP
2 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.52%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (1.52%) CISA
2 1 (1.52%) CISM
2 1 (1.52%) CCSA
2 1 (1.52%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 12 (18.18%) vSphere
2 11 (16.67%) FreeRADIUS
3 6 (9.09%) Shibboleth
4 3 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.03%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) CA Spectrum
2 4 (6.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (25.76%) Splunk
2 16 (24.24%) Oracle
3 14 (21.21%) IBM
3 14 (21.21%) Red Hat
3 14 (21.21%) CheckPoint
4 13 (19.70%) Cisco
5 12 (18.18%) VMware
5 12 (18.18%) Citrix
6 6 (9.09%) CA
7 4 (6.06%) Google
7 4 (6.06%) Sencha
8 3 (4.55%) Qualys
8 3 (4.55%) ArcSight
9 2 (3.03%) Tableau
9 2 (3.03%) Cyber-Ark
9 2 (3.03%) NetApp
9 2 (3.03%) EMC
9 2 (3.03%) Sybase
10 1 (1.52%) McAfee
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