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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regular Expressions (Regex)
Rank 528 519 483
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -36
Contract jobs citing Regular Expression 27 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.058% 0.034% 0.061%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.12% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 11
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £317 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £325 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £283 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.04% -24.66%
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
12559 12177 11793
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.17% 27.36% 28.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 8538 7823 7618
Average daily rate £395 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 257 321
Average hourly rate £33.50 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.58 £13.50 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.95 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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
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 27 January 2015. 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
South East -7 15 £313 - 4
London -12 7 £346 +6.53% 4
North West -10 3 £325 +15.04%
East Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 1
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Regular Expression
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 37 (62.71%) Apache
2 34 (57.63%) Linux
3 23 (38.98%) SQL
3 23 (38.98%) Oracle
4 22 (37.29%) SQL Server
4 22 (37.29%) Windows
4 22 (37.29%) Git (software)
5 20 (33.90%) PHP
5 20 (33.90%) Firewall
5 20 (33.90%) VMware
6 19 (32.20%) MySQL
6 19 (32.20%) Network Security
7 18 (30.51%) Ethernet
8 17 (28.81%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (27.12%) Python
9 16 (27.12%) UNIX
9 16 (27.12%) Subversion
9 16 (27.12%) Shell Script
10 15 (25.42%) Internet
10 15 (25.42%) BGP
10 15 (25.42%) IPsec
10 15 (25.42%) SUSE
10 15 (25.42%) AIX
10 15 (25.42%) DB2
10 15 (25.42%) IIS
10 15 (25.42%) Cisco
10 15 (25.42%) IBM
10 15 (25.42%) Citrix
10 15 (25.42%) VPN
10 15 (25.42%) CheckPoint

Regular Expression
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 37 (62.71%) Apache
2 15 (25.42%) IIS
3 12 (20.34%) uWSGI
4 11 (18.64%) CMS
5 5 (8.47%) Orchard CMS
5 5 (8.47%) Apache Spark
5 5 (8.47%) Apache Solr
6 4 (6.78%) Drupal
7 3 (5.08%) Moodle
8 1 (1.69%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 20 (33.90%) Firewall
2 19 (32.20%) Network Security
3 18 (30.51%) Ethernet
4 15 (25.42%) Internet
4 15 (25.42%) BGP
4 15 (25.42%) IPsec
4 15 (25.42%) VPN
4 15 (25.42%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (25.42%) VLAN
4 15 (25.42%) NetScaler
4 15 (25.42%) Cisco Nexus
4 15 (25.42%) Cisco ISE
5 13 (22.03%) DNS
5 13 (22.03%) SAN
6 5 (8.47%) SSL
7 3 (5.08%) SSH
7 3 (5.08%) HTTP
8 1 (1.69%) LAN
8 1 (1.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (37.29%) SQL Server
2 19 (32.20%) MySQL
3 15 (25.42%) DB2
4 12 (20.34%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (10.17%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (8.47%) RavenDB
6 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.69%) SQLPlus
8 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.69%) MS Access
8 1 (1.69%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 22 (37.29%) Git (software)
2 16 (27.12%) Subversion
3 12 (20.34%) Jenkins
4 5 (8.47%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.69%) Firebug
General
1 6 (10.17%) Marketing
2 4 (6.78%) Retail
3 3 (5.08%) Finance
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (23.73%) Developer
1 14 (23.73%) Analyst
2 9 (15.25%) Network Engineer
3 6 (10.17%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (10.17%) Security Engineer
3 6 (10.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 6 (10.17%) Linux Administrator
3 6 (10.17%) PHP Developer
3 6 (10.17%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (10.17%) Administrator
4 5 (8.47%) Senior Developer
4 5 (8.47%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) .NET Developer
4 5 (8.47%) Senior .NET Developer
4 5 (8.47%) Agile .NET Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Firewall Support
5 4 (6.78%) Network Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Technical Support
6 3 (5.08%) Applications Support
6 3 (5.08%) Moodle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.34%) WSGI
1 12 (20.34%) jQuery
2 10 (16.95%) Ajax
2 10 (16.95%) HTML
3 9 (15.25%) CSS
4 8 (13.56%) XML
4 8 (13.56%) ODBC
5 7 (11.86%) XHTML
6 6 (10.17%) .NET
7 5 (8.47%) Lucene
7 5 (8.47%) Web Services
7 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET
7 5 (8.47%) SAML
7 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (8.47%) Sinatra
7 5 (8.47%) LINQ
7 5 (8.47%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (8.47%) RESTful
8 4 (6.78%) Django
9 2 (3.39%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Wiki
2 5 (8.47%) NHS
2 5 (8.47%) Mobile App
2 5 (8.47%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.47%) Open Source
3 3 (5.08%) VLE
4 2 (3.39%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.39%) Statistics
4 2 (3.39%) Ontologies
4 2 (3.39%) User Experience
4 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.39%) W3C
5 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.69%) Blog
5 1 (1.69%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 34 (57.63%) Linux
2 22 (37.29%) Windows
3 16 (27.12%) UNIX
4 15 (25.42%) SUSE
4 15 (25.42%) AIX
4 15 (25.42%) Oracle Linux
5 7 (11.86%) CentOS
6 5 (8.47%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.81%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (25.42%) Load Balancing
3 14 (23.73%) Change Management
4 12 (20.34%) DevOps
5 11 (18.64%) Service Management
5 11 (18.64%) Line Management
6 10 (16.95%) Analytics
7 8 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (10.17%) ITIL
8 6 (10.17%) Migration
9 5 (8.47%) MVC
9 5 (8.47%) Workflow
9 5 (8.47%) Scrum
9 5 (8.47%) TDD
9 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2
9 5 (8.47%) CRM
9 5 (8.47%) SOA
9 5 (8.47%) Mentoring
9 5 (8.47%) Web Analytics
10 4 (6.78%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.98%) SQL
2 20 (33.90%) PHP
3 16 (27.12%) Python
3 16 (27.12%) Shell Script
4 11 (18.64%) JavaScript
5 9 (15.25%) Perl
5 9 (15.25%) Bash Shell
6 6 (10.17%) T-SQL
7 5 (8.47%) C#
7 5 (8.47%) Ruby
8 3 (5.08%) VBA
8 3 (5.08%) sed
9 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (18.64%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) HIPAA
1 4 (6.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 15 (25.42%) vSphere
1 15 (25.42%) FreeRADIUS
2 14 (23.73%) Shibboleth
3 12 (20.34%) Firmware
4 8 (13.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (8.47%) VMware ESX
6 4 (6.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (20.34%) Puppet
2 9 (15.25%) CA Spectrum
3 4 (6.78%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (38.98%) Oracle
2 20 (33.90%) VMware
3 15 (25.42%) Cisco
3 15 (25.42%) IBM
3 15 (25.42%) Citrix
3 15 (25.42%) CheckPoint
4 13 (22.03%) Splunk
5 9 (15.25%) CA
6 7 (11.86%) Google
7 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
8 5 (8.47%) Imperva
9 4 (6.78%) Remedy
10 3 (5.08%) Red Hat
11 2 (3.39%) Tableau
11 2 (3.39%) Sencha
12 1 (1.69%) Lotus
12 1 (1.69%) Business Objects
12 1 (1.69%) Facebook
12 1 (1.69%) Twitter