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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regular Expression over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regular Expressions (Regex)
Rank 577 604 555
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -49
Contract jobs citing Regular Expression 48 15 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.097% 0.029% 0.069%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.11% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 11 19
Median daily rate £550 £600 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +96.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £263 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £625 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £600 £298
% change year-on-year
-20.83% +101.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £80.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
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
14288 14202 13460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 29.02% 27.92% 28.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10187 9700 8897
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 200 194
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.65 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

Regular Expression
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 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 29 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Regular Expression within the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +15 22 £550 -10.20% 1
South East +4 9 £575 -4.16% 4
West Midlands - 5 - - 1
North East - 4 £310 - 2
North West - 3 £550 - 2
East Midlands - 2 £488 -
Yorkshire +4 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £475 -
Regular Expression
UK

Regular Expression
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 England region with a requirement for Regular Expression.

1 39 (48.75%) Linux
2 38 (47.50%) XML
3 30 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 28 (35.00%) Java
4 28 (35.00%) Python
5 26 (32.50%) Splunk
6 21 (26.25%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (25.00%) HTML
8 19 (23.75%) Unix
8 19 (23.75%) Windows
8 19 (23.75%) Kalman Filter
9 18 (22.50%) MySQL
9 18 (22.50%) Software Engineering
9 18 (22.50%) Puppet
10 17 (21.25%) Nagios
11 16 (20.00%) Change Management
11 16 (20.00%) PHP
11 16 (20.00%) HP SiteScope
12 15 (18.75%) Oracle
12 15 (18.75%) CSS
12 15 (18.75%) Ruby
12 15 (18.75%) SCCM
13 14 (17.50%) Perl
13 14 (17.50%) Shell Script
14 13 (16.25%) Firewall
14 13 (16.25%) SQL
15 12 (15.00%) Scrum
15 12 (15.00%) Node.js
16 11 (13.75%) Load Balancing
16 11 (13.75%) C++

Regular Expression
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 6 (7.50%) CMS
1 6 (7.50%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (5.00%) Apache
3 3 (3.75%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.75%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.50%) IIS
4 2 (2.50%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.25%) Mule
5 1 (1.25%) nginx
5 1 (1.25%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.75%) GitHub
2 2 (2.50%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.25%) Firewall
2 11 (13.75%) DNS
3 10 (12.50%) NetScaler
4 9 (11.25%) SSL
5 7 (8.75%) Ethernet
6 6 (7.50%) Internet
7 5 (6.25%) HTTP
7 5 (6.25%) IPv4
7 5 (6.25%) SNMP
8 4 (5.00%) DHCP
8 4 (5.00%) LDAP
9 3 (3.75%) Wireless
10 2 (2.50%) BGP
10 2 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (2.50%) VLAN
10 2 (2.50%) VPN
11 1 (1.25%) Cisco ISE
11 1 (1.25%) Network Security
11 1 (1.25%) SAN
11 1 (1.25%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.50%) MySQL
2 11 (13.75%) Relational Database
3 9 (11.25%) SQL Server
4 7 (8.75%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (8.75%) MongoDB
5 5 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (6.25%) Redis
6 4 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (3.75%) Big Data
7 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.75%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.50%) Apache Hive
8 2 (2.50%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.50%) MS Access
9 1 (1.25%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.25%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (1.25%) PowerCenter
9 1 (1.25%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (11.25%) Cucumber
1 9 (11.25%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.75%) IntelliJ
2 7 (8.75%) JIRA
3 5 (6.25%) ClearCase
3 5 (6.25%) CppUnit
3 5 (6.25%) Grunt
3 5 (6.25%) gulp
3 5 (6.25%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (5.00%) Babel
4 4 (5.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (5.00%) Mocha
4 4 (5.00%) Selenium
4 4 (5.00%) Subversion
4 4 (5.00%) TeamCity
4 4 (5.00%) TortoiseSVN
5 3 (3.75%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.50%) JUnit
6 2 (2.50%) Maven
6 2 (2.50%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (8.75%) Banking
1 7 (8.75%) Publishing
2 2 (2.50%) Finance
2 2 (2.50%) Marketing
3 1 (1.25%) Advertising
3 1 (1.25%) Bulgarian Language
3 1 (1.25%) Estonian Language
3 1 (1.25%) Latvian Language
3 1 (1.25%) Lithuanian Language
3 1 (1.25%) Romanian Language
3 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (28.75%) Developer
2 8 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (10.00%) Linux Support
2 8 (10.00%) Linux Support Engineer
2 8 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 7 (8.75%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (8.75%) Scala Developer
3 7 (8.75%) Splunk Engineer
4 6 (7.50%) Architect
4 6 (7.50%) ArcSight Engineer
4 6 (7.50%) DevOps Architect
4 6 (7.50%) Knowledge Manager
5 5 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (6.25%) JavaScript Engineer
5 5 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.00%) Administrator
6 4 (5.00%) Development Engineer
6 4 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (5.00%) Splunk Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (47.50%) XML
2 20 (25.00%) HTML
3 15 (18.75%) CSS
4 12 (15.00%) Node.js
5 8 (10.00%) JSON
6 7 (8.75%) Akka
6 7 (8.75%) Kafka
6 7 (8.75%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (6.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 5 (6.25%) DOM
7 5 (6.25%) HTML5
8 4 (5.00%) .NET
8 4 (5.00%) Browserify
8 4 (5.00%) Express
8 4 (5.00%) koa
8 4 (5.00%) Web Services
9 2 (2.50%) Apache Camel
9 2 (2.50%) Apache CXF
9 2 (2.50%) Swagger
9 2 (2.50%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (5.00%) Taxonomies
3 2 (2.50%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.50%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (2.50%) Social Media
4 1 (1.25%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 39 (48.75%) Linux
2 19 (23.75%) Unix
2 19 (23.75%) Windows
3 10 (12.50%) AIX
3 10 (12.50%) Solaris
3 10 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (11.25%) HPUX
5 8 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (8.75%) Android
6 7 (8.75%) Apple iOS
7 4 (5.00%) Windows 10
7 4 (5.00%) Windows 8
7 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.00%) Windows Vista
7 4 (5.00%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.75%) Mac OS
8 3 (3.75%) Windows Server
9 2 (2.50%) Debian
9 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.25%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (23.75%) Kalman Filter
3 18 (22.50%) Software Engineering
4 16 (20.00%) Change Management
5 12 (15.00%) Scrum
6 11 (13.75%) Load Balancing
7 9 (11.25%) Data Modelling
7 9 (11.25%) Email Filtering
7 9 (11.25%) Web Filtering
8 8 (10.00%) DevOps
8 8 (10.00%) TDD
9 7 (8.75%) BDD
9 7 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (8.75%) Kanban
10 6 (7.50%) Incident Management
10 6 (7.50%) Web Development
11 5 (6.25%) Analytics
11 5 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
11 5 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 28 (35.00%) Java
2 28 (35.00%) Python
3 16 (20.00%) PHP
4 15 (18.75%) Ruby
5 14 (17.50%) Perl
5 14 (17.50%) Shell Script
6 13 (16.25%) SQL
7 11 (13.75%) C++
8 9 (11.25%) C#
9 8 (10.00%) PowerShell
10 7 (8.75%) Scala
11 6 (7.50%) C
12 5 (6.25%) ES6
13 4 (5.00%) Bash Shell
13 4 (5.00%) Bourne shell
13 4 (5.00%) Korn
13 4 (5.00%) VBScript
14 2 (2.50%) PL/SQL
15 1 (1.25%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 8 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.25%) DV Cleared
3 4 (5.00%) Degree
4 3 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) GPG13
2 3 (3.75%) QA
3 1 (1.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.25%) iptables
2 5 (6.25%) OpenSSH
3 3 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.75%) vSphere
4 2 (2.50%) Docker
4 2 (2.50%) Firmware
4 2 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.25%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 18 (22.50%) Puppet
2 17 (21.25%) Nagios
3 16 (20.00%) HP SiteScope
4 15 (18.75%) SCCM
5 7 (8.75%) ArcSight ESM
6 4 (5.00%) CFEngine
6 4 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (3.75%) Netcool
7 3 (3.75%) SCOM
7 3 (3.75%) Tivoli
8 2 (2.50%) Backup Exec
8 2 (2.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (2.50%) WSUS
9 1 (1.25%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (1.25%) Cacti
9 1 (1.25%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 26 (32.50%) Splunk
2 15 (18.75%) Oracle
3 10 (12.50%) Citrix
4 7 (8.75%) ArcSight
4 7 (8.75%) HP
4 7 (8.75%) Red Hat
5 6 (7.50%) Microsoft
6 5 (6.25%) Cisco
6 5 (6.25%) IBM
7 4 (5.00%) CA
7 4 (5.00%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.75%) Google
8 3 (3.75%) Palo Alto
8 3 (3.75%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (3.75%) VMware
9 2 (2.50%) Hortonworks
9 2 (2.50%) ION Trading
9 2 (2.50%) Lancope
9 2 (2.50%) Talend
9 2 (2.50%) WSO2