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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regular Expressions (Regex)
Rank 544 525 549
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +24
Contract jobs citing Regular Expression 39 40 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.076% 0.083% 0.041%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.28% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 13
Average daily rate
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£365 £279 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.82% -34.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £225 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £308 -
% change year-on-year
+29.87% -
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
14321 14131 14674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.98% 29.36% 27.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9235 9254 9139
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 250 344
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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 +12 12 £330 +46.66% 4
North West -15 10 £300 -1.96%
South East -9 9 £419 -23.86% 2
Yorkshire - - - -
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Regular Expression
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 39 (56.52%) Linux
2 35 (50.72%) SQL
3 31 (44.93%) UNIX
4 30 (43.48%) Perl
5 28 (40.58%) Apache
6 26 (37.68%) Windows
7 25 (36.23%) PHP
8 22 (31.88%) Shell Script
9 20 (28.99%) MySQL
9 20 (28.99%) Ethernet
10 17 (24.64%) Splunk
11 16 (23.19%) Git (software)
11 16 (23.19%) ITIL
12 14 (20.29%) Red Hat
12 14 (20.29%) Oracle
12 14 (20.29%) Change Management
13 13 (18.84%) SQL Server
13 13 (18.84%) Internet
13 13 (18.84%) Performance Management
14 12 (17.39%) CheckPoint
14 12 (17.39%) IBM
14 12 (17.39%) Firewall
14 12 (17.39%) Information Security
15 11 (15.94%) Subversion
15 11 (15.94%) Data Modelling
15 11 (15.94%) VPN
15 11 (15.94%) Cisco
15 11 (15.94%) HTML
15 11 (15.94%) JavaScript
15 11 (15.94%) CSS

Regular Expression
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 28 (40.58%) Apache
2 10 (14.49%) Moodle
2 10 (14.49%) IIS
3 4 (5.80%) uWSGI
3 4 (5.80%) CMS
4 2 (2.90%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.90%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.90%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Photoshop
1 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.90%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 20 (28.99%) Ethernet
2 13 (18.84%) Internet
3 12 (17.39%) Firewall
4 11 (15.94%) VPN
5 10 (14.49%) SSH
5 10 (14.49%) VLAN
5 10 (14.49%) Network Security
5 10 (14.49%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (14.49%) NetScaler
5 10 (14.49%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (13.04%) Cisco ISE
6 9 (13.04%) DNS
6 9 (13.04%) SAN
6 9 (13.04%) BGP
7 8 (11.59%) IPsec
7 8 (11.59%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.90%) HTTP
8 2 (2.90%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.99%) MySQL
2 13 (18.84%) SQL Server
3 10 (14.49%) DB2
4 6 (8.70%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.80%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.90%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.45%) SQLPlus
8 1 (1.45%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.45%) MS Access
8 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 16 (23.19%) Git (software)
2 11 (15.94%) Subversion
3 4 (5.80%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.35%) Grunt
General
1 8 (11.59%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Retail
2 5 (7.25%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.80%) Marketing
4 3 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (31.88%) Analyst
2 17 (24.64%) Developer
3 7 (10.14%) PHP Developer
3 7 (10.14%) Security Engineer
3 7 (10.14%) Front-End Developer
4 6 (8.70%) Administrator
5 5 (7.25%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (5.80%) MySQL Developer
6 4 (5.80%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Moodle Developer
7 3 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.35%) Development Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) UNIX Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Network Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.35%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.94%) HTML
1 11 (15.94%) CSS
2 9 (13.04%) jQuery
3 7 (10.14%) HTML5
3 7 (10.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (8.70%) ODBC
5 5 (7.25%) .NET
5 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET
5 5 (7.25%) Ajax
6 4 (5.80%) Ext JS
6 4 (5.80%) XHTML
6 4 (5.80%) XSL
6 4 (5.80%) CSS3
6 4 (5.80%) WSGI
7 3 (4.35%) LESS
7 3 (4.35%) AngularJS
7 3 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (4.35%) XML
8 2 (2.90%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) E-Learning
2 8 (11.59%) Firmware
3 6 (8.70%) VLE
4 4 (5.80%) Learning Management System
4 4 (5.80%) W3C
4 4 (5.80%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.90%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.90%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.90%) Photography
6 1 (1.45%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 39 (56.52%) Linux
2 31 (44.93%) UNIX
3 26 (37.68%) Windows
4 11 (15.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (14.49%) Oracle Linux
5 10 (14.49%) AIX
5 10 (14.49%) SUSE
6 9 (13.04%) CentOS
7 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.19%) ITIL
2 14 (20.29%) Change Management
3 13 (18.84%) Performance Management
4 12 (17.39%) Information Security
5 11 (15.94%) Data Modelling
6 10 (14.49%) Performance Testing
6 10 (14.49%) Load Balancing
7 9 (13.04%) Migration
8 8 (11.59%) SIEM
8 8 (11.59%) Vulnerability Management
9 7 (10.14%) Analytics
10 6 (8.70%) Service Management
11 5 (7.25%) Web Development
11 5 (7.25%) Content Management
12 4 (5.80%) Digital Marketing
12 4 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (5.80%) E-Commerce
12 4 (5.80%) OOP
12 4 (5.80%) SEO
13 3 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 35 (50.72%) SQL
2 30 (43.48%) Perl
3 25 (36.23%) PHP
4 22 (31.88%) Shell Script
5 11 (15.94%) Bash Shell
5 11 (15.94%) JavaScript
6 10 (14.49%) sed
7 6 (8.70%) Python
8 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.90%) Java
8 2 (2.90%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) CISA
1 5 (7.25%) CISM
1 5 (7.25%) CISSP
2 2 (2.90%) Degree
3 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.45%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (1.45%) CCSA
3 1 (1.45%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 10 (14.49%) vSphere
2 9 (13.04%) FreeRADIUS
3 6 (8.70%) Shibboleth
4 2 (2.90%) RHEV
4 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) CA Spectrum
2 4 (5.80%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (24.64%) Splunk
2 14 (20.29%) Red Hat
2 14 (20.29%) Oracle
3 12 (17.39%) IBM
3 12 (17.39%) CheckPoint
4 11 (15.94%) Cisco
5 10 (14.49%) VMware
5 10 (14.49%) Citrix
6 5 (7.25%) CA
7 4 (5.80%) Sencha
8 3 (4.35%) Qualys
8 3 (4.35%) ArcSight
9 2 (2.90%) Tableau
9 2 (2.90%) Cyber-Ark
9 2 (2.90%) Google
9 2 (2.90%) NetApp
9 2 (2.90%) Sybase
9 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.90%) Adobe
9 2 (2.90%) EMC
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