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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regular Expressions (Regex)
Rank 583 544 532
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -12
Contract jobs citing Regular Expression 12 41 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.080% 0.082%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.079% 0.29% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 24
Average daily rate
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£428 £365 £279
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.12% +30.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £278 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
-22.85% +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
15221 14359 14498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.72% 28.07% 29.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10516 9261 9498
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £274 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 191 250
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 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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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 -15 5 £270 -34.54% 5
London -17 5 £450 +19.20% 6
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
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Regular Expression
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 15 (55.56%) SQL
2 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Linux
3 10 (37.04%) Python
3 10 (37.04%) UNIX
4 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
5 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
5 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (25.93%) Splunk
6 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (25.93%) Firewall
6 7 (25.93%) VMware
6 7 (25.93%) Oracle
6 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
7 6 (22.22%) Perl
7 6 (22.22%) HTML
7 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (22.22%) Finance
7 6 (22.22%) SIEM
8 5 (18.52%) API Integration
8 5 (18.52%) Information Security
8 5 (18.52%) WMI
8 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
8 5 (18.52%) C#
8 5 (18.52%) HTTP
8 5 (18.52%) XML
9 4 (14.81%) DNS
9 4 (14.81%) .NET
9 4 (14.81%) Red Hat

Regular Expression
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) SAS
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) Firewall
2 5 (18.52%) HTTP
3 4 (14.81%) DNS
3 4 (14.81%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (3.70%) SAN
4 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.70%) LDAP
4 1 (3.70%) DHCP
4 1 (3.70%) Wireshark
4 1 (3.70%) Network Security
4 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.70%) NAS
4 1 (3.70%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.41%) Spotfire
3 2 (7.41%) QlikView
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (7.41%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.70%) PowerCenter
4 1 (3.70%) EDMS
4 1 (3.70%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MSI
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Back Office
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Consultant
2 5 (18.52%) Automation Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) OSS Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Security Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Splunk Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) ArcSight Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Data Migration Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Data Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Back Office Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Splunk Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Splunk Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) HTML
2 5 (18.52%) XML
3 4 (14.81%) .NET
4 2 (7.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Algorithms
2 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
1 14 (51.85%) Linux
2 10 (37.04%) UNIX
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Vista
4 2 (7.41%) AIX
4 2 (7.41%) HPUX
4 2 (7.41%) Solaris
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SIEM
2 5 (18.52%) Information Security
2 5 (18.52%) API Integration
3 4 (14.81%) Analytics
3 4 (14.81%) DevOps
3 4 (14.81%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
4 3 (11.11%) Change Management
4 3 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (11.11%) Use Case
5 2 (7.41%) Time Management
5 2 (7.41%) Statistical Modelling
5 2 (7.41%) Business Analytics
5 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (7.41%) Information Management
5 2 (7.41%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) SQL
2 10 (37.04%) Python
3 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
3 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
4 6 (22.22%) Perl
5 5 (18.52%) C#
6 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
7 2 (7.41%) R
7 2 (7.41%) Java
7 2 (7.41%) VBA
8 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) GIAC
3 1 (3.70%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
1 2 (7.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.70%) ProxySG
4 1 (3.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) WMI
2 3 (11.11%) ArcSight ESM
3 2 (7.41%) SCCM
3 2 (7.41%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Tivoli
3 2 (7.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle
2 7 (25.93%) VMware
2 7 (25.93%) Splunk
3 4 (14.81%) ArcSight
3 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
4 3 (11.11%) Lumension
4 3 (11.11%) McAfee
4 3 (11.11%) Sophos
5 2 (7.41%) LANDesk
5 2 (7.41%) Qualys
5 2 (7.41%) Tableau
5 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
5 2 (7.41%) TIBCO
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco
5 2 (7.41%) HP
6 1 (3.70%) Citrix
6 1 (3.70%) Informatica
6 1 (3.70%) Adobe
6 1 (3.70%) IBM
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