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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regular Expressions (Regex)
Rank 576 596 549
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -47
Contract jobs citing Regular Expression 45 16 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.091% 0.032% 0.060%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 0.12% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 19
Median daily rate £550 £600 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £270 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £625 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £600 £336
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +78.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £16.52 £80.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-79.35% -
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
13900 13451 13188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.18% 27.29% 27.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9960 8981 8882
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 £285 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 179 160
Median hourly rate £31.90 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.72 £15.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £49.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +7.14%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +1 20 £575 -6.12% 9
South East +1 11 £575 -4.16% 5
West Midlands - 4 - - 2
North East - 3 £320 - 1
North West - 3 £550 -
East Midlands - 2 £488 -
East of England +12 1 £475 -5.00% 1
Yorkshire +8 1 - -
Regular Expression
UK

Regular Expression
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 44 (53.01%) XML
2 39 (46.99%) Linux
3 30 (36.14%) Java
4 28 (33.73%) Python
4 28 (33.73%) Splunk
5 27 (32.53%) JavaScript
6 25 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (26.51%) HTML
7 22 (26.51%) Windows
8 18 (21.69%) Unix
8 18 (21.69%) C#
8 18 (21.69%) Puppet
9 17 (20.48%) Nagios
10 16 (19.28%) Change Management
10 16 (19.28%) Software Engineering
10 16 (19.28%) HP SiteScope
10 16 (19.28%) Kalman Filter
11 15 (18.07%) Ruby
11 15 (18.07%) SCCM
11 15 (18.07%) Firewall
11 15 (18.07%) PHP
11 15 (18.07%) SQL Server
12 14 (16.87%) MySQL
12 14 (16.87%) CSS
13 13 (15.66%) C++
13 13 (15.66%) Shell Script
14 12 (14.46%) Perl
14 12 (14.46%) AIX
15 11 (13.25%) HPUX
15 11 (13.25%) Solaris

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 11 (13.25%) Node.js
2 5 (6.02%) CMS
3 4 (4.82%) Apache
3 4 (4.82%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.61%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.41%) IIS
5 2 (2.41%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.20%) Mule
6 1 (1.20%) nginx
6 1 (1.20%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) MS Office
2 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.43%) GitHub
2 2 (2.41%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.07%) Firewall
2 10 (12.05%) DNS
2 10 (12.05%) HTTP
2 10 (12.05%) NetScaler
3 9 (10.84%) SSL
4 6 (7.23%) Ethernet
4 6 (7.23%) Network Security
5 5 (6.02%) Internet
6 4 (4.82%) IPv4
6 4 (4.82%) SNMP
7 3 (3.61%) DHCP
7 3 (3.61%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (3.61%) Wireless
8 2 (2.41%) BGP
8 2 (2.41%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (2.41%) VLAN
8 2 (2.41%) VPN
9 1 (1.20%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (1.20%) SAN
9 1 (1.20%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.07%) SQL Server
2 14 (16.87%) MySQL
3 10 (12.05%) Relational Database
3 10 (12.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (8.43%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (8.43%) MongoDB
5 5 (6.02%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (4.82%) Redis
7 3 (3.61%) Big Data
7 3 (3.61%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.41%) Apache Hive
8 2 (2.41%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.41%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.20%) DB2
9 1 (1.20%) Power BI
9 1 (1.20%) PowerCenter
9 1 (1.20%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (12.05%) Subversion
1 10 (12.05%) TortoiseSVN
2 9 (10.84%) Cucumber
2 9 (10.84%) Jenkins
3 8 (9.64%) JIRA
4 7 (8.43%) IntelliJ
5 5 (6.02%) Metasploit
6 4 (4.82%) ClearCase
6 4 (4.82%) CppUnit
6 4 (4.82%) Grunt
6 4 (4.82%) gulp
6 4 (4.82%) Rational Rhapsody
7 3 (3.61%) Babel
7 3 (3.61%) Git (software)
7 3 (3.61%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (3.61%) Mocha
7 3 (3.61%) Selenium
7 3 (3.61%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.41%) Maven
8 2 (2.41%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (8.43%) Banking
2 6 (7.23%) Publishing
3 2 (2.41%) Marketing
4 1 (1.20%) Bulgarian Language
4 1 (1.20%) Estonian Language
4 1 (1.20%) Latvian Language
4 1 (1.20%) Lithuanian Language
4 1 (1.20%) Romanian Language
Job Titles
1 25 (30.12%) Developer
2 10 (12.05%) .NET Developer
3 9 (10.84%) Linux Engineer
3 9 (10.84%) Linux Support
3 9 (10.84%) Linux Support Engineer
3 9 (10.84%) Support Engineer
4 7 (8.43%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (8.43%) Scala Developer
5 6 (7.23%) Analyst
5 6 (7.23%) Architect
5 6 (7.23%) DevOps Architect
5 6 (7.23%) Knowledge Manager
6 5 (6.02%) Software Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) Splunk Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) ArcSight Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) JavaScript Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Network Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Splunk Administrator
7 4 (4.82%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (53.01%) XML
2 22 (26.51%) HTML
3 14 (16.87%) CSS
4 10 (12.05%) .NET
4 10 (12.05%) JSON
4 10 (12.05%) Web Services
5 7 (8.43%) Akka
5 7 (8.43%) Kafka
5 7 (8.43%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (4.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 4 (4.82%) DOM
6 4 (4.82%) HTML5
6 4 (4.82%) Middleware
7 3 (3.61%) Browserify
7 3 (3.61%) Express
7 3 (3.61%) koa
8 2 (2.41%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (2.41%) Apache Camel
8 2 (2.41%) Swagger
8 2 (2.41%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.82%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (4.82%) Taxonomies
3 2 (2.41%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.41%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.41%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (2.41%) Social Media
4 1 (1.20%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 39 (46.99%) Linux
2 22 (26.51%) Windows
3 18 (21.69%) Unix
4 12 (14.46%) AIX
5 11 (13.25%) HPUX
5 11 (13.25%) Solaris
6 7 (8.43%) Android
6 7 (8.43%) Apple iOS
6 7 (8.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.61%) Windows Server
7 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.61%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.41%) Debian
8 2 (2.41%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.41%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.41%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (19.28%) Change Management
2 16 (19.28%) Kalman Filter
2 16 (19.28%) Software Engineering
3 11 (13.25%) Load Balancing
3 11 (13.25%) Scrum
4 10 (12.05%) Multithreading
4 10 (12.05%) OO
5 9 (10.84%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (10.84%) Data Modelling
5 9 (10.84%) Email Filtering
5 9 (10.84%) Web Filtering
6 8 (9.64%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (9.64%) DevOps
6 8 (9.64%) TDD
6 8 (9.64%) Time Management
7 7 (8.43%) BDD
7 7 (8.43%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (8.43%) Kanban
8 6 (7.23%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (36.14%) Java
2 28 (33.73%) Python
3 27 (32.53%) JavaScript
4 18 (21.69%) C#
5 15 (18.07%) PHP
5 15 (18.07%) Ruby
6 13 (15.66%) C++
6 13 (15.66%) Shell Script
7 12 (14.46%) Perl
8 11 (13.25%) SQL
9 7 (8.43%) Scala
10 5 (6.02%) C
10 5 (6.02%) PowerShell
11 4 (4.82%) ES6
12 3 (3.61%) Bash Shell
12 3 (3.61%) Bourne shell
12 3 (3.61%) Korn
12 3 (3.61%) VBScript
13 1 (1.20%) Clojure
13 1 (1.20%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 6 (7.23%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.61%) Degree
2 3 (3.61%) DV Cleared
2 3 (3.61%) GCIA
2 3 (3.61%) GCIH
2 3 (3.61%) GSEC
3 2 (2.41%) GCED
3 2 (2.41%) GCFW
3 2 (2.41%) GCUX
3 2 (2.41%) GCWN
3 2 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) GPG13
1 3 (3.61%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (4.82%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.82%) iptables
1 4 (4.82%) OpenSSH
2 3 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.61%) vSphere
3 2 (2.41%) Docker
3 2 (2.41%) Firmware
3 2 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.20%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 18 (21.69%) Puppet
2 17 (20.48%) Nagios
3 16 (19.28%) HP SiteScope
4 15 (18.07%) SCCM
5 5 (6.02%) ArcSight ESM
5 5 (6.02%) Nessus
5 5 (6.02%) Nmap
6 4 (4.82%) CFEngine
6 4 (4.82%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.41%) Backup Exec
7 2 (2.41%) Netcool
7 2 (2.41%) SCOM
7 2 (2.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (2.41%) Tivoli
7 2 (2.41%) WSUS
8 1 (1.20%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (1.20%) Cacti
Vendors
1 28 (33.73%) Splunk
2 10 (12.05%) Citrix
3 8 (9.64%) Oracle
4 6 (7.23%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.02%) ArcSight
5 5 (6.02%) HP
5 5 (6.02%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.82%) CheckPoint
6 4 (4.82%) Cisco
6 4 (4.82%) IBM
7 3 (3.61%) CA
7 3 (3.61%) Google
7 3 (3.61%) Palo Alto
7 3 (3.61%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (3.61%) VMware
8 2 (2.41%) Hortonworks
8 2 (2.41%) ION Trading
8 2 (2.41%) Lancope
8 2 (2.41%) Talend
8 2 (2.41%) WSO2
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