The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regular Expressions (Regex)
Rank 519 505 543
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +38
Contract jobs citing Regular Expression 30 34 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.075% 0.017%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.26% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 5
Average daily rate
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£315 £279 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -7.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £203 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £350 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £308 -
% change year-on-year
+15.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13298 12877 13707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.91% 28.26% 26.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8723 8333 8487
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 298 341
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.40 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £50.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
Regular Expression
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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 11 July 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 11 July 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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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
London -7 14 £315 +40.00% 2
North West -8 6 £300 -1.31% 2
South East -11 4 £425 - 4
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Regular Expression
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 26 (54.17%) SQL
2 25 (52.08%) Linux
3 22 (45.83%) UNIX
3 22 (45.83%) Perl
4 17 (35.42%) Shell Script
5 16 (33.33%) PHP
5 16 (33.33%) Windows
6 15 (31.25%) Apache
7 13 (27.08%) ITIL
7 13 (27.08%) MySQL
7 13 (27.08%) Red Hat
7 13 (27.08%) Ethernet
8 11 (22.92%) Data Modelling
8 11 (22.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (22.92%) Bash Shell
8 11 (22.92%) Git (software)
9 10 (20.83%) CentOS
9 10 (20.83%) Moodle
9 10 (20.83%) Performance Testing
9 10 (20.83%) SIEM
9 10 (20.83%) sed
9 10 (20.83%) E-Learning
9 10 (20.83%) SSH
10 9 (18.75%) Information Security
10 9 (18.75%) TCP/IP
10 9 (18.75%) Splunk
10 9 (18.75%) Performance Management
11 8 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
11 8 (16.67%) Change Management
12 6 (12.50%) VLE

Regular Expression
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 15 (31.25%) Apache
2 10 (20.83%) Moodle
3 3 (6.25%) IIS
4 1 (2.08%) uWSGI
4 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.08%) CMS
4 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Photoshop
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.08%) Ethernet
2 10 (20.83%) SSH
3 9 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 5 (10.42%) Internet
5 4 (8.33%) Firewall
5 4 (8.33%) Network Security
6 3 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (6.25%) NetScaler
6 3 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (6.25%) VLAN
6 3 (6.25%) VPN
6 3 (6.25%) DNS
6 3 (6.25%) SAN
7 2 (4.17%) BGP
7 2 (4.17%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (2.08%) IPsec
8 1 (2.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.08%) MySQL
2 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.25%) DB2
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.08%) SQLPlus
4 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (22.92%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.25%) Grunt
3 2 (4.17%) Subversion
4 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.08%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (10.42%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.25%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) Analyst
2 11 (22.92%) Developer
3 6 (12.50%) Administrator
3 6 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.25%) Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Development Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Moodle Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Security Consultant
7 1 (2.08%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Security Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) HTML
1 5 (10.42%) .NET
1 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET
1 5 (10.42%) CSS
2 3 (6.25%) XML
2 3 (6.25%) jQuery
2 3 (6.25%) HTML5
2 3 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (6.25%) LESS
2 3 (6.25%) AngularJS
2 3 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (6.25%) Ajax
3 2 (4.17%) Java SE
3 2 (4.17%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (4.17%) DHTML
3 2 (4.17%) XSL
3 2 (4.17%) XHTML
3 2 (4.17%) JSP
3 2 (4.17%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) E-Learning
2 6 (12.50%) VLE
3 4 (8.33%) Learning Management System
4 2 (4.17%) Photography
4 2 (4.17%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.17%) Firmware
5 1 (2.08%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 25 (52.08%) Linux
2 22 (45.83%) UNIX
3 16 (33.33%) Windows
4 11 (22.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (20.83%) CentOS
6 3 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (6.25%) AIX
6 3 (6.25%) SUSE
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) ITIL
2 11 (22.92%) Data Modelling
3 10 (20.83%) Performance Testing
3 10 (20.83%) SIEM
4 9 (18.75%) Performance Management
4 9 (18.75%) Information Security
5 8 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 8 (16.67%) Change Management
6 5 (10.42%) Analytics
6 5 (10.42%) Web Development
7 4 (8.33%) Migration
8 3 (6.25%) Web Design
8 3 (6.25%) Content Management
8 3 (6.25%) Validation
8 3 (6.25%) ETL
8 3 (6.25%) Load Balancing
8 3 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (4.17%) Data Management
9 2 (4.17%) Low Latency
9 2 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 26 (54.17%) SQL
2 22 (45.83%) Perl
3 17 (35.42%) Shell Script
4 16 (33.33%) PHP
5 11 (22.92%) Bash Shell
6 10 (20.83%) sed
7 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.17%) Java
8 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.08%) VBScript
9 1 (2.08%) Python
9 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) CISA
1 5 (10.42%) CISM
1 5 (10.42%) CISSP
2 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) vSphere
2 2 (4.17%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (2.08%) RHEV
3 1 (2.08%) Shibboleth
3 1 (2.08%) Snort
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (2.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Red Hat
2 9 (18.75%) Splunk
3 5 (10.42%) ArcSight
3 5 (10.42%) Oracle
4 4 (8.33%) Cisco
4 4 (8.33%) IBM
4 4 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 3 (6.25%) VMware
5 3 (6.25%) Qualys
5 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.25%) Citrix
6 2 (4.17%) CA
6 2 (4.17%) Adobe
6 2 (4.17%) HP
6 2 (4.17%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (2.08%) Sourcefire
7 1 (2.08%) McAfee
7 1 (2.08%) EMC
7 1 (2.08%) NetApp
7 1 (2.08%) Sybase
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