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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regular Expressions (Regex)
Rank 536 535 483
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -52
Contract jobs citing Regular Expression 29 4 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.009% 0.052%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.033% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 12
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£325 £300 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £300 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
12530 12253 11041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.09% 27.27% 27.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8266 7828 7071
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 230 289
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.97 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -5.71%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South East +4 15 £325 - 2
London +3 9 - - 2
Yorkshire - 2 £300 - 1
East of England - 2 £650 -
North West - 1 £308 - 1
East Midlands - - - -
Regular Expression
UK

Regular Expression
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 28 (50.91%) Linux
1 28 (50.91%) Apache
2 22 (40.00%) Windows
3 21 (38.18%) Firewall
4 19 (34.55%) SQL
4 19 (34.55%) Oracle
4 19 (34.55%) Git (software)
5 18 (32.73%) SQL Server
6 16 (29.09%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (27.27%) PHP
7 15 (27.27%) Python
7 15 (27.27%) Cisco
7 15 (27.27%) CheckPoint
7 15 (27.27%) Shell Script
7 15 (27.27%) VMware
8 14 (25.45%) MySQL
9 13 (23.64%) UNIX
9 13 (23.64%) Network Security
10 12 (21.82%) Analytics
10 12 (21.82%) Ethernet
11 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
11 11 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (20.00%) Subversion
11 11 (20.00%) Jenkins
11 11 (20.00%) uWSGI
11 11 (20.00%) DevOps
11 11 (20.00%) WSGI
11 11 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (20.00%) Shibboleth

Regular Expression
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 28 (50.91%) Apache
2 11 (20.00%) uWSGI
3 10 (18.18%) CMS
4 9 (16.36%) IIS
5 5 (9.09%) Apache Solr
5 5 (9.09%) Apache Spark
5 5 (9.09%) Orchard CMS
6 4 (7.27%) Drupal
7 3 (5.45%) Moodle
8 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.82%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) SiteCatalyst
2 3 (5.45%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 21 (38.18%) Firewall
2 13 (23.64%) Network Security
3 12 (21.82%) Ethernet
4 11 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (18.18%) DNS
6 9 (16.36%) VPN
6 9 (16.36%) NetScaler
6 9 (16.36%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (16.36%) Cisco ISE
6 9 (16.36%) IPsec
6 9 (16.36%) Internet
6 9 (16.36%) BGP
6 9 (16.36%) VLAN
7 8 (14.55%) SAN
8 5 (9.09%) SSL
9 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
10 3 (5.45%) LAN
10 3 (5.45%) WAN
10 3 (5.45%) SSH
11 1 (1.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (32.73%) SQL Server
2 14 (25.45%) MySQL
3 11 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (16.36%) DB2
5 6 (10.91%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (9.09%) RavenDB
7 2 (3.64%) EDMS
8 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.82%) SQLPlus
8 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (34.55%) Git (software)
2 11 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (20.00%) Subversion
3 5 (9.09%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.82%) MSI
4 1 (1.82%) Firebug
General
1 5 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (18.18%) Analyst
2 9 (16.36%) Developer
3 8 (14.55%) Consultant
4 7 (12.73%) Network Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Security Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (10.91%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (10.91%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (10.91%) Administrator
6 5 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Agile .NET Developer
6 5 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Firewall Support
7 4 (7.27%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Technical Support
8 3 (5.45%) Applications Support
8 3 (5.45%) Moodle Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.00%) WSGI
2 7 (12.73%) XML
3 6 (10.91%) HTML
3 6 (10.91%) .NET
3 6 (10.91%) Ajax
3 6 (10.91%) jQuery
4 5 (9.09%) RESTful
4 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (9.09%) Sinatra
4 5 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (9.09%) LINQ
4 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 5 (9.09%) CSS
4 5 (9.09%) Web Services
4 5 (9.09%) ODBC
4 5 (9.09%) XHTML
4 5 (9.09%) SAML
4 5 (9.09%) Lucene
5 4 (7.27%) Django
6 1 (1.82%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Wiki
1 6 (10.91%) Mobile App
2 5 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.09%) Open Source
2 5 (9.09%) NHS
3 3 (5.45%) VLE
4 2 (3.64%) Statistics
4 2 (3.64%) Ontologies
5 1 (1.82%) Blog
5 1 (1.82%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 28 (50.91%) Linux
2 22 (40.00%) Windows
3 13 (23.64%) UNIX
4 9 (16.36%) Oracle Linux
4 9 (16.36%) AIX
4 9 (16.36%) SUSE
5 7 (12.73%) CentOS
6 5 (9.09%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.82%) Solaris
8 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.09%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (21.82%) Analytics
3 11 (20.00%) DevOps
3 11 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 8 (14.55%) Change Management
5 7 (12.73%) ITIL
5 7 (12.73%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (10.91%) Line Management
6 6 (10.91%) Service Management
7 5 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 5 (9.09%) SOA
7 5 (9.09%) MVC
7 5 (9.09%) Workflow
7 5 (9.09%) Migration
7 5 (9.09%) Scrum
7 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (9.09%) TDD
7 5 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.27%) Web Development
8 4 (7.27%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (34.55%) SQL
2 15 (27.27%) PHP
2 15 (27.27%) Python
2 15 (27.27%) Shell Script
3 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (16.36%) Bash Shell
5 6 (10.91%) T-SQL
6 5 (9.09%) C#
6 5 (9.09%) Ruby
7 4 (7.27%) Perl
8 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
8 3 (5.45%) sed
9 2 (3.64%) VBA
10 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) CCNP
2 2 (3.64%) CCNA
2 2 (3.64%) CISSP
2 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.64%) GIAC
3 1 (1.82%) VCP4
3 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (7.27%) HIPAA
System Software
1 11 (20.00%) Shibboleth
2 9 (16.36%) FreeRADIUS
2 9 (16.36%) vSphere
3 7 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (12.73%) Active Directory
3 7 (12.73%) Firmware
4 5 (9.09%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.64%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (20.00%) Puppet
2 7 (12.73%) CA Spectrum
3 4 (7.27%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (34.55%) Oracle
2 15 (27.27%) Cisco
2 15 (27.27%) CheckPoint
2 15 (27.27%) VMware
3 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (18.18%) Splunk
5 9 (16.36%) Citrix
5 9 (16.36%) IBM
6 7 (12.73%) CA
7 5 (9.09%) Adobe
7 5 (9.09%) ArcSight
7 5 (9.09%) Imperva
8 4 (7.27%) Remedy
8 4 (7.27%) Omniture
9 3 (5.45%) Google
9 3 (5.45%) McAfee
9 3 (5.45%) HP
9 3 (5.45%) Lumension
9 3 (5.45%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.64%) AlgoSec