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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regular Expressions (Regex)
Rank 562 559 510
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -49
Contract jobs citing Regular Expression 21 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.046% 0.028%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.17% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 8
Average daily rate
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£550 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+60.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
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
13754 13531 11636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.22% 27.28% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9025 8917 7436
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 203 328
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.65 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £52.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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
London -9 10 £493 +64.16% 2
South East -19 5 £375 - 1
East of England - 3 £650 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £300 -
Regular Expression
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Regular Expression
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 24 (50.00%) Linux
2 22 (45.83%) Apache
3 20 (41.67%) Windows
4 18 (37.50%) Firewall
5 17 (35.42%) SQL
6 15 (31.25%) SQL Server
6 15 (31.25%) Python
6 15 (31.25%) Cisco
6 15 (31.25%) CheckPoint
6 15 (31.25%) Shell Script
6 15 (31.25%) Git (software)
7 14 (29.17%) Oracle
7 14 (29.17%) PHP
8 13 (27.08%) MySQL
8 13 (27.08%) UNIX
8 13 (27.08%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (25.00%) Splunk
9 12 (25.00%) Analytics
10 11 (22.92%) Jenkins
10 11 (22.92%) WSGI
10 11 (22.92%) uWSGI
10 11 (22.92%) DevOps
10 11 (22.92%) Shibboleth
10 11 (22.92%) Puppet
10 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
10 11 (22.92%) VMware
10 11 (22.92%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (22.92%) Subversion
11 10 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (18.75%) Degree

Regular Expression
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 22 (45.83%) Apache
2 11 (22.92%) uWSGI
3 8 (16.67%) IIS
4 7 (14.58%) CMS
5 4 (8.33%) Drupal
6 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
7 2 (4.17%) Apache Spark
7 2 (4.17%) Apache Solr
7 2 (4.17%) Moodle
7 2 (4.17%) Orchard CMS
8 1 (2.08%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (4.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 18 (37.50%) Firewall
2 10 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (18.75%) Ethernet
3 9 (18.75%) DNS
4 8 (16.67%) Network Security
5 7 (14.58%) IPsec
5 7 (14.58%) SAN
5 7 (14.58%) Internet
5 7 (14.58%) BGP
5 7 (14.58%) VPN
5 7 (14.58%) NetScaler
5 7 (14.58%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (14.58%) Cisco ISE
5 7 (14.58%) Spanning Tree
5 7 (14.58%) VLAN
6 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
7 2 (4.17%) SSL
7 2 (4.17%) HTTP
7 2 (4.17%) LAN
7 2 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 13 (27.08%) MySQL
3 11 (22.92%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (14.58%) DB2
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (6.25%) EDMS
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.17%) RavenDB
7 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.08%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.08%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 15 (31.25%) Git (software)
2 11 (22.92%) Jenkins
2 11 (22.92%) Subversion
3 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.08%) MSI
4 1 (2.08%) Firebug
General
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Marketing
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) Consultant
2 8 (16.67%) Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Security Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 6 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (12.50%) Administrator
5 5 (10.42%) Network Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Developer
5 5 (10.42%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Web Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Firewall Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Firewall Support
8 2 (4.17%) Data Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) Moodle Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.17%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.92%) WSGI
2 5 (10.42%) ODBC
3 4 (8.33%) XML
3 4 (8.33%) Django
4 3 (6.25%) HTML
4 3 (6.25%) .NET
5 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.17%) CSS
5 2 (4.17%) Web Services
5 2 (4.17%) XHTML
5 2 (4.17%) SAML
5 2 (4.17%) Lucene
5 2 (4.17%) Ajax
5 2 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (4.17%) LINQ
5 2 (4.17%) jQuery
5 2 (4.17%) RESTful
5 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.17%) Sinatra
6 1 (2.08%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Wiki
1 6 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.17%) Open Source
3 2 (4.17%) NHS
3 2 (4.17%) VLE
3 2 (4.17%) Statistics
3 2 (4.17%) Ontologies
4 1 (2.08%) Blog
4 1 (2.08%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (50.00%) Linux
2 20 (41.67%) Windows
3 13 (27.08%) UNIX
4 7 (14.58%) SUSE
4 7 (14.58%) AIX
4 7 (14.58%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (8.33%) CentOS
6 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.08%) Solaris
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (25.00%) Analytics
3 11 (22.92%) DevOps
4 9 (18.75%) Load Balancing
5 8 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (12.50%) Change Management
7 5 (10.42%) SIEM
8 4 (8.33%) Web Application Development
8 4 (8.33%) Web Development
8 4 (8.33%) Service Management
8 4 (8.33%) ITIL
8 4 (8.33%) Line Management
9 3 (6.25%) Project Management
9 3 (6.25%) Migration
9 3 (6.25%) Security Architecture
9 3 (6.25%) Use Case
10 2 (4.17%) Performance Testing
10 2 (4.17%) MVC
10 2 (4.17%) Workflow
10 2 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (35.42%) SQL
2 15 (31.25%) Python
2 15 (31.25%) Shell Script
3 14 (29.17%) PHP
4 8 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.42%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.25%) Perl
6 3 (6.25%) C#
7 2 (4.17%) Ruby
7 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.17%) sed
8 1 (2.08%) VBA
8 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) GIAC
2 3 (6.25%) CISSP
3 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.17%) CCNP
3 2 (4.17%) CCNA
3 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (4.17%) HIPAA
System Software
1 11 (22.92%) Shibboleth
2 7 (14.58%) FreeRADIUS
2 7 (14.58%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.58%) vSphere
3 5 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.42%) Firmware
4 3 (6.25%) VMware ESX
4 3 (6.25%) ProxySG
5 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.08%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (22.92%) Puppet
2 7 (14.58%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (4.17%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (2.08%) WMI
4 1 (2.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Cisco
1 15 (31.25%) CheckPoint
2 14 (29.17%) Oracle
3 12 (25.00%) Splunk
4 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
4 11 (22.92%) VMware
5 8 (16.67%) IBM
6 7 (14.58%) Citrix
6 7 (14.58%) CA
7 6 (12.50%) Adobe
7 6 (12.50%) ArcSight
8 5 (10.42%) Omniture
9 4 (8.33%) McAfee
9 4 (8.33%) Lumension
10 3 (6.25%) Fortinet
10 3 (6.25%) AlgoSec
10 3 (6.25%) Cyber-Ark
10 3 (6.25%) Sophos
10 3 (6.25%) Symantec
10 3 (6.25%) Blue Coat
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