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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Regular Expressions (Regex)
UK / England
Rank 498 573 545
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -28
Contract jobs citing Regular Expression 69 31 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.067% 0.067%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.54% 0.23% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 22 18
Median daily rate £400 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £498 £357
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £331 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.16% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
12682 13587 12744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.08% 29.22% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8765 9475 8722
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 244 169
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £21.70 £20.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £57.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +31 42 £500 +36.98% 1
South East +28 26 £355 +9.23% 3
North West - 1 £300 - 1
Regular Expression
UK

Regular Expression
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 71 (57.26%) Linux
2 53 (42.74%) Windows
2 53 (42.74%) Python
3 50 (40.32%) Perl
4 47 (37.90%) Unix
5 38 (30.65%) Splunk
6 31 (25.00%) Java
7 30 (24.19%) SQL
8 29 (23.39%) Shell Script
9 26 (20.97%) Finance
10 25 (20.16%) Firewall
11 22 (17.74%) JavaScript
11 22 (17.74%) Big Data
12 21 (16.94%) Knowledge Management
13 20 (16.13%) PowerShell
13 20 (16.13%) Analytics
14 19 (15.32%) HTTP
15 18 (14.52%) JSON
16 17 (13.71%) XML
17 16 (12.90%) Kalman Filter
17 16 (12.90%) Data Modelling
17 16 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
17 16 (12.90%) Web Analytics
18 15 (12.10%) Google
18 15 (12.10%) Amazon AWS
18 15 (12.10%) Microsoft
18 15 (12.10%) Adobe
18 15 (12.10%) Google Tag Manager
19 14 (11.29%) SQL Server
19 14 (11.29%) Scala

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 6 (4.84%) Apache
2 5 (4.03%) Apache Pig
2 5 (4.03%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.23%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.81%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.81%) SAS
4 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (8.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (8.87%) Adobe Campaign
2 4 (3.23%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (12.10%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (12.10%) Google Tag Manager
3 3 (2.42%) IaaS
3 3 (2.42%) SaaS
4 1 (0.81%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.81%) Boomi
4 1 (0.81%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 25 (20.16%) Firewall
2 19 (15.32%) HTTP
3 13 (10.48%) LDAP
4 11 (8.87%) TCP/IP
5 9 (7.26%) Network Security
5 9 (7.26%) SAN
6 8 (6.45%) DNS
6 8 (6.45%) NetScaler
6 8 (6.45%) SSL
7 7 (5.65%) Wireless
8 2 (1.61%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.61%) Internet
8 2 (1.61%) IPv4
8 2 (1.61%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.74%) Big Data
2 14 (11.29%) Hadoop
2 14 (11.29%) SQL Server
3 12 (9.68%) Relational Database
4 11 (8.87%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (8.06%) NoSQL
6 9 (7.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (7.26%) Sqoop
7 7 (5.65%) MS Access
8 6 (4.84%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (4.03%) Apache Hive
10 4 (3.23%) SAP HANA
11 2 (1.61%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.81%) Power BI
12 1 (0.81%) PowerCenter
12 1 (0.81%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Automake
1 2 (1.61%) ClearCase
1 2 (1.61%) CppUnit
2 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.81%) IntelliJ
2 1 (0.81%) JBuilder
2 1 (0.81%) JDeveloper
2 1 (0.81%) Jtest
2 1 (0.81%) NetBeans
2 1 (0.81%) Optimizeit
2 1 (0.81%) Subversion
General
1 26 (20.97%) Finance
2 13 (10.48%) Marketing
3 10 (8.06%) Banking
4 5 (4.03%) Games
5 3 (2.42%) Law
6 1 (0.81%) Legal
6 1 (0.81%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (19.35%) Developer
2 23 (18.55%) Support Engineer
3 19 (15.32%) Monitoring Engineer
4 18 (14.52%) Linux Engineer
5 17 (13.71%) Linux Scripter
5 17 (13.71%) Linux Support
5 17 (13.71%) Linux Support Engineer
6 15 (12.10%) Applications Engineer
6 15 (12.10%) Applications Support
6 15 (12.10%) Applications Support Engineer
7 14 (11.29%) Analyst
8 13 (10.48%) Web Engineer
9 10 (8.06%) Network Engineer
9 10 (8.06%) PowerShell Developer
9 10 (8.06%) Technical Engineer
9 10 (8.06%) Technical Support
9 10 (8.06%) Technical Support Engineer
10 9 (7.26%) Consultant
10 9 (7.26%) Web Manager
11 8 (6.45%) Web Analytics Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.52%) JSON
2 17 (13.71%) XML
3 10 (8.06%) J2EE
3 10 (8.06%) JDBC
3 10 (8.06%) Servlets
4 9 (7.26%) ELK Stack
4 9 (7.26%) REST
4 9 (7.26%) RESTful
4 9 (7.26%) Web Services
5 8 (6.45%) jQuery
6 7 (5.65%) HTML
7 6 (4.84%) AWT
7 6 (4.84%) Swing
8 5 (4.03%) Middleware
9 4 (3.23%) .NET
9 4 (3.23%) SOAP
9 4 (3.23%) WSDL
9 4 (3.23%) XSD
10 3 (2.42%) ASP.NET
11 2 (1.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.26%) Statistics
2 7 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.65%) Digital Media
2 7 (5.65%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.03%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.03%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (3.23%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.42%) Cyber Attack
5 3 (2.42%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.61%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.61%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.81%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 71 (57.26%) Linux
2 53 (42.74%) Windows
3 47 (37.90%) Unix
4 12 (9.68%) Mac OS
5 10 (8.06%) Solaris
5 10 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (7.26%) AIX
6 9 (7.26%) HPUX
7 7 (5.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (5.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (4.84%) Windows XP
9 4 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.42%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.94%) Knowledge Management
2 20 (16.13%) Analytics
3 16 (12.90%) Data Modelling
3 16 (12.90%) Kalman Filter
3 16 (12.90%) Web Analytics
4 12 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (9.68%) API Integration
4 12 (9.68%) Email Filtering
5 11 (8.87%) Data Management
6 10 (8.06%) ETL
6 10 (8.06%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (8.06%) Security Monitoring
7 9 (7.26%) ETL Development
7 9 (7.26%) Security Operations
7 9 (7.26%) SIEM
7 9 (7.26%) SOA
8 8 (6.45%) Change Management
8 8 (6.45%) Load Balancing
8 8 (6.45%) Service Management
8 8 (6.45%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 53 (42.74%) Python
2 50 (40.32%) Perl
3 31 (25.00%) Java
4 30 (24.19%) SQL
5 29 (23.39%) Shell Script
6 22 (17.74%) JavaScript
7 20 (16.13%) PowerShell
8 14 (11.29%) Scala
9 13 (10.48%) Bash Shell
9 13 (10.48%) C#
10 9 (7.26%) T-SQL
11 7 (5.65%) Korn
11 7 (5.65%) VBScript
12 6 (4.84%) Bourne shell
13 4 (3.23%) PHP
13 4 (3.23%) Ruby
14 3 (2.42%) C++
15 2 (1.61%) C
16 1 (0.81%) Groovy
16 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.03%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (4.03%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.42%) Degree
4 2 (1.61%) CISSP
4 2 (1.61%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) CBAP
5 1 (0.81%) GIAC
5 1 (0.81%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.42%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) COBIT
2 1 (0.81%) GPG13
2 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (7.26%) Apache Flume
2 3 (2.42%) Docker
3 2 (1.61%) iptables
3 2 (1.61%) OpenSSH
4 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (9.68%) WMI
2 10 (8.06%) HP SiteScope
3 9 (7.26%) Rsyslog
4 6 (4.84%) Nagios
4 6 (4.84%) Netcool
4 6 (4.84%) SCOM
4 6 (4.84%) Tivoli
5 5 (4.03%) ArcSight ESM
6 4 (3.23%) Puppet
6 4 (3.23%) SCCM
7 3 (2.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (1.61%) CFEngine
8 2 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.81%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.81%) QRadar
Vendors
1 38 (30.65%) Splunk
2 15 (12.10%) Adobe
2 15 (12.10%) Google
2 15 (12.10%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.06%) CheckPoint
3 10 (8.06%) Cisco
3 10 (8.06%) Red Hat
4 8 (6.45%) Citrix
4 8 (6.45%) Dell
4 8 (6.45%) Extreme Networks
5 6 (4.84%) ArcSight
5 6 (4.84%) CA
5 6 (4.84%) IBM
5 6 (4.84%) Oracle
6 5 (4.03%) Cognos
6 5 (4.03%) HP
7 4 (3.23%) Intel Security
7 4 (3.23%) SAP
7 4 (3.23%) Symantec
7 4 (3.23%) Workday
London
Westbourne Partners
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