The table below looks at the statistics for Regular Expression skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regular Expression over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regular Expressions (Regex)
Rank 387 395 364
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -31
Contract jobs citing Regular Expression 10 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.047% 0.022% 0.044%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.074% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Average daily rate
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£385 £225 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.11% -49.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Regular Expression
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6390 6731 5951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.75% 29.77% 29.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4609 4798 4370
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £293 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 44 49
Average hourly rate £27.37 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.80% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £147.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Regular Expression
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Regular Expression across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Regular Expression Jobs Demand Trend in London

Regular Expression
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Regular Expression across the London region.

Regular Expression Daily Rate Trend in London

Regular Expression
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Regular Expression across the London region.

Regular Expression Hourly Rate Trend in London

Regular Expression
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 26 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
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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
City of London - 1 - - 1
Regular Expression
England

Regular Expression
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 10 (47.62%) SQL
1 10 (47.62%) Analytics
2 9 (42.86%) Linux
3 8 (38.10%) Apache
3 8 (38.10%) Ethernet
3 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
4 7 (33.33%) Oracle
5 6 (28.57%) IBM
5 6 (28.57%) Adobe
5 6 (28.57%) IIS
5 6 (28.57%) Windows
5 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 6 (28.57%) Mobile App
6 5 (23.81%) Cisco ISE
6 5 (23.81%) NetScaler
6 5 (23.81%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (23.81%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (23.81%) SiteCatalyst
6 5 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (23.81%) vSphere
6 5 (23.81%) FreeRADIUS
6 5 (23.81%) VMware
6 5 (23.81%) VLAN
6 5 (23.81%) Omniture
6 5 (23.81%) Load Balancing
6 5 (23.81%) AIX
6 5 (23.81%) DB2
6 5 (23.81%) VPN
6 5 (23.81%) Citrix
6 5 (23.81%) CheckPoint

Regular Expression
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 8 (38.10%) Apache
2 6 (28.57%) IIS
3 3 (14.29%) Moodle
4 1 (4.76%) IBM Notes
4 1 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) SiteCatalyst
2 2 (9.52%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) Ethernet
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco ISE
2 5 (23.81%) NetScaler
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (23.81%) VLAN
2 5 (23.81%) VPN
2 5 (23.81%) Internet
2 5 (23.81%) BGP
2 5 (23.81%) Firewall
2 5 (23.81%) IPsec
3 4 (19.05%) SAN
3 4 (19.05%) DNS
3 4 (19.05%) Network Security
4 3 (14.29%) SSH
4 3 (14.29%) LAN
4 3 (14.29%) WAN
5 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) DB2
3 3 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (4.76%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.76%) SQLPlus
4 1 (4.76%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Firebug
General
1 2 (9.52%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Moodle Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Web Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Data Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) PHP Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Integration Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Data Integration Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Data Migration Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Project Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) XML
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 3 (14.29%) VLE
3 2 (9.52%) Statistics
3 2 (9.52%) Ontologies
4 1 (4.76%) Blog
4 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Linux
2 6 (28.57%) Windows
3 5 (23.81%) Oracle Linux
3 5 (23.81%) AIX
3 5 (23.81%) SUSE
4 3 (14.29%) CentOS
4 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Analytics
2 5 (23.81%) Load Balancing
2 5 (23.81%) Migration
3 4 (19.05%) Service Management
3 4 (19.05%) Change Management
3 4 (19.05%) Line Management
4 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 2 (9.52%) Data Management
5 2 (9.52%) Wealth Management
5 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.76%) Data Reconciliation
6 1 (4.76%) Data Analytics
6 1 (4.76%) Investment Management
6 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.76%) Web Analytics
6 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.76%) CRM
6 1 (4.76%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 4 (19.05%) Perl
3 4 (19.05%) PHP
4 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 3 (14.29%) sed
4 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 2 (9.52%) Python
6 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) vSphere
1 5 (23.81%) FreeRADIUS
2 4 (19.05%) Firmware
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (28.57%) IBM
2 6 (28.57%) Adobe
3 5 (23.81%) VMware
3 5 (23.81%) Omniture
3 5 (23.81%) Citrix
3 5 (23.81%) CheckPoint
3 5 (23.81%) Cisco
4 3 (14.29%) CA
4 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 2 (9.52%) Google
5 2 (9.52%) Splunk
6 1 (4.76%) Facebook
6 1 (4.76%) Twitter
6 1 (4.76%) Business Objects
6 1 (4.76%) SAP
6 1 (4.76%) Ab Initio
6 1 (4.76%) Informatica
6 1 (4.76%) Lotus