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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regular Expressions (Regex)
Rank 380 390 358
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -32
Contract jobs citing Regular Expression 6 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.029% 0.050% 0.071%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.097% 0.17% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 8
Average daily rate
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£330 £325 £437
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -25.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £325 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £325 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £283 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.04% -24.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6178 6407 6168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.87% 29.31% 31.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4625 4562 4472
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £297 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 53 60
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £21.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +60.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £77.50 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 14 (73.68%) Linux
3 13 (68.42%) Apache
3 13 (68.42%) Ethernet
4 12 (63.16%) Oracle
4 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
5 11 (57.89%) Windows
6 10 (52.63%) AIX
6 10 (52.63%) VPN
6 10 (52.63%) Cisco
6 10 (52.63%) IBM
6 10 (52.63%) Citrix
6 10 (52.63%) DB2
6 10 (52.63%) IIS
6 10 (52.63%) CheckPoint
6 10 (52.63%) Internet
6 10 (52.63%) BGP
6 10 (52.63%) Firewall
6 10 (52.63%) IPsec
6 10 (52.63%) SUSE
6 10 (52.63%) VMware
6 10 (52.63%) VLAN
6 10 (52.63%) Load Balancing
6 10 (52.63%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (52.63%) vSphere
6 10 (52.63%) FreeRADIUS
6 10 (52.63%) Oracle Linux
6 10 (52.63%) NetScaler
6 10 (52.63%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (52.63%) Cisco ISE

Regular Expression
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 13 (68.42%) Apache
2 10 (52.63%) IIS
3 3 (15.79%) Moodle
4 1 (5.26%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) Ethernet
2 10 (52.63%) VPN
2 10 (52.63%) Internet
2 10 (52.63%) BGP
2 10 (52.63%) Firewall
2 10 (52.63%) IPsec
2 10 (52.63%) VLAN
2 10 (52.63%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (52.63%) NetScaler
2 10 (52.63%) Cisco Nexus
2 10 (52.63%) Cisco ISE
3 9 (47.37%) Network Security
4 8 (42.11%) SAN
4 8 (42.11%) DNS
5 3 (15.79%) SSH
6 1 (5.26%) LAN
6 1 (5.26%) WAN
6 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 10 (52.63%) DB2
3 3 (15.79%) MySQL
4 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.26%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Firebug
General
1 4 (21.05%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Network Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Moodle Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Network Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) PHP Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Web Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Data Integration Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Integration Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Network Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) VLE
2 2 (10.53%) Statistics
2 2 (10.53%) Ontologies
3 1 (5.26%) Blog
3 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) Windows
3 10 (52.63%) AIX
3 10 (52.63%) SUSE
3 10 (52.63%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (15.79%) CentOS
4 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Load Balancing
2 8 (42.11%) Line Management
2 8 (42.11%) Service Management
2 8 (42.11%) Change Management
3 4 (21.05%) Migration
3 4 (21.05%) Analytics
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (5.26%) Wealth Management
6 1 (5.26%) Web Analytics
6 1 (5.26%) Data Analytics
6 1 (5.26%) Data Reconciliation
6 1 (5.26%) CRM
6 1 (5.26%) OO
6 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Data Management
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) Perl
2 4 (21.05%) PHP
3 3 (15.79%) sed
3 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
3 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
4 2 (10.53%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.26%) C
5 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) vSphere
1 10 (52.63%) FreeRADIUS
2 8 (42.11%) Firmware
3 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Oracle
2 10 (52.63%) Cisco
2 10 (52.63%) IBM
2 10 (52.63%) Citrix
2 10 (52.63%) CheckPoint
2 10 (52.63%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) CA
3 4 (21.05%) Splunk
4 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.53%) Google
6 1 (5.26%) Facebook
6 1 (5.26%) Twitter
6 1 (5.26%) Lotus
6 1 (5.26%) Business Objects