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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regular Expression over the 3 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Regular Expressions (Regex)
England / London
Rank 359 399 404
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +5
Contract jobs citing Regular Expression 38 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.093% 0.038%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.57% 0.30% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 0
Median daily rate £500 £383 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.71% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.63% -6.42%
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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6682 6777 6404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.99% 31.60% 30.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5043 5011 4718
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 41 22
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +72.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £26.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

Regular Expression
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Regular Expression across the London region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Regular Expression Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 February 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 London region with a requirement for Regular Expression.

1 45 (59.21%) Python
2 40 (52.63%) Windows
3 39 (51.32%) Unix
4 38 (50.00%) Linux
4 38 (50.00%) Perl
5 33 (43.42%) Splunk
6 21 (27.63%) Shell Script
7 19 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
7 19 (25.00%) Big Data
8 18 (23.68%) JSON
9 17 (22.37%) Finance
9 17 (22.37%) Microsoft Azure
10 16 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
10 16 (21.05%) XML
11 15 (19.74%) SQL Server
11 15 (19.74%) SQL
11 15 (19.74%) Data Modelling
11 15 (19.74%) HTTP
11 15 (19.74%) PowerShell
12 14 (18.42%) API Integration
12 14 (18.42%) Scala
12 14 (18.42%) WMI
12 14 (18.42%) Firewall
12 14 (18.42%) C#
12 14 (18.42%) Java
13 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
13 12 (15.79%) Bash Shell
14 11 (14.47%) Hadoop
14 11 (14.47%) SAN
14 11 (14.47%) JavaScript

Regular Expression
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 5 (6.58%) Apache
1 5 (6.58%) Apache Pig
1 5 (6.58%) Apache Spark
2 4 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.32%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.32%) SAS
3 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 17 (22.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.95%) IaaS
4 2 (2.63%) SaaS
5 1 (1.32%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.74%) HTTP
2 14 (18.42%) Firewall
3 11 (14.47%) LDAP
3 11 (14.47%) SAN
4 10 (13.16%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.32%) Internet
5 1 (1.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.00%) Big Data
2 15 (19.74%) SQL Server
3 11 (14.47%) Hadoop
4 10 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (13.16%) NoSQL
4 10 (13.16%) Relational Database
5 9 (11.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (11.84%) Sqoop
6 5 (6.58%) Apache Hive
7 4 (5.26%) SAP HANA
8 2 (2.63%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.32%) Power BI
9 1 (1.32%) PowerCenter
General
1 17 (22.37%) Finance
2 10 (13.16%) Banking
3 1 (1.32%) Legal
3 1 (1.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (27.63%) Support Engineer
2 16 (21.05%) Developer
3 15 (19.74%) Analyst
3 15 (19.74%) Applications Engineer
3 15 (19.74%) Applications Support
3 15 (19.74%) Applications Support Engineer
3 15 (19.74%) Linux Engineer
3 15 (19.74%) Linux Scripter
3 15 (19.74%) Linux Support
3 15 (19.74%) Linux Support Engineer
4 12 (15.79%) PowerShell Developer
5 11 (14.47%) Monitoring Engineer
6 8 (10.53%) Data Analyst
6 8 (10.53%) Technical Engineer
6 8 (10.53%) Technical Support
6 8 (10.53%) Technical Support Engineer
7 7 (9.21%) Consultant
8 6 (7.89%) Architect
8 6 (7.89%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (7.89%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.68%) JSON
2 16 (21.05%) XML
3 9 (11.84%) Elastic Stack
3 9 (11.84%) J2EE
3 9 (11.84%) JDBC
3 9 (11.84%) REST
3 9 (11.84%) RESTful
3 9 (11.84%) Servlets
3 9 (11.84%) Web Services
4 5 (6.58%) Middleware
5 4 (5.26%) SOAP
5 4 (5.26%) WSDL
5 4 (5.26%) XSD
6 3 (3.95%) .NET
6 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.32%) Lucene
7 1 (1.32%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.95%) Cyber Attack
2 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.63%) Hedge funds
2 2 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.32%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 40 (52.63%) Windows
2 39 (51.32%) Unix
3 38 (50.00%) Linux
4 10 (13.16%) Mac OS
5 3 (3.95%) AIX
5 3 (3.95%) HPUX
5 3 (3.95%) Solaris
5 3 (3.95%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
2 15 (19.74%) Data Modelling
3 14 (18.42%) API Integration
4 9 (11.84%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (11.84%) Data Loss Prevention
4 9 (11.84%) ETL
4 9 (11.84%) ETL Development
4 9 (11.84%) Incident Management
4 9 (11.84%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (11.84%) SOA
4 9 (11.84%) Statistics
5 8 (10.53%) Information Security
6 7 (9.21%) Analytics
6 7 (9.21%) Configuration Management
6 7 (9.21%) Data Ingestion
6 7 (9.21%) DevOps
6 7 (9.21%) Workflow
6 7 (9.21%) Workflow Management
7 6 (7.89%) Data Analytics
8 5 (6.58%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 45 (59.21%) Python
2 38 (50.00%) Perl
3 21 (27.63%) Shell Script
4 15 (19.74%) PowerShell
4 15 (19.74%) SQL
5 14 (18.42%) C#
5 14 (18.42%) Java
5 14 (18.42%) Scala
6 12 (15.79%) Bash Shell
7 11 (14.47%) JavaScript
8 9 (11.84%) T-SQL
9 4 (5.26%) PHP
9 4 (5.26%) Ruby
10 1 (1.32%) Groovy
10 1 (1.32%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (2.63%) CISSP
1 2 (2.63%) Degree
2 1 (1.32%) CBAP
2 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.32%) GIAC
2 1 (1.32%) ISEB
2 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) COBIT
2 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (11.84%) Apache Flume
2 3 (3.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (18.42%) WMI
2 9 (11.84%) Rsyslog
3 6 (7.89%) Nagios
4 4 (5.26%) HP SiteScope
4 4 (5.26%) Puppet
4 4 (5.26%) SCCM
5 2 (2.63%) CFEngine
5 2 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.32%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (1.32%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.32%) QRadar
Vendors
1 33 (43.42%) Splunk
2 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.53%) Intel Security
4 7 (9.21%) Intel
5 4 (5.26%) Oracle
5 4 (5.26%) SAP
5 4 (5.26%) Workday
6 3 (3.95%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.63%) ArcSight
7 2 (2.63%) Symantec
8 1 (1.32%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.32%) Cisco
8 1 (1.32%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.32%) Informatica
8 1 (1.32%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.32%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (1.32%) Varonis
8 1 (1.32%) WorldPay