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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regular Expressions (Regex)
Rank 392 384 393
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs citing Regular Expression 11 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.050% 0.049% 0.014%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.16% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 1
Average daily rate
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£613 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+104.16% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £336 £300
% change year-on-year
+78.43% +12.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £80.00 - £27.50
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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6790 6944 6448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.63% 30.69% 29.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4882 5091 4668
Average daily rate £420 £413 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 16 90
Average hourly rate £22.18 £45.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.71% +8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £30.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £175.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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 8 (42.11%) SQL
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (36.84%) VMware
2 7 (36.84%) Analytics
3 6 (31.58%) Adobe Analytics
3 6 (31.58%) Mobile App
3 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 6 (31.58%) Adobe
4 5 (26.32%) C#
4 5 (26.32%) Linux
4 5 (26.32%) HTTP
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 5 (26.32%) WMI
4 5 (26.32%) Omniture
4 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
5 4 (21.05%) DevOps
5 4 (21.05%) Ethernet
5 4 (21.05%) Apache
5 4 (21.05%) .NET
5 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
6 3 (15.79%) SAN
6 3 (15.79%) Finance
6 3 (15.79%) Windows
6 3 (15.79%) IIS
6 3 (15.79%) IBM
6 3 (15.79%) DNS
6 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (10.53%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (10.53%) Lancope

Regular Expression
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (21.05%) Apache
2 3 (15.79%) IIS
3 2 (10.53%) Moodle
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) InfoPath
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) HTTP
2 4 (21.05%) Ethernet
3 3 (15.79%) SAN
3 3 (15.79%) DNS
4 2 (10.53%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (10.53%) NetScaler
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (10.53%) SSH
4 2 (10.53%) VLAN
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (10.53%) Network Security
4 2 (10.53%) VPN
4 2 (10.53%) LAN
4 2 (10.53%) WAN
4 2 (10.53%) Firewall
4 2 (10.53%) IPsec
4 2 (10.53%) BGP
4 2 (10.53%) Internet
5 1 (5.26%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) DB2
2 2 (10.53%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) PowerCenter
3 1 (5.26%) Spotfire
3 1 (5.26%) QlikView
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.26%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Consultant
2 5 (26.32%) Automation Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Moodle Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Data Migration Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Mobile App
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) VLE
4 1 (5.26%) Open Source
4 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (10.53%) CentOS
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.53%) AIX
3 2 (10.53%) SUSE
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Analytics
2 4 (21.05%) DevOps
2 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.53%) CRM
3 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Change Management
3 2 (10.53%) Workflow
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) ETL
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.26%) Investment Management
4 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Wealth Management
4 1 (5.26%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 5 (26.32%) C#
3 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
4 2 (10.53%) sed
4 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.53%) Perl
4 2 (10.53%) PHP
4 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.26%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) R
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) FreeRADIUS
2 2 (10.53%) vSphere
3 1 (5.26%) Firmware
3 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) NFS
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) WMI
2 2 (10.53%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) VMware
2 6 (31.58%) Adobe
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) Omniture
4 3 (15.79%) IBM
5 2 (10.53%) Lancope
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle
5 2 (10.53%) CA
5 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.53%) Citrix
5 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.26%) TIBCO
6 1 (5.26%) Informatica
6 1 (5.26%) Ab Initio
6 1 (5.26%) SAP
6 1 (5.26%) Splunk
6 1 (5.26%) Tableau
6 1 (5.26%) 3PAR