The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the London region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regular Expressions (Regex)
Rank 388 386 400
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Contract jobs citing Regular Expression 14 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.060% 0.074% 0.038%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.24% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 8
Average daily rate
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£305 £225 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.55% -47.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £150 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £279 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £308 -
% change year-on-year
+33.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7168 7618 7544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.87% 31.41% 28.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5115 5491 5265
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 81 80
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Regular Expression
England

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 23 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +21 4 £315 +40.00%
Regular Expression
England

Regular Expression
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 17 (80.95%) SQL
2 16 (76.19%) Linux
3 14 (66.67%) Apache
3 14 (66.67%) Ethernet
4 12 (57.14%) Shell Script
4 12 (57.14%) PHP
5 11 (52.38%) MySQL
5 11 (52.38%) Perl
5 11 (52.38%) Data Modelling
5 11 (52.38%) Bash Shell
6 10 (47.62%) Git (software)
6 10 (47.62%) Moodle
6 10 (47.62%) Performance Testing
6 10 (47.62%) sed
6 10 (47.62%) E-Learning
6 10 (47.62%) SSH
7 9 (42.86%) Red Hat
7 9 (42.86%) CentOS
7 9 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (28.57%) VLE
9 5 (23.81%) Internet
9 5 (23.81%) Oracle
9 5 (23.81%) Windows
9 5 (23.81%) Network Security
10 4 (19.05%) vSphere
10 4 (19.05%) Learning Management System
10 4 (19.05%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (19.05%) Splunk
10 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (19.05%) NetScaler

Regular Expression
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 14 (66.67%) Apache
2 10 (47.62%) Moodle
3 4 (19.05%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Photoshop
1 2 (9.52%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 10 (47.62%) SSH
3 5 (23.81%) Network Security
3 5 (23.81%) Internet
4 4 (19.05%) Firewall
4 4 (19.05%) DNS
4 4 (19.05%) SAN
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (19.05%) NetScaler
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (19.05%) VLAN
5 3 (14.29%) VPN
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (14.29%) BGP
6 2 (9.52%) IPsec
7 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) MySQL
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) DB2
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) SQLPlus
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 2 (9.52%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Development Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Moodle Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (4.76%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Test Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) UNIX Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Test Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) XML
2 2 (9.52%) XSL
2 2 (9.52%) XHTML
2 2 (9.52%) Java SE
2 2 (9.52%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (9.52%) DHTML
2 2 (9.52%) HTML
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
2 2 (9.52%) CSS
2 2 (9.52%) JSP
2 2 (9.52%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) E-Learning
2 6 (28.57%) VLE
3 4 (19.05%) Learning Management System
4 2 (9.52%) Photography
4 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
5 1 (4.76%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Linux
2 9 (42.86%) CentOS
2 9 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (23.81%) Windows
4 4 (19.05%) AIX
4 4 (19.05%) SUSE
4 4 (19.05%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (9.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Data Modelling
2 10 (47.62%) Performance Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
3 4 (19.05%) Change Management
4 2 (9.52%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Web Development
4 2 (9.52%) Low Latency
4 2 (9.52%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.76%) MSF
5 1 (4.76%) SIEM
5 1 (4.76%) Analytics
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.76%) Test Management
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) RUP
5 1 (4.76%) CRM
5 1 (4.76%) ETL
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) SQL
2 12 (57.14%) Shell Script
2 12 (57.14%) PHP
3 11 (52.38%) Bash Shell
3 11 (52.38%) Perl
4 10 (47.62%) sed
5 2 (9.52%) Java
5 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) vSphere
2 3 (14.29%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (4.76%) Snort
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco
3 4 (19.05%) IBM
3 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
3 4 (19.05%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) Citrix
3 4 (19.05%) Splunk
4 2 (9.52%) CA
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) Adobe
5 1 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) Sourcefire
5 1 (4.76%) ArcSight
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