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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regular Expressions (Regex)
Rank 388 407 397
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -10
Contract jobs citing Regular Expression 18 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.085% 0.019% 0.042%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.064% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 5
Average daily rate £365 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +11.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £283
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +15.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
6651 6245 6390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.30% 29.76% 29.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4953 4665 4514
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 23 54
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.37 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.68% -21.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.23 £16.30 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 14 February 2016.

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
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 14 February 2016. 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 - 2 £525 -
Regular Expression
England

Regular Expression
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 27 (72.97%) XML
2 24 (64.86%) Linux
2 24 (64.86%) Splunk
3 23 (62.16%) Unix
4 22 (59.46%) HTML
5 21 (56.76%) Java
6 19 (51.35%) C++
6 19 (51.35%) Python
6 19 (51.35%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (51.35%) Time Management
7 17 (45.95%) HPUX
7 17 (45.95%) Solaris
7 17 (45.95%) Perl
7 17 (45.95%) Relational Database
8 16 (43.24%) C#
8 16 (43.24%) AIX
8 16 (43.24%) Shell Script
8 16 (43.24%) JSON
8 16 (43.24%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (29.73%) Windows
10 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (18.92%) Mac OS X
11 7 (18.92%) LDAP
11 7 (18.92%) JIRA
11 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (16.22%) TDD
12 6 (16.22%) Banking
12 6 (16.22%) Information Security
12 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (16.22%) Cucumber

Regular Expression
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 6 (16.22%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) LDAP
2 4 (10.81%) HTTP
2 4 (10.81%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (10.81%) Network Security
3 2 (5.41%) Firewall
3 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (45.95%) Relational Database
2 6 (16.22%) MongoDB
2 6 (16.22%) MySQL
3 5 (13.51%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (13.51%) Big Data
3 5 (13.51%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.70%) Spotfire
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) JIRA
2 6 (16.22%) Cucumber
2 6 (16.22%) IntelliJ
2 6 (16.22%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.81%) Metasploit
4 1 (2.70%) Selenium
4 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (16.22%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Support Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) Linux Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) Linux Support
2 9 (24.32%) Linux Support Engineer
3 8 (21.62%) Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Technical Engineer
3 8 (21.62%) Technical Support
3 8 (21.62%) Technical Support Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Scala Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Unix Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Unix Support
4 5 (13.51%) Unix Support Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Windows Support Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Unix Scripter
5 4 (10.81%) Unix Scripting Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Linux Scripter
6 3 (8.11%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Splunk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (72.97%) XML
2 22 (59.46%) HTML
3 16 (43.24%) JSON
4 6 (16.22%) CSS
4 6 (16.22%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (13.51%) Akka
5 5 (13.51%) Kafka
6 1 (2.70%) LAMP
6 1 (2.70%) Middleware
6 1 (2.70%) Web Services
6 1 (2.70%) WSDL
6 1 (2.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.41%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 24 (64.86%) Linux
2 23 (62.16%) Unix
3 17 (45.95%) HPUX
3 17 (45.95%) Solaris
4 16 (43.24%) AIX
5 11 (29.73%) Windows
6 7 (18.92%) Mac OS X
7 6 (16.22%) Android
7 6 (16.22%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.70%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Business Intelligence
1 19 (51.35%) Time Management
2 16 (43.24%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.22%) BDD
4 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (16.22%) Information Security
4 6 (16.22%) Kanban
4 6 (16.22%) Scrum
4 6 (16.22%) TDD
5 5 (13.51%) Information Management
5 5 (13.51%) Knowledge Management
5 5 (13.51%) Protective Monitoring
5 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
5 5 (13.51%) Use Case
6 4 (10.81%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (10.81%) Information Retrieval
6 4 (10.81%) IT Audit
6 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.11%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 21 (56.76%) Java
2 19 (51.35%) C++
2 19 (51.35%) Python
3 17 (45.95%) Perl
4 16 (43.24%) C#
4 16 (43.24%) Shell Script
5 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
5 6 (16.22%) Scala
5 6 (16.22%) SQL
6 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.41%) C
6 2 (5.41%) PHP
6 2 (5.41%) XPath
7 1 (2.70%) Korn
7 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.70%) R
7 1 (2.70%) Ruby
7 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) DV Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) GCIA
3 3 (8.11%) GCIH
3 3 (8.11%) GSEC
4 2 (5.41%) GCED
4 2 (5.41%) GCFW
4 2 (5.41%) GCUX
4 2 (5.41%) GCWN
4 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.70%) Snort
1 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Nessus
1 4 (10.81%) Nmap
Vendors
1 24 (64.86%) Splunk
2 2 (5.41%) Tableau
3 1 (2.70%) Cognos
3 1 (2.70%) HP
3 1 (2.70%) ILOG
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.70%) VMware
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