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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regular Expressions (Regex)
Rank 407 382 397
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +15
Contract jobs citing Regular Expression 5 7 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.032% 0.093%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.071% 0.11% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 23
Average daily rate £225 £450 £533
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.94% -15.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
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
7080 6238 7719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.26% 28.87% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5091 4525 5117
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 63 75
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £163.00 £54.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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 18 April 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
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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
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Regular Expression
England

Regular Expression
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (68.75%) UNIX
2 9 (56.25%) Linux
3 8 (50.00%) Solaris
3 8 (50.00%) LDAP
3 8 (50.00%) DNS
3 8 (50.00%) Veritas
3 8 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 8 (50.00%) Sybase
3 8 (50.00%) EMC
3 8 (50.00%) SAN
3 8 (50.00%) Finance
3 8 (50.00%) Banking
3 8 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 8 (50.00%) Cronacle
3 8 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 8 (50.00%) Veritas File System
4 4 (25.00%) CSS
4 4 (25.00%) HTML
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) XML
6 2 (12.50%) Scrum
6 2 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (12.50%) XSL
6 2 (12.50%) JSP
6 2 (12.50%) Servlets
6 2 (12.50%) Photoshop
6 2 (12.50%) .NET
6 2 (12.50%) DHTML
6 2 (12.50%) Java

Regular Expression
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (12.50%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) LDAP
1 8 (50.00%) DNS
1 8 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (12.50%) PhantomJS
1 2 (12.50%) TextMate
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
1 8 (50.00%) Banking
1 8 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 8 (50.00%) Administrator
1 8 (50.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
1 8 (50.00%) UNIX Administrator
1 8 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 8 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) CSS
1 4 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (18.75%) XML
3 2 (12.50%) XSL
3 2 (12.50%) JSP
3 2 (12.50%) Servlets
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) DHTML
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 2 (12.50%) XHTML
3 2 (12.50%) CSS3
3 2 (12.50%) Java SE
3 2 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (12.50%) Mustache
3 2 (12.50%) OOCSS
3 2 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (6.25%) Backbone.js
4 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 2 (12.50%) Photography
2 1 (6.25%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) UNIX
2 9 (56.25%) Linux
3 8 (50.00%) Solaris
3 8 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Scrum
1 2 (12.50%) Progressive Enhancement
1 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
1 2 (12.50%) Web Development
1 2 (12.50%) Low Latency
2 1 (6.25%) Test Management
2 1 (6.25%) SIEM
2 1 (6.25%) MSF
2 1 (6.25%) RUP
2 1 (6.25%) Data Management
2 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
2 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
2 1 (6.25%) Change Management
2 1 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) PHP
2 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Cronacle
1 8 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 8 (50.00%) Veritas File System
2 1 (6.25%) Snort
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Veritas
1 8 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 8 (50.00%) Sybase
1 8 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Adobe
3 1 (6.25%) Splunk
3 1 (6.25%) ArcSight
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Sourcefire
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