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 24 June 2016 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regular Expressions (Regex)
Rank 404 414 413
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Contract jobs citing Regular Expression 22 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.043% 0.056%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 12
Median daily rate £550 £613 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.20% +94.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £263 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £625 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £600 £336
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +78.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £80.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
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
7004 7291 7308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 32.35% 31.22% 31.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5371 5295 5278
Median daily rate £450 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 50 31
Median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.13 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £60.00 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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 24 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Regular Expression within the London region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 1 - - 1
Regular Expression
England

Regular Expression
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, 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 26 (65.00%) XML
2 25 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 21 (52.50%) Python
3 21 (52.50%) Splunk
4 18 (45.00%) HTML
5 16 (40.00%) Java
5 16 (40.00%) Linux
6 13 (32.50%) CSS
7 12 (30.00%) Nagios
7 12 (30.00%) Unix
7 12 (30.00%) MySQL
7 12 (30.00%) Software Engineering
7 12 (30.00%) Node.js
7 12 (30.00%) Puppet
8 11 (27.50%) SCCM
8 11 (27.50%) HP SiteScope
8 11 (27.50%) Ruby
8 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (27.50%) PHP
9 10 (25.00%) Relational Database
10 9 (22.50%) Data Modelling
11 8 (20.00%) Perl
11 8 (20.00%) Oracle
11 8 (20.00%) TDD
11 8 (20.00%) Shell Script
12 7 (17.50%) Scala
12 7 (17.50%) Cucumber
12 7 (17.50%) BDD
12 7 (17.50%) MongoDB
12 7 (17.50%) Apache Cassandra

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 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (10.00%) CMS
3 3 (7.50%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.00%) IIS
5 1 (2.50%) Apache
5 1 (2.50%) Mule
5 1 (2.50%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) HTTP
2 3 (7.50%) LDAP
3 2 (5.00%) BGP
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (5.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (5.00%) Firewall
3 2 (5.00%) Internet
3 2 (5.00%) Network Security
3 2 (5.00%) VLAN
3 2 (5.00%) VPN
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (2.50%) DNS
4 1 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.50%) IPsec
4 1 (2.50%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.50%) SAN
4 1 (2.50%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) MySQL
2 10 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (17.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (17.50%) MongoDB
4 5 (12.50%) Redis
4 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (7.50%) Big Data
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.50%) DB2
7 1 (2.50%) MS Access
7 1 (2.50%) PowerCenter
7 1 (2.50%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Cucumber
1 7 (17.50%) IntelliJ
1 7 (17.50%) Jenkins
1 7 (17.50%) JIRA
2 5 (12.50%) Grunt
2 5 (12.50%) gulp
3 4 (10.00%) Babel
3 4 (10.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 4 (10.00%) Mocha
3 4 (10.00%) Selenium
3 4 (10.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.50%) Bower
4 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.50%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (17.50%) Banking
1 7 (17.50%) Publishing
2 1 (2.50%) Bulgarian Language
2 1 (2.50%) Estonian Language
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Latvian Language
2 1 (2.50%) Lithuanian Language
2 1 (2.50%) Romanian Language
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Developer
2 8 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Linux Support
2 8 (20.00%) Linux Support Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Scala Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Knowledge Manager
5 5 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (12.50%) JavaScript Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Administrator
6 4 (10.00%) Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Splunk Administrator
6 4 (10.00%) Splunk Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Security Manager
7 3 (7.50%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Technical Support
7 3 (7.50%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (65.00%) XML
2 18 (45.00%) HTML
3 13 (32.50%) CSS
4 12 (30.00%) Node.js
5 7 (17.50%) Akka
5 7 (17.50%) Kafka
5 7 (17.50%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (12.50%) DOM
6 5 (12.50%) HTML5
6 5 (12.50%) JSON
7 4 (10.00%) Browserify
7 4 (10.00%) Express
7 4 (10.00%) koa
8 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.50%) Handlebars
8 1 (2.50%) Jade
8 1 (2.50%) LESS
8 1 (2.50%) Mustache
8 1 (2.50%) OOCSS
8 1 (2.50%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.00%) Taxonomies
3 1 (2.50%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 16 (40.00%) Linux
2 12 (30.00%) Unix
3 7 (17.50%) Android
3 7 (17.50%) Apple iOS
4 6 (15.00%) AIX
5 5 (12.50%) HPUX
5 5 (12.50%) Solaris
6 4 (10.00%) Windows
7 3 (7.50%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (2.50%) SUSE
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (22.50%) Data Modelling
4 8 (20.00%) TDD
5 7 (17.50%) BDD
5 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (17.50%) Kanban
5 7 (17.50%) Scrum
6 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (12.50%) Time Management
6 5 (12.50%) Web Development
7 4 (10.00%) Change Management
7 4 (10.00%) Code Coverage
7 4 (10.00%) Data Security
7 4 (10.00%) SDLC
8 3 (7.50%) Knowledge Management
9 2 (5.00%) Data Analysis
9 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
9 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 25 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 21 (52.50%) Python
3 16 (40.00%) Java
4 11 (27.50%) PHP
4 11 (27.50%) Ruby
5 8 (20.00%) Perl
5 8 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 7 (17.50%) Scala
6 7 (17.50%) SQL
7 6 (15.00%) C++
8 5 (12.50%) C#
8 5 (12.50%) ES6
9 4 (10.00%) Bash Shell
10 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
11 1 (2.50%) Clojure
11 1 (2.50%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) GCIA
2 1 (2.50%) GCIH
2 1 (2.50%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Firmware
2 1 (2.50%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (30.00%) Nagios
1 12 (30.00%) Puppet
2 11 (27.50%) HP SiteScope
2 11 (27.50%) SCCM
3 4 (10.00%) CFEngine
3 4 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.50%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (2.50%) Cacti
4 1 (2.50%) Nessus
4 1 (2.50%) Nmap
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 21 (52.50%) Splunk
2 8 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.50%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.00%) Cisco
4 2 (5.00%) IBM
4 2 (5.00%) Lancope
5 1 (2.50%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.50%) CA
5 1 (2.50%) Citrix
5 1 (2.50%) Informatica
5 1 (2.50%) Palo Alto
5 1 (2.50%) SAP
5 1 (2.50%) Sybase
5 1 (2.50%) VMware