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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regular Expressions (Regex)
Rank 414 409 403
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing Regular Expression 11 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.047% 0.060% 0.070%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.19% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 11
Average daily rate
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£450 £305 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.54% +35.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £280 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £325 £279
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £356 £308
% change year-on-year
+68.42% +15.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £80.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Regular Expression
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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
7342 7294 7721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.28% 31.02% 31.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5324 5187 5545
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 46 73
Average hourly rate £36.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.41 £17.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £53.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 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
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 31 July 2015. 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -11 2 £405 +28.57% 2
Regular Expression
England

Regular Expression
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (38.10%) SQL Server
1 8 (38.10%) Analytics
2 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (28.57%) Windows
3 6 (28.57%) Linux
3 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 6 (28.57%) Adobe
3 6 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (28.57%) Adobe Analytics
4 5 (23.81%) API Integration
4 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 5 (23.81%) Omniture
4 5 (23.81%) WMI
4 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
4 5 (23.81%) HTTP
4 5 (23.81%) C#
4 5 (23.81%) Firewall
5 4 (19.05%) Finance
5 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
5 4 (19.05%) .NET
5 4 (19.05%) DevOps
6 3 (14.29%) SIEM
6 3 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (14.29%) Network Security
6 3 (14.29%) IIS
6 3 (14.29%) DNS
6 3 (14.29%) IBM

Regular Expression
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (14.29%) IIS
2 2 (9.52%) Apache
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.52%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Firewall
1 5 (23.81%) HTTP
2 3 (14.29%) Network Security
2 3 (14.29%) DNS
2 3 (14.29%) SAN
3 2 (9.52%) Internet
3 2 (9.52%) BGP
3 2 (9.52%) LAN
3 2 (9.52%) WAN
3 2 (9.52%) Ethernet
3 2 (9.52%) VPN
3 2 (9.52%) IPsec
3 2 (9.52%) VLAN
3 2 (9.52%) NetScaler
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (9.52%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.76%) NAS
4 1 (4.76%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) DB2
2 2 (9.52%) Spotfire
2 2 (9.52%) QlikView
3 1 (4.76%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (4.76%) PowerCenter
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
1 6 (28.57%) Consultant
2 5 (23.81%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Security Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Web Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Data Migration Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) Middleware
2 2 (9.52%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Mobile App
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Algorithms
2 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) AIX
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (9.52%) SUSE
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Analytics
2 5 (23.81%) API Integration
3 4 (19.05%) DevOps
3 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
4 3 (14.29%) Change Management
4 3 (14.29%) SIEM
4 3 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (9.52%) Statistical Modelling
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analytics
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.52%) Patch Management
5 2 (9.52%) Open Source
5 2 (9.52%) Workflow
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.52%) CRM
5 2 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
3 5 (23.81%) C#
4 2 (9.52%) Java
4 2 (9.52%) Python
4 2 (9.52%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) vSphere
2 2 (9.52%) FreeRADIUS
2 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) Firmware
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.76%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) WMI
2 2 (9.52%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 2 (9.52%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (9.52%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.76%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) VMware
2 6 (28.57%) Adobe
3 5 (23.81%) Omniture
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 3 (14.29%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) IBM
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle
5 2 (9.52%) CA
5 2 (9.52%) LANDesk
5 2 (9.52%) Qualys
5 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
5 2 (9.52%) TIBCO
5 2 (9.52%) Sophos
5 2 (9.52%) Tableau
5 2 (9.52%) Lancope
6 1 (4.76%) Ab Initio
6 1 (4.76%) 3PAR
6 1 (4.76%) Splunk
6 1 (4.76%) ArcSight