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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regular Expressions (Regex)
Rank 415 418 405
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing Regular Expression 10 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.041% 0.048% 0.061%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.15% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 13
Average daily rate
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£425 £279 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.32% -34.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £225 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £296 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £308 -
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -
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
7396 7878 7768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.20% 31.30% 29.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5315 5699 5441
Average daily rate £413 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 47 69
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £59.88 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +23 3 £425 +37.98%
Upminster - - - -
Regular Expression
England

Regular Expression
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 22 (95.65%) SQL
1 22 (95.65%) Linux
2 21 (91.30%) Apache
2 21 (91.30%) Ethernet
3 12 (52.17%) Windows
3 12 (52.17%) Oracle
4 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
4 11 (47.83%) DB2
4 11 (47.83%) IIS
4 11 (47.83%) Perl
4 11 (47.83%) AIX
4 11 (47.83%) Data Modelling
4 11 (47.83%) Cisco
4 11 (47.83%) IBM
4 11 (47.83%) Citrix
4 11 (47.83%) CheckPoint
4 11 (47.83%) Shell Script
4 11 (47.83%) Firewall
4 11 (47.83%) SUSE
4 11 (47.83%) VMware
4 11 (47.83%) VLAN
4 11 (47.83%) Load Balancing
4 11 (47.83%) Network Security
4 11 (47.83%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (47.83%) vSphere
4 11 (47.83%) Bash Shell
4 11 (47.83%) Oracle Linux
4 11 (47.83%) NetScaler
4 11 (47.83%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (43.48%) sed

Regular Expression
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 21 (91.30%) Apache
2 11 (47.83%) IIS
3 10 (43.48%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (91.30%) Ethernet
2 11 (47.83%) VLAN
2 11 (47.83%) Network Security
2 11 (47.83%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (47.83%) NetScaler
2 11 (47.83%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (47.83%) Firewall
3 10 (43.48%) SSH
3 10 (43.48%) Cisco ISE
3 10 (43.48%) VPN
3 10 (43.48%) DNS
3 10 (43.48%) SAN
3 10 (43.48%) Internet
3 10 (43.48%) BGP
4 9 (39.13%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
1 11 (47.83%) DB2
2 10 (43.48%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) SQLPlus
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 5 (21.74%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Network Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Network Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Development Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Moodle Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Data Centre Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Linux Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (4.35%) PHP Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) UNIX Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) E-Learning
2 6 (26.09%) VLE
2 6 (26.09%) Firmware
3 4 (17.39%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Linux
2 12 (52.17%) Windows
3 11 (47.83%) AIX
3 11 (47.83%) Oracle Linux
3 11 (47.83%) SUSE
4 9 (39.13%) CentOS
4 9 (39.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Data Modelling
1 11 (47.83%) Load Balancing
2 10 (43.48%) Performance Testing
3 9 (39.13%) Change Management
4 6 (26.09%) Service Management
4 6 (26.09%) Line Management
5 3 (13.04%) Migration
6 1 (4.35%) Information Security
6 1 (4.35%) Web Analytics
6 1 (4.35%) ETL
6 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL
6 1 (4.35%) CRM
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
6 1 (4.35%) Analytics
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) SQL
2 11 (47.83%) Shell Script
2 11 (47.83%) Bash Shell
2 11 (47.83%) Perl
3 10 (43.48%) PHP
3 10 (43.48%) sed
4 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) vSphere
2 10 (43.48%) FreeRADIUS
3 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Oracle
2 11 (47.83%) Cisco
2 11 (47.83%) IBM
2 11 (47.83%) Citrix
2 11 (47.83%) CheckPoint
2 11 (47.83%) VMware
3 9 (39.13%) Red Hat
4 6 (26.09%) Splunk
5 5 (21.74%) CA