The table below looks at the statistics for Regular Expression skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 - 125 124
Contract jobs citing Regular Expression 0 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.23% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.95% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 9
Average daily rate
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- £300 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £356 £308
% change year-on-year
+68.42% +15.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
829 735 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.66% 24.48% 29.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 438 423
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 11 17
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £28.75 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

Regular Expression
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Regular Expression across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Regular Expression Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Regular Expression
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Regular Expression across the North West region.

Regular Expression Daily Rate Trend in the North West