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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regular Expression over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regular Expressions (Regex)
Rank 148 - 139
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Regular Expression 7 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% - 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.72% - 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 6
Median daily rate £420 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
967 971 821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.02% 23.44% 25.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 684 587 533
Median daily rate £375 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 35 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £30.85 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.78% -11.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Regular Expression
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 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

Regular Expression
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
Lancashire - 7 £420 -
Regular Expression
England

Regular Expression
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 North West region with a requirement for Regular Expression.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Perl
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) VBScript
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 7 (100.00%) Release Management
1 7 (100.00%) Service Management
1 7 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Bourne shell
2 6 (85.71%) HP SiteScope
2 6 (85.71%) CA
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Korn
2 6 (85.71%) SCOM
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (85.71%) Tivoli
2 6 (85.71%) Netcool
2 6 (85.71%) Windows XP
2 6 (85.71%) IBM
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) AIX
2 6 (85.71%) HPUX
2 6 (85.71%) Solaris
3 5 (71.43%) HP
3 5 (71.43%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared

Regular Expression
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Monitoring Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Monitoring Specialist
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (85.71%) AIX
2 6 (85.71%) HPUX
2 6 (85.71%) Solaris
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Release Management
1 7 (100.00%) Service Management
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Perl
1 7 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) VBScript
2 6 (85.71%) Bourne shell
2 6 (85.71%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) HP SiteScope
1 6 (85.71%) Netcool
1 6 (85.71%) SCOM
1 6 (85.71%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (85.71%) CA
2 6 (85.71%) IBM
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) HP