The table below looks at the statistics for Regular Expression skills in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regular Expressions (Regex)
Rank 139 103 -
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -
Contract jobs citing Regular Expression 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.095% 0.091% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £475 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £308 -
% change year-on-year
+31.89% -
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 South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
829 581 650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.19% 26.30% 20.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 394 347
Average daily rate £338 £339 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +6.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 33
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +14.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £14.07 £24.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £50.00
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 the South West

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

Regular Expression Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Regular Expression
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Regular Expression Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Regular Expression
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Regular Expression across the South West region.

Regular Expression Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Regular Expression
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL

Regular Expression
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL