The table below looks at the statistics for Regular Expression skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regular Expression over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regular Expressions (Regex)
Rank 565 621 628
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +7
Contract jobs citing Regular Expression 59 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.045% 0.049%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 19 20
Median daily rate £410 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £293 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £377
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 - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15333 15939 15512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.99% 28.79% 26.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 10591 11100 10567
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 261 171
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.41 £19.23 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.30 £50.00
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

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

Regular Expression
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Regular Expression within the UK.

Regular Expression Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Regular Expression
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Regular Expression within the UK over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Regular Expression Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Regular Expression
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Regular Expression within the UK.

Regular Expression Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Regular Expression
Top 19 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 4 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
England +38 52 £410 +23.30% 14
London +18 39 £389 +16.91% 7
Lancashire - 7 £420 -
North West - 7 £420 - 1
Blackpool - 5 £420 -
South East +24 4 £463 +42.30% 3
Surrey - 4 £463 -
Scotland +14 3 £370 -7.50%
Glasgow +14 3 £370 -
Guildford - 3 £463 -
East of England - 2 £460 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £460 -
Watford - 2 £460 -
City of London - 2 £550 -
Lytham St Annes - 2 £415 -
Wales - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Staines - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 - -

Regular Expression
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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 with a requirement for Regular Expression.

1 80 (70.80%) Linux
2 61 (53.98%) Perl
3 59 (52.21%) Windows
4 56 (49.56%) Unix
5 49 (43.36%) Python
6 43 (38.05%) SQL
6 43 (38.05%) Splunk
7 39 (34.51%) Java
8 32 (28.32%) Shell Script
8 32 (28.32%) Firewall
9 27 (23.89%) Finance
10 26 (23.01%) Kalman Filter
11 21 (18.58%) Big Data
12 19 (16.81%) JavaScript
13 18 (15.93%) Cisco
13 18 (15.93%) Hadoop
14 17 (15.04%) ArcSight
14 17 (15.04%) Knowledge Management
14 17 (15.04%) CheckPoint
14 17 (15.04%) Solaris
15 16 (14.16%) TCP/IP
15 16 (14.16%) Microsoft
15 16 (14.16%) Windows Server 2008
15 16 (14.16%) SIEM
15 16 (14.16%) Relational Database
16 15 (13.27%) Email Filtering
16 15 (13.27%) Security Cleared
16 15 (13.27%) Service Management
16 15 (13.27%) DNS
16 15 (13.27%) Red Hat

Regular Expression
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.31%) Apache
2 5 (4.42%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.54%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.77%) IIS
5 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.88%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.42%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (28.32%) Firewall
2 16 (14.16%) TCP/IP
3 15 (13.27%) DNS
4 14 (12.39%) LDAP
5 12 (10.62%) Network Security
6 11 (9.73%) NetScaler
6 11 (9.73%) SSL
7 8 (7.08%) Internet
8 3 (2.65%) Ethernet
8 3 (2.65%) IPv4
8 3 (2.65%) SNMP
9 2 (1.77%) HTTP
9 2 (1.77%) SAN
10 1 (0.88%) DHCP
10 1 (0.88%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.58%) Big Data
2 18 (15.93%) Hadoop
3 16 (14.16%) Relational Database
4 10 (8.85%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (8.85%) Sqoop
5 9 (7.96%) NoSQL
5 9 (7.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (6.19%) SQL Server
7 4 (3.54%) Apache Hive
7 4 (3.54%) MySQL
7 4 (3.54%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.65%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (2.65%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.77%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.77%) MS Access
9 2 (1.77%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (1.77%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.88%) HBase
10 1 (0.88%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (2.65%) ClearCase
1 3 (2.65%) CppUnit
1 3 (2.65%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.65%) JIRA
2 2 (1.77%) Automake
2 2 (1.77%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.88%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.88%) IntelliJ
3 1 (0.88%) JBuilder
3 1 (0.88%) JDeveloper
3 1 (0.88%) Jtest
3 1 (0.88%) NetBeans
3 1 (0.88%) Optimizeit
3 1 (0.88%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.88%) Subversion
General
1 27 (23.89%) Finance
2 5 (4.42%) Banking
2 5 (4.42%) Games
3 3 (2.65%) Law
4 1 (0.88%) Advertising
4 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (17.70%) Support Engineer
2 18 (15.93%) Consultant
2 18 (15.93%) Monitoring Engineer
3 16 (14.16%) Developer
4 14 (12.39%) Linux Engineer
5 13 (11.50%) Analyst
5 13 (11.50%) Linux Scripter
5 13 (11.50%) Linux Support
5 13 (11.50%) Linux Support Engineer
6 10 (8.85%) Applications Engineer
6 10 (8.85%) Applications Support
6 10 (8.85%) Applications Support Engineer
6 10 (8.85%) Network Engineer
7 9 (7.96%) Data Analyst
7 9 (7.96%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (7.08%) Java Developer
8 8 (7.08%) Splunk Consultant
8 8 (7.08%) Splunk Engineer
8 8 (7.08%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
9 6 (5.31%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.50%) XML
2 12 (10.62%) JSON
3 10 (8.85%) ELK Stack
3 10 (8.85%) J2EE
3 10 (8.85%) JDBC
3 10 (8.85%) Servlets
4 9 (7.96%) RESTful
4 9 (7.96%) Web Services
5 6 (5.31%) AWT
5 6 (5.31%) Swing
6 4 (3.54%) .NET
6 4 (3.54%) Middleware
7 3 (2.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (2.65%) HTML
8 2 (1.77%) Ajax
8 2 (1.77%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.77%) CSS
8 2 (1.77%) jQuery
8 2 (1.77%) SOAP
8 2 (1.77%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.31%) Computer Science
1 6 (5.31%) Management Information System
1 6 (5.31%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (4.42%) Visualisation
3 4 (3.54%) Statistics
3 4 (3.54%) User Experience
4 3 (2.65%) Cyber Attack
4 3 (2.65%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.65%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.77%) Clustering
5 2 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 80 (70.80%) Linux
2 59 (52.21%) Windows
3 56 (49.56%) Unix
4 17 (15.04%) Solaris
5 16 (14.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (13.27%) AIX
6 15 (13.27%) HPUX
7 13 (11.50%) Mac OS
8 9 (7.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (7.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (7.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (7.08%) Windows XP
10 5 (4.42%) Windows Server
11 2 (1.77%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.77%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.77%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.01%) Kalman Filter
2 17 (15.04%) Knowledge Management
3 16 (14.16%) SIEM
4 15 (13.27%) Email Filtering
4 15 (13.27%) Service Management
5 14 (12.39%) Data Modelling
6 13 (11.50%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (9.73%) ITIL
7 11 (9.73%) Web Filtering
8 10 (8.85%) Analytics
8 10 (8.85%) ETL
8 10 (8.85%) Load Balancing
8 10 (8.85%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (8.85%) Release Management
8 10 (8.85%) Security Operations
9 9 (7.96%) Change Management
9 9 (7.96%) ETL Development
9 9 (7.96%) SOA
10 8 (7.08%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (6.19%) Data Ingestion
Programming Languages
1 61 (53.98%) Perl
2 49 (43.36%) Python
3 43 (38.05%) SQL
4 39 (34.51%) Java
5 32 (28.32%) Shell Script
6 19 (16.81%) JavaScript
7 15 (13.27%) VBScript
8 14 (12.39%) PowerShell
9 12 (10.62%) Bash Shell
10 10 (8.85%) Scala
11 9 (7.96%) Bourne shell
11 9 (7.96%) Korn
11 9 (7.96%) T-SQL
12 8 (7.08%) C++
12 8 (7.08%) PHP
13 7 (6.19%) C
14 5 (4.42%) Groovy
15 4 (3.54%) C#
16 2 (1.77%) PL/SQL
16 2 (1.77%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (13.27%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.62%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.96%) CISSP
4 8 (7.08%) DV Cleared
5 7 (6.19%) Degree
5 7 (6.19%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (4.42%) GIAC
7 3 (2.65%) SANS
8 1 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.88%) CBAP
8 1 (0.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.65%) GPG13
2 1 (0.88%) COBIT
2 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 9 (7.96%) Apache Flume
2 4 (3.54%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.65%) Docker
3 3 (2.65%) iptables
3 3 (2.65%) OpenSSH
4 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (12.39%) HP SiteScope
2 11 (9.73%) ArcSight ESM
3 9 (7.96%) Netcool
3 9 (7.96%) Rsyslog
3 9 (7.96%) SCOM
4 8 (7.08%) QRadar
4 8 (7.08%) Tivoli
5 4 (3.54%) Nagios
6 3 (2.65%) Puppet
6 3 (2.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.77%) SCCM
7 2 (1.77%) Unicenter
7 2 (1.77%) WMI
8 1 (0.88%) Ansible
8 1 (0.88%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.88%) Oozie
8 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 43 (38.05%) Splunk
2 18 (15.93%) Cisco
3 17 (15.04%) ArcSight
3 17 (15.04%) CheckPoint
4 16 (14.16%) Microsoft
5 15 (13.27%) Red Hat
6 13 (11.50%) HP
7 12 (10.62%) IBM
7 12 (10.62%) Oracle
8 11 (9.73%) CA
8 11 (9.73%) Citrix
8 11 (9.73%) Dell
8 11 (9.73%) Extreme Networks
9 7 (6.19%) Symantec
10 5 (4.42%) Fortinet
10 5 (4.42%) Intel Security
10 5 (4.42%) SAP
11 3 (2.65%) MapR
12 2 (1.77%) Sybase
12 2 (1.77%) Workday
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