The table below looks at the statistics for Regular Expression skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regular Expression over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regular Expressions (Regex)
Rank 579 554 514
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -40
Contract jobs citing Regular Expression 29 15 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.029% 0.058%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.10% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 11
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £321 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £328 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £316 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.76% -15.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
14889 14390 14026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.92% 27.84% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10174 9260 8767
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 299 383
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £16.58 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

Regular Expression
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Regular Expression within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 22 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 18 December 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
England -15 29 £325 - 9
London +22 10 £325 - 3
South East -29 9 £300 - 4
North West -5 6 £325 +15.04%
Manchester -6 6 £325 +15.04%
Berkshire - 4 £300 - 2
Surrey -7 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
West Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 2
Staffordshire - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Worthing - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 2
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - - 2

Regular Expression
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 37 (57.81%) Linux
2 34 (53.13%) Apache
3 29 (45.31%) Windows
4 28 (43.75%) Oracle
5 26 (40.63%) SQL
6 24 (37.50%) Firewall
7 23 (35.94%) SQL Server
8 22 (34.38%) VMware
9 21 (32.81%) Network Security
10 19 (29.69%) CheckPoint
10 19 (29.69%) Internet
10 19 (29.69%) VPN
10 19 (29.69%) IBM
11 18 (28.13%) Ethernet
11 18 (28.13%) Cisco
11 18 (28.13%) Change Management
12 17 (26.56%) IPsec
12 17 (26.56%) SUSE
12 17 (26.56%) BGP
12 17 (26.56%) Citrix
12 17 (26.56%) DB2
12 17 (26.56%) AIX
12 17 (26.56%) UNIX
12 17 (26.56%) IIS
12 17 (26.56%) VLAN
12 17 (26.56%) Load Balancing
12 17 (26.56%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (26.56%) vSphere
12 17 (26.56%) FreeRADIUS
12 17 (26.56%) Oracle Linux

Regular Expression
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 34 (53.13%) Apache
2 17 (26.56%) IIS
3 10 (15.63%) CMS
4 8 (12.50%) uWSGI
5 4 (6.25%) Apache Solr
5 4 (6.25%) Orchard CMS
5 4 (6.25%) Apache Spark
6 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.13%) WebLogic
6 2 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.56%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.56%) Moodle
7 1 (1.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 24 (37.50%) Firewall
2 21 (32.81%) Network Security
3 19 (29.69%) Internet
3 19 (29.69%) VPN
4 18 (28.13%) Ethernet
5 17 (26.56%) IPsec
5 17 (26.56%) BGP
5 17 (26.56%) VLAN
5 17 (26.56%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (26.56%) NetScaler
5 17 (26.56%) Cisco Nexus
5 17 (26.56%) Cisco ISE
6 15 (23.44%) SAN
6 15 (23.44%) DNS
7 5 (7.81%) SSL
8 3 (4.69%) HTTP
9 2 (3.13%) Intranet
10 1 (1.56%) LAN
10 1 (1.56%) WAN
10 1 (1.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (35.94%) SQL Server
2 17 (26.56%) DB2
3 15 (23.44%) MySQL
4 8 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (10.94%) Relational Database
6 6 (9.38%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (6.25%) RavenDB
8 3 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (3.13%) SQLPlus
9 2 (3.13%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.56%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.56%) MS Access
10 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (23.44%) Git (software)
1 15 (23.44%) Subversion
2 8 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.56%) Firebug
General
1 9 (14.06%) Finance
2 8 (12.50%) Marketing
3 4 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (25.00%) Analyst
2 14 (21.88%) Developer
3 10 (15.63%) Network Engineer
4 7 (10.94%) PHP Developer
5 6 (9.38%) Security Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Firewall Support
7 4 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (6.25%) MySQL Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (6.25%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Agile .NET Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Consultant
7 4 (6.25%) Network Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Administrator
7 4 (6.25%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.31%) jQuery
2 11 (17.19%) HTML
3 10 (15.63%) CSS
4 9 (14.06%) Ajax
5 8 (12.50%) WSGI
5 8 (12.50%) ODBC
6 7 (10.94%) XML
7 6 (9.38%) XHTML
8 5 (7.81%) .NET
9 4 (6.25%) Ext JS
9 4 (6.25%) LINQ
9 4 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (6.25%) Lucene
9 4 (6.25%) RESTful
9 4 (6.25%) HTML5
9 4 (6.25%) Sinatra
9 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (6.25%) CSS3
9 4 (6.25%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.25%) Open Source
2 4 (6.25%) User Experience
2 4 (6.25%) NHS
2 4 (6.25%) W3C
3 2 (3.13%) Wiki
3 2 (3.13%) Statistics
3 2 (3.13%) Ontologies
3 2 (3.13%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.56%) VLE
4 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.56%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.56%) Blog
4 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 37 (57.81%) Linux
2 29 (45.31%) Windows
3 17 (26.56%) SUSE
3 17 (26.56%) AIX
3 17 (26.56%) UNIX
3 17 (26.56%) Oracle Linux
4 5 (7.81%) Windows XP
4 5 (7.81%) CentOS
5 3 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.13%) Change Management
2 17 (26.56%) Load Balancing
3 12 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (18.75%) Line Management
3 12 (18.75%) Service Management
3 12 (18.75%) Migration
4 11 (17.19%) Analytics
5 8 (12.50%) ITIL
6 7 (10.94%) DevOps
6 7 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (9.38%) Web Analytics
7 6 (9.38%) Mentoring
7 6 (9.38%) CRM
8 5 (7.81%) Performance Management
9 4 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (6.25%) TDD
9 4 (6.25%) Data Analysis
9 4 (6.25%) Time Management
9 4 (6.25%) SEO
9 4 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (40.63%) SQL
2 16 (25.00%) PHP
3 13 (20.31%) Shell Script
4 12 (18.75%) Python
4 12 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 12 (18.75%) Perl
5 5 (7.81%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.25%) Ruby
6 4 (6.25%) Bash Shell
6 4 (6.25%) C#
7 3 (4.69%) VBA
7 3 (4.69%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.56%) C
8 1 (1.56%) sed
Qualifications
1 9 (14.06%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.56%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (1.56%) CCSA
2 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) HIPAA
1 4 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 17 (26.56%) vSphere
1 17 (26.56%) FreeRADIUS
2 15 (23.44%) Firmware
3 10 (15.63%) Shibboleth
4 9 (14.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (7.81%) VMware ESX
6 4 (6.25%) Active Directory
7 2 (3.13%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 10 (15.63%) CA Spectrum
2 8 (12.50%) Puppet
3 4 (6.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (43.75%) Oracle
2 22 (34.38%) VMware
3 19 (29.69%) CheckPoint
3 19 (29.69%) IBM
4 18 (28.13%) Cisco
5 17 (26.56%) Citrix
5 17 (26.56%) Splunk
6 10 (15.63%) CA
7 7 (10.94%) Google
8 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
8 5 (7.81%) Imperva
9 4 (6.25%) Sencha
9 4 (6.25%) Remedy
10 3 (4.69%) Red Hat
11 2 (3.13%) Tableau
11 2 (3.13%) Sybase
11 2 (3.13%) EMC
11 2 (3.13%) NetApp
12 1 (1.56%) Lotus
12 1 (1.56%) Business Objects
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