The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regular Expressions (Regex)
Rank 553 524 577
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +53
Contract jobs citing Regular Expression 35 39 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.076% 0.021%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.27% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 9
Average daily rate
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£305 £279 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.31% -34.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £225 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £346 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £308 -
% change year-on-year
+15.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15088 14292 15009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.61% 27.96% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9707 9068 9177
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 284 367
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%

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
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 30 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Regular Expression within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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 -33 35 £305 +9.31% 6
London +12 14 £305 +35.55% 2
North West -1 7 £300 -2.59% 1
South East -8 7 £425 -22.72%
City of London +8 4 £315 +40.00%
Manchester -4 4 £300 -7.69%
Berkshire - 3 £425 -
Hampshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Scotland - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Wigan - - - -
York - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1

Regular Expression
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 31 (53.45%) Linux
2 29 (50.00%) UNIX
3 28 (48.28%) SQL
4 26 (44.83%) Perl
5 21 (36.21%) PHP
5 21 (36.21%) Shell Script
6 20 (34.48%) Windows
6 20 (34.48%) Apache
7 17 (29.31%) MySQL
8 16 (27.59%) ITIL
9 14 (24.14%) Ethernet
9 14 (24.14%) Red Hat
9 14 (24.14%) Git (software)
10 12 (20.69%) Splunk
10 12 (20.69%) Information Security
11 11 (18.97%) Data Modelling
11 11 (18.97%) Bash Shell
11 11 (18.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (17.24%) Performance Management
12 10 (17.24%) Performance Testing
12 10 (17.24%) Moodle
12 10 (17.24%) sed
12 10 (17.24%) E-Learning
12 10 (17.24%) SSH
13 9 (15.52%) Change Management
13 9 (15.52%) TCP/IP
13 9 (15.52%) CentOS
13 9 (15.52%) SIEM
14 8 (13.79%) Vulnerability Management
14 8 (13.79%) Migration

Regular Expression
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 20 (34.48%) Apache
2 10 (17.24%) Moodle
3 4 (6.90%) IIS
3 4 (6.90%) CMS
3 4 (6.90%) uWSGI
4 2 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.45%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Photoshop
1 2 (3.45%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.14%) Ethernet
2 10 (17.24%) SSH
3 9 (15.52%) TCP/IP
4 7 (12.07%) Internet
5 6 (10.34%) Firewall
6 5 (8.62%) Network Security
6 5 (8.62%) VPN
7 4 (6.90%) SAN
7 4 (6.90%) DNS
7 4 (6.90%) VLAN
7 4 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (6.90%) NetScaler
7 4 (6.90%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (5.17%) Cisco ISE
8 3 (5.17%) BGP
9 2 (3.45%) Intranet
9 2 (3.45%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (29.31%) MySQL
2 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.34%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.90%) DB2
4 4 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.45%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.72%) SQLPlus
7 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (24.14%) Git (software)
2 7 (12.07%) Subversion
3 4 (6.90%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.17%) Grunt
5 1 (1.72%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (13.79%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.17%) Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Retail
4 2 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (31.03%) Analyst
2 12 (20.69%) Developer
3 6 (10.34%) Security Engineer
3 6 (10.34%) Administrator
4 5 (8.62%) Front-End Developer
4 5 (8.62%) Consultant
4 5 (8.62%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (5.17%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Moodle Developer
5 3 (5.17%) Development Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (5.17%) Network Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Security Consultant
5 3 (5.17%) PHP Developer
5 3 (5.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (5.17%) UNIX Consultant
5 3 (5.17%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) CSS
1 7 (12.07%) HTML
2 5 (8.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (8.62%) HTML5
2 5 (8.62%) jQuery
2 5 (8.62%) .NET
2 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET
3 4 (6.90%) ODBC
3 4 (6.90%) WSGI
4 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (5.17%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (5.17%) LESS
4 3 (5.17%) AngularJS
4 3 (5.17%) Ajax
4 3 (5.17%) XML
5 2 (3.45%) XSL
5 2 (3.45%) JSP
5 2 (3.45%) Servlets
5 2 (3.45%) DHTML
5 2 (3.45%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) E-Learning
2 6 (10.34%) VLE
3 4 (6.90%) Learning Management System
4 3 (5.17%) Firmware
5 2 (3.45%) W3C
5 2 (3.45%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.45%) Photography
5 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.72%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 31 (53.45%) Linux
2 29 (50.00%) UNIX
3 20 (34.48%) Windows
4 11 (18.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (15.52%) CentOS
6 4 (6.90%) AIX
6 4 (6.90%) SUSE
6 4 (6.90%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.59%) ITIL
2 12 (20.69%) Information Security
3 11 (18.97%) Data Modelling
4 10 (17.24%) Performance Management
4 10 (17.24%) Performance Testing
5 9 (15.52%) Change Management
5 9 (15.52%) SIEM
6 8 (13.79%) Vulnerability Management
6 8 (13.79%) Migration
7 5 (8.62%) Web Development
8 4 (6.90%) Load Balancing
8 4 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.90%) Analytics
9 3 (5.17%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (5.17%) DevOps
9 3 (5.17%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (5.17%) Validation
9 3 (5.17%) Data Management
9 3 (5.17%) Content Management
9 3 (5.17%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 28 (48.28%) SQL
2 26 (44.83%) Perl
3 21 (36.21%) PHP
3 21 (36.21%) Shell Script
4 11 (18.97%) Bash Shell
5 10 (17.24%) sed
6 7 (12.07%) JavaScript
7 4 (6.90%) Python
8 2 (3.45%) Java
8 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.72%) VBScript
9 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) CISA
1 5 (8.62%) CISM
1 5 (8.62%) CISSP
2 2 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.72%) CCSE
3 1 (1.72%) CCSA
3 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.72%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) vSphere
1 4 (6.90%) Shibboleth
2 3 (5.17%) FreeRADIUS
3 2 (3.45%) RHEV
4 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.72%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) Puppet
2 2 (3.45%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 14 (24.14%) Red Hat
2 12 (20.69%) Splunk
3 7 (12.07%) Oracle
4 6 (10.34%) CheckPoint
4 6 (10.34%) IBM
5 5 (8.62%) Cisco
6 4 (6.90%) Citrix
6 4 (6.90%) VMware
6 4 (6.90%) ArcSight
7 3 (5.17%) Qualys
8 2 (3.45%) Sybase
8 2 (3.45%) NetApp
8 2 (3.45%) CA
8 2 (3.45%) EMC
8 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.45%) Adobe
8 2 (3.45%) Sencha
8 2 (3.45%) Cyber-Ark
9 1 (1.72%) McAfee
9 1 (1.72%) Sourcefire
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