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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regular Expressions (Regex)
Rank 577 555 583
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +28
Contract jobs citing Regular Expression 35 31 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.059% 0.036%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.20% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 13
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£413 £306 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.80% -28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £263 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £498 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £308 -
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -
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
15650 15213 15616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.17% 28.83% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10137 9787 9367
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 266 374
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
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

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 19 September 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 24 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 19 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -5 35 £413 +34.80% 9
London +13 11 £425 +52.32% 6
North West -9 10 £300 -1.96%
South East +12 9 £438 -20.45% 3
Manchester -10 4 £300 -7.69%
City of London +26 3 £425 +37.98%
Surrey - 2 £438 - 1
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
Scotland - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Slough - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Woking - - - -
York - - - -

Regular Expression
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 40 (59.70%) Linux
2 34 (50.75%) SQL
3 30 (44.78%) Apache
4 29 (43.28%) Perl
5 27 (40.30%) UNIX
6 25 (37.31%) Windows
7 23 (34.33%) PHP
8 22 (32.84%) Ethernet
8 22 (32.84%) Shell Script
9 20 (29.85%) MySQL
10 17 (25.37%) Splunk
11 16 (23.88%) Git (software)
11 16 (23.88%) Oracle
11 16 (23.88%) Change Management
12 15 (22.39%) SQL Server
12 15 (22.39%) ITIL
13 14 (20.90%) Red Hat
13 14 (20.90%) CheckPoint
13 14 (20.90%) IBM
13 14 (20.90%) Firewall
14 13 (19.40%) Internet
14 13 (19.40%) VPN
14 13 (19.40%) Cisco
14 13 (19.40%) Performance Management
15 12 (17.91%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (17.91%) Network Security
15 12 (17.91%) VLAN
15 12 (17.91%) Load Balancing
15 12 (17.91%) vSphere
15 12 (17.91%) Oracle Linux

Regular Expression
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 30 (44.78%) Apache
2 12 (17.91%) IIS
3 10 (14.93%) Moodle
4 4 (5.97%) uWSGI
4 4 (5.97%) CMS
5 2 (2.99%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.99%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.99%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 22 (32.84%) Ethernet
2 14 (20.90%) Firewall
3 13 (19.40%) Internet
3 13 (19.40%) VPN
4 12 (17.91%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (17.91%) Network Security
4 12 (17.91%) VLAN
4 12 (17.91%) NetScaler
4 12 (17.91%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (16.42%) DNS
5 11 (16.42%) SAN
5 11 (16.42%) BGP
5 11 (16.42%) Cisco ISE
6 10 (14.93%) SSH
6 10 (14.93%) IPsec
7 5 (7.46%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.99%) HTTP
8 2 (2.99%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (29.85%) MySQL
2 15 (22.39%) SQL Server
3 12 (17.91%) DB2
4 6 (8.96%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.99%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.49%) MS Access
8 1 (1.49%) SQLPlus
8 1 (1.49%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 16 (23.88%) Git (software)
2 11 (16.42%) Subversion
3 4 (5.97%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.48%) Grunt
General
1 8 (11.94%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Retail
2 5 (7.46%) Marketing
3 3 (4.48%) Banking
4 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (34.33%) Analyst
2 15 (22.39%) Developer
3 7 (10.45%) PHP Developer
3 7 (10.45%) Front-End Developer
4 6 (8.96%) Administrator
5 5 (7.46%) Network Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Security Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (5.97%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 4 (5.97%) MySQL Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Network Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Consultant
7 3 (4.48%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.48%) UNIX Consultant
7 3 (4.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.48%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Development Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Moodle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.42%) jQuery
2 9 (13.43%) HTML
2 9 (13.43%) CSS
3 7 (10.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 7 (10.45%) HTML5
3 7 (10.45%) Ajax
4 6 (8.96%) ODBC
5 4 (5.97%) Ext JS
5 4 (5.97%) CSS3
5 4 (5.97%) WSGI
6 3 (4.48%) .NET
6 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (4.48%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (4.48%) LESS
6 3 (4.48%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.99%) Symfony
7 2 (2.99%) CakePHP
7 2 (2.99%) Middleware
7 2 (2.99%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) E-Learning
2 9 (13.43%) Firmware
3 6 (8.96%) Mobile App
3 6 (8.96%) VLE
4 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.97%) Learning Management System
5 4 (5.97%) User Experience
5 4 (5.97%) W3C
6 2 (2.99%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.49%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 40 (59.70%) Linux
2 27 (40.30%) UNIX
3 25 (37.31%) Windows
4 12 (17.91%) Oracle Linux
4 12 (17.91%) AIX
4 12 (17.91%) SUSE
5 11 (16.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (13.43%) CentOS
7 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.88%) Change Management
2 15 (22.39%) ITIL
3 13 (19.40%) Performance Management
4 12 (17.91%) Load Balancing
5 11 (16.42%) Information Security
5 11 (16.42%) Data Modelling
6 10 (14.93%) Performance Testing
7 9 (13.43%) Migration
7 9 (13.43%) Analytics
8 7 (10.45%) Service Management
8 7 (10.45%) Line Management
9 5 (7.46%) Content Management
9 5 (7.46%) SIEM
9 5 (7.46%) Vulnerability Management
10 4 (5.97%) Web Analytics
10 4 (5.97%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (5.97%) SEO
10 4 (5.97%) E-Commerce
10 4 (5.97%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 34 (50.75%) SQL
2 29 (43.28%) Perl
3 23 (34.33%) PHP
4 22 (32.84%) Shell Script
5 11 (16.42%) Bash Shell
6 10 (14.93%) sed
6 10 (14.93%) JavaScript
7 6 (8.96%) Python
8 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.99%) VBA
8 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) Degree
1 2 (2.99%) CISA
1 2 (2.99%) CISM
1 2 (2.99%) CISSP
2 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.49%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (1.49%) CCSA
2 1 (1.49%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 12 (17.91%) vSphere
2 11 (16.42%) FreeRADIUS
3 6 (8.96%) Shibboleth
4 3 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.99%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) CA Spectrum
2 4 (5.97%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (25.37%) Splunk
2 16 (23.88%) Oracle
3 14 (20.90%) Red Hat
3 14 (20.90%) CheckPoint
3 14 (20.90%) IBM
4 13 (19.40%) Cisco
5 12 (17.91%) Citrix
5 12 (17.91%) VMware
6 6 (8.96%) CA
7 4 (5.97%) Google
7 4 (5.97%) Sencha
8 3 (4.48%) ArcSight
8 3 (4.48%) Qualys
9 2 (2.99%) Tableau
9 2 (2.99%) Cyber-Ark
9 2 (2.99%) EMC
9 2 (2.99%) NetApp
9 2 (2.99%) Sybase
10 1 (1.49%) McAfee
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