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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Regular Expressions (Regex)
UK
Rank 505 585 585
Rank change year-on-year
+80 0
Contract jobs citing Regular Expression 76 33 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.065% 0.061%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 0.23% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 22 18
Median daily rate £400 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £498 £357
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £331 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.16% +1.92%
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
13587 14651 13891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.84% 28.86% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9325 10124 9363
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 £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 257 186
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £22.50 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £57.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 22 January 2017.

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 15 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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +75 69 £400 +11.11% 6
London +31 42 £500 +36.98% 1
South East +28 26 £355 +9.23% 3
Kent - 15 £370 -
Hampshire - 8 £300 -
Scotland +25 4 £470 -
Glasgow +9 4 £470 -
Surrey +23 3 £463 -15.90%
Guildford -5 2 £463 -15.90%
City of London -4 1 £550 -
Southampton - 1 £308 -
Staines - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £300 -
Merseyside - 1 £300 -
North West - 1 £300 - 1

Regular Expression
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 76 (56.72%) Linux
2 58 (43.28%) Python
3 55 (41.04%) Windows
3 55 (41.04%) Perl
4 52 (38.81%) Unix
5 43 (32.09%) Splunk
6 37 (27.61%) Java
7 35 (26.12%) SQL
8 29 (21.64%) Shell Script
8 29 (21.64%) Finance
9 28 (20.90%) Firewall
10 26 (19.40%) JavaScript
11 25 (18.66%) Big Data
12 23 (17.16%) Analytics
13 21 (15.67%) Knowledge Management
14 20 (14.93%) PowerShell
15 19 (14.18%) XML
15 19 (14.18%) HTTP
16 18 (13.43%) JSON
17 17 (12.69%) Hadoop
18 16 (11.94%) Kalman Filter
18 16 (11.94%) Microsoft Azure
18 16 (11.94%) Web Analytics
18 16 (11.94%) Data Modelling
18 16 (11.94%) SQL Server
19 15 (11.19%) Microsoft
19 15 (11.19%) Adobe
19 15 (11.19%) C#
19 15 (11.19%) Google
19 15 (11.19%) Amazon AWS

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 9 (6.72%) Apache
2 8 (5.97%) Apache Spark
3 5 (3.73%) Apache Pig
4 4 (2.99%) Apache Solr
4 4 (2.99%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.49%) IIS
6 1 (0.75%) SAS
6 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (7.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (8.21%) Adobe Campaign
2 4 (2.99%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (11.19%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (11.19%) Google Tag Manager
3 3 (2.24%) IaaS
3 3 (2.24%) SaaS
4 1 (0.75%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.75%) Boomi
4 1 (0.75%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 28 (20.90%) Firewall
2 19 (14.18%) HTTP
3 13 (9.70%) LDAP
4 11 (8.21%) DNS
4 11 (8.21%) TCP/IP
5 9 (6.72%) Network Security
5 9 (6.72%) SAN
6 8 (5.97%) NetScaler
6 8 (5.97%) SSL
7 7 (5.22%) Wireless
8 2 (1.49%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.49%) Internet
8 2 (1.49%) IPv4
8 2 (1.49%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.66%) Big Data
2 17 (12.69%) Hadoop
3 16 (11.94%) SQL Server
4 13 (9.70%) NoSQL
5 12 (8.96%) Relational Database
6 11 (8.21%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (6.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (6.72%) Sqoop
8 8 (5.97%) Apache Hive
9 7 (5.22%) MS Access
10 6 (4.48%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (3.73%) Data Mining
12 4 (2.99%) MongoDB
12 4 (2.99%) SAP HANA
13 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.75%) Power BI
13 1 (0.75%) PowerCenter
13 1 (0.75%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.24%) JIRA
2 2 (1.49%) Automake
2 2 (1.49%) ClearCase
2 2 (1.49%) CppUnit
2 2 (1.49%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.75%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.75%) IntelliJ
3 1 (0.75%) JBuilder
3 1 (0.75%) JDeveloper
3 1 (0.75%) Jtest
3 1 (0.75%) NetBeans
3 1 (0.75%) Optimizeit
3 1 (0.75%) Subversion
General
1 29 (21.64%) Finance
2 13 (9.70%) Marketing
3 11 (8.21%) Banking
4 5 (3.73%) Games
5 3 (2.24%) Law
5 3 (2.24%) Legal
6 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (19.40%) Developer
2 23 (17.16%) Support Engineer
3 19 (14.18%) Monitoring Engineer
4 18 (13.43%) Linux Engineer
5 17 (12.69%) Linux Scripter
5 17 (12.69%) Linux Support
5 17 (12.69%) Linux Support Engineer
6 16 (11.94%) Analyst
7 15 (11.19%) Applications Engineer
7 15 (11.19%) Applications Support
7 15 (11.19%) Applications Support Engineer
8 13 (9.70%) Web Engineer
9 11 (8.21%) Consultant
10 10 (7.46%) Network Engineer
10 10 (7.46%) PowerShell Developer
10 10 (7.46%) Technical Engineer
10 10 (7.46%) Technical Support
10 10 (7.46%) Technical Support Engineer
11 9 (6.72%) Web Manager
12 8 (5.97%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.18%) XML
2 18 (13.43%) JSON
3 10 (7.46%) J2EE
3 10 (7.46%) JDBC
3 10 (7.46%) jQuery
3 10 (7.46%) Servlets
4 9 (6.72%) ELK Stack
4 9 (6.72%) HTML
4 9 (6.72%) REST
4 9 (6.72%) RESTful
4 9 (6.72%) Web Services
5 6 (4.48%) .NET
5 6 (4.48%) AWT
5 6 (4.48%) Swing
6 5 (3.73%) Middleware
7 4 (2.99%) Lucene
7 4 (2.99%) Natural Language Processing
7 4 (2.99%) SOAP
7 4 (2.99%) WSDL
7 4 (2.99%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.72%) Statistics
2 7 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.22%) Digital Media
2 7 (5.22%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.73%) Data Extraction
3 5 (3.73%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.73%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (2.99%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.24%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.24%) Cyber Attack
5 3 (2.24%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.49%) Clustering
6 2 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.75%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.75%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 76 (56.72%) Linux
2 55 (41.04%) Windows
3 52 (38.81%) Unix
4 12 (8.96%) Mac OS
4 12 (8.96%) Solaris
4 12 (8.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (8.21%) AIX
5 11 (8.21%) HPUX
6 7 (5.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (5.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (4.48%) Windows XP
8 5 (3.73%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.75%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (17.16%) Analytics
2 21 (15.67%) Knowledge Management
3 16 (11.94%) Data Modelling
3 16 (11.94%) Kalman Filter
3 16 (11.94%) Web Analytics
4 12 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (8.96%) API Integration
4 12 (8.96%) Email Filtering
5 11 (8.21%) Data Management
5 11 (8.21%) SIEM
6 10 (7.46%) ETL
6 10 (7.46%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (7.46%) Security Monitoring
7 9 (6.72%) ETL Development
7 9 (6.72%) Security Operations
7 9 (6.72%) SOA
8 8 (5.97%) Change Management
8 8 (5.97%) Load Balancing
8 8 (5.97%) Service Management
8 8 (5.97%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 58 (43.28%) Python
2 55 (41.04%) Perl
3 37 (27.61%) Java
4 35 (26.12%) SQL
5 29 (21.64%) Shell Script
6 26 (19.40%) JavaScript
7 20 (14.93%) PowerShell
8 15 (11.19%) C#
9 14 (10.45%) Scala
10 13 (9.70%) Bash Shell
11 9 (6.72%) T-SQL
12 7 (5.22%) Korn
12 7 (5.22%) VBScript
13 6 (4.48%) Bourne shell
14 4 (2.99%) PHP
14 4 (2.99%) Ruby
15 3 (2.24%) C++
16 2 (1.49%) C
16 2 (1.49%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (3.73%) CISSP
1 5 (3.73%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (3.73%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.99%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.24%) Degree
3 3 (2.24%) SANS
4 2 (1.49%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.75%) CBAP
5 1 (0.75%) GIAC
5 1 (0.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.99%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) COBIT
2 1 (0.75%) GPG13
2 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (6.72%) Apache Flume
2 3 (2.24%) Docker
3 2 (1.49%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.49%) iptables
3 2 (1.49%) OpenSSH
4 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (8.96%) WMI
2 10 (7.46%) HP SiteScope
3 9 (6.72%) Rsyslog
4 8 (5.97%) ArcSight ESM
5 6 (4.48%) Nagios
5 6 (4.48%) Netcool
5 6 (4.48%) SCOM
5 6 (4.48%) Tivoli
6 4 (2.99%) Puppet
6 4 (2.99%) QRadar
6 4 (2.99%) SCCM
7 3 (2.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (1.49%) CFEngine
8 2 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.75%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.75%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 43 (32.09%) Splunk
2 15 (11.19%) Adobe
2 15 (11.19%) Google
2 15 (11.19%) Microsoft
3 12 (8.96%) Red Hat
4 10 (7.46%) CheckPoint
4 10 (7.46%) Cisco
5 9 (6.72%) ArcSight
5 9 (6.72%) IBM
6 8 (5.97%) Citrix
6 8 (5.97%) Dell
6 8 (5.97%) Extreme Networks
7 7 (5.22%) Symantec
8 6 (4.48%) CA
8 6 (4.48%) Oracle
9 5 (3.73%) Cognos
9 5 (3.73%) HP
9 5 (3.73%) SAP
10 4 (2.99%) Intel Security
10 4 (2.99%) Workday
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