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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Regular Expressions (Regex)
UK
Rank 527 582 591
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +9
Contract jobs citing Regular Expression 69 36 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.070% 0.053%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.49% 0.25% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 28 11
Median daily rate £406 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.30% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £533 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £331 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.43% +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
14102 14557 14091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.10% 28.46% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 9793 10039 9321
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 245 190
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £20.60 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 65 £400 +9.58% 9
London +23 38 £510 +32.89% 3
South East +29 26 £355 +9.23% 3
Kent - 15 £370 -
Hampshire - 8 £300 - 1
Surrey +15 3 £463 -15.90%
Scotland +20 2 £650 -
Guildford +2 2 £463 -15.90%
Glasgow 0 2 £650 -
City of London -2 1 £550 +2.32% 1
Southampton - 1 £308 -
North West - 1 £300 -
Staines - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £300 -
Merseyside - 1 £300 -

Regular Expression
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 70 (56.45%) Linux
2 55 (44.35%) Python
3 53 (42.74%) Windows
4 52 (41.94%) Perl
5 47 (37.90%) Unix
6 40 (32.26%) Splunk
7 32 (25.81%) Java
8 31 (25.00%) SQL
9 25 (20.16%) JavaScript
9 25 (20.16%) Firewall
9 25 (20.16%) Analytics
10 23 (18.55%) Shell Script
11 22 (17.74%) Finance
11 22 (17.74%) Big Data
12 21 (16.94%) PowerShell
12 21 (16.94%) Knowledge Management
13 20 (16.13%) HTTP
14 18 (14.52%) XML
14 18 (14.52%) Microsoft
14 18 (14.52%) JSON
15 17 (13.71%) Microsoft Azure
15 17 (13.71%) SQL Server
16 16 (12.90%) C#
16 16 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
17 15 (12.10%) Web Analytics
17 15 (12.10%) Google
17 15 (12.10%) Data Modelling
17 15 (12.10%) Adobe
17 15 (12.10%) Google Tag Manager
18 14 (11.29%) Kalman Filter

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 (7.26%) Apache
2 8 (6.45%) Apache Spark
3 5 (4.03%) Apache Pig
4 4 (3.23%) Apache Solr
4 4 (3.23%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.61%) IIS
6 1 (0.81%) SAS
6 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (10.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (8.87%) Adobe Campaign
2 4 (3.23%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (12.10%) Google Tag Manager
4 3 (2.42%) IaaS
4 3 (2.42%) SaaS
5 1 (0.81%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.81%) Boomi
5 1 (0.81%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 25 (20.16%) Firewall
2 20 (16.13%) HTTP
3 13 (10.48%) LDAP
4 11 (8.87%) DNS
4 11 (8.87%) TCP/IP
5 10 (8.06%) SAN
6 9 (7.26%) Network Security
7 8 (6.45%) NetScaler
7 8 (6.45%) SSL
8 7 (5.65%) Wireless
9 2 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.74%) Big Data
2 17 (13.71%) SQL Server
3 14 (11.29%) Hadoop
4 13 (10.48%) NoSQL
5 12 (9.68%) Relational Database
6 10 (8.06%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (7.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (7.26%) Sqoop
8 8 (6.45%) Apache Hive
9 7 (5.65%) MS Access
10 6 (4.84%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (4.03%) Data Mining
12 4 (3.23%) MongoDB
12 4 (3.23%) SAP HANA
13 1 (0.81%) MySQL
13 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.81%) Power BI
13 1 (0.81%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.42%) JIRA
2 2 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (17.74%) Finance
2 13 (10.48%) Marketing
3 11 (8.87%) Banking
4 3 (2.42%) Legal
5 2 (1.61%) Games
6 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (18.55%) Developer
1 23 (18.55%) Support Engineer
2 18 (14.52%) Analyst
3 17 (13.71%) Linux Engineer
3 17 (13.71%) Linux Scripter
3 17 (13.71%) Linux Support
3 17 (13.71%) Linux Support Engineer
3 17 (13.71%) Monitoring Engineer
4 15 (12.10%) Applications Engineer
4 15 (12.10%) Applications Support
4 15 (12.10%) Applications Support Engineer
5 13 (10.48%) Web Engineer
6 11 (8.87%) PowerShell Developer
7 10 (8.06%) Network Engineer
7 10 (8.06%) Technical Engineer
7 10 (8.06%) Technical Support
7 10 (8.06%) Technical Support Engineer
8 9 (7.26%) Consultant
8 9 (7.26%) Web Manager
9 8 (6.45%) Web Analytics Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.52%) JSON
1 18 (14.52%) XML
2 10 (8.06%) jQuery
3 9 (7.26%) Elastic Stack
3 9 (7.26%) J2EE
3 9 (7.26%) JDBC
3 9 (7.26%) REST
3 9 (7.26%) RESTful
3 9 (7.26%) Servlets
3 9 (7.26%) Web Services
4 8 (6.45%) HTML
5 6 (4.84%) .NET
6 5 (4.03%) Middleware
7 4 (3.23%) Lucene
7 4 (3.23%) Natural Language Processing
7 4 (3.23%) SOAP
7 4 (3.23%) WSDL
7 4 (3.23%) XSD
8 3 (2.42%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.61%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (5.65%) Digital Media
1 7 (5.65%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.42%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.42%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (1.61%) Clustering
3 2 (1.61%) Hedge funds
3 2 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (1.61%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.61%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 70 (56.45%) Linux
2 53 (42.74%) Windows
3 47 (37.90%) Unix
4 12 (9.68%) Mac OS
4 12 (9.68%) Solaris
4 12 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (8.87%) AIX
5 11 (8.87%) HPUX
6 7 (5.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (5.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (4.84%) Windows XP
8 5 (4.03%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.16%) Analytics
2 21 (16.94%) Knowledge Management
3 15 (12.10%) Data Modelling
3 15 (12.10%) Web Analytics
4 14 (11.29%) Kalman Filter
5 13 (10.48%) API Integration
6 12 (9.68%) Email Filtering
7 9 (7.26%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (7.26%) ETL
7 9 (7.26%) ETL Development
7 9 (7.26%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (7.26%) SOA
7 9 (7.26%) Statistics
8 8 (6.45%) Data Loss Prevention
8 8 (6.45%) Data Management
8 8 (6.45%) Incident Management
8 8 (6.45%) Load Balancing
8 8 (6.45%) Service Management
8 8 (6.45%) SIEM
8 8 (6.45%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 55 (44.35%) Python
2 52 (41.94%) Perl
3 32 (25.81%) Java
4 31 (25.00%) SQL
5 25 (20.16%) JavaScript
6 23 (18.55%) Shell Script
7 21 (16.94%) PowerShell
8 16 (12.90%) C#
9 14 (11.29%) Scala
10 12 (9.68%) Bash Shell
11 9 (7.26%) T-SQL
12 7 (5.65%) Korn
12 7 (5.65%) VBScript
13 6 (4.84%) Bourne shell
14 4 (3.23%) PHP
14 4 (3.23%) Ruby
15 2 (1.61%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.81%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (4.03%) CISSP
1 5 (4.03%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (4.03%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.42%) SANS
4 2 (1.61%) Degree
4 2 (1.61%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) CBAP
5 1 (0.81%) GIAC
5 1 (0.81%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) COBIT
2 1 (0.81%) GPG13
2 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (7.26%) Apache Flume
2 3 (2.42%) Docker
3 2 (1.61%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (10.48%) WMI
2 10 (8.06%) HP SiteScope
3 9 (7.26%) Rsyslog
4 6 (4.84%) Nagios
4 6 (4.84%) Netcool
4 6 (4.84%) SCOM
4 6 (4.84%) Tivoli
5 5 (4.03%) ArcSight ESM
6 4 (3.23%) Puppet
6 4 (3.23%) QRadar
6 4 (3.23%) SCCM
7 2 (1.61%) CFEngine
7 2 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.81%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.81%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 40 (32.26%) Splunk
2 18 (14.52%) Microsoft
3 15 (12.10%) Adobe
3 15 (12.10%) Google
4 12 (9.68%) Red Hat
5 10 (8.06%) CheckPoint
5 10 (8.06%) Cisco
6 9 (7.26%) IBM
7 8 (6.45%) Citrix
7 8 (6.45%) Dell
7 8 (6.45%) Extreme Networks
8 7 (5.65%) Intel Security
9 6 (4.84%) ArcSight
9 6 (4.84%) CA
9 6 (4.84%) Intel
10 5 (4.03%) Cognos
10 5 (4.03%) HP
10 5 (4.03%) Oracle
10 5 (4.03%) SAP
10 5 (4.03%) Symantec
London
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Rate: competitive
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