Period
to 29 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Regular Expression skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Regular Expression over the 6 months to 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Regular Expressions (Regex)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 162 137 230
Rank change year-on-year -25 +93 +32
Contract jobs citing Regular Expression 1 1 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.029% 0.042% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.086% 0.13% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 12
10th Percentile " " £416
25th Percentile £725 " £459
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £750 - £500
75th Percentile £775 " £522
90th Percentile " " £588
Central London median daily rate £750 - £500

Regular Expression is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,161 794 2,416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.88% 33.64% 36.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 889 615 1,960
10th Percentile £410 £375 £413
25th Percentile £463 £450 £464
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £585 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +11.43% - -
75th Percentile £650 £625 £600
90th Percentile £725 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +9.52% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 10
10th Percentile £15.88 £29.05 £20.15
25th Percentile £20.00 £34.75 £24.81
Median hourly rate £30.25 £39.00 £38.37
Median % change year-on-year -22.44% +1.64% +74.42%
75th Percentile £37.75 £52.63 £48.56
90th Percentile £47.43 £59.00 £56.50
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year -10.26% -6.58% +89.75%

Regular Expression
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Regular Expression as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Regular Expression in the City of London

Regular Expression
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Regular Expression in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Regular Expression in the City of London

Regular Expression
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Regular Expression in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Regular Expression in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Regular Expression also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Regular Expression.

1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) YAML
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) Azure
1 1 (100.00%) AWS
1 1 (100.00%) F5

Regular Expression
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) Multicast
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VXLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (100.00%) IT Services Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Network Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Network Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) Network Virtualisation
1 1 (100.00%) People Management
1 1 (100.00%) Product Roadmap
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Arista
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 1 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk