Period
to 19 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 19 October 2017 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 205 184 -
Rank change year-on-year -21 - +223
Contract jobs citing Regular Expression 5 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.099% 0.14% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% 0.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
East of England median daily rate £365 £455 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.78% - -
England median daily rate £438 £420 £450
% change year-on-year +4.17% -6.67% +38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £80.00

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 East of England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1502 1241 1600
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 29.59% 25.42% 26.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 903 719 971
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £288 £258 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 36 64
East of England median hourly rate £41.50 £36.00 £36.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.28% -1.60% +7.25%
10th Percentile £26.35 £29.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £63.75 £45.25 £55.10
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.48
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.07% +10.22%

Regular Expression
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Regular Expression as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Regular Expression in the East of England

Regular Expression
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Regular Expression in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Regular Expression in the East of England

Regular Expression
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Regular Expression in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Regular Expression in the East of England

Regular Expression
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 19 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -4 3 - - 1
Essex - 2 £365 -
Regular Expression
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 across the East of England region with a requirement for Regular Expression.

1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec
2 3 (60.00%) McAfee
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Architecture
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) HTTP
2 3 (60.00%) SSL
2 3 (60.00%) EMC
2 3 (60.00%) Intel
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (60.00%) FireEye
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 3 (60.00%) Data Loss Prevention
3 2 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) Spring Boot
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Java

Regular Expression
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
1 3 (60.00%) SSL
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) jBPM
3 2 (40.00%) RESTful
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) Spring Batch
3 2 (40.00%) Spring Boot
3 2 (40.00%) Spring Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) Lambda Expressions
4 1 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Architecture
1 3 (60.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) EMC
1 3 (60.00%) FireEye
1 3 (60.00%) Intel
1 3 (60.00%) McAfee
1 3 (60.00%) Symantec
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle