The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Regular Expressions (Regex)
UK / England
Rank 516 582 577
Rank change year-on-year +66 -5  
Contract jobs citing Regular Expression 50 33 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.067% 0.055%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.24% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 11
Median daily rate £400 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.58% -2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £326 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £545 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £334 £375
% change year-on-year +4.86% -11.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.52 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Regular Expression is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13124 13831 13262
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 31.67% 28.19% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9106 9697 8711
Median daily rate £425 £410 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +3.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 213 174
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.05 £13.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

Regular Expression
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Regular Expression as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Regular Expression in England

Regular Expression
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Regular Expression in England

Regular Expression
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Regular Expression in England over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Regular Expression in England

Regular Expression
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Regular Expression in England

Regular Expression
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
London +40 26 £425 -10.52% 4
South East +20 22 £308 -7.86% 1
North West - 1 £350 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £600 - 1
Regular Expression
UK

Regular Expression
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 England region with a requirement for Regular Expression.

1 45 (43.27%) Windows
2 44 (42.31%) Linux
3 35 (33.65%) Python
4 33 (31.73%) Perl
5 26 (25.00%) Unix
6 24 (23.08%) PowerShell
7 23 (22.12%) JavaScript
7 23 (22.12%) HTTP
8 22 (21.15%) Analytics
9 21 (20.19%) Splunk
10 20 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
11 19 (18.27%) Microsoft
12 18 (17.31%) C#
12 18 (17.31%) SQL Server
13 17 (16.35%) Java
13 17 (16.35%) Shell Script
13 17 (16.35%) Finance
14 16 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
14 16 (15.38%) WMI
14 16 (15.38%) XML
14 16 (15.38%) API Integration
15 15 (14.42%) Google Tag Manager
15 15 (14.42%) SQL
15 15 (14.42%) Adobe
15 15 (14.42%) SAN
15 15 (14.42%) Google
15 15 (14.42%) Web Analytics
16 13 (12.50%) Marketing
16 13 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
16 13 (12.50%) MS Excel

Regular Expression
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.81%) Apache
1 5 (4.81%) Apache Pig
1 5 (4.81%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.92%) Apache Solr
2 2 (1.92%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.96%) SAS
3 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.92%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (10.58%) Adobe Campaign
2 4 (3.85%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 20 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (14.42%) Google Tag Manager
4 3 (2.88%) IaaS
5 1 (0.96%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.96%) Boomi
5 1 (0.96%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 23 (22.12%) HTTP
2 15 (14.42%) SAN
3 11 (10.58%) Firewall
4 9 (8.65%) DNS
4 9 (8.65%) Network Security
5 8 (7.69%) NetScaler
5 8 (7.69%) SSL
6 7 (6.73%) Wireless
7 5 (4.81%) LDAP
8 2 (1.92%) FTP
8 2 (1.92%) SSH
8 2 (1.92%) Telnet
9 1 (0.96%) Internet
9 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.96%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.31%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.62%) Big Data
3 7 (6.73%) MS Access
4 6 (5.77%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (4.81%) Apache Hive
6 4 (3.85%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.85%) SAP HANA
7 3 (2.88%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.92%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.92%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.92%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.96%) Power BI
9 1 (0.96%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.92%) Axure RP
2 2 (1.92%) Jasmine
2 2 (1.92%) Mocha
3 1 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 17 (16.35%) Finance
2 13 (12.50%) Marketing
3 9 (8.65%) Banking
4 2 (1.92%) Legal
5 1 (0.96%) Publishing
5 1 (0.96%) Retail
5 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (23.08%) Developer
2 17 (16.35%) Monitoring Engineer
3 15 (14.42%) Support Engineer
4 14 (13.46%) PowerShell Developer
5 13 (12.50%) Analyst
5 13 (12.50%) Web Engineer
6 11 (10.58%) Applications Engineer
6 11 (10.58%) Applications Support
6 11 (10.58%) Applications Support Engineer
7 10 (9.62%) Network Engineer
8 9 (8.65%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (8.65%) Linux Scripter
8 9 (8.65%) Linux Support
8 9 (8.65%) Linux Support Engineer
8 9 (8.65%) Web Manager
9 8 (7.69%) Analytics Manager
9 8 (7.69%) JavaScript Engineer
9 8 (7.69%) Web Analytics Manager
10 6 (5.77%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (5.77%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.38%) XML
2 10 (9.62%) jQuery
3 9 (8.65%) JSON
3 9 (8.65%) REST
4 8 (7.69%) HTML
5 5 (4.81%) .NET
5 5 (4.81%) Middleware
6 4 (3.85%) SOAP
6 4 (3.85%) WSDL
6 4 (3.85%) XSD
7 3 (2.88%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.92%) CSS
8 2 (1.92%) Flash
8 2 (1.92%) LESS
8 2 (1.92%) Lucene
8 2 (1.92%) Natural Language Processing
8 2 (1.92%) Node.js
8 2 (1.92%) Sass
8 2 (1.92%) XHTML
9 1 (0.96%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.73%) Digital Media
2 7 (6.73%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.88%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.92%) Hedge funds
4 2 (1.92%) User Experience
5 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.96%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.96%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 45 (43.27%) Windows
2 44 (42.31%) Linux
3 26 (25.00%) Unix
4 10 (9.62%) AIX
5 9 (8.65%) Solaris
6 8 (7.69%) HPUX
6 8 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (5.77%) Windows XP
8 4 (3.85%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.92%) Windows Server
9 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.15%) Analytics
2 16 (15.38%) API Integration
3 15 (14.42%) Web Analytics
4 13 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
5 11 (10.58%) Kalman Filter
6 10 (9.62%) Incident Management
7 9 (8.65%) Email Filtering
8 8 (7.69%) Data Loss Prevention
8 8 (7.69%) Data Management
8 8 (7.69%) Information Security
8 8 (7.69%) Load Balancing
8 8 (7.69%) Service Management
8 8 (7.69%) Web Filtering
9 7 (6.73%) Configuration Management
9 7 (6.73%) Data Analytics
9 7 (6.73%) Data Governance
9 7 (6.73%) Release Management
9 7 (6.73%) Statistics
9 7 (6.73%) Workflow
9 7 (6.73%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (33.65%) Python
2 33 (31.73%) Perl
3 24 (23.08%) PowerShell
4 23 (22.12%) JavaScript
5 18 (17.31%) C#
6 17 (16.35%) Java
6 17 (16.35%) Shell Script
7 15 (14.42%) SQL
8 7 (6.73%) Korn
8 7 (6.73%) VBScript
9 6 (5.77%) Bourne shell
9 6 (5.77%) PHP
10 5 (4.81%) Bash Shell
10 5 (4.81%) Scala
11 4 (3.85%) Ruby
12 1 (0.96%) Groovy
12 1 (0.96%) sed
Qualifications
1 5 (4.81%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (2.88%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.96%) CBAP
3 1 (0.96%) Degree
3 1 (0.96%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (15.38%) WMI
2 10 (9.62%) HP SiteScope
3 8 (7.69%) Tivoli
4 6 (5.77%) Nagios
4 6 (5.77%) Netcool
4 6 (5.77%) SCOM
5 4 (3.85%) Puppet
5 4 (3.85%) SCCM
6 2 (1.92%) CFEngine
6 2 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.96%) ArcSight ESM
7 1 (0.96%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.96%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.96%) Nessus
7 1 (0.96%) Nmap
7 1 (0.96%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 21 (20.19%) Splunk
2 19 (18.27%) Microsoft
3 15 (14.42%) Adobe
3 15 (14.42%) Google
4 10 (9.62%) Red Hat
5 9 (8.65%) Cisco
6 8 (7.69%) CheckPoint
6 8 (7.69%) Citrix
6 8 (7.69%) Dell
6 8 (7.69%) Extreme Networks
7 7 (6.73%) Intel
7 7 (6.73%) Intel Security
8 6 (5.77%) CA
8 6 (5.77%) IBM
9 5 (4.81%) Cognos
9 5 (4.81%) HP
10 4 (3.85%) Oracle
10 4 (3.85%) SAP
10 4 (3.85%) Workday
11 2 (1.92%) Symantec
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