Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 741 771 829
Rank change year-on-year +30 +58 -53
Contract jobs citing Regular Expression 90 102 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.096% 0.10% 0.034%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.34% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 71 21
England median daily rate £430 £390 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.26% +14.71% +4.62%
10th Percentile £358 £313 £258
90th Percentile £668 £588 £563
UK median daily rate £430 £385 £340
% change year-on-year +11.76% +13.16% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
England median hourly rate - - £80.00
UK median hourly rate - £35.50 £80.00
% change year-on-year - -55.63% -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 30396 30149 30253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.38% 30.72% 28.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 21638 21071 20980
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 348 499
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%
10th Percentile £18.58 £14.50 £14.91
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

Regular Expression
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Regular Expression in England

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Regular Expression in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Regular Expression in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Regular Expression in England

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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 6 months to 18 November 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
London -20 44 £450 +16.13% 10
South East +14 22 £440 +33.33% 2
North of England +72 17 £374 -8.83% 1
North West +32 12 £370 -12.02% 1
East of England -19 6 £365 -18.89% 1
Yorkshire - 5 £650 -
South West +12 1 - - 1
Regular Expression
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 56 (62.22%) Linux
2 37 (41.11%) Unix
3 36 (40.00%) Python
4 35 (38.89%) JavaScript
5 34 (37.78%) Java
6 29 (32.22%) Splunk
7 28 (31.11%) Windows
8 27 (30.00%) HTML
9 24 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
10 23 (25.56%) Firewall
11 19 (21.11%) CSS
11 19 (21.11%) XML
11 19 (21.11%) Kalman Filter
12 18 (20.00%) Shell Script
13 16 (17.78%) Citrix
13 16 (17.78%) SSL
13 16 (17.78%) Cisco
13 16 (17.78%) Perl
13 16 (17.78%) Bash Shell
13 16 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (17.78%) Front End Development
14 15 (16.67%) Email Filtering
15 14 (15.56%) JSON
15 14 (15.56%) Network Security
15 14 (15.56%) SIEM
16 13 (14.44%) Big Data
16 13 (14.44%) NetScaler
16 13 (14.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 13 (14.44%) DNS
17 12 (13.33%) DHCP

Regular Expression
Co-occurring 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 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (4.44%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.11%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.11%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.11%) CMS
3 1 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (10.00%) GitHub
3 6 (6.67%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (6.67%) Serverless
4 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.22%) npm
6 1 (1.11%) AdWords
6 1 (1.11%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.11%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 23 (25.56%) Firewall
2 16 (17.78%) SSL
3 14 (15.56%) Network Security
4 13 (14.44%) DNS
4 13 (14.44%) NetScaler
5 12 (13.33%) DHCP
6 11 (12.22%) HTTP
6 11 (12.22%) Internet
7 9 (10.00%) Wireless
8 3 (3.33%) HTTPS
8 3 (3.33%) SNMP
8 3 (3.33%) SSH
9 2 (2.22%) FTP
9 2 (2.22%) LDAP
9 2 (2.22%) NAS
9 2 (2.22%) SAN
9 2 (2.22%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.22%) Telnet
10 1 (1.11%) tcpdump
10 1 (1.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.44%) Big Data
2 9 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.78%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (6.67%) Redis
5 5 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (4.44%) Hadoop
6 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.11%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.11%) HBase
8 1 (1.11%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 10 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.78%) Grunt
3 6 (6.67%) Mocha
3 6 (6.67%) Selenium
3 6 (6.67%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.22%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.22%) JIRA
5 1 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.11%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.11%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.11%) Maven
5 1 (1.11%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (12.22%) Finance
2 7 (7.78%) Banking
3 2 (2.22%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.22%) Retail
3 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (28.89%) Developer
2 14 (15.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 13 (14.44%) Consultant
3 13 (14.44%) Network Engineer
4 11 (12.22%) Splunk Engineer
5 8 (8.89%) Architect
6 6 (6.67%) Administrator
6 6 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (6.67%) Splunk Consultant
7 5 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) Technical Support
7 5 (5.56%) Technical Support Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Linux Scripter
8 4 (4.44%) Linux Support
8 4 (4.44%) Linux Support Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Security Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Splunk Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (30.00%) HTML
2 19 (21.11%) CSS
2 19 (21.11%) XML
3 14 (15.56%) JSON
4 11 (12.22%) jQuery
5 10 (11.11%) Sass
6 9 (10.00%) DOM
6 9 (10.00%) HTML5
6 9 (10.00%) Node.js
6 9 (10.00%) Semantic HTML
7 8 (8.89%) CSS3
7 8 (8.89%) Web Services
8 6 (6.67%) AngularJS
8 6 (6.67%) Nunjucks
9 5 (5.56%) bluebird
9 5 (5.56%) Chai
9 5 (5.56%) JSON Schema
9 5 (5.56%) lodash
9 5 (5.56%) Nightwatchjs
9 5 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (13.33%) Linux Command Line
3 11 (12.22%) User Experience
4 6 (6.67%) Security Operations Centre
5 5 (5.56%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.44%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.44%) Taxonomies
7 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.22%) NHS
8 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.11%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.11%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.11%) PDA
8 1 (1.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 56 (62.22%) Linux
2 37 (41.11%) Unix
3 28 (31.11%) Windows
4 13 (14.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (13.33%) CentOS
6 9 (10.00%) Solaris
7 3 (3.33%) Windows Server
8 2 (2.22%) SUSE
9 1 (1.11%) AIX
9 1 (1.11%) Android
9 1 (1.11%) HPUX
9 1 (1.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.11%) Kalman Filter
2 16 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (17.78%) Front End Development
3 15 (16.67%) Email Filtering
4 14 (15.56%) SIEM
5 12 (13.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 11 (12.22%) Analytics
7 10 (11.11%) Functional Testing
7 10 (11.11%) Load Balancing
7 10 (11.11%) Mobile First
7 10 (11.11%) Security Operations
7 10 (11.11%) Web Development
8 9 (10.00%) Change Management
8 9 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
8 9 (10.00%) Data Analysis
8 9 (10.00%) Data Modelling
9 7 (7.78%) Security Monitoring
9 7 (7.78%) Test Automation
10 6 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 36 (40.00%) Python
2 35 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 34 (37.78%) Java
4 18 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 16 (17.78%) Bash Shell
5 16 (17.78%) Perl
6 10 (11.11%) C#
6 10 (11.11%) SQL
7 6 (6.67%) ES6
7 6 (6.67%) PHP
8 5 (5.56%) C++
8 5 (5.56%) Ruby
9 2 (2.22%) BeanShell
9 2 (2.22%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.11%) Groovy
10 1 (1.11%) R
10 1 (1.11%) Scala
10 1 (1.11%) sed
10 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.44%) CISSP
2 4 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (4.44%) Degree
3 2 (2.22%) GCIA
3 2 (2.22%) GCIH
3 2 (2.22%) SANS
4 1 (1.11%) CCIE
4 1 (1.11%) CCNA
4 1 (1.11%) CCNP
4 1 (1.11%) CEH
4 1 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.11%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.11%) GIAC
4 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) QA
1 3 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.22%) COBIT
2 2 (2.22%) GCP
2 2 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.11%) NIST 800
3 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (6.67%) Docker
2 4 (4.44%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.33%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (2.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (10.00%) Rsyslog
2 6 (6.67%) Nagios
3 5 (5.56%) CFEngine
3 5 (5.56%) HP SiteScope
3 5 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.56%) Puppet
3 5 (5.56%) Rancher
3 5 (5.56%) SCCM
4 3 (3.33%) ArcSight ESM
4 3 (3.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (2.22%) Netcool
5 2 (2.22%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 2 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (2.22%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.11%) Ansible
6 1 (1.11%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (1.11%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (1.11%) Graylog
6 1 (1.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 29 (32.22%) Splunk
2 16 (17.78%) Cisco
2 16 (17.78%) Citrix
3 10 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 10 (11.11%) Dell
3 10 (11.11%) Extreme Networks
4 7 (7.78%) ArcSight
4 7 (7.78%) HP
4 7 (7.78%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.67%) EMC
5 6 (6.67%) Intel
6 4 (4.44%) IBM
6 4 (4.44%) McAfee
6 4 (4.44%) Oracle
6 4 (4.44%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (3.33%) FireEye
7 3 (3.33%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.33%) Symantec
7 3 (3.33%) WorldPay
8 2 (2.22%) Veritas