Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 20 August 2018 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)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 94 90
Rank change year-on-year -21 -4 +14
Contract jobs citing Regular Expression 4 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.22% 0.45% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% 1.15% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £550 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.73% +37.50% -33.33%
Scotland median daily rate £425 £538 £305
% change year-on-year -20.93% +76.23% -49.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £36.00

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 642 524 408
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 35.85% 39.64% 32.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 316 242
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -4.11%
10th Percentile £320 £305 £263
90th Percentile £550 £488 £444
Scotland median daily rate £401 £375 £353
% change year-on-year +6.80% +6.31% -5.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £33.75 £14.49 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +132.92% +3.50% -74.55%
Scotland median hourly rate £33.75 £43.39 £36.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% +20.53% -10.00%

Regular Expression
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Regular Expression in Glasgow

Regular Expression
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Regular Expression in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Regular Expression.

1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
1 4 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Splunk
1 4 (100.00%) Kafka
1 4 (100.00%) Analytics
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) Ansible
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (100.00%) Dashboard Development
1 4 (100.00%) Data Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Elastic Stack
1 4 (100.00%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Product Management

Regular Expression
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analytics Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Splunk Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Elastic Stack
1 4 (100.00%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (100.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Analytics
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) Dashboard Development
1 4 (100.00%) Data Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Product Management
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Splunk