Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 23 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)
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 592 561 604
Rank change year-on-year -31 +43 -10
Contract jobs citing Regular Expression 43 58 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.091% 0.13% 0.054%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.37% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 40 18
London median daily rate £438 £388 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% +13.97% +3.82%
10th Percentile £380 £376 £287
90th Percentile £673 £629 £506
England median daily rate £430 £395 £340
% change year-on-year +8.86% +16.18% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
London median hourly rate - - £80.00
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 London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 17426 15521 15041
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 36.99% 34.34% 32.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13294 11606 11199
London median daily rate £500 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £319 £308
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 72 91
London median hourly rate £33.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £19.13 £19.23 £14.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £57.44 £55.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Regular Expression in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Regular Expression in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Regular Expression in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Regular Expression in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Regular Expression in London

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Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 23 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
Central London -10 11 £380 - 6
Regular Expression
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region with a requirement for Regular Expression.

1 27 (62.79%) Linux
2 25 (58.14%) Python
2 25 (58.14%) Unix
3 24 (55.81%) Splunk
4 22 (51.16%) Java
5 20 (46.51%) JavaScript
6 17 (39.53%) HTML
7 16 (37.21%) Windows
8 14 (32.56%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (30.23%) XML
10 12 (27.91%) CSS
10 12 (27.91%) jQuery
10 12 (27.91%) User Experience
11 11 (25.58%) Web Development
12 10 (23.26%) Sass
12 10 (23.26%) Functional Testing
12 10 (23.26%) Bash Shell
12 10 (23.26%) Mobile First
12 10 (23.26%) Front End Development
13 9 (20.93%) Big Data
13 9 (20.93%) Semantic HTML
13 9 (20.93%) Analytics
13 9 (20.93%) Data Modelling
13 9 (20.93%) DOM
14 8 (18.60%) Perl
14 8 (18.60%) Solaris
14 8 (18.60%) JSON
14 8 (18.60%) Rsyslog
14 8 (18.60%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (18.60%) Linux Command Line

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Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 4 (9.30%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.65%) CMS
2 2 (4.65%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (4.65%) WordPress
3 1 (2.33%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.33%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.65%) Google Analytics
1 2 (4.65%) Google Tag Manager
1 2 (4.65%) npm
2 1 (2.33%) AdWords
2 1 (2.33%) GitHub
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) HTTP
2 4 (9.30%) Firewall
3 3 (6.98%) Internet
4 2 (4.65%) HTTPS
4 2 (4.65%) LDAP
5 1 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.33%) Network Security
5 1 (2.33%) tcpdump
5 1 (2.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) Big Data
2 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.65%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.33%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.33%) HBase
5 1 (2.33%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.65%) Grunt
2 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.65%) JIRA
3 1 (2.33%) Axure RP
3 1 (2.33%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.33%) Maven
3 1 (2.33%) Mocha
3 1 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Marketing
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Publishing
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Developer
2 9 (20.93%) Consultant
3 8 (18.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (18.60%) Splunk Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Architect
5 6 (13.95%) Splunk Consultant
6 5 (11.63%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Support Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Technical Support
6 5 (11.63%) Technical Support Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Administrator
7 4 (9.30%) Linux Scripter
7 4 (9.30%) Linux Support
7 4 (9.30%) Linux Support Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Splunk Administrator
7 4 (9.30%) Splunk Support
8 2 (4.65%) Node.js Developer
8 2 (4.65%) UI Developer
8 2 (4.65%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (39.53%) HTML
2 13 (30.23%) XML
3 12 (27.91%) CSS
3 12 (27.91%) jQuery
4 10 (23.26%) Sass
5 9 (20.93%) DOM
5 9 (20.93%) Semantic HTML
6 8 (18.60%) JSON
7 4 (9.30%) AngularJS
7 4 (9.30%) CSS3
7 4 (9.30%) HTML5
7 4 (9.30%) React
7 4 (9.30%) REST
8 3 (6.98%) Node.js
9 2 (4.65%) Backbone.js
9 2 (4.65%) Ember.js
9 2 (4.65%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (4.65%) Underscore.js
10 1 (2.33%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (27.91%) User Experience
3 8 (18.60%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
4 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
4 4 (9.30%) Taxonomies
5 2 (4.65%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.33%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 27 (62.79%) Linux
2 25 (58.14%) Unix
3 16 (37.21%) Windows
4 8 (18.60%) Solaris
5 1 (2.33%) AIX
5 1 (2.33%) Android
5 1 (2.33%) CentOS
5 1 (2.33%) HPUX
5 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Web Development
2 10 (23.26%) Front End Development
2 10 (23.26%) Functional Testing
2 10 (23.26%) Mobile First
3 9 (20.93%) Analytics
3 9 (20.93%) Data Modelling
4 8 (18.60%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (13.95%) Data Analysis
5 6 (13.95%) Security Operations
6 5 (11.63%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (11.63%) SIEM
7 4 (9.30%) A/B Testing
7 4 (9.30%) Data Analytics
7 4 (9.30%) Data Security
7 4 (9.30%) SDLC
7 4 (9.30%) Security Monitoring
7 4 (9.30%) Use Case
8 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.98%) Project Management
8 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (58.14%) Python
2 22 (51.16%) Java
3 20 (46.51%) JavaScript
4 10 (23.26%) Bash Shell
5 8 (18.60%) Perl
6 7 (16.28%) Shell Script
7 6 (13.95%) PHP
8 5 (11.63%) C#
8 5 (11.63%) C++
8 5 (11.63%) Ruby
9 3 (6.98%) SQL
10 2 (4.65%) BeanShell
11 1 (2.33%) Groovy
11 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
11 1 (2.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) CISSP
3 2 (4.65%) GCIA
3 2 (4.65%) GCIH
4 1 (2.33%) CEH
4 1 (2.33%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.33%) SANS
4 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) COBIT
2 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.33%) NIST 800
3 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) Rsyslog
2 5 (11.63%) CFEngine
2 5 (11.63%) HP SiteScope
2 5 (11.63%) Nagios
2 5 (11.63%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (11.63%) Puppet
2 5 (11.63%) SCCM
3 1 (2.33%) Ansible
3 1 (2.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (2.33%) CSIRT
3 1 (2.33%) Graylog
3 1 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (55.81%) Splunk
2 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.30%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (6.98%) Citrix
4 3 (6.98%) WorldPay
5 2 (4.65%) ArcSight
5 2 (4.65%) Google
5 2 (4.65%) HP
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle
5 2 (4.65%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.33%) Optimizely
6 1 (2.33%) Qualys
6 1 (2.33%) Remedy
6 1 (2.33%) Teradata