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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 401 403 425
Rank change year-on-year +2 +22  
Contract jobs citing Regular Expression 17 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.083% 0.098% 0.043%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.30% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 8
Median daily rate £550 £550 £613
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £382 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £700 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £500 £600
% change year-on-year +9.95% -16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £80.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 -

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 London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 7331 6935 7333
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 35.83% 32.44% 31.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5444 5322 5317
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 25 50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +77.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.00 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £190.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 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
City of London +4 2 - - 2
Regular Expression
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 22 (51.16%) Python
2 20 (46.51%) Windows
3 17 (39.53%) Java
3 17 (39.53%) Splunk
4 16 (37.21%) Linux
4 16 (37.21%) Unix
5 15 (34.88%) Analytics
6 14 (32.56%) Data Analytics
6 14 (32.56%) Finance
7 13 (30.23%) HTTP
7 13 (30.23%) SQL Server
7 13 (30.23%) Bash Shell
8 12 (27.91%) Big Data
8 12 (27.91%) PowerShell
8 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
9 11 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (23.26%) Rsyslog
10 10 (23.26%) C#
11 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
11 9 (20.93%) WMI
11 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (20.93%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (20.93%) API Integration
12 8 (18.60%) Data Loss Prevention
12 8 (18.60%) Linux Command Line
12 8 (18.60%) Incident Management
12 8 (18.60%) PHP
12 8 (18.60%) Solaris
12 8 (18.60%) Intel
12 8 (18.60%) SAN

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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 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.65%) Apache Solr
2 2 (4.65%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.33%) Apache
3 1 (2.33%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.93%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.23%) HTTP
2 8 (18.60%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) SQL Server
2 12 (27.91%) Big Data
3 2 (4.65%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.33%) HBase
4 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.33%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.98%) Axure RP
2 3 (6.98%) Jasmine
2 3 (6.98%) Mocha
3 2 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.33%) JIRA
4 1 (2.33%) Maven
4 1 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Legal
3 1 (2.33%) Publishing
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Developer
2 9 (20.93%) PowerShell Developer
3 8 (18.60%) Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Information Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Security Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Consultant
5 5 (11.63%) Information Security Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Architect
6 4 (9.30%) Splunk Consultant
7 3 (6.98%) Administrator
7 3 (6.98%) Splunk Administrator
8 2 (4.65%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.65%) Applications Support Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Linux Support
8 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Technical Support
8 2 (4.65%) Unix Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Unix Scripting Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) XML
2 3 (6.98%) CSS
2 3 (6.98%) HTML
2 3 (6.98%) jQuery
2 3 (6.98%) LESS
2 3 (6.98%) Node.js
2 3 (6.98%) Sass
2 3 (6.98%) XHTML
3 2 (4.65%) JSON
4 1 (2.33%) .NET
4 1 (2.33%) Apache Avro
4 1 (2.33%) Kafka
4 1 (2.33%) Lucene
4 1 (2.33%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (2.33%) REST
4 1 (2.33%) WinForms
4 1 (2.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (18.60%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (16.28%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.65%) Hedge funds
4 2 (4.65%) Taxonomies
4 2 (4.65%) User Experience
5 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 20 (46.51%) Windows
2 16 (37.21%) Linux
2 16 (37.21%) Unix
3 8 (18.60%) Solaris
4 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) Analytics
2 14 (32.56%) Data Analytics
3 9 (20.93%) API Integration
4 8 (18.60%) Configuration Management
4 8 (18.60%) Data Loss Prevention
4 8 (18.60%) Incident Management
4 8 (18.60%) Information Security
4 8 (18.60%) Workflow
4 8 (18.60%) Workflow Management
5 7 (16.28%) Big Data Analytics
6 5 (11.63%) Data Modelling
7 4 (9.30%) Asset Management
7 4 (9.30%) SDLC
8 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.98%) Cross-Browser Development
8 3 (6.98%) Dashboard Development
8 3 (6.98%) Data Analysis
8 3 (6.98%) DevOps
8 3 (6.98%) Mobile First
8 3 (6.98%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (51.16%) Python
2 17 (39.53%) Java
3 13 (30.23%) Bash Shell
4 12 (27.91%) PowerShell
5 10 (23.26%) C#
6 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
7 8 (18.60%) PHP
7 8 (18.60%) Shell Script
8 7 (16.28%) Perl
9 5 (11.63%) Ruby
10 3 (6.98%) SQL
11 2 (4.65%) Scala
11 2 (4.65%) sed
12 1 (2.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (23.26%) Rsyslog
2 9 (20.93%) WMI
3 5 (11.63%) CFEngine
3 5 (11.63%) HP SiteScope
3 5 (11.63%) Nagios
3 5 (11.63%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (11.63%) Puppet
3 5 (11.63%) SCCM
4 2 (4.65%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) Splunk
2 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
3 8 (18.60%) Intel
3 8 (18.60%) McAfee
4 3 (6.98%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.33%) Remedy
6 1 (2.33%) Symantec
6 1 (2.33%) Teradata
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