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 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)
England / London
Rank 372 412 405
Rank change year-on-year +40 -7  
Contract jobs citing Regular Expression 26 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.086% 0.046%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.39% 0.27% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 1
Median daily rate £425 £475 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.52% +23.37%  
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 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 6748 7047 6486
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 34.85% 31.82% 30.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5022 5275 4693
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 £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 29 27
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +82.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £22.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

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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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 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
City of London 0 1 £525 -4.54% 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
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England

Regular Expression
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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 London region with a requirement for Regular Expression.

1 32 (50.79%) Windows
2 30 (47.62%) Python
3 24 (38.10%) Unix
4 23 (36.51%) Perl
5 20 (31.75%) Linux
6 19 (30.16%) Microsoft Azure
6 19 (30.16%) Splunk
7 18 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 17 (26.98%) C#
8 17 (26.98%) HTTP
8 17 (26.98%) PowerShell
8 17 (26.98%) Finance
9 16 (25.40%) Amazon AWS
9 16 (25.40%) WMI
9 16 (25.40%) API Integration
10 15 (23.81%) Shell Script
10 15 (23.81%) XML
11 13 (20.63%) SAN
11 13 (20.63%) Knowledge Management
12 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
12 12 (19.05%) JavaScript
13 10 (15.87%) Big Data
14 9 (14.29%) REST
14 9 (14.29%) Banking
14 9 (14.29%) Incident Management
14 9 (14.29%) JSON
15 8 (12.70%) Information Security
15 8 (12.70%) Data Loss Prevention
16 7 (11.11%) Data Analytics
16 7 (11.11%) Analytics

Regular Expression
Top Related 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 5 (7.94%) Apache Pig
1 5 (7.94%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.17%) Apache
3 1 (1.59%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.59%) SAS
3 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 19 (30.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (25.40%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.76%) IaaS
4 1 (1.59%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.98%) HTTP
2 13 (20.63%) SAN
3 5 (7.94%) LDAP
4 2 (3.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.87%) Big Data
3 5 (7.94%) Apache Hive
4 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.35%) SAP HANA
5 2 (3.17%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.17%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.59%) Power BI
6 1 (1.59%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.17%) Axure RP
2 2 (3.17%) Jasmine
2 2 (3.17%) Mocha
3 1 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 17 (26.98%) Finance
2 9 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Legal
3 1 (1.59%) Publishing
3 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (31.75%) Developer
2 15 (23.81%) Support Engineer
3 14 (22.22%) PowerShell Developer
4 11 (17.46%) Applications Engineer
4 11 (17.46%) Applications Support
4 11 (17.46%) Applications Support Engineer
4 11 (17.46%) Monitoring Engineer
5 9 (14.29%) Analyst
5 9 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (14.29%) Linux Scripter
5 9 (14.29%) Linux Support
5 9 (14.29%) Linux Support Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Security Analyst
6 6 (9.52%) Technical Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Technical Support
6 6 (9.52%) Technical Support Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Information Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) Unix Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Unix Scripting Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.81%) XML
2 9 (14.29%) JSON
2 9 (14.29%) REST
3 5 (7.94%) Middleware
4 4 (6.35%) .NET
4 4 (6.35%) SOAP
4 4 (6.35%) WSDL
4 4 (6.35%) XSD
5 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.17%) CSS
6 2 (3.17%) HTML
6 2 (3.17%) jQuery
6 2 (3.17%) LESS
6 2 (3.17%) Node.js
6 2 (3.17%) Sass
6 2 (3.17%) XHTML
7 1 (1.59%) Lucene
7 1 (1.59%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (1.59%) WinForms
7 1 (1.59%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (3.17%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.59%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.59%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (50.79%) Windows
2 24 (38.10%) Unix
3 20 (31.75%) Linux
4 4 (6.35%) Mac OS
5 3 (4.76%) Solaris
6 2 (3.17%) AIX
6 2 (3.17%) HPUX
6 2 (3.17%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.40%) API Integration
2 13 (20.63%) Knowledge Management
3 9 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 8 (12.70%) Data Loss Prevention
4 8 (12.70%) Information Security
5 7 (11.11%) Analytics
5 7 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 7 (11.11%) Data Analytics
5 7 (11.11%) DevOps
5 7 (11.11%) Workflow
5 7 (11.11%) Workflow Management
6 6 (9.52%) Statistics
7 5 (7.94%) Data Munging
7 5 (7.94%) Front End Development
7 5 (7.94%) Machine Learning
7 5 (7.94%) MapReduce
8 4 (6.35%) Asset Management
8 4 (6.35%) Web Development
9 3 (4.76%) Change Management
9 3 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 30 (47.62%) Python
2 23 (36.51%) Perl
3 17 (26.98%) C#
3 17 (26.98%) PowerShell
4 15 (23.81%) Shell Script
5 12 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 6 (9.52%) Java
6 6 (9.52%) PHP
7 5 (7.94%) Bash Shell
7 5 (7.94%) Scala
7 5 (7.94%) SQL
8 4 (6.35%) Ruby
9 1 (1.59%) Groovy
9 1 (1.59%) Korn
9 1 (1.59%) sed
Qualifications
1 1 (1.59%) CBAP
1 1 (1.59%) Degree
1 1 (1.59%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (25.40%) WMI
2 6 (9.52%) Nagios
3 4 (6.35%) HP SiteScope
3 4 (6.35%) Puppet
3 4 (6.35%) SCCM
4 2 (3.17%) CFEngine
4 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.59%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (1.59%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.59%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.59%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 19 (30.16%) Splunk
2 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.11%) Intel
3 7 (11.11%) Intel Security
4 4 (6.35%) Oracle
4 4 (6.35%) SAP
4 4 (6.35%) Workday
5 3 (4.76%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.17%) Symantec
7 1 (1.59%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.59%) Informatica
7 1 (1.59%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.59%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.59%) Varonis
London
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Rate: Competitive
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