Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 24 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 > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 225 -
Rank change year-on-year +35 - +190
Contract jobs citing Regular Expression 13 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.23% 0.10% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.72% 0.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 0
North West median daily rate £370 £420 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.02% - -
England median daily rate £430 £395 £340
% change year-on-year +8.86% +16.18% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
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 the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1806 1929 2026
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 31.74% 28.33% 23.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1240 1356 1265
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -0.64% +14.71%
10th Percentile £295 £275 £275
90th Percentile £538 £500 £538
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 26 70
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +0.98%
10th Percentile £18.38 £15.38 £16.16
90th Percentile £50.86 £44.88 £47.33
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

Regular Expression
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Regular Expression as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Regular Expression in the North West

Regular Expression
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Regular Expression in the North West

Regular Expression
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Regular Expression in the North West over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Regular Expression in the North West

Regular Expression
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 24 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
Manchester - 6 £370 - 1
Merseyside - 6 £352 -
Regular Expression
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region with a requirement for Regular Expression.

1 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) JSON
3 7 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (53.85%) Linux
3 7 (53.85%) Node.js
3 7 (53.85%) Redis
3 7 (53.85%) Front End Development
3 7 (53.85%) AWS Lambda
3 7 (53.85%) Nunjucks
3 7 (53.85%) Serverless
4 6 (46.15%) Nightwatchjs
4 6 (46.15%) Chai
4 6 (46.15%) JSON Schema
4 6 (46.15%) bluebird
4 6 (46.15%) ES6
4 6 (46.15%) Express
4 6 (46.15%) Mocha
4 6 (46.15%) BDD
4 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
4 6 (46.15%) Java
4 6 (46.15%) Selenium
5 5 (38.46%) LINQ
5 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (38.46%) TDD
5 5 (38.46%) Ajax
5 5 (38.46%) HTML5
5 5 (38.46%) C#
5 5 (38.46%) HTML
5 5 (38.46%) .NET

Regular Expression
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (38.46%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (53.85%) AWS Lambda
1 7 (53.85%) Serverless
2 5 (38.46%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) Redis
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Mocha
1 6 (46.15%) Selenium
2 5 (38.46%) Grunt
2 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Elasticsearch Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) AWS Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) JSON
1 7 (53.85%) Node.js
1 7 (53.85%) Nunjucks
2 6 (46.15%) bluebird
2 6 (46.15%) Chai
2 6 (46.15%) Express
2 6 (46.15%) JSON Schema
2 6 (46.15%) Nightwatchjs
3 5 (38.46%) .NET
3 5 (38.46%) Ajax
3 5 (38.46%) CSS
3 5 (38.46%) CSS3
3 5 (38.46%) HTML
3 5 (38.46%) HTML5
3 5 (38.46%) LINQ
3 5 (38.46%) lodash
3 5 (38.46%) SOAP
3 5 (38.46%) Web Services
3 5 (38.46%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) NHS
3 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Front End Development
3 6 (46.15%) BDD
3 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
4 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (38.46%) TDD
5 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Search
6 2 (15.38%) SOA
6 2 (15.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 6 (46.15%) ES6
2 6 (46.15%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) C#
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Rancher
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)