The table below looks at the prevalence of the term MPEG in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPEG over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
Rank 127 118 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing MPEG 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.040% 0.12% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £240 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £354 £240 £320
% change year-on-year
+47.39% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -
MPEG
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
724 782 727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.31% 30.49% 28.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 383 351
Median daily rate £400 £386 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +10.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 31
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.22 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.60% +1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £13.13 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.73 £43.75 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -12.19%

MPEG
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing MPEG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

MPEG Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

MPEG
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MPEG across the Berkshire region.

MPEG Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

MPEG
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MPEG across the Berkshire region.

MPEG Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

MPEG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MPEG 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for MPEG.

1 2 (66.67%) RIP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) OSPF
1 2 (66.67%) BGP
1 2 (66.67%) DTV
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe
1 2 (66.67%) Apple
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
1 2 (66.67%) Games
1 2 (66.67%) Streaming Video
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) IPTV
1 2 (66.67%) Silverlight
1 2 (66.67%) Video Processing
1 2 (66.67%) Video on Demand
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (33.33%) Tektronix
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) SSH
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) DVB
2 1 (33.33%) Telnet
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) DOCSIS
2 1 (33.33%) DRM

MPEG
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) BGP
1 2 (66.67%) OSPF
1 2 (66.67%) RIP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) DOCSIS
2 1 (33.33%) DVB
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) SNMP
2 1 (33.33%) SSH
2 1 (33.33%) Telnet
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (66.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Silverlight
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) DTV
1 2 (66.67%) IPTV
1 2 (66.67%) Streaming Video
1 2 (66.67%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
1 2 (66.67%) Video Processing
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) DRM
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe
1 2 (66.67%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) Tektronix