The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STB over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank 37 28 28
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing STB 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 1.15% 0.56% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.26% 1.72% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£305 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £363 £313
% change year-on-year
-14.48% +16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -4.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
92 58 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 35.38% 32.40% 32.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 23 33
Average daily rate £325 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £238 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

STB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing STB across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

STB Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

STB
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

STB Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

STB
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

STB Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

STB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing STB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited STB.

1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 3 (100.00%) Streaming Video
1 3 (100.00%) Qt
1 3 (100.00%) QML
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Redmine
2 2 (66.67%) OpenGL ES
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Valgrind
2 2 (66.67%) GStreamer
2 2 (66.67%) Gerrit
2 2 (66.67%) WebKit
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Google
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Lua
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) OpenGL
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) DTV
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Java

STB
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing STB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited STB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DVB
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Valgrind
1 2 (66.67%) Gerrit
1 2 (66.67%) Redmine
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Qt
1 3 (100.00%) QML
2 2 (66.67%) OpenGL ES
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) GStreamer
2 2 (66.67%) WebKit
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) OpenGL
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Streaming Video
2 2 (66.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded C++
2 2 (66.67%) Lua
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Google