The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in IT contracts advertised for the Brentwood region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STB over the 3 months to 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank - - 14
Contract jobs citing STB 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentwood - - 4.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £165
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £390 £354
% change year-on-year
+0.32% +10.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -
STB
Essex

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

Miscellaneous Category
Brentwood
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14 23 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentwood 43.75% 28.75% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 9
Median daily rate £240 £294 £237
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.41% +24.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £463 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £43.25 £33.83 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.86% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -6.74%

STB
Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

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

STB Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

STB
Daily Rate Trend in Brentwood

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

STB Daily Rate Trend in Brentwood

STB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing STB 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 Brentwood region with a requirement for STB.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) Broadband
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Telnet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) VDSL
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation

STB
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) Broadband
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) Telnet
1 1 (100.00%) VDSL
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Redmine
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Trac
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Java Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET