The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in IT contracts advertised for the Brentwood region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STB over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Brentwood region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank - - 8
Contract jobs citing STB 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentwood - - 3.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £119
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -16.66%
Miscellaneous Category
Brentwood
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
20 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentwood 41.67% 31.43% 61.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 7
Average daily rate £225 £338 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £328 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £348 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.66 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.39% -39.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -20.32%
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STB
Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing STB across the Brentwood region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brentwood 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) Broadband
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) Telnet
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office

STB
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brentwood 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Broadband
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) FTP
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) Telnet
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
1 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP
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