The table below looks at the prevalence of the term MPEG in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPEG over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
Rank - 52 67
Contract jobs citing MPEG 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.33% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.27% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £288 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £46.25
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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 Bristol region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
213 157 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 23.61% 25.57% 26.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 110 149
Average daily rate £363 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 14
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -57.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £36.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.53 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -36.36%

MPEG
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

MPEG Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

MPEG
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

MPEG Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

MPEG
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

MPEG Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

MPEG
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing MPEG 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 MPEG.

1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) DOM
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) DTV
1 2 (100.00%) DVB
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Streaming Video
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) IPTV
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Fortran
2 1 (50.00%) Pascal
2 1 (50.00%) Prolog

MPEG
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing MPEG 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 MPEG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) DVB
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Developer Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) DOM
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) DTV
1 2 (100.00%) Streaming Video
1 2 (100.00%) IPTV
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Fortran
2 1 (50.00%) Pascal
2 1 (50.00%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree