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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
Rank 68 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing MPEG 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.70% 0.23% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.17% 1.01% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate £300 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-5.35% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-27.50% -
MPEG
South West

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
277 198 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 32.44% 22.97% 22.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 136 123
Average daily rate £375 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £23.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -32.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 17 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) Python
1 6 (100.00%) Broadband
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) DTV
1 6 (100.00%) HbbTV
1 6 (100.00%) OIPF
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (66.67%) IPTV
3 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (66.67%) DVB
3 4 (66.67%) Video on Demand
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Media

MPEG
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Broadband
1 6 (100.00%) HbbTV
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) DVB
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Python Software Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineer
3 3 (50.00%) DTV Engineer
4 2 (33.33%) Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 2 (33.33%) Development Engineer
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Python Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Research Engineer
4 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (16.67%) DTV Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) DTV
2 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (66.67%) IPTV
3 4 (66.67%) Video on Demand
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) OIPF
2 1 (16.67%) QA