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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
Rank 72 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MPEG 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.52% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.06% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
MPEG
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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
243 149 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 25.10% 23.61% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 94 105
Average daily rate £400 £325 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +2.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £427 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 13
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -41.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.60 £17.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £36.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.48 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.35% -2.50%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 5 (100.00%) DTV
2 4 (80.00%) DVB
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Streaming Video
3 3 (60.00%) Internet
3 3 (60.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) DOM
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) Middleware
4 2 (40.00%) DRM
4 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) C
4 2 (40.00%) C++
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Refactoring
4 2 (40.00%) DLNA
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Multithreading

MPEG
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 4 (80.00%) DVB
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) DLNA
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) DOM
3 2 (40.00%) Middleware
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) DTV
2 3 (60.00%) Streaming Video
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Video on Demand
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) STB
4 1 (20.00%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) DRM
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Refactoring
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
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