The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STB over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank 75 - 66
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing STB 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% - 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% - 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £310 £363
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -14.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% +5.55%
STB
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
302 258 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 32.75% 28.10% 22.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 192 128
Median daily rate £400 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £500 £542
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 4
Median hourly rate £24.50 £22.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.11% +53.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.87 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £82.30 £27.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.08 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.92% +0.42%

STB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

STB Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

STB
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

STB Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

STB
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

STB Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

STB
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 Bristol region with a requirement for STB.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) DRM
1 1 (100.00%) Digital TV
1 1 (100.00%) Streaming Video
1 1 (100.00%) IPTV
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Video on Demand
1 1 (100.00%) Widevine
1 1 (100.00%) PlayReady

STB
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) PlayReady
1 1 (100.00%) Widevine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Digital TV
1 1 (100.00%) IPTV
1 1 (100.00%) Streaming Video
1 1 (100.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++