The table below looks at the prevalence of the term MPEG in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPEG over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
Rank 50 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MPEG 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.20% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.73% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £323
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £47.50
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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 Cambridge region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
137 96 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 27.79% 26.37% 33.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 52 67
Average daily rate £325 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £164 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 15 40
Average hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £11.40 £15.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £60.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

MPEG
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

MPEG Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

MPEG
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

MPEG Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

MPEG
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

MPEG Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

MPEG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (91.67%) C
3 10 (83.33%) IPTV
4 9 (75.00%) Software Engineering
5 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (58.33%) Python
6 6 (50.00%) Perforce
6 6 (50.00%) Streaming Video
6 6 (50.00%) Scrum
6 6 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
6 6 (50.00%) Subversion
6 6 (50.00%) GStreamer
6 6 (50.00%) RTP
7 5 (41.67%) Broadband
8 4 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (25.00%) DLNA
9 3 (25.00%) RTSP
9 3 (25.00%) Interactive TV
9 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
9 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 3 (25.00%) Degree
9 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 3 (25.00%) CA
9 3 (25.00%) Middleware
9 3 (25.00%) DRM
9 3 (25.00%) DTV
9 3 (25.00%) Electronics
10 2 (16.67%) JIRA
10 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
11 1 (8.33%) Confluence

MPEG
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Confluence
1 1 (8.33%) nginx
1 1 (8.33%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) RTP
2 5 (41.67%) Broadband
3 3 (25.00%) DLNA
3 3 (25.00%) RTSP
3 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (8.33%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Subversion
2 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (8.33%) Bugzilla
General
1 3 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Software Engineer
1 9 (75.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior QA Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) GStreamer
2 3 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (8.33%) FFmpeg
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) IPTV
2 6 (50.00%) Streaming Video
3 4 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (25.00%) Interactive TV
4 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (25.00%) DTV
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Media
5 1 (8.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) DRM
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C
2 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (58.33%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (8.33%) sed
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) AWK
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) qmail
1 1 (8.33%) Samba
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Perforce
2 3 (25.00%) CA