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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPEG over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
Rank 43 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MPEG 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.28% - 0.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.72% - 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £300 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.23% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -
MPEG
Cambridgeshire

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
138 101 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 38.23% 20.24% 31.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 57 86
Median daily rate £375 £325 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £210 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 25
Median hourly rate £26.25 £41.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.97% +49.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £16.12 £20.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £56.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

MPEG
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing MPEG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MPEG 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for MPEG.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) STB
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) OpenCL

MPEG
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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%) C Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) STB
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C