The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STB over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank - 70 61
Contract jobs citing STB 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.45% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £363 £313
% change year-on-year
-14.48% +16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+18.42% +1.33%
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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 Cambridgeshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
155 223 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 18.88% 27.40% 32.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 124 112
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £121 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 31 22
Average hourly rate £23.25 £27.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.45% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.64 £20.95 £12.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +5.57%

STB
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

STB Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

STB
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

STB Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

STB
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

STB Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

STB
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing STB 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 STB.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MPEG
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DTV
1 1 (100.00%) DVB
1 1 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (100.00%) Streaming Video
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) IGMP
1 1 (100.00%) RTSP
1 1 (100.00%) IPTV
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading

STB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing STB 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 STB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DVB
1 1 (100.00%) IGMP
1 1 (100.00%) RTSP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Development Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) MPEG
1 1 (100.00%) DTV
1 1 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (100.00%) Streaming Video
1 1 (100.00%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++