The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term MPEG in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPEG over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the City of London region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
Rank - 204 -
Contract jobs citing MPEG 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.016% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.051% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -5.88%
Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2174 1975 2667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 32.81% 31.30% 32.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1624 1461 1990
Average daily rate £500 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 55 81
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £135.00 £46.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
MPEG
London

MPEG
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

MPEG Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MPEG
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

MPEG Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

MPEG
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

MPEG Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London