The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STB over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank 165 - 206
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing STB 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.030% - 0.034%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.072% - 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 -
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -
STB
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1383 1772 2201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 41.04% 38.93% 37.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1080 1396 1590
Median daily rate £475 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 30 53
Median hourly rate £17.25 £17.99 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.11% -0.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £35.25 £35.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +8.57%

STB
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

STB Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

STB
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 STB across the City of London region.

STB Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

STB
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 STB across the City of London region.

STB Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

STB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 City of London region with a requirement for STB.

1 5 (41.67%) Java
1 5 (41.67%) Web Services
1 5 (41.67%) XML
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
1 5 (41.67%) Google
1 5 (41.67%) Android
1 5 (41.67%) OAuth
1 5 (41.67%) JSON
1 5 (41.67%) Open Source
1 5 (41.67%) MongoDB
1 5 (41.67%) Node.js
1 5 (41.67%) REST
1 5 (41.67%) Facebook
1 5 (41.67%) Twitter
1 5 (41.67%) Docker
1 5 (41.67%) Kubernetes
2 4 (33.33%) Android Development
2 4 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) Python
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 3 (25.00%) HTML5
3 3 (25.00%) BDD
3 3 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (16.67%) CSS3
4 2 (16.67%) IPTV
4 2 (16.67%) CSS
4 2 (16.67%) Flash

STB
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Android Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) iOS Android Developer
2 3 (25.00%) iOS Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Java Android Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Automation Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (16.67%) HTML Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Broadcast Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) CSS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Video On Demand Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) JSON
1 5 (41.67%) Node.js
1 5 (41.67%) OAuth
1 5 (41.67%) REST
1 5 (41.67%) Web Services
1 5 (41.67%) XML
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) CSS3
3 2 (16.67%) Flash
4 1 (8.33%) MEAN Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) IPTV
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (8.33%) Interactive TV
2 1 (8.33%) Over-the-Top Content
2 1 (8.33%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Android
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Open Source
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Android Development
2 4 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 3 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 3 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (8.33%) API Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) OOD
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) UML
4 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Facebook
1 5 (41.67%) Google
1 5 (41.67%) Twitter
2 1 (8.33%) Ericsson
2 1 (8.33%) Huawei
2 1 (8.33%) Nokia
2 1 (8.33%) Virgin Media