The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STB over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank - - 17
Contract jobs citing STB 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim - - 1.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £310 £363
% change year-on-year
+11.29% -14.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
- +18.42%
STB
Northern Ireland

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

Miscellaneous Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
36 21 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 28.57% 30.43% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 15
Median daily rate £273 £175 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.71% -54.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £83 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

STB
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

STB Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

STB
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

STB Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim