The table below looks at the prevalence of the term MPEG in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPEG over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
Rank 136 137 117
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -20
Contract jobs citing MPEG 5 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.16% 0.13% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.62% 0.48% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £313 £238
% change year-on-year
+32.80% +31.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
MPEG
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
803 828 722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.29% 27.35% 30.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 472 351
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £175 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £494 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 83 90
Average hourly rate £25.85 £27.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.27% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £16.50 £12.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.50 £42.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

MPEG
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

MPEG Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

MPEG
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

MPEG Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

MPEG
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

MPEG Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

MPEG
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPEG within the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk +9 5 £425 - 1
MPEG
England

MPEG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing MPEG 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 MPEG.

1 7 (100.00%) HTTP
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) jQuery
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) PHP
2 6 (85.71%) MySQL
2 6 (85.71%) LAMP
2 6 (85.71%) HTML5
3 4 (57.14%) FFmpeg
3 4 (57.14%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
3 4 (57.14%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) STB
5 1 (14.29%) IGMP
5 1 (14.29%) RTSP
5 1 (14.29%) IPTV
5 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 1 (14.29%) C
5 1 (14.29%) C++
5 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
5 1 (14.29%) Streaming Video
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
5 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (14.29%) DTV

MPEG
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing MPEG 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 MPEG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) DVB
2 1 (14.29%) IGMP
2 1 (14.29%) RTSP
2 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Software Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Software Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Development Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) LAMP
1 6 (85.71%) jQuery
1 6 (85.71%) HTML5
2 4 (57.14%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) DTV
1 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
1 1 (14.29%) Streaming Video
1 1 (14.29%) STB
1 1 (14.29%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 6 (85.71%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C++