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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
Rank 150 117 -
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -
Contract jobs citing MPEG 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.032% 0.084% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.08% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £46.25
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
914 745 793
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.70% 31.32% 25.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 370 351
Average daily rate £336 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 87 98
Average hourly rate £24.50 £29.00 £30.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.51% -4.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.44 £14.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.00 £43.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.83 £17.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -31.98%

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 22 September 2014. 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
Cambridgeshire - 1 £350 - 1
Suffolk - - - - 1
MPEG
England

MPEG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 (87.50%) C
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) IPTV
2 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
3 4 (50.00%) RTP
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) Subversion
3 4 (50.00%) GStreamer
3 4 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (50.00%) Perforce
3 4 (50.00%) Streaming Video
4 3 (37.50%) Broadband
5 2 (25.00%) MySQL
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) PHP
6 1 (12.50%) C++
6 1 (12.50%) HTML
6 1 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (12.50%) PBX
6 1 (12.50%) HTTP
6 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (12.50%) DNS
6 1 (12.50%) CA
6 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
6 1 (12.50%) Internet
6 1 (12.50%) Middleware
6 1 (12.50%) DRM
6 1 (12.50%) DTV

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SAS
1 1 (12.50%) nginx
1 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) RTP
2 3 (37.50%) Broadband
3 1 (12.50%) PBX
3 1 (12.50%) HTTP
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) RTSP
3 1 (12.50%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (12.50%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) GStreamer
2 1 (12.50%) FFmpeg
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) LAMP
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) IPTV
2 4 (50.00%) Streaming Video
3 1 (12.50%) Interactive TV
3 1 (12.50%) DTV
3 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) AWK
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) sed
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Samba
1 1 (12.50%) qmail
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Perforce
2 1 (12.50%) CA