The first table below looks at the demand for RTP skills 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 RTP over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the East of England 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
Rank 139 - 139
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RTP 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.17% - 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.17% - 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £330
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
427 399 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.11% 16.68% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 152 241
Average daily rate £315 £285 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £188 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 58 66
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.32 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £37.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
RTP
England

RTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

RTP Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

RTP
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 RTP across the East of England region.

RTP Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

RTP
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 RTP across the East of England region.

RTP Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

RTP
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 RTP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
Hertfordshire - 4 £263 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 1 £325 -
RTP
England

RTP
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing RTP 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 RTP.

1 10 (100.00%) C
2 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (60.00%) Subversion
3 6 (60.00%) IPTV
3 6 (60.00%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (60.00%) GStreamer
3 6 (60.00%) MPEG
3 6 (60.00%) Perforce
3 6 (60.00%) Streaming Video
3 6 (60.00%) Scrum
3 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 6 (60.00%) Python
4 5 (50.00%) Broadband
5 4 (40.00%) Degree
5 4 (40.00%) LTE
5 4 (40.00%) Electronics
5 4 (40.00%) Handset
5 4 (40.00%) ClearCase
5 4 (40.00%) FTP
5 4 (40.00%) HTTP
5 4 (40.00%) ClearQuest
5 4 (40.00%) VxWorks
5 4 (40.00%) ASN.1
5 4 (40.00%) UMTS
6 1 (10.00%) Wireless
6 1 (10.00%) WCDMA
6 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing RTP 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 RTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Broadband
2 4 (40.00%) LTE
2 4 (40.00%) FTP
2 4 (40.00%) HTTP
2 4 (40.00%) ASN.1
2 4 (40.00%) UMTS
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless
3 1 (10.00%) WCDMA
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Subversion
2 4 (40.00%) ClearCase
2 4 (40.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 4 (40.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 7 (70.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) GStreamer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) IPTV
1 6 (60.00%) MPEG
1 6 (60.00%) Streaming Video
2 4 (40.00%) Handset
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Embedded Linux
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Perforce