The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB 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 STB over the 3 months to 29 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 terms in our Miscellaneous 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank 142 117 140
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +23
Contract jobs citing STB 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.099% 0.042% 0.099%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 0.18% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£500 £450 £119
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +278.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -16.66%
Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
671 563 642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 22.13% 23.53% 21.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 256 297
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 81 93
Average hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.78 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.85 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -20.32%
STB
England

STB
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

STB Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

STB
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 STB across the East of England region.

STB Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

STB
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing STB across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

STB Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

STB
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 STB across the East of England region.

STB Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

STB
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 STB within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 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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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 -9 1 £350 -22.22% 5
STB
England

STB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing STB 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 STB.

1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) DTV
2 2 (33.33%) Video on Demand
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Telnet
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) Stress Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (16.67%) NAS
3 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (16.67%) JUnit
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
3 1 (16.67%) MS Visio

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing STB 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 STB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Broadband
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) FTP
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) Telnet
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
1 1 (16.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) DTV
1 2 (33.33%) Video on Demand
2 1 (16.67%) Firmware
2 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Use Case
2 1 (16.67%) Stress Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) HP
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