The 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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STB over the 3 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank - 132 134
Contract jobs citing STB 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.077% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.26% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £354 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -
STB
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
715 759 859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 31.35% 29.09% 29.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 397 521
Median daily rate £350 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £199 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £588 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 103 74
Median hourly rate £17.75 £25.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.39% +45.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.39 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.98 £40.95 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-5.12% +16.41%

STB
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing STB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing STB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for STB.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) MPEG
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) OpenCL

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) MPEG
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C