The table below looks at the prevalence of the term MPEG in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPEG over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
UK / England
Rank 560 565 581
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +16
Contract jobs citing MPEG 19 43 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.092% 0.030%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.30% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 27 13
Median daily rate £411 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £273 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £514 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.96% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £29.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.55% -27.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £29.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+46.55% -27.50%

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12913 14555 14297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.89% 31.02% 30.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8351 9515 8946
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £623 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 517 532 594
Median hourly rate £19.95 £21.50 £18.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.22% +17.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.05 £52.63 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.00%

MPEG
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing MPEG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

MPEG Jobs Demand Trend in England

MPEG
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

MPEG Daily Rate Trend in England

MPEG
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MPEG across the England region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

MPEG Daily Rate Histogram in England

MPEG
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

MPEG Hourly Rate Trend in England

MPEG
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPEG within the England region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +3 9 £550 +11.11% 2
South East +3 8 £348 -2.45% 3
North West +25 2 - - 1
MPEG
UK

MPEG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MPEG 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 England region with a requirement for MPEG.

1 29 (70.73%) HTTP
2 23 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (53.66%) TDD
3 22 (53.66%) STB
3 22 (53.66%) HTML
3 22 (53.66%) Scrum
4 21 (51.22%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (48.78%) C
5 20 (48.78%) NoSQL
6 17 (41.46%) C++
6 17 (41.46%) SQL
7 16 (39.02%) Automated Testing
8 15 (36.59%) DVB
8 15 (36.59%) HTML5
9 13 (31.71%) Node.js
9 13 (31.71%) REST
9 13 (31.71%) Digital TV
9 13 (31.71%) Java
9 13 (31.71%) SOA
9 13 (31.71%) Git (software)
10 10 (24.39%) Android
10 10 (24.39%) Software Architecture
10 10 (24.39%) Continuous Deployment
11 9 (21.95%) Kanban
11 9 (21.95%) Spring
11 9 (21.95%) Pair Programming
11 9 (21.95%) JavaScript
12 8 (19.51%) RTP
12 8 (19.51%) Streaming Video
12 8 (19.51%) RTSP

MPEG
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.44%) Apache
1 1 (2.44%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) PaintShop Pro
1 2 (4.88%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (17.07%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (4.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (70.73%) HTTP
2 15 (36.59%) DVB
3 8 (19.51%) RTP
3 8 (19.51%) RTSP
4 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
5 4 (9.76%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (9.76%) Wireshark
6 2 (4.88%) Internet
6 2 (4.88%) IPv4
6 2 (4.88%) IPv6
6 2 (4.88%) Multicast
6 2 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.44%) BGP
7 1 (2.44%) DLNA
7 1 (2.44%) DNS
7 1 (2.44%) MQTT
7 1 (2.44%) SSL
7 1 (2.44%) STUN
7 1 (2.44%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (48.78%) NoSQL
2 7 (17.07%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (31.71%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.76%) JIRA
3 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.88%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.88%) Maven
4 2 (4.88%) Subversion
General
1 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Developer
2 8 (19.51%) Java Developer
2 8 (19.51%) Senior Developer
2 8 (19.51%) Senior Java Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Embedded Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Software Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Design Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) IP Design Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Manual Tester
4 4 (9.76%) Tester
5 3 (7.32%) C++ Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Embedded Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) NOC Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Video On Demand Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) C Developer
6 2 (4.88%) C/C++ Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Embedded C Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Embedded C Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (53.66%) HTML
2 15 (36.59%) HTML5
3 13 (31.71%) Node.js
3 13 (31.71%) REST
4 9 (21.95%) Spring
5 8 (19.51%) FFmpeg
5 8 (19.51%) GStreamer
6 7 (17.07%) Ajax
6 7 (17.07%) CSS
6 7 (17.07%) jQuery
6 7 (17.07%) RESTful
7 4 (9.76%) .NET
8 3 (7.32%) JSON
9 2 (4.88%) Flash
9 2 (4.88%) HEVC
9 2 (4.88%) PlayReady
9 2 (4.88%) Widevine
9 2 (4.88%) XML
9 2 (4.88%) XSD
10 1 (2.44%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 22 (53.66%) STB
2 13 (31.71%) Digital TV
3 8 (19.51%) Streaming Video
4 7 (17.07%) Mobile App
4 7 (17.07%) Video on Demand
5 6 (14.63%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.88%) Fat Client
6 2 (4.88%) Interactive TV
6 2 (4.88%) Thin Client
7 1 (2.44%) Clustering
7 1 (2.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Android
2 8 (19.51%) Apple iOS
3 7 (17.07%) Linux
4 5 (12.20%) Unix
5 3 (7.32%) CentOS
5 3 (7.32%) Ubuntu
6 2 (4.88%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (4.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (53.66%) Scrum
2 22 (53.66%) TDD
3 21 (51.22%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (39.02%) Automated Testing
5 13 (31.71%) SOA
6 10 (24.39%) Continuous Deployment
6 10 (24.39%) Software Architecture
7 9 (21.95%) Kanban
7 9 (21.95%) Pair Programming
8 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
8 7 (17.07%) User Stories
9 5 (12.20%) E-Commerce
10 4 (9.76%) Incident Management
10 4 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (7.32%) Multithreading
12 2 (4.88%) Load Testing
12 2 (4.88%) Manual Testing
12 2 (4.88%) Scalability Testing
12 2 (4.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (48.78%) C
2 17 (41.46%) C++
2 17 (41.46%) SQL
3 13 (31.71%) Java
4 9 (21.95%) JavaScript
5 6 (14.63%) Python
6 5 (12.20%) Embedded C
7 4 (9.76%) Embedded C++
7 4 (9.76%) VB.NET
7 4 (9.76%) VBScript
8 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
8 3 (7.32%) Perl
9 2 (4.88%) ActionScript
9 2 (4.88%) ANSI C
10 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Degree
2 4 (9.76%) CCIE
2 4 (9.76%) CCNA
2 4 (9.76%) CCNP
2 4 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (9.76%) ISEB
2 4 (9.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) SLA
2 2 (4.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Docker
1 3 (7.32%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (7.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.88%) Nagios
2 2 (4.88%) TeMIP
3 1 (2.44%) Graphite
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Brightcove
2 4 (9.76%) Cisco
3 3 (7.32%) SaltStack
4 2 (4.88%) CA
4 2 (4.88%) HP
4 2 (4.88%) Nagra
4 2 (4.88%) OpenTV
4 2 (4.88%) Splunk
4 2 (4.88%) Tektronix
5 1 (2.44%) VMware
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