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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
Rank 598 591 546
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -45
Contract jobs citing MPEG 28 20 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.041% 0.073%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.13% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 29
Median daily rate £424 £135 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+213.88% -55.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £131 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £394 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £240 £320
% change year-on-year
+35.41% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £39.00
MPEG
UK

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
16269 15926 15600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.02% 32.35% 32.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10656 9864 9740
Median daily rate £430 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 541 640 698
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.98 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.79% -12.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £11.86 £11.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.24 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -14.28%

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 25 May 2016.

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 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +2 15 £425 +214.81% 2
South East -5 9 £383 +59.37% 2
East of England +9 3 £223 -
MPEG
UK

MPEG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 49 (71.01%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (62.32%) HTTP
2 43 (62.32%) DVB
3 42 (60.87%) Scrum
4 40 (57.97%) TDD
5 38 (55.07%) C
5 38 (55.07%) HTML
6 37 (53.62%) STB
7 36 (52.17%) DTV
8 35 (50.72%) C++
9 33 (47.83%) HTML5
10 32 (46.38%) SQL
11 29 (42.03%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (42.03%) Node.js
12 28 (40.58%) NoSQL
13 27 (39.13%) Git (software)
14 26 (37.68%) Software Architecture
14 26 (37.68%) REST
14 26 (37.68%) User Stories
14 26 (37.68%) SOA
15 19 (27.54%) Software Engineering
16 16 (23.19%) Degree
17 15 (21.74%) Unix
17 15 (21.74%) JavaScript
18 14 (20.29%) Python
19 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
19 13 (18.84%) TCP/IP
19 13 (18.84%) Computer Science
20 12 (17.39%) BGP
21 10 (14.49%) Interactive TV

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 29 (42.03%) Node.js
2 1 (1.45%) CMS
2 1 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) MS Excel
1 5 (7.25%) MS Office
2 3 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (4.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.45%) MS Project
3 1 (1.45%) PaintShop Pro
3 1 (1.45%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.80%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (5.80%) Amazon S3
1 4 (5.80%) Amazon SQS
1 4 (5.80%) AWS CloudFormation
1 4 (5.80%) AWS Lambda
1 4 (5.80%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 43 (62.32%) DVB
1 43 (62.32%) HTTP
2 13 (18.84%) TCP/IP
3 12 (17.39%) BGP
4 8 (11.59%) MPLS
5 7 (10.14%) VPN
6 6 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (8.70%) DNS
6 6 (8.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 6 (8.70%) IOS XR
6 6 (8.70%) OSPF
7 5 (7.25%) Broadband
7 5 (7.25%) HbbTV
8 4 (5.80%) Multicast
8 4 (5.80%) VLAN
9 2 (2.90%) RIP
9 2 (2.90%) SNMP
10 1 (1.45%) 3GPP
10 1 (1.45%) DOCSIS
10 1 (1.45%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (40.58%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (2.90%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.90%) Redis
2 2 (2.90%) SimpleDB
3 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (39.13%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.14%) Maven
3 5 (7.25%) Cucumber
3 5 (7.25%) JIRA
4 4 (5.80%) JUnit
4 4 (5.80%) Mockito
4 4 (5.80%) RSpec
5 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.45%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.45%) Subversion
General
1 4 (5.80%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.35%) Games
3 1 (1.45%) French Language
Job Titles
1 18 (26.09%) Developer
2 17 (24.64%) Embedded Engineer
3 14 (20.29%) Software Engineer
4 11 (15.94%) Embedded C Engineer
5 9 (13.04%) Software Developer
6 8 (11.59%) Development Engineer
6 8 (11.59%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 7 (10.14%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 7 (10.14%) Integration Engineer
7 7 (10.14%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
7 7 (10.14%) Real Time Engineer
8 6 (8.70%) Agile Developer
8 6 (8.70%) Tester
9 5 (7.25%) Network Engineer
9 5 (7.25%) Senior Developer
10 4 (5.80%) JavaScript Engineer
10 4 (5.80%) Manual Tester
10 4 (5.80%) Software Development Engineer
10 4 (5.80%) Software Integration Engineer
10 4 (5.80%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (55.07%) HTML
2 33 (47.83%) HTML5
3 26 (37.68%) REST
4 10 (14.49%) XML
4 10 (14.49%) XSD
5 7 (10.14%) .NET
6 5 (7.25%) Flash
6 5 (7.25%) JSON
6 5 (7.25%) Spring
6 5 (7.25%) Web Services
7 2 (2.90%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.90%) LINQ
7 2 (2.90%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (2.90%) Silverlight
8 1 (1.45%) JMS
8 1 (1.45%) jQuery
8 1 (1.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (53.62%) STB
2 36 (52.17%) DTV
3 13 (18.84%) Computer Science
4 10 (14.49%) Fat Client
4 10 (14.49%) Interactive TV
4 10 (14.49%) Thin Client
4 10 (14.49%) Video on Demand
5 8 (11.59%) IPTV
6 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (8.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (8.70%) Streaming Media
7 5 (7.25%) User Experience
8 4 (5.80%) Over-the-Top Content
9 2 (2.90%) Streaming Video
10 1 (1.45%) Device Driver
10 1 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.74%) Unix
2 9 (13.04%) Linux
2 9 (13.04%) Windows
3 6 (8.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (71.01%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (60.87%) Scrum
3 40 (57.97%) TDD
4 29 (42.03%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (37.68%) SOA
5 26 (37.68%) Software Architecture
5 26 (37.68%) User Stories
6 19 (27.54%) Software Engineering
7 7 (10.14%) BDD
7 7 (10.14%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (8.70%) DDoS Mitigation
8 6 (8.70%) High Availability
8 6 (8.70%) Load Balancing
8 6 (8.70%) Video Processing
9 5 (7.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (7.25%) Functional Testing
9 5 (7.25%) Kanban
9 5 (7.25%) Pair Programming
9 5 (7.25%) Software Testing
9 5 (7.25%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 38 (55.07%) C
2 35 (50.72%) C++
3 32 (46.38%) SQL
4 15 (21.74%) JavaScript
5 14 (20.29%) Python
6 10 (14.49%) ANSI C
7 9 (13.04%) Java
8 7 (10.14%) Embedded C
9 6 (8.70%) Bash Shell
9 6 (8.70%) Perl
10 5 (7.25%) ActionScript
10 5 (7.25%) VB.NET
10 5 (7.25%) VBScript
11 4 (5.80%) Embedded C++
12 2 (2.90%) C#
12 2 (2.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (23.19%) Degree
2 5 (7.25%) ISEB
2 5 (7.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (5.80%) CCNA
3 4 (5.80%) CCNP
3 4 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.90%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) OIPF
2 1 (1.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.49%) OpenTV
3 8 (11.59%) Apple
3 8 (11.59%) Cisco
4 6 (8.70%) Akamai
4 6 (8.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 6 (8.70%) F5
4 6 (8.70%) SevOne
5 2 (2.90%) Adobe
5 2 (2.90%) HP
6 1 (1.45%) Ciena
6 1 (1.45%) Remedy
6 1 (1.45%) Tektronix
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