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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
Rank 612 602 576
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -26
Contract jobs citing MPEG 23 27 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.051% 0.061%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 21 28
Median daily rate £385 £415 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.22% +27.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £135 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £415 £338
% change year-on-year
-13.25% +22.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
16856 17391 17057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.48% 32.82% 33.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11000 11127 10352
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 624 686 726
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.97 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.29 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+16.64% +2.88%

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 August 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 August 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 -10 15 £475 +11.76% 2
South East +7 7 £373 -10.24% 4
East of England +11 1 £300 -29.41% 2
MPEG
UK

MPEG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 31 (60.78%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (56.86%) Scrum
3 28 (54.90%) TDD
3 28 (54.90%) HTTP
4 25 (49.02%) C
5 23 (45.10%) C++
6 22 (43.14%) DVB
6 22 (43.14%) STB
7 21 (41.18%) HTML
7 21 (41.18%) HTML5
8 20 (39.22%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (37.25%) SQL
10 18 (35.29%) Unix
11 17 (33.33%) Automated Testing
12 15 (29.41%) Node.js
13 14 (27.45%) NoSQL
13 14 (27.45%) Digital TV
14 13 (25.49%) Windows
14 13 (25.49%) Linux
14 13 (25.49%) Degree
14 13 (25.49%) Git (software)
15 12 (23.53%) REST
15 12 (23.53%) Java
15 12 (23.53%) JavaScript
15 12 (23.53%) SOA
16 11 (21.57%) Python
16 11 (21.57%) BGP
16 11 (21.57%) User Stories
17 10 (19.61%) Bash Shell
17 10 (19.61%) Microsoft

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 2 (3.92%) CMS
2 1 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) PaintShop Pro
1 7 (13.73%) Photoshop
2 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.84%) MS Office
3 3 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (5.88%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.96%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) GitHub
2 4 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.84%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (7.84%) Amazon S3
2 4 (7.84%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (7.84%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (7.84%) AWS Lambda
2 4 (7.84%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (54.90%) HTTP
2 22 (43.14%) DVB
3 11 (21.57%) BGP
4 9 (17.65%) MPLS
5 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
5 8 (15.69%) VPN
6 6 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (11.76%) DNS
6 6 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 6 (11.76%) IOS XR
7 5 (9.80%) OSPF
8 4 (7.84%) Multicast
9 3 (5.88%) SNMP
9 3 (5.88%) VLAN
10 2 (3.92%) DOCSIS
10 2 (3.92%) RIP
10 2 (3.92%) SSH
10 2 (3.92%) Telnet
11 1 (1.96%) DWDM
11 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (27.45%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (3.92%) Redis
2 2 (3.92%) SimpleDB
3 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (25.49%) Git (software)
2 10 (19.61%) Maven
3 8 (15.69%) Cucumber
4 7 (13.73%) JIRA
4 7 (13.73%) Subversion
5 6 (11.76%) Jenkins
6 4 (7.84%) JUnit
6 4 (7.84%) Mockito
6 4 (7.84%) RSpec
7 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (11.76%) Games
2 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.92%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.96%) French Language
4 1 (1.96%) German Language
4 1 (1.96%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 13 (25.49%) Developer
2 9 (17.65%) Software Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) Embedded Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) Tester
4 6 (11.76%) Manual Tester
5 5 (9.80%) Integration Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Network Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Embedded C Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Development Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Video On Demand Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Build Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (41.18%) HTML
1 21 (41.18%) HTML5
2 15 (29.41%) Node.js
3 12 (23.53%) REST
4 9 (17.65%) XML
4 9 (17.65%) XSD
5 8 (15.69%) Flash
5 8 (15.69%) JSON
5 8 (15.69%) Spring
6 6 (11.76%) .NET
7 5 (9.80%) Web Services
8 3 (5.88%) HEVC
9 2 (3.92%) Silverlight
10 1 (1.96%) ActiveMQ
10 1 (1.96%) JMS
10 1 (1.96%) OpenCL
10 1 (1.96%) PlayReady
10 1 (1.96%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (1.96%) SOAP
10 1 (1.96%) Widevine
Miscellaneous
1 22 (43.14%) STB
2 14 (27.45%) Digital TV
3 9 (17.65%) Fat Client
3 9 (17.65%) Interactive TV
3 9 (17.65%) Streaming Media
3 9 (17.65%) Thin Client
4 7 (13.73%) Video on Demand
5 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (11.76%) Computer Science
5 6 (11.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (7.84%) Streaming Video
7 3 (5.88%) IPTV
8 2 (3.92%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (35.29%) Unix
2 13 (25.49%) Linux
2 13 (25.49%) Windows
3 6 (11.76%) Windows Server
4 4 (7.84%) CentOS
4 4 (7.84%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (60.78%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (56.86%) Scrum
3 28 (54.90%) TDD
4 20 (39.22%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (33.33%) Automated Testing
6 12 (23.53%) SOA
7 11 (21.57%) User Stories
8 10 (19.61%) Software Engineering
9 8 (15.69%) Continuous Deployment
9 8 (15.69%) Kanban
9 8 (15.69%) MVC
9 8 (15.69%) Pair Programming
9 8 (15.69%) Software Architecture
10 6 (11.76%) DDoS Mitigation
10 6 (11.76%) High Availability
10 6 (11.76%) Load Balancing
10 6 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (11.76%) Video Processing
11 5 (9.80%) BDD
11 5 (9.80%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (49.02%) C
2 23 (45.10%) C++
3 19 (37.25%) SQL
4 12 (23.53%) Java
4 12 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 11 (21.57%) Python
6 10 (19.61%) Bash Shell
6 10 (19.61%) Perl
7 9 (17.65%) ANSI C
8 8 (15.69%) ActionScript
9 6 (11.76%) VB.NET
9 6 (11.76%) VBScript
10 3 (5.88%) Embedded C
11 2 (3.92%) Ruby
12 1 (1.96%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 13 (25.49%) Degree
2 7 (13.73%) ISEB
2 7 (13.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (5.88%) CCNA
3 3 (5.88%) CCNP
3 3 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Docker
1 4 (7.84%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (7.84%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.96%) Nagios
2 1 (1.96%) TeMIP
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.65%) OpenTV
3 8 (15.69%) Apple
4 7 (13.73%) Cisco
5 6 (11.76%) Akamai
5 6 (11.76%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 6 (11.76%) F5
5 6 (11.76%) SevOne
6 4 (7.84%) SaltStack
7 3 (5.88%) Tektronix
8 2 (3.92%) Adobe
8 2 (3.92%) HP
9 1 (1.96%) CA
9 1 (1.96%) Ciena
9 1 (1.96%) Nagra
9 1 (1.96%) Remedy
9 1 (1.96%) Splunk
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