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 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
Rank 586 596 561
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -35
Contract jobs citing MPEG 26 17 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.033% 0.067%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.10% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 26
Median daily rate £425 £295 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.06% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £133 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £407 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £245 £295 £325
% change year-on-year
-16.94% -9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
16654 16562 16606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.59% 32.16% 32.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10975 10192 10281
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 533 629 726
Median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.90 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+16.40% -7.23%

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 2 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 2 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 -22 13 £425 +54.54%
South East -10 8 £383 +29.66% 1
East of England +2 4 £223 - 1
MPEG
UK

MPEG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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 44 (63.77%) DVB
3 41 (59.42%) HTTP
4 40 (57.97%) Scrum
5 38 (55.07%) TDD
5 38 (55.07%) C
6 37 (53.62%) HTML
7 36 (52.17%) DTV
8 35 (50.72%) STB
9 33 (47.83%) C++
10 31 (44.93%) HTML5
11 29 (42.03%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (37.68%) SQL
12 26 (37.68%) NoSQL
12 26 (37.68%) Node.js
13 23 (33.33%) Git (software)
14 22 (31.88%) Software Architecture
14 22 (31.88%) REST
14 22 (31.88%) User Stories
14 22 (31.88%) SOA
15 19 (27.54%) JavaScript
16 18 (26.09%) Degree
17 17 (24.64%) Software Engineering
17 17 (24.64%) Unix
18 15 (21.74%) Python
18 15 (21.74%) TCP/IP
19 14 (20.29%) XML
20 13 (18.84%) ANSI C
20 13 (18.84%) XSD
20 13 (18.84%) Thin Client

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 26 (37.68%) Node.js
2 2 (2.90%) CMS
3 1 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.80%) MS Office
2 3 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.35%) PaintShop Pro
2 3 (4.35%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.45%) MS Project
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 3 (4.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 44 (63.77%) DVB
2 41 (59.42%) HTTP
3 15 (21.74%) TCP/IP
4 13 (18.84%) BGP
5 9 (13.04%) MPLS
6 8 (11.59%) VPN
7 7 (10.14%) OSPF
8 6 (8.70%) Broadband
8 6 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (8.70%) DNS
8 6 (8.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 6 (8.70%) HbbTV
8 6 (8.70%) IOS XR
9 4 (5.80%) Multicast
9 4 (5.80%) VLAN
10 3 (4.35%) RIP
10 3 (4.35%) SNMP
11 2 (2.90%) DOCSIS
11 2 (2.90%) SSH
11 2 (2.90%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (37.68%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (5.80%) Redis
2 4 (5.80%) SimpleDB
3 2 (2.90%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 12 (17.39%) Maven
3 9 (13.04%) Cucumber
4 5 (7.25%) Jenkins
4 5 (7.25%) JIRA
5 4 (5.80%) JUnit
5 4 (5.80%) Mockito
5 4 (5.80%) RSpec
5 4 (5.80%) Subversion
6 2 (2.90%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.45%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (5.80%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.35%) Games
3 1 (1.45%) French Language
Job Titles
1 21 (30.43%) Developer
2 14 (20.29%) Embedded Engineer
3 11 (15.94%) Embedded C Engineer
3 11 (15.94%) Software Engineer
4 10 (14.49%) Software Developer
5 8 (11.59%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 7 (10.14%) Agile Developer
6 7 (10.14%) Development Engineer
6 7 (10.14%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 7 (10.14%) Integration Engineer
6 7 (10.14%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
6 7 (10.14%) Real Time Engineer
7 6 (8.70%) C Developer
8 5 (7.25%) JavaScript Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) Network Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) Senior Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Test Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) Tester
9 4 (5.80%) Python Software Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (53.62%) HTML
2 31 (44.93%) HTML5
3 22 (31.88%) REST
4 14 (20.29%) XML
5 13 (18.84%) XSD
6 9 (13.04%) JSON
7 8 (11.59%) Flash
7 8 (11.59%) Spring
8 6 (8.70%) .NET
9 5 (7.25%) Web Services
10 3 (4.35%) Silverlight
11 2 (2.90%) ActiveMQ
11 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET
11 2 (2.90%) LINQ
11 2 (2.90%) RabbitMQ
12 1 (1.45%) Apache Camel
12 1 (1.45%) Gherkin
12 1 (1.45%) JMS
12 1 (1.45%) jQuery
12 1 (1.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (52.17%) DTV
2 35 (50.72%) STB
3 13 (18.84%) Computer Science
3 13 (18.84%) Fat Client
3 13 (18.84%) Interactive TV
3 13 (18.84%) Thin Client
4 12 (17.39%) IPTV
5 9 (13.04%) Video on Demand
6 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (8.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (8.70%) Streaming Media
6 6 (8.70%) User Experience
7 3 (4.35%) Over-the-Top Content
7 3 (4.35%) Streaming Video
8 1 (1.45%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.45%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.45%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (24.64%) Unix
2 11 (15.94%) Windows
3 6 (8.70%) Linux
3 6 (8.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (71.01%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (57.97%) Scrum
3 38 (55.07%) TDD
4 29 (42.03%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (31.88%) SOA
5 22 (31.88%) Software Architecture
5 22 (31.88%) User Stories
6 17 (24.64%) Software Engineering
7 9 (13.04%) Pair Programming
8 8 (11.59%) Kanban
8 8 (11.59%) MVC
8 8 (11.59%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (10.14%) BDD
10 6 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (8.70%) DDoS Mitigation
10 6 (8.70%) High Availability
10 6 (8.70%) Load Balancing
10 6 (8.70%) Video Processing
11 5 (7.25%) Automated Testing
11 5 (7.25%) HOOD
Programming Languages
1 38 (55.07%) C
2 33 (47.83%) C++
3 26 (37.68%) SQL
4 19 (27.54%) JavaScript
5 15 (21.74%) Python
6 13 (18.84%) ANSI C
7 12 (17.39%) Java
8 8 (11.59%) ActionScript
9 7 (10.14%) Embedded C
10 6 (8.70%) Bash Shell
10 6 (8.70%) Perl
11 4 (5.80%) Embedded C++
11 4 (5.80%) Ruby
11 4 (5.80%) VB.NET
11 4 (5.80%) VBScript
12 2 (2.90%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (26.09%) Degree
2 4 (5.80%) CCNA
2 4 (5.80%) CCNP
2 4 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.80%) ISEB
2 4 (5.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.90%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) OIPF
2 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (18.84%) OpenTV
2 12 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.04%) Apple
4 8 (11.59%) Cisco
5 6 (8.70%) Akamai
5 6 (8.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 6 (8.70%) F5
5 6 (8.70%) SevOne
6 3 (4.35%) Adobe
7 2 (2.90%) HP
7 2 (2.90%) Tektronix
8 1 (1.45%) Ciena
8 1 (1.45%) Remedy
Staines, Middlesex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago