The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STB over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank 584 586 529
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -57
Contract jobs citing STB 49 52 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.098% 0.100% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.30% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 32 68
Median daily rate £328 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £300 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £310 £363
% change year-on-year
+10.48% -14.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% +5.55%
STB
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
16819 17178 16822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.51% 32.94% 33.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10948 10946 10191
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 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 628 696 720
Median hourly rate £20.83 £20.00 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.15% +5.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £45.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £19.29 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+15.34% -1.07%

STB
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

STB Jobs Demand Trend in England

STB
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

STB Daily Rate Trend in England

STB
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing STB across the England region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

STB Daily Rate Histogram in England

STB
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

STB Hourly Rate Trend in England

STB
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 STB within the England region over the 3 months to 30 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 -15 35 £306 -37.55% 1
South East +12 9 £368 -3.92% 1
North West - 2 £335 -
East of England - 1 £300 - 2
STB
UK

STB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 England region with a requirement for STB.

1 67 (54.92%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (42.62%) DVB
3 44 (36.07%) Linux
4 43 (35.25%) SQL
5 37 (30.33%) Digital TV
6 35 (28.69%) Python
7 34 (27.87%) JIRA
8 33 (27.05%) TDD
8 33 (27.05%) C
9 32 (26.23%) C++
10 30 (24.59%) HTML
11 28 (22.95%) Scrum
12 25 (20.49%) MPEG
13 24 (19.67%) Degree
13 24 (19.67%) HTML5
14 23 (18.85%) Node.js
15 22 (18.03%) REST
15 22 (18.03%) Git (software)
15 22 (18.03%) Unix
16 21 (17.21%) JavaScript
16 21 (17.21%) Telecoms
16 21 (17.21%) HP Quality Center
17 19 (15.57%) Functional Testing
17 19 (15.57%) Continuous Integration
17 19 (15.57%) MS Excel
18 17 (13.93%) HTTP
19 16 (13.11%) SOA
19 16 (13.11%) Microsoft
19 16 (13.11%) Perl
19 16 (13.11%) IPTV

STB
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 7 (5.74%) Confluence
2 4 (3.28%) CMS
3 3 (2.46%) nginx
3 3 (2.46%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.46%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (2.46%) uWSGI
4 2 (1.64%) JBoss
4 2 (1.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (15.57%) MS Excel
2 13 (10.66%) MS Office
3 4 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.46%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 52 (42.62%) DVB
2 17 (13.93%) HTTP
3 5 (4.10%) UPnP
4 2 (1.64%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.82%) 802.11
5 1 (0.82%) BGP
5 1 (0.82%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.82%) DNS
5 1 (0.82%) DOCSIS
5 1 (0.82%) Internet
5 1 (0.82%) IPv4
5 1 (0.82%) IPv6
5 1 (0.82%) LDAP
5 1 (0.82%) MPLS
5 1 (0.82%) OSPF
5 1 (0.82%) PPP
5 1 (0.82%) RIP
5 1 (0.82%) SNMP
5 1 (0.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.11%) NoSQL
2 8 (6.56%) MySQL
3 5 (4.10%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.10%) MS Access
4 2 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.82%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (27.87%) JIRA
2 22 (18.03%) Git (software)
3 10 (8.20%) Subversion
4 6 (4.92%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.28%) Bugzilla
5 4 (3.28%) ClearCase
6 3 (2.46%) Selenium
6 3 (2.46%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.64%) Ant
8 1 (0.82%) Trac
General
1 21 (17.21%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.28%) Games
3 3 (2.46%) Finance
4 2 (1.64%) Electronics
5 1 (0.82%) German Language
5 1 (0.82%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.82%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (33.61%) Developer
2 19 (15.57%) Test Engineer
3 18 (14.75%) Tester
4 15 (12.30%) Embedded Engineer
5 12 (9.84%) Python Developer
6 11 (9.02%) Software Engineer
7 10 (8.20%) Embedded Developer
8 9 (7.38%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (6.56%) C++ Developer
10 7 (5.74%) C Developer
10 7 (5.74%) C/C++ Developer
10 7 (5.74%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
10 7 (5.74%) Development Engineer
10 7 (5.74%) Embedded C Developer
10 7 (5.74%) Embedded C Engineer
10 7 (5.74%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
10 7 (5.74%) Embedded C++ Developer
10 7 (5.74%) Manual Tester
11 6 (4.92%) Integration Tester
11 6 (4.92%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (24.59%) HTML
2 24 (19.67%) HTML5
3 23 (18.85%) Node.js
4 22 (18.03%) REST
5 15 (12.30%) JSON
6 14 (11.48%) XML
7 11 (9.02%) Middleware
8 10 (8.20%) CSS
9 9 (7.38%) RabbitMQ
9 9 (7.38%) Web Services
10 8 (6.56%) .NET
10 8 (6.56%) CSS3
11 5 (4.10%) Flash
11 5 (4.10%) OAuth
12 4 (3.28%) AngularJS
12 4 (3.28%) RESTful
13 3 (2.46%) Django
13 3 (2.46%) LEMP Stack
13 3 (2.46%) SOAP
14 2 (1.64%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 37 (30.33%) Digital TV
2 25 (20.49%) MPEG
3 16 (13.11%) Embedded Systems
3 16 (13.11%) IPTV
4 15 (12.30%) Computer Science
5 9 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (5.74%) Video on Demand
7 6 (4.92%) Interactive TV
7 6 (4.92%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.64%) BBC
8 2 (1.64%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.64%) New Media
8 2 (1.64%) Over-the-Top Content
8 2 (1.64%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.82%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.82%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.82%) iDTV
9 1 (0.82%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.82%) User Experience
9 1 (0.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 44 (36.07%) Linux
2 22 (18.03%) Unix
3 10 (8.20%) Android
4 9 (7.38%) Apple iOS
5 6 (4.92%) Embedded Linux
5 6 (4.92%) Windows
6 4 (3.28%) CentOS
6 4 (3.28%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.64%) Solaris
7 2 (1.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (54.92%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (27.05%) TDD
3 28 (22.95%) Scrum
4 19 (15.57%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (15.57%) Functional Testing
5 16 (13.11%) SOA
6 15 (12.30%) Automated Testing
6 15 (12.30%) OOP
7 14 (11.48%) User Stories
8 12 (9.84%) OO
8 12 (9.84%) Software Architecture
8 12 (9.84%) Software Testing
9 11 (9.02%) Configuration Management
9 11 (9.02%) Continuous Deployment
9 11 (9.02%) Mentoring
9 11 (9.02%) Test Planning
9 11 (9.02%) Test Scripting
9 11 (9.02%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (8.20%) Regression Testing
10 10 (8.20%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 43 (35.25%) SQL
2 35 (28.69%) Python
3 33 (27.05%) C
4 32 (26.23%) C++
5 21 (17.21%) JavaScript
6 16 (13.11%) Perl
7 15 (12.30%) Embedded C
8 14 (11.48%) Embedded C++
9 12 (9.84%) Java
10 10 (8.20%) Ruby
11 8 (6.56%) VB.NET
11 8 (6.56%) VBScript
12 4 (3.28%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.64%) PHP
13 2 (1.64%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.82%) ANSI C
14 1 (0.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (19.67%) Degree
2 8 (6.56%) ISEB
2 8 (6.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.92%) QA
2 1 (0.82%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (7.38%) Docker
2 4 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (3.28%) vSphere
3 2 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.82%) LXC
Systems Management
1 21 (17.21%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (4.10%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.64%) Ansible
3 2 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (13.11%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.74%) HP
3 5 (4.10%) Facebook
3 5 (4.10%) Google
3 5 (4.10%) Oracle
3 5 (4.10%) Twitter
4 4 (3.28%) SaltStack
4 4 (3.28%) VMware
5 3 (2.46%) Nagra
6 2 (1.64%) Ericsson
6 2 (1.64%) Huawei
6 2 (1.64%) Intel
6 2 (1.64%) NetApp
6 2 (1.64%) Nokia
6 2 (1.64%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.64%) Roku
6 2 (1.64%) Virgin Media
7 1 (0.82%) Apple
7 1 (0.82%) BT
7 1 (0.82%) OpenTV
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