The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STB over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank 106 - 118
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing STB 8 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.38% - 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.29% - 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
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£400 - £345
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 - £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £313 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
622 421 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 29.78% 23.95% 28.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 245 307
Average daily rate £350 £368 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 17 47
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £15.65 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £27.82
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -37.08%

STB
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing STB across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

STB Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

STB
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

STB Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

STB
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing STB across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

STB Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

STB
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

STB Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

STB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing STB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited STB.

1 12 (80.00%) C
2 10 (66.67%) DVB
2 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 9 (60.00%) DTV
3 9 (60.00%) Linux
4 8 (53.33%) ClearCase
5 7 (46.67%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (40.00%) UML
7 5 (33.33%) POSIX
8 4 (26.67%) C++
8 4 (26.67%) UPnP
8 4 (26.67%) Software Architecture
9 3 (20.00%) Embedded C
9 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
10 2 (13.33%) Middleware
10 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
10 2 (13.33%) Streaming Video
10 2 (13.33%) MPEG
10 2 (13.33%) Python
10 2 (13.33%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (6.67%) Billing
11 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
11 1 (6.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (6.67%) Degree
11 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
11 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
11 1 (6.67%) Over-the-Top Content
11 1 (6.67%) MS Excel

STB
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing STB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited STB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) DVB
2 4 (26.67%) UPnP
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Software Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Integration Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Development Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Tools Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Integration Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) POSIX
2 2 (13.33%) Middleware
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) DTV
2 7 (46.67%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (13.33%) MPEG
3 2 (13.33%) Streaming Video
4 1 (6.67%) VHDL
4 1 (6.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.67%) Smartcard
4 1 (6.67%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 6 (40.00%) UML
3 4 (26.67%) Software Architecture
4 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) C
2 4 (26.67%) C++
3 3 (20.00%) Embedded C
4 2 (13.33%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++
5 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) CA