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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STB over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Set-Top Box (STB)
South East / Hampshire
Rank 106 98 123
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +25
Contract jobs citing STB 4 22 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.22% 1.08% 0.093%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.74% 3.63% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 1
Median daily rate £320 £386 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.15% -9.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £363 £425
% change year-on-year
-7.24% -14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £52.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +75.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £50.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +66.66%

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
541 606 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 29.86% 29.84% 27.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 406 334
Median daily rate £425 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £275 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 20 39
Median hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.11% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%

STB
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing STB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STB within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. 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 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
Southampton +1 1 £285 -
STB
South East

STB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for STB.

1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Ant
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) DVB
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) VLAN
3 2 (33.33%) System Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Gerrit
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) User Stories
3 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
4 1 (16.67%) Billing
4 1 (16.67%) IPTV
4 1 (16.67%) Digital TV
4 1 (16.67%) Smartcard
4 1 (16.67%) CRM

STB
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DVB
1 2 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (16.67%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Ant
1 2 (33.33%) Gerrit
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Billing
2 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) BSS Architect
2 1 (16.67%) BSS Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Engineering Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IPTV Architect
2 1 (16.67%) IPTV Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Support
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Designer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team
2 1 (16.67%) Digital TV
2 1 (16.67%) IPTV
2 1 (16.67%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (33.33%) Scrum
1 2 (33.33%) System Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 2 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco