The first 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Hampshire region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank 110 109 91
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Contract jobs citing STB 8 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.39% 0.057% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.74% 0.26% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -16.66%
Miscellaneous Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
459 385 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 22.25% 22.04% 21.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 221 169
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £200 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £522 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 24 49
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +14.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £47.50 £44.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -20.32%
STB
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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 29 July 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 29 July 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 8 (80.00%) C
2 7 (70.00%) DVB
2 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (60.00%) DTV
4 5 (50.00%) Linux
4 5 (50.00%) UML
4 5 (50.00%) ClearCase
4 5 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (30.00%) POSIX
5 3 (30.00%) Software Architecture
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (20.00%) UPnP
6 2 (20.00%) Middleware
6 2 (20.00%) C++
6 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (10.00%) Billing
7 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
7 1 (10.00%) Streaming Video
7 1 (10.00%) UNIX
7 1 (10.00%) Windows
7 1 (10.00%) Python
7 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
7 1 (10.00%) Smartcard
7 1 (10.00%) MPEG
7 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (10.00%) Embedded C
7 1 (10.00%) CA
7 1 (10.00%) Shell Script

STB
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) DVB
2 2 (20.00%) UPnP
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) ClearCase
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Development Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Tools Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Integration Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) POSIX
2 2 (20.00%) Middleware
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) DTV
2 5 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (10.00%) Streaming Video
3 1 (10.00%) MPEG
3 1 (10.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (50.00%) UML
3 3 (30.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) CA