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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank 112 108 112
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing STB 7 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.34% 0.24% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.17% 0.78% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 4
Median daily rate £328 - £354
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 - £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 - £389
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £390 £363
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +7.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £40.00
STB
South East

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
597 642 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 28.98% 30.53% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 387 321
Median daily rate £385 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £514 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 34 24
Median hourly rate £37.50 £16.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -49.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.17 £20.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -12.19%

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 28 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
Eastleigh -4 4 £326 - 2
Southampton +13 1 £383 - 1
STB
South East

STB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for STB.

1 23 (79.31%) C
1 23 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (65.52%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (65.52%) Git (software)
2 19 (65.52%) SQL
2 19 (65.52%) DVB
3 18 (62.07%) DTV
3 18 (62.07%) C++
4 16 (55.17%) HTML
4 16 (55.17%) SOA
4 16 (55.17%) MPEG
4 16 (55.17%) HTTP
4 16 (55.17%) Scrum
4 16 (55.17%) HTML5
4 16 (55.17%) NoSQL
4 16 (55.17%) Node.js
4 16 (55.17%) REST
4 16 (55.17%) TDD
4 16 (55.17%) User Stories
5 15 (51.72%) Software Architecture
6 9 (31.03%) Embedded Systems
7 8 (27.59%) Linux
8 7 (24.14%) ActionScript
9 6 (20.69%) Flash
9 6 (20.69%) Embedded C
10 5 (17.24%) Embedded C++
10 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
10 5 (17.24%) OOP
10 5 (17.24%) OO
10 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering

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:

Application Platforms
1 16 (55.17%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 19 (65.52%) DVB
2 16 (55.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (55.17%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (65.52%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.45%) Ant
3 1 (3.45%) ClearCase
General
1 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Embedded Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Embedded C Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Real Time Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Software Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Development Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) ActionScript Developer
6 2 (6.90%) C Developer
6 2 (6.90%) C/C++ Developer
6 2 (6.90%) C++ Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Integration Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Software Development Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Software Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) HTML
1 16 (55.17%) HTML5
1 16 (55.17%) REST
2 6 (20.69%) Flash
3 2 (6.90%) Middleware
4 1 (3.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (62.07%) DTV
2 16 (55.17%) MPEG
3 9 (31.03%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (17.24%) Algorithms
4 5 (17.24%) Data Structures
5 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
7 2 (6.90%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (3.45%) CentOS
3 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (65.52%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (55.17%) Scrum
3 16 (55.17%) SOA
3 16 (55.17%) TDD
3 16 (55.17%) User Stories
4 15 (51.72%) Software Architecture
5 5 (17.24%) OO
5 5 (17.24%) OOP
5 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
6 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.45%) Automated Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (3.45%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 23 (79.31%) C
2 19 (65.52%) SQL
3 18 (62.07%) C++
4 7 (24.14%) ActionScript
5 6 (20.69%) Embedded C
6 5 (17.24%) ActionScript 2.0
6 5 (17.24%) ActionScript 3.0
6 5 (17.24%) Embedded C++
7 2 (6.90%) Perl
7 2 (6.90%) Python
8 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.45%) Java
8 1 (3.45%) PHP
8 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Docker
1 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Adobe
2 1 (3.45%) SaltStack
2 1 (3.45%) VMware