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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank 123 109 107
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Contract jobs citing STB 1 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.047% 0.34% 0.057%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 1.19% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Average daily rate
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- £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +45.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-14.48% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+18.42% +1.33%
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
661 590 482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 31.34% 28.85% 27.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 356 278
Average daily rate £378 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 38 22
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £13.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.17 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STB within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke - 1 - -
STB
South East

STB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) DVB
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (50.00%) Ajax
4 3 (50.00%) VLAN
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) DTV
4 3 (50.00%) C
4 3 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (50.00%) PHP
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) MySQL
5 2 (33.33%) Perl
5 2 (33.33%) MPEG
5 2 (33.33%) Embedded C
5 2 (33.33%) Device Driver
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (16.67%) API Testing
6 1 (16.67%) JIRA
6 1 (16.67%) IPTV
6 1 (16.67%) Ruby
6 1 (16.67%) Electronics
6 1 (16.67%) VMware
6 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development

STB
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) DVB
2 3 (50.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (50.00%) DTV
3 2 (33.33%) Device Driver
3 2 (33.33%) MPEG
4 1 (16.67%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) API Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) PHP
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) Python
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) VMware