The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STB over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank - 58 -
Contract jobs citing STB 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.30% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £500 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £363 £313
% change year-on-year
-14.48% +16.00%
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%
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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 Hertfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
305 168 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 35.92% 25.15% 34.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 88 108
Average daily rate £363 £354 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.47% -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £163 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 6 15
Average hourly rate £35.50 £27.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.92% -26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.18 £16.25 £15.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +5.57%

STB
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

STB Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

STB
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

STB Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

STB
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

STB Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

STB
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 4 (100.00%) OOP
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 4 (100.00%) DVB
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) IPTV
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) ActionScript
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) JBoss
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Android
3 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (25.00%) Qt
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) DTV
4 1 (25.00%) Flash
4 1 (25.00%) CSS

STB
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DVB
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Flash Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Flash ActionScript Developer
2 1 (25.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) OpenGL
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Flash
3 1 (25.00%) Qt
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) IPTV
2 1 (25.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Android
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) OOP
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) ActionScript
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) C++