The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in IT contracts advertised for the Hounslow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STB over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank - - 7
Contract jobs citing STB 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow - - 12.96%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £250
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%
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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 Hounslow region.

Miscellaneous Category
Hounslow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
5 7 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 21.74% 21.88% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 14
Average daily rate £350 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £333 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £475 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.66 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +5.00%

STB
Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

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

STB Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

STB
Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

STB Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

STB
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) IPTV
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Over-the-Top Content

STB
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) IPTV
1 1 (100.00%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript