The first 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 24 April 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 Hounslow 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank - 14 17
Contract jobs citing STB 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow - 7.04% 1.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 13.16% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £400 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.98% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Miscellaneous Category
Hounslow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
0 38 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow - 53.52% 29.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 31 13
Average daily rate - £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -20.00%
STB
London

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 30 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) MPEG
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) MS Access
3 1 (25.00%) PHP4
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Twisted
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) XML-RPC
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) DVB
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) OOP

STB
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) XML-RPC
1 1 (25.00%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) MPEG
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) PHP4
3 1 (25.00%) VBScript
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft