The table below looks at the prevalence of the term MPEG in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPEG over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MPEG 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.08% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £46.25
MPEG
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Miscellaneous Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
236 173 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 23.55% 19.48% 25.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 97 149
Average daily rate £350 £318 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% -0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £223 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 14
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.58 £12.45 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £27.50 £80.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.83 £17.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -31.98%

MPEG
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

MPEG Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

MPEG
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

MPEG Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

MPEG
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing MPEG 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 MPEG.

1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) Tcl
1 4 (100.00%) DVB
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) IPTV
1 4 (100.00%) VLAN
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Video on Demand
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (50.00%) STB
2 2 (50.00%) Capita
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management

MPEG
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing MPEG 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 MPEG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) DVB
1 4 (100.00%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Test Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (100.00%) IPTV
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (100.00%) Video on Demand
2 2 (50.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Capita