The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 103 78 74
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -4
Contract jobs citing STB 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.12% 0.38% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 1.23% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£310 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-14.48% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
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 Leeds region.

Miscellaneous Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
449 324 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 27.80% 30.68% 24.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 202 110
Average daily rate £383 £335 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.17% +6.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 15
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.98 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £39.00
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 Leeds

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

STB Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

STB
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

STB Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

STB
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

STB Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

STB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 2 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (50.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) DTV
2 1 (50.00%) Streaming Video
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Lua
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Qt
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Valgrind
2 1 (50.00%) GStreamer
2 1 (50.00%) Gerrit
2 1 (50.00%) WebKit
2 1 (50.00%) QML
2 1 (50.00%) Redmine

STB
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

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

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Valgrind
1 1 (50.00%) Gerrit
1 1 (50.00%) Redmine
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Qt
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) GStreamer
1 1 (50.00%) WebKit
1 1 (50.00%) QML
1 1 (50.00%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) DTV
1 1 (50.00%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (50.00%) Lua
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Google