The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term MHEG in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MHEG over the 3 months to 16 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 London 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MHEG-5
Rank 415 376 416
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +40
Contract jobs citing MHEG 1 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.014% 0.025%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.013% 0.042% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 7
Average daily rate £500 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7734 7218 8733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.25% 32.84% 31.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5452 5033 5839
Average daily rate £450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 169 227
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.15 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £52.80 £47.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
MHEG
England

MHEG
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

MHEG Jobs Demand Trend in London

MHEG
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

MHEG Daily Rate Trend in London

MHEG
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

MHEG Hourly Rate Trend in London

MHEG
Top 19 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing MHEG 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 MHEG.

1 2 (100.00%) STB
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) IPTV
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Video on Demand
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) DRM
2 1 (50.00%) DTV
2 1 (50.00%) DVB
2 1 (50.00%) MHP
2 1 (50.00%) Validation

MHEG
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing MHEG 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 MHEG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DVB
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) MHP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) STB
2 1 (50.00%) IPTV
2 1 (50.00%) Video on Demand
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (50.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) DRM
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CA