The table below looks at the prevalence of the term MPEG in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPEG over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
Rank 414 408 407
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing MPEG 15 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.069% 0.058% 0.040%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 9
Median daily rate £425 £135 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+214.81% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £128 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £404 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £354 £240 £320
% change year-on-year
+47.39% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £39.00
MPEG
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7933 8055 8541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.48% 36.21% 37.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5656 5513 6003
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 137 151
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -14.63%

MPEG
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing MPEG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

MPEG Jobs Demand Trend in London

MPEG
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

MPEG Daily Rate Trend in London

MPEG
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MPEG across the London region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

MPEG Daily Rate Histogram in London

MPEG
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

MPEG Hourly Rate Trend in London

MPEG
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPEG within the London region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 1 £425 -
MPEG
England

MPEG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MPEG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for MPEG.

1 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) HTTP
3 13 (48.15%) Scrum
4 12 (44.44%) TDD
4 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 11 (40.74%) Unix
5 11 (40.74%) DVB
6 10 (37.04%) STB
6 10 (37.04%) C
7 9 (33.33%) Java
7 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 9 (33.33%) XML
7 9 (33.33%) XSD
7 9 (33.33%) Thin Client
7 9 (33.33%) OpenTV
7 9 (33.33%) Interactive TV
7 9 (33.33%) Fat Client
7 9 (33.33%) ANSI C
8 8 (29.63%) Windows
9 7 (25.93%) Python
9 7 (25.93%) C++
9 7 (25.93%) Maven
10 6 (22.22%) Streaming Media
10 6 (22.22%) Load Balancing
10 6 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (22.22%) IOS XR
10 6 (22.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 6 (22.22%) DDoS Mitigation
10 6 (22.22%) SevOne
10 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills

MPEG
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) Node.js
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
1 5 (18.52%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) PaintShop Pro
2 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon S3
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon SQS
1 4 (14.81%) AWS CloudFormation
1 4 (14.81%) AWS Lambda
1 4 (14.81%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (55.56%) HTTP
2 11 (40.74%) DVB
3 6 (22.22%) BGP
3 6 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (22.22%) DNS
3 6 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 6 (22.22%) IOS XR
3 6 (22.22%) MPLS
3 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 6 (22.22%) VPN
4 1 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (7.41%) Hadoop
1 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
1 2 (7.41%) Redis
1 2 (7.41%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Maven
2 5 (18.52%) Cucumber
2 5 (18.52%) JIRA
3 4 (14.81%) JUnit
3 4 (14.81%) Mockito
3 4 (14.81%) RSpec
4 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.70%) Games
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Agile Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Senior Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Software Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Tester
4 4 (14.81%) C Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Manual Tester
4 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Junior
6 2 (7.41%) Junior Manual Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Junior Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Agile Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.70%) DTV Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) XML
1 9 (33.33%) XSD
2 6 (22.22%) .NET
2 6 (22.22%) HTML
2 6 (22.22%) HTML5
3 5 (18.52%) Flash
3 5 (18.52%) JSON
3 5 (18.52%) Spring
4 4 (14.81%) Web Services
5 2 (7.41%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (7.41%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.70%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) STB
2 9 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 9 (33.33%) Interactive TV
2 9 (33.33%) Thin Client
3 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (22.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (22.22%) Streaming Media
4 4 (14.81%) User Experience
4 4 (14.81%) Video on Demand
5 3 (11.11%) Over-the-Top Content
6 2 (7.41%) DTV
6 2 (7.41%) IPTV
7 1 (3.70%) Device Driver
7 1 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Unix
2 8 (29.63%) Windows
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 3 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) Scrum
3 12 (44.44%) TDD
4 6 (22.22%) BDD
4 6 (22.22%) DDoS Mitigation
4 6 (22.22%) High Availability
4 6 (22.22%) Load Balancing
4 6 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (18.52%) Functional Testing
5 5 (18.52%) HOOD
5 5 (18.52%) Kanban
5 5 (18.52%) MVC
5 5 (18.52%) Pair Programming
5 5 (18.52%) Regression Testing
5 5 (18.52%) Software Testing
5 5 (18.52%) Test Planning
6 4 (14.81%) Automated Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Auto-Scaling
6 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
6 4 (14.81%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) C
2 9 (33.33%) ANSI C
2 9 (33.33%) Java
2 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (25.93%) C++
3 7 (25.93%) Python
4 6 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 6 (22.22%) Perl
5 5 (18.52%) ActionScript
5 5 (18.52%) SQL
5 5 (18.52%) VB.NET
5 5 (18.52%) VBScript
6 2 (7.41%) Ruby
7 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) ISEB
1 5 (18.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) OpenTV
3 6 (22.22%) Akamai
3 6 (22.22%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 6 (22.22%) Apple
3 6 (22.22%) Cisco
3 6 (22.22%) F5
3 6 (22.22%) SevOne
4 2 (7.41%) HP
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