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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
England / London
Rank 385 398 400
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Contract jobs citing MPEG 10 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.053% 0.070% 0.042%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.19% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 9
Median daily rate £550 £495 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +266.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.96% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £29.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+46.55% -27.50%

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
6860 7762 7795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.04% 36.28% 36.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4727 5441 5416
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 136 152
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £39.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +13 6 £550 +83.33%
MPEG
England

MPEG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 15 (65.22%) HTTP
2 14 (60.87%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (56.52%) Automated Testing
3 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (52.17%) TDD
4 12 (52.17%) Scrum
4 12 (52.17%) HTML
4 12 (52.17%) Java
5 10 (43.48%) NoSQL
6 9 (39.13%) Kanban
6 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
6 9 (39.13%) Pair Programming
6 9 (39.13%) Spring
7 8 (34.78%) RTSP
7 8 (34.78%) Streaming Video
7 8 (34.78%) RTP
7 8 (34.78%) C
7 8 (34.78%) Android
7 8 (34.78%) GStreamer
7 8 (34.78%) Apple iOS
7 8 (34.78%) Brightcove
7 8 (34.78%) FFmpeg
8 7 (30.43%) Mobile App
8 7 (30.43%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (30.43%) RESTful
8 7 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (30.43%) Ajax
8 7 (30.43%) jQuery
8 7 (30.43%) MySQL
8 7 (30.43%) SQL

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 1 (4.35%) Apache
1 1 (4.35%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) PaintShop Pro
1 2 (8.70%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (30.43%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (8.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (65.22%) HTTP
2 8 (34.78%) RTP
2 8 (34.78%) RTSP
3 5 (21.74%) DVB
4 4 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (8.70%) Internet
5 2 (8.70%) IPv4
5 2 (8.70%) IPv6
6 1 (4.35%) BGP
6 1 (4.35%) DNS
6 1 (4.35%) MQTT
6 1 (4.35%) SSL
6 1 (4.35%) STUN
6 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) NoSQL
2 7 (30.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) JIRA
2 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
3 2 (8.70%) Maven
3 2 (8.70%) Subversion
General
1 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Java Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Senior Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Design Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) IP Design Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Manual Tester
3 4 (17.39%) Tester
4 2 (8.70%) C Developer
4 2 (8.70%) C/C++ Developer
4 2 (8.70%) C++ Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Embedded C Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Embedded C++ Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Embedded Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Java Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Python Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) HTML
2 9 (39.13%) Spring
3 8 (34.78%) FFmpeg
3 8 (34.78%) GStreamer
4 7 (30.43%) Ajax
4 7 (30.43%) CSS
4 7 (30.43%) jQuery
4 7 (30.43%) RESTful
5 5 (21.74%) HTML5
6 4 (17.39%) .NET
7 3 (13.04%) JSON
7 3 (13.04%) Node.js
7 3 (13.04%) REST
8 2 (8.70%) Flash
8 2 (8.70%) XML
8 2 (8.70%) XSD
9 1 (4.35%) Kafka
9 1 (4.35%) POSIX
9 1 (4.35%) Protocol Buffers
9 1 (4.35%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Streaming Video
2 7 (30.43%) Mobile App
2 7 (30.43%) STB
3 3 (13.04%) Digital TV
4 2 (8.70%) Fat Client
4 2 (8.70%) Interactive TV
4 2 (8.70%) Thin Client
5 1 (4.35%) Clustering
5 1 (4.35%) PKI
5 1 (4.35%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Android
1 8 (34.78%) Apple iOS
2 5 (21.74%) Unix
3 2 (8.70%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) Automated Testing
3 12 (52.17%) Scrum
3 12 (52.17%) TDD
4 9 (39.13%) Kanban
4 9 (39.13%) Pair Programming
5 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
6 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (13.04%) SOA
7 3 (13.04%) Software Architecture
7 3 (13.04%) User Stories
8 2 (8.70%) Load Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Manual Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.70%) MVC
8 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
9 1 (4.35%) Kernel Tuning
9 1 (4.35%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
3 8 (34.78%) C
4 7 (30.43%) SQL
5 5 (21.74%) C++
6 4 (17.39%) VB.NET
6 4 (17.39%) VBScript
7 3 (13.04%) Embedded C
7 3 (13.04%) Python
8 2 (8.70%) ActionScript
8 2 (8.70%) ANSI C
8 2 (8.70%) Embedded C++
9 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) CCIE
1 4 (17.39%) CCNA
1 4 (17.39%) CCNP
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (17.39%) ISEB
1 4 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.35%) Graphite
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Brightcove
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco
3 2 (8.70%) OpenTV