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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
England / London
Rank 389 395 409
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +14
Contract jobs citing MPEG 11 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.056% 0.082% 0.028%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.23% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 6
Median daily rate £550 £475 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +251.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £294 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £514 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £331 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.90% -5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £29.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
7031 7446 7585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.07% 36.07% 35.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4853 5157 5321
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 £313 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 138 153
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.06 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.67% +22.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +4 7 £550 +83.33%
MPEG
England

MPEG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 17 (62.96%) HTTP
1 17 (62.96%) Automated Testing
2 16 (59.26%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (55.56%) TDD
3 15 (55.56%) Scrum
3 15 (55.56%) Java
4 14 (51.85%) HTML
5 12 (44.44%) Pair Programming
5 12 (44.44%) Spring
5 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 12 (44.44%) Kanban
6 10 (37.04%) C
7 9 (33.33%) NoSQL
8 8 (29.63%) Apple iOS
8 8 (29.63%) Brightcove
8 8 (29.63%) Android
8 8 (29.63%) RTSP
8 8 (29.63%) GStreamer
8 8 (29.63%) FFmpeg
8 8 (29.63%) Streaming Video
8 8 (29.63%) RTP
9 7 (25.93%) DVB
9 7 (25.93%) STB
9 7 (25.93%) C++
9 7 (25.93%) MySQL
9 7 (25.93%) SQL
9 7 (25.93%) CSS
9 7 (25.93%) Mobile App
9 7 (25.93%) AWS CloudFormation

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 (3.70%) Apache
1 1 (3.70%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) PaintShop Pro
1 5 (18.52%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (25.93%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (18.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (62.96%) HTTP
2 8 (29.63%) RTP
2 8 (29.63%) RTSP
3 7 (25.93%) DVB
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (7.41%) Internet
5 2 (7.41%) IPv4
5 2 (7.41%) IPv6
6 1 (3.70%) BGP
6 1 (3.70%) DNS
6 1 (3.70%) MQTT
6 1 (3.70%) SSL
6 1 (3.70%) STUN
6 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 7 (25.93%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Cucumber
1 5 (18.52%) JIRA
1 5 (18.52%) Maven
1 5 (18.52%) Subversion
2 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Java Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Senior Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Manual Tester
3 5 (18.52%) Tester
4 4 (14.81%) Design Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) IP Design Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) C Developer
5 2 (7.41%) C/C++ Developer
5 2 (7.41%) C++ Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Embedded C Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Embedded C++ Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Embedded Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) C Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) HTML
2 12 (44.44%) Spring
3 8 (29.63%) FFmpeg
3 8 (29.63%) GStreamer
4 7 (25.93%) Ajax
4 7 (25.93%) CSS
4 7 (25.93%) HTML5
4 7 (25.93%) jQuery
4 7 (25.93%) RESTful
5 6 (22.22%) JSON
6 5 (18.52%) .NET
6 5 (18.52%) Flash
6 5 (18.52%) XML
6 5 (18.52%) XSD
7 2 (7.41%) Node.js
7 2 (7.41%) REST
8 1 (3.70%) Kafka
8 1 (3.70%) POSIX
8 1 (3.70%) Protocol Buffers
8 1 (3.70%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Streaming Video
2 7 (25.93%) Mobile App
2 7 (25.93%) STB
3 5 (18.52%) Fat Client
3 5 (18.52%) Interactive TV
3 5 (18.52%) Thin Client
4 2 (7.41%) Digital TV
4 2 (7.41%) Video on Demand
5 1 (3.70%) Clustering
5 1 (3.70%) PKI
5 1 (3.70%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Android
1 8 (29.63%) Apple iOS
2 6 (22.22%) Unix
3 5 (18.52%) Windows
4 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Automated Testing
2 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (59.26%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (55.56%) Scrum
3 15 (55.56%) TDD
4 12 (44.44%) Kanban
4 12 (44.44%) Pair Programming
5 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
5 5 (18.52%) MVC
5 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Manual Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (7.41%) Load Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.41%) SOA
7 2 (7.41%) Software Architecture
7 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.41%) User Stories
8 1 (3.70%) PRINCE
8 1 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) Java
2 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 10 (37.04%) C
4 7 (25.93%) C++
4 7 (25.93%) SQL
5 5 (18.52%) ActionScript
5 5 (18.52%) ANSI C
5 5 (18.52%) VB.NET
5 5 (18.52%) VBScript
6 3 (11.11%) Python
7 2 (7.41%) Embedded C
7 2 (7.41%) Embedded C++
8 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
1 5 (18.52%) ISEB
1 5 (18.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (14.81%) CCIE
2 4 (14.81%) CCNA
2 4 (14.81%) CCNP
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.70%) Graphite
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Brightcove
2 5 (18.52%) OpenTV
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco
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