The table below looks at the statistics for RTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RTP over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
England / London
Rank 392 414 409
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -5
Contract jobs citing RTP 11 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.058% 0.010% 0.043%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.45% 0.075% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 5
Median daily rate £550 £419 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.34% +23.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £354 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £484 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £440 £363
% change year-on-year
-17.61% +21.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2445 2663 2770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.79% 12.68% 13.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1659 1732 1848
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 77 66
Median hourly rate £45.00 £24.23 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.72% +29.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £14.00 £13.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

RTP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing RTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

RTP Jobs Demand Trend in London

RTP
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

RTP Daily Rate Trend in London

RTP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RTP across the London region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

RTP Daily Rate Histogram in London

RTP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

RTP Hourly Rate Trend in London

RTP
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 RTP within the London region over the 3 months to 21 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 - 7 £550 -
RTP
England

RTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RTP 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 RTP.

1 9 (47.37%) Streaming Video
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (47.37%) RTSP
1 9 (47.37%) Java
1 9 (47.37%) MySQL
1 9 (47.37%) Android
1 9 (47.37%) Apple iOS
1 9 (47.37%) Brightcove
2 8 (42.11%) FFmpeg
2 8 (42.11%) GStreamer
2 8 (42.11%) MPEG
2 8 (42.11%) Pair Programming
2 8 (42.11%) HTTP
3 7 (36.84%) TDD
3 7 (36.84%) Scrum
3 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 7 (36.84%) HTML
3 7 (36.84%) CSS
3 7 (36.84%) RESTful
3 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (36.84%) NoSQL
3 7 (36.84%) Spring
3 7 (36.84%) Automated Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Ajax
3 7 (36.84%) jQuery
3 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (36.84%) Kanban
3 7 (36.84%) Mobile App
3 7 (36.84%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce

RTP
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 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (36.84%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) RTSP
2 8 (42.11%) HTTP
3 3 (15.79%) VoIP
4 2 (10.53%) Internet
4 2 (10.53%) RTCP
4 2 (10.53%) SS7
4 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.26%) BGP
5 1 (5.26%) DNS
5 1 (5.26%) EIGRP
5 1 (5.26%) Firewall
5 1 (5.26%) H.323
5 1 (5.26%) MGCP
5 1 (5.26%) MPLS
5 1 (5.26%) OSPF
5 1 (5.26%) Q.931
5 1 (5.26%) SAN
5 1 (5.26%) SCCP
5 1 (5.26%) SSL
5 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) MySQL
2 7 (36.84%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.26%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
1 3 (15.79%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) Java Developer
3 8 (42.11%) Senior Developer
3 8 (42.11%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Voice Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Network Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Business Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) IP Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) IP Network Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Voice Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Voice Network Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) VoIP Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Hyperion Essbase Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior PMO
7 1 (5.26%) Senior PMO Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Video On Demand Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) FFmpeg
1 8 (42.11%) GStreamer
2 7 (36.84%) Ajax
2 7 (36.84%) CSS
2 7 (36.84%) HTML
2 7 (36.84%) jQuery
2 7 (36.84%) RESTful
2 7 (36.84%) Spring
3 1 (5.26%) JSON
3 1 (5.26%) Kafka
3 1 (5.26%) MDX
3 1 (5.26%) Protocol Buffers
3 1 (5.26%) RFC 2833
3 1 (5.26%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Streaming Video
2 8 (42.11%) MPEG
3 7 (36.84%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.26%) CCTV
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.26%) Streaming Media
4 1 (5.26%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Android
1 9 (47.37%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Pair Programming
3 7 (36.84%) Automated Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (36.84%) Kanban
3 7 (36.84%) Scrum
3 7 (36.84%) TDD
4 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.79%) Wealth Management
6 2 (10.53%) Network Design
6 2 (10.53%) Presales
6 2 (10.53%) Process Management
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
7 1 (5.26%) DRM
7 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.26%) WFM
7 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Java
2 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) C
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Kamailio
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Brightcove
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) Avaya
4 1 (5.26%) Acme Packet
4 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.26%) F5
4 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
4 1 (5.26%) Hyperion
4 1 (5.26%) Juniper
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Sonus
4 1 (5.26%) Tufin