The table below looks at the statistics for RTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RTP over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
Rank - 400 396
Contract jobs citing RTP 0 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.029% 0.046%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.21% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 9
Average daily rate - £300 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £350 £475
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 - -
RTP
England

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
2641 2807 2726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.66% 13.39% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1715 1822 1723
Average daily rate £423 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 83 76
Average hourly rate £23.31 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.55% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.57 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.00 £33.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

RTP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RTP across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing RTP 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 RTP.

1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) RTSP
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
1 1 (33.33%) International Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Rational Performance Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC

RTP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing RTP 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 RTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) RTSP
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (33.33%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) International Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) C Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C/C++ Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C++ Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Performance Tester
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
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