The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STB over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank 401 386 402
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +16
Contract jobs citing STB 33 45 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.54% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 39 24
Median daily rate £413 £500 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.45% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £252 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £550 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £354 £356 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.70% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -
STB
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
7837 8289 8701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.11% 37.11% 36.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5441 5756 6180
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 146 199
Median hourly rate £20.12 £22.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.57% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £37.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%

STB
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

STB Jobs Demand Trend in London

STB
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

STB Daily Rate Trend in London

STB
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing STB across the London region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

STB Daily Rate Histogram in London

STB
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

STB Hourly Rate Trend in London

STB
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 STB within the London region over the 3 months to 5 December 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 - 4 £390 -
Osterley - 1 £425 -
STB
England

STB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing STB 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 STB.

1 36 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (40.91%) JIRA
2 27 (40.91%) Python
3 16 (24.24%) DVB
3 16 (24.24%) Linux
3 16 (24.24%) SQL
4 15 (22.73%) Digital TV
4 15 (22.73%) Degree
5 12 (18.18%) OO
5 12 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 11 (16.67%) Unix
6 11 (16.67%) TDD
6 11 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
7 10 (15.15%) Confluence
7 10 (15.15%) Embedded Systems
7 10 (15.15%) Functional Testing
7 10 (15.15%) Scrum
7 10 (15.15%) OOP
7 10 (15.15%) HTML
7 10 (15.15%) MPEG
8 9 (13.64%) MS Excel
8 9 (13.64%) JSON
8 9 (13.64%) RabbitMQ
8 9 (13.64%) Node.js
9 8 (12.12%) Video on Demand
9 8 (12.12%) HTML5
9 8 (12.12%) Git (software)
9 8 (12.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (12.12%) QA
9 8 (12.12%) Games

STB
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 10 (15.15%) Confluence
2 5 (7.58%) nginx
2 5 (7.58%) uWSGI
3 4 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.06%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.06%) MS Office
2 4 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (6.06%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 16 (24.24%) DVB
2 7 (10.61%) HTTP
3 2 (3.03%) LDAP
3 2 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.52%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.52%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.52%) Internet
4 1 (1.52%) SSL
4 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.12%) MySQL
2 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.03%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.52%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 27 (40.91%) JIRA
2 8 (12.12%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.09%) Subversion
4 5 (7.58%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.03%) Bugzilla
5 2 (3.03%) Selenium
5 2 (3.03%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.52%) gulp
General
1 8 (12.12%) Games
2 5 (7.58%) Finance
3 3 (4.55%) Electronics
3 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.52%) French Language
4 1 (1.52%) German Language
4 1 (1.52%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 24 (36.36%) Developer
2 12 (18.18%) Tester
3 11 (16.67%) Python Developer
4 8 (12.12%) Manual Tester
5 7 (10.61%) Test Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Django Developer
6 5 (7.58%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.06%) Graduate
7 4 (6.06%) Python/Django Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Graduate Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Integration Tester
8 3 (4.55%) Junior
8 3 (4.55%) Middleware Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Project Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Scrum Master
8 3 (4.55%) Senior Automation Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Embedded Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.15%) HTML
2 9 (13.64%) JSON
2 9 (13.64%) Node.js
2 9 (13.64%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (12.12%) HTML5
4 6 (9.09%) .NET
4 6 (9.09%) CSS
4 6 (9.09%) Middleware
4 6 (9.09%) RESTful
5 5 (7.58%) AngularJS
5 5 (7.58%) CSS3
5 5 (7.58%) Django
5 5 (7.58%) LEMP Stack
5 5 (7.58%) XML
6 4 (6.06%) REST
6 4 (6.06%) Web Services
7 2 (3.03%) OAuth
7 2 (3.03%) SOAP
8 1 (1.52%) Qt
8 1 (1.52%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.73%) Digital TV
2 10 (15.15%) Embedded Systems
2 10 (15.15%) MPEG
3 8 (12.12%) Video on Demand
4 7 (10.61%) IPTV
5 6 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 6 (9.09%) Mathematics
6 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (6.06%) Over-the-Top Content
7 3 (4.55%) Device Driver
7 3 (4.55%) Streaming Video
8 2 (3.03%) HP Storage
8 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.52%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.52%) iDTV
9 1 (1.52%) Interactive TV
9 1 (1.52%) Thin Client
9 1 (1.52%) User Experience
9 1 (1.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.24%) Linux
2 11 (16.67%) Unix
3 6 (9.09%) Android
4 5 (7.58%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (18.18%) OO
3 11 (16.67%) TDD
4 10 (15.15%) Functional Testing
4 10 (15.15%) OOP
4 10 (15.15%) Scrum
5 7 (10.61%) Automated Testing
5 7 (10.61%) Software Architecture
5 7 (10.61%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (9.09%) System Testing
7 5 (7.58%) Code Optimisation
7 5 (7.58%) Manual Testing
7 5 (7.58%) Mentoring
7 5 (7.58%) Web Development
8 4 (6.06%) API Development
8 4 (6.06%) API Testing
8 4 (6.06%) Coaching
8 4 (6.06%) Defect Management
8 4 (6.06%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 27 (40.91%) Python
2 16 (24.24%) SQL
3 12 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.61%) C
4 7 (10.61%) C++
5 6 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 6 (9.09%) VBScript
6 5 (7.58%) Perl
7 4 (6.06%) Ruby
8 2 (3.03%) Embedded C
8 2 (3.03%) Embedded C++
8 2 (3.03%) Java
9 1 (1.52%) ANSI C
9 1 (1.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (22.73%) Degree
2 8 (12.12%) ISEB
2 8 (12.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Docker
1 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.03%) Ansible
2 2 (3.03%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.03%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.06%) HP
3 2 (3.03%) 3PAR
3 2 (3.03%) Atlassian
3 2 (3.03%) Facebook
3 2 (3.03%) Google
3 2 (3.03%) Roku
3 2 (3.03%) Twitter
3 2 (3.03%) VMware
4 1 (1.52%) Huawei
4 1 (1.52%) OpenTV
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