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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank 383 388 382
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing STB 45 45 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% 0.52% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 35 34
Median daily rate £328 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.05% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £211 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £530 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £310 £363
% change year-on-year
+11.29% -14.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
- +18.42%
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
8161 8707 8950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.81% 36.94% 37.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5747 6121 6044
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 170 170
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.72 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.23% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £14.00 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -9.75%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +54 9 £450 +12.50%
Osterley - 4 £228 -
STB
England

STB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 53 (56.99%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (41.94%) JIRA
3 35 (37.63%) Python
4 31 (33.33%) Linux
5 28 (30.11%) DVB
6 26 (27.96%) Functional Testing
7 22 (23.66%) HP Quality Center
7 22 (23.66%) Unix
7 22 (23.66%) JavaScript
8 21 (22.58%) JSON
9 20 (21.51%) Digital TV
10 18 (19.35%) HTML
10 18 (19.35%) SQL
10 18 (19.35%) TDD
11 17 (18.28%) MS Excel
11 17 (18.28%) Microsoft
12 16 (17.20%) Middleware
12 16 (17.20%) OO
12 16 (17.20%) Subversion
12 16 (17.20%) Embedded Systems
13 15 (16.13%) Multithreading
13 15 (16.13%) IPTV
13 15 (16.13%) C++
13 15 (16.13%) C
14 14 (15.05%) MS Office
15 13 (13.98%) Software Testing
16 12 (12.90%) Scrum
16 12 (12.90%) CSS
16 12 (12.90%) OOP
16 12 (12.90%) Test Scripting

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 5 (5.38%) Confluence
2 4 (4.30%) nginx
2 4 (4.30%) uWSGI
3 3 (3.23%) CMS
4 2 (2.15%) JBoss
4 2 (2.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (18.28%) MS Excel
2 14 (15.05%) MS Office
3 1 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (30.11%) DVB
2 8 (8.60%) HTTP
3 4 (4.30%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (3.23%) Bluetooth
5 2 (2.15%) Internet
6 1 (1.08%) Broadband
6 1 (1.08%) LDAP
6 1 (1.08%) Network Security
6 1 (1.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.53%) MySQL
2 5 (5.38%) MongoDB
2 5 (5.38%) MS Access
3 2 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.08%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 39 (41.94%) JIRA
2 16 (17.20%) Subversion
3 8 (8.60%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.30%) Bugzilla
5 3 (3.23%) Selenium
5 3 (3.23%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.15%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.08%) gulp
7 1 (1.08%) Trac
General
1 11 (11.83%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.23%) Games
3 1 (1.08%) Electronics
3 1 (1.08%) German Language
3 1 (1.08%) Italian Language
3 1 (1.08%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (32.26%) Developer
2 21 (22.58%) Tester
3 17 (18.28%) Test Engineer
4 11 (11.83%) Middleware Engineer
5 10 (10.75%) Python Developer
6 9 (9.68%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (8.60%) Manual Tester
8 7 (7.53%) Integration Tester
8 7 (7.53%) Junior
9 6 (6.45%) Embedded Engineer
10 5 (5.38%) HTML Developer
11 4 (4.30%) Django Developer
11 4 (4.30%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 4 (4.30%) Junior Test Engineer
11 4 (4.30%) Mobile Tester
11 4 (4.30%) Python Web Developer
11 4 (4.30%) Python/Django Developer
11 4 (4.30%) Web Developer
12 3 (3.23%) Android Developer
12 3 (3.23%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (22.58%) JSON
2 18 (19.35%) HTML
3 16 (17.20%) Middleware
4 12 (12.90%) CSS
4 12 (12.90%) HTML5
5 11 (11.83%) XML
6 10 (10.75%) RESTful
7 9 (9.68%) .NET
7 9 (9.68%) CSS3
7 9 (9.68%) Node.js
7 9 (9.68%) Web Services
8 7 (7.53%) REST
9 6 (6.45%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (5.38%) AngularJS
10 5 (5.38%) Flash
10 5 (5.38%) OAuth
11 4 (4.30%) Django
11 4 (4.30%) LEMP Stack
11 4 (4.30%) OpenGL
11 4 (4.30%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.51%) Digital TV
2 16 (17.20%) Embedded Systems
3 15 (16.13%) IPTV
4 10 (10.75%) MPEG
5 8 (8.60%) Computer Science
6 7 (7.53%) Device Driver
7 6 (6.45%) Mobile App
7 6 (6.45%) Video on Demand
8 5 (5.38%) Interactive TV
9 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (2.15%) BBC
10 2 (2.15%) Mathematics
10 2 (2.15%) New Media
10 2 (2.15%) Over-the-Top Content
11 1 (1.08%) Cryptography
11 1 (1.08%) Digital Media
11 1 (1.08%) Fat Client
11 1 (1.08%) iDTV
11 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
11 1 (1.08%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 31 (33.33%) Linux
2 22 (23.66%) Unix
3 10 (10.75%) Android
4 9 (9.68%) Apple iOS
5 5 (5.38%) Windows
6 2 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.15%) Solaris
6 2 (2.15%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.08%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (56.99%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (27.96%) Functional Testing
3 18 (19.35%) TDD
4 16 (17.20%) OO
5 15 (16.13%) Multithreading
6 13 (13.98%) Software Testing
7 12 (12.90%) OOP
7 12 (12.90%) Scrum
7 12 (12.90%) Test Planning
7 12 (12.90%) Test Scripting
8 11 (11.83%) Automated Testing
8 11 (11.83%) Regression Testing
8 11 (11.83%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (8.60%) API Testing
9 8 (8.60%) Test Automation
10 7 (7.53%) API Development
10 7 (7.53%) Mentoring
10 7 (7.53%) Non-Functional Testing
10 7 (7.53%) Software Architecture
11 6 (6.45%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (37.63%) Python
2 22 (23.66%) JavaScript
3 18 (19.35%) SQL
4 15 (16.13%) C
4 15 (16.13%) C++
5 10 (10.75%) Perl
5 10 (10.75%) Ruby
6 9 (9.68%) VB.NET
6 9 (9.68%) VBScript
7 7 (7.53%) Embedded C++
7 7 (7.53%) Java
8 6 (6.45%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.08%) ANSI C
9 1 (1.08%) C#
9 1 (1.08%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (9.68%) Degree
1 9 (9.68%) ISEB
1 9 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.08%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.38%) Docker
2 4 (4.30%) LXC
3 2 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (23.66%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (5.38%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.15%) Ansible
3 2 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (18.28%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.60%) HP
3 5 (5.38%) Facebook
3 5 (5.38%) Google
3 5 (5.38%) Twitter
4 3 (3.23%) EMC
5 2 (2.15%) Ericsson
5 2 (2.15%) Huawei
5 2 (2.15%) NetApp
5 2 (2.15%) Nokia
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle
5 2 (2.15%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.15%) Roku
5 2 (2.15%) Virgin Media
5 2 (2.15%) VMware
6 1 (1.08%) BT
6 1 (1.08%) OpenTV
6 1 (1.08%) Rally
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