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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Set-Top Box (STB)
England / London
Rank 375 357 382
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +25
Contract jobs citing STB 20 56 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.26% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.72% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 46 23
Median daily rate £450 £500 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +78.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £370 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £363 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.13% -14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £50.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +66.66%

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
6860 7762 7795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.04% 36.28% 36.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4727 5441 5416
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 £300 £288 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 136 152
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £39.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 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 +8 4 £395 +12.92% 1
Feltham - 1 - -
Osterley - 1 £450 -
STB
England

STB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 24 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (40.00%) JIRA
3 19 (38.00%) Python
4 16 (32.00%) Linux
5 15 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 13 (26.00%) Degree
7 12 (24.00%) Git (software)
7 12 (24.00%) Embedded Systems
8 11 (22.00%) HTML5
8 11 (22.00%) Scrum
8 11 (22.00%) HTML
8 11 (22.00%) Digital TV
9 10 (20.00%) DVB
9 10 (20.00%) Video on Demand
9 10 (20.00%) Node.js
10 9 (18.00%) Software Architecture
10 9 (18.00%) SQL
10 9 (18.00%) MySQL
10 9 (18.00%) Unix
10 9 (18.00%) C++
11 8 (16.00%) HTTP
11 8 (16.00%) CSS
11 8 (16.00%) C
11 8 (16.00%) Middleware
11 8 (16.00%) IPTV
11 8 (16.00%) Confluence
11 8 (16.00%) Functional Testing
12 7 (14.00%) uWSGI
12 7 (14.00%) nginx
12 7 (14.00%) CSS3

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 8 (16.00%) Confluence
2 7 (14.00%) nginx
2 7 (14.00%) uWSGI
3 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.00%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.00%) DVB
2 8 (16.00%) HTTP
3 2 (4.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (4.00%) Internet
3 2 (4.00%) LDAP
4 1 (2.00%) Broadband
4 1 (2.00%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.00%) SNMP
4 1 (2.00%) SSL
4 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.00%) VLAN
4 1 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) MySQL
2 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (40.00%) JIRA
2 12 (24.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (14.00%) Subversion
4 4 (8.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.00%) Gerrit
5 1 (2.00%) gulp
General
1 7 (14.00%) Games
2 5 (10.00%) Electronics
3 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.00%) Finance
5 1 (2.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 16 (32.00%) Developer
2 7 (14.00%) Django Developer
3 6 (12.00%) Project Manager
3 6 (12.00%) Tester
4 5 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Manual Tester
5 4 (8.00%) Middleware Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Python Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Python/Django Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Scrum Master
7 2 (4.00%) C++ Developer
7 2 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Embedded C++ Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (4.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (4.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.00%) HTML
1 11 (22.00%) HTML5
2 10 (20.00%) Node.js
3 8 (16.00%) CSS
3 8 (16.00%) Middleware
4 7 (14.00%) AngularJS
4 7 (14.00%) CSS3
4 7 (14.00%) Django
4 7 (14.00%) JSON
4 7 (14.00%) LEMP Stack
5 6 (12.00%) RESTful
6 5 (10.00%) .NET
7 3 (6.00%) REST
8 2 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (2.00%) Apache Cordova
9 1 (2.00%) Flash
9 1 (2.00%) OpenGL
9 1 (2.00%) Qt
9 1 (2.00%) RAML
9 1 (2.00%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Embedded Systems
2 11 (22.00%) Digital TV
3 10 (20.00%) Video on Demand
4 8 (16.00%) IPTV
5 7 (14.00%) Mathematics
5 7 (14.00%) MPEG
6 6 (12.00%) Computer Science
7 4 (8.00%) Device Driver
7 4 (8.00%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (8.00%) Over-the-Top Content
7 4 (8.00%) Streaming Video
8 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (4.00%) HP Storage
9 2 (4.00%) Virtual Team
10 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
10 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
10 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
10 1 (2.00%) PlayStation
10 1 (2.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.00%) Linux
2 9 (18.00%) Unix
3 3 (6.00%) Android
4 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.00%) Scrum
3 9 (18.00%) Software Architecture
4 8 (16.00%) Functional Testing
5 7 (14.00%) Code Optimisation
5 7 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (14.00%) Web Development
6 6 (12.00%) Automated Testing
6 6 (12.00%) Multithreading
6 6 (12.00%) OO
7 5 (10.00%) API Development
7 5 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 5 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (8.00%) API Testing
8 4 (8.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (8.00%) TDD
8 4 (8.00%) Test Automation
8 4 (8.00%) User Stories
9 3 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.00%) Python
2 15 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (18.00%) C++
3 9 (18.00%) SQL
4 8 (16.00%) C
5 5 (10.00%) Perl
5 5 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 5 (10.00%) VBScript
6 4 (8.00%) Ruby
7 3 (6.00%) Embedded C
8 2 (4.00%) Embedded C++
8 2 (4.00%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.00%) C#
9 1 (2.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (26.00%) Degree
2 5 (10.00%) ISEB
2 5 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.00%) Ansible
2 2 (4.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (6.00%) HP
1 3 (6.00%) VMware
2 2 (4.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (4.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco
3 1 (2.00%) Huawei
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
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