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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank 412 387 394
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +7
Contract jobs citing STB 33 37 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.42% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 27 35
Median daily rate £303 £490 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.16% +22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £249 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £504 £507
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £310 £363
% change year-on-year
+10.48% -14.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% +5.55%
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
8366 8834 9064
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.32% 37.23% 37.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5865 6107 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 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 167 182
Median hourly rate £17.80 £21.30 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.43% +13.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.02 £13.00 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £52.05 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +5.26%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 - 5 £450 -
Osterley - 3 £155 -
STB
England

STB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 49 (56.98%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (39.53%) JIRA
3 31 (36.05%) DVB
4 30 (34.88%) Python
5 21 (24.42%) SQL
5 21 (24.42%) Unix
5 21 (24.42%) Linux
5 21 (24.42%) HP Quality Center
6 19 (22.09%) Functional Testing
6 19 (22.09%) MS Excel
6 19 (22.09%) JavaScript
6 19 (22.09%) TDD
7 17 (19.77%) HTML
7 17 (19.77%) Digital TV
8 16 (18.60%) Microsoft
9 15 (17.44%) JSON
10 14 (16.28%) OOP
11 13 (15.12%) MS Office
11 13 (15.12%) IPTV
11 13 (15.12%) Scrum
12 12 (13.95%) Software Testing
13 11 (12.79%) Automated Testing
13 11 (12.79%) XML
13 11 (12.79%) OO
13 11 (12.79%) Test Planning
13 11 (12.79%) HTML5
13 11 (12.79%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (12.79%) Test Scripting
14 10 (11.63%) Android
14 10 (11.63%) Node.js

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 7 (8.14%) Confluence
2 3 (3.49%) CMS
2 3 (3.49%) nginx
2 3 (3.49%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.49%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (3.49%) uWSGI
3 2 (2.33%) JBoss
3 2 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (22.09%) MS Excel
2 13 (15.12%) MS Office
3 4 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.49%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (36.05%) DVB
2 4 (4.65%) HTTP
3 2 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.16%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.16%) Broadband
4 1 (1.16%) Internet
4 1 (1.16%) LDAP
4 1 (1.16%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.98%) MySQL
2 5 (5.81%) MongoDB
2 5 (5.81%) MS Access
3 3 (3.49%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (39.53%) JIRA
2 10 (11.63%) Subversion
3 4 (4.65%) Bugzilla
3 4 (4.65%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.49%) Selenium
4 3 (3.49%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.33%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.16%) Trac
General
1 10 (11.63%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.49%) Finance
2 3 (3.49%) Games
3 1 (1.16%) Electronics
3 1 (1.16%) German Language
3 1 (1.16%) Italian Language
3 1 (1.16%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (34.88%) Developer
2 17 (19.77%) Test Engineer
2 17 (19.77%) Tester
3 11 (12.79%) Python Developer
4 9 (10.47%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (8.14%) Manual Tester
6 6 (6.98%) Integration Tester
6 6 (6.98%) Junior
6 6 (6.98%) Middleware Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) HTML Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Embedded Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Junior Test Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Mobile Tester
9 3 (3.49%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) Django Developer
9 3 (3.49%) iOS Android Developer
9 3 (3.49%) iOS Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Java Android Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Python/Django Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Senior Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.77%) HTML
2 15 (17.44%) JSON
3 11 (12.79%) HTML5
3 11 (12.79%) XML
4 10 (11.63%) CSS
4 10 (11.63%) Node.js
5 9 (10.47%) REST
5 9 (10.47%) Web Services
6 8 (9.30%) .NET
6 8 (9.30%) CSS3
6 8 (9.30%) Middleware
6 8 (9.30%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (5.81%) Flash
7 5 (5.81%) OAuth
8 4 (4.65%) AngularJS
8 4 (4.65%) RESTful
9 3 (3.49%) Django
9 3 (3.49%) LEMP Stack
9 3 (3.49%) SOAP
10 1 (1.16%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.77%) Digital TV
2 13 (15.12%) IPTV
3 10 (11.63%) MPEG
4 9 (10.47%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (6.98%) Mobile App
6 5 (5.81%) Interactive TV
6 5 (5.81%) Video on Demand
7 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
9 2 (2.33%) BBC
9 2 (2.33%) New Media
10 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
10 1 (1.16%) Cryptography
10 1 (1.16%) Device Driver
10 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
10 1 (1.16%) Fat Client
10 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.16%) Over-the-Top Content
10 1 (1.16%) User Experience
10 1 (1.16%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (24.42%) Linux
1 21 (24.42%) Unix
2 10 (11.63%) Android
3 9 (10.47%) Apple iOS
4 5 (5.81%) Windows
5 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.33%) Solaris
5 2 (2.33%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.16%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (56.98%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (22.09%) Functional Testing
2 19 (22.09%) TDD
3 14 (16.28%) OOP
4 13 (15.12%) Scrum
5 12 (13.95%) Software Testing
6 11 (12.79%) Automated Testing
6 11 (12.79%) OO
6 11 (12.79%) Test Planning
6 11 (12.79%) Test Scripting
6 11 (12.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (11.63%) Regression Testing
8 8 (9.30%) API Testing
9 7 (8.14%) Mentoring
9 7 (8.14%) Multithreading
9 7 (8.14%) Test Automation
10 6 (6.98%) BDD
10 6 (6.98%) System Testing
11 5 (5.81%) Integration Testing
11 5 (5.81%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 30 (34.88%) Python
2 21 (24.42%) SQL
3 19 (22.09%) JavaScript
4 10 (11.63%) C
4 10 (11.63%) Perl
4 10 (11.63%) Ruby
5 9 (10.47%) C++
6 8 (9.30%) VB.NET
6 8 (9.30%) VBScript
7 7 (8.14%) Embedded C
7 7 (8.14%) Embedded C++
7 7 (8.14%) Java
8 1 (1.16%) ANSI C
8 1 (1.16%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (10.47%) Degree
2 8 (9.30%) ISEB
2 8 (9.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.81%) Docker
2 2 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.16%) LXC
Systems Management
1 21 (24.42%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (5.81%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.33%) Ansible
3 2 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.14%) HP
3 5 (5.81%) Facebook
3 5 (5.81%) Google
3 5 (5.81%) Twitter
4 2 (2.33%) Ericsson
4 2 (2.33%) Huawei
4 2 (2.33%) NetApp
4 2 (2.33%) Nokia
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle
4 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.33%) Roku
4 2 (2.33%) Virgin Media
4 2 (2.33%) VMware
5 1 (1.16%) BT
5 1 (1.16%) EMC
5 1 (1.16%) OpenTV
5 1 (1.16%) Rally
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