The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STB over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing STB 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £390 £354
% change year-on-year
+0.32% +10.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -
STB
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
596 494 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 32.44% 29.62% 25.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 253 184
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 32
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £15.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £10.14 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £17.50 £37.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -6.74%

STB
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

STB Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

STB
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

STB Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

STB
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 Manchester region with a requirement for STB.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) DTV
1 1 (100.00%) pSOS
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)

STB
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++