The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STB over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank - 25 18
Contract jobs citing STB 0 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex - 1.07% 4.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 3.85% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 10
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 -
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -
STB
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
60 52 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 30.93% 27.81% 32.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 30 55
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £303 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £463 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Median hourly rate £39.25 £32.50 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.76% +165.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £47.50 £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.34% +8.57%

STB
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

STB Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

STB
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

STB Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

STB
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

STB Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

STB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for STB.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) DVB
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) MPEG
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware

STB
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DVB
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) C Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C/C++ Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++ Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
1 1 (50.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (50.00%) Digital TV
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (50.00%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (50.00%) SQL