The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STB over the 3 months to 6 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
6 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 Oxfordshire - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £390 £354
% change year-on-year
-1.92% +10.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - -
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 Oxfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
158 261 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 26.78% 33.81% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 174 81
Median daily rate £375 £373 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +9.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £602 £503 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 19 6
Median hourly rate £35.00 £13.35 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.17% -13.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £8.50 £13.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

STB
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

STB Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

STB
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

STB Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire