The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STB over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank - 69 -
Contract jobs citing STB 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.11% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £356 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.45% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -
STB
Berkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
234 289 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.37% 30.81% 28.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 161 160
Median daily rate £375 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £525 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 4
Median hourly rate £49.14 £16.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+202.40% -9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.49 £13.70 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £66.24 £27.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +14.70%

STB
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

STB Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

STB
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

STB Daily Rate Trend in Reading

STB
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

STB Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

STB
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Reading region with a requirement for STB.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) MPEG
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Digital TV
1 1 (100.00%) DVB
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment

STB
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (100.00%) DVB
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Development Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Development Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Digital TV
1 1 (100.00%) MPEG
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree