The table below looks at the prevalence of the term MPEG in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPEG over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
Rank 235 249 236
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Contract jobs citing MPEG 18 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.065% 0.036%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% 0.22% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 3
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £315 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £375 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-5.35% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-27.50% -
MPEG
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2628 2695 2467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.72% 28.99% 29.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1543 1412 1284
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 177 161
Average hourly rate £43.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.92 £12.00 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

MPEG
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MPEG across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

MPEG Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

MPEG
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

MPEG Daily Rate Trend in the South East

MPEG
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

MPEG Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

MPEG
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPEG within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +13 13 £363 +5.07%
Surrey - 4 £356 - 1
Berkshire - 3 £270 - 2
MPEG
England

MPEG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing MPEG also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MPEG.

1 20 (90.91%) DTV
2 17 (77.27%) Scrum
2 17 (77.27%) C
2 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (72.73%) STB
3 16 (72.73%) DVB
4 15 (68.18%) C++
5 14 (63.64%) HTML
5 14 (63.64%) SQL
5 14 (63.64%) SOA
5 14 (63.64%) HTTP
5 14 (63.64%) TDD
5 14 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (63.64%) Git (software)
5 14 (63.64%) Software Architecture
5 14 (63.64%) HTML5
5 14 (63.64%) NoSQL
5 14 (63.64%) Node.js
5 14 (63.64%) REST
5 14 (63.64%) User Stories
6 6 (27.27%) IPTV
7 4 (18.18%) Silverlight
7 4 (18.18%) Video Processing
7 4 (18.18%) Video on Demand
7 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 4 (18.18%) Games
7 4 (18.18%) Streaming Video
7 4 (18.18%) RIP
7 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 4 (18.18%) Adobe

MPEG
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing MPEG also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MPEG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (63.64%) Node.js
2 3 (13.64%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) DVB
2 14 (63.64%) HTTP
3 4 (18.18%) BGP
3 4 (18.18%) OSPF
3 4 (18.18%) RIP
3 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 3 (13.64%) DOCSIS
4 3 (13.64%) MPLS
4 3 (13.64%) SNMP
4 3 (13.64%) SSH
4 3 (13.64%) Telnet
4 3 (13.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (63.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (63.64%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Bugzilla
2 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (18.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Embedded Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Embedded C Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Real Time Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Test Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Tester
7 1 (4.55%) Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Development Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Integration Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Python Developer
7 1 (4.55%) RF Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) RF Test Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Software Integration Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) HTML
1 14 (63.64%) HTML5
1 14 (63.64%) REST
2 4 (18.18%) Silverlight
3 1 (4.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 20 (90.91%) DTV
2 16 (72.73%) STB
3 6 (27.27%) IPTV
4 4 (18.18%) Streaming Video
4 4 (18.18%) Video on Demand
5 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Unix
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (77.27%) Scrum
2 14 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (63.64%) SOA
2 14 (63.64%) Software Architecture
2 14 (63.64%) TDD
2 14 (63.64%) User Stories
3 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 4 (18.18%) Validation
3 4 (18.18%) Video Processing
4 3 (13.64%) DRM
5 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) C
2 15 (68.18%) C++
3 14 (63.64%) SQL
4 4 (18.18%) Embedded C
5 3 (13.64%) Embedded C++
6 2 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Adobe
1 4 (18.18%) Apple
2 3 (13.64%) Tektronix
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