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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
Rank 268 257 244
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -13
Contract jobs citing MPEG 10 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.070% 0.054%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.23% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Average daily rate £384 £295 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.08% -9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £251 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £339 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £295 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.35% -9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
2972 3077 2759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.85% 30.92% 29.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1748 1637 1470
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 155 195
Average hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.42% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £12.35 £12.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.87% -5.60%

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 29 April 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
Surrey - 6 - - 1
Hampshire 0 4 £384 -
MPEG
England

MPEG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 26 (96.30%) DTV
2 24 (88.89%) Scrum
2 24 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (85.19%) STB
3 23 (85.19%) DVB
3 23 (85.19%) C
4 22 (81.48%) C++
4 22 (81.48%) HTML
4 22 (81.48%) SQL
4 22 (81.48%) SOA
4 22 (81.48%) HTTP
4 22 (81.48%) TDD
4 22 (81.48%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (81.48%) Git (software)
4 22 (81.48%) Software Architecture
4 22 (81.48%) HTML5
4 22 (81.48%) NoSQL
4 22 (81.48%) Node.js
4 22 (81.48%) REST
4 22 (81.48%) User Stories
5 8 (29.63%) Degree
5 8 (29.63%) Computer Science
6 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
6 7 (25.93%) Embedded C
7 4 (14.81%) IPTV
7 4 (14.81%) Embedded C++
8 3 (11.11%) Apple
8 3 (11.11%) OSPF
8 3 (11.11%) BGP
8 3 (11.11%) RIP

MPEG
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 22 (81.48%) Node.js
2 2 (7.41%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (85.19%) DVB
2 22 (81.48%) HTTP
3 3 (11.11%) BGP
3 3 (11.11%) OSPF
3 3 (11.11%) RIP
3 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.41%) DOCSIS
4 2 (7.41%) MPLS
4 2 (7.41%) SNMP
4 2 (7.41%) SSH
4 2 (7.41%) Telnet
4 2 (7.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (81.48%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (81.48%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Bugzilla
2 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Embedded Engineer
2 11 (40.74%) Embedded C Engineer
3 8 (29.63%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 7 (25.93%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 7 (25.93%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
4 7 (25.93%) Real Time Engineer
5 6 (22.22%) Software Engineer
6 5 (18.52%) Development Engineer
7 4 (14.81%) Integration Engineer
7 4 (14.81%) Software Integration Engineer
8 3 (11.11%) Software Development Engineer
8 3 (11.11%) Test Engineer
9 2 (7.41%) Tester
10 1 (3.70%) Analyst
10 1 (3.70%) C++ Software Engineer
10 1 (3.70%) Developer
10 1 (3.70%) Integration Developer
10 1 (3.70%) Python Developer
10 1 (3.70%) Technical Tester
10 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (81.48%) HTML
1 22 (81.48%) HTML5
1 22 (81.48%) REST
2 3 (11.11%) Silverlight
3 1 (3.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 26 (96.30%) DTV
2 23 (85.19%) STB
3 8 (29.63%) Computer Science
4 4 (14.81%) IPTV
5 3 (11.11%) Streaming Video
5 3 (11.11%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (88.89%) Scrum
2 22 (81.48%) Continuous Integration
2 22 (81.48%) SOA
2 22 (81.48%) Software Architecture
2 22 (81.48%) TDD
2 22 (81.48%) User Stories
3 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
4 3 (11.11%) Validation
4 3 (11.11%) Video Processing
5 2 (7.41%) DRM
5 2 (7.41%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 23 (85.19%) C
2 22 (81.48%) C++
2 22 (81.48%) SQL
3 7 (25.93%) Embedded C
4 4 (14.81%) Embedded C++
5 2 (7.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Adobe
1 3 (11.11%) Apple
2 2 (7.41%) Tektronix
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