The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB 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 STB over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank 244 224 237
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +13
Contract jobs citing STB 6 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.062% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.83% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 11
Average daily rate £345 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £228 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2066 1562 2034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.33% 18.66% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1124 730 919
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £524 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 159 198
Average hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £40.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
STB
England

STB
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

STB Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

STB
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

STB Daily Rate Trend in the South East

STB
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

STB Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

STB
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 STB within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Surrey - - - -
STB
England

STB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing STB 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 STB.

1 10 (66.67%) Linux
2 9 (60.00%) DVB
2 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (53.33%) C
3 8 (53.33%) ClearCase
4 6 (40.00%) DTV
5 5 (33.33%) POSIX
5 5 (33.33%) UML
5 5 (33.33%) Software Architecture
6 3 (20.00%) Project Management
6 3 (20.00%) Middleware
6 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (20.00%) Flash
6 3 (20.00%) Java
6 3 (20.00%) IPTV
6 3 (20.00%) Project Planning
6 3 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (13.33%) UPnP
7 2 (13.33%) Video on Demand
7 2 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (13.33%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
7 2 (13.33%) Embedded C
7 2 (13.33%) Streaming Video
8 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (6.67%) Multimedia
8 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
8 1 (6.67%) Device Driver
8 1 (6.67%) Assembly Language
8 1 (6.67%) Shell Script

STB
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing STB 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 STB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) DVB
2 2 (13.33%) UPnP
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) ClearCase
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (6.67%) Multimedia
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Software Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Software Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded C Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) UI Developer
4 1 (6.67%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) POSIX
2 3 (20.00%) Middleware
2 3 (20.00%) Flash
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) HTML5
3 1 (6.67%) CSS3
3 1 (6.67%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) DTV
2 3 (20.00%) IPTV
3 2 (13.33%) Video on Demand
3 2 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (13.33%) Streaming Video
4 1 (6.67%) Device Driver
4 1 (6.67%) MPEG
4 1 (6.67%) MHEG
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (33.33%) UML
2 5 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C
2 3 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) Embedded C
4 1 (6.67%) Assembly Language
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.67%) C++
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Broadcom
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