The 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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STB over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank 258 267 226
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -41
Contract jobs citing STB 7 10 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.081% 0.10% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.33% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 20
Median daily rate £375 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £337 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £383 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £310 £363
% change year-on-year
+10.48% -14.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% +5.55%
STB
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
2676 3061 2754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.91% 30.89% 30.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1547 1720 1493
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 176 160
Median hourly rate £27.38 £21.15 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.46% +11.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £47.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +5.26%

STB
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing STB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STB within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +7 3 £400 +4.57% 1
Surrey +4 3 £390 -
Hampshire +11 1 £350 -
STB
England

STB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 South East region with a requirement for STB.

1 21 (75.00%) SQL
2 19 (67.86%) DVB
3 18 (64.29%) Linux
3 18 (64.29%) C
3 18 (64.29%) C++
3 18 (64.29%) Git (software)
4 17 (60.71%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (57.14%) Digital TV
6 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (50.00%) Scrum
7 14 (50.00%) MPEG
7 14 (50.00%) Degree
8 13 (46.43%) HTML5
8 13 (46.43%) NoSQL
8 13 (46.43%) Node.js
8 13 (46.43%) REST
8 13 (46.43%) HTTP
8 13 (46.43%) HTML
8 13 (46.43%) SOA
8 13 (46.43%) TDD
9 11 (39.29%) User Stories
9 11 (39.29%) Computer Science
10 10 (35.71%) Telecoms
11 9 (32.14%) Configuration Management
11 9 (32.14%) Software Architecture
11 9 (32.14%) Continuous Deployment
12 7 (25.00%) Embedded C
12 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
13 6 (21.43%) Embedded C++
13 6 (21.43%) Perl

STB
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (67.86%) DVB
2 13 (46.43%) HTTP
3 4 (14.29%) UPnP
4 1 (3.57%) BGP
4 1 (3.57%) DOCSIS
4 1 (3.57%) MPLS
4 1 (3.57%) OSPF
4 1 (3.57%) RIP
4 1 (3.57%) SNMP
4 1 (3.57%) SSH
4 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.57%) Telnet
4 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (64.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.29%) ClearCase
2 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.14%) Ant
General
1 10 (35.71%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Embedded Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Development Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Embedded C Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) C Developer
5 5 (17.86%) C/C++ Developer
5 5 (17.86%) C++ Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Embedded C Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Embedded C++ Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Embedded Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Software Development Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Integration Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Software Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) HTML
1 13 (46.43%) HTML5
1 13 (46.43%) Node.js
1 13 (46.43%) REST
2 3 (10.71%) XML
3 1 (3.57%) Middleware
3 1 (3.57%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 16 (57.14%) Digital TV
2 14 (50.00%) MPEG
3 11 (39.29%) Computer Science
4 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (17.86%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (7.14%) IPTV
6 1 (3.57%) Device Driver
6 1 (3.57%) Interactive TV
6 1 (3.57%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (3.57%) Streaming Video
6 1 (3.57%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) CentOS
2 4 (14.29%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.57%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (50.00%) Scrum
4 13 (46.43%) SOA
4 13 (46.43%) TDD
5 11 (39.29%) User Stories
6 9 (32.14%) Configuration Management
6 9 (32.14%) Continuous Deployment
6 9 (32.14%) Software Architecture
7 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 4 (14.29%) Automated Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
8 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 4 (14.29%) Project Management
9 2 (7.14%) DevOps
10 1 (3.57%) Embedded Software Development
10 1 (3.57%) Multithreading
10 1 (3.57%) Validation
10 1 (3.57%) Video Content Ingestion
10 1 (3.57%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) SQL
2 18 (64.29%) C
2 18 (64.29%) C++
3 7 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 6 (21.43%) Embedded C++
4 6 (21.43%) Perl
5 5 (17.86%) Java
6 4 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 4 (14.29%) Python
7 2 (7.14%) PHP
7 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Docker
1 4 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (14.29%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) SaltStack
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) Adobe
4 1 (3.57%) Apple
4 1 (3.57%) Tektronix
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