The table below looks at the prevalence of the term MPEG in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPEG over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
Rank 140 - 112
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MPEG 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.062% - 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% - 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£323 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+32.80% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
MPEG
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
913 731 560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.08% 24.01% 26.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 457 324
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 47 33
Average hourly rate £39.13 £21.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.30% +18.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.66 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +5.00%

MPEG
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

MPEG Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

MPEG
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

MPEG Daily Rate Trend in the South West

MPEG
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

MPEG Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

MPEG
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. 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
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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
Bristol - 2 £323 - 1
MPEG
England

MPEG
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Broadband
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DTV
1 2 (100.00%) DVB
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) IPTV
1 2 (100.00%) Video on Demand
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Linux

MPEG
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Broadband
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DVB
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Python Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) DTV
1 2 (100.00%) IPTV
1 2 (100.00%) Video on Demand
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree