The table below looks at the prevalence of the term MPEG in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPEG over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
Rank 32 44 37
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Contract jobs citing MPEG 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.43% 0.29% 0.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.49% 1.19% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £383 - £270
UK excluding London median daily rate £354 £240 £320
% change year-on-year
+47.39% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -
MPEG
Hampshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
67 84 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 28.51% 24.49% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 59 84
Median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £30.00 £23.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.66% +25.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.24 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.64% -8.82%

MPEG
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing MPEG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

MPEG Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

MPEG
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

MPEG Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

MPEG
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

MPEG Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

MPEG
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MPEG 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 Southampton region with a requirement for MPEG.

1 7 (100.00%) C
1 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) SOA
1 7 (100.00%) HTTP
1 7 (100.00%) DTV
1 7 (100.00%) DVB
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) STB
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 7 (100.00%) HTML5
1 7 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 7 (100.00%) Node.js
1 7 (100.00%) REST
1 7 (100.00%) User Stories
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded C++
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science

MPEG
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 7 (100.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) DVB
1 7 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Embedded C Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Embedded Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Real Time Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) HTML5
1 7 (100.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) DTV
1 7 (100.00%) STB
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) SOA
1 7 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) User Stories
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C
1 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree