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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MPEG over the 3 months to 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
Rank 31 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Contract jobs citing MPEG 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.32% 0.27% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.38% 1.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £315 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-27.50% -
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
64 80 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 24.71% 21.62% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 56 45
Average daily rate £350 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £275 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 13
Average hourly rate £23.13 £13.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.29% -66.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

MPEG
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MPEG across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 6 (100.00%) DTV
1 6 (100.00%) DVB
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) STB
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 6 (100.00%) HTML5
1 6 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 6 (100.00%) Node.js
1 6 (100.00%) REST
1 6 (100.00%) User Stories
1 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) SOA
1 6 (100.00%) HTTP
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded C++

MPEG
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 6 (100.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) DVB
1 6 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Embedded C Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Real Time Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) HTML5
1 6 (100.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) DTV
1 6 (100.00%) STB
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) SOA
1 6 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded C++