The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STB over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing STB 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.51% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £313 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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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 Southampton region.

Miscellaneous Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
120 70 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 30.85% 21.15% 33.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 48 53
Average daily rate £355 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £138 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £535 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 18
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.49 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.32% -21.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £16.25 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £17.27 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £27.82
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -37.08%

STB
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

STB Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

STB
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

STB Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

STB
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

STB Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

STB
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (66.67%) ClearCase
2 2 (66.67%) DTV
2 2 (66.67%) DVB
2 2 (66.67%) UPnP
3 1 (33.33%) MPEG
3 1 (33.33%) POSIX
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
3 1 (33.33%) CA
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Smartcard
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science

STB
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DVB
1 2 (66.67%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) ClearCase
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Integration Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) DTV
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) MPEG
2 1 (33.33%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) CA