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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STB over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Set-Top Box (STB)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 30 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing STB 1 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.40% 3.04% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.56% 15.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £285 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £363 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.13% -14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £50.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +66.66%

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 51 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 25.60% 19.39% 23.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 28 71
Median daily rate £425 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £181 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 7
Median hourly rate £14.13 £13.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £10.70 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £28.90 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +25.00%

STB
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing STB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 Southampton region with a requirement for STB.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Smartcard
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Team

STB
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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Smartcard
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle