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 29 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank - - 44
Contract jobs citing STB 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton - - 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £215
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £310 £363
% change year-on-year
+11.29% -14.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
- +18.42%
STB
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
62 79 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 27.19% 24.01% 37.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 52 98
Median daily rate £420 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £390 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Median hourly rate £14.35 £15.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.33% -33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -9.75%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Software Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) MPEG
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) Digital TV
2 2 (66.67%) DVB
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe
3 1 (33.33%) ActionScript
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Flash
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (33.33%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (33.33%) ActionScript 2.0

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DVB
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Real Time Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) Node.js
1 2 (66.67%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Digital TV
1 2 (66.67%) MPEG
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Software Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) ActionScript
3 1 (33.33%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (33.33%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe