The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in IT contracts advertised for the Staines region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STB over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank 10 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Contract jobs citing STB 7 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 10.45% 0.65% 3.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.88% 2.27% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Average daily rate £356 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £425 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.05% +41.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -
STB
Surrey

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

Miscellaneous Category
Staines
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
32 44 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 47.76% 28.39% 48.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 34
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

STB
Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

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

STB Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

STB
Daily Rate Trend in Staines

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

STB Daily Rate Trend in Staines

STB
Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

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

STB Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

STB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staines

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staines 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 8 (100.00%) C
1 8 (100.00%) DVB
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) C++
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) SOA
2 6 (75.00%) MPEG
2 6 (75.00%) HTTP
2 6 (75.00%) DTV
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (75.00%) Software Architecture
2 6 (75.00%) HTML5
2 6 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (75.00%) Node.js
2 6 (75.00%) REST
2 6 (75.00%) User Stories
2 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (62.50%) Embedded C
4 3 (37.50%) Multithreading
4 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
5 2 (25.00%) UPnP
5 2 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (25.00%) Embedded C++
5 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) Linux

STB
Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staines 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (75.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) DVB
2 6 (75.00%) HTTP
3 2 (25.00%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Embedded C Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Real Time Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Development Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) HTML5
1 6 (75.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) DTV
1 6 (75.00%) MPEG
2 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (25.00%) Over-the-Top Content
3 2 (25.00%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (75.00%) Scrum
1 6 (75.00%) SOA
1 6 (75.00%) Software Architecture
1 6 (75.00%) TDD
1 6 (75.00%) User Stories
2 3 (37.50%) Multithreading
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C
2 6 (75.00%) C++
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Embedded C
4 2 (25.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree