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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STB over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank 23 18 27
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs citing STB 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 3.28% 0.81% 0.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.78% 2.44% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £388 £245 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.16% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £40.00
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
59 41 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 48.36% 33.06% 36.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 20
Median daily rate £500 £450 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £513 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 12
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.24 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.90% -13.16%

STB
Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staines region citing STB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 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 Staines region with a requirement for STB.

1 13 (100.00%) C
1 13 (100.00%) DVB
2 12 (92.31%) Scrum
2 12 (92.31%) DTV
2 12 (92.31%) C++
2 12 (92.31%) HTML
2 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 12 (92.31%) SOA
2 12 (92.31%) MPEG
2 12 (92.31%) HTTP
2 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (92.31%) TDD
2 12 (92.31%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (92.31%) Git (software)
2 12 (92.31%) Software Architecture
2 12 (92.31%) HTML5
2 12 (92.31%) NoSQL
2 12 (92.31%) Node.js
2 12 (92.31%) REST
2 12 (92.31%) User Stories
3 7 (53.85%) Degree
3 7 (53.85%) Computer Science
4 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
5 5 (38.46%) Embedded C
6 3 (23.08%) Multithreading
7 2 (15.38%) Embedded C++
8 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
8 1 (7.69%) Linux
8 1 (7.69%) ClearCase
8 1 (7.69%) Telecoms

STB
Top Related IT Skills in Staines 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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (92.31%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) DVB
2 12 (92.31%) HTTP
3 1 (7.69%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (92.31%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) ClearCase
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Embedded Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Embedded C Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Software Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Development Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Software Development Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Integration Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Real Time Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Software Integration Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) HTML
1 12 (92.31%) HTML5
1 12 (92.31%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (92.31%) DTV
1 12 (92.31%) MPEG
2 7 (53.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (7.69%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (7.69%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (92.31%) Continuous Integration
1 12 (92.31%) Scrum
1 12 (92.31%) SOA
1 12 (92.31%) Software Architecture
1 12 (92.31%) TDD
1 12 (92.31%) User Stories
2 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) Multithreading
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C
2 12 (92.31%) C++
2 12 (92.31%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) Embedded C
4 2 (15.38%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Degree