The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STB over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank 89 85 87
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing STB 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.40% 0.077% 0.074%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.24% 0.23% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £369 £245 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.51% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £310 £363
% change year-on-year
+11.29% -14.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £38.00
STB
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
404 428 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 32.48% 32.90% 28.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 213 205
Median daily rate £432 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £239 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 17 30
Median hourly rate £23.00 £15.75 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.03% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £12.45 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £52.17 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -11.90%

STB
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing STB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

STB Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

STB
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

STB Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

STB
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

STB Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

STB
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STB within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staines -2 5 £369 +50.51%
STB
South East

STB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Surrey region with a requirement for STB.

1 10 (90.91%) C
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
1 10 (90.91%) DVB
2 9 (81.82%) SOA
2 9 (81.82%) MPEG
2 9 (81.82%) HTTP
2 9 (81.82%) C++
2 9 (81.82%) HTML
2 9 (81.82%) Scrum
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) TDD
2 9 (81.82%) DTV
2 9 (81.82%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (81.82%) Software Architecture
2 9 (81.82%) HTML5
2 9 (81.82%) NoSQL
2 9 (81.82%) Node.js
2 9 (81.82%) REST
2 9 (81.82%) User Stories
2 9 (81.82%) Git (software)
3 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
4 6 (54.55%) Degree
5 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
6 4 (36.36%) Embedded C
7 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
8 2 (18.18%) Linux
9 1 (9.09%) ClearCase
9 1 (9.09%) Oracle
9 1 (9.09%) XML
9 1 (9.09%) Java

STB
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 10 (90.91%) DVB
2 9 (81.82%) HTTP
3 1 (9.09%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) ClearCase
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Embedded Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Development Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Embedded C Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Software Development Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Software Integration Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Real Time Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) HTML
1 9 (81.82%) HTML5
1 9 (81.82%) Node.js
1 9 (81.82%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) DTV
1 9 (81.82%) MPEG
2 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (9.09%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (9.09%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (81.82%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (81.82%) Scrum
1 9 (81.82%) SOA
1 9 (81.82%) Software Architecture
1 9 (81.82%) TDD
1 9 (81.82%) User Stories
2 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
3 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) C++
3 4 (36.36%) Embedded C
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded C++
4 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle