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 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Set-Top Box (STB)
South East / Surrey
Rank 78 88 92
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Contract jobs citing STB 3 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.30% 0.72% 0.071%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.00% 1.90% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £360 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% -5.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £363 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.13% -14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
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 Surrey region.

Miscellaneous Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
301 474 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 30.43% 38.01% 28.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 279 205
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £270 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 59 16
Median hourly rate £18.50 £45.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.88% +157.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-23.40% +25.11%

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 -7 3 £360 +1.05%
STB
South East

STB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 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 Surrey region with a requirement for STB.

1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) MPEG
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
1 4 (100.00%) Digital TV
1 4 (100.00%) DVB
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 4 (100.00%) Node.js
1 4 (100.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Docker
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (50.00%) CentOS
2 2 (50.00%) SaltStack
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu

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 4 (100.00%) DVB
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded C Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Junior
1 1 (25.00%) Junior DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) Junior Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Software Integration Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) Node.js
1 4 (100.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Digital TV
1 4 (100.00%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) CentOS
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (50.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded C++
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) Python
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Docker
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) SaltStack
2 1 (25.00%) VMware