The table below looks at the prevalence of the term MHEG in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MHEG over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MHEG-5
Rank - 564 590
Contract jobs citing MHEG 0 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.019% 0.005%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.061% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 1
Average daily rate
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- £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17565 16397 17509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.39% 31.06% 29.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10667 10120 10142
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 732 667 895
Average hourly rate £18.90 £18.03 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% -26.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.83 £17.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -31.98%

MHEG
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MHEG within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

MHEG Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MHEG
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MHEG within the UK.

MHEG Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MHEG
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MHEG within the UK.

MHEG Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

MHEG
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MHEG within the UK over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - - - -
Salford - - - -
North West - - - -
England - - - -

MHEG
Top 9 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MHEG 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 MHEG.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Multimedia
1 1 (100.00%) STB
1 1 (100.00%) IPTV
1 1 (100.00%) Video on Demand
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3

MHEG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MHEG 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 MHEG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) UI Developer
1 1 (100.00%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) STB
1 1 (100.00%) IPTV
1 1 (100.00%) Video on Demand
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript