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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MHEG-5
Rank - 598 566
Contract jobs citing MHEG 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.006% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
17597 17102 16421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.37% 31.76% 33.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10983 10536 9717
Average daily rate £415 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 640 655 709
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £43.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.82% +15.00%

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 25 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) Games
1 3 (100.00%) OpenTV
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Interactive TV
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) IPTV
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) New Media
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience

MHEG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
General
1 3 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Interactive TV
1 3 (100.00%) IPTV
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) New Media
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) OpenTV