The table below looks at the statistics for RTSP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RTSP over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Real-Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP)
Rank 621 654 633
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -21
Contract jobs citing RTSP 36 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.012% 0.016%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.43% 0.089% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 4 2
Median daily rate £550 £375 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -21.87%
UK excluding London median daily rate £548 - £480
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8297 7834 8460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.50% 13.69% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5065 4500 4673
Median daily rate £400 £380 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 416 545 478
Median hourly rate £26.50 £20.50 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.26% -10.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -8.67%

RTSP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing RTSP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

RTSP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RTSP
Daily Rate Trend

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

RTSP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

RTSP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RTSP within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

RTSP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

RTSP
Hourly Rate Trend

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

RTSP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

RTSP
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RTSP within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 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
England +57 36 £550 +46.66% 4
London +22 35 £550 +46.66% 4
City of London +33 24 £550 +29.41% 3
Stockport - 1 £548 -
Manchester - 1 £548 -
North West - 1 £548 -

RTSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RTSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for RTSP.

1 35 (97.22%) Java
2 31 (86.11%) Pair Programming
3 30 (83.33%) C
3 30 (83.33%) Python
3 30 (83.33%) HTTP
3 30 (83.33%) JSON
3 30 (83.33%) Video on Demand
3 30 (83.33%) Kafka
3 30 (83.33%) Protocol Buffers
3 30 (83.33%) MQTT
4 29 (80.56%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (77.78%) TDD
5 28 (77.78%) BDD
6 27 (75.00%) Jenkins
7 24 (66.67%) High Availability
7 24 (66.67%) Microservices
7 24 (66.67%) DevOps
7 24 (66.67%) Public Cloud
7 24 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 24 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
8 13 (36.11%) Streaming Video
9 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
10 5 (13.89%) Streaming Media
10 5 (13.89%) CCTV
11 4 (11.11%) QA
12 2 (5.56%) Automated Testing
12 2 (5.56%) Test Automation
12 2 (5.56%) SDET
12 2 (5.56%) Exploratory Testing
13 1 (2.78%) Big Data

RTSP
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Cloud Services
1 24 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 24 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (83.33%) HTTP
1 30 (83.33%) MQTT
2 1 (2.78%) DHCP
2 1 (2.78%) DNS
2 1 (2.78%) LDAP
2 1 (2.78%) RIP
2 1 (2.78%) RTP
2 1 (2.78%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 27 (75.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 30 (83.33%) Developer
2 29 (80.56%) Java Developer
3 23 (63.89%) Senior Developer
3 23 (63.89%) Senior Java Developer
4 13 (36.11%) Agile Developer
4 13 (36.11%) Agile Java Developer
5 11 (30.56%) AWS Developer
5 11 (30.56%) Senior Agile Developer
5 11 (30.56%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Software Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Developer in Test
7 2 (5.56%) Java Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (5.56%) QA Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) QA Test Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Quality Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Software Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (83.33%) JSON
1 30 (83.33%) Kafka
1 30 (83.33%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 30 (83.33%) Video on Demand
2 24 (66.67%) Public Cloud
3 13 (36.11%) Streaming Video
4 5 (13.89%) CCTV
4 5 (13.89%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (86.11%) Pair Programming
2 29 (80.56%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (77.78%) BDD
3 28 (77.78%) TDD
4 24 (66.67%) DevOps
4 24 (66.67%) High Availability
4 24 (66.67%) Microservices
5 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.56%) Automated Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.78%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 35 (97.22%) Java
2 30 (83.33%) C
2 30 (83.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (5.56%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
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