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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Real-Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP)
UK
Rank 588 612 592
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -20
Contract jobs citing RTSP 12 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.012% 0.018%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.17% 0.081% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 7
Median daily rate £550 £375 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +74.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £375 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £405 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £215
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £14.87

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
6869 7404 7386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.32% 14.56% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4162 4306 4176
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 373 410
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.66 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.22% +21.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.92 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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 18 January 2017.

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 4 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 18 January 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
England +30 12 £550 +46.66% 2
London +12 10 £550 +46.66%
City of London -9 7 £550 +46.66%
North East - 1 - -

RTSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 53 (98.15%) Java
2 45 (83.33%) Pair Programming
3 44 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (81.48%) HTTP
4 41 (75.93%) TDD
5 40 (74.07%) JSON
6 37 (68.52%) Amazon AWS
6 37 (68.52%) Video on Demand
6 37 (68.52%) C
6 37 (68.52%) Python
6 37 (68.52%) Protocol Buffers
6 37 (68.52%) Kafka
6 37 (68.52%) MQTT
7 34 (62.96%) BDD
8 33 (61.11%) Jenkins
9 30 (55.56%) High Availability
9 30 (55.56%) DevOps
9 30 (55.56%) Microservices
9 30 (55.56%) Public Cloud
9 30 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
10 23 (42.59%) Streaming Video
11 12 (22.22%) Android
12 10 (18.52%) RTP
13 9 (16.67%) Automated Testing
13 9 (16.67%) Apple iOS
13 9 (16.67%) Brightcove
14 8 (14.81%) FFmpeg
14 8 (14.81%) GStreamer
14 8 (14.81%) MPEG
15 7 (12.96%) HTML

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 37 (68.52%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (12.96%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 44 (81.48%) HTTP
2 37 (68.52%) MQTT
3 10 (18.52%) RTP
4 1 (1.85%) DHCP
4 1 (1.85%) DNS
4 1 (1.85%) LDAP
4 1 (1.85%) RIP
4 1 (1.85%) SMTP
4 1 (1.85%) STUN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) MySQL
1 7 (12.96%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 33 (61.11%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 48 (88.89%) Developer
2 44 (81.48%) Java Developer
3 34 (62.96%) Senior Developer
3 34 (62.96%) Senior Java Developer
4 14 (25.93%) Agile Developer
4 14 (25.93%) Agile Java Developer
5 12 (22.22%) AWS Developer
5 12 (22.22%) Senior Agile Developer
5 12 (22.22%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Android Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Developer in Test
7 2 (3.70%) Java Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (3.70%) QA Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Quality Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Software Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (74.07%) JSON
2 37 (68.52%) Kafka
2 37 (68.52%) Protocol Buffers
3 8 (14.81%) FFmpeg
3 8 (14.81%) GStreamer
4 7 (12.96%) Ajax
4 7 (12.96%) CSS
4 7 (12.96%) HTML
4 7 (12.96%) jQuery
4 7 (12.96%) RESTful
4 7 (12.96%) Spring
5 3 (5.56%) Android SDK
5 3 (5.56%) Flash
5 3 (5.56%) Web Services
5 3 (5.56%) XML
6 1 (1.85%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 37 (68.52%) Video on Demand
2 30 (55.56%) Public Cloud
3 23 (42.59%) Streaming Video
4 8 (14.81%) MPEG
5 7 (12.96%) Mobile App
6 6 (11.11%) CCTV
6 6 (11.11%) Streaming Media
7 3 (5.56%) User Experience
8 1 (1.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) Android
2 9 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (83.33%) Pair Programming
2 44 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (75.93%) TDD
4 34 (62.96%) BDD
5 30 (55.56%) DevOps
5 30 (55.56%) High Availability
5 30 (55.56%) Microservices
6 9 (16.67%) Automated Testing
7 7 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (12.96%) Kanban
7 7 (12.96%) Scrum
7 7 (12.96%) Software Engineering
8 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.56%) Android Development
10 2 (3.70%) Exploratory Testing
10 2 (3.70%) Test Automation
11 1 (1.85%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 53 (98.15%) Java
2 37 (68.52%) C
2 37 (68.52%) Python
3 7 (12.96%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (16.67%) Brightcove