The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Streaming Media in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Streaming Media over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Media Streaming
Rank 577 555 552
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -3
Contract jobs citing Streaming Media 16 13 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.025% 0.055%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.096% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 20
Average daily rate
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£420 £363 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.86% +2.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £333 £366
% change year-on-year
+27.81% -9.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13784 13507 14222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.21% 26.47% 24.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8368 8151 8153
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 554 613 778
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%

Streaming Media
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Streaming Media Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Streaming Media
Daily Rate Trend

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

Streaming Media Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Streaming Media
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Streaming Media within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Streaming Media Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Streaming Media
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Streaming Media Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Streaming Media
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Streaming Media within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 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
England -25 16 £420 +15.86% 3
London +6 14 £420 +7.69% 1
South East -7 2 £425 +25.00% 2
Kent - 2 £425 - 1
City of London - - - -
Bracknell - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
East of England - - - -

Streaming Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Streaming Media 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 Streaming Media.

1 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) RESTful
3 11 (39.29%) Android
3 11 (39.29%) Mobile App
3 11 (39.29%) Web Services
4 10 (35.71%) Android Development
5 9 (32.14%) OOP
5 9 (32.14%) HTTP
5 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
5 9 (32.14%) Client/Server
5 9 (32.14%) Animation
6 8 (28.57%) Objective-C
6 8 (28.57%) Apple iOS
6 8 (28.57%) iOS Development
7 7 (25.00%) Java
8 6 (21.43%) Multithreading
8 6 (21.43%) User Stories
8 6 (21.43%) Android SDK
9 5 (17.86%) OO
10 4 (14.29%) C
10 4 (14.29%) C++
10 4 (14.29%) MVC
10 4 (14.29%) Scrum
10 4 (14.29%) TDD
10 4 (14.29%) Automated Testing
10 4 (14.29%) BDD
10 4 (14.29%) Core Animation
11 3 (10.71%) Video on Demand
11 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (10.71%) IPTV

Streaming Media
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Streaming Media 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 Streaming Media. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) HTTP
1 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.57%) SSL
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.57%) SQLite
1 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.57%) Big Data
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) Selenium
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.57%) Banking
1 1 (3.57%) Multimedia
1 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
1 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) Android Developer
3 8 (28.57%) iOS Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Automation Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) DBA
5 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (3.57%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Multimedia Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) RESTful
2 11 (39.29%) Web Services
3 6 (21.43%) Android SDK
4 4 (14.29%) Core Animation
5 2 (7.14%) HTML
5 2 (7.14%) CSS
5 2 (7.14%) XML
5 2 (7.14%) WCF
5 2 (7.14%) FFmpeg
6 1 (3.57%) OpenGL
6 1 (3.57%) SOAP
6 1 (3.57%) .NET
6 1 (3.57%) HTML5
6 1 (3.57%) REST
6 1 (3.57%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Mobile App
2 9 (32.14%) Client/Server
2 9 (32.14%) Animation
3 3 (10.71%) Video on Demand
3 3 (10.71%) IPTV
4 2 (7.14%) DTV
5 1 (3.57%) STB
5 1 (3.57%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Android
2 8 (28.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.57%) UNIX
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) Android Development
3 9 (32.14%) OOP
4 8 (28.57%) iOS Development
5 6 (21.43%) Multithreading
5 6 (21.43%) User Stories
6 5 (17.86%) OO
7 4 (14.29%) TDD
7 4 (14.29%) MVC
7 4 (14.29%) Scrum
7 4 (14.29%) Automated Testing
7 4 (14.29%) BDD
8 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (7.14%) Content Management
9 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (7.14%) Low Latency
10 1 (3.57%) Automation Testing
10 1 (3.57%) Manual Testing
10 1 (3.57%) Kanban
10 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) Objective-C
2 7 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (14.29%) C
3 4 (14.29%) C++
4 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) Perl
5 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.57%) SQL
5 1 (3.57%) Python
5 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.57%) Ruby
5 1 (3.57%) Groovy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco
1 1 (3.57%) Polycom
1 1 (3.57%) Twitter