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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Media Streaming
Rank 595 541 573
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +32
Contract jobs citing Streaming Media 8 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.023% 0.031%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.055% 0.089% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 10
Average daily rate £400 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £206 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £325 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate - £288 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14574 12419 14884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.35% 25.56% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8982 7479 8630
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 581 644 778
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.12 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.59% -11.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%

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 16 April 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 6 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -32 8 £400 +122.22% 5
England -39 8 £400 +39.13% 9
Manchester - - - -
Salford - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
North West - - - -

Streaming Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) Android
3 9 (34.62%) RESTful
3 9 (34.62%) Mobile App
3 9 (34.62%) Android Development
4 8 (30.77%) TDD
5 7 (26.92%) C++
5 7 (26.92%) Java
5 7 (26.92%) OOP
5 7 (26.92%) OO
5 7 (26.92%) BDD
6 6 (23.08%) Apple iOS
6 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 6 (23.08%) Web Services
7 5 (19.23%) Automated Testing
7 5 (19.23%) Games
7 5 (19.23%) Multithreading
8 4 (15.38%) Lua
8 4 (15.38%) iOS SDK
8 4 (15.38%) Android SDK
8 4 (15.38%) Digital Media
8 4 (15.38%) Windows 8
8 4 (15.38%) MVC
8 4 (15.38%) Scrum
8 4 (15.38%) Animation
8 4 (15.38%) Windows
8 4 (15.38%) Client/Server
8 4 (15.38%) HTTP
8 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
9 3 (11.54%) SQL

Streaming Media
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) HTTP
1 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) SSL
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
1 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
1 2 (7.69%) Big Data
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) JIRA
2 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 2 (7.69%) Jasmine
2 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.85%) Selenium
3 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.85%) Xcode
3 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 5 (19.23%) Games
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Android Developer
3 3 (11.54%) iOS Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Applications Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Android Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Software Architect
5 1 (3.85%) DBA
5 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Python Developer
5 1 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) RESTful
2 6 (23.08%) Web Services
3 4 (15.38%) iOS SDK
3 4 (15.38%) Android SDK
4 3 (11.54%) Core Animation
4 3 (11.54%) HTML
4 3 (11.54%) LAMP
5 2 (7.69%) HTML5
6 1 (3.85%) Memcached
6 1 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (3.85%) JSON
6 1 (3.85%) Symfony
6 1 (3.85%) Django
6 1 (3.85%) CSS
6 1 (3.85%) XML
6 1 (3.85%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Mobile App
2 4 (15.38%) Digital Media
2 4 (15.38%) Client/Server
2 4 (15.38%) Animation
3 3 (11.54%) Xbox
4 2 (7.69%) Streaming Video
5 1 (3.85%) New Media
5 1 (3.85%) Video on Demand
5 1 (3.85%) Kinect
5 1 (3.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Android
2 6 (23.08%) Apple iOS
3 4 (15.38%) Windows 8
3 4 (15.38%) Windows
4 1 (3.85%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) Android Development
3 8 (30.77%) TDD
4 7 (26.92%) OOP
4 7 (26.92%) OO
4 7 (26.92%) BDD
5 5 (19.23%) Multithreading
5 5 (19.23%) Automated Testing
6 4 (15.38%) MVC
6 4 (15.38%) Scrum
7 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (11.54%) iOS Development
7 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (11.54%) User Stories
7 3 (11.54%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
9 1 (3.85%) Project Management
9 1 (3.85%) UML
9 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) C++
1 7 (26.92%) Java
2 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 4 (15.38%) Lua
4 3 (11.54%) Objective-C
4 3 (11.54%) C
4 3 (11.54%) SQL
5 2 (7.69%) Python
5 2 (7.69%) PHP
5 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 2 (7.69%) Groovy
6 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Yahoo!
1 3 (11.54%) Google
2 2 (7.69%) Apple
2 2 (7.69%) Sony
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Zend
3 1 (3.85%) Rackspace