The 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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Media Streaming
Rank 590 562 531
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -31
Contract jobs citing Streaming Media 9 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.015% 0.020%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.056% 0.050% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
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£300 £413 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +68.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £285
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
15988 16019 14133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.80% 30.86% 30.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9780 9821 8497
Average daily rate £420 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 639 635 727
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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
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 8 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 27 March 2015. 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
London +3 9 £300 -27.27% 3
England -8 9 £300 -27.27% 6
Scotland - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
South East - - - - 2

Streaming Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) Scrum
3 9 (29.03%) Internet
3 9 (29.03%) C
3 9 (29.03%) Linux
3 9 (29.03%) Python
3 9 (29.03%) JIRA
3 9 (29.03%) RESTful
4 8 (25.81%) Client/Server
5 7 (22.58%) Cisco
5 7 (22.58%) C++
5 7 (22.58%) HTML
5 7 (22.58%) SQL
5 7 (22.58%) MPLS
5 7 (22.58%) Perforce
5 7 (22.58%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (22.58%) IPTV
5 7 (22.58%) Automated Testing
5 7 (22.58%) User Experience
6 6 (19.35%) Over-the-Top Content
7 5 (16.13%) Change Control
7 5 (16.13%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (16.13%) WFM
7 5 (16.13%) Manual Testing
7 5 (16.13%) Android
7 5 (16.13%) Streaming Video
7 5 (16.13%) Objective-C
7 5 (16.13%) Migration
7 5 (16.13%) BT
7 5 (16.13%) XML

Streaming Media
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
1 5 (16.13%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (9.68%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (6.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) Internet
2 7 (22.58%) MPLS
3 5 (16.13%) WAN
3 5 (16.13%) HTTP
3 5 (16.13%) Intranet
4 2 (6.45%) VPN
4 2 (6.45%) BGP
4 2 (6.45%) IPsec
5 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) JIRA
2 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.23%) Selenium
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Games
3 2 (6.45%) Law
4 1 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Developer
2 5 (16.13%) Senior Developer
2 5 (16.13%) Telephony Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Programme Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Tester
3 4 (12.90%) Senior Tester
3 4 (12.90%) Intranet Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Android Developer
4 3 (9.68%) iOS Developer
4 3 (9.68%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior iOS Developer
5 2 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) RESTful
2 7 (22.58%) HTML
3 5 (16.13%) XML
4 4 (12.90%) Web Services
4 4 (12.90%) .NET
4 4 (12.90%) Android SDK
5 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.23%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Client/Server
2 7 (22.58%) IPTV
2 7 (22.58%) User Experience
3 6 (19.35%) Over-the-Top Content
4 5 (16.13%) Streaming Video
5 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (9.68%) Mobile App
5 3 (9.68%) Xbox
6 2 (6.45%) STB
6 2 (6.45%) Interactive TV
6 2 (6.45%) iPhone
6 2 (6.45%) Video on Demand
6 2 (6.45%) iPad
6 2 (6.45%) Digital Media
7 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
7 1 (3.23%) Animation
7 1 (3.23%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Linux
2 5 (16.13%) Android
3 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) Scrum
3 7 (22.58%) Automated Testing
4 5 (16.13%) Migration
4 5 (16.13%) WFM
4 5 (16.13%) Manual Testing
4 5 (16.13%) Change Control
5 4 (12.90%) Kanban
5 4 (12.90%) Programme Management
5 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
5 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.90%) OO
6 3 (9.68%) OOD
6 3 (9.68%) MVC
6 3 (9.68%) Stress Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Android Development
6 3 (9.68%) iOS Development
7 2 (6.45%) Product Management
7 2 (6.45%) Test Strategy
7 2 (6.45%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) C
1 9 (29.03%) Python
2 7 (22.58%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) C++
3 5 (16.13%) Objective-C
4 4 (12.90%) Java
4 4 (12.90%) C#
5 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) CCNP
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (6.45%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Cisco
1 7 (22.58%) Perforce
2 5 (16.13%) BT
2 5 (16.13%) Nortel
2 5 (16.13%) Avaya
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle
4 2 (6.45%) Juniper
5 1 (3.23%) Apple