The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Streaming Video in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Streaming Video over the 3 months to 27 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Video Streaming
Rank 572 548 516
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -32
Contract jobs citing Streaming Video 48 52 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.092% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.29% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 39 64
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £473 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £360 £250
% change year-on-year
-13.88% +44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -

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
18320 18232 17525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.87% 32.37% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11507 10932 10580
Average daily rate £425 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 706 747 733
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £18.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% +3.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

Streaming Video
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Streaming Video Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Streaming Video
Daily Rate Trend

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

Streaming Video Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Streaming Video
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Streaming Video within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Streaming Video Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Streaming Video
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Streaming Video Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Streaming Video
Top 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Streaming Video within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 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
England -28 47 £400 +6.66% 22
London +12 36 £499 +33.00% 16
Yorkshire - 5 £305 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £305 -
City of London -6 4 £444 +26.78% 4
Bradford - 4 £305 -
South East -15 3 £400 +33.33% 1
West Midlands - 3 £333 - 4
Staffordshire - 3 £333 - 4
Huddersfield - 3 £305 -
Wakefield - 3 £305 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £305 -
Harrogate - 3 £305 -
Sheffield - 2 £305 -
Staines - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 £310 -
York - 2 £305 -
Surrey - 2 - -
South Yorkshire - 2 £305 -
East Sussex - 1 £400 -
Isleworth - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 £400 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £300 - 2

Streaming Video
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Streaming Video 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 Video.

1 34 (35.05%) Agile Software Development
1 34 (35.05%) Apple iOS
2 33 (34.02%) Games
3 32 (32.99%) Android
4 30 (30.93%) HTML
5 28 (28.87%) Over-the-Top Content
6 25 (25.77%) Software Engineering
7 24 (24.74%) HTML5
7 24 (24.74%) Telecoms
8 21 (21.65%) STB
9 20 (20.62%) IPTV
10 19 (19.59%) Windows
11 17 (17.53%) HTTP
12 16 (16.49%) C++
12 16 (16.49%) Microsoft Azure
12 16 (16.49%) iOS Development
13 15 (15.46%) Linux
13 15 (15.46%) JavaScript
13 15 (15.46%) CSS
13 15 (15.46%) Apple
13 15 (15.46%) Firewall
14 14 (14.43%) Java
14 14 (14.43%) Video on Demand
15 13 (13.40%) Android Development
15 13 (13.40%) iPhone
16 12 (12.37%) Android SDK
16 12 (12.37%) Open Source
16 12 (12.37%) Mentoring
16 12 (12.37%) Apple TV
17 11 (11.34%) C

Streaming Video
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Streaming Video 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 Video. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (10.31%) IIS
2 4 (4.12%) Apache
2 4 (4.12%) CMS
3 3 (3.09%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.09%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.03%) Drupal
4 1 (1.03%) nginx
4 1 (1.03%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.03%) Lync
4 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.03%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (2.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.12%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.09%) SaaS
3 3 (3.09%) PaaS
3 3 (3.09%) IaaS
3 3 (3.09%) Yammer
4 1 (1.03%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.53%) HTTP
2 15 (15.46%) Firewall
3 10 (10.31%) DNS
4 7 (7.22%) TCP/IP
5 5 (5.15%) MPLS
5 5 (5.15%) DVB
6 4 (4.12%) H.323
6 4 (4.12%) Network Security
6 4 (4.12%) Broadband
6 4 (4.12%) Ethernet
6 4 (4.12%) Multicast
7 3 (3.09%) Telepresence
7 3 (3.09%) IPv6
7 3 (3.09%) Telnet
7 3 (3.09%) OSPF
7 3 (3.09%) BGP
8 2 (2.06%) DOCSIS
8 2 (2.06%) RTP
8 2 (2.06%) UPnP
8 2 (2.06%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.06%) MySQL
2 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.03%) SQLite
2 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.03%) Redis
2 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (6.19%) Xcode
1 6 (6.19%) Jenkins
1 6 (6.19%) Android Studio
2 3 (3.09%) Subversion
3 2 (2.06%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.06%) Valgrind
3 2 (2.06%) Gerrit
3 2 (2.06%) Redmine
3 2 (2.06%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.03%) gulp
4 1 (1.03%) JIRA
4 1 (1.03%) Grunt
General
1 33 (34.02%) Games
2 24 (24.74%) Telecoms
3 11 (11.34%) Marketing
4 9 (9.28%) Multimedia
5 3 (3.09%) French Language
5 3 (3.09%) German Language
5 3 (3.09%) Italian Language
5 3 (3.09%) Spanish Language
6 2 (2.06%) Banking
7 1 (1.03%) Finance
7 1 (1.03%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 36 (37.11%) Developer
2 17 (17.53%) Architect
3 12 (12.37%) Software Engineer
3 12 (12.37%) iOS Developer
4 11 (11.34%) Android Developer
4 11 (11.34%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (10.31%) Web Engineer
5 10 (10.31%) Senior Web Engineer
5 10 (10.31%) UI Developer
5 10 (10.31%) Operations Engineer
5 10 (10.31%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 10 (10.31%) UI Programmer
6 5 (5.15%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) Business Consultant
7 4 (4.12%) Consultant
7 4 (4.12%) Analyst
7 4 (4.12%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) Mobile Developer
8 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.09%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (30.93%) HTML
2 24 (24.74%) HTML5
3 15 (15.46%) CSS
4 12 (12.37%) Android SDK
5 10 (10.31%) iOS SDK
5 10 (10.31%) Flash
5 10 (10.31%) JSON
6 8 (8.25%) Cocoa
7 7 (7.22%) Web Services
8 6 (6.19%) XML
9 5 (5.15%) Qt
9 5 (5.15%) REST
9 5 (5.15%) QML
10 4 (4.12%) GStreamer
10 4 (4.12%) CSS3
10 4 (4.12%) WebKit
10 4 (4.12%) OpenGL ES
10 4 (4.12%) OpenGL
10 4 (4.12%) SOAP
11 3 (3.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 28 (28.87%) Over-the-Top Content
2 21 (21.65%) STB
3 20 (20.62%) IPTV
4 14 (14.43%) Video on Demand
5 13 (13.40%) iPhone
6 12 (12.37%) Apple TV
7 10 (10.31%) iPad
8 9 (9.28%) Xbox
8 9 (9.28%) PlayStation
8 9 (9.28%) Chromecast
9 8 (8.25%) DTV
10 5 (5.15%) Mobile App
11 4 (4.12%) Digital Media
11 4 (4.12%) Data Centre
11 4 (4.12%) User Experience
12 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (3.09%) MPEG
13 2 (2.06%) W3C
13 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
13 2 (2.06%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 34 (35.05%) Apple iOS
2 32 (32.99%) Android
3 19 (19.59%) Windows
4 15 (15.46%) Linux
5 5 (5.15%) Mac OS X
5 5 (5.15%) UNIX
5 5 (5.15%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (3.09%) Windows Phone
7 2 (2.06%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.06%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.03%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.03%) CentOS
8 1 (1.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (35.05%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (25.77%) Software Engineering
3 16 (16.49%) iOS Development
4 13 (13.40%) Android Development
5 12 (12.37%) Open Source
5 12 (12.37%) Mentoring
6 10 (10.31%) DevOps
6 10 (10.31%) Software Delivery
6 10 (10.31%) Product Management
6 10 (10.31%) Load Balancing
7 9 (9.28%) OO
8 8 (8.25%) Scrum
8 8 (8.25%) Data Management
9 6 (6.19%) Project Management
9 6 (6.19%) Software Architecture
10 5 (5.15%) DRM
10 5 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (5.15%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (4.12%) Time Management
11 4 (4.12%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.49%) C++
2 15 (15.46%) JavaScript
3 14 (14.43%) Java
4 11 (11.34%) C
5 9 (9.28%) Objective-C
6 7 (7.22%) ActionScript
7 6 (6.19%) Bash Shell
8 5 (5.15%) Embedded C++
9 4 (4.12%) Embedded C
10 3 (3.09%) Lua
10 3 (3.09%) Python
10 3 (3.09%) PHP
11 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.03%) C#
11 1 (1.03%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (1.03%) BrightScript
11 1 (1.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (6.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.03%) SLA
1 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.03%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (11.34%) Puppet
2 10 (10.31%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.03%) Iperf
3 1 (1.03%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.03%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (15.46%) Apple
2 10 (10.31%) Barracuda Networks
2 10 (10.31%) Roku
3 6 (6.19%) Google
4 5 (5.15%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.09%) Facebook
5 3 (3.09%) Twitter
6 2 (2.06%) Tektronix
6 2 (2.06%) Adobe
6 2 (2.06%) Sony
7 1 (1.03%) BT
7 1 (1.03%) VMware
7 1 (1.03%) Avaya
7 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.03%) Akamai
7 1 (1.03%) Speakerbus
7 1 (1.03%) Oracle
7 1 (1.03%) Cisco
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