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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Video Streaming
Rank 550 538 481
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -57
Contract jobs citing Streaming Video 46 57 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.34% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 47 34
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£500 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £283 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 - -

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
16812 16661 15515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.53% 31.47% 32.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10365 10360 9121
Average daily rate £413 £401 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 667 657 668
Average hourly rate £18.71 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -

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 29 May 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 17 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 29 May 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 -26 46 £500 +29.78% 8
London +4 37 £500 +17.64% 3
South East -1 5 - - 1
Berkshire - 5 - -
City of London +10 2 £388 -18.42%
East of England -1 2 £185 -42.18% 4
Reading - 2 - -
South West +11 1 £310 +10.22%
Cambridgeshire -4 1 - - 4
Cambridge -4 1 - - 4
Chelmsford - 1 £185 -
Cheltenham - 1 £310 -
Liverpool - 1 £300 -
Essex - 1 £185 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £310 -
Merseyside - 1 £300 -
North West - 1 £300 -

Streaming Video
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 32 (35.16%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (35.16%) Android
2 31 (34.07%) Apple iOS
3 29 (31.87%) Games
4 24 (26.37%) HTML
5 19 (20.88%) HTTP
5 19 (20.88%) Telecoms
5 19 (20.88%) IPTV
6 18 (19.78%) JavaScript
6 18 (19.78%) Windows
7 17 (18.68%) Microsoft Azure
7 17 (18.68%) Android Development
7 17 (18.68%) Over-the-Top Content
8 16 (17.58%) Software Engineering
9 15 (16.48%) STB
9 15 (16.48%) Apple
9 15 (16.48%) Mentoring
10 14 (15.38%) User Experience
10 14 (15.38%) Firewall
10 14 (15.38%) iPhone
10 14 (15.38%) HTML5
10 14 (15.38%) iPad
11 13 (14.29%) Puppet
11 13 (14.29%) Video on Demand
11 13 (14.29%) DevOps
12 12 (13.19%) Roku
12 12 (13.19%) Opscode Chef
12 12 (13.19%) DNS
12 12 (13.19%) Java
12 12 (13.19%) RESTful

Streaming Video
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 11 (12.09%) IIS
2 3 (3.30%) Node.js
2 3 (3.30%) CMS
2 3 (3.30%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.30%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.20%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (2.20%) Lync
4 1 (1.10%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.10%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.10%) Confluence
4 1 (1.10%) WordPress
4 1 (1.10%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (6.59%) MS Office
2 2 (2.20%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.10%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.10%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 17 (18.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.40%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.30%) IaaS
4 3 (3.30%) Yammer
4 3 (3.30%) SaaS
4 3 (3.30%) PaaS
5 1 (1.10%) GitHub
5 1 (1.10%) Heroku
5 1 (1.10%) Engine Yard
5 1 (1.10%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.10%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 19 (20.88%) HTTP
2 14 (15.38%) Firewall
3 12 (13.19%) DNS
4 9 (9.89%) TCP/IP
5 7 (7.69%) Multicast
6 6 (6.59%) Ethernet
7 5 (5.49%) Telnet
8 4 (4.40%) Broadband
8 4 (4.40%) MPLS
8 4 (4.40%) VLAN
9 3 (3.30%) Network Security
9 3 (3.30%) DVB
9 3 (3.30%) RTP
9 3 (3.30%) Wireless
9 3 (3.30%) IPv6
9 3 (3.30%) FTP
9 3 (3.30%) VoIP
10 2 (2.20%) VPN
10 2 (2.20%) RIP
10 2 (2.20%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.49%) MySQL
2 2 (2.20%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.20%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.10%) SQLite
3 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (8.79%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.69%) Android Studio
3 4 (4.40%) Xcode
4 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.20%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.10%) RSpec
5 1 (1.10%) Subversion
5 1 (1.10%) JIRA
General
1 29 (31.87%) Games
2 19 (20.88%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.79%) Multimedia
4 7 (7.69%) Marketing
5 3 (3.30%) French Language
5 3 (3.30%) German Language
5 3 (3.30%) Italian Language
5 3 (3.30%) Spanish Language
5 3 (3.30%) Advertising
6 2 (2.20%) Banking
6 2 (2.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (34.07%) Developer
2 13 (14.29%) Architect
3 11 (12.09%) Operations Engineer
3 11 (12.09%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 11 (12.09%) Web Engineer
3 11 (12.09%) Senior Web Engineer
4 10 (10.99%) Android Developer
5 7 (7.69%) iOS Developer
5 7 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (6.59%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.49%) Test Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Business Consultant
8 4 (4.40%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Consultant
9 3 (3.30%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.30%) Senior iOS Developer
9 3 (3.30%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (3.30%) Mobile Developer
9 3 (3.30%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (26.37%) HTML
2 14 (15.38%) HTML5
3 12 (13.19%) RESTful
3 12 (13.19%) JSON
4 11 (12.09%) Android SDK
5 9 (9.89%) Flash
5 9 (9.89%) Web Services
5 9 (9.89%) XML
6 7 (7.69%) iOS SDK
6 7 (7.69%) CSS
7 6 (6.59%) AngularJS
8 5 (5.49%) REST
9 4 (4.40%) SOAP
10 2 (2.20%) .NET
10 2 (2.20%) jQuery
10 2 (2.20%) Silverlight
10 2 (2.20%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (2.20%) WebSockets
11 1 (1.10%) Cocoa Touch
11 1 (1.10%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.88%) IPTV
2 17 (18.68%) Over-the-Top Content
3 15 (16.48%) STB
4 14 (15.38%) User Experience
4 14 (15.38%) iPhone
4 14 (15.38%) iPad
5 13 (14.29%) Video on Demand
6 10 (10.99%) Chromecast
6 10 (10.99%) Apple TV
6 10 (10.99%) PlayStation
6 10 (10.99%) Xbox
7 5 (5.49%) Mobile App
7 5 (5.49%) Data Centre
7 5 (5.49%) DTV
7 5 (5.49%) MPEG
8 4 (4.40%) Streaming Media
9 3 (3.30%) Social Media
9 3 (3.30%) Device Driver
10 2 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (2.20%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 32 (35.16%) Android
2 31 (34.07%) Apple iOS
3 18 (19.78%) Windows
4 7 (7.69%) Linux
5 4 (4.40%) UNIX
5 4 (4.40%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.10%) bada
6 1 (1.10%) CentOS
6 1 (1.10%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.10%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.16%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (18.68%) Android Development
3 16 (17.58%) Software Engineering
4 15 (16.48%) Mentoring
5 13 (14.29%) DevOps
6 12 (13.19%) Load Balancing
7 11 (12.09%) Open Source
7 11 (12.09%) iOS Development
8 9 (9.89%) Scrum
9 8 (8.79%) Software Delivery
10 7 (7.69%) Validation
11 6 (6.59%) OO
11 6 (6.59%) Project Management
11 6 (6.59%) Software Architecture
12 5 (5.49%) Product Management
12 5 (5.49%) Content Management
12 5 (5.49%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (5.49%) Multithreading
13 4 (4.40%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (4.40%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.78%) JavaScript
2 12 (13.19%) Java
3 9 (9.89%) Objective-C
4 6 (6.59%) C++
5 5 (5.49%) C
5 5 (5.49%) ActionScript
6 4 (4.40%) PHP
6 4 (4.40%) Python
7 3 (3.30%) Ruby
7 3 (3.30%) C#
8 2 (2.20%) Perl
8 2 (2.20%) SQL
8 2 (2.20%) VC++
8 2 (2.20%) Embedded C++
8 2 (2.20%) IronPython
8 2 (2.20%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.20%) BrightScript
9 1 (1.10%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.10%) Korn
9 1 (1.10%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 3 (3.30%) Degree
2 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.10%) ISEB
3 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (14.29%) Puppet
2 12 (13.19%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.30%) Iperf
4 2 (2.20%) Nagios
5 1 (1.10%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.10%) collectd
5 1 (1.10%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 15 (16.48%) Apple
2 12 (13.19%) Roku
3 11 (12.09%) Barracuda Networks
4 7 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.40%) Facebook
5 4 (4.40%) Twitter
6 3 (3.30%) Google
7 2 (2.20%) Adobe
7 2 (2.20%) Sony
7 2 (2.20%) DoubleClick
7 2 (2.20%) Tektronix
8 1 (1.10%) Akamai
8 1 (1.10%) Perforce
8 1 (1.10%) VMware
8 1 (1.10%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.10%) Symbian
8 1 (1.10%) Oracle
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