The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Video on Demand in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Video on Demand over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Video on Demand (VOD)
Rank 511 517 519
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing Video on Demand 93 70 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% 0.42% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 53 58
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£413 £400 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+58.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £22.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.75 -

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
17811 16536 17521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.69% 31.32% 30.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10937 10252 10194
Average daily rate £410 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 726 660 892
Average hourly rate £18.26 £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

Video on Demand
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Video on Demand Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Video on Demand
Daily Rate Trend

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

Video on Demand Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Video on Demand
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Video on Demand within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Video on Demand Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Video on Demand
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Video on Demand Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Video on Demand
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Video on Demand within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 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 -1 91 £413 +3.12% 23
London +40 83 £411 +0.30% 12
City of London +27 13 £350 - 2
South East -6 7 £478 +19.37% 1
Berkshire +8 3 £480 +20.00%
Reading - 2 £480 -
Yorkshire -9 1 £355 +18.33% 1
South West - - - - 7
East of England - - - - 2
York - - - - 1
Bristol - - - - 7
Cambridge - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1

Video on Demand
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Video on Demand 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 Video on Demand.

1 65 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (27.22%) IPTV
3 36 (21.30%) Apple iOS
4 35 (20.71%) Scrum
5 33 (19.53%) HTML
6 31 (18.34%) XML
6 31 (18.34%) Android
7 30 (17.75%) Over-the-Top Content
8 28 (16.57%) CSS
9 23 (13.61%) JavaScript
9 23 (13.61%) DTV
9 23 (13.61%) STB
10 22 (13.02%) JSON
10 22 (13.02%) JIRA
10 22 (13.02%) Mobile App
11 21 (12.43%) Streaming Video
12 20 (11.83%) DVB
12 20 (11.83%) MPEG
13 19 (11.24%) Web Services
13 19 (11.24%) TDD
14 18 (10.65%) Games
15 17 (10.06%) Degree
15 17 (10.06%) User Experience
16 16 (9.47%) Test Automation
16 16 (9.47%) Selenium
16 16 (9.47%) Java
17 15 (8.88%) Finance
17 15 (8.88%) DRM
17 15 (8.88%) QA
18 14 (8.28%) Git (software)

Video on Demand
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Video on Demand 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 Video on Demand. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (4.73%) CMS
2 7 (4.14%) Node.js
3 6 (3.55%) Confluence
4 4 (2.37%) uiautomator
5 2 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.18%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.18%) Drupal
5 2 (1.18%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.59%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.59%) IIS
6 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.59%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.59%) MS Project
1 1 (0.59%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.59%) Fireworks
1 1 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (0.59%) Adobe Captivate
1 1 (0.59%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.18%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.18%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.83%) DVB
2 13 (7.69%) Internet
3 9 (5.33%) TCP/IP
4 8 (4.73%) Ethernet
5 7 (4.14%) HTTP
5 7 (4.14%) VLAN
6 4 (2.37%) Multicast
6 4 (2.37%) SMS
7 3 (1.78%) WAN
7 3 (1.78%) RTSP
7 3 (1.78%) Wireshark
8 2 (1.18%) DLNA
8 2 (1.18%) UPnP
8 2 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.18%) RTP
8 2 (1.18%) LAN
8 2 (1.18%) Broadband
9 1 (0.59%) GSM
9 1 (0.59%) UMTS
9 1 (0.59%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.92%) MySQL
2 6 (3.55%) Data Mining
3 3 (1.78%) IDMS
3 3 (1.78%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.18%) Big Data
4 2 (1.18%) Voldemort
4 2 (1.18%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.18%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.59%) SQLite
5 1 (0.59%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.59%) Informix
5 1 (0.59%) MS Access
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.59%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (13.02%) JIRA
2 16 (9.47%) Selenium
3 14 (8.28%) Git (software)
4 13 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 8 (4.73%) WebDriver
5 8 (4.73%) Cucumber
5 8 (4.73%) Subversion
6 5 (2.96%) Xcode
7 4 (2.37%) Calabash
7 4 (2.37%) Robotium
7 4 (2.37%) Capybara
7 4 (2.37%) Appium
8 3 (1.78%) eggPlant
8 3 (1.78%) JBehave
8 3 (1.78%) Maven
9 1 (0.59%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.59%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.59%) WATIR
9 1 (0.59%) Hudson
General
1 18 (10.65%) Games
2 15 (8.88%) Finance
3 11 (6.51%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.33%) Multimedia
5 8 (4.73%) Marketing
6 7 (4.14%) Advertising
6 7 (4.14%) Publishing
7 3 (1.78%) Electronics
7 3 (1.78%) Retail
8 2 (1.18%) Banking
9 1 (0.59%) Back Office
9 1 (0.59%) Legal
9 1 (0.59%) Billing
9 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (24.85%) Analyst
2 39 (23.08%) Developer
3 35 (20.71%) Business Analyst
4 16 (9.47%) Test Engineer
5 15 (8.88%) Tester
5 15 (8.88%) Project Manager
6 11 (6.51%) iOS Developer
7 10 (5.92%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (5.33%) Senior Business Analyst
9 8 (4.73%) Technical Analyst
9 8 (4.73%) Software Test Engineer
9 8 (4.73%) Software Engineer
9 8 (4.73%) Android Developer
10 7 (4.14%) Architect
10 7 (4.14%) Product Manager
11 6 (3.55%) Front-End Developer
11 6 (3.55%) Technical Business Analyst
11 6 (3.55%) Web Developer
11 6 (3.55%) Automation Tester
12 5 (2.96%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (19.53%) HTML
2 31 (18.34%) XML
3 28 (16.57%) CSS
4 22 (13.02%) JSON
5 19 (11.24%) Web Services
6 14 (8.28%) HTML5
7 11 (6.51%) AngularJS
8 9 (5.33%) RESTful
8 9 (5.33%) CSS3
9 8 (4.73%) iOS SDK
10 6 (3.55%) REST
10 6 (3.55%) jQuery
10 6 (3.55%) Android SDK
11 5 (2.96%) Cocoa
11 5 (2.96%) Flash
11 5 (2.96%) .NET
12 4 (2.37%) SOAP
12 4 (2.37%) Gherkin
12 4 (2.37%) Velocity
12 4 (2.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 46 (27.22%) IPTV
2 30 (17.75%) Over-the-Top Content
3 23 (13.61%) STB
3 23 (13.61%) DTV
4 22 (13.02%) Mobile App
5 21 (12.43%) Streaming Video
6 20 (11.83%) MPEG
7 17 (10.06%) User Experience
8 10 (5.92%) New Media
9 8 (4.73%) Management Information System
10 7 (4.14%) Streaming Media
10 7 (4.14%) Xbox
11 6 (3.55%) iPhone
11 6 (3.55%) Open Source
11 6 (3.55%) iPad
12 5 (2.96%) Interactive TV
12 5 (2.96%) Client/Server
13 4 (2.37%) Computer Science
13 4 (2.37%) Digital Media
14 3 (1.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 36 (21.30%) Apple iOS
2 31 (18.34%) Android
3 12 (7.10%) Linux
4 4 (2.37%) Windows
5 2 (1.18%) UNIX
6 1 (0.59%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (20.71%) Scrum
3 19 (11.24%) TDD
4 16 (9.47%) Test Automation
5 15 (8.88%) DRM
6 14 (8.28%) Business Analysis
6 14 (8.28%) BDD
7 13 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (7.69%) iOS Development
8 12 (7.10%) Project Management
9 11 (6.51%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (5.92%) Test Scripting
10 10 (5.92%) Web Development
10 10 (5.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (5.92%) User Stories
10 10 (5.92%) Android Development
11 9 (5.33%) Use Case
11 9 (5.33%) Performance Testing
11 9 (5.33%) Integration Testing
12 8 (4.73%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 23 (13.61%) JavaScript
2 16 (9.47%) Java
3 13 (7.69%) Objective-C
4 12 (7.10%) Ruby
4 12 (7.10%) Perl
5 11 (6.51%) C
6 10 (5.92%) C++
6 10 (5.92%) PHP
7 7 (4.14%) Tcl
8 5 (2.96%) SQL
8 5 (2.96%) Python
9 3 (1.78%) C#
10 2 (1.18%) ActionScript
10 2 (1.18%) Scala
11 1 (0.59%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (0.59%) Groovy
11 1 (0.59%) VBA
11 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (10.06%) Degree
2 13 (7.69%) ISEB
3 8 (4.73%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.59%) IIBA
6 1 (0.59%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.78%) Cygwin
2 1 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (2.37%) Google
2 3 (1.78%) Oracle
2 3 (1.78%) SAP
3 2 (1.18%) Ericsson
3 2 (1.18%) Cisco
3 2 (1.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.18%) Adobe
3 2 (1.18%) Zend
3 2 (1.18%) Capita
4 1 (0.59%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.59%) Polycom
4 1 (0.59%) HP
4 1 (0.59%) VMware
4 1 (0.59%) JBoss
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