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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Video on Demand (VOD)
Rank 551 532 519
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -13
Contract jobs citing Video on Demand 69 79 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.45% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 65 49
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £275 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £510 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +14.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.81 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.13 - -

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
17983 17463 16822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.62% 31.95% 32.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11310 10578 9959
Average daily rate £418 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 686 674 729
Average hourly rate £19.72 £20.50 £21.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.82% -6.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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 -34 65 £400 - 10
London -5 58 £400 -5.88% 8
City of London -8 9 £400 +14.28% 1
Cardiff - 4 £350 -
Wales - 4 £350 -
South Wales - 4 £350 -
South East -12 3 £650 +82.45% 1
Middlesex - 3 £650 -
Wimbledon - 2 £375 -
Bristol - 2 £323 -
South West - 2 £323 -
North West - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Ealing - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -

Video on Demand
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 42 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (22.48%) Web Services
3 22 (17.05%) Scrum
3 22 (17.05%) IPTV
4 21 (16.28%) DRM
5 20 (15.50%) HTML
6 19 (14.73%) Java
7 18 (13.95%) JavaScript
7 18 (13.95%) XML
8 17 (13.18%) Android
8 17 (13.18%) Digital Media
9 16 (12.40%) Apple iOS
9 16 (12.40%) REST
9 16 (12.40%) TDD
9 16 (12.40%) Linux
9 16 (12.40%) OO
9 16 (12.40%) E-Commerce
10 15 (11.63%) Telecoms
10 15 (11.63%) SOAP
11 14 (10.85%) Streaming Video
11 14 (10.85%) STB
12 13 (10.08%) QA
12 13 (10.08%) DTV
13 12 (9.30%) Internet
13 12 (9.30%) CSS
13 12 (9.30%) CRM
13 12 (9.30%) JSON
13 12 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (9.30%) Git (software)
13 12 (9.30%) Waterfall

Video on Demand
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 7 (5.43%) Apache
1 7 (5.43%) Mule
2 6 (4.65%) Mule ESB
3 4 (3.10%) Node.js
3 4 (3.10%) CMS
3 4 (3.10%) Zope
4 3 (2.33%) JBoss
5 2 (1.55%) Confluence
5 2 (1.55%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.78%) nginx
6 1 (0.78%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.78%) Drupal
6 1 (0.78%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.30%) Internet
2 10 (7.75%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.65%) FTP
4 5 (3.88%) HTTP
4 5 (3.88%) DVB
5 4 (3.10%) Unified Communications
5 4 (3.10%) Broadband
6 3 (2.33%) LAN
6 3 (2.33%) VoIP
6 3 (2.33%) WAN
6 3 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (2.33%) Wireless
7 2 (1.55%) SSH
7 2 (1.55%) Telnet
7 2 (1.55%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.55%) VPN
7 2 (1.55%) MPLS
7 2 (1.55%) OSPF
7 2 (1.55%) BGP
7 2 (1.55%) DOCSIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.53%) MySQL
2 8 (6.20%) Data Mining
2 8 (6.20%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.65%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.10%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.10%) CouchDB
4 4 (3.10%) SimpleDB
5 2 (1.55%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.55%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.78%) SQLite
6 1 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.78%) Redis
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (9.30%) Git (software)
1 12 (9.30%) Jenkins
2 9 (6.98%) Cucumber
3 8 (6.20%) Selenium
4 7 (5.43%) JIRA
5 6 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (4.65%) WebDriver
6 5 (3.88%) Xcode
6 5 (3.88%) Android Studio
7 4 (3.10%) JMeter
8 3 (2.33%) Subversion
8 3 (2.33%) Maven
9 2 (1.55%) Appium
10 1 (0.78%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.78%) Zephyr
10 1 (0.78%) Calabash
10 1 (0.78%) eggPlant
10 1 (0.78%) Hudson
10 1 (0.78%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.78%) Bitbucket
General
1 15 (11.63%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.43%) Advertising
3 6 (4.65%) Finance
3 6 (4.65%) Games
4 4 (3.10%) Publishing
5 2 (1.55%) Retail
5 2 (1.55%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.55%) Marketing
6 1 (0.78%) German Language
6 1 (0.78%) Electronics
6 1 (0.78%) Billing
6 1 (0.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 44 (34.11%) Developer
2 20 (15.50%) Architect
3 16 (12.40%) Analyst
4 11 (8.53%) Project Manager
4 11 (8.53%) Java Developer
4 11 (8.53%) Test Engineer
5 10 (7.75%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (7.75%) Business Analyst
6 6 (4.65%) Software Engineer
6 6 (4.65%) Business Manager
6 6 (4.65%) Business Project Manager
6 6 (4.65%) iOS Developer
7 5 (3.88%) Android Developer
7 5 (3.88%) Senior Developer
8 4 (3.10%) Web Developer
8 4 (3.10%) Perl Developer
9 3 (2.33%) Flash Developer
9 3 (2.33%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (2.33%) Mobile Developer
9 3 (2.33%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (22.48%) Web Services
2 20 (15.50%) HTML
3 18 (13.95%) XML
4 16 (12.40%) REST
5 15 (11.63%) SOAP
6 12 (9.30%) CSS
6 12 (9.30%) JSON
7 11 (8.53%) Flash
8 8 (6.20%) HTML5
9 7 (5.43%) AngularJS
10 6 (4.65%) Android SDK
11 5 (3.88%) RESTful
11 5 (3.88%) Mason
11 5 (3.88%) Spring
12 4 (3.10%) Django
12 4 (3.10%) Memcached
12 4 (3.10%) Catalyst
12 4 (3.10%) Gherkin
12 4 (3.10%) FFmpeg
13 3 (2.33%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.05%) IPTV
2 17 (13.18%) Digital Media
3 14 (10.85%) Streaming Video
3 14 (10.85%) STB
4 13 (10.08%) DTV
5 10 (7.75%) MPEG
6 9 (6.98%) Management Information System
7 8 (6.20%) Mobile App
7 8 (6.20%) User Experience
8 6 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (4.65%) Over-the-Top Content
9 5 (3.88%) Wiki
10 2 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (1.55%) Animation
10 2 (1.55%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.78%) Chromecast
11 1 (0.78%) Apple TV
11 1 (0.78%) PlayStation
11 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.78%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.18%) Android
2 16 (12.40%) Apple iOS
2 16 (12.40%) Linux
3 11 (8.53%) UNIX
4 3 (2.33%) VMS
5 2 (1.55%) Windows
6 1 (0.78%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (17.05%) Scrum
3 21 (16.28%) DRM
4 16 (12.40%) OO
4 16 (12.40%) E-Commerce
4 16 (12.40%) TDD
5 12 (9.30%) CRM
5 12 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (9.30%) Waterfall
5 12 (9.30%) Analytics
6 11 (8.53%) Use Case
6 11 (8.53%) Software Engineering
7 10 (7.75%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (6.98%) Test Automation
8 9 (6.98%) Android Development
9 8 (6.20%) iOS Development
9 8 (6.20%) SDLC
9 8 (6.20%) Kanban
10 7 (5.43%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.73%) Java
2 18 (13.95%) JavaScript
3 11 (8.53%) Ruby
4 8 (6.20%) Perl
4 8 (6.20%) SQL
4 8 (6.20%) ActionScript
5 7 (5.43%) Objective-C
6 5 (3.88%) Python
7 3 (2.33%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.55%) PHP
8 2 (1.55%) C#
8 2 (1.55%) ActionScript 3.0
8 2 (1.55%) BrightScript
9 1 (0.78%) C++
9 1 (0.78%) C
9 1 (0.78%) XPath
9 1 (0.78%) Groovy
9 1 (0.78%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 3 (2.33%) Degree
2 2 (1.55%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.55%) ISEB
3 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.78%) PMP
3 1 (0.78%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.08%) QA
2 4 (3.10%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.88%) Docker
2 1 (0.78%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.78%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.78%) Puppet
2 1 (0.78%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.78%) Graphite
2 1 (0.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (8.53%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (4.65%) Apple
3 5 (3.88%) Oracle
4 4 (3.10%) Tektronix
4 4 (3.10%) Roku
5 3 (2.33%) Huawei
5 3 (2.33%) Adobe
6 2 (1.55%) Ericsson
6 2 (1.55%) IBM
6 2 (1.55%) Google
6 2 (1.55%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (0.78%) Akamai
7 1 (0.78%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.78%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.78%) SOASTA, Inc
7 1 (0.78%) VMware
7 1 (0.78%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.78%) Siebel
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