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 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Video on Demand (VOD)
Rank 517 521 510
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs citing Video on Demand 95 66 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% 0.40% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 47 48
Average daily rate
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£425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £311 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £469 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.85% +16.66%
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
17770 16530 16365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.63% 31.58% 30.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 11191 10339 9577
Average daily rate £410 £410 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £243 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 713 699 805
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -11.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -14.28%

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 October 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 11 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 October 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 -6 95 £425 +3.65% 21
London +37 86 £415 -1.19% 17
City of London +17 11 £350 - 4
South East -15 8 £475 +18.75%
Berkshire +9 4 £480 +20.00%
Yorkshire -4 1 £355 +18.33% 1
Bristol - - - - 1
South West - - - - 2
Middlesex - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
York - - - -

Video on Demand
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 66 (38.15%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (24.86%) IPTV
3 34 (19.65%) Scrum
4 31 (17.92%) XML
5 30 (17.34%) HTML
5 30 (17.34%) Apple iOS
6 29 (16.76%) STB
7 28 (16.18%) Over-the-Top Content
8 27 (15.61%) CSS
9 23 (13.29%) DTV
9 23 (13.29%) Android
10 22 (12.72%) JIRA
11 21 (12.14%) JSON
11 21 (12.14%) JavaScript
11 21 (12.14%) MPEG
12 20 (11.56%) DVB
12 20 (11.56%) TDD
12 20 (11.56%) Mobile App
13 19 (10.98%) Web Services
13 19 (10.98%) Java
14 18 (10.40%) Streaming Video
15 17 (9.83%) Degree
16 16 (9.25%) QA
16 16 (9.25%) Selenium
16 16 (9.25%) Test Automation
16 16 (9.25%) Finance
16 16 (9.25%) User Experience
17 15 (8.67%) HTML5
17 15 (8.67%) DRM
17 15 (8.67%) Linux

Video on Demand
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 7 (4.05%) Node.js
2 6 (3.47%) Confluence
2 6 (3.47%) CMS
3 2 (1.16%) Drupal
3 2 (1.16%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.16%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (1.16%) uiautomator
4 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.58%) IIS
4 1 (0.58%) JBoss
4 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.58%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (1.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.58%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.58%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (0.58%) GIMP
2 1 (0.58%) Final Cut Pro
2 1 (0.58%) Mingle
2 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.58%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.16%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.16%) Heroku
2 1 (0.58%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.56%) DVB
2 12 (6.94%) Internet
3 9 (5.20%) TCP/IP
4 8 (4.62%) HTTP
4 8 (4.62%) Ethernet
5 7 (4.05%) VLAN
6 4 (2.31%) Broadband
6 4 (2.31%) SMS
6 4 (2.31%) Multicast
7 3 (1.73%) LTE
7 3 (1.73%) UMTS
7 3 (1.73%) WAN
7 3 (1.73%) GSM
7 3 (1.73%) RTSP
8 2 (1.16%) UPnP
8 2 (1.16%) RTP
8 2 (1.16%) Firewall
8 2 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.16%) LAN
8 2 (1.16%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.51%) MySQL
2 6 (3.47%) Data Mining
3 5 (2.89%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.73%) IDMS
5 2 (1.16%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.16%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.16%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.16%) Big Data
5 2 (1.16%) Voldemort
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.58%) Informix
6 1 (0.58%) MS Access
6 1 (0.58%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 22 (12.72%) JIRA
2 16 (9.25%) Selenium
3 14 (8.09%) Jenkins
4 11 (6.36%) Git (software)
5 7 (4.05%) WebDriver
5 7 (4.05%) Cucumber
6 6 (3.47%) Subversion
6 6 (3.47%) Xcode
7 4 (2.31%) Capybara
8 2 (1.16%) Robotium
8 2 (1.16%) Calabash
8 2 (1.16%) Appium
9 1 (0.58%) eggPlant
9 1 (0.58%) Hudson
9 1 (0.58%) JBehave
9 1 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.58%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.58%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.58%) LoadRunner
General
1 16 (9.25%) Finance
2 13 (7.51%) Telecoms
3 12 (6.94%) Advertising
3 12 (6.94%) Games
4 11 (6.36%) Marketing
5 8 (4.62%) Multimedia
6 6 (3.47%) Publishing
7 4 (2.31%) Electronics
8 3 (1.73%) Legal
9 2 (1.16%) Retail
10 1 (0.58%) Billing
10 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.58%) Back Office
10 1 (0.58%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (22.54%) Analyst
2 37 (21.39%) Developer
3 32 (18.50%) Business Analyst
4 18 (10.40%) Project Manager
5 17 (9.83%) Test Engineer
6 15 (8.67%) Tester
7 12 (6.94%) iOS Developer
8 11 (6.36%) Software Engineer
9 10 (5.78%) Technical Analyst
9 10 (5.78%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (5.20%) Senior Business Analyst
10 9 (5.20%) Software Test Engineer
11 7 (4.05%) Technical Business Analyst
11 7 (4.05%) Product Manager
11 7 (4.05%) Front-End Developer
12 6 (3.47%) Android Developer
12 6 (3.47%) Architect
12 6 (3.47%) Web Developer
13 5 (2.89%) Automation Tester
13 5 (2.89%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (17.92%) XML
2 30 (17.34%) HTML
3 27 (15.61%) CSS
4 21 (12.14%) JSON
5 19 (10.98%) Web Services
6 15 (8.67%) HTML5
7 10 (5.78%) RESTful
7 10 (5.78%) AngularJS
8 9 (5.20%) CSS3
9 8 (4.62%) iOS SDK
10 6 (3.47%) .NET
10 6 (3.47%) J2EE
10 6 (3.47%) jQuery
11 4 (2.31%) Android SDK
11 4 (2.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (2.31%) OAuth2
11 4 (2.31%) Cocoa
11 4 (2.31%) REST
11 4 (2.31%) Gherkin
11 4 (2.31%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 43 (24.86%) IPTV
2 29 (16.76%) STB
3 28 (16.18%) Over-the-Top Content
4 23 (13.29%) DTV
5 21 (12.14%) MPEG
6 20 (11.56%) Mobile App
7 18 (10.40%) Streaming Video
8 16 (9.25%) User Experience
9 7 (4.05%) Xbox
9 7 (4.05%) New Media
9 7 (4.05%) iPhone
10 6 (3.47%) Open Source
10 6 (3.47%) iPad
10 6 (3.47%) Digital Media
10 6 (3.47%) Management Information System
10 6 (3.47%) Streaming Media
11 5 (2.89%) Interactive TV
11 5 (2.89%) Client/Server
12 4 (2.31%) Computer Science
12 4 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (17.34%) Apple iOS
2 23 (13.29%) Android
3 15 (8.67%) Linux
4 4 (2.31%) Windows
5 2 (1.16%) UNIX
5 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (38.15%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (19.65%) Scrum
3 20 (11.56%) TDD
4 16 (9.25%) Test Automation
5 15 (8.67%) DRM
6 14 (8.09%) iOS Development
7 13 (7.51%) BDD
8 12 (6.94%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (6.94%) Project Management
8 12 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (6.36%) User Stories
10 10 (5.78%) Web Development
11 9 (5.20%) Use Case
11 9 (5.20%) Integration Testing
11 9 (5.20%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (5.20%) Android Development
12 8 (4.62%) Analytics
12 8 (4.62%) Test Scripting
12 8 (4.62%) Performance Testing
13 7 (4.05%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (12.14%) JavaScript
2 19 (10.98%) Java
3 11 (6.36%) C++
3 11 (6.36%) C
3 11 (6.36%) PHP
3 11 (6.36%) Objective-C
4 10 (5.78%) Perl
5 9 (5.20%) Ruby
6 7 (4.05%) Tcl
7 6 (3.47%) SQL
8 4 (2.31%) Python
9 3 (1.73%) C#
10 2 (1.16%) Scala
11 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.58%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (9.83%) Degree
2 10 (5.78%) ISEB
3 6 (3.47%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.58%) IIBA
6 1 (0.58%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.58%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 3 (1.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (2.31%) Oracle
1 4 (2.31%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.73%) SAP
2 3 (1.73%) HP
3 2 (1.16%) Ericsson
3 2 (1.16%) Capita
3 2 (1.16%) Google
3 2 (1.16%) Cisco
3 2 (1.16%) Adobe
3 2 (1.16%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (0.58%) Compuware
4 1 (0.58%) Zend
4 1 (0.58%) Atlassian
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