The first 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Video on Demand (VOD)
Rank 509 502 505
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing Video on Demand 79 61 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.57% 0.46% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 50 55
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.58% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13778 13403 14248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.21% 26.22% 24.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8337 8107 8177
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 566 600 789
Average hourly rate £20.29 £22.00 £24.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% -10.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.42 £11.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%

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 July 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 12 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 July 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 -16 74 £400 +6.66% 11
London +20 61 £425 +13.33% 8
City of London +9 8 £350 - 2
South East -8 5 £356 -15.68% 2
Yorkshire - 4 £275 -
East of England - 2 £500 - 1
Berkshire - 1 - - 2
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
York - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1

Video on Demand
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 60 (35.93%) IPTV
2 51 (30.54%) Scrum
3 43 (25.75%) Apple iOS
4 42 (25.15%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (23.95%) Android
6 29 (17.37%) TDD
7 28 (16.77%) JavaScript
8 25 (14.97%) HTML
8 25 (14.97%) Java
9 23 (13.77%) BDD
9 23 (13.77%) Mobile App
10 22 (13.17%) Ruby
11 21 (12.57%) Degree
11 21 (12.57%) Windows
12 20 (11.98%) XML
12 20 (11.98%) Git (software)
13 19 (11.38%) Streaming Video
13 19 (11.38%) STB
14 18 (10.78%) JSON
14 18 (10.78%) Web Services
15 17 (10.18%) DTV
15 17 (10.18%) Games
15 17 (10.18%) Selenium
15 17 (10.18%) Performance Testing
15 17 (10.18%) Cucumber
15 17 (10.18%) REST
16 16 (9.58%) WebDriver
16 16 (9.58%) DVB
16 16 (9.58%) CSS
17 15 (8.98%) ISEB

Video on Demand
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 9 (5.39%) Node.js
2 8 (4.79%) CMS
3 5 (2.99%) Confluence
4 1 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.60%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.60%) Drupal
4 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.60%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.60%) MS Project
1 1 (0.60%) MS Office
1 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.20%) GitHub
3 1 (0.60%) Heroku
3 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.60%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.58%) DVB
2 9 (5.39%) Ethernet
3 8 (4.79%) HTTP
3 8 (4.79%) TCP/IP
3 8 (4.79%) VLAN
4 6 (3.59%) Internet
5 4 (2.40%) Wireshark
6 3 (1.80%) WAN
6 3 (1.80%) SMS
7 2 (1.20%) VoIP
7 2 (1.20%) ADSL
7 2 (1.20%) LAN
7 2 (1.20%) MPLS
7 2 (1.20%) LLU
7 2 (1.20%) VDSL
8 1 (0.60%) DLNA
8 1 (0.60%) UPnP
8 1 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.60%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.59%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.20%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.60%) Big Data
3 1 (0.60%) Voldemort
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.60%) SQLite
3 1 (0.60%) MySQL
3 1 (0.60%) Informix
3 1 (0.60%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 20 (11.98%) Git (software)
2 17 (10.18%) Selenium
2 17 (10.18%) Cucumber
3 16 (9.58%) WebDriver
4 13 (7.78%) JIRA
5 12 (7.19%) Jenkins
6 9 (5.39%) Subversion
7 8 (4.79%) Calabash
8 7 (4.19%) Robotium
8 7 (4.19%) Hudson
9 5 (2.99%) eggPlant
9 5 (2.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (2.40%) LoadRunner
10 4 (2.40%) Maven
10 4 (2.40%) JBehave
10 4 (2.40%) JProfiler
11 3 (1.80%) Capybara
11 3 (1.80%) Jasmine
12 2 (1.20%) Xcode
12 2 (1.20%) WATIR
General
1 17 (10.18%) Games
2 9 (5.39%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.79%) Finance
3 8 (4.79%) Advertising
4 7 (4.19%) Marketing
5 6 (3.59%) Publishing
5 6 (3.59%) Electronics
5 6 (3.59%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.80%) Banking
7 2 (1.20%) Retail
8 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.60%) Billing
8 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.60%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 45 (26.95%) Developer
2 29 (17.37%) Analyst
3 22 (13.17%) Business Analyst
3 22 (13.17%) Tester
4 13 (7.78%) Project Manager
5 11 (6.59%) Test Engineer
5 11 (6.59%) .NET Developer
6 8 (4.79%) Test Leader
7 7 (4.19%) iOS Developer
7 7 (4.19%) Automation Tester
7 7 (4.19%) Technical Analyst
7 7 (4.19%) Architect
8 6 (3.59%) Test Analyst
8 6 (3.59%) Technical Business Analyst
8 6 (3.59%) Android Developer
9 5 (2.99%) Front-End Developer
9 5 (2.99%) Performance Tester
9 5 (2.99%) Web Developer
10 4 (2.40%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (2.40%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (14.97%) HTML
2 20 (11.98%) XML
3 18 (10.78%) JSON
3 18 (10.78%) Web Services
4 17 (10.18%) REST
5 16 (9.58%) CSS
6 14 (8.38%) AngularJS
6 14 (8.38%) .NET
7 12 (7.19%) RESTful
7 12 (7.19%) HTML5
8 11 (6.59%) ASP.NET
8 11 (6.59%) Silverlight
8 11 (6.59%) .NET Framework
9 10 (5.99%) Gherkin
9 10 (5.99%) iOS SDK
10 8 (4.79%) CSS3
11 7 (4.19%) Android SDK
11 7 (4.19%) jQuery
11 7 (4.19%) SOAP
12 5 (2.99%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 60 (35.93%) IPTV
2 23 (13.77%) Mobile App
3 19 (11.38%) Streaming Video
3 19 (11.38%) STB
4 17 (10.18%) DTV
5 13 (7.78%) MPEG
6 8 (4.79%) Xbox
7 7 (4.19%) New Media
7 7 (4.19%) Open Source
8 6 (3.59%) Interactive TV
9 5 (2.99%) iPad
9 5 (2.99%) iPhone
9 5 (2.99%) Client/Server
10 4 (2.40%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.80%) Online Games
11 3 (1.80%) Streaming Media
11 3 (1.80%) Wiki
12 2 (1.20%) PMI
12 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
12 2 (1.20%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 43 (25.75%) Apple iOS
2 40 (23.95%) Android
3 21 (12.57%) Windows
4 13 (7.78%) UNIX
5 12 (7.19%) Linux
6 10 (5.99%) Windows Phone
6 10 (5.99%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (30.54%) Scrum
2 42 (25.15%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (17.37%) TDD
4 23 (13.77%) BDD
5 17 (10.18%) Performance Testing
6 15 (8.98%) Test Automation
6 15 (8.98%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (7.78%) Business Analysis
8 12 (7.19%) DRM
8 12 (7.19%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (7.19%) RAD
9 11 (6.59%) User Stories
9 11 (6.59%) UML
9 11 (6.59%) Project Management
10 10 (5.99%) MVVM
11 9 (5.39%) iOS Development
11 9 (5.39%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (5.39%) Test Scripting
11 9 (5.39%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (5.39%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 28 (16.77%) JavaScript
2 25 (14.97%) Java
3 22 (13.17%) Ruby
4 14 (8.38%) C#
4 14 (8.38%) SQL
5 13 (7.78%) Perl
6 12 (7.19%) Objective-C
7 9 (5.39%) C
7 9 (5.39%) Python
8 7 (4.19%) C++
9 6 (3.59%) Tcl
10 2 (1.20%) ActionScript
10 2 (1.20%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.60%) Scala
11 1 (0.60%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (0.60%) Groovy
11 1 (0.60%) VBA
11 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.60%) PHP
11 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (12.57%) Degree
2 15 (8.98%) ISEB
3 11 (6.59%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (2.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.20%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.99%) QA
System Software
1 9 (5.39%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (5.39%) vSphere
2 4 (2.40%) Cygwin
3 1 (0.60%) NDS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.40%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (5.99%) Telerik
2 9 (5.39%) VMware
3 5 (2.99%) HP
4 4 (2.40%) Oracle
4 4 (2.40%) Google
5 3 (1.80%) Cisco
6 2 (1.20%) JBoss
6 2 (1.20%) Capita
6 2 (1.20%) Polycom
6 2 (1.20%) SOASTA, Inc
6 2 (1.20%) Akamai
7 1 (0.60%) Zend
7 1 (0.60%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.60%) Apple
7 1 (0.60%) CA
7 1 (0.60%) Microsoft
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