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 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Video on Demand (VOD)
Rank 518 522 511
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs citing Video on Demand 82 77 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 0.45% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 61 42
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £275 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £500 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £409
% change year-on-year
- -14.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £28.13 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.45% -
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
17597 17102 16421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.37% 31.76% 33.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10983 10536 9717
Average daily rate £415 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £243
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 640 655 709
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £43.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.82% +15.00%

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 30 June 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 18 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 June 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 -3 81 £400 - 18
London -2 69 £400 -7.24% 11
City of London +6 10 £400 -37.25% 3
South East -24 6 £650 +82.45% 2
North West - 3 - - 3
Middlesex - 3 £650 -
Manchester - 3 - -
Berkshire +1 2 - - 2
Reading - 2 - - 1
Wimbledon - 2 £375 -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Ealing - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £350 -
South West - 1 £320 -
Wales - 1 £350 -
Bristol - 1 £320 -
Cardiff - 1 £350 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -

Video on Demand
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 41 (30.15%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (20.59%) Web Services
3 25 (18.38%) Scrum
4 23 (16.91%) IPTV
4 23 (16.91%) DRM
5 22 (16.18%) HTML
5 22 (16.18%) E-Commerce
6 21 (15.44%) XML
7 19 (13.97%) JavaScript
8 18 (13.24%) CRM
9 17 (12.50%) Java
9 17 (12.50%) Android
10 16 (11.76%) SOAP
10 16 (11.76%) OO
10 16 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
10 16 (11.76%) Apple iOS
11 15 (11.03%) REST
11 15 (11.03%) Telecoms
11 15 (11.03%) Streaming Video
11 15 (11.03%) STB
12 14 (10.29%) JSON
12 14 (10.29%) Digital Media
12 14 (10.29%) Waterfall
13 13 (9.56%) CSS
14 12 (8.82%) Linux
14 12 (8.82%) DTV
14 12 (8.82%) QA
14 12 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (8.82%) TDD
14 12 (8.82%) Analytics

Video on Demand
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (5.15%) Mule
2 6 (4.41%) Mule ESB
3 5 (3.68%) Apache
4 4 (2.94%) CMS
4 4 (2.94%) Zope
5 3 (2.21%) JBoss
5 3 (2.21%) Node.js
6 2 (1.47%) Confluence
6 2 (1.47%) IIS
7 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.74%) Drupal
7 1 (0.74%) nginx
7 1 (0.74%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (2.21%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.35%) Internet
2 7 (5.15%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.41%) FTP
4 5 (3.68%) HTTP
5 4 (2.94%) DVB
6 3 (2.21%) Broadband
7 2 (1.47%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.47%) Telnet
7 2 (1.47%) MPLS
7 2 (1.47%) OSPF
7 2 (1.47%) BGP
7 2 (1.47%) DOCSIS
7 2 (1.47%) RIP
7 2 (1.47%) SNMP
7 2 (1.47%) VPN
7 2 (1.47%) HTTPS
7 2 (1.47%) SSH
8 1 (0.74%) RTSP
8 1 (0.74%) VLAN
8 1 (0.74%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.88%) Data Mining
1 8 (5.88%) MySQL
2 5 (3.68%) NoSQL
2 5 (3.68%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.94%) CouchDB
3 4 (2.94%) SimpleDB
4 2 (1.47%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.47%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.74%) SQLite
5 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.74%) Redis
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (8.09%) Git (software)
1 11 (8.09%) Jenkins
2 10 (7.35%) Cucumber
2 10 (7.35%) Selenium
3 8 (5.88%) WebDriver
4 7 (5.15%) JIRA
5 6 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (3.68%) Xcode
6 5 (3.68%) Android Studio
7 3 (2.21%) JMeter
8 2 (1.47%) Subversion
8 2 (1.47%) Maven
8 2 (1.47%) Fiddler
8 2 (1.47%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.47%) Appium
9 1 (0.74%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.74%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.74%) Hudson
9 1 (0.74%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.74%) Zephyr
General
1 15 (11.03%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.15%) Finance
2 7 (5.15%) Advertising
3 6 (4.41%) Games
4 4 (2.94%) Publishing
5 3 (2.21%) Retail
5 3 (2.21%) Marketing
6 1 (0.74%) German Language
6 1 (0.74%) Billing
6 1 (0.74%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (31.62%) Developer
2 20 (14.71%) Architect
3 16 (11.76%) Analyst
4 12 (8.82%) Project Manager
4 12 (8.82%) Test Engineer
5 10 (7.35%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (7.35%) Business Analyst
6 9 (6.62%) Java Developer
7 6 (4.41%) Business Manager
7 6 (4.41%) Technical Leader
7 6 (4.41%) Business Project Manager
8 5 (3.68%) UI Developer
8 5 (3.68%) Designer
8 5 (3.68%) Senior Developer
8 5 (3.68%) iOS Developer
8 5 (3.68%) UI Programmer
9 4 (2.94%) Salesforce.com Architect
9 4 (2.94%) Android Developer
9 4 (2.94%) Software Engineer
9 4 (2.94%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (20.59%) Web Services
2 22 (16.18%) HTML
3 21 (15.44%) XML
4 16 (11.76%) SOAP
5 15 (11.03%) REST
6 14 (10.29%) JSON
7 13 (9.56%) CSS
8 11 (8.09%) Flash
9 8 (5.88%) HTML5
10 7 (5.15%) RESTful
11 6 (4.41%) AngularJS
11 6 (4.41%) Android SDK
12 5 (3.68%) Django
13 4 (2.94%) Memcached
13 4 (2.94%) Mason
13 4 (2.94%) Spring
13 4 (2.94%) .NET
13 4 (2.94%) Catalyst
13 4 (2.94%) FFmpeg
13 4 (2.94%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.91%) IPTV
2 15 (11.03%) Streaming Video
2 15 (11.03%) STB
3 14 (10.29%) Digital Media
4 12 (8.82%) DTV
5 11 (8.09%) User Experience
6 9 (6.62%) Management Information System
6 9 (6.62%) MPEG
6 9 (6.62%) Mobile App
7 6 (4.41%) Over-the-Top Content
8 5 (3.68%) Wiki
9 2 (1.47%) New Media
9 2 (1.47%) Animation
9 2 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.47%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.74%) Chromecast
10 1 (0.74%) Apple TV
10 1 (0.74%) PlayStation
10 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.50%) Android
2 16 (11.76%) Apple iOS
3 12 (8.82%) Linux
4 7 (5.15%) UNIX
5 4 (2.94%) Windows
6 3 (2.21%) VMS
7 1 (0.74%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (30.15%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (18.38%) Scrum
3 23 (16.91%) DRM
4 22 (16.18%) E-Commerce
5 18 (13.24%) CRM
6 16 (11.76%) OO
7 14 (10.29%) Waterfall
8 12 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (8.82%) TDD
8 12 (8.82%) Analytics
9 11 (8.09%) SDLC
9 11 (8.09%) Use Case
9 11 (8.09%) Test Automation
10 10 (7.35%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (7.35%) Identity Management
10 10 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (5.88%) Kanban
11 8 (5.88%) V-Model
11 8 (5.88%) Android Development
12 7 (5.15%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.97%) JavaScript
2 17 (12.50%) Java
3 10 (7.35%) SQL
3 10 (7.35%) Ruby
4 8 (5.88%) ActionScript
5 7 (5.15%) Objective-C
6 5 (3.68%) Perl
7 4 (2.94%) Python
7 4 (2.94%) C#
8 3 (2.21%) C++
8 3 (2.21%) C
8 3 (2.21%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.47%) ActionScript 3.0
9 2 (1.47%) BrightScript
10 1 (0.74%) PHP
10 1 (0.74%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (2.21%) Degree
2 2 (1.47%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.47%) ISEB
3 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.74%) PMP
3 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.82%) QA
2 3 (2.21%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.94%) Docker
2 1 (0.74%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.74%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.74%) Puppet
2 1 (0.74%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.74%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (4.41%) Apple
3 4 (2.94%) Roku
3 4 (2.94%) Tektronix
3 4 (2.94%) Oracle
3 4 (2.94%) Adobe
4 3 (2.21%) Huawei
5 2 (1.47%) Google
5 2 (1.47%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (1.47%) IBM
5 2 (1.47%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.47%) Ericsson
6 1 (0.74%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.74%) VMware
6 1 (0.74%) HP
6 1 (0.74%) Akamai
6 1 (0.74%) Facebook
6 1 (0.74%) Twitter
6 1 (0.74%) Xamarin
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