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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Video on Demand (VOD)
Rank 548 520 532
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +12
Contract jobs citing Video on Demand 71 81 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.16% 0.097%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 0.51% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 68 41
Average daily rate £425 £430 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +4.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £559 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £29.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 - -

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
16633 15745 15629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.34% 31.08% 32.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10701 9800 9458
Average daily rate £425 £420 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 677 666 650
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 19 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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -11 70 £425 -1.16% 29
London -18 58 £425 -1.16% 28
Ealing - 7 £350 -
City of London +23 5 £425 +9.67% 4
South West +6 5 £300 -14.28%
South East +1 4 £450 +2.85% 1
Bristol 0 4 £300 -14.28%
Berkshire +4 3 £450 +9.09%
Osterley 0 2 £466 +46.85%
North West -16 2 £400 +33.33%
Chiswick - 2 - -
Westminster - 2 - -
Hampshire +4 1 £450 -18.18% 1
Somerset - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £390 -
Reading - 1 - -
York - 1 £390 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £390 -
Manchester - 1 £400 -

Video on Demand
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 78 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (29.59%) IPTV
3 47 (27.81%) JavaScript
4 35 (20.71%) Over-the-Top Content
5 34 (20.12%) HTML
6 31 (18.34%) Streaming Video
7 27 (15.98%) Finance
7 27 (15.98%) DRM
8 24 (14.20%) DTV
8 24 (14.20%) Scrum
8 24 (14.20%) AngularJS
9 23 (13.61%) Workflow
10 22 (13.02%) Project Management
11 21 (12.43%) CSS
11 21 (12.43%) Asset Management
12 20 (11.83%) HTML5
12 20 (11.83%) Node.js
13 19 (11.24%) Front End Development
14 18 (10.65%) OO
14 18 (10.65%) Telecoms
14 18 (10.65%) Software Engineering
15 17 (10.06%) Content Management
16 16 (9.47%) Degree
16 16 (9.47%) E-Commerce
16 16 (9.47%) DVB
17 15 (8.88%) TDD
17 15 (8.88%) BDD
17 15 (8.88%) CSS3
18 14 (8.28%) Java
19 13 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap

Video on Demand
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 20 (11.83%) Node.js
2 6 (3.55%) CMS
3 3 (1.78%) Confluence
4 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.59%) MS Office
2 1 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.73%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.14%) GitHub
3 3 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.59%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.47%) DVB
2 12 (7.10%) TCP/IP
3 11 (6.51%) HTTP
4 7 (4.14%) Firewall
5 5 (2.96%) BGP
5 5 (2.96%) Broadband
5 5 (2.96%) OSPF
5 5 (2.96%) RIP
6 4 (2.37%) DOCSIS
6 4 (2.37%) HbbTV
6 4 (2.37%) MPLS
6 4 (2.37%) Multicast
6 4 (2.37%) SNMP
6 4 (2.37%) SSH
6 4 (2.37%) Telnet
6 4 (2.37%) Unicast
6 4 (2.37%) VPN
6 4 (2.37%) WAN
7 3 (1.78%) SAN
7 3 (1.78%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.78%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.59%) Informix
Development Applications
1 8 (4.73%) JIRA
2 6 (3.55%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.96%) Jasmine
3 5 (2.96%) Subversion
3 5 (2.96%) Xcode
4 4 (2.37%) JsTestDriver
4 4 (2.37%) QUnit
5 3 (1.78%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.78%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.18%) Selenium
7 1 (0.59%) Ant
7 1 (0.59%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.59%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.59%) Jenkins
General
1 27 (15.98%) Finance
2 18 (10.65%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.33%) Games
4 6 (3.55%) Marketing
5 3 (1.78%) Electronics
5 3 (1.78%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.18%) Advertising
6 2 (1.18%) Publishing
6 2 (1.18%) Retail
7 1 (0.59%) Banking
7 1 (0.59%) Billing
7 1 (0.59%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 62 (36.69%) Developer
2 26 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
3 22 (13.02%) Analyst
4 21 (12.43%) Business Analyst
5 20 (11.83%) Architect
5 20 (11.83%) Project Manager
6 17 (10.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 11 (6.51%) iOS Developer
7 11 (6.51%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (5.92%) Broadcast Project Manager
9 9 (5.33%) Broadcast Engineer
10 8 (4.73%) Tester
11 7 (4.14%) Android Developer
11 7 (4.14%) Digital Developer
11 7 (4.14%) HTML Developer
11 7 (4.14%) Senior Manager
11 7 (4.14%) Test Engineer
12 6 (3.55%) Senior Project Manager
12 6 (3.55%) Software Engineer
13 5 (2.96%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (20.12%) HTML
2 24 (14.20%) AngularJS
3 21 (12.43%) CSS
4 20 (11.83%) HTML5
5 15 (8.88%) CSS3
6 13 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 11 (6.51%) Express
8 9 (5.33%) Web Services
9 8 (4.73%) RESTful
10 7 (4.14%) XML
11 6 (3.55%) REST
12 5 (2.96%) Backbone.js
12 5 (2.96%) Cocoa
12 5 (2.96%) DOM
12 5 (2.96%) iOS SDK
12 5 (2.96%) jQuery
12 5 (2.96%) React
12 5 (2.96%) Silverlight
12 5 (2.96%) SOAP
13 4 (2.37%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 50 (29.59%) IPTV
2 35 (20.71%) Over-the-Top Content
3 31 (18.34%) Streaming Video
4 24 (14.20%) DTV
5 12 (7.10%) MPEG
6 11 (6.51%) BBC
6 11 (6.51%) STB
7 10 (5.92%) Digital Media
8 9 (5.33%) iDTV
9 8 (4.73%) User Experience
10 7 (4.14%) iPhone
11 5 (2.96%) Apple TV
12 4 (2.37%) Animation
12 4 (2.37%) Computer Science
12 4 (2.37%) Management Information System
13 3 (1.78%) Learning Management System
13 3 (1.78%) Mobile App
13 3 (1.78%) PKI
13 3 (1.78%) Robotics
13 3 (1.78%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.10%) Apple iOS
1 12 (7.10%) Linux
1 12 (7.10%) Windows
2 8 (4.73%) Android
2 8 (4.73%) Unix
3 2 (1.18%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.59%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (15.98%) DRM
3 24 (14.20%) Scrum
4 23 (13.61%) Workflow
5 22 (13.02%) Project Management
6 21 (12.43%) Asset Management
7 19 (11.24%) Front End Development
8 18 (10.65%) OO
8 18 (10.65%) Software Engineering
9 17 (10.06%) Content Management
10 16 (9.47%) E-Commerce
11 15 (8.88%) BDD
11 15 (8.88%) TDD
12 12 (7.10%) OOP
12 12 (7.10%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (7.10%) Waterfall
13 11 (6.51%) API Development
13 11 (6.51%) Business Analysis
13 11 (6.51%) iOS Development
14 9 (5.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 47 (27.81%) JavaScript
2 14 (8.28%) Java
3 10 (5.92%) C
4 8 (4.73%) SQL
5 7 (4.14%) C++
6 6 (3.55%) Python
7 5 (2.96%) Objective-C
8 4 (2.37%) PHP
9 3 (1.78%) C#
9 3 (1.78%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.18%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.18%) Ruby
11 1 (0.59%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (9.47%) Degree
2 1 (0.59%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.59%) PMP
2 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.37%) OIPF
1 4 (2.37%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.96%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (5.92%) Apple
2 9 (5.33%) PayPal
3 7 (4.14%) BT
3 7 (4.14%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.55%) Adobe
5 4 (2.37%) Tektronix
6 3 (1.78%) CA
6 3 (1.78%) Oracle
6 3 (1.78%) SAP
6 3 (1.78%) VMware
7 2 (1.18%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.59%) Akamai
8 1 (0.59%) Apigee
8 1 (0.59%) Isilon
8 1 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.59%) Zend
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