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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Video on Demand (VOD)
Rank 516 508 512
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing Video on Demand 90 66 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 0.40% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 53 58
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£425 £394 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% +10.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £520 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+58.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
17565 16397 17509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.39% 31.06% 29.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10667 10120 10142
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 732 667 895
Average hourly rate £18.90 £18.03 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% -26.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.83 £17.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -31.98%

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 22 September 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 14 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 22 September 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 -14 88 £425 +7.93% 18
London +30 81 £415 +3.75% 10
City of London +20 12 £350 - 2
South East -2 6 £478 +19.37% 1
Berkshire +11 2 £480 +20.00%
Reading - 2 £480 -
Yorkshire 0 1 £355 +18.33% 1
East of England - - - - 1
York - - - - 1
Bristol - - - - 5
Cambridge - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
South West - - - - 5

Video on Demand
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 65 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (27.22%) IPTV
3 36 (21.30%) Apple iOS
4 35 (20.71%) Scrum
5 31 (18.34%) HTML
5 31 (18.34%) Android
5 31 (18.34%) Over-the-Top Content
6 30 (17.75%) XML
7 26 (15.38%) CSS
8 24 (14.20%) JavaScript
9 23 (13.61%) JSON
9 23 (13.61%) STB
10 22 (13.02%) Streaming Video
11 21 (12.43%) DTV
12 20 (11.83%) DVB
12 20 (11.83%) MPEG
12 20 (11.83%) TDD
13 19 (11.24%) JIRA
13 19 (11.24%) Degree
13 19 (11.24%) Web Services
13 19 (11.24%) Mobile App
14 18 (10.65%) User Experience
14 18 (10.65%) Games
15 16 (9.47%) Java
15 16 (9.47%) DRM
16 15 (8.88%) QA
17 14 (8.28%) Git (software)
17 14 (8.28%) User Acceptance Testing
17 14 (8.28%) Finance
17 14 (8.28%) HTML5

Video on Demand
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (5.33%) CMS
2 7 (4.14%) Node.js
3 6 (3.55%) Confluence
4 2 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.18%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.18%) Drupal
4 2 (1.18%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.59%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.59%) IIS
5 1 (0.59%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.59%) MS Project
1 1 (0.59%) Fireworks
1 1 (0.59%) Adobe Captivate
1 1 (0.59%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.18%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.18%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.83%) DVB
2 12 (7.10%) Internet
3 9 (5.33%) TCP/IP
4 8 (4.73%) Ethernet
5 7 (4.14%) HTTP
5 7 (4.14%) VLAN
6 4 (2.37%) SMS
6 4 (2.37%) Multicast
7 3 (1.78%) WAN
7 3 (1.78%) Wireshark
7 3 (1.78%) RTSP
8 2 (1.18%) UPnP
8 2 (1.18%) DLNA
8 2 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.18%) RTP
8 2 (1.18%) LAN
9 1 (0.59%) Broadband
9 1 (0.59%) FTP
9 1 (0.59%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.14%) MySQL
2 6 (3.55%) Data Mining
3 3 (1.78%) IDMS
3 3 (1.78%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.78%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.18%) Big Data
4 2 (1.18%) Voldemort
4 2 (1.18%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.59%) SQLite
5 1 (0.59%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.59%) Informix
5 1 (0.59%) MS Access
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.59%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (11.24%) JIRA
2 14 (8.28%) Git (software)
3 13 (7.69%) Selenium
4 10 (5.92%) Jenkins
5 8 (4.73%) Subversion
5 8 (4.73%) WebDriver
5 8 (4.73%) Cucumber
6 5 (2.96%) Xcode
7 4 (2.37%) Robotium
7 4 (2.37%) Capybara
7 4 (2.37%) Calabash
8 3 (1.78%) eggPlant
8 3 (1.78%) JBehave
8 3 (1.78%) Maven
9 1 (0.59%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.59%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.59%) WATIR
9 1 (0.59%) Hudson
9 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (10.65%) Games
2 14 (8.28%) Finance
3 10 (5.92%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.33%) Multimedia
5 8 (4.73%) Advertising
6 7 (4.14%) Publishing
6 7 (4.14%) Marketing
7 4 (2.37%) Electronics
8 3 (1.78%) Retail
9 2 (1.18%) Banking
10 1 (0.59%) Back Office
10 1 (0.59%) Billing
10 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (23.67%) Developer
1 40 (23.67%) Analyst
2 34 (20.12%) Business Analyst
3 16 (9.47%) Tester
4 15 (8.88%) Project Manager
5 13 (7.69%) Test Engineer
6 11 (6.51%) iOS Developer
7 10 (5.92%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (5.33%) Senior Business Analyst
8 9 (5.33%) Architect
9 8 (4.73%) Android Developer
10 7 (4.14%) Web Developer
10 7 (4.14%) Technical Analyst
11 6 (3.55%) Product Manager
11 6 (3.55%) Technical Business Analyst
11 6 (3.55%) Front-End Developer
11 6 (3.55%) Automation Tester
12 5 (2.96%) Agile Business Analyst
12 5 (2.96%) Technical Manager
12 5 (2.96%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (18.34%) HTML
2 30 (17.75%) XML
3 26 (15.38%) CSS
4 23 (13.61%) JSON
5 19 (11.24%) Web Services
6 14 (8.28%) HTML5
7 12 (7.10%) AngularJS
8 10 (5.92%) RESTful
9 9 (5.33%) CSS3
10 8 (4.73%) iOS SDK
11 7 (4.14%) jQuery
12 6 (3.55%) Android SDK
12 6 (3.55%) REST
13 5 (2.96%) Flash
13 5 (2.96%) Cocoa
13 5 (2.96%) .NET
14 4 (2.37%) SOAP
14 4 (2.37%) Ajax
14 4 (2.37%) Velocity
14 4 (2.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 46 (27.22%) IPTV
2 31 (18.34%) Over-the-Top Content
3 23 (13.61%) STB
4 22 (13.02%) Streaming Video
5 21 (12.43%) DTV
6 20 (11.83%) MPEG
7 19 (11.24%) Mobile App
8 18 (10.65%) User Experience
9 9 (5.33%) New Media
10 8 (4.73%) Management Information System
10 8 (4.73%) Streaming Media
11 7 (4.14%) Xbox
12 6 (3.55%) Open Source
12 6 (3.55%) iPad
12 6 (3.55%) iPhone
13 5 (2.96%) Client/Server
14 4 (2.37%) Computer Science
14 4 (2.37%) Interactive TV
15 3 (1.78%) Wiki
15 3 (1.78%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 36 (21.30%) Apple iOS
2 31 (18.34%) Android
3 12 (7.10%) Linux
4 5 (2.96%) Windows
5 3 (1.78%) UNIX
6 1 (0.59%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (20.71%) Scrum
3 20 (11.83%) TDD
4 16 (9.47%) DRM
5 14 (8.28%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (8.28%) BDD
6 13 (7.69%) Test Automation
6 13 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 13 (7.69%) iOS Development
7 11 (6.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (6.51%) Project Management
7 11 (6.51%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (5.92%) User Stories
8 10 (5.92%) Performance Testing
8 10 (5.92%) Test Scripting
8 10 (5.92%) Android Development
9 9 (5.33%) Integration Testing
9 9 (5.33%) Use Case
9 9 (5.33%) Content Management
10 8 (4.73%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 24 (14.20%) JavaScript
2 16 (9.47%) Java
3 13 (7.69%) Objective-C
4 12 (7.10%) Ruby
4 12 (7.10%) Perl
5 11 (6.51%) C
6 10 (5.92%) C++
7 7 (4.14%) PHP
7 7 (4.14%) Tcl
8 6 (3.55%) SQL
9 5 (2.96%) Python
10 3 (1.78%) C#
11 2 (1.18%) ActionScript
11 2 (1.18%) Scala
12 1 (0.59%) ActionScript 3.0
12 1 (0.59%) Groovy
12 1 (0.59%) VBA
12 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (11.24%) Degree
2 13 (7.69%) ISEB
3 8 (4.73%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.59%) IIBA
6 1 (0.59%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.78%) Cygwin
2 2 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (2.37%) Google
2 3 (1.78%) Oracle
2 3 (1.78%) SAP
3 2 (1.18%) Cisco
3 2 (1.18%) Adobe
3 2 (1.18%) Ericsson
3 2 (1.18%) VMware
3 2 (1.18%) Capita
3 2 (1.18%) Zend
3 2 (1.18%) Akamai
4 1 (0.59%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.59%) Polycom
4 1 (0.59%) HP
4 1 (0.59%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.59%) JBoss
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