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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Video on Demand (VOD)
Rank 507 523 514
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Contract jobs citing Video on Demand 88 59 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.11% 0.087%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% 0.37% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 46 33
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £314 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 - £334
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.75 -
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
16672 16035 14712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.22% 31.07% 29.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10749 9939 8668
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 688 837
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.07% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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 19 December 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 10 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 19 December 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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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 -1 88 £425 - 10
London +38 78 £425 - 7
City of London +10 12 £400 - 3
South East - 8 £475 - 1
East of England - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Cambridge - - - -

Video on Demand
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 69 (38.76%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (22.47%) IPTV
3 38 (21.35%) Scrum
4 32 (17.98%) HTML
5 31 (17.42%) STB
6 29 (16.29%) DTV
6 29 (16.29%) CSS
7 27 (15.17%) XML
7 27 (15.17%) Advertising
8 25 (14.04%) Over-the-Top Content
9 23 (12.92%) JavaScript
10 22 (12.36%) TDD
11 21 (11.80%) Java
11 21 (11.80%) Mobile App
12 20 (11.24%) MPEG
12 20 (11.24%) JIRA
13 19 (10.67%) DVB
14 18 (10.11%) DRM
14 18 (10.11%) Streaming Video
14 18 (10.11%) Selenium
14 18 (10.11%) Test Automation
15 17 (9.55%) BDD
15 17 (9.55%) Apple iOS
15 17 (9.55%) User Experience
16 16 (8.99%) JSON
16 16 (8.99%) Android
16 16 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
16 16 (8.99%) Web Services
17 15 (8.43%) Linux
17 15 (8.43%) Project Management

Video on Demand
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (3.93%) Node.js
2 6 (3.37%) CMS
3 3 (1.69%) IIS
3 3 (1.69%) Confluence
4 2 (1.12%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.12%) Drupal
5 1 (0.56%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.56%) JBoss
5 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (3.37%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.25%) Mingle
3 1 (0.56%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.56%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (0.56%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (0.56%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.25%) Trello
2 3 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.12%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.12%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.67%) DVB
2 13 (7.30%) Internet
3 10 (5.62%) HTTP
4 6 (3.37%) Multicast
4 6 (3.37%) Broadband
4 6 (3.37%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.25%) DLNA
5 4 (2.25%) SMS
6 3 (1.69%) GSM
6 3 (1.69%) UMTS
6 3 (1.69%) Ethernet
6 3 (1.69%) HTTPS
6 3 (1.69%) RTSP
6 3 (1.69%) LTE
7 2 (1.12%) VLAN
7 2 (1.12%) UPnP
7 2 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.12%) Firewall
7 2 (1.12%) DSL
7 2 (1.12%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.74%) MySQL
2 6 (3.37%) MongoDB
2 6 (3.37%) Data Mining
3 3 (1.69%) IDMS
4 2 (1.12%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.12%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.12%) Big Data
4 2 (1.12%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.12%) Voldemort
4 2 (1.12%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.56%) Informix
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (11.24%) JIRA
2 18 (10.11%) Selenium
3 13 (7.30%) Jenkins
4 9 (5.06%) Cucumber
5 7 (3.93%) WebDriver
6 5 (2.81%) Xcode
6 5 (2.81%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.69%) Capybara
8 2 (1.12%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.12%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.12%) Fiddler
8 2 (1.12%) Subversion
8 2 (1.12%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.56%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.56%) WATIR
9 1 (0.56%) RSpec
General
1 27 (15.17%) Advertising
2 15 (8.43%) Finance
3 11 (6.18%) Games
3 11 (6.18%) Telecoms
4 10 (5.62%) Marketing
5 8 (4.49%) Multimedia
6 6 (3.37%) Retail
7 5 (2.81%) Electronics
7 5 (2.81%) Publishing
8 3 (1.69%) Legal
9 1 (0.56%) Billing
9 1 (0.56%) Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (20.22%) Analyst
2 31 (17.42%) Developer
3 29 (16.29%) Business Analyst
4 25 (14.04%) Project Manager
5 16 (8.99%) Tester
6 13 (7.30%) Software Engineer
6 13 (7.30%) Test Engineer
7 11 (6.18%) Technical Analyst
8 10 (5.62%) Technical Manager
9 9 (5.06%) Web Developer
9 9 (5.06%) Senior Business Analyst
9 9 (5.06%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (5.06%) Architect
9 9 (5.06%) Software Test Engineer
10 8 (4.49%) Front-End Developer
11 7 (3.93%) iOS Developer
12 6 (3.37%) Technical Business Analyst
12 6 (3.37%) Test Manager
12 6 (3.37%) Technical Project Manager
13 5 (2.81%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (17.98%) HTML
2 29 (16.29%) CSS
3 27 (15.17%) XML
4 16 (8.99%) JSON
4 16 (8.99%) Web Services
5 15 (8.43%) HTML5
6 13 (7.30%) RESTful
7 10 (5.62%) AngularJS
8 9 (5.06%) CSS3
9 5 (2.81%) Middleware
9 5 (2.81%) .NET
9 5 (2.81%) jQuery
9 5 (2.81%) iOS SDK
9 5 (2.81%) REST
10 4 (2.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (2.25%) OAuth2
10 4 (2.25%) J2EE
11 3 (1.69%) Cocoa
11 3 (1.69%) LESS
12 2 (1.12%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 40 (22.47%) IPTV
2 31 (17.42%) STB
3 29 (16.29%) DTV
4 25 (14.04%) Over-the-Top Content
5 21 (11.80%) Mobile App
6 20 (11.24%) MPEG
7 18 (10.11%) Streaming Video
8 17 (9.55%) User Experience
9 15 (8.43%) Digital Media
10 11 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (5.06%) New Media
12 7 (3.93%) Streaming Media
12 7 (3.93%) Open Source
13 6 (3.37%) iPhone
13 6 (3.37%) Management Information System
14 5 (2.81%) iPad
15 4 (2.25%) Xbox
16 3 (1.69%) Interactive TV
17 2 (1.12%) Embedded Systems
17 2 (1.12%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.55%) Apple iOS
2 16 (8.99%) Android
3 15 (8.43%) Linux
4 7 (3.93%) Windows
5 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.12%) UNIX
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (38.76%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (21.35%) Scrum
3 22 (12.36%) TDD
4 18 (10.11%) DRM
4 18 (10.11%) Test Automation
5 17 (9.55%) BDD
6 16 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (8.43%) Project Management
8 11 (6.18%) Web Development
8 11 (6.18%) Kanban
8 11 (6.18%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (5.62%) User Stories
10 9 (5.06%) E-Commerce
10 9 (5.06%) Test Scripting
10 9 (5.06%) iOS Development
10 9 (5.06%) Waterfall
11 8 (4.49%) Android Development
11 8 (4.49%) Analytics
11 8 (4.49%) Automated Testing
11 8 (4.49%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 23 (12.92%) JavaScript
2 21 (11.80%) Java
3 12 (6.74%) PHP
4 10 (5.62%) SQL
4 10 (5.62%) C
4 10 (5.62%) C++
5 7 (3.93%) Ruby
6 6 (3.37%) Objective-C
6 6 (3.37%) Python
7 5 (2.81%) C#
7 5 (2.81%) Perl
8 2 (1.12%) Scala
8 2 (1.12%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.12%) Tcl
8 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.56%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 12 (6.74%) Degree
2 3 (1.69%) ISEB
3 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.56%) IIBA
3 1 (0.56%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.30%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (5.06%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.81%) Oracle
3 3 (1.69%) HP
3 3 (1.69%) Cisco
3 3 (1.69%) SAP
4 2 (1.12%) SOASTA, Inc
4 2 (1.12%) Adobe
4 2 (1.12%) Ericsson
5 1 (0.56%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.56%) webMethods
5 1 (0.56%) Remedy
5 1 (0.56%) Infovista
5 1 (0.56%) BMC
5 1 (0.56%) CA
5 1 (0.56%) Amdocs
5 1 (0.56%) Compuware
5 1 (0.56%) IBM
5 1 (0.56%) Google
5 1 (0.56%) Zend
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