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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Video on Demand (VOD)
Rank 518 515 501
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Contract jobs citing Video on Demand 93 68 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.65% 0.49% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 56 57
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£425 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £520 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+58.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
14294 13879 14467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.31% 25.96% 25.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8577 8541 8387
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £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 638 608 796
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.40 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% -25.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £17.69 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -39.00%

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 2 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 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 2 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 +8 90 £425 +9.67% 19
London +36 80 £425 +6.25% 14
City of London +29 12 £350 - 2
South East +2 6 £480 +13.60% 1
Berkshire - 3 £480 - 1
Reading - 2 £480 - 1
Yorkshire +2 1 £355 +18.33% 2
East of England - 1 £500 - 2
Cambridge - - - - 1
York - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - - 2

Video on Demand
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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 44 (26.19%) IPTV
2 39 (23.21%) Apple iOS
3 36 (21.43%) Scrum
4 33 (19.64%) Android
5 30 (17.86%) XML
6 29 (17.26%) HTML
7 26 (15.48%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (15.48%) Over-the-Top Content
8 24 (14.29%) CSS
9 23 (13.69%) JSON
10 22 (13.10%) TDD
10 22 (13.10%) JavaScript
10 22 (13.10%) Streaming Video
11 20 (11.90%) Web Services
12 19 (11.31%) DVB
12 19 (11.31%) Degree
13 18 (10.71%) Games
13 18 (10.71%) Java
13 18 (10.71%) Mobile App
14 17 (10.12%) MPEG
14 17 (10.12%) DTV
14 17 (10.12%) JIRA
14 17 (10.12%) STB
15 16 (9.52%) Git (software)
15 16 (9.52%) BDD
16 15 (8.93%) Test Automation
16 15 (8.93%) QA
16 15 (8.93%) Selenium
16 15 (8.93%) Finance
17 14 (8.33%) ISEB

Video on Demand
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (5.36%) CMS
2 7 (4.17%) Node.js
3 6 (3.57%) Confluence
4 2 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.19%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.19%) Drupal
4 2 (1.19%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.60%) IIS
5 1 (0.60%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.60%) MS Project
1 1 (0.60%) MS Office
1 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.60%) Fireworks
1 1 (0.60%) Adobe Captivate
1 1 (0.60%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.19%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.19%) Heroku
1 2 (1.19%) GitHub
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.31%) DVB
2 11 (6.55%) TCP/IP
3 10 (5.95%) Internet
3 10 (5.95%) Ethernet
4 9 (5.36%) VLAN
4 9 (5.36%) HTTP
5 4 (2.38%) SMS
6 3 (1.79%) WAN
6 3 (1.79%) RTSP
6 3 (1.79%) Wireshark
7 2 (1.19%) Multicast
7 2 (1.19%) RTP
7 2 (1.19%) Firewall
7 2 (1.19%) LAN
8 1 (0.60%) FTP
8 1 (0.60%) VoIP
8 1 (0.60%) ADSL
8 1 (0.60%) Broadband
8 1 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.60%) VDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.57%) MySQL
1 6 (3.57%) Data Mining
2 4 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.79%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.79%) IDMS
4 2 (1.19%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.19%) Big Data
4 2 (1.19%) Voldemort
4 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.60%) SQLite
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.60%) Informix
5 1 (0.60%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 17 (10.12%) JIRA
2 16 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 15 (8.93%) Selenium
4 12 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 10 (5.95%) WebDriver
5 10 (5.95%) Cucumber
6 8 (4.76%) Subversion
7 5 (2.98%) Xcode
8 4 (2.38%) Calabash
8 4 (2.38%) Robotium
8 4 (2.38%) Capybara
9 3 (1.79%) eggPlant
9 3 (1.79%) Maven
9 3 (1.79%) Hudson
9 3 (1.79%) JBehave
10 2 (1.19%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.19%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.60%) Mocha
11 1 (0.60%) CruiseControl
General
1 18 (10.71%) Games
2 15 (8.93%) Finance
3 11 (6.55%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.36%) Advertising
5 7 (4.17%) Publishing
5 7 (4.17%) Multimedia
5 7 (4.17%) Marketing
6 3 (1.79%) Banking
6 3 (1.79%) Retail
6 3 (1.79%) Electronics
7 1 (0.60%) Back Office
7 1 (0.60%) Billing
7 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (25.00%) Developer
2 41 (24.40%) Analyst
3 35 (20.83%) Business Analyst
4 16 (9.52%) Test Engineer
5 15 (8.93%) Tester
6 14 (8.33%) Project Manager
7 11 (6.55%) iOS Developer
8 10 (5.95%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (5.36%) Senior Business Analyst
10 8 (4.76%) Android Developer
11 7 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
11 7 (4.17%) Architect
11 7 (4.17%) Web Developer
12 6 (3.57%) Automation Tester
12 6 (3.57%) Agile Business Analyst
12 6 (3.57%) Front-End Developer
12 6 (3.57%) Technical Business Analyst
13 5 (2.98%) Software Engineer
13 5 (2.98%) Software Test Engineer
13 5 (2.98%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (17.86%) XML
2 29 (17.26%) HTML
3 24 (14.29%) CSS
4 23 (13.69%) JSON
5 20 (11.90%) Web Services
6 13 (7.74%) RESTful
6 13 (7.74%) HTML5
7 11 (6.55%) AngularJS
8 9 (5.36%) iOS SDK
8 9 (5.36%) CSS3
9 7 (4.17%) REST
9 7 (4.17%) jQuery
9 7 (4.17%) .NET
10 6 (3.57%) Gherkin
10 6 (3.57%) Android SDK
11 5 (2.98%) Cocoa
11 5 (2.98%) Flash
12 4 (2.38%) SOAP
12 4 (2.38%) Velocity
12 4 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 44 (26.19%) IPTV
2 26 (15.48%) Over-the-Top Content
3 22 (13.10%) Streaming Video
4 18 (10.71%) Mobile App
5 17 (10.12%) DTV
5 17 (10.12%) MPEG
5 17 (10.12%) STB
6 8 (4.76%) Management Information System
7 7 (4.17%) Xbox
7 7 (4.17%) New Media
8 6 (3.57%) Open Source
8 6 (3.57%) iPad
8 6 (3.57%) iPhone
8 6 (3.57%) Client/Server
8 6 (3.57%) Streaming Media
9 4 (2.38%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.79%) Wiki
10 3 (1.79%) Interactive TV
10 3 (1.79%) Animation
10 3 (1.79%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 39 (23.21%) Apple iOS
2 33 (19.64%) Android
3 11 (6.55%) Linux
4 7 (4.17%) Windows
5 5 (2.98%) UNIX
6 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (21.43%) Scrum
2 26 (15.48%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (13.10%) TDD
4 16 (9.52%) BDD
5 15 (8.93%) Test Automation
6 14 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (8.33%) iOS Development
7 13 (7.74%) Business Analysis
7 13 (7.74%) DRM
8 11 (6.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (6.55%) Performance Testing
8 11 (6.55%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (5.95%) Integration Testing
9 10 (5.95%) Android Development
10 9 (5.36%) Use Case
10 9 (5.36%) User Stories
10 9 (5.36%) Content Management
10 9 (5.36%) Project Management
11 8 (4.76%) UML
11 8 (4.76%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 22 (13.10%) JavaScript
2 18 (10.71%) Java
3 13 (7.74%) Perl
3 13 (7.74%) Objective-C
4 12 (7.14%) Ruby
5 11 (6.55%) C
6 10 (5.95%) C++
7 8 (4.76%) SQL
8 7 (4.17%) Python
8 7 (4.17%) Tcl
8 7 (4.17%) C#
9 6 (3.57%) PHP
10 2 (1.19%) ActionScript
10 2 (1.19%) Scala
11 1 (0.60%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (0.60%) VBA
11 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.60%) Groovy
11 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (11.31%) Degree
2 14 (8.33%) ISEB
3 10 (5.95%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.60%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.93%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (1.79%) vSphere
1 3 (1.79%) Cygwin
2 1 (0.60%) NDS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (2.38%) Cisco
1 4 (2.38%) Oracle
1 4 (2.38%) Google
2 3 (1.79%) SAP
2 3 (1.79%) VMware
3 2 (1.19%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.19%) Adobe
3 2 (1.19%) Polycom
3 2 (1.19%) Akamai
3 2 (1.19%) Capita
4 1 (0.60%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (0.60%) Zend
4 1 (0.60%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.60%) HP
4 1 (0.60%) Telerik
4 1 (0.60%) JBoss
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