The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STB over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank - 120 90
Contract jobs citing STB 0 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.17% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.59% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Median daily rate - £310 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £310 £363
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -14.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% +5.55%
STB
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
650 683 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 32.27% 29.84% 31.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 462 339
Median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £277 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £512 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 31 25
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -10.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £19.58 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.46% +3.05%

STB
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing STB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

STB Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

STB
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing STB across the West Yorkshire region.

STB Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

STB
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing STB across the West Yorkshire region.

STB Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

STB
Top 7 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing STB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for STB.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Qt

STB
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Qt
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++