The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STB over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank 143 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing STB 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.10% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £425 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.05% +41.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -
STB
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
803 702 643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 27.63% 27.37% 28.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 437 349
Average daily rate £403 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £480 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 44 20
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.25 £13.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.61% -10.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £9.47 £10.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £18.75 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

STB
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing STB across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

STB Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

STB
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

STB Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

STB
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

STB Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

STB
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing STB 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 STB.

1 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) DOM
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded C
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded C++
1 3 (75.00%) OpenGL
1 3 (75.00%) DRM
1 3 (75.00%) DTV
1 3 (75.00%) DVB
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (75.00%) Google
1 3 (75.00%) IPTV
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (75.00%) MHEG
1 3 (75.00%) Qt
1 3 (75.00%) HTML5
1 3 (75.00%) GStreamer
1 3 (75.00%) WebKit
1 3 (75.00%) QML
1 3 (75.00%) OpenGL ES
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Python

STB
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing STB 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 STB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DVB
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded Software Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Software Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) DOM
1 3 (75.00%) GStreamer
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) HTML5
1 3 (75.00%) OpenGL
1 3 (75.00%) OpenGL ES
1 3 (75.00%) QML
1 3 (75.00%) Qt
1 3 (75.00%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) DTV
1 3 (75.00%) IPTV
1 3 (75.00%) MHEG
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (75.00%) DRM
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded C
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded C++
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Google
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