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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Set-Top Box (STB)
Rank - 121 106
Contract jobs citing STB 0 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire - 0.079% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.30% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £275 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00
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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
810 677 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 27.86% 26.82% 26.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 416 272
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £185 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 28 21
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £35.00 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.95 £22.25 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-14.83% +1.92%

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