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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STB over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Set-Top Box (STB)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 117 136 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Contract jobs citing STB 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.093% 0.14% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £363 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.13% -14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £50.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +66.66%

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
650 720 685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 30.11% 25.52% 26.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 493 429
Median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 35 41
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £12.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +30.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £10.38 £9.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £21.00 £18.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +25.00%

STB
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing STB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for STB.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Fiddler
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) Capybara
3 1 (33.33%) Calabash
3 1 (33.33%) QA Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming
3 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (33.33%) Games
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby

STB
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Calabash
1 1 (33.33%) Capybara
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) Fiddler
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) C++ Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) QA Automation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming
2 1 (33.33%) QA Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA