The table below looks at the prevalence of the term MPEG in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MPEG over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 119 -
Rank change year-on-year +25 -  
Contract jobs citing MPEG 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.055% 0.081% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £325 £333
% change year-on-year +6.92% -2.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £29.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +46.55% -27.50%  

MPEG is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 533 646 779
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 29.33% 26.24% 26.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 339 382
Median daily rate £420 £400 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £258 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 26 36
Median hourly rate £15.00 £29.00 £17.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.27% +68.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.27 £63.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.22 £18.83
% change year-on-year -31.36% +44.56%  

MPEG
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing MPEG as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for MPEG in Berkshire

MPEG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MPEG in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for MPEG in Berkshire

MPEG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPEG in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MPEG in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MPEG 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for MPEG.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Digital TV
1 1 (100.00%) DVB
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) STB
1 1 (100.00%) IPTV
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting

MPEG
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DVB
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Digital TV
1 1 (100.00%) IPTV
1 1 (100.00%) STB
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C