Period
to 14 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited STB over the 6 months to 14 December 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.

Set-Top Box (STB)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 - 108
Rank change year-on-year - +108 -
Contract jobs citing STB 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.15% - 0.048%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% - 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Cheshire median daily rate £425 - £340
10th Percentile £413 - £320
90th Percentile £438 - £360
North West median daily rate £425 - £340
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £43.75 -

STB is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 366 439 605
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 27.66% 32.04% 28.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 292 409
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £390 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% -8.24% +13.33%
10th Percentile £213 £200 £299
90th Percentile £545 £663 £550
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 21
Cheshire median hourly rate £24.00 £19.63 £17.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.29% +13.24% +6.94%
10th Percentile £12.02 £11.25 £13.56
90th Percentile £40.65 £53.50 £18.01
North West median hourly rate £21.00 £18.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +15.07% +4.29% +16.67%

STB
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing STB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for STB in Cheshire

STB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for STB in Cheshire

STB
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STB within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 14 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe - 1 £425 -
STB
North West

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for STB.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) J2SE
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (100.00%) Java ME
1 2 (100.00%) Android Development
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS

STB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Core Java Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Programmer
1 2 (100.00%) Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) Android Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Developer
2 1 (50.00%) GUI Developer
2 1 (50.00%) GUI Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Android Developer
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Android Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Java GUI Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) J2SE
1 2 (100.00%) Java ME
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Android Development
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java