The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for RTP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RTP over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
London / City of London
Rank 153 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing RTP 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.033% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £450 £305
% change year-on-year - +47.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year -18.75% -  

RTP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 345 392 693
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 11.52% 11.78% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 291 506
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 13
Median hourly rate £19.00 £26.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.92% +39.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £19.00 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.73 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

RTP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing RTP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for RTP in the City of London

RTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RTP in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for RTP in the City of London

RTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RTP in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for RTP in the City of London

RTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RTP 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 City of London region with a requirement for RTP.

1 7 (100.00%) MPEG
1 7 (100.00%) HTTP
1 7 (100.00%) Streaming Video
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 7 (100.00%) RTSP
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
1 7 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Ajax
1 7 (100.00%) jQuery
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (100.00%) Kanban
1 7 (100.00%) Android
1 7 (100.00%) RESTful
1 7 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (100.00%) GStreamer
1 7 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 7 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 7 (100.00%) Brightcove
1 7 (100.00%) FFmpeg
1 7 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 7 (100.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) MySQL
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce

RTP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (100.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) HTTP
1 7 (100.00%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) MySQL
1 7 (100.00%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Ajax
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) FFmpeg
1 7 (100.00%) GStreamer
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) jQuery
1 7 (100.00%) RESTful
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 7 (100.00%) MPEG
1 7 (100.00%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Android
1 7 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (100.00%) Kanban
1 7 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Brightcove