The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Video on Demand in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Video on Demand over the 3 months to 29 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.

Video on Demand (VOD)
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 151 175
Rank change year-on-year -5 +24  
Contract jobs citing Video on Demand 6 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.20% 0.24% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% 0.66% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 7
Median daily rate £413 £450 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -21.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £350 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £533 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £390 £450
% change year-on-year -5.44% -13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £29.00 -

Video on Demand 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 the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1128 1217 1865
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 36.72% 35.95% 36.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 863 970 1423
Median daily rate £525 £500 £464
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +7.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 27 35
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.79 £12.00 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £35.60 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £26.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -26.41% +43.24%  

Video on Demand
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Video on Demand as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Video on Demand in the City of London

Video on Demand
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 Video on Demand in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Video on Demand in the City of London

Video on Demand
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Video on Demand in the City of London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Video on Demand in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Video on Demand 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 Video on Demand.

1 10 (71.43%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Protocol Buffers
3 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
3 5 (35.71%) DevOps
3 5 (35.71%) MQTT
3 5 (35.71%) Public Cloud
3 5 (35.71%) Microservices
3 5 (35.71%) TDD
3 5 (35.71%) Pair Programming
3 5 (35.71%) RTSP
3 5 (35.71%) C
3 5 (35.71%) Python
3 5 (35.71%) HTTP
3 5 (35.71%) Kafka
3 5 (35.71%) BDD
3 5 (35.71%) High Availability
3 5 (35.71%) JSON
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (14.29%) DRM
4 2 (14.29%) SOA
4 2 (14.29%) Broadcast Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) React
5 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.14%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
5 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
5 1 (7.14%) AdWords
5 1 (7.14%) Streaming Video
5 1 (7.14%) Google

Video on Demand
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) HTTP
1 5 (35.71%) MQTT
1 5 (35.71%) RTSP
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 10 (71.43%) Java Developer
3 6 (42.86%) AWS Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Broadcast Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Core Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (7.14%) Paid Search Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Agile Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) JSON
1 5 (35.71%) Kafka
1 5 (35.71%) Protocol Buffers
2 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) CSS3
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) HTML5
2 1 (7.14%) jQuery
2 1 (7.14%) React
2 1 (7.14%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Public Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Streaming Video
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) BDD
2 5 (35.71%) DevOps
2 5 (35.71%) High Availability
2 5 (35.71%) Microservices
2 5 (35.71%) Pair Programming
2 5 (35.71%) TDD
3 2 (14.29%) Broadcast Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) DRM
3 2 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (7.14%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) C
2 5 (35.71%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Google