Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited STB over the 6 months to 18 November 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 188 205
Rank change year-on-year -10 +17 +2
Contract jobs citing STB 10 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.20% 0.021% 0.017%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 0.064% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
East of England median daily rate £325 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% -5.45%
10th Percentile £174 £275 £313
90th Percentile £393 £325 £338
England median daily rate £388 £358 £400
% change year-on-year +8.39% -10.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £43.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% +25.00%

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 the East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1627 1552 1651
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.81% 31.85% 27.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 934 881 880
East of England median daily rate £400 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% +5.63%
10th Percentile £190 £181 £205
90th Percentile £562 £538 £556
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 126 179
East of England median hourly rate £19.38 £31.50 £22.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.48% +40.78% -8.67%
10th Percentile £10.93 £13.45 £11.95
90th Percentile £49.25 £43.75 £45.09
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.83 £19.03
% change year-on-year -1.58% +9.46% +5.72%

STB
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing STB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for STB in the East of England

STB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for STB in the East of England

STB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing STB in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for STB in the East of England

STB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing STB in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for STB in the East of England

STB
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STB within the East of England region over the 6 months to 18 November 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
Essex - 10 £325 - 1
STB
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 East of England region with a requirement for STB.

1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) JIRA
3 7 (70.00%) Software Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (70.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Defect Management
4 6 (60.00%) Defect Tracking
4 6 (60.00%) Trac
4 6 (60.00%) Issue Tracking
4 6 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (60.00%) Redmine
4 6 (60.00%) Windows
4 6 (60.00%) Bugzilla
4 6 (60.00%) NAS
4 6 (60.00%) Broadband
4 6 (60.00%) Firmware
4 6 (60.00%) Wireless
5 5 (50.00%) Finance
5 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
5 5 (50.00%) Marketing
5 5 (50.00%) Degree
5 5 (50.00%) QA
5 5 (50.00%) Release Management
6 4 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (40.00%) Selenium
6 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
6 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
6 4 (40.00%) VDSL
6 4 (40.00%) UPnP
6 4 (40.00%) Ruby

STB
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Broadband
1 6 (60.00%) NAS
1 6 (60.00%) Wireless
2 4 (40.00%) 802.11
2 4 (40.00%) ADSL
2 4 (40.00%) Bluetooth
2 4 (40.00%) IPv4
2 4 (40.00%) IPv6
2 4 (40.00%) UPnP
2 4 (40.00%) VDSL
2 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (10.00%) HTTP
3 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) JIRA
2 6 (60.00%) Bugzilla
2 6 (60.00%) Redmine
2 6 (60.00%) Trac
3 4 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (40.00%) JUnit
3 4 (40.00%) Selenium
4 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Software Tester
1 4 (40.00%) Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Broadband Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Product Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Digital TV
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (10.00%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Defect Management
1 7 (70.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 7 (70.00%) Software Testing
1 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (60.00%) Defect Tracking
2 6 (60.00%) Issue Tracking
3 5 (50.00%) Release Management
4 4 (40.00%) Network Packet Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
6 1 (10.00%) Memory Management
6 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
6 1 (10.00%) OO
6 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
6 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) Stress Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (40.00%) Perl
1 4 (40.00%) PHP
1 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (40.00%) Ruby
1 4 (40.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (30.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) C
3 2 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft