Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term MPEG in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MPEG over the 6 months to 20 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.

Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 837 831 818
Rank change year-on-year -6 -13 -32
Contract jobs citing MPEG 12 45 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.013% 0.047% 0.051%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.038% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 33 43
England median daily rate £458 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.83% +2.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £153 £153 £214
90th Percentile £576 £510 £513
UK median daily rate £458 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +18.83% +2.67% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
England median hourly rate £16.50 - £40.00
10th Percentile £15.75 - £33.50
90th Percentile £17.25 - £46.50
UK median hourly rate £28.25 - £40.00

MPEG 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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 31846 32126 34279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.86% 33.25% 32.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 21371 21210 22183
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £255 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 913 1105 1349
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.83 £19.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% +9.17% +6.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £46.80
UK median hourly rate £20.94 £20.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year +0.89% +6.41% +8.33%

MPEG
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing MPEG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for MPEG in England

MPEG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MPEG in England

MPEG
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MPEG in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MPEG in England

MPEG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MPEG in England

MPEG
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPEG within the England region over the 6 months to 20 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
London -33 11 £425 -10.53% 1
South East -7 1 £490 +31.54% 1
MPEG
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 England region with a requirement for MPEG.

1 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) IPTV
2 4 (33.33%) RTSP
2 4 (33.33%) DRM
2 4 (33.33%) Video\Live Streaming
2 4 (33.33%) Flash
2 4 (33.33%) HTTP
2 4 (33.33%) Quicktime
2 4 (33.33%) IIS
2 4 (33.33%) Multicast
2 4 (33.33%) Over-the-Top Content
3 3 (25.00%) Broadcast Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) DVB
3 3 (25.00%) Marketing
4 2 (16.67%) STB
4 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) Unix
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) VBScript
4 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 2 (16.67%) .NET
4 2 (16.67%) ISEB
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center

MPEG
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Quicktime
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) HTTP
1 4 (33.33%) Multicast
1 4 (33.33%) RTSP
2 3 (25.00%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Architect
1 2 (16.67%) Broadcast Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Manual Tester
1 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
1 2 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (8.33%) Network Operator
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Flash
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) Dojo
3 1 (8.33%) FFmpeg
3 1 (8.33%) JSON
3 1 (8.33%) REST
3 1 (8.33%) RESTful
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) IPTV
2 4 (33.33%) Over-the-Top Content
2 4 (33.33%) Video\Live Streaming
3 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 2 (16.67%) STB
3 2 (16.67%) Video on Demand
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) DRM
3 3 (25.00%) Broadcast Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Cryptography
4 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (8.33%) Physics
5 1 (8.33%) RDF
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
1 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
1 2 (16.67%) VBScript
2 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) ISEB
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Splunk