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 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
UK / England
Rank 568 579 582
Rank change year-on-year +11 +3  
Contract jobs citing MPEG 9 33 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.022% 0.068% 0.019%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.068% 0.22% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 7
Median daily rate £381 £393 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +12.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £273 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £535 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £349 £325 £333
% change year-on-year +7.30% -2.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £29.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.55% -27.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £29.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +46.55% -27.50%  

MPEG 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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13245 15176 14631
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.11% 31.18% 30.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8568 10017 8972
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 501 519 604
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.54 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.17% +18.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £29.00 £18.83
% change year-on-year -33.62% +54.05%  

MPEG
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing MPEG as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +11 4 £481 +6.94% 3
South East +4 3 £349 -5.10% 3
North West +22 2 - - 1
MPEG
UK

MPEG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 20 (66.67%) HTTP
2 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (56.67%) TDD
3 17 (56.67%) Scrum
3 17 (56.67%) HTML
3 17 (56.67%) NoSQL
4 16 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (53.33%) C
4 16 (53.33%) STB
5 14 (46.67%) SQL
5 14 (46.67%) Automated Testing
6 12 (40.00%) C++
7 11 (36.67%) Java
7 11 (36.67%) Digital TV
7 11 (36.67%) DVB
8 10 (33.33%) SOA
8 10 (33.33%) Android
8 10 (33.33%) HTML5
8 10 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 10 (33.33%) Node.js
8 10 (33.33%) REST
9 9 (30.00%) Linux
10 8 (26.67%) RTP
10 8 (26.67%) Streaming Video
10 8 (26.67%) FFmpeg
10 8 (26.67%) GStreamer
10 8 (26.67%) Apple iOS
10 8 (26.67%) Brightcove
10 8 (26.67%) RTSP
11 7 (23.33%) Spring

MPEG
Top Related 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 1 (3.33%) Apache
1 1 (3.33%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (23.33%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 20 (66.67%) HTTP
2 11 (36.67%) DVB
3 8 (26.67%) RTP
3 8 (26.67%) RTSP
4 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (6.67%) Internet
5 2 (6.67%) IPv4
5 2 (6.67%) IPv6
5 2 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.33%) BGP
6 1 (3.33%) DLNA
6 1 (3.33%) DNS
6 1 (3.33%) MQTT
6 1 (3.33%) SSL
6 1 (3.33%) STUN
6 1 (3.33%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (56.67%) NoSQL
2 7 (23.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.33%) JIRA
3 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.33%) Bugzilla
General
1 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Games
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Java Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Senior Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Manual Tester
4 4 (13.33%) Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Design Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Embedded C Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Embedded Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) IP Design Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.33%) C/C++ Developer
6 1 (3.33%) DevOps Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Junior DevOps
6 1 (3.33%) Monitoring Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Video On Demand Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (56.67%) HTML
2 10 (33.33%) HTML5
2 10 (33.33%) Node.js
2 10 (33.33%) REST
3 8 (26.67%) FFmpeg
3 8 (26.67%) GStreamer
4 7 (23.33%) Ajax
4 7 (23.33%) CSS
4 7 (23.33%) jQuery
4 7 (23.33%) RESTful
4 7 (23.33%) Spring
5 4 (13.33%) .NET
6 1 (3.33%) JSON
6 1 (3.33%) Kafka
6 1 (3.33%) Middleware
6 1 (3.33%) POSIX
6 1 (3.33%) Protocol Buffers
6 1 (3.33%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (53.33%) STB
2 11 (36.67%) Digital TV
3 8 (26.67%) Streaming Video
4 7 (23.33%) Mobile App
5 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.33%) Clustering
6 1 (3.33%) IPTV
6 1 (3.33%) PKI
6 1 (3.33%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Android
2 9 (30.00%) Linux
3 8 (26.67%) Apple iOS
4 6 (20.00%) Unix
5 3 (10.00%) CentOS
5 3 (10.00%) Ubuntu
6 2 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (56.67%) Scrum
2 17 (56.67%) TDD
3 16 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (46.67%) Automated Testing
5 10 (33.33%) SOA
6 7 (23.33%) Continuous Deployment
6 7 (23.33%) Kanban
6 7 (23.33%) Pair Programming
6 7 (23.33%) Software Architecture
6 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
7 6 (20.00%) User Stories
8 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
9 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (6.67%) Load Testing
10 2 (6.67%) Manual Testing
10 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
10 2 (6.67%) Multithreading
11 1 (3.33%) Cross-Platform Development
11 1 (3.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) C
2 14 (46.67%) SQL
3 12 (40.00%) C++
4 11 (36.67%) Java
5 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
6 6 (20.00%) Python
7 4 (13.33%) VB.NET
7 4 (13.33%) VBScript
8 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
8 3 (10.00%) Perl
9 2 (6.67%) Embedded C
10 1 (3.33%) Embedded C++
10 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) ISEB
2 4 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.67%) CCIE
3 2 (6.67%) CCNA
3 2 (6.67%) CCNP
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.33%) HND
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Docker
1 3 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.33%) Graphite
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Brightcove
2 3 (10.00%) SaltStack
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (3.33%) VMware
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