Period
to 15 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Over-the-Top Content in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Over-the-Top Content over the 6 months to 15 January 2019 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.

Over-the-Top Media Services (OTT)
UK > England
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 713 789 799
Rank change year-on-year +76 +10 -27
Contract jobs citing Over-the-Top Content 139 62 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.068% 0.039%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 0.20% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 48 24
England median daily rate £500 £500 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.08% -14.47%
10th Percentile £375 £400 £325
90th Percentile £575 £638 £501
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £400
% change year-on-year - +25.00% -15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Over-the-Top Content 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 30,464 30,798 29,443
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.45% 33.64% 33.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,250 20,798 19,264
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £286 £263 £256
90th Percentile £663 £656 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 896 875 1,019
England median hourly rate £20.60 £20.66 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.29% +3.28% -
10th Percentile £12.19 £11.29 £11.32
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.83 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £20.92 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.02% +4.61% -

Over-the-Top Content
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Over-the-Top Content as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Over-the-Top Content in England

Over-the-Top Content
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Over-the-Top Content in England

Over-the-Top Content
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Over-the-Top Content in England over the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Over-the-Top Content in England

Over-the-Top Content
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Over-the-Top Content in England

Over-the-Top Content
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 Over-the-Top Content within the England region over the 6 months to 15 January 2019. 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 +65 118 £500 - 14
East of England - 17 £423 - 1
North of England - 2 £498 -
Yorkshire - 2 £498 -
South East - 2 £575 -
Over-the-Top Content
UK

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Over-the-Top Content also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Over-the-Top Content.

1 85 (61.15%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (58.99%) Video on Demand
3 46 (33.09%) User Experience
4 37 (26.62%) Scrum
5 36 (25.90%) Video\Live Streaming
6 28 (20.14%) Kanban
7 26 (18.71%) Linux
8 25 (17.99%) Amazon AWS
9 24 (17.27%) Git (software)
9 24 (17.27%) TDD
10 23 (16.55%) JavaScript
10 23 (16.55%) JIRA
11 22 (15.83%) QA
11 22 (15.83%) Analytical Skills
12 21 (15.11%) React
13 19 (13.67%) Analytics
13 19 (13.67%) CircleCI
13 19 (13.67%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (13.67%) Unix
14 17 (12.23%) Acceptance Criteria
15 16 (11.51%) Software Engineering
15 16 (11.51%) BDD
16 15 (10.79%) Android
16 15 (10.79%) Adobe
16 15 (10.79%) Docker
17 14 (10.07%) Mobile App
17 14 (10.07%) Java
17 14 (10.07%) REST
18 13 (9.35%) Node.js
18 13 (9.35%) Confluence

Over-the-Top Content
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 13 (9.35%) Confluence
2 1 (0.72%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (2.88%) InVision
1 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.16%) ScheduALL
Cloud Services
1 25 (17.99%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (7.91%) Adobe Analytics
3 10 (7.19%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (5.76%) BrowserStack
5 7 (5.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (5.04%) Amazon S3
6 6 (4.32%) Amazon EMR
7 5 (3.60%) GitHub
8 4 (2.88%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (2.16%) Akamai
9 3 (2.16%) PaaS
9 3 (2.16%) Serverless
9 3 (2.16%) Slack
10 1 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.72%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.72%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.72%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
10 1 (0.72%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.47%) Firewall
2 8 (5.76%) HTTP
3 6 (4.32%) DNS
3 6 (4.32%) Remote Desktop
3 6 (4.32%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.32%) VPN
4 3 (2.16%) MPLS
4 3 (2.16%) SDH
4 3 (2.16%) SSL
5 2 (1.44%) DVB
6 1 (0.72%) Broadband
6 1 (0.72%) HbbTV
6 1 (0.72%) Internet
6 1 (0.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.76%) NoSQL
2 7 (5.04%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (4.32%) Amazon Redshift
3 6 (4.32%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.72%) DB2
5 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.72%) MySQL
5 1 (0.72%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 24 (17.27%) Git (software)
2 23 (16.55%) JIRA
3 19 (13.67%) CircleCI
4 11 (7.91%) Mocha
5 8 (5.76%) Appium
5 8 (5.76%) Jenkins
6 6 (4.32%) Selenium
7 5 (3.60%) Cucumber
7 5 (3.60%) Subversion
8 4 (2.88%) CocoaPods
8 4 (2.88%) fastlane
8 4 (2.88%) Gradle
8 4 (2.88%) Travis CI
9 3 (2.16%) JUnit
9 3 (2.16%) Mockito
9 3 (2.16%) Vagrant
10 2 (1.44%) Babel
10 2 (1.44%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.72%) Maven
11 1 (0.72%) webpack
General
1 12 (8.63%) Billing
1 12 (8.63%) Telecoms
2 10 (7.19%) Games
3 9 (6.47%) Advertising
3 9 (6.47%) Finance
4 7 (5.04%) Marketing
5 3 (2.16%) Legal
5 3 (2.16%) Publishing
6 2 (1.44%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.72%) Electronics
7 1 (0.72%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (23.02%) Developer
2 24 (17.27%) Project Manager
3 15 (10.79%) Analyst
3 15 (10.79%) React Developer
4 13 (9.35%) Technical Manager
5 12 (8.63%) Technical Project Manager
6 9 (6.47%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (5.76%) Business Analyst
7 8 (5.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 8 (5.76%) Product Owner
8 6 (4.32%) Data Analyst
8 6 (4.32%) Designer
8 6 (4.32%) Senior Manager
9 5 (3.60%) Agile Developer
9 5 (3.60%) Integration Engineer
9 5 (3.60%) User Experience Researcher
10 4 (2.88%) Delivery Manager
10 4 (2.88%) Scrum Master
10 4 (2.88%) Service Design Manager
10 4 (2.88%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.11%) React
2 14 (10.07%) REST
3 13 (9.35%) Node.js
4 11 (7.91%) Web Services
5 10 (7.19%) CSS
6 9 (6.47%) Jest
7 8 (5.76%) HTML
7 8 (5.76%) JSON
8 7 (5.04%) XML
9 6 (4.32%) NumPy
9 6 (4.32%) Redux
9 6 (4.32%) RESTful
9 6 (4.32%) scikit-learn
9 6 (4.32%) SciPy
10 5 (3.60%) HTML5
10 5 (3.60%) LAMP
10 5 (3.60%) SOAP
11 4 (2.88%) AVFoundation
11 4 (2.88%) iOS SDK
11 4 (2.88%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 82 (58.99%) Video on Demand
2 46 (33.09%) User Experience
3 36 (25.90%) Video\Live Streaming
4 22 (15.83%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (10.07%) Mobile App
6 12 (8.63%) Digital Media
7 11 (7.91%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (5.76%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (4.32%) Apple TV
9 6 (4.32%) STB
10 5 (3.60%) IPTV
11 4 (2.88%) iPad
11 4 (2.88%) iPhone
12 3 (2.16%) Digital TV
12 3 (2.16%) Media Streaming
12 3 (2.16%) Xbox
13 2 (1.44%) Animation
14 1 (0.72%) Embedded Systems
14 1 (0.72%) New Media
14 1 (0.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.71%) Linux
2 19 (13.67%) Unix
3 15 (10.79%) Android
4 12 (8.63%) Apple iOS
5 6 (4.32%) Android TV
5 6 (4.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (4.32%) tvOS
6 5 (3.60%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.72%) CentOS
7 1 (0.72%) Tizen
7 1 (0.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (61.15%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (26.62%) Scrum
3 28 (20.14%) Kanban
4 24 (17.27%) TDD
5 19 (13.67%) Analytics
5 19 (13.67%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (12.23%) Acceptance Criteria
7 16 (11.51%) BDD
7 16 (11.51%) Software Engineering
8 13 (9.35%) Project Management
8 13 (9.35%) Test Automation
9 11 (7.91%) Pair Programming
9 11 (7.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (7.91%) User Stories
10 9 (6.47%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (5.76%) High Availability
11 8 (5.76%) Microservices
11 8 (5.76%) Statistics
11 8 (5.76%) Workshop Facilitation
12 7 (5.04%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 23 (16.55%) JavaScript
2 14 (10.07%) Java
3 10 (7.19%) Python
3 10 (7.19%) SQL
4 6 (4.32%) Go
4 6 (4.32%) R
5 5 (3.60%) TypeScript
6 4 (2.88%) Apple Swift
6 4 (2.88%) C#
6 4 (2.88%) Java 8
6 4 (2.88%) PHP
7 3 (2.16%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.16%) Clojure
7 3 (2.16%) Groovy
7 3 (2.16%) Jython
7 3 (2.16%) Kotlin
7 3 (2.16%) Scala
8 2 (1.44%) C
8 2 (1.44%) ES6
8 2 (1.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (7.91%) Degree
2 3 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (2.16%) ISEB
2 3 (2.16%) ISTQB
2 3 (2.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (2.16%) PMP
3 1 (0.72%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (15.83%) QA
2 4 (2.88%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.72%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (10.79%) Docker
2 6 (4.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 6 (4.32%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (5.76%) Single Sign-On
2 7 (5.04%) Terraform
3 5 (3.60%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (10.79%) Adobe
2 7 (5.04%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.32%) Apple
4 5 (3.60%) Omniture
4 5 (3.60%) Red Hat
4 5 (3.60%) Tableau
5 4 (2.88%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (2.16%) Brightcove
6 3 (2.16%) Splunk
6 3 (2.16%) Tektronix
7 2 (1.44%) Google
7 2 (1.44%) Roku
7 2 (1.44%) Zend
8 1 (0.72%) IBM
8 1 (0.72%) Nokia
8 1 (0.72%) PayPal
8 1 (0.72%) Samsung
8 1 (0.72%) SAP
8 1 (0.72%) Sony