Period
to 20 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for RTMP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RTMP over the 6 months to 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Real-Time Messaging Protocol (RTMP)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 702 492 780
Rank change year-on-year -210 +288 +77
Contract jobs citing RTMP 37 4 8
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.055% 0.015% 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% 0.11% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 1 8
10th Percentile £533 " £374
25th Percentile £675 £700 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £700 £750 £450
Median % change year-on-year -6.67% +66.67% -18.18%
75th Percentile £738 £800 £750
90th Percentile £800 " "
UK median daily rate £700 £750 £450
% change year-on-year -6.67% +66.67% -18.18%

RTMP is in the Communications and Computer Networking 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 communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 7,669 3,619 10,190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 11.36% 13.36% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,995 2,314 6,366
10th Percentile £213 £213 £191
25th Percentile £356 £325 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £425
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £581 £538 £525
90th Percentile £675 £635 £610
UK median daily rate £475 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +6.74% +4.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 347 155 488
10th Percentile £12.00 £14.00 £12.75
25th Percentile £13.88 £17.38 £16.00
Median hourly rate £21.00 £31.00 £25.84
Median % change year-on-year -32.26% +19.97% +37.52%
75th Percentile £48.75 £46.40 £47.25
90th Percentile £64.70 £54.60 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £32.00 £25.84
% change year-on-year -31.25% +23.84% +38.18%

RTMP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing RTMP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for RTMP in England

RTMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing RTMP in England.

Daily rate trend for RTMP in England

RTMP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing RTMP in England over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for RTMP in England

RTMP
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 RTMP within the England region over the 6 months to 20 October 2021. 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 -177 35 £700 -6.67% 4
RTMP
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing RTMP 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 RTMP.

1 34 (91.89%) SQL
2 33 (89.19%) C#
3 32 (86.49%) Finance
3 32 (86.49%) Continuous Improvement
3 32 (86.49%) Relational Database
3 32 (86.49%) Social Skills
4 31 (83.78%) Problem-Solving
5 28 (75.68%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (72.97%) Scrum
6 27 (72.97%) Java
7 26 (70.27%) JavaScript
7 26 (70.27%) .NET
8 25 (67.57%) Microsoft
8 25 (67.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 25 (67.57%) CSS
8 25 (67.57%) TDD
8 25 (67.57%) Front Office
8 25 (67.57%) XAML
8 25 (67.57%) TypeScript
8 25 (67.57%) Reactive Extensions
8 25 (67.57%) WPF
8 25 (67.57%) Silverlight
8 25 (67.57%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (64.86%) Economics
9 24 (64.86%) HTML5
9 24 (64.86%) HTML
10 9 (24.32%) Multithreading
10 9 (24.32%) Power BI
10 9 (24.32%) Power Platform
11 8 (21.62%) Python

RTMP
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 2 (5.41%) Wowza Streaming Engine
2 1 (2.70%) Zope
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 9 (24.32%) Power Platform
2 2 (5.41%) AWS
2 2 (5.41%) Snowflake
3 1 (2.70%) Akamai
3 1 (2.70%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) HTTP
1 2 (5.41%) Internet
1 2 (5.41%) Multicast
1 2 (5.41%) RTP
1 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (86.49%) Relational Database
2 9 (24.32%) Power BI
3 7 (18.92%) Tableau
4 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Artifactory
1 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.41%) GitLab
General
1 32 (86.49%) Finance
1 32 (86.49%) Social Skills
2 25 (67.57%) Front Office
3 7 (18.92%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 34 (91.89%) Developer
2 25 (67.57%) JavaScript Developer
3 24 (64.86%) HTML Developer
4 8 (21.62%) C# Developer
5 7 (18.92%) Full Stack Developer
5 7 (18.92%) UI Developer
6 6 (16.22%) Web UI Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Front Office Developer
8 1 (2.70%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Audio Visual Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Broadcast Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.70%) C# WPF Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Python Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Audio Visual Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.70%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (70.27%) .NET
2 25 (67.57%) CSS
2 25 (67.57%) Reactive Extensions
2 25 (67.57%) Silverlight
2 25 (67.57%) WPF
3 24 (64.86%) HTML
3 24 (64.86%) HTML5
4 7 (18.92%) JSON
4 7 (18.92%) RESTful
5 2 (5.41%) GraphQL
5 2 (5.41%) Kafka
5 2 (5.41%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (5.41%) Spring
5 2 (5.41%) Spring Batch
5 2 (5.41%) Spring Boot
5 2 (5.41%) WebRTC
6 1 (2.70%) Flask
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Graph
6 1 (2.70%) REST
6 1 (2.70%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 25 (67.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (18.92%) Client/Server
3 4 (10.81%) Video\Live Streaming
4 2 (5.41%) Media Streaming
4 2 (5.41%) Over-the-Top Content
4 2 (5.41%) Video on Demand
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (86.49%) Continuous Improvement
2 31 (83.78%) Problem-Solving
3 28 (75.68%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (72.97%) Scrum
5 25 (67.57%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (67.57%) TDD
6 24 (64.86%) Economics
7 9 (24.32%) Multithreading
8 7 (18.92%) Analytics
8 7 (18.92%) Artificial Intelligence
8 7 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (18.92%) Conversational UI
8 7 (18.92%) Data Analytics
8 7 (18.92%) Full Stack Development
8 7 (18.92%) Test Automation
8 7 (18.92%) Visualisation
8 7 (18.92%) Workflow
9 6 (16.22%) API Development
10 2 (5.41%) Concurrent Programming
10 2 (5.41%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 34 (91.89%) SQL
2 33 (89.19%) C#
3 27 (72.97%) Java
4 26 (70.27%) JavaScript
5 25 (67.57%) TypeScript
5 25 (67.57%) XAML
6 8 (21.62%) Python
7 2 (5.41%) C++
7 2 (5.41%) Kotlin
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) Ansible
2 2 (5.41%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 25 (67.57%) Microsoft