Period
to 21 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited STB over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 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)
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 83 83
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 +2
Contract jobs citing STB 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.45% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.14% 0.35% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Essex median daily rate £325 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.70% -
10th Percentile £183 £313 £316
90th Percentile £338 £338 £349
East of England median daily rate £325 £325 £338
% change year-on-year - -3.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

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 Essex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 264 283 308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 39.52% 35.51% 27.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 187 147
Essex median daily rate £489 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.46% -7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £200 £213 £190
90th Percentile £600 £530 £580
East of England median daily rate £413 £350 £388
% change year-on-year +17.86% -9.68% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 43 61
Essex median hourly rate £39.75 £36.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.42% +41.18% +54.55%
10th Percentile £10.40 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £45.60 £45.00
East of England median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £21.51
% change year-on-year -7.14% +62.70% +3.67%

STB
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing STB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for STB in Essex

STB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for STB in Essex

STB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing STB in Essex over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for STB in Essex

STB
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STB within the Essex region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
Brentwood - 2 £325 -
STB
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Essex region with a requirement for STB.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) ADSL
2 2 (66.67%) Bluetooth
2 2 (66.67%) Broadband
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) IPv4
2 2 (66.67%) IPv6
2 2 (66.67%) Firmware
2 2 (66.67%) 802.11
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Bugzilla
2 2 (66.67%) VDSL
2 2 (66.67%) UPnP
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement

STB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) 802.11
1 2 (66.67%) ADSL
1 2 (66.67%) Bluetooth
1 2 (66.67%) Broadband
1 2 (66.67%) IPv4
1 2 (66.67%) IPv6
1 2 (66.67%) NAS
1 2 (66.67%) UPnP
1 2 (66.67%) VDSL
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
1 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (66.67%) Bugzilla
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) Redmine
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Trac
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
1 2 (66.67%) Defect Tracking
1 2 (66.67%) Issue Tracking
1 2 (66.67%) Network Packet Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Release Management
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Device Driver Development
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Firmware