Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 90 78
Contract jobs citing STB 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex - 0.12% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.30% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Essex median daily rate - £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.70% -
East of England median daily rate £340 £325 £338
% change year-on-year +4.62% -3.70% +12.50%
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 256 334 304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 36.26% 40.44% 31.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 230 148
Essex median daily rate £516 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.50% - -
10th Percentile £350 £250 £200
90th Percentile £600 £540 £575
East of England median daily rate £450 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +20.00% -3.85% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 32 66
Essex median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +89.47% -30.28%
10th Percentile £14.24 £15.83 £14.00
90th Percentile £75.00 £47.00 £44.50
East of England median hourly rate £20.83 £31.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -32.81% +47.62% -

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