Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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.

Set-Top Box (STB)
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 - 86
Rank change year-on-year - +86 -1
Contract jobs citing STB 10 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.27% - 0.082%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.33% - 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Essex median daily rate £325 - £325
10th Percentile £174 - £313
90th Percentile £393 - £338
East of England median daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% -5.45%
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 300 317 324
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 38.17% 36.15% 26.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 194 155
Essex median daily rate £500 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £208 £215 £198
90th Percentile £600 £475 £538
East of England median daily rate £400 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 70 63
Essex median hourly rate £37.00 £35.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.50% +58.89% +9.76%
10th Percentile £10.40 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £43.75 £41.55
East of England median hourly rate £19.38 £31.50 £22.38
% change year-on-year -38.48% +40.78% -8.67%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 - 8 £325 - 1
STB
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) JIRA
3 7 (70.00%) Software Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (70.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Defect Management
4 6 (60.00%) Defect Tracking
4 6 (60.00%) Trac
4 6 (60.00%) Issue Tracking
4 6 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (60.00%) Redmine
4 6 (60.00%) Windows
4 6 (60.00%) Bugzilla
4 6 (60.00%) NAS
4 6 (60.00%) Broadband
4 6 (60.00%) Firmware
4 6 (60.00%) Wireless
5 5 (50.00%) Finance
5 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
5 5 (50.00%) Marketing
5 5 (50.00%) Degree
5 5 (50.00%) QA
5 5 (50.00%) Release Management
6 4 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (40.00%) Selenium
6 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
6 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
6 4 (40.00%) VDSL
6 4 (40.00%) UPnP
6 4 (40.00%) Ruby

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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Broadband
1 6 (60.00%) NAS
1 6 (60.00%) Wireless
2 4 (40.00%) 802.11
2 4 (40.00%) ADSL
2 4 (40.00%) Bluetooth
2 4 (40.00%) IPv4
2 4 (40.00%) IPv6
2 4 (40.00%) UPnP
2 4 (40.00%) VDSL
2 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (10.00%) HTTP
3 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) JIRA
2 6 (60.00%) Bugzilla
2 6 (60.00%) Redmine
2 6 (60.00%) Trac
3 4 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (40.00%) JUnit
3 4 (40.00%) Selenium
4 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Software Tester
1 4 (40.00%) Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Broadband Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Product Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Digital TV
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (10.00%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Defect Management
1 7 (70.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 7 (70.00%) Software Testing
1 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (60.00%) Defect Tracking
2 6 (60.00%) Issue Tracking
3 5 (50.00%) Release Management
4 4 (40.00%) Network Packet Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
6 1 (10.00%) Memory Management
6 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
6 1 (10.00%) OO
6 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
6 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) Stress Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (40.00%) Perl
1 4 (40.00%) PHP
1 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (40.00%) Ruby
1 4 (40.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (30.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) C
3 2 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft