The table below looks at the prevalence of the term MPEG in contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MPEG over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
South East / Hampshire
Rank 109 115 120
Rank change year-on-year +6 +5  
Contract jobs citing MPEG 3 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.16% 0.46% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% 1.53% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £345 £368 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.12% +16.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £325 £333
% change year-on-year +6.92% -2.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £29.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +46.55% -27.50%  

MPEG is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 568 653 613
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 30.57% 29.94% 28.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 447 343
Median daily rate £415 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 22 40
Median hourly rate £17.50 £38.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.54% +28.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.28 £15.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.26 £50.00 £40.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.68% +48.00%  

MPEG
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing MPEG as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for MPEG in Hampshire

MPEG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MPEG in Hampshire

MPEG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MPEG in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MPEG in Hampshire

MPEG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MPEG 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for MPEG.

1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) Digital TV
1 3 (100.00%) DVB
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) STB
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (100.00%) Node.js
1 3 (100.00%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Docker

MPEG
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 3 (100.00%) DVB
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) Node.js
1 3 (100.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Digital TV
1 3 (100.00%) STB
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) CentOS
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SaltStack