The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited STB over the 3 months to 25 April 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)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 120 124
Rank change year-on-year +18 +4  
Contract jobs citing STB 10 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.54% 0.40% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.73% 1.37% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 0
Median daily rate £348 £384 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.44% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £388 £390
% change year-on-year -9.67% -0.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £48.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  

STB 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 579 659 665
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 31.00% 29.09% 29.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 448 382
Median daily rate £420 £375 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -1.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 29 36
Median hourly rate £23.75 £38.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.31% +71.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.58 £16.98 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £47.83 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +8.69% +24.32%  

STB
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for STB in Hampshire

STB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for STB in Hampshire

STB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing STB in Hampshire over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for STB in Hampshire

STB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for STB in Hampshire

STB
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STB within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 25 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +2 3 £550 +43.79%
STB
South East

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for STB.

1 8 (80.00%) SQL
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
1 8 (80.00%) DVB
2 7 (70.00%) Digital TV
3 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (60.00%) HTML5
3 6 (60.00%) Scrum
3 6 (60.00%) C
3 6 (60.00%) C++
3 6 (60.00%) HTML
4 5 (50.00%) User Stories
5 4 (40.00%) NoSQL
5 4 (40.00%) Node.js
5 4 (40.00%) REST
5 4 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (40.00%) Perl
5 4 (40.00%) SOA
5 4 (40.00%) MPEG
5 4 (40.00%) HTTP
5 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (40.00%) TDD
5 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (30.00%) DevOps
7 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (20.00%) Virtual Team
7 2 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (20.00%) Docker

STB
Co-occurring 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 8 (80.00%) DVB
2 4 (40.00%) HTTP
3 2 (20.00%) DLNA
3 2 (20.00%) DOCSIS
3 2 (20.00%) UPnP
3 2 (20.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (20.00%) Ant
3 2 (20.00%) Gerrit
General
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Digital Architect
2 2 (20.00%) DTV Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Engineering Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
1 6 (60.00%) HTML5
2 4 (40.00%) Node.js
2 4 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (20.00%) Middleware
3 2 (20.00%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Digital TV
2 4 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (40.00%) MPEG
3 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (20.00%) Over-the-Top Content
3 2 (20.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (10.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) CentOS
2 2 (20.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Scrum
2 5 (50.00%) User Stories
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (40.00%) SOA
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) DevOps
5 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (20.00%) Software Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) System Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) C
2 6 (60.00%) C++
3 4 (40.00%) Perl
4 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) PHP
4 2 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
1 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (20.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) SaltStack
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco