Period
to 29 July 2017

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 6 months to 29 July 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
6 months to
29 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 171 172
Rank change year-on-year +19 +1 -7
Contract jobs citing STB 12 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.32% 0.38% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.11% 1.24% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 0
Hampshire median daily rate £373 £345 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.05% - -
South East median daily rate £350 £345 £383
% change year-on-year +1.45% -9.80% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate £48.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £48.50 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +14.12% -5.56% +12.50%

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 1085 1291 1325
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 29.23% 30.46% 30.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 644 834 775
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £385 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +0.65% +9.29%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £231
90th Percentile £550 £542 £534
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 69 78
Hampshire median hourly rate £27.50 £41.00 £22.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.93% +80.90% -30.26%
10th Percentile £13.53 £12.79 £11.17
90th Percentile £49.20 £58.75 £47.08
South East median hourly rate £17.89 £23.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -22.24% +31.43% -12.50%

STB
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

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 6 months to 29 July 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 6 months to 29 July 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
Southampton +9 5 £550 +43.79%
STB
South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 9 (75.00%) Linux
1 9 (75.00%) DVB
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) Digital TV
3 7 (58.33%) HTML5
3 7 (58.33%) C
3 7 (58.33%) C++
3 7 (58.33%) HTML
4 6 (50.00%) Scrum
4 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
5 5 (41.67%) REST
5 5 (41.67%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (41.67%) MPEG
5 5 (41.67%) User Stories
6 4 (33.33%) DevOps
6 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 4 (33.33%) HTTP
6 4 (33.33%) Perl
6 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 4 (33.33%) SOA
6 4 (33.33%) Node.js
6 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
6 4 (33.33%) TDD
6 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 3 (25.00%) Degree
7 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
7 3 (25.00%) UPnP
7 3 (25.00%) DLNA

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) DVB
2 4 (33.33%) HTTP
3 3 (25.00%) DLNA
3 3 (25.00%) DOCSIS
3 3 (25.00%) UPnP
4 2 (16.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (16.67%) Ant
3 2 (16.67%) Gerrit
General
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Broadcast Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Digital Architect
3 2 (16.67%) DTV Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Engineering Manager
4 1 (8.33%) SaaS Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Software Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
1 7 (58.33%) HTML5
2 5 (41.67%) REST
3 4 (33.33%) Node.js
4 3 (25.00%) Middleware
4 3 (25.00%) POSIX
5 1 (8.33%) JSON
5 1 (8.33%) Sensu
5 1 (8.33%) Web Services
5 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Digital TV
2 5 (41.67%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (41.67%) MPEG
3 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (25.00%) Over-the-Top Content
4 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team
5 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (8.33%) Smartcard
5 1 (8.33%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) CentOS
2 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Scrum
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) User Stories
3 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 4 (33.33%) DevOps
3 4 (33.33%) SOA
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) System Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (8.33%) Microservices
6 1 (8.33%) Product Management
6 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) C
2 7 (58.33%) C++
3 4 (33.33%) Perl
4 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) PHP
4 2 (16.67%) Python
4 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Docker
1 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (16.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) SaltStack
1 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Splunk