Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term MPEG in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MPEG over the 6 months to 24 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.

Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
England > London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 618 591 579
Rank change year-on-year -27 -12 +11
Contract jobs citing MPEG 11 29 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.023% 0.064% 0.072%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.060% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 24 32
London median daily rate £425 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +18.75% +18.52%
10th Percentile £153 £153 £143
90th Percentile £586 £512 £513
England median daily rate £458 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +18.83% +2.67% +19.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
London median hourly rate £16.50 - £40.00
10th Percentile £15.75 - £37.50
90th Percentile £17.25 - £42.50
England median hourly rate £16.50 - £40.00

MPEG 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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 18414 16566 17511
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.10% 36.73% 37.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13189 11739 12310
London median daily rate £500 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £275
90th Percentile £688 £650 £650
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 256 302
London median hourly rate £21.40 £19.71 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -2.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £12.89 £12.00 £12.02
90th Percentile £47.80 £50.00 £47.28
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £19.09
% change year-on-year - +7.39% +6.06%

MPEG
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing MPEG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for MPEG in London

MPEG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MPEG in London

MPEG
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MPEG in London over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MPEG in London

MPEG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MPEG in London

MPEG
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPEG within the London region over the 6 months to 24 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
West London -23 4 - - 1
MPEG
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 London region with a requirement for MPEG.

1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) IPTV
2 4 (36.36%) Multicast
2 4 (36.36%) Over-the-Top Content
2 4 (36.36%) Flash
2 4 (36.36%) HTTP
2 4 (36.36%) Quicktime
2 4 (36.36%) DRM
2 4 (36.36%) IIS
2 4 (36.36%) Video\Live Streaming
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) RTSP
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (27.27%) DVB
3 3 (27.27%) Broadcast Engineering
3 3 (27.27%) Marketing
3 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
4 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
4 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 2 (18.18%) ISEB
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) XML
4 2 (18.18%) Unix

MPEG
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Quicktime
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) HTTP
1 4 (36.36%) Multicast
1 4 (36.36%) RTSP
2 3 (27.27%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Broadcast Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Manual Tester
1 2 (18.18%) Tester
2 1 (9.09%) Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Network Operator
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Flash
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) Dojo
3 1 (9.09%) FFmpeg
3 1 (9.09%) JSON
3 1 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) IPTV
2 4 (36.36%) Over-the-Top Content
2 4 (36.36%) Video\Live Streaming
3 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
3 2 (18.18%) STB
4 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (9.09%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) DRM
2 3 (27.27%) Broadcast Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Cryptography
3 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
4 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Physics
4 1 (9.09%) RDF
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
1 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
1 2 (18.18%) VBScript
2 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft