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 3 months to 28 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.

Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 397 412 407
Rank change year-on-year +15 -5  
Contract jobs citing MPEG 5 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.026% 0.063% 0.023%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.073% 0.18% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 5
Median daily rate £481 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.94% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £325 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £535 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £325 £333
% change year-on-year +6.92% -2.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 6839 7737 7624
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 35.08% 34.69% 35.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4768 5512 5179
Median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 121 143
Median hourly rate £27.92 £19.50 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.21% +3.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.20 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.22 £18.83
% change year-on-year -31.36% +44.56%  

MPEG
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 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
City of London -9 1 £550 +51.72%
MPEG
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region with a requirement for MPEG.

1 11 (57.89%) HTTP
1 11 (57.89%) Automated Testing
2 10 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (52.63%) Java
3 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (42.11%) TDD
4 8 (42.11%) RTP
4 8 (42.11%) Streaming Video
4 8 (42.11%) Scrum
4 8 (42.11%) Android
4 8 (42.11%) RTSP
4 8 (42.11%) HTML
4 8 (42.11%) GStreamer
4 8 (42.11%) NoSQL
4 8 (42.11%) Apple iOS
4 8 (42.11%) Brightcove
4 8 (42.11%) FFmpeg
5 7 (36.84%) Mobile App
5 7 (36.84%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (36.84%) RESTful
5 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (36.84%) Unix
5 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
5 7 (36.84%) MySQL
5 7 (36.84%) CSS
5 7 (36.84%) Spring
5 7 (36.84%) Ajax
5 7 (36.84%) Kanban
5 7 (36.84%) jQuery
5 7 (36.84%) Pair Programming

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 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (36.84%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) HTTP
2 8 (42.11%) RTP
2 8 (42.11%) RTSP
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (10.53%) Internet
3 2 (10.53%) IPv4
3 2 (10.53%) IPv6
4 1 (5.26%) BGP
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
4 1 (5.26%) DVB
4 1 (5.26%) MQTT
4 1 (5.26%) SSL
4 1 (5.26%) STUN
4 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) NoSQL
2 7 (36.84%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Games
1 2 (10.53%) Marketing
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
1 8 (42.11%) Java Developer
1 8 (42.11%) Senior Developer
1 8 (42.11%) Senior Java Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Manual Tester
2 4 (21.05%) Tester
3 2 (10.53%) Design Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) IP Design Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Broadcast Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Java Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Monitoring Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Python Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Video On Demand Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) FFmpeg
1 8 (42.11%) GStreamer
1 8 (42.11%) HTML
2 7 (36.84%) Ajax
2 7 (36.84%) CSS
2 7 (36.84%) jQuery
2 7 (36.84%) RESTful
2 7 (36.84%) Spring
3 4 (21.05%) .NET
4 1 (5.26%) HTML5
4 1 (5.26%) JSON
4 1 (5.26%) Kafka
4 1 (5.26%) Node.js
4 1 (5.26%) POSIX
4 1 (5.26%) Protocol Buffers
4 1 (5.26%) REST
4 1 (5.26%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Streaming Video
2 7 (36.84%) Mobile App
3 5 (26.32%) STB
4 1 (5.26%) Clustering
4 1 (5.26%) Digital TV
4 1 (5.26%) PKI
4 1 (5.26%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Android
1 8 (42.11%) Apple iOS
2 7 (36.84%) Unix
3 4 (21.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Automated Testing
2 10 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (42.11%) Scrum
4 8 (42.11%) TDD
5 7 (36.84%) Kanban
5 7 (36.84%) Pair Programming
6 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
7 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Broadcast Engineering
8 2 (10.53%) Load Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Manual Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
8 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
9 1 (5.26%) Continuous Deployment
9 1 (5.26%) Kernel Tuning
9 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
9 1 (5.26%) Open Source
9 1 (5.26%) Software Architecture
9 1 (5.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Java
2 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 4 (21.05%) C
4 4 (21.05%) VB.NET
4 4 (21.05%) VBScript
5 3 (15.79%) Python
6 1 (5.26%) C++
6 1 (5.26%) Embedded C
6 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) ISEB
1 4 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (10.53%) CCIE
2 2 (10.53%) CCNA
2 2 (10.53%) CCNP
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.53%) HND
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.26%) Graphite
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Brightcove
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco