The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited STB over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Set-Top Box (STB)
England / London
Rank 389 389 402
Rank change year-on-year 0 +13  
Contract jobs citing STB 17 51 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.087% 0.23% 0.086%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.67% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 38 14
Median daily rate £450 £420 £302
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +38.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £325 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £540 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £388 £400
% change year-on-year -10.32% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £50.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -17.50% +66.66%  

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 6847 7657 7476
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 35.17% 34.60% 35.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4755 5443 5093
Median daily rate £500 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £298 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 121 139
Median hourly rate £28.35 £19.99 £19.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.77% +4.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.91 £12.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -33.89% +52.00%  

STB
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

STB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for STB in London

STB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for STB in London

STB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for STB in London

STB
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 STB within the London region over the 3 months to 25 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 0 1 - -
Feltham - 1 - -
STB
England

STB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 London region with a requirement for STB.

1 22 (44.90%) Python
1 22 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (40.82%) JIRA
3 17 (34.69%) JavaScript
4 16 (32.65%) Linux
5 13 (26.53%) MySQL
6 12 (24.49%) Degree
6 12 (24.49%) Video on Demand
7 11 (22.45%) HTML5
7 11 (22.45%) HTML
7 11 (22.45%) Embedded Systems
8 10 (20.41%) CSS
8 10 (20.41%) Middleware
8 10 (20.41%) Digital TV
8 10 (20.41%) Scrum
8 10 (20.41%) Node.js
9 9 (18.37%) CSS3
9 9 (18.37%) Git (software)
9 9 (18.37%) nginx
9 9 (18.37%) Web Development
9 9 (18.37%) Django
9 9 (18.37%) Unix
9 9 (18.37%) SQL
9 9 (18.37%) AngularJS
9 9 (18.37%) uWSGI
9 9 (18.37%) Code Optimisation
9 9 (18.37%) LEMP Stack
10 8 (16.33%) Functional Testing
10 8 (16.33%) OO
10 8 (16.33%) QA

STB
Top Related 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 9 (18.37%) nginx
1 9 (18.37%) uWSGI
2 6 (12.24%) Confluence
3 3 (6.12%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
1 1 (2.04%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) DVB
2 5 (10.20%) HTTP
3 3 (6.12%) Broadband
3 3 (6.12%) Ethernet
3 3 (6.12%) Internet
3 3 (6.12%) SNMP
4 2 (4.08%) LDAP
5 1 (2.04%) 802.11
5 1 (2.04%) VLAN
5 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) MySQL
2 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (40.82%) JIRA
2 9 (18.37%) Git (software)
3 6 (12.24%) Subversion
4 5 (10.20%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.04%) Gerrit
5 1 (2.04%) gulp
General
1 7 (14.29%) Electronics
2 6 (12.24%) Games
2 6 (12.24%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) French Language
Job Titles
1 18 (36.73%) Developer
2 9 (18.37%) Django Developer
3 6 (12.24%) Python Developer
3 6 (12.24%) Tester
4 5 (10.20%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Manual Tester
4 5 (10.20%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.16%) Middleware Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Python/Django Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Integration Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Junior
6 3 (6.12%) Scrum Master
7 2 (4.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (4.08%) Junior Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Junior Python Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Software Project Manager
7 2 (4.08%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.45%) HTML
1 11 (22.45%) HTML5
2 10 (20.41%) CSS
2 10 (20.41%) Middleware
2 10 (20.41%) Node.js
3 9 (18.37%) AngularJS
3 9 (18.37%) CSS3
3 9 (18.37%) Django
3 9 (18.37%) LEMP Stack
4 6 (12.24%) JSON
5 5 (10.20%) .NET
5 5 (10.20%) RESTful
6 4 (8.16%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (4.08%) NumPy
7 2 (4.08%) OpenCV
7 2 (4.08%) Pandas
7 2 (4.08%) PyQt
8 1 (2.04%) 802.1X
8 1 (2.04%) RAML
8 1 (2.04%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Video on Demand
2 11 (22.45%) Embedded Systems
3 10 (20.41%) Digital TV
4 8 (16.33%) IPTV
5 7 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 5 (10.20%) MPEG
7 4 (8.16%) Device Driver
7 4 (8.16%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (8.16%) Over-the-Top Content
7 4 (8.16%) Streaming Video
7 4 (8.16%) Virtual Team
8 3 (6.12%) Data Centre
9 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (4.08%) HP Storage
10 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
10 1 (2.04%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.65%) Linux
2 9 (18.37%) Unix
3 3 (6.12%) Android
4 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.41%) Scrum
3 9 (18.37%) Code Optimisation
3 9 (18.37%) Web Development
4 8 (16.33%) Functional Testing
4 8 (16.33%) OO
5 6 (12.24%) Automated Testing
5 6 (12.24%) Mathematics
6 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
6 5 (10.20%) Multithreading
6 5 (10.20%) OOP
6 5 (10.20%) Software Architecture
6 5 (10.20%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (8.16%) API Development
7 4 (8.16%) API Testing
7 4 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.16%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (8.16%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.12%) IT Strategy
8 3 (6.12%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.90%) Python
2 17 (34.69%) JavaScript
3 9 (18.37%) SQL
4 6 (12.24%) C
4 6 (12.24%) C++
5 5 (10.20%) VB.NET
5 5 (10.20%) VBScript
6 4 (8.16%) Perl
6 4 (8.16%) Ruby
7 2 (4.08%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.04%) C#
8 1 (2.04%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) Degree
2 5 (10.20%) ISEB
2 5 (10.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.08%) Ansible
2 2 (4.08%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (6.12%) HP
1 3 (6.12%) VMware
2 2 (4.08%) 3PAR
2 2 (4.08%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco
3 1 (2.04%) Huawei
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
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