Period
to 25 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited STB over the 6 months to 25 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.

Set-Top Box (STB)
England > North West
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 223 238
Rank change year-on-year +26 +15 -44
Contract jobs citing STB 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.053% 0.044% 0.012%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.14% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
North West median daily rate £425 £335 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.87% -1.47% -20.00%
10th Percentile £413 £328 £320
90th Percentile £438 £343 £360
England median daily rate £388 £359 £400
% change year-on-year +8.01% -10.31% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
North West median hourly rate - £43.75 -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £43.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% +25.00%

STB 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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1650 2200 2428
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 29.18% 32.49% 28.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1053 1409 1439
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £200 £250 £220
90th Percentile £575 £558 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 89 113
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -8.57% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.65 £11.31 £11.50
90th Percentile £55.00 £44.80 £46.12
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.13 £19.50
% change year-on-year +1.86% +3.21% +8.36%

STB
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing STB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for STB in the North West

STB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for STB in the North West

STB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for STB in the North West

STB
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STB within the North West region over the 6 months to 25 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
Cheshire - 2 £425 -
STB
England

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 North West region with a requirement for STB.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) J2SE
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) HTTPS
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) Java ME
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Android Development
2 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware

STB
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) HTTPS
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Core Java Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Programmer
2 2 (66.67%) Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) Android Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C++ Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Developer
3 1 (33.33%) GUI Developer
3 1 (33.33%) GUI Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) iOS Android Developer
3 1 (33.33%) iOS Developer
3 1 (33.33%) iOS Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Android Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Java GUI Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) J2SE
1 2 (66.67%) Java ME
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Android Development
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) OOD
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Java