Period
to 13 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited STB over the 6 months to 13 December 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)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 - 23
Rank change year-on-year - +23 +16
Contract jobs citing STB 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.34% - 1.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% - 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Northern Ireland median daily rate - - £463
UK median daily rate £425 £358 £463
% change year-on-year +18.88% -22.70% +23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £43.75 £41.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% +5.42% -

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 318 98 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 54.83% 30.43% 46.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 64 38
Northern Ireland median daily rate £425 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +25.00% -2.04%
10th Percentile £311 £243 £88
90th Percentile £538 £541 £454
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 1
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £22.50 £13.63 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.14% +0.93% -19.26%
10th Percentile £15.55 £10.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £33.05 £17.68 £14.25
UK median hourly rate £21.30 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +6.50% +2.56% +11.11%

STB
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for STB in Northern Ireland

STB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for STB in Northern Ireland

STB
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STB within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 13 December 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
County Antrim - 2 - -
STB
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for STB.

1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Jasmine
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Grunt
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) npm
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript

STB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 2 (100.00%) npm
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Grunt
1 2 (100.00%) Jasmine
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (50.00%) HTML CSS Developer
2 1 (50.00%) HTML Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Docker