Period
to 24 February 2018

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 24 February 2018 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - - 30
Contract jobs citing STB 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland - - 1.06%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Northern Ireland median daily rate - - £463
UK median daily rate £340 £388 £450
% change year-on-year -12.26% -13.89% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £42.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year - -15.00% +66.67%

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 241 163 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 49.18% 41.27% 36.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 130 38
Northern Ireland median daily rate £440 £397 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.97% +32.17% +15.38%
10th Percentile £310 £263 £180
90th Percentile £550 £588 £454
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £24.75 £11.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +115.22% -14.81% -7.60%
10th Percentile £15.93 £10.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £36.75 £13.50 £14.25
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%

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