The table below looks at the prevalence of the term MPEG in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MPEG 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
Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
England / South East
Rank 239 248 265
Rank change year-on-year +9 +17  
Contract jobs citing MPEG 6 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.076% 0.17% 0.041%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.58% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Median daily rate £349 £368 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.10% +10.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £354 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £382 £347
UK excluding London median daily rate £349 £325 £333
% change year-on-year +7.30% -2.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £29.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -27.50%  
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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2406 2763 2752
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 30.65% 29.97% 28.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1361 1651 1434
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 149 162
Median hourly rate £17.50 £38.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.54% +102.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.13 £13.00 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.22 £60.49 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -33.89% +52.00%  

MPEG
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

MPEG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MPEG in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for MPEG in the South East

MPEG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MPEG in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MPEG in the South East

MPEG
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MPEG within the South East 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
Hampshire +2 2 £343 -6.80% 1
Middlesex - 2 £349 -
Berkshire +24 1 - -
MPEG
England

MPEG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region with a requirement for MPEG.

1 13 (100.00%) C
1 13 (100.00%) Digital TV
1 13 (100.00%) DVB
1 13 (100.00%) STB
2 12 (92.31%) Git (software)
2 12 (92.31%) HTML5
2 12 (92.31%) NoSQL
2 12 (92.31%) Node.js
2 12 (92.31%) REST
2 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 12 (92.31%) Scrum
2 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (92.31%) TDD
2 12 (92.31%) C++
2 12 (92.31%) HTML
2 12 (92.31%) SOA
2 12 (92.31%) HTTP
3 8 (61.54%) Continuous Deployment
3 8 (61.54%) Software Architecture
3 8 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (53.85%) Degree
4 7 (53.85%) Computer Science
5 6 (46.15%) User Stories
6 5 (38.46%) Linux
7 4 (30.77%) Python
7 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Perl
7 4 (30.77%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
7 4 (30.77%) SaltStack

MPEG
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 13 (100.00%) DVB
2 12 (92.31%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (92.31%) Git (software)
2 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) Bugzilla
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Embedded Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Embedded Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) C/C++ Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C++ Developer
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Junior DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Software Integration Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) HTML
1 12 (92.31%) HTML5
1 12 (92.31%) Node.js
1 12 (92.31%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (100.00%) Digital TV
1 13 (100.00%) STB
2 7 (53.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) CentOS
2 4 (30.77%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (92.31%) Scrum
1 12 (92.31%) SOA
1 12 (92.31%) TDD
2 8 (61.54%) Continuous Deployment
2 8 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (61.54%) Software Architecture
3 6 (46.15%) User Stories
4 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 2 (15.38%) DevOps
6 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
7 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C
2 12 (92.31%) C++
2 12 (92.31%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
3 4 (30.77%) Perl
3 4 (30.77%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) Embedded C
4 2 (15.38%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Docker
1 4 (30.77%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (30.77%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) SaltStack
2 1 (7.69%) VMware
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