Period
to 26 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term MPEG in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MPEG over the 6 months to 26 July 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.

Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
England > South West
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 210 208
Contract jobs citing MPEG 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.017% 0.031%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.057% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
South West median daily rate - £325 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.78% -6.52%
England median daily rate £388 £385 £325
% change year-on-year +0.65% +18.46% +4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% - +2.56%

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 West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1473 1754 1598
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 26.91% 29.10% 24.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 925 1157 1016
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.63%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £213
90th Percentile £554 £575 £527
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 106 101
South West median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.67% +4.17% +108.70%
10th Percentile £12.76 £12.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.20 £55.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year - +8.11% -5.13%

MPEG
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing MPEG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for MPEG in the South West

MPEG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MPEG in the South West

MPEG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MPEG in the South West