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 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 141 -
Contract jobs citing MPEG 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.033% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +6.92% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 693 831 770
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 25.87% 27.81% 23.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 533 472
Median daily rate £410 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 64 48
Median hourly rate £43.50 £39.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.53% +21.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £12.00 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.20 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year - +29.72%  

MPEG
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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