The table below looks at the prevalence of the term MPEG in contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MPEG over the 3 months to 22 June 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)
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 30 46
Rank change year-on-year +2 +16  
Contract jobs citing MPEG 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.49% 0.45% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.92% 1.72% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £550 £383 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.79% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £355 £240
% change year-on-year +18.30% +47.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +21.25% -  

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 Southampton with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 52 58 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 25.37% 26.36% 19.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 34 46
Median daily rate £530 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.70% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £325 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.02% +3.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Median hourly rate £12.70 £15.70 £29.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.10% -46.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £15.70 £14.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.29 £15.70 £37.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £18.69
% change year-on-year +9.89% +21.72%  

MPEG
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

MPEG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MPEG in Southampton

MPEG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MPEG in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Southampton region with a requirement for MPEG.

1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) STB
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Product Management
1 1 (100.00%) Video on Demand
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Sensu
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Actionable Recommendations
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree

MPEG
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 1 (100.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Broadcast Architect
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Sensu
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) STB
1 1 (100.00%) Video on Demand
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) Product Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Actionable Recommendations
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk