The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited STB over the 3 months to 28 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.

Set-Top Box (STB)
South East / Surrey
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 92 93
Contract jobs citing STB 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey - 0.39% 0.078%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.24% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £369 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +50.51%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £345 £310
% change year-on-year +30.43% +11.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year +7.77% -  

STB 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 Surrey with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 396 403 402
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 32.51% 31.71% 31.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 264 204
Median daily rate £408 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.11% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 16
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +153.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £21.00 £12.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

STB
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey citing STB as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for STB in Surrey

STB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for STB in Surrey

STB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for STB in Surrey