Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for FFmpeg skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FFmpeg over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

FFmpeg
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 881 893 898
Rank change year-on-year +12 +5 -37
Contract jobs citing FFmpeg 3 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.006% 0.005%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.009% 0.019% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
UK median daily rate £313 £338 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.41% +17.39% -17.86%
10th Percentile £279 £263 £176
90th Percentile £416 £625 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £306 £300 £425
% change year-on-year +2.08% -29.41% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

FFmpeg is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 33013 32000 31983
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.00% 30.35% 28.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 23308 22171 21922
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 364 549
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £18.50 £14.37 £15.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.40 £54.92
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +10.81% -1.33% +10.74%

FFmpeg
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing FFmpeg as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for FFmpeg in the UK

FFmpeg
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FFmpeg in the UK

FFmpeg
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FFmpeg within the UK over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +12 3 £313 -7.41%
UK excluding London +29 2 £306 +2.08%
South West +6 2 £306 +11.36%
London -32 1 £425 -29.17%

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing FFmpeg also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for FFmpeg.

1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) nginx
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) CodeIgniter
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) LAMP
2 2 (66.67%) Debian
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) OpenCV
2 2 (66.67%) Sass
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database

FFmpeg
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) nginx
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) LAMP Developer
1 2 (66.67%) PHP Developer
1 2 (66.67%) PHP LAMP Developer
1 2 (66.67%) PHP Web Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Broadcast Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) CMS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CodeIgniter
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) CSS3
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) LAMP
1 2 (66.67%) LEMP Stack
1 2 (66.67%) OpenCV
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) Sass
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (33.33%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Debian
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Issue Tracking
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Broadcast Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) ES6
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet