Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 2018 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 887 897
Contract jobs citing FFmpeg 0 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.003% 0.006%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.009% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 6
UK median daily rate - £313 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.41% +17.39%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £306 £300
% change year-on-year - +2.08% -29.41%
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 35,913 33,133 32,613
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.83% 32.22% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,317 23,393 22,570
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 317 377 377
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £17.00 £18.30 £14.25
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.40 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.10% +7.74% -

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