Period
to 20 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term MHEG in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MHEG over the 6 months to 20 July 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.

MHEG-5
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 839 900 885
Rank change year-on-year +61 -15 -23
Contract jobs citing MHEG 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.005% 0.003%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.009% 0.014% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
UK median daily rate - £328 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.73% +3.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £328 £344
% change year-on-year - -4.73% +5.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

MHEG 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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 31784 36342 35888
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.38% 33.01% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 20714 23860 22314
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £233
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1048 1182 1372
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +16.67% -10.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.76% +20.00% -7.89%

MHEG
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for MHEG in the UK

MHEG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MHEG in the UK

MHEG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MHEG in the UK

MHEG
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 MHEG within the UK over the 6 months to 20 July 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
UK excluding London +58 3 - -
North of England +57 3 - -
England +56 3 - -
North West +24 3 - -

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MHEG 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 MHEG.

1 3 (100.00%) OpenTV
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Interactive TV
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Video on Demand
1 3 (100.00%) Hudson
1 3 (100.00%) Node.js
1 3 (100.00%) Express
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Linux

MHEG
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:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Hudson
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Express
1 3 (100.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Interactive TV
1 3 (100.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) OpenTV