Period
to 22 August 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Over-the-Top Content in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Over-the-Top Content over the 6 months to 22 August 2019 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.

Over-the-Top Media Services (OTT)
UK
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 782 766 824
Rank change year-on-year -16 +58 +59
Contract jobs citing Over-the-Top Content 58 135 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.065% 0.13% 0.059%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.41% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 99 47
UK median daily rate £481 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +2.56% +8.33%
10th Percentile £363 £400 £358
90th Percentile £562 £603 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate - £445 £550
% change year-on-year - -19.09% +29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £50.00

Over-the-Top Content is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 29,000 33,208 31,586
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.28% 32.52% 32.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,660 21,311 20,450
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.59% +2.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £656 £644
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,036 1,046 995
UK median hourly rate £21.46 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.18% +5.00% -0.25%
10th Percentile £11.65 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.25 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year - +3.65% -5.88%

Over-the-Top Content
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Over-the-Top Content as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Over-the-Top Content in the UK

Over-the-Top Content
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Over-the-Top Content in the UK

Over-the-Top Content
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Over-the-Top Content over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Over-the-Top Content in the UK

Over-the-Top Content
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Over-the-Top Content in the UK

Over-the-Top Content
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 Over-the-Top Content within the UK over the 6 months to 22 August 2019. 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 -10 58 £481 -3.75% 5
London +4 57 £481 -3.75% 3
UK excluding London +42 1 - - 2
South East +24 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Over-the-Top Content also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Over-the-Top Content.

1 34 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
1 34 (58.62%) Video on Demand
2 20 (34.48%) Kanban
3 18 (31.03%) User Experience
4 17 (29.31%) Scrum
5 15 (25.86%) Adobe
5 15 (25.86%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (25.86%) Analytics
6 14 (24.14%) Mobile App
6 14 (24.14%) Adobe Analytics
7 12 (20.69%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (15.52%) JIRA
8 9 (15.52%) Product Roadmap
9 8 (13.79%) Analytical Thinking
9 8 (13.79%) AWS
9 8 (13.79%) Test Automation
9 8 (13.79%) Advertising
9 8 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (12.07%) SOAP
10 7 (12.07%) SoapUI
10 7 (12.07%) BDD
10 7 (12.07%) QA
10 7 (12.07%) Actionable Insight
10 7 (12.07%) Critical Thinking
10 7 (12.07%) Decision-Making
10 7 (12.07%) API Testing
11 6 (10.34%) Tableau
11 6 (10.34%) Wireshark
11 6 (10.34%) Statistics
11 6 (10.34%) JSON

Over-the-Top Content
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 3 (5.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.72%) InVision
2 1 (1.72%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 14 (24.14%) Adobe Analytics
2 8 (13.79%) AWS
3 4 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (6.90%) Amazon S3
4 3 (5.17%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (5.17%) Google Analytics
4 3 (5.17%) Power Platform
5 2 (3.45%) GitHub
6 1 (1.72%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (1.72%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.72%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.72%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (1.72%) Azure
6 1 (1.72%) CloudFront
6 1 (1.72%) Route 53
6 1 (1.72%) Serverless
6 1 (1.72%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.72%) Internet
2 1 (1.72%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) Amazon Redshift
1 3 (5.17%) Power BI
1 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.45%) Big Data
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 9 (15.52%) JIRA
2 7 (12.07%) SoapUI
3 4 (6.90%) Selenium
3 4 (6.90%) TestRail
4 3 (5.17%) Appium
4 3 (5.17%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.17%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.45%) CircleCI
6 1 (1.72%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.72%) Calabash
6 1 (1.72%) Capybara
6 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.72%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (13.79%) Advertising
2 4 (6.90%) Billing
2 4 (6.90%) Games
3 2 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (18.97%) Product Manager
2 8 (13.79%) Analytics Manager
2 8 (13.79%) Tester
3 7 (12.07%) Delivery Manager
4 6 (10.34%) Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 5 (8.62%) Data Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) Data Analytics Manager
5 5 (8.62%) Data Manager
5 5 (8.62%) Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Manual Tester
6 4 (6.90%) User Experience Researcher
7 2 (3.45%) Designer
7 2 (3.45%) Developer in Test
7 2 (3.45%) Digital Product Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Mobile Tester
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Product Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Technical Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Technical Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) SOAP
2 6 (10.34%) JSON
2 6 (10.34%) Web Services
3 3 (5.17%) NumPy
3 3 (5.17%) scikit-learn
3 3 (5.17%) SciPy
3 3 (5.17%) XML
4 2 (3.45%) CSS
4 2 (3.45%) HTML
4 2 (3.45%) Node.js
4 2 (3.45%) React
4 2 (3.45%) REST
5 1 (1.72%) CakePHP
5 1 (1.72%) Flash
5 1 (1.72%) Framer.js
5 1 (1.72%) GraphQL
5 1 (1.72%) HTML5
5 1 (1.72%) Jinja
5 1 (1.72%) pytest
5 1 (1.72%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 34 (58.62%) Video on Demand
2 18 (31.03%) User Experience
3 15 (25.86%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (24.14%) Mobile App
5 5 (8.62%) Apple TV
5 5 (8.62%) PlayStation
5 5 (8.62%) Xbox
6 4 (6.90%) Video\Live Streaming
7 3 (5.17%) Digital Media
7 3 (5.17%) Virtual Team
8 2 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (3.45%) STB
9 1 (1.72%) Animation
9 1 (1.72%) IPTV
9 1 (1.72%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) Android
1 4 (6.90%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.45%) Linux
2 2 (3.45%) Unix
3 1 (1.72%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (34.48%) Kanban
3 17 (29.31%) Scrum
4 15 (25.86%) Analytics
5 12 (20.69%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (15.52%) Product Roadmap
7 8 (13.79%) Analytical Thinking
7 8 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (13.79%) Test Automation
8 7 (12.07%) Actionable Insight
8 7 (12.07%) API Testing
8 7 (12.07%) BDD
8 7 (12.07%) Critical Thinking
8 7 (12.07%) Decision-Making
9 6 (10.34%) CRM
9 6 (10.34%) Data Analysis
9 6 (10.34%) Statistics
10 5 (8.62%) Asset Management
10 5 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (8.62%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
1 6 (10.34%) Python
2 3 (5.17%) R
2 3 (5.17%) SQL
3 2 (3.45%) Java
4 1 (1.72%) ActionScript
4 1 (1.72%) BrightScript
4 1 (1.72%) PHP
4 1 (1.72%) Ruby
4 1 (1.72%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.07%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.72%) Ansible
2 1 (1.72%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 15 (25.86%) Adobe
2 6 (10.34%) Tableau
3 5 (8.62%) Apple
3 5 (8.62%) Google
3 5 (8.62%) Samsung
4 3 (5.17%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (5.17%) Omniture
5 2 (3.45%) Roku
6 1 (1.72%) HP
6 1 (1.72%) Spotify
6 1 (1.72%) Zend