Period
to 22 January 2020

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 January 2020 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 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 735 741 828
Rank change year-on-year +6 +87 +3
Contract jobs citing Over-the-Top Content 21 138 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.14% 0.063%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.093% 0.43% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 94 48
UK median daily rate £525 £498 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.53% -0.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £431 £375 £400
90th Percentile £613 £575 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate - £453 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 22,621 32,082 32,867
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.14% 32.19% 32.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,254 20,909 21,824
UK median daily rate £455 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.21% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £250 £275 £258
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,011 1,003 969
UK median hourly rate £24.12 £20.25 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.11% -3.27% +4.68%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.75 £48.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +17.50% - +1.91%

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 January 2020.

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 2 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 January 2020. 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
London +19 21 £525 +5.00% 7
England +4 21 £525 +5.00% 8

For the 6 months to 22 January 2020, 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 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Video on Demand
2 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (23.81%) User Experience
3 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
4 4 (19.05%) Video\Live Streaming
4 4 (19.05%) Adobe
4 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (19.05%) Confluence
4 4 (19.05%) AWS
4 4 (19.05%) JIRA
4 4 (19.05%) Adobe Analytics
4 4 (19.05%) Analytics
4 4 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (14.29%) RxCocoa
5 3 (14.29%) Mobile Development
5 3 (14.29%) Decision-Making
5 3 (14.29%) Product Roadmap
5 3 (14.29%) RxSwift
5 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 3 (14.29%) GitHub
5 3 (14.29%) BDD
5 3 (14.29%) Node.js
5 3 (14.29%) Apple Swift
5 3 (14.29%) iOS Development
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 3 (14.29%) RESTful
5 3 (14.29%) TDD
5 3 (14.29%) JavaScript

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 4 (19.05%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.76%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Adobe Analytics
1 4 (19.05%) AWS
2 3 (14.29%) GitHub
3 2 (9.52%) Serverless
4 1 (4.76%) Azure
4 1 (4.76%) Lucidchart
4 1 (4.76%) npm
4 1 (4.76%) Slack
4 1 (4.76%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) 2G
1 1 (4.76%) 3G
1 1 (4.76%) 4G
1 1 (4.76%) MPLS
1 1 (4.76%) NAS
1 1 (4.76%) SAN
1 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) Appium
3 1 (4.76%) Calabash
3 1 (4.76%) Capybara
3 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.76%) Selenium
3 1 (4.76%) TestRail
3 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (9.52%) Advertising
1 2 (9.52%) Billing
1 2 (9.52%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Product Manager
2 5 (23.81%) Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Product Owner
3 4 (19.05%) Technical Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Technical Product Manager
4 3 (14.29%) iOS Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Product Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Product Owner
6 1 (4.76%) Design Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Digital Product Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Digital Programme Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Onboarding Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Programme Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Node.js
1 3 (14.29%) RESTful
1 3 (14.29%) RxCocoa
1 3 (14.29%) RxSwift
2 2 (9.52%) CSS
2 2 (9.52%) Gherkin
2 2 (9.52%) GraphQL
2 2 (9.52%) HTML
2 2 (9.52%) HTML5
3 1 (4.76%) Jinja
3 1 (4.76%) JSON
3 1 (4.76%) pytest
3 1 (4.76%) React
3 1 (4.76%) Sass
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (28.57%) Video on Demand
2 5 (23.81%) User Experience
3 4 (19.05%) Video\Live Streaming
4 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
4 2 (9.52%) STB
5 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
5 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
3 4 (19.05%) Analytics
3 4 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (14.29%) BDD
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (14.29%) Decision-Making
4 3 (14.29%) iOS Development
4 3 (14.29%) Mobile Development
4 3 (14.29%) OOP
4 3 (14.29%) Product Roadmap
4 3 (14.29%) TDD
4 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 2 (9.52%) Identity Management
5 2 (9.52%) Kanban
5 2 (9.52%) Line Management
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Scrum
5 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Apple Swift
1 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.52%) TypeScript
3 1 (4.76%) C
3 1 (4.76%) Embedded C
3 1 (4.76%) ES6
3 1 (4.76%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) CCIE
2 1 (4.76%) CCIE Service Provider
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.76%) PMP
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Adobe
2 2 (9.52%) Roku
3 1 (4.76%) Aspera
3 1 (4.76%) Google
3 1 (4.76%) Signiant