Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 744 826 859
Rank change year-on-year +82 +33 -7
Contract jobs citing Over-the-Top Content 135 56 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.056% 0.034%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.16% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 43 20
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +16.42% -20.43%
10th Percentile £406 £365 £341
90th Percentile £588 £559 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £453 £525 -
% change year-on-year -13.81% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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 34,968 34,176 36,458
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.17% 34.40% 34.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,893 22,520 23,792
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £660 £650 £621
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,071 1,058 1,252
UK median hourly rate £21.18 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.90% - +7.99%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.62
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £47.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.09 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.43% - +11.11%

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 21 October 2018.

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 8 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 21 October 2018. 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 +77 134 £500 +2.56% 25
London +41 110 £500 +2.56% 16
UK excluding London 0 25 £453 -13.81% 9
East of England - 20 £445 - 1
South East -9 3 £550 - 6
Yorkshire -22 1 £500 - 2
North of England -29 1 £500 - 2
Wales - 1 £438 -

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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 81 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (59.26%) Video on Demand
3 41 (30.37%) User Experience
4 36 (26.67%) Video\Live Streaming
5 31 (22.96%) TDD
6 27 (20.00%) Scrum
6 27 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 22 (16.30%) JIRA
8 21 (15.56%) Git (software)
9 20 (14.81%) Kanban
9 20 (14.81%) Linux
10 19 (14.07%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (13.33%) QA
12 17 (12.59%) React
13 16 (11.85%) CircleCI
13 16 (11.85%) Telecoms
13 16 (11.85%) BDD
13 16 (11.85%) REST
14 15 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (11.11%) Software Engineering
14 15 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (11.11%) Unix
15 14 (10.37%) Java
15 14 (10.37%) Mobile App
15 14 (10.37%) Acceptance Criteria
16 13 (9.63%) Analytics
16 13 (9.63%) Docker
16 13 (9.63%) CSS
16 13 (9.63%) IPTV
16 13 (9.63%) Amazon AWS

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 11 (8.15%) Confluence
2 3 (2.22%) SAS
3 2 (1.48%) Apache
4 1 (0.74%) CMS
4 1 (0.74%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (2.96%) InVision
2 2 (1.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) ScheduALL
2 2 (1.48%) Magento
2 2 (1.48%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.63%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.70%) BrowserStack
3 4 (2.96%) Adobe Analytics
3 4 (2.96%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.96%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (2.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (2.22%) GitHub
4 3 (2.22%) PaaS
4 3 (2.22%) Serverless
5 1 (0.74%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.74%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.74%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.74%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.74%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.74%) Route 53
5 1 (0.74%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.93%) HTTP
2 7 (5.19%) DNS
2 7 (5.19%) Firewall
3 6 (4.44%) Remote Desktop
3 6 (4.44%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.44%) VPN
4 5 (3.70%) DVB
5 3 (2.22%) MPLS
5 3 (2.22%) SDH
6 2 (1.48%) Broadband
7 1 (0.74%) BGP
7 1 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.74%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (0.74%) IGMP
7 1 (0.74%) Internet
7 1 (0.74%) IPv4
7 1 (0.74%) IPv6
7 1 (0.74%) OSPF
7 1 (0.74%) SNMP
7 1 (0.74%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (4.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.96%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.22%) MySQL
5 1 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.74%) Big Data
5 1 (0.74%) DB2
5 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (16.30%) JIRA
2 21 (15.56%) Git (software)
3 16 (11.85%) CircleCI
4 7 (5.19%) Appium
4 7 (5.19%) Jenkins
4 7 (5.19%) Mocha
5 6 (4.44%) Cucumber
5 6 (4.44%) Selenium
6 5 (3.70%) CocoaPods
6 5 (3.70%) fastlane
6 5 (3.70%) Subversion
6 5 (3.70%) Travis CI
7 4 (2.96%) Babel
7 4 (2.96%) Gradle
7 4 (2.96%) Jasmine
8 3 (2.22%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.48%) Android Studio
9 2 (1.48%) JUnit
9 2 (1.48%) Mockito
10 1 (0.74%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (11.85%) Telecoms
2 11 (8.15%) Advertising
3 10 (7.41%) Finance
3 10 (7.41%) Games
4 9 (6.67%) Marketing
5 7 (5.19%) Billing
6 3 (2.22%) Publishing
7 2 (1.48%) Electronics
7 2 (1.48%) Retail
8 1 (0.74%) Legal
8 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.74%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 34 (25.19%) Developer
2 19 (14.07%) Project Manager
3 17 (12.59%) Analyst
4 15 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 14 (10.37%) React Developer
5 14 (10.37%) Technical Manager
6 13 (9.63%) Technical Project Manager
7 9 (6.67%) Designer
8 8 (5.93%) Product Owner
8 8 (5.93%) Senior Manager
9 7 (5.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 7 (5.19%) Product Manager
10 6 (4.44%) iOS Developer
10 6 (4.44%) Senior Developer
11 5 (3.70%) Broadcast Analyst
11 5 (3.70%) Broadcast Business Analyst
11 5 (3.70%) Digital Product Owner
11 5 (3.70%) Integration Engineer
11 5 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
12 4 (2.96%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.59%) React
2 16 (11.85%) REST
3 13 (9.63%) CSS
4 11 (8.15%) HTML
4 11 (8.15%) Node.js
5 10 (7.41%) JSON
5 10 (7.41%) XML
6 8 (5.93%) LAMP
7 7 (5.19%) HTML5
8 6 (4.44%) SOAP
9 5 (3.70%) AngularJS
9 5 (3.70%) AVFoundation
9 5 (3.70%) Core Data
9 5 (3.70%) iOS SDK
9 5 (3.70%) RxCocoa
9 5 (3.70%) RxSwift
9 5 (3.70%) UIKit
9 5 (3.70%) Web Services
10 4 (2.96%) Dagger
10 4 (2.96%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 80 (59.26%) Video on Demand
2 41 (30.37%) User Experience
3 36 (26.67%) Video\Live Streaming
4 19 (14.07%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (10.37%) Mobile App
6 13 (9.63%) IPTV
7 9 (6.67%) Digital Media
7 9 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (5.93%) STB
9 6 (4.44%) Apple TV
10 5 (3.70%) iPad
10 5 (3.70%) iPhone
10 5 (3.70%) MPEG
11 3 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (2.22%) Management Information System
11 3 (2.22%) Media Streaming
12 2 (1.48%) Animation
12 2 (1.48%) New Media
13 1 (0.74%) Interactive TV
13 1 (0.74%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.81%) Linux
2 15 (11.11%) Unix
3 11 (8.15%) Android
4 10 (7.41%) Apple iOS
5 7 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.70%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.48%) CentOS
8 1 (0.74%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (22.96%) TDD
3 27 (20.00%) Scrum
4 20 (14.81%) Kanban
5 16 (11.85%) BDD
6 15 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 15 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (10.37%) Acceptance Criteria
8 13 (9.63%) Analytics
9 12 (8.89%) User Stories
10 11 (8.15%) Project Management
11 10 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (7.41%) Pair Programming
11 10 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (7.41%) Web Development
12 9 (6.67%) DRM
12 9 (6.67%) OO
12 9 (6.67%) Test Automation
13 8 (5.93%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (10.37%) Java
3 9 (6.67%) PHP
3 9 (6.67%) SQL
4 5 (3.70%) Apple Swift
4 5 (3.70%) Python
4 5 (3.70%) TypeScript
5 4 (2.96%) C
5 4 (2.96%) Kotlin
6 3 (2.22%) C#
6 3 (2.22%) Clojure
6 3 (2.22%) Go
6 3 (2.22%) Groovy
6 3 (2.22%) Java 8
6 3 (2.22%) Jython
6 3 (2.22%) Scala
7 2 (1.48%) C++
8 1 (0.74%) ES6
Qualifications
1 5 (3.70%) Degree
2 2 (1.48%) PMP
3 1 (0.74%) RHCE
3 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (9.63%) Docker
2 6 (4.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 6 (4.44%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (3.70%) Kubernetes
1 5 (3.70%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (2.22%) Terraform
3 2 (1.48%) Puppet
4 1 (0.74%) Ansible
4 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (5.93%) Adobe
1 8 (5.93%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.44%) Apple
2 6 (4.44%) Red Hat
3 4 (2.96%) Google
3 4 (2.96%) Omniture
4 3 (2.22%) Atlassian
4 3 (2.22%) Tektronix
5 2 (1.48%) Adyen
5 2 (1.48%) ForgeRock
5 2 (1.48%) Ingenico
5 2 (1.48%) Okta
5 2 (1.48%) Zend
6 1 (0.74%) Cisco
6 1 (0.74%) IBM
6 1 (0.74%) Nokia
6 1 (0.74%) Samsung
6 1 (0.74%) SAP
6 1 (0.74%) Sonus
6 1 (0.74%) Sony