Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 760 794 793
Rank change year-on-year +34 -1 +19
Contract jobs citing Over-the-Top Content 100 85 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.084% 0.045%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.25% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 61 29
UK median daily rate £475 £513 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.32% +20.59% -10.53%
10th Percentile £352 £413 £325
90th Percentile £549 £638 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £498 - £450
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 31,373 33,494 30,305
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.95% 33.13% 32.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,539 22,049 19,651
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £285 £265 £260
90th Percentile £669 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 993 1,025 1,054
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.88% -3.94%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.25 £11.32
90th Percentile £51.25 £52.00 £49.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.21 £18.50
% change year-on-year -1.04% +9.24% -11.90%

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 23 April 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 6 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 23 April 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 +26 100 £475 -7.32% 11
London +44 96 £475 -7.32% 6
UK excluding London +9 4 £498 - 5
South East +6 2 - - 1
North of England - 2 £498 -
Yorkshire - 2 £498 -

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 66 (66.00%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (65.00%) Video on Demand
3 38 (38.00%) User Experience
4 30 (30.00%) Scrum
5 25 (25.00%) Kanban
5 25 (25.00%) Analytics
6 20 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (19.00%) Adobe
8 18 (18.00%) Adobe Analytics
9 17 (17.00%) Video\Live Streaming
10 16 (16.00%) QA
11 15 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
12 14 (14.00%) Web Services
12 14 (14.00%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (13.00%) Actionable Insight
13 13 (13.00%) JavaScript
13 13 (13.00%) JIRA
13 13 (13.00%) Mobile App
14 12 (12.00%) React
14 12 (12.00%) Android
14 12 (12.00%) Linux
15 11 (11.00%) Tableau
15 11 (11.00%) Digital Media
15 11 (11.00%) Critical Thinking
16 10 (10.00%) Analytical Thinking
16 10 (10.00%) BDD
16 10 (10.00%) Python
16 10 (10.00%) CRM
16 10 (10.00%) Data Modelling
16 10 (10.00%) Advertising

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 5 (5.00%) Confluence
2 1 (1.00%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (6.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.00%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 18 (18.00%) Adobe Analytics
2 15 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (9.00%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (9.00%) Amazon EMR
3 9 (9.00%) Amazon S3
4 5 (5.00%) BrowserStack
5 4 (4.00%) Google Analytics
6 3 (3.00%) Akamai
6 3 (3.00%) Slack
7 2 (2.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (2.00%) GitHub
8 1 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (1.00%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (3.00%) Firewall
2 3 (3.00%) SSL
3 1 (1.00%) HbbTV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 7 (7.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.00%) Power BI
4 3 (3.00%) Big Data
4 3 (3.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (13.00%) JIRA
2 10 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 9 (9.00%) CircleCI
4 7 (7.00%) Appium
4 7 (7.00%) Jenkins
4 7 (7.00%) Selenium
5 5 (5.00%) Cucumber
5 5 (5.00%) SoapUI
6 4 (4.00%) Mocha
7 3 (3.00%) Subversion
8 2 (2.00%) TestRail
9 1 (1.00%) CocoaPods
9 1 (1.00%) fastlane
9 1 (1.00%) JUnit
9 1 (1.00%) Mockito
9 1 (1.00%) Travis CI
General
1 10 (10.00%) Advertising
2 9 (9.00%) Billing
3 5 (5.00%) Games
4 4 (4.00%) Marketing
5 2 (2.00%) Legal
6 1 (1.00%) Finance
6 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.00%) Publishing
6 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (19.00%) Developer
2 14 (14.00%) Analyst
3 12 (12.00%) Data Analyst
4 11 (11.00%) User Experience Researcher
5 9 (9.00%) Tester
6 8 (8.00%) Analytics Manager
6 8 (8.00%) Delivery Manager
6 8 (8.00%) Product Manager
7 6 (6.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (6.00%) Project Manager
7 6 (6.00%) React Developer
8 5 (5.00%) Agile Delivery Manager
9 4 (4.00%) Data Analytics Manager
9 4 (4.00%) Data Manager
9 4 (4.00%) Developer in Test
9 4 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (4.00%) Lead Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Product Owner
9 4 (4.00%) Senior Manager
10 3 (3.00%) Digital Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.00%) Web Services
2 12 (12.00%) React
3 9 (9.00%) JSON
3 9 (9.00%) NumPy
3 9 (9.00%) scikit-learn
3 9 (9.00%) SciPy
4 8 (8.00%) SOAP
5 6 (6.00%) HTML
5 6 (6.00%) Node.js
6 5 (5.00%) REST
6 5 (5.00%) XML
7 4 (4.00%) CSS
7 4 (4.00%) Jest
7 4 (4.00%) Redux
8 3 (3.00%) HTML5
8 3 (3.00%) RESTful
9 2 (2.00%) RxJava
9 2 (2.00%) RxJS
9 2 (2.00%) Sass
9 2 (2.00%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 65 (65.00%) Video on Demand
2 38 (38.00%) User Experience
3 20 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (17.00%) Video\Live Streaming
5 13 (13.00%) Mobile App
6 11 (11.00%) Digital Media
7 8 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (6.00%) Apple TV
8 6 (6.00%) Xbox
9 4 (4.00%) Digital TV
9 4 (4.00%) PlayStation
9 4 (4.00%) STB
10 3 (3.00%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (2.00%) IPTV
11 2 (2.00%) Virtual Team
12 1 (1.00%) iPad
12 1 (1.00%) iPhone
12 1 (1.00%) Media Streaming
12 1 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.00%) Android
1 12 (12.00%) Linux
2 9 (9.00%) Apple iOS
3 7 (7.00%) Unix
4 4 (4.00%) Android TV
4 4 (4.00%) tvOS
5 1 (1.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (66.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (30.00%) Scrum
3 25 (25.00%) Analytics
3 25 (25.00%) Kanban
4 14 (14.00%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (13.00%) Actionable Insight
6 11 (11.00%) Critical Thinking
7 10 (10.00%) Analytical Thinking
7 10 (10.00%) BDD
7 10 (10.00%) CRM
7 10 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 10 (10.00%) Statistics
7 10 (10.00%) TDD
7 10 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 9 (9.00%) Data Analysis
8 9 (9.00%) Software Engineering
8 9 (9.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (9.00%) Workshop Facilitation
9 8 (8.00%) Acceptance Criteria
10 7 (7.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (10.00%) Python
3 9 (9.00%) Java
3 9 (9.00%) R
4 4 (4.00%) SQL
4 4 (4.00%) TypeScript
5 2 (2.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.00%) ES6
5 2 (2.00%) Go
5 2 (2.00%) PHP
5 2 (2.00%) Ruby
6 1 (1.00%) Apple Swift
6 1 (1.00%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 9 (9.00%) Degree
2 3 (3.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (3.00%) ISEB
2 3 (3.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.00%) APMP
3 1 (1.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.00%) QA
2 7 (7.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (7.00%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (2.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (19.00%) Adobe
2 11 (11.00%) Tableau
3 8 (8.00%) Google
4 7 (7.00%) MicroStrategy
5 6 (6.00%) Apple
6 4 (4.00%) Omniture
6 4 (4.00%) Samsung
7 3 (3.00%) Roku
7 3 (3.00%) Splunk
8 2 (2.00%) Brightcove
9 1 (1.00%) Spotify
9 1 (1.00%) Zend