Period
to 15 December 2017

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 15 December 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.

Over-the-Top Technology (OTT)
UK
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 814 835 813
Rank change year-on-year +21 -22 +23
Contract jobs citing Over-the-Top Content 66 44 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.064% 0.043% 0.071%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.13% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 25 66
UK median daily rate £494 £413 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.64% -13.16% +10.21%
10th Percentile £375 £333 £350
90th Percentile £636 £499 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
UK median hourly rate - - £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.00

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 34756 33750 36961
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.68% 32.80% 32.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 23151 22071 23552
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £238
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +4.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 990 1191 1457
UK median hourly rate £21.70 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.50% +2.56% +10.80%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.33 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £46.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +7.32% +7.89% +8.57%

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 15 December 2017.

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 15 December 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
London +39 65 £494 +18.56% 8
England +34 65 £494 +18.56% 9

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Over-the-Top Content 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 Over-the-Top Content.

1 45 (68.18%) Video on Demand
2 34 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (30.30%) JavaScript
4 14 (21.21%) React
5 12 (18.18%) TDD
5 12 (18.18%) Games
6 11 (16.67%) Marketing
6 11 (16.67%) HTML
6 11 (16.67%) CSS
6 11 (16.67%) BDD
6 11 (16.67%) Mobile App
7 10 (15.15%) Node.js
7 10 (15.15%) Software Delivery
7 10 (15.15%) Java
7 10 (15.15%) Telecoms
7 10 (15.15%) Android
7 10 (15.15%) Software Engineering
8 9 (13.64%) Video\Live Streaming
8 9 (13.64%) Finance
8 9 (13.64%) User Experience
8 9 (13.64%) Analytics
8 9 (13.64%) Apple iOS
9 8 (12.12%) Sass
9 8 (12.12%) PHP
10 7 (10.61%) Scrum
10 7 (10.61%) HTML5
11 6 (9.09%) Android Development
11 6 (9.09%) iOS Development
11 6 (9.09%) User Stories
11 6 (9.09%) Pair Programming

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 2 (3.03%) Apache Pig
1 2 (3.03%) Apache Solr
1 2 (3.03%) Apache Spark
1 2 (3.03%) CMS
2 1 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.52%) InVision
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) BrowserStack
2 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.03%) GitHub
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.52%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.52%) AWS OpsWorks
3 1 (1.52%) npm
3 1 (1.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) Broadband
1 1 (1.52%) HTTP
1 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) NoSQL
2 4 (6.06%) Big Data
3 3 (4.55%) Apache Hive
4 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.03%) HBase
4 2 (3.03%) HCatalog
4 2 (3.03%) Presto
4 2 (3.03%) Sqoop
5 1 (1.52%) DocumentDB
5 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.52%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Cucumber
1 4 (6.06%) Git (software)
1 4 (6.06%) JIRA
2 3 (4.55%) Appium
2 3 (4.55%) Selenium
3 1 (1.52%) Geb
3 1 (1.52%) git-flow
3 1 (1.52%) Gradle
3 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.52%) JUnit
3 1 (1.52%) Spock
3 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.52%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.52%) webpack
General
1 12 (18.18%) Games
2 11 (16.67%) Marketing
3 10 (15.15%) Telecoms
4 9 (13.64%) Finance
5 2 (3.03%) Advertising
6 1 (1.52%) Back Office
6 1 (1.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (34.85%) Developer
2 14 (21.21%) Architect
3 7 (10.61%) Analyst
3 7 (10.61%) Technical Architect
4 4 (6.06%) Business Analyst
4 4 (6.06%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (6.06%) Tester
5 3 (4.55%) Android Developer
5 3 (4.55%) Digital Analyst
5 3 (4.55%) iOS Developer
5 3 (4.55%) Java Architect
5 3 (4.55%) Java Technical Architect
5 3 (4.55%) Product Analyst
5 3 (4.55%) Product Manager
5 3 (4.55%) Project Manager
5 3 (4.55%) Senior Architect
5 3 (4.55%) Senior Manager
6 2 (3.03%) Designer
6 2 (3.03%) Senior Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.21%) React
2 11 (16.67%) CSS
2 11 (16.67%) HTML
3 10 (15.15%) Node.js
4 8 (12.12%) Sass
5 7 (10.61%) HTML5
6 6 (9.09%) Web Services
6 6 (9.09%) XML
7 5 (7.58%) Semantic HTML
8 4 (6.06%) JSON
8 4 (6.06%) REST
9 3 (4.55%) Apache Avro
9 3 (4.55%) SOAP
10 2 (3.03%) .NET
10 2 (3.03%) CSS3
10 2 (3.03%) Kafka
10 2 (3.03%) Pyramid
10 2 (3.03%) RESTful
10 2 (3.03%) RxJava
10 2 (3.03%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 45 (68.18%) Video on Demand
2 11 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 9 (13.64%) User Experience
3 9 (13.64%) Video\Live Streaming
4 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.58%) IPTV
4 5 (7.58%) Media Streaming
5 2 (3.03%) Animation
5 2 (3.03%) BBC
5 2 (3.03%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.03%) Digital TV
5 2 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.03%) STB
6 1 (1.52%) Chromecast
6 1 (1.52%) MPEG
6 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.15%) Android
2 9 (13.64%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.03%) Linux
4 1 (1.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (18.18%) TDD
3 11 (16.67%) BDD
4 10 (15.15%) Software Delivery
4 10 (15.15%) Software Engineering
5 9 (13.64%) Analytics
6 7 (10.61%) Scrum
7 6 (9.09%) Android Development
7 6 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (9.09%) iOS Development
7 6 (9.09%) Pair Programming
7 6 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (9.09%) User Stories
8 5 (7.58%) Acceptance Criteria
8 5 (7.58%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (6.06%) Data Analytics
9 4 (6.06%) Product Management
10 3 (4.55%) Test Automation
10 3 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (30.30%) JavaScript
2 10 (15.15%) Java
3 8 (12.12%) PHP
4 6 (9.09%) Python
5 5 (7.58%) ES6
6 2 (3.03%) C#
6 2 (3.03%) SQL
7 1 (1.52%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.52%) C
7 1 (1.52%) Clojure
7 1 (1.52%) Go
7 1 (1.52%) Groovy
7 1 (1.52%) Jython
7 1 (1.52%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.52%) Ruby
7 1 (1.52%) Scala
7 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Apache Flume
1 2 (3.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (3.03%) HDFS
2 1 (1.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Oozie
2 1 (1.52%) Ansible
2 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.52%) Adobe
2 1 (1.52%) IBM
2 1 (1.52%) Netezza
2 1 (1.52%) Tableau
2 1 (1.52%) VMware
2 1 (1.52%) Zend