Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 785 813 861
Rank change year-on-year +28 +48 -7
Contract jobs citing Over-the-Top Content 100 49 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.096% 0.051% 0.044%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 36 36
UK median daily rate £500 £481 £466
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +3.22% -18.91%
10th Percentile £406 £363 £348
90th Percentile £613 £575 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £550 £413
% change year-on-year -13.64% +33.33% -36.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
UK median hourly rate - £50.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +340.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 35,065 32,743 37,489
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.80% 34.23% 34.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,801 21,257 24,578
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £251
90th Percentile £656 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,089 1,121 1,239
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -2.38% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.79 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +13.16% -9.52% +20.00%

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 July 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 7 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 July 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 +49 97 £500 +3.90% 10
London +15 90 £500 +5.26% 8
UK excluding London -28 7 £475 -13.64% 2
South East -30 3 £478 -13.18%
East of England - 3 £475 -
North of England -17 1 £500 - 2
Yorkshire -19 1 £500 - 2

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 66 (66.00%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (64.00%) Video on Demand
3 36 (36.00%) TDD
4 33 (33.00%) JavaScript
5 25 (25.00%) User Experience
6 22 (22.00%) Video\Live Streaming
6 22 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (21.00%) IPTV
8 19 (19.00%) BDD
9 18 (18.00%) Node.js
9 18 (18.00%) Git (software)
9 18 (18.00%) React
10 17 (17.00%) Problem-Solving
10 17 (17.00%) CSS
10 17 (17.00%) HTML
11 15 (15.00%) Java
11 15 (15.00%) Software Engineering
11 15 (15.00%) Pair Programming
12 14 (14.00%) Scrum
12 14 (14.00%) Telecoms
13 13 (13.00%) Android
13 13 (13.00%) Marketing
13 13 (13.00%) Web Development
13 13 (13.00%) Jenkins
13 13 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (12.00%) Mobile App
14 12 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (12.00%) QA
15 11 (11.00%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (11.00%) Greenfield Project

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 (4.00%) Confluence
2 3 (3.00%) CMS
2 3 (3.00%) SAS
3 2 (2.00%) Apache
4 1 (1.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (2.00%) InVision
2 1 (1.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Magento
1 2 (2.00%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.00%) GitHub
2 3 (3.00%) BrowserStack
3 2 (2.00%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.00%) CloudFront
4 1 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.00%) Route 53
4 1 (1.00%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.00%) Broadband
2 4 (4.00%) DVB
3 3 (3.00%) Internet
4 2 (2.00%) HTTP
5 1 (1.00%) BGP
5 1 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.00%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (1.00%) DNS
5 1 (1.00%) Firewall
5 1 (1.00%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.00%) IGMP
5 1 (1.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.00%) IPv4
5 1 (1.00%) IPv6
5 1 (1.00%) Multicast
5 1 (1.00%) OSPF
5 1 (1.00%) RTMP
5 1 (1.00%) RTSP
5 1 (1.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.00%) MySQL
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.00%) Big Data
2 1 (1.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (18.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (13.00%) Jenkins
3 9 (9.00%) JIRA
4 6 (6.00%) CircleCI
5 5 (5.00%) Cucumber
6 4 (4.00%) Android Studio
6 4 (4.00%) Appium
6 4 (4.00%) Selenium
7 3 (3.00%) Mocha
7 3 (3.00%) Subversion
8 2 (2.00%) Babel
8 2 (2.00%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.00%) CocoaPods
8 2 (2.00%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.00%) Crashlytics
9 1 (1.00%) fastlane
9 1 (1.00%) Mockito
9 1 (1.00%) PHPUnit
9 1 (1.00%) Travis CI
9 1 (1.00%) webpack
General
1 14 (14.00%) Telecoms
2 13 (13.00%) Marketing
3 9 (9.00%) Advertising
4 7 (7.00%) Games
5 6 (6.00%) Finance
6 1 (1.00%) Electronics
6 1 (1.00%) German Language
6 1 (1.00%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (39.00%) Developer
2 17 (17.00%) React Developer
3 14 (14.00%) Analyst
4 13 (13.00%) Business Analyst
5 10 (10.00%) Architect
5 10 (10.00%) Lead Developer
6 9 (9.00%) Android Developer
6 9 (9.00%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (7.00%) Senior Manager
7 7 (7.00%) Web Developer
8 6 (6.00%) Broadcast Analyst
8 6 (6.00%) Broadcast Business Analyst
8 6 (6.00%) Designer
8 6 (6.00%) iOS Developer
8 6 (6.00%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.00%) Lead Android Developer
9 5 (5.00%) Product Manager
10 4 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (4.00%) Tester
11 3 (3.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.00%) Node.js
1 18 (18.00%) React
2 17 (17.00%) CSS
2 17 (17.00%) HTML
3 10 (10.00%) REST
4 9 (9.00%) HTML5
4 9 (9.00%) JSON
5 8 (8.00%) Sass
6 7 (7.00%) Redux
6 7 (7.00%) XML
7 6 (6.00%) jQuery
7 6 (6.00%) Web Services
8 5 (5.00%) Dagger
8 5 (5.00%) RESTful
8 5 (5.00%) RxJava
8 5 (5.00%) RxJS
8 5 (5.00%) Semantic HTML
9 4 (4.00%) Android SDK
9 4 (4.00%) SOAP
9 4 (4.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 64 (64.00%) Video on Demand
2 25 (25.00%) User Experience
3 22 (22.00%) Video\Live Streaming
4 21 (21.00%) IPTV
5 13 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (12.00%) Mobile App
7 11 (11.00%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (6.00%) MPEG
8 6 (6.00%) STB
9 4 (4.00%) Chromecast
9 4 (4.00%) Media Streaming
10 3 (3.00%) Digital Media
10 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
11 1 (1.00%) Animation
11 1 (1.00%) Digital TV
11 1 (1.00%) Interactive TV
11 1 (1.00%) iPad
11 1 (1.00%) iPhone
11 1 (1.00%) PMI
11 1 (1.00%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.00%) Android
2 9 (9.00%) Linux
3 7 (7.00%) Apple iOS
4 5 (5.00%) Unix
5 1 (1.00%) CentOS
5 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (66.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (36.00%) TDD
3 22 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (19.00%) BDD
5 17 (17.00%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (15.00%) Pair Programming
6 15 (15.00%) Software Engineering
7 14 (14.00%) Scrum
8 13 (13.00%) Web Development
9 12 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (11.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (9.00%) Android Development
11 9 (9.00%) Kanban
12 8 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
12 8 (8.00%) User Stories
13 7 (7.00%) Decision-Making
13 7 (7.00%) iOS Development
13 7 (7.00%) Project Management
13 7 (7.00%) Unit Testing
14 6 (6.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 33 (33.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (15.00%) Java
3 10 (10.00%) ES6
4 8 (8.00%) PHP
5 4 (4.00%) C
5 4 (4.00%) C++
5 4 (4.00%) Kotlin
6 3 (3.00%) Python
6 3 (3.00%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.00%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.00%) C#
8 1 (1.00%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.00%) PMP
2 1 (1.00%) RHCE
2 1 (1.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) Puppet
2 1 (1.00%) Ansible
2 1 (1.00%) Kibana
2 1 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (4.00%) Adobe
1 4 (4.00%) Google
2 3 (3.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.00%) Adyen
3 2 (2.00%) ForgeRock
3 2 (2.00%) Ingenico
3 2 (2.00%) Okta
3 2 (2.00%) Omniture
3 2 (2.00%) Roku
4 1 (1.00%) Apple
4 1 (1.00%) Cisco
4 1 (1.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.00%) Sonus