Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for RTMP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RTMP over the 6 months to 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Real-Time Messaging Protocol (RTMP)
UK
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 869 818 917
Rank change year-on-year -51 +99 -24
Contract jobs citing RTMP 18 42 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.044% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.32% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 39 6
UK median daily rate £550 £600 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -7.69% +13.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £406 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

RTMP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 13,745 12,996 16,801
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.45% 13.58% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,421 7,799 10,197
UK median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £203 £200 £220
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 762 736 811
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -24.00% +21.95%
10th Percentile £12.23 £11.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +5.56% -28.00% +21.95%

RTMP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing RTMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for RTMP in the UK

RTMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RTMP.

Contractor daily rate trend for RTMP in the UK

RTMP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RTMP over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RTMP in the UK

RTMP
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RTMP within the UK over the 6 months to 20 August 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 -35 18 £550 -8.33% 2
London -44 16 £550 -8.33%
UK excluding London -36 2 - - 2
South East - 2 - - 2

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing RTMP 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 RTMP.

1 16 (88.89%) JavaScript
1 16 (88.89%) Front Office
2 14 (77.78%) Finance
2 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (77.78%) HTML
3 13 (72.22%) Java
3 13 (72.22%) AngularJS
3 13 (72.22%) Technical Analysis
3 13 (72.22%) SDLC
4 12 (66.67%) Banking
4 12 (66.67%) Investment Banking
5 11 (61.11%) MongoDB
5 11 (61.11%) NoSQL
5 11 (61.11%) Big Data
6 10 (55.56%) Derivative
6 10 (55.56%) Equity Derivative
6 10 (55.56%) Pair Programming
6 10 (55.56%) CSS
7 9 (50.00%) Python
7 9 (50.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 8 (44.44%) Sass
8 8 (44.44%) LESS
8 8 (44.44%) User Experience
8 8 (44.44%) Cross-Browser Development
8 8 (44.44%) HTML5
9 7 (38.89%) Ruby
9 7 (38.89%) Ruby on Rails
9 7 (38.89%) Hadoop
9 7 (38.89%) Node.js
9 7 (38.89%) Web Development

RTMP
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 (11.11%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) Big Data
1 11 (61.11%) MongoDB
1 11 (61.11%) NoSQL
2 7 (38.89%) Hadoop
2 7 (38.89%) HBase
3 6 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 4 (22.22%) Redis
5 2 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.11%) Gradle
1 2 (11.11%) JUnit
1 2 (11.11%) Maven
1 2 (11.11%) Mercurial
1 2 (11.11%) Mockito
1 2 (11.11%) NUnit
General
1 16 (88.89%) Front Office
2 14 (77.78%) Finance
3 12 (66.67%) Banking
3 12 (66.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 11 (61.11%) JavaScript Developer
3 8 (44.44%) UI Developer
3 8 (44.44%) UI/UX Developer
3 8 (44.44%) UX Developer
4 7 (38.89%) HTML Developer
4 7 (38.89%) Web Developer
4 7 (38.89%) Web UI Developer
4 7 (38.89%) Web UI/UX Developer
5 4 (22.22%) Java Developer
6 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Administrator
6 2 (11.11%) Front Office Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (5.56%) Angular Developer
7 1 (5.56%) CSS Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (5.56%) Hadoop Developer
7 1 (5.56%) HTML CSS Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Workflow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) HTML
2 13 (72.22%) AngularJS
3 10 (55.56%) CSS
4 8 (44.44%) HTML5
4 8 (44.44%) LESS
4 8 (44.44%) Sass
5 7 (38.89%) Django
5 7 (38.89%) MEAN Stack
5 7 (38.89%) Node.js
5 7 (38.89%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (16.67%) React
7 2 (11.11%) .NET
7 2 (11.11%) Drools
7 2 (11.11%) Esper
7 2 (11.11%) LAMP
7 2 (11.11%) Reactive Extensions
7 2 (11.11%) Silverlight
7 2 (11.11%) Spring
7 2 (11.11%) Spring Boot
7 2 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Derivative
1 10 (55.56%) Equity Derivative
2 8 (44.44%) User Experience
3 4 (22.22%) Fixed Income
3 4 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (11.11%) Replication
4 2 (11.11%) Video\Live Streaming
5 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Debian
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (72.22%) SDLC
2 13 (72.22%) Technical Analysis
3 10 (55.56%) Pair Programming
4 9 (50.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 8 (44.44%) Cross-Browser Development
6 7 (38.89%) Web Development
6 7 (38.89%) Workflow
7 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (22.22%) Multithreading
7 4 (22.22%) TDD
8 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (16.67%) Scrum
9 2 (11.11%) Complex Event Processing
9 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
9 2 (11.11%) DevOps
9 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
9 2 (11.11%) MVVM
9 2 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 13 (72.22%) Java
3 9 (50.00%) Python
4 7 (38.89%) Ruby
4 7 (38.89%) TypeScript
5 6 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (16.67%) C#
7 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
7 2 (11.11%) Java 8
7 2 (11.11%) XAML
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) HDFS
2 2 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) MapR
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) VMware