Period
to 19 December 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 889 871 857
Rank change year-on-year -18 -14 -
Contract jobs citing RTMP 6 24 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.023% 0.025%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.045% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 21 18
UK median daily rate £550 £575 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% -4.17% -
10th Percentile £500 £538 £518
90th Percentile £600 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
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 13,474 13,891 15,397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.87% 13.46% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,129 8,545 9,342
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £200 £180 £213
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 645 716 796
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -15.56% +7.14%
10th Percentile £12.15 £11.00 £11.72
90th Percentile £48.65 £46.21 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £19.13 £23.50
% change year-on-year -5.88% -18.62% +16.05%

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
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 19 December 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 -20 6 £550 -4.35% 4
London -30 4 £550 -4.35% 3
UK excluding London 0 2 - - 1
South East -14 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (66.67%) Pair Programming
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) Python
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) Front Office
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Analysis
1 4 (66.67%) SDLC
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) MEAN Stack
2 2 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Development
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) HDFS
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (33.33%) LAMP
2 2 (33.33%) Video\Live Streaming
2 2 (33.33%) Debian
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Replication
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Fixed Income
2 2 (33.33%) XAML
2 2 (33.33%) Workflow
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Big Data
1 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 2 (33.33%) HBase
1 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Mercurial
1 2 (33.33%) NUnit
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Front Office
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) HTML Developer
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) UI Developer
2 2 (33.33%) UI/UX Developer
2 2 (33.33%) UX Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Web UI Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Web UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) Django
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) LAMP
2 2 (33.33%) LESS
2 2 (33.33%) MEAN Stack
2 2 (33.33%) Node.js
2 2 (33.33%) Reactive Extensions
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (33.33%) Sass
2 2 (33.33%) Silverlight
2 2 (33.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Derivative
1 2 (33.33%) Equity Derivative
1 2 (33.33%) Fixed Income
1 2 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
1 2 (33.33%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Debian
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Pair Programming
1 4 (66.67%) SDLC
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Development
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) MVVM
2 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
2 2 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) TypeScript
2 2 (33.33%) XAML
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) HDFS
1 2 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) MapR
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) VMware