Period
to 19 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 871 836 903
Rank change year-on-year -35 +67 -4
Contract jobs citing RTMP 15 44 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.044% 0.003%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.33% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 41 3
UK median daily rate £550 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% - +41.18%
10th Percentile £500 £463 £515
90th Percentile £600 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate - £413 -
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 13,568 13,529 16,430
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.16% 13.61% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,164 8,258 10,017
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £188 £218
90th Percentile £606 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 668 722 828
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.13 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.65% -18.62% +17.50%
10th Percentile £12.20 £11.26 £11.72
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -2.56% -22.00% +25.00%

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 October 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 -54 15 £550 -8.33% 2
London -34 13 £550 -8.33% 1
UK excluding London -18 2 - - 1
South East - 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
1 13 (86.67%) Front Office
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (86.67%) Technical Analysis
1 13 (86.67%) SDLC
2 12 (80.00%) HTML
3 11 (73.33%) Java
3 11 (73.33%) Finance
3 11 (73.33%) MongoDB
3 11 (73.33%) NoSQL
3 11 (73.33%) Big Data
4 10 (66.67%) Pair Programming
4 10 (66.67%) AngularJS
5 9 (60.00%) Investment Banking
5 9 (60.00%) Banking
5 9 (60.00%) Python
6 7 (46.67%) Derivative
6 7 (46.67%) Equity Derivative
6 7 (46.67%) Web Development
6 7 (46.67%) Ruby
6 7 (46.67%) Ruby on Rails
6 7 (46.67%) Django
6 7 (46.67%) Sass
6 7 (46.67%) LESS
6 7 (46.67%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 7 (46.67%) HBase
6 7 (46.67%) Node.js
6 7 (46.67%) Hadoop
6 7 (46.67%) CSS
6 7 (46.67%) Workflow

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 (13.33%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) Big Data
1 11 (73.33%) MongoDB
1 11 (73.33%) NoSQL
2 7 (46.67%) Hadoop
2 7 (46.67%) HBase
3 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (26.67%) Redis
5 2 (13.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Gradle
1 2 (13.33%) JUnit
1 2 (13.33%) Maven
1 2 (13.33%) Mercurial
1 2 (13.33%) Mockito
1 2 (13.33%) NUnit
General
1 13 (86.67%) Front Office
2 11 (73.33%) Finance
3 9 (60.00%) Banking
3 9 (60.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 7 (46.67%) UI Developer
3 7 (46.67%) UI/UX Developer
3 7 (46.67%) UX Developer
3 7 (46.67%) Web Developer
3 7 (46.67%) Web UI Developer
3 7 (46.67%) Web UI/UX Developer
4 6 (40.00%) HTML Developer
5 4 (26.67%) Java Developer
6 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Administrator
6 2 (13.33%) Front Office Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (6.67%) Hadoop Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Workflow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) HTML
2 10 (66.67%) AngularJS
3 7 (46.67%) CSS
3 7 (46.67%) Django
3 7 (46.67%) LESS
3 7 (46.67%) MEAN Stack
3 7 (46.67%) Node.js
3 7 (46.67%) Ruby on Rails
3 7 (46.67%) Sass
4 6 (40.00%) HTML5
5 3 (20.00%) React
6 2 (13.33%) .NET
6 2 (13.33%) Drools
6 2 (13.33%) Esper
6 2 (13.33%) LAMP
6 2 (13.33%) Reactive Extensions
6 2 (13.33%) Silverlight
6 2 (13.33%) Spring
6 2 (13.33%) Spring Boot
6 2 (13.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Derivative
1 7 (46.67%) Equity Derivative
1 7 (46.67%) User Experience
2 4 (26.67%) Fixed Income
2 4 (26.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (13.33%) Replication
3 2 (13.33%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Debian
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (86.67%) SDLC
1 13 (86.67%) Technical Analysis
2 10 (66.67%) Pair Programming
3 7 (46.67%) Cross-Browser Development
3 7 (46.67%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 7 (46.67%) Web Development
3 7 (46.67%) Workflow
4 4 (26.67%) Multithreading
5 2 (13.33%) Complex Event Processing
5 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) DevOps
5 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (13.33%) MVVM
5 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
2 11 (73.33%) Java
3 9 (60.00%) Python
4 7 (46.67%) Ruby
4 7 (46.67%) TypeScript
5 6 (40.00%) SQL
6 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
6 2 (13.33%) C#
6 2 (13.33%) Java 8
6 2 (13.33%) XAML
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) HDFS
2 2 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) MapR
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) VMware