Period
to 21 February 2020

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 21 February 2020 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
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 721 885 872
Rank change year-on-year +164 -13 -47
Contract jobs citing RTMP 11 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.001% 0.016%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.008% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 14
UK median daily rate £650 - £600
10th Percentile £359 - £506
90th Percentile £800 - £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 9,250 12,646 13,402
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.51% 12.76% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,547 7,656 8,279
UK median daily rate £413 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.82% +6.12% +0.13%
10th Percentile £180 £200 £185
90th Percentile £600 £606 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 529 576 702
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £19.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.30% -3.84% -9.55%
10th Percentile £13.38 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £52.60 £48.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.41 £19.66
% change year-on-year +14.88% -11.44% -8.56%

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 21 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RTMP in the UK

RTMP
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 RTMP within the UK over the 6 months to 21 February 2020. 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 +173 11 £650 - 2
London +146 11 £650 - 2

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, 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 9 (81.82%) HTML
1 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
1 9 (81.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (81.82%) HTML5
1 9 (81.82%) Reactive Extensions
1 9 (81.82%) Continuous Improvement
1 9 (81.82%) Technical Analysis
1 9 (81.82%) SDLC
2 7 (63.64%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (63.64%) TDD
2 7 (63.64%) Scrum
3 6 (54.55%) NUnit
3 6 (54.55%) MVVM
4 5 (45.45%) Pair Programming
4 5 (45.45%) Front Office
4 5 (45.45%) C#
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) React
4 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
4 5 (45.45%) AngularJS
5 4 (36.36%) Software Architecture
5 4 (36.36%) Collaborative Working
5 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
5 4 (36.36%) Capacity Management
5 4 (36.36%) Economics
5 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework

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 (18.18%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Akamai
1 1 (9.09%) AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (9.09%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) IGMP
1 1 (9.09%) Multicast
1 1 (9.09%) OpenFlow
1 1 (9.09%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) Big Data
2 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 2 (18.18%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) NUnit
2 2 (18.18%) Gradle
2 2 (18.18%) JUnit
2 2 (18.18%) Maven
2 2 (18.18%) Mockito
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Front Office
3 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Angular Developer
3 3 (27.27%) CSS Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (27.27%) HTML CSS Developer
3 3 (27.27%) HTML Developer
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (27.27%) React Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Front Office Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Broadcast Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
1 9 (81.82%) HTML
1 9 (81.82%) HTML5
1 9 (81.82%) Reactive Extensions
2 5 (45.45%) AngularJS
2 5 (45.45%) React
3 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
4 3 (27.27%) CSS
4 3 (27.27%) Silverlight
4 3 (27.27%) WPF
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (18.18%) Drools
5 2 (18.18%) Esper
5 2 (18.18%) NancyFx
5 2 (18.18%) RESTful
5 2 (18.18%) Spring
5 2 (18.18%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (18.18%) Derivative
2 2 (18.18%) Fixed Income
3 1 (9.09%) ASIC
3 1 (9.09%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (81.82%) Continuous Improvement
1 9 (81.82%) SDLC
1 9 (81.82%) Technical Analysis
2 7 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (63.64%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (63.64%) Scrum
2 7 (63.64%) TDD
3 6 (54.55%) MVVM
4 5 (45.45%) Pair Programming
5 4 (36.36%) Capacity Management
5 4 (36.36%) Collaborative Working
5 4 (36.36%) Economics
5 4 (36.36%) Software Architecture
5 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
6 3 (27.27%) Front End Development
7 2 (18.18%) Complex Event Processing
7 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
7 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
8 1 (9.09%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) TypeScript
3 3 (27.27%) XAML
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) Java 8
5 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNP
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft