Period
to 17 July 2019

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 17 July 2019 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
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 822 875 813
Rank change year-on-year +53 -62 +93
Contract jobs citing RTMP 12 18 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.017% 0.046%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.10% 0.13% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 38
UK median daily rate £450 £550 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% -8.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £400 £473 £421
90th Percentile £750 £670 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 - £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 11,791 13,745 12,977
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.70% 13.26% 13.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,251 8,451 7,822
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £200 £203 £205
90th Percentile £606 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £386
% change year-on-year +1.27% +2.27% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 569 762 767
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +1.73% -21.36%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.20 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.15 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +5.75% +5.26% -24.00%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RTMP over the 6 months to 17 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RTMP in the UK

RTMP
Top 5 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 17 July 2019. 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 +43 12 £450 -18.18% 1
London +38 8 £600 +9.09%
UK excluding London +21 4 £450 - 1
North of England - 4 £450 -
Yorkshire - 4 £450 -

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, 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 8 (66.67%) MPEG
1 8 (66.67%) Video\Live Streaming
2 7 (58.33%) Media Streaming
2 7 (58.33%) Amazon S3
2 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (58.33%) CloudFront
2 7 (58.33%) FFmpeg
2 7 (58.33%) Workflow
2 7 (58.33%) New Media
2 7 (58.33%) WebRTC
2 7 (58.33%) Docker
2 7 (58.33%) DevOps
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) .NET
4 4 (33.33%) CSS
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (33.33%) HTML
4 4 (33.33%) Front Office
4 4 (33.33%) XAML
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) TDD
4 4 (33.33%) Reactive Extensions
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (33.33%) WPF
4 4 (33.33%) Silverlight
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration

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 3 (25.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (58.33%) Amazon S3
1 7 (58.33%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
1 4 (33.33%) Front Office
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Developer
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (8.33%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) FFmpeg
1 7 (58.33%) WebRTC
2 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) CSS
2 4 (33.33%) HTML
2 4 (33.33%) HTML5
2 4 (33.33%) React
2 4 (33.33%) Reactive Extensions
2 4 (33.33%) Silverlight
2 4 (33.33%) WPF
3 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (8.33%) Apollo GraphQL
4 1 (8.33%) Node.js
4 1 (8.33%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) MPEG
1 8 (66.67%) Video\Live Streaming
2 7 (58.33%) Media Streaming
2 7 (58.33%) New Media
3 4 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (8.33%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) DevOps
1 7 (58.33%) Workflow
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) Economics
3 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
4 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) XAML
3 3 (25.00%) TypeScript
4 1 (8.33%) ES6
4 1 (8.33%) ES7
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Google