The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for RTSP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RTSP over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Real-Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP)
UK
Rank 594 641 617
Rank change year-on-year +47 -24  
Contract jobs citing RTSP 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.002% 0.008%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.030% 0.013% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £550 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

RTSP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6618 7818 7780
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 14.61% 14.75% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4078 4664 4242
Median daily rate £400 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 334 431
Median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

RTSP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing RTSP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for RTSP in the UK

RTSP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RTSP in the UK

RTSP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RTSP.

Contractor hourly rate trend for RTSP in the UK

RTSP
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 RTSP within the UK over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +35 2 £550 - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £550 -
London - 1 £550 - 1

RTSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RTSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for RTSP.

1 20 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (75.00%) Pair Programming
3 15 (75.00%) HTTP
4 14 (70.00%) TDD
4 14 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (65.00%) Android
6 12 (60.00%) JSON
7 10 (50.00%) Streaming Video
8 9 (45.00%) RTP
8 9 (45.00%) Apple iOS
8 9 (45.00%) Brightcove
9 8 (40.00%) GStreamer
9 8 (40.00%) Video on Demand
9 8 (40.00%) Protocol Buffers
9 8 (40.00%) FFmpeg
9 8 (40.00%) Kafka
9 8 (40.00%) MQTT
9 8 (40.00%) MPEG
9 8 (40.00%) C
9 8 (40.00%) Python
10 7 (35.00%) HTML
10 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
10 7 (35.00%) MySQL
10 7 (35.00%) CSS
10 7 (35.00%) Scrum
10 7 (35.00%) Spring
10 7 (35.00%) Automated Testing
10 7 (35.00%) Ajax
10 7 (35.00%) RESTful

RTSP
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 14 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (35.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) HTTP
2 9 (45.00%) RTP
3 8 (40.00%) MQTT
4 1 (5.00%) STUN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) MySQL
1 7 (35.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 16 (80.00%) Java Developer
3 12 (60.00%) Senior Developer
3 12 (60.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Android Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) AWS Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Core Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Agile Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Video On Demand Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) JSON
2 8 (40.00%) FFmpeg
2 8 (40.00%) GStreamer
2 8 (40.00%) Kafka
2 8 (40.00%) Protocol Buffers
3 7 (35.00%) Ajax
3 7 (35.00%) CSS
3 7 (35.00%) HTML
3 7 (35.00%) jQuery
3 7 (35.00%) RESTful
3 7 (35.00%) Spring
4 4 (20.00%) Android SDK
4 4 (20.00%) Flash
4 4 (20.00%) Web Services
4 4 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (5.00%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Streaming Video
2 8 (40.00%) MPEG
2 8 (40.00%) Video on Demand
3 7 (35.00%) Mobile App
3 7 (35.00%) Public Cloud
4 4 (20.00%) User Experience
5 1 (5.00%) CCTV
5 1 (5.00%) Social Media
5 1 (5.00%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Android
2 9 (45.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (75.00%) Pair Programming
3 14 (70.00%) TDD
4 7 (35.00%) Automated Testing
4 7 (35.00%) BDD
4 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (35.00%) DevOps
4 7 (35.00%) High Availability
4 7 (35.00%) Kanban
4 7 (35.00%) Microservices
4 7 (35.00%) Scrum
5 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 4 (20.00%) Android Development
7 1 (5.00%) B2B
7 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) C
2 8 (40.00%) Python
3 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Brightcove