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 28 June 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.

Real-Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP)
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 601 - 642
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing RTSP 9 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% - 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% - 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £428 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 - £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 - £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 - -
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 6449 8728 7938
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 13.69% 16.21% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10114 13811 12506
Median daily rate £400 £390 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +9.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £230 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1013 1078 1091
Median hourly rate £29.00 £28.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.75% +23.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

RTSP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing RTSP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RTSP over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RTSP in the UK

RTSP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RTSP in the UK

RTSP
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 RTSP within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 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 - 8 £518 -
London - 5 £518 -
UK excluding London - 4 £338 -
North of England - 3 - -
Wales - 1 £338 -

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 10 (90.91%) Flash
2 6 (54.55%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) MPEG
2 6 (54.55%) HTTP
2 6 (54.55%) Streaming Video
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Android
3 5 (45.45%) JSON
3 5 (45.45%) Quicktime
3 5 (45.45%) DRM
3 5 (45.45%) IIS
3 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 5 (45.45%) XML
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) IPTV
3 5 (45.45%) Android SDK
3 5 (45.45%) Android Development
3 5 (45.45%) Multicast
4 4 (36.36%) Over-the-Top Content
4 4 (36.36%) User Experience
4 4 (36.36%) Marketing
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) QA
5 3 (27.27%) Web Application Development
6 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
6 1 (9.09%) GStreamer
6 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
6 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
6 1 (9.09%) Brightcove
6 1 (9.09%) FFmpeg

RTSP
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 5 (45.45%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Quicktime
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) HTTP
2 5 (45.45%) Multicast
3 1 (9.09%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
1 4 (36.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Android Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) Flash
2 5 (45.45%) Android SDK
2 5 (45.45%) JSON
2 5 (45.45%) Web Services
2 5 (45.45%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) Ajax
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) FFmpeg
3 1 (9.09%) GStreamer
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) RESTful
3 1 (9.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) MPEG
1 6 (54.55%) Streaming Video
2 5 (45.45%) IPTV
3 4 (36.36%) Over-the-Top Content
3 4 (36.36%) User Experience
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Android
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Android Development
2 5 (45.45%) DRM
3 3 (27.27%) Web Application Development
4 1 (9.09%) B2B
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) Kanban
4 1 (9.09%) Pair Programming
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Brightcove