The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Streaming Media in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Streaming Media over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Media Streaming
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 597 635 637
Rank change year-on-year +38 +2  
Contract jobs citing Streaming Media 4 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.017% 0.016%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.026% 0.050% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 6
Median daily rate £481 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.23% -2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £236 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £456 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £500 £363
% change year-on-year -16.00% +37.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Streaming Media is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 15350 17924 17751
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.18% 33.33% 31.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9976 11744 11107
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 485 588 660
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +17.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £12.50 £12.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.39 £47.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.69
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.38%  

Streaming Media
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Streaming Media as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Streaming Media in the UK

Streaming Media
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Streaming Media in the UK

Streaming Media
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Streaming Media over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Streaming Media in the UK

Streaming Media
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Streaming Media in the UK

Streaming Media
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 Streaming Media within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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 +45 4 £481 +13.23% 2
London +11 3 £513 +20.58% 2
Leeds - 1 £420 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £420 -
Yorkshire - 1 £420 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Streaming Media 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 Streaming Media.

1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
1 4 (50.00%) Internet
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) CMS
2 3 (37.50%) Kanban
2 3 (37.50%) HTTP
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) PHP
2 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (25.00%) Node.js
3 2 (25.00%) REST
3 2 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) SaaS
3 2 (25.00%) nginx
3 2 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (25.00%) ZeroMQ
3 2 (25.00%) Go
3 2 (25.00%) HAProxy
3 2 (25.00%) Microservices
3 2 (25.00%) Docker
3 2 (25.00%) Validation
3 2 (25.00%) JMS
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) C

Streaming Media
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 (37.50%) CMS
2 2 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (25.00%) nginx
3 1 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) phpBB
3 1 (12.50%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
2 1 (12.50%) IaaS
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Internet
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) HTTP
3 2 (25.00%) AMQP
3 2 (25.00%) Bluetooth
3 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (25.00%) WiMAX
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
4 1 (12.50%) SSL
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Military
1 1 (12.50%) Multimedia
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Broadcast Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Android Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Real Time Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Real Time Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Android Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) JMS
1 2 (25.00%) Node.js
1 2 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (25.00%) REST
1 2 (25.00%) ZeroMQ
2 1 (12.50%) Ajax
2 1 (12.50%) Android SDK
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Tika
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) Flash
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) LAMP
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) RxJava
2 1 (12.50%) Smarty
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
2 1 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Kanban
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Microservices
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) SOA
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Android Development
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Content Management
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) OWASP
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) Go
2 2 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Apple Swift
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Kotlin
3 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Docker
2 1 (12.50%) ProxySG
2 1 (12.50%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HAProxy
1 2 (25.00%) MOM
2 1 (12.50%) Piwik
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Zend