Period
to 15 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Media Streaming in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Media Streaming over the 6 months to 15 August 2018 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
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 852 852 892
Rank change year-on-year 0 +40 -34
Contract jobs citing Media Streaming 29 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.016% 0.023%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.083% 0.046% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 9 24
UK median daily rate £488 £450 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +7.78% -1.76%
10th Percentile £348 £354 £244
90th Percentile £548 £540 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
UK median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 34,866 32,667 37,354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.07% 34.17% 34.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,595 21,309 24,432
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +5.76%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £656 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,061 1,035 1,234
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -3.87% +10.96%
10th Percentile £12.23 £11.25 £11.27
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £47.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.34 £20.25
% change year-on-year +3.43% -4.51% +12.50%

Media Streaming
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Media Streaming in the UK

Media Streaming
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Media Streaming in the UK

Media Streaming
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Media Streaming over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Media Streaming in the UK

Media Streaming
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Media Streaming in the UK

Media Streaming
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 Media Streaming within the UK over the 6 months to 15 August 2018. 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 -14 26 £488 +8.33% 8
London -10 21 £488 -2.50% 7
UK excluding London -19 8 £425 +1.19% 1
East of England - 5 - -
Wales - 3 £425 -

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Media Streaming 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 Media Streaming.

1 17 (58.62%) Scrum
1 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) Test Automation
2 10 (34.48%) Video on Demand
3 9 (31.03%) Kanban
4 8 (27.59%) JIRA
4 8 (27.59%) Linux
5 7 (24.14%) C++
5 7 (24.14%) HTML
6 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
6 6 (20.69%) HTTP
6 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management
6 6 (20.69%) Video\Live Streaming
6 6 (20.69%) QA
6 6 (20.69%) User Stories
6 6 (20.69%) Over-the-Top Content
6 6 (20.69%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (17.24%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (17.24%) Creative Thinking
7 5 (17.24%) Innovative Thinking
7 5 (17.24%) Collaborative Working
7 5 (17.24%) DevOps
7 5 (17.24%) Defect Tracking
7 5 (17.24%) JSON
7 5 (17.24%) Ajax
7 5 (17.24%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
7 5 (17.24%) UPnP
7 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (17.24%) DLNA

Media Streaming
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 (6.90%) Confluence
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon Kinesis
1 1 (3.45%) GitHub
1 1 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) HTTP
2 5 (17.24%) Broadband
2 5 (17.24%) DHCP
2 5 (17.24%) DLNA
2 5 (17.24%) DNS
2 5 (17.24%) DSL
2 5 (17.24%) FTP
2 5 (17.24%) Internet
2 5 (17.24%) IPv4
2 5 (17.24%) IPv6
2 5 (17.24%) UPnP
2 5 (17.24%) VoIP
2 5 (17.24%) WAN
2 5 (17.24%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (6.90%) SMS
4 1 (3.45%) DVB
4 1 (3.45%) HTTPS
4 1 (3.45%) RTMP
4 1 (3.45%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) JIRA
2 3 (10.34%) SoapUI
3 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.45%) Ant
4 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.45%) GitLab
4 1 (3.45%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.45%) JMeter
4 1 (3.45%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (3.45%) Maven
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
1 4 (13.79%) Games
2 3 (10.34%) French Language
3 2 (6.90%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Advertising
4 1 (3.45%) Electronics
4 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Scrum Master
3 4 (13.79%) Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Finance Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Finance Project Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Workstream Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Workstream Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Mobile Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Web Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Web Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) HTML
2 5 (17.24%) Ajax
2 5 (17.24%) CGI
2 5 (17.24%) JSON
3 3 (10.34%) SOAP
4 2 (6.90%) GStreamer
5 1 (3.45%) CSS
5 1 (3.45%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (3.45%) Express
5 1 (3.45%) HTML5
5 1 (3.45%) Kafka
5 1 (3.45%) Node.js
5 1 (3.45%) Qt
5 1 (3.45%) React
5 1 (3.45%) React Native
5 1 (3.45%) Redux
5 1 (3.45%) REST
5 1 (3.45%) Web Services
5 1 (3.45%) WebKit
5 1 (3.45%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Video on Demand
2 6 (20.69%) Over-the-Top Content
2 6 (20.69%) Video\Live Streaming
3 5 (17.24%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (13.79%) PMI
4 4 (13.79%) Virtual Team
5 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
6 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (3.45%) BBC
7 1 (3.45%) Digital TV
7 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (3.45%) Interactive TV
7 1 (3.45%) IPTV
7 1 (3.45%) MPEG
7 1 (3.45%) Social Media
7 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Android
3 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (58.62%) Scrum
2 10 (34.48%) Test Automation
3 9 (31.03%) Kanban
4 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management
4 6 (20.69%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (20.69%) User Stories
5 5 (17.24%) Collaborative Working
5 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (17.24%) Creative Thinking
5 5 (17.24%) Defect Tracking
5 5 (17.24%) DevOps
5 5 (17.24%) Innovative Thinking
5 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
6 4 (13.79%) Coaching
6 4 (13.79%) Project Management
6 4 (13.79%) TDD
7 3 (10.34%) API Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Dependency Management
7 3 (10.34%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) C++
2 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.24%) C
3 5 (17.24%) Embedded C
4 2 (6.90%) Embedded C++
4 2 (6.90%) ES6
5 1 (3.45%) Java
5 1 (3.45%) JSX
5 1 (3.45%) PHP
5 1 (3.45%) Python
5 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) PMI Certification
1 4 (13.79%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) GCP
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Kibana
1 1 (3.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) SAP
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Facebook
3 1 (3.45%) Google
3 1 (3.45%) Twitter