Period
to 19 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Video\Live Streaming in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Video\Live Streaming over the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Video\Live Streaming
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 756 799 800
Rank change year-on-year +43 +1 -27
Contract jobs citing Video\Live Streaming 127 79 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.080% 0.099%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.23% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 50 69
UK median daily rate £500 £468 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.95% -4.10% +14.71%
10th Percentile £363 £324 £296
90th Percentile £630 £538 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £338 £400
% change year-on-year +18.52% -15.63% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 2
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £18.70 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +154.08% -22.10% -40.00%
10th Percentile £25.25 £15.67 £21.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £33.12 £25.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +18.75% - -

Video\Live 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 35,154 33,727 36,815
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.11% 34.16% 34.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,939 22,025 24,067
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.54%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £650 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,073 1,049 1,241
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.16 £20.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.63% +2.35% +11.73%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.33
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £46.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year - -2.44% +17.14%

Video\Live Streaming
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Video\Live Streaming as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Video\Live Streaming in the UK

Video\Live Streaming
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Video\Live Streaming in the UK

Video\Live Streaming
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Video\Live Streaming over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Video\Live Streaming in the UK

Video\Live Streaming
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Video\Live Streaming in the UK

Video\Live Streaming
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Video\Live Streaming over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Video\Live Streaming in the UK

Video\Live Streaming
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Video\Live Streaming within the UK over the 6 months to 19 September 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 +24 111 £525 +12.30% 79
London +41 93 £525 +10.53% 60
UK excluding London +4 34 £400 +18.52% 22
Wales - 16 £400 - 1
South East -4 7 £463 - 7
South West - 7 £401 - 2
Midlands -6 2 £325 -3.70% 5
North of England -18 2 - - 4
North West -20 2 - - 4
West Midlands -25 2 £325 -3.70% 2

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Video\Live 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 Video\Live Streaming.

1 62 (48.82%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (42.52%) Video on Demand
3 42 (33.07%) TDD
4 35 (27.56%) Over-the-Top Content
5 33 (25.98%) JavaScript
6 27 (21.26%) User Experience
7 26 (20.47%) Linux
8 24 (18.90%) BDD
9 23 (18.11%) Git (software)
9 23 (18.11%) CSS
10 22 (17.32%) Problem-Solving
11 20 (15.75%) QA
12 19 (14.96%) Software Engineering
12 19 (14.96%) HTML
12 19 (14.96%) Java
13 18 (14.17%) Python
14 17 (13.39%) VoIP
14 17 (13.39%) Cisco
14 17 (13.39%) Microsoft
14 17 (13.39%) JIRA
14 17 (13.39%) Android
14 17 (13.39%) Apple iOS
14 17 (13.39%) Node.js
15 16 (12.60%) Security Cleared
15 16 (12.60%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (11.81%) Video Conferencing
16 15 (11.81%) SC Cleared
16 15 (11.81%) Skype
16 15 (11.81%) Acceptance Criteria
17 14 (11.02%) Telepresence

Video\Live 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 14 (11.02%) MS Exchange
1 14 (11.02%) Skype for Business
2 10 (7.87%) Confluence
3 2 (1.57%) Apache
3 2 (1.57%) CMS
4 1 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.79%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.79%) IIS
4 1 (0.79%) Moodle
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.79%) Wowza Streaming Engine
Applications
1 3 (2.36%) AutoCAD
2 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.79%) Quicktime
3 1 (0.79%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.87%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (3.94%) Serverless
3 4 (3.15%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (3.15%) BrowserStack
4 2 (1.57%) GitHub
4 2 (1.57%) Trello
5 1 (0.79%) npm
5 1 (0.79%) Office 365
5 1 (0.79%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.79%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.39%) VoIP
2 15 (11.81%) Skype
3 14 (11.02%) Firewall
3 14 (11.02%) Telepresence
3 14 (11.02%) Unified Communications
4 12 (9.45%) IP Telephony
5 6 (4.72%) H.323
6 5 (3.94%) DVB
7 3 (2.36%) HTTP
7 3 (2.36%) MPLS
7 3 (2.36%) RTSP
7 3 (2.36%) VLAN
7 3 (2.36%) VPN
7 3 (2.36%) WAN
8 2 (1.57%) Bluetooth
8 2 (1.57%) RTMP
8 2 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.79%) Internet
9 1 (0.79%) Multicast
9 1 (0.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.15%) MySQL
1 4 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.57%) Big Data
2 2 (1.57%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.79%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.79%) Data Lake
3 1 (0.79%) HBase
3 1 (0.79%) Impala
3 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (18.11%) Git (software)
2 17 (13.39%) JIRA
3 12 (9.45%) CircleCI
4 9 (7.09%) Jenkins
5 7 (5.51%) Cucumber
5 7 (5.51%) Selenium
5 7 (5.51%) Subversion
6 6 (4.72%) Appium
7 5 (3.94%) Mocha
8 4 (3.15%) Android Studio
9 3 (2.36%) Jasmine
9 3 (2.36%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.57%) CocoaPods
10 2 (1.57%) fastlane
10 2 (1.57%) Grunt
10 2 (1.57%) JUnit
10 2 (1.57%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.57%) Mockito
10 2 (1.57%) Travis CI
11 1 (0.79%) webpack
General
1 10 (7.87%) Games
2 5 (3.94%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.36%) Finance
4 2 (1.57%) Electronics
4 2 (1.57%) Marketing
4 2 (1.57%) Military
4 2 (1.57%) Publishing
5 1 (0.79%) Banking
5 1 (0.79%) Digital Economy
5 1 (0.79%) Front Office
5 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 45 (35.43%) Developer
2 12 (9.45%) iOS Developer
3 11 (8.66%) Analyst
4 10 (7.87%) IP Engineer
4 10 (7.87%) IP Telephony Engineer
4 10 (7.87%) Senior Developer
4 10 (7.87%) Telephony Engineer
4 10 (7.87%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 7 (5.51%) Android Developer
5 7 (5.51%) Architect
5 7 (5.51%) Business Analyst
5 7 (5.51%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (5.51%) Senior iOS Developer
6 6 (4.72%) Software Engineer
7 5 (3.94%) Java Engineer
7 5 (3.94%) Lead Android Developer
7 5 (3.94%) Lead Developer
7 5 (3.94%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (3.94%) React Developer
8 4 (3.15%) Video On Demand Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (18.11%) CSS
2 19 (14.96%) HTML
3 17 (13.39%) Node.js
4 12 (9.45%) HTML5
5 11 (8.66%) JSON
5 11 (8.66%) React
6 10 (7.87%) REST
7 9 (7.09%) CSS3
7 9 (7.09%) XML
8 8 (6.30%) jQuery
8 8 (6.30%) Web Services
9 7 (5.51%) RxSwift
10 6 (4.72%) Dagger
10 6 (4.72%) RESTful
10 6 (4.72%) RxJava
11 5 (3.94%) Jest
11 5 (3.94%) LAMP
11 5 (3.94%) Sass
12 4 (3.15%) LESS
12 4 (3.15%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 54 (42.52%) Video on Demand
2 35 (27.56%) Over-the-Top Content
3 27 (21.26%) User Experience
4 15 (11.81%) Video Conferencing
5 13 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (9.45%) Mobile App
6 12 (9.45%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (5.51%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (5.51%) Media Streaming
7 7 (5.51%) MPEG
8 5 (3.94%) Computer Science
8 5 (3.94%) Fat Client
8 5 (3.94%) IPTV
8 5 (3.94%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (3.94%) Smartcard
8 5 (3.94%) STB
8 5 (3.94%) Thin Client
9 4 (3.15%) Xbox
10 3 (2.36%) Apple TV
10 3 (2.36%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.47%) Linux
2 17 (13.39%) Android
2 17 (13.39%) Apple iOS
3 10 (7.87%) Windows
4 9 (7.09%) Unix
5 5 (3.94%) Mac OS
5 5 (3.94%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.57%) Debian
7 1 (0.79%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (48.82%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (33.07%) TDD
3 24 (18.90%) BDD
4 22 (17.32%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (14.96%) Software Engineering
6 16 (12.60%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (11.81%) Acceptance Criteria
8 14 (11.02%) Kanban
8 14 (11.02%) Pair Programming
8 14 (11.02%) User Stories
9 13 (10.24%) iOS Development
9 13 (10.24%) Test Automation
9 13 (10.24%) Unit Testing
10 12 (9.45%) Mobile Development
11 11 (8.66%) OO
12 10 (7.87%) Scrum
13 9 (7.09%) Android Development
13 9 (7.09%) DevOps
13 9 (7.09%) Work Breakdown Structure
14 7 (5.51%) Creative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 33 (25.98%) JavaScript
2 19 (14.96%) Java
3 18 (14.17%) Python
4 13 (10.24%) C
5 10 (7.87%) Apple Swift
6 9 (7.09%) Bash Shell
6 9 (7.09%) Objective-C
7 6 (4.72%) C++
8 5 (3.94%) Kotlin
8 5 (3.94%) PHP
8 5 (3.94%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.36%) ES6
9 3 (2.36%) Ruby
10 2 (1.57%) Go
10 2 (1.57%) Scala
10 2 (1.57%) SQL
11 1 (0.79%) ES7
11 1 (0.79%) Java 8
11 1 (0.79%) JSX
11 1 (0.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (12.60%) Security Cleared
2 15 (11.81%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.66%) Degree
4 8 (6.30%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.94%) CCNA
6 3 (2.36%) CCDP
6 3 (2.36%) CCNP
6 3 (2.36%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.57%) CISSP
7 2 (1.57%) ISSAP
8 1 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.79%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.75%) QA
System Software
1 10 (7.87%) Docker
2 2 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.79%) HDFS
3 1 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 14 (11.02%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (4.72%) Puppet
2 6 (4.72%) Terraform
3 5 (3.94%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.94%) systemd
4 1 (0.79%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (13.39%) Cisco
1 17 (13.39%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.02%) Polycom
3 6 (4.72%) Apple
4 5 (3.94%) Citrix
4 5 (3.94%) Splunk
5 4 (3.15%) Samsung
6 2 (1.57%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.57%) Google
6 2 (1.57%) VMware
6 2 (1.57%) Xilinx
7 1 (0.79%) Adobe
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle
7 1 (0.79%) Panasonic
7 1 (0.79%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.79%) SAP
7 1 (0.79%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.79%) Sony
7 1 (0.79%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.79%) Zend