The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Streaming Video in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Streaming Video over the 3 months to 28 March 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.

Video Streaming
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 584 607 606
Rank change year-on-year +23 -1  
Contract jobs citing Streaming Video 24 32 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.060% 0.067%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.19% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 28
Median daily rate £425 £413 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -0.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £276 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £310
% change year-on-year +6.25% +29.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £21.50 £32.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.81% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.00 -

Streaming Video 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 14408 16675 16347
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.96% 31.12% 30.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9314 10891 9856
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 £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 535 564 695
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.84 £18.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.46% +21.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.22 £18.83
% change year-on-year -31.36% +44.56%  

Streaming Video
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Streaming Video in the UK

Streaming Video
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Streaming Video in the UK

Streaming Video
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Streaming Video over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Streaming Video in the UK

Streaming Video
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Streaming Video in the UK

Streaming Video
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Streaming Video within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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 +22 23 £425 +3.03% 23
London +15 15 £450 -7.69% 12
North West +32 5 £425 +30.76%
Manchester - 5 £425 -
City of London -7 2 £505 - 1
Salford - 2 £425 -
Surrey +14 1 £138 -
South East +10 1 £138 - 1
Suffolk - 1 £450 -
Yorkshire - 1 £300 - 9
East of England - 1 £450 - 1
Ipswich - 1 £450 -
Halifax - 1 £300 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £300 -

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Streaming Video 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 Video.

1 21 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (46.34%) Android
3 16 (39.02%) Apple iOS
4 15 (36.59%) TDD
4 15 (36.59%) Java
5 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
6 12 (29.27%) GStreamer
7 11 (26.83%) Scrum
7 11 (26.83%) HTML
8 10 (24.39%) HTTP
8 10 (24.39%) RESTful
8 10 (24.39%) RTSP
9 9 (21.95%) Spring
9 9 (21.95%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (21.95%) Brightcove
9 9 (21.95%) RTP
9 9 (21.95%) MySQL
9 9 (21.95%) CSS
9 9 (21.95%) Pair Programming
9 9 (21.95%) Mobile App
10 8 (19.51%) MPEG
10 8 (19.51%) FFmpeg
10 8 (19.51%) Video on Demand
11 7 (17.07%) NoSQL
11 7 (17.07%) Ajax
11 7 (17.07%) jQuery
11 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (17.07%) Kanban
11 7 (17.07%) Automated Testing
11 7 (17.07%) AWS CloudFormation

Streaming Video
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 1 (2.44%) CMS
1 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.95%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (17.07%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (4.88%) Google Analytics
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.44%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) HTTP
1 10 (24.39%) RTSP
2 9 (21.95%) RTP
3 2 (4.88%) MQTT
4 1 (2.44%) Internet
4 1 (2.44%) STUN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) MySQL
2 7 (17.07%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.88%) Android Studio
3 1 (2.44%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (2.44%) Axure RP
3 1 (2.44%) Flex Builder
3 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.44%) JIRA
3 1 (2.44%) Xcode
General
1 5 (12.20%) Games
2 3 (7.32%) Electronics
2 3 (7.32%) Multimedia
3 2 (4.88%) Advertising
3 2 (4.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.44%) Dutch Language
4 1 (2.44%) Finance
4 1 (2.44%) French Language
4 1 (2.44%) German Language
4 1 (2.44%) Italian Language
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 25 (60.98%) Developer
2 12 (29.27%) Java Developer
3 11 (26.83%) Senior Developer
4 9 (21.95%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (12.20%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Android Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Node.js Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Designer
7 3 (7.32%) iOS Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Tester
7 3 (7.32%) UI Designer
8 2 (4.88%) Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Content Editor
8 2 (4.88%) IT Support Technician
8 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Support Technician
8 2 (4.88%) Web Content Editor
8 2 (4.88%) Web Editor
8 2 (4.88%) Web Producer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) GStreamer
2 11 (26.83%) HTML
3 10 (24.39%) RESTful
4 9 (21.95%) CSS
4 9 (21.95%) Spring
5 8 (19.51%) FFmpeg
6 7 (17.07%) Ajax
6 7 (17.07%) jQuery
7 6 (14.63%) REST
8 5 (12.20%) Node.js
9 4 (9.76%) HTML5
10 2 (4.88%) Android SDK
10 2 (4.88%) Flash
10 2 (4.88%) Hibernate
10 2 (4.88%) iOS SDK
10 2 (4.88%) JSON
10 2 (4.88%) Kafka
10 2 (4.88%) PhoneGap
10 2 (4.88%) Protocol Buffers
10 2 (4.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Mobile App
2 8 (19.51%) MPEG
2 8 (19.51%) Video on Demand
3 3 (7.32%) BBC
3 3 (7.32%) IPTV
3 3 (7.32%) STB
3 3 (7.32%) Video Editing
4 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.88%) Over-the-Top Content
4 2 (4.88%) Social Media
5 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) Animation
5 1 (2.44%) CCTV
5 1 (2.44%) PlayStation
5 1 (2.44%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.44%) RIA
5 1 (2.44%) Streaming Media
5 1 (2.44%) Streaming Music
5 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (46.34%) Android
2 16 (39.02%) Apple iOS
3 6 (14.63%) Linux
3 6 (14.63%) Windows
4 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Phone
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (36.59%) TDD
3 11 (26.83%) Scrum
4 9 (21.95%) Pair Programming
5 7 (17.07%) Automated Testing
5 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (17.07%) Kanban
6 6 (14.63%) Software Engineering
7 5 (12.20%) E-Commerce
8 4 (9.76%) Android Development
8 4 (9.76%) BDD
8 4 (9.76%) SDLC
8 4 (9.76%) Supplier Management
9 3 (7.32%) iOS Development
9 3 (7.32%) Performance Testing
9 3 (7.32%) Project Management
10 2 (4.88%) High Availability
10 2 (4.88%) Process Management
10 2 (4.88%) SEO
10 2 (4.88%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 15 (36.59%) Java
2 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.32%) Apple Swift
3 3 (7.32%) Objective-C
3 3 (7.32%) Python
4 2 (4.88%) C
5 1 (2.44%) C#
5 1 (2.44%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Brightcove
2 3 (7.32%) Adobe
2 3 (7.32%) Google
3 2 (4.88%) Apple
3 2 (4.88%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.44%) Appcelerator
4 1 (2.44%) Kony
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.44%) Sencha
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