Period
to 17 October 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Video on Demand in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Video on Demand over the 6 months to 17 October 2019 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 on Demand (VOD)
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 692 736 719
Rank change year-on-year +44 -17 +9
Contract jobs citing Video on Demand 115 170 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 0.51% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 140 128
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.72%
10th Percentile £329 £338 £289
90th Percentile £575 £590 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £500 £495
% change year-on-year -20.75% +1.01% +33.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
UK median hourly rate £29.00 - £41.50
10th Percentile £27.00 - £33.35
90th Percentile £31.00 - £108.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Video on Demand 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 26,603 33,535 32,878
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.26% 32.50% 33.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,880 21,742 21,500
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £273 £263
90th Percentile £669 £656 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,040 1,053 1,015
UK median hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.65% - -
10th Percentile £11.60 £12.23 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% -5.00% -3.98%

Video on Demand
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Video on Demand as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Video on Demand in the UK

Video on Demand
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Video on Demand in the UK

Video on Demand
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Video on Demand over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Video on Demand in the UK

Video on Demand
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Video on Demand in the UK

Video on Demand
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Video on Demand within the UK over the 6 months to 17 October 2019. 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 +36 114 £500 - 15
London +31 109 £500 - 11
UK excluding London +66 6 £396 -20.75% 4
South East +20 3 £600 +20.00% 3
West Midlands - 1 £130 -
Midlands - 1 £130 -
North West - 1 £460 -
North of England - 1 £460 - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £333 -

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Video on Demand 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 on Demand.

1 56 (48.70%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (45.22%) Video\Live Streaming
3 43 (37.39%) User Experience
4 41 (35.65%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (30.43%) TDD
5 35 (30.43%) JavaScript
5 35 (30.43%) Apple iOS
6 31 (26.96%) iOS Development
6 31 (26.96%) Apple Swift
6 31 (26.96%) Web Services
7 30 (26.09%) RESTful
7 30 (26.09%) tvOS
8 28 (24.35%) Test Automation
9 27 (23.48%) RxSwift
9 27 (23.48%) Apple
10 26 (22.61%) Animation
11 25 (21.74%) Kanban
12 20 (17.39%) Linux
13 19 (16.52%) REST
14 16 (13.91%) TypeScript
14 16 (13.91%) Mobile App
14 16 (13.91%) Linux Command Line
14 16 (13.91%) Greenfield Project
15 15 (13.04%) Software Engineering
16 13 (11.30%) DRM
17 12 (10.43%) HTML
17 12 (10.43%) Over-the-Top Content
18 11 (9.57%) Degree
19 10 (8.70%) JIRA
19 10 (8.70%) Android

Video on Demand
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 4 (3.48%) CMS
2 3 (2.61%) Confluence
3 1 (0.87%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (3.48%) Sketch
2 1 (0.87%) InVision
2 1 (0.87%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.61%) Adobe Analytics
1 3 (2.61%) AWS
1 3 (2.61%) iTunes
2 2 (1.74%) BrowserStack
2 2 (1.74%) Firebase
2 2 (1.74%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.74%) Sauce Labs
3 1 (0.87%) Azure
3 1 (0.87%) Serverless
3 1 (0.87%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.74%) Internet
1 2 (1.74%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.87%) Broadband
2 1 (0.87%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.87%) Multicast
2 1 (0.87%) SNMP
2 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.87%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (0.87%) DB2
2 1 (0.87%) MySQL
2 1 (0.87%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (8.70%) JIRA
2 7 (6.09%) Selenium
3 5 (4.35%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.48%) SoapUI
5 3 (2.61%) Appium
5 3 (2.61%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.74%) Mocha
6 2 (1.74%) TestRail
7 1 (0.87%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.87%) Calabash
7 1 (0.87%) Capybara
7 1 (0.87%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.87%) Gradle
7 1 (0.87%) Maven
7 1 (0.87%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (7.83%) Advertising
2 5 (4.35%) Games
3 2 (1.74%) Billing
3 2 (1.74%) Retail
3 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.87%) Banking
4 1 (0.87%) Electronics
4 1 (0.87%) German Language
4 1 (0.87%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (48.70%) Developer
2 31 (26.96%) iOS Developer
3 13 (11.30%) JavaScript Developer
4 10 (8.70%) Architect
4 10 (8.70%) Tester
5 8 (6.96%) Analyst
6 7 (6.09%) Android Developer
7 6 (5.22%) Designer
7 6 (5.22%) React Developer
7 6 (5.22%) Senior Developer
7 6 (5.22%) Senior iOS Developer
7 6 (5.22%) Software Architect
8 4 (3.48%) Applications Developer
8 4 (3.48%) Automation Tester
8 4 (3.48%) Product Manager
8 4 (3.48%) Product Owner
9 3 (2.61%) Broadcast Analyst
9 3 (2.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (2.61%) Manual Tester
9 3 (2.61%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (26.96%) Web Services
2 30 (26.09%) RESTful
3 27 (23.48%) RxSwift
4 19 (16.52%) REST
5 12 (10.43%) HTML
6 10 (8.70%) CSS
6 10 (8.70%) React
7 7 (6.09%) Preactjs
8 6 (5.22%) Gherkin
9 4 (3.48%) HTML5
9 4 (3.48%) RxJava
9 4 (3.48%) SOAP
10 3 (2.61%) Node.js
11 2 (1.74%) Jest
11 2 (1.74%) JSON
11 2 (1.74%) Material Design
11 2 (1.74%) React Native
12 1 (0.87%) jQuery
12 1 (0.87%) OAuth
12 1 (0.87%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 52 (45.22%) Video\Live Streaming
2 43 (37.39%) User Experience
3 26 (22.61%) Animation
4 16 (13.91%) Greenfield Project
4 16 (13.91%) Linux Command Line
4 16 (13.91%) Mobile App
5 12 (10.43%) Over-the-Top Content
6 9 (7.83%) Algorithms
6 9 (7.83%) Data Structures
7 7 (6.09%) N-Tier
8 4 (3.48%) Apple TV
8 4 (3.48%) Digital Signage
9 3 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (2.61%) Digital Media
9 3 (2.61%) IPTV
10 2 (1.74%) STB
11 1 (0.87%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.87%) Digital TV
11 1 (0.87%) PlayStation
11 1 (0.87%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 35 (30.43%) Apple iOS
2 30 (26.09%) tvOS
3 20 (17.39%) Linux
4 10 (8.70%) Android
5 3 (2.61%) Windows
6 1 (0.87%) CentOS
6 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.87%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (48.70%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (35.65%) Continuous Integration
3 35 (30.43%) TDD
4 31 (26.96%) iOS Development
5 28 (24.35%) Test Automation
6 25 (21.74%) Kanban
7 15 (13.04%) Software Engineering
8 13 (11.30%) DRM
9 9 (7.83%) DevOps
10 8 (6.96%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (6.09%) Analytics
11 7 (6.09%) Computer Science
11 7 (6.09%) Functional Programming
11 7 (6.09%) Scrum
11 7 (6.09%) Unit Testing
12 6 (5.22%) Android Development
12 6 (5.22%) BDD
12 6 (5.22%) Product Roadmap
13 5 (4.35%) API Testing
13 5 (4.35%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (30.43%) JavaScript
2 31 (26.96%) Apple Swift
3 16 (13.91%) TypeScript
4 7 (6.09%) Java
5 6 (5.22%) C
5 6 (5.22%) Kotlin
6 4 (3.48%) Python
7 3 (2.61%) Ruby
8 1 (0.87%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.87%) BrightScript
8 1 (0.87%) C++
8 1 (0.87%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (9.57%) Degree
2 7 (6.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.74%) ISEB
3 2 (1.74%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.74%) PMP
4 1 (0.87%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.96%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.74%) Docker
2 1 (0.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.87%) Ansible
1 1 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.87%) Puppet
1 1 (0.87%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 27 (23.48%) Apple
2 6 (5.22%) Adobe
3 5 (4.35%) Google
4 1 (0.87%) Facebook
4 1 (0.87%) IBM
4 1 (0.87%) Roku
4 1 (0.87%) Samsung