Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 720 725 712
Rank change year-on-year +5 -13 +25
Contract jobs citing Video on Demand 158 162 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 0.48% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 134 137
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £363 £316 £325
90th Percentile £588 £632 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £313 £400
% change year-on-year +60.00% -21.88% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
UK median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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 32,910 33,522 31,999
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.08% 33.42% 32.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,677 22,386 20,809
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £280 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +2.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 997 965 1,129
UK median hourly rate £20.69 £20.66 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.17% +3.28% -
10th Percentile £12.01 £11.29 £11.32
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.10 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.47%

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 18 January 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 7 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 18 January 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 +5 156 £500 +5.26% 34
London +15 144 £494 +1.28% 30
UK excluding London -24 12 £500 +60.00% 4
South East -7 7 £575 +74.24% 2
North of England -24 5 £495 +58.40% 1
Yorkshire -17 3 £495 +58.40% 1
North West -10 2 £463 -

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 87 (55.06%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (49.37%) Over-the-Top Content
3 59 (37.34%) User Experience
4 47 (29.75%) TDD
5 43 (27.22%) Video\Live Streaming
6 42 (26.58%) JavaScript
7 38 (24.05%) Git (software)
8 31 (19.62%) QA
8 31 (19.62%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (18.35%) CSS
9 29 (18.35%) Scrum
10 28 (17.72%) Linux
10 28 (17.72%) Amazon AWS
10 28 (17.72%) Node.js
10 28 (17.72%) React
11 26 (16.46%) Mobile App
11 26 (16.46%) Software Engineering
12 25 (15.82%) Acceptance Criteria
13 22 (13.92%) CircleCI
13 22 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
13 22 (13.92%) JIRA
13 22 (13.92%) Kanban
13 22 (13.92%) Java
14 20 (12.66%) Test Automation
15 19 (12.03%) BDD
15 19 (12.03%) Mocha
16 18 (11.39%) HTML
17 17 (10.76%) Jest
17 17 (10.76%) Adobe
18 16 (10.13%) Pair Programming

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 10 (6.33%) Confluence
2 4 (2.53%) CMS
3 1 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (5.06%) InVision
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 28 (17.72%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.70%) BrowserStack
3 8 (5.06%) Adobe Analytics
3 8 (5.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 7 (4.43%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (3.80%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (3.80%) Sumo Logic
6 5 (3.16%) GitHub
6 5 (3.16%) Serverless
7 4 (2.53%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (1.90%) PaaS
8 3 (1.90%) Sauce Labs
9 2 (1.27%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.27%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.63%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.63%) Google Play
10 1 (0.63%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.16%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.27%) Broadband
2 2 (1.27%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.27%) Internet
2 2 (1.27%) PBX
2 2 (1.27%) SNMP
2 2 (1.27%) VoIP
2 2 (1.27%) VoWiFi
2 2 (1.27%) VSAT
3 1 (0.63%) DNS
3 1 (0.63%) Firewall
3 1 (0.63%) HTTP
3 1 (0.63%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.63%) LAN
3 1 (0.63%) SSL
3 1 (0.63%) WAN
3 1 (0.63%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.06%) NoSQL
2 5 (3.16%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.53%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.90%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.27%) MySQL
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.63%) DB2
6 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.63%) Power BI
6 1 (0.63%) Redis
Development Applications
1 38 (24.05%) Git (software)
2 22 (13.92%) CircleCI
2 22 (13.92%) JIRA
3 19 (12.03%) Mocha
4 11 (6.96%) Selenium
5 10 (6.33%) Appium
6 9 (5.70%) Jenkins
7 7 (4.43%) Cucumber
8 6 (3.80%) Subversion
9 5 (3.16%) Gradle
10 4 (2.53%) Jasmine
10 4 (2.53%) JUnit
10 4 (2.53%) Mockito
11 3 (1.90%) Android Studio
11 3 (1.90%) MSBuild
11 3 (1.90%) SoapUI
11 3 (1.90%) Vagrant
12 2 (1.27%) CocoaPods
12 2 (1.27%) Travis CI
12 2 (1.27%) webpack
General
1 10 (6.33%) Telecoms
2 9 (5.70%) Billing
3 8 (5.06%) Advertising
3 8 (5.06%) Games
4 3 (1.90%) Electronics
4 3 (1.90%) Finance
4 3 (1.90%) Legal
4 3 (1.90%) Publishing
5 2 (1.27%) Marketing
5 2 (1.27%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 54 (34.18%) Developer
2 18 (11.39%) React Developer
3 17 (10.76%) JavaScript Developer
4 15 (9.49%) Project Manager
5 13 (8.23%) Designer
6 11 (6.96%) Analyst
6 11 (6.96%) Senior Developer
7 10 (6.33%) Video On Demand Developer
8 9 (5.70%) Business Analyst
8 9 (5.70%) iOS Developer
9 8 (5.06%) Senior Manager
10 7 (4.43%) Android Developer
10 7 (4.43%) AWS Engineer
10 7 (4.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 7 (4.43%) Product Owner
10 7 (4.43%) UX Designer
11 6 (3.80%) Broadcast Engineer
11 6 (3.80%) Delivery Manager
11 6 (3.80%) Reliability Engineer
11 6 (3.80%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (18.35%) CSS
2 28 (17.72%) Node.js
2 28 (17.72%) React
3 18 (11.39%) HTML
4 17 (10.76%) Jest
5 16 (10.13%) REST
6 13 (8.23%) HTML5
7 12 (7.59%) XML
8 11 (6.96%) SOAP
9 10 (6.33%) JSON
10 9 (5.70%) RxSwift
10 9 (5.70%) Web Services
11 8 (5.06%) Redux
11 8 (5.06%) RESTful
12 7 (4.43%) CSS3
12 7 (4.43%) Sass
13 5 (3.16%) Dagger
13 5 (3.16%) RxCocoa
13 5 (3.16%) RxJava
13 5 (3.16%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 78 (49.37%) Over-the-Top Content
2 59 (37.34%) User Experience
3 43 (27.22%) Video\Live Streaming
4 26 (16.46%) Mobile App
5 22 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (6.96%) Digital Media
6 11 (6.96%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (6.96%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (3.80%) IPTV
7 6 (3.80%) Media Streaming
7 6 (3.80%) STB
8 4 (2.53%) Digital TV
9 3 (1.90%) Apple TV
9 3 (1.90%) BBC
9 3 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (1.27%) CCTV
10 2 (1.27%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.27%) iPad
10 2 (1.27%) PMI
10 2 (1.27%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 28 (17.72%) Linux
2 15 (9.49%) Android
2 15 (9.49%) Unix
3 14 (8.86%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.16%) Windows
5 4 (2.53%) Android TV
6 3 (1.90%) tvOS
7 2 (1.27%) CentOS
8 1 (0.63%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.63%) Tizen
8 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (55.06%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (29.75%) TDD
3 31 (19.62%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (18.35%) Scrum
5 26 (16.46%) Software Engineering
6 25 (15.82%) Acceptance Criteria
7 22 (13.92%) Kanban
8 20 (12.66%) Test Automation
9 19 (12.03%) BDD
10 16 (10.13%) Pair Programming
11 15 (9.49%) Project Management
12 14 (8.86%) User Stories
13 12 (7.59%) Front End Development
13 12 (7.59%) Mobile Development
13 12 (7.59%) OO
13 12 (7.59%) Unit Testing
14 11 (6.96%) Analytics
14 11 (6.96%) Problem-Solving
14 11 (6.96%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
15 10 (6.33%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 42 (26.58%) JavaScript
2 22 (13.92%) Java
3 9 (5.70%) Apple Swift
3 9 (5.70%) Python
3 9 (5.70%) SQL
4 8 (5.06%) Objective-C
5 7 (4.43%) C#
6 6 (3.80%) Go
7 5 (3.16%) Bash Shell
7 5 (3.16%) PHP
8 4 (2.53%) Java 8
9 3 (1.90%) Clojure
9 3 (1.90%) ES6
9 3 (1.90%) Groovy
9 3 (1.90%) Jython
9 3 (1.90%) Kotlin
9 3 (1.90%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.90%) Ruby
9 3 (1.90%) Scala
9 3 (1.90%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (3.16%) Degree
2 2 (1.27%) Master's Degree
2 2 (1.27%) PMI Certification
2 2 (1.27%) PMP
3 1 (0.63%) APMG
3 1 (0.63%) APMP
3 1 (0.63%) ISEB
3 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (19.62%) QA
System Software
1 16 (10.13%) Docker
2 1 (0.63%) KVM
2 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (5.70%) Terraform
2 4 (2.53%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (1.27%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.27%) Puppet
4 1 (0.63%) Ansible
4 1 (0.63%) Consul
4 1 (0.63%) Grafana
4 1 (0.63%) Kibana
4 1 (0.63%) logstash
4 1 (0.63%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.63%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 17 (10.76%) Adobe
2 6 (3.80%) AppDynamics
3 5 (3.16%) Apple
3 5 (3.16%) Cisco
3 5 (3.16%) Omniture
4 4 (2.53%) CA
4 4 (2.53%) Google
5 3 (1.90%) Brightcove
6 2 (1.27%) Oracle
6 2 (1.27%) Palo Alto
6 2 (1.27%) SmartCo
6 2 (1.27%) Zend
7 1 (0.63%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.63%) IBM
7 1 (0.63%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.63%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.63%) SAP
7 1 (0.63%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.63%) Sony
7 1 (0.63%) VMware