Period
to 25 September 2018

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 25 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 on Demand (VOD)
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 723 718 708
Rank change year-on-year -5 -10 +48
Contract jobs citing Video on Demand 179 149 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 0.44% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 123 131
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £349 £285 £325
90th Percentile £596 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £370
% change year-on-year +5.00% +35.14% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
UK median hourly rate - £80.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +435.00% -52.85%
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 35,091 33,629 36,430
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.13% 34.23% 34.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,938 22,002 23,809
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £650 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +4.38% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,075 1,041 1,238
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.47
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £46.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.81
% change year-on-year - -3.87% +18.89%

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 25 September 2018.

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 6 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 25 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 +2 173 £500 +11.11% 29
London +41 160 £500 +11.11% 17
UK excluding London -51 13 £525 +5.00% 12
South East -39 12 £525 +5.00% 10
North of England -28 1 - - 2
North West -33 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, 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 92 (51.40%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (48.04%) Over-the-Top Content
3 59 (32.96%) TDD
4 54 (30.17%) Video\Live Streaming
5 50 (27.93%) JavaScript
6 45 (25.14%) User Experience
7 32 (17.88%) CSS
7 32 (17.88%) Git (software)
8 31 (17.32%) React
9 30 (16.76%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (16.20%) QA
10 29 (16.20%) Software Engineering
11 28 (15.64%) Node.js
12 27 (15.08%) Analytical Skills
13 24 (13.41%) BDD
13 24 (13.41%) Mobile App
13 24 (13.41%) Test Automation
13 24 (13.41%) HTML
13 24 (13.41%) Scrum
14 23 (12.85%) Amazon AWS
14 23 (12.85%) JIRA
15 22 (12.29%) Linux
16 20 (11.17%) IPTV
16 20 (11.17%) Jenkins
16 20 (11.17%) User Stories
17 19 (10.61%) Pair Programming
18 18 (10.06%) Python
19 17 (9.50%) Java
19 17 (9.50%) Unit Testing
19 17 (9.50%) Kanban

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 11 (6.15%) Confluence
2 4 (2.23%) CMS
2 4 (2.23%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.68%) Apache
3 3 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.68%) SAS
4 2 (1.12%) JBoss
5 1 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 6 (3.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.56%) InVision
4 1 (0.56%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Magento
1 2 (1.12%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 23 (12.85%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.47%) Serverless
3 6 (3.35%) Adobe Analytics
3 6 (3.35%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (2.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (2.23%) BrowserStack
6 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (1.12%) GitHub
7 2 (1.12%) Google Analytics
7 2 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.56%) npm
8 1 (0.56%) PaaS
8 1 (0.56%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.91%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.79%) DNS
2 5 (2.79%) Firewall
2 5 (2.79%) HTTP
2 5 (2.79%) HTTPS
3 4 (2.23%) LAN
3 4 (2.23%) SSL
3 4 (2.23%) WAN
4 3 (1.68%) Broadband
4 3 (1.68%) DVB
4 3 (1.68%) PBX
4 3 (1.68%) VoIP
4 3 (1.68%) VoWiFi
4 3 (1.68%) VSAT
5 2 (1.12%) Internet
5 2 (1.12%) SNMP
5 2 (1.12%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.56%) BGP
6 1 (0.56%) IPv4
6 1 (0.56%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.91%) MongoDB
2 6 (3.35%) MySQL
3 4 (2.23%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.68%) Redis
4 3 (1.68%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.68%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (17.88%) Git (software)
2 23 (12.85%) JIRA
3 20 (11.17%) Jenkins
4 15 (8.38%) Cucumber
4 15 (8.38%) Selenium
5 14 (7.82%) CircleCI
6 11 (6.15%) Mocha
7 7 (3.91%) Subversion
8 6 (3.35%) Android Studio
8 6 (3.35%) Appium
9 5 (2.79%) Jasmine
10 4 (2.23%) Babel
11 3 (1.68%) MSBuild
11 3 (1.68%) WebDriver
12 2 (1.12%) Axure RP
12 2 (1.12%) Fiddler
12 2 (1.12%) JUnit
12 2 (1.12%) Mockito
12 2 (1.12%) SoapUI
13 1 (0.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 16 (8.94%) Telecoms
2 13 (7.26%) Games
3 11 (6.15%) Advertising
4 9 (5.03%) Marketing
5 4 (2.23%) Billing
5 4 (2.23%) Finance
6 2 (1.12%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.56%) Electronics
7 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.56%) Publishing
7 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 65 (36.31%) Developer
2 20 (11.17%) Analyst
2 20 (11.17%) React Developer
3 15 (8.38%) Senior Developer
4 13 (7.26%) Business Analyst
5 10 (5.59%) Android Developer
5 10 (5.59%) iOS Developer
5 10 (5.59%) Lead Developer
6 9 (5.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 9 (5.03%) Product Owner
6 9 (5.03%) Tester
7 8 (4.47%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (4.47%) Scrum Master
8 7 (3.91%) Architect
8 7 (3.91%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (3.91%) Project Manager
8 7 (3.91%) Senior iOS Developer
8 7 (3.91%) Senior Manager
9 6 (3.35%) Product Manager
9 6 (3.35%) Video On Demand Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (17.88%) CSS
2 31 (17.32%) React
3 28 (15.64%) Node.js
4 24 (13.41%) HTML
5 15 (8.38%) HTML5
5 15 (8.38%) REST
5 15 (8.38%) XML
6 14 (7.82%) JSON
7 10 (5.59%) jQuery
8 9 (5.03%) AngularJS
8 9 (5.03%) SOAP
9 8 (4.47%) CSS3
9 8 (4.47%) Sass
10 7 (3.91%) Android SDK
10 7 (3.91%) Jest
10 7 (3.91%) Web Services
11 6 (3.35%) Dagger
11 6 (3.35%) Middleware
11 6 (3.35%) RxJava
11 6 (3.35%) RxSwift
Miscellaneous
1 86 (48.04%) Over-the-Top Content
2 54 (30.17%) Video\Live Streaming
3 45 (25.14%) User Experience
4 27 (15.08%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (13.41%) Mobile App
6 20 (11.17%) IPTV
7 12 (6.70%) Greenfield Project
7 12 (6.70%) STB
8 11 (6.15%) Digital Media
9 9 (5.03%) Media Streaming
10 7 (3.91%) Digital TV
11 6 (3.35%) Data Centre
12 5 (2.79%) Linux Command Line
12 5 (2.79%) MPEG
13 4 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
13 4 (2.23%) Virtual Team
14 3 (1.68%) CCTV
14 3 (1.68%) PMI
14 3 (1.68%) Social Media
15 2 (1.12%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.29%) Linux
2 15 (8.38%) Android
3 12 (6.70%) Apple iOS
4 10 (5.59%) Unix
5 5 (2.79%) CentOS
6 3 (1.68%) Windows
7 1 (0.56%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.56%) Tizen
7 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (51.40%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (32.96%) TDD
3 30 (16.76%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (16.20%) Software Engineering
5 24 (13.41%) BDD
5 24 (13.41%) Scrum
5 24 (13.41%) Test Automation
6 20 (11.17%) User Stories
7 19 (10.61%) Pair Programming
8 17 (9.50%) Acceptance Criteria
8 17 (9.50%) Kanban
8 17 (9.50%) Unit Testing
9 16 (8.94%) DRM
9 16 (8.94%) Problem-Solving
10 15 (8.38%) Mobile Development
11 14 (7.82%) Web Development
12 13 (7.26%) Front End Development
12 13 (7.26%) OO
12 13 (7.26%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (6.70%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 50 (27.93%) JavaScript
2 18 (10.06%) Python
3 17 (9.50%) Java
4 13 (7.26%) PHP
5 8 (4.47%) Objective-C
5 8 (4.47%) SQL
6 7 (3.91%) Apple Swift
7 6 (3.35%) TypeScript
8 5 (2.79%) Kotlin
9 4 (2.23%) C
9 4 (2.23%) C#
9 4 (2.23%) C++
9 4 (2.23%) ES6
9 4 (2.23%) Perl
10 3 (1.68%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.68%) Ruby
11 2 (1.12%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.56%) Groovy
12 1 (0.56%) Scala
12 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (1.68%) Degree
1 3 (1.68%) PMI Certification
1 3 (1.68%) PMP
2 2 (1.12%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.12%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.56%) APMG
3 1 (0.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (16.20%) QA
System Software
1 14 (7.82%) Docker
2 4 (2.23%) KVM
2 4 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (3.35%) Terraform
2 5 (2.79%) Ansible
2 5 (2.79%) Kubernetes
2 5 (2.79%) Puppet
3 4 (2.23%) Grafana
3 4 (2.23%) logstash
3 4 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.68%) Consul
4 3 (1.68%) Kibana
4 3 (1.68%) Prometheus
4 3 (1.68%) Uchiwa
5 2 (1.12%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (4.47%) Adobe
2 6 (3.35%) Cisco
2 6 (3.35%) Google
2 6 (3.35%) Red Hat
3 5 (2.79%) Oracle
4 4 (2.23%) Omniture
4 4 (2.23%) SaltStack
4 4 (2.23%) Splunk
4 4 (2.23%) VMware
5 3 (1.68%) CA
5 3 (1.68%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.68%) Palo Alto
5 3 (1.68%) SAP
6 2 (1.12%) Adyen
6 2 (1.12%) Apple
6 2 (1.12%) comScore
6 2 (1.12%) ForgeRock
6 2 (1.12%) Ingenico
6 2 (1.12%) Okta
6 2 (1.12%) Zend