Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 712 730 747
Rank change year-on-year +18 +17 0
Contract jobs citing Video on Demand 183 151 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% 0.43% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 130 133
UK median daily rate £494 £474 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.22% +5.28% +12.50%
10th Percentile £352 £290 £325
90th Percentile £588 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 £350 £370
% change year-on-year +41.43% -5.41% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
UK median hourly rate - £41.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +176.67% -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 35,196 34,922 35,736
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.08% 34.43% 34.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,196 23,095 23,386
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £656 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,075 1,057 1,233
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.10%
10th Percentile £12.06 £11.25 £11.65
90th Percentile £50.75 £47.90 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year - -2.44% +9.33%

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 19 November 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 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 19 November 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 +28 176 £490 +3.43% 19
London +39 159 £488 +2.63% 10
UK excluding London -8 17 £495 +41.43% 9
South East -21 13 £500 +33.33% 5
North of England -22 4 £461 +41.92% 3
Yorkshire -10 3 £495 +58.40% 3
North West -24 1 £400 -36.00%

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 88 (48.09%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (46.45%) Over-the-Top Content
3 51 (27.87%) TDD
3 51 (27.87%) User Experience
4 49 (26.78%) JavaScript
5 47 (25.68%) Video\Live Streaming
6 41 (22.40%) Git (software)
7 37 (20.22%) CSS
8 32 (17.49%) Linux
8 32 (17.49%) Amazon AWS
8 32 (17.49%) QA
8 32 (17.49%) Node.js
8 32 (17.49%) React
9 29 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
9 29 (15.85%) Software Engineering
9 29 (15.85%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (15.85%) Scrum
10 26 (14.21%) JIRA
10 26 (14.21%) Acceptance Criteria
11 25 (13.66%) Java
12 24 (13.11%) HTML
12 24 (13.11%) Mobile App
13 22 (12.02%) BDD
14 21 (11.48%) CircleCI
14 21 (11.48%) Pair Programming
14 21 (11.48%) Kanban
15 20 (10.93%) Test Automation
15 20 (10.93%) IPTV
15 20 (10.93%) Docker
16 18 (9.84%) Telecoms

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 (6.01%) Confluence
2 6 (3.28%) CMS
3 5 (2.73%) OpenStack
4 4 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.64%) Apache
5 3 (1.64%) SAS
6 2 (1.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.09%) JBoss
7 1 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (2.73%) InVision
2 4 (2.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.55%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Magento
1 2 (1.09%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 32 (17.49%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 7 (3.83%) Adobe Analytics
4 6 (3.28%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.73%) BrowserStack
5 5 (2.73%) GitHub
5 5 (2.73%) Serverless
6 4 (2.19%) Google Analytics
6 4 (2.19%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (1.64%) PaaS
7 3 (1.64%) Sumo Logic
8 2 (1.09%) npm
9 1 (0.55%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.55%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.55%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.92%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.28%) DNS
2 6 (3.28%) Firewall
2 6 (3.28%) HTTP
2 6 (3.28%) HTTPS
3 5 (2.73%) LAN
3 5 (2.73%) SSL
3 5 (2.73%) WAN
4 4 (2.19%) Broadband
4 4 (2.19%) SNMP
5 3 (1.64%) DVB
5 3 (1.64%) Internet
5 3 (1.64%) PBX
5 3 (1.64%) VoIP
5 3 (1.64%) VoWiFi
5 3 (1.64%) VSAT
6 2 (1.09%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.09%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.55%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.92%) MongoDB
2 8 (4.37%) MySQL
3 7 (3.83%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.73%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (2.19%) Redis
5 4 (2.19%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.64%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.55%) DB2
8 1 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.55%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 41 (22.40%) Git (software)
2 26 (14.21%) JIRA
3 21 (11.48%) CircleCI
4 18 (9.84%) Mocha
5 17 (9.29%) Jenkins
6 12 (6.56%) Cucumber
6 12 (6.56%) Selenium
7 7 (3.83%) Subversion
8 6 (3.28%) Appium
8 6 (3.28%) Jasmine
9 5 (2.73%) Gradle
10 4 (2.19%) Babel
10 4 (2.19%) JUnit
10 4 (2.19%) Mockito
10 4 (2.19%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.64%) Android Studio
11 3 (1.64%) MSBuild
11 3 (1.64%) SoapUI
11 3 (1.64%) Vagrant
11 3 (1.64%) webpack
General
1 18 (9.84%) Telecoms
2 11 (6.01%) Advertising
3 10 (5.46%) Games
4 9 (4.92%) Billing
5 6 (3.28%) Marketing
6 4 (2.19%) Finance
7 3 (1.64%) Electronics
7 3 (1.64%) Publishing
8 2 (1.09%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 60 (32.79%) Developer
2 20 (10.93%) React Developer
3 19 (10.38%) Analyst
4 16 (8.74%) JavaScript Developer
5 13 (7.10%) Business Analyst
6 12 (6.56%) Project Manager
6 12 (6.56%) Senior Developer
7 11 (6.01%) Senior Manager
8 10 (5.46%) Designer
8 10 (5.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 10 (5.46%) Video On Demand Developer
9 9 (4.92%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (4.37%) Android Developer
10 8 (4.37%) Product Owner
10 8 (4.37%) Senior Project Manager
11 7 (3.83%) iOS Developer
11 7 (3.83%) Tester
12 6 (3.28%) Digital Project Manager
13 5 (2.73%) Senior iOS Developer
13 5 (2.73%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (20.22%) CSS
2 32 (17.49%) Node.js
2 32 (17.49%) React
3 24 (13.11%) HTML
4 17 (9.29%) HTML5
5 16 (8.74%) REST
5 16 (8.74%) XML
6 14 (7.65%) Jest
7 11 (6.01%) JSON
8 10 (5.46%) Sass
8 10 (5.46%) SOAP
9 9 (4.92%) AngularJS
10 8 (4.37%) CSS3
10 8 (4.37%) Redux
10 8 (4.37%) RESTful
10 8 (4.37%) Web Services
11 7 (3.83%) jQuery
11 7 (3.83%) Middleware
12 6 (3.28%) RxCocoa
12 6 (3.28%) RxSwift
Miscellaneous
1 85 (46.45%) Over-the-Top Content
2 51 (27.87%) User Experience
3 47 (25.68%) Video\Live Streaming
4 29 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (13.11%) Mobile App
6 20 (10.93%) IPTV
7 14 (7.65%) STB
8 13 (7.10%) Greenfield Project
9 11 (6.01%) Digital Media
10 10 (5.46%) Digital TV
11 9 (4.92%) Linux Command Line
12 6 (3.28%) Data Centre
12 6 (3.28%) Media Streaming
13 4 (2.19%) MPEG
13 4 (2.19%) Self-Motivation
14 3 (1.64%) BBC
14 3 (1.64%) CCTV
14 3 (1.64%) Social Media
14 3 (1.64%) Virtual Team
15 2 (1.09%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (17.49%) Linux
2 16 (8.74%) Android
3 15 (8.20%) Unix
4 13 (7.10%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.83%) CentOS
6 4 (2.19%) Android TV
7 3 (1.64%) Windows
8 2 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.55%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.55%) Tizen
9 1 (0.55%) tvOS
9 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (48.09%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (27.87%) TDD
3 29 (15.85%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (15.85%) Scrum
3 29 (15.85%) Software Engineering
4 26 (14.21%) Acceptance Criteria
5 22 (12.02%) BDD
6 21 (11.48%) Kanban
6 21 (11.48%) Pair Programming
7 20 (10.93%) Test Automation
8 18 (9.84%) User Stories
9 14 (7.65%) Front End Development
10 13 (7.10%) DRM
10 13 (7.10%) OO
10 13 (7.10%) Project Management
11 12 (6.56%) Analytics
12 11 (6.01%) DevOps
12 11 (6.01%) Mobile Development
12 11 (6.01%) Unit Testing
13 10 (5.46%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (26.78%) JavaScript
2 25 (13.66%) Java
3 13 (7.10%) PHP
3 13 (7.10%) Python
4 12 (6.56%) SQL
5 8 (4.37%) Objective-C
6 7 (3.83%) Apple Swift
6 7 (3.83%) C#
7 6 (3.28%) Go
7 6 (3.28%) TypeScript
8 5 (2.73%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.73%) Perl
9 4 (2.19%) Java 8
9 4 (2.19%) Ruby
10 3 (1.64%) Clojure
10 3 (1.64%) Groovy
10 3 (1.64%) Jython
10 3 (1.64%) Kotlin
10 3 (1.64%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (3.28%) Degree
2 2 (1.09%) Master's Degree
2 2 (1.09%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.55%) APMG
3 1 (0.55%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.55%) PMP
3 1 (0.55%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (17.49%) QA
System Software
1 20 (10.93%) Docker
2 5 (2.73%) KVM
2 5 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.73%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (5.46%) Terraform
2 7 (3.83%) Puppet
3 6 (3.28%) Ansible
3 6 (3.28%) Kubernetes
3 6 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.73%) Grafana
4 5 (2.73%) logstash
4 5 (2.73%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (2.19%) Consul
5 4 (2.19%) Kibana
5 4 (2.19%) Prometheus
5 4 (2.19%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 14 (7.65%) Adobe
2 9 (4.92%) Google
3 7 (3.83%) Cisco
3 7 (3.83%) Red Hat
4 6 (3.28%) Oracle
5 5 (2.73%) Omniture
5 5 (2.73%) SaltStack
5 5 (2.73%) Splunk
5 5 (2.73%) VMware
6 4 (2.19%) CA
7 3 (1.64%) AppDynamics
7 3 (1.64%) Brightcove
7 3 (1.64%) Palo Alto
7 3 (1.64%) SAP
7 3 (1.64%) Tableau
8 2 (1.09%) Adyen
8 2 (1.09%) Facebook
8 2 (1.09%) ForgeRock
8 2 (1.09%) Okta
8 2 (1.09%) Twitter