Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 729 722 687
Rank change year-on-year -7 -35 +28
Contract jobs citing Video on Demand 151 115 194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.37% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 92 117
UK median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - -2.30%
10th Percentile £315 £313 £313
90th Percentile £637 £550 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £500 £370
% change year-on-year -22.50% +35.14% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
UK median hourly rate £38.75 - £22.00
10th Percentile £36.63 - £16.40
90th Percentile £39.88 - £27.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 - £29.00

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 34,297 30,667 35,347
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.94% 33.63% 33.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,541 19,894 22,978
UK median daily rate £450 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £260 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,067 1,084 1,251
UK median hourly rate £21.90 £20.50 £21.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.83% -3.94% +21.94%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.32 £11.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £49.68 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.01 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +10.58% -9.52% +20.00%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -8 149 £500 +17.65% 27
London -7 137 £500 +17.65% 24
UK excluding London -22 12 £388 -22.50% 3
South East -25 11 £388 -29.55% 3
North of England -9 1 - -
North West -18 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 97 (64.24%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (40.40%) TDD
3 53 (35.10%) JavaScript
4 50 (33.11%) Over-the-Top Content
5 44 (29.14%) BDD
6 38 (25.17%) Scrum
6 38 (25.17%) React
7 34 (22.52%) Node.js
8 33 (21.85%) Video\Live Streaming
8 33 (21.85%) HTML
9 32 (21.19%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (19.87%) CSS
11 28 (18.54%) Linux
12 27 (17.88%) Jenkins
13 26 (17.22%) Cucumber
13 26 (17.22%) Kanban
14 24 (15.89%) DRM
15 23 (15.23%) Unix
15 23 (15.23%) Java
16 22 (14.57%) Mobile App
17 21 (13.91%) ATDD
17 21 (13.91%) HTML5
17 21 (13.91%) REST
17 21 (13.91%) JSON
17 21 (13.91%) TCP/IP
17 21 (13.91%) Pair Programming
17 21 (13.91%) User Experience
17 21 (13.91%) User Stories
17 21 (13.91%) ES6
18 20 (13.25%) XML

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 14 (9.27%) OpenStack
2 13 (8.61%) Confluence
3 8 (5.30%) CMS
4 4 (2.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (1.99%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.99%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.66%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.58%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.64%) npm
3 6 (3.97%) OpenShift
4 5 (3.31%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (3.31%) Serverless
5 3 (1.99%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.99%) BrowserStack
5 3 (1.99%) Google Analytics
6 2 (1.32%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (1.32%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (1.32%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.32%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (1.32%) CloudFront
6 2 (1.32%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.91%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.31%) Internet
3 3 (1.99%) BGP
3 3 (1.99%) OSPF
3 3 (1.99%) RIP
4 1 (0.66%) Broadband
4 1 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.66%) DVB
4 1 (0.66%) Firewall
4 1 (0.66%) FWSM
4 1 (0.66%) HTTP
4 1 (0.66%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.66%) IPv6
4 1 (0.66%) Multicast
4 1 (0.66%) Network Security
4 1 (0.66%) RTSP
4 1 (0.66%) Telepresence
4 1 (0.66%) VoIP
4 1 (0.66%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.27%) Apache Cassandra
2 11 (7.28%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (6.62%) Relational Database
4 9 (5.96%) MongoDB
5 8 (5.30%) DB2
5 8 (5.30%) MySQL
5 8 (5.30%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.97%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 27 (17.88%) Jenkins
2 26 (17.22%) Cucumber
3 18 (11.92%) Git (software)
3 18 (11.92%) JIRA
4 17 (11.26%) webpack
5 11 (7.28%) Subversion
6 9 (5.96%) Appium
6 9 (5.96%) Maven
7 8 (5.30%) Gradle
8 7 (4.64%) Babel
8 7 (4.64%) Grunt
8 7 (4.64%) gulp
8 7 (4.64%) Selenium
9 6 (3.97%) Calabash
9 6 (3.97%) CocoaPods
10 4 (2.65%) Android Studio
10 4 (2.65%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.99%) Bugzilla
11 3 (1.99%) SoapUI
11 3 (1.99%) Xcode
General
1 7 (4.64%) Games
1 7 (4.64%) Telecoms
2 6 (3.97%) Marketing
3 5 (3.31%) Advertising
4 1 (0.66%) Finance
Job Titles
1 62 (41.06%) Developer
2 30 (19.87%) React Developer
3 17 (11.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (9.93%) Senior Developer
5 14 (9.27%) Broadcast Engineer
5 14 (9.27%) Tester
6 13 (8.61%) AWS DevOps
6 13 (8.61%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 13 (8.61%) AWS Engineer
7 12 (7.95%) JavaScript Developer
8 11 (7.28%) Analyst
8 11 (7.28%) Architect
9 9 (5.96%) Developer in Test
9 9 (5.96%) iOS Developer
9 9 (5.96%) Support Engineer
10 7 (4.64%) Automation Tester
10 7 (4.64%) Lead Developer
11 6 (3.97%) Manual Tester
11 6 (3.97%) Project Manager
11 6 (3.97%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (25.17%) React
2 34 (22.52%) Node.js
3 33 (21.85%) HTML
4 30 (19.87%) CSS
5 21 (13.91%) HTML5
5 21 (13.91%) JSON
5 21 (13.91%) REST
6 20 (13.25%) XML
7 19 (12.58%) Web Services
8 17 (11.26%) Redux
9 15 (9.93%) RESTful
9 15 (9.93%) Sass
10 14 (9.27%) CSS3
10 14 (9.27%) RxJS
10 14 (9.27%) SOAP
11 13 (8.61%) AngularJS
11 13 (8.61%) Velocity
12 11 (7.28%) Gherkin
13 8 (5.30%) RxSwift
14 7 (4.64%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 50 (33.11%) Over-the-Top Content
2 33 (21.85%) Video\Live Streaming
3 22 (14.57%) Mobile App
4 21 (13.91%) User Experience
5 19 (12.58%) Greenfield Project
6 14 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (9.27%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (3.97%) Media Streaming
8 5 (3.31%) Computer Science
8 5 (3.31%) Digital TV
8 5 (3.31%) MPEG
8 5 (3.31%) STB
9 3 (1.99%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (1.32%) PMI
10 2 (1.32%) Social Media
11 1 (0.66%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.66%) Interactive TV
11 1 (0.66%) IPTV
11 1 (0.66%) Online Games
11 1 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (18.54%) Linux
2 23 (15.23%) Unix
3 17 (11.26%) Apple iOS
4 14 (9.27%) Android
4 14 (9.27%) CentOS
5 10 (6.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (64.24%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (40.40%) TDD
3 44 (29.14%) BDD
4 38 (25.17%) Scrum
5 32 (21.19%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (17.22%) Kanban
7 24 (15.89%) DRM
8 21 (13.91%) ATDD
8 21 (13.91%) Pair Programming
8 21 (13.91%) User Stories
9 19 (12.58%) DevOps
10 18 (11.92%) Responsive Web Design
10 18 (11.92%) Test Automation
11 16 (10.60%) High Availability
12 15 (9.93%) Analytics
12 15 (9.93%) Project Management
12 15 (9.93%) Scrum-ban
13 14 (9.27%) Open Source
14 13 (8.61%) iOS Development
15 12 (7.95%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (35.10%) JavaScript
2 23 (15.23%) Java
3 21 (13.91%) ES6
4 13 (8.61%) Shell Script
5 12 (7.95%) Apple Swift
6 11 (7.28%) Python
7 10 (6.62%) SQL
8 9 (5.96%) C
8 9 (5.96%) Objective-C
9 8 (5.30%) PHP
10 6 (3.97%) Ruby
11 4 (2.65%) C++
12 3 (1.99%) C#
13 2 (1.32%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.66%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 20 (13.25%) Degree
2 2 (1.32%) PMI Certification
2 2 (1.32%) PMP
3 1 (0.66%) CCIP
3 1 (0.66%) CCNA
3 1 (0.66%) CCNP
3 1 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.66%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.58%) QA
System Software
1 9 (5.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (5.96%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (5.96%) Puppet
2 6 (3.97%) Grafana
3 3 (1.99%) Ansible
4 1 (0.66%) Juniper STRM
4 1 (0.66%) Kibana
Vendors
1 18 (11.92%) Oracle
2 16 (10.60%) CA
3 13 (8.61%) Cisco
4 9 (5.96%) Adobe
5 8 (5.30%) IBM
6 6 (3.97%) Red Hat
6 6 (3.97%) Splunk
7 4 (2.65%) Apple
7 4 (2.65%) Sun
8 3 (1.99%) Google
8 3 (1.99%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.99%) Tektronix
8 3 (1.99%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.32%) Omniture
10 1 (0.66%) Juniper
10 1 (0.66%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.66%) Palo Alto
10 1 (0.66%) Zend