Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 745 723 702
Rank change year-on-year -22 -21 +59
Contract jobs citing Video on Demand 156 137 194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.42% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 108 114
UK median daily rate £493 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +5.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £310 £311 £313
90th Percentile £588 £550 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £370
% change year-on-year -5.00% +35.14% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £122.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -69.39% +716.67% -52.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - -

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 35,065 32,807 37,517
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.94% 34.20% 34.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,783 21,314 24,553
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.12%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £255
90th Percentile £656 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,104 1,115 1,217
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.32
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.54 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +18.61% -5.00% +14.29%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -26 150 £496 +10.22% 19
London -1 139 £500 +11.11% 16
UK excluding London -44 11 £475 -5.00% 3
South East -31 10 £475 -5.00% 1
North West -25 1 - -
North of England -31 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 89 (57.05%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (43.59%) Over-the-Top Content
3 53 (33.97%) TDD
4 41 (26.28%) Video\Live Streaming
4 41 (26.28%) JavaScript
5 29 (18.59%) Node.js
5 29 (18.59%) React
6 28 (17.95%) Scrum
7 27 (17.31%) BDD
7 27 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (16.03%) User Experience
8 25 (16.03%) Jenkins
9 23 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (14.74%) CSS
9 23 (14.74%) Linux
10 22 (14.10%) HTML
10 22 (14.10%) Git (software)
11 21 (13.46%) Test Automation
11 21 (13.46%) Mobile App
12 20 (12.82%) DRM
13 19 (12.18%) QA
14 18 (11.54%) JIRA
15 17 (10.90%) Amazon AWS
15 17 (10.90%) Cucumber
15 17 (10.90%) Pair Programming
15 17 (10.90%) User Stories
15 17 (10.90%) Analytics
16 16 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
16 16 (10.26%) Kanban
17 15 (9.62%) Software Engineering

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 9 (5.77%) Confluence
2 7 (4.49%) CMS
3 6 (3.85%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (1.92%) Apache
4 3 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.92%) SAS
5 2 (1.28%) JBoss
5 2 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.64%) InVision
4 1 (0.64%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Magento
1 2 (1.28%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.90%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.85%) AWS Lambda
2 6 (3.85%) Serverless
3 4 (2.56%) Adobe Analytics
3 4 (2.56%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.92%) BrowserStack
5 2 (1.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.28%) npm
6 1 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.64%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.05%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.85%) HTTP
2 6 (3.85%) HTTPS
3 5 (3.21%) DNS
3 5 (3.21%) Firewall
4 4 (2.56%) DVB
4 4 (2.56%) LAN
4 4 (2.56%) SSL
4 4 (2.56%) WAN
5 3 (1.92%) Broadband
6 2 (1.28%) Internet
6 2 (1.28%) PBX
6 2 (1.28%) SNMP
6 2 (1.28%) VoIP
6 2 (1.28%) VoWiFi
6 2 (1.28%) VSAT
7 1 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.64%) Multicast
7 1 (0.64%) RTMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.13%) MySQL
2 6 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (3.85%) MongoDB
2 6 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.21%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.92%) Redis
5 2 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.28%) DB2
5 2 (1.28%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (16.03%) Jenkins
2 22 (14.10%) Git (software)
3 18 (11.54%) JIRA
4 17 (10.90%) Cucumber
5 13 (8.33%) Selenium
6 8 (5.13%) Subversion
7 6 (3.85%) CircleCI
7 6 (3.85%) CocoaPods
8 5 (3.21%) Appium
9 4 (2.56%) Android Studio
9 4 (2.56%) Maven
9 4 (2.56%) Mocha
9 4 (2.56%) webpack
10 3 (1.92%) Babel
10 3 (1.92%) Jasmine
10 3 (1.92%) SoapUI
10 3 (1.92%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.28%) Bitbucket
11 2 (1.28%) Gradle
12 1 (0.64%) Capybara
General
1 13 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 10 (6.41%) Advertising
3 9 (5.77%) Games
3 9 (5.77%) Marketing
4 3 (1.92%) Finance
5 1 (0.64%) Billing
5 1 (0.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (35.90%) Developer
2 19 (12.18%) React Developer
3 17 (10.90%) Analyst
4 12 (7.69%) iOS Developer
5 10 (6.41%) Lead Developer
5 10 (6.41%) Senior Developer
5 10 (6.41%) Tester
6 9 (5.77%) Business Analyst
7 8 (5.13%) Senior Manager
8 7 (4.49%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (4.49%) Project Manager
8 7 (4.49%) Web Developer
9 6 (3.85%) Android Developer
9 6 (3.85%) Architect
9 6 (3.85%) Python Developer
10 5 (3.21%) Broadcast Engineer
10 5 (3.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (3.21%) Insight Analyst
10 5 (3.21%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (3.21%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (18.59%) Node.js
1 29 (18.59%) React
2 23 (14.74%) CSS
3 22 (14.10%) HTML
4 14 (8.97%) HTML5
4 14 (8.97%) JSON
4 14 (8.97%) REST
5 13 (8.33%) Sass
5 13 (8.33%) XML
6 11 (7.05%) Web Services
7 9 (5.77%) AngularJS
8 8 (5.13%) jQuery
8 8 (5.13%) Redux
8 8 (5.13%) RxSwift
8 8 (5.13%) SOAP
9 7 (4.49%) RESTful
10 6 (3.85%) CSS3
10 6 (3.85%) Middleware
10 6 (3.85%) Velocity
11 5 (3.21%) Dagger
Miscellaneous
1 68 (43.59%) Over-the-Top Content
2 41 (26.28%) Video\Live Streaming
3 25 (16.03%) User Experience
4 23 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (13.46%) Mobile App
6 15 (9.62%) Greenfield Project
6 15 (9.62%) IPTV
7 11 (7.05%) Digital Media
8 10 (6.41%) STB
9 9 (5.77%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (5.13%) Digital TV
11 6 (3.85%) Media Streaming
11 6 (3.85%) MPEG
12 5 (3.21%) Computer Science
12 5 (3.21%) Data Centre
13 4 (2.56%) Social Media
13 4 (2.56%) Virtual Team
14 3 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
15 2 (1.28%) CCTV
15 2 (1.28%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (14.74%) Linux
2 14 (8.97%) Apple iOS
3 13 (8.33%) Unix
4 10 (6.41%) Android
5 7 (4.49%) CentOS
6 3 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (57.05%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (33.97%) TDD
3 28 (17.95%) Scrum
4 27 (17.31%) BDD
4 27 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (13.46%) Test Automation
6 20 (12.82%) DRM
7 17 (10.90%) Analytics
7 17 (10.90%) Pair Programming
7 17 (10.90%) User Stories
8 16 (10.26%) Kanban
8 16 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (9.62%) Software Engineering
10 14 (8.97%) Web Development
11 13 (8.33%) iOS Development
11 13 (8.33%) Project Management
11 13 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
11 13 (8.33%) Unit Testing
12 12 (7.69%) Open Source
13 11 (7.05%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 41 (26.28%) JavaScript
2 14 (8.97%) Java
3 13 (8.33%) Python
4 12 (7.69%) PHP
5 9 (5.77%) Apple Swift
5 9 (5.77%) C
5 9 (5.77%) ES6
5 9 (5.77%) SQL
6 8 (5.13%) Objective-C
7 6 (3.85%) Shell Script
8 5 (3.21%) TypeScript
9 4 (2.56%) C++
9 4 (2.56%) Kotlin
9 4 (2.56%) Perl
10 2 (1.28%) Ruby
11 1 (0.64%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (1.28%) PMI Certification
2 2 (1.28%) PMP
3 1 (0.64%) RHCE
3 1 (0.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.18%) QA
System Software
1 11 (7.05%) Docker
2 4 (2.56%) KVM
2 4 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (4.49%) Puppet
2 6 (3.85%) Ansible
2 6 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.56%) Grafana
3 4 (2.56%) Kibana
3 4 (2.56%) Kubernetes
3 4 (2.56%) logstash
4 3 (1.92%) Consul
4 3 (1.92%) Prometheus
4 3 (1.92%) Uchiwa
5 2 (1.28%) Terraform
6 1 (0.64%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (6.41%) Oracle
2 8 (5.13%) Adobe
2 8 (5.13%) Google
3 6 (3.85%) Cisco
3 6 (3.85%) Red Hat
4 5 (3.21%) CA
5 4 (2.56%) SaltStack
5 4 (2.56%) Splunk
5 4 (2.56%) VMware
6 3 (1.92%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.28%) comScore
7 2 (1.28%) Facebook
7 2 (1.28%) ForgeRock
7 2 (1.28%) IBM
7 2 (1.28%) Ingenico
7 2 (1.28%) Omniture
7 2 (1.28%) SAP
7 2 (1.28%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.28%) Tableau
7 2 (1.28%) Twitter