The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited STB over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 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.

Set-Top Box (STB)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing STB 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.050% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £345 £383
% change year-on-year +15.94% -9.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.50 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year +14.11% -  

STB is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 625 918 859
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 31.06% 32.88% 29.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 604 577
Median daily rate £400 £415 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +18.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £565 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.02% +3.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 32
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £13.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.44% +4.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.92 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £19.60 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £18.69
% change year-on-year +9.89% +21.72%  

STB
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing STB as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for STB in Yorkshire

STB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing STB in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for STB in Yorkshire

STB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing STB in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for STB in Yorkshire

STB
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STB within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
STB
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing STB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for STB.

1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (33.33%) DVB
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming

STB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DVB
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java