The table below looks at the statistics for DVB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DVB over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
Rank - 72 -
Contract jobs citing DVB 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.11% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.07% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
125 82 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.77% 9.30% 12.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 44 42
Average daily rate £360 £373 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.35% +35.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 7
Average hourly rate £18.13 £11.55 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.92% -46.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £11.00 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.72 £19.80 £38.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

DVB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DVB across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DVB Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

DVB
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DVB across the Bristol region.

DVB Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

DVB
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DVB across the Bristol region.

DVB Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

DVB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing DVB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DVB.

1 4 (100.00%) MPEG
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) DTV
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) DOM
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) Middleware
3 2 (50.00%) DRM
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) Streaming Video
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Refactoring
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) DLNA
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Multithreading

DVB
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing DVB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DVB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) DLNA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) DOM
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) MPEG
1 4 (100.00%) DTV
2 2 (50.00%) Streaming Video
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Video on Demand
3 1 (25.00%) STB
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) DRM
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Refactoring
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (50.00%) Kanban
3 2 (50.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree