The table below looks at the prevalence of the term DTV in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DTV over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Television (DTV)
Rank 150 187 204
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +17
Contract jobs citing DTV 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.064% 0.060% 0.034%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.15% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate £300 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £343
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 - £40.00
DTV
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1257 1951 2283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.07% 38.76% 39.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 964 1522 1651
Average daily rate £500 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 36
Average hourly rate £19.99 £17.87 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.89% -10.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £27.37 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

DTV
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DTV across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

DTV Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

DTV
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DTV across the City of London region.

DTV Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

DTV
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DTV across the City of London region.

DTV Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

DTV
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing DTV 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 DTV.

1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) MPEG
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) DVB
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Streaming Video
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) STB
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (33.33%) IPTV
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) LINQ
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing

DTV
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing DTV 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 DTV. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DVB
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Developer
2 1 (33.33%) DTV Developer
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) LINQ
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) IPTV
1 1 (33.33%) MPEG
1 1 (33.33%) Over-the-Top Content
1 1 (33.33%) STB
1 1 (33.33%) Streaming Video
1 1 (33.33%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
1 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) SAP