The table below looks at the statistics for DVB skills 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 DVB over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
Rank 149 191 -
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -
Contract jobs citing DVB 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.032% 0.020% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £300 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.78% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
DVB
London

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

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
339 684 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.77% 13.36% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 493 454
Average daily rate £405 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.51% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 24
Average hourly rate £24.00 £18.70 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.34% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.25 £12.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £40.00 £31.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

DVB
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

DVB Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

DVB
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 DVB across the City of London region.

DVB Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

DVB
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 DVB across the City of London region.

DVB Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

DVB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 2 (100.00%) Video on Demand
1 2 (100.00%) Over-the-Top Content
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) PayPal
2 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) API Development
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) IPTV
2 1 (50.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Developer
2 1 (50.00%) DTV Developer
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) LINQ
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Over-the-Top Content
1 2 (100.00%) Video on Demand
2 1 (50.00%) DTV
2 1 (50.00%) IPTV
2 1 (50.00%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) API Development
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Management
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) PayPal