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 17 October 2014 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
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
Rank 199 - 215
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DVB 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% - 0.027%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% - 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£460 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £46.25
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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 City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
814 880 971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.69% 12.07% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 566 646
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 35 34
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £12.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.34 £52.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%

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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

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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

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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

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Top 10 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) IPTV
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) IPTV
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree