The table below looks at the statistics for DVB skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DVB over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
Rank 130 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DVB 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.073% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £325 £305
% change year-on-year
- +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.25 £41.25 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-2.42% -5.71%
DVB
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
528 422 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 19.14% 14.20% 17.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 200 138
Average daily rate £315 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £177 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 34 76
Average hourly rate £30.50 £23.86 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.85% +25.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

DVB
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

DVB Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

DVB
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

DVB Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

DVB
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

DVB Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

DVB
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DVB within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
DVB
England

DVB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 5 (83.33%) STB
1 5 (83.33%) IPTV
2 4 (66.67%) OOP
2 4 (66.67%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) OpenGL
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) ActionScript
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) DTV
4 2 (33.33%) JBoss
4 2 (33.33%) Android
4 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (16.67%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (16.67%) Signal Processing
5 1 (16.67%) CSS3
5 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
5 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
5 1 (16.67%) Video Processing
5 1 (16.67%) Qt
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (16.67%) Flash
5 1 (16.67%) MPEG
5 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (16.67%) HTTP

DVB
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 2 (33.33%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
1 1 (16.67%) IGMP
1 1 (16.67%) RTSP
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) iOS Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Development Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Flash ActionScript Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Flash Developer
2 1 (16.67%) FPGA Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) FPGA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) OpenGL
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) Qt
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) Flash
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) STB
1 5 (83.33%) IPTV
2 2 (33.33%) DTV
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (16.67%) MPEG
3 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
3 1 (16.67%) Streaming Video
3 1 (16.67%) VHDL
3 1 (16.67%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Android
2 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) OOP
1 4 (66.67%) OO
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (16.67%) Signal Processing
2 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
2 1 (16.67%) Video Processing
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) ActionScript
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) C
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware