The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term DTV in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DTV over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Television (DTV)
Rank 453 416 526
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +110
Contract jobs citing DTV 137 87 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.20% 0.092%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.02% 0.77% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 47 29
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £247 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
- +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 29 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -15.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-21.87% -15.78%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13400 11240 14111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.10% 26.08% 25.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8401 6937 8355
Average daily rate £425 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 540 572 723
Average hourly rate £19.50 £22.00 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.57 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
DTV
UK

DTV
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

DTV Jobs Demand Trend in England

DTV
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

DTV Daily Rate Trend in England

DTV
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DTV across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

DTV Daily Rate Histogram in England

DTV
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

DTV Hourly Rate Trend in England

DTV
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DTV across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

DTV Hourly Rate Histogram in England

DTV
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DTV within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East -4 51 £325 -7.14% 15
London -3 44 £413 +17.85% 20
South West -4 22 £345 -9.50% 8
East Midlands - 7 £350 - 1
North West -17 4 £295 -10.60% 3
Yorkshire -21 3 £250 -20.00% 10
East of England -24 3 - - 7
North East - 2 - - 3
West Midlands -17 1 £350 +12.00% 4
DTV
UK

DTV
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 106 (56.99%) Telecoms
2 87 (46.77%) Electronics
3 81 (43.55%) Marketing
4 78 (41.94%) Finance
5 76 (40.86%) Manufacturing
5 76 (40.86%) Programme Management
5 76 (40.86%) SAP
5 76 (40.86%) Business Intelligence
5 76 (40.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 76 (40.86%) Digital Marketing
6 60 (32.26%) Linux
7 49 (26.34%) C
8 44 (23.66%) Software Engineering
9 33 (17.74%) POSIX
10 32 (17.20%) ClearCase
11 28 (15.05%) STB
12 27 (14.52%) JavaScript
13 26 (13.98%) HTML
14 25 (13.44%) IPTV
15 23 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
16 22 (11.83%) MPEG
17 21 (11.29%) DVB
17 21 (11.29%) SQL Server
18 20 (10.75%) Java
18 20 (10.75%) C++
19 19 (10.22%) TDD
20 18 (9.68%) SQL
21 17 (9.14%) CSS
22 16 (8.60%) .NET
22 16 (8.60%) Python

DTV
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.15%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.61%) IIS
3 2 (1.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.08%) Node.js
3 2 (1.08%) Confluence
4 1 (0.54%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.54%) Lync
4 1 (0.54%) Apache
4 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (2.69%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.15%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.61%) MS Project
4 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.54%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 76 (40.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.54%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.54%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.54%) Force.com
2 1 (0.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.29%) DVB
2 6 (3.23%) Internet
3 5 (2.69%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.61%) DLNA
4 3 (1.61%) RTSP
4 3 (1.61%) HTTP
4 3 (1.61%) Broadband
5 2 (1.08%) LAN
5 2 (1.08%) LDAP
5 2 (1.08%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.08%) WAN
6 1 (0.54%) LTE
6 1 (0.54%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.54%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.54%) Multicast
6 1 (0.54%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.54%) SSH
6 1 (0.54%) IGMP
6 1 (0.54%) DAB
6 1 (0.54%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.69%) Couchbase
5 5 (2.69%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.15%) OLAP
6 4 (2.15%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.61%) Big Data
7 3 (1.61%) MySQL
8 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.54%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (0.54%) SQLite
9 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.54%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 32 (17.20%) ClearCase
2 10 (5.38%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.38%) JIRA
3 9 (4.84%) Subversion
4 8 (4.30%) Maven
5 6 (3.23%) Trac
5 6 (3.23%) Selenium
6 3 (1.61%) Bugzilla
7 2 (1.08%) Ant
7 2 (1.08%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.08%) NUnit
7 2 (1.08%) Hudson
7 2 (1.08%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.54%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.54%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.54%) WATIR
8 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.54%) Gradle
8 1 (0.54%) Cucumber
General
1 106 (56.99%) Telecoms
2 87 (46.77%) Electronics
3 81 (43.55%) Marketing
4 78 (41.94%) Finance
5 76 (40.86%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.15%) Advertising
6 4 (2.15%) Banking
7 3 (1.61%) Retail
8 1 (0.54%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 53 (28.49%) Developer
2 42 (22.58%) Software Engineer
3 21 (11.29%) Analyst
4 12 (6.45%) Project Manager
5 10 (5.38%) Business Analyst
5 10 (5.38%) Java Developer
5 10 (5.38%) Test Engineer
6 9 (4.84%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 9 (4.84%) Architect
7 7 (3.76%) C++ Developer
8 6 (3.23%) Team Leader
8 6 (3.23%) SQL Developer
9 5 (2.69%) Development Engineer
9 5 (2.69%) SQL Server Developer
9 5 (2.69%) .NET Developer
10 4 (2.15%) Software Developer
10 4 (2.15%) DBA
10 4 (2.15%) Senior Developer
10 4 (2.15%) Administrator
11 3 (1.61%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (17.74%) POSIX
2 26 (13.98%) HTML
3 17 (9.14%) CSS
4 16 (8.60%) .NET
5 15 (8.06%) HTML5
5 15 (8.06%) Middleware
6 13 (6.99%) Web Services
6 13 (6.99%) XML
6 13 (6.99%) jQuery
7 11 (5.91%) SOAP
8 10 (5.38%) J2EE
8 10 (5.38%) RESTful
9 8 (4.30%) Spring
9 8 (4.30%) JSON
10 6 (3.23%) Hibernate
11 5 (2.69%) MDX
11 5 (2.69%) CSS3
11 5 (2.69%) ASP.NET
12 4 (2.15%) DOM
12 4 (2.15%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.05%) STB
2 25 (13.44%) IPTV
3 22 (11.83%) MPEG
4 16 (8.60%) NHS
5 10 (5.38%) Embedded Systems
6 9 (4.84%) Streaming Video
7 8 (4.30%) Computer Science
8 6 (3.23%) Video on Demand
8 6 (3.23%) Mobile App
9 4 (2.15%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.61%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.61%) Interactive TV
11 2 (1.08%) iDTV
11 2 (1.08%) BBC
11 2 (1.08%) Inversion of Control
11 2 (1.08%) Streaming Media
11 2 (1.08%) Physics
11 2 (1.08%) Informatics
11 2 (1.08%) FMCG
12 1 (0.54%) MHEG
Operating Systems
1 60 (32.26%) Linux
2 9 (4.84%) UNIX
3 8 (4.30%) Android
4 6 (3.23%) Solaris
5 5 (2.69%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (2.69%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.69%) Windows
6 2 (1.08%) CentOS
7 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.54%) Fedora
7 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.54%) AIX
7 1 (0.54%) HPUX
7 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (40.86%) Programme Management
1 76 (40.86%) Business Intelligence
1 76 (40.86%) Digital Marketing
2 44 (23.66%) Software Engineering
3 23 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (10.22%) TDD
5 14 (7.53%) Project Management
5 14 (7.53%) Scrum
6 13 (6.99%) UML
7 10 (5.38%) MVC
8 9 (4.84%) Kanban
9 8 (4.30%) CRM
9 8 (4.30%) PRINCE2
9 8 (4.30%) Migration
9 8 (4.30%) Software Architecture
10 7 (3.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (2.69%) Multithreading
12 5 (2.69%) BDD
12 5 (2.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (26.34%) C
2 27 (14.52%) JavaScript
3 20 (10.75%) Java
3 20 (10.75%) C++
4 18 (9.68%) SQL
5 16 (8.60%) Python
6 11 (5.91%) C#
7 7 (3.76%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.69%) Embedded C
9 3 (1.61%) Perl
10 2 (1.08%) PHP
10 2 (1.08%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.08%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.08%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.08%) Ruby
11 1 (0.54%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.54%) PHP5
11 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.54%) Groovy
11 1 (0.54%) Korn
Qualifications
1 16 (8.60%) Degree
2 4 (2.15%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.61%) ISEB
4 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.08%) PMP
4 2 (1.08%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.08%) APMP
4 2 (1.08%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.54%) OCP
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.15%) QA
2 3 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.61%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.08%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.54%) vSphere
2 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.54%) Sendmail
2 1 (0.54%) XenApp
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.54%) Xen
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.54%) NFS
2 1 (0.54%) NDS
Systems Management
1 6 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.54%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle Statspack
2 1 (0.54%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (0.54%) YUM
2 1 (0.54%) Puppet
2 1 (0.54%) Nagios
Vendors
1 76 (40.86%) SAP
2 11 (5.91%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.30%) Oracle
4 5 (2.69%) HP
5 4 (2.15%) CA
5 4 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.15%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.61%) Siebel
7 2 (1.08%) Cisco
7 2 (1.08%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.08%) VMware
7 2 (1.08%) OpenTV
7 2 (1.08%) Google
7 2 (1.08%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.54%) Zend
8 1 (0.54%) Unica
8 1 (0.54%) Facebook
8 1 (0.54%) Twitter
8 1 (0.54%) hybris
8 1 (0.54%) Juniper
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