The table below looks at the statistics for DVB skills in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 555 565 543
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -22
Contract jobs citing DVB 53 13 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.028% 0.058%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.77% 0.18% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 16
Average daily rate £388 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £306 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £490 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.78% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £40.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
DVB
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6863 7035 6142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.54% 14.98% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4095 3971 3291
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 414 369
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.13 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% +21.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £42.50
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 England

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

DVB Jobs Demand Trend in England

DVB
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

DVB Daily Rate Trend in England

DVB
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DVB across the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

DVB Daily Rate Histogram in England

DVB
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

DVB Hourly Rate Trend in England

DVB
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 DVB within the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
South East +20 29 £385 +15.78% 5
London +15 16 £500 +25.00% 3
South West 0 4 £300 -14.28%
Yorkshire - 3 - -
North West - 1 £400 - 1
DVB
UK

DVB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 66 (80.49%) C
2 52 (63.41%) STB
3 49 (59.76%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (43.90%) MPEG
5 35 (42.68%) C++
6 34 (41.46%) DTV
7 31 (37.80%) HTML
7 31 (37.80%) Linux
8 29 (35.37%) TDD
9 27 (32.93%) Scrum
9 27 (32.93%) HTTP
9 27 (32.93%) HTML5
10 23 (28.05%) Software Engineering
11 21 (25.61%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (25.61%) Embedded Systems
12 19 (23.17%) Telecoms
13 18 (21.95%) JavaScript
13 18 (21.95%) SQL
13 18 (21.95%) REST
14 17 (20.73%) Node.js
14 17 (20.73%) IPTV
15 16 (19.51%) Git (software)
15 16 (19.51%) Video on Demand
16 15 (18.29%) Software Architecture
16 15 (18.29%) NoSQL
16 15 (18.29%) User Stories
16 15 (18.29%) Over-the-Top Content
16 15 (18.29%) Degree
16 15 (18.29%) SOA
17 14 (17.07%) BDD

DVB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 17 (20.73%) Node.js
2 2 (2.44%) GlassFish
2 2 (2.44%) JBoss
2 2 (2.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) PaintShop Pro
1 2 (2.44%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (32.93%) HTTP
2 11 (13.41%) UPnP
3 4 (4.88%) Broadband
3 4 (4.88%) HbbTV
3 4 (4.88%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.44%) Asterisk PBX
4 2 (2.44%) LDAP
4 2 (2.44%) SNMP
5 1 (1.22%) 3G
5 1 (1.22%) 3GPP
5 1 (1.22%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.22%) FTP
5 1 (1.22%) GPRS
5 1 (1.22%) GSM
5 1 (1.22%) HSPA
5 1 (1.22%) RTP
5 1 (1.22%) Telnet
5 1 (1.22%) VLAN
5 1 (1.22%) VoIP
5 1 (1.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.29%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.66%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (19.51%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.20%) ClearCase
3 6 (7.32%) Cucumber
3 6 (7.32%) Maven
4 4 (4.88%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.88%) Subversion
5 2 (2.44%) Bugzilla
5 2 (2.44%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.44%) JIRA
5 2 (2.44%) JUnit
5 2 (2.44%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.22%) Ant
General
1 19 (23.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.22%) Italian Language
2 1 (1.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 37 (45.12%) Developer
2 23 (28.05%) Embedded Engineer
3 22 (26.83%) Software Engineer
4 17 (20.73%) Software Developer
5 11 (13.41%) C Developer
5 11 (13.41%) Embedded C Engineer
6 9 (10.98%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
6 9 (10.98%) Real Time Engineer
7 8 (9.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 8 (9.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 7 (8.54%) Agile Developer
8 7 (8.54%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 6 (7.32%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 6 (7.32%) Embedded Developer
10 5 (6.10%) C/C++ Developer
10 5 (6.10%) C++ Developer
10 5 (6.10%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (6.10%) Test Engineer
11 4 (4.88%) Embedded Software Developer
11 4 (4.88%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (37.80%) HTML
2 27 (32.93%) HTML5
3 18 (21.95%) REST
4 13 (15.85%) XML
5 11 (13.41%) XSD
6 8 (9.76%) Spring
7 6 (7.32%) Flash
7 6 (7.32%) JSON
8 5 (6.10%) CSS
9 4 (4.88%) Middleware
10 3 (3.66%) DOM
10 3 (3.66%) GStreamer
10 3 (3.66%) jQuery
10 3 (3.66%) OpenGL
10 3 (3.66%) OpenGL ES
10 3 (3.66%) QML
10 3 (3.66%) Qt
10 3 (3.66%) WebKit
11 2 (2.44%) Java RMI
11 2 (2.44%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (63.41%) STB
2 36 (43.90%) MPEG
3 34 (41.46%) DTV
4 21 (25.61%) Embedded Systems
5 17 (20.73%) IPTV
6 16 (19.51%) Video on Demand
7 15 (18.29%) Over-the-Top Content
8 11 (13.41%) Fat Client
8 11 (13.41%) Interactive TV
8 11 (13.41%) Thin Client
9 9 (10.98%) Computer Science
10 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (7.32%) User Experience
12 5 (6.10%) Device Driver
13 4 (4.88%) Streaming Video
14 3 (3.66%) BBC
14 3 (3.66%) MHEG
15 1 (1.22%) Digital Media
15 1 (1.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 31 (37.80%) Linux
2 8 (9.76%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (8.54%) Windows
4 4 (4.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (59.76%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (35.37%) TDD
3 27 (32.93%) Scrum
4 23 (28.05%) Software Engineering
5 21 (25.61%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (18.29%) SOA
6 15 (18.29%) Software Architecture
6 15 (18.29%) User Stories
7 14 (17.07%) BDD
8 11 (13.41%) Defect Tracking
9 10 (12.20%) Content Management
10 9 (10.98%) E-Commerce
11 8 (9.76%) API Development
12 7 (8.54%) Mentoring
12 7 (8.54%) Technical Analysis
12 7 (8.54%) UML
13 6 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (7.32%) MVC
13 6 (7.32%) Pair Programming
13 6 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 66 (80.49%) C
2 35 (42.68%) C++
3 18 (21.95%) JavaScript
3 18 (21.95%) SQL
4 13 (15.85%) Embedded C
5 12 (14.63%) Java
6 11 (13.41%) ANSI C
7 9 (10.98%) Python
8 7 (8.54%) Embedded C++
9 6 (7.32%) ActionScript
10 3 (3.66%) Perl
11 2 (2.44%) C#
11 2 (2.44%) Ruby
11 2 (2.44%) Tcl
12 1 (1.22%) PHP
12 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (18.29%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) OIPF
2 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (13.41%) OpenTV
2 9 (10.98%) PayPal
3 4 (4.88%) Ericsson
4 3 (3.66%) Cisco
4 3 (3.66%) Google
5 2 (2.44%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.22%) Huawei
6 1 (1.22%) Nokia
6 1 (1.22%) VMware
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