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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
Rank 565 521 548
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +27
Contract jobs citing DVB 30 64 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.13% 0.049%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.40% 0.85% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 46 17
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£415 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £215 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £425 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £47.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -9.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-10.58% -
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
7417 7566 6646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.00% 14.79% 13.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4311 4192 3682
Average daily rate £375 £365 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +3.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 484 424 385
Average hourly rate £21.53 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.15% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 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
(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 -40 14 £415 +18.57% 3
London -7 13 £425 +30.76% 4
South West -7 2 £323 - 3
Yorkshire -25 1 - -
DVB
UK

DVB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 28 (59.57%) STB
2 22 (46.81%) C
3 20 (42.55%) Linux
4 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (36.17%) DTV
6 16 (34.04%) Embedded Systems
7 12 (25.53%) Software Engineering
7 12 (25.53%) MPEG
8 11 (23.40%) IPTV
8 11 (23.40%) Video on Demand
9 10 (21.28%) Over-the-Top Content
9 10 (21.28%) Python
9 10 (21.28%) SQL
9 10 (21.28%) Telecoms
10 8 (17.02%) UPnP
10 8 (17.02%) TDD
11 7 (14.89%) Content Management
11 7 (14.89%) BDD
11 7 (14.89%) Embedded C
11 7 (14.89%) MySQL
11 7 (14.89%) ClearCase
12 6 (12.77%) E-Commerce
12 6 (12.77%) Java
12 6 (12.77%) Streaming Video
12 6 (12.77%) Mentoring
12 6 (12.77%) PayPal
13 5 (10.64%) API Development
13 5 (10.64%) Technical Analysis
13 5 (10.64%) Ruby
13 5 (10.64%) Embedded Linux

DVB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 2 (4.26%) Apache
2 1 (2.13%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) UPnP
2 4 (8.51%) Broadband
3 3 (6.38%) VLAN
3 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.26%) Internet
4 2 (4.26%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.13%) HTTP
5 1 (2.13%) Network Security
5 1 (2.13%) Wireless
5 1 (2.13%) IGMP
5 1 (2.13%) RTSP
5 1 (2.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) MySQL
2 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) ClearCase
2 2 (4.26%) JIRA
3 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (21.28%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Software Engineer
1 12 (25.53%) Developer
2 5 (10.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (8.51%) Test Manager
3 4 (8.51%) Python Developer
4 3 (6.38%) Development Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Architect
5 2 (4.26%) Tester
5 2 (4.26%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.13%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.13%) Programmer
6 1 (2.13%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Design Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Python Programmer
6 1 (2.13%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Real Time Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (2.13%) FPGA Design Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) FPGA Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Integration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) HTML
2 3 (6.38%) SOAP
2 3 (6.38%) Ajax
3 2 (4.26%) Middleware
3 2 (4.26%) Web Services
3 2 (4.26%) NumPy
3 2 (4.26%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.13%) REST
4 1 (2.13%) QML
4 1 (2.13%) DOM
4 1 (2.13%) CSS
4 1 (2.13%) Qt
4 1 (2.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 28 (59.57%) STB
2 17 (36.17%) DTV
3 16 (34.04%) Embedded Systems
4 12 (25.53%) MPEG
5 11 (23.40%) IPTV
5 11 (23.40%) Video on Demand
6 10 (21.28%) Over-the-Top Content
7 6 (12.77%) Streaming Video
8 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (6.38%) Device Driver
9 2 (4.26%) Digital Media
9 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
10 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
10 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
10 1 (2.13%) VHDL
10 1 (2.13%) Verilog
10 1 (2.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
10 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
10 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (42.55%) Linux
2 5 (10.64%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (8.51%) UNIX
4 2 (4.26%) Android
4 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.13%) Windows
5 1 (2.13%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.53%) Software Engineering
3 8 (17.02%) TDD
4 7 (14.89%) Content Management
4 7 (14.89%) BDD
5 6 (12.77%) Mentoring
5 6 (12.77%) E-Commerce
6 5 (10.64%) Technical Analysis
6 5 (10.64%) API Development
7 4 (8.51%) Test Automation
7 4 (8.51%) DRM
7 4 (8.51%) Project Management
8 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.38%) Workflow
8 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.38%) Multithreading
8 3 (6.38%) Software Delivery
8 3 (6.38%) API Testing
8 3 (6.38%) Waterfall
9 2 (4.26%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 22 (46.81%) C
2 10 (21.28%) SQL
2 10 (21.28%) Python
3 7 (14.89%) Embedded C
4 6 (12.77%) Java
5 5 (10.64%) PHP
5 5 (10.64%) Ruby
6 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
6 4 (8.51%) Perl
7 3 (6.38%) C++
8 2 (4.26%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) PayPal
2 4 (8.51%) Cisco
3 2 (4.26%) Tandberg
3 2 (4.26%) Broadcom
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle
4 1 (2.13%) CA
4 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.13%) VMware
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £430.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Computer People
Rate: £349.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £119.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago