The table below looks at the statistics for DVB skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DVB over the 3 months to 1 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
Rank 567 589 552
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -37
Contract jobs citing DVB 48 14 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.097% 0.029% 0.079%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.62% 0.19% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 5 27
Median daily rate £350 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £325 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £435 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.25 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% -2.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £40.05 £40.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.45 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.25 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -2.42%
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
7742 7250 6413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.71% 14.96% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4803 4130 3509
Median daily rate £400 £355 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 318 415 374
Median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+9.61% +44.44%

DVB
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing DVB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 June 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DVB across the England region over the 3 months to 1 June 2016.

DVB Hourly Rate Histogram in England

DVB
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DVB within the England region over the 3 months to 1 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +17 28 £339 -3.21% 2
South East -2 20 £360 - 1
DVB
UK

DVB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DVB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for DVB.

1 72 (72.73%) STB
2 65 (65.66%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (61.62%) C
4 52 (52.53%) C++
5 46 (46.46%) MPEG
5 46 (46.46%) DTV
6 45 (45.45%) HTML
7 43 (43.43%) TDD
8 40 (40.40%) Scrum
8 40 (40.40%) HTTP
8 40 (40.40%) HTML5
9 36 (36.36%) SQL
10 32 (32.32%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (31.31%) Git (software)
12 30 (30.30%) NoSQL
12 30 (30.30%) Node.js
12 30 (30.30%) REST
13 29 (29.29%) SOA
14 28 (28.28%) User Stories
15 27 (27.27%) Linux
16 26 (26.26%) Software Architecture
17 24 (24.24%) Degree
18 23 (23.23%) Telecoms
19 22 (22.22%) Software Engineering
20 21 (21.21%) Python
20 21 (21.21%) Embedded Systems
21 20 (20.20%) IPTV
22 19 (19.19%) Embedded C
22 19 (19.19%) Computer Science
23 15 (15.15%) JIRA

DVB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (30.30%) Node.js
2 3 (3.03%) CMS
2 3 (3.03%) JBoss
2 3 (3.03%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.02%) Confluence
4 1 (1.01%) GlassFish
Applications
1 6 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.04%) MS Office
3 2 (2.02%) PaintShop Pro
3 2 (2.02%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 40 (40.40%) HTTP
2 6 (6.06%) UPnP
3 4 (4.04%) Broadband
4 3 (3.03%) HbbTV
4 3 (3.03%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.02%) LDAP
6 1 (1.01%) Internet
6 1 (1.01%) Network Security
6 1 (1.01%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (30.30%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.04%) MS Access
3 3 (3.03%) MySQL
4 2 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (31.31%) Git (software)
2 15 (15.15%) JIRA
3 8 (8.08%) ClearCase
4 6 (6.06%) Cucumber
4 6 (6.06%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.06%) Maven
4 6 (6.06%) Subversion
5 1 (1.01%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.01%) JUnit
5 1 (1.01%) NetBeans
General
1 23 (23.23%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.01%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (30.30%) Developer
2 25 (25.25%) Embedded Engineer
3 20 (20.20%) Software Engineer
4 15 (15.15%) Embedded C Engineer
5 14 (14.14%) C Developer
5 14 (14.14%) Software Developer
6 12 (12.12%) Test Engineer
7 11 (11.11%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 10 (10.10%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 10 (10.10%) Embedded Developer
9 9 (9.09%) Broadcast Engineer
9 9 (9.09%) C/C++ Developer
9 9 (9.09%) C++ Developer
10 8 (8.08%) Embedded C Developer
10 8 (8.08%) Integration Engineer
11 7 (7.07%) Development Engineer
11 7 (7.07%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
11 7 (7.07%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 7 (7.07%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
11 7 (7.07%) Real Time Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (45.45%) HTML
2 40 (40.40%) HTML5
3 30 (30.30%) REST
4 13 (13.13%) XML
5 10 (10.10%) XSD
6 8 (8.08%) JSON
7 7 (7.07%) Middleware
7 7 (7.07%) Spring
8 6 (6.06%) Flash
9 5 (5.05%) CSS
10 4 (4.04%) .NET
11 2 (2.02%) ASP.NET
11 2 (2.02%) DOM
11 2 (2.02%) GStreamer
11 2 (2.02%) jQuery
11 2 (2.02%) LINQ
11 2 (2.02%) OpenGL
11 2 (2.02%) QML
11 2 (2.02%) Qt
11 2 (2.02%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 72 (72.73%) STB
2 46 (46.46%) DTV
2 46 (46.46%) MPEG
3 21 (21.21%) Embedded Systems
4 20 (20.20%) IPTV
5 19 (19.19%) Computer Science
6 12 (12.12%) Interactive TV
7 11 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (11.11%) BBC
8 10 (10.10%) Fat Client
8 10 (10.10%) Thin Client
8 10 (10.10%) Video on Demand
9 5 (5.05%) Device Driver
9 5 (5.05%) Over-the-Top Content
9 5 (5.05%) User Experience
10 4 (4.04%) Mobile App
11 2 (2.02%) MHEG
11 2 (2.02%) New Media
12 1 (1.01%) Algorithms
12 1 (1.01%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 27 (27.27%) Linux
2 15 (15.15%) Unix
3 7 (7.07%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (7.07%) Windows
4 3 (3.03%) CentOS
4 3 (3.03%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.02%) Android
5 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.02%) Solaris
5 2 (2.02%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (65.66%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (43.43%) TDD
3 40 (40.40%) Scrum
4 32 (32.32%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (29.29%) SOA
6 28 (28.28%) User Stories
7 26 (26.26%) Software Architecture
8 22 (22.22%) Software Engineering
9 13 (13.13%) Mentoring
10 12 (12.12%) Functional Testing
11 10 (10.10%) Configuration Management
12 9 (9.09%) Automated Testing
13 8 (8.08%) API Testing
13 8 (8.08%) Defect Tracking
13 8 (8.08%) Kanban
14 7 (7.07%) Test Automation
14 7 (7.07%) Test Scripting
15 6 (6.06%) BDD
15 6 (6.06%) Pair Programming
15 6 (6.06%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 61 (61.62%) C
2 52 (52.53%) C++
3 36 (36.36%) SQL
4 21 (21.21%) Python
5 19 (19.19%) Embedded C
6 14 (14.14%) JavaScript
7 13 (13.13%) Embedded C++
7 13 (13.13%) Perl
8 11 (11.11%) Java
9 10 (10.10%) ANSI C
9 10 (10.10%) Ruby
10 6 (6.06%) ActionScript
11 3 (3.03%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.02%) C#
12 2 (2.02%) VB.NET
12 2 (2.02%) VBScript
13 1 (1.01%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 24 (24.24%) Degree
2 2 (2.02%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) OIPF
2 1 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.03%) Docker
1 3 (3.03%) vSphere
2 2 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (8.08%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.02%) Ansible
2 2 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.02%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (13.13%) Ericsson
2 10 (10.10%) Arqiva
2 10 (10.10%) OpenTV
3 8 (8.08%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.04%) HP
5 3 (3.03%) SaltStack
6 2 (2.02%) Google
6 2 (2.02%) Huawei
6 2 (2.02%) NetApp
6 2 (2.02%) Nokia
6 2 (2.02%) Oracle
6 2 (2.02%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.02%) Virgin Media
6 2 (2.02%) VMware
7 1 (1.01%) BT