The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
Rank 512 523 505
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Contract jobs citing DVB 47 19 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.099% 0.042% 0.098%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.72% 0.30% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 10 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £379 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £41.25 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £46.10 £37.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6548 6388 8058
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.73% 14.04% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3555 3332 3631
Average daily rate £351 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 490 623
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.88 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.41% -0.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £13.99 £12.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.98 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.07% -
DVB
UK

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 10 July 2014.

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 10 July 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
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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
South East +9 22 £363 +21.84%
London +17 16 £329 -12.33% 1
Yorkshire +6 4 £275 -
East of England - - - -
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DVB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 49 (63.64%) STB
2 36 (46.75%) C
3 35 (45.45%) DTV
4 33 (42.86%) MPEG
5 30 (38.96%) Linux
5 30 (38.96%) IPTV
6 23 (29.87%) Python
7 22 (28.57%) Software Engineering
8 17 (22.08%) UNIX
9 16 (20.78%) C++
9 16 (20.78%) UML
9 16 (20.78%) ISEB
10 15 (19.48%) Degree
10 15 (19.48%) Embedded Systems
11 14 (18.18%) Video on Demand
11 14 (18.18%) POSIX
11 14 (18.18%) ClearCase
11 14 (18.18%) Perl
12 13 (16.88%) Electronics
13 12 (15.58%) JIRA
13 12 (15.58%) Software Testing
13 12 (15.58%) SQL
13 12 (15.58%) Software Architecture
14 11 (14.29%) Ethernet
15 10 (12.99%) TCP/IP
16 9 (11.69%) Telecoms
16 9 (11.69%) ISTQB
16 9 (11.69%) Tcl
17 8 (10.39%) Middleware
17 8 (10.39%) VLAN

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.29%) Ethernet
2 10 (12.99%) TCP/IP
3 8 (10.39%) VLAN
4 4 (5.19%) Internet
5 3 (3.90%) UPnP
6 2 (2.60%) WAN
6 2 (2.60%) VSAT
6 2 (2.60%) LAN
7 1 (1.30%) 3GPP
7 1 (1.30%) HTTP
7 1 (1.30%) DAB
7 1 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.30%) Wireless
7 1 (1.30%) DLNA
7 1 (1.30%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.09%) MS Access
2 2 (2.60%) MySQL
2 2 (2.60%) Informix
2 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.30%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 14 (18.18%) ClearCase
2 12 (15.58%) JIRA
3 4 (5.19%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.30%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.30%) Trac
4 1 (1.30%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.30%) Subversion
General
1 13 (16.88%) Electronics
2 9 (11.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.60%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.60%) Avionics
4 1 (1.30%) Marketing
4 1 (1.30%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (27.27%) Test Engineer
2 19 (24.68%) Software Engineer
3 11 (14.29%) Developer
4 10 (12.99%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 10 (12.99%) Integration Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 7 (9.09%) Tester
6 6 (7.79%) Software Tester
7 5 (6.49%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Systems Test Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Broadcast Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Systems Integration Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Embedded Software Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Programmer
9 3 (3.90%) Analyst
10 2 (2.60%) Test Analyst
10 2 (2.60%) Team Leader
10 2 (2.60%) Software Integration Engineer
10 2 (2.60%) Python Developer
10 2 (2.60%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.18%) POSIX
2 8 (10.39%) Middleware
3 5 (6.49%) HTML
3 5 (6.49%) CSS
3 5 (6.49%) XML
4 3 (3.90%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (2.60%) Qt
5 2 (2.60%) HTML5
5 2 (2.60%) DOM
5 2 (2.60%) SOAP
6 1 (1.30%) JSON
6 1 (1.30%) OpenGL
6 1 (1.30%) RESTful
6 1 (1.30%) CSS3
6 1 (1.30%) FFmpeg
6 1 (1.30%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 49 (63.64%) STB
2 35 (45.45%) DTV
3 33 (42.86%) MPEG
4 30 (38.96%) IPTV
5 15 (19.48%) Embedded Systems
6 14 (18.18%) Video on Demand
7 8 (10.39%) Computer Science
8 7 (9.09%) Streaming Video
9 6 (7.79%) Client/Server
10 3 (3.90%) Interactive TV
10 3 (3.90%) Mathematics
10 3 (3.90%) Physics
11 2 (2.60%) Device Driver
12 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
12 1 (1.30%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 30 (38.96%) Linux
2 17 (22.08%) UNIX
3 4 (5.19%) Windows
4 3 (3.90%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (2.60%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.30%) Android
6 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 16 (20.78%) UML
3 12 (15.58%) Software Testing
3 12 (15.58%) Software Architecture
4 8 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (10.39%) Integration Testing
5 7 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (9.09%) Performance Testing
6 6 (7.79%) TDD
6 6 (7.79%) Test Scripting
7 5 (6.49%) Manual Testing
7 5 (6.49%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (5.19%) Test Automation
8 4 (5.19%) OO
9 3 (3.90%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.90%) OOP
9 3 (3.90%) Regression Testing
9 3 (3.90%) Embedded Software Development
9 3 (3.90%) Test Management
10 2 (2.60%) Bug Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (46.75%) C
2 23 (29.87%) Python
3 16 (20.78%) C++
4 14 (18.18%) Perl
5 12 (15.58%) SQL
6 9 (11.69%) Tcl
7 6 (7.79%) JavaScript
8 4 (5.19%) Ruby
9 3 (3.90%) Embedded C
9 3 (3.90%) Java
10 2 (2.60%) PHP
10 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.30%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.30%) Pascal
11 1 (1.30%) Prolog
11 1 (1.30%) VB
11 1 (1.30%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 16 (20.78%) ISEB
2 15 (19.48%) Degree
3 9 (11.69%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) DO-160
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) NDS
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.19%) Oracle
3 3 (3.90%) Perforce
4 2 (2.60%) Capita
4 2 (2.60%) Cisco
4 2 (2.60%) HP
5 1 (1.30%) Ericsson
5 1 (1.30%) Huawei
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