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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
Rank 605 620 539
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -81
Contract jobs citing DVB 21 31 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.059% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.42% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 51
Median daily rate £490 £415 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.07% +18.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £349 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.61% -0.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £40.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -4.70%
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
7577 7307 7875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.41% 13.86% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4657 4242 4433
Median daily rate £400 £382 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.71% +1.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £521 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 506 446
Median hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 25 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DVB within the England region over the 3 months to 25 September 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 +7 16 £490 +15.29%
South East +7 4 £415 -
North West - 1 - -
DVB
UK

DVB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 52 (77.61%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (74.63%) STB
3 38 (56.72%) TDD
4 36 (53.73%) C
4 36 (53.73%) C++
5 33 (49.25%) SQL
6 30 (44.78%) HTML
6 30 (44.78%) Digital TV
7 29 (43.28%) HTTP
8 28 (41.79%) HTML5
9 27 (40.30%) Scrum
9 27 (40.30%) MPEG
10 24 (35.82%) Degree
11 23 (34.33%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (34.33%) Python
12 19 (28.36%) Linux
13 18 (26.87%) Git (software)
13 18 (26.87%) NoSQL
13 18 (26.87%) REST
14 17 (25.37%) Node.js
14 17 (25.37%) SOA
14 17 (25.37%) Automated Testing
15 15 (22.39%) Java
15 15 (22.39%) XML
16 14 (20.90%) JavaScript
16 14 (20.90%) JIRA
17 13 (19.40%) JSON
17 13 (19.40%) Computer Science
17 13 (19.40%) User Stories
17 13 (19.40%) Software Architecture

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 4 (5.97%) JBoss
1 4 (5.97%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.48%) CMS
2 3 (4.48%) Confluence
3 2 (2.99%) GlassFish
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) MS Excel
1 8 (11.94%) PaintShop Pro
1 8 (11.94%) Photoshop
2 5 (7.46%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.94%) GitHub
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (43.28%) HTTP
2 6 (8.96%) UPnP
3 3 (4.48%) LDAP
3 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.99%) 802.11
4 2 (2.99%) Broadband
4 2 (2.99%) DHCP
4 2 (2.99%) DLNA
4 2 (2.99%) DNS
4 2 (2.99%) IGMP
4 2 (2.99%) Internet
4 2 (2.99%) IPv4
4 2 (2.99%) IPv6
4 2 (2.99%) PPP
4 2 (2.99%) SNMP
5 1 (1.49%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.49%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.49%) Network Security
5 1 (1.49%) SSL
5 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.87%) NoSQL
2 5 (7.46%) MS Access
3 4 (5.97%) MySQL
4 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (26.87%) Git (software)
2 14 (20.90%) JIRA
3 13 (19.40%) Subversion
4 9 (13.43%) Cucumber
4 9 (13.43%) Maven
5 4 (5.97%) ClearCase
5 4 (5.97%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.99%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.99%) JUnit
6 2 (2.99%) NetBeans
General
1 7 (10.45%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.99%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (41.79%) Developer
2 10 (14.93%) Embedded Engineer
3 9 (13.43%) Software Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) C Developer
4 8 (11.94%) C++ Developer
4 8 (11.94%) Python Developer
5 7 (10.45%) C/C++ Developer
5 7 (10.45%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Embedded C Developer
5 7 (10.45%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
5 7 (10.45%) Embedded C++ Developer
5 7 (10.45%) Embedded Developer
5 7 (10.45%) Test Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Tester
6 6 (8.96%) Embedded C Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Junior
7 4 (5.97%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (44.78%) HTML
2 28 (41.79%) HTML5
3 18 (26.87%) REST
4 17 (25.37%) Node.js
5 15 (22.39%) XML
6 13 (19.40%) JSON
7 11 (16.42%) Spring
8 10 (14.93%) XSD
9 9 (13.43%) Flash
10 8 (11.94%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (5.97%) CSS
11 4 (5.97%) Middleware
12 2 (2.99%) Java RMI
12 2 (2.99%) JSP
12 2 (2.99%) OpenGL
12 2 (2.99%) Servlets
12 2 (2.99%) Web Services
12 2 (2.99%) XHTML
12 2 (2.99%) XSL
12 2 (2.99%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 50 (74.63%) STB
2 30 (44.78%) Digital TV
3 27 (40.30%) MPEG
4 13 (19.40%) Computer Science
5 12 (17.91%) Interactive TV
6 10 (14.93%) Fat Client
6 10 (14.93%) Thin Client
7 9 (13.43%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (8.96%) IPTV
9 5 (7.46%) Mobile App
10 4 (5.97%) BBC
10 4 (5.97%) Video on Demand
11 2 (2.99%) New Media
12 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
12 1 (1.49%) Mathematics
12 1 (1.49%) Over-the-Top Content
12 1 (1.49%) User Experience
12 1 (1.49%) Virtual Team
12 1 (1.49%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 19 (28.36%) Linux
2 12 (17.91%) Unix
2 12 (17.91%) Windows
3 4 (5.97%) CentOS
3 4 (5.97%) Ubuntu
4 3 (4.48%) Android
4 3 (4.48%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.48%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.99%) Solaris
5 2 (2.99%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (77.61%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (56.72%) TDD
3 27 (40.30%) Scrum
4 23 (34.33%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (25.37%) Automated Testing
5 17 (25.37%) SOA
6 13 (19.40%) Software Architecture
6 13 (19.40%) User Stories
7 12 (17.91%) Continuous Deployment
7 12 (17.91%) Kanban
8 9 (13.43%) Functional Testing
8 9 (13.43%) MVC
8 9 (13.43%) Pair Programming
9 8 (11.94%) OO
9 8 (11.94%) OOP
9 8 (11.94%) Software Engineering
9 8 (11.94%) Test Scripting
10 7 (10.45%) Mentoring
10 7 (10.45%) System Testing
10 7 (10.45%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 36 (53.73%) C
1 36 (53.73%) C++
2 33 (49.25%) SQL
3 23 (34.33%) Python
4 15 (22.39%) Java
5 14 (20.90%) JavaScript
6 11 (16.42%) Embedded C++
7 10 (14.93%) ANSI C
7 10 (14.93%) Embedded C
7 10 (14.93%) Perl
8 9 (13.43%) ActionScript
9 5 (7.46%) Ruby
10 4 (5.97%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.99%) Tcl
11 2 (2.99%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (35.82%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) ISEB
3 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.94%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.97%) Docker
1 4 (5.97%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (5.97%) vSphere
2 2 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (14.93%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.99%) Ansible
2 2 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.99%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (14.93%) OpenTV
2 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.46%) HP
4 4 (5.97%) Ericsson
4 4 (5.97%) SaltStack
5 3 (4.48%) Arqiva
5 3 (4.48%) Oracle
6 2 (2.99%) CA
6 2 (2.99%) Conax
6 2 (2.99%) Nagra
6 2 (2.99%) NetApp
6 2 (2.99%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.99%) Verimatrix
6 2 (2.99%) Virgin Media
6 2 (2.99%) VMware
7 1 (1.49%) BT
7 1 (1.49%) Huawei
7 1 (1.49%) Nokia