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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
Rank 532 535 544
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Contract jobs citing DVB 51 22 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.045% 0.058%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.69% 0.33% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 15 11
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£353 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £365 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £47.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.57% +25.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £47.00 £35.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £47.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £45.00
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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
7443 6649 8272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.61% 13.66% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4074 3675 3832
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 403 385 650
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +25 29 £369 +8.45% 2
London +17 12 £325 +22.64% 2
Yorkshire +3 2 £275 -15.38%
East of England - - - - 1
DVB
UK

DVB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 57 (64.77%) STB
2 45 (51.14%) C
2 45 (51.14%) DTV
3 43 (48.86%) Linux
4 34 (38.64%) MPEG
5 31 (35.23%) IPTV
6 29 (32.95%) Software Engineering
7 24 (27.27%) ClearCase
8 23 (26.14%) POSIX
9 22 (25.00%) UML
10 20 (22.73%) Python
10 20 (22.73%) Software Architecture
11 18 (20.45%) C++
12 17 (19.32%) Video on Demand
13 16 (18.18%) Degree
14 14 (15.91%) ISEB
15 13 (14.77%) TCP/IP
15 13 (14.77%) Electronics
15 13 (14.77%) Embedded Systems
16 12 (13.64%) Perl
16 12 (13.64%) UNIX
17 11 (12.50%) Ethernet
17 11 (12.50%) JIRA
17 11 (12.50%) Integration Testing
18 10 (11.36%) Software Testing
18 10 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
19 9 (10.23%) SQL
19 9 (10.23%) VLAN
19 9 (10.23%) ISTQB
19 9 (10.23%) Computer Science

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.14%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.77%) TCP/IP
2 11 (12.50%) Ethernet
3 9 (10.23%) VLAN
4 5 (5.68%) UPnP
5 4 (4.55%) Internet
6 3 (3.41%) HTTP
7 2 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.27%) RTSP
7 2 (2.27%) RTP
7 2 (2.27%) LAN
7 2 (2.27%) WAN
7 2 (2.27%) Multicast
7 2 (2.27%) VSAT
8 1 (1.14%) LTE
8 1 (1.14%) DLNA
8 1 (1.14%) 3GPP
8 1 (1.14%) Bluetooth
8 1 (1.14%) DAB
8 1 (1.14%) Telnet
8 1 (1.14%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.55%) MS Access
2 2 (2.27%) Informix
2 2 (2.27%) MySQL
2 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.14%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 24 (27.27%) ClearCase
2 11 (12.50%) JIRA
3 4 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.14%) Trac
4 1 (1.14%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.14%) Subversion
General
1 13 (14.77%) Electronics
2 7 (7.95%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.27%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.27%) Avionics
4 1 (1.14%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.14%) Marketing
4 1 (1.14%) Retail
4 1 (1.14%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.14%) Automotive
4 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (22.73%) Software Engineer
2 19 (21.59%) Test Engineer
3 14 (15.91%) Developer
4 13 (14.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 10 (11.36%) Integration Engineer
5 10 (11.36%) Software Developer
6 7 (7.95%) Tester
6 7 (7.95%) Embedded Software Developer
6 7 (7.95%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Broadcast Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Analyst
8 3 (3.41%) Systems Support Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Systems Support
8 3 (3.41%) Programmer
8 3 (3.41%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Systems Integration Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Systems Test Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Technical Manager
8 3 (3.41%) Senior Test Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (26.14%) POSIX
2 7 (7.95%) Middleware
3 5 (5.68%) CSS
3 5 (5.68%) XML
3 5 (5.68%) HTML
4 3 (3.41%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (2.27%) JSON
5 2 (2.27%) DOM
5 2 (2.27%) SOAP
5 2 (2.27%) HTML5
5 2 (2.27%) Qt
5 2 (2.27%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.14%) RESTful
6 1 (1.14%) CSS3
6 1 (1.14%) FFmpeg
6 1 (1.14%) WebKit
6 1 (1.14%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 57 (64.77%) STB
2 45 (51.14%) DTV
3 34 (38.64%) MPEG
4 31 (35.23%) IPTV
5 17 (19.32%) Video on Demand
6 13 (14.77%) Embedded Systems
7 9 (10.23%) Computer Science
8 7 (7.95%) Client/Server
9 6 (6.82%) Streaming Video
10 3 (3.41%) Mathematics
10 3 (3.41%) Physics
10 3 (3.41%) Interactive TV
10 3 (3.41%) Device Driver
11 2 (2.27%) Streaming Media
12 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
12 1 (1.14%) Digital Media
12 1 (1.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
12 1 (1.14%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 43 (48.86%) Linux
2 12 (13.64%) UNIX
3 6 (6.82%) Windows
4 4 (4.55%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.27%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.14%) Android
6 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.95%) Software Engineering
2 22 (25.00%) UML
3 20 (22.73%) Software Architecture
4 11 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 10 (11.36%) Software Testing
5 10 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (9.09%) Performance Testing
7 7 (7.95%) TDD
8 6 (6.82%) Performance Analysis
8 6 (6.82%) Test Scripting
9 4 (4.55%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.55%) OO
9 4 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (4.55%) Manual Testing
9 4 (4.55%) Test Automation
10 3 (3.41%) Multithreading
10 3 (3.41%) Test Management
10 3 (3.41%) OOP
11 2 (2.27%) Automated Testing
11 2 (2.27%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (51.14%) C
2 20 (22.73%) Python
3 18 (20.45%) C++
4 12 (13.64%) Perl
5 9 (10.23%) SQL
6 8 (9.09%) Tcl
7 7 (7.95%) Embedded C
8 6 (6.82%) JavaScript
9 4 (4.55%) Ruby
10 2 (2.27%) Java
11 1 (1.14%) VB
11 1 (1.14%) Fortran
11 1 (1.14%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.14%) Pascal
11 1 (1.14%) Prolog
11 1 (1.14%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 16 (18.18%) Degree
2 14 (15.91%) ISEB
3 9 (10.23%) ISTQB
4 8 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.27%) HND
6 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.14%) PMP
6 1 (1.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) DO-160
System Software
1 3 (3.41%) NDS
Systems Management
1 5 (5.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (5.68%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.55%) HP
2 4 (4.55%) Oracle
3 3 (3.41%) Perforce
4 2 (2.27%) Capita
4 2 (2.27%) Cisco
5 1 (1.14%) Tandberg
5 1 (1.14%) Ericsson
5 1 (1.14%) Huawei
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