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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
Rank 590 585 591
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing DVB 18 30 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.060% 0.072%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.26% 0.42% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 33
Median daily rate £385 £376 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% +2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £281 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £500 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £316 £320
% change year-on-year
+9.88% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Median hourly rate £28.75 £48.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.72% +21.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £48.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-40.72% +21.25%
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
7040 7109 7555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.95% 14.20% 14.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4244 4229 4400
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 444 412
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 6 December 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
South East +7 9 £348 +2.96%
London -5 8 £450 -5.26%
North West - 1 - -
DVB
UK

DVB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 37 (90.24%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (73.17%) STB
3 28 (68.29%) TDD
4 24 (58.54%) C
4 24 (58.54%) C++
5 23 (56.10%) HTTP
6 22 (53.66%) Digital TV
6 22 (53.66%) SQL
7 20 (48.78%) HTML
7 20 (48.78%) MPEG
7 20 (48.78%) Scrum
7 20 (48.78%) HTML5
8 19 (46.34%) Python
9 18 (43.90%) Degree
10 16 (39.02%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (34.15%) Git (software)
12 13 (31.71%) NoSQL
12 13 (31.71%) REST
12 13 (31.71%) SOA
13 12 (29.27%) Automated Testing
13 12 (29.27%) Node.js
14 10 (24.39%) Subversion
14 10 (24.39%) JSON
14 10 (24.39%) Perl
14 10 (24.39%) Linux
14 10 (24.39%) Java
14 10 (24.39%) XML
15 9 (21.95%) Computer Science
15 9 (21.95%) Software Architecture
16 8 (19.51%) ANSI C

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 2 (4.88%) Confluence
2 1 (2.44%) GlassFish
2 1 (2.44%) JBoss
2 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) PaintShop Pro
1 7 (17.07%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) GitHub
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (56.10%) HTTP
2 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.88%) 802.11
3 2 (4.88%) DHCP
3 2 (4.88%) DLNA
3 2 (4.88%) DNS
3 2 (4.88%) Ethernet
3 2 (4.88%) HTTPS
3 2 (4.88%) IGMP
3 2 (4.88%) Internet
3 2 (4.88%) IPv4
3 2 (4.88%) IPv6
3 2 (4.88%) PPP
3 2 (4.88%) SSL
3 2 (4.88%) UPnP
3 2 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.44%) Broadband
4 1 (2.44%) LDAP
4 1 (2.44%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (31.71%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.44%) MS Access
2 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (34.15%) Git (software)
2 10 (24.39%) Subversion
3 7 (17.07%) Cucumber
3 7 (17.07%) JIRA
3 7 (17.07%) Maven
4 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.44%) JUnit
5 1 (2.44%) NetBeans
General
1 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Developer
2 7 (17.07%) Python Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Software Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Embedded Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) C++ Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Integration Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Test Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Embedded C++ Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Embedded Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Junior
6 3 (7.32%) Tester
7 2 (4.88%) C Developer
7 2 (4.88%) C/C++ Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Embedded C Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Junior Developer
8 1 (2.44%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (48.78%) HTML
1 20 (48.78%) HTML5
2 13 (31.71%) REST
3 12 (29.27%) Node.js
4 10 (24.39%) JSON
4 10 (24.39%) XML
5 8 (19.51%) Spring
5 8 (19.51%) XSD
6 7 (17.07%) Flash
6 7 (17.07%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (4.88%) 802.1X
7 2 (4.88%) OpenEmbedded
7 2 (4.88%) OpenGL
7 2 (4.88%) RESTful
7 2 (4.88%) WebKit
7 2 (4.88%) Yocto
8 1 (2.44%) Java RMI
8 1 (2.44%) Middleware
8 1 (2.44%) Swing
8 1 (2.44%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (73.17%) STB
2 22 (53.66%) Digital TV
3 20 (48.78%) MPEG
4 9 (21.95%) Computer Science
5 8 (19.51%) Fat Client
5 8 (19.51%) Interactive TV
5 8 (19.51%) Thin Client
6 6 (14.63%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (9.76%) IPTV
8 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
8 2 (4.88%) Mathematics
8 2 (4.88%) Wiki
9 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
9 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Linux
2 8 (19.51%) Windows
3 6 (14.63%) Unix
4 4 (9.76%) CentOS
4 4 (9.76%) Ubuntu
5 2 (4.88%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (2.44%) Android
6 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (90.24%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (68.29%) TDD
3 20 (48.78%) Scrum
4 16 (39.02%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (31.71%) SOA
6 12 (29.27%) Automated Testing
7 9 (21.95%) Software Architecture
8 8 (19.51%) Continuous Deployment
8 8 (19.51%) Kanban
9 7 (17.07%) MVC
9 7 (17.07%) OO
9 7 (17.07%) OOP
9 7 (17.07%) Pair Programming
9 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
9 7 (17.07%) System Testing
10 6 (14.63%) User Stories
11 5 (12.20%) Functional Testing
12 4 (9.76%) API Testing
12 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
12 4 (9.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 24 (58.54%) C
1 24 (58.54%) C++
2 22 (53.66%) SQL
3 19 (46.34%) Python
4 10 (24.39%) Java
4 10 (24.39%) Perl
5 8 (19.51%) ANSI C
5 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
6 7 (17.07%) ActionScript
7 6 (14.63%) Embedded C++
8 4 (9.76%) Bash Shell
8 4 (9.76%) Embedded C
8 4 (9.76%) Ruby
9 1 (2.44%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 18 (43.90%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) ISEB
2 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Docker
1 4 (9.76%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (9.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) OpenTV
2 4 (9.76%) SaltStack
3 2 (4.88%) CA
3 2 (4.88%) Conax
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.88%) Nagra
3 2 (4.88%) Verimatrix
4 1 (2.44%) HP
4 1 (2.44%) Huawei
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) VMware