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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
Rank 548 517 486
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -31
Contract jobs citing DVB 15 22 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.049% 0.067%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.36% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £204 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £397 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £37.50
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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
6805 6032 6433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.74% 13.55% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3870 3263 3141
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £223 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 371 605
Average hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.81 £11.53 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.33%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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
London -1 7 £400 +15.10% 2
South East -27 6 £345 -8.00% 1
South West -18 2 £350 -
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
DVB
UK

DVB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 37 (46.84%) DTV
2 35 (44.30%) Linux
3 34 (43.04%) MPEG
4 32 (40.51%) STB
5 24 (30.38%) IPTV
6 22 (27.85%) C
7 19 (24.05%) Software Engineering
8 17 (21.52%) C++
8 17 (21.52%) HTML
9 15 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (17.72%) ClearCase
10 14 (17.72%) Degree
11 13 (16.46%) Software Architecture
11 13 (16.46%) POSIX
11 13 (16.46%) UML
11 13 (16.46%) JavaScript
12 12 (15.19%) Java
12 12 (15.19%) Video on Demand
13 10 (12.66%) Electronics
14 9 (11.39%) Windows
14 9 (11.39%) CSS
15 8 (10.13%) XML
15 8 (10.13%) UNIX
15 8 (10.13%) Middleware
15 8 (10.13%) Embedded C
15 8 (10.13%) Ericsson
15 8 (10.13%) Streaming Video
15 8 (10.13%) Computer Science
16 7 (8.86%) Android
16 7 (8.86%) HTML5

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (1.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.80%) AutoCAD
2 3 (3.80%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.53%) MS Office
4 1 (1.27%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.59%) Multicast
2 5 (6.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.33%) DSL
3 4 (5.06%) Internet
3 4 (5.06%) UPnP
4 3 (3.80%) Wireless
4 3 (3.80%) DLNA
4 3 (3.80%) Telnet
5 2 (2.53%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.53%) RTP
5 2 (2.53%) Ethernet
5 2 (2.53%) HTTP
5 2 (2.53%) RTSP
6 1 (1.27%) VLAN
6 1 (1.27%) LTE
6 1 (1.27%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.27%) Informix
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (17.72%) ClearCase
2 4 (5.06%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.80%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.80%) Grunt
3 3 (3.80%) Subversion
3 3 (3.80%) Maven
3 3 (3.80%) JIRA
General
1 10 (12.66%) Electronics
2 3 (3.80%) Games
3 2 (2.53%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.27%) Automotive
4 1 (1.27%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 18 (22.78%) Developer
2 14 (17.72%) Software Engineer
3 12 (15.19%) Support Engineer
4 11 (13.92%) Software Developer
5 10 (12.66%) Broadcast Engineer
6 8 (10.13%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (8.86%) Tester
7 7 (8.86%) Systems Support
7 7 (8.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 7 (8.86%) Systems Support Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Embedded Software Developer
9 4 (5.06%) Technical Manager
9 4 (5.06%) Test Manager
9 4 (5.06%) Architect
9 4 (5.06%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (5.06%) Android Developer
10 3 (3.80%) Integration Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) Java Developer
11 2 (2.53%) Senior Test Engineer
11 2 (2.53%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.52%) HTML
2 13 (16.46%) POSIX
3 9 (11.39%) CSS
4 8 (10.13%) XML
4 8 (10.13%) Middleware
5 7 (8.86%) Web Services
5 7 (8.86%) HTML5
6 5 (6.33%) JNI
7 4 (5.06%) JSON
8 3 (3.80%) jQuery
8 3 (3.80%) JPA
8 3 (3.80%) REST
8 3 (3.80%) Backbone.js
8 3 (3.80%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.80%) Hibernate
8 3 (3.80%) Spring
8 3 (3.80%) XHTML
9 2 (2.53%) DOM
9 2 (2.53%) RESTful
10 1 (1.27%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 37 (46.84%) DTV
2 34 (43.04%) MPEG
3 32 (40.51%) STB
4 24 (30.38%) IPTV
5 12 (15.19%) Video on Demand
6 8 (10.13%) Computer Science
6 8 (10.13%) Streaming Video
7 6 (7.59%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (5.06%) Over-the-Top Content
9 4 (5.06%) Interactive TV
10 3 (3.80%) Mathematics
10 3 (3.80%) Physics
10 3 (3.80%) Digital Media
10 3 (3.80%) W3C
10 3 (3.80%) Data Structures
11 2 (2.53%) Streaming Media
11 2 (2.53%) iDTV
12 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
12 1 (1.27%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 35 (44.30%) Linux
2 9 (11.39%) Windows
3 8 (10.13%) UNIX
4 7 (8.86%) Android
5 3 (3.80%) CentOS
5 3 (3.80%) VMS
5 3 (3.80%) Ubuntu
5 3 (3.80%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.27%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.05%) Software Engineering
2 15 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (16.46%) UML
3 13 (16.46%) Software Architecture
4 7 (8.86%) Project Management
5 5 (6.33%) OO
5 5 (6.33%) Embedded Software Development
5 5 (6.33%) Android Development
5 5 (6.33%) Test Scripting
5 5 (6.33%) Multithreading
6 4 (5.06%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (5.06%) DRM
7 3 (3.80%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.80%) TDD
7 3 (3.80%) Kanban
7 3 (3.80%) Integration Testing
7 3 (3.80%) Line Management
8 2 (2.53%) Test Planning
8 2 (2.53%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.53%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (27.85%) C
2 17 (21.52%) C++
3 13 (16.46%) JavaScript
4 12 (15.19%) Java
5 8 (10.13%) Embedded C
6 5 (6.33%) Python
7 4 (5.06%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.06%) Embedded C++
7 4 (5.06%) Perl
8 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.27%) SQL
8 1 (1.27%) Tcl
8 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (17.72%) Degree
2 5 (6.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.80%) HND
4 2 (2.53%) CCNA
4 2 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.27%) PMP
5 1 (1.27%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.27%) ISEB
5 1 (1.27%) PhD
5 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) NDS
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (10.13%) Ericsson
2 6 (7.59%) Tandberg
3 3 (3.80%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.80%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.53%) HP
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle
4 2 (2.53%) Cisco
5 1 (1.27%) Perforce
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