The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of OpenTV products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenTV over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the OpenTV Corporation.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenTV
Rank 614 596 589
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -7
Contract jobs citing OpenTV 7 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.006% 0.006%
As % of the Vendors category 0.031% 0.013% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Average daily rate £495 £344 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -23.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £339 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £349 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £344 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
OpenTV
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22456 22937 22484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.84% 45.31% 45.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14013 13285 12927
Average daily rate £413 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 713 996 1000
Average hourly rate £18.28 £18.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.21% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.04 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

OpenTV
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenTV across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

OpenTV Jobs Demand Trend in England

OpenTV
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OpenTV across the England region.

OpenTV Daily Rate Trend in England

OpenTV
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenTV across the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

OpenTV Daily Rate Histogram in England

OpenTV
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OpenTV across the England region.

OpenTV Hourly Rate Trend in England

OpenTV
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 OpenTV within the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 - 4 £515 -
North West -9 3 £330 -4.00%
OpenTV
UK

OpenTV
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing OpenTV 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 OpenTV.

1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (100.00%) Interactive TV
2 19 (90.48%) Scrum
3 17 (80.95%) TDD
3 17 (80.95%) C
3 17 (80.95%) XML
4 16 (76.19%) Java
4 16 (76.19%) ANSI C
5 15 (71.43%) Fat Client
5 15 (71.43%) XSD
5 15 (71.43%) HTTP
5 15 (71.43%) Thin Client
6 14 (66.67%) JavaScript
7 13 (61.90%) DVB
7 13 (61.90%) MPEG
8 12 (57.14%) C++
9 10 (47.62%) Pair Programming
10 9 (42.86%) Spring
10 9 (42.86%) User Experience
11 8 (38.10%) HTML5
11 8 (38.10%) Cucumber
11 8 (38.10%) JSON
11 8 (38.10%) Kanban
11 8 (38.10%) Maven
11 8 (38.10%) MVC
11 8 (38.10%) HTML
11 8 (38.10%) ActionScript
11 8 (38.10%) Flash
12 6 (28.57%) STB
12 6 (28.57%) Subversion

OpenTV
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing OpenTV 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 OpenTV. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (14.29%) PaintShop Pro
1 3 (14.29%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) GitHub
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (71.43%) HTTP
2 13 (61.90%) DVB
3 1 (4.76%) Internet
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Cucumber
1 8 (38.10%) Maven
2 6 (28.57%) Subversion
General
1 4 (19.05%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) C Developer
3 8 (38.10%) Agile Developer
3 8 (38.10%) Software Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Java Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Applications Developer
6 2 (9.52%) C/C++ Developer
6 2 (9.52%) C/C++ Software Developer
6 2 (9.52%) C++ Developer
6 2 (9.52%) C++ Software Developer
6 2 (9.52%) C++/Java Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Interactive Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Agile Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (4.76%) Senior C Developer
7 1 (4.76%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) XML
2 15 (71.43%) XSD
3 9 (42.86%) Spring
4 8 (38.10%) Flash
4 8 (38.10%) HTML
4 8 (38.10%) HTML5
4 8 (38.10%) JSON
5 3 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (100.00%) Interactive TV
2 15 (71.43%) Fat Client
2 15 (71.43%) Thin Client
3 13 (61.90%) MPEG
4 9 (42.86%) User Experience
5 6 (28.57%) STB
6 4 (19.05%) IPTV
6 4 (19.05%) MHEG
6 4 (19.05%) Mobile App
7 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (90.48%) Scrum
3 17 (80.95%) TDD
4 10 (47.62%) Pair Programming
5 8 (38.10%) Kanban
5 8 (38.10%) MVC
6 6 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (23.81%) BDD
8 4 (19.05%) Mobile Application Development
8 4 (19.05%) OOP
8 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
9 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
9 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
9 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) C
2 16 (76.19%) ANSI C
2 16 (76.19%) Java
3 14 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 12 (57.14%) C++
5 8 (38.10%) ActionScript
6 2 (9.52%) SQL
7 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree