The first table below looks at the demand for DVB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hounslow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DVB over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Hounslow region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
Rank 6 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing DVB 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 4.17% 2.99% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 7.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £163 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £323 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.77% -7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +40.35%
Communications & Networking Category
Hounslow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6 28 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 25.00% 41.79% 25.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 21 10
Average daily rate £263 £388 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.25% +63.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £164 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £773 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £18.19 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.70% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
DVB
London

DVB
Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DVB across the Hounslow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DVB Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

DVB
Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

DVB Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

DVB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Tandberg
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) MS Access
2 1 (50.00%) MPEG
2 1 (50.00%) NDS
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing

DVB
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) MS Access
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Broadcast Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) MPEG
1 1 (50.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) NDS
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Tandberg
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP