The table below looks at the prevalence of the term DTV in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DTV 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Television (DTV)
Rank 418 412 402
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs citing DTV 15 9 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.065% 0.040% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.11% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 21
Average daily rate £423 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £325 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £642 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £374 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +14.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 - £22.50
DTV
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8331 8140 8832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.21% 36.33% 37.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5956 5515 6175
Average daily rate £475 £470 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 122 159
Average hourly rate £22.25 £17.87 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.54% -14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.06 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.25 £49.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.87% -5.60%

DTV
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DTV across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

DTV Jobs Demand Trend in London

DTV
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

DTV Daily Rate Trend in London

DTV
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

DTV Hourly Rate Trend in London

DTV
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DTV within the London 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
City of London - 1 - -
DTV
England

DTV
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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

1 15 (51.72%) HTTP
1 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (51.72%) STB
2 13 (44.83%) Linux
3 12 (41.38%) OO
3 12 (41.38%) Python
3 12 (41.38%) C++
3 12 (41.38%) Middleware
3 12 (41.38%) IPTV
3 12 (41.38%) Degree
3 12 (41.38%) JIRA
3 12 (41.38%) Git (software)
4 11 (37.93%) Embedded Systems
4 11 (37.93%) Functional Testing
4 11 (37.93%) Non-Functional Testing
4 11 (37.93%) JSON
4 11 (37.93%) Multithreading
4 11 (37.93%) Subversion
4 11 (37.93%) C
5 10 (34.48%) Telecoms
5 10 (34.48%) Device Driver
5 10 (34.48%) RESTful
5 10 (34.48%) Software Architecture
5 10 (34.48%) API Development
6 9 (31.03%) Computer Science
7 8 (27.59%) HTML
8 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
9 6 (20.69%) CSS
9 6 (20.69%) OpenGL
9 6 (20.69%) Qt

DTV
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.79%) Node.js
2 2 (6.90%) Apache
2 2 (6.90%) CMS
3 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) JBoss
3 1 (3.45%) nginx
3 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) HTTP
2 4 (13.79%) DVB
3 1 (3.45%) Internet
3 1 (3.45%) SSL
3 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) MySQL
1 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) Git (software)
1 12 (41.38%) JIRA
2 11 (37.93%) Subversion
3 1 (3.45%) Ant
3 1 (3.45%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.45%) Bugzilla
3 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.45%) Maven
3 1 (3.45%) WebObjects
General
1 10 (34.48%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) Middleware Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Embedded Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Architect
5 4 (13.79%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (10.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (10.34%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Agile Developer
7 2 (6.90%) C++ Developer
7 2 (6.90%) C++ Middleware Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Digital Developer
7 2 (6.90%) DTV Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Middleware Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Security Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Digital Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) DTV Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) DTV Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) Middleware
2 11 (37.93%) JSON
3 10 (34.48%) RESTful
4 8 (27.59%) HTML
5 6 (20.69%) CSS
5 6 (20.69%) OpenGL
5 6 (20.69%) Qt
6 5 (17.24%) HTML5
7 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
7 4 (13.79%) CSS3
8 3 (10.34%) Express
8 3 (10.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (10.34%) XML
9 2 (6.90%) .NET
9 2 (6.90%) LINQ
9 2 (6.90%) XHTML
10 1 (3.45%) Ajax
10 1 (3.45%) Apache CXF
10 1 (3.45%) WCF
10 1 (3.45%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (51.72%) STB
2 12 (41.38%) IPTV
3 11 (37.93%) Embedded Systems
4 10 (34.48%) Device Driver
5 9 (31.03%) Computer Science
6 6 (20.69%) Video on Demand
7 5 (17.24%) Streaming Video
8 3 (10.34%) Mathematics
8 3 (10.34%) MPEG
9 2 (6.90%) Interactive TV
9 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
10 1 (3.45%) BBC
10 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
10 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
10 1 (3.45%) Over-the-Top Content
10 1 (3.45%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) Unix
4 1 (3.45%) Android
4 1 (3.45%) CentOS
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Solaris
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) OO
3 11 (37.93%) Functional Testing
3 11 (37.93%) Multithreading
3 11 (37.93%) Non-Functional Testing
4 10 (34.48%) API Development
4 10 (34.48%) Software Architecture
5 4 (13.79%) Business Development
5 4 (13.79%) Network Architecture
5 4 (13.79%) TDD
5 4 (13.79%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (10.34%) Front End Development
6 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.90%) Content Management
7 2 (6.90%) Information Security
7 2 (6.90%) Issue Tracking
7 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) Scrum
7 2 (6.90%) Service Management
7 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) C++
1 12 (41.38%) Python
2 11 (37.93%) C
3 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.90%) Java
4 2 (6.90%) Perl
4 2 (6.90%) PHP
4 2 (6.90%) SQL
5 1 (3.45%) C#
5 1 (3.45%) Embedded C++
5 1 (3.45%) XAML
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Google
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Red Hat