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 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Television (DTV)
Rank 346 402 366
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -36
Contract jobs citing DTV 68 29 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.92% 0.36% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 24 29
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 £47.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% +34.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-29.33% -16.66%
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
7423 8071 8221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.51% 32.26% 31.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4929 5559 5615
Average daily rate £450 £460 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £629 £629 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 173 220
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -10.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £13.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DTV across the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

DTV Daily Rate Histogram 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 August 2014. 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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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 +21 14 £350 - 6
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £375 -
Surbiton - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
DTV
England

DTV
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 72 (60.50%) Electronics
2 71 (59.66%) Marketing
3 66 (55.46%) Telecoms
4 64 (53.78%) Finance
5 63 (52.94%) SAP
5 63 (52.94%) Business Intelligence
5 63 (52.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 63 (52.94%) Digital Marketing
5 63 (52.94%) Manufacturing
5 63 (52.94%) Programme Management
6 24 (20.17%) STB
7 22 (18.49%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (16.81%) NHS
9 19 (15.97%) Linux
10 18 (15.13%) IPTV
11 17 (14.29%) HTML
12 16 (13.45%) JavaScript
12 16 (13.45%) C++
13 15 (12.61%) C
13 15 (12.61%) SQL
14 14 (11.76%) TDD
15 13 (10.92%) DVB
16 12 (10.08%) Git (software)
17 11 (9.24%) Project Management
17 11 (9.24%) Middleware
18 10 (8.40%) Oracle
18 10 (8.40%) CSS
18 10 (8.40%) Python
18 10 (8.40%) Retail
18 10 (8.40%) HTML5

DTV
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (3.36%) SAS
2 2 (1.68%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.84%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (3.36%) MS Project
2 1 (0.84%) MS Office
2 1 (0.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.84%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 63 (52.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.84%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.84%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.68%) SaaS
3 1 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.92%) DVB
2 2 (1.68%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.84%) Wireless
3 1 (0.84%) UPnP
3 1 (0.84%) LTE
3 1 (0.84%) DLNA
3 1 (0.84%) LDAP
3 1 (0.84%) LAN
3 1 (0.84%) UMTS
3 1 (0.84%) VoIP
3 1 (0.84%) WAN
3 1 (0.84%) HTTP
3 1 (0.84%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.84%) SSL
3 1 (0.84%) IPv6
3 1 (0.84%) 3G
3 1 (0.84%) MPLS
3 1 (0.84%) DOCSIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.72%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.36%) Oracle Exadata
2 4 (3.36%) Big Data
3 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.52%) MySQL
4 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.68%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.84%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.84%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.84%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (0.84%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.84%) SQLite
5 1 (0.84%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.84%) VLDB
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 12 (10.08%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.56%) Subversion
3 8 (6.72%) JIRA
4 4 (3.36%) Trac
5 2 (1.68%) GDB
5 2 (1.68%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.68%) Bugzilla
5 2 (1.68%) Xcode
6 1 (0.84%) NUnit
6 1 (0.84%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.84%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.84%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.84%) Selenium
6 1 (0.84%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.84%) Hudson
General
1 72 (60.50%) Electronics
2 71 (59.66%) Marketing
3 66 (55.46%) Telecoms
4 64 (53.78%) Finance
5 63 (52.94%) Manufacturing
6 10 (8.40%) Retail
7 7 (5.88%) Advertising
8 5 (4.20%) Banking
9 3 (2.52%) Multimedia
10 2 (1.68%) Billing
11 1 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.84%) Games
11 1 (0.84%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (29.41%) Developer
2 15 (12.61%) Project Manager
3 11 (9.24%) Analyst
4 10 (8.40%) Business Analyst
5 8 (6.72%) Consultant
6 7 (5.88%) Test Engineer
7 6 (5.04%) Architect
7 6 (5.04%) SQL Developer
7 6 (5.04%) Integration Engineer
8 5 (4.20%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.36%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.36%) Programme Manager
10 3 (2.52%) Release Manager
10 3 (2.52%) .NET Developer
10 3 (2.52%) C# Developer
10 3 (2.52%) NHS Project Manager
10 3 (2.52%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (2.52%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 3 (2.52%) Development Engineer
10 3 (2.52%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.29%) HTML
2 11 (9.24%) Middleware
3 10 (8.40%) CSS
3 10 (8.40%) HTML5
4 6 (5.04%) .NET
5 5 (4.20%) ASP.NET
5 5 (4.20%) XML
6 4 (3.36%) JSON
6 4 (3.36%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (3.36%) jQuery
6 4 (3.36%) CSS3
7 3 (2.52%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (2.52%) RESTful
7 3 (2.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (2.52%) Web Services
7 3 (2.52%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.52%) XHTML
7 3 (2.52%) POSIX
8 2 (1.68%) OpenGL
8 2 (1.68%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.17%) STB
2 20 (16.81%) NHS
3 18 (15.13%) IPTV
4 9 (7.56%) Video on Demand
5 6 (5.04%) Computer Science
5 6 (5.04%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (4.20%) MPEG
7 4 (3.36%) Informatics
7 4 (3.36%) Mathematics
7 4 (3.36%) Interactive TV
7 4 (3.36%) Digital Media
7 4 (3.36%) FMCG
8 3 (2.52%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.52%) Physics
8 3 (2.52%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.68%) iDTV
9 2 (1.68%) Streaming Media
9 2 (1.68%) BBC
9 2 (1.68%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (1.68%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.97%) Linux
2 6 (5.04%) Android
3 4 (3.36%) Windows
4 3 (2.52%) UNIX
4 3 (2.52%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (2.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (52.94%) Business Intelligence
1 63 (52.94%) Programme Management
1 63 (52.94%) Digital Marketing
2 22 (18.49%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (11.76%) TDD
4 11 (9.24%) Project Management
5 8 (6.72%) OO
5 8 (6.72%) Scrum
6 7 (5.88%) Software Engineering
7 6 (5.04%) CRM
7 6 (5.04%) UML
7 6 (5.04%) Analytics
8 5 (4.20%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (3.36%) Integration Testing
9 4 (3.36%) Test Scripting
9 4 (3.36%) PRINCE2
9 4 (3.36%) Business Analysis
9 4 (3.36%) Risk Management
9 4 (3.36%) BDD
10 3 (2.52%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.45%) C++
1 16 (13.45%) JavaScript
2 15 (12.61%) C
2 15 (12.61%) SQL
3 10 (8.40%) Python
4 8 (6.72%) C#
5 3 (2.52%) Java
5 3 (2.52%) PHP
5 3 (2.52%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.52%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.68%) Perl
6 2 (1.68%) Embedded C
6 2 (1.68%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.68%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.84%) Ruby
7 1 (0.84%) SAS Macro
7 1 (0.84%) Groovy
7 1 (0.84%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.84%) VB
7 1 (0.84%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 9 (7.56%) Degree
2 2 (1.68%) DV Cleared
2 2 (1.68%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.84%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (0.84%) ISEB
3 1 (0.84%) OCP
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.52%) QA
2 2 (1.68%) SLA
3 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.84%) HL7
3 1 (0.84%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.68%) Cronacle
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.84%) NDS
2 1 (0.84%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (2.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle Statspack
2 1 (0.84%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (0.84%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 63 (52.94%) SAP
2 10 (8.40%) Oracle
3 6 (5.04%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.36%) HP
5 2 (1.68%) Cognos
5 2 (1.68%) Wind River
5 2 (1.68%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.68%) Perforce
5 2 (1.68%) OpenTV
6 1 (0.84%) Google
6 1 (0.84%) Siebel
6 1 (0.84%) Cisco
6 1 (0.84%) Cerner
6 1 (0.84%) Adobe
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