The table below looks at the statistics for DVB skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DVB over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
Rank 397 396 369
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -27
Contract jobs citing DVB 6 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.027% 0.052% 0.038%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.45% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £168 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+94.02% -59.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £163 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £245 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.07% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £40.00
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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 London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2919 2686 2817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.32% 11.68% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1878 1731 1743
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 91 128
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

DVB
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

DVB Jobs Demand Trend in London

DVB
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

DVB Daily Rate Trend in London

DVB
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

DVB Hourly Rate Trend in London

DVB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 10 (58.82%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) STB
2 8 (47.06%) IPTV
3 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) MPEG
4 6 (35.29%) HTML
4 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 5 (29.41%) UNIX
5 5 (29.41%) DTV
6 4 (23.53%) Streaming Video
6 4 (23.53%) JSON
6 4 (23.53%) Middleware
6 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
6 4 (23.53%) OO
6 4 (23.53%) Java
6 4 (23.53%) C++
6 4 (23.53%) CSS
6 4 (23.53%) Web Services
6 4 (23.53%) HTML5
7 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
7 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
7 3 (17.65%) Grunt
7 3 (17.65%) Data Structures
7 3 (17.65%) SonarQube
7 3 (17.65%) webpack
7 3 (17.65%) JPA
7 3 (17.65%) Android
7 3 (17.65%) CentOS
7 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
7 3 (17.65%) Ubuntu

DVB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
1 2 (11.76%) DSL
1 2 (11.76%) Multicast
2 1 (5.88%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
1 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
1 3 (17.65%) Grunt
1 3 (17.65%) SonarQube
1 3 (17.65%) webpack
1 3 (17.65%) Subversion
1 3 (17.65%) Maven
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) ClearCase
General
1 3 (17.65%) Games
2 1 (5.88%) Multimedia
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Developer
1 3 (17.65%) Test Manager
1 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Broadcast Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile Tester
3 1 (5.88%) Tester
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) HTML
2 4 (23.53%) CSS
2 4 (23.53%) Web Services
2 4 (23.53%) Middleware
2 4 (23.53%) JSON
2 4 (23.53%) HTML5
3 3 (17.65%) REST
3 3 (17.65%) Backbone.js
3 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
3 3 (17.65%) jQuery
3 3 (17.65%) JPA
3 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
3 3 (17.65%) Spring
3 3 (17.65%) XHTML
4 2 (11.76%) XML
4 2 (11.76%) RESTful
5 1 (5.88%) POSIX
5 1 (5.88%) OpenGL
5 1 (5.88%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) STB
1 8 (47.06%) IPTV
2 7 (41.18%) MPEG
3 5 (29.41%) DTV
4 4 (23.53%) Streaming Video
5 3 (17.65%) Interactive TV
5 3 (17.65%) W3C
5 3 (17.65%) Data Structures
5 3 (17.65%) Video on Demand
5 3 (17.65%) Digital Media
6 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
7 1 (5.88%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
7 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
7 1 (5.88%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) UNIX
3 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
3 3 (17.65%) VMS
3 3 (17.65%) Ubuntu
3 3 (17.65%) Android
3 3 (17.65%) CentOS
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) OO
3 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
4 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Kanban
5 1 (5.88%) Software Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) BDD
5 1 (5.88%) Release Management
5 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Validation
5 1 (5.88%) TDD
5 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.88%) UML
5 1 (5.88%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
2 4 (23.53%) C++
2 4 (23.53%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) CA