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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
Rank 403 422 419
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -3
Contract jobs citing DVB 12 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.051% 0.046% 0.040%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.40% 0.35% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £319 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +20.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £289 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.90% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £47.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-10.58% -
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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
3003 3115 3049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.66% 13.01% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1935 1928 1970
Average daily rate £417 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 97 96
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £14.50 £14.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DVB across the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

DVB Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 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 11 (61.11%) STB
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) Video on Demand
3 6 (33.33%) C
3 6 (33.33%) Python
3 6 (33.33%) TDD
3 6 (33.33%) DTV
4 5 (27.78%) Content Management
4 5 (27.78%) IPTV
4 5 (27.78%) BDD
4 5 (27.78%) Over-the-Top Content
5 4 (22.22%) Technical Analysis
5 4 (22.22%) PayPal
5 4 (22.22%) DRM
5 4 (22.22%) Ruby
5 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 4 (22.22%) MySQL
6 3 (16.67%) HTML
6 3 (16.67%) Java
6 3 (16.67%) Linux
6 3 (16.67%) API Development
6 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 2 (11.11%) NumPy
7 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
7 2 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (11.11%) Broadcom
7 2 (11.11%) Mentoring

DVB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Broadband
2 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Python Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Programmer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Python Programmer
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Broadcast Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) SOAP
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
2 2 (11.11%) Middleware
2 2 (11.11%) NumPy
2 2 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) DOM
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) STB
2 7 (38.89%) Video on Demand
3 6 (33.33%) DTV
4 5 (27.78%) IPTV
4 5 (27.78%) Over-the-Top Content
5 2 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (11.11%) MPEG
6 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
6 1 (5.56%) Streaming Video
6 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Android
2 2 (11.11%) UNIX
2 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.56%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) TDD
3 5 (27.78%) Content Management
3 5 (27.78%) BDD
4 4 (22.22%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 4 (22.22%) DRM
5 3 (16.67%) API Development
5 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.11%) System Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 2 (11.11%) Software Delivery
6 2 (11.11%) OOP
6 2 (11.11%) OO
6 2 (11.11%) Workflow
6 2 (11.11%) Web Development
7 1 (5.56%) Operations Management
7 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) Python
2 6 (33.33%) C
3 4 (22.22%) Ruby
4 3 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (11.11%) Perl
5 2 (11.11%) PHP
6 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) PayPal
2 2 (11.11%) Tandberg
2 2 (11.11%) Broadcom
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) CA
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
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