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 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 Video Broadcasting (DVB)
Rank 403 421 393
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -28
Contract jobs citing DVB 11 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.045% 0.040% 0.054%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.35% 0.33% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 5
Average daily rate
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£319 £265 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.28% -18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £255 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £346 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £47.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.57% +25.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £45.00
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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
3120 3033 3570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.82% 12.12% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1932 1960 2113
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 96 170
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £14.06 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 29 August 2014.

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
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 DVB 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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Rank Change
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Last Year
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Daily Rate
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DVB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 21 (80.77%) STB
2 13 (50.00%) IPTV
2 13 (50.00%) DTV
2 13 (50.00%) Python
3 11 (42.31%) UNIX
3 11 (42.31%) JIRA
4 10 (38.46%) MPEG
5 9 (34.62%) SQL
6 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (26.92%) C
8 6 (23.08%) Linux
8 6 (23.08%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
9 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
9 5 (19.23%) ISEB
9 5 (19.23%) Middleware
9 5 (19.23%) TDD
10 4 (15.38%) Electronics
10 4 (15.38%) Ruby
10 4 (15.38%) HP
10 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
10 4 (15.38%) MS Access
10 4 (15.38%) C++
10 4 (15.38%) Perl
10 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
10 4 (15.38%) Degree
10 4 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (15.38%) Video on Demand
11 3 (11.54%) Git (software)

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 1 (3.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.85%) UPnP
2 1 (3.85%) DLNA
2 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) MS Access
2 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) JIRA
2 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.85%) Trac
3 1 (3.85%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 4 (15.38%) Electronics
2 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Test Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Tester
2 5 (19.23%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Software Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Middleware Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Python Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Python Programmer
6 1 (3.85%) Embedded Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Product Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Mobile Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Software Integration Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Programmer
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Product Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Middleware
2 3 (11.54%) POSIX
2 3 (11.54%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (7.69%) JSON
3 2 (7.69%) HTML
3 2 (7.69%) CSS
3 2 (7.69%) SOAP
3 2 (7.69%) XML
4 1 (3.85%) Qt
4 1 (3.85%) RESTful
4 1 (3.85%) HTML5
4 1 (3.85%) CSS3
4 1 (3.85%) WebKit
4 1 (3.85%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (80.77%) STB
2 13 (50.00%) IPTV
2 13 (50.00%) DTV
3 10 (38.46%) MPEG
4 6 (23.08%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (15.38%) Video on Demand
6 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
7 2 (7.69%) Client/Server
7 2 (7.69%) Interactive TV
8 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
8 1 (3.85%) Physics
8 1 (3.85%) Device Driver
8 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) UNIX
2 6 (23.08%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Windows
4 1 (3.85%) Android
4 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (19.23%) TDD
2 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
3 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
3 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (11.54%) OOP
4 3 (11.54%) OO
4 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
5 2 (7.69%) Bug Management
5 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Manual Testing
6 1 (3.85%) System Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Kanban
6 1 (3.85%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.85%) DRM
6 1 (3.85%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) Python
2 9 (34.62%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) C
4 4 (15.38%) C++
4 4 (15.38%) Perl
4 4 (15.38%) Ruby
5 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.85%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) ISEB
2 4 (15.38%) Degree
3 3 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) NDS
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (7.69%) Perforce
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (3.85%) Huawei
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Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 3 days ago