The table below looks at the statistics for DVB skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DVB over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
England / London
Rank 390 407 409
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +2
Contract jobs citing DVB 7 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.036% 0.061% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.48% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 6
Median daily rate - £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £50.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-70.00% +25.00%

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
2473 2733 2916
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.77% 12.75% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1673 1788 1886
Median daily rate £440 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 66 88
Median hourly rate £29.75 £22.62 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.52% +13.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

DVB
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing DVB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DVB within the London region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -4 1 - -
Feltham - 1 - -
DVB
England

DVB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DVB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for DVB.

1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) STB
3 8 (57.14%) HTTP
4 7 (50.00%) C
4 7 (50.00%) C++
4 7 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
5 6 (42.86%) Perl
5 6 (42.86%) Python
5 6 (42.86%) Scrum
5 6 (42.86%) JIRA
6 5 (35.71%) IPTV
6 5 (35.71%) Digital TV
6 5 (35.71%) TDD
6 5 (35.71%) HTML
6 5 (35.71%) MPEG
6 5 (35.71%) HTML5
6 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (28.57%) Software Architecture
7 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
7 4 (28.57%) NoSQL
7 4 (28.57%) REST
7 4 (28.57%) User Stories
7 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
7 4 (28.57%) API Testing
7 4 (28.57%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (28.57%) SQL
7 4 (28.57%) SOA
7 4 (28.57%) Unix
7 4 (28.57%) Subversion

DVB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) PaintShop Pro
1 2 (14.29%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) GitHub
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) HTTP
2 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
2 2 (14.29%) HTTPS
2 2 (14.29%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) SSL
2 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (7.14%) Broadband
3 1 (7.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 6 (42.86%) JIRA
2 4 (28.57%) Subversion
3 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 2 (14.29%) Maven
4 1 (7.14%) Gerrit
4 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) C++ Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Embedded C++ Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Embedded Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) C Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C/C++ Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Embedded C Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Development Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Real Time Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
1 5 (35.71%) HTML5
2 4 (28.57%) JSON
2 4 (28.57%) REST
3 3 (21.43%) Node.js
4 2 (14.29%) Flash
4 2 (14.29%) RESTful
4 2 (14.29%) Spring
4 2 (14.29%) XML
4 2 (14.29%) XSD
5 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) STB
2 7 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (35.71%) Digital TV
3 5 (35.71%) IPTV
3 5 (35.71%) MPEG
4 4 (28.57%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
5 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 2 (14.29%) Fat Client
5 2 (14.29%) Interactive TV
5 2 (14.29%) Thin Client
5 2 (14.29%) Wiki
6 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
6 1 (7.14%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Unix
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Scrum
3 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (35.71%) TDD
4 4 (28.57%) API Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 4 (28.57%) SOA
4 4 (28.57%) Software Architecture
4 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 4 (28.57%) User Stories
5 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Multithreading
5 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
6 2 (14.29%) Kanban
6 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
6 2 (14.29%) Multithreaded Programming
6 2 (14.29%) MVC
6 2 (14.29%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) C
1 7 (50.00%) C++
2 6 (42.86%) Perl
2 6 (42.86%) Python
3 4 (28.57%) Ruby
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) Embedded C
4 3 (21.43%) Java
5 2 (14.29%) ActionScript
5 2 (14.29%) ANSI C
5 2 (14.29%) Embedded C++
5 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) OpenTV
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Huawei
2 1 (7.14%) VMware