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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
Rank 411 397 403
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Contract jobs citing DVB 11 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.047% 0.056% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 0.46% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 2
Average daily rate
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£390 £325 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -17.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £276 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+27.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.25 £41.25 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-2.42% -5.71%
DVB
England

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
3087 2806 2899
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.18% 12.06% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1988 1801 1804
Average daily rate £385 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 80 123
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+34.22% -25.50%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 14 (82.35%) STB
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) DTV
3 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) Python
5 5 (29.41%) TDD
5 5 (29.41%) IPTV
6 4 (23.53%) DRM
6 4 (23.53%) MySQL
6 4 (23.53%) Linux
6 4 (23.53%) Ruby
6 4 (23.53%) Android
6 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
7 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
7 3 (17.65%) UNIX
7 3 (17.65%) Web Services
7 3 (17.65%) HTML
7 3 (17.65%) Java
7 3 (17.65%) Perl
7 3 (17.65%) OOP
7 3 (17.65%) OO
7 3 (17.65%) MPEG
7 3 (17.65%) Degree
7 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
8 2 (11.76%) Middleware
8 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
8 2 (11.76%) JIRA
8 2 (11.76%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (11.76%) Web Development

DVB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (11.76%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Broadband
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) ClearCase
General
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Developer
1 3 (17.65%) Python Developer
1 3 (17.65%) Architect
1 3 (17.65%) Tester
2 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Test Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Programmer
3 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Test Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Python Programmer
3 1 (5.88%) Integration Tester
3 1 (5.88%) Broadcast Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Web Services
1 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) NumPy
2 2 (11.76%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (11.76%) SOAP
2 2 (11.76%) Middleware
3 1 (5.88%) JSON
3 1 (5.88%) Qt
3 1 (5.88%) HTML5
3 1 (5.88%) DOM
3 1 (5.88%) POSIX
3 1 (5.88%) OpenGL
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (82.35%) STB
2 7 (41.18%) DTV
3 5 (29.41%) IPTV
4 3 (17.65%) MPEG
5 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
5 2 (11.76%) Video on Demand
5 2 (11.76%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
6 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
6 1 (5.88%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
1 4 (23.53%) Android
1 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
2 3 (17.65%) UNIX
3 2 (11.76%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (5.88%) OpenBSD
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) TDD
3 4 (23.53%) DRM
4 3 (17.65%) OOP
4 3 (17.65%) OO
4 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.76%) Web Development
5 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.76%) System Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.88%) SDLC
6 1 (5.88%) API Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Kanban
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.88%) Release Management
6 1 (5.88%) UML
6 1 (5.88%) Open Source
6 1 (5.88%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) Python
3 4 (23.53%) Ruby
4 3 (17.65%) Java
4 3 (17.65%) Perl
5 2 (11.76%) PHP
5 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
5 2 (11.76%) C
6 1 (5.88%) C++
6 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
1 2 (11.76%) CA
1 2 (11.76%) Tandberg
1 2 (11.76%) Broadcom
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) HP
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