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 2 December 2016 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
Rank 428 420 420
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing DVB 8 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.037% 0.053% 0.062%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.43% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 14
Median daily rate £450 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.29%
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £295 £300
% change year-on-year
+17.79% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £48.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-40.72% +21.25%
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
2822 2822 3129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.02% 12.42% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1853 1914 2130
Median daily rate £438 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 89 81
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.62 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.67% +7.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.69 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -6 1 - -
DVB
England

DVB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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 23 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (68.00%) TDD
3 16 (64.00%) STB
4 13 (52.00%) Python
4 13 (52.00%) HTTP
5 12 (48.00%) C
6 11 (44.00%) C++
7 10 (40.00%) MPEG
7 10 (40.00%) Scrum
7 10 (40.00%) JSON
8 9 (36.00%) Degree
8 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (36.00%) HTML5
8 9 (36.00%) Digital TV
8 9 (36.00%) Subversion
8 9 (36.00%) HTML
8 9 (36.00%) SQL
9 8 (32.00%) Java
9 8 (32.00%) XML
9 8 (32.00%) XSD
9 8 (32.00%) Thin Client
9 8 (32.00%) OpenTV
9 8 (32.00%) Interactive TV
9 8 (32.00%) Automated Testing
9 8 (32.00%) Kanban
9 8 (32.00%) Fat Client
9 8 (32.00%) ANSI C
10 7 (28.00%) GitHub
10 7 (28.00%) JIRA
10 7 (28.00%) PCI DSS

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 2 (8.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) PaintShop Pro
1 7 (28.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) GitHub
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) HTTP
2 2 (8.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (8.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (8.00%) Internet
2 2 (8.00%) SSL
2 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Subversion
2 7 (28.00%) Cucumber
2 7 (28.00%) JIRA
2 7 (28.00%) Maven
3 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Python Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Test Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) C++ Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Embedded C++ Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Embedded Developer
5 2 (8.00%) C Developer
5 2 (8.00%) C/C++ Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Embedded C Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Junior
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Junior Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Junior SQL Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Junior Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Manual Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) JSON
2 9 (36.00%) HTML
2 9 (36.00%) HTML5
3 8 (32.00%) XML
3 8 (32.00%) XSD
4 7 (28.00%) Flash
4 7 (28.00%) Spring
5 6 (24.00%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (12.00%) REST
7 2 (8.00%) Node.js
7 2 (8.00%) RESTful
8 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (64.00%) STB
2 10 (40.00%) MPEG
3 9 (36.00%) Digital TV
4 8 (32.00%) Fat Client
4 8 (32.00%) Interactive TV
4 8 (32.00%) Thin Client
5 6 (24.00%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (16.00%) IPTV
7 2 (8.00%) Client/Server
7 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (8.00%) Mathematics
7 2 (8.00%) Wiki
8 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
8 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Unix
3 2 (8.00%) Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Android
4 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (68.00%) TDD
3 10 (40.00%) Scrum
4 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (32.00%) Automated Testing
5 8 (32.00%) Kanban
6 7 (28.00%) MVC
6 7 (28.00%) Pair Programming
7 6 (24.00%) OO
7 6 (24.00%) OOP
7 6 (24.00%) System Testing
8 4 (16.00%) API Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Functional Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
8 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
9 3 (12.00%) SOA
9 3 (12.00%) Software Architecture
9 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
10 2 (8.00%) API Development
10 2 (8.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) Python
2 12 (48.00%) C
3 11 (44.00%) C++
4 9 (36.00%) SQL
5 8 (32.00%) ANSI C
5 8 (32.00%) Java
6 7 (28.00%) ActionScript
6 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (24.00%) Perl
8 4 (16.00%) Ruby
9 2 (8.00%) Embedded C
9 2 (8.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) OpenTV
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) Huawei