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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
Rank 426 424 431
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing DVB 17 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.074% 0.047% 0.045%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.52% 0.38% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 10
Median daily rate £490 £425 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.29% +18.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £337 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.69% -3.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £40.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -4.70%
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
3278 2890 3197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.35% 12.33% 13.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2108 1907 2051
Median daily rate £445 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.22% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 89 91
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -22.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

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
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 September 2016.

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 September 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 31 (77.50%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (67.50%) STB
3 22 (55.00%) TDD
4 17 (42.50%) Python
5 15 (37.50%) HTTP
5 15 (37.50%) C
5 15 (37.50%) JIRA
6 14 (35.00%) JSON
6 14 (35.00%) SQL
7 13 (32.50%) C++
7 13 (32.50%) HTML
7 13 (32.50%) Digital TV
7 13 (32.50%) Automated Testing
8 12 (30.00%) Interactive TV
8 12 (30.00%) Scrum
8 12 (30.00%) Subversion
8 12 (30.00%) Kanban
8 12 (30.00%) MPEG
8 12 (30.00%) Java
8 12 (30.00%) XML
9 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
9 11 (27.50%) HTML5
10 10 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
10 10 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (25.00%) Fat Client
10 10 (25.00%) OpenTV
10 10 (25.00%) Degree
10 10 (25.00%) XSD
10 10 (25.00%) Unix
10 10 (25.00%) Windows

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 4 (10.00%) Confluence
2 3 (7.50%) CMS
3 2 (5.00%) JBoss
3 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 8 (20.00%) PaintShop Pro
1 8 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 5 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) GitHub
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (37.50%) HTTP
2 3 (7.50%) Internet
3 2 (5.00%) Broadband
3 2 (5.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (5.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (5.00%) SSL
3 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.50%) LDAP
4 1 (2.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) MS Access
2 4 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.00%) MySQL
3 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (37.50%) JIRA
2 12 (30.00%) Subversion
3 9 (22.50%) Cucumber
3 9 (22.50%) Maven
4 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (17.50%) Python Developer
2 7 (17.50%) Test Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Junior
3 6 (15.00%) Tester
4 4 (10.00%) Junior Test Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Mobile Tester
5 3 (7.50%) C Developer
5 3 (7.50%) C++ Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Embedded C++ Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Embedded Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Integration Tester
6 2 (5.00%) Android Tester
6 2 (5.00%) Broadcast Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) DTV Tester
6 2 (5.00%) Embedded C Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
6 2 (5.00%) iOS Tester
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.00%) JSON
2 13 (32.50%) HTML
3 12 (30.00%) XML
4 11 (27.50%) HTML5
5 10 (25.00%) XSD
6 9 (22.50%) Flash
6 9 (22.50%) Spring
7 7 (17.50%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (10.00%) REST
9 3 (7.50%) Middleware
10 2 (5.00%) .NET
10 2 (5.00%) CSS
10 2 (5.00%) Node.js
10 2 (5.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 27 (67.50%) STB
2 13 (32.50%) Digital TV
3 12 (30.00%) Interactive TV
3 12 (30.00%) MPEG
4 10 (25.00%) Fat Client
4 10 (25.00%) Thin Client
5 6 (15.00%) IPTV
6 5 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (12.50%) Mobile App
7 4 (10.00%) Video on Demand
8 3 (7.50%) BBC
9 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
9 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
9 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
9 2 (5.00%) New Media
9 2 (5.00%) Wiki
10 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
10 1 (2.50%) Over-the-Top Content
10 1 (2.50%) User Experience
10 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Unix
1 10 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) Linux
3 3 (7.50%) Android
3 3 (7.50%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.00%) Solaris
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (77.50%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (55.00%) TDD
3 13 (32.50%) Automated Testing
4 12 (30.00%) Kanban
4 12 (30.00%) Scrum
5 10 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (22.50%) MVC
6 9 (22.50%) Pair Programming
7 8 (20.00%) Functional Testing
8 7 (17.50%) OO
8 7 (17.50%) OOP
8 7 (17.50%) Test Planning
8 7 (17.50%) Test Scripting
9 6 (15.00%) System Testing
10 5 (12.50%) Integration Testing
10 5 (12.50%) Regression Testing
10 5 (12.50%) Software Testing
10 5 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (10.00%) BDD
12 3 (7.50%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) Python
2 15 (37.50%) C
3 14 (35.00%) SQL
4 13 (32.50%) C++
5 12 (30.00%) Java
6 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
7 10 (25.00%) ANSI C
8 9 (22.50%) ActionScript
9 7 (17.50%) Perl
10 5 (12.50%) Ruby
11 2 (5.00%) Embedded C
11 2 (5.00%) Embedded C++
11 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
11 2 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) ISEB
2 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.00%) Ansible
2 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) OpenTV
2 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.50%) HP
4 3 (7.50%) Ericsson
5 2 (5.00%) Arqiva
5 2 (5.00%) NetApp
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle
5 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.00%) Virgin Media
5 2 (5.00%) VMware
6 1 (2.50%) BT
6 1 (2.50%) Huawei
6 1 (2.50%) Nokia