The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Interactive TV in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Interactive TV over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Manchester region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Interactive Television
Rank 84 78 92
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Contract jobs citing Interactive TV 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% 0.87% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £395 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +21.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
287 229 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.33% 20.12% 22.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 118 124
Average daily rate £375 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £212 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 30
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -37.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
Interactive TV
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Interactive TV
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Interactive TV across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Interactive TV Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Interactive TV
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Interactive TV across the Manchester region.

Interactive TV Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Interactive TV
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Interactive TV 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 Interactive TV.

1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
1 3 (60.00%) New Media
2 2 (40.00%) User Stories
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Streaming Video
2 2 (40.00%) Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) Social Network
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Publishing
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) BBC
3 1 (20.00%) Games
3 1 (20.00%) OpenTV
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) ActionScript
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) IPTV
3 1 (20.00%) MHEG
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App

Interactive TV
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Interactive TV 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 Interactive TV. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
General
1 2 (40.00%) Publishing
2 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) New Media
2 2 (40.00%) Streaming Video
2 2 (40.00%) Social Network
3 1 (20.00%) BBC
3 1 (20.00%) IPTV
3 1 (20.00%) MHEG
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) User Stories
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) ActionScript
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) OpenTV