The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of OpenTV products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenTV over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the OpenTV Corporation.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenTV
Rank 83 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OpenTV 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.21% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.47% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
643 386 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 45.44% 40.00% 47.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 164 303
Average daily rate £328 £303 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.26% -10.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £125 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £482 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 36 39
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £11.00 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.49 £30.00 £25.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
OpenTV
North West

OpenTV
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

OpenTV Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

OpenTV
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

OpenTV Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

OpenTV
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing OpenTV 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 OpenTV.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) Games
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Interactive TV
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) IPTV
1 3 (100.00%) MHEG
1 3 (100.00%) New Media
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (66.67%) BBC
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery

OpenTV
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing OpenTV 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 OpenTV. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
General
1 3 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Interactive TV
1 3 (100.00%) IPTV
1 3 (100.00%) MHEG
1 3 (100.00%) New Media
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) BBC
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby