The table below looks at the statistics 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 8 February 2016 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.

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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenTV
Rank 105 - 78
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OpenTV 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% - 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% - 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £330 - £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 - £331
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
OpenTV
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
719 585 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.44% 41.23% 47.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 328 279
Average daily rate £365 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 26
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.23 £10.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

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 20 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Interactive TV
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) IPTV
1 2 (100.00%) MHEG
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development

OpenTV
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Interactive TV
1 2 (100.00%) IPTV
1 2 (100.00%) MHEG
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL