The table below looks at the prevalence of the term DTV in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DTV over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Television (DTV)
Rank 21 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing DTV 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.74% 1.19% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.38% 4.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 - £35.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Miscellaneous Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
64 70 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 29.22% 27.67% 25.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 43 27
Average daily rate £375 £484 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.52% +15.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £573 £576
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £37.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

DTV
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

DTV Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

DTV
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

DTV Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

DTV
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DTV across the Middlesex region.

DTV Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

DTV
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex region citing DTV 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 DTV.

1 16 (88.89%) Linux
2 15 (83.33%) DVB
2 15 (83.33%) Software Engineering
3 14 (77.78%) UML
4 13 (72.22%) ClearCase
4 13 (72.22%) C
5 12 (66.67%) POSIX
5 12 (66.67%) STB
5 12 (66.67%) Software Architecture
6 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
6 4 (22.22%) UNIX
7 3 (16.67%) Electronics
7 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 3 (16.67%) Embedded C
7 3 (16.67%) C++
7 3 (16.67%) Degree
7 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
7 3 (16.67%) Physics
7 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
7 3 (16.67%) IPTV
7 3 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
8 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
8 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
8 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
8 2 (11.11%) HTML5
8 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (11.11%) HTML
8 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL

DTV
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex region citing DTV 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 DTV. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Navigator
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (72.22%) ClearCase
2 2 (11.11%) Toad
3 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 3 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Embedded Software Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Software Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) POSIX
2 2 (11.11%) HTML5
2 2 (11.11%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) STB
2 3 (16.67%) IPTV
2 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 3 (16.67%) Physics
2 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.56%) Interactive TV
4 1 (5.56%) Open Source
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 14 (77.78%) UML
3 12 (66.67%) Software Architecture
4 3 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) C
2 3 (16.67%) C++
2 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (16.67%) Embedded C
3 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
4 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Perforce