The table below looks at the statistics for DVB skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DVB over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
Rank 156 - 136
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DVB 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.031% - 0.092%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% - 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.96% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £48.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-40.72% +21.25%
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 North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
471 595 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.79% 14.20% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 353 247
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £224 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 50 35
Median hourly rate £18.25 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

DVB
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing DVB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

DVB Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

DVB
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

DVB Daily Rate Trend in the North West

DVB
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

DVB Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

DVB
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DVB within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 1 - -
DVB
England

DVB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 North West region with a requirement for DVB.

1 3 (100.00%) Digital TV
1 3 (100.00%) STB
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) IGMP
2 2 (66.67%) UPnP
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (66.67%) DLNA
2 2 (66.67%) WebKit
2 2 (66.67%) 802.1X
2 2 (66.67%) Nagra
2 2 (66.67%) Conax
2 2 (66.67%) Verimatrix
2 2 (66.67%) OpenEmbedded
2 2 (66.67%) Yocto
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) PPP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded C++
2 2 (66.67%) IPv4
2 2 (66.67%) IPv6
2 2 (66.67%) CA
2 2 (66.67%) OpenGL
2 2 (66.67%) 802.11
2 2 (66.67%) DRM
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) OO

DVB
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) 802.11
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DLNA
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) IGMP
1 2 (66.67%) IPv4
1 2 (66.67%) IPv6
1 2 (66.67%) PPP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) UPnP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) 802.1X
1 2 (66.67%) OpenEmbedded
1 2 (66.67%) OpenGL
1 2 (66.67%) WebKit
1 2 (66.67%) Yocto
2 1 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Digital TV
1 3 (100.00%) STB
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) DRM
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded C++
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) CA
1 2 (66.67%) Conax
1 2 (66.67%) Nagra
1 2 (66.67%) Verimatrix