The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Interactive TV in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Interactive TV over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Interactive Television
Rank 145 124 115
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -9
Contract jobs citing Interactive TV 4 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.33% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 1.24% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 4
Average daily rate
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£344 £338 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +10.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £425 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Interactive TV
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
997 728 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 28.92% 26.45% 28.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 425 326
Average daily rate £380 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £216 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 59 64
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.06 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.68 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.63% -11.60%

Interactive TV
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Interactive TV Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Interactive TV
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Interactive TV Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Interactive TV
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Interactive TV within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -21 3 £338 -
Interactive TV
England

Interactive TV
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
1 3 (75.00%) Games
1 3 (75.00%) OpenTV
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (75.00%) IPTV
1 3 (75.00%) MHEG
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Publishing
3 1 (25.00%) Content Management
3 1 (25.00%) Streaming Video
3 1 (25.00%) Wiki
3 1 (25.00%) Social Network
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) Confluence

Interactive TV
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
General
1 3 (75.00%) Games
2 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Writer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) IPTV
1 3 (75.00%) MHEG
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Streaming Video
3 1 (25.00%) Wiki
3 1 (25.00%) Social Network
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) New Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Content Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) OpenTV