The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the North West 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.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Interactive Television
Rank 127 126 134
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing Interactive TV 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.066% 0.075% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.33% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £395 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +21.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
717 598 644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.62% 22.40% 19.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 278 298
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £213 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £428 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 36 69
Average hourly rate £15.79 £16.84 £18.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.23% -10.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £10.62 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
Interactive TV
England

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 25 July 2014. 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
Cheshire - - - -
Interactive TV
England

Interactive TV
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
1 3 (60.00%) New Media
2 2 (40.00%) User Stories
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Streaming Video
2 2 (40.00%) Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) Social Network
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Publishing
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) BBC
3 1 (20.00%) Games
3 1 (20.00%) OpenTV
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) ActionScript
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) IPTV
3 1 (20.00%) MHEG
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
General
1 2 (40.00%) Publishing
2 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Business Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) New Media
2 2 (40.00%) Streaming Video
2 2 (40.00%) Social Network
3 1 (20.00%) MHEG
3 1 (20.00%) IPTV
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) BBC
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) ActionScript
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) OpenTV