The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term IPTV 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 IPTV over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Television (IPTV)
Rank 121 125 126
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing IPTV 7 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.26% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.99% 1.20% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £37.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-44.00% +87.50%
Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
704 582 644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.46% 21.50% 19.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 271 294
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 35 73
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.84 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.98% -9.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
IPTV
England

IPTV
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

IPTV Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IPTV
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

IPTV Daily Rate Trend in the North West

IPTV
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing IPTV 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 IPTV.

1 7 (77.78%) Web Services
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
1 7 (77.78%) Games
1 7 (77.78%) Scrum
1 7 (77.78%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) Internet
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) OOP
2 5 (55.56%) OO
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) XHTML
3 4 (44.44%) Animation
3 4 (44.44%) Dojo
3 4 (44.44%) jQuery
3 4 (44.44%) MooTools
3 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 4 (44.44%) HTML5
3 4 (44.44%) New Media
4 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) MPEG
5 2 (22.22%) DVB
5 2 (22.22%) Electronics
5 2 (22.22%) STB
5 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
6 1 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (11.11%) Interactive TV
6 1 (11.11%) Ruby
6 1 (11.11%) BDD
6 1 (11.11%) BBC

IPTV
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing IPTV 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 IPTV. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Internet
2 2 (22.22%) DVB
General
1 7 (77.78%) Games
2 2 (22.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) XHTML
3 4 (44.44%) Dojo
3 4 (44.44%) jQuery
3 4 (44.44%) MooTools
3 4 (44.44%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Animation
1 4 (44.44%) New Media
2 2 (22.22%) MPEG
2 2 (22.22%) STB
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
3 1 (11.11%) Interactive TV
3 1 (11.11%) BBC
3 1 (11.11%) MHEG
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Scrum
1 7 (77.78%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) OOP
2 5 (55.56%) OO
3 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) ActionScript
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) OpenTV