The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of OpenTV products and/or services 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 OpenTV over the 3 months to 27 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the OpenTV Corporation.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenTV
Rank 145 131 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing OpenTV 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.083% 0.11% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£344 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £325 £150
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +116.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1666 1236 1076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.19% 43.61% 46.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 810 559 480
Average daily rate £400 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £190 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 100 90
Average hourly rate £17.50 £28.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.59% +58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

OpenTV
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

OpenTV Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

OpenTV
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

OpenTV Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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Top 25 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing OpenTV 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 OpenTV.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) Games
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Interactive TV
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) IPTV
1 3 (100.00%) MHEG
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) New Media
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience

OpenTV
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing OpenTV 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 OpenTV. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
General
1 3 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Interactive TV
1 3 (100.00%) IPTV
1 3 (100.00%) MHEG
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) New Media
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree