The table below looks at the statistics for DVB skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DVB over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
Rank 247 257 232
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -25
Contract jobs citing DVB 18 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.064% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.03% 0.33% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 10
Median daily rate £350 £415 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.66% +14.48%
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £415 £325
% change year-on-year
-16.26% +27.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £40.00 £40.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.25 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+4.96% -2.42%
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1742 1800 1730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.55% 19.11% 19.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 960 884 740
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 122 98
Median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £41.35 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +33.33%

DVB
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

DVB Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

DVB
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

DVB Daily Rate Trend in the South East

DVB
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

DVB Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

DVB
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DVB across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

DVB Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

DVB
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DVB within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Hampshire +11 8 £371 -10.54%
Berkshire +3 4 £345 -
Surrey - 3 £388 -
Middlesex - 2 £340 -
DVB
England

DVB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 South East region with a requirement for DVB.

1 40 (93.02%) C
2 38 (88.37%) STB
3 35 (81.40%) C++
4 31 (72.09%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (65.12%) DTV
6 26 (60.47%) HTML
6 26 (60.47%) SQL
6 26 (60.47%) TDD
6 26 (60.47%) Git (software)
6 26 (60.47%) HTML5
7 25 (58.14%) Node.js
7 25 (58.14%) Scrum
7 25 (58.14%) MPEG
7 25 (58.14%) HTTP
8 24 (55.81%) SOA
8 24 (55.81%) REST
8 24 (55.81%) NoSQL
9 23 (53.49%) User Stories
9 23 (53.49%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (48.84%) Linux
11 20 (46.51%) Software Architecture
12 15 (34.88%) Degree
13 14 (32.56%) Computer Science
13 14 (32.56%) Embedded C
13 14 (32.56%) Software Engineering
14 13 (30.23%) Telecoms
15 12 (27.91%) Embedded Systems
16 11 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
17 9 (20.93%) Embedded C++
18 8 (18.60%) ClearCase

DVB
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) GlassFish
1 1 (2.33%) JBoss
1 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 25 (58.14%) HTTP
2 6 (13.95%) UPnP
3 1 (2.33%) LDAP
3 1 (2.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (55.81%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (60.47%) Git (software)
2 8 (18.60%) ClearCase
3 5 (11.63%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.65%) Subversion
5 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.33%) JUnit
5 1 (2.33%) NetBeans
General
1 13 (30.23%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Embedded Engineer
2 13 (30.23%) Embedded C Engineer
2 13 (30.23%) Software Engineer
3 12 (27.91%) Developer
4 10 (23.26%) C Developer
5 9 (20.93%) C/C++ Developer
5 9 (20.93%) C++ Developer
6 8 (18.60%) Embedded C Developer
6 8 (18.60%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 8 (18.60%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 8 (18.60%) Embedded Developer
6 8 (18.60%) Integration Engineer
7 7 (16.28%) Development Engineer
7 7 (16.28%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
7 7 (16.28%) Embedded C++ Developer
8 5 (11.63%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 5 (11.63%) Software Development Engineer
8 5 (11.63%) Software Integration Engineer
9 4 (9.30%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
9 4 (9.30%) Real Time Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (60.47%) HTML
1 26 (60.47%) HTML5
2 25 (58.14%) Node.js
3 24 (55.81%) REST
4 5 (11.63%) Middleware
5 2 (4.65%) jQuery
6 1 (2.33%) Ajax
6 1 (2.33%) CSS
6 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.33%) JavaFX
6 1 (2.33%) JPA
6 1 (2.33%) JSF
6 1 (2.33%) JSP
6 1 (2.33%) PrimeFaces
6 1 (2.33%) Servlets
6 1 (2.33%) Spring
6 1 (2.33%) Web Services
6 1 (2.33%) XML
6 1 (2.33%) XSL
6 1 (2.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 38 (88.37%) STB
2 28 (65.12%) DTV
3 25 (58.14%) MPEG
4 14 (32.56%) Computer Science
5 12 (27.91%) Embedded Systems
6 11 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (9.30%) Device Driver
8 2 (4.65%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (2.33%) IPTV
9 1 (2.33%) Streaming Video
9 1 (2.33%) User Experience
9 1 (2.33%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 21 (48.84%) Linux
2 4 (9.30%) CentOS
2 4 (9.30%) Embedded Linux
2 4 (9.30%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.33%) Unix
3 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (72.09%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (60.47%) TDD
3 25 (58.14%) Scrum
4 24 (55.81%) SOA
5 23 (53.49%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (53.49%) User Stories
6 20 (46.51%) Software Architecture
7 14 (32.56%) Software Engineering
8 8 (18.60%) Configuration Management
8 8 (18.60%) Defect Tracking
9 6 (13.95%) Mentoring
9 6 (13.95%) Project Management
10 4 (9.30%) Automated Testing
11 3 (6.98%) Multithreading
11 3 (6.98%) UML
12 2 (4.65%) DevOps
13 1 (2.33%) DRM
13 1 (2.33%) Issue Tracking
13 1 (2.33%) SDLC
13 1 (2.33%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 40 (93.02%) C
2 35 (81.40%) C++
3 26 (60.47%) SQL
4 14 (32.56%) Embedded C
5 9 (20.93%) Embedded C++
6 6 (13.95%) Python
7 4 (9.30%) Bash Shell
7 4 (9.30%) Perl
8 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.33%) Java
9 1 (2.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 15 (34.88%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Docker
1 4 (9.30%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (9.30%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) SaltStack