The table below looks at the prevalence of the term DTV in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DTV over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Television (DTV)
Rank 112 85 128
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +43
Contract jobs citing DTV 30 30 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.92% 1.37% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.62% 5.68% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 29 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 - £36.25
DTV
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
828 528 684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.27% 24.10% 23.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 316 372
Average daily rate £375 £326 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.20% -7.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 53 56
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -55.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.55 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.70 £31.70 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -14.28%

DTV
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

DTV Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

DTV
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

DTV Daily Rate Trend in the South West

DTV
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DTV across the South West region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

DTV Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

DTV
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

DTV Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

DTV
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DTV within the South West region over the 3 months to 31 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Bristol -34 12 £363 +45.00% 8
Gloucestershire - 3 £375 - 4
Wiltshire - 3 £400 -
Devon - - - - 2
DTV
England

DTV
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing DTV 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 DTV.

1 56 (94.92%) SAP
1 56 (94.92%) Business Intelligence
1 56 (94.92%) Electronics
1 56 (94.92%) Telecoms
1 56 (94.92%) Finance
1 56 (94.92%) Manufacturing
1 56 (94.92%) Programme Management
1 56 (94.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 56 (94.92%) Marketing
1 56 (94.92%) Digital Marketing
2 26 (44.07%) Java
3 23 (38.98%) SQL
4 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (25.42%) .NET
4 15 (25.42%) JavaScript
4 15 (25.42%) C#
4 15 (25.42%) Web Services
5 14 (23.73%) CSS
5 14 (23.73%) Linux
5 14 (23.73%) Software Engineering
6 13 (22.03%) TDD
7 12 (20.34%) jQuery
8 11 (18.64%) Scrum
8 11 (18.64%) HTML
8 11 (18.64%) PHP
8 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
8 11 (18.64%) Python
9 10 (16.95%) Oracle
9 10 (16.95%) Spring
10 9 (15.25%) Ruby

DTV
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing DTV 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 DTV. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (13.56%) Tomcat
2 5 (8.47%) JBoss
3 4 (6.78%) Apache
3 4 (6.78%) Mule
4 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.39%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.39%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.69%) WildFly
6 1 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.69%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 56 (94.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.25%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.78%) SaaS
2 4 (6.78%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (6.78%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.69%) PaaS
3 1 (1.69%) CheetahMail
3 1 (1.69%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) Internet
2 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.08%) SAN
2 3 (5.08%) NAS
3 2 (3.39%) HTTP
3 2 (3.39%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (11.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (11.86%) MySQL
3 6 (10.17%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.08%) Voldemort
5 3 (5.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (5.08%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.08%) Hadoop
5 3 (5.08%) CouchDB
5 3 (5.08%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (5.08%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.08%) HBase
6 1 (1.69%) Big Data
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Cucumber
2 4 (6.78%) JUnit
2 4 (6.78%) Maven
2 4 (6.78%) Selenium
3 3 (5.08%) WebDriver
4 2 (3.39%) WATIR
4 2 (3.39%) FitNesse
4 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.69%) Hudson
5 1 (1.69%) JIRA
General
1 56 (94.92%) Electronics
1 56 (94.92%) Telecoms
1 56 (94.92%) Finance
1 56 (94.92%) Manufacturing
1 56 (94.92%) Marketing
2 2 (3.39%) Retail
3 1 (1.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (57.63%) Developer
2 16 (27.12%) Java Developer
3 7 (11.86%) Analyst
4 6 (10.17%) Software Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) .NET Developer
5 5 (8.47%) C# Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Business Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (6.78%) C# Web Developer
6 4 (6.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Tester
6 4 (6.78%) Software Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Web Developer
6 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (6.78%) .NET Web Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (5.08%) SQL Developer
7 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.42%) .NET
1 15 (25.42%) Web Services
2 14 (23.73%) CSS
3 12 (20.34%) jQuery
4 11 (18.64%) HTML
5 10 (16.95%) Spring
6 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET
6 8 (13.56%) J2EE
6 8 (13.56%) XML
7 6 (10.17%) JSON
8 5 (8.47%) Hibernate
9 4 (6.78%) Servlets
9 4 (6.78%) Spring MVC
9 4 (6.78%) WCF
9 4 (6.78%) RESTful
9 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (6.78%) LAMP
10 3 (5.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (5.08%) DOM
11 2 (3.39%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) NHS
2 3 (5.08%) MPEG
2 3 (5.08%) Streaming Video
3 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.69%) IPTV
4 1 (1.69%) Informatics
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.69%) FMCG
4 1 (1.69%) Open Source
4 1 (1.69%) Health Informatics
4 1 (1.69%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.73%) Linux
2 7 (11.86%) Fedora
2 7 (11.86%) CentOS
3 4 (6.78%) UNIX
4 3 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.69%) Windows
5 1 (1.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (94.92%) Business Intelligence
1 56 (94.92%) Programme Management
1 56 (94.92%) Digital Marketing
2 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (23.73%) Software Engineering
4 13 (22.03%) TDD
5 11 (18.64%) Scrum
6 8 (13.56%) MVC
7 7 (11.86%) E-Commerce
7 7 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (10.17%) Configuration Management
8 6 (10.17%) BDD
9 5 (8.47%) DevOps
9 5 (8.47%) Kanban
10 3 (5.08%) Software Testing
10 3 (5.08%) High Availability
11 2 (3.39%) Test Scripting
11 2 (3.39%) Data Migration
11 2 (3.39%) ETL
11 2 (3.39%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 26 (44.07%) Java
2 23 (38.98%) SQL
3 15 (25.42%) JavaScript
3 15 (25.42%) C#
4 11 (18.64%) PHP
4 11 (18.64%) Python
5 9 (15.25%) Ruby
6 7 (11.86%) Bash Shell
6 7 (11.86%) PL/SQL
6 7 (11.86%) Perl
7 4 (6.78%) T-SQL
7 4 (6.78%) PHP5
8 3 (5.08%) C
8 3 (5.08%) VB.NET
8 3 (5.08%) C++
9 1 (1.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) ISEB
2 3 (5.08%) ISTQB
2 3 (5.08%) Degree
3 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) Puppet
1 6 (10.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 56 (94.92%) SAP
2 10 (16.95%) Oracle
3 7 (11.86%) Red Hat
4 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.69%) Citrix
5 1 (1.69%) Google
5 1 (1.69%) Unica
5 1 (1.69%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.69%) hybris
5 1 (1.69%) SmartFocus
5 1 (1.69%) Rackspace
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