The first 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 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 South 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
Digital Television (DTV)
Rank 106 104 129
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +25
Contract jobs citing DTV 28 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.91% 0.47% 0.033%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.75% 2.39% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 8 1
Average daily rate
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£340 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £345
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-33.75% -11.11%
Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
589 419 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.22% 19.55% 19.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 243 302
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £198 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 30 51
Average hourly rate £17.75 £17.75 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -53.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
DTV
England

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 30 July 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 30 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
(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 -14 12 £350 +27.27% 6
Gloucestershire - 5 £375 - 3
Somerset - 4 £310 - 12
Wiltshire - 2 £313 - 1
Devon - 1 £250 -
Dorset - - - -
Cornwall - - - -
DTV
England

DTV
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 47 (92.16%) Electronics
2 46 (90.20%) Telecoms
2 46 (90.20%) Finance
2 46 (90.20%) Manufacturing
2 46 (90.20%) Programme Management
2 46 (90.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 46 (90.20%) SAP
2 46 (90.20%) Business Intelligence
2 46 (90.20%) Marketing
2 46 (90.20%) Digital Marketing
3 20 (39.22%) Java
4 18 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 18 (35.29%) Web Services
5 17 (33.33%) SQL
5 17 (33.33%) Linux
6 16 (31.37%) TDD
6 16 (31.37%) jQuery
7 15 (29.41%) Scrum
8 14 (27.45%) CSS
9 13 (25.49%) HTML
10 12 (23.53%) C#
10 12 (23.53%) .NET
10 12 (23.53%) Spring
10 12 (23.53%) RESTful
11 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (19.61%) J2EE
11 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
12 9 (17.65%) SOAP
13 8 (15.69%) XML
13 8 (15.69%) Python

DTV
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (13.73%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.84%) Mule
3 2 (3.92%) IIS
4 1 (1.96%) Lync
4 1 (1.96%) Node.js
4 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.96%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 46 (90.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.96%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.69%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (5.88%) SaaS
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.96%) Office 365
3 1 (1.96%) CheetahMail
3 1 (1.96%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) Internet
2 2 (3.92%) DVB
3 1 (1.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (7.84%) MySQL
6 3 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Maven
2 4 (7.84%) JUnit
2 4 (7.84%) Cucumber
3 3 (5.88%) WebDriver
3 3 (5.88%) Selenium
4 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.92%) JIRA
4 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.96%) Hudson
5 1 (1.96%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.96%) WATIR
5 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
General
1 47 (92.16%) Electronics
2 46 (90.20%) Telecoms
2 46 (90.20%) Finance
2 46 (90.20%) Manufacturing
2 46 (90.20%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (70.59%) Developer
2 15 (29.41%) Java Developer
3 6 (11.76%) .NET Developer
4 5 (9.80%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (9.80%) C# Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Software Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Software Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Tester
5 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (7.84%) SQL Developer
5 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Developer
5 4 (7.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Automated Tester
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) C++ Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (35.29%) Web Services
2 16 (31.37%) jQuery
3 14 (27.45%) CSS
4 13 (25.49%) HTML
5 12 (23.53%) .NET
5 12 (23.53%) Spring
5 12 (23.53%) RESTful
6 10 (19.61%) J2EE
7 9 (17.65%) SOAP
8 8 (15.69%) XML
9 7 (13.73%) JSON
9 7 (13.73%) Hibernate
9 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET
10 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (9.80%) Java EE
11 4 (7.84%) REST
11 4 (7.84%) HTML5
12 3 (5.88%) Ajax
12 3 (5.88%) LAMP
12 3 (5.88%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) IPTV
2 5 (9.80%) MPEG
3 4 (7.84%) NHS
4 3 (5.88%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.96%) FMCG
5 1 (1.96%) Open Source
5 1 (1.96%) Informatics
5 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.96%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (33.33%) Linux
2 6 (11.76%) Solaris
3 5 (9.80%) UNIX
4 4 (7.84%) Fedora
4 4 (7.84%) CentOS
5 2 (3.92%) Windows
6 1 (1.96%) Android
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (90.20%) Programme Management
1 46 (90.20%) Business Intelligence
1 46 (90.20%) Digital Marketing
2 16 (31.37%) TDD
3 15 (29.41%) Scrum
4 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (15.69%) Software Engineering
5 8 (15.69%) Kanban
6 5 (9.80%) BDD
6 5 (9.80%) MVC
7 4 (7.84%) E-Commerce
7 4 (7.84%) Software Testing
8 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.92%) Project Management
9 2 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.92%) Data Mapping
10 1 (1.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (1.96%) Performance Testing
10 1 (1.96%) Integration Testing
10 1 (1.96%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (39.22%) Java
2 18 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 17 (33.33%) SQL
4 12 (23.53%) C#
5 8 (15.69%) Python
6 6 (11.76%) PL/SQL
7 5 (9.80%) Ruby
7 5 (9.80%) PHP
7 5 (9.80%) T-SQL
8 4 (7.84%) C++
8 4 (7.84%) C
8 4 (7.84%) PHP5
9 2 (3.92%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.96%) XPath
10 1 (1.96%) Pascal
10 1 (1.96%) Prolog
10 1 (1.96%) Fortran
10 1 (1.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) ISEB
1 4 (7.84%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.96%) XenApp
1 1 (1.96%) vSphere
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 46 (90.20%) SAP
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle
2 6 (11.76%) JBoss
2 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.84%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.96%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.96%) SmartFocus
4 1 (1.96%) Zend
4 1 (1.96%) Unica
4 1 (1.96%) Facebook
4 1 (1.96%) Twitter
4 1 (1.96%) Google
4 1 (1.96%) VMware
4 1 (1.96%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.96%) Citrix
4 1 (1.96%) Avaya
4 1 (1.96%) EMC
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