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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Television (DTV)
Rank 117 83 130
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +47
Contract jobs citing DTV 26 25 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.81% 1.13% 0.063%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.04% 5.94% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 24 0
Average daily rate
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£335 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-29.33% -16.66%
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
644 421 560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.96% 19.02% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 255 315
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £475 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 30 52
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.72 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.61% -58.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £16.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £38.80 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
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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 -31 11 £345 +38.00% 5
Somerset - 8 £310 - 2
Gloucestershire - 3 £375 - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £313 -
Cornwall - - - -
DTV
England

DTV
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 57 (96.61%) Electronics
2 56 (94.92%) Telecoms
2 56 (94.92%) Finance
2 56 (94.92%) Manufacturing
2 56 (94.92%) Programme Management
2 56 (94.92%) SAP
2 56 (94.92%) Business Intelligence
2 56 (94.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 56 (94.92%) Marketing
2 56 (94.92%) Digital Marketing
3 24 (40.68%) Java
4 21 (35.59%) Web Services
5 20 (33.90%) SQL
6 19 (32.20%) JavaScript
7 18 (30.51%) TDD
7 18 (30.51%) jQuery
8 17 (28.81%) Scrum
8 17 (28.81%) Linux
9 16 (27.12%) .NET
9 16 (27.12%) CSS
10 15 (25.42%) C#
11 14 (23.73%) HTML
11 14 (23.73%) Spring
12 13 (22.03%) RESTful
13 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (20.34%) J2EE
13 12 (20.34%) SQL Server
14 11 (18.64%) Software Engineering
15 9 (15.25%) SOAP
15 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET

DTV
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (6.78%) Mule
3 2 (3.39%) IIS
3 2 (3.39%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.69%) Apache
4 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.69%) Lync
4 1 (1.69%) Node.js
4 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 56 (94.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.69%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.25%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.78%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (6.78%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (6.78%) SaaS
3 1 (1.69%) Office 365
3 1 (1.69%) CheetahMail
3 1 (1.69%) Pure360
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) Internet
2 2 (3.39%) DVB
3 1 (1.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.34%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (11.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.47%) MySQL
3 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Maven
2 5 (8.47%) Cucumber
3 4 (6.78%) Selenium
3 4 (6.78%) WebDriver
3 4 (6.78%) JUnit
4 2 (3.39%) WATIR
4 2 (3.39%) FitNesse
4 2 (3.39%) JIRA
4 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.39%) Hudson
4 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 57 (96.61%) Electronics
2 56 (94.92%) Telecoms
2 56 (94.92%) Finance
2 56 (94.92%) Manufacturing
2 56 (94.92%) Marketing
3 1 (1.69%) Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (69.49%) Developer
2 18 (30.51%) Java Developer
3 7 (11.86%) .NET Developer
3 7 (11.86%) Software Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (10.17%) C# Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Java Software Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Software Developer
5 5 (8.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Tester
6 4 (6.78%) SQL Developer
6 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (5.08%) C# Web Developer
7 3 (5.08%) .NET Web Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (35.59%) Web Services
2 18 (30.51%) jQuery
3 16 (27.12%) .NET
3 16 (27.12%) CSS
4 14 (23.73%) HTML
4 14 (23.73%) Spring
5 13 (22.03%) RESTful
6 12 (20.34%) J2EE
7 9 (15.25%) SOAP
7 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET
8 8 (13.56%) JSON
8 8 (13.56%) XML
9 7 (11.86%) Hibernate
10 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (8.47%) Java EE
12 4 (6.78%) HTML5
12 4 (6.78%) REST
12 4 (6.78%) LAMP
12 4 (6.78%) Servlets
13 3 (5.08%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) NHS
2 4 (6.78%) IPTV
3 3 (5.08%) MPEG
3 3 (5.08%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.69%) Health Informatics
4 1 (1.69%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.69%) Open Source
4 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.69%) FMCG
4 1 (1.69%) Informatics
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.81%) Linux
2 6 (10.17%) Solaris
3 5 (8.47%) UNIX
3 5 (8.47%) Fedora
3 5 (8.47%) CentOS
4 2 (3.39%) Windows
5 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.69%) Android
5 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (94.92%) Programme Management
1 56 (94.92%) Business Intelligence
1 56 (94.92%) Digital Marketing
2 18 (30.51%) TDD
3 17 (28.81%) Scrum
4 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (18.64%) Software Engineering
6 9 (15.25%) Kanban
7 7 (11.86%) MVC
8 6 (10.17%) BDD
8 6 (10.17%) E-Commerce
9 4 (6.78%) Software Testing
10 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2
10 3 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (3.39%) Data Mapping
11 2 (3.39%) Web Testing
11 2 (3.39%) Test Scripting
11 2 (3.39%) Agile Testing
11 2 (3.39%) Project Management
11 2 (3.39%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 24 (40.68%) Java
2 20 (33.90%) SQL
3 19 (32.20%) JavaScript
4 15 (25.42%) C#
5 8 (13.56%) PL/SQL
6 7 (11.86%) Python
6 7 (11.86%) PHP
6 7 (11.86%) Ruby
7 5 (8.47%) T-SQL
7 5 (8.47%) PHP5
8 3 (5.08%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.39%) C
9 2 (3.39%) C++
10 1 (1.69%) Pascal
10 1 (1.69%) Prolog
10 1 (1.69%) Fortran
10 1 (1.69%) Perl
10 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Degree
1 4 (6.78%) ISEB
2 3 (5.08%) ISTQB
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
1 1 (1.69%) vSphere
1 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.69%) XenApp
Vendors
1 56 (94.92%) SAP
2 8 (13.56%) Oracle
3 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.17%) JBoss
5 5 (8.47%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.69%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.69%) Citrix
6 1 (1.69%) Avaya
6 1 (1.69%) EMC
6 1 (1.69%) VMware
6 1 (1.69%) Facebook
6 1 (1.69%) Twitter
6 1 (1.69%) SmartFocus
6 1 (1.69%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.69%) Unica
6 1 (1.69%) Google
6 1 (1.69%) Zend
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