The table below looks at the statistics for DVB skills 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 DVB over the 3 months to 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
Rank 143 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DVB 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.79% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £95.00
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
505 295 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.31% 13.37% 13.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 144 182
Average daily rate £350 £285 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 43 47
Average hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

DVB
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

DVB Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

DVB
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

DVB Daily Rate Trend in the South West

DVB
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

DVB Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

DVB
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 DVB within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 November 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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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 - 4 £325 - 4
DVB
England

DVB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing DVB 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 DVB.

1 4 (80.00%) MPEG
1 4 (80.00%) DTV
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) DOM
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) Middleware
3 2 (40.00%) DRM
3 2 (40.00%) Electronics
3 2 (40.00%) Streaming Video
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) DLNA
3 2 (40.00%) Video on Demand
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) Software Architecture

DVB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing DVB 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 DVB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) DLNA
2 1 (20.00%) VSAT
2 1 (20.00%) 3GPP
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (40.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) RF Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) RF Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) DOM
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) JNI
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) MPEG
1 4 (80.00%) DTV
2 2 (40.00%) Streaming Video
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Video on Demand
3 1 (20.00%) STB
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) Physics
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) DRM
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Software Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Refactoring
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Android Development
3 1 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Python
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (20.00%) Tcl
3 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) DO-160
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