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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
Rank 140 143 128
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -15
Contract jobs citing DVB 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.063% 0.077%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.95% 0.48% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Average daily rate £300 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.50% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
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
421 418 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.20% 13.18% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 206 177
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £495 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 35 14
Average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.20 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £44.00 £32.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 14 February 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
(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 +4 4 £300 -14.28%
DVB
England

DVB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) Python
1 4 (80.00%) Broadband
1 4 (80.00%) MPEG
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (80.00%) DTV
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (80.00%) IPTV
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (80.00%) Video on Demand
1 4 (80.00%) HbbTV
1 4 (80.00%) OIPF
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) Streaming Video
2 1 (20.00%) RTP
2 1 (20.00%) Telnet
2 1 (20.00%) 3G
2 1 (20.00%) 3GPP
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (20.00%) FTP
2 1 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) GPRS
2 1 (20.00%) GSM
2 1 (20.00%) Use Case
2 1 (20.00%) HSPA
2 1 (20.00%) LTE

DVB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) Broadband
1 4 (80.00%) HbbTV
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) 3G
2 1 (20.00%) 3GPP
2 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (20.00%) FTP
2 1 (20.00%) GPRS
2 1 (20.00%) GSM
2 1 (20.00%) HSPA
2 1 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) LTE
2 1 (20.00%) RTP
2 1 (20.00%) Telnet
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) VSAT
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Python Software Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) DTV Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Python Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (20.00%) DTV Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (80.00%) DTV
1 4 (80.00%) IPTV
1 4 (80.00%) MPEG
1 4 (80.00%) Video on Demand
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (20.00%) Streaming Video
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) OIPF