The table below looks at the prevalence of the term DTV in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DTV over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Television (DTV)
Rank 32 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DTV 6 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.39% - 4.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.09% - 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £343
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 - £40.00
DTV
Hampshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
66 77 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 26.29% 21.63% 27.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 52 40
Average daily rate £350 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £275 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £585 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 13
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.63 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.43% -65.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

DTV
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

DTV Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

DTV
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

DTV Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

DTV
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

DTV Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

DTV
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 8 (80.00%) C
2 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (70.00%) C++
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) DVB
2 7 (70.00%) STB
3 6 (60.00%) Scrum
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) TDD
3 6 (60.00%) SOA
3 6 (60.00%) MPEG
3 6 (60.00%) HTTP
3 6 (60.00%) HTML
3 6 (60.00%) User Stories
3 6 (60.00%) Software Architecture
3 6 (60.00%) HTML5
3 6 (60.00%) NoSQL
3 6 (60.00%) Node.js
3 6 (60.00%) REST
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (20.00%) ClearCase
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Embedded C
5 2 (20.00%) Embedded C++
5 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
6 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (10.00%) Electronics
6 1 (10.00%) Shell Script

DTV
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 6 (60.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) DVB
2 6 (60.00%) HTTP
3 1 (10.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) ClearCase
3 1 (10.00%) Ant
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Embedded C Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Real Time Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
1 6 (60.00%) HTML5
1 6 (60.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) Dojo
2 1 (10.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) STB
2 6 (60.00%) MPEG
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
2 6 (60.00%) SOA
2 6 (60.00%) Software Architecture
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
2 6 (60.00%) User Stories
3 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C
2 7 (70.00%) C++
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (20.00%) Embedded C++
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) VMware