The table below looks at the statistics for DVB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DVB over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
Rank 84 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DVB 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.45% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £45.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
258 243 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 19.35% 18.31% 18.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 172 100
Average daily rate £364 £350 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% -5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £421 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 28
Average hourly rate £50.00 £24.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £37.50 £152.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

DVB
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

DVB Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

DVB
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

DVB Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

DVB
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

DVB Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

DVB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) ClearCase
2 5 (71.43%) C
2 5 (71.43%) DTV
2 5 (71.43%) STB
3 4 (57.14%) POSIX
3 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 4 (57.14%) UML
3 4 (57.14%) Software Architecture
4 3 (42.86%) Embedded C
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (28.57%) C++
5 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
6 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
6 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) HTML5
6 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 1 (14.29%) Electronics
6 1 (14.29%) Workflow
6 1 (14.29%) Perforce
6 1 (14.29%) HTML
6 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (14.29%) CSS
6 1 (14.29%) UNIX
6 1 (14.29%) MPEG
6 1 (14.29%) QA
6 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
6 1 (14.29%) Physics

DVB
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 1 (14.29%) UPnP
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) ClearCase
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Broadcast Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Broadcast Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) POSIX
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) DTV
1 5 (71.43%) STB
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) MPEG
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Physics
3 1 (14.29%) Interactive TV
3 1 (14.29%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
1 4 (57.14%) UML
1 4 (57.14%) Software Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded C
3 2 (28.57%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Perforce