The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital TV in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Digital TV over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Television (Digital TV)
Rank 624 612 556
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -56
Contract jobs citing Digital TV 24 48 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.083% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.25% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 31 60
Median daily rate £425 £372 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.32% +2.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £343 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.24% -5.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 -
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17780 19182 18392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.28% 33.01% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11513 11998 11144
Median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 644 816 800
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £44.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.39% +5.82%

Digital TV
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Digital TV as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Digital TV Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Digital TV
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Digital TV within the UK.

Digital TV Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Digital TV
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Digital TV within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Digital TV Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Digital TV
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Digital TV within the UK.

Digital TV Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Digital TV
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Digital TV within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -1 22 £450 +24.65% 4
London -4 16 £463 +15.62% 1
South East +2 5 £361 -
Hampshire +2 2 £361 -
Hook -5 2 £361 -
Brentford - 2 £500 -
City of London +22 1 £450 +12.50%
Reading +21 1 £400 +4.57%
Berkshire +8 1 £400 +31.68%
Middlesex -1 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
Staines - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -

Digital TV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Digital TV also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Digital TV.

1 42 (63.64%) STB
2 41 (62.12%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (48.48%) DVB
4 28 (42.42%) SQL
5 27 (40.91%) C
6 26 (39.39%) C++
7 25 (37.88%) TDD
8 20 (30.30%) Linux
8 20 (30.30%) Git (software)
9 18 (27.27%) MPEG
9 18 (27.27%) Scrum
10 17 (25.76%) Telecoms
10 17 (25.76%) HTTP
10 17 (25.76%) HTML
10 17 (25.76%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (25.76%) NoSQL
10 17 (25.76%) REST
11 16 (24.24%) HTML5
11 16 (24.24%) Node.js
11 16 (24.24%) SOA
12 14 (21.21%) Python
12 14 (21.21%) Software Engineering
13 13 (19.70%) Degree
13 13 (19.70%) User Stories
13 13 (19.70%) Software Architecture
14 12 (18.18%) Continuous Deployment
15 10 (15.15%) JIRA
15 10 (15.15%) OO
16 9 (13.64%) OOP
16 9 (13.64%) Embedded C

Digital TV
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (12.12%) Confluence
2 3 (4.55%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 32 (48.48%) DVB
2 17 (25.76%) HTTP
3 9 (13.64%) Internet
4 8 (12.12%) Broadband
5 6 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 4 (6.06%) DLNA
6 4 (6.06%) UPnP
7 3 (4.55%) 802.11
7 3 (4.55%) DHCP
7 3 (4.55%) DNS
7 3 (4.55%) IGMP
7 3 (4.55%) IPv4
7 3 (4.55%) IPv6
7 3 (4.55%) PPP
8 2 (3.03%) BGP
8 2 (3.03%) DOCSIS
8 2 (3.03%) MPLS
8 2 (3.03%) OSPF
8 2 (3.03%) RIP
8 2 (3.03%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.76%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (30.30%) Git (software)
2 10 (15.15%) JIRA
3 4 (6.06%) ClearCase
3 4 (6.06%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.03%) Subversion
5 1 (1.52%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.52%) Trac
General
1 17 (25.76%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.06%) Electronics
3 2 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (25.76%) Software Engineer
2 14 (21.21%) Developer
3 12 (18.18%) Embedded Engineer
4 8 (12.12%) Project Manager
4 8 (12.12%) Python Developer
5 7 (10.61%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
5 7 (10.61%) Development Engineer
5 7 (10.61%) Service Manager
5 7 (10.61%) Service Transition Manager
5 7 (10.61%) Transition Manager
6 6 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Digital Project Manager
7 5 (7.58%) Software Development Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) DTV Project Manager
8 4 (6.06%) Embedded Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Integration Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Test Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) C++ Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Embedded C Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) Embedded C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.76%) HTML
1 17 (25.76%) REST
2 16 (24.24%) HTML5
2 16 (24.24%) Node.js
3 8 (12.12%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (7.58%) WebKit
5 3 (4.55%) 802.1X
5 3 (4.55%) Middleware
5 3 (4.55%) OpenEmbedded
5 3 (4.55%) OpenGL
5 3 (4.55%) Yocto
6 2 (3.03%) CSS
6 2 (3.03%) Silverlight
7 1 (1.52%) JSON
7 1 (1.52%) PlayReady
7 1 (1.52%) RESTful
7 1 (1.52%) SVG
7 1 (1.52%) Widevine
Miscellaneous
1 42 (63.64%) STB
2 18 (27.27%) MPEG
3 9 (13.64%) Computer Science
4 8 (12.12%) IPTV
5 6 (9.09%) Video on Demand
6 3 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (4.55%) Mobile App
6 3 (4.55%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.52%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.52%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.52%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.52%) iDTV
7 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.52%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (30.30%) Linux
2 4 (6.06%) CentOS
2 4 (6.06%) Embedded Linux
2 4 (6.06%) Ubuntu
3 2 (3.03%) Unix
4 1 (1.52%) Android
4 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.52%) uClinux
4 1 (1.52%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (62.12%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (37.88%) TDD
3 18 (27.27%) Scrum
4 17 (25.76%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (24.24%) SOA
6 14 (21.21%) Software Engineering
7 13 (19.70%) Software Architecture
7 13 (19.70%) User Stories
8 12 (18.18%) Continuous Deployment
9 10 (15.15%) OO
10 9 (13.64%) OOP
11 8 (12.12%) ITIL
11 8 (12.12%) Multithreading
12 7 (10.61%) DRM
12 7 (10.61%) Lean Six Sigma
12 7 (10.61%) Service Management
12 7 (10.61%) Six Sigma
12 7 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (10.61%) System Testing
13 6 (9.09%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (42.42%) SQL
2 27 (40.91%) C
3 26 (39.39%) C++
4 14 (21.21%) Python
5 9 (13.64%) Embedded C
6 7 (10.61%) Embedded C++
7 5 (7.58%) Perl
8 4 (6.06%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (19.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.61%) ISO 9001
1 7 (10.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) Docker
1 4 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (6.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (6.06%) SaltStack
2 3 (4.55%) CA
2 3 (4.55%) Conax
2 3 (4.55%) HP
2 3 (4.55%) Nagra
2 3 (4.55%) Verimatrix
3 2 (3.03%) Adobe
3 2 (3.03%) Apple
3 2 (3.03%) Tektronix