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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Digital Television (Digital TV)
UK
Rank 571 557 589
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +32
Contract jobs citing Digital TV 16 73 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.15% 0.035%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.45% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 38 18
Median daily rate £355 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.47% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £282 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £381 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.85% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 0
Median hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.00 -

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
14587 16398 15936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.52% 32.81% 31.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9330 10414 9971
Median daily rate £438 £425 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 538 692 666
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.98 £17.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.43% +23.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £50.99 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

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 23 January 2017.

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 9 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 23 January 2017. 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 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 -26 16 £355 -15.47% 10
South East -17 9 £348 -26.84% 2
London +5 7 £425 +1.19% 6
Middlesex +1 5 £348 -
Surrey +20 3 £360 +1.05%
Staines 0 3 £360 +1.05%
Osterley +5 2 £438 -
Hampshire -4 1 £425 +23.63%
Hook - 1 £425 -

Digital TV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 29 (72.50%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (65.00%) STB
3 23 (57.50%) C
4 20 (50.00%) C++
5 19 (47.50%) Git (software)
6 17 (42.50%) HTTP
6 17 (42.50%) DVB
7 16 (40.00%) TDD
8 15 (37.50%) HTML
8 15 (37.50%) SQL
9 14 (35.00%) Linux
9 14 (35.00%) Degree
9 14 (35.00%) Software Architecture
9 14 (35.00%) HTML5
10 13 (32.50%) Python
11 12 (30.00%) SOA
11 12 (30.00%) MPEG
11 12 (30.00%) NoSQL
11 12 (30.00%) Node.js
11 12 (30.00%) REST
11 12 (30.00%) Scrum
12 11 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (27.50%) Computer Science
13 10 (25.00%) JIRA
13 10 (25.00%) Multithreading
14 9 (22.50%) Continuous Deployment
15 8 (20.00%) OO
16 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
17 6 (15.00%) User Stories
17 6 (15.00%) JSON

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 5 (12.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (42.50%) DVB
1 17 (42.50%) HTTP
2 4 (10.00%) Internet
3 3 (7.50%) Broadband
3 3 (7.50%) DHCP
3 3 (7.50%) DLNA
3 3 (7.50%) DNS
3 3 (7.50%) IPv6
3 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.50%) UPnP
4 2 (5.00%) 802.11
4 2 (5.00%) IGMP
4 2 (5.00%) IPv4
4 2 (5.00%) PPP
5 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.50%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.50%) SSL
5 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (47.50%) Git (software)
2 10 (25.00%) JIRA
3 5 (12.50%) Subversion
4 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.50%) ClearCase
General
1 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.00%) Electronics
3 1 (2.50%) Advertising
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Developer
1 8 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) Embedded Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) Project Manager
3 4 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Middleware Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) C++ Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Digital Project Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Embedded Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) C/C++ Developer
5 2 (5.00%) DTV Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Embedded C++ Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (5.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (5.00%) Service Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Service Transition Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (37.50%) HTML
2 14 (35.00%) HTML5
3 12 (30.00%) Node.js
3 12 (30.00%) REST
4 6 (15.00%) JSON
4 6 (15.00%) Middleware
4 6 (15.00%) RESTful
5 2 (5.00%) 802.1X
5 2 (5.00%) jQuery
5 2 (5.00%) OpenEmbedded
5 2 (5.00%) OpenGL
5 2 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (5.00%) WebKit
5 2 (5.00%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 26 (65.00%) STB
2 12 (30.00%) MPEG
3 11 (27.50%) Computer Science
4 5 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 4 (10.00%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.50%) New Media
6 1 (2.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) CentOS
2 3 (7.50%) Embedded Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (72.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (40.00%) TDD
3 14 (35.00%) Software Architecture
4 12 (30.00%) Scrum
4 12 (30.00%) SOA
5 11 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (25.00%) Multithreading
7 9 (22.50%) Continuous Deployment
8 8 (20.00%) OO
9 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
10 6 (15.00%) User Stories
11 5 (12.50%) API Development
11 5 (12.50%) Defect Management
11 5 (12.50%) Project Planning
12 4 (10.00%) Functional Testing
12 4 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
12 4 (10.00%) Process Improvement
12 4 (10.00%) Programme Management
13 3 (7.50%) Automated Testing
13 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (57.50%) C
2 20 (50.00%) C++
3 15 (37.50%) SQL
4 13 (32.50%) Python
5 6 (15.00%) Embedded C++
6 5 (12.50%) Bash Shell
6 5 (12.50%) Embedded C
6 5 (12.50%) Perl
7 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.00%) Lua
8 2 (5.00%) PHP
9 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Docker
1 3 (7.50%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (7.50%) vSphere
2 1 (2.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) SaltStack
2 2 (5.00%) CA
2 2 (5.00%) Conax
2 2 (5.00%) Nagra
2 2 (5.00%) Verimatrix
3 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.50%) VMware
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