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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Television (Digital TV)
Rank 602 617 555
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -62
Contract jobs citing Digital TV 32 47 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.081% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.25% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 29 61
Median daily rate £361 £336 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.60% -7.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £415 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £318 £363
% change year-on-year
+13.70% -12.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -15.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 -
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -

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
17813 18953 18515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.41% 32.49% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11509 11900 11078
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 668 765 780
Median hourly rate £20.67 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.82% +7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £46.44 £44.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.66 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.44% +3.47%

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 27 August 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 17 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 27 August 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 +3 28 £361 +7.60% 7
London +13 14 £475 +18.75% 4
South East +2 11 £361 -
Hampshire -1 8 £361 -
Hook +1 5 £361 -
Berkshire +9 3 £344 -10.13%
Cardiff - 2 £413 -
Brentford - 2 £500 -
North West - 2 £335 -
Wales - 2 £413 - 2
South Wales - 2 £413 - 2
City of London +33 1 £450 +12.50%
Reading +17 1 £400 +4.57%
South West +1 1 £475 +47.28% 2
Bristol -4 1 £475 +47.28% 2
Manchester - 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 £288 -

Digital TV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 39 (57.35%) STB
2 36 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (41.18%) DVB
4 25 (36.76%) SQL
5 24 (35.29%) C
6 23 (33.82%) Telecoms
7 22 (32.35%) TDD
7 22 (32.35%) C++
8 20 (29.41%) Linux
9 17 (25.00%) Git (software)
10 15 (22.06%) MPEG
10 15 (22.06%) Scrum
10 15 (22.06%) Software Engineering
11 14 (20.59%) IPTV
11 14 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (20.59%) Python
11 14 (20.59%) HTTP
11 14 (20.59%) HTML
11 14 (20.59%) NoSQL
11 14 (20.59%) REST
12 13 (19.12%) Node.js
12 13 (19.12%) HTML5
12 13 (19.12%) SOA
12 13 (19.12%) Degree
13 11 (16.18%) OO
13 11 (16.18%) User Stories
14 10 (14.71%) Software Architecture
15 9 (13.24%) Continuous Deployment
15 9 (13.24%) OOP
15 9 (13.24%) Computer Science

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 7 (10.29%) Confluence
2 3 (4.41%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 28 (41.18%) DVB
2 14 (20.59%) HTTP
3 8 (11.76%) Broadband
3 8 (11.76%) Internet
4 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.41%) DLNA
5 3 (4.41%) UPnP
6 2 (2.94%) 802.11
6 2 (2.94%) BGP
6 2 (2.94%) DNS
6 2 (2.94%) DOCSIS
6 2 (2.94%) HbbTV
6 2 (2.94%) IPv4
6 2 (2.94%) IPv6
6 2 (2.94%) MPLS
6 2 (2.94%) OSPF
6 2 (2.94%) PPP
6 2 (2.94%) RIP
6 2 (2.94%) SNMP
6 2 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.59%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (13.24%) JIRA
3 5 (7.35%) ClearCase
4 4 (5.88%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.94%) Subversion
6 1 (1.47%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.47%) Trac
General
1 23 (33.82%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.88%) Electronics
3 2 (2.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (26.47%) Software Engineer
2 14 (20.59%) Embedded Engineer
3 11 (16.18%) Developer
4 8 (11.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) Python Developer
5 7 (10.29%) Architect
5 7 (10.29%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) Development Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) Service Manager
5 7 (10.29%) Service Transition Manager
5 7 (10.29%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (10.29%) Transition Manager
6 6 (8.82%) Project Manager
7 5 (7.35%) Software Development Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Digital Project Manager
8 4 (5.88%) DTV Project Manager
8 4 (5.88%) Integration Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Test Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Embedded C Engineer
10 2 (2.94%) Embedded C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.59%) HTML
1 14 (20.59%) REST
2 13 (19.12%) HTML5
2 13 (19.12%) Node.js
3 8 (11.76%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (5.88%) Middleware
4 4 (5.88%) WebKit
5 3 (4.41%) OpenGL
6 2 (2.94%) 802.1X
6 2 (2.94%) CSS
6 2 (2.94%) OpenEmbedded
6 2 (2.94%) Silverlight
6 2 (2.94%) Yocto
7 1 (1.47%) JSON
7 1 (1.47%) PlayReady
7 1 (1.47%) Qt
7 1 (1.47%) RESTful
7 1 (1.47%) SVG
7 1 (1.47%) Widevine
Miscellaneous
1 39 (57.35%) STB
2 15 (22.06%) MPEG
3 14 (20.59%) IPTV
4 9 (13.24%) Computer Science
5 7 (10.29%) Video on Demand
6 3 (4.41%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
6 3 (4.41%) Streaming Video
7 2 (2.94%) Device Driver
7 2 (2.94%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.47%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.47%) iDTV
8 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.47%) User Experience
8 1 (1.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (29.41%) Linux
2 4 (5.88%) CentOS
2 4 (5.88%) Ubuntu
3 3 (4.41%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (2.94%) Unix
5 1 (1.47%) Android
5 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.47%) uClinux
5 1 (1.47%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (32.35%) TDD
3 15 (22.06%) Scrum
3 15 (22.06%) Software Engineering
4 14 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (19.12%) SOA
6 11 (16.18%) OO
6 11 (16.18%) User Stories
7 10 (14.71%) Software Architecture
8 9 (13.24%) Continuous Deployment
8 9 (13.24%) OOP
9 8 (11.76%) ITIL
9 8 (11.76%) Multithreading
10 7 (10.29%) DRM
10 7 (10.29%) Lean Six Sigma
10 7 (10.29%) Service Management
10 7 (10.29%) Six Sigma
10 7 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (10.29%) System Testing
11 6 (8.82%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (36.76%) SQL
2 24 (35.29%) C
3 22 (32.35%) C++
4 14 (20.59%) Python
5 7 (10.29%) Embedded C
6 4 (5.88%) Bash Shell
6 4 (5.88%) Perl
7 3 (4.41%) Embedded C++
8 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.47%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (19.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) ISO 9001
1 7 (10.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) Docker
1 4 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (5.88%) vSphere
2 1 (1.47%) LXC
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (5.88%) SaltStack
2 3 (4.41%) HP
3 2 (2.94%) Adobe
3 2 (2.94%) Apple
3 2 (2.94%) CA
3 2 (2.94%) Conax
3 2 (2.94%) Nagra
3 2 (2.94%) Tektronix
3 2 (2.94%) Verimatrix
4 1 (1.47%) Huawei
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