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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Television (Digital TV)
Rank 592 605 612
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +7
Contract jobs citing Digital TV 22 44 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.080% 0.064%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.24% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 33 29
Median daily rate £361 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.88% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £270 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £354 £448 £351
% change year-on-year
-20.94% +27.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £44.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.11% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.50 -
% change year-on-year
-4.49% -

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
16124 18312 17926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.53% 33.30% 31.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10444 11516 11374
Median daily rate £433 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% +3.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 575 785 743
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.12 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +14.70%

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 10 December 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 13 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 10 December 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 -2 22 £361 -19.88% 5
South East +9 10 £354 -25.52% 1
London +1 9 £425 -5.55% 2
Middlesex - 5 £348 -
Surrey +23 4 £360 -0.68%
Staines -2 4 £360 -0.68%
Bristol +6 2 £345 +28.37%
South West +4 2 £345 +28.37% 1
Hampshire +18 1 £361 +6.96%
North West -1 1 - - 1
Manchester - 1 - -
Osterley - 1 £425 -
Hook - 1 £361 -

Digital TV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 34 (69.39%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (59.18%) STB
3 22 (44.90%) C
4 19 (38.78%) C++
4 19 (38.78%) DVB
5 17 (34.69%) SQL
5 17 (34.69%) TDD
5 17 (34.69%) Git (software)
6 15 (30.61%) HTML
6 15 (30.61%) Linux
6 15 (30.61%) HTTP
7 14 (28.57%) Degree
8 13 (26.53%) Scrum
8 13 (26.53%) Python
8 13 (26.53%) MPEG
8 13 (26.53%) HTML5
9 12 (24.49%) Software Architecture
10 11 (22.45%) NoSQL
10 11 (22.45%) Node.js
10 11 (22.45%) REST
10 11 (22.45%) SOA
10 11 (22.45%) OO
11 10 (20.41%) JIRA
11 10 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (18.37%) Multithreading
12 9 (18.37%) Computer Science
12 9 (18.37%) Software Engineering
13 8 (16.33%) Telecoms
13 8 (16.33%) Continuous Deployment
14 7 (14.29%) 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 6 (12.24%) Confluence
2 2 (4.08%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 19 (38.78%) DVB
2 15 (30.61%) HTTP
3 6 (12.24%) Internet
3 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP
4 5 (10.20%) Broadband
5 4 (8.16%) DLNA
5 4 (8.16%) UPnP
6 3 (6.12%) 802.11
6 3 (6.12%) DHCP
6 3 (6.12%) DNS
6 3 (6.12%) IGMP
6 3 (6.12%) IPv4
6 3 (6.12%) IPv6
6 3 (6.12%) PPP
7 2 (4.08%) BGP
7 2 (4.08%) MPLS
7 2 (4.08%) OSPF
7 2 (4.08%) RIP
7 2 (4.08%) SNMP
7 2 (4.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (34.69%) Git (software)
2 10 (20.41%) JIRA
3 4 (8.16%) Subversion
4 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.04%) ClearCase
General
1 8 (16.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.08%) Electronics
2 2 (4.08%) Games
3 1 (2.04%) Advertising
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Developer
2 9 (18.37%) Software Engineer
3 8 (16.33%) Project Manager
4 7 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Service Manager
5 5 (10.20%) Service Transition Manager
5 5 (10.20%) Transition Manager
6 4 (8.16%) Digital Project Manager
6 4 (8.16%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Python Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Test Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) C++ Developer
7 3 (6.12%) DTV Project Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Embedded Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Integration Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Middleware Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) C Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Embedded C Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Embedded C Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.61%) HTML
2 13 (26.53%) HTML5
3 11 (22.45%) Node.js
3 11 (22.45%) REST
4 5 (10.20%) Middleware
5 4 (8.16%) JSON
5 4 (8.16%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (8.16%) RESTful
6 3 (6.12%) 802.1X
6 3 (6.12%) OpenEmbedded
6 3 (6.12%) OpenGL
6 3 (6.12%) WebKit
6 3 (6.12%) Yocto
7 2 (4.08%) CSS
7 2 (4.08%) jQuery
7 2 (4.08%) Silverlight
8 1 (2.04%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 29 (59.18%) STB
2 13 (26.53%) MPEG
3 9 (18.37%) Computer Science
4 5 (10.20%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (8.16%) Mathematics
6 3 (6.12%) Device Driver
6 3 (6.12%) IPTV
7 2 (4.08%) Streaming Video
7 2 (4.08%) Video on Demand
8 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
8 1 (2.04%) iDTV
8 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
8 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
8 1 (2.04%) New Media
8 1 (2.04%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.61%) Linux
2 4 (8.16%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (6.12%) CentOS
3 3 (6.12%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.08%) Unix
5 1 (2.04%) Android
5 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (69.39%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (34.69%) TDD
3 13 (26.53%) Scrum
4 12 (24.49%) Software Architecture
5 11 (22.45%) OO
5 11 (22.45%) SOA
6 10 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (18.37%) Multithreading
7 9 (18.37%) Software Engineering
8 8 (16.33%) Continuous Deployment
9 6 (12.24%) Defect Management
9 6 (12.24%) Project Planning
10 5 (10.20%) DRM
10 5 (10.20%) ITIL
10 5 (10.20%) Lean Six Sigma
10 5 (10.20%) OOP
10 5 (10.20%) Six Sigma
10 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (10.20%) User Stories
11 4 (8.16%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.90%) C
2 19 (38.78%) C++
3 17 (34.69%) SQL
4 13 (26.53%) Python
5 7 (14.29%) Embedded C++
6 5 (10.20%) Bash Shell
6 5 (10.20%) Embedded C
6 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
7 4 (8.16%) Perl
8 2 (4.08%) Lua
8 2 (4.08%) PHP
9 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) ISO 9001
1 5 (10.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Docker
1 3 (6.12%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (6.12%) vSphere
2 1 (2.04%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (6.12%) CA
1 3 (6.12%) Conax
1 3 (6.12%) Nagra
1 3 (6.12%) SaltStack
1 3 (6.12%) Verimatrix
2 2 (4.08%) Adobe
2 2 (4.08%) Apple
2 2 (4.08%) Tektronix
3 1 (2.04%) VMware