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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Digital Television (Digital TV)
UK
Rank 570 541 597
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +56
Contract jobs citing Digital TV 24 88 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.17% 0.037%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.55% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 43 17
Median daily rate £418 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £349 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.35% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £44.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.95% -
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
14046 16078 15511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.97% 30.92% 30.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9033 10402 9583
Median daily rate £444 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 555 579 635
Median hourly rate £19.50 £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.47 £11.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.10 £53.40 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-23.40% +25.11%

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 22 February 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 12 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 22 February 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 -19 24 £418 +4.37% 5
London +19 12 £450 +7.14% 2
South East -17 11 £349 -26.57% 2
Middlesex 0 6 £348 +5.46%
Surrey +11 3 £360 +1.05%
Staines -6 3 £360 +1.05%
Hampshire -7 2 £425 +21.42%
Osterley +2 1 £450 -
East of England - 1 - -
Hook - 1 £425 -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 - -

Digital TV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 26 (61.90%) STB
2 25 (59.52%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (54.76%) C
3 23 (54.76%) Git (software)
4 20 (47.62%) C++
5 19 (45.24%) HTTP
6 18 (42.86%) HTML
6 18 (42.86%) SQL
6 18 (42.86%) DVB
6 18 (42.86%) Degree
7 17 (40.48%) Linux
8 16 (38.10%) TDD
8 16 (38.10%) Software Architecture
8 16 (38.10%) HTML5
9 15 (35.71%) Node.js
9 15 (35.71%) Scrum
9 15 (35.71%) SOA
10 14 (33.33%) Python
10 14 (33.33%) MPEG
10 14 (33.33%) REST
10 14 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (33.33%) NoSQL
11 12 (28.57%) Computer Science
12 11 (26.19%) Multithreading
12 11 (26.19%) Continuous Deployment
13 9 (21.43%) User Stories
13 9 (21.43%) Perl
14 8 (19.05%) Telecoms
15 7 (16.67%) JIRA
15 7 (16.67%) Software Engineering

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 2 (4.76%) CMS
1 2 (4.76%) Confluence
1 2 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 19 (45.24%) HTTP
2 18 (42.86%) DVB
3 7 (16.67%) Internet
4 4 (9.52%) Broadband
5 3 (7.14%) Ethernet
6 2 (4.76%) DHCP
6 2 (4.76%) DNS
6 2 (4.76%) Firewall
6 2 (4.76%) Intranet
6 2 (4.76%) IPv6
6 2 (4.76%) SNMP
6 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.38%) HTTPS
7 1 (2.38%) IGMP
7 1 (2.38%) IPv4
7 1 (2.38%) PPP
7 1 (2.38%) SSL
7 1 (2.38%) UPnP
7 1 (2.38%) VLAN
7 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.76%) MySQL
4 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.38%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 23 (54.76%) Git (software)
2 7 (16.67%) JIRA
3 6 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 5 (11.90%) Subversion
5 1 (2.38%) Ant
5 1 (2.38%) ClearCase
5 1 (2.38%) Gerrit
General
1 8 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.14%) Electronics
2 3 (7.14%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Developer
2 8 (19.05%) Embedded Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) C++ Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Embedded Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Middleware Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.14%) C Developer
5 3 (7.14%) C/C++ Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Embedded C Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Embedded C Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Embedded C++ Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Agile Project Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (4.76%) Integration Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (42.86%) HTML
2 16 (38.10%) HTML5
3 15 (35.71%) Node.js
4 14 (33.33%) REST
5 7 (16.67%) Middleware
6 6 (14.29%) JSON
6 6 (14.29%) RESTful
7 2 (4.76%) .NET
7 2 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (4.76%) jQuery
7 2 (4.76%) Kafka
8 1 (2.38%) 802.1X
8 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.38%) CSS
8 1 (2.38%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.38%) OpenEmbedded
8 1 (2.38%) OpenGL
8 1 (2.38%) Spring
8 1 (2.38%) Web Services
8 1 (2.38%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 26 (61.90%) STB
2 14 (33.33%) MPEG
3 12 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 6 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (9.52%) Device Driver
5 4 (9.52%) Video on Demand
6 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
6 2 (4.76%) IPTV
6 2 (4.76%) Virtual Team
7 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.38%) New Media
7 1 (2.38%) Tandem
7 1 (2.38%) User Experience
7 1 (2.38%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (40.48%) Linux
2 4 (9.52%) Unix
3 3 (7.14%) CentOS
3 3 (7.14%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.76%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (59.52%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (38.10%) Software Architecture
2 16 (38.10%) TDD
3 15 (35.71%) Scrum
3 15 (35.71%) SOA
4 14 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (26.19%) Continuous Deployment
5 11 (26.19%) Multithreading
6 9 (21.43%) User Stories
7 7 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 6 (14.29%) API Development
8 6 (14.29%) OO
9 5 (11.90%) Mathematics
10 4 (9.52%) Automated Testing
10 4 (9.52%) Functional Testing
10 4 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
11 3 (7.14%) Analytics
11 3 (7.14%) DevOps
11 3 (7.14%) Front End Development
11 3 (7.14%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 23 (54.76%) C
2 20 (47.62%) C++
3 18 (42.86%) SQL
4 14 (33.33%) Python
5 9 (21.43%) Perl
6 6 (14.29%) Embedded C
7 5 (11.90%) Bash Shell
7 5 (11.90%) Embedded C++
7 5 (11.90%) Java
8 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
9 3 (7.14%) PHP
9 3 (7.14%) PL/SQL
10 2 (4.76%) Lua
11 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) CCIE
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Docker
2 3 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (7.14%) vSphere
3 2 (4.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (2.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Ansible
1 2 (4.76%) Graphite
1 2 (4.76%) Kibana
1 2 (4.76%) Kubernetes
1 2 (4.76%) logstash
1 2 (4.76%) Nagios
1 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.76%) Puppet
2 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) VMware
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle
2 3 (7.14%) SaltStack
2 3 (7.14%) Sybase
3 2 (4.76%) SAP
4 1 (2.38%) CA
4 1 (2.38%) Cognos
4 1 (2.38%) Conax
4 1 (2.38%) HP
4 1 (2.38%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (2.38%) Nagra
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.38%) Tableau
4 1 (2.38%) Verimatrix
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