The table below looks at the prevalence of the term DTV in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DTV over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Television (DTV)
Rank 410 390 514
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +124
Contract jobs citing DTV 228 238 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.43% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.22% 1.32% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 194 55
Average daily rate
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£365 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 4
Average hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £22.70 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.75 £45.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -29.33%

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
18706 18006 17289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.94% 32.38% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11756 10796 10446
Average daily rate £425 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 717 740 714
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.70 £18.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.13% +5.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £42.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

DTV
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DTV within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

DTV Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DTV
Daily Rate Trend

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

DTV Daily Rate Trend in the UK

DTV
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DTV within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

DTV Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

DTV
Hourly Rate Trend

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

DTV Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

DTV
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DTV within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

DTV Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

DTV
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DTV within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -25 218 £365 +0.68% 57
South East -64 64 £379 +4.48% 11
South West +17 52 £375 +11.94% 15
London -21 29 £400 - 24
Berkshire -9 22 £383 +2.00% 6
North West -21 22 £310 -11.42%
Yorkshire -12 18 £310 +106.66% 3
Hampshire -11 17 £361 +3.14% 2
Milton Keynes -1 15 £390 -7.96% 1
Buckinghamshire -4 15 £390 -7.96% 2
Bristol -1 13 £318 -7.97% 8
West Yorkshire - 13 £305 - 2
Gloucestershire +6 12 £410 +9.33% 5
Manchester -9 12 £310 -5.34%
North East -19 10 £373 -0.66%
East Midlands -3 9 £488 +36.84% 1
Tyne and Wear -19 9 £400 +6.66%
Newcastle upon Tyne -21 9 £400 +6.66%
East of England +8 8 £425 -15.00% 2
City of London -3 7 £400 +14.28% 2
Leeds - 7 £311 - 1
Hook +5 6 £361 +7.76%
Reading -4 6 £429 +3.31%
Bracknell -7 5 £322 -17.43% 1
South Yorkshire -13 5 £475 +216.66%
Sheffield -13 5 £475 +216.66%
Wales -1 4 £601 +0.08% 3
Cambridgeshire - 4 £450 - 2
Northamptonshire - 4 £450 -
Hertfordshire +3 3 £310 -38.00%

DTV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing DTV also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DTV.

1 329 (87.04%) Telecoms
2 306 (80.95%) Electronics
3 305 (80.69%) Finance
4 303 (80.16%) Manufacturing
4 303 (80.16%) Programme Management
4 303 (80.16%) SAP
4 303 (80.16%) Business Intelligence
4 303 (80.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 303 (80.16%) Marketing
4 303 (80.16%) Digital Marketing
5 92 (24.34%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (15.08%) SQL
7 55 (14.55%) NHS
8 49 (12.96%) Java
9 46 (12.17%) Linux
10 37 (9.79%) Scrum
11 33 (8.73%) E-Commerce
12 32 (8.47%) JavaScript
12 32 (8.47%) SQL Server
13 30 (7.94%) ITIL
13 30 (7.94%) STB
14 29 (7.67%) HTML
14 29 (7.67%) .NET
15 27 (7.14%) PRINCE2
15 27 (7.14%) Project Management
16 26 (6.88%) Web Services
16 26 (6.88%) Oracle
16 26 (6.88%) TDD
16 26 (6.88%) Software Engineering
17 24 (6.35%) Windows

DTV
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing DTV also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DTV. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (3.17%) Mule
2 11 (2.91%) WebSphere
3 9 (2.38%) Commerce Server
4 8 (2.12%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.12%) Mule ESB
5 7 (1.85%) Confluence
6 5 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.32%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.32%) IIS
7 3 (0.79%) SAS
7 3 (0.79%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.79%) CMS
7 3 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.79%) Lync
7 3 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.53%) Node.js
8 2 (0.53%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 12 (3.17%) MS Project
1 12 (3.17%) MS Office
2 11 (2.91%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.65%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.79%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.53%) SPSS
6 1 (0.26%) Simulink
6 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.26%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 303 (80.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.79%) Agresso
3 1 (0.26%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.26%) Unica
3 1 (0.26%) Magento
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.79%) SaaS
2 3 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.79%) Office 365
3 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.53%) PaaS
3 2 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.26%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.82%) Broadband
2 21 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 20 (5.29%) DVB
4 16 (4.23%) Internet
5 12 (3.17%) DNS
6 8 (2.12%) VPN
6 8 (2.12%) DHCP
7 7 (1.85%) LAN
8 5 (1.32%) WAN
8 5 (1.32%) HTTP
8 5 (1.32%) MPLS
8 5 (1.32%) BGP
8 5 (1.32%) Firewall
9 4 (1.06%) OSPF
9 4 (1.06%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.79%) FTP
11 2 (0.53%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.53%) POP3
11 2 (0.53%) SMTP
11 2 (0.53%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.70%) MySQL
3 12 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (2.91%) Big Data
5 8 (2.12%) Hadoop
6 7 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (1.59%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.32%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (1.32%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.06%) QlikView
10 3 (0.79%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.79%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.79%) SAP Data Services
10 3 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.79%) DB2
10 3 (0.79%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 12 (3.17%) Jenkins
2 9 (2.38%) JIRA
2 9 (2.38%) Selenium
2 9 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.85%) Maven
4 5 (1.32%) TeamCity
4 5 (1.32%) WebDriver
5 4 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (1.06%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.06%) ClearCase
5 4 (1.06%) Subversion
6 3 (0.79%) JUnit
6 3 (0.79%) Axure RP
7 2 (0.53%) Valgrind
7 2 (0.53%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.53%) Gerrit
7 2 (0.53%) Redmine
7 2 (0.53%) JMeter
8 1 (0.26%) Xcode
8 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
General
1 329 (87.04%) Telecoms
2 306 (80.95%) Electronics
3 305 (80.69%) Finance
4 303 (80.16%) Manufacturing
4 303 (80.16%) Marketing
5 21 (5.56%) Retail
6 11 (2.91%) Games
7 6 (1.59%) Banking
8 5 (1.32%) Automotive
9 2 (0.53%) German Language
10 1 (0.26%) Billing
10 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.26%) French Language
10 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 99 (26.19%) Developer
2 70 (18.52%) Analyst
3 36 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 30 (7.94%) Business Analyst
5 23 (6.08%) Architect
6 20 (5.29%) Software Engineer
6 20 (5.29%) Service Manager
7 18 (4.76%) Transition Manager
7 18 (4.76%) Service Transition Manager
8 16 (4.23%) Senior Developer
9 12 (3.17%) Consultant
9 12 (3.17%) Java Developer
9 12 (3.17%) Information Analyst
10 10 (2.65%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
10 10 (2.65%) NHS Information Analyst
11 9 (2.38%) iOS Developer
11 9 (2.38%) .NET Developer
11 9 (2.38%) Administrator
12 8 (2.12%) C# Developer
12 8 (2.12%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (7.67%) HTML
1 29 (7.67%) .NET
2 26 (6.88%) Web Services
3 22 (5.82%) CSS
4 18 (4.76%) XML
5 16 (4.23%) ASP.NET
6 15 (3.97%) SOAP
7 14 (3.70%) Spring
8 12 (3.17%) JSON
8 12 (3.17%) jQuery
9 10 (2.65%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (2.65%) HTML5
10 9 (2.38%) Spring MVC
11 8 (2.12%) Ajax
11 8 (2.12%) REST
12 7 (1.85%) J2EE
12 7 (1.85%) Middleware
12 7 (1.85%) RESTful
13 6 (1.59%) Qt
13 6 (1.59%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 55 (14.55%) NHS
2 30 (7.94%) STB
3 14 (3.70%) MPEG
3 14 (3.70%) IPTV
3 14 (3.70%) Video on Demand
4 12 (3.17%) User Experience
5 11 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (2.91%) Data Centre
6 9 (2.38%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.38%) Streaming Video
7 7 (1.85%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.59%) iPhone
9 5 (1.32%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.06%) Over-the-Top Content
11 3 (0.79%) Informatics
11 3 (0.79%) Smart Meter
11 3 (0.79%) Interactive TV
11 3 (0.79%) PACS
11 3 (0.79%) Enterprise Cloud
12 2 (0.53%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 46 (12.17%) Linux
2 24 (6.35%) Windows
3 14 (3.70%) UNIX
3 14 (3.70%) Apple iOS
4 11 (2.91%) Android
5 9 (2.38%) Embedded Linux
6 8 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.59%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.06%) Amazon Linux
9 3 (0.79%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.79%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.53%) CentOS
10 2 (0.53%) Fedora
10 2 (0.53%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.26%) Solaris
11 1 (0.26%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 303 (80.16%) Business Intelligence
1 303 (80.16%) Programme Management
1 303 (80.16%) Digital Marketing
2 92 (24.34%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (9.79%) Scrum
4 33 (8.73%) E-Commerce
5 30 (7.94%) ITIL
6 27 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 27 (7.14%) Project Management
7 26 (6.88%) TDD
7 26 (6.88%) Software Engineering
8 20 (5.29%) MVC
8 20 (5.29%) OO
8 20 (5.29%) Waterfall
9 19 (5.03%) Service Management
10 16 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (3.97%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (3.70%) Migration
13 13 (3.44%) Integration Testing
14 12 (3.17%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 57 (15.08%) SQL
2 49 (12.96%) Java
3 32 (8.47%) JavaScript
4 23 (6.08%) C
4 23 (6.08%) C#
5 19 (5.03%) C++
6 17 (4.50%) Python
7 10 (2.65%) Ruby
8 8 (2.12%) T-SQL
8 8 (2.12%) Bash Shell
9 7 (1.85%) Objective-C
9 7 (1.85%) PHP
10 4 (1.06%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.53%) Perl
11 2 (0.53%) Lua
11 2 (0.53%) Embedded C
11 2 (0.53%) Embedded C++
11 2 (0.53%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.26%) VBA
12 1 (0.26%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (3.17%) Degree
2 7 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (1.32%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.79%) CCNP
5 3 (0.79%) ISEB
5 3 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.53%) CCIP
6 2 (0.53%) ACCA
6 2 (0.53%) CIMA
6 2 (0.53%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.26%) APMP
7 1 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.26%) CCNA
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.44%) QA
2 12 (3.17%) ISO 9001
2 12 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.06%) HL7
4 3 (0.79%) SLA
5 2 (0.53%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (4.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.32%) vSphere
3 4 (1.06%) XenApp
4 3 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.53%) GPFS
5 2 (0.53%) Ceph
5 2 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.53%) vCloud
5 2 (0.53%) XenServer
5 2 (0.53%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.26%) HDFS
6 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.06%) Puppet
3 3 (0.79%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.53%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.26%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.26%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 303 (80.16%) SAP
2 26 (6.88%) Oracle
3 19 (5.03%) Microsoft
4 15 (3.97%) VMware
5 14 (3.70%) hybris
6 13 (3.44%) Cisco
7 12 (3.17%) Citrix
8 11 (2.91%) HP
8 11 (2.91%) IBM
8 11 (2.91%) ATG
9 10 (2.65%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.32%) F5
11 4 (1.06%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.06%) Google
11 4 (1.06%) Brocade
11 4 (1.06%) Adobe
12 3 (0.79%) Apple
12 3 (0.79%) Tableau
12 3 (0.79%) 3PAR
13 2 (0.53%) Veeam
Yorkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £380 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
People Source Consulting
Rate: £315 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
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Rate: £470 - £500 per day
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Wales
People Source Consulting
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300.00 - £320.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
PCR
Rate: £400 - £490 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newark, Nottinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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