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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Television (DTV)
Rank 424 389 494
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +105
Contract jobs citing DTV 184 226 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.42% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.05% 1.32% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 183 40
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £474 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 10
Average hourly rate £37.00 £26.50 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.62% -35.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £22.45 £36.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.60 £40.50 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £22.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+64.44% -43.75%

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
17545 17089 16456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.35% 31.75% 33.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10925 10497 9726
Average daily rate £415 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 646 662 714
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £43.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.82% +15.00%

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 1 July 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
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 1 July 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 -53 181 £375 +7.14% 72
South West +27 60 £380 +8.57% 24
South East -69 42 £379 +8.21% 13
London -33 34 £369 -8.95% 20
North West -7 19 £313 +4.16% 5
Berkshire -10 19 £383 +25.40% 4
Bristol -1 17 £375 +7.14% 11
Gloucestershire +9 16 £416 +4.06% 7
Manchester +2 14 £311 +5.50% 1
City of London -1 14 £408 +16.50% 4
Yorkshire -7 10 £310 +67.56%
Milton Keynes +3 8 £408 +16.42%
Buckinghamshire +1 8 £408 +16.42% 2
Hampshire -19 8 £361 +3.14% 4
Reading +11 7 £429 - 3
West Yorkshire - 6 £310 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -20 5 £325 -13.33%
North East -21 5 £325 -13.33%
Tyne and Wear -21 5 £325 -13.33%
Leeds - 5 £313 -
East of England -1 4 £310 -38.00% 5
West Midlands -4 4 £400 +23.07% 1
Hook -7 4 £361 +6.96% 1
South Yorkshire -11 4 £475 +156.75%
Sheffield - 4 £475 -
Slough -7 3 £290 +1.75%
Wiltshire 0 2 £351 +16.83%
Bracknell -5 2 £481 +23.39%
Hertfordshire -13 2 £310 -38.00%
East Midlands -14 2 £375 +3.09%

DTV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 304 (89.68%) Telecoms
2 285 (84.07%) Electronics
3 284 (83.78%) Finance
3 284 (83.78%) Manufacturing
3 284 (83.78%) SAP
3 284 (83.78%) Business Intelligence
3 284 (83.78%) Programme Management
3 284 (83.78%) Marketing
3 284 (83.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 284 (83.78%) Digital Marketing
4 71 (20.94%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (16.52%) SQL
6 53 (15.63%) Java
6 53 (15.63%) NHS
7 44 (12.98%) Linux
8 36 (10.62%) SQL Server
8 36 (10.62%) Scrum
9 33 (9.73%) HTML
9 33 (9.73%) TDD
10 31 (9.14%) JavaScript
11 29 (8.55%) Web Services
11 29 (8.55%) STB
12 27 (7.96%) CSS
12 27 (7.96%) E-Commerce
13 25 (7.37%) ITIL
13 25 (7.37%) Project Management
14 24 (7.08%) .NET
15 23 (6.78%) Microsoft
16 22 (6.49%) Oracle
16 22 (6.49%) C#

DTV
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 16 (4.72%) Mule
2 13 (3.83%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.65%) Mule ESB
4 7 (2.06%) IIS
4 7 (2.06%) Confluence
5 6 (1.77%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.47%) Commerce Server
6 5 (1.47%) CMS
7 4 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.88%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.88%) Lync
8 3 (0.88%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.88%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.88%) SAS
9 2 (0.59%) JBoss
9 2 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.59%) Node.js
10 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (4.42%) MS Project
2 12 (3.54%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.36%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.47%) MS Office
6 3 (0.88%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.59%) FastStats
7 2 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.59%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 284 (83.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.77%) Agresso
3 4 (1.18%) Unica
4 2 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.29%) Magento
5 1 (0.29%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.29%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.29%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.29%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.29%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (1.47%) SaaS
4 3 (0.88%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (0.59%) PaaS
5 2 (0.59%) SmartFocus
5 2 (0.59%) Office 365
5 2 (0.59%) CheetahMail
5 2 (0.59%) Pure360
6 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.29%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.72%) Broadband
1 16 (4.72%) DVB
2 15 (4.42%) Internet
3 11 (3.24%) TCP/IP
4 10 (2.95%) DNS
5 8 (2.36%) VPN
6 7 (2.06%) Firewall
7 6 (1.77%) DHCP
8 5 (1.47%) SAN
8 5 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (1.18%) MPLS
9 4 (1.18%) OSPF
9 4 (1.18%) BGP
9 4 (1.18%) HTTP
9 4 (1.18%) WAN
10 3 (0.88%) FTP
11 2 (0.59%) Telnet
11 2 (0.59%) DOCSIS
11 2 (0.59%) VLAN
11 2 (0.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (10.62%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (4.42%) MySQL
4 12 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (3.54%) Big Data
5 10 (2.95%) Hadoop
6 8 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.47%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.47%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.47%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (1.18%) SAP BI
9 4 (1.18%) QlikView
10 3 (0.88%) SAP Data Services
11 2 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.59%) Spotfire
11 2 (0.59%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (3.54%) Maven
2 10 (2.95%) JIRA
2 10 (2.95%) Git (software)
2 10 (2.95%) Jenkins
3 9 (2.65%) Selenium
4 6 (1.77%) WebDriver
5 5 (1.47%) Subversion
6 4 (1.18%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.18%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.18%) ClearCase
6 4 (1.18%) Axure RP
7 3 (0.88%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.88%) JUnit
7 3 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.59%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (0.59%) Ant
8 2 (0.59%) ERwin
8 2 (0.59%) JMeter
8 2 (0.59%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.29%) LoadRunner
General
1 304 (89.68%) Telecoms
2 285 (84.07%) Electronics
3 284 (83.78%) Finance
3 284 (83.78%) Manufacturing
3 284 (83.78%) Marketing
4 17 (5.01%) Retail
5 8 (2.36%) Games
6 7 (2.06%) Banking
7 5 (1.47%) Automotive
8 2 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.29%) Publishing
9 1 (0.29%) Billing
9 1 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 93 (27.43%) Developer
2 67 (19.76%) Analyst
3 32 (9.44%) Project Manager
4 29 (8.55%) Business Analyst
5 19 (5.60%) Consultant
5 19 (5.60%) Senior Developer
5 19 (5.60%) Java Developer
6 17 (5.01%) Architect
7 15 (4.42%) Service Manager
8 14 (4.13%) Software Engineer
9 13 (3.83%) Transition Manager
9 13 (3.83%) Service Transition Manager
10 11 (3.24%) Senior Java Developer
10 11 (3.24%) C# Developer
11 10 (2.95%) .NET Developer
12 9 (2.65%) Information Analyst
12 9 (2.65%) C# .NET Developer
12 9 (2.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 8 (2.36%) Administrator
13 8 (2.36%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (9.73%) HTML
2 29 (8.55%) Web Services
3 27 (7.96%) CSS
4 24 (7.08%) .NET
5 18 (5.31%) Spring
6 17 (5.01%) ASP.NET
7 16 (4.72%) XML
8 15 (4.42%) jQuery
9 12 (3.54%) Spring MVC
9 12 (3.54%) SOAP
10 11 (3.24%) JSON
10 11 (3.24%) RESTful
10 11 (3.24%) HTML5
11 10 (2.95%) Hibernate
12 9 (2.65%) JPA
12 9 (2.65%) Ajax
13 7 (2.06%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (2.06%) J2EE
13 7 (2.06%) CSS3
13 7 (2.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 53 (15.63%) NHS
2 29 (8.55%) STB
3 17 (5.01%) IPTV
4 12 (3.54%) Video on Demand
5 11 (3.24%) User Experience
6 10 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (2.95%) Data Centre
7 9 (2.65%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.65%) MPEG
8 4 (1.18%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.18%) Streaming Video
8 4 (1.18%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (0.88%) Enterprise Cloud
9 3 (0.88%) Clustering
9 3 (0.88%) PACS
9 3 (0.88%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.88%) FMCG
9 3 (0.88%) iPhone
10 2 (0.59%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.59%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 44 (12.98%) Linux
2 21 (6.19%) Windows
3 15 (4.42%) UNIX
4 13 (3.83%) Android
5 11 (3.24%) Apple iOS
6 8 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.77%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (1.47%) CentOS
8 5 (1.47%) Fedora
9 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.88%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (0.59%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.59%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.59%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.59%) Solaris
11 1 (0.29%) AIX
11 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.29%) SUSE
11 1 (0.29%) Debian
11 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (83.78%) Business Intelligence
1 284 (83.78%) Programme Management
1 284 (83.78%) Digital Marketing
2 71 (20.94%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (10.62%) Scrum
4 33 (9.73%) TDD
5 27 (7.96%) E-Commerce
6 25 (7.37%) ITIL
6 25 (7.37%) Project Management
7 22 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (6.49%) MVC
7 22 (6.49%) PRINCE2
8 19 (5.60%) Service Management
9 18 (5.31%) Software Engineering
9 18 (5.31%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (4.13%) BDD
10 14 (4.13%) Migration
11 13 (3.83%) OO
11 13 (3.83%) Integration Testing
12 11 (3.24%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 56 (16.52%) SQL
2 53 (15.63%) Java
3 31 (9.14%) JavaScript
4 22 (6.49%) C#
5 16 (4.72%) Python
5 16 (4.72%) C
6 11 (3.24%) Ruby
7 9 (2.65%) PHP
7 9 (2.65%) C++
8 8 (2.36%) T-SQL
8 8 (2.36%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.18%) Objective-C
9 4 (1.18%) Embedded C
10 3 (0.88%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.59%) VB
11 2 (0.59%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.59%) Perl
11 2 (0.59%) Groovy
12 1 (0.29%) Scala
12 1 (0.29%) Lua
Qualifications
1 14 (4.13%) Degree
2 7 (2.06%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.47%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.47%) ISEB
4 4 (1.18%) CCNP
4 4 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.88%) CCNA
5 3 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.29%) ACCA
7 1 (0.29%) CIMA
7 1 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.29%) CCIP
7 1 (0.29%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.54%) QA
2 10 (2.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.36%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.77%) HL7
5 3 (0.88%) SLA
5 3 (0.88%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (2.95%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.88%) VMware ESX
3 3 (0.88%) XenApp
4 2 (0.59%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 2 (0.59%) vSphere
4 2 (0.59%) GPFS
4 2 (0.59%) Ceph
4 2 (0.59%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.29%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.29%) Xen
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (2.06%) Puppet
2 5 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.88%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.59%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.59%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.29%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (0.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 284 (83.78%) SAP
2 23 (6.78%) Microsoft
3 22 (6.49%) Oracle
4 14 (4.13%) VMware
5 12 (3.54%) Cisco
6 11 (3.24%) HP
6 11 (3.24%) Red Hat
7 10 (2.95%) Citrix
7 10 (2.95%) hybris
8 9 (2.65%) IBM
9 5 (1.47%) Business Objects
9 5 (1.47%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.47%) ATG
10 4 (1.18%) Adobe
10 4 (1.18%) Avaya
10 4 (1.18%) F5
11 3 (0.88%) 3PAR
11 3 (0.88%) Google
11 3 (0.88%) EMC
11 3 (0.88%) Remedy
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