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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Television (DTV)
Rank 429 404 527
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +123
Contract jobs citing DTV 206 218 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.40% 0.096%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.14% 1.25% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 180 28
Average daily rate
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£365 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £453 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £22.70 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.75 £45.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+32.07% -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
18056 17465 16882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.65% 31.94% 33.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11374 10594 10000
Average daily rate £418 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 676 671 742
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -6.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +5.57%

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 30 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
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 30 July 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 30 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 -34 203 £370 +2.06% 80
South West +40 69 £400 +14.28% 17
South East -59 52 £375 +4.16% 13
London -35 28 £375 -6.25% 22
Bristol +9 22 £365 +4.28% 7
Berkshire +1 20 £354 +1.07% 5
Gloucestershire +9 19 £420 +12.00% 5
North West -8 19 £311 -11.07% 10
Hampshire -7 14 £361 +5.01% 3
Yorkshire -17 14 £310 +72.22% 2
Manchester -2 12 £310 -11.42% 2
Milton Keynes +1 9 £400 +3.22%
Buckinghamshire +1 9 £400 +3.22% 1
City of London -9 9 £400 +23.07% 4
West Yorkshire - 9 £310 - 2
East Midlands -4 7 £525 +47.36% 2
Reading +3 6 £429 +22.50% 2
Hook 0 6 £361 +7.36% 1
Bracknell -1 5 £322 -17.43%
Sheffield -4 5 £475 +216.66%
South Yorkshire -11 5 £475 +163.88%
Leeds - 5 £313 - 1
East of England +2 4 £310 -38.00% 7
Tyne and Wear -21 4 £330 -12.00%
North East -24 4 £330 -12.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne -24 4 £330 -12.00%
West Midlands +1 3 £400 +23.07% 5
Slough -11 3 £290 +13.72%
Wiltshire +6 2 £351 +12.16%
Gloucester +2 2 £298 -20.66% 1

DTV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 318 (87.36%) Telecoms
2 293 (80.49%) Electronics
3 292 (80.22%) Finance
4 291 (79.95%) Manufacturing
4 291 (79.95%) SAP
4 291 (79.95%) Business Intelligence
4 291 (79.95%) Programme Management
4 291 (79.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 291 (79.95%) Marketing
4 291 (79.95%) Digital Marketing
5 78 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 60 (16.48%) SQL
7 57 (15.66%) NHS
8 50 (13.74%) Java
9 47 (12.91%) Linux
10 34 (9.34%) SQL Server
11 32 (8.79%) Scrum
12 31 (8.52%) ITIL
13 30 (8.24%) JavaScript
13 30 (8.24%) TDD
13 30 (8.24%) STB
14 29 (7.97%) Software Engineering
14 29 (7.97%) Project Management
15 27 (7.42%) HTML
15 27 (7.42%) Web Services
16 26 (7.14%) .NET
17 24 (6.59%) Windows
17 24 (6.59%) E-Commerce
18 23 (6.32%) PRINCE2
18 23 (6.32%) Oracle

DTV
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 17 (4.67%) Mule
2 13 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.47%) Mule ESB
4 7 (1.92%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.65%) Commerce Server
5 6 (1.65%) IIS
5 6 (1.65%) Confluence
6 5 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.10%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.10%) CMS
8 3 (0.82%) Lync
8 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.82%) SAS
8 3 (0.82%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.55%) JBoss
9 2 (0.55%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.55%) Node.js
9 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 17 (4.67%) MS Project
2 12 (3.30%) MS Office
2 12 (3.30%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.75%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.82%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.55%) FastStats
6 2 (0.55%) SPSS
7 1 (0.27%) Simulink
7 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.27%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 291 (79.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.10%) Agresso
2 4 (1.10%) Unica
3 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.27%) Magento
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.27%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.27%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.27%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.10%) Office 365
3 3 (0.82%) SaaS
3 3 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (0.55%) PaaS
4 2 (0.55%) SmartFocus
4 2 (0.55%) CheetahMail
4 2 (0.55%) Pure360
5 1 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.27%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.77%) Broadband
2 20 (5.49%) DVB
3 18 (4.95%) Internet
3 18 (4.95%) TCP/IP
4 11 (3.02%) DNS
5 9 (2.47%) VPN
6 8 (2.20%) DHCP
7 7 (1.92%) WAN
8 6 (1.65%) Firewall
9 5 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (1.37%) MPLS
9 5 (1.37%) OSPF
9 5 (1.37%) BGP
9 5 (1.37%) LAN
10 4 (1.10%) HTTP
10 4 (1.10%) SAN
11 3 (0.82%) FTP
12 2 (0.55%) Telnet
12 2 (0.55%) DOCSIS
12 2 (0.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.34%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (3.30%) Big Data
4 11 (3.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (3.02%) MySQL
5 8 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (2.20%) Hadoop
6 7 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (1.37%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.10%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.10%) QlikView
8 4 (1.10%) SAP BI
8 4 (1.10%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.82%) DB2
9 3 (0.82%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.82%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.82%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 11 (3.02%) Maven
1 11 (3.02%) Jenkins
2 9 (2.47%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.20%) JIRA
3 8 (2.20%) Selenium
4 6 (1.65%) ClearCase
5 5 (1.37%) WebDriver
6 4 (1.10%) Subversion
6 4 (1.10%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.82%) Axure RP
7 3 (0.82%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.55%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.55%) Ant
8 2 (0.55%) JUnit
8 2 (0.55%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.55%) Gerrit
8 2 (0.55%) Valgrind
8 2 (0.55%) JMeter
8 2 (0.55%) Redmine
General
1 318 (87.36%) Telecoms
2 293 (80.49%) Electronics
3 292 (80.22%) Finance
4 291 (79.95%) Manufacturing
4 291 (79.95%) Marketing
5 16 (4.40%) Retail
6 11 (3.02%) Games
7 6 (1.65%) Banking
8 4 (1.10%) Automotive
9 2 (0.55%) German Language
10 1 (0.27%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.27%) French Language
10 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 97 (26.65%) Developer
2 70 (19.23%) Analyst
3 32 (8.79%) Project Manager
4 25 (6.87%) Business Analyst
5 23 (6.32%) Software Engineer
6 21 (5.77%) Service Manager
7 19 (5.22%) Architect
7 19 (5.22%) Transition Manager
7 19 (5.22%) Service Transition Manager
8 18 (4.95%) Senior Developer
9 17 (4.67%) Consultant
9 17 (4.67%) Java Developer
10 12 (3.30%) Information Analyst
11 11 (3.02%) Senior Java Developer
12 10 (2.75%) Senior Analyst
12 10 (2.75%) NHS Information Analyst
13 9 (2.47%) .NET Developer
14 8 (2.20%) SQL Developer
14 8 (2.20%) Administrator
14 8 (2.20%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (7.42%) HTML
1 27 (7.42%) Web Services
2 26 (7.14%) .NET
3 22 (6.04%) CSS
4 16 (4.40%) XML
4 16 (4.40%) Spring
5 15 (4.12%) ASP.NET
6 14 (3.85%) SOAP
7 12 (3.30%) Spring MVC
8 11 (3.02%) JSON
8 11 (3.02%) jQuery
8 11 (3.02%) HTML5
9 10 (2.75%) JPA
9 10 (2.75%) RESTful
9 10 (2.75%) Hibernate
10 8 (2.20%) Ajax
11 7 (1.92%) REST
11 7 (1.92%) CSS3
11 7 (1.92%) Apache Camel
11 7 (1.92%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 57 (15.66%) NHS
2 30 (8.24%) STB
3 17 (4.67%) IPTV
4 14 (3.85%) MPEG
5 13 (3.57%) Video on Demand
6 11 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (2.75%) User Experience
7 10 (2.75%) Data Centre
8 9 (2.47%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.92%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.65%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.65%) Streaming Video
11 5 (1.37%) iPhone
12 3 (0.82%) Clustering
12 3 (0.82%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (0.82%) Enterprise Cloud
13 2 (0.55%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.55%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.55%) Digital Media
13 2 (0.55%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 47 (12.91%) Linux
2 24 (6.59%) Windows
3 15 (4.12%) Android
4 14 (3.85%) UNIX
5 13 (3.57%) Apple iOS
6 9 (2.47%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.37%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.82%) Amazon Linux
10 3 (0.82%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.82%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.55%) CentOS
11 2 (0.55%) Fedora
11 2 (0.55%) Solaris
11 2 (0.55%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.27%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (79.95%) Business Intelligence
1 291 (79.95%) Programme Management
1 291 (79.95%) Digital Marketing
2 78 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (8.79%) Scrum
4 31 (8.52%) ITIL
5 30 (8.24%) TDD
6 29 (7.97%) Software Engineering
6 29 (7.97%) Project Management
7 24 (6.59%) E-Commerce
8 23 (6.32%) PRINCE2
9 22 (6.04%) Service Management
10 19 (5.22%) MVC
11 17 (4.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (4.40%) OO
12 16 (4.40%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (4.12%) Integration Testing
13 15 (4.12%) Migration
14 12 (3.30%) Waterfall
15 11 (3.02%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 60 (16.48%) SQL
2 50 (13.74%) Java
3 30 (8.24%) JavaScript
4 21 (5.77%) C
4 21 (5.77%) C#
5 15 (4.12%) Python
6 13 (3.57%) C++
7 10 (2.75%) T-SQL
8 7 (1.92%) Ruby
8 7 (1.92%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.65%) Objective-C
10 5 (1.37%) Embedded C
10 5 (1.37%) PHP
11 3 (0.82%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.82%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.55%) Embedded C++
12 2 (0.55%) Lua
13 1 (0.27%) Groovy
13 1 (0.27%) Scala
13 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (4.67%) Degree
2 7 (1.92%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.37%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.37%) ISEB
3 5 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.10%) CCNP
4 4 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.55%) CCIP
5 2 (0.55%) CCNA
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.27%) ACCA
6 1 (0.27%) CIMA
6 1 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.30%) QA
2 11 (3.02%) ISO 9001
2 11 (3.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.37%) HL7
4 3 (0.82%) SLA
5 2 (0.55%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.37%) vSphere
2 5 (1.37%) XenApp
3 3 (0.82%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.55%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.55%) XenServer
4 2 (0.55%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 2 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.55%) vCloud
4 2 (0.55%) GPFS
4 2 (0.55%) Ceph
5 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.27%) Xen
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (1.10%) Puppet
1 4 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.82%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.55%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.55%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.27%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (0.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 291 (79.95%) SAP
2 23 (6.32%) Oracle
3 22 (6.04%) Microsoft
4 14 (3.85%) VMware
5 12 (3.30%) Cisco
5 12 (3.30%) Citrix
6 10 (2.75%) IBM
6 10 (2.75%) hybris
7 9 (2.47%) HP
8 8 (2.20%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.65%) ATG
10 5 (1.37%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.10%) Avaya
11 4 (1.10%) F5
12 3 (0.82%) Tableau
12 3 (0.82%) 3PAR
12 3 (0.82%) EMC
12 3 (0.82%) Adobe
12 3 (0.82%) Remedy
12 3 (0.82%) Google
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