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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Television (DTV)
Rank 447 514 534
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +20
Contract jobs citing DTV 145 50 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.098% 0.043%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.89% 0.31% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 35 12
Average daily rate
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£410 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £321 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.78% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 7
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
16358 15880 14400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.33% 31.02% 29.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10542 9828 8499
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 632 679 815
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 2014. 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 +75 139 £410 +17.14% 34
South East -3 44 £375 +11.94% 7
London +28 42 £425 +21.42% 14
South West +2 34 £375 +50.00% 8
City of London +19 18 £425 +21.42% 4
Bristol -5 12 £363 +45.00% 4
Buckinghamshire - 9 £345 - 3
Berkshire - 8 £488 - 2
Oxfordshire - 8 £413 -
Hampshire -22 7 £360 +7.46% 1
East of England - 6 £438 - 1
Kent - 5 £300 -
Wiltshire - 3 £400 -
Yorkshire - 3 £310 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 3 £375 -
Wales - 3 £305 - 2
South Wales - 3 £305 - 2
North East - 3 £375 -
North West - 3 £295 - 2
Manchester - 3 £295 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £375 -
Middlesex -1 2 £285 -48.18%
Surrey -15 2 £135 -58.46% 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £310 - 1
Dover - 2 £488 -
Leeds - 2 £310 -
Reading - 2 £600 - 1
Birmingham -5 1 £450 +34.32%
West Midlands -7 1 £450 +34.32%
East Midlands - 1 £345 - 1

DTV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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.

1 271 (76.99%) Telecoms
2 252 (71.59%) Electronics
3 249 (70.74%) Marketing
4 246 (69.89%) Finance
5 243 (69.03%) Manufacturing
5 243 (69.03%) Programme Management
5 243 (69.03%) SAP
5 243 (69.03%) Business Intelligence
5 243 (69.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 243 (69.03%) Digital Marketing
6 67 (19.03%) Agile Software Development
7 65 (18.47%) Linux
8 54 (15.34%) HTML
9 50 (14.20%) Java
9 50 (14.20%) JavaScript
9 50 (14.20%) DVB
10 49 (13.92%) STB
11 48 (13.64%) Software Engineering
12 45 (12.78%) SQL
13 40 (11.36%) C
13 40 (11.36%) CSS
14 38 (10.80%) .NET
15 35 (9.94%) Scrum
15 35 (9.94%) C#
16 34 (9.66%) E-Commerce
17 33 (9.38%) Web Services
18 31 (8.81%) Oracle
19 28 (7.95%) ITIL
19 28 (7.95%) Internet
19 28 (7.95%) IPTV

DTV
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 (3.41%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 8 (2.27%) IIS
4 6 (1.70%) Apache
4 6 (1.70%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.42%) Confluence
6 4 (1.14%) Commerce Server
7 3 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.85%) CMS
8 2 (0.57%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.57%) SAS
8 2 (0.57%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.57%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.28%) Node.js
9 1 (0.28%) Mule
9 1 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.28%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (1.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.14%) MS Project
2 4 (1.14%) MS Office
3 3 (0.85%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.28%) RoboHelp
5 1 (0.28%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 243 (69.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.42%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.57%) Agresso
4 1 (0.28%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.28%) BASE24
4 1 (0.28%) VisionPLUS
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.28%) SmartPlant
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.70%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.85%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.85%) SaaS
5 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.28%) PaaS
6 1 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 50 (14.20%) DVB
2 28 (7.95%) Internet
3 15 (4.26%) Broadband
4 9 (2.56%) WAN
4 9 (2.56%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.99%) DNS
5 7 (1.99%) DHCP
5 7 (1.99%) LAN
6 6 (1.70%) SAN
7 5 (1.42%) Firewall
8 4 (1.14%) Network Security
8 4 (1.14%) NAS
8 4 (1.14%) DLNA
8 4 (1.14%) Multicast
9 3 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.85%) LTE
9 3 (0.85%) UPnP
9 3 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.85%) EIGRP
9 3 (0.85%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.39%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.41%) MySQL
3 11 (3.13%) Big Data
4 8 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (2.27%) Hadoop
4 8 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (1.99%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.42%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.42%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.85%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.85%) HBase
9 3 (0.85%) Voldemort
9 3 (0.85%) CouchDB
9 3 (0.85%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 23 (6.53%) ClearCase
2 11 (3.13%) Selenium
3 10 (2.84%) JIRA
4 8 (2.27%) Subversion
5 7 (1.99%) JUnit
5 7 (1.99%) Cucumber
6 6 (1.70%) Maven
6 6 (1.70%) Git (software)
7 5 (1.42%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.14%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.14%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.57%) Trac
10 2 (0.57%) WATIR
10 2 (0.57%) FitNesse
10 2 (0.57%) Toad
10 2 (0.57%) Bugzilla
10 2 (0.57%) Xcode
11 1 (0.28%) NUnit
11 1 (0.28%) JMeter
General
1 271 (76.99%) Telecoms
2 252 (71.59%) Electronics
3 249 (70.74%) Marketing
4 246 (69.89%) Finance
5 243 (69.03%) Manufacturing
6 23 (6.53%) Retail
7 6 (1.70%) Banking
8 3 (0.85%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.85%) Legal
8 3 (0.85%) Games
9 2 (0.57%) Billing
9 2 (0.57%) Advertising
9 2 (0.57%) Automotive
10 1 (0.28%) Law
10 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 100 (28.41%) Developer
2 64 (18.18%) Analyst
3 36 (10.23%) Business Analyst
4 33 (9.38%) Architect
5 30 (8.52%) Project Manager
6 29 (8.24%) Software Engineer
7 20 (5.68%) Software Developer
8 19 (5.40%) Java Developer
9 15 (4.26%) Service Manager
10 13 (3.69%) Solutions Architect
11 12 (3.41%) Web Developer
11 12 (3.41%) Transition Manager
11 12 (3.41%) Service Transition Manager
12 11 (3.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 11 (3.13%) Test Engineer
13 10 (2.84%) .NET Developer
14 9 (2.56%) Technical Manager
14 9 (2.56%) Embedded Software Developer
15 8 (2.27%) C# Developer
15 8 (2.27%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (15.34%) HTML
2 40 (11.36%) CSS
3 38 (10.80%) .NET
4 33 (9.38%) Web Services
5 26 (7.39%) XML
6 22 (6.25%) ASP.NET
6 22 (6.25%) HTML5
7 21 (5.97%) jQuery
8 20 (5.68%) POSIX
9 15 (4.26%) Spring
9 15 (4.26%) J2EE
10 14 (3.98%) JSON
10 14 (3.98%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (3.13%) AngularJS
11 11 (3.13%) Middleware
12 10 (2.84%) RESTful
13 8 (2.27%) Spring MVC
13 8 (2.27%) Ajax
14 7 (1.99%) WCF
14 7 (1.99%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 49 (13.92%) STB
2 28 (7.95%) IPTV
2 28 (7.95%) Video on Demand
3 23 (6.53%) NHS
4 20 (5.68%) MPEG
5 11 (3.13%) Streaming Video
6 10 (2.84%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
8 8 (2.27%) Over-the-Top Content
9 7 (1.99%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.42%) CMDB
10 5 (1.42%) Open Source
10 5 (1.42%) Informatics
11 4 (1.14%) Mathematics
11 4 (1.14%) Physics
11 4 (1.14%) User Experience
12 3 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
12 3 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
12 3 (0.85%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 65 (18.47%) Linux
2 19 (5.40%) Windows
3 17 (4.83%) UNIX
4 12 (3.41%) Android
5 7 (1.99%) CentOS
5 7 (1.99%) Fedora
6 6 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.42%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.42%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.42%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.57%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.28%) VMS
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.28%) Solaris
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (69.03%) Business Intelligence
1 243 (69.03%) Programme Management
1 243 (69.03%) Digital Marketing
2 67 (19.03%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (13.64%) Software Engineering
4 35 (9.94%) Scrum
5 34 (9.66%) E-Commerce
6 28 (7.95%) ITIL
7 26 (7.39%) MVC
8 25 (7.10%) TDD
9 21 (5.97%) Project Management
9 21 (5.97%) UML
10 18 (5.11%) OO
10 18 (5.11%) Service Management
11 17 (4.83%) Software Architecture
11 17 (4.83%) BDD
12 16 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (4.26%) Migration
13 15 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (3.41%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (14.20%) Java
1 50 (14.20%) JavaScript
2 45 (12.78%) SQL
3 40 (11.36%) C
4 35 (9.94%) C#
5 24 (6.82%) C++
5 24 (6.82%) Python
6 21 (5.97%) PHP
7 14 (3.98%) Ruby
8 13 (3.69%) T-SQL
9 12 (3.41%) Perl
10 11 (3.13%) Bash Shell
11 8 (2.27%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.99%) Embedded C
13 3 (0.85%) Golang
13 3 (0.85%) TypeScript
13 3 (0.85%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.57%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.57%) PHP5
14 2 (0.57%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 14 (3.98%) Degree
2 8 (2.27%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.70%) ISEB
4 5 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (1.42%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.57%) PMP
5 2 (0.57%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.57%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.57%) MCSE
5 2 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.28%) PhD
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.28%) MCP
6 1 (0.28%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.28%) APMP
6 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (2.27%) QA
2 8 (2.27%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.85%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.57%) SLA
4 2 (0.57%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.57%) HDFS
4 1 (0.28%) NDS
4 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.28%) vSphere
4 1 (0.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (3.13%) Puppet
2 10 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.99%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.85%) SCOM
5 2 (0.57%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.28%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.28%) WSUS
6 1 (0.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 243 (69.03%) SAP
2 31 (8.81%) Oracle
3 16 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 13 (3.69%) hybris
5 8 (2.27%) Red Hat
6 7 (1.99%) HP
7 6 (1.70%) Cisco
8 5 (1.42%) BMC
8 5 (1.42%) Remedy
9 4 (1.14%) ATG
9 4 (1.14%) Symantec
9 4 (1.14%) IBM
9 4 (1.14%) VMware
10 3 (0.85%) Citrix
11 2 (0.57%) Perforce
11 2 (0.57%) Cognos
11 2 (0.57%) KANA
11 2 (0.57%) F5
11 2 (0.57%) Cloudera
12 1 (0.28%) ServiceNow
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People Source
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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Rate: £500.00 - £501.00 per day
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