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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Television (DTV)
Rank 415 487 531
Rank change year-on-year
+72 +44
Contract jobs citing DTV 208 91 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.18% 0.56% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 73 47
Average daily rate
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£363 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £399 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 8
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.55 £38.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £46.10 £45.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-13.75% -11.11%

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
17565 16390 17510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.39% 31.10% 29.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10679 10125 10120
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 727 661 900
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.80 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.53% -23.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.65 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -32.69%

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 23 September 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
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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 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 +90 204 £363 +20.83% 61
South East +72 95 £363 +0.41% 16
London +42 57 £420 +20.00% 11
South West -33 28 £335 +34.00% 18
Hampshire +1 21 £350 +0.57% 2
Oxfordshire - 18 £425 -
Surrey +9 16 £356 - 3
City of London +23 14 £350 - 6
Berkshire - 13 £350 - 2
North West +10 12 £325 - 4
Bristol -34 12 £340 +36.00% 11
Banbury - 12 £419 -
Buckinghamshire - 7 £423 - 6
Somerset - 7 £320 - 1
Slough - 6 £253 - 1
East Midlands +6 4 £375 - 2
West Midlands - 4 £351 - 3
Manchester - 4 £328 - 3
Gloucestershire - 4 £375 - 1
Yorkshire +3 2 £250 -21.87%
Southampton -11 2 £325 -
Wales -26 2 £448 +65.74% 5
Wiltshire - 2 £313 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £325 -
North East - 2 £325 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £325 -
Reading - 2 £415 -
Basingstoke - 2 £300 - 1
Kent -6 1 - - 1
South Wales -10 1 £295 +9.25% 5

DTV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 317 (73.55%) Telecoms
2 294 (68.21%) Electronics
3 285 (66.13%) Marketing
4 279 (64.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 279 (64.73%) Digital Marketing
4 279 (64.73%) Programme Management
4 279 (64.73%) Finance
4 279 (64.73%) Manufacturing
4 279 (64.73%) SAP
4 279 (64.73%) Business Intelligence
5 86 (19.95%) Linux
6 81 (18.79%) Agile Software Development
7 65 (15.08%) STB
8 64 (14.85%) SQL
9 62 (14.39%) C
10 61 (14.15%) Software Engineering
11 58 (13.46%) DVB
12 55 (12.76%) Java
13 53 (12.30%) HTML
14 51 (11.83%) JavaScript
15 50 (11.60%) .NET
16 48 (11.14%) SQL Server
17 43 (9.98%) CSS
18 42 (9.74%) ClearCase
18 42 (9.74%) NHS
19 41 (9.51%) C#
20 40 (9.28%) TDD
21 39 (9.05%) POSIX
21 39 (9.05%) Scrum
22 37 (8.58%) Web Services

DTV
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 13 (3.02%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.32%) Tomcat
3 6 (1.39%) Confluence
3 6 (1.39%) IIS
4 5 (1.16%) SAS
4 5 (1.16%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.93%) Mule
6 3 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.70%) Commerce Server
7 2 (0.46%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.46%) Joomla!
7 2 (0.46%) CMS
7 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.23%) Lync
8 1 (0.23%) Node.js
8 1 (0.23%) Apache
8 1 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (2.55%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.39%) MS Project
2 6 (1.39%) MS Office
3 5 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.93%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.23%) SPSS
6 1 (0.23%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 279 (64.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.23%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.23%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.23%) SmartPlant
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.39%) SaaS
2 6 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.46%) Force.com
5 2 (0.46%) Office 365
6 1 (0.23%) CheetahMail
6 1 (0.23%) Pure360
6 1 (0.23%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 58 (13.46%) DVB
2 17 (3.94%) Internet
3 12 (2.78%) Broadband
3 12 (2.78%) LAN
3 12 (2.78%) WAN
4 6 (1.39%) HTTP
4 6 (1.39%) MPLS
5 5 (1.16%) DNS
6 4 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.70%) Wireless
7 3 (0.70%) 3G
7 3 (0.70%) IPv6
7 3 (0.70%) UMTS
7 3 (0.70%) VoIP
7 3 (0.70%) UPnP
7 3 (0.70%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.70%) INAP
7 3 (0.70%) Firewall
8 2 (0.46%) DAB
8 2 (0.46%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (11.14%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 19 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (3.94%) MySQL
4 12 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (1.62%) NoSQL
7 7 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.39%) Couchbase
8 6 (1.39%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.39%) Big Data
9 5 (1.16%) OLAP
9 5 (1.16%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.16%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (0.93%) Oracle Exadata
11 3 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (0.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 42 (9.74%) ClearCase
2 18 (4.18%) Selenium
3 17 (3.94%) Git (software)
4 14 (3.25%) Subversion
5 13 (3.02%) JIRA
6 11 (2.55%) JUnit
7 8 (1.86%) Maven
8 6 (1.39%) Cucumber
8 6 (1.39%) WebDriver
9 5 (1.16%) Jenkins
9 5 (1.16%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.70%) Trac
11 3 (0.70%) WATIR
11 3 (0.70%) Hudson
11 3 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.70%) Ant
11 3 (0.70%) NUnit
11 3 (0.70%) FitNesse
12 2 (0.46%) Bugzilla
General
1 317 (73.55%) Telecoms
2 294 (68.21%) Electronics
3 285 (66.13%) Marketing
4 279 (64.73%) Manufacturing
4 279 (64.73%) Finance
5 18 (4.18%) Retail
6 8 (1.86%) Banking
7 5 (1.16%) Multimedia
7 5 (1.16%) Advertising
8 3 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.70%) Billing
9 2 (0.46%) Games
10 1 (0.23%) Automotive
10 1 (0.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 137 (31.79%) Developer
2 62 (14.39%) Analyst
3 46 (10.67%) Software Engineer
4 39 (9.05%) Project Manager
5 29 (6.73%) Business Analyst
6 26 (6.03%) Java Developer
7 21 (4.87%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 20 (4.64%) Architect
9 19 (4.41%) Software Developer
10 18 (4.18%) Test Engineer
11 17 (3.94%) .NET Developer
12 16 (3.71%) Service Manager
13 15 (3.48%) SQL Developer
14 13 (3.02%) Consultant
15 12 (2.78%) SQL Server Developer
15 12 (2.78%) C# Developer
15 12 (2.78%) Transition Manager
15 12 (2.78%) C# .NET Developer
15 12 (2.78%) Service Transition Manager
16 11 (2.55%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (12.30%) HTML
2 50 (11.60%) .NET
3 43 (9.98%) CSS
4 39 (9.05%) POSIX
5 37 (8.58%) Web Services
6 33 (7.66%) jQuery
7 29 (6.73%) XML
8 25 (5.80%) ASP.NET
9 23 (5.34%) HTML5
10 22 (5.10%) J2EE
11 20 (4.64%) Spring
12 16 (3.71%) Middleware
13 14 (3.25%) SOAP
13 14 (3.25%) RESTful
14 13 (3.02%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (3.02%) JSON
15 11 (2.55%) WCF
16 10 (2.32%) CSS3
17 8 (1.86%) REST
17 8 (1.86%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 65 (15.08%) STB
2 42 (9.74%) NHS
3 33 (7.66%) IPTV
4 21 (4.87%) Video on Demand
5 20 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (3.71%) MPEG
7 11 (2.55%) Embedded Systems
8 10 (2.32%) Streaming Video
8 10 (2.32%) Informatics
8 10 (2.32%) Computer Science
9 9 (2.09%) Over-the-Top Content
10 6 (1.39%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.39%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.39%) Interactive TV
11 5 (1.16%) Physics
11 5 (1.16%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.93%) User Experience
12 4 (0.93%) FMCG
13 3 (0.70%) Statistics
13 3 (0.70%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 86 (19.95%) Linux
2 21 (4.87%) Windows
3 18 (4.18%) UNIX
4 15 (3.48%) Android
5 8 (1.86%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.16%) CentOS
6 5 (1.16%) Fedora
6 5 (1.16%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (0.93%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.70%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.46%) Solaris
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (64.73%) Business Intelligence
1 279 (64.73%) Programme Management
1 279 (64.73%) Digital Marketing
2 81 (18.79%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (14.15%) Software Engineering
4 40 (9.28%) TDD
5 39 (9.05%) Scrum
6 30 (6.96%) UML
6 30 (6.96%) Project Management
7 29 (6.73%) MVC
8 25 (5.80%) Software Architecture
9 22 (5.10%) ITIL
10 21 (4.87%) PRINCE2
10 21 (4.87%) OO
10 21 (4.87%) E-Commerce
11 20 (4.64%) BDD
12 18 (4.18%) Service Management
13 17 (3.94%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (3.71%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (3.48%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (14.85%) SQL
2 62 (14.39%) C
3 55 (12.76%) Java
4 51 (11.83%) JavaScript
5 41 (9.51%) C#
6 31 (7.19%) C++
7 23 (5.34%) Python
8 17 (3.94%) T-SQL
8 17 (3.94%) PHP
9 13 (3.02%) PL/SQL
10 11 (2.55%) Ruby
11 10 (2.32%) Embedded C
12 7 (1.62%) PHP5
13 5 (1.16%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.93%) Perl
15 3 (0.70%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.70%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.70%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.46%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.46%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 18 (4.18%) Degree
2 14 (3.25%) ISEB
3 7 (1.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (1.16%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.70%) PMP
6 3 (0.70%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.70%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.46%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.23%) MCP
8 1 (0.23%) HND
8 1 (0.23%) MCSE
8 1 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.23%) OCP
8 1 (0.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (2.32%) QA
2 10 (2.32%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.70%) SLA
4 2 (0.46%) HL7
5 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (0.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.46%) Cronacle
2 2 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.23%) XenApp
3 1 (0.23%) vSphere
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.23%) NDS
Systems Management
1 13 (3.02%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle Statspack
2 1 (0.23%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (0.23%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 279 (64.73%) SAP
2 29 (6.73%) Oracle
3 16 (3.71%) Microsoft
4 13 (3.02%) HP
5 8 (1.86%) hybris
6 7 (1.62%) Cisco
6 7 (1.62%) JBoss
7 6 (1.39%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.16%) Siebel
8 5 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.93%) Perforce
9 4 (0.93%) Google
10 3 (0.70%) Remedy
10 3 (0.70%) ATG
10 3 (0.70%) BMC
10 3 (0.70%) Cognos
10 3 (0.70%) IBM
11 2 (0.46%) Citrix
11 2 (0.46%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.46%) Symantec
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