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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Television (DTV)
Rank 541 591 535
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -56
Contract jobs citing DTV 85 21 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.041% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 0.13% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 21 32
Average daily rate £410 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 12
Average hourly rate £44.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 - £40.00

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
16596 16129 15942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.26% 31.14% 32.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10700 10027 9635
Average daily rate £425 £415 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 663 688 665
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016.

DTV Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

DTV
Top 20 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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +61 85 £410 -3.52% 11
South East +62 49 £475 +26.66% 2
Hampshire +21 19 £350 -6.66%
London +12 17 £420 -6.14% 4
Berkshire - 15 £488 - 1
South West +16 13 £325 -7.14%
Bristol +8 10 £325 -7.14%
Middlesex - 7 - - 1
Staines +16 6 £356 -5.00%
Surrey -3 6 £356 -5.00%
Southampton - 6 - -
Yorkshire - 3 - - 2
North West - 3 £340 -
City of London +35 2 £300 -31.42%
Manchester - 2 £338 -
Reading - 1 - - 1
Eastleigh - 1 £338 -
Cheshire - 1 £340 -
Ealing - 1 - -
Osterley - 1 - -

DTV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 59 (49.58%) C
2 46 (38.66%) Linux
3 45 (37.82%) STB
4 44 (36.97%) Telecoms
5 41 (34.45%) HTML
6 38 (31.93%) DVB
7 37 (31.09%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (30.25%) C++
9 34 (28.57%) MPEG
10 29 (24.37%) HTTP
10 29 (24.37%) JavaScript
10 29 (24.37%) HTML5
11 28 (23.53%) IPTV
11 28 (23.53%) Git (software)
12 26 (21.85%) Degree
13 24 (20.17%) Multithreading
13 24 (20.17%) Video on Demand
13 24 (20.17%) Software Engineering
14 23 (19.33%) Embedded C
14 23 (19.33%) Node.js
14 23 (19.33%) Continuous Integration
15 22 (18.49%) Scrum
16 21 (17.65%) Python
16 21 (17.65%) Software Architecture
17 19 (15.97%) TDD
18 18 (15.13%) SQL
19 17 (14.29%) ClearCase
19 17 (14.29%) Streaming Video
19 17 (14.29%) REST
19 17 (14.29%) Computer Science

DTV
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 23 (19.33%) Node.js
2 6 (5.04%) CMS
3 2 (1.68%) Apache
4 1 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.84%) IIS
4 1 (0.84%) JBoss
4 1 (0.84%) nginx
4 1 (0.84%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.68%) MS Office
2 1 (0.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.84%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 38 (31.93%) DVB
2 29 (24.37%) HTTP
3 14 (11.76%) HbbTV
4 13 (10.92%) TCP/IP
5 7 (5.88%) Broadband
6 5 (4.20%) BGP
6 5 (4.20%) OSPF
6 5 (4.20%) RIP
7 4 (3.36%) DOCSIS
7 4 (3.36%) MPLS
7 4 (3.36%) SNMP
7 4 (3.36%) SSH
7 4 (3.36%) Telnet
7 4 (3.36%) VPN
8 1 (0.84%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.84%) Internet
8 1 (0.84%) SSL
8 1 (0.84%) VLAN
8 1 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.84%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.45%) NoSQL
2 3 (2.52%) MySQL
3 1 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 17 (14.29%) ClearCase
3 8 (6.72%) Subversion
4 7 (5.88%) JIRA
5 6 (5.04%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.52%) Bugzilla
7 2 (1.68%) Ant
8 1 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.84%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.84%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.84%) Hudson
8 1 (0.84%) JUnit
8 1 (0.84%) Maven
8 1 (0.84%) WebObjects
General
1 44 (36.97%) Telecoms
2 12 (10.08%) Billing
3 6 (5.04%) Games
4 4 (3.36%) Electronics
5 3 (2.52%) Finance
6 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.68%) Marketing
7 1 (0.84%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 43 (36.13%) Embedded Engineer
2 28 (23.53%) Developer
3 24 (20.17%) Software Engineer
4 13 (10.92%) Software Developer
5 11 (9.24%) JavaScript Developer
6 10 (8.40%) Embedded C Engineer
6 10 (8.40%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 9 (7.56%) DTV Engineer
7 9 (7.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 9 (7.56%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (6.72%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 8 (6.72%) Development Engineer
8 8 (6.72%) JavaScript Engineer
9 7 (5.88%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 7 (5.88%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
9 7 (5.88%) Real Time Engineer
10 6 (5.04%) Designer
10 6 (5.04%) Digital Designer
10 6 (5.04%) OSS Architect
10 6 (5.04%) Research Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (34.45%) HTML
2 29 (24.37%) HTML5
3 17 (14.29%) REST
4 15 (12.61%) CSS
5 9 (7.56%) Middleware
5 9 (7.56%) Qt
6 8 (6.72%) CSS3
6 8 (6.72%) OpenGL
7 7 (5.88%) AngularJS
7 7 (5.88%) JSON
8 6 (5.04%) QML
9 5 (4.20%) Express
9 5 (4.20%) RESTful
9 5 (4.20%) Silverlight
9 5 (4.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (3.36%) .NET
10 4 (3.36%) GStreamer
10 4 (3.36%) OpenGL ES
10 4 (3.36%) WebKit
11 3 (2.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 45 (37.82%) STB
2 34 (28.57%) MPEG
3 28 (23.53%) IPTV
4 24 (20.17%) Video on Demand
5 17 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 17 (14.29%) Streaming Video
6 16 (13.45%) Over-the-Top Content
7 8 (6.72%) Device Driver
7 8 (6.72%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (2.52%) Digital Media
8 3 (2.52%) Interactive TV
8 3 (2.52%) MHEG
9 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.68%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.68%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.84%) BBC
10 1 (0.84%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.84%) User Experience
10 1 (0.84%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 46 (38.66%) Linux
2 10 (8.40%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (5.88%) Unix
4 4 (3.36%) Windows
5 3 (2.52%) Android
6 2 (1.68%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.84%) CentOS
7 1 (0.84%) pSOS
7 1 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.84%) Solaris
7 1 (0.84%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.84%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (31.09%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (20.17%) Multithreading
2 24 (20.17%) Software Engineering
3 23 (19.33%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (18.49%) Scrum
5 21 (17.65%) Software Architecture
6 19 (15.97%) TDD
7 16 (13.45%) SOA
7 16 (13.45%) User Stories
8 9 (7.56%) DRM
9 7 (5.88%) Functional Testing
9 7 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
9 7 (5.88%) OO
10 5 (4.20%) API Development
10 5 (4.20%) Front End Development
10 5 (4.20%) UML
10 5 (4.20%) Validation
10 5 (4.20%) Video Processing
11 3 (2.52%) Android Development
11 3 (2.52%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 59 (49.58%) C
2 36 (30.25%) C++
3 29 (24.37%) JavaScript
4 23 (19.33%) Embedded C
5 21 (17.65%) Python
6 18 (15.13%) SQL
7 8 (6.72%) Embedded C++
7 8 (6.72%) Java
8 4 (3.36%) Perl
9 3 (2.52%) PHP
10 2 (1.68%) C#
11 1 (0.84%) GLSL
11 1 (0.84%) Ruby
11 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.84%) XAML
Qualifications
1 26 (21.85%) Degree
2 1 (0.84%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.04%) OIPF
2 3 (2.52%) QA
3 2 (1.68%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.52%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (4.20%) Adobe
1 5 (4.20%) Apple
1 5 (4.20%) Google
1 5 (4.20%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.36%) Tektronix
3 2 (1.68%) Oracle
3 2 (1.68%) SAP
4 1 (0.84%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.84%) VMware
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