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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Television (DTV)
Rank 447 411 449
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +38
Contract jobs citing DTV 151 187 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.35% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.87% 1.10% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 155 56
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 £290 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 20
Average hourly rate £39.00 £22.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.33% -43.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £22.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+73.33% -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
17367 17069 15456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.54% 31.50% 32.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 10676 10620 9104
Average daily rate £413 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £232 £240
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 691 680 661
Average hourly rate £18.61 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.40% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -49 149 £375 +7.14% 58
South West +24 47 £388 +10.71% 18
South East -51 36 £361 +3.14% 15
London 0 34 £384 -4.06% 10
Hampshire -8 14 £361 +3.14%
City of London +9 13 £413 +5.76% 5
Bristol 0 13 £388 +12.31% 10
Berkshire +6 12 £383 +34.21% 3
Gloucestershire -3 12 £416 +0.90% 4
North West -4 12 £370 +38.96% 6
Hook -2 9 £361 +0.27%
Manchester -1 6 £370 +25.42% 4
West Midlands -5 6 £320 -1.53%
East Midlands -6 6 £475 +34.27% 1
Reading +6 5 £454 - 2
Nottingham - 5 £475 -
Nottinghamshire - 5 £475 -
Milton Keynes +2 4 £365 +8.95% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 4 £365 +6.56% 3
Tyne and Wear -6 4 £325 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -7 4 £325 -
North East -8 4 £325 -
Somerset +12 2 £333 +2.38%
Bracknell -2 2 £481 +113.88%
Slough -3 2 £268 -10.08%
Birmingham -5 2 £363 +3.57%
Oxford -17 2 £300 -15.78%
Oxfordshire -26 2 £300 -15.78%
Eastleigh - 2 - -
Gloucester +6 1 £410 +2.50%

DTV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 272 (89.47%) Telecoms
2 257 (84.54%) Electronics
3 256 (84.21%) Finance
3 256 (84.21%) Manufacturing
3 256 (84.21%) SAP
3 256 (84.21%) Business Intelligence
3 256 (84.21%) Programme Management
3 256 (84.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 256 (84.21%) Marketing
3 256 (84.21%) Digital Marketing
4 64 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (16.45%) NHS
5 50 (16.45%) Java
6 44 (14.47%) SQL
7 42 (13.82%) Linux
8 37 (12.17%) HTML
9 36 (11.84%) SQL Server
9 36 (11.84%) Scrum
10 35 (11.51%) E-Commerce
11 32 (10.53%) Web Services
12 30 (9.87%) JavaScript
12 30 (9.87%) TDD
13 26 (8.55%) Microsoft
13 26 (8.55%) Amazon AWS
14 25 (8.22%) CSS
14 25 (8.22%) STB
15 23 (7.57%) C#
15 23 (7.57%) .NET
15 23 (7.57%) ITIL
15 23 (7.57%) Stakeholder Management

DTV
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 15 (4.93%) Mule
2 12 (3.95%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.29%) IIS
4 8 (2.63%) Mule ESB
5 6 (1.97%) Confluence
6 4 (1.32%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.32%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.32%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.32%) SAS
6 4 (1.32%) Commerce Server
6 4 (1.32%) CMS
7 3 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.66%) JBoss
8 2 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.62%) MS Project
3 7 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.97%) MS Office
4 6 (1.97%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.99%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.66%) FastStats
6 2 (0.66%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 256 (84.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (2.63%) Agresso
3 4 (1.32%) Unica
4 3 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.33%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.33%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.33%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.33%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.33%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.55%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.29%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.97%) Amazon S3
4 5 (1.64%) SaaS
5 4 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.66%) CheetahMail
7 2 (0.66%) Pure360
7 2 (0.66%) PaaS
7 2 (0.66%) SmartFocus
7 2 (0.66%) Office 365
8 1 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.25%) Internet
2 14 (4.61%) DVB
3 12 (3.95%) Broadband
4 10 (3.29%) Firewall
5 8 (2.63%) DNS
6 7 (2.30%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.97%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (1.97%) OSPF
7 6 (1.97%) BGP
8 5 (1.64%) VPN
8 5 (1.64%) SAN
9 4 (1.32%) DHCP
9 4 (1.32%) FTP
9 4 (1.32%) HTTP
9 4 (1.32%) EIGRP
10 3 (0.99%) MPLS
10 3 (0.99%) WAN
10 3 (0.99%) Network Security
10 3 (0.99%) Multicast
11 2 (0.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (11.84%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (4.93%) MySQL
4 14 (4.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (4.61%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (3.29%) Big Data
6 9 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (2.30%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.97%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.64%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.64%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.32%) SAP BI
11 3 (0.99%) QlikView
11 3 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.66%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.66%) Spotfire
12 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (3.62%) Maven
2 10 (3.29%) JIRA
2 10 (3.29%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.63%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.64%) Subversion
4 5 (1.64%) Selenium
5 4 (1.32%) Axure RP
5 4 (1.32%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.32%) ClearCase
5 4 (1.32%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.99%) JUnit
6 3 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.66%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.66%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.66%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.66%) Ant
7 2 (0.66%) ERwin
8 1 (0.33%) JMeter
8 1 (0.33%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 272 (89.47%) Telecoms
2 257 (84.54%) Electronics
3 256 (84.21%) Finance
3 256 (84.21%) Manufacturing
3 256 (84.21%) Marketing
4 17 (5.59%) Retail
5 7 (2.30%) Games
6 4 (1.32%) Automotive
7 3 (0.99%) Banking
8 2 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.33%) Publishing
9 1 (0.33%) Billing
9 1 (0.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 82 (26.97%) Developer
2 61 (20.07%) Analyst
3 31 (10.20%) Project Manager
4 26 (8.55%) Business Analyst
4 26 (8.55%) Architect
5 19 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 19 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 18 (5.92%) Consultant
7 12 (3.95%) Service Manager
8 11 (3.62%) Transition Manager
8 11 (3.62%) C# Developer
8 11 (3.62%) Service Transition Manager
9 10 (3.29%) Senior Java Developer
10 9 (2.96%) Software Engineer
10 9 (2.96%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (2.63%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (2.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (2.63%) .NET Developer
11 8 (2.63%) Support Analyst
11 8 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (12.17%) HTML
2 32 (10.53%) Web Services
3 25 (8.22%) CSS
4 23 (7.57%) .NET
5 21 (6.91%) Spring
6 19 (6.25%) XML
7 16 (5.26%) ASP.NET
8 15 (4.93%) jQuery
9 12 (3.95%) HTML5
9 12 (3.95%) RESTful
10 11 (3.62%) Spring MVC
10 11 (3.62%) JSON
11 9 (2.96%) Hibernate
11 9 (2.96%) SOAP
12 8 (2.63%) JPA
12 8 (2.63%) Ajax
13 7 (2.30%) J2EE
13 7 (2.30%) AngularJS
13 7 (2.30%) REST
13 7 (2.30%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 50 (16.45%) NHS
2 25 (8.22%) STB
3 16 (5.26%) IPTV
4 15 (4.93%) Video on Demand
5 10 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.29%) Data Centre
6 9 (2.96%) MPEG
7 8 (2.63%) User Experience
7 8 (2.63%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.64%) Streaming Video
8 5 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (0.99%) PACS
9 3 (0.99%) FMCG
9 3 (0.99%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (0.66%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.66%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.66%) Over-the-Top Content
10 2 (0.66%) Informatics
10 2 (0.66%) iPhone
10 2 (0.66%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 42 (13.82%) Linux
2 20 (6.58%) Windows
3 13 (4.28%) UNIX
3 13 (4.28%) Android
4 8 (2.63%) Apple iOS
4 8 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.97%) CentOS
5 6 (1.97%) Fedora
6 5 (1.64%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (0.99%) Amazon Linux
8 2 (0.66%) Solaris
9 1 (0.33%) AIX
9 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.33%) Tizen
9 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (84.21%) Business Intelligence
1 256 (84.21%) Programme Management
1 256 (84.21%) Digital Marketing
2 64 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (11.84%) Scrum
4 35 (11.51%) E-Commerce
5 30 (9.87%) TDD
6 23 (7.57%) ITIL
6 23 (7.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (7.24%) Project Management
8 21 (6.91%) MVC
9 18 (5.92%) Service Management
9 18 (5.92%) PRINCE2
10 17 (5.59%) Software Engineering
10 17 (5.59%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (4.61%) Migration
12 13 (4.28%) OO
12 13 (4.28%) BDD
13 12 (3.95%) Integration Testing
14 11 (3.62%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 50 (16.45%) Java
2 44 (14.47%) SQL
3 30 (9.87%) JavaScript
4 23 (7.57%) C#
5 15 (4.93%) C
5 15 (4.93%) Python
5 15 (4.93%) Ruby
6 12 (3.95%) PHP
7 9 (2.96%) C++
7 9 (2.96%) T-SQL
8 8 (2.63%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.32%) Go
9 4 (1.32%) Embedded C
10 3 (0.99%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.99%) Perl
11 2 (0.66%) PHP5
11 2 (0.66%) Groovy
11 2 (0.66%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.66%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.66%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (3.29%) Degree
2 6 (1.97%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.64%) ISEB
3 5 (1.64%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.99%) CCNP
4 3 (0.99%) CCNA
4 3 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.33%) CISSP
6 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.29%) QA
2 9 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.30%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.97%) HL7
5 3 (0.99%) SLA
5 3 (0.99%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.66%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (2.30%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.99%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.66%) Ceph
4 2 (0.66%) GPFS
4 2 (0.66%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.33%) Firmware
5 1 (0.33%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.33%) XenApp
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.33%) Xen
5 1 (0.33%) vSphere
5 1 (0.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (2.96%) Puppet
2 7 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.66%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.66%) SCCM
4 2 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.33%) SCOM
5 1 (0.33%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.33%) WSUS
5 1 (0.33%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 256 (84.21%) SAP
2 26 (8.55%) Microsoft
3 22 (7.24%) Oracle
4 13 (4.28%) hybris
5 11 (3.62%) Cisco
5 11 (3.62%) Red Hat
6 9 (2.96%) VMware
7 8 (2.63%) IBM
8 7 (2.30%) HP
8 7 (2.30%) Citrix
9 5 (1.64%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.64%) F5
10 4 (1.32%) Adobe
10 4 (1.32%) ATG
11 3 (0.99%) Remedy
11 3 (0.99%) EMC
12 2 (0.66%) Tektronix
12 2 (0.66%) Talend
12 2 (0.66%) Hortonworks
12 2 (0.66%) Tableau
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