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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Television (DTV)
Rank 383 506 532
Rank change year-on-year
+123 +26
Contract jobs citing DTV 232 69 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.64% 0.50% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 49 38
Average daily rate
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£363 £310 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.93% -10.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £400 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £345
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 8
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.70 £31.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £45.20 £45.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-29.33% -16.66%

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
14120 13908 14654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.49% 26.15% 24.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8449 8513 8505
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 609 615 803
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.30 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% -24.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 20 August 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.

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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 +131 227 £363 +16.93% 69
South East +95 106 £363 +0.41% 19
London +52 67 £400 +14.28% 24
Berkshire +31 27 £375 - 4
South West -25 25 £325 +18.18% 18
Surrey +16 19 £350 -
Oxfordshire - 18 £438 - 4
Hampshire 0 17 £350 -4.89% 2
Slough +18 14 £253 -
City of London +34 13 £350 - 11
Banbury - 13 £413 - 3
North West +4 12 £350 - 2
Bristol -26 10 £350 +40.00% 3
Somerset - 8 £310 - 7
Buckinghamshire - 8 £406 - 6
East Midlands +14 5 £356 - 2
East of England -14 4 £500 +66.66% 3
North East - 4 £375 -
Bracknell - 4 £390 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £375 -
Bath - 3 £325 - 4
Gloucestershire - 3 £375 - 4
Tyne and Wear - 3 £375 -
Wiltshire - 2 £313 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £325 - 1
Reading - 2 £415 - 1
Manchester - 2 £328 -
Yorkshire -2 1 £150 -53.12%
Wales -15 1 £600 +93.54% 3
Kent - 1 - - 2

DTV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 304 (72.90%) Telecoms
2 283 (67.87%) Electronics
3 275 (65.95%) Marketing
4 268 (64.27%) Finance
5 267 (64.03%) Manufacturing
5 267 (64.03%) SAP
5 267 (64.03%) Business Intelligence
5 267 (64.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 267 (64.03%) Digital Marketing
5 267 (64.03%) Programme Management
6 95 (22.78%) Linux
7 67 (16.07%) C
8 62 (14.87%) Software Engineering
9 59 (14.15%) STB
9 59 (14.15%) SQL
10 49 (11.75%) Java
10 49 (11.75%) JavaScript
11 48 (11.51%) SQL Server
12 47 (11.27%) DVB
12 47 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
13 46 (11.03%) .NET
14 42 (10.07%) HTML
15 41 (9.83%) NHS
15 41 (9.83%) TDD
16 40 (9.59%) ClearCase
17 39 (9.35%) IPTV
18 38 (9.11%) C#
18 38 (9.11%) POSIX
19 37 (8.87%) Scrum
20 36 (8.63%) CSS

DTV
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 11 (2.64%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.16%) Tomcat
3 6 (1.44%) IIS
4 5 (1.20%) SAS
5 4 (0.96%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.96%) Mule
6 3 (0.72%) Confluence
6 3 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.72%) Commerce Server
7 2 (0.48%) CMS
7 2 (0.48%) Apache
7 2 (0.48%) Joomla!
7 2 (0.48%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.24%) Lync
8 1 (0.24%) Node.js
8 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.24%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 11 (2.64%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.44%) MS Office
3 5 (1.20%) MS Project
3 5 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.72%) AutoCAD
4 3 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.24%) SPSS
5 1 (0.24%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 267 (64.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.24%) SmartPlant
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.24%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.24%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.44%) SaaS
2 6 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.48%) Force.com
5 2 (0.48%) Office 365
6 1 (0.24%) CheetahMail
6 1 (0.24%) Pure360
6 1 (0.24%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 47 (11.27%) DVB
2 14 (3.36%) Internet
3 11 (2.64%) LAN
4 10 (2.40%) WAN
5 9 (2.16%) Broadband
6 7 (1.68%) HTTP
7 6 (1.44%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.44%) MPLS
8 5 (1.20%) DNS
9 4 (0.96%) RTSP
9 4 (0.96%) DLNA
10 3 (0.72%) SSL
10 3 (0.72%) IPv6
10 3 (0.72%) UMTS
10 3 (0.72%) VoIP
10 3 (0.72%) DAB
10 3 (0.72%) Firewall
10 3 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.72%) Wireless
11 2 (0.48%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (11.51%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (4.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (3.36%) MySQL
4 14 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (2.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (1.68%) NoSQL
7 7 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.44%) Couchbase
8 6 (1.44%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.44%) OLAP
8 6 (1.44%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.44%) Big Data
9 5 (1.20%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.96%) Oracle Exadata
11 3 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.72%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 40 (9.59%) ClearCase
2 22 (5.28%) Git (software)
3 17 (4.08%) Selenium
4 14 (3.36%) Subversion
5 13 (3.12%) JIRA
6 10 (2.40%) Maven
7 7 (1.68%) JUnit
8 5 (1.20%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.20%) WebDriver
8 5 (1.20%) Cucumber
8 5 (1.20%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.20%) Trac
9 4 (0.96%) Hudson
9 4 (0.96%) Ant
10 3 (0.72%) NUnit
10 3 (0.72%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.48%) WATIR
11 2 (0.48%) PHPUnit
General
1 304 (72.90%) Telecoms
2 283 (67.87%) Electronics
3 275 (65.95%) Marketing
4 268 (64.27%) Finance
5 267 (64.03%) Manufacturing
6 17 (4.08%) Retail
7 8 (1.92%) Banking
8 7 (1.68%) Advertising
9 5 (1.20%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.48%) Billing
10 2 (0.48%) Games
10 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.24%) Automotive
11 1 (0.24%) Law
Job Titles
1 128 (30.70%) Developer
2 63 (15.11%) Analyst
3 47 (11.27%) Software Engineer
4 37 (8.87%) Project Manager
5 31 (7.43%) Business Analyst
6 26 (6.24%) Java Developer
7 22 (5.28%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 19 (4.56%) Architect
9 18 (4.32%) Test Engineer
10 16 (3.84%) SQL Developer
10 16 (3.84%) .NET Developer
11 15 (3.60%) Software Developer
12 12 (2.88%) Service Manager
12 12 (2.88%) SQL Server Developer
13 11 (2.64%) C# Developer
13 11 (2.64%) Consultant
13 11 (2.64%) C# .NET Developer
14 10 (2.40%) Senior Developer
14 10 (2.40%) Technical Manager
15 9 (2.16%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (11.03%) .NET
2 42 (10.07%) HTML
3 38 (9.11%) POSIX
4 36 (8.63%) CSS
5 34 (8.15%) Web Services
6 29 (6.95%) jQuery
7 22 (5.28%) ASP.NET
8 21 (5.04%) XML
8 21 (5.04%) HTML5
9 20 (4.80%) Middleware
10 19 (4.56%) J2EE
10 19 (4.56%) RESTful
11 18 (4.32%) SOAP
11 18 (4.32%) Spring
12 15 (3.60%) JSON
13 11 (2.64%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (2.40%) CSS3
15 9 (2.16%) WCF
15 9 (2.16%) Hibernate
16 8 (1.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 59 (14.15%) STB
2 41 (9.83%) NHS
3 39 (9.35%) IPTV
4 23 (5.52%) MPEG
5 18 (4.32%) Video on Demand
6 14 (3.36%) Embedded Systems
7 13 (3.12%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.16%) Streaming Video
9 8 (1.92%) Interactive TV
10 7 (1.68%) Informatics
11 6 (1.44%) Mathematics
11 6 (1.44%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.44%) Digital Media
12 5 (1.20%) FMCG
13 4 (0.96%) Physics
14 3 (0.72%) Statistics
14 3 (0.72%) CMDB
14 3 (0.72%) Streaming Media
14 3 (0.72%) Device Driver
14 3 (0.72%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 95 (22.78%) Linux
2 20 (4.80%) Windows
3 18 (4.32%) UNIX
4 12 (2.88%) Android
5 8 (1.92%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.68%) Solaris
7 6 (1.44%) CentOS
8 5 (1.20%) Fedora
8 5 (1.20%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (0.72%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.48%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.24%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (64.03%) Business Intelligence
1 267 (64.03%) Programme Management
1 267 (64.03%) Digital Marketing
2 62 (14.87%) Software Engineering
3 47 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (9.83%) TDD
5 37 (8.87%) Scrum
6 29 (6.95%) Project Management
7 27 (6.47%) UML
8 22 (5.28%) Software Architecture
9 21 (5.04%) PRINCE2
10 20 (4.80%) MVC
11 18 (4.32%) ITIL
11 18 (4.32%) BDD
12 17 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (3.84%) Service Management
14 15 (3.60%) E-Commerce
14 15 (3.60%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (3.36%) Kanban
15 14 (3.36%) OO
Programming Languages
1 67 (16.07%) C
2 59 (14.15%) SQL
3 49 (11.75%) Java
3 49 (11.75%) JavaScript
4 38 (9.11%) C#
5 34 (8.15%) C++
6 27 (6.47%) Python
7 16 (3.84%) T-SQL
7 16 (3.84%) PHP
8 13 (3.12%) PL/SQL
9 12 (2.88%) Ruby
10 10 (2.40%) Embedded C
11 7 (1.68%) PHP5
12 5 (1.20%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.20%) Perl
13 4 (0.96%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.72%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.72%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.48%) Groovy
15 2 (0.48%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 22 (5.28%) Degree
2 13 (3.12%) ISEB
3 6 (1.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (1.20%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (0.96%) PMP
5 4 (0.96%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.96%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.48%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.24%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.24%) OCP
8 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.24%) MCP
8 1 (0.24%) HND
8 1 (0.24%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (2.16%) QA
3 8 (1.92%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.72%) SLA
5 1 (0.24%) HL7
5 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.48%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.48%) Cronacle
3 1 (0.24%) Xen
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.24%) NFS
3 1 (0.24%) NDS
3 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.24%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.24%) XenApp
3 1 (0.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (2.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.24%) YUM
2 1 (0.24%) Puppet
2 1 (0.24%) Nagios
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle Statspack
2 1 (0.24%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (0.24%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 267 (64.03%) SAP
2 31 (7.43%) Oracle
3 20 (4.80%) Microsoft
4 13 (3.12%) HP
5 8 (1.92%) Cisco
5 8 (1.92%) Red Hat
6 7 (1.68%) JBoss
7 6 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.20%) Google
8 5 (1.20%) Siebel
8 5 (1.20%) CA
9 4 (0.96%) IBM
9 4 (0.96%) hybris
10 3 (0.72%) Cognos
10 3 (0.72%) BMC
10 3 (0.72%) VMware
10 3 (0.72%) Remedy
10 3 (0.72%) ATG
10 3 (0.72%) Perforce
11 2 (0.48%) TIBCO
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