The table below looks at the prevalence of the term DTV in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DTV over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Television (DTV)
Rank 611 606 566
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -40
Contract jobs citing DTV 36 34 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.061% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.19% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 50
Median daily rate £420 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £351 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £470 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £372 £374 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.46% +14.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Median hourly rate £42.00 - £28.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 - £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.60 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 - £22.50

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
18125 17694 17778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.60% 31.70% 32.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11788 10715 10842
Median daily rate £425 £418 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.67% +4.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 603 694 769
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -11.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -6.74%

DTV
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing DTV as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 May 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
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DTV within the UK over the 3 months to 3 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -21 34 £420 +12.00% 5
South East -3 18 £372 +2.97% 2
London -22 13 £425 -7.60% 2
Staines +4 8 - - 1
Surrey +1 8 - - 1
Hampshire -8 5 £372 +2.97% 1
Berkshire +8 3 £425 -
Middlesex -1 2 £330 -
Bristol - 2 £338 -
South West - 2 £338 -
City of London +33 1 - -
Southampton +14 1 £383 -
Reading -4 1 - -
Hook -7 1 £361 - 1
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Slough - 1 £425 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1

DTV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DTV also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for DTV.

1 65 (54.62%) C
2 52 (43.70%) Telecoms
3 51 (42.86%) STB
4 45 (37.82%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (36.97%) Linux
6 42 (35.29%) DVB
7 41 (34.45%) C++
8 40 (33.61%) HTML
9 38 (31.93%) HTTP
10 37 (31.09%) Git (software)
11 36 (30.25%) MPEG
12 32 (26.89%) Degree
12 32 (26.89%) Multithreading
12 32 (26.89%) Software Architecture
13 31 (26.05%) Embedded C
14 30 (25.21%) HTML5
15 28 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
16 27 (22.69%) IPTV
16 27 (22.69%) TDD
17 26 (21.85%) Software Engineering
17 26 (21.85%) Scrum
17 26 (21.85%) Python
17 26 (21.85%) Node.js
18 24 (20.17%) Computer Science
18 24 (20.17%) SQL
19 23 (19.33%) REST
20 22 (18.49%) NoSQL
20 22 (18.49%) User Stories
20 22 (18.49%) SOA
21 20 (16.81%) ClearCase

DTV
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (21.85%) Node.js
2 4 (3.36%) 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
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 42 (35.29%) DVB
2 38 (31.93%) HTTP
3 12 (10.08%) HbbTV
4 11 (9.24%) TCP/IP
5 7 (5.88%) Broadband
6 3 (2.52%) BGP
6 3 (2.52%) OSPF
6 3 (2.52%) RIP
7 2 (1.68%) DOCSIS
7 2 (1.68%) Internet
7 2 (1.68%) MPLS
7 2 (1.68%) SNMP
7 2 (1.68%) SSH
7 2 (1.68%) Telnet
7 2 (1.68%) VPN
8 1 (0.84%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.84%) SSL
8 1 (0.84%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.49%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.68%) MySQL
3 1 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 37 (31.09%) Git (software)
2 20 (16.81%) ClearCase
3 14 (11.76%) Subversion
4 12 (10.08%) JIRA
5 5 (4.20%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.68%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.84%) Ant
7 1 (0.84%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.84%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.84%) JUnit
7 1 (0.84%) Maven
7 1 (0.84%) WebObjects
General
1 52 (43.70%) Telecoms
2 13 (10.92%) Billing
3 4 (3.36%) Games
4 1 (0.84%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 44 (36.97%) Embedded Engineer
2 26 (21.85%) Software Engineer
3 21 (17.65%) Developer
4 13 (10.92%) Architect
4 13 (10.92%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 12 (10.08%) Embedded C Engineer
6 11 (9.24%) Development Engineer
6 11 (9.24%) Software Developer
7 8 (6.72%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 8 (6.72%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 8 (6.72%) Middleware Engineer
8 7 (5.88%) Designer
8 7 (5.88%) Digital Architect
8 7 (5.88%) Digital Designer
8 7 (5.88%) DTV Architect
8 7 (5.88%) JavaScript Engineer
8 7 (5.88%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
8 7 (5.88%) Real Time Engineer
8 7 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (5.88%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (33.61%) HTML
2 30 (25.21%) HTML5
3 23 (19.33%) REST
4 13 (10.92%) Middleware
5 12 (10.08%) JSON
6 10 (8.40%) CSS
6 10 (8.40%) RESTful
7 9 (7.56%) OpenGL
7 9 (7.56%) Qt
8 4 (3.36%) .NET
8 4 (3.36%) AngularJS
8 4 (3.36%) CSS3
9 3 (2.52%) DOM
9 3 (2.52%) Express
9 3 (2.52%) OpenGL ES
9 3 (2.52%) QML
9 3 (2.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (2.52%) Web Services
9 3 (2.52%) WebKit
9 3 (2.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (42.86%) STB
2 36 (30.25%) MPEG
3 27 (22.69%) IPTV
4 24 (20.17%) Computer Science
5 16 (13.45%) Over-the-Top Content
6 15 (12.61%) Video on Demand
7 11 (9.24%) Device Driver
7 11 (9.24%) Embedded Systems
8 9 (7.56%) Streaming Video
9 3 (2.52%) Digital Media
9 3 (2.52%) Mathematics
9 3 (2.52%) MHEG
10 2 (1.68%) Interactive TV
10 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.68%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.68%) User Experience
11 1 (0.84%) BBC
11 1 (0.84%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 44 (36.97%) Linux
2 5 (4.20%) Embedded Linux
2 5 (4.20%) Unix
3 4 (3.36%) Windows
4 3 (2.52%) Android
5 2 (1.68%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.84%) CentOS
6 1 (0.84%) pSOS
6 1 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.84%) Solaris
6 1 (0.84%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.84%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (37.82%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (26.89%) Multithreading
2 32 (26.89%) Software Architecture
3 28 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (22.69%) TDD
5 26 (21.85%) Scrum
5 26 (21.85%) Software Engineering
6 22 (18.49%) SOA
6 22 (18.49%) User Stories
7 13 (10.92%) OO
8 11 (9.24%) Functional Testing
8 11 (9.24%) Non-Functional Testing
9 10 (8.40%) API Development
10 6 (5.04%) DRM
10 6 (5.04%) UML
11 5 (4.20%) Business Development
11 5 (4.20%) Network Architecture
11 5 (4.20%) Technical Architecture
12 3 (2.52%) Test Scripting
12 3 (2.52%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 65 (54.62%) C
2 41 (34.45%) C++
3 31 (26.05%) Embedded C
4 26 (21.85%) Python
5 24 (20.17%) SQL
6 20 (16.81%) JavaScript
7 9 (7.56%) Embedded C++
8 7 (5.88%) Java
9 3 (2.52%) Perl
10 2 (1.68%) C#
10 2 (1.68%) PHP
11 1 (0.84%) Ruby
11 1 (0.84%) XAML
Qualifications
1 32 (26.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.04%) OIPF
2 2 (1.68%) QA
2 2 (1.68%) SLA
3 1 (0.84%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (5.04%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (3.36%) Google
1 4 (3.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.52%) Adobe
2 3 (2.52%) Apple
3 2 (1.68%) Oracle
3 2 (1.68%) Tektronix
4 1 (0.84%) Huawei
4 1 (0.84%) Red Hat
Staines, Middlesex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Hook
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £350.00 - £372.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago