The first 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Television (DTV)
Rank 381 517 507
Rank change year-on-year
+136 -10
Contract jobs citing DTV 222 53 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.61% 0.40% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 30 39
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £396 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £345
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 9
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.70 £32.50 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £44.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-33.75% -11.11%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13803 13390 14249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.23% 26.19% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8349 8099 8176
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £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 567 599 792
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -18.38%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +130 217 £361 +3.21% 72
South East +83 100 £360 +1.26% 15
London +56 62 £393 +12.14% 25
South West -5 29 £338 +12.50% 21
Berkshire +27 25 £363 - 6
Hampshire +8 20 £344 -6.58% 2
Surrey +4 16 £350 +47.36% 1
Oxfordshire - 16 £425 - 1
Slough +17 14 £255 - 2
Bristol -16 12 £350 +27.27% 6
Banbury - 12 £450 - 1
City of London +27 11 £338 -3.57% 7
Staines +1 10 £363 +52.63%
Buckinghamshire - 8 £388 - 5
North West +4 7 £350 - 5
East Midlands +6 5 £356 - 3
Somerset - 5 £320 - 9
Gloucestershire - 5 £375 - 3
North East - 4 £375 - 1
East of England - 4 £500 - 2
West Midlands - 3 £325 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £375 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £375 -
Bracknell - 3 £390 -
Yorkshire +4 2 £165 -
Wiltshire - 2 £313 - 1
South Yorkshire - 2 £165 -
Bath - 2 £313 - 6
Wales -18 1 £600 +93.54% 3
Devon - 1 £250 -

DTV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 270 (71.62%) Telecoms
2 254 (67.37%) Electronics
3 245 (64.99%) Marketing
4 240 (63.66%) Finance
5 239 (63.40%) Manufacturing
5 239 (63.40%) SAP
5 239 (63.40%) Business Intelligence
5 239 (63.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 239 (63.40%) Digital Marketing
5 239 (63.40%) Programme Management
6 85 (22.55%) Linux
7 61 (16.18%) C
8 58 (15.38%) Software Engineering
9 54 (14.32%) SQL
10 49 (13.00%) JavaScript
10 49 (13.00%) STB
11 44 (11.67%) Java
11 44 (11.67%) SQL Server
12 43 (11.41%) Agile Software Development
13 42 (11.14%) HTML
13 42 (11.14%) .NET
14 39 (10.34%) DVB
14 39 (10.34%) NHS
14 39 (10.34%) TDD
15 37 (9.81%) Scrum
16 36 (9.55%) C#
16 36 (9.55%) ClearCase
16 36 (9.55%) IPTV
17 35 (9.28%) POSIX
18 34 (9.02%) CSS

DTV
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (2.12%) Tomcat
2 7 (1.86%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.59%) IIS
4 5 (1.33%) SAS
5 4 (1.06%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.06%) Mule
6 3 (0.80%) Commerce Server
7 2 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.53%) Apache
7 2 (0.53%) Confluence
8 1 (0.27%) Lync
8 1 (0.27%) Node.js
8 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.27%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.27%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (2.65%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.33%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.33%) MS Project
2 5 (1.33%) MS Office
3 3 (0.80%) AutoCAD
3 3 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.27%) SPSS
4 1 (0.27%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 239 (63.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.27%) SmartPlant
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.27%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.27%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.33%) SaaS
2 5 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.53%) Force.com
5 2 (0.53%) Office 365
6 1 (0.27%) CheetahMail
6 1 (0.27%) Pure360
6 1 (0.27%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 39 (10.34%) DVB
2 12 (3.18%) Internet
3 8 (2.12%) LAN
4 7 (1.86%) Broadband
4 7 (1.86%) WAN
5 6 (1.59%) HTTP
6 5 (1.33%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.33%) DNS
7 4 (1.06%) MPLS
7 4 (1.06%) DLNA
8 3 (0.80%) DAB
8 3 (0.80%) Firewall
8 3 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.80%) RTSP
8 3 (0.80%) SSL
8 3 (0.80%) IPv6
8 3 (0.80%) UMTS
9 2 (0.53%) VoIP
9 2 (0.53%) LDAP
9 2 (0.53%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (11.67%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (4.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (3.71%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (3.45%) MySQL
5 13 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (2.12%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (1.86%) NoSQL
8 7 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (1.59%) Couchbase
9 6 (1.59%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.59%) OLAP
10 5 (1.33%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.33%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.33%) Big Data
11 4 (1.06%) Oracle Exadata
12 3 (0.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (0.80%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 36 (9.55%) ClearCase
2 22 (5.84%) Git (software)
3 16 (4.24%) Selenium
4 14 (3.71%) Subversion
5 12 (3.18%) JIRA
6 9 (2.39%) Maven
7 7 (1.86%) JUnit
8 5 (1.33%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.33%) Trac
9 4 (1.06%) Jenkins
9 4 (1.06%) WebDriver
9 4 (1.06%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.06%) Ant
10 3 (0.80%) NUnit
10 3 (0.80%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.80%) Hudson
10 3 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.53%) PHPUnit
11 2 (0.53%) GDB
11 2 (0.53%) SpecFlow
General
1 270 (71.62%) Telecoms
2 254 (67.37%) Electronics
3 245 (64.99%) Marketing
4 240 (63.66%) Finance
5 239 (63.40%) Manufacturing
6 17 (4.51%) Retail
7 7 (1.86%) Banking
8 6 (1.59%) Advertising
9 5 (1.33%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.53%) Billing
10 2 (0.53%) Games
10 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.27%) Automotive
11 1 (0.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 120 (31.83%) Developer
2 53 (14.06%) Analyst
3 44 (11.67%) Software Engineer
4 31 (8.22%) Project Manager
5 26 (6.90%) Business Analyst
6 23 (6.10%) Java Developer
7 19 (5.04%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 16 (4.24%) SQL Developer
9 15 (3.98%) .NET Developer
9 15 (3.98%) Test Engineer
9 15 (3.98%) Software Developer
10 12 (3.18%) Architect
10 12 (3.18%) SQL Server Developer
11 11 (2.92%) C# Developer
11 11 (2.92%) Consultant
11 11 (2.92%) C# .NET Developer
12 10 (2.65%) Service Manager
13 9 (2.39%) C++ Developer
13 9 (2.39%) Senior Developer
14 8 (2.12%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (11.14%) HTML
1 42 (11.14%) .NET
2 35 (9.28%) POSIX
3 34 (9.02%) CSS
4 30 (7.96%) Web Services
5 27 (7.16%) jQuery
6 22 (5.84%) XML
6 22 (5.84%) Middleware
7 21 (5.57%) HTML5
8 20 (5.31%) ASP.NET
9 18 (4.77%) SOAP
9 18 (4.77%) RESTful
10 17 (4.51%) Spring
10 17 (4.51%) J2EE
11 15 (3.98%) JSON
12 11 (2.92%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (2.65%) CSS3
14 9 (2.39%) Hibernate
15 8 (2.12%) REST
15 8 (2.12%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 49 (13.00%) STB
2 39 (10.34%) NHS
3 36 (9.55%) IPTV
4 20 (5.31%) MPEG
5 16 (4.24%) Video on Demand
6 13 (3.45%) Computer Science
6 13 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
7 9 (2.39%) Streaming Video
8 8 (2.12%) Interactive TV
9 6 (1.59%) Informatics
9 6 (1.59%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.59%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.33%) Digital Media
10 5 (1.33%) FMCG
11 4 (1.06%) Physics
12 3 (0.80%) Statistics
12 3 (0.80%) Inversion of Control
12 3 (0.80%) Device Driver
12 3 (0.80%) Smartcard
13 2 (0.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 85 (22.55%) Linux
2 18 (4.77%) Windows
3 17 (4.51%) UNIX
4 13 (3.45%) Android
5 9 (2.39%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.86%) Solaris
7 5 (1.33%) CentOS
8 4 (1.06%) Fedora
8 4 (1.06%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (0.80%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.27%) AIX
11 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (63.40%) Business Intelligence
1 239 (63.40%) Programme Management
1 239 (63.40%) Digital Marketing
2 58 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 43 (11.41%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (10.34%) TDD
5 37 (9.81%) Scrum
6 25 (6.63%) Project Management
7 24 (6.37%) UML
8 19 (5.04%) MVC
8 19 (5.04%) Software Architecture
9 18 (4.77%) PRINCE2
10 17 (4.51%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (4.51%) BDD
11 14 (3.71%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (3.71%) ITIL
11 14 (3.71%) OO
12 13 (3.45%) E-Commerce
12 13 (3.45%) Migration
12 13 (3.45%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 61 (16.18%) C
2 54 (14.32%) SQL
3 49 (13.00%) JavaScript
4 44 (11.67%) Java
5 36 (9.55%) C#
6 31 (8.22%) C++
7 24 (6.37%) Python
8 16 (4.24%) T-SQL
9 13 (3.45%) PHP
10 11 (2.92%) PL/SQL
11 10 (2.65%) Ruby
12 6 (1.59%) PHP5
12 6 (1.59%) Embedded C
13 5 (1.33%) Perl
14 4 (1.06%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.06%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.80%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.80%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.53%) ActionScript
16 2 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (5.84%) Degree
2 11 (2.92%) ISEB
3 6 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (1.33%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.06%) PMP
5 4 (1.06%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.80%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.27%) OCP
8 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.27%) HND
8 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (2.39%) QA
2 6 (1.59%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.53%) SLA
4 1 (0.27%) HL7
4 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.53%) NDS
2 2 (0.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.53%) Cronacle
3 1 (0.27%) Xen
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.27%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.27%) XenApp
3 1 (0.27%) vSphere
3 1 (0.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (2.92%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.27%) YUM
2 1 (0.27%) Puppet
2 1 (0.27%) Nagios
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle Statspack
2 1 (0.27%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (0.27%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 239 (63.40%) SAP
2 28 (7.43%) Oracle
3 20 (5.31%) Microsoft
4 12 (3.18%) HP
5 7 (1.86%) JBoss
5 7 (1.86%) Red Hat
6 6 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.59%) Cisco
7 5 (1.33%) CA
7 5 (1.33%) Google
8 4 (1.06%) Siebel
8 4 (1.06%) IBM
8 4 (1.06%) hybris
9 3 (0.80%) Cognos
9 3 (0.80%) VMware
9 3 (0.80%) ATG
9 3 (0.80%) Perforce
10 2 (0.53%) Remedy
10 2 (0.53%) OpenTV
10 2 (0.53%) TIBCO
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