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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Television (DTV)
Rank 456 515 543
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +28
Contract jobs citing DTV 157 63 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.12% 0.051%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.92% 0.39% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 49 17
Average daily rate
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£375 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £250 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £21.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 - £35.00

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
17154 16116 15213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.16% 31.59% 29.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10993 10049 8875
Average daily rate £413 £401 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 673 674 844
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -1.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.85 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -5.00%

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 27 November 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
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 27 November 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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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 +80 149 £375 +13.63% 59
South East +13 60 £360 +7.46% 14
London +10 38 £423 +20.71% 18
South West -18 30 £375 +50.00% 11
City of London +27 13 £400 +14.28% 8
Hampshire -28 13 £360 +7.46% 1
Bristol -23 11 £350 +40.00% 5
Berkshire - 11 £444 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 10 £345 - 4
Oxfordshire - 9 £325 - 3
Slough - 6 £374 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £375 - 3
Wales - 5 £305 - 4
South Wales - 5 £305 - 4
Middlesex +2 4 £375 -31.81% 1
Kent 0 4 £300 -
North West -3 4 £308 - 4
West Midlands -11 4 £425 +26.86% 1
East of England -11 3 £413 +37.50% 7
Tyne and Wear - 3 £375 -
North East - 3 £375 -
Wiltshire - 3 £400 -
Yorkshire - 3 £350 - 2
Manchester - 3 £290 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £375 -
Surrey -13 2 £135 -58.46% 3
Nottinghamshire - 2 £423 -
East Midlands - 2 £423 - 1
Reading - 2 £600 - 1
Basingstoke - 2 £505 - 1

DTV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 305 (77.22%) Telecoms
2 281 (71.14%) Electronics
3 275 (69.62%) Marketing
4 272 (68.86%) Finance
5 269 (68.10%) Manufacturing
5 269 (68.10%) SAP
5 269 (68.10%) Business Intelligence
5 269 (68.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 269 (68.10%) Digital Marketing
5 269 (68.10%) Programme Management
6 75 (18.99%) Linux
7 73 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
8 56 (14.18%) JavaScript
8 56 (14.18%) STB
8 56 (14.18%) Software Engineering
9 55 (13.92%) HTML
10 54 (13.67%) Java
10 54 (13.67%) DVB
11 53 (13.42%) SQL
12 49 (12.41%) C
13 46 (11.65%) CSS
14 41 (10.38%) Scrum
15 37 (9.37%) .NET
15 37 (9.37%) C#
16 36 (9.11%) Oracle
17 31 (7.85%) ClearCase
17 31 (7.85%) NHS
17 31 (7.85%) TDD
18 30 (7.59%) Web Services
19 29 (7.34%) C++

DTV
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 12 (3.04%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.53%) Tomcat
3 6 (1.52%) Apache
3 6 (1.52%) WebSphere
3 6 (1.52%) Confluence
4 5 (1.27%) SAS
5 4 (1.01%) Commerce Server
6 3 (0.76%) CMS
7 2 (0.51%) IIS
7 2 (0.51%) JBoss
7 2 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.51%) Joomla!
7 2 (0.51%) Mule
7 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.25%) Node.js
8 1 (0.25%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.25%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (1.27%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.01%) MS Project
2 4 (1.01%) AutoCAD
3 3 (0.76%) MS Office
4 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.25%) RoboHelp
5 1 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 269 (68.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.25%) SmartPlant
3 1 (0.25%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.25%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.25%) BASE24
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.76%) SaaS
4 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.25%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.25%) PaaS
5 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 54 (13.67%) DVB
2 26 (6.58%) Internet
3 17 (4.30%) Broadband
4 11 (2.78%) WAN
5 10 (2.53%) LAN
6 9 (2.28%) TCP/IP
7 7 (1.77%) DNS
8 6 (1.52%) HTTP
8 6 (1.52%) MPLS
9 5 (1.27%) UMTS
10 4 (1.01%) GSM
10 4 (1.01%) DHCP
10 4 (1.01%) SAN
10 4 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (1.01%) Firewall
10 4 (1.01%) DLNA
10 4 (1.01%) LTE
11 3 (0.76%) NAS
11 3 (0.76%) Wireshark
11 3 (0.76%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.09%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.54%) MySQL
3 10 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (2.28%) Big Data
5 8 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (1.77%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.52%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.52%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.27%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.27%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.27%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.76%) CouchDB
10 3 (0.76%) Oracle Exadata
10 3 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.76%) HBase
Development Applications
1 31 (7.85%) ClearCase
2 16 (4.05%) Selenium
3 13 (3.29%) Git (software)
4 11 (2.78%) JIRA
4 11 (2.78%) JUnit
5 10 (2.53%) Subversion
6 8 (2.03%) Cucumber
7 7 (1.77%) Maven
8 6 (1.52%) WebDriver
9 5 (1.27%) Jenkins
9 5 (1.27%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.51%) Toad
11 2 (0.51%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.51%) Xcode
11 2 (0.51%) FitNesse
11 2 (0.51%) WATIR
11 2 (0.51%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.51%) Trac
11 2 (0.51%) GDB
General
1 305 (77.22%) Telecoms
2 281 (71.14%) Electronics
3 275 (69.62%) Marketing
4 272 (68.86%) Finance
5 269 (68.10%) Manufacturing
6 21 (5.32%) Retail
7 6 (1.52%) Banking
8 5 (1.27%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.76%) Games
9 3 (0.76%) Billing
9 3 (0.76%) Legal
10 2 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.51%) Automotive
10 2 (0.51%) Advertising
11 1 (0.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 113 (28.61%) Developer
2 65 (16.46%) Analyst
3 39 (9.87%) Software Engineer
4 36 (9.11%) Business Analyst
5 35 (8.86%) Project Manager
6 25 (6.33%) Architect
7 21 (5.32%) Software Developer
7 21 (5.32%) Java Developer
8 20 (5.06%) Service Manager
9 16 (4.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 14 (3.54%) Transition Manager
10 14 (3.54%) Service Transition Manager
11 13 (3.29%) .NET Developer
11 13 (3.29%) Web Developer
12 12 (3.04%) Senior Developer
12 12 (3.04%) Test Engineer
13 10 (2.53%) Consultant
13 10 (2.53%) SQL Developer
14 9 (2.28%) Front-End Developer
14 9 (2.28%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (13.92%) HTML
2 46 (11.65%) CSS
3 37 (9.37%) .NET
4 30 (7.59%) Web Services
5 28 (7.09%) POSIX
6 26 (6.58%) HTML5
7 25 (6.33%) jQuery
8 23 (5.82%) ASP.NET
9 20 (5.06%) XML
10 17 (4.30%) J2EE
11 16 (4.05%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (3.29%) Spring
12 13 (3.29%) Middleware
13 12 (3.04%) JSON
14 11 (2.78%) CSS3
14 11 (2.78%) AngularJS
15 9 (2.28%) RESTful
15 9 (2.28%) Spring MVC
15 9 (2.28%) WCF
16 8 (2.03%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 56 (14.18%) STB
2 31 (7.85%) NHS
3 28 (7.09%) IPTV
4 27 (6.84%) Video on Demand
5 18 (4.56%) MPEG
6 15 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (2.78%) Computer Science
8 10 (2.53%) Streaming Video
8 10 (2.53%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (1.77%) Over-the-Top Content
10 6 (1.52%) Informatics
10 6 (1.52%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.27%) Open Source
11 5 (1.27%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.27%) Physics
11 5 (1.27%) CMDB
11 5 (1.27%) Interactive TV
12 4 (1.01%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.01%) User Experience
13 3 (0.76%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 75 (18.99%) Linux
2 18 (4.56%) UNIX
3 15 (3.80%) Windows
4 14 (3.54%) Android
5 6 (1.52%) Fedora
5 6 (1.52%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.52%) CentOS
5 6 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.27%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.01%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.51%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.25%) Solaris
9 1 (0.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (68.10%) Business Intelligence
1 269 (68.10%) Digital Marketing
1 269 (68.10%) Programme Management
2 73 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (14.18%) Software Engineering
4 41 (10.38%) Scrum
5 31 (7.85%) TDD
6 29 (7.34%) MVC
7 28 (7.09%) ITIL
8 25 (6.33%) Project Management
8 25 (6.33%) E-Commerce
9 22 (5.57%) UML
10 21 (5.32%) BDD
11 20 (5.06%) Software Architecture
11 20 (5.06%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (5.06%) Service Management
11 20 (5.06%) OO
12 17 (4.30%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (4.05%) PRINCE2
14 15 (3.80%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 56 (14.18%) JavaScript
2 54 (13.67%) Java
3 53 (13.42%) SQL
4 49 (12.41%) C
5 37 (9.37%) C#
6 29 (7.34%) C++
7 24 (6.08%) Python
8 19 (4.81%) PHP
9 14 (3.54%) Perl
9 14 (3.54%) T-SQL
10 13 (3.29%) Ruby
10 13 (3.29%) PL/SQL
11 12 (3.04%) Bash Shell
12 9 (2.28%) Embedded C
13 3 (0.76%) TypeScript
13 3 (0.76%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.51%) Embedded C++
14 2 (0.51%) VB
14 2 (0.51%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.51%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 16 (4.05%) Degree
2 13 (3.29%) ISEB
3 8 (2.03%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.27%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.01%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.76%) PMP
7 3 (0.76%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.51%) MCSE
8 2 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.25%) APMP
9 1 (0.25%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.25%) HND
9 1 (0.25%) MCP
9 1 (0.25%) PhD
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (2.78%) QA
3 10 (2.53%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.76%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.51%) SLA
5 2 (0.51%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (1.01%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.25%) HDFS
3 1 (0.25%) Cronacle
3 1 (0.25%) NDS
3 1 (0.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (3.54%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (2.28%) Puppet
3 8 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.51%) SCOM
5 1 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.25%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 269 (68.10%) SAP
2 36 (9.11%) Oracle
3 14 (3.54%) HP
4 12 (3.04%) Microsoft
5 9 (2.28%) hybris
6 7 (1.77%) Cisco
6 7 (1.77%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.27%) Remedy
7 5 (1.27%) BMC
8 4 (1.01%) IBM
8 4 (1.01%) Cognos
8 4 (1.01%) Symantec
8 4 (1.01%) Perforce
8 4 (1.01%) ATG
9 3 (0.76%) Google
9 3 (0.76%) VMware
10 2 (0.51%) Citrix
10 2 (0.51%) Lauterbach
10 2 (0.51%) F5
10 2 (0.51%) Wind River
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Banbury
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Luton
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Cardiff
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