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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Television (DTV)
Rank 470 462 533
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +71
Contract jobs citing DTV 133 90 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.19% 0.097%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.91% 0.72% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 47 32
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £247 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
- +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 29 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.78%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14574 12419 14884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.35% 25.56% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8982 7479 8630
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 581 644 778
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.12 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.59% -11.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +8 132 £350 - 90
South East -5 49 £325 -7.14% 14
London -17 43 £425 +21.42% 25
South West +3 22 £345 -9.50% 17
Hampshire -3 20 £325 -7.14% 4
City of London 0 14 £450 +12.50% 5
Berkshire +3 12 £285 +90.00% 3
Bristol -4 12 £325 +19.81% 4
Southampton -7 10 £300 -14.28% 1
East Midlands - 7 £350 - 2
Leicestershire - 6 £338 - 1
Slough - 6 £285 -
Leicester - 5 £325 - 1
Winchester - 4 £350 - 1
North West -23 3 - - 4
East of England -30 3 - - 10
Cambridgeshire - 3 - - 7
Cambridge - 3 - - 7
Reading -10 2 - - 2
Manchester -14 2 - - 2
West Yorkshire -15 2 - - 8
Yorkshire -19 2 - - 11
Tyne and Wear - 2 - - 3
North East - 2 - - 3
Leeds - 2 - - 7
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - - 3
Cheadle - 2 - -
West Midlands -8 1 £350 +12.00% 4
Staines -11 1 £350 -
Surrey -27 1 £350 +40.00% 4

DTV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 104 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 84 (46.15%) Electronics
3 80 (43.96%) Marketing
4 76 (41.76%) Finance
5 74 (40.66%) Manufacturing
5 74 (40.66%) Programme Management
5 74 (40.66%) SAP
5 74 (40.66%) Business Intelligence
5 74 (40.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 74 (40.66%) Digital Marketing
6 60 (32.97%) Linux
7 48 (26.37%) C
8 44 (24.18%) Software Engineering
9 33 (18.13%) POSIX
10 32 (17.58%) ClearCase
11 28 (15.38%) STB
12 27 (14.84%) JavaScript
13 26 (14.29%) HTML
14 24 (13.19%) IPTV
15 22 (12.09%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (11.54%) MPEG
17 20 (10.99%) DVB
18 19 (10.44%) Java
18 19 (10.44%) SQL Server
18 19 (10.44%) C++
18 19 (10.44%) TDD
19 17 (9.34%) CSS
19 17 (9.34%) NHS
20 16 (8.79%) SQL
20 16 (8.79%) .NET

DTV
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (2.20%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.65%) IIS
3 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.10%) Node.js
3 2 (1.10%) Confluence
4 1 (0.55%) Lync
4 1 (0.55%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.55%) Apache
4 1 (0.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (2.20%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.20%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.10%) MS Project
3 1 (0.55%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.55%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.55%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 74 (40.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.55%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.55%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.55%) Office 365
2 1 (0.55%) Force.com
2 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.99%) DVB
2 6 (3.30%) Internet
3 5 (2.75%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.65%) DLNA
4 3 (1.65%) HTTP
4 3 (1.65%) Broadband
4 3 (1.65%) RTSP
5 2 (1.10%) LAN
5 2 (1.10%) LDAP
5 2 (1.10%) WAN
6 1 (0.55%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.55%) Multicast
6 1 (0.55%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.55%) LTE
6 1 (0.55%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.55%) 3G
6 1 (0.55%) SONET
6 1 (0.55%) MPLS
6 1 (0.55%) BGP
6 1 (0.55%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.44%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (2.75%) Couchbase
5 5 (2.75%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.20%) OLAP
6 4 (2.20%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.65%) Big Data
7 3 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.65%) MySQL
8 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.55%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (0.55%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.55%) SQLite
9 1 (0.55%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 32 (17.58%) ClearCase
2 10 (5.49%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.49%) JIRA
3 9 (4.95%) Subversion
4 8 (4.40%) Maven
5 6 (3.30%) Selenium
5 6 (3.30%) Trac
6 3 (1.65%) Bugzilla
7 2 (1.10%) NUnit
7 2 (1.10%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.10%) Ant
7 2 (1.10%) Hudson
7 2 (1.10%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.55%) Gradle
8 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.55%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.55%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.55%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.55%) WebDriver
General
1 104 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 84 (46.15%) Electronics
3 80 (43.96%) Marketing
4 76 (41.76%) Finance
5 74 (40.66%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.20%) Banking
6 4 (2.20%) Advertising
7 3 (1.65%) Retail
8 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.55%) Law
8 1 (0.55%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 54 (29.67%) Developer
2 42 (23.08%) Software Engineer
3 19 (10.44%) Analyst
4 11 (6.04%) Project Manager
5 10 (5.49%) Business Analyst
5 10 (5.49%) Architect
5 10 (5.49%) Java Developer
5 10 (5.49%) Test Engineer
6 9 (4.95%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 7 (3.85%) C++ Developer
8 6 (3.30%) Team Leader
8 6 (3.30%) SQL Developer
9 5 (2.75%) .NET Developer
9 5 (2.75%) SQL Server Developer
10 4 (2.20%) Administrator
10 4 (2.20%) Senior Developer
10 4 (2.20%) Software Developer
10 4 (2.20%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (2.20%) Development Engineer
11 3 (1.65%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (18.13%) POSIX
2 26 (14.29%) HTML
3 17 (9.34%) CSS
4 16 (8.79%) .NET
4 16 (8.79%) HTML5
5 15 (8.24%) Middleware
6 13 (7.14%) jQuery
7 12 (6.59%) Web Services
7 12 (6.59%) XML
8 10 (5.49%) J2EE
8 10 (5.49%) SOAP
8 10 (5.49%) RESTful
9 8 (4.40%) Spring
9 8 (4.40%) JSON
10 6 (3.30%) Hibernate
11 5 (2.75%) CSS3
11 5 (2.75%) MDX
11 5 (2.75%) ASP.NET
12 4 (2.20%) DOM
12 4 (2.20%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.38%) STB
2 24 (13.19%) IPTV
3 21 (11.54%) MPEG
4 17 (9.34%) NHS
5 10 (5.49%) Embedded Systems
6 8 (4.40%) Streaming Video
7 7 (3.85%) Computer Science
8 6 (3.30%) Mobile App
9 5 (2.75%) Video on Demand
10 3 (1.65%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.65%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.65%) Interactive TV
11 2 (1.10%) BBC
11 2 (1.10%) iDTV
11 2 (1.10%) Informatics
11 2 (1.10%) FMCG
11 2 (1.10%) Inversion of Control
12 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.55%) MHEG
12 1 (0.55%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 60 (32.97%) Linux
2 10 (5.49%) UNIX
3 8 (4.40%) Android
4 6 (3.30%) Solaris
5 5 (2.75%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.20%) Windows
6 4 (2.20%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.10%) CentOS
8 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.55%) AIX
8 1 (0.55%) HPUX
8 1 (0.55%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (40.66%) Programme Management
1 74 (40.66%) Business Intelligence
1 74 (40.66%) Digital Marketing
2 44 (24.18%) Software Engineering
3 22 (12.09%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (10.44%) TDD
5 14 (7.69%) Scrum
6 13 (7.14%) Project Management
7 12 (6.59%) UML
8 10 (5.49%) MVC
9 9 (4.95%) Kanban
10 8 (4.40%) Migration
10 8 (4.40%) PRINCE2
10 8 (4.40%) Software Architecture
11 7 (3.85%) CRM
12 6 (3.30%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (3.30%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (2.75%) BDD
13 5 (2.75%) Multithreading
13 5 (2.75%) OO
Programming Languages
1 48 (26.37%) C
2 27 (14.84%) JavaScript
3 19 (10.44%) Java
3 19 (10.44%) C++
4 16 (8.79%) SQL
4 16 (8.79%) Python
5 11 (6.04%) C#
6 6 (3.30%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.75%) Embedded C
8 3 (1.65%) Perl
9 2 (1.10%) PHP
9 2 (1.10%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.10%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.10%) Ruby
9 2 (1.10%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.55%) C-shell
10 1 (0.55%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.55%) Korn
10 1 (0.55%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 15 (8.24%) Degree
2 4 (2.20%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.65%) ISEB
4 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.10%) PMP
4 2 (1.10%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.10%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.10%) APMP
5 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.55%) OCP
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (1.65%) QA
1 3 (1.65%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.10%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.55%) Sendmail
2 1 (0.55%) XenApp
2 1 (0.55%) vSphere
2 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.55%) Xen
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.55%) NFS
2 1 (0.55%) NDS
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 6 (3.30%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.55%) YUM
2 1 (0.55%) Puppet
2 1 (0.55%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle Statspack
2 1 (0.55%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (0.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 74 (40.66%) SAP
2 11 (6.04%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.85%) Oracle
4 5 (2.75%) HP
5 4 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.20%) CA
5 4 (2.20%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.65%) Siebel
7 2 (1.10%) VMware
7 2 (1.10%) OpenTV
7 2 (1.10%) Cisco
7 2 (1.10%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.10%) Google
7 2 (1.10%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.55%) Facebook
8 1 (0.55%) Twitter
8 1 (0.55%) hybris
8 1 (0.55%) Zend
8 1 (0.55%) Unica
8 1 (0.55%) Citrix
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