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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Television (DTV)
Rank 428 499 533
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +34
Contract jobs citing DTV 192 91 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.10% 0.55% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 73 44
Average daily rate
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£370 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.41% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 9
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.55 £38.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £42.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-13.75% -5.88%

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
17525 16502 17427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.63% 31.32% 30.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10780 10232 10133
Average daily rate £413 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 720 646 880
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.81 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -27.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +76 187 £373 +24.16% 68
South East +56 86 £369 +2.14% 21
London +37 53 £400 +14.28% 15
South West -41 25 £350 +40.00% 22
Hampshire -1 18 £350 +0.57% 6
Oxfordshire - 17 £425 - 3
City of London +35 13 £350 - 5
Berkshire - 13 £350 - 4
Surrey +8 12 £363 - 4
North West +1 12 £325 - 1
Middlesex +12 11 £375 -31.81%
Bristol -36 11 £350 +40.00% 11
Banbury - 11 £425 - 3
Buckinghamshire - 8 £411 - 4
Somerset - 7 £320 - 3
Slough - 5 £260 -
East Midlands +7 4 £375 -
West Midlands - 4 £351 - 2
Manchester - 4 £328 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £375 - 3
Wales -24 3 £295 +9.25% 3
South Wales -7 2 £295 +9.25% 3
Southampton -7 2 £325 -
Reading - 2 £415 - 3
Basingstoke - 2 £300 - 2
Kent -4 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £275 - 3
North East - 1 £275 - 3
Bath - 1 £350 - 3
Birmingham - 1 £325 -

DTV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 301 (73.59%) Telecoms
2 275 (67.24%) Electronics
3 267 (65.28%) Marketing
4 262 (64.06%) Finance
5 261 (63.81%) Manufacturing
5 261 (63.81%) SAP
5 261 (63.81%) Business Intelligence
5 261 (63.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 261 (63.81%) Digital Marketing
5 261 (63.81%) Programme Management
6 83 (20.29%) Linux
7 78 (19.07%) Agile Software Development
8 64 (15.65%) STB
9 62 (15.16%) SQL
10 58 (14.18%) C
10 58 (14.18%) Software Engineering
11 57 (13.94%) DVB
12 55 (13.45%) Java
13 48 (11.74%) HTML
14 44 (10.76%) JavaScript
15 43 (10.51%) .NET
16 42 (10.27%) ClearCase
17 41 (10.02%) SQL Server
18 39 (9.54%) POSIX
18 39 (9.54%) Scrum
19 37 (9.05%) CSS
20 36 (8.80%) NHS
21 35 (8.56%) Web Services
21 35 (8.56%) TDD
22 34 (8.31%) C#

DTV
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 13 (3.18%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.69%) Tomcat
3 6 (1.47%) Confluence
4 5 (1.22%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.22%) IIS
4 5 (1.22%) SAS
5 4 (0.98%) Mule
6 3 (0.73%) CMS
6 3 (0.73%) Commerce Server
6 3 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.49%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.49%) Apache
7 2 (0.49%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.24%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (2.20%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.47%) MS Office
3 4 (0.98%) MS Project
3 4 (0.98%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.98%) AutoCAD
4 3 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) RoboHelp
5 1 (0.24%) SPSS
5 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 261 (63.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.24%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.24%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.24%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.24%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.47%) SaaS
2 6 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.49%) Force.com
5 2 (0.49%) Office 365
6 1 (0.24%) CheetahMail
6 1 (0.24%) Pure360
6 1 (0.24%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (13.94%) DVB
2 17 (4.16%) Internet
3 14 (3.42%) Broadband
4 11 (2.69%) WAN
4 11 (2.69%) LAN
5 6 (1.47%) HTTP
5 6 (1.47%) MPLS
6 5 (1.22%) DNS
7 4 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.73%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.73%) UPnP
8 3 (0.73%) Wireless
8 3 (0.73%) Firewall
8 3 (0.73%) INAP
8 3 (0.73%) IPv6
8 3 (0.73%) UMTS
8 3 (0.73%) VoIP
8 3 (0.73%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.49%) DLNA
9 2 (0.49%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (10.02%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (4.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (3.91%) MySQL
5 10 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.22%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.22%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.98%) Oracle Exadata
10 4 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.73%) OLAP
11 3 (0.73%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (0.73%) Big Data
12 2 (0.49%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.49%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.49%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 42 (10.27%) ClearCase
2 17 (4.16%) Git (software)
2 17 (4.16%) Selenium
3 14 (3.42%) Subversion
4 13 (3.18%) JIRA
5 11 (2.69%) JUnit
6 6 (1.47%) Cucumber
6 6 (1.47%) WebDriver
7 5 (1.22%) Maven
7 5 (1.22%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.22%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (0.73%) WATIR
9 3 (0.73%) FitNesse
9 3 (0.73%) Ant
9 3 (0.73%) Trac
9 3 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.73%) Hudson
10 2 (0.49%) PHPUnit
10 2 (0.49%) GDB
General
1 301 (73.59%) Telecoms
2 275 (67.24%) Electronics
3 267 (65.28%) Marketing
4 262 (64.06%) Finance
5 261 (63.81%) Manufacturing
6 16 (3.91%) Retail
7 7 (1.71%) Banking
8 5 (1.22%) Multimedia
9 4 (0.98%) Advertising
10 3 (0.73%) Billing
10 3 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.49%) Games
12 1 (0.24%) Automotive
12 1 (0.24%) Legal
Job Titles
1 125 (30.56%) Developer
2 58 (14.18%) Analyst
3 43 (10.51%) Software Engineer
4 39 (9.54%) Project Manager
5 28 (6.85%) Business Analyst
6 25 (6.11%) Java Developer
7 21 (5.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 19 (4.65%) Architect
9 17 (4.16%) Software Developer
9 17 (4.16%) Service Manager
10 16 (3.91%) Test Engineer
11 14 (3.42%) SQL Developer
12 13 (3.18%) Service Transition Manager
12 13 (3.18%) .NET Developer
12 13 (3.18%) Transition Manager
12 13 (3.18%) Consultant
13 11 (2.69%) SQL Server Developer
14 10 (2.44%) C# .NET Developer
14 10 (2.44%) Senior Developer
14 10 (2.44%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (11.74%) HTML
2 43 (10.51%) .NET
3 39 (9.54%) POSIX
4 37 (9.05%) CSS
5 35 (8.56%) Web Services
6 28 (6.85%) jQuery
7 25 (6.11%) XML
8 22 (5.38%) ASP.NET
9 21 (5.13%) J2EE
10 20 (4.89%) HTML5
11 19 (4.65%) Spring
12 15 (3.67%) Middleware
13 13 (3.18%) RESTful
13 13 (3.18%) SOAP
14 11 (2.69%) JSON
14 11 (2.69%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (2.20%) WCF
16 8 (1.96%) REST
16 8 (1.96%) AngularJS
16 8 (1.96%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 64 (15.65%) STB
2 36 (8.80%) NHS
3 30 (7.33%) IPTV
4 23 (5.62%) Video on Demand
5 16 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (3.67%) MPEG
7 10 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
8 9 (2.20%) Informatics
8 9 (2.20%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.20%) Over-the-Top Content
9 8 (1.96%) Streaming Video
10 7 (1.71%) Interactive TV
11 5 (1.22%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.22%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.22%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.98%) User Experience
12 4 (0.98%) Physics
13 3 (0.73%) CMDB
13 3 (0.73%) Statistics
13 3 (0.73%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 83 (20.29%) Linux
2 20 (4.89%) Windows
3 17 (4.16%) UNIX
4 14 (3.42%) Android
5 7 (1.71%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.47%) CentOS
6 6 (1.47%) Fedora
7 4 (0.98%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.98%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (0.73%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.24%) Solaris
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (63.81%) Business Intelligence
1 261 (63.81%) Digital Marketing
1 261 (63.81%) Programme Management
2 78 (19.07%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (14.18%) Software Engineering
4 39 (9.54%) Scrum
5 35 (8.56%) TDD
6 30 (7.33%) Project Management
7 28 (6.85%) UML
8 24 (5.87%) ITIL
8 24 (5.87%) Software Architecture
9 23 (5.62%) MVC
10 21 (5.13%) E-Commerce
10 21 (5.13%) OO
11 20 (4.89%) PRINCE2
11 20 (4.89%) BDD
12 19 (4.65%) Service Management
13 18 (4.40%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (3.91%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (3.42%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (15.16%) SQL
2 58 (14.18%) C
3 55 (13.45%) Java
4 44 (10.76%) JavaScript
5 34 (8.31%) C#
6 26 (6.36%) C++
7 23 (5.62%) Python
8 19 (4.65%) PHP
9 16 (3.91%) T-SQL
10 12 (2.93%) PL/SQL
10 12 (2.93%) Ruby
11 9 (2.20%) Embedded C
12 7 (1.71%) PHP5
13 5 (1.22%) Perl
13 5 (1.22%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.98%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.73%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.73%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.49%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.49%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 14 (3.42%) ISEB
1 14 (3.42%) Degree
2 7 (1.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (1.22%) ISTQB
4 4 (0.98%) PMP
4 4 (0.98%) PMI Certification
4 4 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.49%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.49%) MCSE
5 2 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.24%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.24%) MCP
6 1 (0.24%) HND
6 1 (0.24%) OCP
6 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (2.69%) ISO 9001
3 10 (2.44%) QA
4 3 (0.73%) SLA
5 2 (0.49%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (0.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.49%) Cronacle
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.24%) Firmware
3 1 (0.24%) NDS
3 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.24%) XenApp
3 1 (0.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (3.18%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle Statspack
2 1 (0.24%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (0.24%) SCOM
2 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.24%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.24%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.24%) Puppet
Vendors
1 261 (63.81%) SAP
2 28 (6.85%) Oracle
3 13 (3.18%) HP
3 13 (3.18%) Microsoft
4 8 (1.96%) hybris
5 7 (1.71%) JBoss
5 7 (1.71%) Cisco
6 6 (1.47%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.22%) Siebel
8 4 (0.98%) Perforce
8 4 (0.98%) Google
9 3 (0.73%) Zend
9 3 (0.73%) ATG
9 3 (0.73%) Remedy
9 3 (0.73%) Cognos
9 3 (0.73%) BMC
9 3 (0.73%) IBM
10 2 (0.49%) F5
10 2 (0.49%) Wind River
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