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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Television (DTV)
Rank 388 513 515
Rank change year-on-year
+125 +2
Contract jobs citing DTV 213 55 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.55% 0.41% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 33 32
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 £253 £250 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £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 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-29.33% -16.66%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13784 13507 14222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.21% 26.47% 24.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8368 8151 8153
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
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 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 554 613 778
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 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%

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 25 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 25 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 25 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 +125 208 £360 +2.85% 61
South East +75 93 £350 -1.54% 14
London +37 61 £400 +14.12% 22
South West -9 27 £350 +16.66% 17
Berkshire +27 25 £350 - 5
Hampshire +2 20 £344 -6.58% 1
Oxfordshire +11 14 £425 +136.11% 1
Surrey +6 14 £350 +47.36% 1
Slough +16 13 £255 - 1
City of London +17 11 £325 -7.14% 4
Bristol -18 11 £350 +27.27% 5
Banbury - 10 £450 - 1
North West +6 8 £350 - 2
Staines -1 8 £356 +50.00% 1
Buckinghamshire - 7 £388 - 6
Hook +5 6 £336 -8.62% 1
Gloucestershire - 5 £375 - 2
Somerset - 4 £310 - 9
East of England - 4 £500 - 2
East Midlands - 4 £356 - 2
North East - 4 £375 -
Bracknell - 4 £390 -
Yorkshire +10 3 £180 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £180 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £375 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £375 -
Bath - 2 £313 - 7
West Midlands - 2 - - 2
Wiltshire - 2 £313 -
Wales -21 1 £600 +93.54% 3

DTV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 257 (71.59%) Telecoms
2 241 (67.13%) Electronics
3 231 (64.35%) Marketing
4 227 (63.23%) Finance
5 226 (62.95%) Manufacturing
5 226 (62.95%) SAP
5 226 (62.95%) Business Intelligence
5 226 (62.95%) Digital Marketing
5 226 (62.95%) Programme Management
5 226 (62.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 79 (22.01%) Linux
7 56 (15.60%) C
8 55 (15.32%) Software Engineering
9 48 (13.37%) SQL
10 46 (12.81%) JavaScript
10 46 (12.81%) STB
11 43 (11.98%) Java
11 43 (11.98%) SQL Server
12 41 (11.42%) Agile Software Development
13 39 (10.86%) HTML
14 38 (10.58%) NHS
15 37 (10.31%) .NET
15 37 (10.31%) TDD
15 37 (10.31%) IPTV
16 36 (10.03%) Scrum
16 36 (10.03%) DVB
17 33 (9.19%) CSS
18 32 (8.91%) ClearCase
18 32 (8.91%) POSIX
19 31 (8.64%) C#

DTV
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 (2.23%) Tomcat
2 7 (1.95%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.67%) IIS
4 5 (1.39%) SAS
5 4 (1.11%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.11%) Mule
6 3 (0.84%) Commerce Server
7 2 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.56%) Apache
7 2 (0.56%) Confluence
8 1 (0.28%) Lync
8 1 (0.28%) Node.js
8 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.28%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.28%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (2.23%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.11%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.11%) MS Project
2 4 (1.11%) MS Office
3 3 (0.84%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.28%) SPSS
5 1 (0.28%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 226 (62.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.28%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.28%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.28%) SmartPlant
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.23%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.39%) SaaS
2 5 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.56%) Force.com
5 2 (0.56%) Office 365
6 1 (0.28%) CheetahMail
6 1 (0.28%) Pure360
6 1 (0.28%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 36 (10.03%) DVB
2 12 (3.34%) Internet
3 7 (1.95%) Broadband
3 7 (1.95%) LAN
4 6 (1.67%) WAN
4 6 (1.67%) HTTP
5 5 (1.39%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.39%) DNS
6 4 (1.11%) DLNA
7 3 (0.84%) SSL
7 3 (0.84%) IPv6
7 3 (0.84%) UMTS
7 3 (0.84%) MPLS
7 3 (0.84%) DAB
7 3 (0.84%) Firewall
7 3 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.84%) RTSP
8 2 (0.56%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.56%) INAP
8 2 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (11.98%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (4.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (3.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (3.62%) MySQL
4 13 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (2.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (2.23%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (1.95%) NoSQL
7 7 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.67%) Couchbase
8 6 (1.67%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.67%) OLAP
9 5 (1.39%) Big Data
9 5 (1.39%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.11%) Oracle Exadata
11 3 (0.84%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (0.84%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.56%) Informix
Development Applications
1 32 (8.91%) ClearCase
2 21 (5.85%) Git (software)
3 16 (4.46%) Selenium
4 13 (3.62%) Subversion
5 11 (3.06%) JIRA
6 9 (2.51%) Maven
7 7 (1.95%) JUnit
8 5 (1.39%) Trac
9 4 (1.11%) Jenkins
9 4 (1.11%) WebDriver
9 4 (1.11%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.11%) Visual Studio
9 4 (1.11%) Ant
10 3 (0.84%) NUnit
10 3 (0.84%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.84%) Hudson
10 3 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.56%) PHPUnit
11 2 (0.56%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.56%) Bugzilla
General
1 257 (71.59%) Telecoms
2 241 (67.13%) Electronics
3 231 (64.35%) Marketing
4 227 (63.23%) Finance
5 226 (62.95%) Manufacturing
6 15 (4.18%) Retail
7 7 (1.95%) Banking
8 5 (1.39%) Multimedia
8 5 (1.39%) Advertising
9 2 (0.56%) Games
9 2 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.56%) Billing
10 1 (0.28%) Automotive
10 1 (0.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 110 (30.64%) Developer
2 50 (13.93%) Analyst
3 43 (11.98%) Software Engineer
4 32 (8.91%) Project Manager
5 23 (6.41%) Business Analyst
5 23 (6.41%) Java Developer
6 17 (4.74%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 16 (4.46%) SQL Developer
8 14 (3.90%) Test Engineer
9 13 (3.62%) .NET Developer
10 12 (3.34%) SQL Server Developer
11 11 (3.06%) Software Developer
11 11 (3.06%) Architect
11 11 (3.06%) Consultant
12 10 (2.79%) C# Developer
12 10 (2.79%) Service Manager
12 10 (2.79%) C# .NET Developer
13 9 (2.51%) Senior Developer
13 9 (2.51%) C++ Developer
14 8 (2.23%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (10.86%) HTML
2 37 (10.31%) .NET
3 33 (9.19%) CSS
4 32 (8.91%) POSIX
5 29 (8.08%) Web Services
6 26 (7.24%) jQuery
7 22 (6.13%) XML
8 20 (5.57%) Middleware
9 19 (5.29%) HTML5
10 18 (5.01%) RESTful
10 18 (5.01%) SOAP
11 17 (4.74%) Spring
11 17 (4.74%) ASP.NET
11 17 (4.74%) J2EE
12 14 (3.90%) JSON
13 10 (2.79%) CSS3
14 9 (2.51%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (2.51%) Hibernate
15 8 (2.23%) WCF
15 8 (2.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 46 (12.81%) STB
2 38 (10.58%) NHS
3 37 (10.31%) IPTV
4 20 (5.57%) MPEG
5 17 (4.74%) Video on Demand
6 13 (3.62%) Computer Science
7 12 (3.34%) Embedded Systems
8 10 (2.79%) Streaming Video
9 8 (2.23%) Interactive TV
10 6 (1.67%) Informatics
10 6 (1.67%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.67%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.39%) Digital Media
12 4 (1.11%) Physics
12 4 (1.11%) FMCG
13 3 (0.84%) Inversion of Control
13 3 (0.84%) Statistics
13 3 (0.84%) Smartcard
14 2 (0.56%) Management Information System
14 2 (0.56%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 79 (22.01%) Linux
2 18 (5.01%) Windows
3 16 (4.46%) UNIX
4 13 (3.62%) Android
5 9 (2.51%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.67%) Solaris
7 5 (1.39%) CentOS
8 4 (1.11%) Fedora
8 4 (1.11%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (0.84%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.28%) AIX
11 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (62.95%) Business Intelligence
1 226 (62.95%) Programme Management
1 226 (62.95%) Digital Marketing
2 55 (15.32%) Software Engineering
3 41 (11.42%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (10.31%) TDD
5 36 (10.03%) Scrum
6 25 (6.96%) Project Management
7 21 (5.85%) UML
8 19 (5.29%) PRINCE2
9 17 (4.74%) MVC
9 17 (4.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (4.74%) BDD
10 15 (4.18%) Software Architecture
11 14 (3.90%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (3.62%) Kanban
12 13 (3.62%) ITIL
12 13 (3.62%) OO
12 13 (3.62%) E-Commerce
13 12 (3.34%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 56 (15.60%) C
2 48 (13.37%) SQL
3 46 (12.81%) JavaScript
4 43 (11.98%) Java
5 31 (8.64%) C#
5 31 (8.64%) C++
6 23 (6.41%) Python
7 16 (4.46%) T-SQL
8 13 (3.62%) PHP
9 10 (2.79%) Ruby
10 8 (2.23%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.67%) Embedded C
11 6 (1.67%) PHP5
12 5 (1.39%) Perl
13 4 (1.11%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.11%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.84%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.84%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.56%) ActionScript
15 2 (0.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 21 (5.85%) Degree
2 11 (3.06%) ISEB
3 6 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (1.39%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.11%) PMP
5 4 (1.11%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.84%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.28%) OCP
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.28%) HND
8 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.28%) APMP
8 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.51%) QA
2 8 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.67%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.56%) SLA
5 1 (0.28%) HL7
5 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.56%) Cronacle
3 1 (0.28%) Xen
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.28%) NFS
3 1 (0.28%) NDS
3 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.28%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.28%) XenApp
3 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (3.06%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.28%) YUM
2 1 (0.28%) Puppet
2 1 (0.28%) Nagios
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle Statspack
2 1 (0.28%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (0.28%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 226 (62.95%) SAP
2 24 (6.69%) Oracle
3 17 (4.74%) Microsoft
4 12 (3.34%) HP
5 7 (1.95%) JBoss
5 7 (1.95%) Red Hat
6 6 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.39%) CA
7 5 (1.39%) Cisco
7 5 (1.39%) Google
8 4 (1.11%) hybris
8 4 (1.11%) IBM
8 4 (1.11%) Siebel
9 3 (0.84%) ATG
9 3 (0.84%) Perforce
9 3 (0.84%) VMware
9 3 (0.84%) Cognos
10 2 (0.56%) Unica
10 2 (0.56%) Zend
10 2 (0.56%) Sitecore
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