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 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Television (DTV)
Rank 449 424 454
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +30
Contract jobs citing DTV 162 160 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.29% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.96% 0.94% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 134 57
Average daily rate
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£364 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £362 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.85% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 25
Average hourly rate £39.00 £22.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.33% -43.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £22.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+73.33% -43.75%

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
16952 16963 14865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.32% 31.08% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10413 10531 8844
Average daily rate £420 £401 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 649 663 636
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.78 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.74% -7.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.91 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015. 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 -24 160 £363 +3.57% 66
South East -44 41 £361 +4.63% 25
South West +22 40 £375 +8.69% 10
London -5 31 £393 -3.02% 17
North West +2 22 £365 +37.08% 3
Hampshire -18 14 £361 +15.52% 5
Bristol +9 13 £350 +7.69% 6
Berkshire -7 12 £350 +22.80% 6
City of London +8 11 £413 -8.33% 7
Hook +1 10 £361 +38.84% 1
Gloucestershire -7 9 £410 -3.52%
West Midlands -9 8 £315 -3.07% 2
Manchester 0 6 £370 +25.42% 3
East Midlands -12 6 £475 +34.27% 1
North East -5 5 £325 -
Nottingham - 5 £475 -
Nottinghamshire - 5 £475 -
Gloucester +5 4 £411 +2.81%
Milton Keynes +4 4 £288 -14.17% 2
Bracknell +2 4 £338 +50.00% 2
Birmingham 0 4 £293 -16.42% 1
Tyne and Wear -2 4 £325 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -3 4 £325 -
Buckinghamshire -8 4 £288 -16.05% 3
Oxford -16 4 £335 -4.28% 2
Oxfordshire -28 4 £335 -4.28% 2
Reading +2 3 - - 1
East of England +15 2 - - 2
Middlesex +5 2 - - 2
Rotherham -2 2 £250 +35.13%

DTV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

1 259 (86.91%) Telecoms
2 246 (82.55%) Electronics
3 244 (81.88%) Manufacturing
3 244 (81.88%) Finance
3 244 (81.88%) Programme Management
3 244 (81.88%) SAP
3 244 (81.88%) Business Intelligence
3 244 (81.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 244 (81.88%) Marketing
3 244 (81.88%) Digital Marketing
4 62 (20.81%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (15.77%) Linux
6 46 (15.44%) Java
7 41 (13.76%) HTML
7 41 (13.76%) SQL
8 37 (12.42%) SQL Server
8 37 (12.42%) NHS
9 36 (12.08%) JavaScript
10 35 (11.74%) Scrum
11 33 (11.07%) E-Commerce
12 32 (10.74%) TDD
13 30 (10.07%) Web Services
14 29 (9.73%) CSS
15 28 (9.40%) STB
16 25 (8.39%) Oracle
16 25 (8.39%) ITIL
16 25 (8.39%) Microsoft
17 22 (7.38%) .NET
18 21 (7.05%) C#
18 21 (7.05%) Windows

DTV
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 (4.36%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.03%) Mule
3 11 (3.69%) IIS
4 7 (2.35%) Mule ESB
5 5 (1.68%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.68%) Confluence
6 4 (1.34%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.34%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.34%) Commerce Server
6 4 (1.34%) SAS
6 4 (1.34%) CMS
7 3 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.67%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.67%) Node.js
8 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.67%) JBoss
9 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.34%) Apache
9 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (3.69%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.68%) MS Project
3 7 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.01%) MS Office
5 3 (1.01%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.67%) FastStats
6 2 (0.67%) SPSS
6 2 (0.67%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 244 (81.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (2.01%) Agresso
3 4 (1.34%) Unica
4 3 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.34%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.34%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.34%) BASE24
6 1 (0.34%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.34%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.34%) VisionPLUS
6 1 (0.34%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.68%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.01%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.34%) SaaS
4 4 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.67%) CheetahMail
6 2 (0.67%) Pure360
6 2 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.67%) SmartFocus
6 2 (0.67%) Office 365
7 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.71%) Internet
2 16 (5.37%) DVB
3 11 (3.69%) Broadband
4 10 (3.36%) Firewall
5 9 (3.02%) DNS
6 8 (2.68%) TCP/IP
7 6 (2.01%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (2.01%) SAN
7 6 (2.01%) DHCP
7 6 (2.01%) VPN
7 6 (2.01%) OSPF
7 6 (2.01%) BGP
8 5 (1.68%) WAN
9 4 (1.34%) EIGRP
10 3 (1.01%) MPLS
10 3 (1.01%) FTP
10 3 (1.01%) HTTP
10 3 (1.01%) Network Security
10 3 (1.01%) Multicast
11 2 (0.67%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (12.42%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (4.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (4.70%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (4.36%) MySQL
5 12 (4.03%) Big Data
6 9 (3.02%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (2.68%) Hadoop
8 7 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (2.35%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.68%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.34%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.34%) SAP BI
11 3 (1.01%) QlikView
11 3 (1.01%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.67%) Impala
12 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.67%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 11 (3.69%) Maven
2 10 (3.36%) JIRA
2 10 (3.36%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.68%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.68%) Selenium
4 5 (1.68%) Subversion
5 4 (1.34%) ClearCase
6 3 (1.01%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.01%) JUnit
6 3 (1.01%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.01%) Axure RP
6 3 (1.01%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.67%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.67%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.67%) Ant
7 2 (0.67%) ERwin
8 1 (0.34%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.34%) JMeter
8 1 (0.34%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 259 (86.91%) Telecoms
2 246 (82.55%) Electronics
3 244 (81.88%) Manufacturing
3 244 (81.88%) Finance
3 244 (81.88%) Marketing
4 15 (5.03%) Retail
5 5 (1.68%) Games
6 4 (1.34%) Automotive
7 3 (1.01%) Banking
8 1 (0.34%) Publishing
8 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.34%) German Language
8 1 (0.34%) Billing
Job Titles
1 78 (26.17%) Developer
2 65 (21.81%) Analyst
3 29 (9.73%) Architect
4 26 (8.72%) Project Manager
4 26 (8.72%) Business Analyst
5 17 (5.70%) Senior Developer
6 16 (5.37%) Java Developer
7 14 (4.70%) Consultant
8 13 (4.36%) Service Manager
9 12 (4.03%) Software Engineer
10 11 (3.69%) Transition Manager
10 11 (3.69%) Service Transition Manager
11 10 (3.36%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (3.02%) Support Analyst
12 9 (3.02%) Front-End Developer
12 9 (3.02%) C# Developer
13 8 (2.68%) Senior Analyst
14 7 (2.35%) Web Developer
14 7 (2.35%) Test Analyst
14 7 (2.35%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (13.76%) HTML
2 30 (10.07%) Web Services
3 29 (9.73%) CSS
4 22 (7.38%) .NET
5 17 (5.70%) XML
5 17 (5.70%) Spring
6 16 (5.37%) ASP.NET
7 15 (5.03%) jQuery
7 15 (5.03%) HTML5
8 13 (4.36%) RESTful
9 10 (3.36%) JSON
10 9 (3.02%) CSS3
10 9 (3.02%) AngularJS
11 8 (2.68%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (2.68%) Spring MVC
11 8 (2.68%) Ajax
11 8 (2.68%) J2EE
11 8 (2.68%) SOAP
12 7 (2.35%) REST
13 6 (2.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.42%) NHS
2 28 (9.40%) STB
3 20 (6.71%) Video on Demand
4 17 (5.70%) IPTV
5 11 (3.69%) MPEG
6 10 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (3.02%) Mobile App
8 8 (2.68%) Streaming Video
9 7 (2.35%) User Experience
10 5 (1.68%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (1.34%) Open Source
12 3 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (1.01%) Computer Science
12 3 (1.01%) FMCG
12 3 (1.01%) Enterprise Cloud
12 3 (1.01%) Over-the-Top Content
13 2 (0.67%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.67%) PACS
13 2 (0.67%) Clustering
13 2 (0.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 47 (15.77%) Linux
2 21 (7.05%) Windows
3 12 (4.03%) UNIX
4 10 (3.36%) Android
5 8 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.35%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (2.01%) CentOS
7 6 (2.01%) Fedora
8 4 (1.34%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.67%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.34%) AIX
10 1 (0.34%) Solaris
10 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.34%) Tizen
10 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (81.88%) Programme Management
1 244 (81.88%) Business Intelligence
1 244 (81.88%) Digital Marketing
2 62 (20.81%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (11.74%) Scrum
4 33 (11.07%) E-Commerce
5 32 (10.74%) TDD
6 25 (8.39%) ITIL
7 20 (6.71%) Project Management
7 20 (6.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (6.38%) Service Management
8 19 (6.38%) Software Engineering
9 18 (6.04%) MVC
10 17 (5.70%) Migration
10 17 (5.70%) PRINCE2
11 15 (5.03%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (4.70%) BDD
12 14 (4.70%) OO
13 11 (3.69%) CRM
14 10 (3.36%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 46 (15.44%) Java
2 41 (13.76%) SQL
3 36 (12.08%) JavaScript
4 21 (7.05%) C#
5 17 (5.70%) Python
6 14 (4.70%) Ruby
6 14 (4.70%) C
7 13 (4.36%) PHP
8 12 (4.03%) T-SQL
8 12 (4.03%) C++
9 8 (2.68%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.68%) Perl
11 4 (1.34%) Go
11 4 (1.34%) Embedded C
12 2 (0.67%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.67%) PHP5
12 2 (0.67%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.67%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.34%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (4.03%) Degree
2 9 (3.02%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.35%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.68%) ISEB
5 3 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.01%) CCNP
5 3 (1.01%) CCNA
5 3 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.67%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.34%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (3.36%) QA
2 7 (2.35%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.68%) HL7
3 5 (1.68%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.67%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.02%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.01%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.67%) HDFS
4 2 (0.67%) Ceph
4 2 (0.67%) GPFS
5 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.34%) Firmware
5 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.34%) Xen
5 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.34%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.34%) XenApp
5 1 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (3.69%) Puppet
2 6 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.01%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.67%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (0.67%) SCCM
3 2 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.34%) WSUS
4 1 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.34%) SCOM
4 1 (0.34%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 244 (81.88%) SAP
2 25 (8.39%) Oracle
2 25 (8.39%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.36%) hybris
4 11 (3.69%) VMware
4 11 (3.69%) Red Hat
5 10 (3.36%) Cisco
6 8 (2.68%) HP
6 8 (2.68%) IBM
7 7 (2.35%) Citrix
8 4 (1.34%) F5
8 4 (1.34%) CheckPoint
8 4 (1.34%) ATG
9 3 (1.01%) Remedy
9 3 (1.01%) Cognos
9 3 (1.01%) Adobe
9 3 (1.01%) EMC
10 2 (0.67%) Talend
10 2 (0.67%) Hortonworks
10 2 (0.67%) Cloudera
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