The table below looks at the statistics for DVB skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DVB over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
Rank 611 635 560
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -75
Contract jobs citing DVB 45 14 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.025% 0.072%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.52% 0.17% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 25
Median daily rate £345 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £325 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £435 £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.25 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% -2.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £40.05 £40.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.45 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.25 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -2.42%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8646 8141 7058
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.86% 14.75% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5244 4531 3855
Median daily rate £390 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 384 474 399
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

DVB
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing DVB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

DVB Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DVB
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DVB within the UK.

DVB Daily Rate Trend in the UK

DVB
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DVB within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

DVB Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

DVB
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DVB within the UK.

DVB Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

DVB
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DVB within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

DVB Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

DVB
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DVB within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +16 44 £345 -1.42% 5
London +9 26 £339 -3.21% 3
South East +12 18 £345 - 2
Hampshire -6 6 £383 -
Berkshire - 5 £345 - 2
Osterley - 5 £120 -
Staines - 4 £388 -
Surrey - 4 £388 -
Middlesex - 2 £340 -
Southampton +12 1 £383 -
Eastleigh -7 1 £325 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Slough - 1 £425 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -

DVB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DVB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for DVB.

1 68 (72.34%) STB
2 59 (62.77%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (62.77%) C
3 51 (54.26%) C++
4 45 (47.87%) DTV
5 43 (45.74%) MPEG
5 43 (45.74%) HTML
6 40 (42.55%) TDD
7 38 (40.43%) HTML5
8 37 (39.36%) Scrum
8 37 (39.36%) HTTP
9 34 (36.17%) SQL
10 31 (32.98%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (30.85%) Git (software)
12 28 (29.79%) Node.js
13 27 (28.72%) REST
13 27 (28.72%) NoSQL
13 27 (28.72%) User Stories
13 27 (28.72%) Linux
13 27 (28.72%) SOA
14 26 (27.66%) Software Architecture
15 23 (24.47%) Software Engineering
16 22 (23.40%) Degree
17 21 (22.34%) Telecoms
18 20 (21.28%) Embedded C
19 19 (20.21%) Embedded Systems
20 18 (19.15%) Computer Science
21 17 (18.09%) IPTV
22 16 (17.02%) Python
23 14 (14.89%) Embedded C++

DVB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (29.79%) Node.js
2 3 (3.19%) JBoss
2 3 (3.19%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.13%) CMS
3 2 (2.13%) Confluence
4 1 (1.06%) GlassFish
Applications
1 6 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.26%) MS Office
3 1 (1.06%) PaintShop Pro
3 1 (1.06%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 37 (39.36%) HTTP
2 6 (6.38%) UPnP
3 3 (3.19%) Broadband
3 3 (3.19%) HbbTV
3 3 (3.19%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.06%) LDAP
4 1 (1.06%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (28.72%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.26%) MS Access
3 3 (3.19%) MySQL
4 2 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 29 (30.85%) Git (software)
2 12 (12.77%) JIRA
3 8 (8.51%) ClearCase
4 5 (5.32%) Cucumber
4 5 (5.32%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.32%) Maven
4 5 (5.32%) Subversion
5 1 (1.06%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.06%) JUnit
5 1 (1.06%) NetBeans
General
1 21 (22.34%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.06%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 31 (32.98%) Developer
2 26 (27.66%) Embedded Engineer
3 20 (21.28%) Software Engineer
4 15 (15.96%) Embedded C Engineer
4 15 (15.96%) Software Developer
5 14 (14.89%) C Developer
6 12 (12.77%) Embedded Developer
7 11 (11.70%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 10 (10.64%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 9 (9.57%) C/C++ Developer
9 9 (9.57%) C++ Developer
9 9 (9.57%) Test Engineer
10 8 (8.51%) Broadcast Engineer
10 8 (8.51%) Embedded C Developer
10 8 (8.51%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 7 (7.45%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
11 7 (7.45%) Embedded C++ Developer
11 7 (7.45%) Integration Engineer
11 7 (7.45%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
11 7 (7.45%) Real Time Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (45.74%) HTML
2 38 (40.43%) HTML5
3 27 (28.72%) REST
4 12 (12.77%) XML
5 9 (9.57%) XSD
6 8 (8.51%) Middleware
7 7 (7.45%) JSON
8 6 (6.38%) CSS
8 6 (6.38%) Spring
9 5 (5.32%) Flash
10 4 (4.26%) .NET
11 3 (3.19%) DOM
11 3 (3.19%) GStreamer
11 3 (3.19%) OpenGL
11 3 (3.19%) OpenGL ES
11 3 (3.19%) QML
11 3 (3.19%) Qt
11 3 (3.19%) WebKit
12 2 (2.13%) jQuery
12 2 (2.13%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 68 (72.34%) STB
2 45 (47.87%) DTV
3 43 (45.74%) MPEG
4 19 (20.21%) Embedded Systems
5 18 (19.15%) Computer Science
6 17 (18.09%) IPTV
7 11 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (11.70%) BBC
7 11 (11.70%) Interactive TV
8 9 (9.57%) Fat Client
8 9 (9.57%) Thin Client
9 8 (8.51%) Video on Demand
10 6 (6.38%) Device Driver
11 5 (5.32%) Over-the-Top Content
11 5 (5.32%) User Experience
12 4 (4.26%) Mobile App
13 3 (3.19%) MHEG
14 2 (2.13%) New Media
15 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
15 1 (1.06%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 27 (28.72%) Linux
2 12 (12.77%) Unix
3 8 (8.51%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (6.38%) Windows
5 2 (2.13%) Android
5 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.13%) Solaris
5 2 (2.13%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.06%) CentOS
6 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.06%) uClinux
6 1 (1.06%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (62.77%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (42.55%) TDD
3 37 (39.36%) Scrum
4 31 (32.98%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (28.72%) SOA
5 27 (28.72%) User Stories
6 26 (27.66%) Software Architecture
7 23 (24.47%) Software Engineering
8 10 (10.64%) Configuration Management
8 10 (10.64%) Mentoring
9 9 (9.57%) Functional Testing
10 8 (8.51%) Defect Tracking
11 7 (7.45%) Kanban
11 7 (7.45%) Test Scripting
12 6 (6.38%) Automated Testing
12 6 (6.38%) BDD
12 6 (6.38%) Project Management
12 6 (6.38%) Test Planning
13 5 (5.32%) MVC
13 5 (5.32%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 59 (62.77%) C
2 51 (54.26%) C++
3 34 (36.17%) SQL
4 20 (21.28%) Embedded C
5 16 (17.02%) Python
6 14 (14.89%) Embedded C++
7 13 (13.83%) JavaScript
8 11 (11.70%) Java
9 9 (9.57%) ANSI C
10 8 (8.51%) Perl
11 7 (7.45%) Ruby
12 5 (5.32%) ActionScript
13 2 (2.13%) C#
13 2 (2.13%) VB.NET
13 2 (2.13%) VBScript
14 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
14 1 (1.06%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 22 (23.40%) Degree
2 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) OIPF
2 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.06%) Docker
2 1 (1.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (8.51%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.13%) Ansible
2 2 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (12.77%) Ericsson
2 10 (10.64%) Arqiva
3 9 (9.57%) OpenTV
4 8 (8.51%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.26%) HP
6 3 (3.19%) Google
7 2 (2.13%) NetApp
7 2 (2.13%) Oracle
7 2 (2.13%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.13%) VMware
8 1 (1.06%) BT
8 1 (1.06%) Huawei
8 1 (1.06%) Nokia
8 1 (1.06%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.06%) Virgin Media
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