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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
Rank 600 620 576
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -44
Contract jobs citing DVB 46 18 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.033% 0.072%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% 0.23% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 24
Median daily rate £345 £415 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.86% +27.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £475 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £415 £325
% change year-on-year
-16.26% +27.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 4
Median hourly rate £42.25 £40.25 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.96% -2.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.05 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £40.45 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.25 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+4.96% -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
8750 7936 7216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.25% 14.39% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5293 4471 3865
Median daily rate £390 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.85% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 469 396
Median hourly rate £28.50 £23.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.91% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 June 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 June 2016.

DVB Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

DVB
Top 16 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 June 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 +25 45 £345 -16.86% 2
London +6 23 £326 -16.34% 2
South East +8 20 £350 -15.66%
Hampshire +16 9 £371 -10.54%
Osterley - 6 £120 -
Berkshire -5 4 £345 -
Surrey - 4 £388 -
Staines - 4 £388 -
North West - 2 £335 -
Middlesex - 2 £340 -
Southampton +16 1 £383 -
Basingstoke -4 1 - -
Eastleigh -4 1 £325 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £325 -
Manchester - 1 - -

DVB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 70 (76.92%) STB
2 62 (68.13%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (57.14%) C
4 45 (49.45%) C++
5 42 (46.15%) DTV
6 39 (42.86%) TDD
7 37 (40.66%) MPEG
8 35 (38.46%) HTML
8 35 (38.46%) SQL
9 32 (35.16%) HTTP
9 32 (35.16%) Scrum
10 31 (34.07%) HTML5
11 27 (29.67%) Linux
12 26 (28.57%) Git (software)
13 25 (27.47%) NoSQL
13 25 (27.47%) Continuous Integration
13 25 (27.47%) Node.js
13 25 (27.47%) REST
13 25 (27.47%) Python
14 24 (26.37%) SOA
15 23 (25.27%) User Stories
16 22 (24.18%) Embedded Systems
16 22 (24.18%) Degree
16 22 (24.18%) Telecoms
17 20 (21.98%) Software Architecture
18 18 (19.78%) Software Engineering
19 17 (18.68%) JIRA
19 17 (18.68%) Computer Science
19 17 (18.68%) IPTV
20 16 (17.58%) Unix

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 3 (3.30%) CMS
1 3 (3.30%) JBoss
1 3 (3.30%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.20%) Confluence
3 1 (1.10%) GlassFish
Applications
1 8 (8.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.49%) MS Office
3 2 (2.20%) PaintShop Pro
3 2 (2.20%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 32 (35.16%) HTTP
2 7 (7.69%) UPnP
3 3 (3.30%) Broadband
3 3 (3.30%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.20%) HbbTV
4 2 (2.20%) LDAP
5 1 (1.10%) 802.11
5 1 (1.10%) DHCP
5 1 (1.10%) DLNA
5 1 (1.10%) DNS
5 1 (1.10%) IGMP
5 1 (1.10%) Internet
5 1 (1.10%) IPv4
5 1 (1.10%) IPv6
5 1 (1.10%) Network Security
5 1 (1.10%) PPP
5 1 (1.10%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (27.47%) NoSQL
2 5 (5.49%) MS Access
3 3 (3.30%) MySQL
4 2 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 17 (18.68%) JIRA
3 8 (8.79%) ClearCase
4 6 (6.59%) Subversion
5 5 (5.49%) Jenkins
6 4 (4.40%) Cucumber
6 4 (4.40%) Maven
7 1 (1.10%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.10%) JUnit
7 1 (1.10%) NetBeans
General
1 22 (24.18%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (30.77%) Developer
2 19 (20.88%) Embedded Engineer
3 15 (16.48%) Software Engineer
4 13 (14.29%) Embedded C Engineer
5 12 (13.19%) C Developer
5 12 (13.19%) Test Engineer
6 11 (12.09%) Software Developer
7 9 (9.89%) C/C++ Developer
7 9 (9.89%) C++ Developer
7 9 (9.89%) Embedded Developer
7 9 (9.89%) Integration Engineer
8 8 (8.79%) Embedded C Developer
8 8 (8.79%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 8 (8.79%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 7 (7.69%) Broadcast Engineer
9 7 (7.69%) Development Engineer
9 7 (7.69%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
9 7 (7.69%) Embedded C++ Developer
9 7 (7.69%) Python Developer
9 7 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (38.46%) HTML
2 31 (34.07%) HTML5
3 25 (27.47%) Node.js
3 25 (27.47%) REST
4 10 (10.99%) XML
5 8 (8.79%) Middleware
6 7 (7.69%) JSON
6 7 (7.69%) XSD
7 5 (5.49%) Spring
8 4 (4.40%) .NET
8 4 (4.40%) Flash
8 4 (4.40%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (3.30%) CSS
10 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET
10 2 (2.20%) jQuery
10 2 (2.20%) LINQ
11 1 (1.10%) Ajax
11 1 (1.10%) JavaFX
11 1 (1.10%) JPA
11 1 (1.10%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 70 (76.92%) STB
2 42 (46.15%) DTV
3 37 (40.66%) MPEG
4 22 (24.18%) Embedded Systems
5 17 (18.68%) Computer Science
5 17 (18.68%) IPTV
6 11 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (9.89%) Interactive TV
7 9 (9.89%) Video on Demand
8 8 (8.79%) BBC
9 7 (7.69%) Fat Client
9 7 (7.69%) Thin Client
10 6 (6.59%) Device Driver
10 6 (6.59%) Over-the-Top Content
11 5 (5.49%) Mobile App
12 4 (4.40%) User Experience
13 2 (2.20%) New Media
14 1 (1.10%) Algorithms
14 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
14 1 (1.10%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 27 (29.67%) Linux
2 16 (17.58%) Unix
3 7 (7.69%) Windows
4 6 (6.59%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (4.40%) CentOS
5 4 (4.40%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.30%) Android
6 3 (3.30%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.20%) Solaris
7 2 (2.20%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.10%) uClinux
8 1 (1.10%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (68.13%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (42.86%) TDD
3 32 (35.16%) Scrum
4 25 (27.47%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (26.37%) SOA
6 23 (25.27%) User Stories
7 20 (21.98%) Software Architecture
8 18 (19.78%) Software Engineering
9 13 (14.29%) Functional Testing
9 13 (14.29%) Mentoring
10 11 (12.09%) Automated Testing
11 10 (10.99%) Configuration Management
12 8 (8.79%) API Testing
12 8 (8.79%) Defect Tracking
12 8 (8.79%) Test Scripting
13 7 (7.69%) Kanban
13 7 (7.69%) Test Automation
13 7 (7.69%) Test Planning
14 6 (6.59%) Project Management
15 5 (5.49%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (57.14%) C
2 45 (49.45%) C++
3 35 (38.46%) SQL
4 25 (27.47%) Python
5 14 (15.38%) Embedded C
5 14 (15.38%) Perl
6 11 (12.09%) JavaScript
7 10 (10.99%) Embedded C++
7 10 (10.99%) Ruby
8 7 (7.69%) ANSI C
8 7 (7.69%) Java
9 4 (4.40%) ActionScript
9 4 (4.40%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.20%) C#
10 2 (2.20%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.20%) VBScript
11 1 (1.10%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 22 (24.18%) Degree
2 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.10%) ISEB
3 1 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) OIPF
2 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.40%) Docker
1 4 (4.40%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (4.40%) vSphere
2 2 (2.20%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (10.99%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.20%) Ansible
2 2 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (10.99%) Ericsson
1 10 (10.99%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.69%) Arqiva
2 7 (7.69%) OpenTV
3 5 (5.49%) HP
4 4 (4.40%) SaltStack
5 2 (2.20%) Huawei
5 2 (2.20%) NetApp
5 2 (2.20%) Nokia
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle
5 2 (2.20%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.20%) Virgin Media
5 2 (2.20%) VMware
6 1 (1.10%) BT
6 1 (1.10%) CA
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