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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
UK
Rank 584 576 611
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +35
Contract jobs citing DVB 18 51 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.098% 0.031%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 0.67% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 13
Median daily rate £350 £386 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.38% +10.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £50.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-70.00% +25.00%

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
6711 7583 7851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.99% 14.58% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4187 4469 4290
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 368 324 451
Median hourly rate £23.95 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.16% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-38.57% +32.07%

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
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 25 February 2017.

DVB Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

DVB
Top 12 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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +3 17 £350 -9.38% 4
South East +2 12 £350 - 1
Middlesex +11 6 £348 -3.06%
London +14 5 - - 1
Hampshire -12 3 £395 +12.85%
Surrey -1 2 £360 +1.05%
Staines -7 2 £360 +1.05%
Scotland - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £350 - 1
Glasgow - 1 - -
Feltham - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 - -

DVB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 25 (80.65%) STB
2 23 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (64.52%) C
3 20 (64.52%) C++
3 20 (64.52%) HTTP
4 19 (61.29%) Scrum
4 19 (61.29%) Git (software)
5 18 (58.06%) Digital TV
6 17 (54.84%) SQL
7 16 (51.61%) HTML
7 16 (51.61%) SOA
7 16 (51.61%) MPEG
7 16 (51.61%) HTML5
7 16 (51.61%) NoSQL
7 16 (51.61%) REST
7 16 (51.61%) TDD
8 14 (45.16%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (45.16%) Node.js
9 12 (38.71%) Software Architecture
9 12 (38.71%) Linux
10 11 (35.48%) Perl
10 11 (35.48%) Degree
10 11 (35.48%) User Stories
10 11 (35.48%) Continuous Deployment
11 10 (32.26%) Embedded Systems
12 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
12 9 (29.03%) Python
13 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
13 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
14 6 (19.35%) Automated Testing

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 (9.68%) Confluence
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) PaintShop Pro
1 2 (6.45%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (64.52%) HTTP
2 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.68%) VLAN
3 2 (6.45%) Broadband
3 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
3 2 (6.45%) HTTPS
3 2 (6.45%) Internet
3 2 (6.45%) SSL
3 2 (6.45%) UPnP
3 2 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.23%) 802.11
4 1 (3.23%) DHCP
4 1 (3.23%) DLNA
4 1 (3.23%) DNS
4 1 (3.23%) IGMP
4 1 (3.23%) IPv4
4 1 (3.23%) IPv6
4 1 (3.23%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (51.61%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (61.29%) Git (software)
2 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
2 6 (19.35%) JIRA
3 4 (12.90%) Subversion
4 3 (9.68%) Gerrit
5 2 (6.45%) Ant
5 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.45%) Maven
6 1 (3.23%) ClearCase
General
1 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Developer
1 8 (25.81%) Software Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) C++ Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Embedded Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Embedded C++ Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Embedded Developer
4 4 (12.90%) C Developer
4 4 (12.90%) C/C++ Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Embedded C Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Test Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Development Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Embedded C Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Software Development Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Configuration Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (51.61%) HTML
1 16 (51.61%) HTML5
1 16 (51.61%) REST
2 14 (45.16%) Node.js
3 4 (12.90%) JSON
4 2 (6.45%) Flash
4 2 (6.45%) RESTful
4 2 (6.45%) Spring
4 2 (6.45%) XML
4 2 (6.45%) XSD
5 1 (3.23%) 802.1X
5 1 (3.23%) JMS
5 1 (3.23%) Middleware
5 1 (3.23%) OpenEmbedded
5 1 (3.23%) OpenGL
5 1 (3.23%) WebKit
5 1 (3.23%) XSLT
5 1 (3.23%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 25 (80.65%) STB
2 18 (58.06%) Digital TV
3 16 (51.61%) MPEG
4 10 (32.26%) Embedded Systems
5 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
6 5 (16.13%) IPTV
7 4 (12.90%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
8 2 (6.45%) Fat Client
8 2 (6.45%) Interactive TV
8 2 (6.45%) Thin Client
8 2 (6.45%) Wiki
9 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
9 1 (3.23%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Unix
3 3 (9.68%) CentOS
3 3 (9.68%) Ubuntu
4 2 (6.45%) Windows
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (61.29%) Scrum
3 16 (51.61%) SOA
3 16 (51.61%) TDD
4 14 (45.16%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (38.71%) Software Architecture
6 11 (35.48%) Continuous Deployment
6 11 (35.48%) User Stories
7 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
8 6 (19.35%) Automated Testing
9 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
9 5 (16.13%) Multithreading
10 4 (12.90%) API Testing
10 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
10 4 (12.90%) Functional Testing
10 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
11 2 (6.45%) Kanban
11 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
11 2 (6.45%) MVC
11 2 (6.45%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) C
1 20 (64.52%) C++
2 17 (54.84%) SQL
3 11 (35.48%) Perl
4 9 (29.03%) Python
5 6 (19.35%) Embedded C
5 6 (19.35%) Embedded C++
5 6 (19.35%) Java
6 4 (12.90%) Ruby
7 3 (9.68%) Bash Shell
8 2 (6.45%) ActionScript
8 2 (6.45%) ANSI C
8 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
8 2 (6.45%) PHP
8 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
9 1 (3.23%) XPath
9 1 (3.23%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Docker
1 3 (9.68%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (9.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) VMware
2 3 (9.68%) SaltStack
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco
3 2 (6.45%) OpenTV
4 1 (3.23%) CA
4 1 (3.23%) Conax
4 1 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) Huawei
4 1 (3.23%) Nagra
4 1 (3.23%) Verimatrix
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