The table below looks at the statistics for DVB skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DVB over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
Rank 560 535 508
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -27
Contract jobs citing DVB 18 22 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.045% 0.060%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 0.34% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 7
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£350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £204 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £397 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £37.50

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
7429 6513 7064
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.65% 13.37% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4169 3477 3383
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £223 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 390 636
Average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.94% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.33%

DVB
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DVB within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 January 2015.

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
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DVB within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 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 -31 15 £350 - 3
London -1 7 £400 +15.10% 2
Hampshire -16 6 £345 - 1
South East -27 6 £345 -8.00% 1
South Wales - 3 £325 -
Wales - 3 £325 -
South West -18 2 £350 -
City of London - 2 £375 -
Bristol - 2 £350 -
Cwmbran - 1 - -
Torfaen - 1 - -
East of England - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

DVB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing DVB 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 DVB.

1 37 (44.05%) DTV
2 36 (42.86%) MPEG
3 35 (41.67%) Linux
4 32 (38.10%) STB
5 24 (28.57%) IPTV
6 23 (27.38%) C
7 20 (23.81%) C++
7 20 (23.81%) Software Engineering
8 17 (20.24%) HTML
9 16 (19.05%) JavaScript
9 16 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (16.67%) ClearCase
10 14 (16.67%) Degree
11 13 (15.48%) Software Architecture
11 13 (15.48%) POSIX
11 13 (15.48%) UML
12 12 (14.29%) Java
12 12 (14.29%) Video on Demand
13 10 (11.90%) Electronics
14 9 (10.71%) Windows
14 9 (10.71%) Embedded C
14 9 (10.71%) CSS
15 8 (9.52%) XML
15 8 (9.52%) UNIX
15 8 (9.52%) Ericsson
15 8 (9.52%) Middleware
15 8 (9.52%) Streaming Video
15 8 (9.52%) Computer Science
16 7 (8.33%) Android
16 7 (8.33%) HTML5

DVB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing DVB 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 DVB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.19%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.57%) AutoCAD
2 3 (3.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.38%) MS Office
3 2 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.19%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 6 (7.14%) Multicast
2 5 (5.95%) Internet
2 5 (5.95%) DSL
3 4 (4.76%) UPnP
4 3 (3.57%) DLNA
4 3 (3.57%) HTTP
4 3 (3.57%) Telnet
4 3 (3.57%) Wireless
5 2 (2.38%) RTSP
5 2 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.38%) Ethernet
5 2 (2.38%) RTP
6 1 (1.19%) VLAN
6 1 (1.19%) LTE
6 1 (1.19%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.19%) Informix
Development Applications
1 14 (16.67%) ClearCase
2 5 (5.95%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.57%) Grunt
4 3 (3.57%) JIRA
4 3 (3.57%) Subversion
4 3 (3.57%) Maven
5 2 (2.38%) JUnit
5 2 (2.38%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (11.90%) Electronics
2 4 (4.76%) Multimedia
3 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.57%) Games
4 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.19%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.19%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 20 (23.81%) Developer
2 15 (17.86%) Software Engineer
3 12 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 12 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 11 (13.10%) Broadcast Engineer
5 9 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (8.33%) Tester
6 7 (8.33%) Systems Support
6 7 (8.33%) Systems Support Engineer
6 7 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Embedded Software Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Technical Manager
8 4 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.76%) Test Manager
8 4 (4.76%) Architect
8 4 (4.76%) Android Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Integration Engineer
10 2 (2.38%) Embedded C Engineer
10 2 (2.38%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.24%) HTML
2 13 (15.48%) POSIX
3 9 (10.71%) CSS
4 8 (9.52%) XML
4 8 (9.52%) Middleware
5 7 (8.33%) HTML5
5 7 (8.33%) Web Services
6 5 (5.95%) JNI
7 4 (4.76%) JSON
8 3 (3.57%) jQuery
8 3 (3.57%) JPA
8 3 (3.57%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.57%) Backbone.js
8 3 (3.57%) REST
8 3 (3.57%) XHTML
8 3 (3.57%) Hibernate
8 3 (3.57%) Spring
9 2 (2.38%) DOM
9 2 (2.38%) RESTful
10 1 (1.19%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 37 (44.05%) DTV
2 36 (42.86%) MPEG
3 32 (38.10%) STB
4 24 (28.57%) IPTV
5 12 (14.29%) Video on Demand
6 8 (9.52%) Streaming Video
6 8 (9.52%) Computer Science
7 6 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (4.76%) Interactive TV
9 4 (4.76%) Over-the-Top Content
10 3 (3.57%) Data Structures
10 3 (3.57%) Mathematics
10 3 (3.57%) Physics
10 3 (3.57%) Digital Media
10 3 (3.57%) W3C
11 2 (2.38%) iDTV
11 2 (2.38%) Streaming Media
12 1 (1.19%) Open Source
12 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 35 (41.67%) Linux
2 9 (10.71%) Windows
3 8 (9.52%) UNIX
4 7 (8.33%) Android
5 3 (3.57%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (3.57%) Ubuntu
5 3 (3.57%) CentOS
5 3 (3.57%) VMS
6 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.81%) Software Engineering
2 16 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (15.48%) Software Architecture
3 13 (15.48%) UML
4 7 (8.33%) Project Management
4 7 (8.33%) OO
5 6 (7.14%) Test Scripting
6 5 (5.95%) Android Development
6 5 (5.95%) Multithreading
6 5 (5.95%) Embedded Software Development
7 4 (4.76%) TDD
7 4 (4.76%) Scrum
7 4 (4.76%) DRM
7 4 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (3.57%) Line Management
8 3 (3.57%) Integration Testing
8 3 (3.57%) Kanban
8 3 (3.57%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.38%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (27.38%) C
2 20 (23.81%) C++
3 16 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 12 (14.29%) Java
5 9 (10.71%) Embedded C
6 5 (5.95%) Embedded C++
6 5 (5.95%) Python
7 4 (4.76%) Perl
7 4 (4.76%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.19%) Tcl
8 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.19%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (16.67%) Degree
2 5 (5.95%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.57%) HND
4 2 (2.38%) CCNA
4 2 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.19%) PMP
5 1 (1.19%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.19%) ISEB
5 1 (1.19%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) NDS
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (9.52%) Ericsson
2 6 (7.14%) Tandberg
3 3 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.57%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.38%) Perforce
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle
4 2 (2.38%) Cisco
4 2 (2.38%) HP
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