The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Interactive TV in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Interactive TV over the 3 months to 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Interactive Television
Rank 616 629 617
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Contract jobs citing Interactive TV 25 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.011% 0.023%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.033% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 10
Median daily rate £375 £331 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -0.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £273 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £346 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £344 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
18179 17981 17787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.61% 31.70% 32.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11843 10901 10847
Median daily rate £425 £420 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +4.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 597 705 768
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -11.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £11.97 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.90 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+16.40% -7.23%

Interactive TV
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Interactive TV as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Interactive TV Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Interactive TV
Daily Rate Trend

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

Interactive TV Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Interactive TV
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Interactive TV within the UK over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

Interactive TV Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Interactive TV
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Interactive TV Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Interactive TV
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Interactive TV within the UK over the 3 months to 2 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 +17 22 £375 +13.20%
London -10 19 £400 +39.13%
Manchester -3 3 £330 -2.22%
North West -3 3 £330 -4.00%
Edinburgh - 3 £325 -
Scotland - 3 £325 -
City of London +35 1 £425 +70.00%

Interactive TV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Interactive TV 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 Interactive TV.

1 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (51.22%) OpenTV
2 21 (51.22%) Java
3 19 (46.34%) XML
3 19 (46.34%) Scrum
4 18 (43.90%) JavaScript
5 17 (41.46%) C
5 17 (41.46%) TDD
6 16 (39.02%) HTTP
6 16 (39.02%) User Experience
6 16 (39.02%) ANSI C
7 15 (36.59%) XSD
7 15 (36.59%) Thin Client
7 15 (36.59%) Pair Programming
7 15 (36.59%) Fat Client
8 14 (34.15%) Spring
9 13 (31.71%) DVB
9 13 (31.71%) MPEG
10 12 (29.27%) C++
11 11 (26.83%) HTML
12 9 (21.95%) MVC
12 9 (21.95%) Flash
12 9 (21.95%) JSON
13 8 (19.51%) Kanban
13 8 (19.51%) HTML5
13 8 (19.51%) Cucumber
13 8 (19.51%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (19.51%) Degree
13 8 (19.51%) Maven
13 8 (19.51%) STB

Interactive TV
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 2 (4.88%) CMS
2 1 (2.44%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Photoshop
2 3 (7.32%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (7.32%) PaintShop Pro
3 2 (4.88%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (2.44%) Fireworks
4 1 (2.44%) MS Office
4 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) GitHub
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (39.02%) HTTP
2 13 (31.71%) DVB
3 2 (4.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) MySQL
1 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Cucumber
1 8 (19.51%) Maven
1 8 (19.51%) Subversion
2 3 (7.32%) Selenium
3 2 (4.88%) Axure RP
3 2 (4.88%) JIRA
4 1 (2.44%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (9.76%) Games
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (65.85%) Developer
2 11 (26.83%) Agile Developer
3 10 (24.39%) Java Developer
4 9 (21.95%) C Developer
4 9 (21.95%) Designer
5 8 (19.51%) Software Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Interaction Designer
7 4 (9.76%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Senior Developer
7 4 (9.76%) UX Designer
8 3 (7.32%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Applications Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Junior
8 3 (7.32%) Junior Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Junior Java Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Senior Designer
9 2 (4.88%) C++ Developer
9 2 (4.88%) C++ Software Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Delivery Manager
9 2 (4.88%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (46.34%) XML
2 15 (36.59%) XSD
3 14 (34.15%) Spring
4 11 (26.83%) HTML
5 9 (21.95%) Flash
5 9 (21.95%) JSON
6 8 (19.51%) HTML5
7 3 (7.32%) CSS
7 3 (7.32%) RxJava
7 3 (7.32%) Web Services
8 2 (4.88%) XHTML
9 1 (2.44%) Ajax
9 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.44%) Apache Flex
9 1 (2.44%) CGI
9 1 (2.44%) DHTML
9 1 (2.44%) React
Miscellaneous
1 16 (39.02%) User Experience
2 15 (36.59%) Fat Client
2 15 (36.59%) Thin Client
3 13 (31.71%) MPEG
4 8 (19.51%) STB
5 5 (12.20%) IPTV
6 4 (9.76%) MHEG
6 4 (9.76%) Mobile App
7 2 (4.88%) BBC
7 2 (4.88%) DTV
7 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
8 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
8 1 (2.44%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Unix
2 3 (7.32%) Windows
3 2 (4.88%) Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (46.34%) Scrum
3 17 (41.46%) TDD
4 15 (36.59%) Pair Programming
5 9 (21.95%) MVC
6 8 (19.51%) Kanban
6 8 (19.51%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (14.63%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
8 5 (12.20%) BDD
8 5 (12.20%) OOP
9 4 (9.76%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (9.76%) Service Management
9 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
10 3 (7.32%) Automated Testing
10 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
10 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (7.32%) Refactoring
10 3 (7.32%) Software Testing
10 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) Java
2 18 (43.90%) JavaScript
3 17 (41.46%) C
4 16 (39.02%) ANSI C
5 12 (29.27%) C++
6 8 (19.51%) ActionScript
7 5 (12.20%) Python
8 3 (7.32%) Perl
8 3 (7.32%) R
8 3 (7.32%) Ruby
9 2 (4.88%) SQL
10 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Ansible
1 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) OpenTV
2 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.44%) Google
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) Virgin Media