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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Interactive TV over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Interactive Television
Rank 597 542 535
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -7
Contract jobs citing Interactive TV 11 27 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.052% 0.016%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.066% 0.17% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £301 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £424 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £313
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +11.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £125.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £125.00 - -

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
16749 16076 14715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.28% 31.11% 29.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10786 9968 8670
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 695 837
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.07% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.51 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

Interactive TV
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Interactive TV within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 December 2014.

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 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Interactive TV within the UK over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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 -46 10 £344 +7.42% 1
London +10 9 £344 +12.70% 1
City of London +5 4 £363 +18.85%
North West - - - -
South East - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Staines - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Surrey - - - -

Interactive TV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Interactive TV 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 Interactive TV.

1 12 (66.67%) HTML
2 11 (61.11%) Linux
3 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (33.33%) UNIX
4 6 (33.33%) PHP
4 6 (33.33%) Digital Media
5 5 (27.78%) HTML5
5 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
5 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
5 5 (27.78%) CSS
5 5 (27.78%) DVB
6 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 4 (22.22%) ITIL
6 4 (22.22%) Perl
6 4 (22.22%) Windows
6 4 (22.22%) MySQL
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle
6 4 (22.22%) Java
6 4 (22.22%) Apache
6 4 (22.22%) DNS
6 4 (22.22%) Nagios
6 4 (22.22%) Remedy
6 4 (22.22%) Zenoss
6 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
6 4 (22.22%) JSON
6 4 (22.22%) JIRA
7 3 (16.67%) Ubuntu
7 3 (16.67%) IPTV
7 3 (16.67%) BDD

Interactive TV
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Interactive TV 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 Interactive TV. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) DVB
2 4 (22.22%) DNS
3 3 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (5.56%) BGP
4 1 (5.56%) MPLS
4 1 (5.56%) VPN
4 1 (5.56%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
1 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
2 4 (22.22%) JIRA
3 3 (16.67%) Grunt
3 3 (16.67%) Maven
3 3 (16.67%) Subversion
4 2 (11.11%) Behat
4 2 (11.11%) Hudson
General
1 3 (16.67%) Games
2 2 (11.11%) Electronics
2 2 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Operations Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Test Leader
3 2 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Product Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) HTML
2 5 (27.78%) HTML5
2 5 (27.78%) CSS
3 4 (22.22%) JSON
4 3 (16.67%) Backbone.js
4 3 (16.67%) jQuery
4 3 (16.67%) JPA
4 3 (16.67%) REST
4 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 3 (16.67%) Middleware
4 3 (16.67%) XHTML
4 3 (16.67%) Web Services
4 3 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 3 (16.67%) Spring
5 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Digital Media
2 3 (16.67%) IPTV
2 3 (16.67%) New Media
2 3 (16.67%) Data Structures
2 3 (16.67%) Video on Demand
2 3 (16.67%) W3C
2 3 (16.67%) DTV
3 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.11%) Streaming Video
3 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 2 (11.11%) Physics
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) Social Network
4 1 (5.56%) Web 2.0
4 1 (5.56%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) UNIX
3 4 (22.22%) Windows
4 3 (16.67%) Ubuntu
4 3 (16.67%) CentOS
4 3 (16.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 3 (16.67%) BDD
3 3 (16.67%) OO
3 3 (16.67%) Scrum
3 3 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Content Management
4 2 (11.11%) Benchmarking
4 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Web Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
2 6 (33.33%) PHP
3 4 (22.22%) Perl
3 4 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (11.11%) C++
4 2 (11.11%) Ruby
5 1 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) C
5 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ISEB
1 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) CCNP
2 1 (5.56%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Nagios
1 4 (22.22%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
1 4 (22.22%) Remedy
2 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) Perforce
4 1 (5.56%) Juniper
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco