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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Interactive Television
Rank 611 582 520
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -62
Contract jobs citing Interactive TV 2 7 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.013% 0.050%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.011% 0.042% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 21
Average daily rate
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£250 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.03% +11.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
17406 16611 15160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.55% 31.50% 32.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10672 10333 8898
Average daily rate £415 £407 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.09% -4.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £234 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 693 668 649
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.96 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.95 £22.25 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-14.83% +1.92%

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
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 6 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 27 May 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 -28 2 £250 -31.03%
London +10 1 £250 -31.03%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £250 -
North East - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -

Interactive TV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
2 6 (46.15%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) Internet
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) XML
4 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
4 4 (30.77%) User Experience
5 3 (23.08%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (23.08%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (23.08%) VPN
5 3 (23.08%) Python
5 3 (23.08%) C
5 3 (23.08%) Photoshop
5 3 (23.08%) Web Services
5 3 (23.08%) IPsec
5 3 (23.08%) MPLS
5 3 (23.08%) BGP
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco
5 3 (23.08%) CCNP
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (23.08%) Juniper
5 3 (23.08%) Games
5 3 (23.08%) OpenTV
5 3 (23.08%) JNCIP
5 3 (23.08%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) IPTV
5 3 (23.08%) Degree
5 3 (23.08%) MHEG
6 2 (15.38%) Streaming Media
6 2 (15.38%) Content Management

Interactive TV
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 1 (7.69%) CMS
1 1 (7.69%) Drupal
1 1 (7.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Photoshop
2 2 (15.38%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (7.69%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (7.69%) Fireworks
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Internet
2 3 (23.08%) MPLS
2 3 (23.08%) BGP
2 3 (23.08%) IPsec
2 3 (23.08%) Spanning Tree
2 3 (23.08%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Axure RP
2 1 (7.69%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 3 (23.08%) Games
2 2 (15.38%) Publishing
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) UX Designer
3 2 (15.38%) Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Interaction Designer
4 1 (7.69%) User Experience Researcher
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Writer
4 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) XML
2 3 (23.08%) Web Services
3 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 2 (15.38%) Spring
4 1 (7.69%) JSON
4 1 (7.69%) Symfony
4 1 (7.69%) REST
4 1 (7.69%) CSS
4 1 (7.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
1 4 (30.77%) User Experience
2 3 (23.08%) IPTV
2 3 (23.08%) MHEG
3 2 (15.38%) Digital Media
3 2 (15.38%) New Media
3 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (15.38%) Streaming Video
3 2 (15.38%) Streaming Media
4 1 (7.69%) Human Factors
4 1 (7.69%) Wiki
4 1 (7.69%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (15.38%) Information Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) Content Management
5 1 (7.69%) XML Parsing
5 1 (7.69%) Mobile Development
5 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Product Management
5 1 (7.69%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (7.69%) OOP
5 1 (7.69%) DNA
5 1 (7.69%) SOA
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) C
2 3 (23.08%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) Objective-C
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CCNP
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (23.08%) JNCIP
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco
1 3 (23.08%) Juniper
1 3 (23.08%) OpenTV