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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Interactive Television
Rank 609 601 575
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -26
Contract jobs citing Interactive TV 17 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.021% 0.026%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.10% 0.068% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 12
Average daily rate £495 £375 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £295 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £393 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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
16596 16129 15942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.26% 31.14% 32.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10700 10027 9635
Average daily rate £425 £415 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 663 688 665
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 11 February 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 5 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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +3 17 £495 +32.00% 4
London +14 15 £500 +33.33% 4
Manchester -14 2 £330 -
North West -17 2 £330 -5.71%
Ealing - 1 - -

Interactive TV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (62.50%) OpenTV
2 15 (62.50%) XML
3 13 (54.17%) C
3 13 (54.17%) Scrum
3 13 (54.17%) TDD
4 12 (50.00%) HTTP
4 12 (50.00%) ANSI C
5 11 (45.83%) Fat Client
5 11 (45.83%) MPEG
5 11 (45.83%) Thin Client
5 11 (45.83%) XSD
5 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
5 11 (45.83%) DVB
6 10 (41.67%) Java
7 9 (37.50%) HTML
8 8 (33.33%) C++
8 8 (33.33%) Pair Programming
8 8 (33.33%) User Experience
8 8 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (29.17%) HTML5
9 7 (29.17%) STB
10 6 (25.00%) Spring
10 6 (25.00%) Maven
10 6 (25.00%) MVC
10 6 (25.00%) ActionScript
10 6 (25.00%) Unix
10 6 (25.00%) Flash
10 6 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (25.00%) Kanban

Interactive TV
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) PaintShop Pro
1 2 (8.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) HTTP
2 11 (45.83%) DVB
3 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) MySQL
1 5 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (25.00%) Maven
2 5 (20.83%) Subversion
3 2 (8.33%) JIRA
4 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (16.67%) Legal
2 2 (8.33%) Electronics
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Games
2 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Developer
3 6 (25.00%) C Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Software Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Network Systems Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Unix Systems Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Applications Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Designer
7 2 (8.33%) Interaction Designer
7 2 (8.33%) Interactive Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Agile Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (8.33%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) XML
2 11 (45.83%) XSD
3 9 (37.50%) HTML
4 7 (29.17%) HTML5
5 6 (25.00%) Flash
5 6 (25.00%) JSON
5 6 (25.00%) Spring
6 3 (12.50%) CSS
7 2 (8.33%) Web Services
7 2 (8.33%) XHTML
8 1 (4.17%) CGI
8 1 (4.17%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Fat Client
1 11 (45.83%) MPEG
1 11 (45.83%) Thin Client
2 8 (33.33%) User Experience
3 7 (29.17%) STB
4 3 (12.50%) DTV
5 2 (8.33%) IPTV
5 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (8.33%) MHEG
5 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (4.17%) BBC
6 1 (4.17%) Video on Demand
6 1 (4.17%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Unix
2 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Solaris
3 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) Scrum
2 13 (54.17%) TDD
3 8 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 8 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (25.00%) Kanban
4 6 (25.00%) MVC
5 4 (16.67%) BDD
6 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.33%) Content Management
7 2 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (8.33%) Information Security
7 2 (8.33%) OOP
7 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
7 2 (8.33%) Service Management
7 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) C
2 12 (50.00%) ANSI C
3 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
4 10 (41.67%) Java
5 8 (33.33%) C++
6 6 (25.00%) ActionScript
7 2 (8.33%) SQL
8 1 (4.17%) Perl
8 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Ansible
1 4 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) OpenTV
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) Google
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft