The first 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Interactive Television
Rank 571 523 559
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +36
Contract jobs citing Interactive TV 16 21 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.044% 0.048%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.17% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 13
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £475 £325
% change year-on-year
-30.18% +46.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14311 12220 14892
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.42% 25.61% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8841 7349 8662
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 568 621 771
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%

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 April 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 3 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -87 16 £325 +0.77% 2
London -28 7 £325 - 2
City of London - - - - 1

Interactive TV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 7 (25.00%) TDD
3 7 (25.00%) Video on Demand
3 7 (25.00%) New Media
4 6 (21.43%) IPTV
5 5 (17.86%) Java
5 5 (17.86%) PHP
5 5 (17.86%) Advertising
5 5 (17.86%) Mobile App
6 4 (14.29%) Social Network
6 4 (14.29%) Games
6 4 (14.29%) Streaming Video
6 4 (14.29%) Ruby
6 4 (14.29%) Web Services
6 4 (14.29%) Internet
7 3 (10.71%) Middleware
7 3 (10.71%) DRM
7 3 (10.71%) DTV
7 3 (10.71%) OOP
7 3 (10.71%) MPEG
7 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
7 3 (10.71%) Linux
7 3 (10.71%) ActionScript
7 3 (10.71%) C
7 3 (10.71%) C#
7 3 (10.71%) C++
7 3 (10.71%) HTML
7 3 (10.71%) Degree

Interactive TV
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (7.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Internet
2 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.71%) RTSP
2 3 (10.71%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.14%) Subversion
3 1 (3.57%) JUnit
3 1 (3.57%) Maven
General
1 5 (17.86%) Advertising
2 4 (14.29%) Games
3 3 (10.71%) Electronics
4 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.57%) Multimedia
5 1 (3.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Software Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Agile Project Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Designer
4 3 (10.71%) User Experience Researcher
5 2 (7.14%) UI Designer
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Tester
5 2 (7.14%) Tester
5 2 (7.14%) Interface Designer
5 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.57%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Web Services
2 3 (10.71%) Middleware
2 3 (10.71%) HTML
3 2 (7.14%) HTML5
3 2 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (3.57%) JDBC
4 1 (3.57%) JSP
4 1 (3.57%) XML
4 1 (3.57%) Spring
4 1 (3.57%) JSON
4 1 (3.57%) Ajax
4 1 (3.57%) REST
4 1 (3.57%) CSS3
4 1 (3.57%) RESTful
4 1 (3.57%) Symfony
4 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Video on Demand
1 7 (25.00%) New Media
2 6 (21.43%) IPTV
3 5 (17.86%) Mobile App
4 4 (14.29%) Social Network
4 4 (14.29%) Streaming Video
5 3 (10.71%) DTV
5 3 (10.71%) MPEG
5 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
5 3 (10.71%) MHEG
5 3 (10.71%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (7.14%) BBC
7 1 (3.57%) iDTV
7 1 (3.57%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 7 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (10.71%) DRM
4 3 (10.71%) OOP
4 3 (10.71%) Scrum
4 3 (10.71%) Software Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (7.14%) User Stories
5 2 (7.14%) BDD
5 2 (7.14%) Content Management
5 2 (7.14%) UML
5 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.57%) OO
6 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 5 (17.86%) Java
2 5 (17.86%) PHP
3 4 (14.29%) Ruby
4 3 (10.71%) ActionScript
4 3 (10.71%) C
4 3 (10.71%) C#
4 3 (10.71%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) OpenTV
1 3 (10.71%) CA