The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IPTV in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPTV over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Television (IPTV)
Rank 550 513 498
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -15
Contract jobs citing IPTV 44 87 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.51% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 63 36
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £290 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £516 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
16828 17126 14998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.20% 31.02% 30.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10345 10546 8944
Average daily rate £425 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £236 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 636 660 681
Average hourly rate £18.90 £21.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.09% -2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

IPTV
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IPTV within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

IPTV Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IPTV
Daily Rate Trend

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

IPTV Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IPTV
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IPTV within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

IPTV Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

IPTV
Hourly Rate Trend

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

IPTV Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

IPTV
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPTV within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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 -39 44 £450 +11.80% 18
London -25 20 £540 +25.21% 9
South East -4 13 £350 - 4
Berkshire +3 11 £400 -13.97%
Reading +7 7 - -
East of England +18 5 £300 -6.25%
Hertfordshire - 4 £300 -
North West -19 3 £344 +5.76% 3
Manchester -13 2 £338 +3.84% 3
Stevenage - 2 £305 -
Cambridgeshire -2 1 - -
Salford -3 1 £338 +3.84%
Cambridge -10 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 £650 -
Newbury - 1 £450 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 £350 -

IPTV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing IPTV 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 IPTV.

1 38 (54.29%) STB
2 30 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (38.57%) Video on Demand
4 26 (37.14%) HTML
5 22 (31.43%) Telecoms
6 21 (30.00%) Software Engineering
7 20 (28.57%) Android
8 18 (25.71%) JavaScript
9 16 (22.86%) DTV
9 16 (22.86%) Games
9 16 (22.86%) Apple iOS
10 15 (21.43%) Over-the-Top Content
10 15 (21.43%) Streaming Video
11 14 (20.00%) Linux
12 13 (18.57%) DVB
12 13 (18.57%) Scrum
12 13 (18.57%) HTML5
12 13 (18.57%) JIRA
13 12 (17.14%) XML
14 11 (15.71%) Internet
15 10 (14.29%) C++
16 9 (12.86%) SQL
16 9 (12.86%) MS Excel
16 9 (12.86%) Microsoft
16 9 (12.86%) Apple
17 8 (11.43%) Web Services
17 8 (11.43%) MPEG
17 8 (11.43%) Degree
17 8 (11.43%) Test Scripting
18 7 (10.00%) Automated Testing

IPTV
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing IPTV 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 IPTV. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.86%) CMS
2 2 (2.86%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (12.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.14%) MS Office
3 4 (5.71%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (5.71%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.57%) DVB
2 11 (15.71%) Internet
3 5 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (5.71%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.29%) SAN
5 3 (4.29%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (2.86%) SIGTRAN
6 2 (2.86%) Multicast
6 2 (2.86%) Megaco
6 2 (2.86%) Cisco ICM
6 2 (2.86%) SSH
6 2 (2.86%) RIP
6 2 (2.86%) SNMP
6 2 (2.86%) VPN
6 2 (2.86%) IPv4
6 2 (2.86%) IPv6
6 2 (2.86%) DSL
6 2 (2.86%) MGCP
6 2 (2.86%) RTP
6 2 (2.86%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.29%) MySQL
1 3 (4.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (18.57%) JIRA
2 2 (2.86%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.86%) Selenium
General
1 22 (31.43%) Telecoms
2 16 (22.86%) Games
3 4 (5.71%) Advertising
4 3 (4.29%) Marketing
5 2 (2.86%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.43%) Billing
6 1 (1.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (17.14%) Developer
2 11 (15.71%) Software Engineer
2 11 (15.71%) Architect
3 7 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (8.57%) Test Manager
5 5 (7.14%) Project Coordinator
5 5 (7.14%) Tester
5 5 (7.14%) Coordinator
5 5 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 5 (7.14%) UI Developer
5 5 (7.14%) UI Programmer
6 4 (5.71%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Design Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Senior Test Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Network Design Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Network Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Analyst
8 2 (2.86%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (37.14%) HTML
2 13 (18.57%) HTML5
3 12 (17.14%) XML
4 8 (11.43%) Web Services
5 5 (7.14%) OpenGL
6 4 (5.71%) REST
6 4 (5.71%) SOAP
7 3 (4.29%) JSON
7 3 (4.29%) RESTful
8 2 (2.86%) CSS3
8 2 (2.86%) Qt
8 2 (2.86%) Silverlight
8 2 (2.86%) Spring
8 2 (2.86%) Middleware
8 2 (2.86%) CSS
9 1 (1.43%) Flash
9 1 (1.43%) XMPP
9 1 (1.43%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 38 (54.29%) STB
2 27 (38.57%) Video on Demand
3 16 (22.86%) DTV
4 15 (21.43%) Over-the-Top Content
4 15 (21.43%) Streaming Video
5 8 (11.43%) MPEG
6 7 (10.00%) Xbox
6 7 (10.00%) Chromecast
6 7 (10.00%) Apple TV
6 7 (10.00%) PlayStation
7 5 (7.14%) Streaming Media
8 4 (5.71%) Open Source
8 4 (5.71%) Mobile App
8 4 (5.71%) Client/Server
9 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (4.29%) Interactive TV
9 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
9 3 (4.29%) MHEG
10 2 (2.86%) Digital Media
10 2 (2.86%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.57%) Android
2 16 (22.86%) Apple iOS
3 14 (20.00%) Linux
4 3 (4.29%) UNIX
4 3 (4.29%) Windows
4 3 (4.29%) CentOS
5 2 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 13 (18.57%) Scrum
4 8 (11.43%) Test Scripting
5 7 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 7 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 6 (8.57%) TDD
6 6 (8.57%) OOP
7 5 (7.14%) OO
7 5 (7.14%) Project Management
7 5 (7.14%) Software Delivery
7 5 (7.14%) BDD
8 4 (5.71%) Software Architecture
8 4 (5.71%) Kanban
8 4 (5.71%) Manual Testing
8 4 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (5.71%) Test Planning
8 4 (5.71%) Automation Testing
8 4 (5.71%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.71%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.71%) JavaScript
2 10 (14.29%) C++
3 9 (12.86%) SQL
4 5 (7.14%) C
5 4 (5.71%) Python
5 4 (5.71%) Java
6 3 (4.29%) ActionScript
6 3 (4.29%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.86%) Ruby
8 1 (1.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (11.43%) Degree
2 5 (7.14%) PMP
2 5 (7.14%) PMI Certification
2 5 (7.14%) NVQ Level 3
3 4 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.29%) CCNP
4 3 (4.29%) CCNA
4 3 (4.29%) JNCIA
4 3 (4.29%) JNCIS
5 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (12.86%) Microsoft
1 9 (12.86%) Apple
2 7 (10.00%) Roku
3 5 (7.14%) Cisco
4 4 (5.71%) Perforce
5 3 (4.29%) Oracle
5 3 (4.29%) Juniper
5 3 (4.29%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.29%) Brocade
5 3 (4.29%) OpenTV
6 2 (2.86%) Tektronix
6 2 (2.86%) Verint
6 2 (2.86%) Adobe
7 1 (1.43%) HP
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