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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Television (IPTV)
Rank 580 545 479
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -66
Contract jobs citing IPTV 40 66 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.12% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.38% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 49 47
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£438 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -44.00%

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
17983 17463 16822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.62% 31.95% 32.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11310 10578 9959
Average daily rate £418 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 686 674 729
Average hourly rate £19.72 £20.50 £21.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.82% -6.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -47 39 £438 +25.00% 9
London -8 28 £500 +17.64% 7
South East -13 5 £383 +9.28% 2
Berkshire +6 4 £383 +9.28%
Reading 0 3 £383 -
South West -7 3 £320 +28.00%
City of London -9 3 £398 -0.62%
Bristol -2 2 £323 +29.00%
East of England 0 1 £185 -43.07%
Hampshire -8 1 - -
Manchester -12 1 - -
North West -32 1 - -
Essex - 1 £185 -
Somerset - 1 £175 -
Chelmsford - 1 £185 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Bridgwater - 1 £175 -

IPTV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 43 (49.43%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (41.38%) STB
3 34 (39.08%) Telecoms
4 26 (29.89%) Software Engineering
4 26 (29.89%) Android
5 25 (28.74%) HTML
6 23 (26.44%) Over-the-Top Content
7 22 (25.29%) Video on Demand
7 22 (25.29%) Apple iOS
8 20 (22.99%) Streaming Video
9 19 (21.84%) Games
10 18 (20.69%) Degree
11 17 (19.54%) HTML5
11 17 (19.54%) Scrum
11 17 (19.54%) JavaScript
11 17 (19.54%) DTV
12 15 (17.24%) DVB
13 13 (14.94%) Web Services
14 12 (13.79%) Apple
14 12 (13.79%) Ruby
15 11 (12.64%) DRM
16 10 (11.49%) Cisco
16 10 (11.49%) JIRA
16 10 (11.49%) Test Automation
16 10 (11.49%) Open Source
16 10 (11.49%) REST
16 10 (11.49%) Roku
16 10 (11.49%) Xbox
16 10 (11.49%) Software Delivery
16 10 (11.49%) Chromecast

IPTV
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.30%) CMS
2 2 (2.30%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (5.75%) MS Office
2 3 (3.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.24%) DVB
2 7 (8.05%) TCP/IP
3 6 (6.90%) Broadband
3 6 (6.90%) Internet
4 4 (4.60%) Telepresence
5 3 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (3.45%) SAN
6 2 (2.30%) SIGTRAN
6 2 (2.30%) RTSP
6 2 (2.30%) Cisco ICM
6 2 (2.30%) SSH
6 2 (2.30%) Diameter Protocol
6 2 (2.30%) VoIP
6 2 (2.30%) Ethernet
6 2 (2.30%) HTTP
6 2 (2.30%) RIP
6 2 (2.30%) SNMP
6 2 (2.30%) VPN
6 2 (2.30%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.45%) MySQL
1 3 (3.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (11.49%) JIRA
2 6 (6.90%) Selenium
2 6 (6.90%) WebDriver
2 6 (6.90%) Cucumber
3 3 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.45%) JMeter
3 3 (3.45%) Subversion
4 1 (1.15%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.15%) Calabash
4 1 (1.15%) eggPlant
4 1 (1.15%) Appium
General
1 34 (39.08%) Telecoms
2 19 (21.84%) Games
3 6 (6.90%) Marketing
4 3 (3.45%) Advertising
5 2 (2.30%) Legal
5 2 (2.30%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.30%) Billing
6 1 (1.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (25.29%) Architect
2 12 (13.79%) Software Engineer
2 12 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (11.49%) Developer
3 10 (11.49%) Test Engineer
4 8 (9.20%) Project Manager
5 4 (4.60%) Test Manager
5 4 (4.60%) Design Engineer
6 3 (3.45%) Network Engineer
6 3 (3.45%) Coordinator
6 3 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (3.45%) Product Manager
6 3 (3.45%) Quality Engineer
6 3 (3.45%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (3.45%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (3.45%) Audio Engineer
6 3 (3.45%) UI Developer
6 3 (3.45%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (3.45%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (3.45%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (28.74%) HTML
2 17 (19.54%) HTML5
3 13 (14.94%) Web Services
4 10 (11.49%) REST
5 9 (10.34%) SOAP
6 7 (8.05%) XML
7 5 (5.75%) CSS
7 5 (5.75%) OpenGL
7 5 (5.75%) JSON
8 3 (3.45%) Middleware
9 2 (2.30%) Spring
9 2 (2.30%) CSS3
9 2 (2.30%) Gherkin
9 2 (2.30%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.30%) Silverlight
9 2 (2.30%) Qt
10 1 (1.15%) RESTful
10 1 (1.15%) Core Animation
10 1 (1.15%) XMPP
10 1 (1.15%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 36 (41.38%) STB
2 23 (26.44%) Over-the-Top Content
3 22 (25.29%) Video on Demand
4 20 (22.99%) Streaming Video
5 17 (19.54%) DTV
6 10 (11.49%) Chromecast
6 10 (11.49%) Apple TV
6 10 (11.49%) PlayStation
6 10 (11.49%) Xbox
7 7 (8.05%) MPEG
8 5 (5.75%) Digital Media
8 5 (5.75%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (4.60%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (4.60%) Mobile App
10 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (3.45%) Video Editing
10 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
10 3 (3.45%) New Media
10 3 (3.45%) MHEG
10 3 (3.45%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 26 (29.89%) Android
2 22 (25.29%) Apple iOS
3 8 (9.20%) Linux
4 7 (8.05%) UNIX
5 4 (4.60%) Windows
6 3 (3.45%) CentOS
7 1 (1.15%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (49.43%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (29.89%) Software Engineering
3 17 (19.54%) Scrum
4 11 (12.64%) DRM
5 10 (11.49%) Open Source
5 10 (11.49%) Test Automation
5 10 (11.49%) Software Delivery
6 8 (9.20%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (9.20%) OOP
7 7 (8.05%) Data Management
7 7 (8.05%) Product Management
8 6 (6.90%) Software Architecture
8 6 (6.90%) Content Management
8 6 (6.90%) CRM
8 6 (6.90%) Regression Testing
8 6 (6.90%) Validation
9 5 (5.75%) Project Management
9 5 (5.75%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.75%) OO
9 5 (5.75%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.54%) JavaScript
2 12 (13.79%) Ruby
3 6 (6.90%) Java
3 6 (6.90%) Python
4 5 (5.75%) SQL
5 3 (3.45%) ActionScript
5 3 (3.45%) Perl
5 3 (3.45%) C++
5 3 (3.45%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.30%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (20.69%) Degree
2 5 (5.75%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.60%) PMP
3 4 (4.60%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.45%) JNCIA
4 3 (3.45%) JNCIS
4 3 (3.45%) CCNP
4 3 (3.45%) CCNA
4 3 (3.45%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.15%) CCDE
5 1 (1.15%) CCIE
5 1 (1.15%) ISEB
5 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.15%) JNCIE
5 1 (1.15%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (13.79%) Apple
2 10 (11.49%) Cisco
2 10 (11.49%) Roku
3 5 (5.75%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.75%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (4.60%) Juniper
4 4 (4.60%) Polycom
5 3 (3.45%) Tandberg
5 3 (3.45%) Brocade
5 3 (3.45%) OpenTV
5 3 (3.45%) Oracle
5 3 (3.45%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.30%) Adobe
6 2 (2.30%) Tektronix
6 2 (2.30%) Verint
7 1 (1.15%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.15%) Huawei
7 1 (1.15%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (1.15%) Sony
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