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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Television (IPTV)
Rank 568 502 473
Rank change year-on-year
-66 -29
Contract jobs citing IPTV 39 80 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.50% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 58 30
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£500 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £529 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £261 £323 £350
% change year-on-year
-18.99% -7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50

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
16501 16144 14914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.46% 30.67% 31.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10228 10089 8893
Average daily rate £415 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £243
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 660 645 613
Average hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.92 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 22 May 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 19 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 22 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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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 -62 39 £500 +25.00% 10
London -26 27 £540 +27.05% 6
South East -18 5 - - 2
Berkshire -4 4 - - 2
Reading - 4 - - 2
City of London +5 3 £410 +82.22% 3
North West - 3 £338 - 1
Manchester - 3 £338 - 1
East of England 0 2 £185 -42.18%
South West +5 1 £175 -39.13% 1
Cambridgeshire -9 1 - -
Cambridge -10 1 - -
Chelmsford - 1 £185 -
Hounslow - 1 £650 -
Essex - 1 £185 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £175 -
Salford - 1 £338 -
Bridgwater - 1 £175 -

IPTV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 33 (46.48%) STB
2 30 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (40.85%) HTML
4 26 (36.62%) Video on Demand
5 25 (35.21%) Telecoms
6 23 (32.39%) Android
7 21 (29.58%) Software Engineering
8 20 (28.17%) Apple iOS
9 19 (26.76%) Games
9 19 (26.76%) Streaming Video
9 19 (26.76%) JavaScript
10 18 (25.35%) Over-the-Top Content
11 17 (23.94%) HTML5
12 15 (21.13%) DTV
13 13 (18.31%) Scrum
14 12 (16.90%) Apple
14 12 (16.90%) Web Services
15 11 (15.49%) XML
15 11 (15.49%) DVB
16 10 (14.08%) JIRA
16 10 (14.08%) Chromecast
16 10 (14.08%) Apple TV
16 10 (14.08%) PlayStation
16 10 (14.08%) Xbox
16 10 (14.08%) Roku
17 9 (12.68%) DRM
17 9 (12.68%) Internet
18 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
18 8 (11.27%) Linux
18 8 (11.27%) SOAP

IPTV
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.82%) CMS
2 2 (2.82%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (8.45%) MS Office
1 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.82%) Mingle
3 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Trello
1 2 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.49%) DVB
2 9 (12.68%) Internet
3 4 (5.63%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (5.63%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.23%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (4.23%) SAN
5 2 (2.82%) SSH
5 2 (2.82%) Megaco
5 2 (2.82%) RIP
5 2 (2.82%) SNMP
5 2 (2.82%) VoIP
5 2 (2.82%) Ethernet
5 2 (2.82%) DSL
5 2 (2.82%) MGCP
5 2 (2.82%) RTP
5 2 (2.82%) SS7
5 2 (2.82%) Telnet
5 2 (2.82%) MPLS
5 2 (2.82%) OSPF
5 2 (2.82%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.23%) MongoDB
1 3 (4.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (14.08%) JIRA
2 5 (7.04%) Cucumber
2 5 (7.04%) Selenium
3 4 (5.63%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.82%) JMeter
General
1 25 (35.21%) Telecoms
2 19 (26.76%) Games
3 3 (4.23%) Marketing
3 3 (4.23%) Advertising
4 2 (2.82%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.41%) Legal
5 1 (1.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (21.13%) Architect
2 11 (15.49%) Developer
3 10 (14.08%) Software Engineer
4 9 (12.68%) Test Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (8.45%) Project Manager
7 5 (7.04%) UI Developer
7 5 (7.04%) UI Programmer
8 4 (5.63%) Design Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Project Coordinator
8 4 (5.63%) Coordinator
9 3 (4.23%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Tester
9 3 (4.23%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Network Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Technical Manager
9 3 (4.23%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Network Design Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) QA Tester
10 2 (2.82%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (40.85%) HTML
2 17 (23.94%) HTML5
3 12 (16.90%) Web Services
4 11 (15.49%) XML
5 8 (11.27%) SOAP
5 8 (11.27%) REST
6 5 (7.04%) OpenGL
7 4 (5.63%) CSS
7 4 (5.63%) JSON
8 3 (4.23%) RESTful
8 3 (4.23%) Middleware
9 2 (2.82%) Spring
9 2 (2.82%) CSS3
9 2 (2.82%) Silverlight
9 2 (2.82%) Qt
10 1 (1.41%) Core Animation
10 1 (1.41%) Apache Flex
10 1 (1.41%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.41%) Gherkin
10 1 (1.41%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 33 (46.48%) STB
2 26 (36.62%) Video on Demand
3 19 (26.76%) Streaming Video
4 18 (25.35%) Over-the-Top Content
5 15 (21.13%) DTV
6 10 (14.08%) Chromecast
6 10 (14.08%) Apple TV
6 10 (14.08%) PlayStation
6 10 (14.08%) Xbox
7 7 (9.86%) Open Source
7 7 (9.86%) MPEG
8 4 (5.63%) Digital Media
8 4 (5.63%) New Media
8 4 (5.63%) Mobile App
9 3 (4.23%) MHEG
9 3 (4.23%) Interactive TV
9 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (2.82%) Client/Server
10 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
10 2 (2.82%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (32.39%) Android
2 20 (28.17%) Apple iOS
3 8 (11.27%) Linux
4 3 (4.23%) CentOS
4 3 (4.23%) Windows
5 2 (2.82%) UNIX
6 1 (1.41%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (29.58%) Software Engineering
3 13 (18.31%) Scrum
4 9 (12.68%) DRM
5 7 (9.86%) Test Scripting
5 7 (9.86%) Software Delivery
6 6 (8.45%) Project Management
6 6 (8.45%) PRINCE2
6 6 (8.45%) OOP
6 6 (8.45%) Software Architecture
7 5 (7.04%) Test Automation
7 5 (7.04%) Kanban
7 5 (7.04%) OO
7 5 (7.04%) Validation
8 4 (5.63%) Data Management
8 4 (5.63%) Content Management
8 4 (5.63%) TDD
8 4 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.63%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.63%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.76%) JavaScript
2 7 (9.86%) SQL
3 5 (7.04%) C++
3 5 (7.04%) Ruby
4 4 (5.63%) C
5 3 (4.23%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.23%) Python
5 3 (4.23%) Java
5 3 (4.23%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (11.27%) Degree
2 5 (7.04%) PMP
2 5 (7.04%) PMI Certification
3 4 (5.63%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.63%) NVQ Level 3
4 3 (4.23%) CCNP
4 3 (4.23%) CCNA
4 3 (4.23%) JNCIA
4 3 (4.23%) JNCIS
5 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (16.90%) Apple
2 10 (14.08%) Roku
3 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.45%) Cisco
5 3 (4.23%) Brocade
5 3 (4.23%) Juniper
5 3 (4.23%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.23%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (4.23%) Oracle
5 3 (4.23%) OpenTV
6 2 (2.82%) Perforce
6 2 (2.82%) Adobe
6 2 (2.82%) Verint
6 2 (2.82%) Tektronix
7 1 (1.41%) Polycom
7 1 (1.41%) HP
7 1 (1.41%) Sony
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