The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of OpenTV products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenTV over the 3 months to 4 May 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the OpenTV Corporation.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenTV
Rank 641 633 618
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -15
Contract jobs citing OpenTV 6 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.005% 0.006%
As % of the Vendors category 0.024% 0.012% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Median daily rate £515 £344 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.81% -23.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £339 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £349 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £344 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24636 25283 24533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.32% 45.27% 44.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 15131 14421 13830
Median daily rate £401 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 793 1104 1053
Median hourly rate £19.61 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.99 £11.17 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.56 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

OpenTV
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing OpenTV as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

OpenTV Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OpenTV
Daily Rate Trend

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

OpenTV Daily Rate Trend in the UK

OpenTV
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenTV within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

OpenTV Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

OpenTV
Hourly Rate Trend

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

OpenTV Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

OpenTV
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenTV within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -18 6 £515 +49.81%
London - 4 £515 -
North West -4 2 £330 -4.00%
Manchester -8 2 £330 -2.22%

OpenTV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OpenTV also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for OpenTV.

1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (100.00%) Interactive TV
2 19 (90.48%) Scrum
3 17 (80.95%) TDD
3 17 (80.95%) C
3 17 (80.95%) XML
4 16 (76.19%) Java
4 16 (76.19%) ANSI C
5 15 (71.43%) Fat Client
5 15 (71.43%) XSD
5 15 (71.43%) HTTP
5 15 (71.43%) Thin Client
6 14 (66.67%) JavaScript
7 13 (61.90%) DVB
7 13 (61.90%) MPEG
8 12 (57.14%) C++
9 10 (47.62%) Pair Programming
10 9 (42.86%) Spring
10 9 (42.86%) User Experience
11 8 (38.10%) HTML5
11 8 (38.10%) Cucumber
11 8 (38.10%) JSON
11 8 (38.10%) Kanban
11 8 (38.10%) Maven
11 8 (38.10%) MVC
11 8 (38.10%) HTML
11 8 (38.10%) ActionScript
11 8 (38.10%) Flash
12 6 (28.57%) STB
12 6 (28.57%) Subversion

OpenTV
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (14.29%) PaintShop Pro
1 3 (14.29%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) GitHub
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (71.43%) HTTP
2 13 (61.90%) DVB
3 1 (4.76%) Internet
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Cucumber
1 8 (38.10%) Maven
2 6 (28.57%) Subversion
General
1 4 (19.05%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) C Developer
3 8 (38.10%) Agile Developer
3 8 (38.10%) Software Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Java Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Applications Developer
6 2 (9.52%) C/C++ Developer
6 2 (9.52%) C/C++ Software Developer
6 2 (9.52%) C++ Developer
6 2 (9.52%) C++ Software Developer
6 2 (9.52%) C++/Java Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Interactive Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Agile Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (4.76%) Senior C Developer
7 1 (4.76%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) XML
2 15 (71.43%) XSD
3 9 (42.86%) Spring
4 8 (38.10%) Flash
4 8 (38.10%) HTML
4 8 (38.10%) HTML5
4 8 (38.10%) JSON
5 3 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (100.00%) Interactive TV
2 15 (71.43%) Fat Client
2 15 (71.43%) Thin Client
3 13 (61.90%) MPEG
4 9 (42.86%) User Experience
5 6 (28.57%) STB
6 4 (19.05%) IPTV
6 4 (19.05%) MHEG
6 4 (19.05%) Mobile App
7 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (90.48%) Scrum
3 17 (80.95%) TDD
4 10 (47.62%) Pair Programming
5 8 (38.10%) Kanban
5 8 (38.10%) MVC
6 6 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (23.81%) BDD
8 4 (19.05%) Mobile Application Development
8 4 (19.05%) OOP
8 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
9 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
9 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
9 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) C
2 16 (76.19%) ANSI C
2 16 (76.19%) Java
3 14 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 12 (57.14%) C++
5 8 (38.10%) ActionScript
6 2 (9.52%) SQL
7 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree