The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of OpenTV products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenTV over the 3 months to 16 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 Vendors currently tracked.

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.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenTV
Rank 598 548 -
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -
Contract jobs citing OpenTV 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.008% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.019% 0.017% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate £338 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
26367 22927 27784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.87% 47.18% 45.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14733 12208 14165
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1107 1212 1343
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

OpenTV
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenTV within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 April 2014.

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 26 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing OpenTV 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 OpenTV.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) BBC
3 3 (60.00%) Games
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Interactive TV
3 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Ruby
3 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (60.00%) IPTV
3 3 (60.00%) MHEG
3 3 (60.00%) New Media
3 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (60.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) PHP
3 3 (60.00%) ActionScript
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) OOP
3 3 (60.00%) Internet
4 2 (40.00%) DTV
4 2 (40.00%) C
4 2 (40.00%) iDTV
5 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery

OpenTV
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing OpenTV 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 OpenTV. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
General
1 3 (60.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) BBC
2 3 (60.00%) Interactive TV
2 3 (60.00%) IPTV
2 3 (60.00%) MHEG
2 3 (60.00%) New Media
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (40.00%) DTV
3 2 (40.00%) iDTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 3 (60.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) PHP
2 3 (60.00%) ActionScript
3 2 (40.00%) C