The first table below looks at the demand for DVB skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DVB over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the West Yorkshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
Rank 92 97 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing DVB 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.23% 0.065% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.14% 0.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
187 241 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 10.95% 15.65% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 137 138
Average daily rate £325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £195 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £363 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 19
Average hourly rate £18.75 £30.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +130.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £17.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.88 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
DVB
Yorkshire

DVB
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DVB across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DVB Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

DVB
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DVB across the West Yorkshire region.

DVB Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

DVB
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DVB across the West Yorkshire region.

DVB Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

DVB
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DVB within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
Leeds - 4 £275 -
DVB
Yorkshire

DVB
Top 28 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing DVB 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 DVB.

1 6 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) ISEB
1 6 (100.00%) IPTV
1 6 (100.00%) VLAN
1 6 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (100.00%) Video on Demand
2 5 (83.33%) Integration Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (66.67%) QA
3 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Tcl
3 4 (66.67%) C
3 4 (66.67%) C++
3 4 (66.67%) Perl
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Client/Server
3 4 (66.67%) MPEG
4 3 (50.00%) Test Management
5 2 (33.33%) STB
5 2 (33.33%) Capita
5 2 (33.33%) Python
5 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy

DVB
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing DVB 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 DVB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Test Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Systems Test Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) IPTV
1 6 (100.00%) Video on Demand
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (66.67%) Client/Server
2 4 (66.67%) MPEG
3 2 (33.33%) STB
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Integration Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Performance Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Test Management
4 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Tcl
1 4 (66.67%) C
1 4 (66.67%) C++
1 4 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) ISEB
1 6 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Capita