The table below looks at the statistics for DVB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DVB over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
Rank 117 116 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing DVB 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.042% 0.18% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 1.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£355 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £45.00
DVB
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
280 290 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 11.64% 12.98% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 166 187
Average daily rate £305 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £195 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 29
Average hourly rate £14.50 £36.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.72% +148.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £50.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

DVB
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

DVB Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

DVB
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

DVB Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

DVB
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

DVB Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

DVB
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
West Yorkshire 0 1 £355 +9.23%
DVB
England

DVB
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 7 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) ISEB
1 7 (100.00%) IPTV
1 7 (100.00%) VLAN
1 7 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 7 (100.00%) Video on Demand
2 6 (85.71%) Performance Analysis
2 6 (85.71%) Integration Testing
3 5 (71.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Tcl
3 5 (71.43%) C
3 5 (71.43%) C++
3 5 (71.43%) Perl
3 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 5 (71.43%) Client/Server
3 5 (71.43%) MPEG
3 5 (71.43%) Performance Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
4 4 (57.14%) QA
4 4 (57.14%) Degree
5 3 (42.86%) Test Management
6 2 (28.57%) STB
6 2 (28.57%) Capita
6 2 (28.57%) Python
6 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
7 1 (14.29%) System Testing
7 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy

DVB
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 7 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Test Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Systems Test Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Integration Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Tester
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) IPTV
1 7 (100.00%) Video on Demand
2 5 (71.43%) Client/Server
2 5 (71.43%) MPEG
3 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) STB
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Performance Analysis
1 6 (85.71%) Integration Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Management
4 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) System Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Tcl
1 5 (71.43%) C
1 5 (71.43%) C++
1 5 (71.43%) Perl
2 2 (28.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) ISEB
1 7 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (71.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Capita