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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
Rank 115 113 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing DVB 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.083% 0.19% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.71% 1.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£353 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.41% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £45.00
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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
283 254 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 11.81% 11.75% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 146 150
Average daily rate £300 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 10 35
Average hourly rate £20.88 £13.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.57% -22.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.18 £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £25.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

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

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Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 5 (83.33%) Ethernet
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
1 5 (83.33%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Integration Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Client/Server
1 5 (83.33%) MPEG
1 5 (83.33%) IPTV
1 5 (83.33%) Video on Demand
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (50.00%) STB
4 1 (16.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Performance Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Integration Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C
1 5 (83.33%) C++
1 5 (83.33%) Perl
1 5 (83.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) ISEB
1 5 (83.33%) ISTQB
1 5 (83.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Capita