The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for DVB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DVB over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 98 121 -
Rank change year-on-year +23 -  
Contract jobs citing DVB 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.11% 0.041% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% 0.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £350 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £368 £313
% change year-on-year -4.76% +17.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +18.75%  

DVB is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 360 619 771
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 19.65% 25.20% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 294 340
Median daily rate £416 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.82% +20.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £253 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 18 16
Median hourly rate £13.00 £55.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -76.36% +52.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £22.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.60 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

DVB
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing DVB as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for DVB in Berkshire

DVB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DVB in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for DVB in Berkshire

DVB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DVB in Berkshire

DVB
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DVB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for DVB.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) STB
2 1 (50.00%) UPnP
2 1 (50.00%) IPTV
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (50.00%) MPEG
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Digital TV
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla

DVB
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) UPnP
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (50.00%) ClearCase
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) C Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C/C++ Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C/C++ Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++ Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) STB
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Digital TV
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (50.00%) IPTV
2 1 (50.00%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++