The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 29 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.

Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 158 -
Contract jobs citing DVB 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.030% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
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 the City of London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 350 399 692
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 11.39% 11.79% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 295 502
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 13
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +4.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £17.50 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.73 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DVB in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DVB in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 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 City of London region with a requirement for DVB.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) STB
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) IPTV
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) API Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Command Line

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (100.00%) IPTV
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (100.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) API Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby