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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 164 -
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 - 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £348 £415
% change year-on-year +58.27% -16.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £40.25
% change year-on-year -5.32% +4.96%  

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 340 471 737
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 10.42% 13.99% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 675 1008 1569
Median daily rate £427 £469 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.90% +13.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £269 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £594 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 23 43
Median hourly rate £24.86 £19.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.84% +5.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £16.25 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.20 £32.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing DVB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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