The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital TV in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Digital TV over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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 Television (Digital TV)
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 551 589 585
Rank change year-on-year +38 -4  
Contract jobs citing Digital TV 29 38 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.068% 0.078% 0.047%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.23% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 17
Median daily rate £450 £361 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.65% +1.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £361 £336
% change year-on-year +24.65% +7.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £48.50 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.11% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.50 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year +14.11% -  

Digital TV is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14253 16209 16371
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 33.54% 33.27% 32.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9344 10788 10479
Median daily rate £463 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.11% +3.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £273 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £615 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 440 523 587
Median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.32% +13.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.49 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.13 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

Digital TV
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Digital TV as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Digital TV in England

Digital TV
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Digital TV in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Digital TV in England

Digital TV
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Digital TV in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Digital TV in England

Digital TV
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Digital TV in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Digital TV in England

Digital TV
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Digital TV within the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +13 17 £463 +17.83% 2
South East +24 9 £372 +3.04% 2
Yorkshire +22 1 £500 -
East of England - 1 £450 -
Digital TV
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Digital TV 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 England region with a requirement for Digital TV.

1 33 (66.00%) STB
2 21 (42.00%) DVB
3 20 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 18 (36.00%) C
5 17 (34.00%) C++
6 16 (32.00%) Linux
6 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (30.00%) Degree
8 14 (28.00%) Video on Demand
9 13 (26.00%) Internet
9 13 (26.00%) Middleware
10 12 (24.00%) HTML
10 12 (24.00%) SQL
11 11 (22.00%) Python
11 11 (22.00%) IPTV
11 11 (22.00%) HTML5
11 11 (22.00%) Git (software)
12 10 (20.00%) Test Automation
12 10 (20.00%) Software Architecture
12 10 (20.00%) Scrum
12 10 (20.00%) SOA
12 10 (20.00%) MPEG
12 10 (20.00%) Broadband
13 9 (18.00%) HTTP
13 9 (18.00%) Node.js
13 9 (18.00%) Test Scripting
14 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (16.00%) JIRA
14 8 (16.00%) REST
14 8 (16.00%) NoSQL

Digital TV
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (14.00%) Confluence
2 5 (10.00%) CMS
3 2 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 21 (42.00%) DVB
2 13 (26.00%) Internet
3 10 (20.00%) Broadband
4 9 (18.00%) HTTP
5 6 (12.00%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (10.00%) Ethernet
6 5 (10.00%) SNMP
7 3 (6.00%) DLNA
7 3 (6.00%) DOCSIS
7 3 (6.00%) Firewall
7 3 (6.00%) LAN
7 3 (6.00%) UPnP
8 2 (4.00%) Intranet
9 1 (2.00%) 802.11
9 1 (2.00%) Bluetooth
9 1 (2.00%) DHCP
9 1 (2.00%) DNS
9 1 (2.00%) IPv6
9 1 (2.00%) VLAN
9 1 (2.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.00%) MySQL
3 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (22.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (16.00%) JIRA
3 5 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.00%) Ant
4 1 (2.00%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.00%) Gerrit
4 1 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 20 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (12.00%) Electronics
3 4 (8.00%) Finance
4 3 (6.00%) Marketing
5 2 (4.00%) Multimedia
6 1 (2.00%) Advertising
6 1 (2.00%) Italian Language
6 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (16.00%) Consultant
2 5 (10.00%) Analyst
2 5 (10.00%) Integration Consultant
3 4 (8.00%) Architect
3 4 (8.00%) Developer
3 4 (8.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (6.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) Digital Architect
4 3 (6.00%) DTV Architect
4 3 (6.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) Service Manager
4 3 (6.00%) Service Transition Manager
4 3 (6.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) Test Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) Tester
4 3 (6.00%) Transition Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Embedded Developer
5 2 (4.00%) Middleware Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Network Design Consultant
5 2 (4.00%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.00%) Middleware
2 12 (24.00%) HTML
3 11 (22.00%) HTML5
4 9 (18.00%) Node.js
5 8 (16.00%) REST
6 4 (8.00%) POSIX
7 2 (4.00%) .NET
7 2 (4.00%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (4.00%) JSON
7 2 (4.00%) Kafka
7 2 (4.00%) RESTful
8 1 (2.00%) 802.1X
8 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.00%) CSS
8 1 (2.00%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.00%) Spring
8 1 (2.00%) Spring MVC
8 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (66.00%) STB
2 14 (28.00%) Video on Demand
3 11 (22.00%) IPTV
4 10 (20.00%) MPEG
5 7 (14.00%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (14.00%) Over-the-Top Content
6 6 (12.00%) Virtual Team
7 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
7 5 (10.00%) Data Centre
8 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (6.00%) Device Driver
9 1 (2.00%) BBC
9 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
9 1 (2.00%) Streaming Video
9 1 (2.00%) Tandem
9 1 (2.00%) User Experience
9 1 (2.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.00%) Linux
2 5 (10.00%) Unix
3 2 (4.00%) CentOS
3 2 (4.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.00%) uClinux
4 1 (2.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.00%) Scrum
2 10 (20.00%) SOA
2 10 (20.00%) Software Architecture
2 10 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 9 (18.00%) Test Scripting
4 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (16.00%) TDD
5 7 (14.00%) DRM
5 7 (14.00%) User Stories
6 6 (12.00%) B2C
6 6 (12.00%) Continuous Deployment
6 6 (12.00%) Integration Testing
6 6 (12.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (12.00%) Test Planning
7 5 (10.00%) IT Strategy
7 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.00%) DevOps
8 4 (8.00%) ITIL
9 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.00%) C
2 17 (34.00%) C++
3 12 (24.00%) SQL
4 11 (22.00%) Python
5 7 (14.00%) Perl
6 6 (12.00%) Java
7 3 (6.00%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.00%) C#
8 2 (4.00%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.00%) Assembly Language
9 1 (2.00%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.00%) PHP
9 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (30.00%) Degree
2 6 (12.00%) Master's Degree
3 2 (4.00%) CCIE
3 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.00%) CCDP
4 1 (2.00%) ISEB
4 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) QA
2 3 (6.00%) ISO 9001
2 3 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 3 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Docker
2 2 (4.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.00%) Ansible
2 2 (4.00%) Graphite
2 2 (4.00%) Kibana
2 2 (4.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.00%) logstash
2 2 (4.00%) Nagios
2 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) HP
2 4 (8.00%) Oracle
3 3 (6.00%) Sybase
3 3 (6.00%) VMware
4 2 (4.00%) SaltStack
4 2 (4.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco
5 1 (2.00%) Cognos
5 1 (2.00%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.00%) Tableau