The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 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)
England / London
Rank 399 403 404
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1  
Contract jobs citing DVB 3 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.016% 0.073% 0.024%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.57% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 4
Median daily rate - £490 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +44.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £368 £313
% change year-on-year -4.76% +17.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
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 London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2414 2791 2828
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 12.57% 12.69% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1605 1884 1817
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 57 81
Median hourly rate £42.00 £21.34 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.81% +6.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.28 £12.80 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £50.00
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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 London

DVB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DVB in London

DVB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DVB in London

DVB
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DVB within the London region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Feltham - 1 - -
DVB
England

DVB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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 London region with a requirement for DVB.

1 7 (87.50%) STB
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (62.50%) IPTV
3 5 (62.50%) JIRA
3 5 (62.50%) Perl
3 5 (62.50%) Python
4 4 (50.00%) Unix
4 4 (50.00%) Ruby
4 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (50.00%) API Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
5 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
6 2 (25.00%) Scrum
6 2 (25.00%) Digital TV
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) C
6 2 (25.00%) C++
6 2 (25.00%) HTTP
6 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
6 2 (25.00%) User Stories
6 2 (25.00%) Confluence
7 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
7 1 (12.50%) HTML5
7 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
7 1 (12.50%) Gerrit

DVB
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
2 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) SSL
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) VLAN
2 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) JIRA
2 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) Gerrit
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Development Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++ Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Real Time Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Development Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) HTML5
1 1 (12.50%) JSON
1 1 (12.50%) Node.js
1 1 (12.50%) REST
1 1 (12.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) STB
2 6 (75.00%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (62.50%) IPTV
4 4 (50.00%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (25.00%) Digital TV
6 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
6 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
6 1 (12.50%) MPEG
6 1 (12.50%) Video on Demand
6 1 (12.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) API Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) User Stories
5 1 (12.50%) API Development
5 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Multithreaded Programming
5 1 (12.50%) SOA
5 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Perl
1 5 (62.50%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (25.00%) C
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) HP
1 1 (12.50%) Huawei
1 1 (12.50%) VMware