Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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)
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 629 580 592
Rank change year-on-year -49 +12 -8
Contract jobs citing DVB 10 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.021% 0.062% 0.045%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.45% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 21 18
London median daily rate £324 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.06% +5.88% +10.39%
10th Percentile £270 £313 £321
90th Percentile £348 £510 £495
England median daily rate £313 £385 £413
% change year-on-year -18.83% -6.67% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £16.50 - -
England median hourly rate £17.27 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -61.62% - +12.50%

DVB is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5446 6281 5810
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.55% 13.89% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3652 4102 3843
London median daily rate £450 £450 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.11% +6.01% +6.00%
10th Percentile £213 £255 £219
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 143 174
London median hourly rate £19.84 £19.00 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.39% +0.80% +1.89%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.53 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.25 £50.00 £44.63
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.59 £20.55
% change year-on-year -20.73% +14.79% +2.75%

DVB
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West London -13 4 £313 -36.22%
DVB
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 6 (60.00%) Digital TV
1 6 (60.00%) STB
2 5 (50.00%) IPTV
3 4 (40.00%) JIRA
3 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (40.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) Video on Demand
3 4 (40.00%) Confluence
3 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (40.00%) Test Planning
4 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (30.00%) C
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) MPEG
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) LAN
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) Device Driver
5 2 (20.00%) Cryptography
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) POSIX
5 2 (20.00%) Marketing
5 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
5 2 (20.00%) Open Source Development
5 2 (20.00%) Broadcast Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Device Driver Development
5 2 (20.00%) Software Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) Open Source

DVB
Co-occurring 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 4 (40.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) Bluetooth
3 1 (10.00%) Skype
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Android Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Broadcast Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Hardware Test Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Manual Tester
2 1 (10.00%) Network Operator
2 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) POSIX
2 1 (10.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (10.00%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Digital TV
1 6 (60.00%) STB
2 5 (50.00%) IPTV
3 4 (40.00%) Video on Demand
4 3 (30.00%) MPEG
5 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
5 2 (20.00%) Device Driver
6 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Test Planning
1 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Broadcast Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Cryptography
3 2 (20.00%) Device Driver Development
3 2 (20.00%) Open Source
3 2 (20.00%) Open Source Development
3 2 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Android Development
4 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) HP