The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital TV in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Digital TV over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Digital Television (Digital TV)
England / South East
Rank 243 230 258
Rank change year-on-year -13 +28  
Contract jobs citing Digital TV 10 35 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.38% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 1.27% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 9
Median daily rate £348 £368 £372
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.44% -1.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £336 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £413 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £338 £375
% change year-on-year +2.96% -10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Median hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.00 -

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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2394 2763 2812
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 30.72% 29.96% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1356 1651 1458
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 149 167
Median hourly rate £17.25 £38.50 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.19% +103.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.22 £60.49 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.68% +48.00%  

Digital TV
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Digital TV
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Digital TV in the South East

Digital TV
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Digital TV in the South East

Digital TV
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 27 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
Hampshire +2 6 £345 -6.12%
Middlesex -2 2 £349 +5.84%
Berkshire +25 1 - -
Digital TV
England

Digital TV
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 South East region with a requirement for Digital TV.

1 15 (83.33%) DVB
1 15 (83.33%) STB
2 14 (77.78%) Scrum
2 14 (77.78%) C
2 14 (77.78%) SQL
2 14 (77.78%) MPEG
2 14 (77.78%) Git (software)
3 13 (72.22%) Node.js
3 13 (72.22%) REST
3 13 (72.22%) HTML5
3 13 (72.22%) NoSQL
3 13 (72.22%) SOA
3 13 (72.22%) C++
3 13 (72.22%) HTML
3 13 (72.22%) HTTP
3 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (72.22%) TDD
4 9 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (44.44%) Degree
5 8 (44.44%) Software Architecture
5 8 (44.44%) User Stories
5 8 (44.44%) Continuous Deployment
5 8 (44.44%) Computer Science
6 7 (38.89%) Perl
6 7 (38.89%) Linux
7 6 (33.33%) Python
7 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
8 5 (27.78%) Docker
8 5 (27.78%) SaltStack
8 5 (27.78%) Virtual Machines

Digital TV
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) DVB
2 13 (72.22%) HTTP
3 2 (11.11%) Broadband
3 2 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (5.56%) DHCP
4 1 (5.56%) DNS
4 1 (5.56%) IPv6
4 1 (5.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (77.78%) Git (software)
2 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) Ant
3 1 (5.56%) Bugzilla
3 1 (5.56%) Gerrit
General
1 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Embedded Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Embedded Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) C/C++ Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Junior DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) Junior Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Perl Scripter
5 1 (5.56%) Project Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Service Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) HTML
1 13 (72.22%) HTML5
1 13 (72.22%) Node.js
1 13 (72.22%) REST
2 1 (5.56%) JSON
2 1 (5.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (83.33%) STB
2 14 (77.78%) MPEG
3 8 (44.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) BBC
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (5.56%) IPTV
4 1 (5.56%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) CentOS
2 5 (27.78%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Scrum
2 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (72.22%) SOA
2 13 (72.22%) TDD
3 9 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (44.44%) Continuous Deployment
4 8 (44.44%) Software Architecture
4 8 (44.44%) User Stories
5 5 (27.78%) Automated Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 3 (16.67%) DevOps
6 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 2 (11.11%) Multithreading
8 1 (5.56%) Automation Testing
8 1 (5.56%) ITIL
8 1 (5.56%) Lean Six Sigma
8 1 (5.56%) Project Management
8 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
8 1 (5.56%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) C
1 14 (77.78%) SQL
2 13 (72.22%) C++
3 7 (38.89%) Perl
4 6 (33.33%) Python
5 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
6 2 (11.11%) Embedded C
6 2 (11.11%) Embedded C++
7 1 (5.56%) Java
7 1 (5.56%) PHP
7 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Docker
1 5 (27.78%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (27.78%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) SaltStack
2 2 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat