Period
to 18 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 18 March 2019 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 > South East
6 months to
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 381 372 342
Rank change year-on-year -9 -30 +14
Contract jobs citing DVB 3 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.019% 0.006% 0.097%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.037% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 9
South East median daily rate - £416 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.71% -
England median daily rate £200 £416 £350
% change year-on-year -51.87% +18.71% -9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - £15.00
England median hourly rate £52.50 £41.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +27.27% -2.94% -15.00%

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 the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2,547 2,721 3,038
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.28% 16.36% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,386 1,411 1,737
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £219 £161 £218
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
England median daily rate £425 £424 £413
% change year-on-year +0.24% +2.79% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 147 202
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £18.38 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -8.13% -42.86%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.86 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.90 £49.39
England median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% -6.98% -10.42%

DVB
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing DVB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for DVB in the South East

DVB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DVB in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DVB in the South East

DVB
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 DVB within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 March 2019. 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
Thames Valley - 2 - - 1
Hampshire -19 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
DVB
England

For the 6 months to 18 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing DVB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for DVB.

1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) Huawei
2 1 (33.33%) IPTV
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) PrimeFaces
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) XML Parsing
2 1 (33.33%) API Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematical Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Master's Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Innovative Thinking
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Physics
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) GlassFish
2 1 (33.33%) JavaFX
2 1 (33.33%) LTE
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5

DVB
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) GlassFish
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) 3GPP
1 1 (33.33%) LTE
1 1 (33.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) NetBeans
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Communications Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Python Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) Java RMI
1 1 (33.33%) JavaFX
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) JSF
1 1 (33.33%) JSP
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
1 1 (33.33%) PrimeFaces
1 1 (33.33%) Servlets
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XHTML
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XSL
1 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (33.33%) IPTV
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (33.33%) STB
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) API Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Innovative Thinking
2 1 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematical Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Physics
2 1 (33.33%) Signal Processing
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Jython
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Master's Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Huawei