Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 2018 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 375 369 356
Rank change year-on-year -6 -13 +9
Contract jobs citing DVB 8 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.047% 0.006% 0.073%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 0.034% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 7
South East median daily rate £475 - £360
10th Percentile £342 - £324
90th Percentile £538 - £441
England median daily rate £263 £313 £410
% change year-on-year -16.00% -23.78% -0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
South East median hourly rate £43.75 £18.04 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +142.52% -39.87% -33.33%
10th Percentile £41.25 £17.06 £17.55
90th Percentile £45.00 £19.02 £42.05
England median hourly rate £43.75 £17.27 £43.75
% change year-on-year +153.33% -60.53% -2.78%

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 2,794 2,908 3,033
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.44% 17.36% 18.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,493 1,576 1,767
South East median daily rate £400 £390 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.50% +1.33%
10th Percentile £208 £171 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 151 193
South East median hourly rate £22.75 £17.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.82% -32.00% +0.50%
10th Percentile £12.80 £11.88 £11.55
90th Percentile £47.76 £43.75 £48.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +7.48%

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

DVB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DVB in the South East over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DVB in the South East

DVB
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 12 December 2018. 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
Hampshire -15 5 £550 -
Thames Valley - 2 £475 - 1
Berkshire - 1 £475 -
Middlesex - 1 £325 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
DVB
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, 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 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Python
2 6 (75.00%) Degree
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) XML
3 5 (62.50%) Unix
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) XSL
4 4 (50.00%) XSLT
4 4 (50.00%) JSP
4 4 (50.00%) Servlets
4 4 (50.00%) Web Services
4 4 (50.00%) MySQL
4 4 (50.00%) JUnit
4 4 (50.00%) C++
4 4 (50.00%) XHTML
4 4 (50.00%) LDAP
4 4 (50.00%) Java RMI
4 4 (50.00%) Eclipse
4 4 (50.00%) UML
4 4 (50.00%) JBoss
4 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 4 (50.00%) SNMP
4 4 (50.00%) Tcl
4 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (50.00%) NetBeans

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 4 (50.00%) GlassFish
1 4 (50.00%) JBoss
1 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) SNMP
2 1 (12.50%) 3GPP
2 1 (12.50%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Redis
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (50.00%) JUnit
1 4 (50.00%) NetBeans
1 4 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Python Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Broadcast Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Communications Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) XML
2 4 (50.00%) Ajax
2 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (50.00%) HTML5
2 4 (50.00%) Java RMI
2 4 (50.00%) JavaFX
2 4 (50.00%) jQuery
2 4 (50.00%) JSF
2 4 (50.00%) JSP
2 4 (50.00%) LDAP
2 4 (50.00%) PrimeFaces
2 4 (50.00%) Servlets
2 4 (50.00%) Spring
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) XHTML
2 4 (50.00%) XSL
2 4 (50.00%) XSLT
3 2 (25.00%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (12.50%) IPTV
1 1 (12.50%) MPEG
1 1 (12.50%) Over-the-Top Content
1 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
1 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (12.50%) STB
1 1 (12.50%) Video on Demand
1 1 (12.50%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Unix
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Android
4 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
1 4 (50.00%) Network Management
1 4 (50.00%) UML
1 4 (50.00%) XML Parsing
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Deployment Automation
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Innovative Thinking
4 1 (12.50%) Mathematical Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (12.50%) Signal Processing
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Python
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) C++
3 4 (50.00%) Tcl
4 2 (25.00%) C
4 2 (25.00%) Jython
5 1 (12.50%) AWK
5 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 1 (12.50%) Perl
5 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Flume
1 1 (12.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) Grafana
1 1 (12.50%) Graphite
1 1 (12.50%) Kibana
1 1 (12.50%) Mesos
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) Salt
1 1 (12.50%) StatsD
1 1 (12.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) CA
1 1 (12.50%) New Relic
1 1 (12.50%) Splunk