Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 366 338 333
Rank change year-on-year -28 -5 -8
Contract jobs citing DVB 2 12 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.012% 0.077% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.069% 0.39% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 13
South East median daily rate £416 £354 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.46% +1.07% +16.67%
10th Percentile £398 £324 £262
90th Percentile £433 £437 £427
England median daily rate £416 £410 £388
% change year-on-year +1.34% +5.81% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 10
South East median hourly rate £18.04 £15.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.27% -68.42% +18.75%
10th Percentile £17.06 £14.50 £39.25
90th Percentile £19.02 £15.50 £56.00
England median hourly rate £18.04 £28.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year -37.25% -39.47% +18.75%

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 2,906 3,063 3,348
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.56% 19.76% 18.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,554 1,792 1,804
South East median daily rate £396 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.25% +5.40% +7.14%
10th Percentile £163 £228 £231
90th Percentile £550 £550 £519
England median daily rate £410 £402 £400
% change year-on-year +1.99% +0.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 200 216
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £23.09 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.75% -28.95% +62.50%
10th Percentile £10.61 £11.33 £12.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £49.51 £51.25
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +8.64%

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 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 17 January 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 +6 2 £416 -
DVB
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for DVB.

1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) SaltStack
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Mindset
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) MPEG
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Digital TV
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
1 1 (50.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Mindset
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Digital TV
1 1 (50.00%) MPEG
1 1 (50.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SaltStack