The median contractor rate for a Broadcast Engineer was £289 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Broadcast Engineer
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 590 642 636
Rank change year-on-year +52 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a Broadcast Engineer 17 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.017% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.018% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 2
Median daily rate £289 £325 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.15% +52.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £505 £243
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 - £175
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £28.13

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44561 50348 53046
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28813 32834 33338
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1376 1496 2028
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Broadcast Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Broadcast Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Broadcast Engineer in the UK

Broadcast Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Broadcast Engineer.

Contractor daily rate trend for Broadcast Engineer in the UK

Broadcast Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Broadcast Engineer over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Broadcast Engineer in the UK

Broadcast Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Broadcast Engineer.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Broadcast Engineer in the UK

Broadcast Engineer
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Broadcast Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 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
England +38 13 £414 +27.30% 3
London -2 13 £414 +27.30% 3
Wales - 3 £300 -
Cardiff - 3 £300 -
South Wales - 3 £300 -
Brentford - 1 - -

Broadcast Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Broadcast Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Broadcast Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (44.83%) Linux
2 12 (41.38%) Unix
3 11 (37.93%) Broadcast Engineering
4 6 (20.69%) MPLS
4 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
4 6 (20.69%) Tektronix
4 6 (20.69%) Incident Management
5 5 (17.24%) Video on Demand
5 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
6 4 (13.79%) Apple
6 4 (13.79%) Cisco
6 4 (13.79%) SQL
6 4 (13.79%) Post-Production
7 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
7 3 (10.34%) Oracle
7 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
7 3 (10.34%) CA
7 3 (10.34%) DRM
7 3 (10.34%) Project Management
8 2 (6.90%) Finance
8 2 (6.90%) SOAP
8 2 (6.90%) Java
8 2 (6.90%) Final Cut Pro
8 2 (6.90%) Puppet
8 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
8 2 (6.90%) REST
8 2 (6.90%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development

Broadcast Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (3.45%) Apache Pig
1 1 (3.45%) Apache Spark
1 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Avid Audio
1 2 (6.90%) Final Cut Pro
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.45%) AWS Data Pipeline
2 1 (3.45%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) MPLS
1 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.45%) Big Data
3 1 (3.45%) DB2
3 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.45%) Impala
3 1 (3.45%) MySQL
3 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) Gradle
2 1 (3.45%) Maven
2 1 (3.45%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
1 2 (6.90%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) REST
1 2 (6.90%) SOAP
2 1 (3.45%) Akka
2 1 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (3.45%) Scalaz
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Video on Demand
2 1 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.45%) MPEG
2 1 (3.45%) Reference Data
2 1 (3.45%) Smartcard
2 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Linux
2 12 (41.38%) Unix
3 1 (3.45%) CentOS
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Broadcast Engineering
2 6 (20.69%) Incident Management
3 4 (13.79%) Post-Production
4 3 (10.34%) DRM
4 3 (10.34%) Project Management
4 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.90%) Break/Fix
5 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.90%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (6.90%) DevOps
5 2 (6.90%) Kanban
5 2 (6.90%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.45%) Analytics
6 1 (3.45%) Data Analytics
6 1 (3.45%) MapReduce
6 1 (3.45%) Microservices
6 1 (3.45%) Open Source
6 1 (3.45%) Personalization
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.90%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) Perl
4 1 (3.45%) Python
4 1 (3.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
1 1 (3.45%) HND
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Puppet
2 1 (3.45%) Ansible
2 1 (3.45%) Graphite
2 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Tektronix
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.79%) Apple
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco
4 3 (10.34%) CA
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle
5 2 (6.90%) Avid
6 1 (3.45%) IBM