Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital TV in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Digital TV over the 6 months to 24 November 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.

Digital Television (Digital TV)
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 865 833 808
Rank change year-on-year -32 -25 -59
Contract jobs citing Digital TV 31 53 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.050% 0.075%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.089% 0.15% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 41 70
UK median daily rate £374 £365 £372
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.33% -1.82% +2.55%
10th Percentile £284 £314 £285
90th Percentile £540 £488 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £372 £361 £336
% change year-on-year +3.05% +7.44% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 9
UK median hourly rate - £42.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.84% -15.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.75 £45.25
% change year-on-year - -3.31% -

Digital TV is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 34732 34740 37265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.70% 33.09% 32.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 23048 22773 23696
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £240
90th Percentile £650 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1020 1200 1471
UK median hourly rate £20.63 £20.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.62% +5.13% +8.33%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +8.57%

Digital TV
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Digital TV as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Digital TV in the UK

Digital TV
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Digital TV in the UK

Digital TV
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Digital TV over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Digital TV in the UK

Digital TV
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Digital TV in the UK

Digital TV
Top 7 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
England -26 29 £375 +2.74% 10
London -15 20 £438 -2.78% 1
UK excluding London +18 9 £372 +3.05% 13
South East -5 7 £372 +3.05% 2
North of England +55 1 - - 3
Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
East of England - 1 £450 - 1

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 with a requirement for Digital TV.

1 18 (58.06%) STB
2 11 (35.48%) Telecoms
3 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (32.26%) Linux
4 9 (29.03%) Middleware
4 9 (29.03%) Software Architecture
5 8 (25.81%) C
6 7 (22.58%) C++
6 7 (22.58%) Python
6 7 (22.58%) Broadband
6 7 (22.58%) Internet
6 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
6 7 (22.58%) Finance
6 7 (22.58%) JIRA
7 6 (19.35%) Functional Testing
7 6 (19.35%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (19.35%) ITIL
8 5 (16.13%) DVB
8 5 (16.13%) Device Driver
8 5 (16.13%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (16.13%) Video on Demand
9 4 (12.90%) Open Source
9 4 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 4 (12.90%) IPTV
9 4 (12.90%) Marketing
9 4 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (12.90%) Degree
9 4 (12.90%) JSON
9 4 (12.90%) Lean Six Sigma

Digital TV
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 4 (12.90%) Confluence
2 2 (6.45%) CMS
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) Broadband
1 7 (22.58%) Internet
2 5 (16.13%) DVB
3 4 (12.90%) HTTP
4 3 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (6.45%) LAN
6 1 (3.23%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) JIRA
2 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.68%) Subversion
General
1 11 (35.48%) Telecoms
2 7 (22.58%) Finance
3 4 (12.90%) Marketing
4 2 (6.45%) Back Office
5 1 (3.23%) Electronics
5 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (12.90%) Analyst
1 4 (12.90%) Service Manager
1 4 (12.90%) Service Transition Manager
1 4 (12.90%) Transition Manager
2 3 (9.68%) Architect
2 3 (9.68%) Developer
2 3 (9.68%) Middleware Engineer
2 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) C++ Developer
3 2 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Supplier Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Tester
4 1 (3.23%) Manual Tester
4 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.23%) Technical Architect
4 1 (3.23%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) Middleware
2 4 (12.90%) JSON
3 3 (9.68%) RESTful
4 2 (6.45%) POSIX
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Avro
5 1 (3.23%) JSON Schema
5 1 (3.23%) XML
5 1 (3.23%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 18 (58.06%) STB
2 5 (16.13%) Device Driver
2 5 (16.13%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (16.13%) Video on Demand
3 4 (12.90%) IPTV
4 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.45%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
6 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (29.03%) Software Architecture
3 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
4 6 (19.35%) Functional Testing
4 6 (19.35%) ITIL
4 6 (19.35%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.90%) Lean Six Sigma
5 4 (12.90%) Open Source
5 4 (12.90%) Service Management
5 4 (12.90%) Six Sigma
5 4 (12.90%) Test Scripting
6 3 (9.68%) API Development
6 3 (9.68%) Integration Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Mathematics
6 3 (9.68%) Multithreading
6 3 (9.68%) OO
6 3 (9.68%) Software Delivery
6 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
6 3 (9.68%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) C
2 7 (22.58%) C++
2 7 (22.58%) Python
3 2 (6.45%) C#
4 1 (3.23%) Embedded C
4 1 (3.23%) Embedded C++
4 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) ISO 9001
1 4 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 4 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) HP
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle