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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 580 609 620
Rank change year-on-year +29 +11  
Contract jobs citing Digital TV 30 42 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.064% 0.078% 0.045%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.23% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 25 17
Median daily rate £463 £361 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.11% +1.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £448 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £361 £336
% change year-on-year +31.57% +7.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £48.50 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.11% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.50 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year +14.11% -  

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

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 15673 17924 17489
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.27% 33.28% 31.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 10151 11761 11017
Median daily rate £450 £425 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 495 591 619
Median hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.77% +18.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

Digital TV
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Digital TV as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 28 June 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 13 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 3 months to 28 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 +28 29 £463 +28.11% 7
London +20 18 £463 +17.83% 2
South East +10 8 £461 +27.70% 1
Hampshire 0 8 £461 +27.70%
Hook +7 4 £372 +3.04%
Southampton +4 3 £550 +43.79%
Leeds +21 1 £500 - 1
West Yorkshire +21 1 £500 - 1
Yorkshire +18 1 £500 - 1
East of England - 1 £450 -
Osterley - 1 £313 -
Brentwood - 1 £450 -
Essex - 1 £450 -

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 34 (65.38%) STB
2 21 (40.38%) DVB
3 20 (38.46%) C
3 20 (38.46%) Telecoms
4 18 (34.62%) C++
5 17 (32.69%) Linux
6 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (28.85%) Degree
8 14 (26.92%) Video on Demand
8 14 (26.92%) Middleware
9 13 (25.00%) Internet
10 12 (23.08%) Python
10 12 (23.08%) HTML
10 12 (23.08%) SQL
11 11 (21.15%) IPTV
11 11 (21.15%) Software Architecture
11 11 (21.15%) HTML5
11 11 (21.15%) Git (software)
12 10 (19.23%) Test Automation
12 10 (19.23%) Scrum
12 10 (19.23%) SOA
12 10 (19.23%) MPEG
12 10 (19.23%) Broadband
13 9 (17.31%) HTTP
13 9 (17.31%) Test Scripting
13 9 (17.31%) Node.js
14 8 (15.38%) REST
14 8 (15.38%) NoSQL
14 8 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (15.38%) JIRA

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 7 (13.46%) Confluence
2 5 (9.62%) CMS
3 2 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (40.38%) DVB
2 13 (25.00%) Internet
3 10 (19.23%) Broadband
4 9 (17.31%) HTTP
5 6 (11.54%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (9.62%) Ethernet
6 5 (9.62%) SNMP
7 3 (5.77%) DLNA
7 3 (5.77%) DOCSIS
7 3 (5.77%) Firewall
7 3 (5.77%) LAN
7 3 (5.77%) UPnP
8 2 (3.85%) Intranet
9 1 (1.92%) 802.11
9 1 (1.92%) Bluetooth
9 1 (1.92%) DHCP
9 1 (1.92%) DNS
9 1 (1.92%) IPv6
9 1 (1.92%) VLAN
9 1 (1.92%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.92%) MySQL
3 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.92%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (21.15%) Git (software)
2 8 (15.38%) JIRA
3 5 (9.62%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.92%) Ant
4 1 (1.92%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.92%) Gerrit
4 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 20 (38.46%) Telecoms
2 6 (11.54%) Electronics
3 4 (7.69%) Finance
4 3 (5.77%) Marketing
5 2 (3.85%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.92%) Advertising
6 1 (1.92%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (15.38%) Consultant
2 5 (9.62%) Analyst
2 5 (9.62%) Integration Consultant
3 4 (7.69%) Architect
3 4 (7.69%) Developer
3 4 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 3 (5.77%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) Digital Architect
4 3 (5.77%) DTV Architect
4 3 (5.77%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) Project Manager
4 3 (5.77%) Service Manager
4 3 (5.77%) Service Transition Manager
4 3 (5.77%) Software Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) Test Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) Tester
4 3 (5.77%) Transition Manager
5 2 (3.85%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Network Consultant
5 2 (3.85%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.92%) Middleware
2 12 (23.08%) HTML
3 11 (21.15%) HTML5
4 9 (17.31%) Node.js
5 8 (15.38%) REST
6 4 (7.69%) POSIX
7 2 (3.85%) .NET
7 2 (3.85%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (3.85%) JSON
7 2 (3.85%) Kafka
7 2 (3.85%) RESTful
8 1 (1.92%) 802.1X
8 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.92%) CSS
8 1 (1.92%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.92%) Spring
8 1 (1.92%) Spring MVC
8 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (65.38%) STB
2 14 (26.92%) Video on Demand
3 11 (21.15%) IPTV
4 10 (19.23%) MPEG
5 7 (13.46%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (13.46%) Over-the-Top Content
6 6 (11.54%) Virtual Team
7 5 (9.62%) Computer Science
7 5 (9.62%) Data Centre
8 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (5.77%) Device Driver
9 1 (1.92%) BBC
9 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.92%) Streaming Video
9 1 (1.92%) Tandem
9 1 (1.92%) User Experience
9 1 (1.92%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.69%) Linux
2 5 (9.62%) Unix
3 2 (3.85%) CentOS
3 2 (3.85%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.92%) uClinux
4 1 (1.92%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (21.15%) Software Architecture
3 10 (19.23%) Scrum
3 10 (19.23%) SOA
3 10 (19.23%) Test Automation
4 9 (17.31%) Test Scripting
5 8 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (15.38%) TDD
6 7 (13.46%) DRM
6 7 (13.46%) Software Engineering
6 7 (13.46%) User Stories
7 6 (11.54%) B2C
7 6 (11.54%) Continuous Deployment
7 6 (11.54%) Integration Testing
7 6 (11.54%) Test Planning
8 5 (9.62%) DevOps
8 5 (9.62%) IT Strategy
8 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (7.69%) Functional Testing
9 4 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 20 (38.46%) C
2 18 (34.62%) C++
3 12 (23.08%) Python
3 12 (23.08%) SQL
4 7 (13.46%) Perl
5 6 (11.54%) Java
6 3 (5.77%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.85%) C#
7 2 (3.85%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.92%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.92%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.92%) PHP
8 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (28.85%) Degree
2 6 (11.54%) Master's Degree
3 2 (3.85%) CCIE
3 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.92%) CCDP
4 1 (1.92%) ISEB
4 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) QA
2 3 (5.77%) ISO 9001
2 3 (5.77%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 3 (5.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Docker
2 2 (3.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.85%) Ansible
2 2 (3.85%) Graphite
2 2 (3.85%) Kibana
2 2 (3.85%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.85%) logstash
2 2 (3.85%) Nagios
2 2 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) HP
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle
3 3 (5.77%) Sybase
3 3 (5.77%) VMware
4 2 (3.85%) SaltStack
4 2 (3.85%) SAP
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco
5 1 (1.92%) Cognos
5 1 (1.92%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.92%) Tableau