Period
to 18 February 2018

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 18 February 2018 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 845 810 753
Rank change year-on-year -35 -57 +32
Contract jobs citing Digital TV 23 40 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.042% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.069% 0.13% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 69
UK median daily rate £325 £405 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.75% -3.57% +12.00%
10th Percentile £263 £323 £277
90th Percentile £478 £488 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £361 £350
% change year-on-year -16.78% +3.00% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 19
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% -
10th Percentile £42.50 £37.25 £32.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.75 £53.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year - -3.41% -

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 33,351 31,141 35,362
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.39% 32.71% 32.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,314 20,316 22,758
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £245
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 994 1,108 1,343
UK median hourly rate £22.42 £20.00 £20.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.11% -3.03% +17.86%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.32 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.50 £47.50 £49.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.79 £18.94 £20.00
% change year-on-year +15.05% -5.30% +17.65%

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 18 February 2018.

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 18 February 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
England -36 20 £325 -19.75% 9
UK excluding London -5 11 £300 -16.78% 7
London -52 10 £325 -25.71% 2
South East -24 8 £275 -23.72% 2
North of England +30 2 - - 3
Yorkshire - 2 - - 3
East of England -17 1 £340 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Digital TV 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 with a requirement for Digital TV.

1 11 (47.83%) STB
2 8 (34.78%) Linux
3 6 (26.09%) C++
4 5 (21.74%) MPEG
4 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
4 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (21.74%) Video on Demand
5 4 (17.39%) Video\Live Streaming
5 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
5 4 (17.39%) Degree
5 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (17.39%) Internet
5 4 (17.39%) HTTP
5 4 (17.39%) C
5 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
6 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.04%) Adobe
6 3 (13.04%) Apple
6 3 (13.04%) Broadband
6 3 (13.04%) RIP
6 3 (13.04%) ITIL
6 3 (13.04%) DVB
6 3 (13.04%) Six Sigma
6 3 (13.04%) OSPF
6 3 (13.04%) BGP
6 3 (13.04%) Bugzilla
6 3 (13.04%) Games
6 3 (13.04%) Validation
6 3 (13.04%) Service Management

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 1 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) HTTP
1 4 (17.39%) Internet
1 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.04%) BGP
2 3 (13.04%) Broadband
2 3 (13.04%) DVB
2 3 (13.04%) OSPF
2 3 (13.04%) RIP
3 2 (8.70%) HTTPS
4 1 (4.35%) HbbTV
4 1 (4.35%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Bugzilla
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) Ant
3 1 (4.35%) JMeter
3 1 (4.35%) JUnit
3 1 (4.35%) Maven
3 1 (4.35%) Selenium
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.04%) Games
3 2 (8.70%) Back Office
3 2 (8.70%) Electronics
3 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Advertising
4 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Analyst
1 5 (21.74%) Developer
2 3 (13.04%) Service Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Service Transition Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Transition Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Broadcast Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) C++ Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Functional Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Testing Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Silverlight
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
2 2 (8.70%) HTML5
2 2 (8.70%) Node.js
2 2 (8.70%) REST
2 2 (8.70%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Avro
3 1 (4.35%) CSS
3 1 (4.35%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (4.35%) Express
3 1 (4.35%) J2SE
3 1 (4.35%) Java ME
3 1 (4.35%) JSON
3 1 (4.35%) JSON Schema
3 1 (4.35%) Middleware
3 1 (4.35%) WebKit
3 1 (4.35%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) STB
2 5 (21.74%) MPEG
2 5 (21.74%) Video on Demand
3 4 (17.39%) Video\Live Streaming
4 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
4 3 (13.04%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (4.35%) Interactive TV
5 1 (4.35%) IPTV
5 1 (4.35%) Media Streaming
5 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Android
2 3 (13.04%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
3 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
3 2 (8.70%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.35%) CentOS
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
2 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
2 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (13.04%) Functional Testing
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL
3 3 (13.04%) Lean Six Sigma
3 3 (13.04%) Service Management
3 3 (13.04%) Six Sigma
3 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
3 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
3 3 (13.04%) Validation
3 3 (13.04%) Video Processing
4 2 (8.70%) Android Development
4 2 (8.70%) DevOps
4 2 (8.70%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) IT Strategy
4 2 (8.70%) Open Source
4 2 (8.70%) Product Management
4 2 (8.70%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) C++
2 4 (17.39%) C
3 2 (8.70%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.35%) Embedded C++
4 1 (4.35%) Perl
4 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) ISO 9001
1 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.35%) Docker
2 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Kibana
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Adobe
1 3 (13.04%) Apple
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
1 3 (13.04%) Tektronix
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) SaltStack
2 1 (4.35%) Splunk