Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 808 823 832
Rank change year-on-year +15 +9 -108
Contract jobs citing Digital TV 51 66 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.052% 0.062% 0.065%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 42 58
UK median daily rate £374 £361 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.46% - -0.41%
10th Percentile £297 £313 £300
90th Percentile £556 £488 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £372 £361 £350
% change year-on-year +3.05% +3.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 6
UK median hourly rate £48.50 £42.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.12% +4.94% +15.71%
10th Percentile £46.75 £36.50 £38.00
90th Percentile £50.25 £45.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.50 £42.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year +14.12% -10.53% +111.11%

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 32908 35640 36484
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.34% 33.30% 32.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 21547 23403 22969
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £240
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 985 1184 1409
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -4.79%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.54 £11.23
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.93 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -8.28%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +28 48 £375 +3.88% 5
London -6 26 £450 - 1
UK excluding London +32 21 £372 +3.05% 5
South East +5 19 £372 +3.05% 2
North of England +75 1 £500 +49.25%
Yorkshire +30 1 £500 -
East of England - 1 £450 - 1

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 31 (60.78%) STB
2 22 (43.14%) Telecoms
3 18 (35.29%) C
4 16 (31.37%) C++
4 16 (31.37%) DVB
5 15 (29.41%) Linux
5 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (27.45%) Middleware
7 12 (23.53%) Internet
7 12 (23.53%) Broadband
8 11 (21.57%) Software Architecture
9 10 (19.61%) Video on Demand
9 10 (19.61%) Embedded Systems
9 10 (19.61%) Python
9 10 (19.61%) JIRA
10 9 (17.65%) Degree
10 9 (17.65%) IPTV
10 9 (17.65%) Test Automation
10 9 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (17.65%) ITIL
11 8 (15.69%) HTML
11 8 (15.69%) HTTP
11 8 (15.69%) Scrum
11 8 (15.69%) Git (software)
11 8 (15.69%) HTML5
12 7 (13.73%) Confluence
12 7 (13.73%) Over-the-Top Content
12 7 (13.73%) Test Scripting
12 7 (13.73%) Finance
13 6 (11.76%) 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 7 (13.73%) Confluence
2 3 (5.88%) CMS
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (31.37%) DVB
2 12 (23.53%) Broadband
2 12 (23.53%) Internet
3 8 (15.69%) HTTP
4 5 (9.80%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (5.88%) DLNA
5 3 (5.88%) DOCSIS
5 3 (5.88%) LAN
5 3 (5.88%) UPnP
6 2 (3.92%) Ethernet
6 2 (3.92%) SNMP
7 1 (1.96%) Bluetooth
7 1 (1.96%) Firewall
7 1 (1.96%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.96%) MySQL
2 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (19.61%) JIRA
2 8 (15.69%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.88%) Subversion
4 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (43.14%) Telecoms
2 7 (13.73%) Finance
3 4 (7.84%) Electronics
4 3 (5.88%) Marketing
5 1 (1.96%) Advertising
5 1 (1.96%) Back Office
5 1 (1.96%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 6 (11.76%) Analyst
1 6 (11.76%) Service Manager
1 6 (11.76%) Service Transition Manager
1 6 (11.76%) Transition Manager
2 5 (9.80%) Architect
3 4 (7.84%) Project Manager
4 3 (5.88%) Consultant
4 3 (5.88%) Developer
4 3 (5.88%) Digital Architect
4 3 (5.88%) DTV Architect
4 3 (5.88%) Middleware Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Software Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Test Analyst
4 3 (5.88%) Test Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Embedded Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Embedded Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Integration Consultant
5 2 (3.92%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Supplier Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (27.45%) Middleware
2 8 (15.69%) HTML
2 8 (15.69%) HTML5
3 5 (9.80%) Node.js
3 5 (9.80%) POSIX
3 5 (9.80%) REST
4 3 (5.88%) JSON
4 3 (5.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 31 (60.78%) STB
2 10 (19.61%) Embedded Systems
2 10 (19.61%) Video on Demand
3 9 (17.65%) IPTV
4 7 (13.73%) Over-the-Top Content
5 6 (11.76%) Device Driver
5 6 (11.76%) MPEG
6 5 (9.80%) Computer Science
7 4 (7.84%) Virtual Team
8 3 (5.88%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.96%) BBC
9 1 (1.96%) Streaming Video
9 1 (1.96%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 15 (29.41%) Linux
2 2 (3.92%) CentOS
2 2 (3.92%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.96%) Android
3 1 (1.96%) uClinux
3 1 (1.96%) Unix
3 1 (1.96%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (21.57%) Software Architecture
3 9 (17.65%) ITIL
3 9 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (17.65%) Test Automation
4 8 (15.69%) Scrum
5 7 (13.73%) Test Scripting
6 6 (11.76%) Functional Testing
6 6 (11.76%) Lean Six Sigma
6 6 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (11.76%) Six Sigma
6 6 (11.76%) SOA
6 6 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 5 (9.80%) DRM
7 5 (9.80%) Integration Testing
7 5 (9.80%) Service Management
7 5 (9.80%) TDD
7 5 (9.80%) Test Planning
8 4 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.84%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 18 (35.29%) C
2 16 (31.37%) C++
3 10 (19.61%) Python
4 5 (9.80%) SQL
5 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.92%) C#
5 2 (3.92%) Embedded C
5 2 (3.92%) Perl
6 1 (1.96%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.96%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Degree
2 4 (7.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (5.88%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.96%) CCDP
4 1 (1.96%) CCIE
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.96%) ISEB
4 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) ISO 9001
1 6 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 6 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Docker
1 2 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (3.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) HP
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle
2 2 (3.92%) SaltStack
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft