Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 852 790 785
Rank change year-on-year -62 -5 +28
Contract jobs citing Digital TV 31 51 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.056% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.092% 0.16% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 36 51
UK median daily rate £350 £450 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +17.65% +5.96%
10th Percentile £269 £315 £313
90th Percentile £484 £575 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £372 £350
% change year-on-year -12.63% +6.29% -3.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 17
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £48.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.04% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £43.00 £46.30 £36.50
90th Percentile £52.00 £50.10 £48.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £48.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year +3.09% +10.23% -

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 33,846 31,314 36,081
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.76% 34.19% 33.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,101 20,303 23,628
UK median daily rate £455 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £250
90th Percentile £656 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +1.25% +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,052 1,093 1,200
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -2.38% +13.51%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +16.22% -11.90% +20.00%

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 June 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 24 June 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 -70 28 £338 -25.00% 8
UK excluding London -32 24 £325 -12.63% 9
South East -24 20 £343 -2.14%
London -68 4 £350 -26.32% 1
Yorkshire -17 3 - - 4
North of England -17 3 - - 4
South West - 1 £275 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 15 (48.39%) Broadband
1 15 (48.39%) Telecoms
2 13 (41.94%) Internet
3 11 (35.48%) Six Sigma
3 11 (35.48%) ITIL
3 11 (35.48%) Service Management
3 11 (35.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (35.48%) STB
3 11 (35.48%) Lean Six Sigma
4 7 (22.58%) Video on Demand
5 6 (19.35%) Linux
5 6 (19.35%) C++
5 6 (19.35%) MPEG
6 5 (16.13%) Python
6 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
7 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
7 4 (12.90%) C
7 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
7 4 (12.90%) Regression Testing
7 4 (12.90%) Electronics
7 4 (12.90%) Video\Live Streaming
8 3 (9.68%) Bugzilla
8 3 (9.68%) Games
8 3 (9.68%) Validation
8 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (9.68%) Finance
8 3 (9.68%) DVB
8 3 (9.68%) Apple
8 3 (9.68%) HTTP
8 3 (9.68%) RIP

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 2 (6.45%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (48.39%) Broadband
2 13 (41.94%) Internet
3 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
4 3 (9.68%) BGP
4 3 (9.68%) DVB
4 3 (9.68%) HTTP
4 3 (9.68%) OSPF
4 3 (9.68%) RIP
5 1 (3.23%) DOCSIS
5 1 (3.23%) HbbTV
5 1 (3.23%) HTTPS
5 1 (3.23%) RTMP
5 1 (3.23%) RTSP
5 1 (3.23%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Bugzilla
1 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) Ant
3 1 (3.23%) JIRA
3 1 (3.23%) JMeter
3 1 (3.23%) Maven
3 1 (3.23%) Selenium
3 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 15 (48.39%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.90%) Electronics
3 3 (9.68%) Finance
3 3 (9.68%) Games
4 1 (3.23%) Advertising
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Service Manager
1 10 (32.26%) Service Transition Manager
1 10 (32.26%) Transition Manager
2 6 (19.35%) Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Integration Manager
3 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Systems Integration Manager
3 3 (9.68%) Systems Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Functional Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Testing Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Accountant
5 1 (3.23%) Android Tester
5 1 (3.23%) Audio Video Software Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) DTV Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) iOS Tester
5 1 (3.23%) Web Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) HTML
1 3 (9.68%) HTML5
1 3 (9.68%) Middleware
1 3 (9.68%) Silverlight
2 2 (6.45%) Node.js
2 2 (6.45%) REST
2 2 (6.45%) Web Services
3 1 (3.23%) CSS
3 1 (3.23%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (3.23%) Express
3 1 (3.23%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) STB
2 7 (22.58%) Video on Demand
3 6 (19.35%) MPEG
4 4 (12.90%) Video\Live Streaming
5 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
6 2 (6.45%) Digital Media
6 2 (6.45%) IPTV
7 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (3.23%) Interactive TV
7 1 (3.23%) Media Streaming
7 1 (3.23%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Android
3 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.23%) CentOS
3 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) ITIL
1 11 (35.48%) Lean Six Sigma
1 11 (35.48%) Service Management
1 11 (35.48%) Six Sigma
1 11 (35.48%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
3 4 (12.90%) Regression Testing
3 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
4 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.68%) Functional Testing
4 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
4 3 (9.68%) Validation
4 3 (9.68%) Video Processing
5 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.45%) DevOps
5 2 (6.45%) DRM
5 2 (6.45%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (6.45%) IT Strategy
5 2 (6.45%) Scrum
5 2 (6.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) C++
2 5 (16.13%) Python
3 4 (12.90%) C
4 2 (6.45%) Java
4 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.23%) Perl
5 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Docker
1 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Ansible
1 1 (3.23%) Kibana
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Adobe
1 3 (9.68%) Apple
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle
1 3 (9.68%) Tektronix
2 2 (6.45%) Hyperion
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) SaltStack
3 1 (3.23%) Splunk