The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Interactive TV in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Interactive TV over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Interactive Television
UK
Rank 589 616 616
Rank change year-on-year +27 0  
Contract jobs citing Interactive TV 4 28 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.053% 0.015%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.028% 0.17% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 20 5
Median daily rate £360 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £317 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £592 £535 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £330 £344
% change year-on-year +44.01% -4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Interactive 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 14491 16557 16015
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.99% 31.12% 30.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9338 10791 9675
Median daily rate £445 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 561 669
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.84 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.46% +20.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -33.89% +52.00%  

Interactive TV
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Interactive TV in the UK

Interactive TV
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Interactive TV in the UK

Interactive TV
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Interactive TV over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Interactive TV in the UK

Interactive TV
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Interactive TV in the UK

Interactive TV
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Interactive TV within the UK over the 3 months to 25 March 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 +8 4 £360 -12.72%
London +14 2 £360 -20.00%
North West +24 1 £651 +97.12%
Manchester +11 1 £651 +97.12%
Bristol - 1 £300 -
South West - 1 £300 -

Interactive TV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Interactive 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 Interactive TV.

1 9 (60.00%) DHTML
1 9 (60.00%) HTML
1 9 (60.00%) CSS
1 9 (60.00%) Flash
1 9 (60.00%) Telecoms
1 9 (60.00%) Ajax
1 9 (60.00%) Apache Flex
1 9 (60.00%) Wireframes
1 9 (60.00%) Prototyping
2 8 (53.33%) Product Management
2 8 (53.33%) Photoshop
2 8 (53.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (40.00%) Degree
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) MS Visio
3 6 (40.00%) Dreamweaver
3 6 (40.00%) Fireworks
3 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (33.33%) User Experience
5 4 (26.67%) Virtual Team
5 4 (26.67%) Use Case
5 4 (26.67%) Usability Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Marketing
5 4 (26.67%) Information Architecture
6 3 (20.00%) MHEG
6 3 (20.00%) Node.js
6 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (20.00%) Ruby
6 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (20.00%) C#

Interactive TV
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 8 (53.33%) Photoshop
2 6 (40.00%) Fireworks
2 6 (40.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (13.33%) InVision
4 1 (6.67%) Maya
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Trac
General
1 9 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (26.67%) Marketing
3 3 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Designer
2 7 (46.67%) Interaction Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Interaction Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) UX Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) PHP Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Artist
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) Ajax
1 9 (60.00%) Apache Flex
1 9 (60.00%) CSS
1 9 (60.00%) DHTML
1 9 (60.00%) Flash
1 9 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) Node.js
3 2 (13.33%) React
4 1 (6.67%) Express
4 1 (6.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (33.33%) User Experience
3 4 (26.67%) Virtual Team
4 3 (20.00%) MHEG
5 2 (13.33%) IPTV
5 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
5 2 (13.33%) New Media
6 1 (6.67%) Animation
6 1 (6.67%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Prototyping
1 9 (60.00%) Wireframes
2 8 (53.33%) Product Management
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) Information Architecture
4 4 (26.67%) Usability Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Use Case
5 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (20.00%) TDD
6 2 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (13.33%) OOP
6 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
6 2 (13.33%) Rapid Prototyping
6 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (6.67%) Coaching
7 1 (6.67%) Issue Tracking
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.67%) Texturing
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) ActionScript
1 3 (20.00%) C#
1 3 (20.00%) C++
1 3 (20.00%) Java
1 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (20.00%) PHP
1 3 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) OpenTV