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 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.

Interactive Television
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 601 638 640
Rank change year-on-year +37 +2  
Contract jobs citing Interactive TV 9 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.024% 0.009%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.057% 0.073% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 2
Median daily rate £383 £425 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +42.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £350 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £523 £356
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £400 £345
% change year-on-year +28.12% +15.94%  
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 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 14462 16463 15481
Median daily rate £450 £425 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £656 £630 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 682 859 821
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 £11.72 £11.60 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.23 £47.77 £49.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +8.69% +24.32%  

Interactive TV
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Interactive TV as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 28 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Interactive TV.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Interactive TV in the UK

Interactive TV
Top 4 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 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 +34 9 £383 -10.26%
North of England +63 5 £513 +36.66%
UK excluding London +39 5 £513 +28.12%
London +6 4 £374 -17.17%

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Ajax
2 6 (46.15%) DHTML
2 6 (46.15%) HTML
2 6 (46.15%) CSS
2 6 (46.15%) Flash
2 6 (46.15%) Apache Flex
2 6 (46.15%) Wireframes
2 6 (46.15%) Prototyping
3 5 (38.46%) Video on Demand
3 5 (38.46%) Product Management
3 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
3 5 (38.46%) Photoshop
3 5 (38.46%) Scrum
3 5 (38.46%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (30.77%) MS Visio
4 4 (30.77%) Dreamweaver
4 4 (30.77%) Fireworks
4 4 (30.77%) Project Management
4 4 (30.77%) User Experience
4 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (30.77%) Use Case
4 4 (30.77%) Degree
5 3 (23.08%) Usability Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Marketing
5 3 (23.08%) MHEG
5 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 3 (23.08%) Information Architecture
5 3 (23.08%) Rapid Prototyping
5 3 (23.08%) Jenkins

Interactive 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:

Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (38.46%) Photoshop
2 4 (30.77%) Fireworks
2 4 (30.77%) MS Visio
3 1 (7.69%) InVision
3 1 (7.69%) Maya
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (23.08%) Hudson
2 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) Axure RP
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) Trac
General
1 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
2 3 (23.08%) Marketing
3 2 (15.38%) Games
4 1 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Designer
2 5 (38.46%) Interaction Designer
3 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Artist
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) Ajax
1 6 (46.15%) Apache Flex
1 6 (46.15%) CSS
1 6 (46.15%) DHTML
1 6 (46.15%) Flash
1 6 (46.15%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) Express
2 3 (23.08%) Node.js
3 1 (7.69%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Video on Demand
2 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (30.77%) User Experience
3 3 (23.08%) MHEG
3 3 (23.08%) Virtual Team
4 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
5 1 (7.69%) Animation
5 1 (7.69%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Prototyping
2 6 (46.15%) Wireframes
3 5 (38.46%) Product Management
3 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) Project Management
4 4 (30.77%) Use Case
5 3 (23.08%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 3 (23.08%) Information Architecture
5 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
5 3 (23.08%) Qualitative Research
5 3 (23.08%) Quantitative Research
5 3 (23.08%) Rapid Prototyping
5 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
5 3 (23.08%) TDD
5 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 3 (23.08%) Usability Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Content Management
6 2 (15.38%) Metadata Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) OpenTV