Period
to 20 May 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IPTV in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IPTV over the 6 months to 20 May 2019 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.

Internet Protocol Television (IPTV)
UK
6 months to
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 819 849 783
Rank change year-on-year +30 -66 -5
Contract jobs citing IPTV 26 39 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.039% 0.056%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.087% 0.12% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 26 19
UK median daily rate £498 £515 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.40% +19.77% +1.18%
10th Percentile £321 £400 £255
90th Percentile £550 £638 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -26.32% +11.76% +28.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 7
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £44.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.36% +217.86% -51.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.00 -

IPTV 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 30,057 33,383 30,052
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.04% 33.14% 33.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,570 21,861 19,456
UK median daily rate £475 £453 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.97% +3.43% +2.94%
10th Percentile £288 £269 £263
90th Percentile £670 £650 £634
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,002 1,027 1,052
UK median hourly rate £20.72 £21.75 £19.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.74% +10.50% -6.27%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.23 £51.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.63 £18.00
% change year-on-year -7.91% +14.63% -14.29%

IPTV
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for IPTV in the UK

IPTV
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IPTV in the UK

IPTV
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IPTV over the 6 months to 20 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IPTV in the UK

IPTV
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IPTV in the UK

IPTV
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing IPTV over the 6 months to 20 May 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for IPTV in the UK

IPTV
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 IPTV within the UK over the 6 months to 20 May 2019. 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 +43 26 £498 -3.40%
London +24 16 £498 -3.86%
UK excluding London +27 10 £350 -26.32%
South East +18 6 £500 +53.85%
South West - 3 £350 -
West Midlands - 1 £130 -
Midlands - 1 £130 -

For the 6 months to 20 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing IPTV 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 IPTV.

1 10 (38.46%) Python
2 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
3 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 7 (26.92%) Digital TV
4 7 (26.92%) DVB
4 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
4 7 (26.92%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (23.08%) Degree
5 6 (23.08%) JIRA
6 5 (19.23%) Ruby
6 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (19.23%) Electronics
6 5 (19.23%) STB
6 5 (19.23%) Perl
6 5 (19.23%) C++
6 5 (19.23%) Java
6 5 (19.23%) Unix
6 5 (19.23%) Linux
7 4 (15.38%) UML
7 4 (15.38%) Video\Live Streaming
7 4 (15.38%) Video on Demand
7 4 (15.38%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (15.38%) Mathematics
7 4 (15.38%) Physics
7 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
8 3 (11.54%) User Experience
8 3 (11.54%) API Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (11.54%) Huawei

IPTV
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 (3.85%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.85%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) DVB
2 3 (11.54%) Broadband
2 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.69%) GPRS
3 2 (7.69%) GSM
3 2 (7.69%) HbbTV
3 2 (7.69%) HTTP
4 1 (3.85%) BGP
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.85%) Firewall
4 1 (3.85%) H.323
4 1 (3.85%) IPsec
4 1 (3.85%) Multicast
4 1 (3.85%) OSPF
4 1 (3.85%) SSL
4 1 (3.85%) Telepresence
4 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
4 1 (3.85%) VLAN
4 1 (3.85%) VPN
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) JIRA
2 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 2 (7.69%) Selenium
3 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.85%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) WiX
General
1 5 (19.23%) Electronics
2 2 (7.69%) Billing
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Software Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) DTV Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) IPTV Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Test Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Audio Visual Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Automation Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Designer
5 2 (7.69%) DTV Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Audio Visual Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Broadcast Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Designer
6 1 (3.85%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) HTML
1 3 (11.54%) HTML5
2 2 (7.69%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.85%) LDAP
3 1 (3.85%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Digital TV
1 7 (26.92%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (19.23%) STB
3 4 (15.38%) Video on Demand
3 4 (15.38%) Video\Live Streaming
4 3 (11.54%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (11.54%) MPEG
4 3 (11.54%) User Experience
5 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (7.69%) Client/Server
5 2 (7.69%) Interactive TV
6 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
6 1 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
6 1 (3.85%) Digital Signage
6 1 (3.85%) Media Streaming
6 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.85%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (3.85%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
1 5 (19.23%) Unix
2 4 (15.38%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Windows
4 1 (3.85%) Android
4 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
3 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
4 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
5 4 (15.38%) Mathematics
5 4 (15.38%) Physics
5 4 (15.38%) UML
6 3 (11.54%) API Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (11.54%) Functional Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.69%) Defect Management
7 2 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (7.69%) Process Improvement
7 2 (7.69%) Sprint Planning
7 2 (7.69%) Sprint Review
7 2 (7.69%) User Stories
7 2 (7.69%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) Python
2 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 5 (19.23%) C++
3 5 (19.23%) Java
3 5 (19.23%) Perl
3 5 (19.23%) Ruby
4 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.85%) C
5 1 (3.85%) PHP
5 1 (3.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) PhD
3 1 (3.85%) CCNP
3 1 (3.85%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Huawei
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Polycom
3 1 (3.85%) Blue Coat
3 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.85%) Juniper
3 1 (3.85%) Tandberg