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 3 months to 24 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.

Internet Protocol Television (IPTV)
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 568 607 599
Rank change year-on-year +39 -8  
Contract jobs citing IPTV 33 37 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.071% 0.069% 0.084%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.21% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 28
Median daily rate £500 £438 £533
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -17.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £325 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £543 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £284
% change year-on-year +6.00% +32.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.52 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

IPTV 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 15350 17924 17751
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.18% 33.33% 31.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9976 11744 11107
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 485 588 660
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +17.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £12.50 £12.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.39 £47.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.69
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.38%  

IPTV
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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
Top 16 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 3 months to 24 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 +45 30 £500 +8.10% 9
London +19 27 £509 +7.10% 6
City of London +1 4 £525 +40.00% 5
South East +29 2 - - 3
Osterley 0 2 £298 -42.13%
Hammersmith - 2 - -
Hook - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 - -
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
Essex - 1 £295 -
Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
East of England - 1 £295 -
Leeds - 1 £500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
Brentwood - 1 £295 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IPTV 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 IPTV.

1 22 (38.60%) Video on Demand
2 18 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (29.82%) Over-the-Top Content
4 15 (26.32%) STB
4 15 (26.32%) Telecoms
5 13 (22.81%) Finance
6 12 (21.05%) Test Automation
7 11 (19.30%) Digital TV
8 10 (17.54%) Test Scripting
8 10 (17.54%) Marketing
8 10 (17.54%) JIRA
9 9 (15.79%) Multicast
10 8 (14.04%) QA
10 8 (14.04%) DRM
10 8 (14.04%) HTTP
11 7 (12.28%) Windows
11 7 (12.28%) Linux
11 7 (12.28%) DVB
11 7 (12.28%) Streaming Video
11 7 (12.28%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (12.28%) Confluence
12 6 (10.53%) Test Planning
12 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
12 6 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (10.53%) Integration Testing
12 6 (10.53%) Degree
12 6 (10.53%) HP
12 6 (10.53%) Internet
12 6 (10.53%) MPEG
13 5 (8.77%) MS Visio

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 7 (12.28%) Confluence
2 5 (8.77%) IIS
3 2 (3.51%) CMS
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Visio
1 5 (8.77%) Quicktime
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.75%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.75%) OmniGraffle
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.79%) Multicast
2 8 (14.04%) HTTP
3 7 (12.28%) DVB
4 6 (10.53%) Internet
5 5 (8.77%) RTSP
6 4 (7.02%) BGP
6 4 (7.02%) DNS
6 4 (7.02%) Ethernet
6 4 (7.02%) Firewall
6 4 (7.02%) IPv6
6 4 (7.02%) OSPF
6 4 (7.02%) RSVP
6 4 (7.02%) SNMP
6 4 (7.02%) VRRP
6 4 (7.02%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (5.26%) ATM
7 3 (5.26%) FTP
7 3 (5.26%) IPv4
7 3 (5.26%) MPLS
7 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) JIRA
2 4 (7.02%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.75%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.75%) Hudson
4 1 (1.75%) JUnit
4 1 (1.75%) Selenium
4 1 (1.75%) Spock
4 1 (1.75%) Subversion
4 1 (1.75%) XMLSpy
General
1 15 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 13 (22.81%) Finance
3 10 (17.54%) Marketing
4 3 (5.26%) Electronics
5 2 (3.51%) Games
6 1 (1.75%) Billing
6 1 (1.75%) Legal
6 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (12.28%) Architect
1 7 (12.28%) Audio Visual Engineer
2 6 (10.53%) Support Engineer
2 6 (10.53%) Test Engineer
3 5 (8.77%) Analyst
3 5 (8.77%) Technical Architect
4 4 (7.02%) Developer
4 4 (7.02%) Tester
5 3 (5.26%) Data Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) IPTV Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Network Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Audio Visual Technician
6 2 (3.51%) IPTV Architect
6 2 (3.51%) Java Developer
6 2 (3.51%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (3.51%) Principal Technical Architect
6 2 (3.51%) Programme Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.51%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) Flash
1 5 (8.77%) Middleware
2 3 (5.26%) HTML
2 3 (5.26%) Node.js
3 2 (3.51%) GStreamer
3 2 (3.51%) Hibernate
3 2 (3.51%) HTML5
3 2 (3.51%) REST
3 2 (3.51%) Spring
3 2 (3.51%) Web Services
4 1 (1.75%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.75%) CSS
4 1 (1.75%) J2EE
4 1 (1.75%) Spring MVC
4 1 (1.75%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 22 (38.60%) Video on Demand
2 17 (29.82%) Over-the-Top Content
3 15 (26.32%) STB
4 11 (19.30%) Digital TV
5 7 (12.28%) Streaming Video
5 7 (12.28%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (10.53%) MPEG
7 5 (8.77%) Video Editing
8 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
9 2 (3.51%) Virtual Team
10 1 (1.75%) BBC
10 1 (1.75%) Clustering
10 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
10 1 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
10 1 (1.75%) User Experience
10 1 (1.75%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) Linux
1 7 (12.28%) Windows
2 3 (5.26%) Unix
3 1 (1.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.05%) Test Automation
3 10 (17.54%) Test Scripting
4 8 (14.04%) DRM
5 6 (10.53%) Integration Testing
5 6 (10.53%) Test Planning
6 5 (8.77%) Software Engineering
7 4 (7.02%) Regression Testing
7 4 (7.02%) Software Testing
7 4 (7.02%) Workflow
8 3 (5.26%) Defect Management
8 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.26%) Network Architecture
8 3 (5.26%) Programme Management
8 3 (5.26%) Stress Testing
8 3 (5.26%) Task Automation
8 3 (5.26%) Use Case
9 2 (3.51%) Business Development
9 2 (3.51%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (3.51%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.02%) Python
2 3 (5.26%) Java
2 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.75%) C
3 1 (1.75%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) Degree
1 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.77%) CCNA
2 5 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.02%) CCNP
4 3 (5.26%) CCIP
4 3 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (5.26%) JNCIA
5 2 (3.51%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.04%) QA
2 3 (5.26%) SLA
3 1 (1.75%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.75%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (10.53%) HP
2 5 (8.77%) Cisco
3 4 (7.02%) Juniper
3 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.26%) Huawei
5 2 (3.51%) VMware
6 1 (1.75%) Arqiva
6 1 (1.75%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.75%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle