The table below looks at the statistics for Signal Processing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Signal Processing over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signal Processing
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Signal Processing 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £28.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -20.00%
Signal Processing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1824 1949 1870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.42% 76.13% 76.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 950 1122 917
Median daily rate £413 £400 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £528 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 69 23
Median hourly rate £20.00 £33.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.29% +97.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

Signal Processing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Signal Processing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Signal Processing Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Signal Processing
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Signal Processing across the Berkshire region.

Signal Processing Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Signal Processing
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Signal Processing across the Berkshire region.

Signal Processing Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Signal Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Signal Processing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Signal Processing.

1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Digital Signal Processing
2 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) CMS
2 2 (66.67%) CITP
2 2 (66.67%) Smart Meter
2 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) Content Management
2 2 (66.67%) Document Management
2 2 (66.67%) Logistics
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) ISO 9001
2 2 (66.67%) PMP
2 2 (66.67%) PMI Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) LabVIEW
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 1 (33.33%) PhD
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) RS-232
3 1 (33.33%) RS-485

Signal Processing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (66.67%) CMS
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) RS-232
1 1 (33.33%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Digital Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) IT Manager
1 2 (66.67%) IT Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
1 2 (66.67%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Digital Signal Processing
2 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Content Management
2 2 (66.67%) Document Management
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Logistics
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Acquisition
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) CITP
2 2 (66.67%) PMI Certification
2 2 (66.67%) PMP
3 1 (33.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP