The first table below looks at the demand for the DSP Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSP Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

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.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DSP Engineer
Rank 42 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs requiring a DSP Engineer 1 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.27% 3.15% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 3.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £38.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+1.29% -2.53%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
345 335 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 93.50% 87.93% 93.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 144 223
Average daily rate £338 £330 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £422 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 57 54
Average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
DSP Engineer
Cambridgeshire

DSP Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DSP Engineer in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DSP Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

DSP Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DSP Engineer across the Cambridge region.

DSP Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

DSP Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DSP Engineer across the Cambridge region.

DSP Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

DSP Engineer
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited DSP Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with DSP Engineer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) MPEG
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering

DSP Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited DSP Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with DSP Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) MPEG
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C