The first table below looks at the demand for Signal Processing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Signal Processing over the 3 months to 17 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridgeshire 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signal Processing
Rank - 52 -
Contract jobs citing Signal Processing 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - 0.67% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £300 £350
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £34.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-27.00% -2.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
530 351 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 74.02% 58.70% 66.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 177 269
Average daily rate £370 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £268 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 32 57
Average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.60 £56.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Signal Processing
East of England

Signal Processing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Signal Processing across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Signal Processing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Signal Processing
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Signal Processing Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Signal Processing
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Signal Processing Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Signal Processing
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Signal Processing within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Signal Processing
East of England

Signal Processing
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Signal Processing also 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 that cited Signal Processing.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) STL
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 3 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 3 (100.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Robotics
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Numerical Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) QMS

Signal Processing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Signal Processing also 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 that cited Signal Processing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) STL
2 1 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (66.67%) Robotics
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Numerical Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) QMS
3 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree