The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signal Processing
Rank 47 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs citing Signal Processing 7 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.18% 0.41% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 0.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £258 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £305 £285
% change year-on-year
+63.93% +7.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £47.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £50.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-25.74% +44.28%
Signal Processing
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
463 578 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 78.21% 79.94% 71.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 337 194
Average daily rate £400 £395 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +8.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £210 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 52 36
Average hourly rate £37.50 £24.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.06% -30.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £43.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -2 7 - - 5
Signal Processing
East of England

Signal Processing
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) C
1 8 (100.00%) Python
1 8 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 8 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 7 (87.50%) Digital Signal Processing
2 7 (87.50%) Machine Learning
2 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 7 (87.50%) Mathematics
2 7 (87.50%) Embedded C
2 7 (87.50%) C++
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) SciPy
3 1 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

Signal Processing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) DSP Engineer
2 7 (87.50%) Audio DSP Engineer
2 7 (87.50%) Audio Engineer
2 7 (87.50%) Audio Software Engineer
2 7 (87.50%) C Software Engineer
2 7 (87.50%) DSP Embedded Software Engineer
2 7 (87.50%) DSP Software Engineer
2 7 (87.50%) Embedded C Engineer
2 7 (87.50%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 7 (87.50%) Embedded Engineer
2 7 (87.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 7 (87.50%) Machine Learning Engineer
2 7 (87.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior DSP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 7 (87.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Digital Signal Processing
1 7 (87.50%) Machine Learning
1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C
1 8 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 8 (100.00%) Python
2 7 (87.50%) C++
2 7 (87.50%) Embedded C