The table below looks at the statistics for Signal Processing skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Signal Processing over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signal Processing
Rank 133 117 133
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +16
Contract jobs citing Signal Processing 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.070% 0.21% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.091% 0.30% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £250 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £278 £450
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -38.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.51 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
Signal Processing
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 East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2188 1640 1955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.45% 68.39% 67.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1410 890 1056
Average daily rate £420 £358 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.48% -10.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £475 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 154 184
Average hourly rate £23.50 £36.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.72% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.74 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

Signal Processing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Signal Processing Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Signal Processing
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Signal Processing Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Signal Processing
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Signal Processing Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Signal Processing
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 27 November 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.

Location
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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
Cambridgeshire -9 2 - - 4
Suffolk - - - - 1
Signal Processing
England

Signal Processing
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 2 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 2 (100.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) 3GPP
2 1 (50.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) Simulink
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) LTE
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms

Signal Processing
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (50.00%) 3G
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) LTE
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) DSP Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 2 (100.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
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