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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signal Processing
Rank 114 123 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Signal Processing 12 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.50% 0.12% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £385 £258 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £305 £285
% change year-on-year
+63.93% +7.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 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
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
1896 1920 1693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 78.54% 76.04% 72.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1144 1171 946
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 139 145
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -27.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 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
Cambridgeshire +13 8 £385 +49.51% 8
Bedfordshire - 3 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 3
Signal Processing
England

Signal Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 15 (88.24%) Software Engineering
2 14 (82.35%) C++
3 13 (76.47%) C
4 11 (64.71%) MATLAB
5 10 (58.82%) Algorithms
6 9 (52.94%) Python
7 8 (47.06%) Linux
7 8 (47.06%) Mathematics
7 8 (47.06%) Machine Learning
7 8 (47.06%) Digital Signal Processing
8 7 (41.18%) Degree
8 7 (41.18%) Embedded C
9 6 (35.29%) UML
9 6 (35.29%) Validation
9 6 (35.29%) Rational DOORS
10 5 (29.41%) Rational Rhapsody
10 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
10 5 (29.41%) C#
10 5 (29.41%) .NET
10 5 (29.41%) Visual Studio
10 5 (29.41%) Ada
11 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
12 2 (11.76%) Electronics
12 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
12 2 (11.76%) Windows
12 2 (11.76%) Subversion
12 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
12 2 (11.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
13 1 (5.88%) Boost C++ Libraries

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) Kinematics
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Doxygen
1 1 (5.88%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) SpaceWire
1 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (29.41%) Rational Rhapsody
2 5 (29.41%) Visual Studio
3 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.76%) Subversion
4 1 (5.88%) ClearCase
4 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.88%) GCC
General
1 2 (11.76%) Electronics
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Avionics
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Software Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) DSP Engineer
3 7 (41.18%) Audio DSP Engineer
3 7 (41.18%) Audio Engineer
3 7 (41.18%) Audio Software Engineer
3 7 (41.18%) C Software Engineer
3 7 (41.18%) DSP Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (41.18%) DSP Software Engineer
3 7 (41.18%) Embedded C Engineer
3 7 (41.18%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 7 (41.18%) Embedded Engineer
3 7 (41.18%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (41.18%) Machine Learning Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C++ Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C++/C# Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Delphi Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (5.88%) DCOM
2 1 (5.88%) OpenCV
2 1 (5.88%) OpenGL
2 1 (5.88%) SciPy
2 1 (5.88%) VCL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Algorithms
2 8 (47.06%) Mathematics
3 2 (11.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (5.88%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (5.88%) Mechatronics
4 1 (5.88%) Robotics
4 1 (5.88%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Software Engineering
2 8 (47.06%) Digital Signal Processing
2 8 (47.06%) Machine Learning
3 6 (35.29%) UML
3 6 (35.29%) Validation
4 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.88%) Benchmarking
5 1 (5.88%) CMMI
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.88%) OO
5 1 (5.88%) OOP
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.88%) SysML
5 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) C++
2 13 (76.47%) C
3 11 (64.71%) MATLAB
4 9 (52.94%) Python
5 7 (41.18%) Embedded C
6 5 (29.41%) Ada
6 5 (29.41%) C#
7 1 (5.88%) ANSI C
7 1 (5.88%) Delphi
7 1 (5.88%) Java
7 1 (5.88%) Perl
7 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Degree
2 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Borland
1 1 (5.88%) Embarcadero
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £45 to £50 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago