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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Signal Processing over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Signal Processing
England / East of England
Rank 117 113 120
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing Signal Processing 3 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.14% 0.38% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.47% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £338 - £305
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £500 £328
% change year-on-year
-32.50% +52.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £50.50
% change year-on-year
- -25.74%

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
1724 1898 1954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 81.78% 80.49% 77.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1016 1158 1180
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 158 144
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £55.40 £43.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

Signal Processing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Signal Processing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Signal Processing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +1 2 - - 2
Cambridgeshire -1 1 £338 - 10
Signal Processing
England

Signal Processing
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Signal Processing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Signal Processing.

1 7 (87.50%) Python
2 5 (62.50%) Unix
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Digital Signal Processing
3 4 (50.00%) Embedded C
3 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (37.50%) Tcl
4 3 (37.50%) C
4 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
4 3 (37.50%) Machine Learning
4 3 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (25.00%) C++
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) Validation
5 2 (25.00%) Wireless
5 2 (25.00%) Electronics
6 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) SDLC

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Embedded Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Audio Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Audio Software Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) C Software Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Embedded C Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Machine Learning Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Python Software Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (25.00%) C++ Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Unix
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Digital Signal Processing
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Machine Learning
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) Embedded C
3 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
3 3 (37.50%) C
3 3 (37.50%) Tcl
4 2 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
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