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 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signal Processing
Rank 139 - 119
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Signal Processing 6 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.20% - 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% - 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£225 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £396 £300
% change year-on-year
-43.21% +32.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+66.00% -28.57%
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
2292 2183 1612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.71% 73.95% 71.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1387 1246 861
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 157 136
Average hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.85 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

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 1 July 2015. 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
Hertfordshire - 4 £225 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 8
Essex - 1 - -
Signal Processing
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 7 (77.78%) MATLAB
2 6 (66.67%) Algorithms
3 5 (55.56%) C
3 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 5 (55.56%) Degree
4 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
4 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
4 4 (44.44%) Python
5 3 (33.33%) Electronics
5 3 (33.33%) C++
5 3 (33.33%) ClearCase
5 3 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (33.33%) VHDL
6 2 (22.22%) Validation
6 2 (22.22%) WinForms
6 2 (22.22%) SysML
6 2 (22.22%) Statistics
6 2 (22.22%) Doxygen
6 2 (22.22%) Subversion
6 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (22.22%) Avionics
6 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
6 2 (22.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (22.22%) QMS
6 2 (22.22%) Robotics
6 2 (22.22%) Mechatronics
6 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
6 2 (22.22%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 2 (22.22%) Kinematics
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Doxygen
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) HSDPA
2 1 (11.11%) HSUPA
2 1 (11.11%) LTE
2 1 (11.11%) GSM
2 1 (11.11%) 3GPP
2 1 (11.11%) WLAN
2 1 (11.11%) WCDMA
2 1 (11.11%) DVB
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) ClearCase
2 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
2 2 (22.22%) Subversion
2 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (22.22%) GCC
General
1 3 (33.33%) Electronics
2 2 (22.22%) Avionics
3 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) RF Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) DSP Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) FPGA Design Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) FPGA Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) OpenGL
1 2 (22.22%) WinForms
1 2 (22.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 2 (22.22%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Algorithms
2 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
3 3 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (33.33%) VHDL
4 2 (22.22%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Statistics
4 2 (22.22%) Robotics
4 2 (22.22%) Mechatronics
4 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
4 2 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
3 2 (22.22%) QMS
3 2 (22.22%) Software Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) SysML
3 2 (22.22%) UML
3 2 (22.22%) Benchmarking
3 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Validation
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (11.11%) Monte Carlo Method
4 1 (11.11%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) MATLAB
2 5 (55.56%) C
3 4 (44.44%) Python
4 3 (33.33%) C++
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) Perl
5 2 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) ANSI C
5 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
6 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
6 1 (11.11%) VB
6 1 (11.11%) VC++
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Cygwin
2 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago