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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signal Processing
Rank 148 122 139
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +17
Contract jobs citing Signal Processing 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.032% 0.083% 0.033%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.042% 0.12% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £294 £435
% change year-on-year
+22.55% -32.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- +18.05%
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
2388 1711 2142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 77.26% 71.11% 69.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1522 896 1135
Average daily rate £400 £365 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -6.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £230 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 138 189
Average hourly rate £25.75 £36.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.47% +30.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 20 October 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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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 - 1 - - 3
Suffolk - - - - 4
Signal Processing
England

Signal Processing
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Simulink
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (100.00%) Simulink
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DSP Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB