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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signal Processing
Rank 138 - 116
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Signal Processing 5 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.16% - 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% - 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £293
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +45.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -17.64%
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
2372 2458 1734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.81% 77.66% 72.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1428 1472 877
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 153 123
Average hourly rate £31.50 £29.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.60 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.64 £43.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 September 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
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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
Hertfordshire - 5 - - 1
Signal Processing
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (87.50%) Algorithms
2 6 (75.00%) C
2 6 (75.00%) MATLAB
3 5 (62.50%) C++
4 4 (50.00%) Python
4 4 (50.00%) Validation
4 4 (50.00%) Degree
5 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (37.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (37.50%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (37.50%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (37.50%) Monte Carlo Method
5 3 (37.50%) VHDL
5 3 (37.50%) Electronics
5 3 (37.50%) Simulink
5 3 (37.50%) VB
5 3 (37.50%) ClearCase
6 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
6 2 (25.00%) UNIX
6 2 (25.00%) Windows
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) UML
6 2 (25.00%) Java
6 2 (25.00%) Perl
6 2 (25.00%) Wireless
6 2 (25.00%) OpenGL
6 2 (25.00%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (25.00%) Kinematics
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Simulink
2 2 (25.00%) Doxygen
3 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) HSDPA
2 1 (12.50%) HSUPA
2 1 (12.50%) LTE
2 1 (12.50%) GSM
2 1 (12.50%) 3GPP
2 1 (12.50%) WLAN
2 1 (12.50%) WCDMA
2 1 (12.50%) DVB
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) ClearCase
2 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (25.00%) Subversion
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (25.00%) GCC
General
1 3 (37.50%) Electronics
2 2 (25.00%) Avionics
3 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) RF Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) FPGA Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) FPGA Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Development Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) OpenGL
1 2 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 2 (25.00%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Algorithms
2 3 (37.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (37.50%) VHDL
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Robotics
3 2 (25.00%) Mechatronics
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (12.50%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Validation
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Statistical Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Monte Carlo Method
2 3 (37.50%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (25.00%) UML
3 2 (25.00%) Benchmarking
3 2 (25.00%) SysML
4 1 (12.50%) Video Processing
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C
1 6 (75.00%) MATLAB
2 5 (62.50%) C++
3 4 (50.00%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) VB
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) Perl
5 2 (25.00%) ANSI C
5 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (12.50%) VC++
6 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Cygwin
2 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
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