The table below looks at the statistics for Signal Processing skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signal Processing
Rank 567 587 560
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -27
Contract jobs citing Signal Processing 29 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.061% 0.013% 0.037%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.075% 0.016% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 2
Average daily rate £500 £305 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.93% -14.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £229 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £341 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £305 £285
% change year-on-year
+63.93% +7.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 11
Average hourly rate £37.50 £50.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.74% +44.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £50.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-25.74% +44.28%
Signal Processing
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38418 36663 34938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.41% 77.86% 77.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 25454 23704 21566
Average daily rate £430 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1094 997 1101
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Signal Processing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Signal Processing across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Signal Processing Jobs Demand Trend in England

Signal Processing
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Signal Processing across the England region.

Signal Processing Daily Rate Trend in England

Signal Processing
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Signal Processing across the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Signal Processing Daily Rate Histogram in England

Signal Processing
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Signal Processing across the England region.

Signal Processing Hourly Rate Trend in England

Signal Processing
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 11 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
East of England +10 11 - - 8
South East +22 6 £344 - 2
North West - 3 - - 1
South West +5 2 - - 1
London - 2 £363 - 4
Signal Processing
UK

Signal Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 34 (75.56%) C++
2 23 (51.11%) Algorithms
3 22 (48.89%) Digital Signal Processing
4 21 (46.67%) Software Engineering
5 20 (44.44%) C
6 18 (40.00%) Linux
7 14 (31.11%) Degree
8 13 (28.89%) MATLAB
9 12 (26.67%) Computer Science
9 12 (26.67%) Security Cleared
10 10 (22.22%) Python
10 10 (22.22%) Embedded C
11 8 (17.78%) SQL
11 8 (17.78%) Mathematics
11 8 (17.78%) Machine Learning
12 7 (15.56%) Multithreading
12 7 (15.56%) Java
12 7 (15.56%) OO
13 6 (13.33%) Validation
13 6 (13.33%) UML
13 6 (13.33%) PHP
13 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (13.33%) DV Cleared
13 6 (13.33%) WiX
13 6 (13.33%) Rational DOORS
14 5 (11.11%) .NET
14 5 (11.11%) Visual Studio
14 5 (11.11%) C#
14 5 (11.11%) Ada
14 5 (11.11%) Firmware

Signal Processing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (2.22%) Apache
1 1 (2.22%) Kinematics
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Simulink
2 1 (2.22%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.22%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.44%) Software-Defined Radio
2 2 (4.44%) Wireless
3 1 (2.22%) Bluetooth
3 1 (2.22%) SpaceWire
3 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) Big Data
2 1 (2.22%) Informix
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Rational DOORS
1 6 (13.33%) WiX
2 5 (11.11%) Rational Rhapsody
2 5 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 4 (8.89%) Subversion
4 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.44%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.22%) ClearCase
6 1 (2.22%) GCC
General
1 3 (6.67%) Electronics
1 3 (6.67%) Military
2 2 (4.44%) Aerospace
2 2 (4.44%) Retail
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Advertising
3 1 (2.22%) Avionics
3 1 (2.22%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 17 (37.78%) Software Engineer
2 14 (31.11%) Developer
3 10 (22.22%) DSP Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) Embedded Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) Audio DSP Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) Audio Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) Audio Software Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) C Software Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) C++ Developer
5 7 (15.56%) DSP Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) DSP Software Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) Embedded C Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) Machine Learning Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) Software Developer
6 6 (13.33%) Applications Developer
7 4 (8.89%) C++ Applications Developer
7 4 (8.89%) C++ Software Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Research Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (2.22%) DCOM
2 1 (2.22%) jBPM
2 1 (2.22%) Middleware
2 1 (2.22%) OpenCV
2 1 (2.22%) OpenGL
2 1 (2.22%) RESTful
2 1 (2.22%) SciPy
2 1 (2.22%) VCL
2 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (51.11%) Algorithms
2 12 (26.67%) Computer Science
3 8 (17.78%) Mathematics
4 4 (8.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (6.67%) PMI
5 3 (6.67%) VHDL
6 1 (2.22%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.22%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.22%) Mechatronics
6 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.22%) Robotics
6 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.22%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (8.89%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (6.67%) Android
3 3 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.67%) Windows
4 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.22%) Unix
4 1 (2.22%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Digital Signal Processing
2 21 (46.67%) Software Engineering
3 8 (17.78%) Machine Learning
4 7 (15.56%) Multithreading
4 7 (15.56%) OO
5 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (13.33%) UML
5 6 (13.33%) Validation
6 3 (6.67%) OOD
6 3 (6.67%) Video Processing
7 2 (4.44%) Analytics
7 2 (4.44%) iOS Development
7 2 (4.44%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.22%) Android Development
8 1 (2.22%) Big Data Analytics
8 1 (2.22%) Data Analytics
8 1 (2.22%) Hidden Markov Model
8 1 (2.22%) ITIL V3
8 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.22%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (75.56%) C++
2 20 (44.44%) C
3 13 (28.89%) MATLAB
4 10 (22.22%) Embedded C
4 10 (22.22%) Python
5 8 (17.78%) SQL
6 7 (15.56%) Java
7 6 (13.33%) PHP
8 5 (11.11%) Ada
8 5 (11.11%) C#
9 3 (6.67%) Embedded C++
10 1 (2.22%) ANSI C
10 1 (2.22%) Delphi
10 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.22%) Perl
10 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (31.11%) Degree
2 12 (26.67%) Security Cleared
3 6 (13.33%) DV Cleared
4 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.67%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Firmware
2 1 (2.22%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 2 (4.44%) MathWorks
1 2 (4.44%) Xilinx
2 1 (2.22%) Akamai
2 1 (2.22%) Borland
2 1 (2.22%) Embarcadero
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