The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signal Processing
Rank 589 486 567
Rank change year-on-year
-103 +81
Contract jobs citing Signal Processing 1 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.039% 0.018%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.003% 0.054% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Average daily rate - £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £300 £350
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 6
Average hourly rate - £34.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £34.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-27.00% -2.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37958 31464 38928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.95% 73.02% 69.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 23972 19227 22646
Average daily rate £405 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 981 1339
Average hourly rate £27.88 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.89% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Signal Processing
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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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London - - - - 3
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 5
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 18
Signal Processing
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Signal Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 22 (84.62%) C++
2 21 (80.77%) Multithreading
3 20 (76.92%) Software Engineering
4 18 (69.23%) Linux
4 18 (69.23%) OO
5 17 (65.38%) MATLAB
6 13 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 11 (42.31%) Degree
8 10 (38.46%) OOP
9 9 (34.62%) SQL
9 9 (34.62%) Telecoms
10 7 (26.92%) OOD
10 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (23.08%) Scrum
11 6 (23.08%) DICOM
11 6 (23.08%) POSIX
11 6 (23.08%) Intel
11 6 (23.08%) LynxOS
11 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
11 6 (23.08%) Visual Studio
11 6 (23.08%) OOA/OOD
11 6 (23.08%) Windows
11 6 (23.08%) Digital Signal Processing
11 6 (23.08%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (15.38%) Python
12 4 (15.38%) Validation
13 3 (11.54%) Java
13 3 (11.54%) UML
13 3 (11.54%) STL
13 3 (11.54%) C#

Signal Processing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.85%) LabVIEW
3 1 (3.85%) Rational DOORS
General
1 9 (34.62%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.54%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Software Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Software Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Development Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Software Development Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Python Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Python/Django Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Digital Hardware Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) POSIX
2 3 (11.54%) STL
3 2 (7.69%) Swing
4 1 (3.85%) NumPy
4 1 (3.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (3.85%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (11.54%) Visualisation
3 2 (7.69%) Robotics
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Statistics
4 1 (3.85%) VHDL
4 1 (3.85%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Linux
2 6 (23.08%) LynxOS
2 6 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) Multithreading
2 20 (76.92%) Software Engineering
3 18 (69.23%) OO
4 10 (38.46%) OOP
5 7 (26.92%) OOD
5 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (23.08%) Scrum
6 6 (23.08%) OOA/OOD
6 6 (23.08%) Digital Signal Processing
7 4 (15.38%) Validation
8 3 (11.54%) UML
9 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.85%) Quality Management
9 1 (3.85%) QMS
9 1 (3.85%) Software Architecture
9 1 (3.85%) Image Processing
9 1 (3.85%) Numerical Analysis
9 1 (3.85%) Requirements Management
9 1 (3.85%) Electronic Design Automation
9 1 (3.85%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (84.62%) C++
2 17 (65.38%) MATLAB
3 9 (34.62%) SQL
4 4 (15.38%) Python
5 3 (11.54%) Java
5 3 (11.54%) C#
6 1 (3.85%) Tcl
6 1 (3.85%) C
6 1 (3.85%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (42.31%) Degree
3 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) DICOM
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Intel
2 1 (3.85%) Borland
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