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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Signal Processing over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signal Processing
Rank 625 608 580
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -28
Contract jobs citing Signal Processing 4 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.014% 0.023%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.010% 0.017% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £413 £225 £309
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -27.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £313 £309
% change year-on-year
- +1.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £40.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +15.71%
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
41433 41340 38406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.05% 79.98% 78.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27617 27390 24287
Median daily rate £448 £420 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.54% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 956 1081 1104
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

Signal Processing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Signal Processing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Signal Processing within the England region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 2 £413 -
North East - 2 - -
Signal Processing
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Signal Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Signal Processing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Signal Processing.

1 11 (61.11%) MATLAB
1 11 (61.11%) Digital Signal Processing
2 7 (38.89%) C++
3 6 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 5 (27.78%) Degree
4 5 (27.78%) C
4 5 (27.78%) SQL
4 5 (27.78%) Linux
4 5 (27.78%) Python
5 4 (22.22%) Simulink
5 4 (22.22%) Validation
6 3 (16.67%) Advertising
6 3 (16.67%) Subversion
6 3 (16.67%) Content Management
6 3 (16.67%) jBPM
6 3 (16.67%) BPMN
6 3 (16.67%) CloudFront
6 3 (16.67%) Machine Learning
6 3 (16.67%) Akamai
6 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (16.67%) Project Management
6 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 3 (16.67%) Electronics
6 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 3 (16.67%) Workflow
6 3 (16.67%) Informix
6 3 (16.67%) Java
6 3 (16.67%) Signiant
6 3 (16.67%) Aspera

Signal Processing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) CMS
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) Kinematics
2 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Simulink
2 1 (5.56%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (16.67%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Bluetooth
1 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.56%) RS-232
2 1 (5.56%) RS-485
2 1 (5.56%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Informix
2 2 (11.11%) Big Data
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Subversion
2 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) ClearCase
3 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.56%) GCC
3 1 (5.56%) LabVIEW
3 1 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (5.56%) WiX
General
1 3 (16.67%) Advertising
1 3 (16.67%) Electronics
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Avionics
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) DSP Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
3 3 (16.67%) DSP Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) MATLAB Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Audio DSP Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Broadcast Architect
4 2 (11.11%) C Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Design Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) DSP Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Embedded C Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) IT Manager
4 2 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) jBPM
2 1 (5.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (5.56%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) OpenCV
2 1 (5.56%) OpenGL
2 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 2 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.11%) Smart Meter
2 2 (11.11%) VHDL
2 2 (11.11%) Video on Demand
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Mechatronics
3 1 (5.56%) Robotics
3 1 (5.56%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Digital Signal Processing
2 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (22.22%) Validation
4 3 (16.67%) BPMN
4 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 3 (16.67%) Content Management
4 3 (16.67%) Machine Learning
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) Workflow
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 2 (11.11%) Change Management
5 2 (11.11%) Document Management
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Logistics
5 2 (11.11%) Multithreading
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.11%) Quality Management
5 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) MATLAB
2 7 (38.89%) C++
3 5 (27.78%) C
3 5 (27.78%) Python
3 5 (27.78%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (11.11%) Embedded C
5 2 (11.11%) Perl
6 1 (5.56%) ANSI C
6 1 (5.56%) PHP
6 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.56%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) CITP
2 2 (11.11%) PhD
2 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
2 2 (11.11%) PMP
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.56%) DO-254
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Cygwin
1 1 (5.56%) Firmware
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) Xen
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Akamai
1 3 (16.67%) Aspera
1 3 (16.67%) Signiant
2 2 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Intel
3 1 (5.56%) VMware