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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signal Processing
Rank 622 611 601
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Contract jobs citing Signal Processing 2 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.023% 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.005% 0.028% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 13
Median daily rate - - £360
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 £360
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Median hourly rate £52.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +11.42%
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
41317 42757 40955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.43% 81.22% 77.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 27580 28391 26049
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1057 1189 1143
Median hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +38.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.23 £47.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 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
South East +11 1 - - 5
East of England 0 1 - - 4
Signal Processing
UK

Signal Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 9 (90.00%) Digital Signal Processing
2 6 (60.00%) MATLAB
2 6 (60.00%) Validation
3 5 (50.00%) Degree
4 4 (40.00%) Simulink
5 3 (30.00%) Project Management
5 3 (30.00%) Logistics
5 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (30.00%) Algorithms
6 2 (20.00%) Big Data
6 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
6 2 (20.00%) CITP
6 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (20.00%) CMS
6 2 (20.00%) VHDL
6 2 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (20.00%) Content Management
6 2 (20.00%) Document Management
6 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (20.00%) Smart Meter
6 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
6 2 (20.00%) Change Management
6 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (20.00%) PMP
6 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
6 2 (20.00%) Firmware
6 2 (20.00%) C
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) SAP

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 (20.00%) CMS
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Simulink
2 1 (10.00%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Emacs
2 1 (10.00%) GCC
2 1 (10.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) MATLAB Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Design Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Digital Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) DSP Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Analogue Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) DSP Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) DSP Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) FPGA Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) FPGA Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior DSP Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (20.00%) Smart Meter
2 2 (20.00%) VHDL
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (10.00%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Digital Signal Processing
2 6 (60.00%) Validation
3 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (30.00%) Logistics
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Content Management
4 2 (20.00%) Document Management
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Computer Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Data Management
5 1 (10.00%) IC Design
5 1 (10.00%) PDM
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (20.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (10.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) CITP
2 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (20.00%) PMP
3 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (10.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (10.00%) DO-254
2 1 (10.00%) MISRA
2 1 (10.00%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Firmware
2 1 (10.00%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Xilinx
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