The table below looks at the statistics for Signal Processing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Signal Processing over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signal Processing
Rank 62 - 60
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Signal Processing 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.50% - 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% - 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £396 £300
% change year-on-year
-43.21% +32.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -
Signal Processing
East of 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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
600 451 500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 74.81% 74.18% 78.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 214 255
Average daily rate £390 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 29 22
Average hourly rate £33.00 £25.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.70 £14.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.30 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Signal Processing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Signal Processing Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Signal Processing
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Signal Processing Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Signal Processing
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Signal Processing Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Signal Processing
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 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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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
Stevenage - 4 £225 - 1
Signal Processing
East of England

Signal Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 4 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) ClearCase
2 3 (75.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) OpenGL
3 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (50.00%) Benchmarking
3 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) UML
3 2 (50.00%) Electronics
3 2 (50.00%) VHDL
3 2 (50.00%) Subversion
3 2 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Doxygen
3 2 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (50.00%) Robotics
3 2 (50.00%) Mechatronics
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) Avionics
3 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (50.00%) Cygwin

Signal Processing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (50.00%) Kinematics
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Doxygen
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) GSM
1 1 (25.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (25.00%) WLAN
1 1 (25.00%) WCDMA
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
1 1 (25.00%) HSDPA
1 1 (25.00%) HSUPA
1 1 (25.00%) LTE
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) ClearCase
2 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (50.00%) GCC
General
1 2 (50.00%) Electronics
1 2 (50.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) RF Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) OpenGL
1 2 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 2 (50.00%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (50.00%) VHDL
2 2 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (50.00%) Robotics
2 2 (50.00%) Mechatronics
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) UML
1 2 (50.00%) Benchmarking
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) SysML
1 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Monte Carlo Method
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) MATLAB
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) ANSI C
3 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (25.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Cygwin
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