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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Signal Processing over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signal Processing
Rank 60 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Signal Processing 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.15% 0.13% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £225 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £225 £396
% change year-on-year
+122.22% -43.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.54 £42.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.62% +70.00%
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
524 565 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 77.06% 75.84% 71.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 278 243
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 43 30
Median hourly rate £43.00 £25.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.00% -32.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

Signal Processing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Signal Processing within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
Stevenage -1 1 - -
Signal Processing
East of England

Signal Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Signal Processing.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Benchmarking
1 2 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 2 (100.00%) VHDL
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Doxygen
1 2 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (100.00%) SysML
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Robotics
1 2 (100.00%) Mechatronics
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (100.00%) Avionics
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Boost C++ Libraries

Signal Processing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (100.00%) Kinematics
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SpaceWire
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) GCC
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (100.00%) Avionics
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 2 (100.00%) OpenCV
1 2 (100.00%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (100.00%) Mechatronics
1 2 (100.00%) Robotics
1 2 (100.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Benchmarking
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) SysML
1 2 (100.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) CMMI
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) ANSI C
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Cygwin