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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Signal Processing
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 55 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Signal Processing 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.33% 0.17% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £500 £328
% change year-on-year
-32.50% +52.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £50.50
% change year-on-year
- -25.74%

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
473 418 481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 77.67% 72.82% 76.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 222 251
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 38 25
Median hourly rate £45.71 £37.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.88% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £14.70 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 2 - -
Signal Processing
East of England

Signal Processing
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Tcl
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Validation

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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C++ Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Developer Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Signal Processing
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared