The table below looks at the statistics for Signal Processing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Signal Processing over the 3 months to 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signal Processing
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Signal Processing 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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 £35.00 £42.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +70.00%
Signal Processing
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
314 362 413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 75.66% 82.46% 79.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 231 259
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £263 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £565 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 39 32
Median hourly rate £33.50 £37.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.45% +48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £13.00 £20.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.33 £42.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

Signal Processing
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Signal Processing
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Signal Processing Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire