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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Signal Processing over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 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
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +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
330 339 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 72.21% 80.52% 75.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 202 200
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £296 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £586 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 35 27
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +29.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £13.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £47.33 £47.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

Signal Processing
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Signal Processing across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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