The table below looks at the statistics for Signal Processing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Signal Processing over the 3 months to 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signal Processing
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Signal Processing 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.69% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £305 £285
% change year-on-year
+63.93% +7.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £50.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-25.74% +44.28%
Signal Processing
Oxfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
248 299 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 85.81% 81.69% 74.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 197 80
Average daily rate £425 £450 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +21.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 7
Average hourly rate £67.50 £18.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+275.00% -52.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.10 £13.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £24.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Signal Processing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Signal Processing Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Signal Processing
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Signal Processing Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Signal Processing
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Signal Processing across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Signal Processing Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Signal Processing
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Hidden Markov Model
2 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management

Signal Processing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
General
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Development Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior C++ Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Development Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (50.00%) Hidden Markov Model
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA